This is just as important as many other things the President is doing.
For the third time in the Trump administration, Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley has moved forward with a confirmation hearing for an appeals court nominee over the objections of Democratic home-state senators
Many people have bemoaned the demise of the filibuster and now the blue slip. It certainly reflects a decline in senatorial courtesy. It’s bad news for individual senators, who now have less power to scuttle nominations.
What is (was) a blue slip?
In the Senate, a blue slip is an opinion written by a Senator from the state where a federal judicial nominee resides. Both senators from a nominee’s state are sent a blue slip in which they may submit a favorable or unfavorable opinion of a nominee. They may also choose not to return a blue slip. What was originally meant as a courtesy has been abused by some Senators to stall Trump’s nominees.
Mad Maxine: Trump’s Exit from Iran Deal Means Impeachment Is the Only Answer
Waters said in a tweet on Wednesday that the Republican President “thinks he knows better” than all the negotiators and major American allies — the UK, France and Germany — who negotiated the deal with Iran under former President Barack Obama.
Democrat and thankfully now-former AG of New York, Eric Schneiderman, was loudly and publicly committed to feminism.
- Privately, he degraded, spat on, and beat the women in his life.
Arrogant and extremely rude, Harris thinks she can waltz to the presidency the way Obama did.
The Junior Senator, Kamala Harris, lived down to my abysmal expectations for her.
Harris’ overbearing questions about morality were demeaning, nonsensical, and completely devoid of relevance to today’s security needs.
Earlier on Wednesday, Haspel, a 33-year veteran of the agency who is currently serving as acting director, vowed not to restart the CIA’s controversial detention and interrogation program during a confirmation hearing by the Senate Intelligence Committee.
President Trump celebrated the capture of the five ‘most wanted’ leaders of ISIS, including top aide to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. They were lured into a trap by Iraqi agents using a cell phone app.
Trump Tax Cuts Lead To Largest Ever Monthly Budget Surplus
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates the April surplus will total $218 billion, breaking the prior record of nearly $190 billion notched in April 2001. Continue reading
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OBAMA PAID A PALLET OF CASH FOR SEVERAL AMERICANS KIDNAPPED IN IRAN AND TRADED 5 TERRORISTS FOR ONE TRAITOROUS DESERTER.
TRUMP MADE FREEING THESE AMERICANS A CONDITION OF PEACE TERMS. THE DIFFERENCE IS KNOWN AS STRONG LEADERSHIP.
“Mother’s Day, which is this Sunday, is celebrated just one time per year. I don’t know about all of you, but I think mothers should be celebrated each and every day,” Trump shared with the group, thanking them for the sacrifice they make everyday for our country.
“As a mother myself, I know what goes into raising a child. It takes an incredible amount of strength, a lot of time, a generous amount of patience, and all of your love,” FLOTUS stated. “As moms, we are so incredibly privileged to be able to bring children into this world and be a part of helping them grow into adults.”
THEY RIP THIS WOMAN APART BECAUSE THEY HATE HER HUSBAND. YOU CAN TELL THESE TWO TRULY LOVE EACH OTHER.
THE CLINTONS’ MARRIAGE IS A PARTNERSHIP BORN OF LUST FOR MONEY AND POWER.