Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

Book excerpt: Roger Stone’s ‘The Making of the President 2016’ – ABC News

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Washington TimesBook excerpt: Roger Stone’s ‘The Making of the President 2016’ABC NewsHillary Clinton ran a 1980s-style campaign based on identity politics and it never knew how to connect with most Americans. The Russians had no role in her horrible campaign. The Russians did not force Hillary to ignore swing states. The Russians did …Roger Stone: ‘I have had no contacts or collusions with the Russians’PoliticoTrump-Russia Ties: Dirty Trickster Roger Stone Denies Collusion With MoscowInternational Business TimesRoger Stone: ‘I Have Had No Collusions with the Russians’Sunshine State NewsDaily News & Analysis -SB Nation -Daily Caller -Hartford Courantall 31 news articles »

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Critics Warn ‘Phase 2’ Won’t Save Health Care Plan

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Things aren’t looking great for the Republican health care bill after the Congressional Budget Office estimated it would lead to 24 million more people without insurance and skyrocketing costs for older…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Russian Intelligence Members Charged in Massive Yahoo Hack

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

 The Department of Justice charged two Russian intelligence officers and two criminal hackers in the 2014 hacking of Yahoo that affected at least 500 million accounts and millions of user contracts.

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‘What Will Happen to Him?’ Families Fear GOP Medicaid Plans

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Twenty-three years after a psychologist first diagnosed Ben Rzucidlo with severe infantile autism, his mother Susan still remembers the heart-breaking prognosis as if she heard it yesterday.“I was told…Photo Credit: Brian X. McCrone This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Who Is Leaking Donald Trump’s Tax Returns?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Someone with access to all or parts of President Donald Trump’s tax returns wants them made public, NBC News reported. But who?Tuesday’s disclosure of two pages from Trump’s 2005 federal returns marked…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Trump Supporters Cheer Leaked Tax Document

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

The sudden unveiling of two pages of President Donald Trump’s 2005 federal income tax return Tuesday night was a moment of vindication for his supporters, NBC News reported.The White House confirmed that Trump…Photo Credit: Getty Images, File

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Congress Will ‘Flex Muscle’ Over Wiretapping Claim: Graham

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham — frustrated by the lack of answers from the FBI and White House — vowed Wednesday that Congress would “flex its muscle” to determine whether a warrant was ever issued by the Obama…Photo Credit: Getty

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GOP Defends AHCA as CBO Projects Deep Coverage Slash

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The White House and Republican lawmakers spent Tuesday defending the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act after a report released by the Congressional Budget Office predicted a loss in coverage…

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GOP Congressman Tells Town Hall Attendee to ‘Shut Up’

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

A Republican congressman from Texas is facing sharp criticism after telling one of his constituents to “shut up” during a fiery exchange at a town hall over his vote against a bill that aims to stop violence…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Sunburn for 3.14.17 – Press skits tonight; Fineout finds out; Kionne McGhee to lead House Dems; Eyeball wars flaring up

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Sunburn – The morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics.
By Peter Schorsch, Phil Ammann, Jenna Buzzacco-Foerster, Mitch Perry and Jim Rosica.
HAPPENING OVERNIGHT – WIND SCRUBS SPACE X LAUNCH via Florida Today – SpaceX is expected to try again early Thursday to launch a Falcon 9 rocket and commercial communications satellite from Kennedy Space Center, after strong winds scrubbed the mission’s first countdown on Tuesday.
The launch team called off the attempt while the rocket was being fueled, with more than a half-hour remaining before the launch window opened at 1:34 a.m.

The mission’s backup launch opportunity is at 1:35 a.m. Thursday, the opening

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Trump’s Backing a Health Care Plan That Breaks His Promises

Monday, March 13th, 2017

President Donald Trump rode to the White House making big promises on health care — pledges that he is now in serious danger of breaking, NBC News reported. One example: Trump said in his speech announcing…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Price: ‘CBO Simply Has it Wrong’

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price reacts after  Congress’ nonpartisan budget analysts projected 14 million Americans would lose coverage next year under the American Health Care Art.

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Spicer Doubles Down on Obama Wiretap Claim

Monday, March 13th, 2017

In a Monday press conference, White House press secretary Sean Spicer doubled down on President Donald Trump’s claim, presented without evidence, that then-President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump during the…

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Spicer Criticize CBO Ahead of AHCA Report

Monday, March 13th, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer criticized the credibility of the Congressional Budget Office in a Monday press conference held ahead of a CBO released report on the impact of adopting the AHCA. Fourteen

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Trump Expected To Host Chinese President at Mar-a-Lago

Monday, March 13th, 2017

President Donald Trump is expected to host the president of China, Xi Jinping, at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida in April, a senior administration official told NBC News Monday.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Lawmakers Want Trump’s Wiretapping Evidence by Monday

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

The clock is ticking for the Justice Department, which was asked by top lawmakers in the House Intelligence Committee to turn over any evidence showing Trump Tower was wiretapped during the 2016 presidential…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File

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Trump Jr. Says He Has Basically ‘Zero Contact’ With Dad

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Donald Trump Jr. said he has had virtually no contact with his father since the real estate tycoon and reality star became president and ceded control of his business empire to his oldest sons, NBC News…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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‘Nobody Will Be Worse Off’ Under GOP Health Plan: HHS’ Price

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

No one will be adversely affected by the Republicans’ new health care bill once its enacted, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, NBC News reported.”I firmly believe that nobody will be…Photo Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Donald Trump Jr. Draws Protesters

Saturday, March 11th, 2017

President Donald Trump’s eldest son and Sen. Ted Cruz rallied Dallas County Republicans on Saturday evening at a fundraiser held at the Omni Dallas Hotel. Donald Trump Jr. spoke for about 15 minutes, thanking…Photo Credit: NBC 5 News

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Way in Which US Attorneys Told to Resign Came as Surprise

Friday, March 10th, 2017

The Trump administration’s request on Friday that all 46 U.S. attorneys resign was met with surprise by multiple federal prosecutors, with at least one first finding out about the demand via Twitter, a…Photo Credit: Zach Gibson, Getty Images (File)

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Spicer: WH ‘Trusted’ Flynn on Vetting Transparency

Friday, March 10th, 2017

White House press secretary Sean Spicer dismissed questions on the White House’s role in vetting potential cabinet members after it was revealed that Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn, Trump’s former pick for National…Photo Credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

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WikiLeaks CIA Cache Will Damage National Security: Experts

Friday, March 10th, 2017

WikiLeaks surprised friends and foes of the U.S. government this week by releasing classified information that allegedly describes tools used by the Central Intelligence Agency to hack devices outside of…Photo Credit: AP

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Spicer Holds Briefing With Upside Down American Flag Pin

Friday, March 10th, 2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was apparently distressed during Friday’s briefing with the press. Or at least that’s what many on social media believed he was signaling after taking to the podium…Photo Credit: Andrew Harnik/AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Secretary Tillerson Recuses Himself From Keystone Decisions

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recused himself from any discussions and decisions involving the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline, the State Department confirmed Thursday.The department said Tillerson…Photo Credit: Getty Images/Alex Wong

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Travel Ban Made to Separate ‘Superior Race’: Hawaii AG

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Hawaii’ Attorney General Doug Chin spoke out against President Donald Trump’s revised immigration order on Thursday, alleging that the ban is so “blantantly discriminatory” that it’s designed to divide…Photo Credit: AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz

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Ethics Office Fires Back At WH For Not Disciplining Conway

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

The Office of Government Ethics shot back at the White House for not disciplining Kellyanne Conway for her endorsement of Ivanka Trump’s clothing line during an appearance on Fox News, NBC News reported.Photo Credit: Getty Images

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Comey Talks Russian Meddling, Trump Tower With Lawmakers

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

FBI Director James Comey met with key Senate lawmakers Thursday, where he discussed matters relating to the alleged wire-tapping of Trump Tower, a congressional source familiar with the ongoing investigation…Photo Credit: Getty Images

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McConnell on Mexico Paying for Trump’s Wall: ‘Uh, No’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

When asked whether Mexico would pay for President Donald Trump’s border wall during an interview Thursday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said “uh, no,” NBC News reported.McConnell told Politico…Photo Credit: File – AP/Susan Walsh

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Ryan’s Powerpoint Presentation Immediately Sparks Meme

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan used a digital presentation at a press conference Thursday to further sell his plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act—and the internet immediately poked fun at him.Ryan…Photo Credit: AP This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

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Rallies and Radicals: A Look Back at US Women’s Movements

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Women were at the forefront of social movements throughout American history, from women’s suffrage leading to temperance, anti-child labor and anti-war movements.Photo Credit: Library of Congress via Getty Images

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