But with Democrats falling short in those races, all eyes have turned to Georgia. Ossoff did not support raising taxes, even on the wealthy, and he did not support a move to a single-payer health care system, according to the Times. There will be predictable responses from both sides, regardless of who wins or loses. The contest has attracted national attention as a test of whether Democrats can turn anti-Trump energy into results at the ballot box, and whether Republicans can avoid being ...
Vice President Mike Pence has hired his own lawyer to represent him in the special counsel investigation and congressional inquiries into Russia's role in the 2016 election. US intelligence agencies have concluded that Moscow interfered in last year's presidential campaign to try to tilt the vote in Trump's favor. Mueller's investigation of the President's conduct is a major watershed in the FBI probe, which over nearly the past year has focused on uncovering Moscow's attempts to ...
Mr. Sessions' clash with the Democratic senators was the latest chapter in a saga that has dogged President Trump in his first five months as president and distracted from his domestic policy agenda including major health care and tax cut initiatives.
Spicer held another off-camera briefing today, but this time audio was not recorded. The three people said he has reached out to possible successors at the podium and as communications director . David Martosko , the USA political editor of London's Daily Mail , who covered the president's campaign, has also interviewed for senior communications jobs, according to a person familiar with the interviews who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private deliberations.
The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the us has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria in what it said was a message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States.
The 5'5 Gruden won a gold medal at the global powerlifting competition, according to ESPN's Neeta Sreekanth. The 5-5, 180-pound Gruden squatted 600 pounds, bench pressed 418 pound and deadlifted 638 pounds. "I remember back in the day he taught me". Between the 2002 Buccaneers and Deuce, Gruden has now coached up two world champions. The 23-year-old is a strength and conditioning assistant for the Washington NFL team and on Monday, he competed in the IPF World Classic Powerlifting ...
Trump is understandably ticked, he said . In the letter to Comey informing him of his dismissal, the president said he was acting on a recommendation from Rosenstein. "His answer was that he misunderstood the question", said Speaker Gingrich , and he believes that to be true. The Washington Post report Wednesday that Special Counsel Robert S.
Voluntary evacuation orders were issued as firefighters battled an estimated 850-acre brush fire in Big Bear Monday afternoon. The California Highway Patrol is closing Highway 18 from Baldwin Lake Road north to the Mitsubishi Cement Plant just outside the forest boundary in Lucerne Valley.
For example, in 2012, the Republican Party received about 49 percent of the vote but won 60 of the 99 seats in the state Assembly. In 2014, the party garnered 52 percent of the vote and 63 Assembly seats. If there is any indication from today's decision by the Supreme Court to hear arguments about the threat of partisan gerrymandering to the health of our democracy, politicians on both sides of the aisle should be anxious about their growing and excessive use of this practice as a ...
Mr Trump wrote on Twitter - Crooked H referring to Mrs Clinton. The FBI probe headed by Mueller, a former FBI director appointed special counsel following Trump's firing of Comey last month, is running parallel with separate investigations by committees in both the Senate and House of Representatives.
Scalise, Tyson Foods lobbyist Matt Mika, congressional aide Zach Barth and US Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner were shot during an attack on the Republican congressional baseball team as it practiced Wednesday morning. "[We've] controlled the internal bleeding, and [his] vital signs have stabilized", Sava said. Scalise remains in critical condition at a hospital near the Capitol and has undergone multiple surgeries.
But it is also true that statewide maps can be drawn in a way to give one party a clear advantage in most of the districts. "Justice Anthony Kennedy cast the fifth and deciding vote, declaring that he might someday embrace a challenge to a partisan gerrymander if someone could come up with workable standards".
The challengers in the Wisconsin case argued that the state's electoral map was carefully drawn so that the GOP was virtually guaranteed to control the Legislature for the entire decade. It is unclear whether all these cases will be consolidated by the court. Their lawsuit states that in the first election after the 2011 redistricting, Republican candidates won 60 of the Assembly's 99 seats even though Democratic candidates won a majority of the statewide votes cast for Assembly.
In a manner that would probably please his boss, Sekulow twice made mention of television ratings when comparing the reach of a cable network with President Trump's reach on social media. "There is an audience for that, and the base is important when you're under fire", Confessore said. "I don't know what the facts will show or what the special counsel will conclude, but Kasowitz, Sekulow & Dowd is not the dream team", he tweeted after the Fox News exchange.
RUSSIA'S Defence Ministry warned yesterday, following the United States downing of a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber, that it will treat USA coalition planes west of the Euphrates river as targets . The Syrian army said the jet was shot down while flying a mission against Islamic State. Regime ally Moscow also condemned the downing of the Syrian plane, with deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov saying: "This strike has to be seen as a continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of ...
Shelby is chairman of the Senate committee Sessions originally was scheduled to testify in front of on Tuesday on matters pertaining to the Department of Justice budget. After Comey met in a classified meeting with the intelligence committee, reports leaked out that Sessions may have had a third meeting with Kislyak previous year.
Mr Gomes said 54 people were also injured in the fire, five of them seriously, including four firefighters and a minor. "Although most of the wildfires in Europe are ignited by humans (either accidentally or intentionally), it is widely recognized that weather conditions and the accumulation of fuel play dominant roles in affecting the changes in fire risk over time", it said.
Simple math says the Yankees scored thirty more runs than Baltimore in just three games. "It really is [remarkable]". Bundy has won his last two starts against the Yankees , and won't be intimidated by the Bronx Bombers, who are one of the league leaders in homeruns, thanks to the play of rookie Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez .
He was injured by shrapnel during the shooting and used crutches to walk to the mound. "They saved the lives of our Members of Congress and prevented that dark day from becoming a tragedy beyond imagination". Democrat Cedric Richmond, a fellow Louisiana congressman, said as many others did that Scalise is a fighter. "I don't condone or find the humor in what happened", she wrote in response to Ms.
At around 6pm, Lewis was involved in a auto accident and was taken to hospital in an ambulance. "She would say to me, good morning". This is not Lewis' first run-in with Harris County law enforcement. The local CBS affiliate described the scene as so horrific that chaplains were dispatched to console family members of the little girl and the deputies who responded to the crime scene.
Slants founder Simon Tam tried to trademark the band name in 2011, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office denied the request on the ground that it disparages Asians. Based on the ruling in Tam , it appears that the Redskins' registrations will not be canceled. This journey has always been much bigger than our band: "it's been about the rights of all marginalized communities to determine what's best for ourselves", Tan said.
Wolfeboro Police Officer, Michael Straugh said that it was hard to find the right words to describe the condition they found these dogs in. Investigators described the conditions as squalid, while images and footage taken at the scene speak for themselves.
The Post said one subject of scrutiny is Kushner's meeting with Russian development banker Sergey Gorkov in December, when Kushner's family real estate business was seeking financing for a Manhattan office building. Special counsel Robert Mueller has brought 13 lawyers on board to handle the Russian Federation investigation, with plans to hire more, according to his spokesman Peter Carr.
The Republican president has repeatedly complained about the probe, calling it a witch hunt and saying Democrats can not accept his election victory. Last week, it was widely reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had offered to resign because of Trump's criticism of his decision to recuse himself from all investigations related to the Russian Federation and the Trump election campaign, in which Sessions had played a prominent role.
Naomi's body was located in the water around 4 p.m.by two local fishermen scouting a place to fish in the creek near the intersection of Detroit Boulevard and Ashland Avenue. "I don't care why, you killed one of my citizens, that's all I care about", Morgan said Monday. Electronic billboards went up across the south during the search for Naomi, who disappeared May 31.