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After Late Vote Switch, Senate Panel Approves Pompeo for Secretary of State

President Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has cleared the Senate Foreign Relations Committee with a favorable recommendation, narrowly avoiding a rare rebuke as his confirmation heads to the full Senate. 420 more words

Senate Committee to Vote on Pompeo Today, Dems and CAIR Remain Opposed

Mike Pompeo is outstanding. First in his class at West Point. A top student at Harvard Law School. A success at whatever he has done. We need the Senate to approve Mike ASAP.

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Politics

Trump Blames Senate Dems for Blocking Hundreds of Nominations

Wednesday President Trump blamed Senate Democrats for blocking the nominations of “hundreds of good people,” calling their obstruction the “worst in U.S. history!” 124 more words

In The News

The aimless war in Afghanistan will cost US taxpayers $45 billion this year – Orange County Register

How many more decades of death and destruction before we declare victory and go home?

Doing the same thing over and over, expecting a different result… 223 more words

As militant threats shift, US Senate revives war authorization debate

Reuters | Published — Monday 30 October 2017

This file photo taken on May 24, 2017 shows Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) (L) and Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) talking about their introduction of a new Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against Daesh, Al-Qaeda and the Taliban during a news conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. 498 more words

If a republican US congressional legislator dares to voice an opinion that differs from the republican President Donald J. Trump, he or she can count on being the recipient of the president’s public dressing down and ire. 1,877 more words

Republican Party

Corker hits back after Trump’s critical tweets -- “It’s a shame the White House has become an adult day care center."

FILE – In this Aug. 16, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., speaks to the Sevier County Chamber of Commerce in Sevierville, Tenn. Always one to speak his mind, Corker’s new free agent status should make President Donald Trump and the GOP very nervous. 549 more words