Headlines — 03 March 2019

Trump delivers a slashing speech that rouses the right

by Kevin Freyking

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — In a slashing speech packed with braggadocio and grievance, President Donald Trump dImage result for trump at saturday conservative rallyenounced Democrats as the party of “the socialist nightmare,” relitigated his crowd sizes back to the inauguration and took on “sick,” ″lunatic” and “dirty” foes at every turn, earning him the unvarnished adoration of cheering conservatives Saturday.

After a trying week of tumult and setbacks, Trump delivered a stem-winder that extended beyond two hours and hardly left him winded.

Trump let loose against House Democrats, who are broadening their investigations of him, predicted he would win re-election by a greater margin than his 2016 victory, taunted his potential White House challengers and sounded themes that are staples of his rallies. He complained often of getting “no credit” for his achievements as he proudly drifted “off script” at the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Otto Warmbier parents blame Kim for son's death and reject Trump's 'excuses'

Parents of American who died after Pyongyang detention say ‘Kim and his evil regime are responsible – no excuses can change that’

Cindy and Fred Warmbier

Judge orders Roger Stone to explain imminent release of book that may violate gag order

March 1 at 10:28 PM

WASHINGTON POST—Republican operative and longtime Trump friend Roger Stone faced fresh legal trouble Friday after a federal judge ordered his attorneys to explain why they failed to tell her before now about the imminent publication of a book that could violate his gag order by potentially criticizing the judge or prosecutors with special counsel Robert S. Mueller III.

Trump overstated Kim's demands

by Eric Talmadge

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump said he walked away from his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un because Kim demanded the U.S. lift all of its sanctions, a claim that North Korea’s delegation called a rare news conference in the middle of the night to deny.

House liberals lash out at moderates

WASHINGTON POST—House Democrats exploded in recriminations Thursday over moderates Image result for ocasio-cortezbucking the party, with liberal Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threatening to put those voting with Republicans “on a list” for a primary challenge.


Opponents of Trump border emergency close to votes needed

WASHINGTON (AP)—Senate opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border have moved very close to having enough votes to prevail, and one Republican suggested the president risks a rebuff by the GOP-led chamber if he doesn't change course.