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The President's proposal, negotiated within the White House and among Republicans, was never likely to entice the support of Democrats. Here's why.

It should be good news that both President Donald Trump's Republicans and Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Democrats plan to vote to reopen the government this week.
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Book by Former Staff Member Describes a White House ‘Out of Control’

Cliff Sims, a former communications staff member, portrays a West Wing full of back-stabbing and duplicity under President Trump in “Team of Vipers.”
Tags: News, White House, Cliff, Trump, Sims, West Wing, Books and Literature, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Cliff Sims, Den of Vipers" (Book


President Trump Renews Climate Change Denial Days After Defense Department Releases Daunting Report on Its Effects

The report stresses "significant vulnerabilities" the military faces from "climate-related events"
Tags: News, Climate Change, White House, Uncategorized, Department Of Defense, Onetime


‘So What If He Talked to Him About It?’ Giuliani Leaves Open Possibility That Trump and Cohen Discussed Testimony

'I don't know if it happened or didn't happen,' Giuliani said
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President Trump and Kim Jong Un Are Planning to Meet in Vietnam in February for Their Second Summit

Trump and Kim held their first meeting in Singapore in June
Tags: News, North Korea, White House, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Kim, Vietnam, Trump, Kim Jong, Onetime


President Trump and Kim Jung Un Are Planning to Meet in Vietnam in February for Their Second Summit

Trump and Kim held their first meeting in Singapore in June
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Chris Wallace Presses Pence: ‘You Could Open The Government Tomorrow!’

Vice President Mike Pence stumbled briefly during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” after host Chris Wallace pressed him on the fact that Republicans could immediately reopen government, if they wanted, without funds for President Donald Trump’s desired border wall. The 30-day partial government shutdown is the longest in United States history, with 800,000 federal employees either working, or not working, without receiving pay checks. “You could open the government tomorrow,” Wallace told P...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, United States, House, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Wallace, Chris Wallace, Pence, Pelosi, Matt Shuham, Chuck Schumer D NY


Major Winter Storm Wreaks Havoc On Travel

BOSTON (AP) — A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday. Nearly 5,000 flights were canceled Sunday around the country, with Boston Logan Airport being one of the hardest hit, according to FlightAware, a flight tracking company. The National Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for part or all...
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Trump Tweaks Border Stance in Bid to Shift Shutdown Blame

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the proposal on Saturday, hours before Trump outlined it in a White House speech to the nation. Trump said he would extend protections for three years for so-called Dreamers -- young people bought to the country illegally as children --and make other concessions in exchange for his demanded $5.7 billion toward a border wall. White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney mused to reporters that he is “very curious” to see how Democrats explain a “no” vo...
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Analysis: Trump hasn't had to veto a single thing. Here's why.

It's been almost 140 years since a US president didn't veto something during his time in the White House. And that President, James Garfield, was assassinated before he could serve a full year in office in 1881.
Tags: News, White House, US, Stories, Trump, James Garfield


Trump’s Presidency Is at Its Exact Midpoint. Here’s What We’ve Learned

On the second anniversary of his inauguration, President Donald Trump is engaged in a no-win standoff with Congress, besieged by new allegations about his relationship with Russia and facing questions about his truthfulness. As the first commander in chief elected without prior political or military experience, Trump raised many questions about what he might be…
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Trump


Southern California demonstrators join peers around the world for Women’s March 2019

Two years after millions of women flooded streets around the world to decry the election of President Donald Trump, a smaller but determined contingency shared messages of empowerment and equality during Women’s March events held Saturday from Santa Ana to London. Thousands of sign-carrying women, men and children hit the streets of Santa Ana for The Orange County Women’s March on Saturday, January 19, 2019. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG) Long Beach resident Corinda ...
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Facing a World of Trouble, Trump Tries Normal

In past presidencies, Jan. 19’s events might have seemed normal. President Donald Trump began his Saturday on a bitterly cold tarmac in Delaware, paying his respects to the remains of four Americans killed in Syria. He ended it staring into a teleprompter, offering to make a deal with Democrats in a broadcast announcement from the…
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Syria, Military, Donald Trump, Shutdown, Delaware


Donald Trump offers protection for 'Dreamers' in exchange for his wall in bid to end government shutdown

President Donald Trump last night offered to extend temporary deportation protections for people illegally brought to the US as children in exchange for funding for his border wall with Mexico. In a rare weekend address, Mr Trump outlined a series of proposals in the hope of ending the federal government shutdown which has left 800,000 workers furloughed or forced to work unpaid. The proposal includes legislation to allow around 700,000 immigrants who came to the US illegally as children, known ...
Tags: News, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, Democrats, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Donald J Trump, McConnell


Trump Tweaks Border Stance a Bit in Bid to Shift Shutdown Blame

Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected the proposal on Saturday, hours before Trump outlined it in a White House speech to the nation. Trump said he would extend protections for three years for so-called Dreamers -- young people bought to the country illegally as children --and make other concessions in exchange for his demanded $5.7 billion toward a border wall. White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney mused to reporters that he is “very curious” to see how Democrats explain a “no” vo...
Tags: News, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Democratic House, Mick Mulvaney


Pink Hats Flooded Washington Again, but Controversy and Competition Made for a Much Smaller Women’s March

“I would like it if they resigned, but this is bigger than them."
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Uncategorized, Washington D.c, Onetime


Trump: Toughest thing I've had to do as President

President Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing to Dover Air Force base.
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Trump praises Mueller team

President Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing to Dover Air Force base.
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Trump offers DACA protections in exchange for border wall; Democrats opposed

As the shutdown neared a month, President Donald Trump used a White House speech Saturday to outline what he called “a common sense compromise."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump could offer DACA protections in exchange for border wall; Democrats opposed

President addresses the shutdown and border security from the White House            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump offers temporary protections for some immigrants in exchange for wall money; Pelosi calls it ‘non-starter’

Trump said Senate Majority Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will put the legislation on the Senate floor for a vote next week. But House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called it a "non-starter" and implored Trump to take action to open the government.
Tags: News, Senate, Nation, House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Calif, Pelosi, Mitch McConnell R Ky, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Trump Offers Dems Temporary Immigration Sweeteners In Exchange For Wall Money

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered temporary support for some immigration policies favored by Democrats on the condition that Congress would appropriate $5.7 billion in border wall money and line up behind other priorities of his. Ahead of the announcement, many Democrats responded with a similar refrain: First, open the government, which is in the 29th day of a record-breaking partial shutdown. In an address from the White House, Trump went through a proposal he called “a commonsense...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, United States, House, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Pelosi, DACA, Ky, White House Trump, Matt Shuham, Senate Trump


Democrats Dismiss President Trump’s Shutdown-Ending DACA Deal as a ‘Non-Starter’

Trump said he offered a 'commonsense compromise both parties should embrace'
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Trump, Onetime


President Trump Offers Protection to ‘Dreamers’ If Democrats Fund Border Wall

Trump said he offered a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace"
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Trump, Onetime


How Your U.S. Lawmaker Voted

Here’s how area members of Congress voted during the legislative week ending Jan. 18.
Tags: News, Congress, Local Politics, Nation & World Politics


Trump Offers to Extend DACA Protections in Exchange for Border Wall Funding

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Saturday made an offer to extend temporary protections to those brought to the United States by their undocumented parents, saying that it was a way to “break the logjam” that has led to a protracted government shutdown, now in its 29th day. But Democrats appear ready to reject the deal, […]
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, United States, Shutdown, Trump, Border Wall, President Trump, Trump Offers


Women’s March Returns to D.C., Still Sending Messages of Defiance to the White House

An estimated 100,000 protesters packed several blocks around Freedom Plaza
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Protests, Washington D.c, Onetime


Seattle Womxn’s March draws thousands, but crowd is smaller than years’ past

The Womxn's March is one of three taking place in Seattle this weekend, the result of ongoing tension and questions, locally and at the national level, over the event's inclusivity.
Tags: News, Local Politics, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Nation & World Politics, Seattle Womxn


Tony Mendez, ‘Argo’ spy who smuggled U.S. hostages out of Iran during crisis, dies at 78

Pulling techniques from magicians, movie-makeup artists and even the television show "Mission: Impossible," he changed one person into another, transforming agents into characters with back stories, costumes and documents that helped them evade detection and avoid capture in foreign countries.
Tags: News, Iran, World, Nation, Obituaries, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Tony Mendez


U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman to host his first Valley townhall of the year

Rep. Brad Sherman, D-Sherman Oaks, will be hosting is his first townhall of the year today. The townhall comes amid a backdrop of a government shutdown, a teachers strike, concerns over recent fire disaster assistance, Hollywood Burbank Airport noise and other issues. With a new majority Democratic Congress, Sherman and Rep. Al Green of Texas, recently re-introduced articles of impeachment against President Trump. Sherman’s staff will be on hand to help constituents with immigration, IRS, Social...
Tags: Politics, News, Sport, Soccer, Medicare, Local News, Brad Sherman, Sherman Oaks, Trump Sherman, Hollywood Burbank Airport, Top Stories LADN, Chatsworth High School, Congress Sherman, Rep Al Green of Texas, IRS Social Security, The Valley Town Hall Meeting



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