Schumer will ask that Trump reallocate the border-wall funds funds, which he appropriated without congressional consent by declaring a national emergency, to programs such as the Department of Homeland Security counter-violent extremism programs, FBI domestic-terrorism investigations, and Centers for Disease Control gun-violence research, Politico reported on Monday. "Now Republicans and this administration need to put their money where their mouth is when it comes to addressing gun violence and stopping the rise of domestic terrorism, especially stemming from white supremacy". While President Donald Trump and McConnell have expressed a new openness to unspecified gun curbs following the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, their decisions will reflect the sentiment of fellow Republicans, not predictable pressure tactics by Democrats.
McConnell told a radio interviewer last week that calling the Senate back into session early would only lead to political posturing. But Democrats say they did already pass a background check bill in the House on a near-party line vote, so the main burden is on the GOP-led Senate to take action.
Rep. Don Beyer, D-Va., said McConnell hadn't moved gun curb legislation because "he's waiting for the outrage to die down, the headlines to change, the people to turn the page and think about something else".
In a bid to keep pressure on the White House to respond to mass shootings, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer is preparing to ask that President Trump withdraw a request for $5 billion in border wall funding and redirect the money toward programs that aim to reduce gun violence and white supremacist extremism.
Trump previously vowed to veto the bills, saying they infringed on Second Amendment rights, but he has said in recent days that he would like to see the passage of background-check legislation. "It is not. But 95% of Americans support it because it's a significant step to take", said House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer, Maryland Democrat. "He wants to do background checks".
"We know exactly why he isn't here".
Trump also said he'd had "a very good conversation" with Sen. "It's the time for action", he said.
Gibraltar Seeking to De-Escalate Tensions with Iran
For example, President Hassan Rouhani said that "it doesn't make sense that Iran can't export its oil but others are able". On August 6, Israeli regime's Foreign Minister Israel Katz said that they will be part of the US-led anti-Iran coalition.
Airline ends trans-Atlantic routes due to 737 Max grounding
Norwegian's situation may be repeated with more airlines in the coming months as the 737 MAX's return to service is not defined. Colm Barrington, CEO of Fly Leasing, says that many older planes are in high-demand after the grounding of the 737 Max fleet.
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters
The yen last fetched 105.37 per dollar, and was within striking distance of 105.03, its strongest since the January 3 flash crash. Trump has promised 10% tariffs on some $300 billion in Chinese imports that haven't already been hit with tariffs of 25%.
How Arsenal Transfer News Affect Their Odds to Win?
Other players rumored to be destined for Arsenal include; Sokratis Papastathopoulos, from Borussia Dortmund, and Saul Niguez. If they are rumored to buy an elite player, during the transfer window, they play well which increases the odds of winning.