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Katy Tur just said Pelosi was supposed to leave at 3:30 this afternoon on her trip

Then she asked a Congressman if it was true and he said he didn't know.

Both of our countries are complete trash fires right now

thanks to our respective conservative parties.


Despite our many disputes and differences over the years it’s good for close friends, England and America, to look across the great ocean at each other and remember the fundamental things that bind us:

We are both complete trash fires right now

Breaking: Federal judge just struck down citizenship question on census


Breaking: federal judge strikes down Trump admin's decision to add citizenship question on 2020 census. This is huge victory for democracy

Trump wants to raid FEMA for wall funds


Confirmed: the WH has directed the Army Corps to examine supplemental funding — including disaster relief for Puerto Rico, Florida, Texas, California, etc. — to see what money could go to a border wall in case of a national emergency declaration.

God, he's despicable.

Trump offered Schumer and Pelosi Butterfingers, M&M's and Baby Ruth's


I have CONFIRMED that Trump said “bye bye” and in fact offered Butterfingers, M&Ms, and Baby Ruths. “We think skittles too,” per source, who added Trump “constantly spoke over Pelosi.”


People are doing what Trump said and calling their Congresspersons


Talking to House Dems today, they were not seeing much impact from Trump asking supports to call Congress and demand a wall. Rep. Susan Wild (D-PA), whose Allentown-based district voted for Hillary by 1.1 points, says calls are "70 to 30" against wall.

Coast Guard told workers to have garage sales to cover lost wages


The Coast Guard told families to consider having garage sales and acting as "mystery" shoppers to cover lost wages from shutdown. The Coast Guard removed this tipsheet after inquiry from @DanLamothe

Andrew Gillum is so inspirational. Could listen to him all day


Remember, @realDonaldTrump is always negotiating from a weak position because he’s a weak man.

If we have the will, we can beat him today, tomorrow, and always.

An 18 year old Saudi woman is being detained at the Bangkok airport, terrified she'll be sent back

A Saudi woman who is being held in Bangkok after trying to escape her abusive family has told of her terror that she will be killed if she is deported as planned in a few hours.Rahaf Mohammed al Qunun, 18, has been trapped in the airport since arriving at 4am GMT on Sunday.

She intended to reach Australia and apply for asylum but a Saudi official in the Thai airport confiscated her passport after her father reported her for travelling without her male 'guardian'. He claimed she was mentally ill but failed to provide any evidence.
Rahaf is due to be escorted on to the 11.15am (4.15am GMT) Kuwait Airways flight 412 from Bangkok to Kuwait tomorrow morning.

She, her parents, and her six siblings live in Ha’il in Saudi Arabia, where her father works as a government official. She has suffered beatings and emotional abuse from her family, at one point being locked in her room for six months for cutting her hair. When they took a trip to visit family in Kuwait she made her escape, buying flights from Kuwait to Thailand and from Thailand to Australia with help from a friend, and taking a taxi to the airport at 4am after checking her father was asleep.

She said: ‘When I came to Thailand someone told me that he will help me to get a visa for Thailand in the airport. After that he took my passport. After one hour he came back with five or six people, I think they were police or something and then they told me my father is so angry and I must go back to Saudi Arabia. They know I ran away from him.'


Rahaf renounced Islam upon arriving in Bangkok which is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia.

Her video


لكل الجهات المختصة اللتي باستطاعتها مساعدتي، I’m asking formally a protection from all Human rights organizations who could save me

5:57 PM - 6 Jan 2019


Please help @TLHR2014 @sunaibkk I am in bangkok about to be forced on a flight back to Saudi where my life is in danger


Because I was very afraid before, I forgot to mention that the Saudi Arabia's embassy also said to the Bangkok airport if they don't flee me back to Kuwait they will literally KIDNAP me.


This isn’t 1st time airports have detained #Saudi women trying to escape. In 2017, Dina Ali Lasloom, 24, was held at #Manila airport until uncles came, beat her & dragged her onto a plane to #Riyadh her mouth taped shut & her arms & legs bound https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/opinion/why-saudi-women-are-literally-living-the-handmaids-tale.html … #SaveRahaf

Perfect response from Nancy Pelosi


I ask Pelosi as she leaves the Capitol for WH mtg on gov't shutdown if she will speak to Dem MI Rep Rashida Tlaib about the language Tlaib used when discussing Trump: Pelosi responds “I’m going to talk to the President about his language.”
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