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President Trump: "We're not defunding the police... Just a terrible thing. I assume this is going to be a fad. We're going to call it a fad. But, it's not something that's going to work very well, I can tell you."
House Appropriations Committee hearing on 2021 Interior and Environmental spending – LIVE on C-SPAN2
Kellyanne Conway@KellyannePolls ) responds to questions on the president’s visit to U.S. Southern Command in Florida and his roundtable on Venezuela. She also remarks on yesterday’s economic policy speech by Joe Biden. Her full remarks here -
Larry Kudlow responds to questions from reporters about the administration’s response to the #coronavirus pandemic, including potential for another shutdown and the president’s call for reopening schools in the fall. Full remarks here -
Pres. Trump on @JoeBiden 's economic plan: "He plagiarized from me, but he could never pull it off. It’s a plan, its very radical left... But the difference is he can’t do it... he’s raising taxes way too much. He’s raising everybody’s taxes..."
Candace Owens: "I think it's pretty apparent that Mr. Lieu believes that black people are stupid and will not pursue the full clip…That was unbelievably dishonest…I'm deeply offended by the insinuation of revealing that clip without the question that was asked of me."
. responds to : "These crocodile tears that the Senator from Texas is crying for first responders are too hard for me to take."
Jon Stewart testifies for September 11 Victim Compensation Fund: "Accountability doesn’t appear to be something that occurs in this chamber…I'm sorry if I sound angry and undiplomatic, but I am angry, and you should be too."
Sen. @RandPaul : "My question made no reference to any whistleblower…" He then reads the question. "I think this is an important question. One that deserves to be asked."
@RepBrianMast asks for name of fallen service member that doesn't justify Soleimani killing: "I will sit here and wait..." [silence] @RepEliotEngel : "Thank you, Mr. Mast, I think you've made you're point…" Rep. Mast: "Mr. Chairman, I have not yielded back my time."
First House Floor speech from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (): “The truth of this shutdown is that it's actually not about a wall...The truth is, this shutdown is about the erosion of American democracy and the subversion of our most basic governmental norms."