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Meet the 18 Republicans Who Sold out for an Unfinished Infrastructure Bill
"The great website Breitbart put Shawn Moran, Um, meet the 18 Republicans who sold out on radical Democrat infrastructure plan without even reading it. $1.2 trillion Here's who they are. Roy Blunt, who is retiring and Missouri. And by the way, three of the Republicans are retiring, and seven of them were just re elected. So they figure you'll forget, and they're untouchable. Roy Blunt Repubic. Missouri. Richard Burr, Repubic, North Carolina. Shelley Moore Capito. She's awful, West Virginia. Bill Cassidy, a disaster. From Louisiana. Mike Crapo. Crepeau, but I like crap. Oh, Lindsey Graham. Mr T V. Mitch McConnell disaster. Lisa Murkowski. Well, she's a perfect target Alaska. We've been disappointed before. Rob Portman, retiring. He was apparently the head of the brain Trust. Jim Risch of Idaho, Idaho can do a lot better than him. Mitt Romney of Utah. Anybody can do a lot better than him. Thom Tillis, North Carolina. What a mess. Todd Young Indiana absolutely useless, Senator Chuck Grassley. Too bad truck. You went along on this one, huh? You don't mind bankrupting your Children and your grandchildren? I guess. John, who've in of North Dakota, light white. Kevin Cramer, North Dakota lightweight Susan College main disaster. Mike rounds of South Dakota's indicated he will say he will vote yes to And there's no billion
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on KLIF 570 AM
"To be presented to the president today, Senator Chuck Grassley joined your world with Neil Cavuto to discuss the negotiate. So I think an easy solution is repurposed sing some of the money that's been appropriated under the covid bills and not used and some of it goes back to last year. That still isn't used, And there's a lot this year. Some Democratic leaders have pushed for budget reconciliation, which means congressional Democrats could pass the infrastructure plan without any Republican support. Congress can pass a reconciliation bill with just 50 votes they sentencing hearing for former Minneapolis police officer convicted of killing George, Florida scheduled for tomorrow. Kourtney Godfrey with Fox affiliate K. M. S. P has more. Derek Chauvin, who has never spoken publicly about the case will get the chance to speak for the first time at this hearing, and anyone in the community who has felt impacted by his actions can also have their voices heard. Chauvin will be back in a Hennepin County courtroom Friday, trading his prison jumpsuit for plain clothes. While it's unclear whether he'll choose to make a statement we do expect to hear from members of the Floyd family. And in an unusual move, the attorney general is asking members of the community who felt impacted by the crime. To submit victim impact statements as well. Prosecutors are asking for a 30 year sentence. And while sentencing guidelines are much less than that, Judge Peter Cahill found Chauvin should face more time because in part, he abused his power as a law enforcement officer. Shamans charges carry a maximum sentence of 40 years in prison. A handful of states have tried those vaccine lotteries as a way to try to get more people to get the Covid 19 shot. But have they actually worked. Well. Fox's John Saucier is looking at the numbers states offering millions of dollars in lotteries to those who went out and got the coronavirus vaccine some mixed results and how it affected their actual vaccination rate. Ohio, for example, has yet to achieve a 50% vaccination threshold despite giving away millions of dollars in incentives. After the second week of their lottery vaccinations dropped. Governor Mike DeWine argues the program motivated people who otherwise wouldn't have got the vaccine to do so. Results were also mixed or are still being calculated and states which had similar fact. Seen lotteries like California, Colorado, West Virginia, New Mexico, Louisiana and Oregon. John Serc, a Fox News I said early on Amy when they started doing these, and they got crazier, like in West Virginia, offering shotguns and fishing licenses. As incentive like man, the the people who don't want to get the vaccine offering them a shotgun and a million dollars probably isn't gonna Move them while million dollars might, but I just I just I mean, people should just get it to get it and they shouldn't one be more genuinely concerned incentives right? But that's the way I feel about it. But right. I mean, people are genuinely concerned like they're saying, Hey, I might get it in a year when I know what it hasn't caused, like infertility or anything weird like that. I mean, there are people genuinely concerned because there's just not enough data to show long term effects. But you can't you can't You know, fault someone for feeling that way until there's data to support it, But the million dollars it's just a funny a funny way to get people vaccinated. Coming up on K L I. F Should students be allowed to record their professors. Very interesting topic will explore coming up next but first right now, traffic on the 56 35 years Bill Jackson. In Mesquite on 6 35 north on an old strive a rank blocks the right lane of the off ramp, and it's slow from Towne Center Drive in Carrollton, 45 east south of Sandy Lake Road. Two right lanes are reported to be blocked by an accident. There. It's slow from the George Bush Turnpike in Arlington and three sixties up on past New York Avenue collision is reported. And East side of Fort Worth on I 30 eastbound. It cooks lane and accidents clearing from that left lane that's backed up past East Lupe 20 with Caylee up traffic on the fives. Hi, Bill Jackson brought to you by the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, Nearly one million Texas kids are uninsured. The pediatric mobile clinic at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, delivers health care directly to families where they live. Help reach more Children in need. Visit you in th sc dot e D use Flash access. Absolutely gorgeous weather in the next couple of days dry and temperatures going above average by a few degrees, but not bad. These are the bad days. Wearing.
Garland confirmation is a stage for 4 of GOP's 2024 hopefuls
"App. Federal Judge Merrick Garland is president Biden's nominee to become attorney general. He testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today. The hearing lasted most of the day We begin with committee chair Dick Durbin of Illinois. This hearing will come to order today. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland to be the 86th attorney general of the United States. Judge Garland I wanna welcome you and your family. I want to welcome you back to the Senate Judiciary Committee. I know this return trip. It's been a long time and planning on you're here. Finally, this will be the Judiciary Committee's first hearing of the 117th Congress. Before I turned to my opening remarks. I'd like to just take a few minutes to make some Acknowledgments. I want to welcome my friend, Senator Chuck Grassley as the committee's ranking member. When I first came on the Senate Judiciary Committee 24 years ago, I was the ranking member on subcommittee with you, and we dealt with the issue of bankruptcy. Now Illinois and Iowa sit next to each other. And so did Urban Grassley. We have our differences. But Senator Grassley and I have worked together on important legislation over the years, most recently on criminal justice and sensing reform. I look forward to continuing that work in this Congress. I want to recognize the outgoing chair and ranking member Senator Lindsey Graham, who will join us remotely this morning, and Senator Dianne Feinstein. Senator Graham, as is true of Senator Grassley. Well, we don't always agree, has always been a welcome partner on many issues. Including one of the most challenging issues, immigration, Senator Feinstein. I want to come in for leading the committee Democrats with Grace and resolved over the past four years. I know she will continue to be an important voice on this committee on a host of issues, including in her new capacity as the chair of the Human Rights and Laws subcommittee, which I was proud to charity and past Congresses. I also want to welcome our new committee members who either be here in person. I see one in person and one probably remote senators Padilla And also on the Democratic side, Senator Cotton on the Republican side. I look forward to working with each of you. There's some historic first in the Judiciary Committee this year, Senator Padilla, our new senator from California, will be chairing the subcommittee on immigration, citizenship. Border safety. I'm honored that he's the first Latino senator to chair that subcommittee, and we look forward to his leadership. Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey will chair the subcommittee on criminal justice and counter terrorism. He's the first Black senator to chair a judiciary subcommittee. And we could not imagine a better choice at the helm of this particular subcommittee to all of our other members who are returning to serve on the committee. Welcome back. I want to thank all the committee members for agreeing to hold this committee hearing and vote on Judge Garland's nomination. It is a great honor to serve on this committee. The Senate established the Judiciary Committee by resolution on December 10th 18 16, making it among the very first standing committees of the Senate. This committee has seen many consequential debates and approved many important nominations and landmark legislation in the committee's history. There has only been one prior Illinois senator to serve his chair Judge Garland Lyman. Trumbull, who led the committee from 18 61 to 18 72, and during his term of service was a Democrat, a Republican, a radical Republican and a Democrat. Again. He was the most bipartisan senator, you could imagine His tenure was also distinguished by passage. Of historic legislation, the 13th 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution. The Freedman's bureau acts of 18 65 and 18 66 Civil Rights Act of 18 66. The last of these was introduced by Trumbull ultimately became the nation's first civil rights law. As chair, Trumbull saw a nation torn apart by original sin slavery and widespread violence and injustice that continued even after the 13th amendments. Passage is African Americans throughout the nation face race. System. Our nation is still dealing with the consequences of these injustices. People of color face systemic racism, and we're still working to rid this nation of the horrific legacy of slavery and Jim Crow. This committee could make a difference. We have the jurisdiction and the opportunity to do it through legislation, oversight and nominations, including this nomination of Merrick Garland to service our nation's next attorney general. There have been few moments in history where the role of attorney general and the occupant of That post It mattered more Judge Garland should you be confirmed, and I have every confidence you will be. You'll oversee a Justice Department at an existential moment. After four tumultuous years of intrigue, controversy and brute political force, the future of the department is clearly in the hands of the next attorney general Under attorney general Sessions and successor Bill Bar. The Justice Department literally became an arm of the White House committed to advancing the interest. The President Trump his family and his political allies. It came as little surprise then that the U. S Department of Justice became the Trump Department of Justice General Bar stated clearly that he believed the attorney general was the president's lawyer, not the nations. And what were the results too many in the department's senior roles cast aside the rules law trump appointees in the apartment sidelined career public servants from Lyon attorneys, two FBI agents Limited their roles disregarded their nonpartisan input override, overriding their professional judgment and falsely accusing them of being members of the
Joe Biden To Hold Remembrance Ceremony for 400k COVID Victims
"Day of Donald Trump's presidency. President elect Joe Biden and Vice President elect Kamila Harris will take time to remember those who died during the Corona virus pandemic. The nation's death toll hit 400,000 this morning, and both incoming leaders will speak tonight at the Lincoln Memorial, reflecting pool to honor the victims, and the new administration is slowly taking shape this morning. The Senate Finance Committee has begun its confirmation hearing. For Treasury secretary nominee Janet Yellen. Democrats and Republicans immediately squared off over how much more support the economy needs during this pandemic. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden, a Democrat who's scheduled to take over his chairman of the committee, told yelling that his top priority is to avoid the mistake made a decade ago in Congress withdrew support for the economy too soon after the housing crisis and delayed the recovery from the last recession. But Republican Senator Chuck Grassley pointed out at the hearing this morning, pointed out all the support that's already been approved and says he was concerned that the incoming Biden administration wants to raise taxes and enact what he called massive spending programs. President
Carl Bernstein says 21 GOP senators contemptuous of Trump
"Former Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein's tweeted out the names of nearly two dozen Republican senators who he says have criticized the president behind his back but some of those named are denying the report Karl burns Steen took to Twitter denouncing the senators quote Craven public silence that's helped enable president trump's most grievous conduct he listed twenty one names Utah's Mitt Romney is on the list earlier this month casting doubt on trump's claim the election and somehow been stolen not accurate and to destructive but senator Chuck Grassley spokesman disputes his listing saying there's no difference between what the senator says publicly and privately South Carolina senator Tim Scott's office called his placement on the list baseless accusations of someone who clearly has an axe to grind burns Steen said he learned about the politicians suppose it feelings through conversations with their colleagues staff members lobbyists and White House aides Jackie Quinn Washington
Senate Republicans appear to congratulate Kamala Harris in Washington, D.C.
"Kamila Harris back of the nation's capital for the first time in her new role yesterday, casting an important vote and accepting congratulations in some cases from Republicans with more on the incoming V P and other news from the nation's capital. I'm joined by Maybe season as delicate terra. It has come to Harris even got a fist bump or two yesterday. Tell us about her day at the Capitol. Got straight. She did get a few fists on one of them from Senate Judiciary chair Lindsey Graham yesterday as they were quizzing the grilling rather, the big tech CEOs of Twitter and Facebook during that Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. She did return to the capital for the first time as vice president elect, and probably the most interesting thing to come out of that with the fact that she received a classified intelligence briefing in her capacity of senator which is interesting because she So far in her capacity as vice president elect has not been able to receive those briefings because the General Services Administration refuses to recognize her and Joe Biden as the president elected by President elect the General Services Administration being the body that kind of overseas the transition, so because of that, she and Joe Biden have not been able to receive that class of those classified intelligence briefings. But she did get a briefing yesterday in her capacity of Senator is does the GS to act on their own earthy at the behest of the president, who has refused to concede or accept the fact that this is a new administration coming in? So they technically act on their own. But there is certainly concerns. There are concerns that there could be you know political influence there and that the G s a is kind of doing that the president's bidding and then until President Trump decides to concede that they won't do it, either, But they do maintain that they are One of their own thing on act independently. I was Senator Chuck Grassley, who has said President elect Biden should be getting those classified intelligence briefings from the Trump administration. We learned yesterday has tested positive for covert 19. That's right. Yes, that's some bad news there. Senator Chuck Grassley, who is the most senior Republican in the Senate. He's just the second oldest senator of the oldest actually being Dianne Feinstein, who's just a few months older, but he is the most senior Republican. He's 87 years old, so high risk demographic there for covert 19, but his office does say he's not experiencing any symptoms. So that's good news. They don't know how he contract ID the virus. The concern is that he was on the floor of the Senate voting on Today, and he was also part of Ah closed door hearing or meeting rather with Republican leadership. People who were in that meeting, though, said that you know, Grassley has been really good about wearing a mask that everybody in that meeting was wearing a mask. But they're not too concerned about having contracting the virus. But he is, you know, the second this week that has announced that he is now isolating. After a possible covert exposure. The first being Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida, certainly wish them the best. Thank you so much as always say, and that's a bee season as delicate era in Washington. Come
Chuck Grassley, second oldest senator, tests positive for COVID-19
"Senator Chuck Grassley test positive for Corona viruses immediately quarantined and will continue working from home. Rashly was last at the Capitol Monday. He hasn't missed a Senate vote in 27 years later, Steve Dorsey says Grassley is third in line to the presidency. The 87 year Olds the second oldest member of the Senate, The
Chuck Grassley, second oldest senator, tests positive for COVID-19
"Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said on Tuesday he has tested positive for the coronavirus, adding in the tweet that he feels good and plans to work from home in Iowa. Earlier Tuesday, he said he was quarantined himself after being exposed to the coronavirus, though he wasn't experiencing any symptoms at 87 years old. Grassley is the second oldest member of the Senate. Grassley said He's feeling well and not currently experiencing any symptoms, but it's important to follow all public health guidelines. Keep each
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on WTOP
"Officer wounded after a shootout in Laurel I'm Christi King. Defense attorneys for two officers try to take a Virginia manslaughter case to federal court. I'm making Cloherty down day on Wall Street. This is CBS News on the hour. Your home for original reporting from Wendy Gillette, Los Angeles County couldn't impose a three week lockdown. If coronavirus cases keep spiking. State and local governments are announcing new restrictions as the numbers surged across the country. CBS is Carter Evans. We are in a war right now. And the virus is winning. One by one leaders in cities and states air sounding the alarm in Ohio were issuing a curfew Thursday at 10 P.m.. The Northeast second wave is trying to assault New York City, the Midwest It is spreading right now, every chance it gets in Chicago. Anything to get the public to take warnings from health experts seriously. The FDA has issued an emergency use authorization for the first coronavirus self testing kit that could be used at home. CBS NEWS Medical Contributor David Vegas The idea of doing on the spot testing is very powerful because we can actually intervene much quicker. And the sooner you know the diagnosis is sooner. You can start contact tracing. And quarantining individuals to get the best outcome to stop the spread of the virus. Another member of Congress has Cove in 19. CBS is Nicole Killian, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley announced he.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on AP News
"AP News I'm Tim McGuire. President elect Joe Biden is briefed by former top government officials on national security, foreign affairs and defense. During the virtual meeting, Biden told the panel. He needs her help because the Trump administration is refusing to provide him and his team was such crucial information. You know that I've been unable to get the briefings that ordinarily would have come by now. And S o. I just want to get your input on What you see ahead as the worst pandemic in a century surges. Yet again, President Trump and his administration is blocking Biden from collaborating with its response team. Biden's representatives will instead meet directly with pharmaceutical companies this week to determine how best to distribute at least two promising vaccines to hundreds of millions of people, the biggest logistical challenge to face a new president in generations. 2000 coronavirus deaths have been reported in Iowa Republican Governor Kim Reynolds had been avoiding a mask mandate. She has now imposed a partial state masked man day. We are really stressing our hospitals and their capacity and so we have to dial up and we have to adjust accordingly. Her state senior Senator Chuck Grassley, has been diagnosed with coronavirus. Here's Jackie Quinn with more Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is 87 years old. He's third in line in presidential succession and now announces on Twitter. He has the new coronavirus. Grassley says he's quote, feeling good and will keep up his work from home and is looking forward to resuming a normal schedule. Soon. Earlier, he had said that he'd been exposed to the virus without giving details didn't have symptoms and said he was in quarantine. That means that he missed votes in the Senate, the first time for Grassley since 1993 when Iowa had to deal with severe flooding. This is AP News Well. Republicans allied with President Trump continued to attack Georgia's secretary of state Brad Reference merger, the latest South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham. Who? Rapids, Berger says tried to pressure him to throw out ballots. The AP is Mike Ross. CIA has more, Georgia's secretary of state Republican Brad Rapids, Burger said Monday. U S Senator Lindsey Graham asked him if he had the power to reject certain absentee ballots. In comments to the Washington Post Rapids, Burger said he interpreted grams question as a suggestion to toss out legally cast votes. Nearly five million votes were cast in Georgia in the presidential election. Democrat Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by about 14,000 votes. Election officials across Georgia are conducting a hand recount of votes in the presidential race. Asked Monday about reference Berger's comments, Graham said, that's ridiculous. Might cross yet Washington This is AP News. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is 87 years old. He's third in line in presidential succession and now announces on Twitter. He has the new coronavirus. Grassley says he's quote, feeling good and will keep up his work from home and is looking forward to resuming a normal schedule. Soon. Earlier, he had said that he'd been exposed to the virus without giving details didn't have symptoms and said he was in quarantine. That means that he missed votes in the Senate, the first time for Grassley since 1993 when Iowa had to deal with severe flooding. Jackie Quinn Washington The 87 year old senator tweeted that he's tested positive for the new coronavirus hours after he had said that he was going into quarantine because he had been exposed. Earlier, Senator Grassley said he was not experiencing symptoms, and his update says he's feeling good and would follow the guidelines of the CDC and his doctor's orders for recovery and isolation. While continuing to work from home. The longest serving Republican U. S senators tested positive for covert 19. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is 87 years old. He's third in line in presidential succession and now announces on Twitter. He has the new coronavirus. Grassley says he's quote, feeling good and will keep up his work from home and is looking forward to resuming a normal schedule. Soon. Earlier, he had said that he'd been exposed to the virus without giving details didn't have symptoms and said he was in quarantine. That means that he missed votes in the Senate, the first time for Grassley since 1993 when Iowa had to deal with severe flooding. Jackie Quinn Washington, Iowa, the latest state to act against the pandemic. I'm Tim McGuire with an AP News Minute one of the last holdout Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds reluctantly imposes a partial mask mandate. Because of the rising coronavirus cases and deaths in her state. We are really stressing our hospitals and their capacity and so we have to dial up and we have to adjust accordingly. Dr. Anthony Fauci recommends uniformed wearing a mask the help curb the surge of coronavirus cases across the country. The search brings back a familiar sight. Some bear store shelves. Retailers now limiting numbers sold of toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies. Amazon also sold out of most disinfected wipes and paper towels, adding to the problem about 10% of workers at plants that make the goods or calling out sick. Mainly because they've been in contact with others who have tested positive. France surpasses two million confirmed cases of coronavirus the fourth highest total in the world. I'm Tim McGuire, when you have a covert positive nurse that goes to work to take care of those people if there are other people Workers. Volunteers, family members, patients that are not positive. They're bound to have some shared spaces. Governor Burgum did send out an executive order where asymptomatic positive nurses were able to return to work that that was really Kind of a gut punch for a lot of nurses. Nurses have spoke out a lot, but they feel like there's not enough of them. Some of the nurses are very concerned that there's some safety issues of practice issues and that they're not Able to give the care that they want to give or that they're licensed to give AP News I'm to.
Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley, 87, tests positive for coronavirus
"Were reported overnight. I was Senator Chuck Grassley, the longest serving Republican senator and third in line of presidential succession, says he has tested positive for the coronavirus. 87 year old Grassley tweeted today that he looks forward to resuming his normal schedule soon by missing votes. Today, Grassley broke a 27 year streak of not missing a
Sen. Grassley, 87, says he tested positive for coronavirus
"The longest serving Republican U. S. senators tested positive for covert nineteen Iowa senator Chuck Grassley is eighty seven years old he's third in line in presidential succession and now announces on Twitter he has the new coronavirus Grassley says he's quote feeling good and will keep up his work from home and is looking forward to resuming a normal schedule soon earlier he had said that he'd been exposed to the virus without giving details didn't have symptoms and said he was in quarantine that means that he missed votes in the Senate the first time for Grassley since nineteen ninety three when Iowa had to deal with severe flooding Jackie Quinn Washington
Chuck Grassley, second oldest senator, exposed to COVID-19
"Was Senator Chuck Grassley has been exposed to the Corona virus and is in quarantine. Grassley, the oldest Republican senator, which puts him in third line to succession to the presidency, since he's president, Pro TEM more from NPR's Susan Davis. In a statement, Grassley said he had been exposed to the Corona virus, but did not say how or when he's under quarantine at home Until he gets test results back, he said he's not experiencing any symptoms. You will, however, be forced to break his 27 year streak of never missing a Senate vote. The Senate has experienced waves of positive test cases or self enforce quarantines in recent months. Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida is also currently under quarantine because of an exposure
Chuck Grassley, second oldest senator, exposed to COVID-19
"Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley has been exposed to the Corona virus and is now in quarantine. Grassley is the oldest Republican senator and the president protest which puts him third in line and succession to the presidency. NPR's Susan Davis has details. In a statement, Grassley said he had been exposed to the Corona virus, but did not say how or when he's under quarantine at home until he gets test results back, He said he's not experiencing any symptoms. He will, however, be forced to break his 27 year streak of never missing a Senate vote. The Senate has experienced waves of positive test cases or self enforce quarantines in recent months. Republican Senator Rick Scott of Florida is also currently under quarantine because of an exposure to the virus. Despite calls mostly from Democrats to institute a testing and tracing program for senators. No such system exists. Susan Davis NPR NEWS Washington
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
"Half years has ever done as much as this administration has done, you take a look. And you know it's amazing because they always challenge you The challenge you on everything. They never even challenged me on that safe, and I make that statement all the time. They just stand there like a big there. Take this stays right. President Trump is urging. I will voters to send Republican Jody Earth's back to the U. S. Senate during a campaign stop in Des Moines. The president made a pitch for Ernst, who's running for reelection. He told supporters that she's been fighting for Iowa values for a long time. He also said Iowans made the right choice and sending Senator Chuck Grassley to Congress. This president said Both Ernst and Grassley are fighting to win confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Cockney Barrett. Great Clugston Des Moines Treasury Secretary Stephen Yushin, speaking at the Milken Institute Global Conference is virus relief negotiations continue, but politics are getting in the way. There's a lot of details other than just the top line. Number that were exchanging paper. We continue Tio make progress on certain issues on certain issues. We continue to be far apart. Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham tells any county Barrett. She has made it through her confirmation hearing. I thank you. Have met every test that any reasonable person Could impose In terms of qualifications. I think you made every test in terms of disposition and character that the public could hope for in terms of having somebody Sit at the table at the Supreme Court. After Several days of questioning..
Amy Coney Barrett: Trump Supreme Court nominee sidesteps questions
"Judge Amy Cockney barrettes getting a lot of pointed questions. For members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Let's go live to Capitol Hill, W. GOP's Mitchell Miller today on the Hill, Senator Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the committee, fired off several questions on major legal matters, including abortion. Do you agree with Justice Scalia's view that row was wrongly decided, if I express a view on a precedent, one way or another, whether I say I love it or hate it. It signals to litigants that I might tilt one way or another in a pending case, And in response to questions from Republican Senator Chuck Grassley and Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy, Barrett made it clear she's had no discussions with the White House about how she might rule in cases involving the affordable care act or the upcoming election. It would be a complete violation of the independence of the judiciary for anyone to put a justice on the court as a means of obtaining a particular result. Republicans have praised Barrett during the hearing, which is now in a brief break, Senator John Cornyn pointed out. She has no notebooks in front of her, except for a small white pad. Is there anything on it? That letterhead that says United States Senate that Zim president reporting live on Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller. W T O P
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM
"Oh, I've been to a lot of different speeches and rallies. I've never heard crowds go. We love you. But you know why we love you. I love you. As the president gets ready to make his Supreme Court pick to replace like Justice Ruth Peter Ginsberg, Jesus. It'll be a woman. He has five in mind, and he'll choose by Friday or Saturday. But in a new politico poll on Lee 37% say the president should make this pic now half believe whoever's elected in November should decide which is what Democrats want. Senate Republicans are ready for this. Fox is Rachel Sutherland has more Blind date. Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham says Republicans have the votes to confirm a replacement before the election, telling Fox's Sean Hannity Democrats tried to destroy Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his confirmation process. For Cavanaugh. Everything changed with me. They're not going to intimidate me. Mitch McConnell or anybody else. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer referred to leader McConnell stance in 2016 on waiting during an election year applies even more so now, more so, so much closer. We are to an election to more Republican senators, Chuck Grassley and Cory Gardner now say they support moving forward. Save the range of the president will address the U. N General Assembly this morning, but not in person. He and other world leaders. They're sending videos and what's a virtual event in this chronic crisis. A Border Patrol agent is hospitalized this morning the agent was trying to arrest a group of suspected illegal immigrants on the Arizona border. One of the immigrants reportedly took out a knife and stabbed the agent multiple times. The agent then fatally shot his attacker. Coxes Carley Shimkus, top of the storm, Beta raining down on parts of Texas.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has tested positive for Covid-19, following months of downplaying the virus
"Breaking his people forced degrees in 10 minutes or less because there's so many families coming through. Republican Senator Chuck Grassley told reporters this week that Congress would likely override President Trump if he chose to veto the National Defense Authorization Act if it includes a provision to rename Army bases bearing the names of Confederate figures. Congress has never overridden Trumpet Ito barbeque Yusa. Now what's trending on W B a. P and w dot com 24 7 News desk A private memorial
State Department watchdog was investigating arms sales; Pompeo denies retaliation
"The State Department's Inspector General. I thought to be fired for investigating. The Secretary of State for assigning personal tasks to a department staffer also was investigating the approval of arms sale to Saudi Arabia without congressional approval officials from different congressional committees told NBC News. They believe Inspector General. Steve Clinic was fired in part for investigating Saudi arms sales that Congress had previously rejected house foreign affairs. Committee member Eliot Engel of New York. Confirm that investigation by late Monday. Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are demanding a more complete explanation for Lennox firing according to the hill. Senator Chuck Grassley Republican of Iowa sent a letter to the president on Monday. Senator Grassley reminded president trump. The law requires detailed explanations for dismissing departmental watchdog to ensure that inspectors. General are not removed for political reasons. President Trump said the claims the secretary of state potentially misuse of government resources are overblown and seeing to consider them acceptable. Even if they are true look he's a high quality person. Mike is very high quality Zuri brilliant guy and now I have you telling me about dog walk in washing dishes and you know what I'd rather have him on the phone with some world leader. Then have him wash dishes because maybe his wife isn't there or his kids are you know. What are you telling me it's terrible. It's so stupid you know stupid. That sounds to the world unbelievable head to wash dishes because his wife wasn't there. The president also confirmed Monday. That secretary of State pompeo requested the dismissal of idealistic but did not directly address the issue of retaliation. President isn't there. At least an appearance of a conflict of interest of secretary. Pompeo is asking you to fire inspector. General's I don't I don't think so. I think maybe he thinks he's being treated unfairly again. He wanted to. He asked me if that would be possible. I said I'll do that. Your I think it should have been done a long time ago. Frankly and this is a man that has had some controversy. This inspector general but So again I don't know anything. I haven't even read much about him. I see that it's a little bit of a story not much of a story. 'cause everybody agrees that. I have the absolute right to fire. The Inspector General's secretary pay later dismissed the idea that his requests for the firing was in retaliation for links investigations into arms deals. And those errands saying quote. Because I simply don't know I'm not briefed on it. I usually see these investigations and final draft form. Twenty four hours forty eight hours before the is prepared to release them. So it's simply not possible for this to be an act of retaliation end of story says Secretary Pompeo the State Department's under-secretary for management told the Post that concern over linen had grown because of a quote pattern of unauthorized disclosures. Leaks to the news media about investigations. That were an early draft form. He added officials had no evidence. Linac was personally responsible for the leak so Casey Hud. There's a lot to unpack there. Let's go back to the arm sale though this was a year ago in. May when the president and secretary pompeo declared an emergency bypassing congress to sell about eight billion dollars worth of arms to Saudi Arabia and the UAE and it drew condemnation by the way from Republicans not just from Democrats but there was bipartisan. Condemnation of this move and now it appears that inspector general was looking into that declaration of emergency. Yes that's what. Nbc News learned late yesterday when Chairman Angle confirmed that this investigation was going on that they were angry that essentially he had the president and Pompeo tried to circumvent Congress on this arm sales question this was something that there are a lot of. Republicans as you point out who are very invested in what was going on in that particular situation. And who opposed this move by the administration but let's not forget to put the firing of this inspector general in to kind of the broader context in pattern that we're seeing going on here. This is not the first time something like this has happened and the administration has already ignored the rules that they are supposed to follow when something like this happens in the case of Michael Atkinson in the intelligence community by not explaining to Congress within thirty days why they did it and so I think there's a question here as to whether the administration will do it in the case of the State Department. This has been something that has drawn as you pointed out. Bipartisan condemnation chuck. Grassley though senator from Iowa has been particularly focused on this but the reality is Congress's relatively toothless in this regard they can make these demands asking for more information but the laws are not necessarily written in a position. That's strong enough to let them make a real difference here. And what we're left with is kind of a government that is increasingly. Not being held accountable. Now how that lines up with the president's campaign promise to drain the swamp I will let our viewers decide but they seem to be at odds. Donald Trump talked about how incredibly stupid thing sounded at his press conference. And I agree Casey. I want you to listen to this clip. One more time and let's focus on the part where Donald Trump says that he doesn't want Mike Palm. Oh doing dishes if his wife isn't there take a look. Look he's a high quality person. Mike is a very high quality his brilliant guy and now I have you tell me about dog walking washing dishes and you know what I'd rather have him on the phone with some world leader than have him wash dishes because maybe his wife isn't there or his kids are you know. What are you telling me it's terrible. It's so stupid stupid. That sounds to the world. Unbelievable quoting the president of the United States to you know Mr President how stupid that sounds to the world that in twenty twenty you say he needs State Department officials to washes dishes in case his wife. Isn't there
Senate approves $484 billion coronavirus relief package
"The US Senate passed a new package for pandemic relief funds yeah more help on the way the four hundred eighty four billion dollar measure is likely to be approved in the house tomorrow this package includes three hundred twenty billion dollars for that paycheck protection program intended to help small businesses keep workers on their payrolls lawmakers and the trump administration know that we're going to need more than this and they're already turning their attention to the next round of stimulus okay so let's talk about that stimulus and the fact that we're not bringing him very much tax money we're going to see higher taxes down the road well that that's a question that to be answered ladonna but they're paying for the economic stimulus won't necessarily mean higher taxes at least according to senator Chuck Grassley Mr Grassley told Bloomberg that taxes will not have to be raised providing providing interest rates
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on Newsradio 700 WLW
"Builders stands by Jeff we have more stimulus on the way apparently yeah the Senate just passed a new package of pandemic of relief funds happened the late yesterday afternoon it's a four hundred eighty four billion dollar measure it will likely be approved by the house tomorrow includes three hundred twenty billion dollars for that paycheck protection program intended to help small businesses keep workers on their payrolls and other lawmakers and the trump administration are already turning their attention to the next round of stimulus that they expect will be needed all right and though they say the stimulus programs won't necessarily mean higher taxes down the road of course not because we just keep going into more and more debt yeah although that's that's a part of it possibly might but senator Chuck Grassley is told Bloomberg taxes will not have to be raised providing interest rates remain low that's that's the bad cop out there all right a change in the mortgage market means lot of wealthier buyer borrowers cannot re finance why not yeah kind of it's kind of a unusual but the mortgage market has been turned upside down wealthy reliable borrowers are being turned down in many cases because so called jumbo loans that are bigger than most conventional mortgages don't have the government to backstop losses in banks just don't want to take chances right now I guess that makes some sense tell our futures looking like they are modestly higher this hour the S. and P. futures up thirty four points nasdaq futures are up ninety four and the Dow futures are up two hundred fifty four from Bloomberg Jeff Ballenger on news radio seven hundred WLW back to the traffic.
Senate closing in on deal for $1.6 trillion rescue package
"Update senators inching closer to a bipartisan deal to keep hospitals running and Americans surviving fruitful corona virus crisis senator Chuck Grassley American people need Congress to put partisan politics aside and provide the American people relief as quickly as possible to get the economy
Trump speaks in N.C. after celebrating his Senate acquittal
"Trump is celebrating his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial who is evil was corrupted was dirty cops it was leakers suppliers CBC news correspondent Karen Travers is with us from the White House good morning Karen good morning he didn't have a celebratory tone to his voice however we were really expecting this triumphant victory lap and I think we got the first hint of it yesterday morning when the president was at the national prayer breakfast an annual event in DC and he spoke in just such a somber dark tone his voice was hoarse perhaps from being up late the night before we knew he was tweeting after midnight and that continued in the afternoon you know he had cheering applauding people in front of them members of Congress his staff his lawyers and there was a celebrant Tory feel to it but the president didn't just focus on the impeachment you know he went through his list of grievances from the past couple of years and he was really venting about all of this I think there has been a lot of talk this week from Republican members of Congress people close to the president you say we hope you just moves on put this in your rear view mirror and shift your focus put it behind you and look towards the reelection senator Chuck Grassley in fact tweeted yesterday that he hoped the president would be the healer in chief now for the nation a little bit of a conciliatory outreach we did not see that yesterday from the president there was no remorse no concession and he did anything wrong despite Republican saying they hoped he would just give a little bit and what are Democrats saying will there be more investigations Lucy yesterday said there is nothing in the books there's nothing right now that they're planning there's nothing on the horizon that said I think it was striking the she didn't totally close the door on it because you know we got a lot of things that could still be coming up for member jumbled Madoc and had him a lot recently that book hasn't come out yet it will at some point and for now all we've seen are exurbs of The New York Times has seen at some point that text will be out and there could be more information in there because of course Democrats really really want to Bolton to testify there was a an insinuation by the president yesterday that there's some people may have a price to pay for putting him through all of this yeah I mean his press secretary said that flat out on fox news yesterday that Democrat should be held accountable for what they did to him and that maybe people should pay for that that was greeted with a pretty swift backlash people said that was a chilling comment from the press secretary to the president might be seeking a political retribution against people that he feels wronged him they haven't said exactly what he would do but I think we're just seeing it already with that Ronnie and how aggressively the president is criticizing him for being that one Republican vote that was guilty on the first article of impeachment alright Karen thanks for your time have a great weekend CBC's Karen Travers with us from the White House The Washington Post is reporting the president trump plans to push out a national security official who testified against him during the impeachment inquiry lieutenant colonel Alexander Vendramin said during his testimony that right matters and that's why he agreed to testify the post claims the trump will have then been reassigned to the defense department pushing him out of the White House CNN is reporting that there are indications also that acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney may be on the verge of being pushed
Trump takes victory lap after acquittal at impeachment trial
"Presence president trump taking what he called a victory lap following his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial at the White House yesterday criticizing Democrats and thanking his supporters ABC's Jonathan Karl is there I spoke to several of the president's staunchest supporters there in the room with them who said that they hoped he would take the acquittal and move on senator Chuck Grassley for one said that these message to the president is that American now needs a healer in chief but the president made it clear that he still wants vindication and
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on Talk 1260 KTRC
"Is centered on a speaking of email got this from Terry thank you Terry is always I believe Kerry's comment was it didn't take long to resume their kind of fascist get stop away this is from politico's USA GOP senators demand Biden documents moments after the bipartisan vote to acquit trump CBS news reporter Catherine Watson reported on Twitter this was yesterday that senator Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson as the secret service for hunter Thompson his travel records to me hundred tons of hunter Biden's travel records under tons of travel records I believe the latest would show what ashes doubters based but we don't want to hunter Biden's travel records they asked his secret service according to the hill the two Republicans Grassley and Johnson wrote a letter to the secret service saying they need the documents apart as part of an investigation did to quote potential conflicts of interest posed by the business activities of hunter Biden and his associates during the Obama administration and grow this is this is a couple minutes after the acquittal vote yesterday the Senate this is the first thing they took up and yet you hear the Republicans all the time the crime there's so many other things we need to do the the the work of the people there were neglected as they did for what two and a half years with Benghazi where they found nothing they did for a year and a half of the Clinton emails where they found nothing the work of the people my **** the US senators sign letter wrote a letter to the secret service saying quote we right to request information about whether hunter Biden use government sponsored travel to help conduct private business to include his work for Rosemont Seneca and related entities in China in Ukraine as part of their request as Sanders specifically want to know what sort of security detail hunter Biden we received while his father served as vice president and a list of all dates and places hunter Biden traveled with a protective detail they specifically want to know if he traveled on airforce one or first to the presidential and vice presidential aircraft or another government aircraft and whether additional family members were present for each trip then take him all took him a couple seconds goes on and on they have Parker's course.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"A government official to Washington to discuss the matter on there has been a bit. More pushback from other places. The Wall Street Journal says Trade Representative Robert lighthizer is actually opposed to the new tariffs. He is worried that they will jeopardize passage of this revise NAFTA, this US Mexico, Canada agreement which already faced a pretty uncertain future in congress, also Iowa. Senator Chuck Grassley said today, what Trump did was a misuse of the president's tariff authority. I of course, is a big agriculture state and farmers, their sell a lot of products to Mexico, so they will be heard, especially if Mexico decides to retaliate with tariffs of its own. That's NPR's. Gyms zarroli Jim, thank you. You're welcome. The Trump administration says it will impose tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop the flow of migrants at the US border immigration experts question. Whether that's something Mexico can do as NPR's Joel rose report reports Mexico's enforcement is already stretched thin. Thin by the flow of migrants from Central America. The White House says Mexican authorities could easily halt the flow of migrants crossing their country and route to the US and the head of the border patrol union agrees. Yeah. Because we've seen it before. I mean, we already have a history of this, and, and it has worked so this presumably would obviously work again. That's Brandon Judd speaking today. NPR's morning edition. Mexican authorities helped limit the surge in unaccompanied children, coming to the US in two thousand fourteen for example by discouraging them from traveling on LA vista. The freight trains that migrants used to travel the length of Mexico. Former border security officials say cooperation from the Mexican government has been important in the past, but those same experts are skeptical that the Trump administration's ultimatum will suddenly stop the huge numbers of migrants crossing the southern border each month. This is a massive problem and Mexico doesn't have the border security infrastructure, that we have US John sand wedge is a former head of US, immigration and customs enforcement under President Obama. He says, Mexico's immigration forces are much smaller than their US counterparts. They too have been overwhelmed by the huge number of migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador most, our families and children fleeing from violence and poverty, who stove Mahar served as Mexico's undersecretary for migration during the Bush and Obama administrations. He says Trump's demand is unreasonable asking Mexico to deter people that will do anything they can to try to at least have a chance to save. Their lives is asking for something people that you've the White House says Mexico could quote quickly and easily unquote stopped migrants from crossing at southern border with Guatemala, NPR's reported that Central American migrants move easily across that border on foot through the jungle or official checkpoints where smugglers have paid off immigration officials for Mexico to really grapple with this problem, experts say, it would have to beef up its immigration forces and root out corruption. But that will take time and an outsized effort. President Trump keeps going for the quick fix but there isn't a quick fix and there's no quick fix in what the US government can do in. There isn't a quick fix with the Mexican government can do. Andrew Sealy is president of a nonprofit migration policy institute in Washington, essentially, what you see is the US government hasn't been capable of figuring out how to respond to this massive flow and Trump seems to be throwing the ball to the Mexican government to do it, but they also are not in a position to do much more Sealy says the Mexican government already does cooperate with US immigration authorities. It's deported tens of thousands of Central American migrants and allowed thousands more to stay in Mexican border towns while they wait for their day and US immigration courts, under the Trump administration's controversial remain in Mexico policy. John San wakes says right now the Mexican government takes back. It's deported nationals quickly, the administration's if need be very careful here. Because it Mexico dials back to operation beings. Can get a lot worse. Very quickly making a bad situation at the border even worse. Joel rose NPR news Washington, much of the central US is underwater this week for major rivers in the middle of the country.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"Thanks very much. It's all things considered from NPR news. I'm Audie Cornish Shapiro today. The Trump administration agreed to drop tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada and Mexico. President Trump had imposed those tariffs last year and to explain what seems to be a change of heart. We're joined now by NPR's gyms early. Hi, jim. Hi ari. Take us through what the president has now agreed to do. Well, he's he's eliminated these terrorists that he put in place in March twenty eighteen of course, tariffs are like a tax on imported products. They make them more expensive, but now Canada and Mexico can sell steel and aluminum in the United States without these tariffs in place. And then in return, they're going to eliminate the tariffs they placed on products. They buy from the United States like cheese and whiskey. This is especially good news for farmers who have seen their sales to those countries, just plummet, especially dairy farmers. They were big suppliers to Mexico. Now they can sell their again, these tears part of present. Trump's promised to revive American steel explain how this was supposed to work. Well, the global steel industry has just gotten very big. There's been too much capacity and this causes prices to fall. So the steel industry in particular has been in a lot of trouble, it the steel industry, accused other countries of dumping steel at a low price. President Trump said he wanted to revive the industry. He wanted manufacturers in the United States to use American steel, and what he did was he cited a trade law, which is known as section two thirty two and what that says is if there's an industry that is needed for national security, the president can take steps to protected by restricting any imports that might compete with it. Now, this really angered candidate particular, because it is the biggest supplier of steel to the US and Canada said, how can you be citing national security reasons to block our steel when we're one of your most loyal allies. Canada had been saying that for a while. So is President Trump's decision to? Eliminate the tariffs. Now a recognition that his strategy for the last year hasn't worked. I think he did it because he has bigger fish to fry. The president has this new revised version of NAFTA that he negotiated with Canada and Mexico, which he says, is huge improvement over NAFTA. Although a lot of communist would say, you know, it makes basically incremental changes in trade policy. It's good for auto parts companies, for example. But the new treaty is called the US Mexico Canada agreement. It has to be approved by congress. There is a lot of opposition to it some Democrats in the house want to rewrite it of. But also some Republicans like Senator Chuck Grassley made clear there's not going to be there wouldn't be vote until these, these tariffs are gone. So President Trump said today now these tariffs are gone. Congress get down to the business of voting on his treaty. So that deal is going to be a fantastic deal for our country, and hopefully congress will approve the US MCA quickly and then the great farmers and manufacture. Pictures and steel plants will make our economy, even more successful than it already is, if that's possible Jim, just in our last thirty seconds or so what kind of impacted these tariffs have over the last year. Well, the steel industry, loved them because once you cut off imports the price of steel went up for a while later on though it came down. But there was a huge downside, because once you make steel aluminum more expensive, it, it hurts all the other industries that use them in their own manufacturing automakers canned goods companies a lot of them saw their prices rise. So there was a lot of pressure on the administration to reduce these tariffs, and it came from these industries, but it also came from members of congress. Thanks, jim. You're welcome. It's time now to talk about the week in politics, and we're joined by our political commentators. David Brooks of the New York Times, David and each of the Washington Post, welcome back. We're gonna turn to international news and a Ron tensions between the United States and Ron have been escalating for more than a week last week. The US sent an aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, the State Department ordered some staff to leave the US embassy in Iraq and the president was asked directly yesterday. If the US is headed tour with Iran and his answer was, I hope not now yesterday we spoke with former national Security Council spokesman, Michael Anton, and he echoed Trump's position, I don't think he is waiting tensions. I think he's responding with strength to a threat that we perceive, precisely in order to ratchet tensions down. So David says everyone has it all wrong. What do you think the administration is trying to actually accomplish? Well, if Running's sent out messages to their militant armies that they should target Americans with terror attacks than the American. Obviously had to do something. And so he is. Because they were designated a terror group. Well, it been doesn't need group since nineteen seventy nine. The the. The US respond and Indian ministration would respond. I'd feel a lot better. If the administration didn't seem to be overconfident that Iran will capitulate they seem to think the running in Konami so weak that the sanctions are having such an effect that they're having success if they record up tensions, and if they do sort of squeeze, I think they're probably overconfident. And so they could ratchet up tensions and then around ratchet up tensions, and so on its own. We'll get some place. We don't wanna be AJ candidate Trump ran on a position of no more foreign wars. Is this risky for president to be presiding over a national security team? That is moving in this direction. In fact, it's so risky that you can't tell what Trump himself actually believes from day to day on this. I think there are three really scary things going on here. One as you suggested the president has made statements suggesting that he doesn't even agree with this policy. At least on Sundays, what me go to war, and yet, this policy is rolling forward. So who's in control here? Secondly, there's leak after leak about supposed threats from Iran that upon inspection Joente really hold up or turn out to be much more complicated than the leaker wanted to suggest this sounds like the run-up to Iraq, and it's something we got to be careful about we in the media, and we obviously the public, and then the thirty is they seem to be setting up a situation that could explode Wendy Sherman, the under secretary of state and under secretary of state under President Obama had a piece of New York Times began either the Trump administration is trying to go to run into a war or war could come by accident because of the administration's reckless policies, and I'm afraid she's right about that. I wanna move to immigration the big story, the last twenty four hours. The foundation of this plan is a quote, a merit based immigration kind of Reaguring, the configuration of a mix of people who come in compared to the past with more family based. Immigration. I'm David speaker of the house. Nancy, Nancy Pelosi called it condescending to use this term merit base. What what's wrong with trying to attract the best and brightest, nothing? You know. It's the Canadians. Have this kind of system. The Australians kind of head the system, I've always thought, we should shift a little more toward America system, in part, because immigration sort of competition for global talent. We want to be here, second, because we'll America will accept immigration better. If we don't have a permanent underclass, and we don't wanna permanent underclass this, this particular Bill is dead on arrival. It's not a comprehensive reform. It doesn't address the core issues, but the shift toward America system. I think is a good thing. He I think the problem with the word merit. Is that it implies that some people have more merit than others? The idea that we might as part of a compromise on the road has system that targets particular kinds of people who could fill jobs. We need failed. I think that's very possible problem with what Trump did is there's no compromise in here. All there's no mention of the DACA kids. Those children who were brought here by their parents when they were young and our American in every way except that they don't have citizenship. Secondly, there is no nothing here to deal with the eleven or so million. Who have come here illegally? So I don't think this was a serious proposal, if Trump ever wanted to get serious about this, maybe something could happen, but they're just not serious. Finally, we're going to check in on the ever growing democratic primary race where we're now up to twenty three people running. David, you've been intrigued by an interesting pattern. That's emerging among democratic voters that there's always splits on some demographic line in reelection. What's interesting to me is where the splits are not. There's sometimes split by education level. There's no split among where Democrats land by by gender. There's no gender gap, which is surprising. There's so many women running. There's no split on income, where there's a big split on age, the older voters tend to be for Biden and younger voters less so, but still significant. And so it's contest between older voters. I think are less interested in systemic change, and younger rose, who want that systemic change. In one something more radical. And we'll see if that split persist, I suspect it will air to the ground with hearing. On the age split. Ron brownstein had a piece on this in the Atlantic this morning, and you can look at it two ways. It's quite true. The Joe Biden is weaker among young people than among older voters. And I think one way in which has going to be important is, as a test of his electability, because Democrats are going to have to turn out a lot of young people to win on the other hand the numbers that Ron cited abide was getting forty five percent of the over forty five. He was still getting thirty one percent among the under forty five. That's pretty good. If he could hold that he'd probably wins the nomination what I'm also struck by is that Bernie Sanders seems to be running into a little rough water because binds entry seems to have taken some votes away from him from voters who are looking for somebody experienced in running somebody older, obviously, but Elizabeth Warren has been rising and seems to be taking some of the constituency on the left part of the party. So I think this is going to be a challenging time for Sanders in his supporters in the coming weeks. Hearing about any other names that intrigue. You I mean, I can't think of two more known quantities than Biden and Sanders. We're talking twenty three candidates people to judge has. Four. Extraordinary start that is where you see an education split, by the way, Mary pizza supporters tend to be older, David Harris, the other person. I'm just amazed how much just beating Trump is, is on voters mine. Anybody'll be Trump and Biden seems like a fair bet. But I've heard a lot of people, people have heard this, a lot of people say, we got nominated a white male because America will not vote for somebody who's doesn't fit that category. That to me is morally problematic way to choose a candidate. But you do get to the point people. What's your main issue? Feeding Trump seems to be the main issue reflected. I think that I've heard some of that from some people some Democrats, but I think it's striking that, comma Harris and Elizabeth Warren have are in that top five at the moment, and they've each gained some ground, Warren, especially Harris in part through her.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"You're on the Gulf war. Were you there when he got the news now, I was I was at the waiting to get on Air Force One. When I got it. He was at Merrill, Lago and it came out about three o'clock. And I think, but Tony time that our office got it in you got it couldn't have been a couple of minutes. On there. I saw him on the plane afterwards and. Just put I don't know how to explain this. I mean, you've been under extreme scrutiny even shouting to the mountaintop. I didn't do this a sense of relief. Sense of frustration. How could this happen or those who did it gonna get away with it? And I hope some new energy to that will lead to okay now, the twenty six maybe legitimacy D'amoto election that I didn't have before. Let's go on about governor the country last question. We're here. Who else would you be looking? Well. How was still hired. I'd like for him to come. If you would. Establish a record of how much did the Democratic Party pay fusion GPS? How much money did they give the Mr. Steele? How could Bruce oars wife worked for fusion GPS while he was like the number four at DOJ. Ask a question is the dossier? Verified to this day is my belief that the information in the dossier is unverified to this very day. Mr. cooling did not go to Prague the salacious material in the dossier. This just a bunch of garbage. I think generated by Russians trying to undercut our democracy. So I will do being I'll be doing oversight to try to put this puzzle together. And I don't know what Mr. bar will do. But I ain't because of the emotional nature of all this that somebody like Mr. Muller needs to look at the Faisal warrant the other stuff. Thank you very much. Senator Lindsey Graham Republican from South Carolina, and chair of the judiciary committee earlier today on Capitol Hill. This is she's brand radio programming from Monday WCBS be from Washington. The Senate is now coming into session for the week continued debate on judicial nominations also senators will take a resolution in support of the so-called green new deal. And some of them may talk about the Muller report live now to the Senate under the previous order. The leadership time is reserved morning. Businesses closed under the previous sort of the Senate will proceed to executive session to resume consideration of the following nomination. Which the clerk will report nomination the judiciary Bridget s Baid of Arizona to the United States Circuit Judge for the ninth circuit. Senator from Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley. I come to the floor today to share a message from Iowa's heartland. As you know, millions of Americans in the middle of the country are experiencing catastrophic flooding, my home state of Iowa. And our neighbors in Nebraska are particularly hard hit and downriver of the Missouri and Mississippi it'll affect others. I wanna thank the administration for swift response on Saturday to approve the expedited request for a major disaster declaration made by Iowa governor, Kim Reynolds on Thursday evening, the flooding has caused tremendous damage impacting more than two terms of Iowa's ninety nine counties. The federal disaster proclamation will trigger emergency assistance to fifty six of those counties, so far, and that would be the counties and boom on the map here. Governor Reynolds team has been in trenches working hand in hand with local officials in county emergency coordinators. They estimated damage so far across our entire state being one in six billion dollars. The damage is estimated for agriculture is two hundred and fourteen Marian damages to homes and eighty one million levee repair estimates five hundred and twenty-five. By all accounts. And every possible metric the damages and devastation are overwhelming. And yet at the very same time, the legendary mythology of America's heartland people is rooted in true, rogue recovery will be long ruling and at times gruesome, but I am confident that the grit and resilience of Iowans and their fellow Midwesterners will prevail. The last week. We've heard remarkable stories of neighbor helping neighbor of neighbors helping total strangers. Residents of all ages. And residents of differing.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on AM 1350 WEZS
"But he's going to declare a national emergency. So you can get the additional funds for the border wall and very late on Thursday. The White House announced the president would be making remarks about national security and the border in the rose garden. So there you go. That's what's happening. There's ways to do it apparently. And we talked to the former congressman Bob ney who said, you know, what there's ways to do this. And I think they figured it out. We'll see how it plays out. However and Senator John Kennedy Republican from Louisiana who voted for the Bill said he supports the president's plan to declare an emergency. And this is what he said he said the president's not exercise any power that congress didn't give him had congress done its job instead of playing politics. He wouldn't have to do it. Senator Chuck Grassley Republican from is know longtime on the hill. He said, let's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the bills at the government doesn't shut down. So this is the way to avoid the shutdown, but then to leapfrog into different direction, and it could be challenged. But there there might be these ways around it, which that's what it's looking like it's still would have to play out. And the president has suggested all along that he could get the rest of the money for wall by declaring some sort of a national emergency that he could use defense money for wall construction. There could be legal challenges probably will be from opponents who say the president can't do that can't declare an emergency. But he can do it. And then they can challenge it. That's how this is all going to play out. And how about this one? One from Steve. And Steve says, hey, Kate. I was wondering if he's all Michelle Obama at the Grammys I have to say, I'm a Republican. But you go MRs Obama, I never had anything against her. In fact, I thought she seemed like a decent first lady and took a lot of flack she shouldn't have had to take. It's ridiculous. When the first lady's become the targets anyway, in my opinion, but she is raising awareness. Look she grew up poor and ended up going to law school and working hard. You cannot fault that against her. She absolutely lived the American dream. And if she gives hope to anybody be they white black, Hispanic or whatever I say right on and I'm sure my buddies wouldn't agree. But I thought it was very well done. All right. So there you go. Then we go to this one. This one is from Joseph and Joseph says Kate you talked a lot about money in the past. You've had investment people on a lot of them. And I think when you look at where the market is now. There's certainly is the ups and downs. And would you suggest that it's better to diversify rather than put your money all in one thing? Well, I am not stockbroker or an investment advisor. Of course. It's better to diversify thinking anything you do. Right. So I am risk averse in a way in a way. I'm not because I am a risky person. Right. But if I have my druthers, of course, I would want to. I would want to have I would want to have investments in different areas. Why because you don't know the rock I say this all the time the the market is like the craps table, right? If you have tons of money, and you're just taking chunks here and there and you're making these quick hits. And it's paying off that's one thing. But if you're trying to score wickedly fast, and you're pumping money all in one direction that is wickedly risky. You don't have to be brilliant to realize that it's all about managing money. Right. It's all about the advice. You take. It's it's, but I think ultimately you make the decision yourself. Don't let somebody else push you into doing something. You don't feel good about do your homework. Why are you doing what do you want to have happened? What are you looking for what's comfortable for you? That's, you know, do do it from a to z and make sure you feel good. There's no there's no sure thing. But there certainly are safer. For investments, right? It's like real estate new here a lot about investing in real estate. And hey, real estate can be great. You know, you on real estate you on properties, you know, how to run them. I know a lot of people who have made a lot of money that way, and they didn't start off with a lot of money they scraped together. But they were scrappy and learn the learned what they had to do. And then went forward after that though. That's it. Then I got this one. From this one from MAC who says hi, Kate. I've been traveling. I have been listening to the show. I actually do the podcast thing on tune in. I heard you talk about it one night. And I got the tune in app after you said you had the tune in. And now it's actually been a great tool because I've been listening been able to listen to you you and my other favorite, which is Sean Hannity. So I have Sean in Cape programmed in so to speak, and I've been listening to your shows. I have to say one of the things that I really really love that you do is on many your segments. You say this is all about being the voice of reason. And whether you're right of right left of left or somewhere in between. You're invited to the party. What a nice sentiment, wouldn't it be great? If we could have those conversations again instead of attacking each other politics is such a hot wire that with my company you have to sign an agreement. That when we are out, and we're dealing with clients erect conventions that we don't talk about politics because it could alter the way we are viewed. How do you feel about that? Well, here's the thing you work for private company. I don't know the company, but he worked for company, and they like signing nondisclosures, right? And they want they ask you to sign certain things or else they tell you can't be employed there. So that's your that's their choice, and that's your choice to do it. I can see how that can happen because I've seen some some heated things. In speaking to companies and speaking in different financial areas, I've seen people get hot about things when something comes up, whether it's retirement the wall, whether we're talking about said of the union, whether we're talking about something that happens with the Democrats or Republicans, or whatever it might be. So that's happening more and more with companies because they want to try to try to avoid that so interesting because I grew up I've said this before, but I'll say it again, I grew up with the mother that wanted us to know about current events. And we were supposed to have opinions when we came to the dinner table and be able to defend our opinions. I mean, we didn't have screaming fights and food wasn't flying. But we we would just talk about what was going on in the world. And now, it's like religion and politics, you know, that old saying about you can't go in that direction. And and that is true depending on the circumstances of who you're working for or what you're doing because sadly, we should be able to we should be able to express ourselves. But because people get so hot about it, and it becomes sometimes almost to the point of ridiculousness of fights. And. Alienated and whatever else that that's the culture. Then of course, you can't you can't do it, and, you know, t shirts with political statements in that whole kind of thing. That's you're just goading asking to have things have things happen as we've onto another one. How about this from Karen? Hey, kate. I was wondering what you thought of this new phenomenon about axe throwing and also escape rooms I've been doing both. I'm not saying I've done a lot. But I've done it a couple of times with friends, and I've done it with neighbors. Actually, we had a night. We're bunch of us did the axe throwing thing. And I was wondering if you have done either one of these things, and what did you think that's such a crazy question because I have done both. I've done the axe throwing thing with friends, and I was terrible at first. I was getting so frustrated because I just thought you teach me do it. So they showed us how to throw it throw it keep hitting. It was bouncing off the target bouncing bouncing. And then Finally I said to the instructor to use two hands throat over your head or throat in front of you. And just you just kinda push it. And I said I wanna do this one handed. I think I'm better one hands it and sure enough, and he said just don't hack yourself and be careful, but you, okay. And when I pulled it back one handed Bill, I'm hitting the target hitting the target hitting the targets. So. Did the one handed thing it was cool. And then the other thing escape rooms have done them a couple.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on KTLK 1130 AM
"Rex bang your gong rotation network. Some days it all just works out some days, I come out. I make a point I tell you why things are happening. What's going to happen? Why it's pointless to fight this and go at a different way. And then evidence falls right into my lap. Today. It comes in the form of an audio sound bite. From the Mosel er avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds from martinsburg. West Virginia Senator Chuck Grassley on the Senate floor praying that President Trump signs the border agreement. Ville are you ready to hear the prayer? Is only eleven seconds here, folks. So listen fast. Here we go three two one. We pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Amen. It's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill so government doesn't shutdown. They are preying on the floor of the United States is the Republicans are Grassley was pretty good and a Cavanaugh hearings. When he ran the judiciary committee, Lindsay Graham nasty now runs a disarray committee. But. They're praying that Trump has the wisdom to sign the Bill. What did I just tell you that both parties here for whatever their independent reasons are unified behind the idea of let's not do anything on the border. We all have our reasons for wanting illegal aliens to be able to get in here. Next thing. I know they're praying for it on the floor of the United States Senate. Once again, the first voice you hear is guest chaplain. Moler avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds, followed by from martinsburg. West Virginia followed by Senator Grassley, we pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Amen. It's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill. So government doesn't shut down there. You have it my friends right on. Okay. And Fort Hood, Texas up next Joe as we head back to the phones. Thank you for waiting, sir. Hi. Hello, Mr. Russia. Greetings from Texas. Thank you. Mr. Joe? What's happening? Well, you know, while I've been listening my focus kind of shift a little bit. But my original comments were about, you know, you know, Pelosi doing the same old tricks that were done with ObamaCare, you know, wait till the very last minute, stall install to last minute. And then come up and say, well, we have to sign it, you know, within see what's in it again. Dislike ObamaCare, but what I've kind of noticed as you. You've been talking about all this stuff going against Trump. He does I believe have an option of turning into people's on them. Now that Muller has virtually cleared him without you know, not saying that all the innuendos will still come out. He's virtually been legally cleared. No. He hasn't. Well, no. League leader saying all they have left is innuendo. Well, this could be here. This could be there. But if he was to form a presidential commission on political corruption to investigate congress than DOJ all the goings on that because there is evidence of all kinds of corruption in their weight, the president would shift. Everybody's focus. Yeah. But the president cannot investigate congress. They're the separation of powers, they have oversight. This is this is this is constitutional. They have oversight of the executive branch. He cannot he can't so much as go there without their request an invitation. He cannot investigate they investigate themselves. Pure and simple what he can do. And I agree with you. A hundred percent I mentioned it earlier. It is time to empanel a legitimate special counsel to look at Robert Muller, and Andrew Weissmann, and McCabe, an Komi, and Rosenstein and Clapper and Brennan and Hillary and everybody involved at Bruce or Nellie or Glenn Simpson. Fusion GPS it is time for legitimate investigation in just what the hell has been going on the last two years. There is no doubt in my mind because I have been asking ever since. Is it for a long time since I have known in my bones instinctively that this thing has been a hoax that there wasn't any Russian collusion at that. They knew it. What's going to happen to the people who have gotten away with this? What's going to happen to the people who have been purpose? This has been a silent coup. Folks. This has been an attempt to run a duly elected president out of office. And we know who the players are they're bragging about Anne McCabe. Got this book outreach bragging about the steps that he took and confirming that they were legitimately thinking of wiring Rosenstein to going to the Oval Office to entrap Trump into saying something that they could then play for the cabinet that would force the cabinet suggest Trump leave twenty-fifth amendment. You're not fit, sir. Your little deranged. This is not what everybody had in mind. Seal later, cya Nora. This needs to be investigated. These people need to be. Identified what they did needs to be identified and there needs to be punishment. There needs to be accountability. We can't just go ho ho Muller. Didn't find anything and move on? That's what everybody's gonna wanna do. But we can't. There was never anything to find. All there was and it still ongoing a never ending investigation where they could invent crimes or create crimes or in trap people into committing crimes as part of the investigation process crimes, which is all they've done. They got Manafort who's fading away and dying in solitary confinement in prison. Even Jeffrey Toobin at CNN remarked on how frail this guy looked at said, this is not what was happening. This guy. All of these people is just as well. We didn't find anything is though, this is some kind of legitimate investigation never has been legitimate. And Trump does need to appoint a commission or a special counsel to look into this and not for the politics of it. But for the absolute unconstitutionality and illegality of it. People need to be held accountable for what they've done here back in just a second. Somebody.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on KTOK
"Things are happening? What's going to happen? Why it's pointless to fight this and go at it a different way. And then evidence falls right into my lap today. It comes in the form of an audio sound bite. From the Mosel er avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds from martinsburg West Virginia and Senator Chuck Grassley on the Senate floor praying that President Trump signs the border agreement. Ville are you ready to hear the prayer? Is only eleven seconds here, folks. So. Listen fast. Here we go three two one. We pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Hey, man. It's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill so government doesn't shutdown. They are preying on the floor of the United States is the Republicans are Grassley was pretty good on the cavenaugh hearings. When he ran the judiciary committee, Lindsay Graham nasty now runs a disarray committee. But they're praying that Trump has the wisdom to sign the Bill. What did I just tell you that both parties here for whatever their independent reasons are unified behind the idea of let's not do anything on the border. We all have our reasons for wanting illegal aliens to be able to get in here. Next thing. I know they're praying for it on the floor of the United States Senate. Once again, the first voice you hear is guest chaplain. Moler avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds, followed by from martinsburg. West Virginia followed by Senator Grassley, we pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Amen. It's all pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill. So government doesn't shut down there. You have it my friends right on. Okay. And Fort Hood, Texas up next Joe as we head back to the phones. Thank you for waiting, sir. Hi. Hello, Mr. Shah. Greetings from Texas. Thank you. Mr. Joe? What's happening? Well, you know, while I've been listening my focus kind of shift a little bit. But my original comments were about, you know, you know, Pelosi doing the same old tricks that were done with ObamaCare, you know, wait till the very last minute, stall install to last minute. And then come up and say, well, we have to sign it, you know, within see what's in it, again, just like ObamaCare, but what I've kind of noticed is you you've been talking about all this stuff going against Trump. He does believe have an option of turning the tables on them. Now that Muller has virtually cleared him. Well, without you know, not saying that all the innuendos still come out. But he's virtually been legally cleared. No, he hasn't. Well, no league later saying all they have left his innuendo. Well, this could be here. This could be there. But if he was to form a presidential commission. I'm political corruption to investigate. Congress and DOJ all the going on that you know, because there is evidence of all kinds of corruption in. Okay. Wait, the president would shift. Everybody's focus. Yeah. But the president cannot investigate congress. They're the separation of powers, they have oversight. This is this is this is constitutional. They have oversight of the executive branch. He cannot he can't so much. Just go there without their request an invitation. He cannot investigate them. They investigate themselves. Pure and simple what he can do. And I agree with you. A hundred percent I mentioned it earlier. It is time to empanel a legitimate special counsel to look at Robert Muller, and Andrew Weissmann, and McCabe, an Komi, and Rosenstein and Clapper and Brennan and Hillary and everybody involved at Bruce or Nellie or Glenn Simpson. Fusion GPS it is time for legitimate investigation in just what the hell has been going on the last two years. There is no doubt in my mind because I have been asking ever since. Is it for a long time since I have known in my bones instinctively that this thing has been a hoax that there wasn't any Russian collusion at that. They knew it. What's going to happen to the people who have gotten away with this? What's going to happen to the people who have been purpose? This has been a silent coup. Folks. This has been an attempt to run a duly elected president out of office. And we know who the players are they're bragging about it. The Maccabees got this book outreach bragging about the steps that he took and confirming that they were legitimately thinking of wiring Rosenstein and going to the Oval Office to entrap Trump into saying something that they could then play for the cabinet that would force the cabinet suggest Trump leading twenty-fifth amendment. You're not fit, sir. Your little deranged. This is not what everybody had in mind CEO later cya this needs to be investigated. These people need to be. Identified what they did needs to be identified and there needs to be punishment. There needs to be accountability. We can't just go. Oh, ho ho modern find anything and move on. That's what everybody's gonna wanna do. But we can't. There was never anything to find. All there was and it's still ongoing a never ending investigation where they could invent crimes or create crimes or in trap people into committing crimes as part of the investigation process crimes, which is all they've done. They got Manafort who's fading away and dying in solitary confinement in prison. Even Jeffrey Toobin at CNN remarked on how frail this guy looked at said, this is not what was happening. This guy. All of these people is just as well. We didn't find anything as though this is some kind of legitimate investigation never has been legitimate. And Trump does need to appoint a commission or a special counsel to look into this and not for the politics of it. But for the absolute unconstitutionality and illegality of it. People need to be held accountable for what they've done here back in just a second. Somebody.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"Com. Rush Limbaugh on WCBS T, Rex bang, your gong rotation Ivy network some days it all just works. On sundays. I cut out. I make a point I tell you why things are happening. What's going to happen? Why it's pointless to fight this and go out at a different way. And then evidence falls right into my lap. Day comes in the form of an audio sound bite. From the MOS ler avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds from martinsburg West Virginia and Senator Chuck Grassley on the Senate floor praying that President Trump signs the border agreement. Ville are you ready to hear the prayer? It's only eleven seconds here, FOX, so. Listen fast. Here we go three two one. We pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Amen. All pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill so government doesn't shutdown. They are preying on the floor of the United States is the Republicans Grassley was pretty good in the cavenaugh hearings. When he ran the judiciary committee, Lindsay Graham nasty now runs a judiciary committee. But they're praying that Trump has the wisdom to sign the Bill. What did I just tell you that both parties here for whatever their independent reasons are unified behind the idea of let's not do anything on the border. We all have our reasons for wanting illegal aliens to be able to get in here. Next thing. I know they're praying for it on the floor of the United States Senate. Once again, the first voice you hear is guest chaplain. Moler avenue church of the brethren senior pastor Eddie Edmonds, followed by from martinsburg. West Virginia followed by Senator Grassley, we pray and the most holy name of Christ. Jesus our Lord. Amen, Saul pray that the president will have wisdom to sign the Bill. So government doesn't shut down there. You have it. Right friends right on. Okay. And Fort Hood, Texas up next Joe as we head back to the phones. Thank you for waiting, sir. Hi. Hello there. Mr. Shah, greetings from Texas. Thank you, Mr.. Joe? What's happening? Well, you know, while I've been listening my focus kind of shift a little bit. But my original comments were about, you know, you know, Pelosi doing the same old tricks that were done with ObamaCare, you know, wait, very last minute, stall, install to the last minute. And then come up and say, well, we have to sign it, you know, within see what's in it, again, just like ObamaCare, but what I've kind of noticed is even talking is about all this stuff going against Trump. He does I believe have an option of turning the tables on them now that Moeller has virtually cleared him fail without you know, not saying that all the innuendos will still come out these virtually been legally cleared. No, he hasn't. Well, no. League leader saying all they have left his innuendo. Well, this could be here. This could be there. But if he was to form a presidential commission on political corruption to investigate congress and DOJ going on that because there is evidence of all kinds of corruption and Eric wait, the president would shift. Everybody's focused. Yeah. But the president cannot investigate congress. They're the separation of powers, they have oversight. This is this is this is constitutional. They have oversight of the executive branch. He cannot he can't so much as go there without their request an invitation. He cannot investigate they investigate themselves. Pure and simple what he can do. And I agree with you. A hundred percent I mentioned it earlier. It is time to impaneled a legitimate special counsel to look at Robert Muller, Andrew Weissmann, and McCabe, an Komi, and Rosenstein and Clapper and Brennan and Hillary and everybody involved at Bruce or Nellie or Glenn Simpson. Fusion GPS it is time for a legitimate investigation. In just what the hell has been going on the last two years. There is no doubt in my mind. I have been asking ever since. Is it for a long time since I have known in my bones instinctively that this thing has been a hoax that there wasn't any Russian collusion at that. They knew it. What's going to happen to the people who have gotten away with this? What's going to happen to the people who have been purpose? This has been a silent coup. Folks. This has been an attempt to run a duly elected president out of office. And we know who the players are. They're bragging about it in the caves got this book outreach bragging about the steps that he took and confirming that they were legitimately thinking of wiring Rosenstein of going to the Oval Office to entrap Trump is saying something that they can then play for the cabinet that would force the cabinet suggest Trump leave twenty-fifth amendment. You're not fit, sir. Your deranged. This is not what everybody had in mind. Later this needs to be investigated. These people need to be. Identified what they did needs to be identified and there needs to be punishment. There needs to be accountability. We can't just go Muller. Didn't find anything and move on? That's what everybody's gonna wanna do. But we can't. There was never anything to find. All there was and it's still ongoing a never ending investigation where they could invent crimes or create crimes or in trap people into committing crimes as part of the investigation process crimes, which is all they've done. They got Manafort who's fading away and dying and solitary confinement in prison. Even Jeffrey Toobin at CNN remarked on how frail this guy looked said. This is not res-. What was happening this guy? All of these people is just as well. We didn't find anything though, this is some kind of legitimate investigation never has been legitimate. And Trump does need to appoint a commission or a special counsel to look into this and not for the politics of it. But for the absolute unconstitutionality and illegality of it. People need to be held accountable for what they've done here back in just a second. Somebody.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on News Talk 1130 WISN
"Republican Senator Chuck Grassley on bipartisan legislation Blumenthal Grassley introduced legislation Monday to streamline the public release of a report on special counsel, Robert Muller's investigation into Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen presidential election in my conversation, so far there has been a lot of receptivity even tentative support among my Republican colleagues. Of course, there has been among Democrats as well. Blumenthal says he's optimistic the Bill will pass the utility company liable for damages and California's deadly campfire is a clearing bankruptcy PGA filed for chapter eleven today citing wildfires in two thousand seventeen and twenty eighteen the company's liabilities from the disasters exceeds fifty one billion dollars. You're listening to the latest from NBC News Radio checking out the movies this weekend. Here's your box office preview. The weekend's big new releases miss Bala based on a twenty eleven Mexican film of the same name. Gina rodriguez. Plays Gloria makeup artists from LA who we with her best friend in Tijuana, women friend disappears glory is kidnapped and forced to smuggle money for a drug cartel and asked to use Oliver brains and talent to escape the cartel and the DA and rescue her friend in the process. There's action thriller also stars male crews Cordova, Anthony, Mackie and Thomas Dekker out in limited release is the man versus nature survival. Film Arctic following a plane crash man is stranded in the farthest north reaches of the globe after a botched rescue that adds an injured woman to the mix. He faces the choice of staying at his remote camp or striking out into the icy unknown moss Mickelson stars and there's Icelandic production. Still in theaters are glass, the upside aquaman, the kid who would be king and Spiderman into the spider verse plus green book, a dog's way, home serenity, escape room and. Dragon ball super and that's your weekend box office preview on iheartradio. Book seems to be getting serious.
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on POLITICO's Pulse Check
"With some Senator Grassley colleagues. Senator Bill Cassidy senators using. Hollins center. Lamar Alexander just look in the archives. You can find those episodes to and with that. Here's my conversation. With Senator Chuck Grassley Senator Chuck Grassley. Welcome to politico. Pulse. Check. Hey, I'm glad to be with you anytime. I get a chance to communicate when my constituents that's what Representative government's all about. And I hope they communicate back. All you're always communicating. You have so many different paths from from sitting down with someone like media using social media, which we will get to. But I wanted to start with this. It's a new congress. You have a number of new responsibilities including your president pro tempore of of the Senate. This is significant responsibility or fourth in line now for succession to the president. I'm curious what in your realm of new responsibilities has been most interesting or surprising to you. As president pro tem. I think the number of duties that the code requires that really has not a lot of discretion. It's mostly ministerial. Title or maybe say ceremonial, but really if you summed it up, the president of the Senate is the vice president United States, but as you probably know in the last seventy years, I think starting with Nixon when he was vice president vice presidents haven't presided over the Senate or be involved in the Senate very much except for vote breaking ties and in ceremonial things. So I like to summit up that president pro tem outside of being in presidential succession, does whatever the president of the United States or the vice president of the United States does as president Senate only you do it when he's not here, which is about ninety nine percent of the time. Does your staff now call you Mr President behind closed doors? No. No, they call me. Chuck, I I'm not at that level. So have to refer to you. As Senator Grassley, your chairman again for the third time of the Senate finance committee after giving up leadership of the judiciary committee. I'm curious why you decided to come back..
"senator chuck grassley" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"He's upset about liquor stores. And then he's just got a list of people. He doesn't like ninety three WIBC full show. Subscribe to the Danish show cast on your eyes to catch anything. You may have missed. So we're watching this shutdown the shutdown battle in the Senate did nothing nothing advanced in the house nothing advanced in the Senate. So we're back at square one Republicans tried twice to get federal employees paid didn't happen. My goodness. I'm I'm just like watching all of this stuff unfold and trying to see how how all of this is gonna play out. I'm really curious as to how Chuck Grassley. Well, how he's what he's 'cause sometimes he gets that up with stuff one of my favorite things in the world. By the way is to read Senator Chuck Grassley Twitter feed. And he always like whenever he goes back to his home state. He always talks about he always talks about and he's from Iowa, he's he's a Senator from Iowa, and he always talks about deer accidents. And how bad they are. I was reading the story. This is crazy. This woman was killed. Because of a deer. I mean, you you have they have like, you know, the deer that when we have this all the time. I mean, I have my husband, and I when we were dating we ran into well, the deer ran into us. The deer was in our lane. But this woman already in in twenty thousand nine hundred thirty seven to people in Iowa that have been killed in a crash with ear, isn't it a horrible? So like whenever I read his Twitter feed. And I'm thinking gosh, dang. That's awful. I because it is it's horrible. And they do come out of nowhere. You always have to be like really like whenever I go. Visit my mom at her house in Missouri. A lot of wooded area. And I'm just like my neck is on my heads on the swivel man goodness. And then I don't know. I bought my husband. And I when we were dating we hit a deer, and he had to go get his Carfax and that was like super super expensive, by the way, speaking of.