Tsunami Alert: Residents of Alaska were moving to higher ground overnight after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake off Kodiak Island triggered a tsunami warning that reaches all the way down into the State of Washington. No wave has yet been reported, but CBS News reports that the water is receding in Kodiak Harbor, a sign that a wave might follow.
The Shutdown: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell plans to take a vote today at noon to see whether he can end the government shutdown. As of last night, there didn’t seem to be an agreement that would allow that to happen.
Swamp News: The federal government is open again today after Republicans and Democrats reached a 17-day deal that could set up another clash over immigration.
President Trump said in a statement, “We will make a long-term deal on immigration if, and only if, it is good for our country.”Read more
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Sunday, January 21, 2018
Hashtag Government: Republicans and Democrats spent a lot of energy yesterday pinning the blame on each other for the government shutdown with Twitter hashtags. President Trump offered “#DemocratShutdown,” which just doesn’t sing. The Democrats are pushing “#TrumpShutdown.” The Republicans are …Read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018