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Pelosi and POTUS Hold Private Pow-Wow as Coequal Branch Battle Heats Up

Never a dull moment in the nation’s capital.

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Things move fast in Washington DC, and this week has certainly been no exception.

The White House and Congress are currently embroiled in a nasty political fight over the aftermath of the Mueller report, and it certainly feels as though things may come to a head this week.

Don McGahn, former White House counsel, has taken the advice of the Executive Branch and ignored a subpoena from House democrats to testify publicly regarding his previous testimony to Robert Mueller himself.  The White House understandably believes that this is just an extension of the “witch hunt” that Mueller conducted, and has instructed several of those in the Trump inner circle to defy Congress on this basis.

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Amid this chaos, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and others will be meeting privately with the President to discuss infrastructure, but there is a belief that perhaps other issues will also be on their agenda.

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America’s two most powerful leaders will come face-to-face again Wednesday in the latest twist of a many-layered test of wills that has momentous implications for the nation’s future.

Pelosi will have a frying-pan-into-the-fire moment when she heads to the White House from a meeting of her Democratic caucus, which is pulsating with calls for Trump’s impeachment.

Trump offered a window into his state of mind Wednesday morning, lashing out at Democrats for refusing to accept his mantra of “NO COLLUSION.”

The meeting comes at a time in which unprecedented friction exists between these two coequal branches of government.

Pelosi’s subordinates sent new subpoenas to one of Trump’s most trusted confidants — his former communications director Hope Hicks — and to Ann Donaldson, McGahn’s plugged-in former chief of staff.

And the President launched an appeal against a federal court ruling on Monday that ordered his accountants to hand over years of financial records to a House committee.

There is never a dull moment in Washington, and this looks to be one of the least dull weeks on record.

 

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Bernie Sanders Works Hard For Immigrant Vote, Says He’l Stop Deportations If He Wins White House

This guy is wacky.

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New Report From CBS Claims Multiple ISIS Fighters In Kurdish Prison Say They’re American And Want To Come Home

The Kurds can gladly keep them.

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A CBS reporter recently visited a Syrian prison that was chock full of deplorable, disgusting members of radical Islamic terrorist group ISIS, which obviously wasn’t much of a story, but what else she found there is making headlines all across the country, and for good reason. Apparently, several of the prisoners she encountered claimed to be ISIS members from America who want to come back home. Yeah, don’t mean to burst your bubbles, guys, but that’s a no from us over here. via TheBlaze: When he was questioned by CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams, prisoner and accused ISIS fighter Lirim Sylejmani told her he was from Chicago. “The choices that I made, in somebody’s eyes, the wrong choices, so I face jail time,” he told Williams. He also said that he “just wanted to live under Islamic law” and did not think he had done anything wrong. He added that he wanted to return to the United States, even though he knew that he would likely be put in prison there as well. In another case, a 7-year-old prisoner who claimed to be from New York City told Williams that he had been brought to join ISIS by his parents. A seven-year-old child? Seriously? Many of you reading this have a kid this age in your home. Think about that sweet, young boy or girl being a member of a radical terrorist group, so full of hate, anger, and violence they would be willing to murder others. That’s the kind of monsters that belong to ISIS. The kind who take away a child’s innocence and brainwash them into becoming soldiers in a war that is about nothing more than world domination and spilling blood. It’s so tragic. However, no one should be allowed back over here. Period. Once you’ve…

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