in the vicinity ofvideo of Bernie Sanders’ campaign staff are calling for a ‘wage’ and health care
Bernie Sanders pushes for a $ 15 minimum wage during his campaign; in response, starting in 2016, Sanders ‘ campaign staff member Tezlyn Figaro.
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On the roster: Liberal activists are turning away from Bernie – Deal shows up to blow-off-debt-limit hike to spending – the DNC are stuck in a fundraising lull – Trump freshmen and four are still trading insults – Sure, he looks innocent
LIBERAL ACTIVISTS ARE TURNING AWAY FROM BERNIE
Politico: “Elizabeth Warren has sharply cut in Bernie Sanders‘ front-runner are among the members of the progressive political action committee democracy for America, according to the group is the last opinion poll, while Kamala Harris vaulted ahead of Joe Biden in third place. Pete Buttigieg, South Bend, Ind., The mayor was rushed to the third place in the group of the progressive activists, on the sixth place with 4 percent in the poll, which was released on Monday, and the first of POLITICAL. No candidate, other than Sanders, Warren, and Harris broke the single digits in the survey. The survey is less consequential as a measure of public opinion as an indicator of activist support — and changing loyalties to the democratic party of the left flank.”
South Bend cops bash Buttigieg – Fox News: “South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg commands national attention with his media-savvy presidential candidate, but the firestorm back home about an officer involved shooting shows no signs of soon-with the mayor facing criticism not only from protesters, but the police, who say that his handling of the crushed morale and risks of a “mass exodus” from the force. ‘Morale around here has been terrible. We do nothing’, a police officer, a 20-year veteran of the force, told Fox News. … “In an all-time low,’ another officer of the Moral said. … The officials asked not to be identified for this story in fear of retaliation by the mayor and the administration. But she said on Fox News that you know of several officers that are considering the submission of your badge or taking rest, if warranted, in response to the mayor, the processing of the recordings.”
Warren swells – Politico: “Sen. Elizabeth Warren has the largest staff in the 2020 Democratic presidential race. Sen Bernie Sanders is in the vicinity. And the other to go to the try large, weigh the risks, the running of the most expensive piece of the “invisible primary” – the people the campaigns. Warren had 303 people on your campaign payroll in the second quarter of the year, according to a POLITICO analysis of Federal Election Commission records. It is a mirror image of your campaign, believe in the importance of the early organization, the together of Sanders ” campaign, and his 282 people on salary, and is reminiscent of the successful Barack Obama‘s 2008 campaign. The morning the size of the 2020 campaign illustrates roughly the current levels in the Democratic primaries, to put with the top five candidates in polling and fundraising, and several underdogs in the hope of Foundation for a future leap among the leaders.”
Beto has little support, but big-spending Political: “Beto O’rourke, expanded its national staff, despite weak fundraising quarter, adding a number of experienced staff. Nick Rathod, a democratic operative, served as President Barack Obama’s liaison to state officials, was hired as a senior national political Advisor, a campaign spokeswoman confirmed to POLITICO on Friday. Adnan Mohamed, who was the Deputy national political Director for Rep. Seth Moulton‘s presidential campaign, which was named national political Director. Anna Korman, together with O’rourke’s campaign manager Jen O’malley Dillonprecision strategies, is O’rourke’s national data director. And Morgan Hill, who was the research Director Richard Cordray‘s gubernatorial campaign in Ohio last year, the national research Director.”
This is 2019: candidate sleepovers are one thing – WSJ: “Sen. Cory Booker sat on the family room floor with New Hampshire State Sen. Jon Morgan and his wife, Katie, a physician assistant, until after midnight, on the last Saturday. The next morning at 8, in the room, the scene of a gymnastics show was, as the New Jersey swung Democrat in the Morgans’ sons up in the air, and on the back of the head, as the cartoons played in the background. Mr. Booker spent the night with the Morgans, their three sons and three dogs Saturday, an experience that Mr. Morgan described as ” a little surreal.'”
THE RULES: FELLOW-FEELING
“The highest degree of strength, which can be displayed by the Federal Senate or President, not more than equal to a resistance in which they will be supported by constitutional and Patriotic principles.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 58
TIME OUT: SO MANY HAPPY TREES
Smithsonian: “in Spite of the fact that Bob Ross produced almost 30,000 images over the course of its life time, it is virtually impossible to track, let alone buy any of his signature landscape photographs. … The New York Times wanted to reply. In a superb video examination of the recent publication, which found Reporter that it’s actually a relatively simple reason why it is so hard to be an original Ross-painting—especially one of the 1.143 he made as Moderator of the popular PBS-TV show ” The Joy of Painting.’ … [A] estimated 1,165 of the notoriously optimistic painter’s canvases are hidden in storage at Bob Ross Inc.’s Northern Virginia headquarters. None of the works housed in the complex are for sale, and the building is closed to outside visitors. … The oil-landscapes is located at the company’s Herndon, Virginia headquarters may not be available for purchase, but Bob Ross Inc. only donations have an array of art works and artifacts to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, earlier this year.”
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Trump job performance
Average Level Of Agreement: 44.8 Percent
The average of the rejection: 50.6 per cent
Net Score: -5.8 Points
Change from prior week: up 1.2 points
[Average, includes: Gallup: 44% approve – 51% oppose; NBC News/WSJ: 45% approve – 52% disapprove; ABC News/WaPo: 47% approve 50%, reject; CNN: approve 45% – 51% oppose; IBD: 43% approve – 49% oppose it.]
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OFFER THE SPEND ACCORDING TO THE BLOW-OFF-DEBT-LIMIT HIKE
Politico: “White house officials and congressional leaders closed in on a budget deal on Monday that would increase spending for both the Pentagon and nondefense programs, while the extension of the debt ceiling until at least July 2021, according to sources close to the talks. Minister of Finance, Steven Mnuchin , and Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) led the debate, though GOP leaders on the hill, as the Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) — were closely involved.”
THE DNC ARE STUCK IN THE FUNDRAISING DOLDRUMS
Politico: “The Democratic National Committee raised $8.5 million in June, the month of the party, the presidential debates in Miami — less than half of the $show 20.7 million, the Republican National Committee moved during this time, announced. The DNC also spent almost as much money as it raised — $7.5 million— while, the time and finished the month with $9.3 million cash on hand. Meanwhile, the RNC is building a big war chest during the lead-up to the year 2020 and had $43.5 million cash on hand at the end of the month. The DNC spent heavily on the great events during the month of debates, The Committee, the issuance of $221, 000 people, the rental on catering, $106,000 on ” event production & site,’ $reported approximately 61,000 on ” event-decorations,’ $50,000 on “event consulting” and $19,000 on safety. The filing was not specified, what are the issues related to the debates at the end of June.”
Sanford: “I do not think that anyone can beat Donald Trump’ – Fox News: “Ask Mark Sanford , if all the Republicans can knock off President of the Trump in the Republican primaries, and he’ll give you an honest answer. To be I always so real, and I don’t think anyone is beating Donald Trump. This is my personal opinion,’ the former South Carolina Governor and Congressman said in an interview Monday with Fox News. But Sanford, last week it was announced 30 days to decide whether to launch a primary challenge against the President, said that if he is not running, the displacement of the President. At least, not completely. “I think it is to try to force a larger, national debate and a debate within the Republican circles,” he said. This debate, for Sanford, focuses on the state debt, which now stands at over $22 trillion dollars.”
TRUMP FRESHMEN AND FOUR ARE STILL TRADING INSULTS
WashTimes: “President Trump his feud Monday joined with the four liberal democratic legislators, calling them” a very Racist group of troublemakers.’ ‘The ‘team’ is a very Racist group of troublemakers who are young, inexperienced and not very smart, ” the President tweeted. “Drag the once great democratic party far to the left, and were opposed to humanitarian aid on the border…And are now against ICE and Homeland Security. So bad for our country!’ He issued the tweet on the go, to pay his respects at the Supreme court, the late justice John Paul Stevens. Mr Trump has been locked in an escalating battle with and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – New York, Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts. After he told them a week ago to “return” to their countries of origin, Democrats, Mr Trump of racism have been accused of. All four legislators are U.S. citizens; Somalia, local woman Omar is the only one born in another country.”
The white house sends out an attack dog Miller – New York Post: “Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House adviser Stephen Miller , President of Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation was heated. “I still have a racist never called his tweets” Wallace said on ” Fox News Sunday.’ “But there is no question that he stirs up racial divisions.’ But Miller, an important immigration aide-de-camp to the President, said Trump’s controversial comments … are not racially-motivated. ‘I fundamentally disagree with the view that, if you criticize someone, and you happen to be a different color of the skin, which makes it a racial criticism,’ said Miller. Miller claims that the comments of Reps. Ilhan Omar, of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the members of the progressive squad are far worse than anything store Trump has said, in particular, AOC-comparison of the boundary conditions of detention in concentration.”
Illinois GOP apologizes, takes down ‘Jihad Squad” post – Chicago Tribune: “Top leaders of the Illinois Republican y launched an effort at damage control Sunday after a social media post echoed President Donald Trump’s criticism of the four democratic members of Congress, and continued it, with reference to you in a movie-poster, a “jihad squad’ and argue you believe that any criticism is racist. The post was made to the Illinois Republican County Chairman’s Association Facebook-the night side on Friday, but awareness over the weekend. … Mark Shaw, the lake County GOP Chairman, is heading the state county Chairman of the group, said the publication was ‘allowed’ me to and said he was ” sorry if anyone saw the picture was offended by the content.’ Shaw said the post had been deleted, and he called it an “unfortunate distraction” from the ideological problems with the four progressive members of Congress.”
Former Texas state senator Wendy Davis announces bid to oust Rep. – Chip-Roy – Texas Tribune
ABC News will host The third debate in Houston, Texas Southern University in September – ABC News
Trump says he’s ready to meet Schumer on immigration – Politico
Pergram: With Müller hearings before, the “book” better than the “movie” – Fox News
Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló does not resign in the midst of corruption, scandal, scandal – NYT
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“I don’t have plans. I’ve got appointments.” – Sen. Amy Klobuchar interview with the WaPo about the differences between your 100-day plan and sen. Elizabeth Warren‘s plans.
FROM THE STANDS
“In one of the stands answer, you said,” …there is no reasonable way to speculate on what the economy will look like a year from now…” That is exactly right. And it applies equally to any forecast by the OMB or a campaign promise by a politician from each team. The President and the Congress have much less impact on the economy than you think.” – Mike Golan, Cape Cod, Mass.
“We believe that it is only ‘by chance’ Biden, with his two most loyal critics on the stage one day, while Warren and Sanders are pitted against each other the next? Please! It seems like CNN to keep the rule, I enjoy Biden, the display does not want to, the candidate and goes out of the way, take him under fire. This pairing makes it even more so. CNN with the same bias, could you throw Fox? Your constant need to Biden defects and no other candidate seems like the steering.” – Brian Davis, Minneapolis[Ed. note: Oh, now, Mr. Davis! Yes, it is true that the four really top-tier Democratic contenders, CNN ended up with two good pairings, I hardly think there’s reason to suspect foul play. Once you get the accounts for the fact that the rules require the same distributions of the haves and have-nots, the probabilities are quite high. The chances that Warren, Sanders and Biden-Harris or Warren-Harris and Sanders-Biden or Sanders-Harris and Warren-Biden were very robust. I’m not confident, just that the drawing was on the level, but also that Biden would catch hell from which of its three main competitors, happen to be on the stage with him.]
“Much of your political analysis, speaks about the influence of ‘independents.’ Not sure how many of them are left. As a proud Southeast Pennsylvania resident, the decisive factor in 2016, and in my condition (where Dems are significantly more numerous than the Republicans in the vote of the registration), was the turnout and not a fence-Sitter, and Trump didn’t bring his R voters, and Clinton, D-voters. I would welcome more political analysis along the winding road, this 2020 campaign, as the inevitably zany events, errors, tactics, and the news is likely to be soft, influence on relevant parties in key battle fields. I have the feeling that the enthusiasm of the base and the voters are actually two separate things. Chris, as a man who had his fair share of meat and cheese enjoys, and who must travel past our area between New York and Washington, I do not believe, however, that you discussed ever, our famous Philly cheesesteaks. Are you a fan or a hater? Some will not send you our best when you eaten enough. Thank you for everything you do. (You too, Brianna)” – Ken Levine, Lionville, Pa.[Ed. Note: a Good question, Mr. Levine. Let’s look at the numbers. About 48 percent of Pennsylvania’s nearly 8.5 million registered voters are Democrats, 38 percent Republicans and 14 percent are self-employed/other. In your own district, the gap is 52 percent Democratic, 32 percent Republican, 16% independent/other is a little stronger. And you are right that Clinton was faced with a serious enthusiasm gap. Exit polls show that the electorate was in 2016, the country-wide electorate, only 42 percent of Democratic – 5 points-under-par, Republicans were 39 percent of the voters, the irritating essentially out. An equal number of self-identified Democrats and Republicans have switched sides, the voices in their President. So like Donald Trump’s win, the state of a little less than 3/4ths of a point? Because he won among independents by 7 points. The response of the policy is a rule that you have to go and chew gum at the same time – you win your base and persuade the persuadable. Trump’s Pennsylvania victory was to narrow it down to three factors: depressed Democratic turnout, energized Republicans and win with the bystanders. Another thing about independent voters: “Regardless” not “moderate means.” Independent voters ranges from very liberal to very conservative. It is, however, reason to believe that these voters tend to be more persuadable. For tasty Philly cheesesteaks, I wonder who that could hater a. My tastes run to Dalessandro’s delicate Steaks of Wissahickon Valley Park – amazing, fantastic atmosphere and John’s roast pork on Snyder Avenue – the steak is divine but the roast pork with spinach is a trip value is.]
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SURE, HE LOOKS INNOCENT
WCMH: “An award-winning lamb is under investigation, according to veterinarians at the Logan County Fair in front of illegal drugs in his system. The Ohio Department of Agriculture, says the grand-champion-market lamb showed a young 4-H member between July 7-13 tested positive for diuretics, before it was sent to slaughter. “We don’t know how it is there, and we may never know. But it is the exhibitors responsibility to an animal at the fair for the competition, which is free of all of those,” said Dr. Tony Forshey, the state veterinarian at the Ohio Department of agriculture. Dr. Forshey explains diuretics lead to dehydration and an animal, the muscles feel leaner. The drug not only gives exhibitors an unfair advantage, it can, however, kidney, the meat contamination. ‘Even more important is the food safety aspect,” said Forshey. “We don’t want any of these animals in the human food chain with adulterated products.'”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“[Gerald R. Ford] was not a giant. Nor did he leave a great political legacy. But he is rightly revered for his decency and honor. His big gesture was the pardon of Richard Nixon, an act for which he was excoriated at the time, and that could cost him the 1976 election.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writes in the Washington Post on November 27. July, 2017.
Chris Stirewalt , the politics editor for Fox News. Brianna McClelland contributed to this report. FOX News mid-term report in your Inbox every day wants? You can register here.