Pelosi And Schumer Pounce And Put A World Of Hurt On Trump’s ‘Emergency’

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer released a joint statement Friday morning blasting President Trump for declaring a national emergency, threatening to seek every remedy in the Courts to defend their constitutional authorities.

Pelosi blasts Trump for Inflicting Needless Pain on Americans

“The President’s shutdown inflicted needless pain and chaos in the lives of millions of Americans, and stole billions of dollars from the economy," Speaker Pelosi said in a statement sent to PoliticusUSA.

Nancy Pelosi Won the Wall Battle For America And The People

Those who claim this was a fight between parties are ignoring that one party was doing the will of the people, while the other was not. The Speaker got it done because it was the right thing to do and it should be remembered that she is not the person who held the government and 2 million people hostage over a failed campaign promise.

Senator Requests FBI Investigation Of Trump DHS Secretary For Perjury

Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) formally asked the FBI to investigate Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for perjury.

U.S. names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State

A U.S. Navy servicewoman and a former Navy SEAL are among the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing this week in northern Syria that the United States believes was likely carried out by Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday.

Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Unscheduled absences among federal airport security screeners jumped on Sunday as a partial government shutdown that has frozen pay checks moved into its 23rd day.

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency responsible for airport security screening, said unscheduled absences among its employees rose to 7.7 percent from 5.6 percent on Saturday. The rate is more than double the 3.2 percent rate experienced a year ago. read more

Lindsey Graham Threatens The FBI Because They’re Investigating Trump

Senator Lindsey Graham said on "Fox News Sunday" he plans to ask the FBI about a New York Times report that it investigated Donald Trump regarding his possibly working on behalf of Russia and against U.S. interests, suggesting that he thinks the FBI went too far.

A growing number of Americans blame Trump for shutdown: Reuters-Ipsos poll

By Chris Kahn

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A growing proportion of Americans blame President Donald Trump for a partial government shutdown that will cut off paychecks to federal workers this week, though Republicans mostly support his refusal to approve a budget without taxpayer dollars for the U.S.-Mexico border wall, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. read more