The White House statement sought to save face from a resounding political setback, arguing that Trump had negotiated changes to early drafts of the bill and, "based on its responsiveness to his negotiations, approves the bill and intends to sign it".
Russia is also considering reducing the maximum number of employees in the American diplomatic mission in Moscow، which now exceeds the number of Russians who work in the embassy in Washington، Kommersant said. The Russian Foreign Ministry strongly criticized the latest package of sanctions approved by United States lawmakers on Tuesday. The Senate on Friday decisively approved a package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea.
The move comes a day after BJP announced a third candidate for the three Rajya Sabha seats, making it clear that it is leaving no stones unturned in its bid to prevent Patel's re-election to Parliament. "This is the internal problem of Congress as its leader of opposition Shankarsinh Vaghela, its chief whip Balwantsinh Rajput and spokesperson Tajeshriben Patel have quit as they faced difficulties.
It puts Congress on a collision course with President Trump over Russian Federation. She did not specify what those elements were. By now he has scrutinized the final version and since the latter reflects everything he held discussions on, he approves of the document and plans to sign it.
Yet, when speaking in front of thousands of Boy Scouts , President Trump referred to the US government as a "cesspool" and a "sewer", appalling language sharply at odds with the core principles of the Boy Scouts . "There were some areas where perhaps they were not in compliance with what we instructed", he said. "I haven't seen the statement from the Boy Scouts , so I can't comment any further than what I saw firsthand, and that was a lot of individuals, roughly 40 to 45,000, as reported, ...
The North Korean news agency said the launch was a "stern warning" for the United States , with President Kim Jong Un claiming all of the United States was now within striking distance. The South Korean military said the missile was believed to be an ICBM-class, flying more than 1000 km and reaching an altitude of 3700 km. The exercise utilized the Army's Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and South Korea's Hyunmoo Missile II - which were said to be capable of rapidly deploying in order ...
Capt. Gerard Lennon Jr., who runs the Junior ROTC program at Franklin Heights High School , said it was "devastating". In an official statement, the Wisconsin State Fair said the Freak Out ride, similar to the Fire Ball , will not be a part of their SpinCity Amusement Ride and Game area.
Home Secretary Amber Rudd said it would help develop what kind of system there will be after Brexit , taking into account different needs across the country. "I'll be very clear about that", Lewis told a leading global news agency. The expectation in Whitehall is that Theresa May will give a speech in September setting out in more detail the government's view on Brexit and transition.
Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) praised President Trump 's decision to appoint Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as White House chief of staff on Friday, saying he predicts the White House will benefit from from the retired four-star Marine general.
Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska whose opposition had been expected. In his own statement, McCain said the failure of the GOP plan "presents the Senate with an opportunity to start fresh". He voted Tuesday to allow the Senate to debate the GOP bills, but he made no promises to support them. 3 Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down.
John McCain as a hero for his vote against the Senate GOP repeal plan, calling it it an "amazing moment" - one he hopes will be "a turning point where the Senate turned back from it's partisanship and started to work together". McCain also mentioned how House Speaker Paul Ryan's assurance the House would be "willing to go to conference" did not ease his concern about "this shell of a bill".
Hailing former prime minister Indira Gandhi as the ideal representative of the India that she envisions, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said "India is Indira Gandhi" for her. "For the last 70 years, we have not been able to address it", Mehbooba stressed while referring to the measures of security, siege on separatists and other armed measures taken to control the situation in Kashmir.
We call on all Libyans to support political dialogue and adhere to a cease-fire, as stated in the Joint Declaration. Details of the operation, including rules of engagement, were not disclosed following the Cabinet's approval, but Gentiloni said Italy would not "be sending a huge fleet or air squadrons".
Trump, who let Vice President Mike Pence lead the way with attempting to get Republicans to vote for the plan, said he has stated "from the beginning, let ObamaCare implode, then deal. Rep. Peter King of NY sat across from the outgoing chief of staff on Air Force One's return flight to Washington and said Priebus "kept a poker face".
Jeff Sessions is fired, there will be holy hell to pay. Trump has publicly called into question Mueller's impartiality in the probe, suggesting that the investigative team he was putting together had a political ax to grind with the president .
Our constituents have suffered through an bad lot under Obamacare . "Let's turn the page and work together to improve our health care system", he added. "We are not celebrating, we are relieved", Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after the vote. It was voted down 51 votes to 49 late in the night.
Shanley was one of the few priests to face criminal charges because he had left MA and moved to California. The Middlesex DA's office sought a life sentence, but he received a 12- to 15-year prison sentence. "That is not the case". "We hope that they will insist Shanley live in a facility where he can receive treatment and where he will have no access to children".
Venezuela careened towards a showdown yesterday between anti-government protesters and security forces, as the death toll from months of demonstrations against embattled President Nicolas Maduro mounted - as did global concern about the spiralling violence.
He's a great great American. Trump has picked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly as his new chief of staff. In the message, Trump also thanked Reince Priebus , who has so far held the post, saying, "We accomplished a lot together and I am proud of him".
As Reuters reported on Thursday, the new sanctions serve as a kind of test for Trump, who will either have to sign his approval on the sanctions , angering Moscow, or veto the legislation, angering his own party. "I guess we'll have to wait and see". The US ambassador to Russian Federation has condemned Moscow's retaliatory measures to the proposed new round of sanctions by Washington .
The Australian, fourth in the championship topped the timesheets in both sessions with a best time of one minute 18.455 seconds in the afternoon. Just half a second separated the top six drivers through FP2, with Hamilton believing the close-knit fight is set to continue through the weekend.
Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee , and Sen. The committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said the questions touched on "a range of issues the committee had been concerned about".
With McCain across the country, the Senate is expected to push back his defense spending bill until September. Vice President Mike Pence is at the Senate to cast a potential tie-breaking vote, but the vote has not yet started. "I encourage the Senate to continue working toward a real solution that keeps our promise". It could, however, produce a bill that would benefit more Americans by giving them quality, affordable health care.
A new name was added to the Trump Administration Friday following a week of drama surrounding the position of chief of staff, leading to the ousting of Reince Priebus . He had hoped to stay on at least a year but struggled to manage his unpredictable boss and was unable to get a handle on conflicting factions in the White House who have frequently squabbled.
Israel risks sparking a "religious war" over attempts to increase security at Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem , the head of the Arab League has said . Shortly after, thousands of Palestinians convened at the mosque, which is considered the third-holiest site in Islam, with clashes erupting between Palestinians and Israeli forces.
On Thursday, that officer filed a lawsuit against Ford. A major development resulting from an ongoing CBS News investigation could affect more than one million Ford Explorer owners. LaHood was the first of 20 Austin, Texas police officers to be treated for carbon monoxide exposure. She says the problem didn't go away. The department has other vehicles in its fleet that officers can use, but they will have to double up on patrols.
The tariff-which will increase the current 38 percent tariff by 50 percent-will be in effect from August 1 until the end of March of next year, and applies to countries that don't have an economic partnership agreement with Japan-otherwise known as non-EPA countries-which includes the U.S.as well as Canada and New Zealand.
North Korea watchers had thought Pyongyang would launch a missile Thursday after a Pentagon source predicted last week that a launch was likely to occur around that time. That ICBM flew 1,730 miles above earth for 37 minutes before spiraling down into the Sea of Japan. The North also hasn't responded to Seoul's proposition to discuss a reunion for war-torn families on August 1 either.
On Tuesday Manafort met with Senate Intelligence Committee staff, providing his recollection of the Veselnitskaya meeting and agreeing to turn over contemporaneous notes of the gathering past year, according to people familiar with the closed-door interview.
In this case, the pregnancy was reported by the family to the police between 26th and 27th week of pregnancy, according to the victim's lawyer, Alakh Alok Srivastava, who took the case to India's Supreme court. The court on Monday had sought the response of the Centre on a plea seeking its nod for the rape survivor to terminate her pregnancy and ordered the child's examination by a medical board consented to by one of her parents.
In a third tweet , the president thanked the outgoing chief of staff. Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his congratulations to Kelly, "Congratulations to my friend General/Secretary John Kelly for being named @WhiteHouse Chief of Staff".
The winning numbers from the Wednesday, July 19 Powerball drawing were 50, 51, 59, 61 and 63 with a Powerball of 4. That ticket was sold at a Fond du Lac gas station. A $2 ticket gives you a one in 292.2 million chance at joining the hall of Powerball champions. Xiong's ticket was the 16th Powerball jackpot ticket sold in Wisconsin since the game was introduced in April 1991, according to a news release.
The president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region said it was "unlikely" that the Bormes-les-Mimosas fire was accidental, and according to the Delegation for the Protection of the Mediterranean Forest, around 39 percent of the fires are thought to have been started by arson.
The deputy governor of Ondo state called me and I spoke with my son. The students were said to have been freed on Friday at about noon. The traumatized boys who had been forced to suffer untold hardship and their helpless parents who had grieved and wailed and searched for about two months, can now finally find respite following confirmation of the release.
However, it appears as though the forward is set to stay in Turin, having won the league and cup double with Juventus for the second successive season, as well as reaching the Champions League final. "Ask the club. I'm fine here, but if some offers come, the club will decide". 'We've refused plenty of offers for him, ' Marotta told ANSA. "When a player is happy to stay at Juventus , then he can stay with us for as long as he wants".