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House Passes 30-Day Spending Bill, Sends Shutdown Drama to Senate

“House Republicans secured the votes for the legislation after Republican leaders promised to call up a conservative immigration reform bill authored by Reps” writes Susan Ferrechio for washingtonexaminer.com. House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill to keep the federal government funded until Feb. 16, sending the legislation to a possible defeat in the Senate later tonight. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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House passes monthlong spending bill, sends shutdown drama to the Senate

“House Republicans secured the votes for the legislation after Republican leaders promised to call up a conservative immigration reform bill authored by Reps” writes Susan Ferrechio for washingtonexaminer.com. House Republicans on Thursday passed a bill to keep the federal government funded until Feb. 16, sending the legislation to a possible defeat in the Senate later tonight. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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Congress Produces Drama While Mueller Produces Results

“The congressional panels are high drama, but low results, riven by procedural hurdles, partisan foodfights, and what appears to be interference from the White House” writes David A for theatlantic.com. The ability to invoke executive privilege in a grand jury proceeding is somewhat disputed.But the top Republican and Democrat on the committee said that instead Bannon had suggested that certain answers might infringe on executive privilege. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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‘Shithole’ epithet turned immigration debate into new Trump drama

“Republican Senator Tom Cotton and Republican Representative Bob Goodlatte were both there, as was White House aide Stephen Miller, a proponent of severely limiting immigration” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The remarks leaked out, transforming a debate about saving from deportation some 700,000 young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children into another drama about Trump himself. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Russian embassy hits out at BBC over ‘cliched’ McMafia 

“The Russian embassy’s Twitter account said the drama “depicts Britain as a playground for Russian gangsters” and asked followers to guess how many Russian offenders are currently in UK prisons” writes Tom Welsh for telegraph.co.uk. The BBC’s new drama about the international underworld has corrupt Russian families at its core.The characters in McMafia move in a world rife with prostitution, people trafficking and contract killings. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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BBC Agatha Christie drama Ordeal by Innocence to be reshot without Ed Westwick

“It is understood that the move to reshoot was made by the production company, rather than the BBC” writes Telegraph Reporters for telegraph.co.uk. The production company behind what was meant to be the BBC’s big festive drama have announced they are reshooting the programme in the wake of assault allegations made towards star Ed Westwick. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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