News 

Decoding Pompeo’s words at U.S. Senate

“In his words, he acknowledged that Iran was not after nuclear weapons even before the nuclear deal, nor will be in the future” reports tehrantimes.com. On the other hand, he has announced that he is seeking to fix and correct the nuclear deal with Iran!. TEHRAN – The CIA Director “Mike Pompeo”, who is nominee for Secretary of State, has recently mentioned meaningful words in his hearing at the Senate on Iran and the nuclear deal.Most U.S. senators tried not to mention the nuclear deal with Iran in their speeches…

Read More
News 

‘Deport first – hear appeals later’

“In October 2013 @theresa_may proudly boasted that she would “deport first and hear appeals later”” writes Ned Simons for huffingtonpost.co.uk. It is because of her race to the bottom pandering to anti-immigrant sentiment. pic.twitter.com/xExpXKnLJI Theresa May’s move in 2013 to expand the number of people the government could hear immigration appeals from after they had already been deported has been blamed for contribution to the Windrush scandal.Speaking in the Commons during the debate, Lammy said it was wrong to send “civilized human beings” back to places like Afghanistan, Syria and…

Read More
News 

Democratic Party sues Russia, Trump campaign

“WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) – The Democratic Party sued Russia, President Donald Trump’s campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a court filing showed” writes Aol Staff for aol.com. The party alleges in the federal lawsuit in Manhattan that top Trump campaign officials conspired with the Russian government and its military spy agency to hurt Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and tilt the election to Trump by hacking Democratic Party computers.The lawsuit alleges that Trump’s campaign “gleefully welcomed Russia’s help” in…

Read More
News 

Theresa May’s ‘Deport First, Appeal Later’ Immigration ‘Boasts’ Blamed For Windrush Scandal

“In October 2013 @theresa_may proudly boasted that she would “deport first and hear appeals later”” writes Ned Simons for huffingtonpost.com. It is because of her race to the bottom pandering to anti-immigrant sentiment. pic.twitter.com/xExpXKnLJI Theresa May’s move in 2013 to expand the number of people the government could hear immigration appeals from after they had already been deported has been blamed for contribution to the Windrush scandal.Speaking in the Commons during the debate, Lammy said it was wrong to send “civilized human beings” back to places like Afghanistan, Syria and…

Read More
News 

The Senate is about to hand Trump’s secretary of state pick an unprecedented rebuke — and it could threaten ‘the most dangerous geopolitical negotiations in recent memory’

“Several Democrats who voted to confirm Pompeo to head the CIA have reversed their positions for him to be secretary of state” writes Joe Perticone for businessinsider.com. Graham added that Paul needs to come to terms with the fact that Trump is “never gonna pick a libertarian” to serve as secretary of state.”Then the next day you’re secretary of state so who cares.”.  Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Analysis: Amber Rudd thought she was a frontrunner to be the next prime minister – now she’s fighting for her job

“Charles Clarke and Jacqui Smith can both attest to the damage immigration and crime scandals can do to a career” writes Michael Deacon for telegraph.co.uk. While the previous home secretary, Theresa May, became the longest serving resident of the Home Office in modern times, her successor, Amber Rudd, finds herself embattled.She has rolled straight on from a violent crime debacle to an immigration scandal in less than ten days, and as a prominent Cabinet Remainer she is now under considerable pressure. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

Read More
News 

Top Committee Dems Announce Opposition to Pompeo Nomination

“King ‘undecided’ on Pompeo for secretary of state It’s widely believed that Pompeo will not receive a favorable committee vote, given the Republicans’ slim 11-10 majority on the committee and with one Republican, Sen” writes Ashley Killough for cnn.com. Dianne Feinstein of California, Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, and Tim Kaine of Virginia all voted for Pompeo last time but have already expressed opposition to his nomination for secretary of state. Source: cnn.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Health and Human Services secretary discharged after overnight stay at hospital

“Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Monday that he had been discharged from an Indianapolis hospital after an overnight stay for treatment for an infection” writes Amy Goldstein Is for washingtonpost.com. Alex Azar confirmed by Senate as new head of Health and Human Services Short-term health plans skirting ACA-required benefits and protections to be expanded. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, part of Ascension, a large Catholic health system. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

Read More
News Oil 

Zinke’s offshore drilling plan will create hundreds of thousands of American jobs while safeguarding the environment.

“Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke wants to vastly expand offshore oil and gas production, and politicians from some coastal states are livid” writes Ap Photo Rick for washingtonexaminer.com. More offshore drilling would boost wages and create jobs with virtually no risk to the environment.Zinke plans to reverse that ban and open over 90 percent of total OCS acreage to oil and natural gas exploration through 2024. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Uber’s new safety advisory board chairman: I took position aware there’d be many interesting issues

“Johnson, who is the company’s first chairman on the safety advisory board, said the new leadership team at Uber is very focused on safety” writes Berkeley Lovelace Jr for cnbc.com. Saftey, including with self-driving cars, is a huge priority for Uber, the ride-hailing company’s new safety advisory board chairman told CNBC on Friday.”I took this advisory position knowing that there’d be many interesting issues to be focused on,” said Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama.The ride-hailing company is also facing a class action suit in the…

Read More