Senate Dems Lose Health Care Vote, Hope It's Campaign Fodder
Senate Dems Lose Health Care Vote, Hope It's Campaign Fodder
President Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally Saturday Oct. 6 2018 in Topeka Kan. Charlie Riedel AP
11 October, 2018, 23:37
Sixty-two percent (62%) of Republicans are more likely to vote because of the Kavanaugh controversy, compared to 54% of Democrats and 46% of voters not affiliated with either major political party.
Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh has said he's starting his role without bitterness following his bruising confirmation process. Republicans thought they would finally overturn the law as the court had eight justices appointed by Republican presidents.
Mr Kavanaugh already has been at the Supreme Court preparing for his first day on the bench Tuesday. A poll released yesterday by Politico found that, nationally, Republican enthusiasm for voting has risen but Democratic zeal got a bigger boost - 77 percent of Democrats said they are "very motivated" to vote, compared with 68 percent of Republicans.
The other question is whether Trump's personal tax returns would be enough to satisfy the base or would there be a push to also go after Trump's corporate returns, something that could shed more light on the President's business dealings but could also lead to more cries of partisanship.
He added: "We will not let mob behavior drown out all the Americans who want to legitimately participate in the policy-making process".
The Kavanaugh confirmation has blown open the midterm elections from being a national referendum on Trump's stewardship to a raw emotional discussion over the lack of women in power and how to handle sexual misconduct allegations.
On Thursday, McConnell cited recent statements by 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former Attorney General Eric Holder.
McConnell described demonstrators "literally storming the steps" of the Capitol, and pointedly noted that these activities followed last year's shooting of GOP lawmakers at a morning baseball practice.
James Hodgkinson, who was killed at the scene by officers, was infuriated by President Donald Trump's election, his widow has said.
"If an opening comes in the a year ago of President Trump's term, and the primary process has started, we'll wait until the next election", Graham said in remarks at the Atlantic Festival last week.
But Republican Sen. Richard Shelby said that health care may not be as much of a victor as Democrats think, noting that some Senate races have begun trending in the GOP's direction since the Kavanaugh fight.
The New York Times reported that Michael was downgraded to a tropical storm at midnight, after leaving much of the coast in ruins. Heavy rainfall will drench Florida's Panhandle, Alabama, Georgia and SC ; up to 12 inches is possible in isolated locations.
Gomez didn't attend the American Music Awards last night and the site notes that her team has been virtually silent recently. Selena Gomez is receiving mental health treatment after suffering an 'emotional breakdown '.
Jack proposed to Eugenie, whose mum is Sarah, the Duchess of York, with a padparadscha sapphire ring surrounded by diamonds. The Earl and Countess of Wessex's children, Lady Louise Windsor and Viscount Severn will be special attendants on the day.
An editorial titled "Kang flubs it" described her comments as "shortsighted" and said the paper was "dumbfounded" by her remarks. But increasingly North Korean ships have been spotted at foreign harbours, which the United Nations sanctions forbid.
A Virgin Galactic spacecraft can accommodate two astronauts who will pilot it, along with six paying passengers. To reach the Karman line , a spaceship has to cruise at an altitude of 100 kilometers above sea level.
The Samsung Galaxy A9 is set to go on sale in November this year starting at £549 - retailing over £200 less than the Galaxy S9 . You do lose out on a feature or two, such as wireless charging and the main camera only featuring one aperture.
Without actually getting the chance to properly put those four lenses through their paces, it's impossible to assess the A9. Unlike the recently launched Galaxy A7 , the new Galaxy A9 still sports a rear-facing fingerprint sensor.
Turkey has requested a search of the Saudi consulate in Istanbul , after saying that a journalist was murdered within its walls. After three hours of waiting, Cengiz was told that Khashoggi had already left but she says "there's no proof that he came out".
You can just say "Hey Google" to get step-by-step recipes, watch how-to videos, listen to music, check your calendar, and more. In just a few hours, Google will unveil the new Pixel 3 phones , but that doesn't mean the leaks have stopped coming in.
Khashoggi supported efforts to nudge the entrenched ultraconservative clerics to accept reforms in the kingdom. Fully aware that the Saudi government did not take kindly to its critics, Khashoggi turned down this offer.
A buyer would not normally be expected to go through with the purchase if a work is damaged while in the care of an auction house. The video is captioned with a quote by the Spanish artist Picasso, who had said the urge to destroy was also a creative urge.
The floodwaters tore down trees, swept numerous cars and trucks into piles of twisted metal and buried streets under mud. The flooding also affected phone communications, destroyed two bridges and forced the closure of 11 roads.
Nationwide road safety warning issued ahead of Storm Callum
The worst of the winds will impact on Friday morning rush hour, people will be travelling in Scotland for October holidays. There is also the risk of further severe Southerly winds impinging onto Southern and Eastern coastal areas during the day.
Trump Criticizes Central Bank for Raising Rates
By convention presidents rarely comment on central bank policy because the Fed is meant to be independent of politics. The US slump, which amounted to a market value loss of over £800bn, had followed falls across much of Europe.
Red Sox troll Yankees with celebration music
A New Jersey native who grew up a Mets fan, Porcello held the Yankees to one run over five innings for his first postseason win. The 2016 AL Cy Young Award victor entered with a 0-3 in 12 previous postseason appearances, which included four starts.