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Zelenskyy Asks for Another $55 Billion
to Pay for Budget, Infrastructure, Government
Expenses and Pensions of Ukraine

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Posted By: earlybird, 11/27/2022 5:45:47 PM

Has anyone stopped to ask why the United States taxpayer is responsible for funding the government operations of Ukraine, to include the paychecks and pensions of Ukrainian government officials, or nah? As Joe Biden and various Democrat and Republican leaders are gleefully willing to keep pushing U.S. taxpayer money into Ukraine, there does come a time when we have to start asking some questions about the disconnect in regard to the opinion of the American people. Tucker Carlson noted this question last night. WATCH:


Do we ever say no to Z?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ThreeBadCats3 11/27/2022 5:50:52 PM (No. 1343585)
Biden says that Sundance is a miser. We workers and taxpayers have unlimited wealth to spread around.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Mr Clean 11/27/2022 5:51:50 PM (No. 1343587)
Think of the good we could've done for our own country with the money we've squandered on Ukraine. Our government's actions are nothing short of sinful.
101 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 11/27/2022 5:52:06 PM (No. 1343588)
Next, Biden will be telling us that Ukraine is the fifty first state of the nation.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: JimBob 11/27/2022 5:52:32 PM (No. 1343589)
I can see giving the Ukrainians military support so that they don't get overrun by Russia. We should NOT be funding their entire government operations. But, the Democrat's solution to everything is to THROW MONEY AT IT. This serves two purposes.... it drives America deeper in debt, hastening the day that we have an economic and currency collapse, and the more money is thrown around, the more can quietly disappear down 'Rat holes...... and into the pockets of Democ'RAT politicians.
77 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: marbles 11/27/2022 5:52:49 PM (No. 1343590)
Pensions ?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JonR 11/27/2022 5:53:41 PM (No. 1343592)
This is beyond ridiculous and government theft of tax dollars! We do not own the Ukraine nor do we owe the Ukraine a living! I believe that it is torch and pitchfork time if that fool Biden agrees to find this request/demand! No, damn it! No!!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: snapper451 11/27/2022 5:56:17 PM (No. 1343594)
10% for the big guy is good money when you are talking about billions and billions. Five future generations of Biden grifters will live off this $$$$.
60 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: Vaquero45 11/27/2022 5:57:57 PM (No. 1343597)
Government expenses?? PENSIONS?? Oh, hell no. You know damn well this money is being funneled back to Democrats in the U.S.
90 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: Nimby 11/27/2022 6:12:04 PM (No. 1343602)
And 5 billion goes to Biden’s family trust
49 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: Hazymac 11/27/2022 6:26:06 PM (No. 1343606)
No! Enough.
51 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: Robert Jones 11/27/2022 6:28:53 PM (No. 1343607)
Why pray tell, do we have to pay for their pensions?
43 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 11/27/2022 6:32:27 PM (No. 1343608)
And don't be fooled into thinking that this will stop when - or IF - the fighting ends and Russia pulls back ("as long as it takes"). We'll then move to the next phase: rebuilding the entire country.
39 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: Trump'sCousin 11/27/2022 6:32:29 PM (No. 1343609)
F HIM! That is American taxpayers money Why are Joe the Pedo and all these other traitors not being rounded up and publically executed
45 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/27/2022 6:33:03 PM (No. 1343610)
ok. Something is really starting to smell here. Now, Zelensky is asking biden the cheater to cover Ukraine's payments to its pensioners? One of the most corrupt nations on the planet is asking for an American bailout? Yep, sounds more and more like Ukraine is willing to cover up biden the cheater's acts of corruption in Ukraine as long as America is willing to cover Zelensky's acts of corruption in Ukraine.
60 people like this.

Reply 15 - Posted by: Krause 11/27/2022 6:39:49 PM (No. 1343613)
Money laundering.
61 people like this.

Reply 16 - Posted by: czechlist 11/27/2022 6:50:06 PM (No. 1343618)
Every corporate exec and government bureaucrat in Ukraine has information on the bidet's, and likely most of members of Congress, malfeasance using their country to launder their ill gotten gains. Our government "servants" have to "defend" themselves by funding Ukraine but are hoping Putin will kill them all.
20 people like this.

Reply 17 - Posted by: rochow 11/27/2022 7:05:22 PM (No. 1343625)
This is absolutely outrageous. The Ukraine is not part of the US!!! Since when are we making such payments??? Never happened with another country ever. I hope the spineless Republicans put an end to this. Why don't they ask the Europeans Court to help them???
32 people like this.

Reply 18 - Posted by: jasmine 11/27/2022 7:06:42 PM (No. 1343627)
The redistribution of American wealth has long been a globalist goal. Biden has really upped the game. For years we watched Democrat politicians confirm that they do not believe Americans deserve to come first, even in their own country. They WANT us to have less. The irresponsible spending of this administration includes multiple schemes to make Americans less prosperous, forcing them to "share" what they've worked for. Look around and this abusive treatment is everywhere. Why did BIden destroy our borders and invite the world to come to the US? Because millions of new arrivals come to the US with vast needs, from illnesses to housing to education to pregnancy and child care. The American people will pay their bills, and have no say in what is done to them. Why were Americans locked down, and denied opportunities to go to work and school? Why does this administration want to give away taxpayer money to college educated people who admit they will use loan forgiveness money to travel or buy things they want, rather than pay off their loans? Having less than they need is becoming a way of life for middle America. The millions of Biden's "new arrivals" quickly "qualify" for housing and food subsidies, while middle America buys groceries with credit cards. No wonder so many Americans don't trust their government. Their lives have changed drastically since Biden's election. Democrats aren't working for them. They're more interested in paying pensions for foreign governments than protecting their own constituents.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Quigley 11/27/2022 7:30:15 PM (No. 1343634)
Plenty more where that came from! Come one come all! Get your US dollars ! Get em while the children of the elite are in a largesse kind of way. Be sure to tip your contact.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: GoodDeal 11/27/2022 7:42:08 PM (No. 1343639)
Just send it via crypto. Nothing will go wrong.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: FJB 2022 23 24 11/27/2022 7:47:05 PM (No. 1343640)
Hey Joe, you piece of crap, the people in your own country could use a billion just to go to the damn grocery store. This is enough, it needs to stop now. We can't rebuild their whole country either, that will be the next request from Zelensky.
32 people like this.

Reply 22 - Posted by: watashiyo 11/27/2022 8:04:25 PM (No. 1343646)
BiteMe Diaper and the rest of the European suckers are being played(scammed) by this ex-comedian pretending to be a Ukrainian patriot.
17 people like this.

Reply 23 - Posted by: Californian 11/27/2022 8:16:35 PM (No. 1343650)
That's $5.5 billion for the Big Guy.
15 people like this.

Reply 24 - Posted by: downnout 11/27/2022 8:18:27 PM (No. 1343651)
Considering our debt, our checks should bounce.
24 people like this.

Reply 25 - Posted by: Samsquanch 11/27/2022 8:36:07 PM (No. 1343666)
#22, they aren't being played, the money is coming right back to the crooks.
14 people like this.

Reply 26 - Posted by: anniebc 11/27/2022 8:44:14 PM (No. 1343670)
Is this a freakin shakedown? If so, the illegal senile faux president does not have the right to pay his freaking bribes using our freakin money! Needs to stop now! Where are all the crumb snatchers complaining about the shortage of our tax dollars for their gimmes.
22 people like this.

Reply 27 - Posted by: jimincalif 11/27/2022 8:45:03 PM (No. 1343671)
To quote Nancy Reagan, just say NO!
15 people like this.

Reply 28 - Posted by: Miceal 11/27/2022 9:22:44 PM (No. 1343692)
Just say, NO!
12 people like this.

Reply 29 - Posted by: smokincol 11/27/2022 9:32:45 PM (No. 1343698)
Zelensky has diapers right where he wants him and no demand is too small for diapers to approve to keep the Ukrainians quiet about the criminal stuff diapers and his criminal consortium have and continue to keep conducting - that's what happens when you scrape the bottom of the septic tank to find a candidate for that job, what a moron
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Jesse Jenkem 11/27/2022 9:37:21 PM (No. 1343700)
How much of that 55 Billion will be funneled back to the Democrat party?
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Reply 31 - Posted by: chance_232 11/27/2022 10:06:43 PM (No. 1343709)
Because paying for the Afghan government worked out so well......
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Reply 32 - Posted by: pugetpower 11/27/2022 10:13:08 PM (No. 1343710)
I looked up "usefull idiot" on Wikipedia, and Biden's face appeared.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: Birddog 11/27/2022 10:29:43 PM (No. 1343712)
How much are those "Neighbors " of his in "Yurp" kicking in? Why does he assume that he is a mercenary client solely in the "employ" of the are EVERY citizen in HIS sovereign nation? Why does Biden assume the same and that HIS sovereign citizens should be replaceing the entire GDP/operating Budget of Ukraine?
8 people like this.

Reply 34 - Posted by: bighambone 11/27/2022 10:52:14 PM (No. 1343724)
Has anyone in Congress ever asked how much of the billions that the USA has been sending to the Ukrainian Government war fighting against the Russians has ended up instead in the pockets of the likes of Sam Bankman-Fried? Or about the over 40 million dollars that Bankman-Fried gave to the Democrats before the midterm elections.
9 people like this.

Reply 35 - Posted by: ChattyCatsSusan 11/27/2022 10:53:02 PM (No. 1343725)
That list is not our problem. You caused all of this by working with the equally corrupted Bidens and most likely Obama. Not to mention our congress members who have business interests in Ukraine. Did this Dope truly believe Putin would ignore the nazi element running loose in Ukraine? Or the fact he collaborated with DC on stuff that Putin would not allow on his border? Zelensky would do better to take his wife and bank accounts and skedaddle while he can.
6 people like this.

Reply 36 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby 11/27/2022 11:04:47 PM (No. 1343731)
More laundered money coming their way. I wonder if Zelensky has anything on Biden???
8 people like this.

Reply 37 - Posted by: Rinktum 11/27/2022 11:23:19 PM (No. 1343739)
Ukraine has been the criminal honey pot for corrupt politicians for decades. It is where money goes to be redistributed to criminals posing as the political class. Committing a coup d’etat is expensive process and millions if not billions of dollars must be paid to the operatives doing the dirty work. The anti-American zealots have just about got the job done here and judges, generals, journalists, and greasy politicians don’t come cheap. They have to keep the money flowing to make sure those involved stay bought and paid for. When our justice system completely broke down after the 2020 election, it was evident, democrats had succeeded in their endeavor to use the power of the entire government, media, and academia to take over the country from within. Remind me, what is this called? Right, a coup d’etat. This one is a non-violent or bloodless coup d’etat so far. Imagine what their response would be to a real resistance or rebellion.
14 people like this.

Reply 38 - Posted by: linkay6 11/28/2022 2:16:15 AM (No. 1343794)
I guess someone needs more $ laundered ?
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Reply 39 - Posted by: mifla 11/28/2022 5:24:12 AM (No. 1343820)
Pensions and government expenses? How does this work? The cities are in rubble, thousands have fled, but the banks are still doing business? Or is the money going into Swiss accounts? Pretty sure that the mail carriers aren't making their rounds with pension checks.
7 people like this.

Reply 40 - Posted by: TCloud 11/28/2022 6:46:02 AM (No. 1343881)
Even Putin is asking when did Ukraine become a State of the Union?
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Reply 41 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable 11/28/2022 7:36:24 AM (No. 1343917)
My “bet” is whoever is running things has both “Team Mitch” and “Kevin” blackmailed with their clandestine “deposits” from the Ukrainian Laundry System.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 11/28/2022 7:37:15 AM (No. 1343918)
The House holds the reins on spending. So we will soon find out how many republicans are supporting the globalist plan.
7 people like this.

Reply 43 - Posted by: Red Jeep 11/28/2022 7:43:54 AM (No. 1343923)
Is this aid or blackmail?
9 people like this.

Reply 44 - Posted by: udanja99 11/28/2022 7:56:56 AM (No. 1343930)
Ukraine owns Biden due to Hunter’s shenanigans and dad’s help in shutting down the investigation into Burisma. He has to keep coughing up our cash or Zelensky will blow the whistle. Meanwhile, our veterans sleep in the streets.
13 people like this.

Reply 45 - Posted by: bigfatslob 11/28/2022 8:04:14 AM (No. 1343933)
Sweat suit boy sure is a testy little cuss, ain't he? FZ
5 people like this.

Reply 46 - Posted by: moebellini3 11/28/2022 8:20:24 AM (No. 1343943)
Time to cut this corrupt Ukrainian government off. This is nothing more than a money laundering scam to enrich Biden and the rest of his regime. It's all taxpayer money and it needs to end.
5 people like this.

Reply 47 - Posted by: Lawsy0 11/28/2022 8:26:17 AM (No. 1343948)
Well, Z, tell ya what I'm gonna do. As soon as the US gets America's Budget, Infrastructure, Government Expenses and Pensions in order, we'll give yours a thought or two. That is, if whoever pulls Biden's strings can round up some extra cash.
4 people like this.

Reply 48 - Posted by: Edgelady 11/28/2022 8:34:09 AM (No. 1343954)
We should just stop all this silliness and adopt Ukraine.
1 person likes this.

Reply 49 - Posted by: Venturer 11/28/2022 8:49:07 AM (No. 1343967)
We can't find out what they did with the last 50 Billion we sent them.
5 people like this.

Reply 50 - Posted by: The Remnants 11/28/2022 9:05:18 AM (No. 1343981)
If this were a novel, you'd suspect someone was being blackmailed.
8 people like this.

Reply 51 - Posted by: little guy 11/28/2022 9:10:48 AM (No. 1343992)
Seriously? Time for this teenager to go ask his European parents for the money he wants and stop hitting up his jolly Uncle Sam. This isn't the North Pole. I also suggest a new organization be formed: "Tunnel to Ukraine" .... maybe our wounded Vets will finally get some needed housing! Apparently anything with that country name gets a priority.
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Reply 52 - Posted by: broken01 11/28/2022 9:36:15 AM (No. 1344039)
I know democrats say that math is racist and I'm note an ace mathematician by any stretch but something just isn't adding up here. Why are we sending billions of my tax dollars (again) over to a foreign country that isn't even a part of NATO while we are in a recession? Also, you can't tell me that some of that cheese won't wind up in a democrat rat's nest. This whole Ukraine affair stinks of grift on both side and of course We the People are the ones getting screwed.
2 people like this.

Reply 53 - Posted by: Strike3 11/28/2022 9:41:48 AM (No. 1344049)
You can't blame him for asking, he knows he has a sucker on the hook.
4 people like this.

Reply 54 - Posted by: Zigrid 11/28/2022 10:29:03 AM (No. 1344090)
I remember President Trump saying...the United States is the world's piggy bank...WE send OUR money all over the world and never mind that WE suffer for Washington's game...this Ukrainian war is about lithium for batteries...since Ukraine has the world's largest deposits of lithium and china needs it for electric cars...that's why Russia wanted to take Ukraine's all about the pentagon and corporate wanting to access the lithium....follow the money..folks...
6 people like this.

Reply 55 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 11/28/2022 10:31:16 AM (No. 1344093)
Does Biden get impeached for this phone call? Just askin'.
4 people like this.

Reply 56 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab 11/28/2022 11:17:06 AM (No. 1344136)
US taxpayers (and future generations) already have been paying the salaries and pensions of every Ukranian government employee and every ex-government employee for the last year +. Like wild critters being fed regularly by humans, Ukraine has forgotten how to feed themselves, and will never again be able to be self-sustaining.
2 people like this.

Reply 57 - Posted by: Trapper 11/28/2022 11:53:07 AM (No. 1344159)
No. Just ... no. Weapons, but no cash. And part of it is to rebuild Ukraine? Russia broke it. Let Russia pay to fix it.
3 people like this.

Reply 58 - Posted by: swarfer 11/28/2022 11:56:09 AM (No. 1344162)
OUTRAGEOUS! No more money! Weapons are bad enough. This is turning into a Vietnam style corruption, payoff fiasco. The only difference is we’re not yet there fighting. Supporting a whole nation just to fight an unnecessary, proxy war is obscene. Our government is infected with madness, stupidity or just plain old political corruption that’s costing tens of thousands of lives, literally hundreds a day. DOESN’T ANYBODY CARE??? Obviously we don’t care one wit about Ukrainians or we wouldn’t have them die for NATO. Stop the money and the war ends.
3 people like this.

Reply 59 - Posted by: Amanoftwistsandturns 11/28/2022 2:37:59 PM (No. 1344276)
Ever since Korea the USA has mostly backed losers - Grenada seems to be the lone exception- and after every losing effort we can expect a mass migration from the losing country and by and large they vote Democrat.
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Reply 60 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 11/28/2022 2:43:19 PM (No. 1344278)
THIS IS A GEORGE SOROS SCHEME! Our taxpayer dollars will go to 1. Ukraine first, 2. Then to Soros 3. To the Demonrat Left in the U.S. then 4. This taxpayer money will in turn be used to destroy the Right, Conservatives, Trump!
1 person likes this.

Reply 61 - Posted by: govlawyer 11/28/2022 4:36:36 PM (No. 1344327)
In reality, it's only $50 billion; the Big Guy gets a 10% cut off the top.
0 people like this.

Reply 62 - Posted by: GoodDeal 11/28/2022 11:27:22 PM (No. 1344504)
Why of course! Hunter brokers the deals and The Big Guy get's his 10%.
0 people like this.

Reply 63 - Posted by: 24tea@Mag 11/28/2022 11:38:01 PM (No. 1344511)
Let the EU pay. They are richer than the US. Look at the prestine cites and buildings.
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Was Trump Our Captain Queeg? 22 replies
Posted by DW626 11/28/2022 12:47:07 PM Post Reply
The Left, the NeverTrump Right, and many independents are tiring of Donald Trump’s recitations of prior, however justified, grievances at the hands of the media, the Democratic Party, the administrative state, and hard-core Left. The conventional wisdom runs that Trump’s whines and victimization recitations reveal deep paranoias, and increasingly to an obsessive degree. We are told that his near neurotic obsessions with the unfairness of his critics are alienating the independent voter, who finds Trump’s strolls down 2020-21 memory lane the same-old, same-old ad nauseam.
UK Govt Prosecutors Argue Parts of Bible
‘No Longer Appropriate in Modern Society’
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Posted by Imright 11/28/2022 6:06:50 PM Post Reply
Lawyers for the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) of England and Wales tried to have a Christian street preacher convicted for quoting the Bible to a lesbian couple, insisting that scripture is “no longer appropriate in modern society “. The extraordinary case, mounted in what is still nominally a Christian church, with an established church in which the head of state serves as Supreme Governor, was brought against armed forces veteran and throat cancer survivor John Dunn, after the police referred him to prosecutors for telling a lesbian couple that it “says in the Bible that homosexuals will not inherit the kingdom of God” in Swindon.
World's largest active volcano, Mauna
Loa, erupts on Hawaii's Big Island for
first time in 38 years - triggering more
than DOZEN earthquakes: Fears of major
ash fall as sky over Honolulu turns flame red
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Posted by Imright 11/28/2022 9:20:20 AM Post Reply
Hawaii's Mauna Loa, the largest active volcano in the world, has erupted for the first time in 38 years, triggering an ash fall warning and multiple earthquakes on Hawaii's main island.  The eruption began in the summit caldera of Mauna Loa late on Sunday night. Currently, the US Geological Survey does not believe there is any risk of magma fall, but an ash fall advisory has been issued.  Some residents of the South Kona coast have begun to voluntarily evacuate, though no evacuation orders are in place yet.  Historically, the volcano's lava rivers have flowed into different communities including Hilo, which has 45,248 residents, and Kukio -
NYT Repelled by New ‘Deeply Conservative’
Congress ‘Bedevil[ing]’ Poor Biden
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Posted by Dreadnought 11/28/2022 12:22:41 AM Post Reply
Already out of Thanksgiving cheer, The New York Times delivered a cold housewarming greeting to the incoming Republican-controlled House of Representatives in Saturday’s “Meet the House Republicans Who Will Wield Power in the New Congress.” Reporters Catie Edmondson, Luke Broadwater, and Emily Cochrane made it clear what they thought of the incoming GOP, as an unwelcome disruptor of the poor put-upon Democratic President Biden: Republicans may have won control of the House by only the slimmest of margins, but in a chamber that operates purely by majority rule, their razor-thin edge has given them all the tools they need to plunge the Biden administration into a morass
Fauci: "We need to keep politics out"
of investigating origin of COVID
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Posted by Dreadnought 11/28/2022 12:11:09 AM Post Reply
Dr. Anthony Fauci is retiring at the end of the year. Yea! Fauci is doing media interviews on his way out of the door full of talk about his legacy and how politics should be kept out of investigations into the origins of COVID-19. Ugh. On NBC’s Meet the Press, St. Anthony told Democrat operative Chuck Todd that he doesn’t align himself with either political party after Todd played a clip from Mike Pence saying Fauci aligned himself with Democrats. The conversation was about the lockdowns and restrictions that were supported by Fauci and other advisers. Remember when we were initially told the medical community needed two weeks
A gingerbread White House, stockings for
the dog and newest son-in-law Peter Neal
and 77 Christmas trees: Jill Biden unveils
holiday decorations and throws open doors
for first public tours since pandemic
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Posted by Imright 11/28/2022 6:43:34 PM Post Reply
Jill Biden brought the people back to the 'People's House' with this year's White House Christmas decorations theme. With the executive mansion open for holiday tours again now that the COVID pandemic is slowing down, the first lady picked 'We the People' to star in the decor, which features do-it-yourself style adornments and mirrors to reflect the visitors who walk through the halls.  More than 50,000 people are expected to tour the White House this holiday season, according to the East Wing.  The decorations include 77 Christmas trees, including three dedicated to Gold Star Families. There are 83,615 holiday lights that decorate the trees, garlands, wreaths, and displays around the mansion
Biden calls on Congress to avert "national
rail shutdown"
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Posted by Dreadnought 11/28/2022 6:37:21 PM Post Reply
President Biden urged Congress Monday to intervene to avert a "potentially crippling national rail shutdown," after multiple rail labor unions shot down an agreement brokered by the White House in September. American consumers and virtually all industries could take a hit at the beginning of the holiday season if workers do strike as soon as Dec. 5. Congress could intervene and impose contract terms on railroad workers, which is what Mr. Biden is urging them to do. Thanks to the Railway Labor Act, passed in 1926, Congress can force workers back to their stations with a congressional resolution.
Soon-to-be stripped Schiff sneers at McCarthy’s
threat of removal from Intelligence Committee
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Posted by Imright 11/28/2022 12:55:28 PM Post Reply
A defiant soon-to-be former chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, scoffed at likely new Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s vow to strip him of his place on the powerful committee, resorting to his trademark conspiracy-mongering during one of his customary Sunday morning appearances on CNN. Schiff smeared his fellow Californian by dredging up the batty Q-Anon conspiracy to insinuate that McCarthy is subservient to MAGA Republicans, like Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Florida firebrand Rep. Matt Gaetz, as a means to flout his likely leadership of the Republican House caucus. “McCarthy’s problem is not with what I have said about Russia. McCarthy’s problem is, he can’t get to 218 without
White House Can't Get Its Story Straight
on Biden's Role in Railroad Union Negotiations
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Posted by Imright 11/28/2022 1:03:51 PM Post Reply
With just one week left until the deadline for railroad companies to reach a deal with 12 rail unions or else a nationwide strike will kick off, the White House doesn't seem to know what it's actually doing to help avert a strike — a strike that Biden already took a victory lap for supposedly averting in September.  The confusion may have gotten buried over the long Thanksgiving weekend, but President Joe Biden contradicted his own press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and her claims about what Biden and his administration have been doing to try and prevent a strike that would cost the U.S. economy as much as $2 billion per day
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