Tag: shutdown

Angel Mom to Pelosi’s MS-13 Defense: My Son’s ‘Spark of Divinity’ Erased

An angel mom took Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s staff to task Tuesday, telling them the spark of divinity Pelosi saw in MS-13 was “erased” from her son. “Do you remember when our president called MS-13 animals?” Sabine Durden asked. A voice could be heard saying, “oh, yeah.” Durden continued, “And [Pelosi] got all upset and said […]

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Angel Mom Blasts Chuck Schumer for Posing with Photos of Federal Workers — But Not Dead Americans

“Angel Mom” Agnes Gibboney blasted Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Wednesday for a media event earlier in the day in which he and fellow Senate Democrats appeared before press cameras on Capitol Hill with large photographs of furloughed federal workers. Sen. Schumer is leading delegation of Senators, holding pictures of federal workers affected […]

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Nancy Pelosi Suggests Trump Write State of the Union in Crayon or Reschedule for Feb. 31

Photo: Win McNamee (Getty Images) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is tired of President Donald Trump’s fuckshit. As such, Pelosi is offering Trump alternatives to having an in-person State of the Union address while the government is shut down over his dumbass border wall that no one wants. According […]

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NBC, CNN: Secret Service, DHS Reject Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Security’ Excuse for Canceling State of the Union

Multiple reports indicate that the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security both reject Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s stated reason for asking the President of the United States to postpone the State of the Union address. On Wednesday, Pelosi wrote to the president to rescind her Jan. 3 invitation for him […]

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Markwayne Mullin: Democrats Refuse to Fund Health Services for Native Americans

Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) told Breitbart News that House Democrats blocked his proposed legislation to fund Indian Health Services (IHS), whose annual funding is in jeopardy due ongoing partial federal government shutdown. In a Tuesday interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour, Mullin explained that Democrats on the House Rules Committee blocked […]

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Freshman Democrats Turn on Pelosi Over Border Wall, Seek Deal with Trump

Several freshman Democrat members of the new House of Representatives majority have turned on Speaker Nancy Pelosi in her steadfast refusal to fund President Donald Trump’s planned wall along the U.S. border with Mexico and are instead seeking for Democrats to cut a deal on the wall with Trump. The ongoing partial government shutdown, which […]

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Victims of Illegal Immigration Storm Nancy Pelosi’s Office

WASHINGTON, DC — Angel families, American victims of crimes committed by illegal aliens, marched on Capitol Hill and Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office Tuesday, along with legislators and Women for Trump. The Angel families chanted “build the wall” in Pelosi’s office: Americans who have lost loved ones at the hands of illegal aliens and because of […]

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Shutdown lawsuit: Judge decides not to issue order forcing gov’t to pay workers

WASHINGTON — A federal judge has decided not to issue an order forcing the Trump administration to pay federal employees during the ongoing partial government shutdown. A U.S. District judge in Washington declined a request by federal employee unions to issue a temporary restraining order blocking the government from requiring employees to show up for […]

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Desperate parents and discount marijuana: DC in a shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — No city experiences a shutdown quite like Washington. Besides the economic impact, a shutdown warps the nation’s capital on a cultural, recreational and logistical level — touching everybody from garbage collectors to young parents, prospective newlyweds to aspiring Eagle Scouts. The current partial shutdown , now in a record fourth week, has […]

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Star chef Jose Andres to feed furloughed federal workers in DC

WASHINGTON — Chef Jose Andres, founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen and a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will open a kitchen in D.C. to feed furloughed federal workers in his hometown. “We believe that no person should have to go through the pain of not knowing what to feed their children, so we […]

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Star chef Jose Andres to open kitchen for furloughed feds

WASHINGTON — Chef Jose Andres, founder of the nonprofit World Central Kitchen and a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will open a kitchen in D.C. to feed furloughed federal workers in his hometown. “We believe that no person should have to go through the pain of not knowing what to feed their children, so we […]

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Silence of the Moms: Media Refuses to Discuss Angel Families, Victims of Illegal Alien Crimes

Since January 1, neither CNN nor MSNBC has booked a single “Angel Mom” — mothers of children brutally murdered by illegal aliens — as guests on their networks, per an analysis conducted by the Republican National Committee (RNC). The RNC told Breitbart News it has tracked both networks since the beginning of the year as […]

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Media Largely Ignore Democrats’ Puerto Rico Junket During Shutdown

The mainstream media have largely ignored a Democratic Party trip to Puerto Rico this weekend, in the midst of a partial government shutdown that journalists are doing their best to describe as a tragedy for federal workers. The only significant coverage or commentary has been in conservative media. The trip to Puerto Rico includes 30 […]

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OPM will monitor weekend weather, be at the ready to change operating status

WASHINGTON — Amid the snowstorm that has hit the D.C. area and an ongoing shutdown, the Office of Personnel Management is monitoring the situation and will make a call on the operating status for federal workers. In a brief statement, the federal government’s human-resources agency said it will be at the ready if a change […]

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How to cope with stress through shutdown, financial uncertainty

WASHINGTON — For those dealing with unexpected financial setbacks due to the partial government shutdown, there’s a lot of uncertainty, which may lead to heightened levels of stress. According to the American Psychological Association, more than a third of Americans say unexpected expenses are a source of stress when it comes to finances. Learning to […]

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In DHS tests, prototypes of Trump’s chosen barrier posts were easily defeated by hacksaws

Trump isn’t America’s most anti-immigrant president; that honor goes to Obama, the great deporter, who also extensively tested border wall technologies while deporting 2MM undocumented people. One of the designs that Obama’s DHS evaluated was steel “barriers” of the sort Trump wants to spend $5.7 billion on. In their tests, they were […]

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Trump Furloughed Me. Should I Take Up Pole Dancing?

Monday, Jan. 7 5:30 a.m. It’s the first full day I am furloughed, but I’m not sleeping in. My wife goes to a hot yoga class on Monday and she gets up at 5:30 a.m. to get there on time. I get up then, too, because she needs every light […]

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Longest Shutdown Ever: With No End in Sight, Battle for Border Wall Rages, Democrats Continue Opposition

As of Saturday, when the partial government shutdown hits day number 22, the government will have been shut down for the longest time ever in the history of the United States of America. Funding lapsed for about a quarter of the federal government in late 2018, a few days before Christmas, as Democrats in the […]

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Shutdown: Dot-gov websites vulnerable to cyberattacks, certificates expiring amid funding pause

“With around 400,000 federal employees currently furloughed, more than 80 TLS certificates used by .gov websites have so far expired without being renewed.” Federal workers went without their paychecks Friday, as Trump’s shutdown of the U.S. government continues for 21 days and counting. With no end in sight, concerns are rising that dozens of U.S. […]

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Couples celebrate as DC resumes issuing marriage licenses as shutdown continues

WASHINGTON — Couples are again able to get married in the District. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed emergency legislation Friday giving her the authority to issue marriage licenses during the partial federal government shutdown. D.C.’s courts had decided issuing the licenses was not essential. Caitlin Walters said she and her fiancé, Kirk Kasa, both from New […]

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