The Senate voted 51-49 to confirm Rep. Mick Mulvaney of SC as the government's new budget chief Thursday, less than two weeks before the president is expected to present a pared-down "skinny" budget to Congress at the end of the month.
Mulvaney's poor record on national-security issues is at odds with Trump's promise to rebuilt the USA military, said McCain, the influential chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Any one of the 100 senators could still change their position on Mulvaney before the vote, but there were no fresh signs of that happening following Cochran's decision.
McCain voted to advance Mulvaney, though he made his opposition clear from the Senate floor.
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Verizon wants to combine Yahoo's search, email and messenger assets, as well as advertising technology tools, with its AOL unit. The telco did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the Bloomberg report .
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We know that we can change some of the negative feelings around because of what's going on in the Premier League at the moment". Since we play the second leg at home, a goal at the Allianz Arena will be hugely vital.
"I am deeply concerned about your lack of support for our military, about your continued votes for withdrawals from Europe when we see a world on fire", McCain said.
But Cochran's spokesman, Chris Gallegos, said Wednesday afternoon that the 38-year Senate veteran will vote for Mulvaney. McCain, chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, agrees.
Mulvaney was a founding member of the House Freedom Caucus, the far right-wing congressional group that stemmed from the Tea Party movement's political momentum. John McCain (R-Az.), who expressed concern over Mulvaney's past comments about cutting America's defense budget.
During his confirmation hearings, however, Mulvaney said repeatedly he was prepared to carry out the president's agenda, not necessarily his own. Even if every Democrat voted against Mulvaney, they would need three Republican senators to join them to defeat the nomination, and there have been no indications that others beyond McCain intend to vote against the nominee.
The missile was ejected out of the canister via cold launch before rocket ignition after the missile was clear of the TEL. After his brief press conference to address the North Korea missile launch, Trump stopped by a wedding.
A former attorney general of New Hampshire is disputing President Trump's claim that voter fraud in the state cost former Sen. Last month, he falsely claimed that three to five million people illegally voted in November.
Conservation workers in New Zealand have been "popping" pilot whales "like balloons" to stop their carcasses exploding. The surviving whales were last seen swimming six kilometres (four miles) offshore on Sunday evening, according to DOC.
Since 2014, Humana has been a key player in Tennessee's health care exchange, at least in its major cities. Arguably, Republicans already own the instability in the health-care system that their inaction has caused.
The EHang 184 can fly about 50 kilometers (31 miles) on a single charge, hitting top speeds of up to 160 kph (100 mph). EHang is working with authorities in Nevada with the potential of being cleared by the FAA to operate in the US.
When Union City police officers arrived, they were upset to find that the robber had stolen from a young girl raising money. The officers made a decision to help the family by purchasing the rest of the cookies and donating money to cover the loss.
TV Chosun, citing unidentified "multiple government sources", said the women were believed to be North Korean agents. North Korean embassy officials followed Jong-nam's body when it was taken to the hospital on Wednesday morning.
We are playing as a team and that's been the difference. "It's now about implementing those plans for long period of time ". The bigger picture for Australia is winning the series at any cost because they know that India are tough to beat at home.
An Army official said, "Different unconfirmed figures on casualties of security forces and terrorists are doing rounds". These are still confirmed numbers and the real causalities will be known when the encounter ends.
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The third quarter is also the time of year when producers in the North Sea reduce production in order to perform maintenance. Rebalancing the crude oil market is an iffy business and definitely not a place for amateurs.
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Researchers say it is very hard to draw clear conclusions about current sportsmen because CTE is only diagnosed posthumously. Both CTE and Alzheimer's disease can cause dementia. "I emphasize this is a very small selection of players", said Morris.
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Trump has said he wants to renegotiate NAFTA , calling the deal one-sided and blaming it for gutting USA manufacturing. Fox said Mexico would not sit still if Canada and the United States decide on a bilateral deal to replace NAFTA.
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While it was not immediately clear what started the fire, officials confirmed that an investigation was underway. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 4:35 p.m. after an Anaheim police officer reported the blaze.
The pound has fallen well below $1.25 on bad inflation news
The figure was up 0.4 percentage point from December and above the market consensus of a 2.4% increase polled by Thomson Reuters. Experts said, demand slowdown due to demonetisation could be one of the factors behind the fall in inflation.
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We are going to have people coming to our country that want to be here for good reason", PTI quoted Trump as saying. Trump said: "We will be doing something very rapidly to do with the additional security for our country".
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That would be " The Walking Dead ", " Orange is the New Black ", " Breaking Bad ", " House of Cards " and Marvel's "Daredevil ". Most respondents plan to keep doing it, and 63 percent say they'd do it more if they knew they could get away with it.
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Ibrahimovic nearly extended United's lead on 64 minutes only to see his shot deflect off a Watford defender for a corner. The most significant of United's recent moves involved the sale of midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin to Everton .