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Nancy Pelosi says Trump’s actions toward Ukraine amount to ‘bribery’

House Democrats are refining the language of their impeachment case against the president House Democrats are refining part of their impeachment case against the president to a simple allegation: bribery. The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, on Thursday brushed aside the Latin phrase quid pro quo that Democrats have been using to describe Donald Trumps actions toward Ukraine. As the impeachment hearings go public, theyre going for a more colloquial term that may resonate with more Americans. Quid pro quo: bribery, Pelosi said of Trumps 25 July phone call in which…

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House Democrats Campaign Arm Directly Ties its Moderate Members to Impeachment

A new mailer sent by the Democratic Partys House campaign arm directly ties some of the partys most vulnerable members to the impeachment proceedings of Donald Trump, creating the potential for political potholes for those members down the road. The mailer, which was obtained by The Daily Beast, pleads with donors to contribute to the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee to help support so called Frontliner members who hail from key swing districts. House Democrats are courageously standing up for our democracy, our national security, and the Constitution by launching an…

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Donald Trump is a ‘potty-mouth’, says Nancy Pelosi

Speaker says Potus has become a potty-mouth and children are listening after president made crude comment about Biden at rally Donald Trump has become a potty-mouth and children are listening, the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, told Democrats, after the president a rally in Minnesota on Thursday. Pelosi leads House Democrats conducting a formal impeachment inquiry centered on Trumps attempts to get Ukraine to investigate unfounded allegations of corruption involving Bidens son. With Congress on recess, the speaker spoke to her caucus on a conference call on Friday. You know, Pelosi…

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Tweet Fight Means Trump Now Knows He Has the Power to Tear Us Apartand Hes Itching to Do More of It

Why is Donald Trump pleased by the reported Wednesday morning that Donald Trump is thrilled about the controversy stoked by his Sunday morningand continuingTwitter barrage aimed at the Squad. Theres an ominous lesson in here. The episode seems to have given Trump a new understanding of his power over his supporters and a new sense of destiny. If this doesnt scare you, youd better wake up. Trump was always a racist. He ran on stoking racial fear from the beginning, as many have observed. He and his father were racists…

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‘Afraid of her party’? Nancy Pelosi ties herself in knots to avoid condemning AOC for ‘concentration camps’ remarks [video]

Man. Nancy Pelosi really doesn’t want to deal with the Democratic Party’s anti-Semitism problem. When asked to comment on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “concentration camps” remarks trivializing the Holocaust, here’s how Pelosi handled it: Pelosi would not address Ocasio-Cortez’s holocaust comments this morning. Watch here: https://t.co/Ww6ZpV7Eh5 — Henry Rodgers (@henryrodgersdc) June 19, 2019 From the Daily Caller: “These members of Congress, they come to represent their districts and their point of view and they take responsibility for the statements that they make,” Pelosi 

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Mueller Hands Dems a Gift and Theyre Already Fumbling It

Since taking over the House, Democrats have fended off questions about impeachment using a mantra they returned to again and again: lets wait for Robert Muellers report. On Thursday, with most of Muellers report finally public, Democrats hit the pause button again, saying they want to wait for even more material to emergecongressional testimony from Mueller, underlying evidence that supports his findings, grand jury informationbefore fully grappling with the question of impeachment. The report, a 400-plus page document recounting attempts by President Trump to interfere with the Mueller investigation and…

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With SEC workers offline, the government shutdown could screw IPO-ready companies

The government shutdown has entered into day 19, making it the second-longest shutdown in U.S. history. With President Donald Trump slamming his hands down on a table and storming out of negotiations with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer earlier today, a fast-approaching end feels unlikely. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are out of work as U.S. leaders struggle to reach a fair agreement on the federal budget, including employees of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission . The government agency, responsible for protecting investors and maintaining fair,…

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Armageddon continues as Fiat Chrysler, Capital One pay bonuses, raise minimum wage

In other news Thursday, it looks as though more Americans are going to get some of those “pathetic crumbs” Rep. Nancy Pelosi was talking about earlier. RNC comms shop just sent out an email with this subject line: "💎 fancy schmancy Nancy 💎" …….and this image. pic.twitter.com/Vgj80qpJ7E — Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) January 11, 2018 First, Fiat Chrysler is moving some truck production back to Michigan from Mexico and giving 60,000 workers $2,000 bonuses. DETROIT (AP) _ Fiat Chrysler is moving production of heavy-duty trucks from Mexico to Michigan and…

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