Author: Mickey

Democrats’ Leftward Shift and Its Impact on 2020 | The Cook Political Report

Earlier this year, Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave a speech to the annual gathering of liberal activists known as NetRoots Nation, where she made clear that her brand of progressive politics, not the more centrist brand practiced by President Clinton and Hillary Clinton, was the core of the Democratic identity.

Source: Democrats’ Leftward Shift and Its Impact on 2020 | The Cook Political Report

Trump plans to ‘decertify’ Iran nuclear deal – CNNPolitics

This bears no resemblance to Foreign Policy. This is Donald Trump trying to erase everything Barack Obama tried to accomplish, regardless of how it affects the United States.

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President Donald Trump plans to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal next week, declaring the Obama-era pact not in US interests and launching a congressional review period on the accord, according to two senior US officials.

Source: Trump plans to ‘decertify’ Iran nuclear deal – CNNPolitics

GOP rep suggests conspiracy theory about Charlottesville violence | TheHill

Where do they find these people? And we wonder why Washington is broken?

© Getty ImagesA GOP lawmaker floated a conspiracy theory about August’s fatal rally in Charlottesville, Va., in a new interview, proposing without evidence that billionaire Democratic donor George Soros could have been involved in organizing the white supremacist event.

Source: GOP rep suggests conspiracy theory about Charlottesville violence | TheHill

Roy Moore meets some GOP lawmakers, but not top 2 in Senate

First Roy Moore, and now Michael Grimm. Steve Bannon has a plan. Get the worst of the worst in Congress, and finish what he started; destroying government as we know it.
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The former Alabama chief justice, Roy Moore, has seen Trump’s former White House strategist, Steve Bannon, who backed Moore. He’s also met several lawmakers, including GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Utah’s Mike Lee, and his state’s GOP House members.

Source: Roy Moore meets some GOP lawmakers, but not top 2 in Senate

Bump Stocks are the ultimate gun-nut con job

The gun lobby just threw America a frickin bone. If they were concerned about the safety of your loved ones, they would push to make high capacity mags illegal, ban gun shows, and demand a waiting period to purchase a titled, registered weapon. After you pass a gun safety course.

 

Amid mass shootings, GOP-controlled Congress remains focused on loosening gun laws – The Washington Post

The mass shooting that left at least 58 dead in Las Vegas on Sunday night is expected to rekindle the debate in Congress over federal gun controls. But recent efforts in the Republican-controlled House have centered around loosening firearms laws, not tightening them

Source: Amid mass shootings, GOP-controlled Congress remains focused on loosening gun laws – The Washington Post