Ricardo Rossello said that voters have sent a strong and clear message to the US Congress and the world. Free association is an official affiliation with the United States. Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens with the right to move to one of the 50 states. In Washington last month, Rossello called for an end to "500 years of colonial status" and "100 years of US citizenship without full rights".
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at Wednesday's practice and gave medical help after the shooting , said it would have "been awful" if the game had been canceled, and said Scalise would want it to go on. Congressional and law enforcement sources described it as a "deliberate attack". "Congressman Scalise is a good man, he's a principled leader and a patriot", Pence said.
Trump". Members of the U.S. House and Senate suited up Thursday night for the annual Congressional baseball game and played ball in a show of solidarity. Republican congressman Steve Scalise is "in some trouble" after being shot at a baseball field but "he's going to be okay, we hope", Donald Trump said.
It is important to note that Harris was the only senator interrupted while questioning Sessions . "Well we know it would be better to add more women to the board, but the problem with that is there would be more talking as a result". Members get a small amount of time to ask questions and make their points. Under questioning by Democratic Sens . Burr: Senators will allow the chair to control the hearing.
His last post , which he made Monday evening, repeatedly described the president as as "assh*le" in reaction to a news story he shared about Cabinet members praising Trump during a meeting. She said she didn't know anything about his purchasing weapons. "Every issue that we were working on, he was not in support of", Bost said, saying the communications were of a left-wing slant but were never delivered "with any threats, only anger." He always drank Budweiser from a can and drank ...
The Congressional Baseball Game Facebook page will also carry a live stream of the game and it will be broadcast on C-SPAN, a spokeswoman for the Congressional Baseball Game said . It's already a victory for America that members of Congress chose to go on with their charity baseball game a day after a shooting at a practice field in Alexandria, Virginia, left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and a lobbyist in critical condition and three others injured.
Authorities provided on Wednesday an updated mug shot of Dubose showing his facial tattoos. Authorities hold a news conference held at a truck stop Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Christiana, Tenn. "Two extremely risky people, well-armed and traveling at high speeds throughout our community was a grave concern and we acted accordingly and they were soon captured by us and other agencies", Goodwin said.
Steve Scalise , a congressional staffer, a lobbyist and a member of the Capitol police force were shot Wednesday in Alexandria, Virginia, during a Republicans' early-morning practice ahead of a charity baseball game. "It's been much more hard than people even thought at the time", Trump said before an event on apprenticeships at the White House . Louisiana Rep.
Kushner , Donald Trump's son-in-law and one of his favored advisers, as well as other business associates close to the president and his campaign are being looked into by Mueller, anonymous sources told the newspaper. The White House has said that the subsequent meeting with the banker was a pre-inauguration diplomatic encounter, unrelated to business matters. As the Post noted , Kushner is just the latest associate of the president to be under scrutiny for questionable business ...
She also said she was troubled by the president's proposed cuts in other areas that some apprentices rely on. Aiming to modernize apprenticeship programs in the U.S.by invigorating practical, real-life workforce training and development in high growth industries such as IT, Healthcare and Advanced Manufacturing, Franklin Apprenticeships will bridge the widening skills gap between young adults, employers and workforce development communities that need to attract, employ and retain ...
The nurse, Elise Wilson, was airlifted to UMass Medical Center for serious injuries. Early says she is in critical but stable condition. The bill reads, "nurses are assaulted on the job more than police officers and prison guards, with more than 70% of hospital emergency department nurses reporting being assaulted during their career".
Despite Sessions' accounting of his meetings with Russian diplomats during the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, senators repeatedly peppered Sessions with the same general question about whether he had met with Russian officials during the course of the campaign.
Trump has faced numerous allegations of the offence since his inauguration in January, and calls for him to be investigated increased following testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week by sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .
Brown was wanted on sexual assault, firearms, and stolen motor vehicle charges in Maine. "Troopers discharged their weapons during that incident", Procopio said. At one point during the chase, he drove the wrong way on I-495 in Amesbury, traveling northbound on the southbound side before taking a ramp in the wrong direction and getting off the highway.
The Secret Service handled recording systems within the White House for past presidents, including presidents Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy . Trump and Comey met again in February. Asked by reporters if he had tapes of their conversations to support his claim, Trump replied demurely, "I'll tell you about that maybe in the very near future".
President Donald Trump assailed reports of an obstruction of justice investigation into his conduct Thursday, calling allegations of collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian Federation a "phony story". Mr Trump's tweet sparked the derision of social media users. The president has long vehemently denied any collusion with Moscow, either by himself or his associates.
The special counsel's investigators are looking into questions of Russian interference in last year's election, and plan to speak to senior intelligence officials, a source familiar with the matter told CNN . So he sort of says it but ultimately backs off and says, look; ultimately it is the special counsel Mueller's decision to make about whether any laws were broken in this.
Officials admitted that it was too early to determine the motive of the gunman. Police and other first responders block East Monroe Ave.in Alexandria, Va., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 , after a shooting involving House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La, at a congressional baseball practice.
Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. He apparently volunteered for the presidential campaign of Sen. Police most recently encountered Hodgkinson on March 24, records from the St. Clair County Sheriff show. Law enforcement officials arrived at his home in a rural community southeast of St.
Now US media are reporting it (through anonymous sources, of course). Welcome to the program. That is the point of the investigation. Mueller, himself a widely respected former head of the FBI , has now taken up the angle of possible efforts by Trump to obstruct justice in the investigation, the Post said.
When you take away ordinary peoples [sic] very lives in order to pay off the wealthiest among us, your own lives are forefeit [sic]. "Certainly, your souls and mortality were lost long before". Tenney has also received comments on her Facebook page expressing hope that she would break her neck while riding a motorcycle at Rolling Thunder, a parade in Washington, D.C.
Turkish parliament is to urgently debate a bill that would allow its troops to be deployed to a Turkish military base in Qatar, according to the Sabah daily, citing official sources. It urged dialogue between the Gulf States , adding that issues must be resolved "peacefully". Erdogan insisted Turkey would have intervened if the sanctions of terrorist support were proved, but questioned the effectiveness of measures already taken by his Arab neighbors in isolating the small emirate.
They capped a five-day presentation in Norristown highlighted by Constand's testimony on the witness stand and several potentially damaging admissions from Cosby himself, picked from the deposition he gave for a lawsuit she filed against him in 2005.
Sessions outlined in the May 1 letter his belief that the Department of Justice (DOJ) should have authority to fund drug prosecutions, "particularly in the midst of an historic drug epidemic ". If it doesn't, the medical marijuana industry, and those who rely on it, will likely be left in the dark about the future of the industry. The study also found that people using marijuana for pain were "more likely to experience a significant reduction in pain symptoms".
Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2017You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! Mueller was named by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein eight days after Comey's dismissal to lead the Russian Federation investigation as a special counsel, a position created to conduct investigations when a normal Justice Department probe would present a conflict of interest or in other extraordinary circumstances.
The Massachusetts woman is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the 2014 suicide of her boyfriend, Carter Roy III. This week, prosecutors and defense attorneys presented closing arguments in her trial, which has garnered national attention.
This is a different year, a different situation, and, as Curry said, a different team - one with more experience, and with Kevin Durant . Unsubstantiated reports surfaced this morning that team held a vote and unanimously decided not to visit the White House as is customary for champions of the major sports to do.
To use in the program, children must be at a participating site during the serving times. She also suggested letting a site know if a child will be eating there daily. Success is measured both in absolute numbers and by comparing the number of children receiving summer meals to the number of low-income children receiving school lunch during the regular school year.
KARE 11's Lou Raguse said during Yanez's testimony, Castile's family looked on, completely composed. Only 12 will deliberate, with three serving as alternates. " I told him to take his (expletive) hand off the gun ". The officer backing up Yanez testified that Yanez told him later that he had seen a gun on Castile.
The legislation passed by lawmakers adds around $488 million to state school funding over two years. Without action by the Legislature to rewrite Kansas law, each of the health facilities would have been compelled to welcome individuals with weapons hidden in purses, backpacks and coats starting July 1.
She says she didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March because she was busy with her job at a tax firm. One post from August says, "I want Bernie to Win the White House". It's mostly traffic tickets, but also several criminal filings, including two battery charges, arrests for criminal damage charge and resisting arrest.
The senator said Trump didn't state many policy preferences but said people with pre-existing conditions should be protected and spoke about making tax credits apply to lower-income people rather than allocated exclusively by age as the House bill did.
Significantly, the new directive will not affect those elements of the normalization begun by Obama in December 2014 that are popular with younger Cuban Americans and others who have taken full advantage of them. Trump, taking a tougher approach against Havana after promising to do so during the presidential campaign, will outline stricter enforcement of a long-time ban on Americans going to Cuba as tourists and will seek to prevent USA dollars from being used to fund what the new US ...
Rutherford County Sheriff Michael Fitzhugh said his deputies did not return fire and none of them injured. The reward for information leading to their arrest grew Wednesday to $115,000, contributed by multiple agencies, Sills said. The suspects fled in the couple's vehicle and fired on sheriff's deputies chasing them on Interstate 24 about 50 miles southeast of Nashville, Tennessee Highway Patrol spokesman Lt.
The wife of James Hodgkinson , the man accused of opening fire on a Congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning, spoke to reporters for the first time since the shooting on Thursday. Sanders, whose failed presidential campaign Hodgkinson is believed to have been a volunteer with, called the shooting a "despicable act". Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Mich., said Scalise was standing on second base when he was shot.