10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 1:05 pm || Departs White House 2:05 pm || Arrives Philadelphia 3:05 pm || Delivers remarks at the NAACP’s 106th national convention on the “unfairness in much of our criminal justice system,” according to the White House; Philadelphia Convention Center, Philadelphia 4:10 pm || Participates in a DNC fundraiser; Rittenhouse Hotel, Philadelphia 5:50 pm || Departs Philadelphia 6:50 pm || Arrives White House All
President Obama today commuted the sentences of 46 prisoners as part of an ongoing administration review of prison sentences designed to weed out overly harsh punishments and reduce the prison population. Well, good for him. I am someone who believes strongly in giving people a second chance. Gosh, I give myself a second chance often enough. The guidelines for this review are very strict, seeking
Mexican drug lord Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, who busted out of prison a couple of days ago, said Donald Trump is making him really, really mad and if this continues he’s gonna do something about it. Trump has been bashing Mexico for allowing Guzman to escape. According to the Daily Mail, Guzman tweeted out a warning to knock it off: On the account, administered by
I’m not pretending to know what will happen with Donald Trump. Some prognosticators say he inevitably will flame out, consumed by the fire of his own incendiary rhetoric as voters tire of his anger, his accusations, his threats, and his lack of serious policy proposals. I dunno. The man has a lot of money to burn. He’s been a media sensation for years, just now
The briefing has concluded.
Monday, July 13, 2015 Good morning! In the news today: Walker gets in; beefed up on policy; good at winning elections; Trump hints he won’t run as independent; Christie rises in poll; Greece deal struck; Iran deal close, but not yet; and Miss Texas looks great in a bikini and defends CEO pay! Have a great day. Keith Walker: “I’m in” . . . Wisconsin Gov.