The Rundown-Mon 3/16: Omnibus fallout; Transgender distraction; Stormy who?

UPDATE: This is a damning indictment of the investigation which concluded that CO State Senator Randy Baumgardner "more likely than not" grabbed/slapped a female lobbyists butt in 2016:

https://pagetwo.completecolorado.com/2018/03/25/investigation-into-sexual-harassment-charges-against-sen-randy-baumgardner-reveals-it-is-unlikely-he-acted-with-malicious-intent/

https://www.scribd.com/document/374830264/Baumgardner-Investigation

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On Friday after a veto threat that I never believed, the president signed a horrendous $1.3 trillion 6-month spending package that I believe poses the single biggest policy threat to Republicans in the next two election cycles. Trump said he felt as if he had to sign it. He didn't. 

In case you were curious about how your Colorado Congresscritters voted: Coffman and Buck and Gardner voted against, as did Polis and DeGette. Tipton and Lamborn and Bennet voted for, as did Perlmutter.

Senate:

Gardner (R): NoBennet (D): Yes

House:

DeGette (D): NoPolis (D): NoTipton (R): YesBuck (R): NoLamborn (R): YesCoffman (R): NoPerlmutter (D): Yes

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spiked the football at how great a deal it was for the Dems:

And I just want to remind everyone of this...the true risk to our national security as recognized by current Secretary of Defense James Mattis:

In order to distract us from this omnimess, the president re-announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military. I've explained my views on this issue before but will do so again on the show. Bottom line: The mission comes first, the military is not a place for social experimentation, but the president should not think he's fooling us into thinking that this is an important issue or anything other than a shiny object to move his base away from its fury over the spending bill.

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/24/us/politics/trump-transgender-military.html

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While you were distracted, the Internet just got censored in the name of a "good cause"...don't these laws always have terrible unintended consequences?

https://www.eff.org//deeplinks/2018/03/how-congress-censored-internet

Right away: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/23/596460672/craigslist-shuts-down-personals-section-after-congress-passes-bill-on-traffickin


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