Later in the week, the panel will hear from former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski. "There's no such thing a 'president-elect privilege, '" he said. Representative Adam Schiff, the ranking member of the panel, claimed the White House canceled the interview. The argument was laid bare this week during former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's interview with the House Intelligence Committee.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday urged the Security Council to revive efforts to punish those responsible for chemical weapons use in Syria after Russian Federation killed off a UN probe of the gas attacks. Nor is it likely to.No point in twisting the knife in the wound: The current deal is bad for Iran, bad for the P5+1 and bad for the world.The Iran nuclear problem needs to be addressed in an honest, serious, and generous manner that meets the legitimate demands of all ...
Members of the public are also welcomed to take part in the Super Blue Blood Moon observation programme that will be held from 7pm til midnight on 31 Jauary at the entrance of the National Planetarium, Bernama reports . Petro says there's a very small chance the total lunar eclipse during a blue moon could even appear to have a blue hue to it, but that would depend on a massive volcanic eruption happening beforehand.
That Republican argument carried the day in the House, as lawmakers voted mainly along party lines Thursday evening in favor of a four week temporary funding plan - but once the bill reached the Senate floor, leaders quickly sent Senators home for the night, unable to agree on how best to proceed.
The South Carolina Republican had not yet arrived at the hearing. Trump met Thursday with Graham and other key lawmakers, including Democratic Sen. "Did he use anything similar to that describing certain countries?" Word of Trump's comments threatened to upend delicate negotiations over resolving the status of the hundreds of thousands of immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children.
A week removed from a federal court's ruling to delay the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, county officials here passed a symbolic resolution to support Dreamers at a time when congressional leaders are working to negotiate a deal to replace the Obama-era program created to shield more than 700,000 recipients from deportation.
Asked about whether Cotton and Perdue could be technically correct if Trump had instead said "shithouse, " Durbin was incredulous. And I think it's unfair then to sort of all of a sudden paint him, "Oh well, he's a racist", when I know, for a fact, that he cares very deeply about the people in Haiti because he helped finance a trip where we were able to get vision back for 200 people in Haiti.
It would be the first government shutdown since 2013. For months, the Republican-controlled Congress has been struggling to reach an agreement to fund the government, which is operating on its third temporary funding extension since the 2018 fiscal year began on October 1.
Crosby went on to say charges would likely be filed within the next 60 days, going on to qualify that "I'm not privy to all of the information with respect to what's going on". Attorneys now have a week to privately explain their logic to Cadish. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo also told reporters Friday they believe Paddock acted alone when he opened-fire from his hotel room at the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds more .
A terrifying close call for a tow truck driver is caught on camera. When asked if he thought he was going too fast, he replied, "No I wasn't going to fast at all, I was doing less than the speed limit". Authorities reminded motorists to make room for emergency crews by giving them a lane. Another vehicle never made it. The video shows the tow truck driver was able to avoid the collision and was not injured.
Asifa Bano, who had gone missing a week ago, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Hiranagar tehsil of Hindu-dominated Kathua district, initial reports suggested. The Gujjar leader said surprisingly the doctor's are yet to submit their medical report confirming the sexual assault with the minor girl. The opposition NC and the Congress raised the issue in the assembly and staged a walkout alleging Jammu wasn't safe for minorities under PDP-BJP government.
Police in India said they had evacuated villagers living near the firing, which had killed an Indian soldier and a woman civilian in the northern state of Jammu and Kashmir state late Wednesday. In a statement, spokesman Mohammad Faisal said the violations have continued despite calls for restraint. "It was conveyed to the concerned authorities in Pakistan that deliberate targeting of innocent civilians was against all established humanitarian norms and practices" the MEA statement further ...
He said the US$60 million would keep schools and hospitals open for now, but noted that it was dramatically lower than the US$350 million Washington paid over the course of 2017. It said that the United States under Trump can no longer be mediator in peace talks with Israel. He accused UNRWA's leaders of allowing "terror tunnels" to be dug under schools and teaching Palestinian children to deny the existence of the state of Israel.
People briefed on the conversation also say that during the meeting the president also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the U.S. The panelists spoke publicly about their concerns over immigration reform . "Credibility is something that's built by being consistently honest over time", Mr. Marter wrote on Twitter . Senator Durbin has it. Senator Perdue does not.
He is now in custody at the Broward Sheriff's Office . He has been hit with 7 charges, including grand theft of a firearm, child neglect without great bodily harm, and probation violation. The Florida rapper was already on strict probation, which involved a one-year house arrest sentence after leaving jail in June 2017, as he only served 97 days out of a 364-day sentence for a parole violation.
Trump was set to leave Friday afternoon and planned to celebrate the one-year anniversary of his inauguration at Mar-a-Lago. Trump says on Twitter Friday: "Government Funding Bill past (sic) last night in the House of Representatives". After initially suggesting he would support any bipartisan proposal lawmakers could come up with, Trump rejected a proposal authored by Graham, a Republican, and Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., at the advice of more conservative lawmakers and his own ...
Adding CHIP funding was good political strategy, he said , because Democrats would have to explain why they voted against it. Democrats fired right back, saying that Republicans were to blame for the legislative brouhaha over government funding, repeatedly saying the GOP is in charge of the House, Senate, and White House.
Hoyer's remarks echoed those of many Democrats, who said they are unlikely to support any measure without a deal on DACA, which has been thrown into question by the president's vulgar remarks last week about immigrants from African countries.
A stunned Podest was almost speechless during the remaining hour on the flight as she recounted the story to the 70 or so journalists who travel with the pope on his foreign trips. That we have two daughters and that we would have loved to receive his blessing. "All of a sudden he asked us if we were married in the church, too".
Rep. Jim Himes, a Connecticut Democrat on the committee, told CNN's Anderson Cooper that Conaway made a determination that the "expansive claim of executive privilege doesn't apply", and said that Bannon puts himself at risk of contempt of Congress if he doesn't answer questions.