Daily Archives: Fri, Jan 18th, 2019

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McConnell Blocks Senate Bill That Would Reopen Government

“Missing in Action” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) misused his power once again on Thursday when he blocked legislation that would have reopened most of the federal government agencies that have been closed by Trump’s shutdown. Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) attempted to get McConnell’s consent to consider a House-passed…

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Sen Durbin Demands That DHS Secretary Nielsen Resign

The #2 ranking Senate Democrat has called upon Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Kirstjen Nielsen to resign, following the release of a government watchdog report. The report found that the Trump administration stole thousands more children under the “zero tolerance” policy than was previously known. “No one has been held accountable for this humanitarian disaster…

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