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Creating now, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019
COUNTDOWN TO SHUTDOWN – HERE WE GO AGAIN: With one other doable partial authorities shutdown looming at week’s finish, each side appear to agree on one factor: They’re far aside on funding President Trump’s border wall … Bipartisan compromise talks on funding for President Trump’s proposed border wall have fully damaged down, sources inform Fox Information. Lawmakers should go laws on authorities funding by February 15 or face the potential for shutting down the federal government once more. Late final month, the White Home agreed to a brief spending invoice to finish a historic 35-day authorities shutdown, though Trump stated on the time that the transfer was not a “concession” and that he wouldn’t relent on his calls for for a wall.
The stall in negotiations raises the likelihood that Trump will declare a nationwide emergency to entry beforehand appropriated funds to provoke development on a border wall. Performing Chief of Employees Mick Mulvaney informed “Fox Information Sunday” that different methods of funding could also be accessible to construct the wall with out an emergency declaration. Nevertheless, Mulvaney stated, declaring a nationwide emergency stays an choice for the president and a wall can be constructed, a method or one other, with or with out Congress.
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FAIRFAX FACING INCREASING PRESSURE, NORTHAM VOWS TO STAY: Dealing with two allegations of sexual assault, Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is going through growing stress to resign as Democratic legislators on Sunday circulated a draft decision to begin impeachment proceedings in opposition to him … In the meantime, in an interview with CBS Information, embattled Virginia Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam vowed to stay in workplace as a result of “there isn’t any higher individual” to assist the state “heal” from the multitude of scandals rocking its management than a health care provider like himself.
In the identical interview, Northam, whose medical faculty yearbook web page featured one individual in blackface and one other in a KKK gown, prompt that Fairfax ought to resign if the 2 sexual-assault allegations leveled in opposition to him are confirmed true. He additionally prompt that the state’s Democratic lawyer normal, Mark Herring, ought to take into account stepping apart as a result of he admitted to dressing in blackface in school.
FIELD OF DEMOCRATIC 2020 CHALLENGERS GROWS – AND TRUMP HAS FUN: Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., turned the most recent Democrat to throw her hat within the ring for the 2020 presidential race – asserting on Sunday her candidacy throughout a speech in Minneapolis’ frigid and snowy Growth Island Park … Klobuchar, a average, Midwestern Democrat who has served within the Senate since 2007, highlighted in speech her potential to work throughout the aisle with Republicans and her “grit” as Democrats attempt to win again voters in a area that supported then-candidate Donald Trump within the 2016 race.
Trump had some enjoyable with Klobuchar’s announcement, discovering humor in her vow to deal with local weather change in a snowy, freezing park.
FRESHMAN LAWMAKER IN TROUBLE AGAIN OVER ISRAEL COMMENTS: Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sparked backlash Sunday night from members of each events — together with former first daughter Chelsea Clinton and former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley — after she accused American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a outstanding lobbying group, of paying members of Congress to assist Israel … Omar, who turned the primary Somali-American lady elected to Congress in November, responded to a Twitter submit by journalist Glenn Greenwald criticizing Home Minority Chief Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., for threatening to take motion in opposition to Omar and one other freshman lawmaker, Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., over allegedly anti-Semitic remarks. Greenwald accused McCarthy of concentrating on Omar and Tlaib for his or her quite a few criticisms of Israel, to which Omar chimed in “It is all concerning the Benjamins, child,” quoting a 1997 rap tune by Puff Daddy.
Omar sparked outrage just a few weeks in the past by evaluating Israel to Iran and saying she “virtually chuckle[s]” when the Jewish state is described as a democracy.
THE GRAMMYS GO ‘GOLDEN’: Michelle Obama, Dolly Parton and Kacey Musgraves have been the most important winners on the 2019 Grammys — although Musgraves was the one one of many three to take dwelling a trophy … Musgraves was visibly shocked when she was introduced because the evening’s largest winner for album of the 12 months for her document “Golden Hour” which gained earlier within the night for greatest nation album. “I do not even know what to say,” Musgraves stated. “I’m very grateful. Profitable does not make my album any higher than anyone else in that class.”
Whereas Musgraves’ win completed off the three-and-a-half-hour star-studded affair, host Alicia Keys set the tone for the present with a considerably rambling opening speech about music being our “international language” earlier than stunning the viewers by bringing Michelle Obama, Girl Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and Jada Pinkett Smith on stage.
ICYMI: MORE ‘GREEN NEW DEAL’ CONFUSION AND EMBARRASSMENT – A prime adviser to New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has admitted that an official “Inexperienced New Deal” doc posted by Ocasio-Cortez’s workplace contained a assure of financial safety even for these “unwilling to work” — however not earlier than he went viral in progressive circles for claiming the precise reverse, repeatedly, in an interview with Fox Information’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
NEVER SOCIALISM IN THE USA? THINK AGAIN – “In the previous few weeks, the left has eliminated its average masks to point out its true socialist colours as they cheer legal guidelines that permit for the killing of infants already born and born alive, giving the mom the correct of a thumbs up or thumbs down like an emperor within the Roman Coliseum. And virtually each one of many 2020 Democratic presidential candidates helps the New Inexperienced Deal proposed by a freshman congresswoman so educated about Washington that she thinks she got here right here to signal payments!” – Decide Jeanine Pirro, in her “Opening Assertion” on “Justice with Decide Jeanine,” reflecting on left’s lurch to the intense and the scandals rocking the Democratic-led Virginia authorities. WATCH
Pleasure Villa attire as a border wall, Ricky Insurgent rocks pro-Trump MAGA merch.
Supply of leaked Bezos texts was mistress’ pro-Trump brother: report.
Lots of of Southern Baptist leaders, volunteers accused of sexual misconduct in bombshell investigation.
Walter Jones, longtime North Carolina congressman, lifeless at 76.
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MLB’s Tropicana Subject turns into first cashless stadium in North America.
Jeff Bezos’s messy 2019 thus far: Divorce, blackmail and an Amazon headquarters feud.
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Fox & Pals, 6 a.m. ET: Particular company embrace: Howie Carr, radio host, talks about Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s rocky rollout of her presidential marketing campaign; Danny Ferguson, whose daughter was killed by an unlawful immigrant, on President Trumo’s rally in El Paso, Texas; Dan Bongino, Fox Information contributor; Stuart Varney, the host of “Varney & Co.,” talks about taxes; Andy McCarthy, Fox Information contributor, talks concerning the Jeff Bezos-Nationwide Enquirer scandal; Tom Homan, Fox Information contributor and former appearing director of ICE, talks about immigration; Ethan Lindenberger, a teen who obtained vaccinated in opposition to mother and father’ needs; Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Trump; Michael Goodwin, New York Publish columnist.
Your World with Neil Cavuto, four p.m. ET: Particular company embrace: Home Majority Chief Steny Hoyer, D-Md.
The Story with Martha MacCallum, 7 p.m. ET: Particular company embrace: Former N.J. Gov. Chris Christie; U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga.; Amy Chozick, New York Instances reporter; Decide Andrew Napolitano, Fox Information senior judicial analyst.
Hannity, 9 p.m. ET: Do not miss Sean Hannity’s stay protection of President Trump’s rally in El Paso, Texas.
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The Fox Information Rundown podcast: “Virginia’s High Democratic Leaders Are Pushing Again” – Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is refusing to resign after the 2 ladies have accused him of sexual assault and introduced they’re ready to testify in opposition to him. Fox Information’ Ellison Barber explains how this, together with the Governor Northam’s racist photograph controversy, has the state uncertain of what’s going to occur subsequent. The U.S. army is getting ready to withdraw from Syria, regardless of considerations ISIS might regroup after the U.S. troops depart. Benjamin Corridor, Fox Information’ international affairs correspondent, joins the podcast after an extended, in-depth reporting task in Syria. Plus, commentary by Juan Williams, co-host of “The 5.”
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The Brian Kilmeade Present, 9 a.m. ET: Friends embrace: New York Publish columnist Michael Goodwin on how the Democratic Celebration’s disastrous week final week highlights President Trump’s sanity. U.S. Sen Invoice Cassidy, R-La., on shutdown negotiations; Charlie Harm, opinion editor on the Washington Instances, on shutdown talks; Charlie Harm – shutdown talks, the most recent within the 2020 presidential election; Howie Kurtz, host of “Media Buzz,” on the most recent within the Jeff Bezos alleged blackmail scandal and the Grammys; Bret Baier on shutdown talks and the 2020 election.
The Todd Starnes Present, Midday ET: Todd Starnes speaks with Emir Caner, president of Truett McConnell College, about President Trump’s pro-life stance and Dr. Robert Jeffress, senior pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas, discusses New York State’s controversial new abortion legislation.
2012: Pop singer Whitney Houston, 48, is discovered lifeless in a lodge room bathtub in Beverly Hills, Calif.
2009: U.S. Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich., who first went to Congress in 1955, turns into the longest-serving member of the U.S. Home of Representatives. (Dingell died final Thursday at age 92.)
1990: South African black activist Nelson Mandela is freed after 27 years in captivity.
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