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Reflecting the election-year stakes, aides to McConnell told senior staffers that he was intent on muscling the bill through the upper chamber and putting pressure on Democrats to vote for it, according to a person familiar with the meeting.
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CNN’s Sonya Hamasaki, Stephanie Becker, Darran Simon, Ray Sanchez, Braden Walker, Amanda Jackson, Artemis Moshtaghian, Cheri Mossburg, Holly Yan, Dave Alsup and Lauren Leslie contributed to this report.The fact is, this is a great opportunity for New Zealanders to learn afresh how New Zealand governments work and to re-think how we treat children. As Sir Geoffrey says, prime ministers do not ‘run the country’. We have a cabinet of 20 ministers, chief executives of SOEs and many senior officials making sure the ship of state stays on course.
Simpson said that while their first conversations with reporters about the allegations took place in September and early October before the election, he didn’t feel a sense of urgency about the issue because he still assumed Clinton would win the presidency.Form name Fee I-821D, Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
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“The reason these talks have gone on so long is because they’ve [insisted] on throwing the illegal immigration issue into the pool of these other issues and now are saying … we’re going to shut the government down if we can’t have our way on this issue,” he said.
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"After saying those things, if he came back here his reception would be even worse," said Erivano Luna, a computer technician in Santiago.
Jacinda Ardern: For female PMs, having a baby is an offence only rivalled by not having one
While no one would want this child to become a political pawn, or even a symbol that somehow turns them into a platform rather than a person, Ardern’s pregnancy gives very real heft to Labour’s focus on child-friendly policies.
Republican lawmakers and aides, who were already pressed to secure enough GOP votes to get the bill through the House, scrambled to decipher Trump’s intentions. Much as he had to do a week ago after Trump tweeted about an intelligence bill, Ryan got on the phone with the president to clarify matters, and hours later, the White House confirmed that Trump indeed supported the bill.Mr. Cohen’s connection to Essential Consultants LLC isn’t readily apparent in online searches of Delaware companies. However, on its formation documents, which were reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, Mr. Cohen listed himself as the “authorized person” for the company, rather than hiring a lawyer or an agent to serve in that role, which some company owners do to further obscure their identities.“The Osorno community is suffering because it’s dumb,” he said, according to video recorded by one of the tourists. The city had “let its head be filled with what politicians say, judging a bishop without any proof.”
"This kind of violence during a papal visit is absolutely unprecedented. And Chile is historically a very solidly Catholic nation," said Andrew Chesnut, the Catholic Studies chair at Virginia Commonwealth University.
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“If children are put into child-minding centres from birth, God help us. Who wants the socialisation of babies?”
Sumiko Moots reported from Perris, California. Daniel Arkin and Corky Siemaszko reported from New York.Unusually, we have had three women prime ministers now, out of the past four. Most countries who have had women leaders quickly tend to suffer from a kind of equality fatigue. They have a single woman leader then go back ‘to normal’.
In the interview with the House committee, Simpson also discussed his concerns that Trump appeared to have connections to organized-crime figures. Trump has long denied those allegations and denounced the dossier’s claims as lies.”The district court’s unprecedented order requires the government to sanction indefinitely an ongoing violation of federal law being committed by nearly 700,000 aliens — and, indeed, to confer on them affirmative benefits (including work authorization) — pursuant to the DACA policy,” Solicitor General Noel Francisco told the high court in the petition (italics in original). Find this page at www.uscis.gov/childhoodarrivals or www.uscis.gov/daca The following chart explains whether your travel will affect your continuous residence.
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Louise’s sister, Teresa Robinette, said she had not been in touch but had no reason to suspect trouble. “We always thought she was living the perfect life,” she said in an interview conducted in Knoxville, Tennessee. “She would tell us they went to Disneyland all the time. They would go to Vegas.”
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Updated 0218 GMT (1018 HKT) January 19, 2018Their parents would buy toys, the prosecutor said, but not let them play with them or even take them out of the packaging. They would make pumpkins pies and not let the hungry children eat them.
A senior Democratic aide noted that several Republicans, including Sens. Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Fix what we’ve got and make Medicare right this year Despite amnesty, DACA bill favors American wage-earners MORE (Ky.), are expected to vote with Democrats against the bill.
“As if I could have taken a selfie or picture while Karadima abused me or others and Juan Barros stood there watching it all,” one of Father Karadima’s victims, Juan Carlos Cruz, wrote on Twitter.By Madison Park, Jason Hanna, Paul Vercammen and Steve Almasy, CNN
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