According to Jody Kuchler, these were the first words 20-year-old Jack Young said after driving his pickup truck into church bus outside Garner State Park on Wednesday, killing nearly every passenger inside. The cause of the crash is still unknown. The wreck unfolded along a curve in the road where the speed limit is 65 miles per hour, DPS Sgt. Orlando Moreno said.
In 1938, for example, President Franklin D. Roosevelt waged a similar intervention in several Democratic primary elections to purge the party of conservative incumbents who opposed parts of Roosevelt's New Deal. "It's very understandable. The president is frustrated that we haven't gotten to where we need to go". The official added that Trump and White House aides are "sick and tired" of seeing Freedom Caucus members on television in recent days.
Donald Trump, who in the past has labelled climate change a "hoax" and invented by the Chinese, had regularly excoriated his predecessor's environmental policies as an attack on workers and the country's struggling coal industry. If he really wants to add jobs to the USA economy, he'd embrace policies that would make the US the undisputed leader in global renewable innovation and production , rather than clinging to the past, and to a unsafe reliance on fossil fuels.
Beijing seeks to play down tensions with the United States and put on a positive face ahead of President Xi Jinping's first meeting with Trump next week. John Hoeven, but breaks with Minnesota Democratic Sens. If the filibuster is beaten, the confirmation vote itself would require a simple majority. Heidi Heitkamp - announced Thursday they would vote for Gorsuch.
Sanchez-Milian, had been caught crossing the Mexican border just months ago. Montano and Sanchez were arrested on school property by SVID investigators. A statement from the Montgomery County Police elaborates on the attack. "There are strict bathroom policies now, some teachers are in the hallway more, watching us", she said.
Once completed, the findings of the report will serve as the foundation that will guide the Trump administration's future trade policy. The study of trade abuses appeared aimed at justifying unilateral retaliatory trade actions by the United States, said Matt Gold, a former deputy assistant US trade representative who is now an adjunct trade law professor at Fordham University in NY.
The Senate Judiciary Committee meets to advance Gorsuch's nomination to the Senate floor, with the panel's 11-member GOP majority expected to deliver enough votes for a positive report . A conservative is replacing a conservative with this inane filibuster attempt Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to cobble together. You can not vote for Gorsuch, ' " McCaskill said in the recording.
The FBI, along with Congress, is probing Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and any possible coordination with the Trump campaign. "The president and the speaker have discussed government funding". In rare criticism of the president, Hannity said that Trump's anger was "misplaced". "It's really important that we do something to fix this problem", Ryan said .
This came as a warning sign for Freedom Caucus members, who are opposing the American Health Care Act. "This has been brewing for a while", a White House official said of Trump's decision to target Freedom Caucus members and other GOP foes.
A top Republican senator subtly called out House Speaker Paul Ryan for saying he anxious that President Donald Trump might turn to Democrats to get a bipartisan deal on a healthcare bill. "Now in my opinion, it's not the Freedom Caucus that's responsible for the GOP failure in this case to repeal and replace Obamacare", Hannity said on his eponymous program.
He stood by this point of view Wednesday when he granted the preliminary injunction that will block the ban indefinitely. Trump declined to appeal the injunction against his first executive order banning Muslim travelers to the USA, saying that instead he would sign a new order which would pass a court challenge.
Chuck Schumer (D-NY) persuaded Senate Democrats to use the upper chamber's unlimited-debate rule on legislation to block a final vote on judicial nominations, at that time blocking several of George W. Schumer also doubted that Gorsuch would be willing to act as a check on the president who nominated him. Democrats remain livid that Republicans past year killed former President Barack Obama's nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, without a hearing.
Because Mr Trump faces unified opposition by Democratic politicians, he can not afford to lose many Republicans as he tries to get his legislative agenda, including health care , tax cuts and infrastructure spending, through Congress. Across the Capitol, Ryan's argument did not impress at least one prominent fellow Republican. And even that wasn't good enough for the ultra-conservative Freedom Caucus.
Kushner and his father, Charles, also have liabilities worth much as $5 million to the USA unit of Israel Discount Bank. Bannon also disclosed his ownership stake worth up to $5 million in Bannon Film Industries Inc., the entertainment company that veered into political-themed documentaries, including last year's anti-Hillary Clinton documentary " Clinton Cash ".
With AP Photos.The Atlantic Coast Conference is ready to start holding events again in North Carolina after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The site selection committees began meeting this week. The NCAA has said North Carolina won't be considered for championships from 2018 to 2022 unless HB2 is changed.
It is too early to say how long it will take to fix the highway, he said. Stafford said a portion of the bridge on I-85 fell about 7 p.m. Overall, TxDOT oversees 53,875 bridges, 26,000 more than any other state in the country and more than a combined total of 17 states.
The state lost hundreds of thousands in revenue past year after performers like Ringo Starr and Bruce Springsteen cancelled concerts there. HB2 bars municipalities in North Carolina from enacting pro-LGBT non-discrimination, undoing a recently enacted ordinance in Charlotte, and bars transgender people from using the restroom in schools and government buildings consistent with their gender identity.
Ultimately Curiel made a decision to approve the settlement after lawyers for class-action plaintiffs argued that they would recoup almost 90 percent of the money wasted on the bogus classes at Trump University. Sherri Simpson, a claimant from Ft. Simpson told CNN she spent about $20,000 on Trump University courses in 2010. Simpson previously had appeared in campaign ads against Trump during the election.
Federalism experts say that case law has built up doctrines that help states maintain their resistance. Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal, State, or local law, a Federal, State, or local government entity or official may not prohibit, or in any way restrict, any government entity or official from sending to, or receiving from, the Immigration and Naturalization Service information regarding the citizenship or immigration status, lawful or unlawful, of any individual.
Though the Supreme Court is often known for its partisan divide, the justices were in lockstep on Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District. The justices were analyzing the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act , a law that's been around since 1975 (though originally under a different name) which promises that all students, regardless of their physical and mental capabilities, receive "appropriate" education in public schools.
The ruling from U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel in San Diego concluded a lengthy and contentious lawsuit that played a prominent role in the presidential campaign previous year. Before the election, President Trump said he would never settle in the lawsuit. Curiel said she missed her opportunity to bring her own suit when she failed to opt out at the time of the original notice.
Oklahoma). "And fortunately for us Jordan Bell has really stepped up". This is the key with the runner up from last years Final Four in Houston, if the good version of the team shows up, they're extremely hard to beat, but the even scarier thing is that they have proven that they can play poorly and still win, as proven by the game against Arkansas.
However, her role in the White House has gradually and significantly grown as the first daughter. Trump son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner , Priebus and chief strategist Steve Bannon told the website Thursday afternoon Walsh's move was "less shake-up and more rebooting of an outside effort that they believe failed them in their first, crucial legislative showdown".
Led by SEC leading scorer Sindarius Thornwell , they've come from behind to win three of their four tournament games, including arguably the most surprising result of the tourney, an 88-81 win over No. Why cheer on the Zags: Mark Few has spent almost two decades at Gonzaga and his past teams have been on the brink of success, but never reached the proverbial mountaintop.
The Final Four is an event where stars become star-struck and distractions are plentiful. A lot has been made about OR snapping a nine-year dry spell for the Pac-12 at the Final Four . The Tar Heels were the national leader on the offensive glass during the regular season, snatching 15.74 per game, almost a full rebound more than the next-closest team.
Below, you will find some details that can assist in your preview coverage of the Final Four this weekend. The Bulldogs were among the best offensive teams in the country heading into the tournament, yet turned in some rugged performances heading into the Elite Eight.
We must fight them and Dems in 2018 ". Trump's deteriorating relationship with Republican House conservatives could make it harder for him to pass his legislative agenda, which includes rewriting the USA tax code, revisiting a healthcare overhaul and funding construction of a wall along the U.S.
The current budget expires on April 28 and Republicans will need support from Democrats to pass a new spending bill to keep the government functioning. "I don't think there are 60 votes", he said. "So you're not changing the policy, you're just putting more pressure?" He also said he didn't tell Nunes to go brief Trump, but figured he "was gonna brief everybody".
Brown is among about 15 Democratic senators who have not said publicly whether they'll filibuster a vote on Gorsuch. McCaskill says President Donald Trump promised working people he would lift them up, but "nominated a judge who can't even see them".
Seven Democrats and one independent, Angus King of ME, who usually votes with them, have not yet announced their position. Toomey - the only Republican representing the Philadelphia-area region in the Senate - said he and his colleagues aren't debating Merrick Garland, they're now supposed to be debating Neil Gorsuch.
Trump used a broken selection method to pick Judge Gorsuch, a well-regarded appeals court judge. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY had tough words for his Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in an interview with The Associated Press .
Trump previously announced his intention to skip the annual dinner. The White House confirmed that Kushner, a senior Trump adviser, had volunteered to be interviewed about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials. White House press secretary Sean Spicer last week cast doubt on the idea that the intelligence came from the White House, saying it "doesn't pass the smell test".
Killed were 12 passengers on board the bus, all senior members of First Baptist Church in New Braunfels returning from a retreat, and the bus driver. McLean says some of the victims had been church members for years and had previously participated in mission trips together.
They tried the same collusion with corrupt officials in Houston, TX and failed: "both the charges and the DA were thrown out", Daleiden said in a statement . DeShawn Taylor, previous Medical Director of Planned Parenthood of Arizona and longtime abortion provider at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles, describing how to deliver intact fetuses in late-term abortions to harvest high-quality body parts, and indicating possible cover-up of infanticide.
Two class-action suits were launched in California in 2010 by former students who claimed they had been deceived by false marketing, and a suit was brought by NY state attorney general Eric Schneiderman in 2013. She sought to preserve her rights to pursue treble and punitive damages against Trump separately from the class action. Neither the White House nor Trump's attorneys immediately responded to requests for comment on the ruling.