“The Federal Government has issued a new set of directives in its bid to accelerate the implementation of the (President Muhammadu) Buhari administration’s new vision for the development of the Niger Delta,” it said in a statement, referring to the contractors’ order.
“Judge Gorsuch may act like a neutral judge but his record shows he harbors a right wing, pro-corporate special interest legal agenda,” Schumer said.
If confirmed by Senate, George Conway would lead an office that would handle legal challenges to major Trump administration initiatives, such as travel ban.
Jack Guy Lafontant was approved in the Senate by a vote of 20-0, with seven lawmakers abstaining. He still has to be approved by the lower house and its 119 members. A date has not been set for the balloting.
The Senate also said Magu should cease to act as chairman of the anti-graft commission and a replacement should be sent by the president for confirmation.
Trump, in Twitter, said he was “sure” Rand Paul would “come along with the new and great healthcare program because he knows Obamacare is a disaster!”
U.S. Senate voted 72-27 to confirm Wilbur Ross the 79-year-old corporate turnaround expert’s nomination, with strong support from Democrats.
The confirmation process for Regina Lopez is anticipated because of the uproar she has caused in the mining sector, with calls from miners for her to be removed.
“We are suffering from a crisis of confidence, a crisis of relevance,” Tom Perez, a favorite of former Obama administration officials, told DNC members.
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“This evening President Buhari met with Senate President @bukolasaraki, at Abuja House,” the official @NGRPresident Twitter account wrote.
The vote came as Republican Senator John McCain opposed Mick Mulvaney along with 46 Democrats and two independents.
Senator Lindsey Graham, a top Republican voice on foreign policy who has been a Trump critic, called for a broader bipartisan congressional investigation.
Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot had earlier this week accused ex-President Jose Sarney, who now sits in the Senate, along with Senators Romero Juca and Renan Calheiros of conducting “political maneuvers” in a bid to hamper the massive investigation, known as Operation Carwash.
“Denigrating people who disagree with us, I think, is not a healthy trend for our body,” Senator Jeff Sessions said, referring to the Senate.
USA POLITICS: Here’s Coretta Scott King Letter Elizabeth Warren Was Prevented From Reading in Senate
Senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced on Tuesday night during the Senate debate over the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions as Attorney General after she quoted a letter written by the late Coretta Scott King in which King spoke out against Sessions’ character, the Washington Post and other outlets reported.
President Donald Trump’s choice of billionaire Betsy DeVos to be education secretary was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
Power outage at the Nigerian Senate disrupted the screening of non-career ambassadorial nominees of President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday.
Andrew Puzder chief executive officer of CKE Restaurants, is one of Trump nominees who faced strong opposition from Senate Democrats and progressive groups.