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  • Remarks by Vice President Pence in Listening Session with Faith and Community Leaders | Beltsville, MD

    06/05/2020 12:43:03 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 5, 2020 | White House
    Hope Christian Church Beltsville, Maryland12:38 P.M. EDTTHE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for being here.  I bring greetings from President Donald Trump.  I’m grateful, in a challenging time in the life of our nation, that you would take time to share your insights and your counsel with us, with our administration.I’m here with Scott Turner, who’s been leading in the advent of Opportunity Zones all across the United States.  But, Bishop Jackson, we are truly grateful for the hospitality.  And before we bring any remarks, I wondered if you just might favor us by opening us with a...
  • Bill Announcement [Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020]

    06/05/2020 12:41:19 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 5, 2020 | White House
    On Friday, June 5, 2020, the President signed into law:H.R. 7010, the “Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020,” which modifies certain provisions related to forgiveness of loans under the Paycheck Protection Program and allows loan forgiveness recipients to defer their payroll taxes. The White House
  • Trouncing Expectations by 10 Million Jobs, the Labor Markets Comeback Has Begun

    06/05/2020 12:39:01 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 5, 2020 | Council of Economic Advisors
    The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ May Employment Situation report shows that the United States economy added 2.5 million jobs last month, and the unemployment rate fell from 14.7 percent to 13.3 percent.Employment increased significantly in leisure and hospitality (1.2 million), construction (464,000), education and health services (424,000), retail trade (368,000), and manufacturing (225,000). These job gains surprised forecasters, given many States were only beginning to reopen their economies during the reports’ survey reference periods (the week/pay period that includes May 12). The median of all private sector forecasts predicted 7.5 million job losses in May and an unemployment rate of...
  • Readout from the First Ladys Zoom Meeting with Experts on Social Emotional Learning

    06/05/2020 12:36:45 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 4, 2020 | First Lady Melania Trump, U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and others
    Today, First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos participated in a Zoom meeting for a briefing by Karen Baicker, executive director of the Yale Child Study Center-Scholastic Collaborative for Child and Family Resilience and Denise Daniels, author of “The Moodsters” and “First Aid for Feelings,” on Social Emotional Learning Techniques (SEL) and the mental health implications of COVID-19 as it relates to children and families.The First Lady opened the discussion highlighting how SEL is a major component of the well-being pillar of her Be Best initiative. Mrs. Trump stressed the importance of supporting the mental health of...
  • Statement from the Press Secretary Commemorating the 31st Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

    06/05/2020 12:32:42 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 4, 2020 | White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany
    The American people reflect on the courage and optimism of the hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens who gathered peacefully 31 years ago in Beijing and throughout China to protest widespread official corruption and demand a greater say in the governance of their country.  The Chinese Communist Party’s slaughter of unarmed Chinese civilians was a tragedy that will not be forgotten.  The United States calls on China to honor the memory of those who lost their lives and to provide a full accounting of those who were killed, detained, or remain missing in connection with the events surrounding the...
  • Memorandum on Protecting United States Investors from Significant Risks from Chinese Companies

    06/05/2020 12:30:58 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 4, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR ECONOMIC POLICY THE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT FOR NATIONAL SECURITY AFFAIRSSUBJECT:  Protecting United States Investors from Significant Risks from Chinese CompaniesBy the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and to ensure the integrity of United States financial markets, it is hereby ordered as follows:Section 1.  Purpose.  United States capital markets have long been the driving engine of the global economy.  The combination of robust disclosure requirements, clear and effective regulation, fair enforcement, and a free...
  • EO on Accelerating the Nations Economic Recovery from the COVID-19 Emergency by Expediting Infrastructure Investments and Other Activities

    06/05/2020 12:29:44 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 4, 2020 | President Donald J Trump
    By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby determine and authorize as follows:Section 1.  Purpose.  The 2019 novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing outbreaks of the disease COVID-19, has significantly disrupted the lives of Americans.  In Proclamation 9994 of March 13, 2020 (Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak), I declared, pursuant to the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq., that the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States constituted a national emergency that posed a threat to our national...
  • Press Briefing by Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany

    06/05/2020 12:24:34 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 2 replies
    whitehouse.gov ^ | June 3, 2020 | Kayleigh McEnany
    James S. Brady Press Briefing Room2:17 P.M. EDTMS. MCENANY:  Hello, everyone.  So I’m going to start with a few housekeeping announcements.  First of all, the President’s annual physical results are ready for release.  The full memo will be released shortly.  But in summary, the President remains healthy.Also, I’d like to congratulate the winners of last night’s primary elections.  President Trump has now endorsed candidates and has a 64 to 0 record in congressional, special, and primary election races since the midterms, demonstrating the strength of and support for the President’s agenda across the country as evidenced in the 64...
  • Readout from the Vice Presidents Governors Briefing on COVID-19 Response & Recovery

    06/05/2020 12:22:38 PM PDT · by ransomnote
    whitehouse.gov ^ | Jun 3, 2020 | Vice President Pence , Governors
    Today, Vice President Mike Pence led a discussion with the chief executives of approximately 50 States, territories, and the city of Washington, DC, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force to update our Nation’s governors on local, State, and Federal COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. To open up the meeting, Chaplain of the United States Senate, Rear Admiral Barry Black led the group in prayer. The Vice President assured the Governors that the Administration would honor the memory of George Floyd, justice would be done, and at a time of civil unrest we would continue to protect the rights, property,...
  • Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee authorizes @SenRonJohnson to issue subpoenas +30 names READ

    06/05/2020 12:09:34 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 11 replies
    Twitter.com ^ | June 5, 2020 | Catherine Herridge
    Catherine Herridge   @CBS_Herridge   Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee authorizes @SenRonJohnson to issue subpoenas FBI Crossfire Hurricane, State Dept contact author “Steele Dossier” and unmasking by former government officials. +30 names READ @CBSNews
  • The Coup is Happening. Patriots Must Go and Be Counted in Our Capitol This Weekend. Anti-Trump forces must not be the only ones at the White House. AND WE MUST PRAY

    06/05/2020 9:20:48 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 18 replies
    June 5, 2020 | vanity
      I looked up the definition of coup:“a sudden, violent, and illegal seizure of power from a government”In DC this weekend? I just don’t see that coming. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~I knew pieces were there for the past few years- I just never knew a physical coup effort would HAPPEN until yesterday. I'm shocked to write those words! All is at stake now but the public finds it even harder than I do to accept, and I've been following the build up for a few years.Lockdown states for no reason - the public becomes passive.Work to strip the military from Trump by...
  • Judge Drops the Hammer on Hillary Clinton, Orders Her to Testify on Emails

    06/05/2020 8:43:18 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 52 replies
    NN ^ | 06-04-20 | Jay Greenberg
    Hillary Clinton has just been dealt a huge blow from a federal judge, who ordered the twice-failed Democratic presidential candidate to testify under oath on her alleged email abuse. The former U.S. secretary of state must submit to a deposition by Judicial Watch, a political watchdog group that sued over Clinton's use of a private email server, the court ruled.
  • Black Lives Matter sues Trump administration over use of force on D.C. protesters

    06/05/2020 7:12:14 AM PDT · by Caipirabob · 19 replies
    Yahoo Propaganda News ^ | June 4, 2020 | Doha Madani
    Black Lives Matter sued President Donald Trump and his administration Thursday, alleging that their civil rights and First Amendment rights were violated when peaceful protesters were forced out of Lafayette Square so Trump could take a photo in front of a nearby church. Protesters demonstrating peacefully against police violence in the wake of George Floyd's death were forced out of the square in Washington on Monday by U.S. Park Police and the National Guard. Journalists and protesters alike reported that the otherwise peaceful demonstration was met with authorities using horses, projectiles and gas to force them out.
  • Washington DC Mayor Bowser Kicks Out Utah National Guard from ALL Washington DC Hotels [FREEPERS: 1 million "protesters" to Capitol This Weekend]

    06/05/2020 7:11:03 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 60 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | June 5, 2020 | Jim Hoft
     Washington DC Mayor Bowser announced on Thursday she was examining every legal question about the Presidents’ authority to send troops, even National Guard from other states, to the District of Columbia. Mayor Bowser said, “I have the authority and have not requested guard from any state.”The DC Mayor then later evicted ALL NATIONAL GUARD from any Washington DC hotel.On Sunday night leftists defaced the WWII Memorial and Korean War Memorial and torched a 200-year-old church.One million protesters are expected in Washington DC this weekend. The Democrats are completely insane today.Click to view Twitter video: Mayor Bowser Kicks National Guard out...
  • Today's Quotefall Puzzle by Tucker Carlson

    06/05/2020 6:35:53 AM PDT · by GOP Congress · 2 replies
    Self-Published | 6/5/2020 | Self-Published
    Today's Quotefall Puzzle features a quote by Tucker Carlson. Click puzzle (or click here) for full size rendition, then use your browser's print command to print puzzle.Tucker Carlson is a conservative / libertarian commentator on Fox News, with an understated intelligence that easily counters the extreme positions of many of his guests.All hints, along with the answer, are provided in the first reply comment below, using filtered font to prevent accidental spoilers. Please refrain from disclosing the full answer in comments to prevent spoilers.To solve the puzzle: Enter the letters in the top half (letter columns) of the puzzle into...
  • Minneapolis City Council president aims to replace police department with transformative new model of public safety

    06/05/2020 2:49:18 AM PDT · by Libloather · 82 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 6/04/20 | Anthony Leonardi
    The Minneapolis City Council president will vote to abolish the city's police department for a "transformative new model of public safety." On Thursday, Lisa Bender, the Minneapolis City Council president, committed to abolishing law enforcement in the city, which is home to approximately 430,000 residents, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "Yes. We are going to dismantle the Minneapolis Police Department and replace it with a transformative new model of public safety," Bender said in response to Jeremiah Ellison, the son of Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison and another member of the city council. **SNIP** In an interview with local...
  • EXCLUSIVE: NAVY SEAL AND MISSOURI GOVERNOR WHO FACED DOWN ANTIFA CLEARED

    06/04/2020 10:35:47 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 27 replies
    sofrep.com ^ | June 4, 2020 | Stavros Atlamazoglou
    When ANTIFA and other radical groups threatened to destroy St. Louis, Missouri, in 2017, then-GovernorEric Greitens, a former Navy SEAL officer, stepped in and with frontline leadership defeated them. A few months afterward, in 2018, Greitens was forced to resign from office as legal costs, which numbered in the millions, mounted following a criminal charge against him. His deputy, Mike Parson, took his place. This February, however, the Missouri Ethics Commission exonerated Greitens after a 20-month investigation. Kimberly Gardner, the George Soros-backed prosecutor who charged Greitens for crimes with no evidence is now under active criminal investigation. Moreover, the former...
  • Harvard shrank its insect-inspired microrobot to the size of a penny

    06/04/2020 9:37:27 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    Engadget ^ | 06/04/2020 | Christine Fisher
    Harvard researchers have made the tiny Harvard Ambulatory Microrobot (HAMR) even tinier. The next-gen, cockroach-inspired robot is about the size of a penny, and it can run at speeds of 13.9 body lengths per second. That makes it one of the smallest and fastest microrobots to date. The team also believes its the most dexterous robot of its size. Dubbed HAMR-JR, the robot is a half-scale version of its predecessor, which researchers taught to swim and walk underwater. The team built HAMR-JR, in part, to test whether the origami-inspired manufacturing process used to build HAMR and other microbots, like RoboBee,...
  • (vanity )For all you Joe Rogan fans - listen to this !

    06/04/2020 8:58:06 PM PDT · by sushiman · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/4/20 | Revenge Of The Cis
    Listen from 1:19:22 to 1:20:58 ! Unreal ? Who is controlling this guy ???
  • Media inciting riots

    06/04/2020 8:39:02 PM PDT · by utford · 31 replies
    I did some searching but had trouble finding sources. After 9/11, the mass media stopped showing the WTC collapsing videos since it Might incite violence. In contrast , they show the Minneapolis video on repeat during their newscasts. Is the major media guilty of inciting riots in the current situation?