Cartes, a former soft-drink and tobacco executive, said his decision not to run was inspired by Pope Francis’s call for peace and dialogue in Paraguay.
“I’ve never seen Democrats here so engaged, and it’s Donald Trump who got us so engaged,” said Carolyn Hadaway a veteran party activist in Georgia.
Temer authorized lawmaker sponsoring the plan to alter its terms as long as he maintains the bill’s minimum retirement age. He did not specify what changes could take place.
Brazil Politics news: Majority of lawmakers approved the main text of the bill and voted on specific items that still need to be cleared in the Senate.
Temer’s reform of Brazil’s social security system – key to his plans to restore fiscal discipline – also faces a first vote in committee by mid-April.
CK Jaffer Shareef to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “I personally feel nobody should find fault with Mohan Bhagwat’s name being considered for President.”
“We are saddened by what is happening, but it’s the usual politics,” Lea Gimenez, Paraguay’s vice minister for economic affairs said.
President Juan Manuel Santos nominated Oscar Naranjo the former national police chief and peace negotiator to focus on security in the Andean nation.
“The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don’t get on the team, & fast. We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!” Trump tweeted.
“I don’t want that to happen,” U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said, referring to Trump’s offer to work with Democrats.
President Donald Trump has defied decades of precedent by refusing to release his returns, saying his tax affairs are under federal audit.
Security forces surrounded Paraguay’s Congress on Tuesday while lawmakers argued over a possible change in law that would allow President Horacio Cartes to run for re-election, a move that the opposition says would weaken democratic institutions.
Nunes “met with his source at White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source.”
USA POLITICS: Healthcare Fail: Trump Supporters Spare Him Blame, But Lash Out at Democrats, Republicans
“I thought there was a good plan the way he talked,” said DeGroat, still confident in Trump’s ability to make reform happen. “I was shocked it didn’t pass.”
After the failed Republican effort to push through the bill, insurers are looking at changes to help 2018, America’s Health Insurance Plans Kristine Grow said.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that tax reform in many ways is “a lot simpler” than healthcare reform.
USA POLITICS: Trump Ultimatum to Republicans: ‘Pass Healthcare Bill Friday Or Keep Obamacare in Place’
US President Trump demands support in do-or-die Friday vote on healthcare plan. Republican lawmakers struggling to overcome differences over new healthcare.
U.S. President Donald Trump warned Republican lawmakers that voters could punish them if they do not approve a plan he favors to dismantle Obamacare.
PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Pantaleon Alvarez Mulls Impeaching Leni Robredo For Criticising Duterte War On Drugs
Robredo issued strong rebuke of Duterte’s war on drugs, describing it as an issue of public health that cannot be solved “with bullets alone”.