Tag: Chuck Schumer

Pinkerton: AOC vs. RWR

If Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, or anyone, attacks Ronald Wilson Reagan, it is fitting and proper for loyal Reaganites, including this one, to rise to the Gipper’s defense.  Ocasio-Cortez, of course, is suddenly one of the most influential Democrats in the country.  Yes, she’s only a freshman Member of Congress, and so she has relatively little […]

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Twelve Senate Republicans Voted for Ending Trump’s National Emergency

Twelve Senate Republicans voted in favor of a Democrat resolution to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. The Senate passed a resolution on Thursday to end the president’s national emergency resolution. The bill passed through the Senate as well as the House; however, both times the resolution did not receive enough votes to override a […]

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House passes bill that includes support for DC statehood

The House of Representatives passed a bill last week that includes support for D.C. statehood. H.R. 1, or the For the People Act, was passed along party lines on Friday by a vote of 234-193. It’s a wide-ranging bill aimed at expanding voting access, revamping ethics investigations and would require presidential candidates to release tax […]

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Washington Post: Democrats Hid Their Border Security Wins from Trump

Democratic leaders directed their deputies on the 2019 border security panel to hide their negotiating victories from President Donald Trump, according to the Washington Post. The Post reported on the border deal: Democrats, privately, were amused but made a conscious decision not to gloat — concerned that if they celebrated what they considered a victory Thursday they might […]

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President Donald Trump Honors Angel Moms During Emergency Declaration

President Donald Trump honored angel families during his Rose Garden emergency declaration Friday as he pointed to the deadly consequences of an unsecured border. The president highlighted “an invasion of our country with drugs, with human traffickers, with all types of criminals and gangs.” “We have some of the greatest people I know, they’ve been […]

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Schumer: Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Would Be a ‘Lawless Act,’ Gross ‘Abuse’ of Power

Thursday on the Senate floor, Democratic Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said if President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, it would be “a lawless act.” Schumer said, “If president Trump’s decides to go for was a disaster declaration he will be making a tremendous mistake. […]

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Klukowski: President Trump Must Ensure Spending Bill Does Not Cancel Emergency Powers

The White House should be extremely cautious in studying every single word in Congress’s spending bill, because even a single phrase could negate every authority President Donald Trump currently has under federal law to build and fund the border wall, even canceling his authority to declare a national border emergency. Insiders around D.C. are talking […]

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Ellis: Bringing Reality to the Border Discussion

It’s time to bring the debate over border security back to reality. The reality is some 66,000 people have crossed our southern border illegally just since January first. Don’t take my word for it – those are the Department of Homeland Security’s own numbers. Now, there’s a real-time tracker using DHS numbers so everyone can follow […]

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Exclusive: Angel Dad Asks Why Nancy Pelosi Hasn’t Torn Down Border Wall if It’s ‘Immoral’

Angel dad Chris Odette questioned why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) has not presented a bill to tear down the border wall if she really thinks it is “immoral.” Odette, a military veteran, told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview Wednesday that he has tweeted Speaker Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer numerous times, […]

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Eric Trump: My Father Should Declare National Emergency to Build Border Wall

SEAN HANNITY: There’s a shift in strategy. Alright, shutdown, they won’t even talk to me. I’ll give you three weeks, do your job, I am 99 percent certain, and I have no inside knowledge at all. I am 99 percent certain that when they can’t do a deal and do their job, your father’s going […]

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Stacey Abrams to Deliver Democrat Response to Trump’s SOTU Address

Failed Democrat Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will deliver the official Democrat response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on February 5. Speaking before reporters on Capitol Hill Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) revealed Abrams agreed to deliver the speech when the pair spoke by phone three weeks prior. “She has […]

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House Passes Stop-Gap Spending Bill, Ending Government Shutdown

The House passed a stop-gap spending bill on Friday, sending the bill to President Donald J. Trump’s desk and ending the longest government shutdown in American history. The bill will fund the government through February 15. Trump agreed to end the shutdown by means of a three-week spending bill giving congressional leaders more time to […]

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Donald Trump Demands Wall Funding in Any Short-Term Compromise to Re-Open Government

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would consider a short-term funding bill to reopen the government, but only if he could get funding for border barriers. Trump commented on the news after the Senate failed Thursday afternoon to pass a measure to reopen the government. Both the Republican proposal and the Democrat proposal failed […]

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Senate Fails to Pass Trump-Backed Border Wall and Schumer Spending Bills

The Senate failed to pass the Trump-backed compromise border security bill and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) spending bill that does not include increased border wall funding. The Senate failed to invoke cloture on President Trump’s proposed compromise legislation, 50-47. The motion requires 60 votes. Trump’s bill would fund the government and provide $5.7 […]

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Watch Live – Nancy Pelosi to Speak on Government Shutdown Votes

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will speak on Thursday morning regarding the historically long government shutdown. Pelosi will speak on Thursday morning regarding the government shutdown. The Senate will take up two separate bills on Thursday to end the government shutdown. President Donald Trump proposed one bill that would provide $5.7 billion in border wall funding […]

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Donald Trump: Nancy Pelosi ‘Doesn’t Want to Hear the Truth’ About State of the Union

President Donald Trump expressed disappointment that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked back her invitation for the State of the Union address on Wednesday. “The State of the Union has been canceled by Nancy Pelosi because she doesn’t want to hear the truth,” Trump said. “She is afraid of the truth and the super left democrats, […]

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Is President Willy Wonka Trying to Reopen the Government Chocolate Factory?

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Dueling proposals (read, dicks) are going to be voted on Thursday as the white men controlling the rest of the planet have reached some sort of agreement that might allow government black folks back to work. From The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) […]

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McConnell Shoots Down Report Senate Leaders Struck Deal to End Shutdown Without Wall

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shot down reports that Senate leaders had struck a deal that could end the partial government shutdown that is now the longest in U.S. history. The reported deal, which would have reopened the federal government until Feb. 8, had reportedly been agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate […]

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Pence: Donald Trump’s Work Permit Amnesty-for-Wall Offer Open to More Negotiations

Democratic legislators seem likely to reject President Donald Trump’s latest concession on the border wall talks, but Vice-President Mike Pence suggested more compromises are possible. Mike Wallace at Fox News Sunday asked Vice President Mike Pence: “When you say [you will] work together [with Democrats], does that mean that you are willing to negotiate from […]

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Lindsey Graham on Trump Shutdown Compromise: ‘Fantastic Proposal’ — ‘Let’s Get it Done!’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Saturday lauded President Donald Trump’s compromise proposal to end the partial government shutdown and expressed enthusiasm about turning the plan into law. President Trump offered Democrat leaders a three-year extension on the temporary legal status of 700,000 “Dreamers” — immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally by their parents — […]

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