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Jeff Sessions: “I’m not a fan of Wikileaks
Attorney-General sessions asked Director of the CIA characterization of Wikileaks as the “enemy, non-government secret service,” Donald Trump Jr communications with Wikileaks during the presidential campaign.
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SESSIONS CAN NOT REMEMBER CLAIMS, HOWEVER, HE HAS NOT LIED
Fox News: “Attorney General Jeff Sessions, held on Tuesday, that he” always told the truth,’ a refutation in front of the house legislators reports that he lied about meeting with Trump campaign officials in terms of the contact with Russian government representatives. Meetings seemed to be keen early on in the hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, to address new reports that he has revealed in previous testimony debriefings former trump campaign officers , George Papadopoulos , and Carter page, was after a meeting with Russian agents. “I think now remind that in March of 2016 meet in the Trump Hotel, that Mr Papadopoulos visited, but I’ve said no clear memory of the details of what he said at the meeting, sessions. ‘After reading his account, and to the best of my memory, I believe I was clear to him that he was not representing the campaign with the Russian government, or any other foreign government for that matter authorized.'”
Sessions to that E-Mail alias, such as Loretta Lynch – Fox News: “the Former attorney General, Loretta Lynch picked up an unlikely defender on Tuesday… During his much-anticipated hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, attorney General Jeff Sessions was pressed by Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., about was whether or not he recused himself from the investigation, a swath of problems… Lynch used the pseudonym for official E-Mails, including those in connection with their now-infamous tarmac meeting in the summer of 2016, with former President Bill Clinton. “I think not, the meetings of the said, in reply, whether he recused himself from the investigation, that E-Mail account. “I would say in defense of attorney General Lynch that I have a pseudonym.’ ‘She was probably after the Council of the Department of Justice,” he added. Meetings, however, did not reveal his secret name.”
Meetings directs prosecutors to uranium-One – Fox News: “Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed senior prosecutors to assess “specific questions”, requested by the Congress-Republicans, the with the sale of Uranium One and allegedly illegal dealings in connection with the Clinton Foundation, leaving the door open for a date for another special counsel. In a first letter, obtained by Fox News, the justice Department responded on 27 July and September to 26 requests of the House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., and the other members of the Committee, who will investigate the names for the appointment of a special counsel to, the matters in question. … “These senior prosecutors report directly to the attorney General and the Deputy attorney General [Rod Rosenstein], as appropriate and recommendations, if all matters which are not currently under investigation should be opened…’ the [Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd] wrote.”
The Senate judiciary interviewed Russian-American lobbyist – AP: “The Senate judiciary Committee plans on Tuesday for an interview with a Russian-American lobbyist, at a campaign meeting in the past year, with a President Donald Trump ‘ s son, according to a person familiar with the interview. The employee-interview behind closed doors with Rinat Akhmetshin is part of the Committee’s probe into the Russian interference in the election of 2016, as well as an ongoing investigation by the Senate judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley in lax enforcement of the Foreign Agents Registration Act”.
THE RULES: THE GENTLE GIANTS
“The genius of republics (say they) is Pacific; the spirit of commerce has to soften a tendency in the manners of men, and you delete those inflammable humors which kindled so often in wars.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 6
TIME-OUT: GOOD, CLEAN fun
Time: “A few years ago, three students from the Parsons School of Design, visited her home in India… they had hoped to learn that India’s sanitation problems—and why the country had the world’s leader in childhood deaths. It was not until they visited a few primary schools that you have understood, how something small could have a big effect. The children in these schools, you will have noticed, rarely their hands and the teacher lock bars of soap would be washed in the cabinets. … The children, the said teachers, dyeing, dear. That’s when the idea for SoaPen, beat you to it. … The concept of a soap dispenser that looks like a pen, won the 2015 UNICEF Wearables for Good challenge and Yogita Agrawal, Amanat Anandand Shubham Issar-24 years old—have been recognized in the Forbes 30 Under 30. … With this money, the three founders are planning to increase their production, the lower the price. Hope you SoaPen, one day, the same price as a stick of chapstick.”
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Trump’s net job approval rating: -20.6 points
Change from a week ago: 0.2 points
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SENATE GOP INCLUDED OBAMACARE REPEAL IN THE TAX ASSESSMENT
Politico: “Republicans will be to add the repeal of Obamacare, the individual mandate, the latest version of their tax debt, according to several GOP senators, with several key swing vote, who say they are open to the idea. Finance Committee Republicans decided to repeal language in the packaging. The legislation was discussed in a closed party-lunch, the said on Tuesday, and several Republican senators, no one spoke out publicly against the repeal of the mandate. John Thune (R-S. D.) said, adding, mandate repeal could allow the Republicans to be more middle class tax relief in the tax, and he was confident that it could pass the Senate. To pledge the GOP view on the repeal of the mandate as a down payment on his campaign to make Obamacare undo and a source of revenue: the repeal would help generate $338 billion to pay for tax reform. … President Donald Trump is urging congressional Republicans to include a mandate to repeal the tax package.”
Trump admin change view, the corporate tax rate – WSJ: “the Minister of Finance , Steven Mnuchin , said the trump-administrative support would be tax legislation, a Corporation tax rate of more than 20%, as part of a future compromise between the house and the Senate. In an interview in the Wall Street Journal CEO Council meeting on Monday, Mr. Mnuchin no increase in the corporate income excluded tax rate by about 20%. “It’s not going up,” he said. “I can tell you, this is one of the things that the President feels very strongly.’ Senate Republicans’ proposal for Reform of the tax code, unveiled last week, differs in important points of a plan, advanced by a house Committee. Both bills would reduce the corporate tax rate to 20% from 35%, but the Senate proposal would delay the interest rate reductions until 2019, the abolition of inheritance tax and the elimination of the entire state and local tax deduction”.
The report shows the Senate bill would raise taxes for the middle class – AP: “as the climbers needed relief for the middle class, the Senate Republican tax overhaul would actually be an increase in the taxes for some of the 13.8 million middle-income American households, an impartial analysis showed on Monday. The evaluation by the Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation arose when the Senate tax-writing committee of the Wade began the measure, work in the direction of the first major restructuring of the tax system in some 30 years. Barging into the carefully balanced work, the house and Senate Republicans have done President Donald Trump called for a steep tax cuts for wealthy Americans, and pushed GOP leaders to add controversial to change health care, to the already complex mix.”
Trump to visit the hill to meet with house GOP on the plan – The hill: “President Trump will travel to Capitol Hill on Thursday to speak to house Republicans on their efforts, the Reform of the tax code, according to the White house. Trump to speak to the members of the house Republican conference at a meeting at 11:30 Thursday morning. … ‘In front of the house the impending vote on the tax-reform legislation, the President will speak at the conference about how important the cuts and reforms are a start-up aid for our economy, our businesses more competitive and allow hardworking Americans, more and more of your earned pay cheques.’ [White house spokesman Raj Shah said.] Trump’s visit is designed to spark momentum behind the house’s tax bill, which could come to the floor for a vote as soon as Thursday.”
[Watch Fox: Tune in to the Fox News channel for a town hall on tax cuts, with speaker of the house of representatives , Paul Ryan, hosted by Bret Baier , and Martha MacCallum, tonight at 6 p.m. ET.]
MCCONNELL ADVISES TRUMP, PENCE MOORE
Sally people has the latest WashTimes: “Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell has reportedly spoken with President Trump and Vice President, Mike Pence, about the controversy in the Alabama Senate race. Two Republicans in Washington, said that Mr McConnell is referring to the White house to help in the settlement of the situation around embattled candidate Roy Moore, The Associated Press reported. Republicans have been mode, in the crisis, as a Washington Post report quoted three women who claimed that Mr. Moore’s sexual advances toward them when they were minors. Mr. Moore denied the allegations and has vowed to stay in the race. … Other Republicans also called ” Mr. Moore, the race to leave, and some have said that, and even if he win, the GOP should swear, not to make room for him in the Senate. Since Mr Moore is the name on absentee ballots distributed, the Republican debate, a write-in campaign with another candidate, the incumbent Sen. Luther Strange.”
Q-poll: voters say Moore has to go – Quinnipiac University: “American voters say 63 – 23 percent, in questions from Friday until Monday, Roy Moore, is to be deleted, from the U.S. Senate race in Alabama. The Republicans are divided, as 38 percent say he should stay in the race, and 42 percent say he should drop out. All other listed group says, the wide margins he should get out. The voters reject 43 – 25 percent, and 31 percent undecided, as Republican officials have responded to allegations against Moore. Republican voters are divided, as 31 percent approve and 29 percent disapprove, with 40 percent undecided. All of the American voters, believe 51 – 19 percent of the charges against Moore. ‘Roy Moore has to go, tell the American voters,’ [assistant director Tim Malloy] said. ‘But the only voters that matter are in the state of Alabama.'”
Meetings not interested, back to the run – Weekly Standard: “Attorney general Jeff Sessions has told political allies in Alabama, that he did not consider for his old Senate seat as a write-in candidate in next month’s special election. This is according to a spokeswoman for sessions, to the Department of Justice, Sarah Isgur Flores, who also says [Michael Warren], and that the meetings told, Alabama is a Republican he did not consider the appeal on the seat, if Roy Moore wins, and is either not seated, or by expulsion from the Senate.”
After Trump spoke with President Xi Jinping, three UCLA basketball player arrested in China fly back to the U.S. WashEx
The Senate checks the President’s nuclear-authority – AP
Senators roll out a non-partisan range of banking rules – Politico
In the first interview, Sen. Paul says: “no justification” for the attack – WashEx
Rep. Gene Green, D-Texas, retired , Politically
AUDIBLE: SAY BYE ” PARTY LINES
“If this election is a Democrat stands between Roy Moore and Democrat. For sure.” – Sen Jeff Flake told reporters on the question whom he will support in the Alabama Senate special election.
[Ed. Note: Chris Stirewalt gone to look for America (and probably eat chicken wings). He will come again on Thursday, November 16, ready to respond to your correspondence.]
ITSY, BITSY, LIME GREEN MANKINI
BBC: “Six Czech tourists, who dressed as Borat arrested in Kazakhstan for wearing nothing but mankinis. The group posed for photos dressed in the revealing swimwear in the capital, Astana, last week. Local media reported on Tuesday, the tourists were arrested and fined 22,500 Tenge ($67; £51), respectively, for their ‘indecent’ phenomena. The costume was made infamous due to Borat, a fictional Kazakh TV presenter, played by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen. … However distasteful photos or the wearing of unsuitable fancy dress in many different Nations you can land in hot water.”
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