Congressional Republicans go to the Trump playbook in the president’s defense: When the facts aren’t with you, delay and distract.
— Read on www.chicagotribune.com/columns/clarence-page/ct-column-matt-gaetz-president-trump-page-20191025-fo4buuylcbfpzh52gjsw2xsype-story.html
Thirteen of the 41 GOP lawmakers that Gaetz listed as planning to storm the closed door hearing actually sit on committees with the power to question witnesses and review documents, according to Axios.
This has been a hard fought battle with IBM, Amazon and others.
— Read on www.axios.com/microsoft-pentagon-computing-contracts-3f435663-fdb0-4185-830d-5f9cbc5aaf5c.html
Oracle is working with Microsoft on Cloud Computing, though.
Attorneys for former national security adviser John Bolton are in touch with House committee staffers about the possibility of his testifying in Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Trump,
— Read on thehill.com/policy/national-security/467458-bolton-lawyers-in-contact-with-impeachment-probe-committee-members
Rudy Giuliani butt-dials NBC reporter, heard discussing need for cash and trashing Bidens
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1071901
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – Russian national Maria Butina was prosecuted for not filling out US bureaucratic forms properly and was a victim of raging anti-Russian hysteria in the United States, Congressman Thomas Massie said in a statement.
— Read on sputniknews.com/amp/us/201910261077153960-butina-served-ridiculously-long-sentence-to-satiate-raving-russophobia-in-us—congressman/
Trade hawk Peter Navarro has been fighting the China deal behind the scenes, according to three people close to the talks.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/amp/2019/10/25/trump-advisor-navarro-fighting-phase-one-of-china-trade-deal-sources.html