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Really? @USNews reports failed @CAGOP Sen candid @CarlyFiorina "taking 2016 temperature" for possible WHouse run?? http://t.co/TQCxM4EBmH
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@kausmickey No sweat. Have done the same before.The Senate has just passed S. Res. 526, Supporting Israel's Right to Defend Itself Against Hamas, by unanimous consent.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerHouse Rules Cmte to meet at 2 pm et Wed to prep House R's version of border supplemental. To be on flr Thursday.
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@ananavarro @united They're buying you off w/ flattery. Just flew them and no wi-fi either. #Lame.RT @MattMackowiak: Oakland Raiders exploring move to San Antonio -- http://t.co/m1bVJ0PSnf // From Raiders to Nomads@kausmickey That's better. Just wanted to be clear. Difference tween possible and actually happening.Talk Business/Hendrix College on AR-SEN: 44-42 Cotton. Was 46-43 Pryor in April http://t.co/sfcJCSg9Hs
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@guypbenson It's a smart play on his part, baseless as the threat is.“It’s a totally phony threat & I think people need to understand that…He’s trying to get the House to back down” http://t.co/51aLRf8oBi.@SenatorReid employs a little political jujitsu in bid to derail House GOP border bill: http://t.co/51aLRf8oBi.@kausmickeya Actually I never wrote that that's what I see. I wrote that Reid was trying to create such problems.The new Cronut RT @ThoughtCatalog: Midnight Cravings - The Amazing Donut Ice Cream Sandwich http://t.co/U86LdQWQi9 http://t.co/HvRtfGlxHG
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@kausmickey @SpeakerBoehner Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Not commenting on that either way..@SenatorReid tries 2 derail House GOP border pkg w/ smart but baseless threat 2 amend & attach G8 #immigration bill: http://t.co/kUhH8zTGRr@ForecasterEnten So he probably doesn't know who you are on Twitter. Might explain it. :)@ForecasterEnten Not a guaranteed stat when talking fathers & sons..@susanferrechio w/ a breakdown of the House & Senate border bills - & their prospects: http://t.co/ycxT1XgPfH@kausmickey @SpeakerBoehner My point is that the statement would have been necessary regardless on an issue like this.President Obama says this is "not a new Cold War" - as he steps up sanctions on Russia on a # of fronts for actions "that are destructive"
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@kausmickey @SpeakerBoehner When you're whipping a bill like this you don't take chances, even when you have supreme trust..@SpeakerBoehner's full statement rebuffing @SenatorReid's G8 CIR threat. http://t.co/xJzKP5VTtCBoehner: "Such measures have no place in the effort to solve this crisis, and any attempt to exploit this crisis..will run into a brick wallBoehner: "Nor will we accept any attempt to add any other comprehensive immigration reform bill or anything like it, including the DREAM ActBoehner: "The House of Representatives will not take up the Senate immigration reform bill or accept it back frm the Senate in any fashion...@SpeakerBoehner out w/ statement on Reid's "gang of 8" threat to border bill. Vows to reject in any fashion whatsoever.RT @mkraju: Schumer blares on his cell phone as he walks by, "You're giving me too much detail." // Successfully avoids reporter's questionOpen more lanes? Where's my $$? MT @postpolitics: TSA willing to pay $15K for best ideas 2 help shorten airport lines http://t.co/SJrfwyGeByReid, searching for a Q from @nielslesniewski in crowd of reporters: "Did you say something? Oh, oh, YOU said something? Go ahead, yes."
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@kausmickey @seungminkim And conferencing a border bill requires it's own vote to go to conference. #Silly #Silly #Silly@kausmickey @seungminkim Yes, to attach to another bill would require amending that bill. Requires 60.Seems I need to reset this: Notion that border bill creates avenue to pass Senate G8 CIR bill is #SILLY. Even pro-CIR Rs won't enable.U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to Lowest in 19 Years http://t.co/3Yqc8J5tLU via @BloombergNews
Retweeted by David M. Drucker“@kasie: Sen. Reid says House bill could create opening for "a conference on comprehensive immigration reform"” // Will never happen.McConnell: "I'm optimistic we'll be able to split off the Iron Dome funding" from the Senate border bill.Hamas sermon in Gaza on July 25: "Our doctrine in fighting you [the Jews] is that we will totally exterminate you." http://t.co/OfAyE4ZPIb
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@kausmickey @seungminkim Yes, still #silly. It won't get 60 votes in Senate & will never get back to House. & if did it wouldn't get vote.If House Rs manage to pass a border bill and send it over to the Senate, I think Senate Ds will be genuinely surprised.Hillary Clinton will be the keynote speaker at Sen. Harry Reid's National Clean Energy Summit 7.0 on Sep 4. No word on paid vs. pro bono.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerFederal judge puts D.C. handgun ruling on hold http://t.co/2LJANQkyPV
Retweeted by David M. DruckerWhy the White House slammed the GOP border bill http://t.co/b9Hncw1pOu via @DCExaminer
Retweeted by David M. DruckerJosh Earnest asked if POTUS would veto House border supp. Still reviewing it.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerSenior official in the PMO: "Netanyahu told Kerry last night the operation in Gaza is necessary for the security of Israel & will continue"
Retweeted by David M. DruckerThe House GOP border bill: http://t.co/zLcl7nQDDXImpeachments filed against: GW Bush by Kucinich GHW Bush by Gonzalez Reagan by Weiss Reagan by Gonzalez OBAMA BY NOBODY.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @jamiedupree: Here's the text of the GOP border bill; $659 million plus deportation provisions http://t.co/vqZAGGlphmHouse measure also mandates that SecDef not house immigrants at military bases "unless certain specific conditions are met."
Retweeted by David M. DruckerHouse GOP plan: $405M for DHS, $22M for DOJ (judges), $35M for National Guard, $197M for HHS, $40M in repatriation aid to the 3 countries
Retweeted by David M. DruckerThe veterans bill is the kind of legislating we need to be doing more of. Not suing the President, impeachment, or whatever other nonsense.
Retweeted by David M. Drucker“We have no plans to impeach the president … it's all a scam started by Democrats at the White House.” http://t.co/hyTFwZnoGm@Mark_Kawada @SpeakerBoehner His caucus is with him on this one..@SpeakerBoehner takes #impeachment off the table, delivering remarks that had been in planning 4 a few days: http://t.co/hyTFwZnoGmHow is China growing 7.5% if it is powering down steel plants and letting copper stockpiles build up? With debt. http://t.co/e7NUoXac0R
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @benpershing: Eric Cantor gets an ovation, and a highlight reel, as he exits leadership http://t.co/xPdkrsqeNrRT @ZekeJMiller: Kerry: "I spent 29 years in the U.S. senate and had a 100 percent voting record pro-Israel"This impeachment nonsense is transparent and mortifying. Many in the press have sacrificed credibility embracing it. http://t.co/YW5pdU0aNj
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @WSJ: Breaking: EU agrees to place sanctions on broad sectors of Russian economy http://t.co/wiyEwXKm1iMT @DylanByers: Hillary Clinton tells @jorgeramosnews she regrets "dead broke" cmnt - "I regret it. It was inartful." http://t.co/L0Z3W3uZKNMeet the only senator who has made a big donation to a super PAC. Surprise: He’s a Rockefeller. http://t.co/FV0yljW34E (from @j_fuller)
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@ABartonHinkle @SpeakerBoehner He was saying no plans today no plans tomorrow. That's how it was meant"We have no plans to impeach the president. We have no future plans." -@SpeakerBoehnerNew data: 1 in 3 Americans are being targeted by debt collectors for unpaid bills http://t.co/FH006EAfga
Retweeted by David M. DruckerHouse Rs emerging from conference mtg confident they have votes for $659 million border bill - even if no Dems vote for it.RT @SenRandPaul: Congrats to my friend @CoryBooker for being #44 out of 50 on The Hill's Most Beautiful List: http://t.co/2GO8Tq3j85RT @benpershing: Cathy McMorris Rodgers Expects Export-Import Bank to Be Reauthorized http://t.co/GJV1FvJagfMy Q&A w/ @PRyan - some interesting comments on #Obamacare, immigration & his experience as the 2012 VP nominee: http://t.co/Xo230AoiMN
Pro-Hamas demonstrator at Miami's 'Friendship' torch: 'I'm gonna kill you...and all the Israelis!' http://t.co/BEuYi3JzcU
Retweeted by David M. Drucker“@Jamie_Weinstein: This is the type of great analysis you'll get on the Sarah Palin Network: http://t.co/SrcY30Lxiz” // #Genius#Oy “@ZuckermanCSN: Jeff Baker wins it for #Marlins with a base hit over Bryce Harper's head. #Nats blow 6-0 lead, lose 7-6.”Boehner: #Israel is our friend and Israel's enemies are our enemies. As long as I am Speaker of the House, this will be our cause.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerVandals Spray Paint Swastikas On Miami Synagogue, Smear Cars With Cream Cheese... http://t.co/vsGmoWj0Lj
Retweeted by David M. DruckerIn response to #BluegrassPoll, @AlisonForKY campaign manager Jonathan Hurst refers to Mitch McConnell as "Darth Vader."
Retweeted by David M. DruckerScoop by @meredithshiner -- who pulls back the curtain on No Labels. http://t.co/eU9iBVBsQb
Retweeted by David M. DruckerLOS ANGELES (@AP) Judge rules against @LAClippers owner Donald Sterling, OKs sale of team to ex-Microsoft CEO
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRubio joining @clairecmc @DeanHeller @SenBlumenthal @ChuckGrassley @SenGillibrand @KellyAyotte to unveil campus sexual assault bill on 7/30
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - AG Cooper: NC prosecutors to drop opposition to challenges to state's same-sex marriage ban.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerWolf visited Hamas tunnel that is 45 ft down, 2 miles long. Hamas did not get to use the tunnel Wolf visited. Package airing on @CNN now.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @timkmak: Craft whiskey is a lie: much of it just comes from one distillery in Indiana, then rebranded http://t.co/oX2iNGJYKwEmergency $$ for #Israel's #IronDome in better shape after @SenatorReid decouples from controversial border bill: http://t.co/UW6Yj3KoPc.@SenatorReid announces support for moving #IronDome funding 4 Israel separate from controversial border bill: http://t.co/UW6Yj3KoPc"When we have a Palestinian state, then the state will decide its policies." Khaled Meshaal on the possibility of coexistence, @PBS tonight.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerCruz announces he's lifted hold on State Dept. nominees because FAA has responded to his questions on banning flights to Israel.
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @amyewalter: People in glass campaign houses (ie, anyone who's ever written campaign memo) shouldn't be throwing stones at Nunn“Ways & Means Cmte will give him the platform 2 pursue the thng that burns brightest n his heart, & thats tax refrm" http://t.co/sXwJPPatQc.@PRyan a lot more excited about spending #2016 as Ways & Means chair, than as a presidential candidate: http://t.co/sXwJPPatQcThis private @NoLabelsOrg memo shows them banking on the GOP taking over the Senate. ...Awkward, @Sen_JoeManchin... http://t.co/TiyBKIV4VX
Retweeted by David M. DruckerRT @Commentary: New Dem Strategy: Say the Word “Impeachment” Over and Over - by @SethAMandel @Commentary - http://t.co/SwTmB9GrQHNew Establishment Same as the old Establishment RT @TheFix: COMING SOON: A campaign run entirely by super PACs. http://t.co/fNPYhioPOrCalling the Twitter grammar police RT @ryanbeckwith: Editing @DavidMDrucker. He has to put $1 in the new Semicolon Jar.A compromise $17 billion #VA package is on table. Inclu $10B for so vets can seek private care: http://t.co/MYNtmGxacZ h/t @susanferrechio@mattklewis @JGreenDC @PoliticsRadio @philipaklein Much appreciated.Dem @WhipHoyer: #Israel must end Hamas' reign of terror - not to temporarily suspend - but to end. #IsraelSolidarity http://t.co/uditEtns2B
Retweeted by David M. DruckerSen. Rand Paul's PAC hires political director, in latest signal that Paul is getting ready for a presidential run. http://t.co/hPQvGEP3Ta
Retweeted by David M. DruckerBREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down Virginia Same-Sex Marriage Ban and @chrisgeidner is on it. http://t.co/aAvxnjk6RB
Retweeted by David M. DruckerA short while ago, terrorists in Gaza fired rockets at Israel. 1 of them hit Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza. The other hit Al-Shati refugee camp.
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@scottwongDC @Politico @TheHill Congrats.RT @rebeccagberg: Fascinating leaked memo details Michelle Nunn campaign strategy (via @NRO) http://t.co/uUF8kiNymtExperts warn ISIS blitzkrieg on Baghdad is imminent; built on raids and suicide bombers rather than taking the city http://t.co/jk9835JX7D
Retweeted by David M. Drucker@ron_fournier no sweat.@ron_fournier @JeffreyGoldberg No, I meant that for others reading my retweet, that should read all the way to the end cuz last graph impor.
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