The House ruled Tuesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s criticism of President Trump violates the chamber’s rules. Members, though, voted to keep her words in the official record despite GOP efforts to strike them in a 232-190 vote. They also allowed Mrs. Pelosi to be able to continue debating on the House floor,
President Donald Trump’s most ardent cable news defender cut away from his Monday night rally in El Paso, Texas, to issue a warning to Republican lawmakers: Don’t back congressional negotiators’ latest border deal.
“On this new, so-called compromise, I’m getting details,” Fox News host Sean Hannity said, referring to the tentative agreement reached by a bipartisan conference committee that would allocate roughly $1.3 billion for physical barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border.
“1.3 billion? That’s not a — not even a wall, a barrier?” Hannity said.
During an MSNBC panel discussion on Donald Trump’s close relationship with Russia — that also delved into the GOP going along with the president — a former Defense Department official pointed out that Russia is likely unnerved at special counsel Robert Mueller’s success at linking them to the Trump campaign.
Speaking with AM Joy host Joy Reid, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine, and Eurasia Evelyn Farkas said the Kremlin is watching the investigation revelations with great concern.
Conservative lawmakers and commentators spent Sunday downplaying the dire warnings in a much-anticipated climate assessment — released Friday by the Trump administration — going as far to accuse the scientists who worked on the report of perpetuating climate “alarmism” in order to keep their jobs.
The scientists who helped draft the fourth National Climate Assessment, according to former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), were attracted to the money that comes with producing a report that highlights the terrible dangers of climate change.
US PRESIDENT’S amoral and purely commercial foreign policy on Saudi Arabia; TRUMP doubles down on his support for the Saudi crown prince without citing further evidence.