McConnell must navigate a narrow route in which defections by just three of the 52 Republican senators would defeat the legislation. The 142-page proposal, worked out in secret by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with other Republican leaders, was welcomed by President Donald Trump .
Another Democrat who has been pushing for leadership changes, Rep. Filemon Vela of Texas, told CNN the group didn't make any decisions at Thursday's meeting, but those who participated believe there is growing unrest among House Democrats about the direction of the current leadership team.
And the Russian Federation probe seems to be the primary reason why: Fifteen percent of Republicans say the investigations have made them think worse of Trump , while only 57 percent approve of how the president has "handled" said investigations (i.e., interfering in federal investigations, confessing to obstruction of justice on national television, engaging in witness intimidation over Twitter , et cetera).
As special counsel, Mr. Mueller will report to the Justice Department and determine whether or not crimes were committed. Since Rosenstein recommended the firing, he could be a witness in the case and ethically obligated to recuse himself.
While analysts do not know for sure yet what the impact will be, stock prices today for Amazon and Whole Foods shot up Friday, while prices for traditional retailers like Walmart , Target , Kroger , and Cosco fell. Both Amazon and Whole Foods cater to younger consumers including millennials as well as the affluent. Amazon's shares were up 3% at $994.45.
Rory McIIroy has missed the cut for the second year running at the US Open , despite a fast finish to his second round at Erin Hills. Day, who won the 2015 PGA Championship up the road at Whistling Straits, had to birdie his last hole Thursday to break 80.
We were living in an apartment, and she needed a change of scenery. With our large family , we tag-team parent all the time, splitting which parent goes to what sporting event, dividing parent-teacher conferences and driving kids all over creation.
Kamala Harris is the only Senator who's been interrupted by another senator so far, by my count. It is important to note that Harris was the only senator interrupted while questioning Sessions . But she cautiously noted that, alongside the progress the country has made, "We also recognize this is an incredibly challenging moment in our history".
The poll was conducted before a shooting spree at a Washington-era baseball field on Wednesday left a congressman wounded and renewed calls for more civil political discourse. According to a report by the Telegraph, the FLOTUS "urged her "loyal" friends to sign a card for the president in an email to supporters last Thursday, adding: "I need your help to make it a birthday my husband will never forget".
The effort to muddy the waters surrounding the investigation is coming amid growing White House concern that the probe could detract from the president's agenda for months or years to come. Comey testified before the Senate intelligence committee last week and confirmed that he gave Mueller the memos he wrote detailing his interactions with Trump ahead of his firing.
But world number two McIlroy, who arrived in Wisconsin on Friday to survey the course as he chases a fifth major title, was unimpressed on Tuesday after being informed that the fescue was being cut back on certain holes, despite the large fairways.
The House Intelligence Committee is also seeking Comey's memos -- but wants to also hear from Comey's associates given his testimony , Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., told ABC News' Mary Bruce in an interview. Comey told the committee he didn't respond more strongly because he was "stunned" that the president would ask him such a question. Said Fallon, dipping into his Trump impersonation: "Even Trump was like, 'Yeah, that sounds like me".
Republican Sen. Rob Portman told reporters today that he has put together a proposal for a seven-year "glidepath" to unwind the Medicaid expansion . The Senate has rejected the House's initial offer in negotiations over a final version of Louisiana's budget. Appropriations Chairman Cameron Henry, a Metairie Republican who handles the budget bills in the House, said he didn't think it was wise to "use 100 percent of a wrong number".
The Paris pact's members set their emission reduction goals independently, so despite the loss of the USA, the world's No. 2 emitter, the immediate impact may not be great. 'As a matter of principle.' Trump cast his decision to exit the Paris agreement as an "America First" policy focused on improving the economy in the Rust Belt, specifically mentioning Pittsburgh, Penn., and Youngstown, Ohio.
Trump has repeatedly and angrily insisted that there was no collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation, and has decried reports about the matter as false. "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person". The latest revelations to emerge last week involved Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner .
The 36-year-old has reportedly played an active role in the effort to reshape the president's communications team and develop an internal group to respond to the flurry of negative stories over the Russian Federation inquiry. This could mean the return of former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and David N. Bossie, former deputy campaign manager. Both Lewandowski and Bossie discussed the prospect with the president before his trip, according to one person told of the conversations.
Gianforte yelled: "The last guy who came in here did the same thing". "Are you so past the rule of law, and lack so much confidence in your ideas that this is where you take political satisfaction?". A few lawmakers did comment. Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.) "It's not appropriate behavior". As a candidate, he has already had to apologize for his treatment of the press after an incident last month at a meeting of a Christian group where a man complained about reporters and said he wanted ...
After opening remarks in which she acknowledged that the $9 billion number "may sound alarming", DeVos defended the cuts - which include almost $5 billion in eliminated programs - saying the budget "refocuses the department on supporting states and school districts in their efforts to provide high-quality education to all of our students".
Theresa May said police were treating the blast as "an appalling terrorist attack". While 22 people have been confirmed dead, numerous 59 people injured have life-threatening conditions, May said . just dead". Outside, she said, "you could smell the burning". "She's not turned up", the mother said. "I didn't get the impression that he looked overly concerned", he said of the handcuffed man.
At least, that's what House Speaker Tim Armstead said Friday after a vote in the chamber on its own version of a revenue bill. Carmichael said he was happy to see the House advance its tax plan. Kim said her firm specializes in resolving medical debt, but that involves more than just collections. Cowles was defending one provision of the bill in particular, a three-year phase-out of the income tax assessed on Social Security benefits for individuals making less than $100,000 a year.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.): "Congress must obtain any notes of meetings with @POTUS and Comey, and Director Comey should be brought back to testify without delay". James Comer, who described the president as very popular in Comer's home congressional district in Kentucky. "I said to myself ... this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story, it's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should have won", he said.
Lobo senior Andrej Bevins finished in a tie on top of the individual leader board with Nick Hardy of IL. Penn State shot their lowest-round of the tournament on day three, a 1-over 285 to finish at 11-over par and finished as one of two teams ( USC ) to have two golfers in the top-10.
The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 4.4 percent in April. "Through the first four months of 2017, MA has added over 20,000 jobs, with much of those gains coming from key sectors of the economy like professional, business and scientific services", Ronald L.
The crash killed two pilots and sparked fires at two buildings that, as per the reports, could be seen from NY, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and local police said. Emergency responders reached the scene shortly after the crash and worked for more than an hour to extinguish the blaze. There were no passenger in the flight and no casualty on the ground has yet been reported following the crash.
The Republican-controlled legislature passed the changes in 2013 and former Gov. More broadly, the earlier decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down the law remains as precedent binding on Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and SC, while its reasoning might continue to influence other courts, as well.