US Senate Votes Near Unanimously For Russia, Iran Sanctions

The two "no" senators were Republicans Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah. The proposal was included in an amendment that must still win definitive approval from the Senate and from the House of Representatives. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the plan left him with no good choice. "I think we all agree this has been a rather partisan beginning to a new administration".

He asked for it: Trump now under investigation for obstruction of justice

A spokesman for one of Trump's attorneys fired back at Wednesday's fresh round of allegations: "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal ". regardless of recommendation ..." Mr. Mueller and his team have shown no such hesitations: After all, a solid indicator that an investigation is needed is that Mr.

Congressional games to go on despite shooting

Congressional games to go on despite shooting

A senator organized the first game in 1909. The Democratic team has dominated in recent times, having won seven straight games before tasting defeat a year ago against the Republicans. President Donald Trump said in a taped message to the players and spectators that coming together for a ball game a day after a tragedy shows "the world that we will not be intimidated by assaults.

US Senate Backs Legislation to Slap New Sanctions on Russia

He told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that he agreed with the sentiment among lawmakers that Russian Federation must be held accountable for its meddling in the election. The main focus of the Russia sanctions will be its mining industry and metal production, with some sanctions also targeting foreign investors in the Russian energy market.

Amid Ongoing Violence In Marawi, A Journalist Takes A Bullet

However he said last December that he used to take fentanyl, a highly addictive synthetic opioid, to ease the pain of a spinal injury that he suffered in motorcycle accidents many year earlier. Their parents have been taken into custody last week in separate cities. At the same time, they conceded that they may be facing up to 200 ISIS fighters still in the city, many of them snipers, which could make this a very long, drawn-out conflict.

Brexit : Britain can stay in EU but perks will end - Verhofstadt

Brexit : Britain can stay in EU but perks will end - Verhofstadt

The announcement comes after the Conservative Party leader and Prime Minister Theresa May lost the parliament majority in a snap election last week after aiming for a bigger majority and a stronger mandate before the historic talks with the bloc.