GOP lawmaker says Deep State is out to get Trump

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Dozens of Republicans are calling on the House Intelligence Committee to release an explosive memorandum detailing the activities of the Department of Justice and the FBI surrounding the surveillance of the Trump transition team. It is imperative that this information be made available to the public,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., told the Todd Starnes Radio […]

Trump calls for ‘nuclear option’ to end shutdown, McConnell signals no

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President Trump suggested Sunday that Senate Republicans change chamber rules — and resort to the “nuclear option” — so that they can pass a long-term budget with a simple, 51-vote majority, amid their funding stalemate with Democrats that has resulted in a government shutdown. The standoff between the parties primarily centers on Democrats saying that […]

Overseas troops will see Sunday NFL games despite government shutdown, Defense Department says

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U.S. military personnel overseas will get to watch the NFL conference championships games Sunday, after the broadcasts originally were deemed a non-essential service and canceled as part of the government shutdown, according to the Defense Department.  Despite the government shutdown, (the department) determined the operational necessity of television and radio broadcasts constitutes them as essential […]

Mulvaney: Trump won’t ‘weaponize’ shutdown like Obama team did

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White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney tried Sunday to calm Americans’ fears about the government shutdown, vowing those going to work Monday won’t see a “dramatic difference” because President Trump isn’t trying to “weaponize” the situation like the Obama administration did in 2013. The effects won’t actually be as visible as they were as in […]

As Hill leaders try to pin shutdown on Trump or Schumer, bipartisan Senate group aims to reach compromise

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Congressional Democrats and Republicans on Sunday again publically blamed each other’s party for the government running out of money and closing — respectively calling the situation the “Trump Shutdown” or the “Schumer Shutdown.” And, they urged the other side to end the political stalemate, as a bipartisan group of roughly 18 senators huddled to craft […]

Rohingya repatriation will start in two months, says Bangladesh

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The repatriation of the Rohingyas back to Myanmar will start in two months and be completed in a “reasonable time”, a Bangladeshi minister has said. The branch of the United Nations responsible for refugees will help with the return of the Muslim minority, according to Bangladesh foreign minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali. Over 600,000 Rohingyas […]