Mercedes Schlapp, Tom Fitton & David Bossie on The Larry O’Connor Show 02.05.19

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State of the Union to offer grand showcase for Trump border wall pitch (Washington Examiner)

After having his State of the Union address temporarily canceled during the government shutdown last month by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Trump Tuesday will finally take the greatest stage in politics to make his case for a wall on the Mexican border.

“It’s one of the few times, like the Super Bowl, where you have all the American people watching, and if you handle it in the right way, you can move the voters,” said former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott, R-Miss., who attended more than 30 State of the Union addresses during his time in the Senate and the House.

“The danger will be if he gets off script, or if the Congress acts like a bunch of imbeciles, which we quite often do,” Lott said. [Read More]

Federal prosecutors subpoena Trump inaugural records (NBC News)

Federal prosecutors have issued a subpoena for documents from President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, a representative of the committee said Monday night.

The U.S. attorney’s office in the Southern District of New York is investigating allegations that the committee misspent some of the tens of millions of dollars it had raised and that some donors gave money in exchange for access to influence Trump administration policy positions. [Read More]


Cory Booker Questions Trump Judicial Nominee: Do You Believe Gay Marriage Is A Sin? (RCP)

Sen. Cory Booker questions Neomi Rao, President Trump’s nominee to replace Brett Kavanaugh on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, about her personal beliefs on gay marriage during a confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. [Read More]

Delaware boy bullied over Trump name to be president’s State of the Union guest (6 ABC)

A Delaware boy allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump will be one of the president’s special guests at the State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Sixth grader Joshua Trump will be seated with first lady Melania Trump.

“He was getting ridiculed and bullied for the fact that his last name was Trump,” Joshua’s father Bobby Berto told Action News in December. [Read More]


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