After a controversial review of federal lands, U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said definitively Tuesday that New Mexico's Rio Grande del Norte and the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks monuments would not be reduced in size. "While I'm heartened to know that the Stonewall dodged the bullet in this round I think it is extremely disturbing and bad this president and his administration is going back and seeking to undo national monument designations", Berman told the Washington Blade.
At the same time, I appeal strongly for all to respect the city's status quo, in accordance with the relevant United Nations resolutions", the pope said , in his weekly address. Our solemn advice and plea is for the USA to continue recognizing the present worldwide status of Jerusalem. Trump will make the announcement in a speech Wednesday - which will be closely watched by other world leaders who fear the move will undermine peace negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians and spark ...
Nielsen will take over from Acting Secretary Elaine Duke who has been serving in the role since July when Kelly left to take over as White House chief of staff. On other topics, Nielsen said she agreed with Kelly that a U.S. -Mexico border wall is unlikely to be a physical barrier from "sea to shining sea".
Valdez made the announcement at the Texas Democratic Party Headquarters in downtown Austin. Valdez served Dallas County as sheriff for 13 years. While Valdez becomes the highest-profile Democratic gubernatorial candidate to date, she still faces an uphill battle against Abbott.
A new Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday finds 70 percent of respondents think Congress should investigate the allegations. After Senate Republicans narrowly rammed through their tax plan in the middle of the night a few days ago, much of the coverage hailed the developments as a "win" and an important "victory" for the GOP and its leaders.
On Wednesday Cummings sent the whistleblower's account to committee chairman Trey Gowdy with a request that he issue subpoenas to White House officials, including chief of staff John Kelly, as well as Flynn, Copson and their other business associates for material that would corroborate the whistleblower's statements.