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Pence says transition team returning 20 percent of budget

Works for me.

From NY Post: Vice President-elect Mike Pence heralded inauguration eve as “a momentous day before a historic day” in a surprise appearance at a press briefing Thursday. 248 more words

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NY Sen. Schumer: 'This Cabinet selection has been a disaster'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks the morning of the next president’s inauguration, saying it is to soon to know if all of the nominees will be confirmed. 364 more words

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Get you instructions, follow directions

I’ve been pretty crappy in this whole RESIST! thing.

Yes, I wrote the letter(s) and yes, I keep thinking—thinking matters!—but I see exhortations to Do… 420 more words

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Sen. Chuck Schumer Slams Trump's Nominees As A 'Swamp Cabinet'

Chuck Schumer on Trump’s picks: “This is a swamp Cabinet full of bankers and billionaires” https://t.co/UYpqI3esEb https://t.co/UzcNV42Di0

— CNN (@CNN) January 18, 2017

On Wednesday, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) …

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Yet Another Belief Shattered

I used to believe that the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) is a good authority on the consequences of future laws. Actually, their projections are not always on the mark – see Obamacare for example – but what they are attempting is hard so one can’t expect perfection. 346 more words

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Singing songs and carrying signs

My Congressional representative, Yvette Clarke, is not attending the inaugural. Yay!

My senators, Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer, are attending. And that’s fine, too.

I have, over the years (decades. 222 more words

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How to Influence Senate Confirmation Hearings, Part 2

Senate confirmation hearings began Tues., Jan. 10., and will continue through this week and after the Inauguration. Incoming Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer pledged to explicitly fight eight of the nominees… 562 more words

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