Congresswoman Accused of 'Anti-Semitic Slur' after Calling Trump 'Motherf***er'

Geraldine Edwards
January 12, 2019

Ben Cardin, D-Md., said on Twitter that the boycotts were not the issue at hand right now. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., will then respond from the Capitol, in part they say to correct the record after Trump speaks.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) failed in his first significant legislative test of 2019, on January 8, coming up three votes short of the 60 needed to take up debate on Middle East policy proposals instead of Democratic bills to end the government shutdown.

The House intends to pass funding bills for the IRS and U.S. Treasury on Wednesday, before moving on to funding bills for other singular agencies. They instead want Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to take up spending legislation passed by the House last week that would reopen nine agencies and departments that have been closed since December 23.

"My friends across the aisle understand these ground rules perfectly well", McConnell said on the Senate floor. The Republicans need 60 votes. They know that making laws takes a presidential signature.

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But Pence, in a briefing with reporters, said the president prefers to wait for the courts to decide that issue. "Mr. Lindsey Graham of SC to strike a bipartisan immigration compromise.

But some Senate Republicans, including several who are up for re-election in purple-leaning states, are uncomfortable with the strategy.

Only three other Republican Senators have said the shutdown should end: Susan Collins, Cory Gardner, and Thom Tillis. Jim Risch, R-Idaho, last week. He also will attend a Senate Republican lunch on Wednesday to put pressure on Democrats to cut a deal and to shore up wavering Republicans who are anxious the President doesn't have a successful strategy to end the shutdown. According to Rubio, Democrat leaders are trying to avoid a vote on his bill because it would expose how many Democrat BDS supporters are now in the Senate. That bill passed through a Republican House, cleared a Senate that Democrats controlled by just two votes and was signed by a Republican president. "People are suffering, let's vote to fix it", Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Thomas Carper, D-Del.

"But I don't think we should vote on that until we have a vote on funding the government".

A Hail Mary attempt to get Coast Guardsmen paid on time could sink as Senate Democrats are considering blocking any bill to keep the focus on the continuing government shutdown.

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Later this week, the House will vote on bills covering national parks, and housing and transportation, as well as agriculture - which administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more colloquially referred to as SNAP or food stamps.

"There's pressure on everybody as this drags on, and it really gets down to the point of chicken in terms of who is going to blink first", Johnson said.

He went on, saying "The second ones (to hit me) would be the House and the third ones would be, frankly, my base and a lot of Republicans out there and a lot of Democrats that want to see border security".

The bill is a top legislative priority for AIPAC, the Israeli lobby in Washington, and part of a larger legislative crackdown across the country, with 26 states passing similar laws, said IMEU.

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One name that could return is special teams coordinator Amos Jones, who spent time with Kitchens in Arizona on the Cardinals. ESPN's Chris Mortensen was the first to report the hiring, adding an official announcement will come later today.

While announcing the legislation, Gibbs and his co-sponsors laid the blame for the shutdown squarely on the shoulders of their Democratic colleagues. Seven Republicans supported the legislation. The bill passed the House but was not taken up by the Senate.

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