"It would satisfy me if it became law because I voted for it".
On Wednesday, McConnell blocked a request by retiring Sen. There are now 21 judicial nominees awaiting a vote by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) plans to swap his chairmanship of the Senate Judiciary Committee for that of the Finance Committee, seemingly clearing the way for Sen. Christopher Coons, D-Del., to bring the bill to the Senate floor, the Hill reported.
"I have informed the Majority Leader that I will not vote to advance any of the 21 judicial nominees pending in the Judiciary Committee, or vote to confirm the 32 judges awaiting a confirmation vote on the floor", Flake said Wednesday, "until S. 2644 is brought to the full Senate for a vote". Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, said Thursday that they support the special counsel legislation, but they did not indicate they'd join Flake in using judges as leverage to force such a vote. Grassley said he would not be "in the forefront with Flake advocating that the leader do so and so" but that he wouldn't be opposed to the bill's passing either. "Looking ahead, at the Finance Committee, I want to continue to work to make sure that as many Americans as possible get to experience this good economy for themselves".
More than 40 killed in Zimbabwe bus accident
Photos posted on Twitter by the Zimbabwe Red Cross showed the remains of a bus that was completely incinerated. In June previous year , 43 people were killed in a bus crash in the north, on a highway leading to Zambia.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4 Bundle Announced
In addition to some numbers, Sony has also announced a new PS4 bundle, called the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 PS4 bundle. In that same span of time, PlayStation says sell-in for software has surpassed 777.9 million units.
Returning from a meeting with President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was optimistic about a deal on finishing off remaining spending bills without a shutdown showdown over building a wall at the border with Mexico.
The legislation would codify existing Department of Justice regulations requiring that the special counsel can only be fired for good cause by a Senate-confirmed Justice Department official.
"Universities will someday study what highly conflicted (and NOT Senate approved) Bob Mueller and his gang of Democrat thugs have done to destroy people".
While the rapper turned businessman hasn't spoken out yet, a source told People magazine , " Diddy is devastated and shocked". Many in Hollywood were stunned to learn of model-actress Kim Porter's sudden death on Thursday .
For example, the survey found that family restaurant Toby Carvery sold the most "shocking shake" which its "Unicorn Freakshake". Calorie-laden milkshakes containing a "remarkable" 39 teaspoons of sugar should be banned, a campaign group has said.
On Nov. 15, the singer took to Instagram to show off her new look by posting a selfie, filtered with the Snapchat floral bunny. However, something can always be said about a post-breakup haircut - and Ariana certainly went all out for hers.
The White House suspended Acosta's credentials hours after the press conference, citing his behavior toward Trump and the intern. Ted Boutrous, an outside attorney representing CNN, said "This is a great day for the First Amendment and journalism".
Then there's the incident after the fight where Nurmagomedov's blokes come into the ring and there's a scuffle after the fight. Speaking to news.com at the GQ Man of the Year Awards on Wednesday night, White said Aly was simply "trying to be an a**hole".
Not all those concerned paid these charges as EE waived some of them, especially if the customer chose to remain with the network. Virgin Media said it had mistakenly overcharged 1.5% of its 5.5 million cable customers between September 2016 and August 2017.
Abhishek is an active social media user and keeps sharing pictures of his family, keeping fanbase updated and happy. Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan is known to be a doting husband to Aishwarya and a caring father to Aaradhya.
A year ago, news of Ripple partnering with a leading bank such as CIMB Group would have been considered massive. The financial services industry is increasingly experimenting with the technology underlying cryptocurrencies.
If you'll got the 30 unique species as required, he'll update your Pokedex to unlock the judge function. Basically, the Poke Ball is a motion controller for Pokemon Let's Go , simplified for the game's needs.
Ed Oliver confronts Major Applewhite over coat on sideline
Before halftime, Applewhite came up to Oliver on the sideline and appeared to tell Oliver to take off the jacket he was wearing. Some have wondered if he should just shut it down for the season rather than trying to get healthy for the team's final games.
Landmark change to what a kilogram is defined as approved
Scientists at the meeting were giddy with excitement: some even sported tattoos on their forearms to mark the moment. Unlike a physical object, the formula can not pick up particles of dust, decay with time or be dropped and damaged.
Mercedes defend Lewis Hamilton over comments about India
The inaugural edition saw close to 90,000 people attending the Grand Prix before the number fell to 65,000 the following year. His comment on India did not go down well with some of his fans and he took to social media to justify what he said.
16 die as Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry
Relief centres were set up in Cuddalore, Nagapattinam , Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur , Pudukottai and Thiruvarur on Thursday itself. Officials said it would take at least two days to restore power supply in full in districts like Nagapattinam and Thiruvarur.
Doctors told about the benefits of fish oil for heart health
About 7 in 10 patients in the study had hardened arteries, while the rest had diabetes and at least one other heart risk factor. The researchers found that both healthy people and people who had heart problems benefited when they took omega 3 fatty acids.
Major hotels in China inspected after room cleaning expose
Huazong, who has 322,000 followers on Weibo, claims he has stayed at 147 five-star and boutique hotels over the past six years. Hidden-camera videos of housekeeping staff behaving badly at Chinese luxury hotels surface fairly often on social media.
Marlins debut new-look logo, color scheme
Each day, the team has revealed pictures of its new color palate and pieces of their new uniforms on social media. The Miami Marlins have revealed their new logo and colors following almost two weeks of teasing and anticipation.
You Can Blame Your Coffee Addiction On Your Genetics
Or is a cup of English breakfast tea a better option for you? The result was restricted to the bitterness of caffeine . People who carry the bitter taste receptors for quinine or PROP tend to be more sensitive to overall bitterness.