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Watch Live: White House Press Briefing 3/15/18 – Mueller subpoena, Russia sanctions and more

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the issues and events of the day including: New sanctions against Russia Personnel changes within the White House Britain and U.S. responses to murder of former Russian spy in the U.K. President rejecting 3-for-3 DACA/Wall proposal FBI recommendation to fire Andrew McCabe Mueller subpoena of ...

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Democrats likely to copy Lamb’s tactic for midterms: Clinton’s triangulation

POlitical triangulation

Democratic party candidate Conor Lamb shocked the political world as he either won a House seat in a very red Pennsylvania district or came very close to doing so and he did it by copying Bill Clinton’s 1996 strategy of triangulation. Traingulate verb 1. The act of a political candidate presenting his or her views as being above and between the ...

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Both Parties Claim Victory in Pennsylvania Special Election … sorta

By Ed Craig, Main Street Examiner Election night in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District special election is over and the candidates are separated by just .2% of the vote. The vote counting will continue and both sides believe they have won. Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) Chairman Ben Ray Luján congratulated the Democratic Party candidate, Conor Lamb, on their “incredible victory.” “I ...

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House Intel Dems Release Russia Probe Wish List

Schiff Happens

  by Chuck Ross Democrats on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence say they want to interview more than 30 witnesses and issue 15 subpoenas before shutting down the panel’s Russia investigation. The wish list was issued Tuesday in a 21-page status report in response to committee Republicans’ announcement on Monday that they are shutting down the investigation. Republicans announced that ...

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Tillerson fired, Pompeo moves over, America gets first female spy chief

Rex Tillerson

President Donald Trump made a series of changes in his administration with all the drama of his former reality show. Without actually uttering the words “you’re fired” the president used Twitter to announce a series of moves that put Tillerson out-to-pasture, moved his CIA chief over to head the State Department and gave the CIA it’s first ever woman director. ...

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Democrat up 2 points in latest PA-18 special election poll

The special election for Pennsylvania Congressional District 18 could not be tighter and in the most recent poll, the Democrat is up over the Republican that Trump supports. Conor Lamb (D) has made a surprising push in the heavily Republican 18th district going from 12 points down in January to +2 over his Republican rival, Rick Saccone, yesterday. If Lamb takes ...

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President Trump’s Week Ahead 3/12/18 – 3/16/18

Donald Trump Air Force One

President Donald Trump will host the World Champion Houston Astros on Monday at the White House. On Tuesday, the president will travel to San Diego, California to review the prototype border wall designs that have been tested in recent months and visit with members of the military. He will then travel to Los Angeles to attend a fundraiser. The trip, ...

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Jared Kushner asks why DoD medical records don’t seamlessly make it to the VA

I could not understand why medical records from the Department of Defense could not be seamlessly transferred to the Veterans’ Administration. – Jared Kushner, Senior Adviser to the president “Interoperability” isn’t a word most people hear every day. But when it comes to the future of patient-centered healthcare in the United States, few technological developments may prove to be more ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 3-9-18 [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: North Korea willing to talk de-nuclearization Steel and Aluminum tariffs The departure of Gary Cohen Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Happy Friday. Q Happy Friday. MS. SANDERS: We are once again seeing strong evidence that the American ...

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Ted Cruz releases “If You’re Gonna’ Run in Texas” parody song radio ad [video and lyrics]

If you're gonna run in texas you can't be a liberal man

Texas Senator Ted Cruz tweeted out a brand new political ad that his Senatorial campaign released Tuesday that features a parody of the country song “If you’re gonna’ play in Texas.” The campaign changed the well-known lyrics from “If you’re gonna’ play in Texas, you gotta’ have a fiddle in the band” to “If you’re gonna’ run in Texas, you ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 3-7-18 [video + transcript]

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: The departure of Gary Cohen North Korea talks Special Counsel to investigate DOJ Trump administration suing California over sanctuary laws

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 3-5-18

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: Aluminum and Steel tariffs The president’s meetings with Prime Minister Netanyahu North Korea’s refusal to dismantle its nuclear program DACA legislation

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Updated: President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, March 5, 2018

Donald Trump Benjamin Netanyahu Israel Welcoming Ceremony

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. Beginning at noon, the president will greet and then meet with Prime Minister Benjamen Netanyahu of Israel. Trump will meet with U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley in the afternoon. President Trump’s schedule for 3/5/18 11:00 AM Receive his daily intelligence briefing – Oval Office 12:00 ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, March 4, 2018

President Donald Trump has no scheduled public events for Sunday, but check this post regularly as we will update it as events warrant. President Trump’s schedule for 3/4/18 No public events White House Briefing Schedule No scheduled briefing See all schedules for the president HERE

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President Trump to hold ‘Make America Great Again’ rally in Pennsylvania next week

donald trump rally

President Donald Trump will hold another of his legendary “Make America Great Again” rallies in Pennsylvania next Saturday. [Live Stream] “Today we are pleased to announce a campaign rally featuring President Donald Trump, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on Saturday, March 10,” Trump’s Campaign COO Michael Glassner said in a statement. “The president is really looking forward to visiting the Pittsburgh ...

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