Both Sens. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenate Democrats pump brakes on new stimulus checks Comey, Rice, Clapper among GOP senator's targets for subpoenas amid Obama-era probe Schumer: GOP should 'stop sitting on their hands' on coronavirus bill MORE (R-S.C.) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonComey, Rice, Clapper among GOP senator's targets for subpoenas amid Obama-era probe Schumer: GOP should 'stop sitting on their hands' on coronavirus bill GOP chairman to seek subpoena power in investigation of Russia probe, 'unmasking' requests MORE (R-Wis.) — the chairmen of the Judiciary and Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs committees, respectively — are scheduled to hold subpoena votes next week. … [Read more...] about Schumer to GOP: Cancel ‘conspiracy hearings’ on origins of Russia probe
Facts First: There is no basis for Trump's claim that "we always had a minority position" in World Trade Organization cases. At the first stage of WTO disputes, disputes are heard by three-member panels of trade experts who are agreed to by the two countries involved "and do not come from the US or any other country involved in the dispute (barring special exceptions)," Jeffrey Kucik, a University of Arizona professor of political science and law, who has studied the WTO, said in an email. … [Read more...] about Fact check: A list of Trump’s general false claims from March 16 through May 3
U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft responded that every country has its difficulties and grievances but the difference is that the United Stated is a democracy with the rule of law where people can protest and have democratic rights, which isn’t the case in China, the diplomats said, speaking on condition of anonymity because discussions were closed. … [Read more...] about US and China clash over Hong Kong laws at closed UN meeting
Does that sound familiar? It should because it is similar to the road our President is dragging America down right now. He has given away the missile defenses of Poland, the Ukraine and Europe and, in the same breath, guaranteed these nations protection from Russian missiles. Now, off-mike, he promises the Russians that he will be more generous in giving them the secrets to defeating European missile defenses at the negotiating table, once he wins the election of 2012 – that is provided he wins in 2012. Meanwhile, he seems to delight in holding out “unclenched fists” to our enemies who, in turn, keep spitting on them while killing our soldiers or helping others kill them. … [Read more...] about What Leader Will Embrace America’s Righteous Freedom?
CNN's Jeremy Diamond began a question to Trump as follows: "I'd also like to ask you about some comments you made on Friday. You were talking about governors of different states and you said, 'I want them to be appreciative.' You also said, 'if they don't treat you right, I don't call.'" After Diamond said the words "if they don't treat you right," Trump said, "But I didn't say that." When Diamond finished the sentence, Trump said "I didn't say that" once more. -- March 29 coronavirus briefing … [Read more...] about Fact check: A list of Trump’s pandemic-related false claims from March 16 through May 3