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Trump Calls McCain A Hero Now That He Will Return To DC For Ocare Vote

Source: Talking Points Memo

By CAITLIN MACNEAL Published JULY 25, 2017 7:17 AM

Now that Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is trekking to Capitol Hill Tuesday despite a brain cancer diagnosis, President Donald Trump called him an “American hero” on Tuesday morning.

Read more: http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/trump-mccain-hero-obamacare-repeal-vote



Oh boy republican psychopaths getting together to reminisces and a kumbaya moment on how much of a ass**** they really are

take your vote, but we are coming


Today 7/25/2017 the USA gets a vote on Health Care to be taken way by a Dick...so......




So in the spirit of calling this dick's office and any of the others "republicans that are dick's here is the
phone numbers

US Capitol Switchboard (202) 224-3121


Trump to Tom Price: Get votes or you're fired




Hey Price why didn't you get on your knees and suck this POS d******k


And as for the "boy scouts"----------------fuck you




Trump tells female reporter to be quiet, berates journalists during intern photo op

During a photo op with White House interns on Monday, President Donald Trump refused to answer questions from Associated Press reporter Catherine Lucey about whether he thinks Attorney General Jeff Sessions should resign or has something he wants to say to the public about health care, instead telling her to be “quiet.”

Trump then turned to the interns and lectured them about how the press isn’t supposed to ask questions.

“They’re not supposed to do that, but they’re doing it, but they’re not supposed to,” he said. “So, she’s breaking — you know, she’s breaking a code, but they don’t care. They don’t care about breaking codes.”


https://thinkprogress.org/trump-tells-female-reporter-to-be-quiet-berates-journalists-during-intern-photo-op-e36622ca38e2


And exactly why did woman work for this ass****

Has The Moment For Environmental Justice Been Lost?

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica.

Given how President Donald Trump has taken aim at the Environmental Protection Agency with regulatory rollbacks and deep proposed budget cuts, it may come as no surprise that the Office of Environmental Justice is on the chopping block.

This tiny corner of the EPA was established 24 years ago to advocate for minorities and the poor, populations most likely to face the consequences of pollution and least able to advocate for themselves.

It does so by acting as a middleman, connecting vulnerable communities with those who can help them. It heads a group that advises EPA officials about injustices and another that brings together representatives from other federal agencies and the White House to swap proposals.

When it works, all the talk leads to grants, policies and programs that change lives.

http://www.nationalmemo.com/moment-environmental-justice-lost/


This country is here-by fucked


public Pension Funds Profit Trump Possible Shady Russian Deals

I bet you didn’t know you were contributing to Donald Trump. If you are a teacher in Texas, a police officer in New York, or one of the nearly 2 million participants in the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS), your pension dollars help make Donald Trump richer and more powerful. They may also be supporting possibly shady business deals between Russians and the Trump Organization.

According to a report distributed by Reuters, public pension funds in at least seven states invest millions of dollars in the CIM Group that owns the Trump SoHo Hotel in New York City and pays a Trump company to operate it. CalPERS paid CIM $1,722,418 in management fees for the first three months of 2017.

Two public interest advocacy groups, Free Speech for People and the Courage Campaign, are organizing a campaign to get the pensions to divest from the Trump projects. They charge “The money used for this investment comes from mandatory deductions from the paychecks of public employees. These employees are thus forced to indirectly subsidize President Trump beyond the Constitution’s mandate of a fixed salary.” Constitutional lawyers questioned by Reuters expressed concern that the investments, which produce payments to the Trump organization and Donald Trump, violate Article II of the U.S. Constitution. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a federal lawsuit charging that Trump’s business holdings violate the Constitution’s “emoluments clause,” which makes it illegal for government officials to “accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.” The American Civil Liberties Union is considering a suit against Trump for using his position as President to attract business away from other hotels. A White House spokesperson dismissed all the accusations as “partisan politics.”

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/7/24/1683381/-Public-Pension-Funds-Profit-Trump-Possible-Links-to-Shady-Russian-Deals-Alan-Singer-HuffPost



Pocket Vetoes and Recess Appointments: How Trump can bypass Congress

Notwithstanding his Twitter tantrums, Trump is about to be handed an array of other options for getting his own way. He wants Christopher Wray appointed as FBI Director. He want to scuttle Congress’s Russian sanctions Bill. Above all, he wants to rid himself of Special Counsel Mueller and the Russia Investigation


https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/7/24/1683313/-Pocket-Vetoes-and-Recess-Appointments-How-Trump-Can-Bypass-Congress



Morning Digest: How California's two top primaries could wind up saving a vulnerable republican

The Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest is compiled by David Nir, Jeff Singer, Stephen Wolf, and Carolyn Fiddler, with additional contributions from David Jarman, Steve Singiser, Daniel Donner, James Lambert, and David Beard.



LEADING OFF

● CA-48: Ugh. This is some very frustrating news—and yet another reason why we hate top-two primaries with a passion. GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is looking decidedly vulnerable next year after his Southern California House seat swung from a 55-43 win for Mitt Romney to a 48-46 win for Hillary Clinton, and no fewer than four notable Democrats have jumped in to challenge the incumbent, who has only won by less than double digits once in his three-decade career.


But a new candidate in the race could screw everything up, and that's because businessman Stelian Onufrei is a Republican. In any normal state, Onufrei, who's pledged to self-fund $500,000, would simply run in the GOP primary against Rohrabacher, while Democrats would go about nominating their own candidate—no problem.

In California, though, all candidates from all parties run together on a single primary ballot, and the top-two vote-getters advance to the November general election—regardless of what party they belong to. That means that two Democrats or two Republicans could win any given primary, something that happens with some frequency. Most of the time, one-party races take place in dark blue or dark red districts and no one really complains. But sometimes, when dark stars align, they happen in swing districts, and it's always been to the detriment of Democrats.

https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2017/7/24/1683339/-Morning-Digest-How-California-s-top-two-primary-could-wind-up-saving-a-vulnerable-Republican

Perry study backfires again: Draft praises efficiency standards he is stalling

A leaked draft study of the electric grid requested by Energy Secretary Rick Perry found that federal energy efficiency policies are in the process of saving U.S. consumers and businesses more than a half trillion dollars.

Meanwhile, the new administration is halting energy efficiency policies and gutting funding for energy efficiency improvements for American homes. Perry’s department is currently being sued by 11 states for stalling efficiency mandates for air conditioners and other high-energy products.

Back in April, Perry ordered a study from Department of Energy (DOE) staff to back up his claims that solar and wind power were undermining the U.S. electric grid’s reliability. But a July draft obtained by Bloomberg debunked that attack. Instead, the authors found that “the power system is more reliable today” than ever.

After obtaining a copy of the draft, ThinkProgress reported the study concluded a large fraction of America’s aging fleet of coal and nuclear plants are simply not economic to operate anymore.

https://thinkprogress.org/doe-study-efficiency-5de41805e5d8

The study would save me, one taxpayer over a one million dollars.

And then the zippy the clown car show, blatantly comes out and lies, with "fake" BS

Trump calls top Intel Dem 'Sleazy Adam Schiff'

Source: The Hill

President Trump criticized Rep. Adam Schiff (Calif.) in a tweet on Monday, referring to the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence panel as "sleazy" and "biased."

"Sleazy Adam Schiff, the totally biased Congressman looking into 'Russia,' spends all of his time on television pushing the Dem loss excuse!" Trump tweeted Monday.


Schiff on Sunday said that Trump is concerned that the special counsel investigation into the Russian meddling could include his finances.

“The president is clearly worried,” about accusations that Russia laundered money through the Trump Organization, Schiff told CBS’s “Face the Nation.”



Read more: http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/343419-trump-goes-after-sleazy-adam-schiff



No there captain zippy of the criminal gang called mafia is are us.

Lets ask Wilbur Ross whats he thinks just for good old time sake , and lets bring him back unto the hill to answer some questions, if the country can get Grassley to do his job............

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