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Sen. Jeff Flake requires to Trump a Republican challenge
Flake fuels speculation about a 2020 run on the way to New Hampshire. Peter Doocy reports.
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On the roster: Flake fuels in 2020, the primary speculation – in the Midst of admin shakeup ‘Kelly is not going anywhere” – GOP leaders request, a second special counsel, DOJ – Kudlow nomination helps cuts, GOP tax – Only the meter keep running
FLAKE FUELS IN 2020, THE PRIMARY SPECULATION
Fox News: “retiring Sen. Jeff Flake blasted President Trump as an “erratic leader’ in a closely watched speech in New Hampshire on Friday, fueling further speculation that the Arizona Republican challenge to the President-the 2020 GOP primary. Asked during a politics and eggs occurs in the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, whether he said the challenge trump in the year 2020, Flake: “it was not a candidate in my plans to run for President, but I don’t mind.’ But he stressed his belief that someone from his party is on trump in the GOP presidential primaries. “I don’t know who it will be. I think the odds of me for too long,” he said. Flake is one of the sharpest Republican critics of the President. The speaking series is a must for White house hopefuls visiting the first-in-the-nation primary state. The conservative senator, with the retirement at the end of this year, rather than face the prospect of losing a Central challenge when he ran for re-election, described himself on Friday as ‘Americanus Nevertrumpus’ and said: ‘someone has to stand up to the traditional republicanism.'”
Trump convinced GOP primary Challenger, to drop out of the Nevada Senate race – Fox News: “President Trump met with GOP Challenger Danny Tarkanian, the Nevada Senate race on Friday, convinced him to drop his primary bid against incumbent Sen. , Dean Heller, in return for a trump endorsement in a house race. Tarkanian, a conservative businessman in Nevada, and son of the legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, was challenging Heller, this year the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate. But on Friday, Trump tweeted: “It would be great for the Republican party of Nevada, and it is the unit, if a good guy, Danny Tarkanian, run for Congress, and Dean Heller, who does a really good job, could be unopposed to run for the Senate!’ Shortly after this tweet, Tarkanian, the previously unsuccessful public office sought, a Declaration, said he planned to drop the race from the Senate and running in the third constituency.”
Lamb makes moves for the second Pa. primary race – Beaver [Pa.] County Times: “Although it is not an official announcement by Democratic U.S. Rep.-elect Conor Lamb, it seems, the budding political star to run in the new 17 constituency primary, because he is the Beaver County Democratic Committee endorsement vote next week. Democratic members of the Committee gather at 6 o’clock-22. March to the nun turners’ Club in Center Township for the approval votes. Committee Chairman Steve Dupree said on Wednesday, that lamb, a mount Lebanon resident, has Sewickley attorney Beth Tarasi , and Shaler Township residents Aaron Anthony, University of Pittsburgh doctoral student and former Shaler Area School District teachers, as endorsement candidate. Dupree acknowledged that lamb has recognition value and a “ground game”, which will be decisive-but, said the former Marine and Federal not be handed over to the German bar, nothing.”
Pa. Special are Ohio Dems competitive in the hopes of – Cleveland.com “The victory [of Conor Lamb] increased optimism among Ohio Democrats, who see a number of ways, flip-Congress seats to blue. … But the 18 constituency in Pennsylvania has some striking similarities to several districts in Ohio. So much So that Sabato’s Crystal Ball, the race electoral analysis and political handicapping at the University of Virginia center for politics, down a Republican-promoted, the opportunities in the four Ohio – two in the vicinity of Columbus, and two in the vicinity of Cleveland. “A candidate is less qualified, as the lamb may not have won, but Trump’s unpopularity has opened the door to this district to be competitive,” wrote Kyle Kondik, managing editor for Sabato’s Crystal Ball, and an Ohio native. Kondik added that the PA-18-electoral districts is no guarantee for the democratic wins in certain Ohio, but some of them.”
Indiana Senate race has the most of the view over the country – the Indy Star: “The multi-candidate GOP primary, combined with a top Democratic target, has led, in the competition, the top of the charts for most of the TV spots aired in this year’s Senate races across the country, according to a report released on Thursday by the independent Wesleyan Media Project. And that tally does not account to run the more than $2 million in ads that began on Thursday of an external group critical of Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly against the GOP lowered taxes. … Still, the Senate race ads by the candidates themselves or outside groups, more than 6,700 times from January to March, 12 were aired at an estimated cost of $1.9 million. The next heaviest amount of Senate race advertising in Wisconsin, where the ads were aired, almost 4,900 times for an estimated cost of $1.1 million.”
Illinois gubernatorial race is expensive – USA Today: “billionaire businessman J. B. Pritzker — leader on Tuesday, the democratic gubernatorial primary in Illinois, called a fraud, accused of trying to buy his way to the office, and discharged as cut from the same cloth as President Trump. And that is exactly what some of his fellow Democrats say about him. Surveys show that Pritzker, who poured has $63 million euros of his own assets in his campaign, has a double-digit percentage-point lead over his nearest rival, state sen Daniel Biss , and developer Chris Kennedy (a member of the politically famous Massachusetts Kennedy family). The three are at the top of the polls in a six-way race to represent Democrats in their push to oust Gov. Bruce Rauner, a former private equity Executive turned politician, political analysts as one of the most vulnerable GOP governors up for re-election in 2018.”
People first, second, politicians – Hartford Courant: “Danbury mayor Mark Boughton, a top contender for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, and was discharged from the hospital on Friday morning, the day after he rushed at a campaign event. Boughton’s campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment on the applicant a condition, other than the exhibition in a short statement. State REP Prasad Srinivasan, another Republican candidate and physician, was one of the three doctors, went in Boughton aid after he collapsed at a candidate “meet and greet” event in Avon. … On learning of the mayor’s collapse, Danbury City Council President Joseph Cavo rushed to the hospital. … Cavo said he was told the mayor of the sudden was the collapse at the campaign event, the result of dehydration.”
THE RULES OF THE GAME: BETTER TOGETHER
“Nothing is more evident than that the thirteen States will be able to, a national government better than one half, or one third, or any number less than the whole.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 13
TIME OUT: MY GOODNESS, MY GUINNESS
USA Today: “Go to a pub in the Irish, and you are likely to see Guinness’ more well-known, a photo of a pint of Guinness’ famous — and curious — advertising signs: a Toucan toting a beer on his beak. But toucans live in the tree crowns, Central and South America… So why Guinness use the bird to make a unique Irish beer? The history goes back to English advertising in the 1930s. … The sea lion was the first Guinness animal advertising [John Gilroy] drew, which led to the other… But the Toucan, which first appeared in 1935. It was often used in the United Kingdom. [Guinness archive manager Fergus Brady] credits its popularity to the animal, the color and cheerfulness. The brewery is often asked about the history of the toucan. … Gilroy also attracted a number of American-specific toucan-advertising, the fly in the 1940s and 1950s, with toucans on iconic American landmarks… But they were never been released for publication by Guinness.”
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Trump job performance
Average Approval: 41 Percent
The average of the rejection: 54%
Net Rating: -13 Points
Change from a week ago: up to 1.8 points
[On average contains: Pew Research Center: 42% approve – 53% reject; CBS News: 38% approve – 57% lean; Gallup: 39% approve – 56% lean; George Washington University: 42% approve – 55% lean; Marist College: 44% approve – 49% oppose it.]
Control of the house
Republican Average: 37.8 Percent
Democratic Means: 49.6 Percent
Advantage: Democrats plus of 11.8 points
Change from a week ago: democratic advantage by 0.4 points
[On average, contains: George Washington University: 49% Dems and 40% GOP; Quinnipiac University: 48% Dems 38% GOP; the Monmouth University: 50% Dems 41% GOP; USA Today/Suffolk: 47% Dems 32% GOP; CNN: 54% Dems 38% GOP.]
IN THE MIDST OF ADMIN SHAKEUP ‘KELLY IS NOT GOING ANYWHERE’
WSJ: “President Donald Trump and White house chief of staff John Kelly have a truce, at least temporarily, as the latest round of staff turmoil continues to ripple through the West Wing, according to people familiar with the talks. … Mr Kelly suggested to his colleagues that he may be pushed to the next, from the White house. Mr. Kelly’s cryptic comments left several White house employees the impression that Mr would force Kelly, the Problem with the President, and you should start looking for new jobs. … But on Thursday, the company, Trump and Kelly a productive meeting had calmed down, that both men. Mr Trump said consultant, that was Mr. Kelly’s ‘100% sure of that.’ Mr Kelly told his colleagues that, at least for the moment, he and the President had patched things up. … White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders had a five-word Declaration: “Kelly is not going anywhere.’
And what about McMaster? – Politico: “President Donald Trump’s national security adviser H. R. McMaster is not fired, he gets Tillersoned – kept in a state of eternal limbo about his future in the administration aware of the fact that his unpredictable boss was able to hold him for an indefinite period of time or terminate it at a point in time terminate. As now-former Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, the President pointed to the start of this week, McMaster has never clicked with the President, the prices of personal chemistry and likes to shoot the breeze. … What has changed in the last few days, after a half-dozen White house aides and outside advisers familiar with the situation, is that White House chief of staff John Kelly has been increasing pressure on trump to get rid of McMaster, and that made the President, of welcome, and not spirit very frustrating to be a consultant, is becoming increasingly resistant to a change.”
Grassley, Graham going to BAT for the sessions – The hill: “Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) warned President Trump against burning state attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday amid rumors of a major shake-up to the trump administration. In an interview with Fox News ‘Special Report with Bret Baier,’ Grassley, along with other judiciary Committee member Lindsey Graham (R-S. C.), said quite simply that he doesn’t believe that Trump displace should his attorney General, despite the reported anger about the meetings, the editing of the Russia investigation. ‘I would just be the answer to your question in this way, unless you do not push me: I think he should be fired,’ Grassley said. ‘It would blow up the Committee,’ Graham agreed.”
The FBI supports burning McCabe – National Review: “The FBI’s office of Personal responsibility, which has recommended the dismissal of the former Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who is charged with a serious misconduct. The recommendation resulted, obviously, from a report by the Department of justice inspector General, in which it was stated that McCabe leaked confidential information about the FBI investigation of the Clinton Foundation, a Wall-Street-Journal-lied to Reporters and then to the IG ‘ s office. The Republicans have called for McCabe to be stopped, because the news of the controversy that arose, citing what they see as the FBI, the shoddy and biased handling of both the investigation in the Russian election meddling and the Clinton email probe”.
GOP LEADERS REQUEST, A SECOND SPECIAL COUNSEL FOR THE DOJ
Axios: “the senators Chuck Grassley, Lindsey Graham, John Cornyn , and Thom Tillis have applied for, a second special counsel appointed to investigate the DOJ and FBI to review the questions in connection with the trump of Russia-investigation prior to the appointment of Robert Mueller, in a letter to state attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy attorney Rod Rosenstein. Here is why: Last month, Grassley and Graham asked the General inspector to review, the questions around the application and renewal of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant to investigate, Christopher Steele, the author of the Trump-Russia-dossier, but you write that the DOJ ‘not credible yourself to investigate.’ This is not your first request: Grassley, the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Graham, the Chairman of the judiciary Subcommittee on crime and terrorism, the previously IG-insight into possible improprieties in the FBI-asked-to-many relationship with Steele. They also demand information about possible conflicts of interest in the FBI, allegedly unauthorized disclosure by the FBI to the press and information about the FBI handling of the investigation into the former National security Advisor Mike Flynn.”
KUDLOW NOMINATION HELPS THE GOP MORE TAX CUTS
Bloomberg: “Republicans are looking to hold to act much faster than originally expected, the new individual tax cuts will expire in the year 2025 Democrats dared to put a road block during a congressional election year. Incoming White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow momentum to the effort by calling this week for a ‘phase two’ of the tax cuts, breaks for individual taxpayers permanently. The company was first proposed by President Donald Trump during a GOP retreat in West Virginia last month, joked with the house ways and means Chairman Kevin Brady , that he wanted the rates even lower. But the GOP in the second trial on tax cuts is a huge hurdle, because it will need the support of Democrats that were cut, from the historic renovation, the trump card in December.”
Trump closes, the opioid plan – Politico: “The trumpet is the completion of a long-awaited plan that it says will solve the opioid crisis, but it also calls for law enforcement measures – such as the death penalty for some drug traffickers— the public health advocates and Congress-Republicans warn distracts from the efforts to reverse the epidemic. The ambitious plan, which the White house is quiet-makers circulating among political mandate this month, could be announced as soon as Monday visited as President, Donald Trump, New Hampshire, a state heavily affected by the epidemic. It includes a mix of prevention and treatment measures, the proponents have long advocated, as well as beefed-up enforcement, in accordance with the President’s frequent calls for a crackdown against drug traffickers and dealers.”
Trump’s CIA pick Gina reel not supervise waterboarding – WashTimes
Read Tim Alberta‘s profile on sen. Tim Scott: ‘God Made Me Black on Purpose’ – Politico
Trump Jr, Vanessa Trump to file for divorce – Fox News
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AUDIBLE: MAY SHE REST IN PEACE
“To have met Louise Slaughter is known to be a force of nature.” – Liam Fitzsimmons, Rep. Slaughter’s chief of staff. The New York Congressman, died on Friday in a Washington hospital at the age of 88 years. Read more about her amazing life in an obituary, written by Fox News colleague Chad Pergram.
[Ed. Note: Chris Stirewalt way – we think he is torn up in his attic, hiding from his publisher, and try the book to end, which he loves, but that can try to kill him. He will come back, o Lord, and of the Louisiana historical Society (Historical society on November 21. In lieu of flowers, please send coffee and bacon.]
JUST KEEP THE METER RUNNING
Evansville Courier & Press: “A man accused of robbing an Evansville bank, the used, allegedly, money from the robbery to pay for a Taxi home. Derrick Faria, 19, was arrested less than an hour after he allegedly robbed the Fifth third Bank Diamond Avenue on Thursday. Faria reportedly took a taxi directly from home to the bank and then paid the same taxi driver to take him home after the robbery. … Evansville police say that he is a teller a note that said: ‘this is a robbery me all your money”, but did not show a weapon. … After the robbery, Faria reportedly returned came back to the Parking lot, in the uCabbi minivan and asked the driver to take him home. … No one was hurt during the robbery or arrest. All of the money during the robbery was recovered, police say, except for the $20 — $14 for the cab ride and $6 tip for the driver.”
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