I'm very passionate about fighting for all of us. "I understand I am a member of Congress. And that's the only thing that I apologize for ― that it was a distraction". Tlaib's controversial statement was likely seized upon in part because while it is easy to go after her presentation on social media, the Congresswoman was also one of the co-authors of an op-ed in the Detroit Free Press that suggested it was time to begin impeachment proceedings against the President.
The investigation had to do with a real estate firm, Prevezon Holdings, and its role in an alleged $230 million dollar tax fraud scheme that Melendez said was "perpetrated by a criminal organization that included in its ranks corrupt Russian officials".
The plea came as a surprise to the court because jury selection for Dalton's trial was about to get underway this week. The 48-year-old father-of-two, who had worked as an insurance adjuster and had no previous criminal record before the shootings , was charged with six counts of murder, two counts of attempted murder and eight firearms charges.
USA commerce secretary Wilbur Ross predicted that the United States and Chinaare likely to reach a trade deal, as officials from both nations met for face-to-face talks in Beijingon Monday (New York time). Some analysts say that China - Pyongyang's key diplomatic ally and main source of trade - could use Kim's visit as a bargaining chip in the USA trade talks.
Introduced in the Lok Sabha in 2016, the Bill seeks to enable Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians who fled to India from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh without valid travel documents or those whose valid documents expired in recent years to acquire Indian citizenship through the process of naturalisation.
It included measures supporting Israel and Jordan and slapping sanctions on Syrians involved in war crimes at a time of growing unease in Congress over the Trump administration's shifts in the region. Smith also questioned Trump's pronouncement the US should cut its military losses and withdraw from Syria - which Trump reversed after a GOP backlash and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resigned in protest.