GOP Senator Burns Trump: “I Will Not Be Voting For Donald Trump”

Susan Collins announced she would not vote for Donald Trump on Monday, joining the few other Republican senators to repudiate the party’s nominee for president. In an op-ed published in the Washington Post on Monday night, the senator from Maine wrote, “I will not be voting for Donald Trump for president.” She continued, writing “This is not a decision I make lightly, for I am a lifelong Republican. View at DailyMotion

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Trump agrees to sign bill to reopen government for 3 weeks

President Trump announced he will sign a bill to end the partial government shutdown. The short-term spending bill will reopen the government for three weeks, but the deal does not include funding for the president’s border wall. View at DailyMotion

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Stacey Abrams calls for Trump to “tell the truth”

During the Democratic response to the State of the Union, Stacey Abrams called on Americans to stand together. She said while she is disappointed with the president’s approach, she doesn’t want him to fail — she wants him to “tell the truth” and “respect his duties.” View at DailyMotion

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Trump agrees to sign bill to reopen government for 3 weeks

President Trump announced he will sign a bill to end the partial government shutdown. The short-term spending bill will reopen the government for three weeks, but the deal does not include funding for the president’s border wall. View at DailyMotion

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Voters Concerned Howard Schultz Running As An Independent Will Help Trump Win Re-Election

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz recently said he might run for U.S. president in 2020. During a promotion of his book in New York City, a person yelled at him about his possible run. He said: “Don’t help elect Trump, you egotistical, billionaire.” According to Reuters, this comment comes after concerns that Schultz running may help Trump win. The idea is that his independent bid would take away votes from the Democratic Party nominee. View at DailyMotion

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Rep. Martha McSally appointed to fill John McCain’s Senate seat

Arizona Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally has been appointed by the governor to serve the rest of John McCain’s term in the Senate. McSally ran for the state’s other open Senate seat in November but lost. CBSN’s Anne-Marie Green has more. View at DailyMotion

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Trump Trying To Avoid Convention Debacle

President Donald Trump is tightening his iron grip on the Republican Party, launching an elaborate effort to stamp out any vestiges of GOP opposition that might embarrass him at the 2020 Republican convention. The president’s reelection campaign is intent on avoiding the kind of circus that unfolded on the convention floor in 2016, when Never Trump Republicans loudly protested his nomination before a national TV audience. The effort comes as party elites like Utah Sen. View at DailyMotion

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Poll Says Majority Of Americans Blame Trump For Partial Shutdown

According to a new a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday, more Americans blame President Donald Trump than the Democratic party for the ongoing partial government shutdown. The poll, which was conducted from December 21 to the 25th, says forty-seven percent hold Trump responsible, while 33 percent blame congressional Democrats. The shutdown was triggered by Trump’s demand that U.S. taxpayers provide him with $5 billion to help pay for a wall on the Mexican border. View at DailyMotion

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Pennsylvania’s New Map To Help Dems?

Pennsylvania’s new congressional district map, released Monday by the state Supreme Court, is sure to improve Democrats’ electoral outlook in the state. Over the long term, Democrats can expect to occupy one to two additional seats compared with the current map, according to a FiveThirtyEight analysis. (The state’s congressional delegation currently has 12 Republicans and […] View at DailyMotion

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