Tagged: congress

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Mueller, Plain and Tall

Tthere was no way Robert Mueller’s statement, his only statement, was going to be anything other than by-the-book and professional.

Justin Amash 27

Justin Amash Sent Some Tweets

There has been a bit of a cottage industry over which, if any, Republicans would be the first to breach the “I” word. Rep. Justin Amash appears to be your huckleberry

Cohen 28

Michael Cohen, Live and In Color

Michael Cohen, President Trump’s long time lawyer, confidant, and “fixer” will be testifying publicly before the House Oversight Committee Wednesday, the second and only public of three days of such testimony before congress.

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Roger Stone Gagged, Again

Roger Stone did a very stupid thing. Judge Amy Berman Jackson wasn’t amused, as the federal judge modified the indicted Stone’s gag order.

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Ordinary World 18Feb2018

Your Ordinary World ft links to stories on President Trumps Emergency Declaration, UK Labour split, Black History Month, how Gov’t shutdowns really happen, Tulsi Gabbard, and The Resistance resists for you to read, share, and discuss.

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Rep Steve King Removed From Committee Assignments

For his part King is claiming he was misunderstood, taken out of context, and is being treated unfairly. Which was his defense to similar controversy in 2016. And in 2017. Oh, and he claimed the same in 2018.

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GOP Exit Strategy: The Case for President Pence

“Face it, Republicans. Trumpism is a slapdash replicate of P.T. Barnum’s Greatest Show on Earth. Moreover, like a ringmaster’s illusion, Trump and his sideshow of insatiable propagandists on a grander scale, consciously sold fake news, and  hyper-partisanship to a trusting audience. Mike Pence as president, restores faith and sanity to our governmental institutions while providing an opportunity to salvage a doomed 2020.”

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Linky Friday: Those Folks on the Hill

Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end-of-week tradition of bringing you links to stories from around the world and across the web. This week: The Folks on the Hill, looking at the newly sworn in Congress, with music to read, share, and discuss

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Linky Friday: For the 116th Time…

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you linked stories from around the world and across the web. This week, “For the 116th Time…” a look at the many stories of the incoming US Congress, plus remembering the music of Roy Clark.

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Taking the Fifth

Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking female Republican in Congress. And I thinks she is in BIG trouble.

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So. That Happened.

In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.

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Cooler Than Lukewarm

Looking for suggestions in the decidedly unlikely event of lunch with a member of Congress.

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Fixing Congress

Congress is broken, argues Michael Cain — who offers some rule-changing fixes.

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