LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “Mitch McConnell has given away the Unfrastructure Bill and will soon be giving away the Build Back Worse Bill, which will change the very fabric of our society. This was all made possible by the two-month extension he gave the Democrats, the separation of the two Bills, and, most importantly, his lack of […]

Read More… from 12/15/2021


2020 ELECTION/LEGISLATION/SUPREME COURT/VOTING: “I think it [voting rights bill H.R.1] would be a disaster for our country, and it would be very unfair. The Democrats used COVID in order to do things that they can’t believe they got away with [in the 2020 election]. What they did, and they didn’t get their legislatures to approve. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “American Rescue Plan, 2021 [H.R.1319] [Signed into law by Joe Biden on Mar. 11, 2021] The first relief bill from the Biden presidency includes $1.9 trillion in total spending. The package has $1,400 stimulus checks, money for schools to reopen, and billions for vaccine distribution and development. The bill will be the second largest […]

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CONGRESS/COVID-19: “As President, I have told Congress that I want far less wasteful spending and more money going to the American people in the form of $2,000 checks per adult and $600 per child… I will sign the Omnibus and Covid package with a strong message that makes clear to Congress that wasteful items need […]

Read More… from 12/27/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 [H.R.133] Signed into law on Dec. 28, 2020. [signed into law by Donald Trump] The $920 billion in total spending (attached to a larger government funding bill) included $600 stimulus checks, renewed the Paycheck Protection Program, provided billions for vaccines, and a renewal of a federal boost to unemployment benefits […]

Read More… from 12/27/2020


CHINA/LEGISLATION: “President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that would kick Chinese companies off U.S. stock exchanges unless they adhere to American auditing standards, the White House said, giving the Republican one more tool to threaten Beijing with before leaving office next month… The legislation, like many others taking a harder line on Chinese businesses, […]

Read More… from 12/18/2020


GUNS/HOUSE OF REPS/JOE BIDEN/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL: “26 years ago today, the Violence Against Women Act became law. In the years since, it has saved countless lives and helped change the culture around sexual assault and domestic violence. Writing and championing the law remains one of my proudest accomplishments. With each reauthorization, VAWA has become stronger. The […]

Read More… from 9/13/2020


2A/ENDORSEMENT/ENVIRONMENT/LEGISLATION/NRA: “Senator @SteveDaines is doing a tremendous job for the people of Montana! He just helped me pass the Great American Outdoors Act, which protects the Montana way of life. His opponent, Steve Bullock, would be an absolute horror for Montana… …Steve Bullock is totally against your Second Amendment and just received an F rating […]

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2A/ENDORSEMENT/ENVIRONMENT/LEGISLATION/MILITARY/VETS: “Senator @CoryGardner is doing a terrific job – we just passed his landmark legislation, the Great American Outdoors Act. Strong on our Military, Vets and the Second Amendment, Cory has always had my Complete and Total Endorsement!“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 14, 2020 1:41 pm […]

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ENVIRONMENT/FAKE NEWS/LEGISLATION: “For those that thought I wasn’t into the Environment, this is the biggest bill ever passed, by far. I wonder if this will silence the Fake News? Probably not! RT @WhiteHouse President @realDonaldTrump signed the Great American Outdoors Act this morning—the largest-ever bipartisan investment into America’s national parks and public lands!“ ––Donald Trump, […]

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LEGISLATION/NATIONAL PARKS: “The Great American Outdoors Act provides $900 million a year in guaranteed funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund so that all Americans can continue to enjoy our parks, wildlife refuges. I mean, if you look at this, if you look at what we do with our wildlife, and — it’s really […]

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ENVIRONMENT/LEGISLATION: “Today we celebrated the passage of landmark legislation that will preserve America’s majestic natural wonders, priceless historic treasures, grand national monuments, and glorious national parks. It was my great honor to sign the Great American Outdoors Act into law! #HR1957“ ––Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 4, 2020 9:13 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act [H.R. 266] Became law April 24, 2020 [signed into law by Donald Trump] At $483 billion, the measure authorized more funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and funding for COVID-19 testing.” -Nicholas Wu and Javier Zarracina, “All of the COVID-19 stimulus bills, visualized,” usatoday.com, Mar. […]

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CORONAVIRUS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I urge the Senate and House to pass the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act with additional funding for PPP, Hospitals, and Testing. After I sign this Bill, we will begin discussions on the next Legislative Initiative with fiscal relief….” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, April 21, 2020 11:49 am […]

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CORONAVIRUS/DEMS/GOP/LEGISLATION/NANCY PELOSI/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats delayed the Workers Help/Stimulus Bill by over a week, trying to add real ‘junk’ into the Bill. Got some bad things, having nothing to do with those affected by the Virus, included. Republicans need their votes until we WIN BACK THE HOUSE IN 2020!” –Donald Trump, […]

Read More… from 3/30/2020


CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “CARES Act [H.R. 748 – The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act] Became law March 27, 2020. [signed into law by Donald Trump] The $2.2 trillion bill included $1,200 stimulus checks, enhanced unemployment benefits, created the Paycheck Protection Program small business forgiveness loan program, aid for state and local governments, and […]

Read More… from 3/27/2020


CORONAVIRUS/LEGISLATION/SPENDING/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I just signed the CARES Act, the single biggest economic relief package in American History – twice as large as any relief bill ever enacted. At $2.2 Trillion Dollars, this bill will deliver urgently-needed relief for our nation’s families, workers, and businesses. #CARESAct?? https://t.co/0WnTNFZPZD“ –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 27, 2020 3:34 pm […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “Families First Coronavirus Response Act [H.R. 6201] Became law March 18, 2020. [signed into law by Donald Trump] The $225 billion legislation provided COVID-19 testing funds, paid sick leave, and food assistance funding.” -Nicholas Wu and Javier Zarracina, “All of the COVID-19 stimulus bills, visualized,” usatoday.com, Mar. 11, 2021 […]

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CORONAVIRUS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I fully support H.R. 6201: Families First CoronaVirus Response Act, which will be voted on in the House this evening. This Bill will follow my direction for free CoronaVirus tests, and paid sick leave for our impacted American workers. I have directed….” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, March 13, 2020 7:42 pm […]

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CORONAVIRUS/COVID/FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION: “Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 [H.R. 6074] Became law March 6, 2020 [signed into law by Donald Trump] Provided $8.3 billion to fight the spread of COVID-19 in the United States by funding vaccine and testing development.” -Nicholas Wu and Javier Zarracina, “All of the COVID-19 stimulus bills, visualized,” usatoday.com, […]

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INTELLIGENCE/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “President Donald Trump told Sen. Rand Paul that he does not support a clean extension of expiring surveillance authorities, throwing the future of the program into doubt ahead of a fast-approaching March 15 deadline to reup key features of the Patriot Act. The Kentucky Republican told reporters that Trump made the […]

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IRAN/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “John Kerry and Senator Chris Murphy grossly violated the Logan Act with respect to Iran. If a Republican did what they did, there would be very serious ramifications!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, February 20, 2020 10:29 am […]

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AUTO INDUSTRY/EPA/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Last April, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, proclaimed at an auto show here that he would soon roll back President Barack Obama’s stringent fuel efficiency standards. That, the administration contends, would unleash the muscle of the American auto industry. It would also virtually wipe away the government’s biggest […]

Read More… from 2/13/2020


CONGRESS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Ending surprise medical billing moving ahead in Congress! Thanks to Ways & Means and Education/Labor Committees for your work on Bills to protect patients and end medical bill ripoffs! Work with Energy & Commerce, HELP committees to send BIPARTISAN bill to my desk!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, February 12, 2020 4:13 pm […]

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HOUSE OF REPS/LEGISLATION/TRAVEL BAN/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday [2-12-20] voted, 22-10, to terminate President Donald Trump’s expanded travel ban and rein in presidential authority to issue such travel restrictions. Now headed to the House floor, the bill is not expected to clear the Republican-controlled Senate. The legislation would void all of […]

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CORONAVIRUS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Republican and Democratic U.S. senators will introduce legislation on Friday [2-7-20] seeking to reaffirm the country’s commitment to global health amid the coronavirus crisis, including reestablishing a panel – similar to one disbanded by President Donald Trump – charged with preparing for pandemics. Republican Senator Mitt Romney and Democrat Chris Murphy will […]

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IRAQ/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/WAR: “On the Iraq War Resolution being voted on tomorrow in the House of Represenatives, we are down to 5000 soldiers, and going down, and I want everyone, Republican and Democrat, to vote their HEART!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, January 29, 2020 10:33 am […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE/INFRASTRUCTURE/LEGISLATION/REGULATIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Federal agencies would no longer have to take climate change into account when they assess the environmental impacts of highways, pipelines and other major infrastructure projects, according to a Trump administration plan that would weaken the nation’s benchmark environmental law. The proposed changes to the 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act could […]

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LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Wow! All of our priorities have made it into the final NDAA: Pay Raise for our Troops, Rebuilding our Military, Paid Parental Leave, Border Security, and Space Force! Congress – don’t delay this anymore! I will sign this historic defense legislation immediately!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 11, 2019 10:17 am […]

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DEMS/IMPEACHMENT/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “’Not only have the Democrats not advanced key pieces of legislation that would help the economy, but the polls, especially in early states, are showing that voters are tuning out.’ @PeteHegseth They don’t want our greatest of all presidents impeached!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, December 7, 2019 2:22 pm […]

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CHINA/HONG KONG/LEGISLATION/SANCTIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump on Wednesday [11-27-19] signed tough legislation that authorizes sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for human rights abuses in Hong Kong, signaling support for pro-democracy activists and escalating tensions with Beijing as Mr. Trump tries to negotiate a trade deal with Chinese leaders. China’s Foreign Ministry was […]

Read More… from 11/27/2019


CHINA/HOUSE OF REPS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The House on Wednesday [11-20-19] overwhelmingly passed legislation aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong, one day after a unanimous vote in the Senate drew condemnation from Beijing as an unwarranted interference in its domestic affairs. The bill now heads to President Donald Trump’s desk. The White House had […]

Read More… from 11/20/2019


CONGRESS/IMPEACHMENT/LEGISLATION/SPENDING/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “When virtually all legislative activity ground to a halt during the impeachment trial of President Bill Clinton in 1999, senators had already resolved the most pressing item on their agenda: fully funding the government. But now, as the Senate reckons with the growing possibility of an impeachment trial of President Trump, lawmakers […]

Read More… from 10/28/2019


AFRICAN AMERICANS/CRIME/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….greatly help the African American community (and all other communities), and which was unable to get done in past administrations despite a tremendous desire for it. This and best unemployment numbers EVER is more than Kamala will EVER be able to do for African Americans!”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 26, 2019 […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CRIME/DEMS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Badly failing presidential candidate @KamalaHarris will not go to a very wonderful largely African American event today because yesterday I recieved a major award, at the same event, for being able to produce & sign into law major Criminal Justice Reform legislation, which will..” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, October 26, 2019 7:18 […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CRIME/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump on Friday [10-25-19] told a criminal justice forum at a historically black college that the impeachment investigation has given him a greater understanding of those incarcerated or unfairly prosecuted. Apparently claiming his innocence in light of a deepening impeachment probe, Trump vowed to ‘ensure that our justice system […]

Read More… from 10/25/2019


LEGISLATION/NRA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump met in the White House on Friday [9-27-19] with Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the National Rifle Association, and discussed prospective gun legislation and whether the N.R.A. could provide support for the president as he faces impeachment and a more difficult re-election campaign, according to two people familiar with […]

Read More… from 9/27/2019


CELEBS/CRIME/LEGISLATION/SOCIAL MEDIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump called the model Chrissy Teigen ‘filthy mouthed’ and the musician John Legend ‘boring’ in tweets on Sunday [9-8-19] night that trumpeted the president’s achievements in criminal justice reform, prompting them to fire back. Mr. Legend called on the first lady to intervene, and Ms. Teigen used vulgarities. The couple, […]

Read More… from 9/9/2019


CRIME/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….A man named @VanJones68, and many others, were profusely grateful (at that time!). I SIGNED IT INTO LAW, no one else did, & Republicans deserve much credit. But now that it is passed, people that had virtually nothing to do with it are taking the praise. Guys like boring….” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

Read More… from 9/8/2019


CRIME/LEGISLATION/OBAMA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “When all of the people pushing so hard for Criminal Justice Reform were unable to come even close to getting it done, they came to me as a group and asked for my help. I got it done with a group of Senators & others who would never have gone for it. […]

Read More… from 9/8/2019


GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump maintained Wednesday [9-4-19] that he hopes to quickly see legislative action to address a spate of mass shootings, but he remained coy about what exactly he would support. Fielding questions from reporters following a White House event on the opioid crisis, the president said that any gun reform […]

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ICE/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT/VETO: “North Carolina Governor Cooper Vetoed a Bill that would have required Sheriffs to cooperate with Ice. This is a terrible decision for the great people of North Carolina. He should reverse his decision and get back to the basics of fighting crime!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 24, 2019 10:35 am […]

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COURTS/DEMS/INVESTIGATIONS/LAWSUIT/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Democrats took control of the House this year promising to use legislation and investigations to check President Trump. But facing substantial roadblocks to each, they are increasingly opposing him in a different way: Eight months into their majority, the House is going to court at a tempo never seen before. Fighting in […]

Read More… from 8/13/2019


GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/NRA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “In 2013, Donald J. Trump said he supported background checks for gun purchases to ‘weed out the sickos.’ Two years later, as he prepared to run for president, he flip-flopped, telling Ammoland magazine that he opposed expanded checks because they don’t work. It is a recurring pattern. As president, Mr. Trump […]

Read More… from 8/9/2019


GUNS/LEGISLATION/NRA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump on Friday [8-9-19] expressed optimism that he will secure bipartisan consensus on ‘meaningful background checks’ and other gun reform measures despite staunch opposition from the National Rifle Association and years of federal inaction on the deeply divisive issue. In early morning tweets, the president said he has spoken in […]

Read More… from 8/9/2019


CHUCK SCHUMER/DEMS/GUNS/LEGISLATION/NRA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, put the brakes on Republicans’ quick embrace of ‘red flag’ laws as a response to last weekend’s gun violence, saying on Wednesday [8-7-19] that any gun-related legislation moving through the Senate must be accompanied by a House bill requiring background checks on all gun purchasers. […]

Read More… from 8/7/2019


GOP/GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The deadly massacres over the weekend have sent Senate Republicans searching to find a robust response to help prevent future mass shootings amid loud demands that they quickly pass tougher gun control measures sought by Democrats. On a private conference call Monday [8-5-19], Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discussed the steps […]

Read More… from 8/6/2019


CALIFORNIA/LAWSUIT/LEGISLATION/TRUMP TAXES: “President Trump and the Republican National Committee filed a pair of lawsuits on Tuesday [8-6-19] against officials in California challenging a new law requiring presidential candidates to release five years of tax returns in order to be placed on the state primary ballot in 2020. The R.N.C. suit, which was filed in the […]

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GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “With momentum comes movement in Washington, and everyone from President Donald Trump to his Democratic opponents thinks something should be done in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend. We have watched the sickening repetition of mass murders by gun-wielding young men across the country and in communities of […]

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GOP/GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday [8-5-19] when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend. But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea…Not 30 minutes later, Trump used a White […]

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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Today, I am also directing the Department of Justice to propose legislation ensuring that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the DEATH PENALTY – and that this capital punishment be delivered quickly, decisively, and without years of needless delay. https://t.co/BDXdpelK7F” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 5, 2019 12:10 […]

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GUNS/LEGISLATION/MASS SHOOTINGS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “We cannot let those killed in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, die in vain. Likewise for those so seriously wounded. We can never forget them, and those many who came before them. Republicans and Democrats must come together and get strong background checks, perhaps marrying….”  –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 5, […]

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LEGISLATION/SPENDING/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “I would like to thank two Great Iowa Senators, @ChuckGrassley and @SenJoniErnst – for their support today on the Spending Bill. Their vote, and the vote of other Republicans and Democrats helped get this done in a bipartisan fashion. Thank you all!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, August 1, 2019 9:15 pm […]

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CALIFORNIA/LEGISLATION/TRUMP TAXES: “Gov. Gavin Newsom said he spoke to President Donald Trump on Tuesday [7-30-19] — the same day he signed a confrontational bill aimed at forcing the president to release his tax returns — and insisted he is maintaining a line of communication with the White House. Newsom, appearing at a wildfire-related press conference, […]

Read More… from 7/31/2019


9/11/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump walked into the Rose Garden on Monday [7-29-19] and signed into law a bill that would permanently fund the care of emergency workers who became ill after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. He also revived an old claim that he spent time at ground zero alongside firefighters and police […]

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BUSINESS/DEMS/GOP/HOUSE OF REPS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday [7-18-19] passed legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by October 2025, a big win for workers and labor groups, even as it remained unlikely the bill would pass a Republican-controlled Senate. The move comes at a time when […]

Read More… from 7/18/2019


ARMS-WEAPONS/HOUSE OF REPS/LEGISLATION/SAUDI ARABIA/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The House gave final passage on Wednesday [7-17-19] to a series of measures that would block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, sending to President Trump a fresh rebuke of his administration’s efforts to circumvent Congress to help Persian […]

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LEGISLATION/TECHNOLOGY/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senior Trump administration officials met on Wednesday [6-26-19] to discuss whether to seek legislation prohibiting tech companies from using forms of encryption that law enforcement can’t break — a provocative step that would reopen a long-running feud between federal authorities and Silicon Valley. The encryption challenge, which the government calls ‘going dark,’ […]

Read More… from 6/27/2019


BORDER/IMMIGRATION/LEGISLATION/MEXICO/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Bipartisan Humanitarian Aid Bill for the Southern Border just passed. A great job done by all! Now we must work to get rid of the Loopholes and fix Asylum. Thank you also to Mexico for the work being done on helping with Illegal Immigration – a very big difference!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, […]

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CRIME/DEMS/GOP/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….They came to me asking for help, and I got Criminal Justice Reform passed, with help from both Republicans and Democrats. Many said that nobody but President Trump could have done this. All previous administrations failed. Please ask why THEY failed to the candidates!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, June 26, 2019 6:46 pm […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CELEBS/CRIME/LABOR/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Trump on Thursday [6-13-19] took another turn advertising his administration’s work on criminal justice, one of the only bipartisan achievements he can campaign on and an issue he hopes will win over at least some African-American and centrist white voters. Mr. Trump praised the First Step Act, as the law […]

Read More… from 6/13/2019


ELECTION/LEGISLATION/MITCH MCCONNELL/NATIONAL SECURITY/TRUMP PEOPLE: “A raft of legislation intended to better secure United States election systems after what the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, called a ‘sweeping and systematic’ Russian attack in 2016 is running into a one-man roadblock in the form of the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. The bills include […]

Read More… from 6/7/2019


FEDERAL FUNDING/LEGISLATION/NATURAL DISASTERS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump Thursday [6-6-19] signed a package that would deliver $19.1 billion in disaster relief to communities across the country that are still recovering from a spate of catastrophic hurricanes, wildfires and flooding. The House passed the bill, H.R. 2157 (116), on Monday [6-3-19] after Republicans successfully thwarted three […]

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CITIZENSHIP/DEMS/DREAMERS/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The House passed legislation Tuesday [6-4-19] to provide a path to citizenship for Dreamers brought to the United States as children. The bill — dubbed the Dream and Promise Act — was approved, 237-187, along largely partisan lines. Nearly all Democrats voted for the legislation, with five not voting. The Democratic majority […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CRIME/ELECTION/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of being elected. In particular, African Americans will not be able to vote for you. I, on the other hand, was responsible for Criminal Justice Reform, which had tremendous support, & helped fix the bad 1994 Bill!” –Donald Trump, […]

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CRIME/JOE BIDEN/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “….Super Predator was the term associated with the 1994 Crime Bill that Sleepy Joe Biden was so heavily involved in passing. That was a dark period in American History, but has Sleepy Joe apologized? No!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 27, 2019 4:16 pm […]

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AFRICAN AMERICANS/CRIME/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Anyone associated with the 1994 Crime Bill will not have a chance of being elected. In particular, African Americans will not be ble to vote for you. I, on the other hand, was responsible for Criminal Justice Reform, which had tremendous support, and helped fix the bad 1994 Bill!”  –Donald Trump, […]

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CONGRESS/INVESTIGATIONS/LEGISLATION/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “One day after President Donald Trump indicated he would not cut deals with Congress while he’s being investigated, he cut a deal with Congress. With Trump’s support, the Senate passed a long-stalled disaster aid bill, in the perfect encapsulation of a whiplash-inducing week. On Tuesday [5-22-19], hopes of a two-year budget deal […]

Read More… from 5/23/2019


LEGISLATION/NEW YORK/PARDONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “The New York State Assembly passed a bill on Tuesday [5-21-19] that would allow state prosecutors to pursue charges against any individual granted a presidential pardon for similar federal crimes, closing a loophole that lawmakers said could be exploited by President Trump in a bid to indemnify former associates. The bill, […]

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DEMS/HOUSE OF REPS/LEGISLATION/OBAMACARE/PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Returning to a central issue of the 2018 campaign, House Democrats on Thursday [5-9-19] passed legislation to reverse Trump administration rules that allow expansion of health care plans that do not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s mandated coverage of pre-existing medical conditions. The vote — 230 […]

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DEMS/GOP/LEGISLATION/NATURAL DISASTER/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “House Republicans should not vote for the BAD DEMOCRAT Disaster Supplemental Bill which hurts our States, Farmers & Border Security. Up for vote tomorrow. We want to do much better than this. All sides keep working and send a good BILL for immediate signing!” –Donald Trump, Twitter.com, May 9, 2019 6:11 […]

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DEMS/ELECTION/GOP/LEGISLATION/NATIONAL SECURITY/SENATE/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. But bipartisan legislation to address foreign intrusions is all but dead amid a distinct lack of enthusiasm from Senate GOP leadership and the Trump White […]

Read More… from 5/1/2019


ELECTION/FLORIDA/GOP/HISPANIC/IMMIGRATION/LEGISLATION/SANCTUARY CITIES/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “Florida Republicans once worried that hardline immigration policies would alienate Hispanic voters and cost the party the nation’s biggest swing state. Then came Donald Trump, who carried Florida in 2016. Two years later, Gov. Ron DeSantis won election running as a Trump clone. Now the GOP-led Legislature is heeding DeSantis’ call […]

Read More… from 4/24/2019


ENVIRONMENT/LEGISLATION/TRUMP AS PRESIDENT: “President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday [4-16-19] authorizing a plan for Western states to take less water from the overburdened Colorado River. The president’s signing capped a years-long process of sometimes difficult negotiations among the seven states that rely on the river. Trump announced his approval of the bill in a tweet, calling […]

Read More… from 4/16/2019