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Rush Limbaugh Knocks Pelosi Off High Horse, Discovers Way To Build Wall Without Congress

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Rush Limbaugh does not suffer liberal fools and the hypocrites in the media easily. He calls them out when they are wrong and they hate him for it.

Rush, speaking on the wall, has a simple solution Trump should use right now because it bypasses the cowards in Congress in a legal way.

Rush wrote, “A couple of people who are not Washington insiders have written an op-ed in the USA Today today. It prints out to four pages, and their basic point is that Trump is only gonna get this wall built if he does it using executive power, that the Congress is never gonna agree to it particularly when the Democrats come back and take control of the House.

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It isn’t gonna happen.  They’re never gonna come to an agreement. They’re never gonna give Trump what he wants.

The last thing in the world they’re gonna do is give Trump what he wants while they’re in the middle of trying to bust up Trump’s base — and that is probably true.  Now, I think there would be a way to do it, but it would require shifting public blame for this in a majority sense or basis to the Democrats, who deserve it!  They’re the ones unwilling to capitulate and agree to border security.  It’s no more complicated than that.  They’re unwilling to participate in anything involving border security.

Not just a wall.  They’re unwilling to appropriate any money whatsoever for border security.  So you heard Trump float the idea that he could get money from the defense budget or elsewhere in the federal budget that the executive branch controls and build it that way.  And you’ve heard Chuck Schumer and other Democrats say, “He can’t do that!  He can’t spend money we have not earmarked.  He can’t spend money we have not appropriated.”  It simply isn’t true.

There are all kinds of departments and bureaucracies and areas of the executive branch with unspent money, and Trump can go get whatever he needs from any of those different departments and allocate it, and he can get started building the wall, and he can do it constitutionally on the premise that he is engaging in an act of national security!  He is the executive.  He does not have some of the executive power; he has all of it!

It’s on that basis that if he really wanted to fire Mueller, he could!  If he wanted to fire anybody at the Department of Justice, he could.  He can fire anybody.  He is the only source of power.  It is not divided.  There isn’t a committee.  There’s not a board of directors.  He is the executive, and, as such, he alone has the full power of the executive branch.  And as long as he is executing those powers under the terms of the Constitution, there is nothing anybody can do to him!  The price he pays for blunders in this area is at the ballot box.

The price any president pays is political.

The Democrats vehemently disagree with this but Rush counters that argument with the ghosts of Obama’s past: The Iran deal.

While it is true that most of the $150 billion Obama gave Iran was their cash that had been frozen in the west, there was also $1.7 billion that came from us.

“The Iranian deal was not $150 billion.  It was $1.7 billion.  It came out of something called the judgment fund.  There’s some aspect of this Iran deal, my memory is, that’s 150-something.  And I misspoke when I said $150 billion.  It’s $1.7 billion was the entire deal that Obama arranged to pay Iran in the middle of the negotiations on the Iranian deal. 

But then there were those pallets of cash that were delivered to the tarmac at Tehran international spaceport.  And I’m gonna have to track down that 150.  I know that there was a cash element here, and for some reason this figure of 150 is  being bandied about inside my deep, dark crevices of my fertile cranium, little gray cells.”

Chief Justice Roberts Hands Bob Mueller Rare Setback In Russia

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There has been a mystery and very secret fight going on in the Mueller/Trump probe that just reached the Supreme Court.

Not much is known about the case other than the lengths the government is going to keep it secret.

They cordoned off an entire floor to keep the press from snooping one day and have sealed everything related to the case. In fact, we only know about it because a reporter got extremely lucky one day.

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The facts we know – Mueller has subpoenaed a company who will not cooperate. Mueller wanted them held in contempt and fined $5,000 a day.

Problem is this is a foreign company owned by a foreign government who wants immunity or some political considerations.

The lower courts sided with Mueller and the case, with shocking speed so you know it is key, went straight to the highest court in the land.

Late last night, Chief Justice Roberts gave Mueller a rare setback – he paused the contempt charges until the full court can decide on whether to hear the case.

From CNN: The request to the Supreme Court is the latest twist in the secret case, much of which is under seal and has made its way through the federal court system with uncommon speed.

This is the first known legal challenge apparently related to Mueller’s investigation to make its way to the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court could separately be asked to hear an appeal of the case.

“So far as we know, the Court has never had a sealed argument before all nine justices,” said Steve Vladeck, a CNN Supreme Court analyst and professor at the University of Texas School of Law. “They can keep parts of the record and briefing sealed, and often do, such as in cases implicating trade secrets.

But there’s no procedure in the court’s rules for having the whole case briefed, argued and decided under seal. The only times I’m aware of in which parties tried it, the court denied certiorari,” or the review of the case.

The company’s challenge of the subpoena appears to have begun in September. In its ruling this past week, the US Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia offered few clues about the company and its country of origin or what Mueller’s team sought.

In one short passage in the three-page decision, the judges describe how they had learned confidentially from prosecutors that they had “reasonable probability” the records requested involved actions that took place outside of the United States but directly affected the US.

Even the company was not informed of what prosecutors had on the issue, because revealing it to the company would have violated the secrecy of the grand jury investigation, the judges said.

The range of possibilities on the identity of the company is vast. The company could be anything from a sovereign-owned bank to a state-backed technology or information company. Those types of corporate entities have been frequent recipients of requests for information in Mueller’s investigation.

Matt Gaetz Breaks Silence On Trump Meeting, Wipes Smirk Off Schumer’s Face

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“It will never pass the Senate, not today, not next week, not next year. So President Trump, if you want to open the government, you must abandon the wall, plain and simple,” Chuck Schumer said with zero confidence on the floor of the Senate.

Chuck is nervous and he should be because he is between a rock and a hard place. The shutdown is on him and he is desperate to try to blame Trump but Trump is playing with house money.

He doesn’t care if he is blamed for the shutdown but Chuck Schumer does. The American people know Chuck approved over $25 billion for the wall last year and they do not like people playing politics with national security.

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Trump held a secret lunch meeting yesterday to give marching orders for the shutdown and the left was hoping for a big cave.

According to Matt Gaetz, they got the opposite. From Fox News:

Trump and Vice President Mike Pence held a lunch meeting at the White House Saturday on border security, and Gaetz was among a number of top conservatives who attended.

Other attendees included Reps. Mark Meadows (N.C.), Jim Jordan (Ohio) and Andy Biggs (Ariz.).

Gaetz said Trump’s attitude during Saturday’s meeting was one of maintaining a commitment to securing the U.S.-Mexico border.

“We’ve shut down elements of the government because he’s this serious about it,” Gaetz said on America’s News HQ.

The Florida congressman added that Trump said he wouldn’t sign “a bad deal.” The president is seeking $5.7 billion in order to fund his border wall, but Democrats offered $1.3 billion for “border security.”

“As we roll deeper into the shutdown, I think that the Democrats will experience more pain than the Republicans,” he said, adding that Trump is in the fight for border wall funding “for the long haul.”

“[Republicans] are going to try to get as much [wall funding] as we can,” he said. “My assessment is that $5 billion is the right number. … You have to compromise.”

The White House sent a new proposal with more funding but not the full $5 billion over to Chuck Schumer and the Democrats, who as we said already ok’d $25 billion for the wall, so they have a choice to end this or keep it going but Trump won’t budge.