Death at Democratic Party donor’s home under investigation

For the second time, a body has been found in the Southern California home of Democratic Party donor Ed Buck. In 2017, Buck was investigated but not charged for the overdose death of another man. Early Monday morning, deputies responded to a report of a person not breathing at Buck’s apartment. The cause of death has not been determined. Tom Wait of CBS Los Angeles reports from West Hollywood. View at DailyMotion

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Pelosi Urges Trump To Delay His State Of The Union Address

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, with the partial US government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address. In a letter to the president, Pelosi expressed her concerns regarding the address, set for January 29th, citing security concerns because the Secret Service, which is required to provide security for the event, has not received funding during the dispute. View at DailyMotion

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Democrat Andrew Gillum Accuses Representative Ron DeSantis

Mayor Andrew Gillum and Rep. Ron DeSantis went head to head in a heated debate. Gillum called out DeSantis for taking donations from a racist person and giving speeches at far-right events. According to Business Insider, DeSantis said he would not “bow down” to political correctness. He said: “How the hell am I supposed to know every single statement somebody makes?” Gillum said he is not calling DeSantis a racist but is pointing out that racists think he is a racist. View at DailyMotion

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Trump On Campaign Violations

President Trump tweeted a denial about violating campaign finance laws. His aim is to diminish the severity of campaign violations stating they are civil cases. Trump tweets, “Many people currently a part of my opposition, including President Obama & the Dems, have had campaign violations, in some cases for very large sums of money. These are civil cases. They paid a fine & settled. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Asks Congressional Leaders to Return For Shutdown Talks Friday

According to Reuters, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy said that President Donald Trump has asked congressional leaders to return to the White House on Friday for talks aimed at ending a partial government shutdown. Speaking after a meeting of congressional leaders with Trump at the White House, McCarthy said he believed the president wanted to find a solution to the crisis. View at DailyMotion

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Trump And Defense Secretary Contender Seem To Be Very Much On The Same Page

Now that former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is out the door, who are the contenders for the job?According to Business Insider, President Donald Trump is quite keen on a man who left the GOP for the Dems.That’s former Virginia Senator Jim Webb. Webb, now a Democrat, was secretary of the Navy during the Reagan administration.Despite his current party alliance, Webb has taken positions publicly that would warm Trump’s heart. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Tweeted At Nancy Pelosi To End The Shutdown

On Tuesday afternoon President Donald Trump tweeted to ask House minority leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi to “make a deal” over funding for a wall along the southern US border. Business Insider reports that Trump’s tweet comes 11 days into a partial government shutdown after gridlock among congressional lawmakers who did not secure Trump’s requested $5 billion for a wall along the southern US border. Democrats have released plans to re-open the government, but none include funding for the wall. View at DailyMotion

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Pennsylvania Court Set to Redraw Voting Maps After Governor Veto

On Tuesday, Pennsylvania’s top court was set to lay out new congressional voting districts for the state. The decision comes after Democratic Governor Tom Wolf rejected a version drawn by Republican legislative leaders, saying they were unfairly skewed in their party’s favor. Gerrymandering is the process by which district lines are manipulated to favor one party over another. View at DailyMotion

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Pennsylvania Governor Rejects Redrawn Congressional Map

On Tuesday, Democratic Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf rejected a Republican-drawn congressional map, likely putting the state’s top court in charge of creating new boundaries. Last month, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled that the existing map was an unconstitutional gerrymander, saying GOP lawmakers had marginalized Democratic voters in an effort to win more U.S. House of Representatives seats. View at DailyMotion

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