As President Donald Trump goes to Capitol Hill tonight for his first address to a Joint Session of Congress, both parties fully expect him to again sound the call for action on a repeal of the Obama health law, though GOP lawmakers in Congress admit they still don’t have an internal agreement on how best to replace the Obama health law.
Back from a ten day break, the U.S. Senate on Monday evening easily approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for Commerce Secretary, but Democrats again made clear they would not allow swift action on several other Trump Cabinet nominees, as Republicans again protested the extended delays.
The accounting firm responsible for tallying Oscar votes and keeping up with envelopes containing the winners has apologized for the Best Picture gaffe at the end of Sunday’s Academy Awards, but President Donald Trump believes the mix-up was actually about him.
Saluting the work of his running mate in Tuesday’s Vice Presidential debate, Donald Trump worked for votes on Wednesday in Nevada, one of a small group of key swing states that should determine who wins this election in just under five weeks time.
“Mike Pence did an incredible job,” Trump said at a rally in Henderson, Nevada.
“And I’m getting a lot of credit,” Trump said, “that was my first hire as we would say in Las Vegas.”
“I watched. He won; he won on the issues,” Trump said in an earlier stop. “Somebody said he won on style. The style doesn’t matter.”
TRUMP says Pence "won on the issues, he won on, somebody said he won on style, the style doesn’t matter–the issues, the policy matters."
Jamie Dupree is the Radio News Director of the Washington Bureau of the Cox Media Group and writes the Washington Insider blog.
A native of Washington, D.C., Jamie has covered Congress and politics in the nation’s capital since the Reagan Administration, and has been reporting for Cox since 1989.