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  • Schumer: It’s in all our Interests to Keep Trump ‘Away from the Appropriations Process’

    12/04/2019 1:30:41 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/04/2019 | Ian Hanchett
    During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that it is in everyone’s interest “to keep the president away from the appropriations process and avoid another Trump shutdown before Christmas.” Schumer said, “I believe, left to our own devices, Congress could work through the final issues and make sure the government stays open. However, a report came out yesterday suggesting President Trump may refuse to sign any funding agreement without securing funding for his border wall first. … I hope cooler heads will prevail. I believe they will. But I’ve warned President...
  • BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint...

    11/23/2019 10:03:37 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 23, 2019 | Jim Hoft
    FULL TITLE: BREAKING: Anti-Trump CIA ‘Whistleblower’ Ciaramella Panicked After Caught Lying on ICIG Complaint: Tried to Revamp Statement on Oct. 8 After He Was Caught on Oct. 2 A photo of CIA whistleleaker Eric Ciaramella shaking Barack Obama’s hand in the Oval Office was published on a close friend’s wedding site last year. The photo was obtained by the Washington Examiner and it again suggests Eric Ciaramella is a political hack with a partisan Trump-hating agenda. Eric Ciaramella is a 33-year-old CIA officer who was planted inside the White House by ex-CIA chief John Brennan to spy on Trump and...
  • Trump impeachment hearings to go public next week

    11/06/2019 3:20:08 PM PST · by mdittmar · 22 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/6/2019 | BBC News
    Congressional Democrats have announced the first public hearings next week in an inquiry that may seek to remove President Donald Trump from office.Three state department officials will testify first. So far lawmakers from three key House committees have heard from witnesses behind closed doors. The impeachment inquiry centres on claims that Mr Trump pressured Ukraine to publicly announce an investigation into political rival Joe Biden.Mr Trump denies any abuse of power.House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff, who is overseeing the inquiry, told reporters on Wednesday that an impeachment case was building against the president. He said: "We are getting an...
  • The Electric Car Fantasy: Schumer’s ambitious proposal bucks basic economics—and science.

    11/04/2019 12:17:12 PM PST · by karpov · 24 replies
    City Journal ^ | October 30, 2019 | Mark P. Mills
    New York Senator Chuck Schumer has promised that if Democrats win the Senate in 2020, they’ll pass a law requiring that every car in America be electric by 2040. Chinese policymakers must be celebrating, because China makes the majority of the world’s batteries and has the most new battery factories under construction. The Chinese will need someone to buy all those batteries. This past summer, when China abandoned subsidies for electric vehicles (EVs), sales collapsed. China’s plan now is to require automakers to produce EVs, but at a paltry 3 percent to 4 percent of output. Perhaps Beijing will ultimately...
  • Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer Has A $454 Billion Proposal To Encourage America To Go Electric

    10/27/2019 3:26:15 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 56 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 25 Oct 2019 | Elizabeth Blackstock
    In a bid to stay slightly more relevant in the midst of rapidly changing times, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer has proposed a $454 billion plan to swap traditional gas-powered cars to electric vehicles, Automotive News reports. Not all of the $454 billion will go to consumers, though. Schumer’s plan includes billions in incentives for automakers to build or outfit EV factories as well as billions of dollars to improve the EV charging infrastructure. The 29 percent of greenhouse gas emissions produced by the “transportation sector” does not only cover new cars, though that’s what’s always targetted. It covers cars, trucks,...
  • Schumer: Democrats will try to overturn tax deduction cap

    10/24/2019 6:36:45 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 26 replies
    abcnews.go ^ | 10/22/2019 | Michael Balsamo
    Senate Democrats are attempting to repeal an IRS regulation that is designed to keep people from exceeding the $10,000 limit on state and local tax deductions. Democrats will force a vote, scheduled for Wednesday, to overturn the regulation through the Congressional Review Act, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
  • Mitch McConnell Says He Will Sit Down with Chuck Schumer to Discuss Impeachment Proceedings

    10/22/2019 4:27:59 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 168 replies
    GP ^ | 10/22/19 | Jim Hoft
    Pelosi is planning on ramming through an impeachment vote against President Trump by Christmas in the US House of Representatives. They have no crime defined but they are determined to find one in their secret meetings.The US Senate would then take up the impeachment proceedings.Tom Fitton says McConnell should reject this coup attempt outright.  On Tuesday Mitch McConnell said he will sit down with Senator Schumer and have a conversation on how to handle the proceedings. Mitch McConnell is against Trump and his voters.
  • Schumer warns Intel officials that Trump could expose whistleblower

    10/21/2019 1:25:05 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/21/19 | Jordain Carney
    Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is warning top intelligence community officials that President Trump could expose a whistleblower at the center of the House impeachment inquiry.Schumer sent a letter to Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire and Inspector General Michael Atkinson on Monday saying he's "concerned" Trump might disclose the individual's identity and wants to know what steps are being taken to protect the person. "In light of the President’s ill-advised statements, his lack of respect for the rule of law and his well-documented habit of condoning violence by his supporters, I am concerned that he may disclose...
  • Trump Tweet: "Nervous Nancy's unhinged meltdown!"

    10/16/2019 5:54:03 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 38 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10-16-2019 | Donald Trump
  • Dems storm out of Syria meeting with Trump: 'We have to pray for his health'

    10/16/2019 2:33:25 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 116 replies
    fox ^ | 10/16/2019 | Greg Re
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced at a news conference outside the White House on Wednesday that they had just walked out of a meeting with President Trump on Syria policy, after he apparently called Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and angrily suggested the Democrats probably appreciated communist Islamic State terrorists in the Middle East.
  • Schumer, Senate Democrats will force vote to repeal IRS ruling on SALT cap

    10/11/2019 7:07:59 PM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 10/10/19 | Brittany De Lea
    Senate Democrats plan to force a vote to repeal a recent ruling regarding the controversial $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions, imposed under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Ben Cardin announced on Thursday that they would use a disapproval resolution under the Congressional Review Act to “force a majority-threshold vote” on a measure to repeal IRS rules that block a SALT cap workaround. Specifically, the vote will be on “a resolution to repeal the IRS rule that prohibits states and local governments from protecting residents from ‘double taxation’ of their...
  • Trump: Sleepy Joe Biden!

    10/09/2019 8:15:23 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 20 replies
    Donald J. Trump Twitter ^ | 10/9/19 | Donald J. Trump
  • Andrew P. Bakaj, the Whistleblower’s Lawyer: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    09/28/2019 10:54:34 AM PDT · by Presbyterian Reporter · 21 replies
    HEAVY ^ | Sep 25, 2019 | Emily Bicks
    Andrew P. Bakaj is the lawyer representing the whistleblower who came forward with information about President Donald Trump and his conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky about an investigation into 2020 democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, Hunter Biden. The whistleblower’s intel, which has now been turned over to Congress confidentially, pushed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to announce a formal impeachment inquiry against Trump on September 24, 2019. Lead counsel on this high-profile case is the 36-year-old Bakaj, a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer, who now works as the founding & managing partner of Compass Rose Legal...
  • Gregg Jarrett: Trump did NOT commit an impeachable offense on call with Ukraine’s president–Here’s..

    10/02/2019 8:58:51 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 2, 2019 | Gregg Jarrett
    Full title: Gregg Jarrett: Trump did NOT commit an impeachable offense on call with Ukraine’s president – Here’s whyIn their delusive demands for the impeachment of President Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her fellow Democrats are substituting partisan politics for the commands and intent of the U.S. Constitution. This became self-evident when Pelosi announced her impeachment folly the day before she even set eyes on the alleged evidence, which turned out to be no evidence at all. The usual gaggle of misanthropes like Democratic Reps. Adam Schiff of California and Jerrold Nadler of New York have been searching for...
  • Lou Dobbs Tells Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to 'Go to Hell' Over Impeachment Inquiry [w/Video]

    10/01/2019 10:42:53 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | October 1, 2019 | Julio Rosas
    Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs tore into Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for their roles in the impeachment inquiry against Trump. Dobbs also turned his ire towards the whistleblower, whose complaint sparked the impeachment inquiry, accusing Trump of inappropriately pushing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to open an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, while mentioning military aid in a phone call. The whistleblower is reportedly a CIA employee who was assigned to the White House. Pelosi officially endorsed the House's impeachment inquiry last week. "Ignorance of...
  • Schumer Is So Delusional He Wants Trump To Work On Gun Control Despite Dems' Impeachment Inquiry

    09/30/2019 5:54:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies ^ | September 30, 2019 | Beth Baumann
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Sunday called on President Donald Trump to continue working with Congress on gun control measures despite Democrats' official impeachment inquiry over a call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Specifically, Schumer wants Trump to consider backing universal background checks, a bill known as HR 8 that passed in the House earlier this year. “Amidst the impeachment inquiry the gears of government can still move. Anyone who suggests otherwise is advancing a false narrative,” Schumer said at his Manhattan office on Sunday, the New York Post reported. “In fact, the best example of...
  • Schumer Declares: Transcript of Ukraine Call “Not Enough” [semi-satire]

    09/28/2019 10:41:56 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 6 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 29 Sep 2019 | John Semmens
    Convinced that President Trump would never agree to release a transcript of his July phone call with Ukraine’s President Zelensky, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) was forced to change course when an unredacted copy landed on his desk this week. “This document does not contain the incriminating evidence we anticipated,” the Senator complained. “We are not assuaged. Let me remind everyone that President Trump is known to have made dozens of phone calls everyday. In order to put this one phone call in context we will need to see transcripts of all the calls he has made or received since his...
  • Whistleblower lawyers work with nonprofit to launch GoFundMe page seeking $100G <tr>

    09/25/2019 11:05:25 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 25 2019 | Gregg Re, Catherine Herridge
    Whistleblower lawyers work with nonprofit to launch GoFundMe page seeking $100G ahead of possible testimony Lawyers for the whistleblower who has alleged possible wrongdoing by President Trump in his July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky worked with a nonprofit group to establish a GoFundMe page seeking to raise an initial $100,000 for the whistleblower's legal defense, Fox News has learned. John Tye, a onetime whistleblower who founded the nonprofit Whistleblower Aid, told Fox News he was working with the whistleblower's lawyers at the Compass Rose Legal Group as a matter of principle. Their fundraising page, which can be found...
  • Schumer: Transcript of Trump-Ukraine Call ‘Will Not Assuage Our Concerns’

    09/25/2019 10:50:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 09/25/2019 | Ian Hanchett
    During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that the release of the transcript of one of President Trump’s calls with Ukraine “will not assuage our concerns or the public’s concerns. Based on early reports, it may heighten them.” Schumer said, “The release of the transcript of one of President Trump’s calls with President Zelensky, which just came out, will not assuage our concerns or the public’s concerns. Based on early reports, it may heighten them. We must remember the president was reported to have several calls with President Zelensky over the...
  • Pelosi and Schumer take hard line with Trump on gun background checks

    09/15/2019 3:19:06 PM PDT · by Libloather · 41 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/15/19 | BURGESS EVERETT
    Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any firearm legislation that falls short of universal background checks for gun sales “will not get the job done,” complicating delicate negotiations between the president and a group of senators. Trump has been discussing potential legislation with senators in both parties that would expand background checks but would not go as far as House-passed legislation that would apply them to all gun sales with limited exceptions. Trump issued a veto threat on the House’s background-checks bill earlier this year, and few Republicans in Congress support it....