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White House to Send Letter to Pelosi Refusing to Comply with Impeachment Until Vote [Details]

He won’t back down!

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Democrats know that this “impeachment inquiry” is their best shot at getting Trump out of office before next November’s elections.

If they don’t, there’s a good chance 45 wins a second term over an extremely weak and still crowded liberal field.

But POTUS won’t go down without a fight.

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The White House is planning to send Speaker Nancy Pelosi a letter as soon as Friday arguing that President Trump and his team can ignore lawmakers’ demands until she holds a full House vote formally approving an impeachment inquiry, 2 sources familiar with the letter tell Axios.

Why it matters: By putting in writing the case that Trump and his supporters have been making verbally for days, the White House is preparing for a court fight and arguing to the public that its resistance to Congress’ requests is justified.

Colleague John Roberts confirms WH will send a letter to Pelosi saying administration doesn’t have to comply with any demands from Congress unless Hse votes to launch an impeachment inquiry.

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It’s so refreshing to have a republican that fights the battle.

Great move since Pelosi & Schiff were laying an obstruction trap for @POTUS whereby they were demanding documents and records that couldn’t & wouldn’t be produced. This action by the WH preempts that slimy move by the impeachable Dems.

Making it time for Pelosi to fish or cut bait. A House vote gives the Republican minority the ability to subpoena witnesses. No House vote means no compliance from the WH can be insisted on. Sounds like a good chess move from the WH.

The Democrats are showing they still haven’t learned who they’re dealing with yet. Trump is a fighter, he’s a New Yorker, he isn’t going to back down. He isn’t the typical spineless politician. They are so stupid. #MAGA

FINALLY we have a Republican Pres who has a set, and stands up to the fascist lying corrupt power hungry dems!!!!! GOD Bless Pres Trump!

To all sane Americans, the acronym MAGA stands for “Make America Great Again.”

To liberals like Nancy Pelosi it’s MAWA, or, “Make America White Again.”

Because nothing says I can’t refute your argument with facts like pulling out the race card.

WATCH:

Monday, AG Barr told the @AP that the Trump administration will take action in the coming days that he believes will allow the government to add the census query.

@SpeakerPelosi claims it’s because Trump wants to “Make America White Again.”

Check out Guy Benson’s reaction:

Setting the gratuitous race baiting aside, what — specifically — is “disgraceful” about the govt of a sovereign country wishing to count its citizens? A double-digit majority of Americans support the citizenship Q. Do they also want to “make America white again” or whatever?

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Virginia Democrats Take A Step Back From Gun Control Plan After Receiving Major Backlash From Gun Owners

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Democrats in the state of Virginia have discovered that a great many folks who make up their constituency are supporters of the Second Amendment right to bear arms after they received massive backlash from gun owners after unveiling their gun control plan. Now, in light of the all the criticism, Democrats in the state have decided to take a step back from the proposal. Check out the details from TheBlaze: Democrats will assume control of the Virginia General Assembly next year, and lawmakers quickly began submitting gun control bills that previously had little-to-no chance of passage. Gun-rights advocates statewide responded by forming “sanctuary” counties in which enforcement of new gun control laws would be de-emphasized or neglected altogether. Monday, Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam and incoming Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw said they were adding a “grandfather clause” into the proposed assault weapon ban, which would allow gun owners to keep weapons under the policy that were already legally owned — as long as they register them. “I’m not going to lock up a large part of Virginia,” Saslaw told the Virginia Mercury, acknowledging that a grandfather clause would “make sense.” Gun-rights activists in Virginia are not letting their guard down after what seems like a victory, being well aware of the fact that the left will keep pushing for further restrictions on the Second Amendment. Philip Van Cleave, president of the Virginia Citizens Defense League said, “We’ve been down this compromise road and their version of a compromise is they never give up anything. We are expected to give up something every time and we’re not doing it anymore. I think gun owners are tired of this and they’re gonna stand up and fight this stuff.”

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President Trump Set To Create New Executive Order To Protect Jews On College Campuses

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President Trump has decided to take action against the rampant anti-Semitism that is rising up on college campuses across the country by signing an executive order designed to protect Jews on college campuses. The order will redefine Jews as more than a religious class, making them a nationality or ethnic group according to a new report that has been published by the Washington Post. Here are more details from TheBlaze: The updated classification will have a significant impact, allowing the government to consider anti-Semitic discrimination a violation of the Civil Rights Act. Specifically, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination based on race, ethnicity, and national origin. “There’s been a lot of unclarity surrounding the application of Title VI to Jewishness, basically, because of a question of about whether Jewishness is primarily a religion — in which case Title VI would not apply to anti-Semitic discrimination — or whether it’s a race or national origin. This EO will clarify that Title VI applies to anti-Semitism,” an administration official told reporters Tuesday, according to the Post. The New York Times reported that Trump decided to take action because Congress has long stalled bipartisan legislation meant to combat the problem. “Today’s executive order will have a real, positive impact in protecting Jewish college students from anti-Semitism,” Republican Jewish Coalition national chairman Norm Coleman told the Washington Free Beacon. The Post went on to report that the executive order mandates that the Department of Education use the definition of anti-Semitism created by the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance. That particular definition includes a bit that calls out folks who consider the existence of a State of Israel to be a racist endeavor, something that critics of the executive order have said will stifle the free speech of Palestinian activists who might desire…

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