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Here are some highlights from the stage in Atlanta, where 10 of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to take on Republican President Donald Trump in November 2020 are debating.
A spokesman for Walmart said the company had yet to see a copy of the complaint and would respond appropriately in court.
"Everyone was in the loop. It was no secret," Sondland testified. "We kept the State Department leadership and others apprised of what we were doing."
Sondland depicted Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as engaged in the efforts to get Ukraine to carry out the investigations.
Pompeo had planned to stay on as secretary of state until next spring, said three Republicans, but developments such as the House impeachment inquiry have strained his relationship with Trump.
"As Republicans and Democrats, we are united in our concern about the continuing, serious violations of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1701."
Jewish Democrats have “an obligation to work to defeat Donald Trump in 2020."
“Every single time, I dismissed it,” said Vindman, a Ukraine native. “Upon returning, I notified my chain of command and the appropriate counterintelligence folks about the offer.”
"Frankly, I couldn't believe what I was hearing. It was probably an element of shock that maybe, in certain regards, my worst fear of how our Ukrainian policy could play out was playing out."
Malkin has been a vocal supporter of Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes, prompting the Young America's Foundation to distance itself from her.
“Our question is whether this was necessary travel or whether she was just bringing her boyfriend along for the company,” said Peter Flaherty, chairman of the NLPC, three months prior.
The Democrats for Israel Los Angeles chapter said in a statement that it coordinated the efforts to defeat the “highly flawed anti-Israel” amendment.
Sanders suggested military support should be given to Gaza as well as Israel, prompting Danon to question whether he was aware of Israel's 2005 disengagement from the region.
Denying any wrongdoing, the Republican president has railed on Twitter and elsewhere against the inquiry and attacked witnesses by name in recent days.
Schumer and Pelosi on same page regarding Trump impeachment process
Craig Silverman has told his radio audience that he voted for Trump in 2016, and for Mitt Romney in 2012.
Only a quarter of Democrats think that decline of religious influence bad, compared to two thirds or Republicans who regret religion’s declining sway.
The bill seeks to revoke waivers for civil nuclear projects with Iran that were established under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal/
Northam will visit Tel Aviv and Jerusalem before continuing to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
In the hearings Wednesday, and in their aftermath, there were some new and familiar Jewish wrinkles. Here are a few:
“Mike has come to see that some of what he has said is disrespectful and wrong,” Stu Loeser, the spokesman, said in the statement Thursday.
Ocasio-Cortez has drawn considerable admiration and criticism for her recent insistence on calling migrant detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border “concentration camps.”
Impeachment proceedings against Trump grabs the attention of American public, heightening partisan divisions
The bill also asks to express the sense of Congress that the United States "should enhance cooperation with Israel in developing mutually beneficial counter unmanned aerial systems technologies."
Ginsburg underwent surgery to remove a tumor in August.
After the much anticipated meeting at the White House to address a crisis in relations, Trump said he was "a great fan" of the Turkish leader and that they had a "productive" encounter.
Attacks like this only further divide the nation, Dershowitz said.
Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that the U.S. is standing by Israel.
Sanders threw down the gauntlet on Friday in Iowa, location of the first nominating contest of the 2020 presidential campaign.
For Jews, the video is a big deal for another reason: in it, Luria is seen multiple times clearly holding a Hebrew bible as she recites the oath of office.
Long-time GOP Rep. Peter King announced he will not be seeking reelection.
Trump calls the impeachment probe a witch hunt.
Democrats are likely to call further witnesses after this week.
Supporters have raised nearly $50,000 in 24 hours to cover legal fees – much more than expected.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry denied that the case was re-opened and said that Levinson's whereabouts were still unknown.
In the book, which is due to be released on Tuesday, November 12, Haley touches on her behind-the-scenes interactions with then-top Trump officials.
Halie Soifer, executive director of JDCA, said that it was important to host the conversation to understand better where Democrats stand on Israel.
Politics expert: Women of color are "next generation of leaders"
The former New York City mayor is reportedly considering submitting his paperwork for Alabama this Friday.
"We get these sort of attacks that are designed to intimidate us," Omar explained, adding "It's a regular feature of being a Muslim member of Congress."
Despite his provocative statements, the Vermont senator says he is committed to the security of the Jewish state.
“A lot of the work that the president’s had me doing over the last three years has actually been cleaning up the messes that Vice President Biden left behind,” Kushner said.
Their targets included American and Israeli Jews
The "formers" are lobbying against two House bills: H.R. 5, the Equality Act - and H.R. 3570, the Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act.
William Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent will testify on Nov. 13.
Witnesses have testified that Volker and Sondland, with Trump's secretary of energy, Rick Perry, were responsible for Trump's unofficial channel to Ukrainian government officials.
In a statement AOC said, "I have reconsidered my decision to block Dov Hikind from my Twitter account."
She said she would tackle the problem in her first term by investing in mental healthcare, research into the causes of military suicides and providing annual mental health checks for service members.
Once it exits, the United States - the top historic greenhouse gas emitter and leading oil and gas producer - will become the only country outside the accord.
Sanders is one of the few Democratic candidates who has worked to reach out to Muslim Americans.
Parnas, who helped Giuliani look for dirt on Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, is a key figure in the impeachment inquiry.
“There is no place on Twitter for illegal terrorist organizations and violent extremist groups,” a Twitter spokesperson told AFP.
On October 1, Carter celebrated his 95th birthday making him the oldest living former US president.
White supremacist and other racially motivated terror organizations were copying strategies from armed Islamist groups.
Pelosi alleges that internal party divisions threaten Democrats’ chances against Trump in 2020.
Her role will be to advise Trump’s administration on its Faith and Opportunity Initiative.
Among the faith leaders was Paula White, Donald Trump's spiritual adviser and a new adviser to the Office of Public Liaison's Faith and Opportunity Initiative.
"Though it is difficult to accept, it is clear to me now that this campaign does not have the means to move forward successfully," he wrote on a post on social media.
Senator Bernie Sander’s endorsement videos with AOC and Rashida Tlaib take different approaches.
Instead, she said, it would save American households $11 trillion in current out-of-pocket spending.
Overall, Warren’s Israel policy typifies how she straddles the party’s center, exemplified by Vice President Joe Biden, and its left, whose current flag-bearer is Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont.
"It's a sad day. No one comes to Congress to impeach a president," said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Former CIA Director John Brennan said he was “sure, personally, that those Russian efforts changed the mind of at least one voter.”
City residents who own guns and accessories outlined in the bills would be grandfathered. Violators of the laws could be fined $1,000 or face up to 90 days in prison for each offense.
In the interview, Kushner says that a lot of the work the White House has had to do was to clean up "the messes that Vice President Biden left behind."
"Misinformation affects us all. Our current policies on fact-checking people in political office, or those running for office, are a threat to what FB stands for."
"It would be a humanitarian and geopolitical disaster."
The son of a Holocaust survivor mother, Bennet, 54, was the superintendent of Denver public schools prior to being tapped in 2009 to fill the vacated Senate seat.
Outside the convention center’s main hall, a merchandise stand offered items including a sticker stating “This Jew is disloyal to bigots” depicting a caricature of US President Donald Trump.
Vindman, who appeared after receiving a subpoena from lawmakers, recounted listening in on the call.
Azman’s Giuliani connection appears to predate the May meeting. A video published on Anatevka’s Facebook page in September 2018 featured greetings from Giuliani, Parnas and Frumin.
A senior House Democratic aide said the hearings could begin within the next month.
The commission granted a stay in June allowing the clinic to continue providing abortion services until the hearing, which is scheduled to run several days.
The president, along with First Lady Melania Trump and several lawmakers, appeared live on the screen as part of a video package thanking U.S. troops for their service.
Pro-Israel presidential hopefully Amy Klobuchar would not commit to conditioning military aid to Israel on a building freeze in the settlements but didn’t rule it out.
“We deserve someone who writes the damn bill,” Tlaib said, echoing a Sanders' catchphrase about his Medicare for All legislation. “We deserve Bernie Sanders.”
Former French envoy surprisingly gives some support to plan in Lebanese paper
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated US President Donald Trump on the assassination of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
The rally was a kick-off in Battery Park which intends to march to the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
More than 80 officials from Israel and the US participated in the 34th meeting of the U.S. – Israel Joint Economic Development Group (JEDG) at the State Department earlier this week.
“Too many lives were ruined due to the disastrous criminalization of marijuana," the Democratic presidential hopeful tweeted when he released his plan.
Trump fired Bolton from office, after he made it clear that he was "strongly opposed" to much of his proposals. However, Bolton later insisted that he resigned and was not ousted.
Danson joined Fonda, who was arrested for the third week in a row.
Howell said the House did not have to approve a resolution formally initiating the effort for the impeachment inquiry to be valid.
According to an October 18-22 poll, only about half of all Republicans - 54% - said their party has a better plan than others for dealing with Syria. That is down 12 points from a similar April poll.
The funeral was being held in Cummings' congressional district, which Trump vilified earlier this year as "disgusting, rat and rodent infested."
Omar challenged the veracity of what she claimed to be a dubious version of events.
Igor Fruman and Lev Parnas allegedly conspired to use foreign money to buy political influence.
"TheMarker" first reported on Tuesday that the former vice presidential nominee was hired to promote the company's interests in the administration and in Congress, to increase sales in the U.S.
Speaking at The Aspen Institute and Mastercard Global Inclusive Growth Summit in Washington, Albright spoke about American foreign policy.
"We're building a wall on the border of New Mexico. And we’re building a wall in Colorado. We’re building a beautiful wall."
Rhode Island has no private prisons, according to Josh Block, Raimondo’s press secretary.
The grand jury voted not to indict other ICE officers on the scene.
On Tuesday, conference participants will visit Capitol Hill to discuss advocacy priorities with members of Congress.