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Agustin Huneeus Jr. — charged in the college admissions scandal — "has been a popular big money-political donor to California’s Congressional Democrats from the San Francisco Bay Area, and Napa Valley."

The California Globe reports:In 2016, his family hosted a Democratic mega-donor lunch and wine pairing at their Quintessa Winery for Rep. Nancy Pelosi, with Google’s executive chairman Schmidt as the luncheon speaker.... Huneeus has made seven contributions to House Speaker Nancy Pelois (D-San Francisco), totaling $18,300, and $10,000 to Pelosi’s political action committee, PAC to the Future....Agustin also made:six contributions to Sen. Kamala Harris (D-San Francisco), totaling $21,600.six lar...
Tags: Google, Law, California, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, House, PAC, Ethnicity, Nancy Pelosi, Globe, Campaign Finance, San Francisco Bay Area, Democratic, Democratic Party, Napa Valley


Bannon Gives ‘War Horse’ Pelosi A 10/10 Job Performance Rating

Nancy Pelosi has an unexpected fan. Steve Bannon, former White House chief strategist, graded the House speaker a 10 out of 10 on her job performance so far in a clip of the show “The Circus.” “She’s a war horse,” he said. “For what she’s trying to accomplish, I think Pelosi’s done a good job.” He applauded her recent impeachment comments as the perfect way to step back unless the political winds shift and the American public gets on board with ousting President Donald Trump from office. Watc...
Tags: News, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Bannon, Steve Bannon, House Speaker, Kate Riga


Trump Says Theresa May ‘Didn’t Listen’ To His Brexit Negotiation Ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday sharply criticized Britain’s handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union, saying the talks have been bungled and that the wrenching debate was dividing the country. “I’m surprised at how badly it’s all gone from the standpoint of a negotiation,” he said. Trump, who holds himself up as a master deal-maker, said he gave Prime Minister Theresa May his ideas on how she could negotiate a successful deal for leaving the 28-member grou...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Mexico, White House, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Gop, Theresa May, Ronald Reagan, House, Northern Ireland, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Emergency-Declaration Rebuke Splits Senate GOP

On Thursday afternoon, twelve Republican senators — nearly a fifth of the GOP caucus — joined Senate Democrats to pass a resolution terminating the national emergency declared by President Trump last month in an effort to unilaterally appropriate funds for construction of his long-promised border wall. The 59–41 vote was a rare bipartisan rebuke of Trump, who will now issue the first veto of his presidency in order to preserve the emergency declaration.The Senate GOP dissenters — Lamar Alexander...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Cotton, Gop, United States, Maine, Arkansas, Tennessee, House, Nebraska, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, North Carolina


Nancy Pelosi’s Famous Red Power Coat Is Officially For Sale Again

Pelosi set Twitter aflame when she emerged from a tense White House meeting with Trump wearing the bold outerwear.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi


Senate rejects Trump border emergency as Republicans defect

By ALAN FRAM, LISA MASCARO and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — The Republican-run Senate rejected President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the southwest border on Thursday, setting up a veto fight and dealing him a conspicuous rebuke as he tested how boldly he could ignore Congress in pursuit of his highest-profile goal. The Senate voted 59-41 to cancel Trump’s February proclamation of a border emergency, which he invoked to spend $3.6 billion more for border barriers than Co...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Immigration, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Maine, Tennessee, House, Mitt Romney, Associated Press


‘Party’s Over’: GOPers Seem Ready To Deal Trump Defeat On Nat’l Emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining question how many GOP senators will join Democrats in defying him. Republicans are predicting that Thursday’s showdown vote will result in Congress sending Trump a resolution blocking the border emergency he proclaimed last month to steer an extra $3.6 billion to building border barriers. Since the Democratic-contr...
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Ap, Gop, Maine, Alaska, House, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump


Pelosi Snatches Back Office Space That Paul Ryan Gave To Pence

One of Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) privileges as House speaker is to distribute highly prized office space however she wants. One of her first orders of business has been to strip Vice President Mike Pence of a mostly ceremonial office gifted to him by former House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-MN). the first-floor office, prime real estate, was given as a sign of the synergy between Pence and Ryan and the other House Republicans. The vice president also has a standing office on the Senate side, which he ...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, House, Paul ryan, Nancy Pelosi, Mike Pence, Ryan, Pelosi, Kate Riga, Paul Ryan Gave To Pence


WH Cheers Pelosi On Impeachment: ‘Glad’ She ‘Sees What The Rest Of Us See’

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders cheered Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) recent admission that President Trump isn’t “worth” impeaching. “ I’m glad that she  sees what the rest of us see,  that there is no reason, no  cause for impeachment,” she said during an interview with Fox News Tuesday. “ The President has done an  incredible job in his first two  years in office.  The country is better than it  has been in decades and we are  actually making progre...
Tags: News, Washington Post, White House, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Pelosi, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Impeachment, Nicole Lafond


The Emerging Democratic Minority

The biases of the media are so pervasive that there is little recognition of the steady disintegration of the Democrats, though it is occurring every day. Rational and intelligent members of the center-Left write to me every week with new concerns about where the Left is going. The Democratic National Committee’s decision not to allow Fox News to put on one of their candidates’ debates confirms the weakness of the party and of its leaders. The process of atomizing society into smaller and smalle...
Tags: New York, Texas, Rachel Maddow, News, California, Washington, White House, Elizabeth Warren, America, Joe Biden, Neil Kinnock, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, Jeb Bush, Ohio, Fox News


Schiff: Pelosi ‘absolutely right’ to hold back impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key House investigator said Tuesday that Speaker Nancy Pelosi is “absolutely right” to hold back on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff sided with Pelosi, who said Democrats shouldn’t pursue impeachment unless there’s overwhelming and bipartisan support for doing so. Her comments to The Washington […]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Nation, House, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, Adam Schiff, Schiff, Nation & World Politics


Trump news - LIVE: White House refuses to rule out Manafort pardon as Pelosi suggests impeachment 'too divisive'

The White House has refused to rule out Donald Trump issuing a presidential pardon to his ex-campaign manager Paul Manafort after the latter was sentenced last week to 47 months in prison for bank and tax fraud, crimes uncovered by FBI special counsel Robert Mueller during his Russia investigation.
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Fbi, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Robert Mueller, Manafort, Paul Manafort


Pelosi says Trump 'not worth impeaching' as it would be too divisive

US President Donald Trump should not be impeached unless the reasons are overwhelming and bipartisan, given how divisive it would be for the country, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday. "I’m not for impeachment," Pelosi, the top US Democrat, said in the interview, which was conducted last week. "Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don’t think we should go down ...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Abc, Washington Post, White House, US, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Tom Steyer, Pelosi, House Judiciary Committee


Pelosi comes out against impeaching Trump: 'He's just not worth it'

House speaker says move would be too divisive without ‘compelling and bipartisan’ rationale Nancy Pelosi said of impeachment: ‘It divides the country.’ Photograph: Pool New/Reuters Donald Trump should not be impeached unless the reasons are overwhelming and bipartisan, given how divisive it would be for the country, the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has said. “I’m not for impeachment,” Pelosi, the top US Democrat, said in a Washington Post interview published on Monday. “Impeachment is so divi...
Tags: Post, News, Congress, Abc, Washington Post, White House, US, America, United States, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Tom Steyer, Steyer, Pelosi


Trump news: President demands billions for border wall as Pelosi says he 'isn't worth' impeaching

Donald Trump will reportedly ask Congress for $8.6bn (£6.6bn) to build his southern border wall on Monday under proposals for his 2020 fiscal budget, a $3bn (£2.3bn) increase on his last estimate for the job. The White House is proposing $2.7trn (£2trn) in spending cuts for the year beginning 1 October, a reduction of 5 percent across all non-defence agencies while military funding is boosted to $750bn (£577bn). Senior Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were quick to shoot down the propo...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Chuck Schumer


"The Six Wings Of The Democratic Party."

According to FiveThirtyEight:The Super Progressives — Very liberal on economic and identity/cultural issues, anti-establishment... Prominent examples: Ocasio-Cortez , Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin.... People in this bloc generally see the Democratic Party as too centrist and too cautious...The Very Progressives — Very liberal on economic issues, fairly liberal on identity issues, skeptical of the Democratic establishment. Prominent examples: Bill de Blasio, Sen. Jeff...
Tags: Minnesota, Law, Obama, Oregon, Virginia, Barack Obama, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Louisiana, Democratic, Democratic Party, Pelosi, FiveThirtyEight, Josh Gottheimer, Mark Pocan


Dems Warn Trump Against $8.6 Billion Wall Request: ‘We Hope He Learned His Lesson’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that “the same thing will repeat itself” if he asks for $8.6 billion to build a border wall. Reuters first reported Sunday, citing unnamed officials familiar with the plan, that Trump will ask for the sum in a 2020 budget request plan set to be released Monday. The Wall Street Journal and CNN subsequently confirmed the reporting. Schumer and Pelosi, in a joint statement pr...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Cnn, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Trump, Reuters, Pelosi, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Mick Mulvaney, Border Wall


House Passes Sweeping Bill Reducing Role Of Big Money In Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards. But it stands little chance in the Republican-run Senate, where the GOP leader has pledged it will not come up for a vote, and the White House issued a veto threat. The House measure would make it easier to register and vote, and would tighten election security and require presidential candidates to dis...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Ap, Democrats, Gop, House, Davis, Nancy Pelosi, Election, Calif, House Gop, Pelosi, Mitch McConnell R Ky


House Dems Pass Major Step To End Gun Lobby’s Grip On Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House on Wednesday approved a measure requiring federal background checks for all firearms sales and transfers, the first major gun control legislation considered by Congress in nearly 25 years. Democrats called the 240-190 vote a major step to end the gun lobby’s grip on Washington and begin to address an epidemic of gun violence that kills thousands of Americans every year, including 17 people shot and killed at a Florida high school last year. The...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Ap, Gop, House, Gun Control, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Collins, Thompson, Brown


Democrat Party Leaders Are Sick in the Head ~ VIDEO Proof

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two weeks ago, leader of the Socialist Party, (formerly known as Democrat Party) and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, said this: “I know the Republicans have some unease about it, no matter what they say. Because if the president can declare an emergency on something that he has created as an emergency, an illusion that he wants to convey, just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people. You want to talk ab...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, White House, America, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Trump, Democratic, Pelosi, Democrat Party, Socialist Party, Mark Walters


Trump made history: introducing tax cuts made him LESS popular

Politicians love introducing tax-cuts, because they're reliable vote-getters, even if they're structured to blow up later by giving massive breaks to the super-rich and more modest breaks to middle-class voters, resulting in mounting deficits and eventual service cuts. But Trump has managed the impossible: he signed trillions of dollars of tax-cuts into law and lost in the polls as a result. Trump managed this feat by handing middle-class and poor people tax bills instead of refunds, whil...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, US, Economics, House, Party, Trump, Democratic Party, Pelosi, Bill Black, Pelosi Schumer, Taxscam


Trump faces rebuke from former top officials over 'national emergency' – as it happened

Former top national security officials have signed their names to a public letter condemning Trump’s declaration of emergency on the US borderSign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 1.07am GMT 12.29am GMT North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis, a Republican, wrote an oped for the Washington Post in which he states that even though he supports President Trump’s stance on immigration and call for a border wall, he will vote to disapprove of the president’s national-emergen...
Tags: Republicans, Washington Post, White House, Americas, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, US news, Democrats, US politics, House, Venezuela, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, North Carolina, Donald Trump


House Democrats introduce measure to block Trump national emergency over border

By ANDREW TAYLOR WASHINGTON — House Democrats on Friday introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border. The move sets up a fight that could result in Trump’s first veto. It starts the clock on a constitutional clash between Trump and Democrats and sets up a vote by the full House as soon as next week. The Democratic-controlled House is sure to pass the measure, and the GOP-run Senate ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, La, Senate, Immigration, US, Sport, Soccer, Gop, Maine, House


Democrat’s National Gun Emergency, Forewarned and Forearmed

Opinion by Allan West Democrat's National Gun Emergency, Forewarned and Forearmed USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- In the military, we have a saying, “never get in your enemy’s way when they are self-destructing.” I cannot think of a better adage when it comes to the insidious, absurd, and, yes, stupid, things emanating from the progressive socialist left . . . the folks who have taken control of the Democrat Party. It is somewhat like the movie, “Invasion of the Body Snatchers.” Some alien life form ...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, California, America, Barack Obama, United States, House, Nancy Pelosi, Cleaver, Nancy, Trump, Democratic, Calif, Capitol, Hill, Pelosi


Next Democrat President to Declare Gun-Emergency, How Close Are We to Confiscation

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Yesterday, President Donald Trump made clear he will sign the latest budget measure funding the government thereby averting another shutdown. The bipartisan bill did not include consideration for a wall to stop the illegal flow of criminal aliens and smuggling that plague our southern border. As expected, The White House announced that the president would sign the bill but declare the border a national emergency using executive order and appropriate the necessar...
Tags: Amazon, Guns, Senate, White House, America, Pennsylvania, Democrats, House, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Cortez, Trump, Democratic, Pelosi, ATF, U S House of Representatives


The Liberal Flank Of The Democratic Party Is Ascendant: Will Voters Follow?

WASHINGTON (AP) — What is happening to the Democrats? Captivated by a handful of liberal superstars, they are venturing where the party has long feared to tread: Steep taxes on the rich. Abolishing an immigration enforcement agency. And proposing a sweeping Green New Deal that calls for an “economic transformation” to combat climate change. On Thursday, newly-elected Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez led a chorus of cheers as Amazon announced it was abandoning plans to build a sought-after headqu...
Tags: Amazon, New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, New York City, Israel, America, Ap, Democrats, House, Queens


House Passes Funding Bill, Sending It To Trump’s Desk

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise Thursday that would avert a second painful government shutdown, but a new confrontation was ignited — this time over President Donald Trump’s plan to bypass lawmakers and declare a national emergency to siphon billions from other federal coffers for his wall on the Mexican boundary. Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed to build a wall along t...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Congress, California, Washington, Mexico, Kentucky, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Ap, Democrats, Gop, House, Iowa, Amy Klobuchar


Donald Trump will 'declare national emergency' to build Mexico border wall

Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to find extra funds to build his Mexico border wall, the most senior Republican in the US Senate announced on Thursday, setting up the prospect of a new court battle.  Mitch McConnell, the Senate leader, said Mr Trump had pledged to sign a compromise deal that would provide more than $1 billion for barriers along the border but would also go one step further.  "He also will be issuing a national emergency declaration at the same time. I indicated to...
Tags: News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, America, Ap, House, House Of Representatives, Chuck Grassley, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump


Republican Senators Express Disapproval With Border Funding Bill and National Emergency Declaration

Several Republican senators expressed disapproval Thursday at Congress's border funding deal as well as President Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for a border wall."I’m disappointed with both the massive, bloated, secretive bill that just passed and with the president’s intention to declare an emergency to build a wall," Senator Rand Paul wrote on Twitter."I, too, want stronger border security, including a wall in some areas. But how we do things matters. Ove...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, Maine, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul, Susan Collins, Collins, Trump, Rubio, Democratic House, Pelosi, Charles Schumer


Messianic Politics on Display: The Green New Deal and the New Political Order

Since her election to congress last November, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has broken the traditional mold of a freshman legislator in Congress. Freshmen rarely make the headlines. They generally do not sponsor legislation, and they carry little influence, even if they caucus with the majority party. Ocasio-Cortez, however, might be one of the most influential Democrats in the entire nation because of what she represents: a young, vocal, social-media savvy political operative who know...
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