Schumer: Mattis, Pompeo, Kelly could be confirmed Friday

January 19, 2017 MJA 11

WaEx: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., called President-elect Trump’s nominees for key administration posts a “swamp Cabinet” but didn’t rule out that Democrats could allow a handful of national security nominees to be confirmed on Inauguration Day. Schumer on Wednesday complained about Senate Republicans [Read More]

Obama commits US to backing $1 billion Iraqi bond

January 19, 2017 MJA 8

WaEx: With only two days left on the clock, the Obama administration committed the United States to completely guaranteeing the Iraqi government’s $1 billion bond offering. “This loan guarantee underscores the strong and enduring commitment of the United States to support the government of Iraq [Read More]

Senate panel approves Mattis to be next defense secretary

January 19, 2017 MJA 9

WaEx: The Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday cleared one of the final hurdles for retired Gen. James Mattis to become defense secretary shortly after President-elect Trump takes office. The committee voted 26-1 that the full Senate should approve the nomination once it’s received, meaning [Read More]

If Mitch Rapp were real, he’d puke on his shoes

January 18, 2017 MJA 13

PatriotRetort: I admit that my view of the CIA is informed almost entirely by Vince Flynn’s awesome CIA agent Mitch Rapp. Go ahead. Call me crazy. But I always thought the purpose of the Central Intelligence Agency was, well, intelligence gathering. Spooks, spies — people [Read More]

Trashion Show

January 18, 2017 MJA 19

We’re down to the wire! She still hasn’t called me about any of my designs for her appearance at Trump’s inauguration.

Obama scores the worst legislative record in history

January 18, 2017 MJA 21

WT: President Obama oversaw the deepest legislative malaise in modern political history, according to the Washington Times Legislative Index, which captures his struggles to find ways to work with a Congress that ranged from lukewarm to openly hostile toward him. Over the course of his [Read More]

Man posed as Justin Bieber to extort nude photos

January 18, 2017 MJA 11

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Massachusetts man was arrested on suspicion of soliciting nude photos from a 9-year-old California girl while posing online as Justin Bieber, authorities said Tuesday. Bryan Asrary was taken into custody Dec. 18 near Boston and could face local charges including [Read More]

A Marine’s Final Farewell to Those Who Served

January 18, 2017 MJA 8

LifeZette: A young veteran and mortician in Seattle, Washington, has taken on a very special task — caring for the unclaimed remains of veterans who have died and making sure these servicemen are buried with honors. This has been a salve for this vet’s own war [Read More]

GHWB hospitalized for shortness of breath

January 18, 2017 MJA 20

msn – HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush was taken to the hospital over the weekend for shortness of breath and the 92-year-old is responding well to treatments, his spokesman said Wednesday. The 41st president was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday, spokesman [Read More]

Fed. court affirms limits on Inauguration Day protests

January 18, 2017 MJA 0

WT: A federal appeals court on Tuesday shot down protesters’ challenge of regulations that allow Donald Trump’s Presidential Inauguration Committee first dibs on the location of bleachers reserved for ticket holders at Friday’s inaugural parade. As a result of the ruling by the U.S. Court [Read More]

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