Trump says he’s lost all his friends because they have ‘respect for the office of the presidency’

President Donald Trump at a campaign rally on Wednesday jokingly bemoaned his lack of friends after becoming the commander-in-chief, saying “they’ve choked.” Trump claimed people in his orbit acted differently because they “have such respect for the office of the presidency.” “I lost all my friends! They’ve tightened up,” Trump said. “They’ve choked. You know what that is? They’ve choked. They can’t breathe.” Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump at a campaign rally on Wednesday jokingly bemoaned his lack of friends after becoming the commander-in-chief, saying “they’ve choked.” “I have guys, I have wonderful friends,” Trump said at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina. “I have… Read More

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House Of Representatives Votes To Block Trump Impeachment Resolution

Watch Video On Wednesday, the House of Representatives voted to table a resolution from Texas Rep. Al Green that aimed to impeach President Donald Trump. The tally was 332-95, and it revealed cracks in the Democrats’ stance on impeachment. More than 40% of the Democratic caucus, 95 Democrats, voted to keep the resolution alive. Green was able to force a vote on the impeachment resolution due to a House rule that lets any member introduce a privileged resolution on the floor. He did so despite House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s efforts to hold her party from invoking the rule. Green had previously introduced impeachment resolutions against President Trump in December 2017… Read More

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House Votes To Block Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia and UAE

Watch Video On Wednesday, the House voted to block the sale of billions of dollars of arms to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. President Donald Trump is expected to veto the measures. The Trump administration issued an emergency declaration in May to sell arms worth $8.1 billion to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan without congressional approval. Lawmakers from both sides have criticized the plan saying there is no emergency. They’ve been blocking the sales because they believe it will lead to more civilian casualties in the war in Yemen. The White House argues Iran poses a threat to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.… Read More

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