Monthly Archives: January, 2018

GOP lawmakers demand that ‘alarming’ memo on FISA abuses be made public

A four-page memo circulating in Congress that reveals alleged United States government surveillance abuses is being described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity in Russia. Continue reading →
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GOP lawmakers demand that ‘alarming’ memo on FISA abuses be made public

A four-page memo circulating in Congress that reveals alleged United States government surveillance abuses is being described by lawmakers as “shocking,” “troubling” and “alarming,” with one congressman likening the details to KGB activity in Russia. Continue reading →

Trump willing to ‘sit down’ with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

Wednesday President Trump said he is willing to negotiate directly with Kim Jong Un over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program but expressed doubts it would ultimately work. Continue reading →

Immigration, military spending are key issues in bid to avert government shutdown

Democratic and Republican congressional leaders took turns finger pointing on Wednesday over who’s blocking a spending bill to avert a government shutdown in two days — with immigration and military spending emerging as key issues. Go ahead and shut it down. Continue reading →

DHS asked prosecutors to consider charging sanctuary city leadersDHS asked prosecutors to consider charging sanctuary city leaders

The DHS has asked federal prosecutors to examine the possibility of bringing criminal charges against leaders of so-called sanctuary cities, Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told lawmakers Tuesday. Continue reading →

‘OUT!’ Trump orders CNN star Jim Acosta to leave Oval Office after reporter’s newest outburst

Tuesday President Trump kicked CNN star Jim Acosta out of the Oval Office after the network’s senior White House correspondent badgered him with racially charged questions. Continue reading →

White House doctor peppered with questions as reporters hunt for evidence of a Trump illness

I’m surprised they didn’t ask him how often he took a crap. White House physician Ronny Jackson was slammed with an onslaught of questions regarding President Trump’s health in a bizarre press briefing on Tuesday that raised eyebrows as the press fished for maladies. Continue reading →

David Perdue: Reports About Trump’s Haiti Comments ‘Gross Misrepresentation’

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., is pushing back on reports that claim President Donald Trump used a derogatory term to describe some countries last week, saying there was a “gross misrepresentation” of what was actually said during the bipartisan White House meeting. Continue reading →

US Set to Cut UN Money for Palestinian Refugees

The Trump administration is preparing to withhold tens of millions of dollars from the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, cutting the year’s first contribution by more than half or perhaps entirely, and making additional donations contingent on major changes to the organization, according to U.S. officials. Continue reading →

Schumer: Cotton’s Comments on Durbin’s Honesty ‘Disgraceful’

Maybe Durbin has a hearing problem….or he could have mistaken a comment directed at him. tongue A Republican senator’s suggestion that Sen. Dick Durbin misrepresented President Donald Trump’s calling Haiti, El Salvador and African nations “s***hole countries” is “disgraceful,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer tweeted Sunday. Continue reading →