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Pelosi: Getting Trump’s Tax Returns Is ‘One of the First Things’ We’ll Do if Democrats Win the House



Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is promising to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns if Democrats win the House in November.

Obtaining the president’s tax returns “is one of the first things we’d do — that’s the easiest thing in the world. That’s nothing,” Pelosi (D-CA) told The San Francisco Chronicle’s editorial board in an interview.

“We have to have the truth,” Pelosi says.

Trump is the first President in decades to not release his tax returns before an election. He has yet to release his taxes, claiming that he is under audit (which is no reason to not release them,) and falsely claiming Americans don’t care.

A bombshell deep dive report in The New York Times last week details how Trump engaged in “outright fraud” to avoid paying taxes. A House investigation which includes examining Trump’s returns could prove fraud and possibly find more illegal activity.

The Washington Post has a constantly updated calculator showing how long “we’ve been waiting for Donald Trump’s tax returns.” As of this article’s publication:

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Pelosi Announces House Will Pass Major ‘Families First’ ‘Science-Based’ Coronavirus Bill Today – With or Without GOP



Speaker Nancy Pelosi minutes ago announced the House of Representatives today will pass a major coronavirus bill today, with or without support of Republicans. The Speaker has been working to hammer out a deal with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, but Trump has been totally absent. As a result, she is putting legislation before the House later today without waiting for a thumbs up from Republicans in the House or Senate, and without waiting for the President, as the Washington Post notes.

“The American people expect and deserve a coordinated, science-based, and whole of government response to keep them and their loved ones safe. A response that puts families first to stimulate the economy,” Speaker Pelosi said in a live news conference just one hour before President Trump is expected to make another national address.

The Speaker appeared extraordinarily serious as she explained what Democrats will pass. Republicans, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, are opposed to the bill. McConnell, however, was forced to cancel next week’s recess to vote on the legislation, but did allow members to take a three-day weekend while the American people wait.

“Our legislation secures paid leave, with two weeks of paid sick leave and family and medical leave, for those affected by the virus,” Speaker Pelosi said.

Additionally, the Democrats’ bill will ensure free coronavirus testing, regardless of insurance coverage, expanded unemployment benefits, additional funding for food stamps, and waives the Trump administration’s recent work requirements for food stamp eligibility.



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‘We Are Talking About Everything’: House Will Continue Investigations Into Trump – Subpoena for Bolton ‘Likely’



Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) says the House will continue its investigations into President Donald Trump, suggesting regardless of today’s Senate vote on articles of impeachment their work is far from done.

“We are talking about everything,” Nadler told reporters  Wednesday morning, as CNN’s Manu Raju reports. That means the investigations will not be limited to Ukraine, which was the focus of the impeachment inquiry.

Will former Trump National Security Advisor John Bolton, who said he would comply with a Senate subpoena, receive one from the House, Nadler replied: “I think it’s likely yes.”

Asked if he is concerned about political consequences or blowback from continuing to investigate Trump, Nadler said, “no, as more and more lawlessness comes out, I presume the public will understand that.”

“First of all I think when you have a lawless president, you have to bring that to the fore and you have to spotlight that,” the New York Democrat said, explaining the rule of law takes precedence over politics.

“You have to protect the Constitution, whatever the political consequences.”


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Morning Joe Scorched for Scolding Fans Who Booed Trump and Chanted ‘Lock Him Up’: ‘This Is the Sound of Freedom!’



‘Revolutionary Spirit of America’

“Morning Joe” Scarborough and co-host Mika Brzezinski took a few moments Monday morning to scold World Series fans who had booed and chanted “Lock Him Up” as President Donald Trump was announced at Sunday night’s game.

It didn’t go over well for the MSNBC hosts.

“It’s un-American,” Scarborough claimed.

“We find it sickening when it’s done at his rallies,” Brzezinski added.

“We are Americans and we do not do that,” Scarborough insisted. “We do not want the world hearing us chant ‘Lock him up’ to this president or to any president.”

Many on social media expressed strong disagreement.



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