House Leadership Pulls Health Care Bill

House Leadership Pulls Health Care Bill

It became apparent this afternoon that the health care bill promoted by Republican leadership in the House did not have enough votes to pass, and the bill was pulled by Speaker Paul Ryan, despite President Trump’s earlier insistence that a vote be held. Based on the Washington Post’s account, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch

Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch

Chuck Schumer announced this morning that Senate Democrats will filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. This seems like an odd decision, as Senate Republicans will no doubt follow the lead of Harry Reid and Schumer himself, by ending the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. Gorsuch […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Breaking News From CNN: We Have No News

Breaking News From CNN: We Have No News

Democratic Party operatives are desperately trying to keep their Russia narrative alive. Thus, this CNN headline : “US Officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians.” Sounds like a blockbuster, right? Only the story contains no actual news. The FBI has information that indicates associates of President […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Nunes’s Announcement: Another Take

Nunes’s Announcement: Another Take

I wrote earlier today about House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes’s statement that one or more intelligence agencies “incidentally” collected communications of members of President Trump’s campaign during the Fall of 2016. A reader writes to offer another perspective: I think you need to be a bit more nuanced. […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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So, Were Trump’s Tweets Right After All?

So, Were Trump’s Tweets Right After All?

Today House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes told reporters that, as has long been rumored and reported, one or more intelligence agencies did collect communications of members of President Trump’s campaign during the Fall of 2016: Members of the intelligence community collected “incidental” communications of the Trump transition team […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Terrorist Attack at Parliament [Updated]

Terrorist Attack at Parliament [Updated]

An apparent terrorist attack occurred a couple of hours ago near the Parliament building in London. A car veered into a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing at least one and wounding as many as 11 others. Reports indicate that someone–I assume the driver of the vehicle–then began […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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