Burgess Everett (@burgessev )

Burgess Everett

Bio POLITICO congressional reporter. Header by @pennstatetom
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iPhone : NEWS: Kamala Harris' CM Juan Rodriguez just told staff to expect layoffs at Baltimore HQ as spending woes surface. He’ll cut his own pay and trim consulting contracts. He's also redeploying aides to Iowa from NH/NV/CA as part of their all-in strategy there politico.com/news/2019/10/3…

TweetDeck : .Daniel Lippman and Anita Kumar confirm reporting that administration trying to end-around Vacancies Act. Is that legal? Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson: “I’m not an attorney. I think there’s various opinions on that.” Said he has no issue with Cuccinelli elevation

TweetDeck : Grassley says under Vacancies Act, Trump can't make Cuccinelli acting DHS secretary. "it’s my understanding that the existing law would not permit him to” lead the organization ... “I don’t know how you get around that. I don’t think it’s possible because of what the law says,

TweetDeck : Probably can't be confirmed, Republicans say. "A problem" to make him acting, says Capito. McConnell on his lack of enthusiasm for the one-time leader of SCF group that attacked Senate GOP: “I don’t think I have anything to add to what I said about that earlier."

TweetDeck : Republicans pushing back against last-ditch effort to put Cuccinelli atop DHS.

WH should "consult with the Senate and senators before they take any decisive action that might be embarrassing to Mr. Cuccinelli or to the White House itself," Cornyn says

politico.com/news/2019/10/3…

TweetDeck : “this vitriol … may result in professional reprisals and threats to his personal safety and that of his family"

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“It is incumbent on the Army to ensure that he is afforded the same protections as whistleblowers and protected from reprisal for testifying before Congress"

TweetDeck : Schumer writes letter to Army secretary asking for briefing on how Vindman is being protected after round of attacks from conservative media/Trump/Giuliani static.politico.com/36/b3/462ef477…