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  • New York Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Abortions Up to Birth

    01/22/2019 4:02:01 PM PST · by blueyon · 175 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | 01/22/19 | Micaiah Bilger
    The New York Senate passed a radical pro-abortion bill Tuesday that would allow unborn babies to be aborted for basically any reason up to birth. Metro reports the bill passed after abortion activists pushed it for more than a decade in New York. Until now, it failed to pass the state Senate because of Republican lawmakers, but the November election put pro-abortion Democrats in control of both houses. The vote was 38-24. A New York Public Radio reporter said she heard a voice shout, “May almighty God have mercy on this state!” in the Senate soon after the vote. The...
  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Blocks President Trump Entry into Capitol Building

    01/22/2019 2:30:49 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 331 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 22, 2019 | Sundance
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Blocks President Trump Entry into Capitol Building – Confirms State of Union Speech Cancellation… It looks like Speaker of The House Nancy Pelosi has no intention of allowing the House chamber to be used for a State of the Union address. Speaker Pelosi has informed the House Sergeant at Arms that no executive branch official will be permitted entry into the Capitol building. Earlier Fox News reported Pelosi cancelled a walkthrough last week, and a second request for reconsideration from the White House is expected to meet the same fate. The House Speaker controls who is,...
  • Pledge of Allegiance 'rooted in ... white supremacy': Dreamer immigrant activist

    01/22/2019 12:32:53 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 83 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 22, 2019 | by Stephen Dinan
    A prominent immigrant-rights activist launched a drive Tuesday to rewrite the American Pledge of Allegiance, saying as it stands now it’s a symbol of “rooted in nativism and white supremacy.” Cesar Vargas, a “Dreamer” who came to the country illegally with his mother and now runs the Dream Action Coalition, says the pledge speaks to fear, while he wants to see a version imbued with “optimism.” “The upgraded version should read: “I pledge allegiance and love to our indigenous and immigrant heritage, rooted in the United States of America, to our civil rights for which we strive, one voice, one...
  • Laura Ingraham: Covington Catholic kids to meet with Trump at White House

    01/22/2019 11:27:06 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 98 replies
    EXCLUSIVE on the new #LauraIngrahamPodcast — the Covington Catholic students threatened by the leftist internet mob will be meeting with @realDonaldTrump at the White House as early as tomorrow. @iTunes @PodcastOne
  • Dear FRiends, We need your help to keep this FReepathon moving. [Thread XXII]

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  • Supreme Court will review gun restrictions for first time in nearly a decade (New York)

    01/22/2019 8:04:22 AM PST · by NRx · 50 replies
    WaPo ^ | 01-22-2019 | Robert Barnes
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will examine New York City’s ban on carrying a licensed and unloaded handgun outside the city limits, the first Second Amendment challenge it has accepted in nearly a decade. The decision to hear the case in the term that begins in October may signal that the reinforced conservative majority on the court is ready to consider more laws that restrict gun rights. New York’s law is not replicated elsewhere: It permits transporting handguns only to firing ranges within the city. Those who challenged the law have a licenses to keep a handgun at...
  • Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to be enforced

    01/22/2019 7:00:56 AM PST · by PghBaldy · 67 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 22 | Lydia Wheeler
    The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted the Trump administration's request to allow it to temporarily enforce its restrictions on transgender people serving in the military. The court, however, did not agree to review the legality of the new policy until the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a ruling.
  • Pres. Trump Tweets about Nick Sandman Covington Catholic students Media Smear

    01/21/2019 7:54:14 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 85 replies
    Twitter ^ | 1-21-2019 | Donald Trump
    Looking like Nick Sandman & Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly with early judgements proving out to be false - smeared by media. Not good, but making big comeback! “New footage shows that media was wrong about teen’s encounter with Native American” -TuckerCarlson
  • Trump 'never spoke' with Michael Cohen about false testimony, Rudy Giuliani says

    01/21/2019 1:09:48 PM PST · by springwater13 · 22 replies
    President Trump did not speak with Michael Cohen before he testified falsely before Congress about plans to develop a skyscraper in Moscow during the 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani said Monday, backing off previous assertions that such talks may have taken place. The former New York mayor, who serves as Trump’s top lawyer in Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation, said he had confirmed the matter with previous members of the President’s legal team, including ex-lead counsel John Dowd. “The President never spoke with Cohen about the congressional testimony,” Giuliani told the Daily News. However, Giuliani acknowledged Trump’s legal team conversed with Cohen’s...
  • Kamala Harris enters 2020 presidential race

    01/21/2019 7:22:11 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 198 replies
    Washpo ^ | 1-21-2019 | Matt Viser
    en. Kamala D. Harris of California joined the 2020 presidential contest on Monday, thrusting a daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India into the Democratic race two years after she arrived in the Senate. Harris, a 54-year-old former prosecutor raised in a state that has been the crucible of the Trump resistance, expanded a growing field of candidates fighting for the nomination of a party that is increasingly nonwhite and fueled by women alienated by the president. She made the announcement during an interview on ABC’s “Good Morning America” and in a video that her campaign posted online.
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 20 January 2019

    01/20/2019 4:28:17 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 184 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 20 January 2019 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows January 20th, 2019 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. James Clyburn, D-S.C. The panel will be Son of ancient Mike Wallass, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich; former Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.; Guy Benson of “Townhall” and co-host of “Benson and Harf”; and Charles Lane, editorial writer for The Washington ComPost.MEET THE PRESS (NBC--Nuthin’ But Collusion): Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for President Donald Trump; Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.; Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo. The panel will be Peter Baker of The New York Times; Joshua...
  • President Trump Delivers Remarks on the Humanitarian Crisis on Our Southern Border and the Shutdown

    01/19/2019 1:38:20 PM PST · by catnipman · 99 replies
    YouTube ^ | 1/19/2019 | President Trump
    President Trump Delivers Remarks on the Humanitarian Crisis on Our Southern Border and the Shutdown
  • POTUS to Deliver Remarks on Crisis at Southern Border and Shutdown at 4PM LIVE Thread

    01/19/2019 11:42:25 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 352 replies
    White House ^ | January 19, 2019
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2LMKwsayAZE He says he will be making a big reveal about the government shutdown and border security at 3pm EDT at the White House Trump says he will make a 'major announcement' on the month-long shutdown and border security in a White House speech he says he'll deliver on Saturday afternoon
  • Exclusive: Trump plans shutdown compromise Trump speaking to reporters

    01/19/2019 8:43:15 AM PST · by 4Runner · 190 replies
    AXIOS ^ | Jonathan Swan
    President Trump plans to use remarks from the Diplomatic Reception Room on Saturday afternoon to propose a notable immigration compromise, according to sources familiar with the speech. Details: The offer is expected to include Trump’s $5.7 billion demand for wall money in exchange for the BRIDGE Act — which would extend protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) — and also legislation to extend the legal status of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, according to a source with direct knowledge. Jared Kushner and Mike Pence have led the crafting of this deal and the negotiations with members, according to...
  • Trump on Recent Media Reporting (tweet)

    01/19/2019 6:16:40 AM PST · by be-baw · 46 replies
    Twitter ^ | January 19. 2019 | President Donald J. Trump
    Donald J. Trump ‏ Verified account @realDonaldTrump 20m20 minutes ago Many people are saying that the Mainstream Media will have a very hard time restoring credibility because of the way they have treated me over the past 3 years (including the election lead-up), as highlighted by the disgraceful Buzzfeed story & the even more disgraceful coverage!
  • Trump plans to make Democrats an offer to end shutdown, not declare national emergency

    01/18/2019 7:15:44 PM PST · by Innovative · 196 replies
    CNN ^ | Han. 18, 2018 | Abby Phillip and Betsy Klein
    President Donald Trump plans to offer Democrats another proposal to end the shutdown when he addresses the nation from the White House on Saturday afternoon -- what officials are describing as his third offer to end the shutdown, according to a senior administration official. The official told CNN that Trump's idea is to put something on the table to get Democrats to engage with negotiations. Trump is not expected to back down from his demand for a border wall, but the plan will seek to entice Democrats by offering other concessions.
  • Mueller team disputes BuzzFeed report claiming Trump told Cohen to lie

    01/18/2019 4:51:25 PM PST · by traderrob6 · 127 replies
    Fox ^ | 1/18/19 | Alex Pappas
    Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday issued a rare statement disputing a bombshell news report claiming President Trump directed Michael Cohen to lie about the timing of discussions over a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” Peter Carr, a spokesman for Mueller’s office, said Friday.
  • Bye Bye Trade War? China Plans $1 Trillion Buying Spree to Reduce US Trade Deficit

    01/18/2019 1:56:00 PM PST · by dynoman · 93 replies
    ccn.com ^ | 1-18-19 | Sam Bourgi
    China Proposes Six-Year Buying Spree Citing sources familiar with the matter, Bloomberg reported Friday that China has offered to significantly boost its purchase of U.S. goods over a six-year period in an effort to re-balance trade between the two superpowers. By increasing its annual imports from the United States, Beijing would reduce its trade surplus to zero by 2024. That would require a spending boost of more than $1 trillion.
  • Gov. Ron DeSantis suspends Palm Beach elections chief Susan Bucher

    01/18/2019 10:43:51 AM PST · by relictele · 70 replies
    sun-sentinel.com ^ | 18 Jan 2019 | Steve Bousquet and Skyler Swisher
    Susan Bucher, the long-time supervisor of elections in Palm Beach County, was suspended Friday by Gov. Ron DeSantis following a series of post-election controversies. At a news conference at The Historical Museum of Palm Beach, DeSantis said he would follow Secretary of State Mike Ertel’s recommendation to suspend Bucher in order “to right the ship” in Palm Beach County. “Palm Beach County stands alone in their level of ineptitude” in the election reporting process, DeSantis said.
  • Democrat Lawmakers Suffer Meltdown After Trump Grounds Pelosi's Flight to Belgium (VIDEO)

    01/17/2019 7:23:33 PM PST · by Zakeet · 154 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | January 17, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    On Thursday afternoon, President Trump informed Speaker Pelosi her "public relations" trip to Afghanistan, Egypt, and Brussels has been postponed so that she can stay in DC and negotiate with him. The President canceled Pelosi's flight just one hour before she was scheduled to depart - Pelosi and other lawmakers were on the bus en route to the airport. [Snip] Pelosi's bus was seen circling the US Capitol after the flights were grounded. It was a rough day for Democrats. [Snip] Democrat lawmakers suffered a meltdown following the grounding of Air Pelosi.