Khashoggi's assassination on October 2, 2018 during a visit to the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a crime United Nations special rapporteur Agnes Callamard said was credibly linked to MBS in a 2019 report, tarnished the crown prince's image and placed the Saudi monarchy's human rights record back in the spotlight.
Cheney is among just a handful of national GOP leaders who strongly denounced the former president's words and actions on and before the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. It is believed to be the first endorsement Trump has offered to a challenger of one of the Republicans who voted for his ouster. "And we see it", Meadows told Fox News on Thursday.
The chair of Texas's power grid operator and four other board members have resigned in the wake of the energy crisis that crippled the state's electrical system. Because natural gas pipelines and wind turbines froze up in Texas, there was less power available, but high demand for electricity, causing wholesale prices to shoot up, said Joshua Rhodes, an energy research associate at the University of Texas.
A tense moment Wednesday during a House Republican leadership press conference highlighted the enduring divide over President Donald Trump and his role in the future of the party. "We have got to respond to the people that like Trump". We encountered an issue signing you up. Sanders, the daughter of former Governor Mike Huckabee, has indicated she would lean heavily on Trump and his rhetoric, with an announcement video pledging to fight the "radical left".
Experts say pro-Iranian Iraqi militant groups suspected of firing are seeking to increase pressure on their government amid Iran's impatience with the new United States administration. In the aftermath of Monday's last fire, Washington said Iran should "take responsibility for the actions of its allies in attacking Americans", but stressed that it would avoid provoking an "increase" in its forces.
Former President Donald Trump will speak at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando, next week - making his first public appearance since he left office. Trump first appeared at CPAC in 2011 at the urging of GOProud, a gay conservative group. But the political landscape may have changed dramatically in four years and the Republican Party is going to spend much of that time fighting about what kind of party they want to be.