Mattis, who is known for his intellect, colorful quotes and willingness to speak truth to power, had a four-decade career in the Marine Corps leading infantry troops in multiple wars and last served as commander of U.S. Jack Reed, another army veteran and a Democrat on the committee, warned in a separate hearing yesterday that confirming Mr Mattis would weaken the long-held principle that the military be under civilian control.
Those interests include real estate in the NY area, Ivanka Trump's interest in the new Trump hotel in Washington and the Ivanka Trump Brand fashion business, the officials said. I have appointed Abigail Klem as president to lead my brand. Dillon also argued that you "cannot have a totally blind trust with operating business".
Swaraj also directed the Indian mission in Ottawa to take up the matter with Amazon. The vendor, who was identified as one Hana Houdek, was quick to give in to protests and take down the controversial doormats, but unfortunately for her, and for Amazon, that wasn't going to cut it given that the issue had by then sparked widespread outrage.
She was also believed to be celebrating today with her parents, after they joined the Royal Family at church on Sunday, alongside her close friend Sophie Carter, who is Charlotte's godmother. The year ahead is expected to bring substantial changes for William and Kate, who are likely to give up country life and make Kensington Palace in London their full-time residence.
Afghanistan's health ministry warned that the toll was expected to rise as numerous wounded were battling for their lives in hospital. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said a suicide bomber struck first, followed by a auto bomb, and that four police officers were among those killed.
He said: "If the missile is threatening, it will be intercepted ". "If it is not threatening, we won't necessarily do so.it may be more to our advantage to first of all save our interceptor inventory, and second to gather intelligence from the flight rather than do that when it's not threatening".