It showed his communication with an associate trying to arrange a meeting with a Russian lawyer claiming to have information that could damage Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
The intermediary describes the “high level and sensitive information” as “part of Russia and it’s government’s support for Mr Trump” – following months of denials by the Kremlin and White House over alleged interference in the election.
Here is the full list, with brief summaries and links to sources for more information: Introduced on 3 February 2017 by Rep. 610, aka the “Choices in Education Act of 2017,” would change how federal tax dollars are distributed to qualified states for education spending, mandating that all such monies be awarded in block grants, a portion of which must go into voucher programs for use by parents to pay for private and home schools. Steve King (R-Iowa), with three Republican cosponsors. President Trump’s Secretary of Education, Betsy De Vos, has stated she would be “fine” with having herself “worked out of a job.” House Joint Resolution 69, introduced by Rep. According to Reuters, Congressional Republicans tried more than 60 times to repeal or modify the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) while Obama was still in office. It contained no details pertaining to what might be offered as an alternative to the ACA, or when. The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) explains: Currently, 28 states and Guam have given workers a choice when it comes to union membership. Unlike many other items on their agenda, the Republican sponsors of H. 785 are keen on handing over the power to decide this matter to the federal government instead of the states. The bill provides that any local jurisdiction that does not comply with federal immigration regulations “shall be ineligible to receive Federal financial assistance for a minimum period of one year.” Confusingly, two days after H. 83 was introduced on 23 January 2017, President Trump signed an executive order designed to do the same thing. The Prenatal Nondiscrimination Act (PRENDA) of 2017, H. The bill, similar to ones introduced in previous sessions of Congress, would not criminalize abortion per se (contrary to how it has been represented in some sources), but it would make it a crime under certain conditions: This bill imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex, gender, color or race of the child, or the race of a parent; (2) use force or the threat of force to intentionally injure or intimidate any person for the purpose of coercing a sex-selection or race-selection abortion; (3) solicit or accept funds for the performance of such an abortion; or (4) transport a woman into the United States or across a state line for the purpose of obtaining such an abortion.
Matt Gaetz (R-Florida) and three Republican cosponsors, the body of H. 861 is only one sentence long: “The Environmental Protection Agency shall terminate on December 31, 2018.” The text of the bill does not stipulate what would become of existing EPA regulations and their enforcement, but Gaetz has indicated that he intends jurisdiction to fall to individual states. Supporters say the legislation is intended to widen educational options for all Americans, though critics maintain it amounts to at least a partial defunding of public schools. Don Young (R-Alaska) on 7 February 2017 and passed by the House nine days later, would negate U. Fish and Wildlife Service regulations prohibiting certain types of non-subsistence hunting for purposes of predator control on federally protected lands in Alaska. Candidate Trump promised to rid of Obamacare if he won, and it was a major plank in the 2016 Republican Party platform. Labor unions still operate in those states, but workers cannot be compelled to become members as a requirement of their job. Opponents say passage of the bill would lead to lower wages and greater unemployment nationwide, not to mention create an unfair situation in which non-dues-paying employees reap the benefits of union activities. Violations or attempted violations shall result in fines and/or imprisonment for up to five years.
'DOUBLE LIFE': Anna Chapman (above) was one of 10 alleged spies appearing in Manhattan federal court yesterday.The first lady shares her intention of running in her home state’s 30th congressional district, but there’s an issue.The seat is currently held by the legendary Doris Jones (Cicely Tyson), who has earmarked it for her daughter, Celia (Lisa Gay Hamilton), when she retires after this term.Russian national Anna Chapman — a 28-year-old divorcee with a masters in economics, an online real-estate business, a fancy Financial District apartment and a Victoria’s Secret body — had been passing information to a Russian government official every Wednesday since January, authorities charged. Patrick’s Day, Chapman pulled a laptop out of a tote bag in a bookstore at Warren and Greenwich streets in the West Village while her handler lurked outside, receiving her message on his own computer, the feds said.A similar exchange occurred at a Midtown coffee shop at 47th Street and 8th Ave. The undercover instructed her on how she would recognize her fellow spy and how to report back on the handoff, the feds said. ” the spy expecting the fake passport was supposed to say.