The incident occurred after Warren quoted King, who had written a letter to the Senate in 1986 to oppose Sessions' appointment as a U.S. District Judge. That prompted Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to come to the Senate floor and call for a vote on whether Warren had violated Senate rules by imputing a colleague's conduct or motive.
In the letter, King explained her opposition of Sessions, writing: "Anyone who has used the power of his office as United States Attorney to intimidate and chill the free exercise of the ballot by citizens should not be elevated to our courts". Despite her plea to continue reading the letter, senators voted along party lines (49 to 43) to force Warren to take her seat.
Warren was silenced under Rule 19, which prevents legislators from impugning one another on the Senate floor. Speaking about Warren, McConnell said: "She was warned. Nevertheless, she persisted", McConnellsaid after the vote. Jeff Sessions as USA attorney general, social media began rallying around two hashtags: #LetLizSpeak and #ShePersisted.
Warren ultimately read the rest of the letter from outside the Senate on Facebook Live.
During confirmation hearing testimony before the committee, former colleagues said Sessions referred to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other organizations as "communist inspired" and "un-American organizations with anti-traditional American values". "Sen. Warren, quote, said 'Sen".
Manchin to vote against DeVos' confirmation If there is a tie, Vice President Mike Pence casts the deciding vote, which will give DeVos the job. "I will not, I can not vote to confirm her as our nation's next secretary of education", Ms.
The liberal Massachusetts Democrat was attempting to recite the words of Martin Luther King's widow, which criticized Sen.
Mr Sessions is expected to be confirmed as attorney general after an unusually acrimonious debate over his record on civil rights.
A pair of party-line votes supported this freakish interpretation of the rules, which if taken to its logical conclusion, could effectively silence meaningful debate on any presidential nominee who is a sitting senator.
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"I can tell you, since this administration has come in, people are very anxious about their voting rights. their democracy. the issue that goes to the heart of this nomination, which is how Sen".
Arizona is now ranked 7th in the Nation for the number of jobs in the solar industry, increasing 6 percent in a one year period. Still, employment in the solar industry grew in every state that voted for Trump, with the exception of Tennessee.
Netanyahu was scheduled to land in Israel around midnight and said he would go directly to the Knesset to vote on the legislation. Israeli settlers scuffle with security forces at the Amona outpost during an evacuation operation on February 1, 2017.
The Louvre Museum has reopened its doors to the public less than 24 hours after four French soldiers were attacked with a machete. The man was armed with at least one machete and carrying two briefcases as he attempted to enter the museum's shopping center.
They noted there is uncertainty regarding the arrival and departure of the precipitation and how long the cold will stick around. As of Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service was predicting 1-2 inches of accumulation in the early morning hours.
Inflation hit its highest level for more than two years in December at 1.6%, and some forecasters see it going above 3% this year. It therefore covers about half the economy, whereas official data on services published with more of a lag covers nearly 80%.
That's because the Note 7 used DCI-P3, so the company is certainly capable of offering that sort of feature. Samsung's Galaxy S8 is the to-be icon of the brand, while LG's flagship smartphone is set to be the LG G6 .
Playing England on their home ground might not be the easiest way to start and we need to be at our best. We were off the pace and it was quite unusual . "We know we must be aggressive in defence and attack.
The Walt Disney Company on 11/10/2016 reported its EPS as $1.1 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $1.16. Its forecasts over growth are 3.30% during current year while analysts' growth estimation for the next year is 12.90%.
At the beginning of the season, few would have expected even Guardiola to leave a fully fit Aguero out for three matches running. If he continues to score at this rate, he may be City's best signing of the last couple seasons.
Democrats scuttled a planned vote on Tuesday in the wake of Mr Trump's decision to fire acting Attorney-General Sally Yates. Tillerson was approved 56 to 43 , with three Democrats and one Independent joining Republicans in approval.
Malloch has not been officially nominated by Trump to represent United States interests to the 28-member bloc of European nations. She said that the alternative of "division and confrontation" would "embolden" those who wished to do the European Union harm.
She is encouraging anyone planning to drink before and during the game to make arrangements for a sober ride home. First-time DUI offenders can be punished with up to one year in jail, license suspension and steep fines.
Lady Gaga has another big Sunday planned a week after her Super Bowl spectacular - she'll perform with Metallica at the Grammys. Metallica last performed on the show in 2014 as they did their classic One with world famous concert pianist Lang Lang.
The site is considered to be extremely unstable after geologists discovered a hot ground crack in the sea cliff above the ocean. Since then, molten lava has been pouring into the sea like delicious tropical punch from some magical never-ending juice box.
The Munich-born player has spent his entire club career with Bayern, bar a two-year loan spell at Stuttgart between 2003 and 2005. Lahm told reporters, per Richards: "I told the officials that I will stop playing football at the end of the season".
He is the sixth player to successfully defend a title in the event and the first to do so at TPC Scottsdale. Matsuyama closed with a 5-under 66, parring the final three holes to match Simpson at 17-under 267.
A 20-year-old man was arraigned Sunday night after police say he killed Howard Beach jogger Karina Vetrano. Investigators believe Lewis grabbed Vetrano while she jogged at the park, the television station reports.
Wenger admitted that the mood among his players wasn't good on Wednesday when they came in to the London Colney training ground. It could easily have been a lot worse for the Gunners , with their opponents bullying them throughout the game in west London .
Now there's another brewing war, this time, against the communist rebels. "I tried my best, but I guess it wasn't good enough". Since August, not one of the 395 political prisoners have been released in relation to the peace talks.
A spokeswoman for the Cheesecake Factory , Alethea Rowe, gave the following statement to NBC4 Southern California Friday morning. Police Lt Mark Goodman said the device was not a pipe bomb or a Molotov cocktail, and no shrapnel or projectiles were ejected.
The company said 84% of its ad revenue came from mobile during the fourth quarter , up from 80% in the fourth quarter of 2015. The average price per ad increased 3% and total ad impressions rose 49% in Q4 2016 over the same period a year ago .
Trump also was said to have abruptly ended what was supposed to be an hour-long call after just 25 minutes. In a statement to the ABC today, the White House seemed to suggest there were doubts over the deal.
The high end target price has shares touching $23 and the low end target estimate has the stock moving to $15 within the year. The company earned $16.46 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $17.18 billion.
A total of 70 to 80 new store openings are on the cards but they will be other H&M brands such as COS, Monki and Weekday. Sales were 222.87 billion kronor, up 6% from 210 billion kronor a year earlier.