One step closer to Friday.
On Wednesday Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified before both the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee regarding the Russian Election Interference Investigation Report.
After the hearing President Trump spoke with reporters.
ME: “Mueller said you could be criminally charged after leaving office?”— Paula Reid (@PaulaReidCBS) July 24, 2019
TRUMP: Denies Mueller said this and then when I challenge him on facts, calls me “the worst.” #MuellerDay #MuellerHearing pic.twitter.com/1v66aApQKJ
Here’s what Mueller said:— Adam Schiff (@RepAdamSchiff) July 24, 2019
➡️ Russia interfered in our election to help Trump.
➡️ Russians made numerous contacts with the campaign.
➡️ Campaign welcomed their help.
➡️ No one reported these contacts or interference to FBI.
➡️ They lied to cover it up. pic.twitter.com/ePAjUkfMlo
Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX): Do you think this was a single attempt by the Russians to get involved in our elections…?— CSPAN (@cspan) July 24, 2019
Robert Mueller: No, it wasn't a single attempt. They're doing it as we sit here and they expect to do it during the next campaign.
🎥 https://t.co/ynW6FFKTe9 pic.twitter.com/zQOrvDivCx
My takeaway? Read the report. All 448 pages.
For Thursday the President has tweeted 7 times.
Between Wednesday night and Thursday morning the President has promoted Fox News 12 times, plus one re-tweet of Senator Majority leader Mitch McConnell who tweeted about Fox News.
1. Tucker Carlson.
2. Tucker Carlson.
3. Sean Hannity.
4. Sean Hannity.
5. Mark Levin.
6. Sean Hannity.
7. Fox & Friends.
“Yesterday changed everything, it really did clear the President. He wins.” @ainsleyearhardt “It changed everything in favor of the President, who said all along this investigation is rooted in nothing. Mueller was exposed as being best friends with Comey. Today, you say…..— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
8. Fox & Friends con’t.
…impeachment, you have a Party of one. It’s over.” @kilmeade “Nancy said, Jerry, please sit down. Very bad idea. We discovered that after putting so much time & energy into the Mueller Report, it turns out Mueller didn’t know what was in his Report.” @SteveDoocy @foxandfriends— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
9. Fox Poll.
Fox Poll say best Economy in DECADES!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
10. Fox & Friends plus the Fox Poll.
President Trump’s Approval Rating on Economy is at 52%, a 4 point jump. Fox Poll @foxandfriends Shouldn’t this be at 100%? Best stock market, economy and unemployment numbers ever! Most people working within U.S. ever! Low interest rates, very low inflation! Country doing great!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
11. Fox & Friends plus Mark Levin.
Mark Levin will be on @foxandfriends now! Great guy.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
12. Fox & Friends plus Mark Levin.
Mark Levin on @foxandfriends now! Great guy.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
Conducted July 21-23, 2019 under the joint direction of Beacon Research (D) and Shaw & Company (R), this Fox News Poll includes interviews with 1,004 randomly chosen registered voters nationwide who spoke with live interviewers on both landlines and cellphones. The poll has a margin of sampling error of plus or minus three percentage points for all registered voters.Fox News.
On the Economy.
52 percent approve of President Trump’s handling of the economy, while 41 percent disapprove.
51 percent say the economy is excellent while 47 percent say the economy is fair.
If President Trump is re-elected 33 percent say the economy will get better, while 39 percent say it will get worse. 26 percent say the economy will stay the same.
On President Trump’s job performance.
46 percent approve of President Trump’s job performance while 51 percent disapprove.
On race relations and immigration.
The question was asked does President Trump respect racial minorities, overall 34 percent said yes, while 57 percent said no.
Among white voters, it was 39 percent said yes, while 52 percent said no.
Among non-white voters, it was 20 percent said yes, while 73 percent said no.
The racist tweets question was asked, 63 percent of those responding found those tweets to have crossed the line, while 27 percent found those tweets to be acceptable political attack.
Concerned about the treatment of migrants detained at the border, 60 percent said they were concerned, while 35 percent said they were not concerned.
On July 23rd, the President tweeted that “Fox sure ain’t what it used to be,” adding that’s “Too bad.”
Just watched Rep. Eric Swalwell be asked endless softball questions by @marthamaccallum on @FoxNews about the phony Witch Hunt. He was just forced out of the Democrat Presidential Primary because he polled at ZERO. Fox sure ain’t what it used to be. Too bad!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2019
His other tweet for Thursday, plus the McConnell re-tweet.
House Republicans should support the TWO YEAR BUDGET AGREEMENT which greatly helps our Military and our Vets. I am totally with you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 25, 2019
The agreement between the Administration and Speaker Pelosi continues to fund the military at appropriate levels, contains no left-wing poison pills, and the American people get a chaos-free government for a year and a half.— Leader McConnell (@senatemajldr) July 24, 2019
I agree with President Trump: Congress should pass it. pic.twitter.com/U5cmCSw2gw
As the News Blender reported on Monday the President via tweet announced that a deal had been reached between Congressional leadership and his Administration to raise the debt ceiling before Congress adjourns for the summer recess.
As the New York Times reported this deal would raise spending by $320 billion over the existing spending caps and allow the government to keep borrowing.
The Hill reported that the House is expected to vote on the bill, on Thursday, with the Senate taking up the vote next week, before they adjourn for summer recess.
For What It’s Worth.
I know, right? And it’s being pushed by a Republican president! Awful. https://t.co/Ke3HHfk145— Justin Amash (@justinamash) July 25, 2019
GOP Asked Mostly Fox News' Questions in Mueller Congressional Hearing https://t.co/q69pd8n1y9— Snip🦈Bytes (@SnipBytes) July 25, 2019
This post will be updated within reason.