Category Archives: Congress

Trump’s Budget from Hell

This is a budget from hell.  Increases for defense and the wall that will ultimately raise the total expenditures, despite the ill-advised cuts.  So, Mr. Zeldin, are you going to say something now, or tow the party line? Trump wants … Continue reading

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Rosenstein Prepared Remarks Before Congress

BRIEFING FOR MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES SENATE and HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES DEPUTY ATTORNEY GENERAL ROD J. ROSENSTEIN WASHINGTON, DC MAY 18th and 19th, 2017 Good afternoon. I welcome the opportunity to discuss my role in the removal of FBI … Continue reading

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Offshore Drilling on the Horizon?

Published in The East Hampton Star Re: Letter to the Editor: Offshore Drilling on the Horizon?   Dear David: On Sunday, Guild Hall hosted a program concerned with the preservation of the waters surrounding the East End. Flanked by scientists … Continue reading

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What James Comey Told Me About Donald Trump

Published by the Lawfare Institute in Cooperation With By Benjamin Wittes Thursday, May 18, 2017, 8:02 PM The New York Times is reporting tonight: President Trump called the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when … Continue reading

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Intimidation of an Activist by Rep. Frelinghausen (NJ-11)

“NJ 11th for Change” is a Facebook group (similar to LVLZ) with 7000 members.  One of their leaders, Saily Avelenda of West Caldwell, New Jersey, was reported to her employer, Lakeland Bank, by her congressman!  She was then reprimanded and … Continue reading

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She’s The Best Answer To Donald Trump You Never Heard Of

HUFFINGTON POST POLITICS 05/13/2017 06:02 am ET Angry? Worried? Disillusioned? Heather Booth wants you. By David Wood BILL CLARK/ROLL CALL VIA GETTY IMAGES   Heather Booth doesn’t look like a revolutionary. She sits demurely on a sofa, dressed simply in black, … Continue reading

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Working-Class Trump Voters Open to Appeals

  Working America: Front Porch Focus Group Report.  AFL-CIO 100 Days into the Trump Era, Working-Class ‘Searchers’ Who Voted for Him Are Having Doubts, Open to Appeals. Everyone who is canvassing this year (2017) should read this report!  Here is the … Continue reading

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