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Schumer 'very disappointed' in Barr

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Attorney General nominee William Barr could not assure him that he would allow special counsel Robert Mueller's report to be fully released, other than redactions. Schumer says he's very disappointed. (Jan. 17)            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Senate, Ap, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Robert Mueller, William Barr


Top Senate Democrat opposes AG nominee over concerns about Russia probe

"We do not have the kind of strong and clear commitments to the report being issued and there being no interference in the investigation that are needed, particularly now, with President Trump treating the Justice Department as he has," Schumer told reporters following a private meeting with Barr. Schumer's comments come one day after Barr appeared for his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where Barr vowed he would let Mueller complete his investigation into whether Tr...
Tags: News, Senate, Russia, Justice Department, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee, Schumer, AG, Mueller, Barr, Barr Schumer


GOP Senators Split With White House On Russia Sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost a dozen Senate Republicans broke with the White House Tuesday on Russia, voting to move forward on a resolution that would maintain sanctions on companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. The Democratic resolution would stop the Treasury Department from lifting penalties against the Russian aluminum manufacturing giant Rusal and two other companies connected to Deripaska. Senators took two procedural votes to proceed to the resolution, with 11 Republicans voting wit...
Tags: Florida, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Congress, Montana, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Senate, White House, Russia, Defense, Ap, Democrats, Gop, Maine


Why Strategy & Tactics Matter in Defending the Second Amendment

Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Gun Control Act of 1968 into law – but he wanted it to include a licensing and registration scheme. (White House photo) United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- Okay, folks, now we get to the next step after we have determined just what our present situation is. Our objective is simple: Securing our Second Amendment rights and a legacy of freedom for future generations. There is just one problem: Michael Bloomberg isn’t going to give up his dreams of disar...
Tags: England, Guns, Australia, Senate, White House, America, Reagan, Bloomberg, Democrats, Tennessee, House, Bill Clinton, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg


Republicans Break Ranks Over Move to Lift Sanctions on Russian Oligarch’s Firms

Eleven Senate Republicans defied their leadership and the Trump administration in a clash over removing sanctions on companies controlled by a Kremlin ally.
Tags: News, Senate, Kremlin, Trump, Rubio, Marco, Treasury Department, Schumer, Mueller, Charles E, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Rusal, Mnuchin


Blind Ambition

Art by A.F. Branco Blind Ambition USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Blind Ambition. The saga continues; Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer are blinded by politics and their hate for President Trump in regard to border security and Protecting U.S. citizens. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : ww...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Trump, Nra, Pelosi, Schumer, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


Schumer Will Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions

(Bloomberg) -- Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he will force a vote Tuesday on a measure to block the Treasury Department’s plans to lift sanctions on three Russian companies linked to oligarch Oleg Deripaska.
Tags: News, Treasury Department, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Bloomberg Senate


Schumer Likely to Force Vote Tuesday on Deripaska-Firm Sanctions

The Treasury Department’s Dec. 19 decision sparked a backlash from Democratic lawmakers who are questioning the administration’s motives in lifting sanctions against three companies Deripaska controls: United Co. Rusal, En+ Group Plc and EuroSibEnergo JSC. Deripaska was once a client of President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort and their work together has come under scrutiny as part of Special Counsel Bob Mueller’s probe.
Tags: News, Donald Trump, Democratic, Treasury Department, Schumer, Paul Manafort, Deripaska, Bob Mueller, United Co Rusal En Group Plc


Schumer Will Force Vote Over Decision To Relax Sanctions On Oligarch-Linked Firms

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says he’ll force a vote in the coming days on the Treasury Department’s decision to ease sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska (pictured above). Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has defended the decision, saying the companies are undergoing a major restructuring to “sever Deripaska’s control and significantly diminish his ownership.” He says Deripaska himself and any companies he controls remain under sanctions. Schumer,...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, Russia, Treasury, Trump, U S Senate, Treasury Department, Schumer, U S Treasury Department, Senate Committee, Chuck Schumer, Mueller, Sherrod Brown, Trump Administration


Senate Democrats Will Force Vote on Sanctions of Deripaska Firms

Schumer’s move comes amid a backlash from Democratic lawmakers suspicious of the Trump administration’s motives, and is aimed at forcing Republicans who control the Senate to take a side in the matter. “After consultation with the relevant committee ranking members and my colleagues, I have concluded that the Treasury department’s proposal is flawed and fails to sufficiently limit Oleg Deripaska’s control and influence of these companies, and the Senate should move to block this misguided effor...
Tags: News, Senate, Treasury, Trump, Democratic, Schumer, Trump Administration, Oleg Deripaska, Sanctions of Deripaska Firms


Schumer to force vote on U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Russia firms

U.S. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said on Saturday he will force a vote soon on a resolution to disapprove the Trump administration's decision to relax sanctions on three Russian companies connected to oligarch Oleg Deripaska. "I have concluded that the Treasury Department's proposal is flawed and fails to sufficiently limit Oleg Deripaska's control and influence of these companies and the Senate should move to block this misguided effort by the Trump Administration and keep these san...
Tags: News, Senate, Russia, Trump, U S Senate, Treasury Department, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Trump Administration, Oleg Deripaska


Democrats Push to Block Sanctions Relief for Russian Oligarch’s Companies

Amid concerns that the Trump administration is going easy on Russia, Senator Chuck Schumer plans a Senate vote to protect sanctions against the companies of Oleg V. Deripaska.
Tags: News, Senate, Russia, Trump, Democratic Party, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, Charles E, Embargoes and Sanctions, Mnuchin, Steven T, Deripaska, Oleg V, EN+ Group, Block Sanctions Relief for Russian Oligarch


Make no mistake -- this is a GOP shutdown

Both Pelosi and Schumer have since repeated the phrase "Trump Shutdown," but this is really the Republican Shutdown, or maybe the Grand Old Party's Dysfunctional Moment, and it's vital that we be clear about what is going on, writes Julian Zelizer.
Tags: Cnn, Gop, Pelosi, Schumer


Trump Repeatedly Undermines Loyal Soldier Pence In The Shutdown Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progress made, said one. Not so, said the other. We’ll meet again, said one. Waste of time, said the other. Such has been the life lately of Mike Pence, the loyal soldier dispatched by President Donald Trump to lead negotiations over the partial government shutdown. The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks. But he’s been repeatedly — a...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Indiana, Ap, Idaho, Maine, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence


The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 — SHUTDOWN!

The IM Saturday Monks Brunch: January 12, 2019 SHUTDOWN! In solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of government workers who have been furloughed or who are working without pay, as well as the vast number of contractors, businesses, and local entities whose livelihoods depend upon the normal functioning of the Federal government, the IM Saturday Monks Brunch is SHUT DOWN today. We have no funds to provide food and drink for the Brunch. IM offices and off-site facilities are shuttered and lo...
Tags: Fcc, Congress, Religion, Usda, Cnn, Fbi, Food And Drug Administration, Smithsonian, Jesus, Secret Service, Fda, Tsa, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trevor Noah, Border Patrol


ATF Bump Stock Rule Demonstrates the Dangers Inherent in Administrative Actions

Opinion ATF Bump Stock Rule Demonstrates the Dangers Inherent in Administrative Actions New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Agency rules must be scrutinized carefully by the courts for they have a tendency to override congressional legislation The American public has historically given little thought to the relationship between Congressional legislation and Administrative action. That must change. The new ATF Rule makes clear that the public must become aware of the intricacies of Governmental actio...
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Trump Pulls Back From Declaring a National Emergency to Fund a Wall

As he searches for a way to end the political stalemate with Democratic lawmakers, the president finds himself boxed in — a familiar position when it comes to immigration issues
Tags: News, Mitt, Graham, Nancy, Trump, Rubio, Democratic, Marco, Conway, Lindsey, Sean, HANNITY, Mick, Pelosi, Schumer, Romney


WH Economist: Fed Workers Actually ‘Better Off’

Federal workers who are without pay as the government shutdown drags on actually have it pretty good, according to Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He told PBS’ “NewsHour” Thursday that a lot of federal employees were already planning to take time off between Christmas and the New Year — and so the government shutdown essentially gives them a vacation for free. Trump Top Economics Advisor: Fed workers getting free vacation days, actually "better off" ...
Tags: News, Senate, Pbs, Fed, Josh Marshall, Schumer, Hassett, Chuck Schumer D NY, David Taintor, Kevin Hassett, White House Council of Economic Advisers He, Trump Top Economics Advisor, WH Economist


WH Top Economist: Federal Workers Are ‘Better Off,’ They’re Just On ‘Vacation’

Federal workers who are without pay as the government shutdown drags on actually have it pretty good, according to Kevin Hassett, the chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He told PBS’ “NewsHour” Thursday that a lot of federal employees were already planning to take time off between Christmas and the New Year — and so the government shutdown essentially gives them a vacation for free. Trump Top Economics Advisor: Fed workers getting free vacation days, actually "better off" ...
Tags: News, Senate, Pbs, Fed, Josh Marshall, Schumer, Hassett, Chuck Schumer D NY, David Taintor, Kevin Hassett, WH Top Economist, White House Council of Economic Advisers He, Trump Top Economics Advisor


Trump Denies Slamming Table, Having Tantrum in Shutdown Meeting

Trump said in a tweet following the meeting that the meeting was a “waste of time,” blaming Pelosi and Schumer for being unwilling to negotiate. Schumer told reporters the president "sort of slammed the table" when Pelosi criticized the wall before walking out on the meeting, a description that Republican lawmakers in attendance have disputed.
Tags: News, Republican, Trump, Pelosi, Schumer


News Analysis: Trump and Pompeo Embrace Autocrats and Disparage Opponents at Home

President Trump’s affinity for strongmen is well established, but rarely has his administration offered such a striking break with diplomatic tradition.
Tags: News, Obama, Xi Jinping, William, Sisi, Nancy, Barack, Clinton, Trump, Robert, Bush, Burns, Mike, George W, Pelosi, Schumer


Schumer presses Rand Paul to release procedural hold

https://forward.com/fast-forward/416...aeli-security/ I missed this over the Christmas holiday, wasn't like it was gonna make the front page with the MSM anyhow. :rolleyes: So it appears Chucky is against spending the first dime on a border wall/border security here in the US, but is perfectly okay with using billions of US taxpayer dollars for Israel's security, border or otherwise. If only Rand Paul would just cave in on this stubborn notion of ****ing away US taxpayer monies on foreign aid.
Tags: Israel, US, Rand Paul, Chucky, Weapon, Political News and Discussion, Schumer


Pelosi Should Recognize President McConnell

While Pelosi is pretty brilliant at leading the House, neither she nor Schumer are very good at public communication. To borrow a construct from the classical orator Marco Rubio, let’s dispense with the notion that President Donald Trump knows exactly what he’s doing.
Tags: News, House, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, McConnell


Donald Trump's sweet treats fail to convince Democrats as wall meeting ends in acrimony

Donald Trump was on Thursday heading to the border with Mexico to step up pressure on funding for the wall after his latest efforts to end the government shutdown ended in further acrimony. Mr Trump handed out sweets to leading Democrats as he sought their support for the wall in a meeting in the White House on Wednesday night, but the president allegedly flew into a "tantrum", slamming the table and walking out when opposition leaders refused his demands. Mr Trump tweeted shortly after that the...
Tags: Texas, News, Congress, Mexico, White House, Bill Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Donald J Trump, Pence, Schumer, Rio Grande Valley, McAllen


'He just walked out': Schumer on meeting with Trump over shutdown – video

The Senate minority leader, Chuck Schumer, condemns Donald Trump's 'temper tantrum' following a meeting he and House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, had with the president about the partial shutdown of the US government. Schumer said the president 'walked out of the meeting' after Pelosi refused to fund his US-Mexico border wall Trump walks out on Democrats and calls shutdown talks 'a waste of time' Continue reading...
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Internet mocks Schumer and Pelosi's speech

Dueling speeches by President Donald Trump and Democrats both get zinged. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports Stormy Daniels' laundry provided comic relief.
Tags: News, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, Jeanne Moos


Trump 1 Winner, Pelosi-Schumer 0 Losers ~ VIDEO

Opinion Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer : “Trump should pay these guys to speak to the nation. They look like mummies risen from an ancient tomb. It’s like [an] SNL sketch.” USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The result was not as lopsided as the Clemson annihilation of Alabama in the National Championship game Monday night, but the outcome of the first head-to-head television effort of the new Congress was decisive. President Donald Trump clearly gained ground and Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority...
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Schumer: Trump ‘Just Got Up And Walked Out’ Of Shutdown Negotiation Meeting

After congressional Democratic and Republican leadership met with President Donald Trump Wednesday afternoon, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said that Trump called the meeting a “waste of his time” and walked out after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said she didn’t agree with his desired border wall. “Unfortunately, the President just got up and walked out,” Schumer said, standing alongside Pelosi outside the White House. “He asked Speaker Pelosi, ‘Will you agree to my wall?’ ...
Tags: Chuck, News, Senate, White House, House, Donald Trump, Nancy, Trump, Donald J Trump, Pelosi, Schumer, Kevin McCarthy, Border Security, Matt Shuham, Chuck Schumer D NY, Nancy Pelosi D CA


McCarthy Accuses Dems Of Distorting Trump’s Demeanor: It’s ‘Disturbing’

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) accused Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) of mischaracterizing President Trump’s behavior during a meeting between Republican and Democratic leadership on Wednesday afternoon, saying the whole ordeal was “disturbing.” “What he described the meeting to be is totally different than what took place,” McCarthy told reporters outside the White House, before explaining that Trump was calm and polite, “he even brought a little candy for every b...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House, Nancy Pelosi, Mccarthy, Trump, Mike Pence, Schumer, Kevin McCarthy, Chuck Schumer, Nicole Lafond