Posts Tagged ‘lawmakers’

New Jersey lawmakers are trying to amend the state’s discrimination laws to equate criticism of Israel with antisemitism

Not precisely on topic, but relevant and important: “Democratic Party Dilemmas—An Analysis” (20 July 2019) by Professor Lawrence Davidson Part I—On the Domestic Front The rise to power of Donald Trump destroyed the traditional Republican Party. Most of the moderate conservatives fled into the ranks of the independents and were replaced by a radical right […]

Jordan Peterson goes to Washington: Teaches lawmakers in Congress to ‘put human face’ on each other

   Little is known about the dinner Peterson had with a small group of Democrats and Republicans, but one of the attendees said it was something he’s never had before in two congressional terms. Jordan Peterson, an intellectual phenomenon and a self-described ‘free speech guy’, set foot on the floor of the US Congress in […]

US lawmakers press Trump official to say Iran not behind 9/11

US lawmakers have warned the administration of President Donald Trump not to attack Iran by using a war authorization legislation passed following the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Members of a foreign affairs subcommittee in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday pressed Brian Hook, the US special representative on Iran, to acknowledge that […]

Alabama Lawmakers Pass Bill Requiring Chemical Castration for Child Sex Offenders

Alabama lawmakers have passed legislation that would require convicted child sex offenders to undergo “chemical castration treatment” before they are released from prison. The bill, HB 379, which passed unanimously in the state Senate on Tuesday, requires convicted offenders who abused a child under the age of 13 to take drugs, such as medroxyprogesterone acetate […]

US lawmakers seek financial oversight of US-listed Chinese firms

A group of US lawmakers in Congress have introduced legislation that would force Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges to submit to regulatory oversight, a process that is restricted by Chinese law. The bill, which was introduced on Wednesday, was sponsored by a bipartisan group of senators, including Bob Menendez, a Democrat from […]

This Memorial Day, Lawmakers Seek to Protect Americans from Beach Umbrellas

Op-Ed by Ross Marchand As it happens on most every Memorial Day, the beaches are sure to soon be filled with families covered in sunscreen and lying under umbrellas—that is, unless federal regulators have their way. Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Mark Warner (D-VA) are calling on the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to recall […]

Lawmakers invite Iranian nation to attend Quds Day rallies

In a Sunday statement, 252 lawmakers voiced their strong support for the oppressed Palestinian people while severely condemning Zionist regime’s crimes in Gaza, Lebanon and occupied lands. The United States must know that the Deal of the Century, the relocation of its embassy to Quds, and recognition of Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights are Washington’s last-ditch […]

Photos: Lawmakers vote for Parliament speaker, deputies

ISNA | Farzad Khabooshani: During an open session on Sunday, Iranian lawmakers re-elected veteran politician Ali Larijani as the speaker of the Parliament and voted for Masoud Pezeshkian and Abdolreza Mesri as his first and second deputies.   Source Article from Related Posts Lebanon to end crackdown on unlicensed Palestinian workers: Parliament speaker […]

Nearly 400 Lawmakers Urge Trump to Keep Troops in Syria to “Increase Pressure on Iran and Russia”

By Jason Ditz (ANTIWAR.COM) — A bipartisan letter signed by nearly 400 US Congress members is calling on President Trump to remain militarily engaged within Syria, while claiming to be “deeply concerned” about extremists in the country. President Trump had announced a pullout from Syria in December, but had already disavowed it repeatedly by February. […]

Top US lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report

Reuters – The chairmen of three congressional committees on national security on Thursday pressed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to explain whether a Trump administration arms control report was politicized and slanted assessments about Iran. The chairmen of Foreign Affairs, Armed Services and Intelligence committees in the U.S. House of Representatives – all Democrats […]

Michael Cohen asks US lawmakers to help keep him out of prison

NEW YORK (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Cohen are asking members of the US Congress to help keep him out of prison. In a letter sent to lawmakers Thursday, Cohen’s legal team said he is still sorting through documents in his personal files that might be of interest to House Democrats investigating US President Donald […]

Jordanian lawmakers urge canceling $10 billion natural gas deal with Israel

Jordanian lawmakers are pushing for the government to cancel a $10 billion deal for the supply of natural gas from Israel, reportedly demanding that the 2016 agreement be canceled at any cost. During a parliamentary session on Tuesday, lawmakers insisted that the kingdom seek alternative sources from other Arab states, the Jordan Times reported. They […]

‘Are we meddling?’ Max Blumenthal trolls US lawmakers on what America’s doing in Venezuela (VIDEO)

Many members of the US Congress are greatly concerned by supposed ‘Russian meddling’ in American affairs. But what do they think about Washington openly getting behind the opposition in Venezuela? In a video, published on his website, the Grayzone Project, Blumenthal asked lawmakers just that. The politicians were visibly caught off guard by pretty simple […]

Leftist German lawmakers rebuke Trump over Assange impasse

© AP Photo/Kirsty WigglesworthGerman MP Sevim Dagdelen, left, speaks to the media alongside John Shipton, biological father of Julian Assange, and German MP Heike Hansel, right, outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018. Sevim Dagdelen and Heike Hansel, Members of the German Bundestag and of its Committee on Foreign Affairs, met Wikileaks […]

5G: Journalist Exposes ‘Most Censored Story Of 2018’ To Lawmakers

Journalist Derrick Broze recently exposed the dangers the 5G network poses to humans at a hearing in Houston.  According to recent research, the frequencies utilized in crowd control weapons are the same as those used in the 5G network, which studies have found harm humans in multiple ways. reports: The speech below takes place at a […]

UK Lawmakers Call for ‘Islamophobia’ to Be Officially Classed as Racism

UK Lawmakers Call for ‘Islamophobia’ to Be Officially Classed as Racism Breitbart November 28, 2018 A group of British Parliamentarians have demanded Islamophobia be officially classed as a form of racism in the UK, claiming the country is deeply prejudiced and unfair towards Muslims. The new parliamentary report blames prevalent Islamophobia for divisions, hate crimes, […]

As Democrats win House, Jewish lawmakers to step into key roles

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,991 other followers Source Article from Related Posts ‘It is not easy to replace me’: Juncker jokes at EU leader logjam over top unelected roles European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made the comment after the EU’s […]

Photos: Zarif attends Parliament’s open session to answer lawmakers’ questions

ISNA |  Mona Hoobehfekr: Iran Foreign Minister Mohamamd Javad Zarif attends a Parliament’s open session to answer lawmakers’ questions on foreign policy issues on Monday.                               Source Article from Related Posts Zarif calls on UK to be prudent to thwart […]

More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized – Lawmakers Should Listen

October 31st, 2018 By Paul Armentano  Guest writer for Wake Up World Nearly two-thirds of Americans want cannabis to be legal — but marijuana arrests are going up, not down. Over 60 percent of Americans — including majorities of Republicans, independents, and Democrats — believe that the adult use of marijuana ought to be legal. And an estimated […]

Amid strained ties between Israel and Russia, Knesset lawmakers demand greater US involvement in Syria

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 5,976 other followers Source Article from Related Posts ‘Turkey coup plotter’ Gulen: Failed uprising could have been ‘staged’ by Erdogan himself LIVE UPDATES: Arrests after coup attempt in Turkey“There is a possibility that it could be […]

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