When President Ronald Reagan nominated Judge Robert Bork to the Court in 1987, a popular "phalanx of opposition" arose to protest the candidate's extreme views on civil rights, abortion, and executive power, leading the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject his nomination and the Senate to follow suit by a 58-42 margin, with six Republicans voting nay.
A third US strike likely would be more expansive than the first two, and Mr. Trump would again have to consider whether or not to hit targets like Russian air defenses in an effort to deliver a more punishing blow to Mr. "The Russian jet fighters and the regime ground forces can not afford attacks while Turkish soldiers are there", Ibrahim Kalin, spokesman for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , wrote in a newspaper column at the weekend.
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his planned trip to Ireland. The White House announced on 31 August that Mr Trump will travel to Paris in November to participate in a commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that ended the fighting in World War I.
In Sweden, the speaker of parliament typically consults all party leaders after an election before tasking the one most likely to succeed at forming a government. The election had been watched closely for signs about the extent to which a cascade of anti-immigrant fear could hit even Sweden, which has always been one of Europe's most open nations toward refugees.
Papadopoulos , the first campaign aide sentenced in special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation , said he was "deeply embarrassed and ashamed" for having lied to FBI agents during an interview previous year and acknowledged that his actions could have hindered their work.
President Trump is not ruling out the possibility that he could answer questions from special counsel Robert Mueller in the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, but he told reporters Friday that there would be conditions imposed.