Before adjourning the Senate for the night, McConnell cleared away some procedural hurdles to a Saturday afternoon vote on an amendment that would shorten the House spending bill to a three-week rather than a four-week measure (which Lindsey Graham had been lobbying in favor of for much of the day).
If you want to know President Trump's position on any given policy issue, the last person you should ask is President Trump . "I can tell you explicitly they are wrong". Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, one of the six senators in the meeting with Trump on Thursday, supported Durbin's account. On Sunday, they backtracked and challenged other senators' descriptions of the remarks.
He had just won the NCAA singles and doubles titles and believed he was ready to take the next step. That was my fighting spirit. "I think it's very important". Third seed Grigor Dimitrov survived a tricky test in fierce heat against feisty young Russian Andrey Rublev to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.
When Durbin confirmed that Graham was on board with the deal, Trump invited both Senators to meet with him at noon, according to the Post , whose account of what happened is based on interviews with more than a dozen White House officials, Capitol Hill aides and lawmakers.
She is urging all New Orleans residents to continue to conserve water. Officials say that on top leaks and heavy customer use, the Carrollton water plant has not enjoyed its normal replenishing period at night, when the plant's water filters are also able to cleaned.
A bus carrying mostly holiday-makers on a ski trip in Turkey has crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 passengers and injuring 44 others, officials say. The driver and his assistant, who both sustained minor injuries, were taken into custody as part of the probe. Last year, 7,300 people died in over 1 million accidents on Turkish roads, according to the Turkish statistical institute.
At the same time, as the evening wore on, several Democrats said they would support the GOP bill. The three-week proposal has been championed by Sen. "What I'm trying to do is make sure the American people aren't subjected to the shutdown politics we were subjected to last night". Trump has canceled plans to travel to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida over the weekend, where he was set to have a gala fundraiser Saturday to commemorate his inauguration one year ago.
Hazard has scored six times and has made four assists in 21 appearances in the Premier League this season. Under pressure Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane on Saturday described Neymar , a rumoured transfer target for the European champions, as a "great player who everyone loves".
Keeping them open without staff is risky for both visitors and for the delicate ecosystems in our parks . "There is a tremendous backlog", said Jeffrey Cox, executive director of the American Federation of Government employees, the largest union for federal workers.
The Washington Post reports that Comey has accepted a nontenured position as an executive professor in education with the school, and will teach the course on ethical leadership in fall 2018, spring 2019 and summer 2019 semesters. Students enrolled at the W&M Washington Center will receive priority registration and may take the course as an elective. This marks Comey's second academic affiliation since his dismissal.
The President's comments come after he held on-camera bipartisan talks at the White House last week in which he appeared open to making a deal with both Republicans and Democrats. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation". Last week , Trump had questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations , referring to some as " shithole countries ".
Jeff Flake, who said that Trump's words had been related to him after the meeting by those in attendance. Democrats in IL have seized on the chance to rebuke Trump , while Republicans have condemned the remarks. "I actually do not know that, sir", Nielsen replied. That was a direct shot at. The official said that although this might enrage Washington , staffers predicted the comment would resonate with Trump's base, similarly to how Trump's attacks on NFL players kneeling during ...
The suspect was also uninjured. Police were serving an outstanding warrant and were fired upon by the subject, it has been reported. One of the suspects reportedly pulled out a handgun after the security guards approached and waved it in the air.
Similarly, Islamist rebel factions allied with Turkey, attacked Kurdish positions east of Afrin from inside Syrian territory in a bout in which re would have been at least 4 dead. Russian Federation is Syria's most powerful ally. Turkish Chief of the General Staff on Saturday talked on phone with his USA counterpart Gen. Joseph Dunford and Russian Gen.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also held a phone conversation with United States counterpart Rex Tillerson in the wake of the announcement of the air strikes on Saturday by Turkish Air forces, at Washington's request, the official told Xinhua news agency on the condition of anonymity.
Like many Vikings fans, Eddie's prayers were answered. When it comes to making big plays, Philadelphia Eagles' defensive end Brandon Graham made a huge one in the team's 15-10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC divisional playoffs last weekend.
Even so, his most ardent supporters have stuck to him despite the disparaging remarks, which were supposedly made about Haiti and other African countries during a heated Oval Office meeting about DACA and immigration. Eric Trump , and it's an ongoing competition between him and Donald, Junior. During an oversight hearing Tuesday, Nielsen testified that she did not hear that specific word come from the President during the meeting.
Ankara informs Damascus in the written form of the operation in Afrin where Turkey mounted an offensive on Saturday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. Valery Gerasimov separately over phone. "We are supporting our partners in defeating remaining ISIS pockets along the Middle Euphrates River Valley, specifically in areas north of Abu Kamal, on the eastern side of the Euphrates River", spokesman for the US-led coalition Colonel Ryan Dillon said Tuesday.
Malaysian farmers are protesting against the ban on the use of palm oil due to be voted on in the European Parliament on 17 Jan 2018. Chants of "Stop EU" were shouted by protesters outside the central Felda Tower as thousands of settlers staged a noisy protest against the ban palm oil, according to the Star .
President Trump has proven especially unpopular in the Americas, where disapproval of USA leadership has climbed from 27 to 58 percent since President Barack Obama's final year in office. If the US was a domestic political candidate, this sudden dive "under water" in approval ratios would be alarming. In February, just after Trump took office, 44 percent of respondents in the poll said they approved of the president's performance, while 48 percent disapproved.
The two leaders discussed preparations for the upcoming 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea's defense reform initiative, and the ongoing military talks between North and South Korea, Davis said, agreeing that the US and South Korea will remain unified in working to achieve a complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Turkey has long protested the USA support for the PYD - the Syrian offshoot of the terrorist PKK - and its military wing the YPG. The Kurds were Washington's most trusted force in the USA -led campaign to drive Islamic State extremists from Syria, but the Turkish government says they work hand-in-hand with PKK militants who have been battling for autonomy in Turkey's southeast since the 1980s.
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha (L) speaks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a meeting of top diplomats from 16 countries in Vancouver on January 16, 2018, in this photo provided by Seoul's foreign ministry. The federation envisions forming a crew made up of "an experienced pilot and a push athlete from South Korea with two more push athletes from the North".
According to the Associated Press, two 62-year-old men were killed in separate incidents of falling trees or branches in the Netherlands on Thursday, and a third death was reported south of Brussels, Belgium . Friederike has been deemed the worst storm to hit the country since 2007, the German weather service announced. He later died in hospital, police from the eastern state of Saxony-Anhalt said.
A White House official told CNN on Thursday the President's "sh-hole" remark was being received much differently inside of the White House than it is outside. Durbin said Monday the White House should release whatever recording it might have of the meeting. The comment about other nations was reportedly made during a bipartisan meeting aimed at finding a compromise deal for Dreamers, young people without legal immigration status who were brought to the U.S.
Turkey's government had named the offensive "Operation Olive Branch ", according to a military statement, which asserted that the Turkish military action was aimed both at Kurdish militias as well as the Islamic State. What is happening in Afrin? In a stark warning to Turkey , Syria said on Thursday said its air defense would shoot down any Turkish jets that carry out attacks within Syria.
The New York Times on Saturday published a report detailing accusations of sexual misconduct by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA), a Republican lawmaker who was given a leadership role in combating sexual harassment allegations in Congress. The Times didn't identify the accuser and says she didn't speak to the newspaper. Meehan sits on the House Ethics Committee, which is partly responsible for investigating sexual misconduct claims in Congress.
But negotiations over a deal on the DACA program froze last week after Trump derided African nations as "sh-hole countries" and asked why more immigrants couldn't come from Norway during the Thursday's closed-door meeting with lawmakers.
Last week's news that Washington was training the predominantly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to form a 30,000-strong "border force" based in Afrin infuriated the Turks. People hold flags and carry a banner reading "We condemn and denounce the attacks of the Turkish government against our people in Afrin" during a protest against Turkish attacks on Afrin, in Hasaka, Syria, January 18, 2018.
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