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None of the political action committees of 10 major companies reviewed by Reuters, including Microsoft Corp, Walmart Inc, and Comcast Corp, donated to any of the 147 congressional Republicans.
The former US president plans to speak to the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, on February 28, the last day of their meeting
Dyjun Tatro is a legal reform activist who completed his degree while serving time for his involvement with the Original Gangsta Killas street gang.
Imaad Zuberi was sentenced by US District Judge Virginia A. Phillips and ordered to pay over $15 million in restitution and a criminal fine of $1.75 million.
Ivanka Trump served as a senior unpaid adviser to her father, as did her husband, Jared Kushner.
68% want the newly elected American president to focus on the coronavirus, while only 13% said their focus was climate change.
Biden has tapped Merrick Garland, a Jewish judge, to be his attorney general.
The gap between them widened last Saturday, when McConnell declared on the Senate floor that Trump was "practically and morally responsible" for the deadly Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol.
The civil lawsuit accuses them of violating the Ku Klux Klan Act, an 1871 law passed to crack down on the white supremacist organization.
Psaki also noted that Biden “values foreign policy experience,” and when asked about the time-frame for naming ambassadors, she would not commit when the process could start.
From the heights the group once had, it appears to have rapidly imploded.
In the show trials, Nazi prosecutors tried people accused of political offenses; virtually all were convicted, most receiving death sentences.
The conspiracy theory has also been endorsed in the past by two Republican congresswomen, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Lauren Boebert, though both have since disavowed it.
That leaves Republicans in a precarious position as they try to forge a winning coalition in the 2022 elections for control of Congress and a 2024 White House race that might include Trump.
"While the final vote did not lead to a conviction, the substance of the charge is not in dispute."
McConnell was not the only Republican to castigate Trump for his behavior after voting for acquittal.
While the majority of Republican senators sided with Trump and backed his acquittal, seven Republican senators joined the Democrats and voted to convict the Republican former president.
The final vote was 57 guilty and 43 not guilty.
Yang is perhaps the first in a crowded field of candidates to broach the yeshiva issue, which has embroiled the haredi Orthodox community since the administration of Mayor Bill De Blasio.
Unsure when the US, Israeli leaders will speak
Trump is the first US president to be impeached twice and the first to face trial after leaving office. If convicted, the Senate could then vote to bar him from running for office again.
She has also been a star among pro-Israel Republicans for her pledge as UN ambassador to “take names” of countries that go against the US when it backs Israel.
Trump kept the prison open during his four years in the White House. Now, 40 prisoners remain, most held for nearly two decades without being charged or tried.
By unanimous consent, the Senate passed a measure to give the Congressional Gold Medal to officer Eugene Goodman of the US Capitol Police force.
Democrats were unimpressed by the presentation.
"Let me decide if he's guilty or not," Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy told reporters when asked if he could vote for Trump again.
Haley said that Trump will not run for federal office again, and she doesn't believe he could even if he wanted to. "He’s fallen so far," she said.
While addressing the chamber, Schoen repeatedly covered his head with his hand when he drank water, leading to an explosion of social media questions.
The resistance to a third party among some of Trump's toughest Republican critics underscores the extreme difficulty of such a political revolt.
ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS: Preempting a catastrophe is an essential element of Biden's foreign policy and national security.
The House managers who are prosecuting the case in the US Senate spent much of Wednesday recounting the events that led to the riot.
Biden made it clear human rights is part of the “America is back” approach, which is very different than the “America first” approach of his predecessor.
The Chinese leader maintained a hardline tone regarding Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Taiwan, which Xi told Biden were matters of "sovereignty and territorial integrity."
Mandel, 43, said Wednesday on Twitter that former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial, taking place this week, made his “blood boil.”
Pezzola and another alleged Proud Boy, William Pepe, were indicted after prosecutors said they have evidence to suggest the pair conspired to impede police from defending the US Capitol.
The House of Representatives has charged Trump, a Republican, with inciting an insurrection by exhorting thousands of supporters to march on the Capitol.
"The way our policies work, when you're removed from the platform, you're removed from the platform."
The Times presented the Dershowitz story as an example of Trump’s transactional approach to pardons.
Trump's lawyers plan to open the trial by questioning whether the US Constitution allows the Senate to hold an impeachment trial for a president after he has left office.
Biden said on Sunday that the US would not lift sanctions on Iran to get the Islamic Republic back to the negotiations table.
Trump's lawyers plan to open the trial on Tuesday by questioning whether the U.S. Constitution allows the Senate to hold an impeachment trial for a president after he has left office.
Both the district attorney and the attorney general are focused in part on whether Trump’s businesses improperly falsified values on real-estate assets to secure tax breaks, loans or other benefits.
The call's transcript quotes Trump telling Georgia's Republican Secretary of State: "All I want to do is this: I just want to find 11,780 votes," which is the number Trump needed to win the state.
Cawthorn, 25, is a freshman Republican congressman from North Carolina who has established an outspoken presence on social media.
In the brief, Trump's lawyers denied he had encouraged the deadly attack on the US Capitol by hundreds of his supporters on Jan. 6, while disputing the constitutionality of the trial.
President Joe Biden repealed the so-called Muslim ban on immigration, but has instructed a review of the immigrant vetting process, the stated reason for the Trump Administration’s policy.
Last quarterly estimates by IAEA show Iran's stock of enriched uranium has risen to 2.4 tons, more than 10 times the amount allowed under the JCPOA.
The request was made by Trump's lead defense lawyer David Schoen, and Senator Chuck Schumer, who is also Jewish, agreed to accommodate him.
"If this trend continues," PRNewswire noted, "renunciation numbers will be world breaking."
Mayorkas was sworn in after the January 6 Capitol riot by supporters of Donald Trump.
"[Biden] is making a mistake in not yet reaching out personally to Israeli and Arab leaders to reassure them that he has their back."
Some 11 Republicans joined every Democrat in voting to remove Greene from the committees.
"What value is giving him an intelligence briefing? What impact does he have at all, other than the fact he might slip and say something?" Biden said.
Biden said he plans to set the limit for fiscal year 2022, which begins on Oct. 1, 2021, at 125,000 refugees.
All told, some 37% of US voters from all parties said they were likely to join a Trump third party.
Acton resigned as health director in June after her stay-at-home orders to stem the coronavirus crisis sparked threats and protests.
The bill would establish a grant program for American universities and nonprofits to team up with Israeli counterparts to research post-traumatic stress disorder.
Trump resigned his membership in the American actors union before it met to decide whether to expel the former TV reality star.
Several senators said it would have been a bad idea for Trump to testify.
Biden is in a race to contain the virus as faster-spreading variants threaten to increase the death toll across the United States.
The Palestinian Authority leadership has said it prefers to receive vaccines from other sources.
The FBI has been looking particularly closely at the Proud Boys, the Oath Keepers and other far-right groups and anti-government militias as they investigate the Capitol riots.
The group's founder, Gavin McInnes, is Canadian who lives in the United States.
The decision to a hold a stand-down was made by Lloyd Austin, who made history by becoming the military's first Black defense secretary after a long career rising in the ranks of the Army.
US-Israel relationship is "long and abiding," says press secretary • Netanyahu, Biden to discuss "a range of issues when they do connect"
Although they are still considered super-rich, it was found that Ivanka Trump did not receive any income from businesses she ran prior to entering the government during her final year.
“As my heart started to race, I thought to myself, ‘I’ve been through much worse," she said.
Buttigieg will face questions about how to oversee the introduction of more drones, self-driving cars and other advanced technologies.
Amid a rift with several Republican leaders over the Capitol riot, Trump has talked about forming a new political party, his advisers say.
Ocasio-Cortez recorded an Instagram live post condemning the Capitol siege and calls from Republican lawmakers to move past the event - likening the strategy to those used by abusive partners.
Mideast peace achieved with the help of a Hasidic Jew in Washington tasked with shrinking infrastructure funding gaps in Latin America and Asia
Last week, reporters unearthed a 2018 in which Greene posted an antisemitic conspiracy theory blaming "the Rothschild family" for starting California wildfires using a laser from space.
Kushner said in a statement he was honored to be nominated for the prize, which will be awarded in October.
Former board chair and newly elected Congresswoman Kathy Manning as well as Israel's new Ambassador to the United States Gilad Erdan will also be present for the meeting.
The Trump administration's protocols, in place since 2019, have pushed more than 65,000 asylum seekers back into Mexico to wait for their US court hearings.
Greene, a freshman Republican from Georgia who made waves during the campaign for her promotion of the QAnon conspiracy theory.
When Malley's name first surfaced in news reports as a leading candidate for the post, he drew criticism from some Republican lawmakers and pro-Israel groups.
The article quoted only anonymous sources, including multiple who suggested that Neuberger’s ties to AIPAC donations “would raise a lot of eyebrows” about her impartiality.
Also a member of T'ruah, Stafman is the first rabbi ever to be elected to the Montana state legislature.
In case you missed it: A photo of the Jewish senator at the presidential inauguration ceremony wearing homemade mittens went viral last week.
That put the United States behind Bhutan and Uruguay in 25th place, down from 23rd in 2019.
Biden administration reviewing Trump-era arms deals, may still approve them, official says.
Kaplan, who splits her time between Manhattan and a country home she shares with her wife and teenage son, spoke to The Jerusalem Post.
Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also opposed an investigation launched in 2019 into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian Territories, including by Israeli forces.
My life has been defined by migration and the laws associated with it since I arrived from Caracas, Venezuela.
More than 135 people have been arrested in connection with the Jan. 6 breach, which left five people dead and sent members of Congress rushing to safety.
In an early test of the Senate's impeachment drive, five Republicans joined Democrats to reject a motion by Republican Senator Rand Paul.
"Regarding foreign policy, Jewish Dems know that "America first" under Donald Trump meant "America alone," said JDCA CEO Halie Soifer.
The first phone calls are often indicative of an administration’s priorities.
To quote the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Delaware Way means “disagreeing WITHOUT being disagreeable.”
The move to reduce the use of private prisons is also an Obama-era policy that was championed by then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates.
It sustained her throughout the Trump presidency.
"President Biden knows that we have to be mobilized in unprecedented ways to meet a challenge that is fast accelerating."
"President Biden believes that gender identity should not be a bar to military service, and that America’s strength is found in its diversity," the White House said in a statement.
The justices threw out lower court rulings that had allowed the lawsuits - one filed by the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland and the other by plaintiffs including a watchdog group.