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Pelosi urges House Democrats to continue government shutdown

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) urged House Democrats to vote against the Senate-passed bill that will end the government shutdown architected by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. “We have not yet protected our courageous young DREAMers. Not only should we protect them, we should embrace them, value them, and we should be grateful for the inspiration they are to America,” Pelosi said on the ...

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Senate passes first vote to reopen government; Democrats only got a date change

Chuck Schumer mad

The U.S. Senate pulled together the 60-plus votes needed to allow a 3-week funding measure to reach the floor on Monday – the first step to ending the Democrat-led shutdown of the U.S. government. The cloture vote, which ends debate and allows a bill to progress to a floor vote, passed by an 81-18 margin. Now the measure goes to ...

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Latest victim of the #SchumerShutdown : SpaceX

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket

Private space launch company SpaceX is the latest victim of the Democrat-led government shutdown. Elon Musk’s rocket company had planned to launch the Falcon Heavy rocket by the end of January and had rescheduled a test for today in preparation for the launch, but the furlough of government workers has caused the test to be canceled. “This shutdown impacts SpaceX’s ...

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Noon Senate vote to reopen the government in trouble

U.S. Senate Votes on Betsy DeVos

The Senate has scheduled a procedural vote to end the government shutdown for Noon Monday, but the prospects for passage are grim. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the vote saying, “In two hours, every senator can vote to end this government shutdown.” But the architect of the shutdown, Senate Minority Leader Chuch Schumer, said Sunday night that those involved ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 1/22/18 [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 government shutdown Full Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. Obviously, the impending conclusion of the Schumer Shutdown is leading media coverage today, and I’ll get into that shortly, but I want to start with a couple of ...

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Former Military Lawyers: Chelsea Manning Subject To Prosecution For Running For Office

Chelsea Manning running for Senate

  by Jonah Bennett Chelsea Manning has filed to run for Senate as a Democratic candidate in Maryland, but according to former military lawyers, such a run subjects Manning to prosecution for violating Pentagon regulations on political activities. Manning, the transgender soldier who spent seven years in prison for leaking more than 700,000 sensitive documents to WikiLeaks, recently filed paperwork with ...

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NYT Changes Headline On Gov’t Shutdown To Lessen Blame On Dems For Impasse


  by Chris White The New York Times changed a headline in an article Saturday morning about the government shutdown that absolves Democrats of blame for the impasse. The original version of the NYT headline on an article reporting the news reads: “Senate Democrat Block Bill to Keep Government Open Past Midnight, Shutdown Looms” — which went through various changes as negotiations ...

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White House: Armed Forces will be able to watch NFL playoffs

The White House on Sunday morning said that overseas military service members will be able to watch the NFL playoff games on the Armed Forces Network despite the government shutdown. “Update: @DeptofDefense has informed us that AFN has been restored in most places,” White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted. “Glad our brave men and women can watch the ...

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Watch: Marc Short and Mick Mulvaney Hold Press Conference to Counter Democrat Lies [video+transcript]

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White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Legislative Affairs Director Marc Short held a 20-minute press conference Saturday to correct the false claims that Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer had been making about the government shutdown throughout the day. Schumer attempted to lay blame for the shutdown at the president’s feet by saying that he had given Trump “everything he ...

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Two-Thirds Of Voters Support School Choice, Minorities More Likely Than White Americans

  by Rob Shimshock A Thursday poll showed that about two-thirds of likely 2018 voters are in favor of school choice. Sixty-three percent of Americans likely to vote in the 2018 elections support school choice, with minorities more likely to support it than whites, according to a press release obtained by The Daily Caller News Foundation. “I’m not surprised,” said Lance ...

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President Trump’s week in review – 1/12/18 thru 1/19/18

Donald Trump delivers speech at H&K Equipment in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania 1-18-18

The president spent the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, Jan. 12-15, at his house on Mar-a-Lago where no public events occurred. January 16, 2018 President Donald Trump on Tuesday greeted, met with and held a joint press conference with President Nursultan Nazarbayev of Kazakhstan. The president later delivered remarks at a “Conversation with the Women of America” event. January ...

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BATFE could become BFE if Trump administration gets its wish

ATF logo and ammo

The White House has a plan to reorganize the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives that would see the department focus on regulations and crimes involving firearms and explosives according to a report. The Trump administration is looking to end a long-standing confusing split of responsibilities and perhaps end some redundancy. The Department of the Treasury is responsible for ...

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Government Shutdown Imminent as 325 Million Americans Held Hostage by Advocates for 700,000 Illegal Aliens

Chuck Schumer mad

Immigration reform advocates are unhappy as Democrats hold up border security and defense funding until they get amnesty for a large group of illegal immigrants. “The American government is officially being held hostage by the leadership of the Democratic Party, which is demanding unconditional amnesty for at least 700,000, and perhaps as many as 3.4 million illegal aliens,” charged Dan Stein, ...

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