Posts Tagged ‘committee’

Malliotakis: A.G., Ethics Committee Need to Investigate Cuomo Harassment Allegations

On Thursday’s broadcast of “Fox Business Tonight,” Rep. Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY) called for an investigation by the state’s attorney general and the state Ethics Committee into the sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D). Malliotakis said, “I agree with my Democratic colleagues in the Senate that there should be a thorough investigation, […]

Disqualify Israel’s Central Elections Committee

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Tokyo Olympic committee to select woman as new chief after sexist comments

The Tokyo 2020 organising committee will ask Japan’s Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto – a woman who competed in seven Games as a skater and a cyclist – to be its new president following the resignation of the former head over sexist comments, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday. Yoshiro Mori quit as committee president last […]

Elections committee disqualifies Israeli Arab Labor candidate

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Tokyo Olympic Committee President Mori To Resign Over Sexist Remarks: Reports

TOKYO (AP) — The long saga of Yoshiro Mori appears to be near the end. Japan’s Kyodo news agency and others reported on Thursday — citing unnamed sources “familiar with the matter” — that Yoshiro Mori will step down on Friday as the president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. The move follows his sexist […]

Olympic Volunteers Quit Over Committee President Mori’s Sexist Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) — The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Organising Committee is set to convene a special board meeting as early as Friday after the outcry over committee president Yoshiro Mori’s sexist comments, public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday. There are no plans to discuss Mori’s resignation at the meeting but he could face criticism over his […]

UNRWA textbooks under scrutiny by EU Parliament committee

Browse > Home / News / UNRWA textbooks under scrutiny by EU Parliament committee February 9, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Palestinian textbooks provided by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) came under scrutiny during a recent hearing of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee. Palestinian students affiliated with UNRWA in the […]

House Strips Marjorie Taylor Greene of Her Committee Assignments

The House passed a resolution Thursday to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) of her committee assignments. The House adopted H. Res. 72, which would strip Greene of her committee assignments in Congress’s lower chamber. The resolution passed with 230 votes in favor and 199 votes against the measure. Reports suggest that 11 Republicans voted […]

McCarthy Won’t Remove Greene From Committee Assignments

Then-House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R.-Calif.) speaks on day two of the 2016 RNC, July 19, 2016. Photo: Voice of America via Wikimedia Commons JNS.org – House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) issued a statement on Feb. 3 stating that although he condemns Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-Ga.) past social media posts, he doesn’t support […]

San Francisco Committee Changed School Names Based on Wikipedia and Wild Accusations

The San Francisco Board of Education voted to rename 44 of the city’s schools, claiming that prominent figures from American history, such as George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Paul Revere, were tied to racist incidents. The committee based their decisions on Wikipedia and other wildly inaccurate information to source its claims. Committee chairman Jeremiah Jeffries, along […]

Montana ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’ Advances by 11-8 Committee Vote

Photo Credit: Steven Lelham/Unsplash HELENA, Mont. — A Montana bill that seeks to ensure fair competition in school sports by prohibiting biological males from joining women’s teams will now advance to the full state House of Representatives after narrowly being approved by a legislative committee. “[T]he legislature finds that there are ‘inherent differences between men […]

Harvard removes Republican Elise Stefanik from advisory committee

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., speaks as the House reconvenes to debate the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Arizona, after protesters stormed into the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. | House Television via AP BOSTON — The Harvard Institute of Politics removed Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-N.Y.) from its Senior Advisory Committee in the […]

The History of the LA Community Relations Committee

Community relations is an art form. And when it comes to the public affairs agenda of the Jewish community, communications management requires a mastery of intrigue and information. Nowhere was that mastery more evident than the Los Angeles Community Relations Committee (CRC) from 1934–2007, where I served as director from 1985-1995. Originally established as the […]

Biden’s inaugural committee tells Americans to stay home for his swearing-in

“The ceremony’s footprint will be extremely limited, and the parade that follows will be reimagined,” the committee said, adding that it was “urging the public to refrain from any travel and participate in the inaugural activities from home.” New members of the Biden inaugural committee announced Tuesday include chief medical adviser David Kessler, a former […]

Rep. Cynthia Johnson Stripped From Committee After Threats to Trump Supporters

Democratic Rep. Cynthia Johnson has had her committee assignments stripped away by Republican leaders after her threats to Trump supporters in a Facebook video went viral this week. Johnson was the top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, the panel that heard testimony from Rudy Giuliani last week. Johnson had denied Giuliani’s claims of election […]

House Committee approves elections on March 16

Browse > Home / News / House Committee approves elections on March 16 December 10, 2020 by TPS Read on for article The Knesset’s House Committee approved a bill dispersing the Knesset for its first reading, another step toward the fourth round of elections in Israel in two years’ time. he Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in […]

Michigan House Committee Prepares to Subpoena ‘Slippery’ Dominion CEO

The Michigan House committee investigating vote fraud in the 2020 election is threatening to subpeona Dominino CEO John Poulos if he doesn’t start cooperating with lawmakers. In a letter leaked online, state Rep. Matt Hall slammed Poulos for ignoring his pre-Thanksgiving invitation to testify before the committee, and in a letter dated December 4 invited […]

Exclusive: Michigan House Committee Threatens Dominion CEO with Subpoena

The Michigan House committee looking into alleged vote fraud in the 2020 election is threatening Dominion Voting Systems with a subpoena to appear and testify. In an letter obtained exclusively by Breitbart News, state Rep. Matt Hall (R) told Dominion CEO John Poulos that he ignored Hall’s pre-Thanksgiving invitation to testify before the committee, and […]

House Foreign Affairs Committee chairman says working to join JCPOA

Congressman Greg Meeks, who will be the first Black American to lead the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said he planned “a new way of doing business,” including working to rejoin the Iran nuclear pact and World Health Organization, and seeking to regain Congress’ traditional control over the right to declare war. “Not only will […]

Meeks beats out Castro for chair of Foreign Relations Committee

On Thursday, Democrats elected Rep. Gregory Meeks to chair the House Foreign Relations Committee. Meeks will be replacing Rep. Eliot Engel, who was upset by progressive Jamaal Bowman in his primary earlier this year. Meeks ended up beating Texas’ Joaquin Castro by a vote of 148-78. He will become the first African-American lawmaker to hold […]

Watch Live: Rudy Giuliani Testifies to Michigan House Committee on Alleged Vote Fraud

President Donald Trump’s lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, is testifying to the Michigan House Oversight Committee on Wednesday about alleged vote fraud that occurred in the battleground state. Giuliani’s appearance is billed as a “presentation” and scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. His remarks come on the heels of a Senate Oversight […]

Interview 1603 – Lawyers’ Committee Anthrax Petition

Gefaat says: This excellent report shows how mad this world has become under the leadership of the US. I wonder if the Covid scam is the testing ground and prior preparation for an eventual massive reduction of the world’s population, done selectively by region and/or races, using the vaccines as the medium to spread the […]

Knesset committee ‘meets’ with UAE Jewish community

In a unique meeting the Knesset Aliyah, Absorption and Diaspora Committee formally met via video conference on Monday with leading members of the Jewish community in the United Arab Emirates.The signing of the Abraham Accords normalization agreement between Israel and the UAE in August paved the way for the Jewish community to openly build a […]

Graham: If Democrats Take the Senate, Sanders Will Chair Budget Committee

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) discussed the Senate races in Georgia and said that if Republicans hold the Senate, he will be Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and if Democrats win both the Georgia races and take the Senate, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will chair the […]

Nearly All Lawmakers at House Armed Services Committee Hearing Opposed Afghanistan Troop Drawdown

Nearly all lawmakers present during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Friday expressed opposition to President Trump’s troop drawdown in Afghanistan from 4,500 troops to 2,500 troops by January 15, despite little public appetite for keeping U.S. military involvement going. Both Republicans and Democrats at the hearing expressed reservations about the decision, which was […]

Coronavirus Israel live: After seven-hour debate, committee adjourns without decisions

Israel, the West Bank and Gaza are dealing with a renewed coronavirus outbreak, leading to proposals and measures intended to curb its spread and mitigate the economic ramifications of the crisis by both Israeli and Palestinian authorities. Israel currently has 7,947 active cases; 2,732 people have died. In the West Bank, there are 5,039 active […]

PTA Committee Releases “Safer Use of Technology for Children” Fact Sheet

PTA Committee Releases “Safer Use of Technology for Children” Fact Sheet Activist Post / Activist Post By B.N. Frank Committee Recommends Hard Wired Internet – not WiFi – due to Radiation Risks For many years American Academy of Pediatrics and other medical experts have warned that children are more vulnerable to cell phone and wireless […]

UN committee again passes annual anti-Israel resolutions with huge majorities

A committee at the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday passed with overwhelming majorities a series of resolutions critical of Israel, lambasting the Jewish state, among other things, for ostensible human rights violations against Palestinians and “repressive measures” against Syrian citizens in the Golan Heights. The motions are passed annually by the UN’s Special Political and Decolonization […]

Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls Committee Releases Final Report

Dozens of policy recommendations to address epidemic. Arizona’s Study Committee on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has posted its final report, including dozens of specific legislative, law enforcement and other policy recommendations to address the ongoing crisis. After nearly a year of in-depth research, which was slowed by COVID-19 and some enforcement agencies […]

Israel to form government committee to assist transgender community

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