He said he brought "whole binders full of women ". Beth Myers , who was Romney's chief of staff in MA and later his presidential campaign manager, recalled that the binders continued to be used once the transition period was over. But lost amid the mockery was the fact that Romney was, believe it or not, telling the truth. Obama defeated Romney, winning both the popular vote and the electoral college, with 332 electoral votes to Romney's 206.
Trump wouldn't put a deadline on when a health-care bill would be passed, saying it would happen "at some point". "What I think should happen and will happen is that the Democrats will start calling me and negotiating", he said, speaking about the intricacies of healthcare-an issue that took President Obama the entirety of his time in the White House to sort of figure out -as if he were a parent trying to convince their small child to eat their broccoli by threatening to cancel ...
Video of the near-miss shows the glass shattering nearly directly behind her head, the bullets whizzing by both her ears, sending her into a panicked flight deeper into the store. At about 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, police found Hart at a Mesa home. He tried to flee, police said, but was arrested. Michael Hart, 23, was involved in an altercation over the tattoo he was getting at Damaged Ink Tattoo, police said.
The budget director denied that the move violates Trump's promises of cutting and streamlining the federal government. Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney briefed members of the press Tuesday regarding the administration's plan for reforming the federal government.
Police charged the teenager with criminal threatening. The boy was released back to his parents, who police said are cooperating with the investigation. "They're obviously all students in Nashua", Baxter said. "I guess the kid said something about like, "Oh, you guys think it's amusing until you see me on the news tomorrow", said Nashua High School Student Shelise Raschella.
The regular visits stand in marked contrast to Trump's insistence during last year's campaign that he wouldn't spend time playing golf if elected president, including at the courses he owns. "I had a personal conversation with the president in February and he understands", Bradshaw said. Former President Barack Obama golfed 333 times during his two terms in the White House.
Regime change in Syria is one of the top priorities of Donald Trump's administration, US United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley says, doubling down on comments made by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last week. Iran and Russian Federation are Assad's closest allies and label all opponents of his regime as "terrorists". "Thus, comes a question: who and what once again had been presented to another US president as a "proof" of "chemical weapons" in a country disagreeable to Washington? " ...
But the images in the aftermath of the chemical attack moved President Trump to act, launching 59 Tomahawk missiles at the airbase where the planes that carried out the attack were based, United States officials said. The former SC governor also weighed in on comments by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, who used Adolf HItler in a criticized analogy to describe the heinousness of Assad's actions.
A chastened-looking Munoz, speaking on " Good Morning America ", said his initial comments about the incident, which has attracted world-wide attention, "fell short of truly expressing what we were feeling". NEW YORK (CNNMoney ) - United CEO Oscar Munoz says the airline won't allow law enforcement officers to haul seated paying passengers off its flights again.
The Arizona closer struck out pinch hitter Brandon Crawford with the potential tying run at second base to end the game. Bochy went on to say he would have considered keeping the former National League MVP in the game if not for the fact that Posey is a catcher.
In the same breath, she called the hacking "more effective theft even than Watergate" and called for an independent bipartisan investigation that looks at whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in the effort. "I really believe we should have and still should take out his airfields and prevent him [Assad] from being able to bomb innocent people and drop sarin gas on them", said Clinton.
A phone call between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday was meant to reinforce USA pressure on Beijing to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs, a US official said. "We are sending an armada". President Donald Trump ordered the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson, along with three guided-missile destroyers and cruisers to leave Singapore Saturday in response to North Korea's latest missile test, according to the Times.
A District of Columbia Police spokesperson said someone in a vehicle tried to ram a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser and tried to run over several other officers. The driver was arrested and no one was hurt. The vehicle she drove then and also on Monday was her mother's, Butler said. "Unfortunately the judge didn't see that, and this is the result of her not getting the care that we know she desperately needed".
His efforts to build a border wall with Mexico remain uncertain and his attempts to ban certain travelers from entering the United States because they pose a security threat have been blocked by the courts. Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as the 113th justice in the history of the Supreme Court on Monday - but more importantly, as the ninth justice who will bring the court back to full strength after 14 months in the wilderness.
Republicans survived an election scare on Tuesday and won a Kansas House seat in the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's victory, but the margin was much narrower than expected in a district that had voted overwhelmingly for Trump in November.
The meeting represents the most high-level contact between Russia and the Trump administration and comes as Trump officials have faced scrutiny for their contacts with Russian officials during the election, as well as a tense back-and-forth over a chemical attack in Syria last week and a US strike that was launched as a response.
The decision allows Kimberly Hively to proceed with a 2014 lawsuit in which she claims that Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, Indiana decided not to hire her for a full-time position because she is a lesbian. That, says the 7th Circuit Court - we think correctly - is sex discrimination. "This decision is game-changer for lesbian and gay employees facing discrimination in the workplace and sends a clear message to employers: It is against the law to discriminate on the basis of ...
Kushner, who played a major role in the presidential campaign, is heading an effort to overhaul the federal government and has traveled to Iraq with the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. White House spokeswoman Hope Hicks told CNN that the goal of Kushner's visit to Iraq was to get an update on anti-ISIS efforts from USA and Iraqi officials.
The Republican super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund had already announced plans to spend $2.2 million in the district, and announced Monday a new radio ad featuring Dr. That surge of national attention on regional politics appears to be playing out elsewhere. The second House special election of this cycle is Tuesday in the very Republican fourth district of Kansas, where voters will replace Mike Pompeo, who Trump promoted to Central Intelligence Agency director.
Everyone knows it's not going to happen. "The president said 'Kelly go do it.' I have elbow room", to include technology and barriers other than just a concrete wall, he said. Still, bids are due today, and some contractors, either for publicity or in the hopes of getting a leg up, have made their plans public, some of which might beggar belief.
The executive order Trump signed January 28 made Bannon, who's still the assistant to the president and chief strategist, a regular attendee for the National Security Council and the Homeland Security Council. In particular, Jewish Voices for Peace said the decision represents a move "away from tyranny". "Susan Rice operationalised the NSC during the last administration so I was put on National Security Council to ensure it was 'de-operationalised'".
The final tally was close enough to leave many progressives wondering why the Democratic Party, and specifically the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , barely lifted a finger to help Thompson. "You know, on a special election , you really have to focus on getting people turned out, make sure that they're aware that April 11 was the day to vote".
Victoria Snitsar, a student at the University of Kansas who lives in Lawrence, supported Estes' message of fiscal conservatism and knocked on doors for him in Wichita during the campaign. Thompson won the Kansas Democratic Party's nomination in February by defeating a well-known politician, former State Treasurer Dennis McKinney. Trump pulled off a surprising election night victory in November, in part by taking multiple traditionally Democratic states - like Pennsylvania, Michigan and ...
The legal defense team for Eric Frein, an anti-government survivalist accused of killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks, arrive for the first day of Frein's trial Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at the Pike County Courthouse in Milford, Pa.
He also rejected American claims of incontrovertible evidence that Assad ordered the chemical attack. "The Constitution gives the power to authorize the use of military force to the legislative branch. Amb. Nikki Haley criticized Russian Federation today in a United Nations Security Council meeting, saying that they are either turning a blind eye to Syria's chemical weapons program or are being fooled into believing that Syria has none.
McConnell refused to hold hearings for President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland, a move that enraged Democrats but that Republicans now hail as a political master stroke. The Supreme Court says Gorsuch will be sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts in a private ceremony Monday morning, with a public White House ceremony soon after.
This was after convincing a Judge from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, of the possibility of a reason to believe Page was playing the role of an agent to a foreign power, who is Russian Federation in this case. -Russia ties. USA intelligence officials believe Moscow intervened to try to sway the election in favor of Trump. The 90-day warrant was renewed a couple of times , the officials told The Post .
Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave . The attorneys also want United's protocol for removing passengers from commercial aircraft. "I am not going", he said. The officers' union contract prohibits the city from releasing their names, Pride said.
Those part of Murphy's comedic world and the entertainment industry also voiced their condolences on social media. Both sketches featured Murphy reminiscing about he and Eddie's celebrity encounters in the Eighties, with Dave Chappelle portraying Rick James and Prince in the now-legendary sketches.
White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has clashed with President Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and Trump said Tuesday he's his own strategist. My gut tells me Bannon is out the door. While Trump once thrived amid the chaotic backbiting beneath him, he has grown exhausted with infighting among his staff.
Spicer, who said he was "aware" that gas chambers were used during the Holocaust, also said he should have "stayed focused" on Assad and asked people to forgive him for his "mistake". "It was a mistake". Three hours later, he appeared on CNN's " The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer " and profusely apologized. He was accused of being insensitive to Jews and Holocaust survivors, in a week when many will celebrate the festival of Passover.
Judge Diane Sykes, who was a finalist on President Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees, wrote the dissent. Three weeks ago another appellate court in Georgia came to the opposite conclusion, and the matter is likely to end up before the Supreme Court.
Jonathan Martinez was standing behind Karen Smith, 53, in her special-needs classroom at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino on Monday morning when Cedric Anderson shot them dead. Federal law also doesn't offer gun protection against abusers who aren't spouses or former spouses, Watts says, so a victim's abusive boyfriend or girlfriend could obtain a gun if they so desire-and that can be deadly for a victim and their loved ones.
The vote comes after Republicans on Thursday invoked the "nuclear option," rewriting the Senate's rules to confirm Gorsuch with a simple majority vote instead of 60 votes. "In fact, under a certain scenario, there could even be more than that", Trump said. In the Hobby Lobby case Gorsuch argued that corporations can have religious beliefs, and thus corporate management should have a say over what kind of contraception, if any, employees may purchase with company insurance.
Trump's cruise missile order restored the believability of Washington using its military might in Syria . It's safe to say the interview did not go down well on Twitter. Russian Federation has criticized previous investigations carried out by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and the United Nations which blamed the Syrian government for at least three chemical weapons attacks.