The courageous survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre were able to come face to face with the NRA's Dana Loesch during a heated town hall on February 21. "[But] you're not standing up for them until you say, 'I want less weapons.'" Go, Scott! See the exchange below. Asked why the NRA didn't support raising the age to buy a semiautomatic rifle from 18 to 21, she pivoted to the story of Kimberly Corban, who was raped in her college dorm at age 20 in 2006.
Regulations on bump stocks has garnered recent support from both sides of the gun control debate , but Trump's move goes further than the tepid support his administration had offered for the move previous year. "It's shameful for the president to be hiding behind the 17 victims of gun violence , and somehow make it all about him", said former Senior FBI Official Frank Figliuzzi.
Although Jaspal Atwal did not travel to India along with PM Trudeau in his entourage, he was spotted at a Mumbai event on Tuesday and was photographed with the Canadian PM's wife Sophie Trudeau and Canadian Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Amarjeet Sohi.
Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said in a statement Tuesday that the DOJ has "acted quickly" on the measure to propose bump fire stock bans, noting it was a "priority for the President". "It should have been one school shooting and we should have fixed it". I like the direction you're going in. Trump then went on to weigh the merits of eliminating gun-free zones in schools and allowing armed teachers who have "special training" to access their firearm in schools.
Marco Rubio (Fla.) told students they have a chance to do more than change gun laws, they can also "change the way we talk about politics in this country". The contingent of about 100 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students traveled to the state capitol by bus from South Florida, arriving Tuesday night at Leon County High School, where they were greeting by fellow students.
President Donald Trump called for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to answer key questions about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, arguing that the Obama administration failed to properly investigate Russian activity during the former president's term.
As recently as Tuesday Trump was calling Russian interference in the election that landed him in the White House " fake news ". While Trump and even some Democrats have criticized the Obama administration for not speaking up enough on Russia's actions before the election, Obama did take some steps to reprimand the country.
The Green and Rock Rivers were nearing flood stage early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Doppler radar and trained weather spotters observed heavy rainfall of 2 to 4 inches Tuesday morning across the warned area, with widespread flooding likely occurring, according to the service.
Only 28 percent of the women who did report their harassment said that their workplace condition improved. Although numerous recent reports of abuses in entertainment have come from actresses and performers , the report was culled from the experiences of women in a variety of roles within the entertainment industry, including directors, writers and producers.
Rajesh Jindal, who was holding charge of PNB's Brady House branch between August 2009 and May 2011, was arrested Tuesday night after daylong questioning in Mumbai . He said the inventory, including assets and receivables of FIPL and FDIPL and three other firms could have settled the pending dues to the banks. "We made a decision to arrest him after spotting discrepancies in his statements", said a CBI official.
This will cost the state and local law enforcement millions, which is why the bill must now move to a fiscal committee. "Sometimes, when you put a lot of ornaments on a Christmas tree, it falls over", Sparks said. Mike Schulz, R-Altus. The programs are in jeopardy of losing accreditation due to a disagreement with the federal government over funding. The transfer was needed after the Board of Equalization on Tuesday determined lawmakers had inappropriately used lottery funds to supplant ...
UAE Energy Minister Suhail Al-Mazrouei took part in the event, and during a news conference on Tuesday he said that the deal to cut oil output contributed to reducing oil surplus in the market, but the mission isn't completed yet. But it is not only Russian Federation, it is all the countries that have committed to deliver in this agreement. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is reducing output by about 1.2 million barrels per day as part of its deal with Russian ...
Ella Fesler, a 16-year-old from Alexandria, Virginia, was among the students at a "lie-in" earlier on Tuesday in front of the White House . Trump didn't commit to a specific policy solution, but he promised to be "very strong" on background checks, and go "very strongly into age , age of purchase".
Montenegro's government said the unknown assailant hurled the grenade into the embassy compound around midnight (1100 GMT) and then killed himself with another explosive device. Embassy officials also checked the grounds to ensure there were no further bombs or grenades. The embassy is advising US citizens to avoid the area, monitor local media for updates and avoid large gatherings.
The resolution declaring pornography a public health risk passed by voice vote and will now be considered in the Senate. "The reason the Florida House declared pornography a health risk is that blindness and hairy palms make it harder to shoot a gun accurately", one user wrote.
No casualties or life-threatening wounds had yet been reported. Police in Quintana Roo say the victims were taken into care in various hospitals. The Director of Civil Protection in Playa del Carmen said two Americans and three Canadians were injured in the blast.
At that point, Obama wanted to issue a bipartisan statement about the Russian meddling, but was rebuffed by Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel appointed!" As he has in other tweets, Trump tried to deflect attention from questions about whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation - an allegation he has vigorously denied.
Ivanka Trump, who serves as an adviser to the president, will depart Thursday and arrive the following day in South Korea, where she is scheduled to have dinner the same day with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at his office, Cheong Wa Dae, the senior US government officials said during a background briefing Wednesday.
Trump has yet to detail what he or his administration plan to do to punish Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 election. The White House is expected to respond today to the latest charges in the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
The weather service hydrologic outlook indicates the Clinton River could rise above the 16-foot flood stage. Much of southern OH remains under flood warning . Wednesday . AAA advises drivers to avoid flooded roads and standing water, to drive slow, to avoid using cruise control, and to check their tires.