10 things you need to know today: January 24, 2017

The Fifth Column

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THE WEEK

1. The Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director
The Senate confirmed Mike Pompeo as CIA directoron Monday after Democrats briefly held up the nomination. Pompeo, who was a Tea Party Republican congressman from Kansas before taking on the new job, now takes charge of an agency whose leaders clashed with President Trump before he took office. Trump accused intelligence officials of trying to smear him by reporting that Russia appeared to have hacked and leaked Democrats’ emails to help him win the presidency. In a visit to CIA headquarters on his first full day in office, Trump promised to give the agency his full support.

Source: The Washington Post

2. Trump repeats debunked claim of widespread voter fraud
In his first official meeting with congressional leaders, President Trump on Mondayrepeated a false claim that he would have won the popular vote if…

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Posted on 01/24/2017, in politics, Potpourri, Uncategorized and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. yahtzeebutterfly

    Praying for Standing Rock.

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  2. yahtzeebutterfly

    “GOV. BROWN DELIVERS DEFIANT STATE OF THE STATE IN FACE OF TRUMP AGENDA”
    http://abc7.com/politics/brown-gives-defiant-state-of-the-state-speech-in-face-of-trump-agenda/1718549/

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  3. Life in America is now one big reality show

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