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  • Trump vetoes resolution seeking to prevent military action against Iran

    05/06/2020 2:30:22 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 14 replies ^ | 5/6/20 | Rebecca Kheel
    President Trump has vetoed a resolution aimed at constraining his ability to take military action against Iran. In a statement Wednesday, Trump said he vetoed the Iran war powers resolution that “purported to direct me to terminate the use of United States Armed Forces in hostilities against Iran.” “This was a very insulting resolution, introduced by Democrats as part of a strategy to win an election on November 3 by dividing the Republican Party,” Trump added. “The few Republicans who voted for it played right into their hands.” “Congress should not have passed this resolution,” he concluded. Congress is not...
  • Bernie Sanders' New Year's resolution for 1978

    02/28/2020 5:33:11 AM PST · by LibWhacker · 13 replies
    Reddit ^ | 1978
  • Historic decision in France

    12/03/2019 1:05:10 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/12/19 | Yoni Kempinski
    The National Assembly of France on Tuesday evening approved a historic resolution stating that anti-Zionism is like a new and modern form of anti-Semitic hatred of the Jewish people. The approval came after a number of rejections and a heated public debate surrounding the proposal. French MP Meyer Habib presented the position of his party, the Union of Democrats and Independents, during the arguments for and against the law. In a poignant speech, Habib reiterated the connection between the Jewish people and the Land of Israel over the years and explained why the approval of the proposal is important, not...
  • Pelosi: We’re Taking A Vote, But ‘It’s Not An Impeachment Resolution’

    10/30/2019 10:10:31 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 72 replies
    RedState ^ | October 29, 2019 | Nick Arama
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced on Monday that they would be voting on a resolution to formalize the next steps of the ‘impeachment inquiry.’ From Daily Caller: “We are taking this step to eliminate any doubt as to whether the Trump Administration may withhold documents, prevent witness testimony, disregard duly authorized subpoenas, or continue obstructing the House of Representatives,” Pelosi said in a letter to Democrats early Monday. But then later in the day, she came out and said that this was “not an impeachment resolution.”(when asked by a reporter, see video at link) So is it an actual...
  • Republicans on impeachment committees rip 'sham' process ahead of scheduled vote

    10/29/2019 1:18:34 PM PDT · by libstripper · 15 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 29, 2018 | Brooke Singman
    The top Republicans on the House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump blasted the investigation as “illegitimate” and a “sham” on Tuesday even after Democrats scheduled a vote to formalize the proceedings — signaling Speaker Nancy Pelosi's decision to hold that vote will not assuage the GOP's process complaints. House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., Oversight Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Michael McCaul, R-Texas, penned a letter to Rep. James McGovern, the chairman of the House Rules Committee who announced his panel would take up an impeachment procedure resolution...
  • House Democrats release resolution outlining impeachment probe process

    10/29/2019 12:48:47 PM PDT · by libstripper · 31 replies
    CNBC via MSN ^ | Oct. 28, 2019 | Kevin Breuninger
    House Democrats on Tuesday released the text of a resolution outlining the procedures for conducting the impeachment probe into President Donald Trump. Link to resolution:$/$/$/$?
  • Graham lashes at impeachment: 'If we were doing this, you'd be beating the sh-- out of us' (trunc)

    10/24/2019 2:21:38 PM PDT · by libstripper · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 24, 2019 | Greg Re
    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., didn't mince words at a news conference on Thursday as he touted his resolution formally condemning House Democrats' impeachment inquiry, saying the proceedings defy historical precedent and deny fundamental "due process" to the White House. "If we were doing this, you'd be beating the sh-- out of us," Graham bluntly told a reporter at one point, accusing Democrats of selectively leaking testimony from their closed-door hearings, without affording Republicans the opportunity to subpoena or publicly cross-examine witnesses. "And, I think it says a lot about people in your business, with all due respect."...
  • Graham to introduce resolution condemning House impeachment inquiry

    10/22/2019 8:05:46 PM PDT · by Mat_Helm · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/22/19 | Jordain Carney
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is planning to introduce a resolution condemning the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry process, and argued that any articles should be dismissed in the Senate without a trial. "This resolution puts the Senate on record condemning the House. ...Here's the point of the resolution: Any impeachment vote based on this process, to me, is illegitimate, is unconstitutional, and should be dismissed in the Senate without a trial," Graham told Fox News's Sean Hannity.
  • Google's Satellites Could Soon See Your Face from Space

    08/13/2014 12:30:41 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 20 replies ^ | Aug 11, 2014
    Two months ago, after much lobbying by the biggest satellite company in North America, DigitalGlobe, the US government relaxed restrictions to allow for commercially available satellite imagery up to 25 cm resolution—twice as detailed as the previous limit of 50 cm. Now, the first commercial satellite set to capture these high-res images, DigitalGlobe's Worldview-3, will launch this Wednesday. The extra sharp images from Worldview-3 will greatly increase the maps' level of detail to the point where it can make out 10-inch objects, which means Google will soon be able to see “manholes and mailboxes” from its hired eyes in the...
  • Alabama GOP adopts resolution pushing for Rep. Ilhan Omar's expulsion from Congress

    08/27/2019 2:07:52 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27, 2019 | Louis Casiano
    Alabama Republicans are urging lawmakers to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. from Congress after a series of controversial statements, including remarks about Israel and her support of economic boycotts against that country. The state GOP passed a resolution last weekend at the party's summer meeting in Auburn calling on its congressional delegation to “proceed with the expulsion process” against the first-term congresswoman. “Representative Omar has engaged in rhetoric that explicitly runs counter to American values and patriotism by falsely accusing U.S. armed forces of committing war crimes while on mission to liberate her home country of Somalia,” the resolution said....
  • Bedlam on House Floor: Pelosi Storms Off amid Boos from Members

    07/16/2019 2:03:15 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/16/2019 | by Hannah Bleau
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was booed after attempting to shame lawmakers into supporting the House Democrats’ resolution to condemn what they consider “racist” tweets from President Trump, arguing that anything less would be “a shameful abdication” of their oath of office to “protect the American people.” The speaker railed against Trump during Tuesday’s debate on the House floor, promising that her caucus would continue to respond to the “disrespect” aimed at the fundamental diversity of America. She accused the president of legitimizing and increasing “fear” and “hatred” against people of color and attempted to shame lawmakers who are dismissing the...
  • Floor fight erupts as Pelosi speaks ahead of vote to condemn Trump's 'racist' comments

    07/16/2019 1:04:31 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 168 replies
    FoxNews ^ | July 16, 2019
    Escalating tensions on Capitol Hill erupted into a contentious floor fight in the House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi spoke in favor of a proposed resolution condemning "racist" comments by President Trump -- even as Republican leaders stood steadfast behind the president. As Pelosi's remarks turned personal, Georgia Republican Rep. Doug Collins rose to challenge her and demand that her words be "taken down." The extraordinary rebuke, the first of its kind by a member of Congress and a speaker of the House in decades, theoretically could result in Pelosi being barred from speaking on...
  • U.S. Considers Honoring Muslims who Led Racist Anti-Semitic Cult, Called Whites “Devils”

    05/24/2019 11:59:52 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 32 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | May 24, 2019
    A boxing legend who referred to Caucasians as “white devils” and “crackers” along with the leader of a racist anti-Semitic black cult will be honored by the U.S. government if resolutions pending in Congress are enacted by federal lawmakers. The nearly identical measures, recently introduced in the House and Senate, aim to celebrate the “history and contributions of Muslims of the United States” and include controversial candidates that are clearly undeserving of the distinction. Among them are two key figures in the Nation of Islam, a political and religious movement well known for its racially divisive rhetoric. The group’s doctrine...
  • Mueller report: Trump attempted to thwart anti-Israel resolution

    04/18/2019 2:30:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 43 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/4/19
    The Israeli angle: The Muller report, which examined Russian involvement in the US presidential election, showed that Donald Trump worked to counter anti-Israel bias at the United Nations even before he entered the White House. According to a report by Barak Ravid for Channel 13 News, Trump, his adviser Jared Kushner and former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, worked with several foreign governments to prevent the Security Council Resolution condemning the Jewish presence over the so-called Green Line in December 2016, Flynn said during his interrogation by the FBI that Trump and his team saw the thwarted decision as a...
  • Trump stamps veto on 'reckless' attempt to stop wall construction

    03/15/2019 1:11:36 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 98 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 15, 2019 | Stephen Dinan
    President Trump flexed his veto for the first time in his administration Friday, rejecting Congress‘ attempt to end his border emergency declaration and halt wall construction. Surrounded by “angel moms” who have lost children to illegal immigrant violence, Mr. Trump called the attempt to stop wall construction “reckless” and “dangerous.” “Today I am vetoing this resolution. Congress has the freedom to pass this resolution and I have the duty to veto it,” he said. He was moving with striking speed, rejecting the legislation just a day after it cleared the Senate on a 59-41 vote. It had previously cleared the...
  • Omar emboldened by Democrats' Jellyfish Resolution

    03/08/2019 6:49:07 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 18 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/08/2019 | Monica Showalter
    See Also: The Omar Affair is a turning point, by Thomas Lifson If Democrats thought that 'censoring' Ilhan Omar for her anti-Semitic statements was the way to get her to stop, they've got another thing coming. Actually, their repulsively watered down resolution, explicitly triggered by her claims that Jews hypnotize the world, Jewish money ("all about the Benjamins, baby") controls U.S. politics, and U.S. Jews have dual-loyalties to Israel, has only emboldened her to step up new lines of attack, this time slamming the sincerity of people who really are concerned about anti-Semitism, calling it "faux." Via Instapundit's Stephen Green:  ...
  • House Dems delay vote on resolution rebuking Omar over Israel remarks

    03/05/2019 6:28:20 PM PST · by jazusamo · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 5, 2019 | Juliegrace Brufke
    House Democratic leaders are delaying a vote on a resolution condemning anti-Semitism that had been slated to take place on Wednesday, a senior Democratic aide confirmed Tuesday. "We could consider something as early as Thursday," the source told The Hill. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.D.) told Fox News Tuesday evening they were “still drafting” the resolution, but feels it should be "anti-hate." The measure is expected to be updated to include language condemning anti-Muslim bias. The resolution comes in the wake of Rep. Ilhan Omar's (D-Minn.) most recent controversial comments on Israel. "I want to talk about the political...
  • Jewish groups: Anti-Semitism resolution 'means nothing' unless Ilhan Omar removed from committee

    03/05/2019 8:05:23 AM PST · by jazusamo · 36 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 5, 2019 | Valerie Richardson
    The last time Rep. Ilhan Omar made comments viewed as anti-Semitic, House Democratic leaders pressured her to apologize. This time, they’ve drafted a resolution condemning anti-Semitism that fails to mention her by name. For Sarah Stern, founder and president of the Endowment for Middle East Peace, that’s not enough. She and other Jewish leaders are standing by their call for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to remove the first-term Minnesota Democrat from the House Foreign Affairs Committee. “I appreciate this, and it’s wonderful that there is a condemnation of anti-Semitism in general,” Ms. Stern said. “But a person specifically who has...
  • With Omar Refusing To Apologize For Anti-Semitic Remarks, House Dems Could Be Voting On Resolution..

    03/04/2019 11:43:54 AM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies ^ | March 4, 2019 | Matt Vespa
    Full title: With Omar Refusing To Apologize For Anti-Semitic Remarks, House Dems Could Be Voting On Resolution Rebuking Her SheÂ’s not budging. No sir, sheÂ’s not going to apologize for her remarks that some have rightfully taken to be viciously anti-Semitic. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) once again got slapped with this accusation, which isnÂ’t her first time, over her remarks where she accused pro-Israel lawmakers of having an allegiance to a foreign country. Yeah, weÂ’re rehashing the dual loyalty smear, which for now, doesnÂ’t look like sheÂ’s going to retract. ItÂ’s caused heartburn for House Democratic leaders, whose Jewish members...
  • Rand Paul to oppose Trump's emergency declaration, giving resolution votes needed to pass

    03/03/2019 10:54:51 AM PST · by jazusamo · 145 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 3, 2019 | Tom Howell Jr.
    Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he will back a resolution that blocks President Trump’s declaration of an emergency at the southern U.S. border, giving it the votes needed to pass but not enough to turn back a presidential veto. Mr. Paul, a Republican, announced his decision during a Saturday speech at Western Kentucky University, according to the Bowling Green Daily News. “I can’t vote to give the president the power to spend money that hasn’t been appropriated by Congress,” Mr. Paul said. “We may want more money for border security, but Congress didn’t authorize it. If we take away...