California Congressman Kevin McCarthy has defeated Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan for House Minority Leader in the new Congress. McCarthy now serves as House Majority Leader, which will change in January after Democrats took control of the lower chamber on Election Day.
Jordan is a leader of the far-right House Freedom Caucus.
In the wake of Democrat control, McCarthy is being praised for his pro-life principles.
"We think he's absolutely our best political strategist, our best fundraiser, our best recruiter", said Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., center, is flanked by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., left, the senator-elect from Tennessee, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott, the Republican candidate in the undecided challenge to incumbent Sen.
Whoever wins out as minority leader will become the most visible face of opposition to the incoming Democratic majority. "If there are variables and things that are offered to us of course we'll consider them, but I think our position is pretty sound and understandable". Fischer told reporters after the closed-door meeting that Ernst had secured the votes to win.
The three leadership elections that took place Wednesday went largely as expected.
McCarthy, previously the second-ranking House Republican, will succeed retiring Speaker Paul Ryan as leader of a diminished GOP band in the lower chamber.
Trump on new acting AG: I dont know Matt Whitaker
Rosenstein told reporters Friday that based on his experiences with Whitaker, "I think he's a superb choice for attorney general". A Justice Department spokeswoman did not respond to questions about the number of times Whitaker has met with and briefed Trump.
Two Orange County Republicans facing the prospect of defeat in the November 6 congressional election as final ballots are counted have adopted President Trump's tactic of making baseless allegations of vote fraud.
Texas voters also saw former El Paso County Judge, Veronica Escobar, and state Senator Sylvia Garcia of Houston defeat their Republican opponents, making history as the first Latinas elected to represent the state in the U.S. House.
Scott's participation in the photo op - walking and talking like an elected USA senator - is a show of force by McConnell and Republicans a day after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Nelson appeared together in Washington about 20 feet away from McConnell's office. That allows Sen. John Thune of South Dakota to move up to the No. 2 spot. Sen.
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.
Although they retain full control of Congress for now, Republicans still need support from Democrats to pass any bill in the Senate.
Officials have yet to determine the winners in one Senate contest and six House races - a week and a half after the midterm elections.
While frustration at upward mobility is a widespread gripe among House Democrats, and even some of Pelosi's supporters acknowledge there is not a deep bench to replace her, no one else is yet running for House Speaker.
Also, we think that the S10 plus option will indeed boast a three-camera setup on its back and a New Infinity display . It supports 4K UHD videos at 150 frames per second (fps) with the help of Exynos 9820's Multi Format Codec (MFC).
Some bodies were found in gutted cars that were overrun by the fast-moving fire, as residents scrambled to evacuate overnight. State officials have blamed climate change and said numerous burn areas have been in federally managed lands.
But fortunately for Bryant, patience proved to be a virtue as he's reportedly on his way to the New Orleans Saints . Sherman took to his personal Twitter account and reacted to the news that Bryant had signed with the Saints .
Though the Brooklyn Nets are not always in the national NBA spotlight, Caris LeVert has been enjoying the 2018-19 season. LeVert suffered what appeared to be an injury akin to what we saw from Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward last season .
Trump later said he would instead sit down with him formally later this month at a world leaders' summit in Buenos Aires. Sitting several seats away was Russian President Vladimir Putin , who arrived at the ceremony separately as well.
What is the new rule? The American Civil Liberties Union, a group that defends individual rights, declared the move "illegal". A senior administration official said Thursday that the vast majority of such claims are "non-meritorious".
The White House earlier this week revoked Acosta's access credentials without any indication about if it would be reinstated. An aide attempted to grab the microphone from Acosta, who nevertheless trued to shout out one last question.
The tribute has received criticism and been compared to the awful bust of Cristiano Ronaldo , which was unveiled previous year . Salah enjoyed a record-breaking debut season with Liverpool scoring 32 goals to set a new record in a single campaign.
In the nine elections when the president's approval rating was below 50 percent, his party lost an average of 37 seats. In short, if the Republicans are defeated today, then, in time either Trump will change or America itself will change.
Steve Schale, a longtime Democratic strategist, recounted talking to a reporter 14 years ago about Democratic U.S. If, after the recount, the vote margin is.25 percent or less, then a manual recount is conducted statewide.
At the time, the former Suits star had just become engaged to Prince Harry , and wouldn't tie the knot for another five months. They say that the Queen of England asked my mom Megan for the reason that Duchess and mother are no more relatives in England.
Pavkov rose highest in a crowded penalty area to power home Marko Marin's corner to spark wild scenes of celebration. Liverpool made light work of Red Star Belgrade at Anfield two weeks ago, recording an emphatic 4-0 victory.
US analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites
Barracks, administration facilities, support buildings and greenhouses for food are visible further down the valley. US analysts say they have located more than half of an estimated 20 secret North Korean missile development sites.
Wildfires deadliest on record in California with 31 killed
The Woolsey Fire has gutted Malibu mansions and suburban homes, with celebrities recording the devastation on social media. The Camp Fire has ripped through 164 square miles , destroying more than 6,700 buildings, a lot of them family homes.
Democrat Sinema wins US Senate seat in Arizona
McSally's attacks on Sinema reached back more than 15 years, when Sinema was a Green Party spokeswoman and liberal activist. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) saw her lead increase for a third straight day, while in Florida , aides to GOP Gov.
Supreme Court ban on firecrackers goes up in smoke
The national capital woke up to a yet another smoggy morning on Friday with the air quality in the "severe" category. Similarly, the PM10 level was recorded at 440 micrograms per cubic metre, making it four times the standard of 100.
Amidst threats, Asiya Bibi's lawyer leaves Pakistan
He also called for asylum from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and US President Donald Trump in the footage. Pakistan's Supreme Court has not been known to reverse its decisions, but court reviews typically take years.