Thu. Aug 22nd, 2019

White House Watch

Judge allows Trump to appeal Democrats’ emoluments lawsuit | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: ‘Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics’ Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE can appeal a lawsuit filed by more than 200 congressional Democrats accusing him of violating the Emoluments…

Trump reverses, says he’s not looking at any tax cuts | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John Trump Former US ambassador: ‘Denmark is not a big fan of Donald Trump and his politics’ Senate Democrats push for arms control language in defense policy bill Detroit county sheriff endorses Booker for president MORE on Wednesday backtracked on his interest in a set of tax cuts he had just one day earlier…

Schumer says Trump encouraging anti-Semites | TheHill

Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSaagar Enjeti: Biden’s latest blunder; Krystal Ball: Did Schumer blow our chance to beat McConnell? Johnson eyes Irish border in Brexit negotiations Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, ‘I’m going to win’ MORE (D-N.Y.), the highest-ranking Jewish member of Congress, on Wednesday blasted President TrumpDonald…

Spending deal to add $1.7 trillion to deficit: CBO | TheHill

A sweeping budget deal passed earlier this month to raise spending caps in 2020 and 2021 will add $1.7 trillion to the U.S. deficit over a decade, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO).The CBO estimates that while the bipartisan deal increased spending for next year by about 3 percent over current…

Hobbled NRA shows strength with Trump | TheHill

The National Rifle Association (NRA) may be down, but it’s not out — and the group appears to have been successful in lobbying the most important player in the gun control debate.After saying earlier this month that he wants “very meaningful background checks” on gun purchasers, President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias…

Second Democrat representing Trump district backs impeachment | TheHill

Rep. Lauren UnderwoodLauren UnderwoodHillicon Valley: Capital One faces investigation over massive breach | DHS warns of cyber vulnerability in small aircraft | Senate bill would ban ‘addictive’ social media features Democrats take another stab at preventing foreign election interference Serena Williams, Mark Cuban invest in company working to end black maternal mortality MORE (D-Ill.) on…

Trump slams Tlaib after press conference on Israel ban: I don’t buy her tears | TheHill

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: ‘Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list’ Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE on Tuesday ramped up his attacks on Rep. Rashida TlaibRashida Harbi TlaibScaramucci calls on GOP to save country from Trump ‘depredations’ The…