A Labour source told media that the motion, if it would have taken place, would be targeted at May personally, rather than the Government . But passions are running high, not because anyone at the top of the party thinks Labour would win a proper no-confidence vote and force a general election, but because of what would follow the end of the party's dream of an early general election.
Comey first testified December 7. "I think the judge has the authority to throw out the plea if he believes that the plea was not to a crime, and I think he should find, as a matter of law, that when you tell an untruth to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about a matter that they already know the truth about, they already know the answer, when the only objective of the question is to get you to lie, that that's not a crime".
An Indian court has convicted a member of the opposition Congress party, Sajjan Kumar for "criminal conspiracy" during the anti-Sikh riots in 1984 that killed over 3,000 people. The conviction and life imprisonment awarded to Kumar, along with jail terms awarded to five others, comes as some solace to the Sikh community, but will not act as a closure on that dark chapter.
Trump claimed that USA tariffs on Chinese imports generated $11 billion in the last four months, which appears to be a significant exaggeration. The president has denied ever asking Cohen to make illegal payments. "I felt it was my duty to cover up his dirty deeds", Cohen said. His argument has now evolved into claims that campaign finance violations aren't a big deal.
The Natural Resources Defence Council quipped in a press release that Zinke shouldn't "let the US$139,000 door hit [him] on the way out". Zinke's tenure overseeing the nation's public lands has been controversial and has resulted in a number of federal investigations .
Israel's embassy in Canberra on Sunday said the decision was the right move. If they're going to be leaving their main embassy in Tel Aviv, they could have at least offered to open up an honorary consulate in Jerusalem . "Adding to the cause for terrorism is not going to be helpful, I pointed that out", he said, referring to the proposal. They're tiptoeing along the line here and simultaneously recognizing "the aspirations of the Palestinians" to have their own state and reserving ...