Tag Archives: government shutdown

Wiretap: Now we’re back to the legal question of whether a president can obstruct justice

Donald Trump’s lawyer says the president probably knew that Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI at the time Trump reportedly asked then-FBI Director Jim […]...

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December 4, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: Down the Trumpian rabbit hole, where vulgar Access Hollywood tape is now a fake

Nothing that comes out of Trumpworld should surprise anyone anymore, but even people close to the president tell The New York Times they’re stunned that […]...

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November 29, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: This time, it could be Democrats who are ready to shut down the government

Maybe you remember this threat from previous administrations. But the tables have turned. Democrats are now threatening to shut down the government if Republicans can’t […]...

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October 16, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Everyone’s talking about Trump’s speech, but the real fireworks are yet to come

The Trump-McConnell fued has moved to a crisis point, writes The New York Times, as a budget showdown looms and a possible governmental shutdown over […]...

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August 24, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Littwin: Congress says no. Mexico says no. Maybe it’s time for Trump to self-fund the wall

It has been clear for a while — OK, like forever — that Mexico was never going to pay for Donald Trump’s fantasy border wall. […]...

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April 25, 2017 Just In, Littwin, Littwin Columns, Politics, The Beats

Wiretap: No longer a campaign promise, border wall could mean a government shutdown

Showdown alert: Remember Donald Trump’s border-wall promise? Well, it’s back. And this time it may be more than just a campaign promise. Instead of demanding […]...

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April 24, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Avoiding an anti-abortion government shutdown

Shutdown slowdown Abortion bills are moving forward in both the Senate and the House. Can a budget showdown be far behind? There seems to be […]...

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September 18, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: Bernie Sanders leads the polls, and even he’s “stunned”

Everybody’s shocked If you’re surprised that Bernie Sanders is doing so well in the polls against Hillary Clinton, you’re not alone. The Bern says he is […]...

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September 11, 2015 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap

Wiretap: In the wake of the torture report

Who’s to blame for the fact that the CIA set up secret sites and used rectal feeding as a way of getting information from the […]...

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December 11, 2014 Just In

Wiretap: No strategy can work in Syria

Fred Kaplan writes in Slate that although everyone hates ISIS the United States should not bomb ISIS in Syria, not unless there’s a coalition army to support there. The only winner would be Bashar Al Assad. ...

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August 28, 2014 Politics, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Don’t miss: Citizens’ Climate Lobby Energy Speaker Series

Members of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby are proud to offer their Monthly Energy Speaker Series, an opportunity for learning and community engagement on the important […]

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Colorado lawmakers could change how they handle harassment complaints. Here’s why. And what you should know about harassment at the Capitol.

A month after a wave of sexual harassment allegations crashed over the Capitol, top lawmakers on Friday will hold a high-stakes meeting about how they […]

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