In an interview with ABC News, the former vice president’s son rejected as “ridiculous” President Trump’s suggestions that he and his father had engaged in wrongdoing.
Jake ShermanHunter Biden on ABC
“Did I make a mistake? Maybe in the grand scheme of things. But did I make a mistake based on some ethical lapse? Absolutely not”
“I don’t think there’s a lot of things that would have happened in my life if my last name wasn’t Biden”
President Trump ordered the ambassador to Ukraine recalled after months of complaints from allies outside the administration, including Rudy Giuliani, that she was undermining him and obstructing efforts to persuade Kyiv to investigate ex-Vice...
Jake ShermanTrump Ordered Ukraine Ambassador Removed After Complaints From Giuliani, Others - WSJ
Rep. Paul Cook (R-Yucca Valley) will retire from Congress at the end of his term, adding to the flood of GOP exits nationwide.
Jake ShermanANOTHER GOP RETIREMENT …. L.A. Times scoops that PAUL COOK is retiring to run for county supervisor. lat.ms/2OgpASn
This is an R+9 that went for Trump 54-39. (It voted for Kamala, but there wasn’t a Republican on the ballot in 2016)
Mr. Trump told reporters of the plans after a day of highly critical news coverage as he traveled to the sites of two mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio, that left 31 dead.
Jake Shermanfrom NYT: "Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser who has internally championed pardons and commutations, had suggested Mr. Blagojevich be pardoned, saying that it would appeal to Democrats, one of those people said.” nyti.ms/2yJTqWdtwitter.com/chiproytx/stat…
The measure is expected to pass, but GOP support remains thin despite Trump's backing.
Jake ShermanMy goodness … It seems like the budget bill is going to have something like 50 GOP supporters in the House
Shocked @realDonaldTrump is going to sign a deal that gets across the finish line with nearly all Democrats.
Through a mutual appreciation of wealth, women and years of occupying adjacent real estate in Palm Beach and on Page Six, the lives of the two men routinely intersected for decades.
Jake Sherman>@anniekarni and @maggieNYT on trump and epstein: "But through a mutual appreciation of wealth, women and years of occupying adjacent real estate in Palm Beach and on Page Six, the lives of the two men routinely intersected for decades”
Jake ShermanPlaybook PM:
@NRCC chair @tomemmer said it’s his job to be ruthless.
Last week, NRCC cut a video criticizing Lucy McBath on guns.
McBath’s son was shot & murdered in 2012 when he was a 17-year-old high school student.
Here is the unlisted YouTube video
House Democrats want to reopen negotiations on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Jake ShermanNEW .. the president’s top legislative priority is trade. He wants a trade deal done. It’s his no 1 legislative priority, the WH tells us frequently.
Pelosi has named Dems to a working group to negotiate w lighthizer. Here’s who is in charge of what.....