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  • Nancy Pelosi Details Democratsí Plan...: ĎI Donít See Any of Us Voting for Wall Fundingí

    10/18/2018 4:55:25 AM PDT · by familyop · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 17, 2018 | John Binder
    In an interview with Politico, Pelosi detailed her plans...every Senate Democrat has signed onto Sen. Dianne Feinsteinís (D-CA) proposal that would abolish and end all immigration and border enforcement across the U.S.,...The Senate Democrat plan would also likely ban any and all federal arrests of illegal aliens...it allows illegal alien smugglers to freely traffic children into the U.S. without the fear of arrest.
  • Republicans mailing in more ballots than Democrats; Lee County is No. 1

    10/18/2018 2:49:54 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 12 replies
    TampaBay.com ^ | Oct 18, 2018 | Steve Bousquet
    Nearly 2.6 million Florida voters are receiving mail ballots for the November election It's still early, but there's no sign of a blue wave in the initial wave of mail ballot returns in Florida. Figures filed Wednesday with the state show that more Republicans than Democrats are returning their mail ballots, 20 days before Election Day. Nearly 2.6 million voters have been sent mail ballots ó what used to be called absentee ballots ó and 554,000 arrived through Tuesday. Republican mail ballot returns of 247,530 accounted for 45 percent of the total returns statewide, even though Republicans account for 35...
  • Andrew Gillum Graduated Training School That Spawned Soros Army of Revolutionaries

    10/17/2018 12:53:00 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 17 Oct, 2018 | Aaron Klein
    Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum graduated from an Oakland, California-based training school for progressive revolutionaries that has spawned a list of activists who have gone on to become the whoís who of the far-left leadership world, with many taking senior positions at organizations financed by billionaire George Soros. In scores of cases, graduates of the Rockwood Leadership Institute founded or directed notorious Soros-financed activist groups, such as Black Lives Matter, Media Matters for America, MoveOn.org and the Tides Foundation, one of the nationís largest funders of progressive groups. Sorosís own Open Society Foundations sent top staff to Rockwood for training....
  • Trump says each Cabinet secretary should slash 5% of their budgets after he pledges to cut spending

    10/17/2018 10:14:32 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 49 replies
    "We're going to be asking for a 5 percent cut from every secretary today," Trump told reporters at the White House in advance of a meeting with those secretaries. The proposal comes days after the Trump administration announced a $779 billion budget deficit for fiscal year 2018 ó a six-year high and a 17 percent jump from the prior period. "He's asking them to cut the fraud, the waste, the abuse," White House senior advisor Kellyanne Conway said on Fox Business News. "Cut the fat, not the essentials." Trump had said in an earlier interview on the network that "We're...
  • Two GOP Candidates Assaulted in Minnesota

    10/17/2018 10:28:23 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 42 replies
    FREE BEACON ^ | 17 Oct 2018 | Bill McMorris
    The Minnesota Democratic Party has suspended a spokesman for calling for violence against Republicans even as two GOP candidates have been assaulted in suspected politically motivated attacks. The Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party has suspended communications staffer William Davis for one week without pay after making a Facebook post joking that Democrats would "bring [Republicans] to the guillotine" on Nov. 7, the day after the midterm elections. Minnesota Republican Party chairman Jennifer Carnahan said the suspension was not enough, calling for his immediate firing in the aftermath of separate attacks against Republican candidates. She said she has been subjected to numerous death threats...
  • Budget reconciliation is the key to building the border wall

    10/17/2018 10:12:06 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 9 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/17/18 | BY REP. BRADLEY BYRNE (R-ALA.)
    Over the last 20 years, budget reconciliation has been used as a powerful tool to bypass filibusters and accomplish priority issues for the majority party with only 50 votes in the Senate. ...That is why I (Rep. Bradley Byrne) am introducing a bill, the Fifty Votes for the Wall Act, that I am confident could meet the requirements of budget reconciliation and survive the Byrd Ruleís tests. The bill creates a new mandatory spending program, providing up to $25 billion, to fully fund President Trumpís border wall.
  • Prominent Electoral Prognosticator: The GOP's Chances Are Suddenly Looking Better

    10/17/2018 8:59:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 82 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 17, 2018 | Guy Benson
    If you're a regular reader, this trend doesn't come as a surprise.  We've been tracking and flagging it since the Kavanaugh ordeal, which galvanized legions of previously-disengaged or underwhelmed GOP-leaning voters.  We've demonstrated how that impact has continued to reverberate, particularly in Senate races.  And now, the mainstream conventional wisdom appears to be catching up.  Charlie Cook, who leads the vaunted Cook Political Report, is out with a new detailed analysis pointing to a clear uptick in Republicans' fortunes: Charlie Cook: “One question that keeps coming back up is whether those who led the out-of-control demonstrations on Capitol Hill against...
  • Report: Smoke forces first lady Melania Trumpís plane to turn around en route to Philadelphia

    10/17/2018 6:39:47 AM PDT · by Zuben Elgenubi · 56 replies
    The Inquirer ^ | October 17, 2018 | Joseph A. Gambardello
    First lady Melania Trump's airplane reportedly was forced to return to Andrews Air Force Base after a smoke condition developed in the jet while it was en route to Philadelphia. Problem aboard First Lady's plane, returning to @Andrews_JBA. Press pool aboard reports "thin haze of smoke" was visible and the smell of something burning. Passengers given wet towels to breathe through. Told a "mechanical issue" was detected.
  • Llano River flooding in Central Texas

    10/16/2018 8:33:24 PM PDT · by rustbucket · 54 replies
  • Trump tells AP he wonít accept blame if GOP loses House

    10/17/2018 3:28:13 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 51 replies
    AP ^ | 17 Oct 18 | CATHERINE LUCEY, JONATHAN LEMIRE and ZEKE MILLER
    Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he wonít accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a wide-ranging interview three weeks before Election Day, Trump told The Associated Press he senses voter enthusiasm rivaling 2016 and he expressed cautious optimism that his most loyal supporters will vote even when he is not on the ballot. He dismissed suggestions that he might take responsibility, as his predecessor did, for midterm losses or view the outcome as...
  • The US-Saudi relationship must be preserved Ė our national interest demands it

    10/16/2018 9:22:22 PM PDT · by Innovative · 103 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 16, 2018 | Jim Hanson
    The concerted efforts now underway to derail the improved relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia established by the Trump administration are unhelpful at best and dangerous to Americaís national and economic security at worst. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is a reformer trying to modernize his country. The steps he has taken so far are unprecedented. Letting that progress fall victim to mistakes by his government and attacks from opponents would be a massive mistake. The death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi Ė a critic of the Saudi government, who has not been heard from since he...
  • Dow spikes 548 points as investors cheer fat corporate profits

    10/16/2018 5:23:52 PM PDT · by John W · 54 replies
    CNN Business ^ | October 16, 2018 | Mart Egan
    New York (CNN Business)Corporate America is coming to Wall Street's rescue. The Dow soared 548 points, or 2.2%, on Tuesday as investors cheered fat profits from major companies and relative calm in the bond market. The huge rally, the Dow's best day since March, helped the index recover a chunk of last week's hefty losses. Tech stocks, the biggest losers during the market turmoil, raced back to life. The Nasdaq spiked nearly 3%, while the S&P 500 advanced 2.2%. Investors piled back into tech darlings. Amazon, Facebook and Netflix closed sharply higher.
  • U.S. Is Worldís Most Competitive Economy for First Time in a Decade

    10/16/2018 4:11:18 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 36 replies
    WSJ ^ | 16 Oct 2018 | Joanna Sugden
    The U.S. is back on top as the most competitive country in the world, regaining the No. 1 spot for the first time since 2008 in an index produced by the World Economic Forum, which said the country could still do better on social issues. America climbed one place in the rankings of 140 countries, with the top five rounded out by Singapore, Germany, Switzerland and Japan. All five countriesí scores rose from 2017, with the U.S. notching the second-biggest gain after Japanís. The top spot hasnít gone to the U.S. since the financial crisis stalled output and triggered a...
  • Donald Trump Announces Houston Rally with Ted Cruz in Texas

    10/16/2018 6:43:00 AM PDT · by davikkm · 47 replies
    breitbart ^ | CHARLIE SPIERING
    President Donald Trump will rally supporters in Houston, Texas, next Monday, according to a statement from his campaign. The event is scheduled to be held at NRG Arena, a location that can seat 8,000 people. ďThe President looks forward to celebrating the booming Trump economy thatís delivering new jobs and bigger paychecks to the hardworking men and women across the Lone Star State,Ē the Chief Operating Officer for the Trump campaign said in a statement to reporters. Trump promised to campaign in Texas to help Sen. Ted Cruzís re-election campaign after the well-funded Beto OíRourke sparked hopes from Democrats looking...
  • Trump allies double down on 'mob' attack in final stretch of midterms (America First ad buy)

    10/16/2018 4:06:31 AM PDT · by 11th_VA · 32 replies
    KTVZ ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Sarah Westwood
    (CNN) - President Donald Trump's allies are increasingly embracing his argument that Democrats have become a "mob" heading into the final stretch of the midterm election, echoing his incendiary language in the hopes of motivating Republican voters to head to the polls in just three weeks. America First Policies, the non-profit arm of the political action committee aligned with Trump, will launch a multi-state ad buy Tuesday aimed at turning out voters across 15 states with competitive Senate or congressional races. The $1.2 million digital campaign's first spot, titled "Division by Intimidation," will feature Democrats and protesters engaging in the...
  • Jeff Sessions rips federal judges over anti-Trump bias

    10/16/2018 12:29:27 AM PDT · by kingattax · 60 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10-15-18 | Jeff Mordock
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions unleashed a blistering assault on federal judges Monday, saying anti-Trump bias has led some to abandon their role as legal referees and become ďpolitical actorsĒ erecting roadblocks to the presidentís policies. In unusually stark language, Mr. Sessions suggested judges could soon face ďcalls for their replacementĒ if they donít cool it. He blasted one judge who called the presidentís policy toward illegal immigrants ďheartless,Ē and said another judge put ďthe inner workings of a Cabinet secretaryís mindĒ on trial to pave a path to block the government from asking about citizenship on the 2020 census. ďOnce...
  • Two Koreas, UN Command hold first talks on disarming border

    10/15/2018 11:58:00 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    Eyewitness News ^ | October 16, 2018 | Reuters
    As an initial step, the two Koreas are seeking to pull out 11 guard posts within a 1km radius of the Military Demarcation Line by the end of 2018. North Korea, South Korea and the United Nations Command (UNC) held their first three-way talks on Tuesday to discuss demilitarising the border as the two Koreas push for peace, Seoulís defence ministry said. The two Koreas agreed during Septemberís summit in Pyongyang to form a tripartite consultation with the UNC, which overlaps with US forces in the South and overseas affairs in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ), to facilitate their plan to...
  • Bombshell: Sen. Hatch Claims Heís 1/1032 T-Rex

    10/15/2018 6:52:24 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 71 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 10/15/2018
    Utah Republican Senator Orrin Hatch released his own DNA test on Twitter Monday evening in response to Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren doing the same to prove she has Native American ancestry. Hatch, 84, tweeted, ďDNA Test Results 1/1032 T-Rex. The rest: other dinosaurs.Ē The Boston Globe originally claimed on Monday that the DNA test revealed Warren was somewhere between 1/32 and 1/512 Native American, however they then corrected their story saying the numbers are actually between 1/64 and 1/1,024. Warrenís claims of Native American heritage have long been a point of contention between the Massachusetts Democrat and President Trump....
  • ABC: Generic Ballot In Battleground Districts Is Ö R+1?

    10/15/2018 4:37:06 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 56 replies
    Long room.com ^ | Oct 15, 2018
    The key to voter enthusiasm in this midterm cycle may be the same as it is in real estate: Location, location, location. ABC Newsí Rick Klein takes a look at the current generic-ballot polling from the latest Washington Post/ABC partnership and notes that the double-digit Democratic lead would normally spell curtains for the GOP. However, Klein points out that almost all of it comes in districts well in hand for Democrats ó and that the battleground looks different: If this was a national referendum on President Donald Trump, heíd be set for a thumping, or a shellacking, or whatever word...
  • Judge Dismisses Stormy Daniels Defamation Suit Against Trump (Rules She Has To Pay His Legal Fees)

    10/15/2018 4:06:56 PM PDT · by Proud White Trump Supporter · 68 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/15/2018 | John Roberts
    John Roberts John Roberts @johnrobertsFox Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation suit against ‚Ā¶@realDonaldTrump ‚Ā© - says he is entitled to legal fees from plaintiff 5:35 PM ¬∑ Oct 15, 2018