Gutfeld on Trump’s letter to Pelosi

Citing security concerns during the shutdown, Nancy Pelosi has asked Donald Trump to give his State of the Union address in writing.Trump’s response?Canceling her trip to Brussels Thursday night right before takeoff.TRUMP DENIES PELOSI AIRCRAFT FOR FOREIGN TRIP, AFTER CALL FOR STATE OF THE UNION DELAYIn the letter he said, he was “sorry to inform…

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Congress to probe report that Trump directed lawyer to lie

The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said “we will do what’s necessary to find out if…

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McConnell’s maneuvers take backseat to Trump in shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s guiding principles is: “There’s no education in the second kick of a mule.” Now, deep into a government shutdown he cautioned President Donald Trump against, McConnell is not about to let himself be kicked again. The Republican leader has been conspicuously deferential to Trump since…

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Kevin McCarthy: Why Would Speaker Pelosi Go Overseas During a Shutdown?

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) questioned why Nancy Pelosi, as Speaker of the House, would want to go overseas during a government shutdown. President Donald Trump canceled a trip for Speaker Pelosi on Thursday afternoon and suggested that she spend her time in America negotiating with him on how to improve America’s border security. House…

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Was there collusion? Trump lawyer walks back earlier remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday walked back comments from the night before in which he maintained that he had “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign. Giuliani issued a statement aimed at clarifying a Wednesday night CNN interview that appeared…

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Trump, Pelosi feud heats up again

By CATHERINE LUCEY, MATTHEW LEE, ZEKE MILLER and LISA MASCAROJanuary 18, 20191 of 9Internal Revenue Service employees, front row from the left, Brian Lanouette, of Merrimack, N.H., Mary Maldonado, of Dracut, Mass., and Maria Zangari, of Haverhill, Mass., display placards during a rally by federal employees and supporters, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, in front of…

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Lindsey Graham: Trump Cancelling Pelosi Overseas Trip ‘Inappropriate’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) released a statement on Thursday, suggesting that President Donald Trump’s cancellation of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) overseas trip was “inappropriate.” President Trump sent a letter to Speaker Pelosi on Thursday, regretfully informing her that he canceled her trip to Europe and the Middle East. “Due to the Shutdown, I am sorry…

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John Heilemann: Trump Is ‘Tactically Inept, Strategically Nitwitted’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline,” network political analyst John Heilemann described President Donald Trump as being “tactically inept” and “strategically nitwitted” by canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) upcoming international travel. Heilemann said, “Tactically though, and strategically, this is a political thing, right? So tactically, what Trump has done today is tactically inept, strategically nitwitted in…

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Was there collusion? Trump lawyer walks back earlier remarks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Thursday walked back comments from the night before in which he maintained that he had “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign. Giuliani issued a statement aimed at clarifying a Wednesday night CNN interview that appeared…

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CNN’s Acosta: ‘Childish’ Trump Canceled Pelosi’s International Trip During Shutdown

Thursday on CNN’s “Newsroom,” network chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta called President Donald Trump “childish” for canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) upcoming international travel in response to her proposal to postpone the State of the Union address until the government is reopened. Acosta said, “Well, our nation’s capital has become a playground, Brooke.…

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Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for planned trip abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft for a planned trip abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address amid their government shutdown clash. The nation’s two most powerful leaders appeared…

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Under Trump, more kids separated at border than originally estimated: Report

Under President Donald Trump’s administration, thousands more kids may have been separated from their parents at the border than was previously thought, according to an internal government report released Thursday, with a “steep increase” of such cases a year before “zero tolerance” began. The latest findings by the Health and Human Services Inspector General’s office…

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Steny Hoyer Reverses: State of the Union ‘Not Officially Off’

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) walked back his remarks in which he stated President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address was effectively canceled, telling the Fox News Channel Wednesday evening that the planned speech was, in fact, “not officially off.” A partial transcript is as follows: BRETT BAIER: First of…

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