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Kellyanne Conway Throws Some Punches: Reporter

She’s a tough gal, no question. From the Washington Examiner.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway threw “mean punches” at a man during an inaugural ball over the weekend, according to Fox Business correspondent Charles Gasparino.

In a Facebook post from Monday, Gasparino said he saw Conway get involved in a fight between two men in tuxedos during a ball on Friday.

“Inside the ball we see a fight between two guys in tuxes and then suddenly out of nowhere came Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway,” Gasparino wrote in his post, “who began throwing some mean punches at one of the guys.

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In Jefferson County, Colorado, Soros’ Money was No Good

George Soros tried to influence local D.A. races, mostly with success. But money can’t always buy you love, or votes. From the Washington Examiner: Late in the 2016 election cycle, billionaire political activist George Soros made a series of unexpected yet creative moves with his money that paid high dividends. While continuing to donate to… Continue Reading

Trump Schedule || Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Look! A president who works for a living. 9:00 am || Hosts breakfast and listening session with key automobile industry leaders; Roosevelt Room 10:00 am || Meets with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus 11:00 am || Signs an executive order 1:00 pm || Speaks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi 1:30 pm || Meets with CIA Director Mike Pompeo 3:00… Continue Reading

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Tillerson as Rubio Caves

Rubio made a big stink but ended up falling into line anyway. Tillerson will next be approved on the floor, no problem. From the Washington Examiner: Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson was approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Monday in a party-line vote. “It’s a little bit of a departure in the vote… Continue Reading

Spicer Makes Mainstream Media Wait to Ask Questions at First Briefing

The briefings, even under the Bush White House, started with Reuters or the Associated Press and then proceeded to organizations like ABC, CBS, and NBC. Thats’ all done with. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump’s White House sent a clear message to major media outlets on Monday: You don’t matter as much anymore. The White… Continue Reading

Senate Could Delay Trump Nominees Weeks, Months

I thought only Republicans were obstructionists? From the Examiner: The Senate’s swift confirmation of two key members of President Trump’s national security team on his first day in office offers little hope that he will be able to assemble the rest of his administration team any time soon. Gens. James Mattis, Trump’s choice for defense… Continue Reading

Trump Begins Withdrawing the U.S. from TPP

So are we going to start seeing stories in the press about Trump keeping his promises? From the Examiner: President Trump signed a notice of intent to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Monday, kicking off the highly-anticipated process of withdrawing the U.S. from a trade deal that has become deeply unpopular among his supporters. Sitting… Continue Reading

Trump: We’ll Cut Regulations by 75 Percent

Well, that’s a start. From the Washington Examiner: President Trump told a gathering of business leaders Monday that he plans to undo three-quarters of existing regulations while slashing corporate taxes in order to encourage building, a move toward fulfilling his campaign promise to be “the greatest jobs president God ever created.” “We’re going to be… Continue Reading

Obama Takes One Final Shot at Gun Owners

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Trump Schedule || Monday, January 23, 2017

9:00 am || Hosts a breakfast and listening session with business leaders; Roosevelt Room 10:30 am || Signs executive orders 11:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing Noon || Lunch with Vice President Pence 3:00 pm || Holds a listening session with union leaders and American workers; Roosevelt Room 5:00 pm || Hosts a bicameral bipartisan congressional leadership reception; Yellow… Continue Reading

Promise Kept: Trump to Begin Talks with Mexico, Canada on NAFTA

President Trump said Sunday he will meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to discuss changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, a move that would fulfill one of Trump’s most oft-stated campaign promises, the Washington Examiner reports. “We’re also meeting with the prime minister of Canada, and… Continue Reading

McConnell Refuses to Rule Out Nuclear Option for Supreme Court

Harry Reid ended the filibuster for Obama’s nominees to everything but the Supreme Court. If the Democrats obstruct, it’s time to go nuclear again. Let them taste their own medicine. From the Washington Examiner. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Sunday refused to rule out the possibility of invoking the so-called “nuclear option” when confirming the… Continue Reading