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On the roster: Warren surges in Iowa – Time-Out: Meet you in St. Louis – impeachment pressure builds up around Trump call Congress setting pass stopgap spending bill this week – Let’s get this bread
WARREN SURGES IN IOWA
Des Moines Register: “Elizabeth Warren has fluctuated in Iowa, tight overtaking , Joe Biden, and distances himself from other progressive Bernie Sanders, the most recent Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa poll shows. Warren, the U.S. senator from Massachusetts, now holds a 2-percentage-point lead, with 22% of likely Democratic caucusgoers say she is their first choice for President. It is the first time that she has led in the Register survey. The former Vice President Biden, which had led to each of the registers of the three previous 2020 cycle surveys, follows at 20%. Sanders, the U.S. senator from Vermont, has. on the third place with 11% No other candidate reached double digits. ‘This is the first big shakeup’ in what was a pretty balanced race, said J. Ann Selzer, President of Selzer & co., which conducted the survey. … South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg follows the three heads of state and government, as the favorite of 9% of the survey participants. U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California is 6%. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Cory Booker from New Jersey are at 3%. Polling at 2% in the U.S., Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii, former U.S. Rep. Beto O’rourke , Texas and businessman Tom Steyer , and entrepreneur Andrew Yang.”
The candidates are two approaches in Iowa – Des Moines Register: “Ex-Vice President Joe Biden brought in a fire truck, bouncy house and ice cream truck for the carnival-style ‘Biden fixed.’ A Mariachi band played at the former U.S. Housing Secretary Juliàn Castro‘s rally-the-spot, and then marched with the candidate and his supporters. And Lizzo , and Prince blared from the speakers at a meeting for U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota. But others took a different turn: U.S. Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren focused on the organization, supporters, voters gather information and knock on doors instead of one large Display supports. Saturday Polk County Steak Fry in Iowa was the largest in the event’s storied history, drawing more than 12,000 excited Democrats Water Works Park, where you heard of the 17 presidential candidates vying for their attention and support on caucus day. Many of the candidates gathered with their supporters prior to the main event, holding rallies where she attempts to outshine your competitors.”
The voters like Trump still doubts about Dems – NBC News: “As the Democratic candidates competing for the possibility of President Donald Trump, the reigning hope to oust, is more personally liked than any of his recent predecessors, and the half of the voters say they are very uncomfortable with the idea of his re-election. But the voters at large also expresses doubts about some of the progressive policy, secured by the candidate such as Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and the party’s more moderate frontrunner — Joe Biden — also faces questions about his suitability for the job. These are the most important results in the latest Version from the September NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll… But trump also continue to benefit from the upper side of the polarization of the electorate, those around him with more enthusiasm than his Democratic competitors as well. A quarter of voters (26 percent) say they are enthusiastic about him, while fewer say they are thrilled by Warren (17 percent), Sanders (13 percent) and Biden (12 percent).”
The end may be near for the Booker – Political: “Cory Booker presidential campaign is betting everything on the next 10 days, signalling on Saturday that it will cease to exist unless they raise nearly $2 million by the end of the month. “We have reached a critical moment, and time is running out,” campaign manager Addisu Demissie warned in a message to the Booker staff and supporters. “It’s now or never: The next 10 days will decide whether Cory Booker can stay in this race and compete to win the nomination.’ The bottom line, Demissie said, “we see a legitimate long-term way in the future,” if the campaign does not increase, a further $1.7 million by Sept. 30, in the third quarter fundraising period. … Demissie made it clear on a conference call with reporters later on Saturday that the campaign is not running the money or the risk, out of funds.”
THE RULES: GOOD DECISION, GUYS
“For reasons of legal certainty and uniformity, therefore, the power of the Definition of the crime in this case was in every respect necessary and proper.” – James Madison, Federalist No. 42
TIME-OUT: YOU WILL MEET IN ST. LOUIS
History: “in the Midst of much public excitement, American explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark return to St. Louis, Missouri, from the first recorded overland journey from the Mississippi to the Pacific coast and back. The Lewis and Clark Expedition had more than two years to explore before the area of the Louisiana purchase. Even before the U.S. government concluded purchase negotiations with France, President Thomas Jefferson commissioned his private Secretary Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, a captain in the army, to the top of an expedition in what is now the US North-West. On may 14, the ‘Corps of Discovery’ with about two dozen men, left St. Louis for the American interior. … On September 23, 1806, after two and a half years, the expedition returned to the city, bringing back a wealth of information about the largely unexplored region, as well as valuable U.S. claims to the Oregon territory.”
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Biden: 28,2 Points
Warren: 20.2 Points
Sanders: 16 Points
Harris: 6.6 Points
Buttigieg: 5.4 Points
[Means Fox News, NBC News/WSJ, CNN, ABC News/WaPo and IBD include:.]
TRUMP JOB PERFORMANCE
Average Approval: 43.6 Percent
The average of the rejection: 53.6 percent
Net Score: -10 Percent
Change from a week ago: up 4.8 points
[Average, includes: NBC News/WSJ: 45% approve, reject – 53%; Fox News: 45% approve, reject – 54%; Gallup: 43% approve – 54% lean; NPR/PBS/Marist: 43% approve, reject – 53%; CNN: 42% approve – 54% disapprove.]
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IMPEACHMENT PRESSURE BUILDS UP AROUND THE TRUMP CALL
NYT: “President Trump acknowledged on Sunday that he raised allegations of corruption against Ex-Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr., during a telephone conversation with the Ukrainian leader, an impressive recording, as the pressure mounted on Democrats accuse Mr. Trump’s allegations, he leaned to a foreign government to help damage a political rival. In public and In private, many Democrats, the evidence indicates in the last days, that Mr. Trump pushed to examine the Ukrainian government, Biden, Mr and his administration changed the policy of blocking the attempts by the Congress to learn more, their calculations about whether to charge him with indictment said. … The fast-paced developments prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi level, a warning of their own to the White house: Turn over the secret whistleblower complaint from Thursday, or a serious escalation from the Congress. In a letter to house Democrats, Mrs. Pelosi will never have the word ‘indictment mentioned, but your message indicated that it is possible.”
Trump continues to defend his reputation to Biden – Politico: “President Donald Trump on Monday stepped up his attempts to justify a phone call with the Ukrainian President, in which he allegedly pushed an investigation into one of his top political rival, maintaining that he is only concerned about the eradication of corruption. He again dismissed the allegations that he was using his position of power to pressure a foreign government in the investigation of former Vice President Joe Biden and his son as a ‘witch hunt.’ For the first time, however, Trump the connection of the idea appeared, the Problem of development aid. “If we want to ensure the support of a country, that country is honest,’ Trump told reporters after arriving for the U. N. General Assembly. … Also a Problem with critics of the President is $meant 250 million in development aid for Ukraine, the White house held back in some mysterious way, before the release, under cross-party pressure earlier this month. There is no evidence that Trump, Biden directly with the release of foreign assistance to an investigation and his son.”
Schumer insists on hearings on whistleblower complaint – Politico: “Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is requesting that the Republican Senate hearings and a subpoena to Trump administration in response to a whistleblower complaint about President Donald Trump’s alleged request that Ukraine is to investigate one of his political opponents. In a letter to majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Monday morning, the New York Democrat, said the Senate should have reported to the hearings in relation to the connection between the event of delayed assistance to Ukraine, and Trump, demanding that the country’s probe of the son of the former Vice-President Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in next year’s presidential elections. Schumer also calls to force McConnell to bring the Senate to issue a subpoena for the whistle-blower complaint to the Congress as required by law.'”
Giuliani accuses Ukraine of money laundering of $3M Hunter Biden – Fox News: “Rudy Giuliani is channeling President Trump Monday with a wee-hours-Twitter-flash has in the conversion of history of Ukraine currently roiling Washington to a big problem for the Democrats. Giuliani, the personal lawyer for trombone and outspoken critic of the presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, the relationship with the Ukraine, accusing Kiev of money laundering of $3 million to Hunter Bidensuggested that the Obama administration turned a blind eye, and made the prediction that the scandal is in its infancy. “If The party does not call for an investigation of the three-part” millions from the Ukraine, and billions from China, it is him,” he tweeted. ‘Three-piece’ made big money with the sale of public offices. How could have allowed Obama, that this is happening? Will Dems tolerate this to continue and allow this type of pay-for-play?'”
CONGRESS OF SETTING PASS STOPGAP SPENDING BILL THIS WEEK
Roll Call: “The Senate must act this week to clear a stopgap bill expenditure, before and until the end of the government fiscal year, but is that really the only must-pass-business-for either chamber. The house passed the measure Thursday, 301-123, after dissolution, a trailer, a debate on the support of the farmers, who have seen the demand for cereals will decrease thanks to the ongoing sparring over trade with China. … There is no expectation that the Senate will have difficulties to reach an agreement to keep clear of the measure to be financed by the government, Nov. 21, but it does not advance certainly is the only piece that will of companies, Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell,. … Once the house is back on Tuesday, Democrats once again your attention to the limit of the policy, the chamber is of the opinion, two measures to improve the Department of Homeland Security, the treatment of migrants.”
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“So many people seem to think that judges are politicians with robes. Nonsense.” – Supreme Court Justice Neil from gorsuch speaks at Brigham Young University, per the Salt Lake Tribune.
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LET’S GET THIS BREAD
UPI: “A raccoon travel went for a 16 mile on a Florida bread delivery truck that can reach speeds of over 50 km / h during the journey. The driver of the miracle of the bread truck, the other driver said his attention was called to the raccoon at the top of his truck, he had already covered about 10 miles before the call to 911 from the Parking lot of a fast food restaurant. The police and the driver tried to get the raccoon to safety by pulling the truck up to a comfortable branch, but the animal refused to climb down. The driver, he said, had to eventually, the last 6 miles of his journey with the raccoon to still be riding on the roof. He said the animal finally climbed, apparently on his own, as soon as the truck was parked at his company’s headquarters in North Fort Myers.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“In the last hundred years, Americans have elected 13 Republican administrations and 12 democratic. The power could not be divided evenly. American presidential elections are, in essence, a flip of the coin. This time the coin landed on its edge.” – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writing in Time magazine on Nov. 20, 2000.
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