Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley Discusses Shutdown Impasse….

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley appears on Fox News with Jeanine Pirro to discuss the current partial government shutdown and the impasse between the White House and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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132 Responses to Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley Discusses Shutdown Impasse….

  1. Michael says:

    When the Democrats won the House of Representatives I knew it would be just a matter of time before they shot themselves in the foot. I actually gave them more credit than they deserve. Pelosi likes to expedite matters.

    Liked by 28 people

    • madeline says:

      I wonder if that is why POTUS delayed one hour? To give Nancy time to dispute before he made his pitch.

      Liked by 10 people

      • dd_sc says:

        Would not surprise me if he did.

        Liked by 3 people

        • Jan says:

          There were some security concerns because the DC Women’s Watch decided to take the march over to the White House, which might have been the reason for the delay. But again, I wouldn’t be surprised if he delayed to see if Nasty would post her rejection before his proposal.

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      • Carrie2 says:

        madeline, as we used to say “he had her number” and she came thru.

        Liked by 4 people

      • WSB says:

        Of course. Because Nancy was on vacation and received ‘initial reports’. Clueless.

        Liked by 6 people

      • G. Combs says:

        A repeat from the last article: Look at the timeline folks!

        12/11/2018 — President Trump Invites Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to Discuss Border Security in FRONT OF THE MEDIA

        12/19/2018 — As Expected, UniParty Moves: McConnell, Schumer and Pelosi Construct Short-Term Budget Continuing Resolution with NO WALL FUNDING. President Trump VETOES.

        DEMOCRATS GO ON VACATION

        1/8/2019 — President Trump Oval Office Address on Border Security followed by Democrat Rebuttal by Pelosi and Schumer in FRONT OF THE MEDIA

        DEMOCRATS GO ON VACATION

        1/16/2019 — Nancy the Pig says NO SOTU for POTUS. Politico’s article is hysterically funny.

        1/17/2019 — Even The Washington Compost prints an article that Nancy the Pig is LYING about security being the reason and that it is a POWER MOVE just as the Politico article stated.

        1/17/2019 — President Trump’s counter move is much more reasonable. 7 politicians + 93 OTHERS are toss off a military plane so they do not waste Tax payer money during a shutdown.

        DEMOCRATS GO ON VACATION

        1/18/2019 — President Trump announces a 3:00pm Address to the nation… in FRONT OF THE MEDIA

        1/19/2019 — At the last minute** President Trump honors returning military killed in Syria and therefore POSTPONES address until 4:00pm. This means Nancy the Pig’s pre-written “HELL NO!!! is RELEASED FIRST because she is on vacation… again.

        At the last minute**
        Remember what former Secret Service agent, Dan Bongino has told us. THESE plans are made WELL IN ADVANCE so Secret Service can have all the plans necessary for the President’s security made and OK’ed.
        ……

        WELL PLAYED VSG-PDJT! The focus has now been shifted from impeach to border security. 🤣

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    • Carrie2 says:

      Michael, shooting themselves in the foot via Nancy girl and not stopping her because they are cowards and afraid of losing some position! And the newbies fighting the oldies is also giving me more laughs as each one and each day they are killing off their voters and make the DNC lying dead sooner than later. She meant NEVER to put forward the people who was hired to represent and shows a lack of common sense and absolutely no integrity. Didn’t know what Trump was going to discuss or offer but was ready before hand to shuck him off. Well, 2 days more and many of those laid off are out of a job. Some of that is great but there are also some employees that deserve better treatment because they actually work! She and her party have no shame and yet expect their communism to win over our country? Dream on, Pelosi and lay off the booze. Another vacation? Gee, as an employee why is she constantly on vacations instead of working for her constituents?

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      • WES says:

        Carrie2: Nancy often forgets she has a drinking problem!

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      • Mike says:

        The difference beteen the Dems support in the past and now is, Trump actually wants a to build a wall. Dems are terrified a wall will be built.

        Liked by 8 people

      • Agreed, but, one problem, the media…Is the media even sharing this. I repeat, many in this nation still watch CNN/MSNBC or even the local news. I have written my local news station several times asking them not to propagandize like the other Media’s, but to no avail. Apparently, since the small stations get their budget from their affiliates they must tow the line of the affiliates, and I have been told by the news tellers that the NWO/Globalist control:edit what they are to say.
        I hate to say it but, many need assistance in reading between the lines-turning of the sound and seeing the REAL optics.
        I have to admit that when I went to several Trump rallies, I was shocked at his support by those that did NOT know nor watch FOX or OANN. They also had no idea of the Mueller investigation or the coup, but, they loved Trump and how he spoke at the rallies. So I guess there IS hope after all.

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    • bertdilbert says:

      Pelosi is too busy flying around getting money commitments for legislation selling out the USA prior to introducing legislation. the fact that 800k workers are waiting for a paycheck makes no difference to her. Those are small bones.

      Liked by 8 people

    • mr.piddles says:

      “Pelosi likes to expedite matters.”

      Mmm. She’s a real Go-Getter. I give her credit for workin’ real hard, at least. Not sure what exactly she’s workin’ FOR, per se… but I appreciate the effort.

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      • yy4u says:

        Pelosi at least is honest in her undermining of President Trump. She is, after all, in the opposite political party. Paul Ryan on the other hand did the same as Pelosi only under the table using passive-aggressive techniques and he supposedly is in the same party. If Paul Ryan is less of a Democrat than Nancy Pelosi, then I’m the next queen of England.

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      • Thinker says:

        Washing machines work hard!! Ha!

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    • p'odwats says:

      Speaking of idiot Democrats from California I haven’t seen Mad Maxine lately.

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    • getfitnow says:

      This ^

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    • yy4u says:

      LIKE
      Elaine Luria (D) ran on NOT voting for Pelosi Galore for speaker, voted for Ms. Galore for speaker and until POTUS shut down Speaker Pelosi’s world tour, was scheduled to join the Speaker in her Grand Tour two weeks and one day after being sworn in. How’s that for giving her constituents a massive middle finger? Luria didn’t shoot herself in the foot, she shot her constituents in the head. Not that there was anything in the head(s) of those who voted for her to damage.

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  2. MakeAmericaGreat says:

    Darn fine work there by Hogan. Really like him.

    Also like how he put the Pelosi Grounding — we did it to keep her in the country to negotiate. That’s a nice touch there.

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  3. ParteaGirl says:

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    • MakeAmericaGreat says:

      That was a huge mistake by them. Glad you posted that, and glad Hogan pointed it out as well. Dems really aren’t good at this, lol.

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      • Mac says:

        Damn, but the ‘Rats certainly make it easy to loathe them. I can’t think of any circumstances whatsoever which would induce me to render aid to either Pelosi or Schumer, no matter what their difficulty. I wish them ill, and as much of it as the Fates can send their way. They are traitors who fully merit a swift and permanent comeuppance.

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        • betseyross says:

          Mac, those two are pretty disagreeable human beings. People that aren’t paying attention are starting to notice. Too bad the Republicans would never fight back. The Dems aren’t used to this. VSG’s poll numbers must be through the roof on this.

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      • G. Combs says:

        “…Dems really aren’t good at this”

        Of Course not. Up until now it has all been kabuki theater to fool the public into thinking we actually have a Constitutional Republic instead of a Oligarch Dictatorship.

        This is the first time the politicians have actually had a real fight on their hands. Even worse, the brains, like David Rockefeller and Maurice Strong are dead, or they are old and demented.
        ….

        The Democrats were planing on having this year be ALL ABOUT ‘PEACH 45! and instead President Trump has switch the conversation to the border crisis and the shutdown.

        Too bad we do not have an honest and honorable media.

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  4. platypus says:

    Nancy just needs a puppy. Then she’d leave DJT alone. Or maybe instead of a puppy, we should give her a TrumpyBear.

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  5. Franklin says:

    What type of dress is the Judge wearing? She looks like a giant tarantula.

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  6. booger71 says:

    Whats Bluto doing in that painting?

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    • Rex70 says:

      Right??? He’s the only character who should actually be IN such a satirical depiction of debasement and debauchary! It’s an insult to the epic persona of John Blutarsky to paint him in the company of such posers. Ah–maybe because in the epilogue he became SENATOR Blutarsky! Very funny…

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  7. Franklin says:

    There is nothing Hogan can add that hasn’t been said already.
    The Democrats want a **ithole country overrun with aliens who do not believe in western democracy. The Barbarians are overwhelming the system. The Democrats representatives speak for many foreign countries or nationalities and not for the US.

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  8. Monticello says:

    Alinsky rule 13, pick the target, Pelosi, fix the target, freeze it and polarize it.

    Ridicule Pelosi.

    Outside of her experience

    Keep the pressure on

    Vary the tactics.

    President Trump may not have read Alinsky but he’s got his tactics down cold.

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    • I will bet VSGPDJT has read more books and other materials than anyone of us could ever guess!

      Liked by 6 people

      • Dekester says:

        Yep Abigail, and that is why your President is feared by all that hate him. Your President is tougher, smarter, and more understanding of the nuances of human nature than all his adversaries.

        They are terrified of him.

        Imagine how successful your country would be, if you had any semblance of an honest media.

        God bless PDJT

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        • Many thanks Dekester for your positive comment.
          I am really tired of all the negativity and nonsensical comments on these boards tonight; it’s almost like we’ve been invaded by the Tin-Foil Hats Brigade!

          Liked by 8 people

          • GB Bari says:

            Abigail – I’ve noticed that when there is a big hot-button issue article posted by Sundance, the Treehouse is invaded by a plethora of new posters in the comments sections who post consistently negative, disparaging and discouraging remarks. IMO these are classic Trolls.

            I’ve called out a few (trying to stay polite) as have a few other Treepers, and Ad Rem has used her Magic Eraser for us in at least one instance.

            Hey, it’s a Treehouse – we should expect some pesky gnats flying around….. 🙂

            Liked by 13 people

            • bakocarl says:

              I almost posted that exact thought a bit ago. I almost always just scroll on by, but there’s getting to be quite a crowd of ’em.

              Liked by 1 person

              • Jan says:

                Nothing compared to all the trolls on TDC. I have so many blocked that there aren’t very many comments to read. I blocked one guy who has 7 different names he goes by. Our visiting trolls have nothing as vitriol as what’s on TDC.

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            • Kenji says:

              Bugs are attracted to the LIGHT … and most of these trolls live in darkness, on the dark side

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            • We are not all trolls. Yes, we may, post negative. Come on, even you must admit that it is hard. I have lost my daughter because of this and the pain is unbearable.
              I keep praying that the negativity against this MAGA president will change,
              I keep praying that the Media may gain a soul-funny-I said soul-in their latest accusation they want to impeach Trump because “He has no soul”
              I digress, sometimes we rant, maybe we are seeking encouragement. maybe we are seeking a solution, a word of advice, someone to pulls us down from our rage.
              Have patience with us, many times it does not mean we are giving up, we are learning.
              BUT, also we are not going out on a rage and doing something that is very harmful-although I do keep pushing for either a “Blanket and bat party, or even a” tar and feather party”…come on, admit it, you have thought the same many a time…talk me down-go ahead…

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    • WSB says:

      We should be sending her emails and tweets every hour.

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  9. Franklin says:

    Read this article to understand the complexity of the shut down. It’s not the 800,000 furloughed workers that are a problem it’s the myriad of Federal regulations that they administer. The President has an opportunity through Executive Orders to cut down the bureaucratic state. Meet with Republican governors and business leader and look for alternative mechanism to operate essential programs, The country was built on volunteerism and need to be restored.

    Decentralization Is The Solution To The Government Shutdown Problem

    Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute,
    ”The partial shutdown with the federal government has helped, perhaps more than any other recent political event, to illustrate some of the biggest problems that come with centralizing an ever-larger number of government activities within a single, centralized institution.”

    https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2019-01-19/decentralization-solution-government-shutdown-problem

    Liked by 8 people

    • thedoc00 says:

      I agree and that option is still available. the dirty, untold truth about shut downs is that fees and taxes are still collected, which cover the services of the furloughed workers. For some reason, the money cannot be dispersed?? Make the decentralization decisions and use the collected funds to get it all started.

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      • Franklin says:

        Where there is a will there is a way

        “The National Park Service said Sunday it is taking the extraordinary step of dipping into entrance fees to pay for staffing at its highly visited parks in the wake of the partial government shutdown.”

        Additionally

        “Sen. Steve Daines had asked the Interior Department to use a legal exemption to help out gateway community volunteers who are keeping national park bathrooms clean and roads cleared in Montana “

        https://billingsgazette.com/news/state-and-regional/montana/volunteers-clean-yellowstone-park/article_ac7503b3-d48c-534e-9288-1e6b093db60f.html

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        • Carrie2 says:

          Franklin, this is reasonable thinking and necessary. However, there are many federal employees that are truly extraneous and truly not needed. There are others that are reasonably essential and glad to see they are finding money for staffing needed. This is real thinking and action which we don’t see much of in this Congress which need to be closed/drained down NOW. Trump has gone out of his way to move things forward, but being obstinate democrats they are showing how they are not only fool but hate their own voters! We close the Congress absolutely now as it is useless, and start a new format of Congress with no gathering in DC any more.

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  10. JohnCarlson says:

    You will pry all those future early and often democrat voters from my cold dead hands.
    – Nancy Pelosi

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  11. Matt Transit says:

    I wonder how all of the political shows that’ll be on tomorrow will spin this? Or are those Sunday shows prerecorded a day or two before?

    Liked by 3 people

  12. JohnCarlson says:

    Clearly today we must all be aware that political expediency for the Chamber of Crony Businesses and Serf Labor and la raza ethnicity, and democrat sheeple voters, takes precedence over rule of law and constitutional procedure. However you say WTF ! what does this mean in relation to the tabulation whereby we must once again realize that the great reconquesta story is now being rehearsed before our very eyes, in the rise of Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi indicating that only the two-faced … I mean the bi-faced … can receive the award for reconquesta, unlike Marco Rubio whose reconquesta plans that drank too much water.

    The time will come when a first world America will outlive its usefulness. Marx, either Groucho or Karl, I cant remember which, maybe it was both or maybe it was Harpo, once said that America is the opiate of the people. I say that when America outlives its usefulness and becomes a majority Mexican and Central American and Muslim nation , then opium will be the opiate. Ahh that’s not a bad idea we are going to need that very badly especially when the booze runs out

    And the completely unbiased and bi-partisan panel, has determined to give the grand prize to Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer for their non-fiction movie BAT SHIITE CRAZY. Now BAT SHIITE CRAZY is a token of this pair’s genius. They told me so themselves and repeatedly that they could change perceptions by just looking in the mirror and calling everyone and everything they hated what they saw in the mirror. In other words, they could have been more specific, but rather than allude to an articulation of the mundane, they have come to the conclusion that brevity is the importance of our nation’s first world status and sanity.

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    • Sherri Young says:

      Karl Marx said, “Religion is the opium of the masses.” Russell Baker disagreed and said, “In America, it is sport that is the opiate of the masses.”

      I’ll go with Russell Baker.

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  13. Pale rider says:

    Shut it down! Build it! Hang the traitors! We support you trump, just give us a direction to focus.

    Liked by 3 people

  14. GB Bari says:

    IMHO, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley did an outstanding job with Judge Jeanine. he was matter-of-fact and quite relaxed yet spoke easily and articulated every response clearly and understandable to a wide audience. It’s the first time I’ve heard him speak.

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  15. Payday says:

    I saw this on Twitter. LOL!

    Nancy Pelosi…”you have to reject the offer before you see what’s in the offer”

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    • Carrie2 says:

      Payday, that obviously is her mode of doing anything in Congress isn’t it? And Schumer is her little old puppet too weak to be relevant allowing her to bring down the party and both herself and him. Smart? Not! but personally I appreciate her stupidity in actions and words killing off voters and the party en toto.

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      • Payday says:

        So true. Couple today’s event with the impeachment hysteria prior to Mueller outing the fraudulent story yesterday. The left is getting a monster sized beat down. Our VSG is burying them. The whole RAT party is starting to look like a Three Stooges movie.

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  16. For pure humor, Gidley’s comment about the Dem’s attire–being “resort casual” (in the face of furloughed fed’l employees claiming to have clothing issues no less) cracked me up! 🙂

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  17. rbette1299 says:

    And while this never ending kabuki theater continues between he said and she said illegal immigration is up 600%. It looks like both parties are stalling for time to let a couple million more in and at the same time keep the hundreds of thosands of DACA criminal men.
    Trump is reverting to the policies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and yes, Barack Obama. All supported fencing along the border, and all supported increased funding for the region.

    The DACA “children” most who are now in their 40’s are virulently anti-White, tend to easily assimilate in the multicultural sewer that is modern America, and have been given literally every advantage by the Globalists who run this circus of a country. Many are being promoted over whites into key positions throughout our institutions. There CAN BE NO COMPROMISE aside from whether they get deported by plane or by ground transport.

    Clinton was actually about as hardcore as Trump ever was. The offered deal would also extend protections for 300,000 recipients of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program — which protects immigrants from designated countries with conditions that prevent nationals from returning safely. Get ready for the other half of Islamic Somalia to move to Maine and Ohio, Washington. Basically it’s like locking your door AFTER the gang of rapists enter and find your daughter’s room.

    I wholeheartedly thank Democratic leaders for rejecting this rancid proposal outright.

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    • Helen says:

      First they shored up the wall in California (they have enough de voters). Then they go all out opposing a wall mid country. Flood the (new voters) into Rep territory. We should meet them with busses that will route them into northern blue states and put them to work shoveling snow with no coats.

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  18. GSparrow says:

    Hogan is a kind and affable chap. He’s also a very competent and effective communicator. Today was no exception.

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  19. wodiej says:

    Patriotism rides again!

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  20. Pyrthroes says:

    Rats as demagogic narcissists know nothing, learn nothing, produce nothing, yet perceive themselves as master strategists. Every single one of these intellectual and moral runts –MzBill, DiFi, Fauxcahontas, Gillibrand (recall “Abortion Barbie”), Maxine Wigmore, Coco Loco– exhibits naught but gossip-mongering, infantile-regressive attitudes typical of jacquemards’ corrupt, low peasant cunning.

    Given his opposition, which Trump knows well from back-alley Brooklyn, Queens, if not Boston and Chicago wards, VSG will eat Pelosi’s nothing-burger lunch. As Clemson visitors might say, “Yeh, we’d like fries with that.”

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  21. Joyce says:

    The Demonrats are terrified of President Trump. He is for we the people and they have no policies that are for us or our country to counter his policies, which are all for us and our country. They have to tear him down personally and deny everything he does because he can and WILL make us not only great again, but safe, secure and successful. That is what they fear. They have nothing. They are ruthless, corrupt crooks. Empty suits.

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  22. 1800e says:

    If Chuck could sing…

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  23. Robert Hayward says:

    Martial Law!!!

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  24. Mark McQueen says:

    The days of the Dems (and Rinos) in Congress HIDING behind Obama’s DACA EO are over.

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