White House Warns Syria Against Launching Another Chemical Weapons Attack

June 28, 2017

… said the alleged April attack was “100 percent fabrication” used to justify a U.S. airstrike. Trump ordered the strike on the Shayrat airfield in Syria in April in reaction to what Washington said was a poison gas attack by Assads government that killed 87 people in rebel-held territory. Syria denied it carried out the attack. The strike was the toughest direct U.S. action yet in Syrias six-year-old civil war, raising the risk of confrontation with Russia and Iran, Assads two …

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Jimmy Kimmel Pleads With Senator To Put Trumpcare to Kind ‘Kimmel Test’

June 26, 2017

… on the Senates version of Trumpcare, which will eject some 23 million people from health insurance and will carve $800 billion out of Medicaid. On Friday, Cassidy said in response to a question from a Washington Post reporter that the Senate bill begins to address the Jimmy Kimmel test. Just days before Cassidys CNN interview in May, Kimmel had tearfully recounted the story of his newborn sons open-heart surgery on his program in April. It was the longest three hours of my life, said Kimmel, …

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Chaffetz: Justice watchdog also looking at Lynch’s role in FBI’s Clinton email probe

June 26, 2017

… that have slowed Washington Republicans legislative agenda. Chaffetz said agency Inspector General Michael Horowitz has been diving into this and is expected to release a comprehensive report on Lynch and her oversight on the now-closed FBI email investigations in the first part of next year. Horowitz could not be reached Saturday for comment. The FBI opened and closed two investigations amid the 2016 presidential campaigns on whether Clinton, the Democratic nominee, gave away classified …

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One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?

June 23, 2017

Washington (CNN)The math isn’t there yet for Mitch McConnell. The swift rejection may be a negotiating ploy, but the public nature of it is a reminder for McConnell of the deep reservations running through his own conference on a proposal that conservatives do not believe goes far enough to repeal Obamacare — and the monumental challenge that lies ahead as he looks for 50 “yes” votes. Protesters dragged away from senator’s office …

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Journalists Lash Out As Georgia Campaigns Bar Media Right And Left

June 20, 2017

The conservative Washington Free Beacon said its reporter was escorted out ofa campaign event Monday night before Democrat Jon Ossoffwas scheduled to speak on the eve of the election. And a reporter from liberal ThinkProgress said she was barred from events by Republican Karen Handel. Journalists ripped the actions on Twitter. The controversy erupted just hours before the polls were to open Tuesday to decide who will represent Georgias 6th Congressional District. The winner will …

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Guns kill nearly 1,300 US children each year, study says

June 19, 2017

(CNN)Rambunctious third-graders filled a classroom in Seattle on a crisp autumn day. One of the students dropped his backpack, and horror ensued. Weiser treated that third-grader’s gunshot wound while completing a fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Washington in 2011. “That would have an impact in the home — where, again, properly secure it — but even if the child or young adult does find the gun, they can’t use it because …

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Trump defiant as pressure grows

June 19, 2017

Washington (CNN)America is edging ever closer to a new long, national nightmare, given President Donald Trump’s explosive response to signs that special counsel Robert Mueller is approaching the epicenter of White House power. Trump appears willing to test the bounds of convention and his own powers against a legal and political establishment that he believes is conspiring against him. The higher the pressure, the more defiant the President becomes. The tweet sparked …

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How A Carpetbagging Confederacy Fan Nearly Became Virginia’s Republican Nominee For Governor

June 16, 2017

… Politics. There are a lot of moderate, white-collar workers in Northern Virginia who might at one time have been moderate Republicans or independents, but now vote Democratic because they have become functionally Democrats, Skelley said. but Trump may have been the final straw for some. The Washington Post/Getty Images At the same time, if those former Republican primary voters opted to participate in the Democratic primary, they likely boosted the fortunes of the more moderate candidate, …

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Feds Want ‘Pizzagate’ Shooter Imprisoned For 4.5 Years For D.C. Attack

June 14, 2017

In a sentencing memo filed Tuesday, prosecutors wrote they wanted to send a message to deter other would-be vigilantes from committing similar acts after the next internet-inspired conspiracy theory. Edgar Welch is apprehended on Dec. 4 after firing a gun in the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in Washington, D.C. The assault weapon used at Comet Ping Pong in Washington. In a separate sentencing memo from Welchs defense team, they wrote that their clientmade an incredibly …

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Could football help ease tensions between North and South Korea?

June 13, 2017

(CNN)Tensions in northeast Asia are among their highest in decades, amid continued missile testing by Pyongyang and saber-rattling from Tokyo, Beijing and Washington. In discussions with FIFA President Gianni Infantino this week, the South Korean President suggested a “regional bloc” including both Koreas, China and Japan could join forces to host the 2030 football World Cup. If Moon were to achieve his vision, it would require a difficult balancing act. Since his …

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Senators reach Russia sanctions deal

June 13, 2017

Washington (CNN)Senate leaders struck an agreement Monday to roll out additional sanctions on Russia and make it difficult for the President to lift them. The legislation is expected to be attached as an amendment to an unrelated bill involving sanctions on Iran. Sen. Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate foreign relations committee, had previously been hesitant to take up a Russia sanctions bill in his committee. But he said last month that he wanted to see progress with Russia or …

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Russia cloud settles in over Trump’s White House

June 12, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Russia “cloud” is growing over President Donald Trump and threatening to wreck another week for the embattled White House as one of his closest allies tries to avoid a public spectacle on Capitol Hill. RELATED: Source: Sessions’ plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members Trump makes surprise visit at couple’s wedding Trump Jr.: No ambiguity in my father’s orders …

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Five things to watch: The Comey hearing

June 8, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Senate intelligence committee hearing of former FBI Director James Comey was already going to be a blockbuster before it even started — with Comey stating in pre-written testimony Wednesday that President Donald Trump urged him to drop his investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. READ: James Comey’s prepared testimony Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House probe, said he wants to know if Trump’s request for …

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Question Trump’s FBI nominee — but give him a fair hearing

June 8, 2017

… until 2027. Join us on Twitter and Facebook At this time in our country, thank goodness there is a desire to fight. Not just in Washington, but around the country.And when it comes to fighting back against healthcare “reform” that will result in millions of people with pre-existing conditions losing their coverage, or efforts to roll back environmental regulations that protect our air and drinking water and provide opportunities to empower and encourage the growth in clean …

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Donald Trump May Find Time To Live-Tweet James Comey’s Testimony

June 7, 2017

Trump will weigh in if he feels the need to respond to anything Comey says, The Washington Posts Robert Costa reported on Tuesday. I was just talking to some White House officials this morning and their view is that the president himself wants to be the messenger, his own warrior, his own lawyer, his own spokesman, Costa said on MSNBC. The president is expected to be tweeting on Thursday in response to Comey, not to stay quiet during the testimony, because he himself wants to be the one …

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5 things to watch: Coats, Rogers, McCabe and Rosenstein testify

June 7, 2017

Washington (CNN)The Senate intelligence committee is back in the national spotlight for two days of blockbuster hearings and following news that relations between President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions had reached a boiling point surrounding his recusal from the Justice Department’s Russia investigation. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsProfitBuilder – Basic Profit Builder is the Ultimate LIVE Builder and Profit Generator for …

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JetBlue Could Soon Let You Scan Your Face To Board Planes

June 2, 2017

… customers will then be allowed onto the jet bridge. The airline hopes the paperless, device-less boarding system will make for a more seamless boarding process. Delta also announced on Wednesday that the airline would test fingerprint boarding technology at Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, D.C. In March, American Airlines overhauledits boarding procedure to simplify the process for travelers. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSocial Traffic Jacker FE 27 …

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Trump Grants Ethics Waivers To 17 Top White House Staffers

June 2, 2017

President Donald Trumphas granted ethics waivers to at least 17 of his top White House aides, including chief strategist Steve Bannon, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and senior counselor Kellyanne Conway, in addition to four former lobbyists. The late Wednesday but granted on various dates, undermine Trumps campaign pledge to drain the swamp in Washington. They also reveal a president who is granting ethics waivers at an unusually rapid pace. The 17 senior White House appointees were all …

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Kushner Following Trump’s Orders On Secret Russian Link, Former CIA Official Suggests

May 30, 2017

Reports that top White House adviserJared Kushner attempted to establish a secret communication link with Russiahas an ex-CIA official wondering if he was acting on his or following orders and if so, whose orders. Mudd was referring to last weeks Washington Post report that Kushner met in December with the Russian ambassador to the U.S. to discuss establishing a secret communication channel to the Kremlinthat could not be monitored by U.S. intelligence using Russian facilities. The link was …

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Trump Had At Least 15 Chances To Address The Portland Attack On Twitter. He Didn’t.

May 29, 2017

… as a hate crime. Trumps most recent tweets appear to address the seemingly never-ending Russia scandal troubling his administration. Over the weekend, the Washington Post reported that Russias ambassador Sergey Kislyak told Moscow officials that Trumps key advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner discussed possibly setting up a secret communication channel between the then-incoming presidents transition team and the Kremlin. Perhaps Portland, Oregon is off your radar. It is, after all, a …

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Noose found hanging on tree outside a museum in Washington D.C.

May 28, 2017

Washington –  Authorities say a noose was found hanging from a tree outside a museum in the nation’s capital. U.S. Park Police say the noose was found Friday on the grounds of the Hirshhorn Museum. Officials said in a statement that it’s unclear how long the noose had been there. It was found by a Smithsonian police officer. The Washington Post reports that Smithsonian Secretary David J. Skorton said in an email to staff that the institution is committed to being a …

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Trump Declares Victory, Heads Home To Face More Russia Scandal

May 28, 2017

… victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, Trump used the occasion to scorch Americas military allies for failing to spend as much on defense in recent years as Trump would have wanted. In his view, their failure to do so unfairly burdened U.S. taxpayers an opinion other NATO members do not share, a sentiment made clear by their facial expressions as he spoke. Finally, at the G-7 meeting of the worlds largest democratically run economies, Trump would not …

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REPORT: Trump To Set Up ‘War Room’ To Repel Russia Probe Attacks

May 28, 2017

… James Oliphant. Additional reporting by Ginger Gibson and Roberta Rampton in Washington; Writing by James Oliphant; editing by Jason Szep and James Dalgleish) More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsLivecaster Whitelabel Livecaster is a powerful desktop based livecasting software for Facebook and YouTube.eCover Wizard Pro [Logo Crate Special] Create Amazing 3D eCovers in Seconds with this Easy to Use Software!InstaConsultant Mega Madness Pack InstaConsultant 2.0 – 10 Client …

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