Republican and democratic negotiators disagree on how much to spend on border barriers, and where such structures should go. | Herika Martinez / AFP / Getty Images
OK, GOOD WE ARE NOW IN A WEEKLY WEEK. Negotiations between Republicans and Democrats have failed and they are about to no longer be restored.
HERE IS WHAT THE POINT EXISTS: Democrats insist on a legal maximum of 16,500 detention beds for people who are stuck in the United States, which they believe is a mechanism for concentrating the domestic enforcement policy of the Trump administration.
REPUBLIC THEY SAY it is arbitrary and allows criminals to freely explore the homeland. Republicans believe that some undocumented immigrants who commit crimes in the US should be exempt from the upper limit, and Democrats disagree. This is a fundamental disagreement in the conversations.
– THERE IS ALSO DISPARATION on how much to spend on border barriers, and where such structures should go.
THIS IS TO BE QUICK December all over again. Nothing has changed.
MARIANNE LEVINE, MR CAYGLE and BURGESS EVERETT: "Among the issues facing democratic negotiators are immigration and enforcement by customs of undocumented immigrants who are already in the United States and not just crossing the border." They also claim that they want a ceiling for detention beds to force ICE give priority to undocumented immigrants targeting within the US and say that without this agency, the expulsion rate in local communities will increase without a valid reason. "POLITICO
– NYT & # 39; S EMILY COCHRANE, MAGGIE HABERMAN and ERIC SCHMITT: "Senior officers are more concerned that the deployed troops do not carry out the missions and training needed for their regular missions, while other military units now have to take the routine costs on behalf of their deployed colleagues." NYT
– "Destroyed by one shutdown, afraid of the next one," from WaPo's Eli Saslow: "As the Friday deadline approaches, a federal employee overwhelms the first time he's wondering:" How do I dig out? "" WaPo
TIME IS OF THE ESSENCE: The government will close Friday. That leaves four full days in session to move an account through the House and the Senate.
– WAPO & # 39; S ERICA WERNER, DAMIAN PALETTA and SEUNG MIN KIM Their story tells us: "The nation faces the real possibility of a new government closure by the end of this week, after two-party speakers aimed at averting that result in a dispute over immigration enforcement, legislators and assistants, said Sunday." WaPo
WE HEAR that the Democratic House is considering passing an account for the discontinuation of the expenditure of several weeks to DHS, together with a minibus with the rest of the outstanding expenses. The DHS law will contain the desired restrictions for the boundary wall and for detention beds.
EXPECT the White House to become louder in the coming days. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP goes to El Paso, Texas, tonight for a rally. Last night we received a phone call from the administration and promised an on-the-record statement about the status of the calls. The statement never came, but the itch to get into the game seemed to be real.
THE PATTERN OF THE BORDER HAS PROBLEMS HIRING, via Ted Hesson: "Shortly after he took office, the president signed an executive order calling for the hiring of 5,000 additional agents, more recently his administration pushed a proposal that requires 2,750 additional agents, law enforcement officers and staff, but Border Patrol can not get enough people hiring to fill jobs that were previously available Even if Congress offers funding to hire 21,370 agents, the patrol has more than 1,800 agents too short for that purpose. "POLITICO
Good Monday morning.
NEWS … BUCK & # 39; S NEW GIG … BRENDAN BUCK, a top assistant from Paul Ryan and John Boehner, joins as a partner at Blue Engine + JDA. Blue Engine, a traditional democratic outpost set up by Erik Smith, recently merged with JDA Frontline, a republican store, to form a two-tier company. The company will roll out a new name in the coming months.
BUCK is a fairly high-profile republican rental for a company that is looking for a good reputation. He worked for Ryan for his entire speaking position, serving as one of his most trusted advisers after working for him on the Ways and Means Committee. Buck was also a senior adviser to Boehner.
LAST NIGHT BREAKING … JOHN BRESNAHAN: "Omar ignites new anti-Semitism controversy with commentary on AIPAC": "First-year Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar fired a new controversy on Sunday evening when she suggested that GOP support for Israel is being driven by campaign donations from a prominent pro-Israeli group.
"Omar has selected AIPAC, one of the most influential lobbying activities groups in Washington, as the source of those donations. Omar's remarks related to a long-running and especially ugly thread of the anti-Semitic movement – that Jewish money feeds the support for Israel in the United States and elsewhere. A freshman Democrat, Max Rose of New York, said: "The statements of Congresswoman Omar are very damaging to the Jews, including myself."
"And the American-Israeli Public Affairs Committee is a non-profit organization that does not directly donate to candidates. However, AIPAC relentlessly pushes a pro-Israeli message on Capitol Hill and within the executive, and its members donate to pro-Israeli legislators and candidates while trying to defeat those who consider it a threat to US-Israeli relations. "POLITICO … Rose's tweet
SNEAK PEEK … VIRGINIA GOV. RALPH NORTHAM spoke with CBS & # 39; GAYLE KING for "CBS This Morning." The interview is broadcast at 7 and 8 o'clock. This is a fragment …
KING: "What did you learn that you did not know before?" NORTHAM: "Well, different things, starting with the fact that I am born in the white privilege and that has implications – it is much different than a white person like myself – is treated in this country versus -"
KING: "Did not you know that you were born in white privilege?" NORTHAM: I knew it was me, Mrs. King, but I did not really realize what the powerful implications were. And talk again with a lot of friends who have come to me crystal clear this week. I also learned why the use of blackface is so offensive, and yes, I knew it in the past. But reality has really started. "
FOR YOUR RADAR – "Top Pentagon official in Afghanistan amidst pressure for peace," by Robert Burns in Kabul: "The Pentagon's top official made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan Monday to meet US commanders and Afghan leaders amid peace with the Taliban." Pat Shanahan, the recently installed acting Secretary of Defense, said he has no orders to reduce the presence of US troops, although officials say this is at the top of the Taliban demands list in exploratory peace negotiations.
"Shanahan said he is encouraged that the government of President Donald Trump investigates all possibilities to end a 17-year war, the longest in American history. But he stressed that peace conditions for the Afghans are to decide. So far, the Taliban have refused to negotiate with the government of President Ashraf Ghani, who called it illegal. Washington tries to break that stalemate. "Good Politic
DINGELL FUNDS … MLIVE & # 39; S RYAN STANTON: "Joe Biden, John Lewis and Fred Upton are scheduled to speak at the Michigan service scheduled for Tuesday, [Feb.] 12 in Dearborn, and pallbearers will include a number of Dingell & # 39; s former staff. During the Thursday service in Washington, D.C., speakers include Bill Clinton, Steny Hoyer and John Boehner, and pallbearers are former members of Congress and colleagues from Dingell. "MLive
REMINDERING WALTER JONES – SARAH FERRIS: "Rep. Walter Jones, a 24-year-old Republican congressman who fights an estate for defeating the GOP over the war in Iraq, died Sunday on his 76th birthday. Jones – who had not had any challenger last November – had already announced that this would be his last term. The 13-year-old Republican from North Carolina had not voted since September and was too ill to travel to a crying ceremony last month.
"Jones was an avid social conservative person: a strong Catholic who was strongly opposed to abortion and same-sex marriage. But he also had an independent streak that led him to rank more than other republicans with his party, on issues of campaign funding to Russia's investigation into President Donald Trump. "POLITICO
THE JUICE … FRANK LOBIONDO, who recently retired after 25 years of representing New Jersey's South in Congress, launches LoBo Strategies. The website of the company
TRUMP & # 39; S MONDAY – The president will have lunch with VP Mike Pence at 12.30. He will sign an execution order at 3 o'clock in the morning with the title "Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence". in the Oval Office. He will leave the White House at 15.35. on his way to El Paso, Texas, where he will speak at a political demonstration before returning to the White House.
– FOX NEWS HOST LAURA INGRAHAM will interview the president in El Paso after his political meeting. The interview is broadcast at 10 o'clock in the evening.
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PHOTO DU JOUR: Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Speaks a crowd in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one day after she has formally announced she is running to the president. | Scott Olson / Getty Images
2020 WATCH … THE BIG PHOTO – NATASHA KORECKI and CHARLIE MAHTESIAN: "& # 39; Breakthrough Time & # 39 ;: anti-Trump-burning forging historical field of 2020-women & # 39 ;: "That" highest and hardest glass ceiling ", did Hillary Clinton talk about the breakup? From Monday there were five major cracks. … The roster of female office bearers compete for the Democratic nomination number five now – more then in a presidential election primary election in history.
"It's a groundbreaking moment, one that honored almost all candidates in their campaign launches. But it is also a convergence of political forces unleashed by the Trump era. The President's style, rhetoric and policies have made a backlash for women who have turned the traditional gender gap between the parties into an abyss, and that momentum is already beginning to color every aspect of the upcoming presidential campaign – from the messaging system to the kind of candidates Democrats consider nomination in the form of the electorate on election day 2020. "POLITICO
– ELENA SCHNEIDER in Minneapolis: "Klobuchar jumps in presidential race": "Sen. Amy Klobuchar jumped into the presidential race on Sunday, 2020, becoming the first Midwestern voice that President Donald Trump met on the field.
"The Minnesota Democrat with three terms announced her campaign in the middle of snow-skating in Boom Island Park with a call for a sense of community & # 39; To rebuild in America, against the backdrop of the Interstate 35 bridge that collapsed in 2007, thirteen murders, Klobuchar and lawmakers of both parties urged to secure funding to rebuild the span in a year.
"& # 39; We are tired of the shutdowns and the confrontations, the stalemate and the grandstanding, "Klobuchar said in a speech to supporters. & # 39; Our nation should not be driven from chaos but from chance. Not by wallowing about what is wrong, but by marching inexorably to the good. & # 39; & # 39; POLITICO
BURGESS EVERETT and MARIANNE LEVINE: "Republicans stumble across Klobuchar"
– KNOW KAMALA HARRIS: "& # 39; Progressive Prosecutor & # 39; Can Kamala Harris circle the circle? & # 39; by Kate Zernike of NYT in San Francisco: "Kamala Harris spent three months in office as a San Francisco Attorney in 2004 when a gang member killed a policeman with a bullet from an AK-47. Her announcement was made within three days of the The murder that she would not seek the death penalty led to protests from her fellow Democrats and from the police. …
"Mrs. Harris calls for president as a" progressive prosecutor. " She says that she sees no contradiction in the term, arguing that a difficult public prosecutor can also be a force for reforming the criminal justice system. … The episode of the death penalty shows the troublesome cross-currents that she has had to endure-and which is likely to become stronger as she tries to divide that circle. "NYT
– "Elizabeth Warren has evolved: she now pays more than everyone else in the congress" by Paul Singer from WGBH
DEEP DIVES – THE ADAM ENTOUS OF THE NEW YORKER and RONAN FARROW, "Private Mossad for Hire: Within a conspiracy to influence the American elections, starting with a small city race. "
– JEFFREY TOOBIN: "Roger Stone & # 39; s and Jerome Corsi & # 39; s Time in the Barrel: Why the mismatched operators are important for Trump – and for the Mueller research ":" Stone has responded to Mueller's accusations with feverish exaggeration. "Those who think that the Mueller investigation with a wail will extinction dreams," he told me in early February, after his deportation at the Federal Court in Washington, DC, "This is a pretext to both Trump." as Pence and replace them with Leather Face – I mean, Nancy Pelosi – and then she can name Hillary Clinton as VP That has been the agenda from the beginning. & # 39; & # 39; New Yorker
BEZOS BEAT – "Jeff Bezos & # 39; s journey from private family to sensation of Tabloid" by WSJ & # 39; s Erich Schwartzel, Alexandra Berzon and Laura Stevens: "On a Saturday night last September, a crowd of celebrities, Silicon Valley titans and Hollywood executives gathered at the Malibu mansion of television producer Mark Burnett for a birthday party that Capitalist Vivi Nevo celebrates, the richest of all, Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos, whose stake in Amazon is worth about $ 125 billion, was in the middle of the action and seemed to be enjoying the spotlight, a guest said Mr. Bezos knows.
"A flashy party is not the place that many had expected to find the billionaire, who until recently usually took the trouble to portray himself as an ordinary, even shy, family man. … For more than two decades Bezos had built up a public personality of a quiet billionaire who did the dishes every night, had a happy home life, appreciated sobriety and was a bit of a nerd at work.
"More recently, as Amazon has expanded in the world of entertainment, the e-commerce entrepreneur started to take on the appearance of a different kind of public figure. He began to be photographed by paparazzi and appearing publicly with movie stars – and recorded it with a Hollywood girlfriend. "WSJ
– "Rise Mistress of Mistress" Brother Leaked Bezos to Enquirer, Sources Say, " The Daily Beast & # 39; s Lachlan Markay: "The brother of Jeff Bezos & Mistress, Lauren Sanchez, delivered the spirited lyrics of the couple to the National Enquirer, several sources within AMI, the parent company of the tabloid, told The Daily Beast.
"Another source that has had extensive communication with senior leaders at AMI confirmed that Michael Sanchez gave Bezos' texts to the Enquirer for the first time. … AMI has previously refused to identify the source of the texts, but a lawyer for the company strongly hinted at the role of Sanchez during a Sunday morning interview on ABC. "Daily Beast
MEDIAWATCH – "Steve Schmidt Storms Off Own Podcast when asked to advise Howard Schultz," by Eleanor Clift of The Daily Beast: "Schmidt hesitated to defend himself against his [“Words Matter”] podcast with a flood of curses a source present in the studio said used six minutes. Told that listeners bombarded him for an attempt to re-elect President Trump and that he owed them the answers …
"That calls for it [host Adam] Levine to ask the question that is apparently a nerve. • Will not Derek Jeter or another athlete beat another home run because they are taxed at 70? What is the economic behavior that he thinks is anti-growth, unlike his own pocket? & # 39; & # 39; This is bull ***, "Schmidt exclaims. & # 39; I do not do this. & # 39; Steve, you have to answer the questions, & # 39; says Levine.
"I am not," and Schmidt closes his headphones and abruptly ends the interview. He threatened legal action against the studio when the interview was broadcast, according to a source involved in the discussion. When his legal threat failed, he offered to buy the recording, according to the source. The studio refused. … Hours later, [Elise] Jordan … tweeted … that she also left Words Matter. "Daily Beast … The podcast episode
SPOTTED Sunday evening at Café Milano at three separate tables: Vernon and Ann Jordan and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) And Dick Blum; French ambassador Gérard Araud and Pascal Blondeau; and Dikembe Mutombo.
BIRTHDAY OF THE DAY: Evan Siegfried, president of Somm Consulting. What he has read recently: "I've re-read the millionaire vinegar, the mystery of the world's most expensive bottle of wine" by Benjamin Wallace. It is an incredibly entertaining glimpse into the world of rare wine and wine fraud, aimed at Hardy Rodenstock, an eccentric German who claimed that he had unearthed 1787 Chateau Lafite bottles belonging to Thomas Jefferson. Bill Koch, who bought one of the bottles at auction, spent millions on hiring experts in the field of top criminals to help determine how much fraudulent wine he had bought. … Koch is a goddamn hero of the wine world. " Playbook Plus Q & A
BIRTHDAYS: Jeb Bush is 66 … Sarah Palin is 55 … Mike Leavitt is 68 … Rick Tyler … Dan Barry … Alex Conant, partner at Firehouse Strategies (hat tip: wife Caitlin) … Mame Huntsman … James Gleeson, comms director at SpaceX (h / ts Juleanna Glover and Kam Mumtaz) … Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) Is 57 … Matt Bennett, co-founder and SVP of public affairs at Third Way, is 54 … Rep. Rob Woodall (R-Ga.) Is 49 … Steven V. Roberts is 76 … POLITICO & # 39; s Michelle Zar and Rachel Kosberg … Gene McLean … Elizabeth Patton … Nathan Wurtzel … Wes Barrett … Johanna Maska … Chris Hensman … BBC & # 39; s Pascale Puthod … Rob Hendin (Steve Clemons) … Jimmy Dahman … Alicia Mundy … Airbnb Casey Aden -Wansbury … Jess Sarmiento (h / ts Jon Haber) … James Hewitt, press secretary at the EPA, is 28 (h / t Fred Brown) …
… ProPublica EIC Stephen Engelberg … Nicole L & # 39; Esperance (h / t Samantha Greene) … Sean McCluskie … Adrian Hasler, Prime Minister of Liechtenstein, is 55 … Ilana Ozernoy, vice president and deputy head of communication at News Corp. … Andrew Springer, senior director of editorial and development at NBC News … Francis Potter is 52 … Kyle Buckles … HBO & # 39; s Ashley Morton … Kate Sachse … Scott Berkowitz … Burleson Smith … Jerri Ann Henry … Ryan Steusloff … Elizabeth Heng … Eric Stern … Emily Kirlin, partner at Peck Madigan Jones … Jay Reich … Brian Kaveney … Theodora Blanchfield. .. Scott Wasserman Stern … Olga Davidson … Mark M. Palmer … Sarah Basha … Andrea Mares … David Stern, VP at BofA … Will Smith, SVP at Cornerstone Government Affairs … Amanda Hamilton … Addie Patterson … Fernando Ruiz … Chris Mather, alum of Purple Strategies … EB Nesbitt (h / ts Teresa Vilmain)
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