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Rep. Walker: Democrats are beginning to implode under Pelosi

The Republican representative from North Carolina weighs in on a growing number of Democrats distancing themselves from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

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On the roster: How much of a problem to be Pelosi for the Dems in the year 2018? – Saturday is the primary day in the Aloha state survey: the Majority of Trump voters held warm feelings for him – Manafort judge mysterious delays testimony – Watch out for the cow-lvary

HOW MUCH OF A PROBLEM TO BE PELOSI FOR THE DEMS IN THE YEAR 2018?
WaPo: “While Democrats are growing optimistic about their chances to be in control of the house in November, they are increasingly concerned that the presence of your long-standing and polarizing leader, Nancy Pelosi, is that it is more difficult for many of their candidates to compete in the crucial swing districts. The Republicans, clinging to a 23-seat majority in the lower house, the house minority leader are a Central element of the attack ads and display many of your opponents as inextricably linked with the liberal from San Francisco. At the same time, some Democrats is the expression of alarm that you are standing in the way, the next generation of leaders. The tension was evident Thursday, when Rashida Tlaib was, at least, of the 27 Democratic house candidates refuse to say whether they would endorse Pelosi. Some Democrats fear that anti-Pelosi attacks directed at the Democratic candidates in this week’s special election in Ohio constituency that helped the Republicans push a narrow lead. The dynamics poses a Problem for the Democrats, many of whom rely on Pelosi’s fundraising abilities and admire your political savvy and status as one of the most influential female leaders. But some are also talking in the beginning, how could so that Pelosi continues to be free of charge from the group, you reduce the size of a Democratic wave in November, or worse, endanger their ability to win the majority.”

Dems could face a further hurdle in Minnesota – AP: “For all the talk of a blue wave of Democrats sweeping back into the house majority this fall, their efforts thwarted could be in one of the nation’s bluest States. … Democratic incumbents in Minnesota, the districts of retiring from the office, and the peoples are to replace them, are widely classified as tossups. ‘Minnesota is ground zero of the control of the house,” said Corry Bliss, Director of the Conservative leadership Fund, a super PAC aligned with speaker of the house of representatives , Paul Ryan. Former U.S. Rep. Steve Israel of New York, served four years as Chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, agreed. … In spite of Minnesota’s reputation as a liberal stronghold — it’s not gone for a Republican President since 1972 — the state has one of the most important battlefield for the parties. Tens of millions of dollars outside political advertising have tried to flooded the state in recent years, as the Republicans to pick-off outstate members of Congress, while Democrats focused on the suburbs. The GOP now holds three of the eight house seats.”

THE RULES OF THE GAME: TAKE NOTE
“In a society under the forms of which the stronger faction can readily unite and oppress the weaker, anarchy may truly be said to reign as in a state of nature, where the weaker individual is not secured against the violence of the stronger…” – Alexander Hamilton or James Madison, Federalist No. 51

TIME-OUT: BIRDS OF A FEATHER
NatGeo: “the scientists are betting on a new system to warn us of impending earthquakes: the birds carry small backpacks. Although no one knows exactly why animals often act atypically, before an earthquake or other disaster. Flocks of birds could migrate from the course or are active in unusual times, says Martin Wikelski, an ecologist at the German Max-Planck-Institute for ornithology and a fellow of the National Geographic Society. He directs a satellite-tracking project by the name of ” International Cooperation for Animal Research Using Space. IKARUS is with a lightweight electronic tag—mounted, backpack-straps, leg bands, or even hats—monitoring the activity patterns of tens of thousands of birds, bats and other creatures, the existence of irregularities suggest that an earthquake is imminent. A global network of volunteers has begun, day, animals in the device Wikelski called ‘wearables for animals’—the track and the beam of your movements and other data that the International Space Station. Since the Russian astronauts, the Installation of the ICARUS data acquisition hardware during a space walk. The result, Wikelski hopes will tell a disaster-before-and-network, similar to a ” internet of wings.'”
 
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INDICATOR
Trump job performance
Average Approval:
41.2 Percent
The average of the rejection:
53%
Net Rating:
-11.8 Points
Change from a week ago:
0.4 points
[On average contains: Gallup: 41% approve – 54% lean; IBD: 41% approve – 50% refuse; NPR/PBS/Marist: 41% approve – 51% oppose; Quinnipiac University: 38% approve – 58% lean; NBC/WSJ: 45% approve – 52% disapprove.]

Control of the house
Republican Average:
41.4 Percent
Democratic Average: 48 Percent
Advantage:
Democrats plus 6.6 points
Change from a week ago:
no change
[On average contains: IBD: 45% Dems, 45% of GOP; NPR/PBS/Marist: 47% Dems and 40% GOP; Quinnipiac University: 51% Dems, 39% of GOP; NBC/WSJ: 49% Dems 43% GOP; Fox News: 48% Dems and 40% GOP.]

SATURDAY IS THE PRIMARY DAY IN THE ALOHA STATE
Politico: “voters in Hawaii head to the polls Saturday for another primary day. And if the Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii) stated that she would try to dethrone democratic Gov. David Ige, it looked like your first to lose. Public polling early in the year had Hanabusa lapping Ige (from Mason-Dixon Polling in March had up to 20 in elementary school). Hanabusa’s camp, painted Ige defeated former Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the 2014 primary, as an absent Governor, ill-treated and the false-alarm-missile-warning in January. … Ige campaign to run at that, securing the consent of the popular mayor Harry Kim , and an ad with his response to the eruption. Public surveys will be attracted, and, finally, Ige showed regaining a lead over Hanabusa, the campaign is pulled. … Hanabusa campaign it feels good about the race. To replace the … the primary race, Hanabusa in Hawaii, 1. The district could send a familiar face back to the Congress: the former REP Ed case. The well-known, a moderate case could be the frontrunner in a crowded race, which also features Lt. Gov. Doug chin , and state Rep. Kaniela Ing, for the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, sat down on Thursday.”

GOP searches for Trump help in Arizona. Senate race – Politico: “National Republicans are calling for President Donald Trump to intervene in the Arizona Senate primary in the face of rising fears that the GOP nominate a non-eligible candidate and cede the seat to Democrats in November. On a recent call that the National Republican Senate Committee Chairman Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) asked the President to support GOP Rep. Martha McSally, widely regarded as the founding of the favorite in the Aug. 28 primary, according to two senior Republicans familiar with the conversation. Trump, according to one of the Republicans was non-binding and does not say Yes or no to the request. McSally ahead of former state Sen. Kelli Ward and the former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, both of which are to be performed, as conservative rebels. Surveys have repeatedly shown McSally leading in the primary, but Republicans fear that, if the municipality or Arpaio wins the nomination, it would effectively hand victory to the expected Democratic nominee, Rep. Kyrsten Sinema. Neither the White house nor the NRSC would comment.”

GOP super-PAC creates a presence in six new districts – The hill: “The Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC aligned with retirement speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), expanding its presence in key GOP-held districts as Republicans try to stave off a possible Democratic ‘blue wave’ in this year’s midterm elections. The group announced on Friday that it is opening offices in six Republican-led districts, a total of 40 offices in competitive house races across the country. The to repetitions a boost to the GOP. Rodney Davis (Ill.), Randy Hultgren (Ill.), George Holding (N. C.) and Pete Sessions (Texas), as well as the now-open seats in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District and Kansas’ 2. District.”

Kobach to recuse himself from the Kansas vote-counting – Fox News: “Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state locked in a tight Republican gubernatorial primary battle against incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer– said Thursday night that he plans to recuse himself from the vote-counting process. Earlier Thursday, Kansas election officials revealed that Kobach – who is the President of Trump received his consent – was Colyer by only 121 votes to two counties of the discrepancies reported in the first counting from Tuesday’s election. The tightening of the vote count Colyer asked to issue a letter demanding that Kobach – the state’s top elections official — instructs county election officials at the counting of the ballot, and Thursday night Kobach let said he would call. To said ‘I’m going to be happy, you recuse yourself,’ Kobach told CNN. “But as I say, it really makes no difference. My office, the counting of the votes. The counties do.'”

Blankenship heads to W Va. Supreme Court with his ballot battle – the Charleston [W. Va.] Gazette-Mail: “Don Blankenship his fight to run for the U.S. Senate to the West Virginia Supreme Court. According to a petition for a mandamus filed with the state high court, on Thursday, Blankenship and the Constitution party to challenge, the West Virginia Secretary of State Mac-Warner‘s decision to deny Blankenship candidacy papers to run with the party. Warner denied Blankenship on the filing of appeals of West Virginia ‘sore loser’ law… But, Blankenship is a challenge, the denial, the two Central arguments: His attorney, Robert Bastress, argues in the lawsuit that state law, as of the time Blankenship filed as a Republican in January, did not contain any ‘sore loser’ provision as the secretary of state in 2018 election guidebook States; and Bastress says changes to the code, passed by the legislature this year and enacted into law in June can not be applied retroactively to the campaign, which was already in progress.”

Stormy Daniels is a lawyer exploring a run for President – Des Moines Register: “Michael Avenatti has arrived in Iowa. After three cancelled flights and a 700-mile road trip, the lawyer, is known for the representation of adult film actress Stormy Daniels is in her case against the Republican President, Donald Trump is ready to do its share in the ground in the first in the nation caucus state. “I work a run for the presidency of the United States, and I wanted to hear to Iowa, and to learn more about some of the questions before the citizens of Iowa and do my homework,’ Avenatti told the Des Moines Register in an interview Thursday.”

SURVEY: MOST TRUMP VOTERS HELD WARM FEELINGS FOR HIM
Pew Research Center: “In the Wake of Donald Trump in the 2016 election victory, an overwhelming majority of those who said they had voted for him, “warm” feelings for him. This spring, more than a year in Trump’s feelings that had changed, this same Trump voters little presidency. In March, 82% of those who reported voting for trump and the researchers were able to verify, through voting records as elected in 2016, said she felt ‘warm’ in the direction of Trump, with 62% say they have “very warm” feelings for him. Their feelings were expressed on a 0-100 ” feeling thermometer.’ A rating of 51 or higher is ‘hot’ with 76 or higher, indicating ‘very warm’ feelings. The views of this same Trump voters were quite similar, which had in November 2016: at this time, 87% had warm feelings for him, including 63% very warm feelings.”

MANAFORT JUDGE MYSTERIOUS DELAYS TESTIMONY
Fox News: “judge T. S. Ellis III mysteriously delayed testimony Friday in the case of ex-trump-campaign Chairman Paul Manafort, deport the current procedures for the hours after prosecutors again complained about his criticism of them. It is not clear whether the delay is linked to the action brought by the Special Counsel, to Robert Mueller‘s team. Ellis on Friday also empatischem the jury that they are to reminded, in conversation about the case with others, is fuelling speculation that the delay might, in connection with juror problems. But the shift is significant, as the prosecutors had to stop hoping. calling witnesses on Friday, and Ellis has moved a reputation as a stickler for the storage of studies In the Müller-team motion filed Friday morning, they accused the judge wrongly criticize you in court, say it is possible his recent comments could confuse and mislead the jury.’ Müller Deputy , Andrew Weissmann and the other lawyers on the team specifically noted, such as Ellis made negative comments this week about the focus on a credit Manafort requested, but not received.”

PLAY-BY-PLAY
Trump, the host of the roundtable on prison reform with state officials – WaPo

North Korea threatens to stall the denuclearization of the warning to U.S. – Fox News

Mass. joins the growing list of States with the automatic registration of voters, measure – Axios

Mother-daughter-deportation stopped, the judge threatens to hold meetings, in contempt – Fox News

AUDIBLE: CC COMFORTABLY COMPLACENT
“The liberals can’t bully me, messages can not you bully me, the hip-hop community, you can’t bully me.” – Kanye West defended his support of the President Trump on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday night.

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WATCH OUT FOR THE COW-LVARY

Tampa Bay Times: “was driven of the shepherds Monday, as a woman, on the run from the police, was chased across a pasture, more than a dozen cows, it leads you directly to officers and arrest, according to the Sanford [Florida] police Department. A Seminole County Sheriff’s Office helicopter team captured video of the cows against trends and resisting traditional roles, the heroes in this story of justice, cousins just name. The video shows Jennifer Anne Kaufman run through the field chasing the cows, the together to corral the suspect. … “Actually, a large group of cows following you for a good visual. It looks like you can attack that your ” helicopter-heard team can say. “She is quite far in the field now. If you see that the large group of cows, they are literally you and is chasing you.’ The herd chased Kaufman right on a fence, where the authorities were waiting on the other side.”

AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“Liberal internationalists include globalization, neo-conservative democratisation, on the Sunny high plateau of international harmony. But what is the belief that such high levels are available and accessible. Both believe in the perfectibility, if not the man, then the international system will. Both believe in the arrow of history.” – Charles Krauthammer , writing in the Washington Post, 26. May, 2016.

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