Thursday, January 17, 2019

Wrapping Day 2 at our #ChefsForFeds kitchen with 5,558 meals served to federal employees and their families. We will be here again tomorrow, from 11-6, as long as the shutdown continues

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, who had planned to join Nancy Pelosi’s congressional delegation to Afghanistan, says Pres. Trump’s decision to derail the trip is “completely inappropriate.”

White House delegation cancels Davos trip

Over 100 Republicans break with party, vote with Dems to oppose Trump rolling back Russia sanctions

The FBI family always comes together in times of need. The shutdown needs to end and the DOJ and the FBI must be fully funded.

Trump still poised for a drawdown in Afghanistan after the deadliest year for US troops since 2014

.@jaketapper: In an act of moving the goal posts not seen since the search for Jimmy Hoffa under Giants Stadium, Rudy Giuliani made a stunning admission on CNN, allowing he can't say for certain no one on the campaign conspired with the Russians, only that the President did not.

An early look at next week's cover: "Walled In," by John Cuneo:

The president’s secret meeting with Putin is the No. 4 most norm-shattering moment of the first two years of the Trump administration. Read the full list:

Law firm tied to Manafort's Ukraine lobbying agrees to register as foreign agent

Asked Sen. Warner & Kaine about Trump revealing Pelosi's CODEL to Afghanistan. Both were stunned. KAINE: “I have been to Afghanistan on multiple occasions. It has never been announced that I’m going to Afghanistan. That never happens. Never… this guy is so unbelievably petty.”

Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the "Trump shutdown" undermines security: "We're not paying people who keep us safe," including TSA agents "who stop bombs from coming on to plans," FBI agents, who track terrorists and immigration officials who patrol the border

Rep. Schiff: "The president's decision to disclose a trip that a speaker is making to a war zone was completely and utterly irresponsible in every way."

A federal judge has breathed new life into questions surrounding former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the 2012 attack that killed U.S. officials in Benghazi, Libya

President Trump denies Speaker Nancy Pelosi military aircraft for war zone trip

You can thank these Republican senators, who get so much credit for being so hawkish and realistic on Russia, for voting today to give Russia a huge, big economic present, and voting to give oligarch Oleg Deripaska the biggest break of his life.

Not only is @realDonaldTrump 's cancelation of @SpeakerPelosi 's CODEL petty, his suggestion that she fly commercial goes against protocol instituted after 9/11 at the request of the Defense Department owing to the Speaker being 2nd in the presidential line of succession.

worth noting- da right is LOVING this Trumpy tit-for-tat move.

Steny Hoyer said that a Republican representative shouted "go back to Puerto Rico!" today during Democratic Rep. Tony Cárdenas's speech on the shutdown. For the record, Cárdenas is from Los Angeles.

Pelosi should troll back: "Mr. President: Thank you for your letter. As I will not be visiting our troops in Afghanistan, I will be iin DC asking my committee chairman to subpoena your tax returns, those of your children, and all of your business entities. Love ya. Mean it."

Sec. Mnuchin, Sec. Ross and Sec. Pompeo still planning on traveling to Davos despite shutdown

“Furious calls going back and forth now between the Hill, State, Pentagon and White House”