CaliforniaRepublicans, who had a really bad midterm election, did get one good piece of news today, as Kevin McCarthy was elected House Minority Leader in a surprisingly easy 159-43 victory over conservative leader Jim Jordan of OH, a founding member of the ever-fractious House Freedom Caucus.
Last week Jordan, a member of the Freedom Caucus, announced he would run against McCarthy for the position.
In the wake of Democrat control, McCarthy is being praised for his pro-life principles. McCarthy's supporters see him as an effective strategist and fundraiser.
House Democrats put off until after Thanksgiving their more prominent contest, Rep. Nancy Pelosi's bid to regain the speaker's gavel she held when the Democrats last had the majority.
House Democrats have already passed the threshold for a majority that they haven't held since 2010.
"We will work with anybody across that aisle if they are there to work to move America forward".
McCarthy, a California Republican, has cultivated a relationship with Mr. Trump.
Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard Shelby, Ala., and other GOP leaders met with Trump on Thursday about ways to fund the government. Mitch McConnell of Kentucky won another term as majority leader in the Senate, where Republicans appear to have picked up a seat or two. "But if they are just interested in increasing taxes and attacking the president, I think they will overreach and hand us back the majority". Jordan called for House Republicans to fight with the same "intensity" as President Donald Trump on his priorities. John Cornyn of Texas, the GOP whip, is being forced out by term limits. John Thune of South Dakota.
And in the 49th District, Democrat Mike Levin is leading Republican Diane Harkey by 55% to 45% for retiring GOP Rep. Darrell Issa's post. "You stand up and defend the White House and the President", Jordan told CNN in a recent interview after being asked how House Republicans can counter a Democratic majority pursuing oversight of the President and the administration.
Senate Democrats also maintained their basic leadership, with Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY winning another term after limiting his party's losses last week.
Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a former congressman-and physicist-says the election of new science-oriented lawmakers will bring a fresh focus on evidence-based thinking to policy discussions on Capitol Hill.
Public opinion expert Karlyn Bowman of the American Enterprise Institute also noted that independent voters this year told exit pollsters they supported Democrat House candidates over Republicans this year by a margin of 52 to 42 percent.
Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of OH says the GOP lost its House majority in the midterm election because it didn't deliver on promises to secure the U.S. -Mexico border, fund President Donald Trump's wall and replace the Obama health care law.
The power couple of Bollywood who exchanged vows at the picturesque Villa d'Este in Italy on November 14 looks stunning together. They had announced their wedding on October 21 after dating each other for quite a while. "Love you both.
Pittsburgh sits atop the AFC North at 6-2-1 and on track for a first-round bye despite not having its three-time Pro Bowl back. The Steelers explored dealing Bell before the October 30 trade deadline, but no deal was possible without his signature.
The Trump administration has already made it more hard for migrants to qualify for asylum in the United States. Migrants pause to sleep and rest in Mexico City, Mexico, on their way to the U.S. border from South America.
Charles Larson, a former chairman of the Iowa Republican Party, said Whitaker has briefed Trump and done "an impressive job". He has been on the record saying that the scope is too broad, that Mueller should not be investigating associates of Trump.
The brothel where his body was found is where National Basketball Association player Lamar Odom was found unconscious in 2015. When Hof died, it was already too late to remove his name from the ballot, and ballots had already been printed and mailed.
In this song the young woman indulges in the open heart on her ex Pete Davidson , Big Sean , Ricky Alvarez and Mac Miller . On Thursday evening, two of the singer's close friends hired a mariachi band to surprise her with a traditional serenata.
Jimmy Butler will play against the Timberwolves - as a Sixer - for the first time when the Sixers host the Wolves on January 15. After one season in Minnesota, Butler wanted out after the team made it clear it would not offer him a max contract extension.
City, one of Hughes' former sides, were rampant and all but wrapped the game up with three goals in the opening 18 minutes. Alvaro Morata scored twice as unbeaten Chelsea climbed to second with a 3-1 victory against Crystal Palace.
The forecast high is colder than the normal low temperature of 35 degrees for this time of year, according to the Weather Service. Behind this front on Tuesday , more lake effect snow is likely with the best chance of significant accumulation west of US-131.
Yet, an FBI investigation into alleged corruption at Tallahassee City Hall hurt his chances of winning the election. The Tallahassee mayor conceded the race to Republican Ron DeSantis in a televised concession speech around 11 p.m.
And everyone living in the United States was assumed to be a citizen of the U.S. --unless some other citizenship was established. And so there's a case that occurs in the late 19th century that is a flawless example of this gap between ideals and reality.
So will the retailer be selling pianos this Christmas? But look a little deeper, and this year's story is all about music lessons. Last year's John Lewis Christmas ad focused on the tale of Moz the Monster who lived under the bed of seven-year-old boy Joe.
The Woolsey fire has destroyed more than 170 homes and killed two people, putting the total death toll from the wildfires at 31. Other celebrities have also been affected by the fires including Gerard Butler , Robin Thicke and Neil Young .
It was not clear if Mai Abdullah would be doing similar and making a different version of the Salah sculpture. It depicts the striker with his arms out wide in the goal-scoring celebration he is known for.
Trump is a strong and independent woman who has been navigating her role as first lady in her own way", Grisham said. She gave no reason for why the first lady wanted Ricardel out but several officials said it was related to Mrs.
To disobey the Queen decided Kate Middleton, who is secretly preparing a surprise party for a pregnant wife of Prince Harry . This year, as a married woman, Meghan will automatically be taking part in the holiday activities at Sandringham.
The president has previously blamed Californian officials for wildfires and threatened to withhold federal funding. As many as 23 people have died so far in the catastrophic fires which have burned over 1, 70,000 acres of land.
Other major fires in the state include the Hill Fire, now 6,000 acres in size, and the Woolsey Fire, which is 8,000 acres in size. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the fire has placed millions of people under red flag warnings .
McSally's campaign and state-level GOP officials ignored national Republicans' tactics of casting doubt on the election's results. McSally argued that she would protect patients, despite her vote on the bill that would have removed many of those protections.
However, United started with three defensively minded midfielders: Nemanja Matic, Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini. Fernandinho is 34 next May and his age has left Manchester City scouring the globe for a suitable replacement.
Fulham's last win against Liverpool came in 2012 when a Martin Skrtel own-goal handed the Cottagers the three points at Anfield. We were in the Champions League final a year ago and that's the last impression, with all the spectacular games and whatever.
Trump has made similar arguments, particularly in urging Nato's European members to increase its share of defence spending. The tension overshadowed the two presidents' latest meeting Saturday at the French presidential palace.
The object's flat, elongated shape and reddish colour is from outside our solar system, according to the researchers. Astronomers were baffled, eventually settling on the term "interstellar object", the Washington Post reported .
Henrikh Mkhitaryan was singled out by a number of supporters as one of those that deserved criticism for his display in the game. The 27-year-old England global was carried off on a stretcher during the goalless draw at Emirates Stadium .
City goalkeeper Ederson upended striker Danny Ings and the former Liverpool striker scored with the spot-kick. Mateo Kovacic has urged Chelsea to avoid a Liverpool-style slip up in the Europa League this week.
The humiliating defeat to the Champions League minnows leaves Liverpool's hopes of progressing to the knockout stages in tatters. Milan Pavkov scored twice in seven first-half minutes to hand Red Star their first Champions League victory in 26 years.