Merkley says the money was for an expansion including " more detention centers". Merkley, appearing Tuesday night on "The Rachel Maddow Show" on MSNBC , said the Trump administration was taking money from FEMA's "response and recovery" and "working hard to find funds for additional detention camps".
Manafort was found guilty by a Virginia jury last month of multiple financial crimes. Previously, he was facing those charges, plus five others, including obstruction of justice, providing false statements, conspiracy to launder money, and acting as an unregistered foreign agent.
A video shot by an onlooker showed a huge slab of rock sliding off the 200-metre cliff face above Navagio beach and crashing onto the sand, narrowly missing two people below. He said: "I thought more was coming and I just started running". Rescue services employed sniffer dogs to search the beach itself for possible victims of the rockfall .
No coastal watches or warnings have been issued because forecasters don't expect Helene to make landfall anywhere. Isaac became the fifth hurricane of the season late Sunday and was initially expected to strengthen, potentially becoming a Cat 2 storm with 100 miles per hour winds, as it crossed warm ocean waters.
Lawmakers said the executive order, which would give the president decision-making power on imposing sanctions, was insufficient. "As I have made clear, the United States will not tolerate any form of foreign meddling in our elections". Acting on that law, the US Treasury imposed major sanctions against 24 Russians, striking at allies of Putin in one of Washington's most aggressive moves to punish Moscow.
Teams of firefighters, police, and gas company workers were out in force overnight, shutting off gas to the 8,000 impacted homes . "More than 500 resources from several affiliated Columbia Gas companies and other utilities are now mobilizing to provide assistance".