Posts Tagged ‘lawmaker’

Hate mail to French-Jewish lawmaker tells her to ‘prepare for the camps’

 In a spate of antisemitic incidents in Western Europe, a swastika was carved into the door of a Swiss synagogue and a Jewish lawmaker in France received hate mail telling her to “get ready for the camps.” Yaël Braun-Pivet, a Jewish lawmaker of the LREM centrist party of President Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday shared on […]

Kansas lawmaker let off with warning for abusive behavior toward women, girls

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) — A new Kansas legislator accused of abusive behavior before taking office received a written warning Thursday from a committee that investigated his conduct, and it directed him to accept a fellow lawmaker as a mentor. The letter told state Representative Aaron Coleman, of Kansas City, Kansas, that allegations in a complaint […]

Forget the politicians: This U.S. lawmaker thinks high-tech can bring Israelis and Palestinians together

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jewish Lawmaker Says He Used “White Privilege” During Capitol Riots

According to Wikipedia, “Phillips is Jewish and was acknowledged by the Minnesota publication, The American Jewish World, for serving on the board of Temple Israel in Minneapolis.” Bitchute link 00 Hits: 1

Jewish lawmaker starts impeachment push against Ukraine’s Jewish president

 A Jewish lawmaker in Ukraine has initiated impeachment proceedings against the country’s Jewish president. Vadim Rabinovich, who leads Ukraine’s largest opposition party, announced the move Wednesday against Vlodymyr Zelensky over the closure of three television channels that allegedly are funded by Russia. The closure Tuesday of channels 112, ZIK and Newsone was a “political reprisal […]

Lawmaker who blamed Jews for Holocaust quits parliamentary commission

A Lithuanian lawmaker who had suggested that Jews share the blame for the Holocaust resigned as chair of the parliament’s historical memory commission. Valdas Rakutis faced criticism over his comments, made during a speech in parliament on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, including a rare rebuke from the US ambassador. Rakutis cited his desire to “reduce […]

US House Democrat to Move Office After Confrontation With Republican Lawmaker

Democratic candidate for the US House of Representatives Cori Bush poses for a portrait after beating incumbent Rep.William Lacy Clay in their primary election, in St Louis, Missouri, U.S. August 5, 2020. Photo: REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant In the latest sign of rising tensions within the US Congress, a Democratic congresswoman said on Friday she plans to […]

Lithuanian lawmaker says Jews and communists share blame for Holocaust

In an unusual move, the US ambassador to Lithuania accused a local senior lawmaker of distorting the history of the Holocaust and blaming Jews for it. Robert Gilchrist, who took up the post in February last year, made the accusation following a speech Wednesday by Valdas Rakutis, a member of the Seimas, Lithuania’s parliament, and […]

North Korean diplomat defects to South Korea -lawmaker

SEOUL – North Korea‘s acting ambassador to Kuwait has defected to South Korea, the latest in a recent string of high-profile escapes from the isolated country, a South Korean lawmaker said on Monday. Ryu Hyun Woo had led North Korea’s embassy in Kuwait since former Ambassador So Chang Sik was expelled after a 2017 U.N. […]

Lawmaker To Put A Bounty On ‘Bigfoot’

The mythical creature ‘Bigfoot’ has become the target of a lawmaker in Oklahoma after a bill was in introduced that seeks to create a Bigfoot hunting season. Oklahoma state Rep. Justin Humphreys district includes the Ouachita Mountains, which holds a Bigfoot festival once a year. Humphreys says that tourism should increase after issuing a state hunting […]

Republican Lawmaker: Biden Is a Threat to National Security and Must Be Impeached

Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene declared that Joe Biden is a threat to national security after filing her articles of impeachment against the President. She made the bombshell announcement in a Twitter post on Thursday: “President Joe Biden is unfit to hold the office of the Presidency. His pattern of abuse of power as President […]

Republican lawmaker with gun sets off House chamber metal detector

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was blocked from entering the House chamber after setting off a metal detector while apparently carrying a concealed gun. Representative Andy Harris, a Maryland Republican, set off the metal detector while trying to enter the chamber Thursday afternoon. The metal detectors […]

Mississippi Lawmaker Files Bill to Criminalize Abortion in State

Photo Credit: Pixabay/Pexels JACKSON, Miss. — A Republican lawmaker and former pastor has filed a bill that would make abortion illegal in the state of Mississippi. “Any person, willfully and knowingly causing, by means of any instrument, medicine, drug or other means whatever, any woman pregnant with child to abort or miscarry, or attempts to […]

North Dakota Lawmaker, Pastor Files Bill to Outlaw Abortion — With Exception of Life of Mother

Photo Credit: Andriyko Podlinyk/Unsplash BISMARCK, N.D. — A Republican lawmaker in North Dakota, who is also a Lutheran pastor, has filed a bill that would make the performance of an abortion a crime in the state — but with a “life of the mother” exception. House Bill 1313, introduced by Rep. Jeff Hoverson, R-Minot, would […]

The Jewish Lawmaker Leading the Trump Impeachment Charge

Cicilline, born to an Italian father and Jewish mother, grew up in Providence, where his father was a prominent attorney. Jack Ciciline was an aide to Mayor Joseph Doorley Jr., but also helped defend members of the local mafia. “We have a system of justice predicated on certain constitutional rights, which make this country different […]

West Virginia Republican Lawmaker Resigns After Arrest for ‘Unlawfully Entering US Capitol’

CHARLESTON, W. Va. — A Republican lawmaker from West Virginia, who had only served in the state legislature for one month, has now resigned from office after being arrested for participating in the storming of the U.S. Capitol building during the counting of Electoral College votes, filming and cheering. His attorney had originally said that […]

2 Capitol Police officers suspended after deadly riot, lawmaker says

At least two Capitol Police officers have been suspended after a pro-Donald Trump mob overtook the Capitol last week, the top House lawmaker overseeing funding for the law enforcement agency said Monday night. Of the two officers suspended, one took a now-infamous selfie with one of the rioters, and the other wore a “Make America […]

Iran will expel UN nuclear inspectors unless sanctions are lifted, says lawmaker

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New York Democrat Lawmaker Proposes Bill To DETAIN ‘Disease Carriers’ Gov. Cuomo Deems ‘Dangerous’

Democratic lawmaker N. Nick Perry has introduced a new bill that will detain “disease carriers” in New York the Governor deems “dangerous to the public health.” Bill A416 relates to “the removal of cases, contacts and carriers of communicable diseases that are potentially dangerous to the public health.” If approved, the law would grant Gov. Cuomo […]

Nine dead as Kabul car bombing targets Afghan lawmaker

A car bombing in Kabul targeting an Afghan lawmaker killed at least nine people, officials said. Lawmaker Khan Mohammad Wardak survived the blast but is among 20 injured including women and children, Afghan Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi said. It is unclear whether the explosive was planted in a car parked on the lawmaker‘s route or […]

Jews Distraught After NH Lawmaker Accidentally Warns Public That Jews Are ‘Conspiring To Destroy Democracy’

Jewish residents of the New Hampshire town of Laconia are in a tizzy — demanding the resignation of a Republican state legislator who inadvertantly posted a link to an article that appeared on a website whose webmaster is an internationally-wanted Jewish “Neo-Nazi” who goes by the name ‘Weev’: Newly-elected state representative Dawn Johnson shared a […]

Israeli lawmaker Shasha-Biton leaving Netanyahu’s party to join his rival’s

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NJ Lawmaker Wants MANDATORY Corona Shot For All Kids WITHOUT EXEMPTION

A State Senator in New Jersey wants the coronavirus vaccine made mandatory for all school age children, despite them being the least at risk group. Middlesex Democrat Senator Joseph Vitale also wants to eliminate exemptions that have been used in the past to prevent their children from receiving shots. “When it is that a vaccine […]

NY Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Make Vaccination MANDATORY

A State Assemblymember for Manhattan’s west side has introduced legislation that would make it compulsory for residents to get vaccinated against coronavirus, reasoning that there has been a “concerning uptick in dangerous anti-science, anti-vax rhetoric.” Fox 5 NY reports that Linda Rosenthal has brought the bill, Assembly Bill A11179, that would allow the state’s Department of […]

Meretz lawmaker hopes to use potential election to reinvent Israeli left

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Dutch Israeli runs to be Netherlands’ youngest lawmaker

When Itay Garmy visited Israel as a teenager on a summer program with the Habonim Dror youth group, he returned to the Netherlands, where he had grown up with Israeli parents with a lofty ambition: to become prime minister of Israel. Ten years later, Garmy, 26, has dropped that goal, but he still has the […]

Why a lovefest between Netanyahu and an Arab lawmaker should come as no surprise

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Lawmaker from Gantz’s party: More ‘thinking of quitting Netanyahu government’

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UN tribunal’s Hariri verdict does not concern us, Hezbollah lawmaker says

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Lawmaker says he told Netanyahu before asking to nix judge in his case

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