The first public presidential impeachment hearing in over 20 years is set to be held before the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, with witnesses Democrats believe will bring to life allegations that President Donald Trump has abused the power of the presidency.
The witnesses will emphasize the “simple abuse of power case” and illustrate the damage that abuse has caused, multiple sources have told NBC News. Republican lawmakers are expected to focus on the witnesses’ lack of direct interaction with the president while giving credence to a debunked conspiracy theory that it was Ukraine and not Russia that meddled in the 2016 presidential election.
CNN Travel caught up with some of the pioneering buyers — or “€1 citizens,” as the locals in Italy call them — to discover whether it’s been worth it to buy a house for a little more than $1.Morgane Guihot, who hails from near the city of Nantes, France, was among the first buyers to snap up the €1 deals being offered in Mussomeli, a beautiful town deep in the heart of Sicily where narrow, ancient streets cluster around a crumbling hilltop citadel.
Miller is one of Trump’s top advisers and has crafted some of the administration’s most notable and controversial immigration policies.
- A trove of emails leaked to the Southern Poverty Law Center showed White House senior adviser Stephen Miller exchanging white nationalist links and ideas with former Breitbart editor Katie McHugh.
- Miller is President Donald Trump’s top adviser on immigration and has crafted some of the administration’s most notable and controversial immigration policies.
- The emails, more than 900 of which McHugh provided to the SPLC, date back to between 2015 and 2016, when Miller was a policy adviser for then-Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama.
- Miller sent McHugh links to white nationalist sites V-Dare and the American Renaissance.
- He also encouraged McHugh to make parallels between immigration and the explicitly racist 1970s novel “Camp of the Saints,” and praised former President Calvin Coolidge’s race-based immigration quotas.
A senior Trump administration official has embellished her résumé with misleading claims about her professional background — even creating a fake Time magazine cover with her face on it — raising questions about her qualifications to hold a top position at the State Department.
Mina Chang, the deputy assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of Conflict and Stability Operations, falsely claims to be a Harvard grad, and exaggerated the scope of her nonprofit’s work.
Here's Trump absurdly claiming his daughter Ivanka has "created 14 million jobs."— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 12, 2019
"14 million and going up," he adds. pic.twitter.com/7E8uSEgjtL
President Donald Trump made a rather stunning claim during a speech at the Economic Club of New York crediting his daughter Ivanka Trump for creating 14 million jobs. President Trump is known for his hyperbolic rhetorical flourish, but even then 14 million jobs is a REALLY HUGE number, and it is unclear what research he is sourcing here.
“And when she started this, two and half years ago, her goal was 500,000 Jobs,” Trump said — White House’s “Pledge to America’s Workers.” He added, “She has now created 14 million Jobs and they are being trained by these great companies, the greatest companies in the world because the government cannot train them.
A crazed man burned 51 schoolchildren and three teachers with a chemical substance after scaling the wall of a kindergarten in southwestern China, according to reports.
The incident happened Monday in the Yunnan province city of Kaiyuan, according to ANI News and other media.Government officials said a 23-year-old man with the surname Kong had been charged with spraying the children and three teachers with sodium hydroxide after gaining entry into the Dongcheng Kindergarten, ANI reported.
None of those who were sprayed suffered life-threatening injuries, according to the report. Only two of the injured suffered serious burns.
Police said the motive for the bizarre incident was Kong’s desire to seek revenge on society, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported.