So about 7:30 a.m., while you were headed to work today, President Donald Trump gave his Twitter thumbs a workout:
Here’s the problem: Especially in the case of former Gov. Sonny Perdue, “Dems” aren’t the problem. A detail-challenged White House is. From the Daily Caller, a conservative and Trump-friendly outlet:
Kansas Republican Sen. Pat Roberts, chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, which must first vet the agriculture secretary, revealed [last week] why he hasn’t scheduled a hearing yet: President Donald Trump’s White House hasn’t sent in the necessary paperwork on Perdue.
“Sonny Perdue is just waiting,” Roberts said during a discussion about the next Farm Bill in Kansas Thursday, according agriculture trade publication The Hagstrom Report. The Senate would quickly hold a hearing and vote to confirm Perdue if they could schedule a meeting, Roberts said.
We told you last night that House Bill 158, state Rep. Ron Stephens’s casino bill, made a surprise appearance on the today’s agenda for the House Regulated Industry Committee – four days after a similar effort in the Senate failed. So this applies:
Opponents to the gambling measure intend to gather on the second floor of the state Capitol at 10:30 a.m. today.
Last week, Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves joined the race for mayor of Atlanta. This week, he’s got a piece in the Atlanta Jewish Times that starts with this: “I am an oddity: I am both African-American and Jewish.” A taste:
But twice a season there was a Saturday night game, and that made it all worth it.
I remember one Friday afternoon during my senior year, the coaches came to my house hoping to persuade my dad to let me play. I waited upstairs, and when they left after only 10 minutes, I asked, “Can I please play, Dad?” He only said, “Get ready for Shabbat service.”
The cash-strapped Georgia GOP isn’t doing itself any favors with a faulty online donations page, one digital strategist contends.
“We are in a time when everyone hears about hacking and security risks daily,” said Jacob Hawkins of BASK Digital Media. “It’s not a good practice to leave a donation page unsecured like this, and I can’t imagine people are giving online. The Georgia GOP should take its digital presence much more seriously.