Trump White House fed up with the Senate ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ……

Story at Politico, excerpt at the DC Drain, image from politico(.com).

ㅤ”‘The House passed health care, the House has already passed its budget, which is the first step of tax reform. The Senate hasn’t done any of that. Hell, the Senate can’t pass any of our confirmations,’ Mick Mulvaney fumed in an interview, slapping a table for emphasis. ‘You ask me if the Republican-controlled Senate is an impediment to the administration’s agenda: All I can tell you is so far, the answer’s yes.’
ㅤThe revulsion for the Senate’s age-old traditions and byzantine procedure boiled over in public repeatedly on Monday. Trump complained in front of TV cameras that the Senate is ‘not getting the job done’ and said he sees where Steve Bannon — his former chief strategist now planning to run primary challengers against incumbent Republican senators — ‘is coming from.'”

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Mitch McConnell: We must pass a budget to get to tax reform

Story at The Washington Examiner, notes at the DC Drain, image from senate(.gov).

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ㅤAs you can see in the chart, by requiring a budget, McConnell may be attempting to block the President’s agenda.
ㅤVisit budget.senate.gov for more info on the budget process.

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Clinton FEMA Director Gives Trump Admin A-Plus For Hurricane Response

Story at The Daily Caller, excerpt at the DC Drain, image from dailycaller(.com).

ㅤ”The former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) under Bill Clinton, James Lee Witt said he would give President Trump’s administration an A-plus grade for their handling of hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.”

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Report: 75% of Victims of Religious Persecution Are Christians

Story at Breitbart, excerpt at the DC Drain, image from breitbart(.com).

ㅤ”In communist North Korea, for example, Christians have undergone ‘unspeakable atrocities,’ the report states, ‘including extra-judicial killings, forced labour, torture, persecution, starvation, rape, forced abortion and sexual violence.'”

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