Senators Mitt Romney, Lisa Murkowski and Cory Gardner, all Republicans, have each reportedly said they would vote against Cain if he is nominated.
The chairman fielded questions from lawmakers during a question-and-answer session in Lansdowne, but declined to comment on the president's potential picks.
Elected officials and interest groups on both sides of the political aisle voiced support for Powell, and for the need to keep the Fed at arms length from the influence of politicians in its interest rate decisions. If the president wants to appoint hacks to run the Fed, nothing in the law stops him.
Mr Trump's party holds a 53-47 majority in the Senate, and can afford only three defections if all Democrats vote in opposition to a nominee.
"When Powell was first appointed, he might have gotten a chilly reception from our caucus" because he was elevated to Fed chair by Trump, Sherman said.
"When I saw Trump's tweet, the feeling I had is that it increases the odds the Fed tightens this week to assert their independence", said Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist at Northern Trust and a former Fed economist.
Facebook To Kill Its Messenger App
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg confirmed the company has plans to do so but commented that it will not happen any time soon. Zuckerberg is planning to merge Facebook , WhatsApp and Instagram into a single messaging service by 2020.
As escalating an attempt from the White House to apply pressure over the central bank trump's decisions were seen.
Pelosi went on to accuse Trump of seeking to undermine the Fed's independent role in setting the nation's monetary policy, responding to a question about public comments from Vice President Pence about how Moore and Cain share Trump's views on keeping interest rates low.
Trump initially called Cain "a very terrific man" who would "do very well there". Kevin Cramer, R. -N.D., that he opposed Cain, citing past charges of sexual harassment that resulted in Cain's withdrawl from the 2012 Republican presidential race.
At the time, Cain said the allegations were false but acknowledged that he'd "made mistakes" in his life.
If both Cain and Moore are confirmed, that would put two loyal "Trump supporters on the central bank's powerful seven-seat board", who could accede to Trump's demands for economic stimulus with little regard for long-term consequences. Last year, in September, he helped found a pro-Trump super political action committee, America Fighting Back PAC, whose website says, "We must protect Donald Trump and his agenda from impeachment".
That's why we made a decision to play a different type of game . "I think there will be some dropped points still". But we have six games left to finish the Premier League, and we know what we are playing for.
Asquith visited the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial in the morning to pay homage to those killed in the incident on April 13, 1919. "Their memory inspires us to work even harder to build an India they would be proud of", Modi wrote on Twitter.
Leicester City's four-game winning run under Brendan Rodgers came to an end with a 1-0 home defeat to Newcastle United on Friday. The Spanish forward flicked in a near-post header from Matt Ritchie's left-wing cross in the 32nd minute at King Power Stadium.
WhatsApp went down earlier this morning, as fans flooded rival social media sites saying the app isn't working. Facebook Inc, which owns and operates all three services, has yet to comment on the disruption.
OH became the sixth state in the nation on Thursday to outlaw abortion from the time when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Anti-abortion groups such as Ohio Right To Life say they intend the heartbeat bill to trigger a U.S.
After the issues with Star Wars Battlefront II , that was a welcome announcement to the crowd at the Celebration Stage. It will aesthetically resemble Rogue One and Solo while also having some of the prequel's flair.
Controls are pretty simple - just hit "play" - but this means you won't automatically be booted to iTunes to listen. As always, if you have any thoughts, feel free to sound them off in the comments section below!
Each of the two club vesting options are worth a reported $7 million, with a $4 million buyout in 2026 and no buyout in 2027. The deal is seven years, $35 million with a pair of club options according per Joel Sherman of the New York Post .
BTS and Halsey drop Boy With Luv music video
The title song garnered more than 16 million YouTube views in slightly more than four hours following the official release. The teaser featured Halsey , who was working in a ticket booth before walking outside only to find BTS sitting on a couch.
Threat of tornadoes, damaging winds Sunday morning
We will be in the mid 60s overnight Sunday into Monday and by Monday afternoon temperatures will likely fall into the upper 50s. A few showers are still possible through the day, but we can see a good amount of dry time during the afternoon as well.
3 killed, 4 injured in Nepal plane crash near Mount Everest
The airport, built in 1964, is rated as one of the most risky airports in the world due to strong tailwinds and a short runway. The dead included two security guards who were near the helicopter. "We are not sure about the cause of the accident".
Facebook Hints At Bringing Bring Chat Back Into Main App
Currently, the chat button on Facebook acts as a shortcut to a standalone Messenger app which has over 1.3 billion users. Wong spotted the feature as it is being tested where she was able to send messages via the Facebook app.
How to share screen on Skype for Android?
If you'd like to try the new screen sharing feature , you need to be part of Microsoft's Skype Insider beta program. The new screen sharing feature will allow you to share your screen with the person on the other side of the call.
World's largest plane takes to the skies over California
The Stratolaunch , a six-engine, twin-fuselage behemoth with a 385-foot wingspan took off from Mojave after years in development. According to test pilot Evan Thomas, a former F-16 Air Force fighter pilot, the plane flew as predicted for the most part.
Pistons rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket
Coach Dwane Casey says his Pistons, who clinched a playoff berth on the last day of the regular season, can continue to grow . Detroit needed a road win on the final night of the season to qualify for the playoffs for the first time since 2016.