He suggested that Spicer also knows Trump is spouting nonsense, "perhaps because there is zero evidence of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 election". There were fewer than a dozen claims of voter fraud across the country. That study found that 14 percent of non-citizens in 2008 and 2010 indicated that they were registered to vote, and extrapolated that 6.4 percent of non-citizens voted in 2008 and 2.2 percent in 2010.
In Washington D.C. alone, almost half a million demonstrators poured onto the streets, more than tripling the amount of people that made their way to the nation's capital for Trump's inauguration. Steinem thanked the crowd for showing up, declaring, "We have people power, and we will use it". The march was initially expected to gain crowds of around 200,000 people, according to Newsweek, but the crowd soon surpassed that number.
She is spending Thursday in Philadelphia, where she will meet congressional Republicans at their biannual retreat (this is upsetting to Democrats, but is probably not the most upsetting thing to happen to them in recent days). Asked by HuffPost UK if she stood by the worldwide agreement to end Iran's nuclear weapons programme - a deal questioned by Trump - she replied: "I think this was an important deal that was done".
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu said Thursday it will be important to first see the results of studies that Trump is expected to order from the Pentagon and State Department about instituting zones where civilians in Syria could be safe from the country's ongoing conflict.
During a closed-doors meeting on Monday night, the Republican president regurgitated his incorrect claim that three to five million undocumented immigrants had illegally voted. In Trump's telling , Langer had tried to vote for Trump in Florida, but as he waited in line, a voting official told him he would not be able to cast a ballot.
On Monday, he told congressional leaders that as many as five million people could have voted illegally in November - a claim backed by no public evidence. "Questioning the integrity" - are you kidding me?' 'We think that's a badge of honor. It's just one piece of Bannon's ideological game of chess, rewiring the media landscape to clear the path for a radical reimagining of conservative politics in line with his own nationalist agenda.
While the "mainstream media" gleefully reports the "historically low" approval ratings of President Trump, it trumpets the high ratings President Obama enjoyed as he left office. White voters approve Trump by 43-40 percent, while black voters disapprove him at 55-20 percent. The same can not be said for President Trump, who is experiencing less than 50% approval as he begins his tenure.
But crucially there were signs that human cells were functioning - albeit as a tiny fraction of the total tissue - as part of a human-pig chimera. They terminated the embryos before any human-animal mixture, known as a chimera after the cross-species figures of Greek mythology, could be born.
British Prime Minister Theresa May told US Republicans Thursday that instances of the United States and United Kingdom intervening militarily in foreign countries must only come when the two countries' national interests are at stake. "I'm sure I'll leave with a very clear picture". Trump has previously said he wants to put U.S. interests at the heart of worldwide relationships.
The first major issue on Ryan's chart was repealing and replacing Obamacare, which the Wisconsin representative said he hopes to fast-track and see passed by March or April. -Mexico border and talked with locals and experts about Trump's pledge to build a wall. In an executive order signed Wednesday, Trump laid out plans to ask Congress for more money to hire additional border patrol agents, immigration officers, and to construct a wall on the Mexican border.
Any civilised or sensible government would be breaking links with President Trump but our PM is rushing to be the first foreign leader to meet him. But she is under fire for cozying up to a president who has renewed his commitment to building a Mexican border wall, moved to pull the U.S.
But Spicer's attack on inaugural reporting was met by D.C. media pushing back, debunking what he said. The announcement comes amid early tensions between the new Trump administration and the press corps in recent days following disagreements over the attendance at Trump's Friday inauguration .
Italian rescue workers carry one-month-old sheepdog puppies that were found alive in the rubble of the avalanche-hit Rigopiano Hotel in Abruzzo, Italy, on Monday. "We are continuing to search, but we are not finding people alive", he said. "We knew these dogs were there, but we did not know where exactly", a rescue worker said.
A person close to the Senegalese presidency and an ambassadorial source in The Gambia's capital Banjul had also given approval to the statement made on a Facebook page associated with the new president that Barrow was expected to return on Thursday at 4:00 pm (1600 GMT).
Cruz said that while he is afraid of being deported, he feels "safe and protected" in a sanctuary city like Maywood. Trump vowed to "crack down" on those cities during a speech at the Department of Homeland Security. The one order will strip federal funding of so-called "sanctuary cities". Right now, the City of Burlington has a $40,000 Justice Assistance Grant- the only one it receives with a specific provision regarding immigration.
United Kingdom executive director Robert Barrington said, "Already, the uncertainty posed by Brexit has the potential to encourage a "business at any cost" trade strategy; such an approach would be a disaster for UK's long-term reputation as a leading anti-corruption player".
Peña Nieto had released a video Wednesday saying his country will not reimburse the U.S. for a border wall, which came hours after President Trump signed executive actions related to the border wall and immigration. The timing caused outrage in Mexico, with prominent politicians and many on social media seeing at as a deliberate snub to the government's efforts to engage with Trump , who has for months used Mexico as a political punching bag.
Corbyn told Sky News on Thursday the bill was "clearly a three-line whip", but acknowledged it would be hard for some MPs. Corbyn later added: "I join the Prime Minister in expressing the condolences of, I am sure, the whole House to the family of the police officer who lost his life".
Egypt condemned on Tuesday Israeli government approval to build additional settlement homes in occupied Jerusalem. "The era of the Palestinian state is over" education minister and leader of the pro-settler Jewish Home Party Naftali Bennett said after Trump's win .
The two heads of government are expected to discuss the withdrawal of the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and will also discuss the bilateral security alliance, officials told Japanese news agency Kyodo. Defense Secretary James Mattis on February 3. It appears it would be hard to urge Trump to reconsider his decision to leave the TPP. Bilateral US-Japan negotiations would likely put renewed pressure on politically vocal farmers, some of whose products such as rice would ...
The president has promised that Mexico will ultimately pay for it, but until then, it's unclear if Congress will pass legislation to fund the project, CBS2's Andrea Grymes reported. "Building this barrier is more than just a campaign promise, it's a common-sense first step to really securing our porous border", White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters during a briefing.
The Netherlands, the Greek Cypriot administration and Syria have been among those whose corruption scores worsened significantly but Georgia, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan improved their scores compared with 2015's results. The higher-ranked countries tend to have higher degrees of press freedom, access to information about public expenditure, stronger standards of integrity for public officials, and independent judicial systems.
During a meeting with auto executives earlier Tuesday, Trump described himself as "an environmentalist" but argued that federal regulatory and permitting processes are too drawn out. Trump's nominee to lead the State Department, Rex Tillerson, previously helmed Exxon. The Trump administration is pushing forward on plans for two major oil pipelines in the USA, projects that sparked nationwide demonstrations and legal fights under President Obama.
Here are five "non-Chinese" places that also celebrate the Chinese New Year:1. The mall has been decorated with traditional Chinese Lanterns to delight shoppers and mall visitors of all ages. Chinese New Year, more commonly known as "Spring Festival", is celebrated in countries with large populations of Chinese. Come and see the magic unfold as Chinese New Year returns to the Grand Theatre with a show of cultural spectacle to welcome the start of the Year of the Rooster on February 12.
Other leaders expressed concerns about Latin American migrants to the United States. The same day, a Cuban trade delegation arrived in the United States to visit four states and six ports. Obama started working with Castro in December 2014 to normalize relations after more than 50 years of US efforts to force Communist-run Cuba to change by isolating it.
When the officers first arrived in Greece, a local court handed them a two-month prison sentence for illegal entry into the country, suspended over a three-year period. The action by the court will likely complicate already fragile relations between Turkey and Greece, both members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the BBC said.
Officers of the Jammu and Kashmir state police will receive the highest number of gallantry medals this year - 32 of the 100 that will be conferred on Republic Day - the Ministry of Home Affairs announced on Wednesday. Nath is now officiating as IG (modernisation) here at the police headquarters. Only one IPS officer Sunil Kumar (Assam cadre) has been selected for the medal this year and the remaining are from the constabulary or cadre officers from the paramilitary forces.
Mukhtar is a sitting MLA from Mau, but Akhilesh chose to hand a ticket to Altaf Ansari who had unsuccessfully contested the previous polls against him. However, UP CM Akhilesh Yadav didn't like the merger and was unlikely to continue with it. They had merged their outfit Quami Ekta Dal (QED) with the SP a few months ago.
Indicating that his party would not play second fiddle during the elections, Thackeray said that the Shiv Sena will unfurl saffron flags on top of all civic bodies as well as the state legislature. Thackeray called BJP's demand for 114 seats was an insult: "We have a special relationship with Mumbai ". Mumbai unit BJP chief Ashish Shelar said he would comment on the development only at the partys "Vijay Sankalp" rally scheduled to be held at the same ground in suburban Goregaon where ...
Russia's delegation handed a draft Syrian constitution prepared by Russian legal experts to the Syrian armed opposition groups' representatives, to speed up the process of resolving the conflict, Lavrentiev told reporters. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, speaking at a press conference in Beirut on Thursday, said it was too early to comment. "That is why peace is important for everyone including you", she said.
Singapore was the cleanest Asian country in the list, coming in at rank 7 with a score of 84. While Malta's score improved by one point, moving from 56 to 55, but the ranking is the lowest since the index started in 2004. This year's results highlight the connection between corruption and inequality , which feed off each other to create a vicious circle between corruption, unequal distribution of power in society, and unequal distribution of wealth.
The American Red Cross is bringing attention to the winter blood shortage and the importance of blood donation to the general public. Power Red donors give a concentrated dose of red blood cells during a single donation, allowing them to maximize their impact.
Republicans have majorities in both the House and Senate. Those wishing to participate are encouraged to wear black Thursday "to mourn the lives that'll be lost by the repeal of the Affordable Care Act", according to a Facebook event. Trump won in November because he secured the most votes in the state-by-state Electoral College system, but he lost the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton by almost 3 million ballots.
Mr Trump's call for a safe zone comes as part of a larger directive expected to include a temporary ban on refugees to the US. "The Secretary of State, in conjunction with the Secretary of Defense, is directed within 90 days of the date of this order to produce a plan to provide safe areas in Syria and in the surrounding region in which Syrian nationals displaced from their homeland can await firm settlement, such as repatriation or potential third-country resettlement", the draft order ...
In our nation's capital, killings have risen by 50 percent. Trump deplored insiders who enrich themselves at the expense of ordinary people, saying "Washington flourished but the people did not share in its wealth". There should be no fear. As Commander-in-Chief, he is now responsible for protecting our people from those who wish to do us harm - and defending our democracy against those who seek to undermine it.