Thursday, 8 February 2018

It's Showdown time.

quote [ Why Democrats probably won’t shut down the government again
Democrats are trying to change the terrain of the immigration debate. ]

The Senate should pass a funding bill today, but it will have nothing in it about Dreamers. It is a good bill...more than the Dems could have suspected, but it leaves the Dreamers swinging in the breeze.


Nancy Pelosi makes a stand for DACA recipients but in the end didn't get what she was asking from Ryan. Ryan said the would vote on a DACA bill but did not promise to vote on the one coming out of the Senate or did he give her the right of approval McConnell gave to Schumer.

LSS; should this bill pass?...defiantly Yes..will any of this help Dreamers... No The only thing possible for them is a last minute extension.'

Flake floats Dreamers extension even that is not certin without boarder/wall money.

Speaking of walls.
In a sign of increasing partisan hostilities, Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee plan to construct a wall – a physical partition – separating Republican and Democratic staff members in the committee’s secure spaces, according to multiple committee sources. It’s expected to happen this spring.

For now, some Republican committee members deny knowing anything about it, while strongly suggesting the division is the brainchild of the committee’s chairman, Devin Nunes, R-California.

“I’m not part of that decision,” said Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas. “You’ve got to talk to Devin. I don’t know what they’re trying to do one way or the other.”


House Intel Committee reportedly planning to ‘construct a wall’

From the most nonpartisan tothe "We don't even want them to be able to see us" committee in DC...The power of Devin Nunes

That is not the only showdown this week either.

Trump Is Trapped by the Democrats’ Memo
He could approve its release or block it. Either outcome will sting him.


All in all A bad week for Republican talking points.

The Justice Department Has Apparently Debunked the GOP’s Phony Uranium One Scandal

The FBI lovebirds chat meme is falling apart as we speak...what next?

New anti-Obama ‘bombshell’ becomes latest Republican dud

+++++++++On The Dems Side++++++++++

They are preparing on a lot of fronts and it looks good from their side a few weeks before early voting starts in some states.

Democrats aim to make 2018 wave count

And while she had Holder there she asked him a few questions...

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder talks with Rachel Maddow about whether Donald Trump could be charged with obstruction of justice, and the failure of Jeff Sessions to stand up for DoJ and FBI employees under attack



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[by bbqkink@6:43pmGMT]

Comments

bbqkink said @ 12:49am GMT on 9th Feb
HoZay said @ 3:46am GMT on 9th Feb
I wonder what taunting nickname trump will come up with to insult Rand Paul, who may have the balls to return fire.
bbqkink said @ 4:00am GMT on 9th Feb
I'm having a hard time figuring out paul's motive here. He can't win even if he got a vote...so wtf does he want?
shiftace said @ 4:25am GMT on 9th Feb
Attention.
knumbknutz said @ 2:57pm GMT on 10th Feb
On the Monday morning QB thing - the Senate passed the budget bill, the House passed the Senate's bill, the Dreamers got screwed, and the Tea Party movement vanished like a fart in the wind.


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