by Countable | Updated on 1.17.19
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Some of the first eligible federal prisoners have been released under the First Step Act ― a bipartisan criminal justice reform bill signed into law by President Donald Trump in December 2018.
The bill offers low- and minimum-risk federal inmates who participate in recidivism reduction programs the opportunity to earn time credits toward prerelease custody or supervised release at the end of their sentences.
Some think is the first step forward…
Some think this is 2,500 steps back...
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Mitch can’t take a vote to open the government but he’s got time to do his part to lift sanctions so Russians don’t suffer. If you’re blaming democrats you’re as clueless as your leader.
The elections have provided a mandate. The public doesn’t want to pay for the vanity wall, which is a low IQ response to an easily solved problem. The public doesn’t want to hear Trump speak. They want the government shutdown to end. The only person standing in the way of reopening the government is Trump himself. He is an incompetent leader, and lousy negotiator that has destroyed all trust in the political process of compromise.
No SOTU. No more lies from #45. He can deliver his bullshit in a note to congress.
To all Republicans who are furloughed; you got what you voted for.
Trump averaged over 15 lies per day in 2018. How many lies do you think he will tell in his state of the union speech?
To often ex-prisoners are let go without the ability to get a job because of mistrust or lack of skills. Many return to what they know because of no positive support systems. We need to work to reduce recidivism by providing a different avenue. I agree that this will not be a cure all but a first step. If you tell a person they are a throw away then they will act the part. It’s real simple, “As a man thinks in his heart so is he”, Proverbs 23:7
Democrats don’t debate, they shut down debate. They don’t believe in speech they believe in Power. Theirs.
If you want to hear...more LIES or Trumpish takes on the the STATE OF OUR DISUNION...then YES😩
No State of the Union address! We already know the lies he’ll spew. Same old, same old! Don’t waste our time and money just to give him his narcissistic orgasm - being on National tv. Enough already!
I think there were issues of safety of the body of listeners given the shutdown. Safety is important more than the bully pulpit.
No State of the Union address until government is reopened.
Let him tweet the SOTU address like his traitor ass does everything else.
To all you moaning about Trump, just remember, the last three shutdowns have happened with almost all the same Congress people in there, and 2 out of 3 of them happened with Democrat presidents. Where was the moaning then? Oh that’s right, THOSE times was Congress’s fault, right? Congress haven’t done their job or even pass a normal budget in 2 decades or more, Trump has been here 2 years. Think about that and get over yourselves and your election loss. The same Schumers and Pelosis have been there through the worst shutdowns in history, doing the same crap: Nothing. Oh and resisting....
No and No! Open the government!
I am , definitely, not a MORON in the White House fan, however , there is precedence REAL PRESIDENTS just writing ✍️, and sending it up to Capital Hill...
YES!! President Trump should continue with the State of the Union address as this is constitutional. I can’t recall anything worth anything that has EVER come out of Nancy Pelosi’s mouth. No one should listen to her!’
Of course we want to hear our President speak! You would never have asked that question when the biggest form of sabotage and treason, the community agitating race-hustling Fraud Barry Soetoro AKA Barack Obama was in our White House! Now that we have a President that wants to Make America Great Again and put America First you demonize his every chance you get!!!
Allowed? Are we a police state now? WTF, he’s the POTUS. If he chooses to do the SOTU no entity of the fed govt can stop him. POTUS gives the SOTU annually and it is critical he do so on schedule. #FundTheDamnWall
Yes Absolutely. Pelosi’s excuse has been debunked as a lie by Homeland Security and Secret Service. We want to hear our President and he shouldn’t be quieted by partisan politics.
It’s our representatives not doing their jobs by resisting Trump and not doing what needs to be done to secure our borders; take their salary away and give it to the other government workers who are not getting paid and really need the money. Then our reps will get to work and do their jobs.