WASHINGTON — John Conyers III, who was endorsed by his father on Tuesday to succeed him in the House, was arrested in February after his girlfriend suffered knife cuts during an argument. Mr. Conyers, in an interview Wednesday, tried to head off a possibly disqualifying scandal just a day after his father resigned from Congress amid multiplying allegations of sexual harassment. As issues of sexual harassment and abuse roil Washington, any violent altercation against a woman could doom his effort to take the seat that his father held since 1965. The younger Mr. Conyers said that the couple began arguing around 3
Not to worry. You see..blacks have a ´credit balance´ in all things civil and criminal and therefore will continue to work off this credit as a part of their just remunerations. The details of the crimes are of no interest because they are forgiven in advance.
Those of us who´s families never owned slaves and who may have fought and died to abolish slavery still must pay the never ending remuneration for those who might have.
First clue - the argument (fight) began around 3 AM - hey, what normal well-adjusted young man who may be on his way to representing the people of his district (don´t buy the ´I haven´t even decided if I want to run for Congress, he has to tell the media that so that there is no story) anyhow, what young man doesn´t get into get into fights with women at 3 AM. heck we have all done that, right? Then the ´ hey, does it make any sense I would do this? It was her, she stabbed herself.´ You know where you hear explanations like this? City court. Every DV complaint - all of them. Hey, it wasn´t me, says the 6 foot +, 210 lb, gym head about the 5´2´ 125 lb woman. I was just tr´in to protector against herself. Book´em Dan-o.
Jesus Christ. Are people not tired of the GD family dynasties? And a guy who stabs women replacing a guy who like to put his hand in their private places without their permission. What kind of scum are they continuing to fill this filthy swamp with? When does it stop?
Since most of the council members have records, we need a tough guy like this. Using the knife, he must be an anti-gun advocate. I recommend a visit with Detroit´s former mayor (currently serving 20 years in the pen)to learn the fine points of graft and serious corruption. All Detroit needs now is to be declared a sanctuary city!!
Apparently no one has paid enough attention to the editorial page of USA Today to suit its staff. Today, the newspaper´s editorial board decided to publish an editorial so contemptible that it is the talk of the town in Washington. In the rest of the nation, the editorial is further proof that journalists have lost their damned minds.Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York demanded Trump resign as president.(Snip)In previous tweets, Trump said Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz "will do anything for money." Most politicians would. That is how they finance their political campaigns. But liberals believe words you use on men,
If there is anyone who didn’t quite understand the quote: “there are trillions of dollars at stake”, in the context of the 2016 election, well, a letter today from the biggest EU economic nations will provide greater context. Additionally, as you absorb the position behind their claims, never forget how much foreign governments spend in lobbying the U.S. congress for legislation adverse to the interests of U.S. workers.Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain are claiming the U.S. congress has no right to reform the U.S. tax code because the reforms undercut their ability to hold an advantage over the U.S. in
Washington - Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reported a fake complaint accusing him of sexual harassment to Capitol Police, a spokesperson from his office confirmed Wednesday. Axios reported on Tuesday Schumer told the outlet he is the victim of a fake document that implicates him in detailed harassment claims by a former aide. The news of the document comes amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations engulfing Capitol Hill. Democratic Sen. Al Franken, Democratic Rep. John Conyers and Republican Rep. Trent Franks are all stepping down amid claims of sexual misconduct during their time in office. Where Republican senators stand on Roy Moore Where Republican
Last Thursday it was announced that U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras was mysteriously recused from the Special Counsel case against General Mike Flynn, five days after Judge Contreras accepting the initial pleading. No explanation as to ‘why’? (Snip) The story has been memory holed into the concentric whirlpool of nothingness. We have speculated that U.S. District Court Judge Rudolph Contreras was recused, either by himself or by challenge, because he is also a FISA Court Judge and could have signed off on the October FISA warrant that led to the wiretapping and surveillance of General Flynn.
Millennials are proving themselves to be a giant recruiting headache for Dallas police and fire departments. Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall and Dallas Fire Chief David Coatney gave a pointed assessment of the generation Monday while discussing recruitment efforts before the city council, saying that shortages of police and firemen correlate with a millennial culture defined by impatience and unrealistic expectations. “We have nights, weekends and holidays — not attractive to millennials who want all days off and to be the chief in six months,” Ms. Hall said, a local Fox News affiliate reported Monday. “We recognize that is a challenge.” Chief Coatney
The Justice Department is refusing to reveal details of the process that led up to former FBI Director Robert Mueller being granted an ethics waiver to serve as special counsel investigating the Trump campaign´s alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. In response to a POLITICO Freedom of Information Act request, the agency released a one-sentence memo Friday confirming that Mueller was granted a conflict-of-interest waiver in order to assume the politically sensitive post. The waiver is believed to relate to Mueller´s work in recent years as a partner at the WilmerHale law firm, which also represented former Trump campaign
The House Natural Resources Committee has got Patagonia’s number. No, Patagonia is not the savior of America’s protected wild spaces. It’s just another greedster corporation with an overpriced logo, trying to make a fast buck by jumping on the anti-Trump bandwagon while parading its ‘eco’ credentials. According to the Hill: “The assertion that ‘the president stole your land’ is designed to mislead and terrify the uninformed. Their deception speaks volumes about their contempt for rural Americans in Utah,” the committee said in a statement. “Of course, Patagonia, a self-interested corporation like any other, knows the truth, but they don’t care. Lies and distortions are
On Tuesday, Democrat Doug Jones pulled off a stunning victory over Republican Roy Moore in Alabama. The race went down to the wire, but the Democrat prevailed. Here are five things to know about why Jones won, why Moore lost, and what it means for the future of the U.S. Senate and both parties. 1. Character matters. According to NBC News exit polls, 49 percent of Alabama voters thought the sexual assault accusations against Roy Moore were "definitely" or "probably" true. Republicans and Democrats split on partisan lines — a whopping 82 percent of Republicans said the allegations were "probably" or "definitely" false,
DEVELOPING…Democrat Doug Jones has defeated Roy Moore in Alabama’s Senate election, according to a projection from the Fox News Decision Desk.ORIGINAL STORY…The hard-fought Alabama Senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones remains too close to call, though a Fox News voter analysis shows the Democratic nominee enjoying a lead over his GOP rival. Jones’ competitiveness is a remarkable development in a deep red state that reflects just how badly Moore has been hurt by a sex scandal. But the race is still fluid. With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Jones and Moore both had 49.2 percent, according to
On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” co-host Mika Brzezinski argued President Trump’s tweet about Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) constitutes sexual harassment and that people who work around the president and don’t try to get him to delete the tweet don’t care about the country or women. Brzezinski said, “I just want to say something, beyond the fact that it is reprehensible that the president of the United States would say something so derogatory and disgusting about a woman, we’re not surprised, Mr. President. You do it all the time. You treat women terribly, and you treat the women around
Franken announced last Thursday that he would be resigning “in the coming weeks” after eight different women accused him of groping or forcibly kissing them. “The timing of Franken’s resignation remains unclear, as is his motive in delaying it,” New York Magazine’s Ed Kilgore noted at the time. Franken has yet to offer any more specificity about when he’s going to follow through in resigning. Franken’s office did not return multiple requests for comment on the subject. Franken begrudgingly offered his resignation after 35 Democratic senators called on him to do so, three weeks after he was first accused
The family of the alleged ISIS-inspired Port Authority bomber said they were “heartbroken” by the attack on Monday and blasted law enforcement agencies for what they claimed were heavy-handed tactics by investigators. “We are heartbroken by the violence that was targeted at our city today and by the allegations being made against a member of our family,” said the statement read by Albert Fox Cahn, the Legal Director for the NY Chapter Council for Islamic Relations. “But we’re also outraged by the behavior of the law enforcement officials who held children as small as 4 years old out in the
President Trump attacked Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in a sexually suggestive tweet Tuesday morning that implied Gillibrand would do just about anything for money, prompting a swift and immediate backlash. “Lightweight Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a total flunky for Charles E. Schumer and someone who would come to my office ´begging´ for campaign contributions not so long ago (and would do anything for them), is now in the ring fighting against Trump,” the president wrote. “Very disloyal to Bill & Crooked-USED!”
Margaret Thatcher was born one. So were predecessor Prime Ministers Benjamin Disraeli and William E. Gladstone. Diana, the princess of Wales, too. Also William Pitt, who presided over the British victory in the French and Indian War and lent his name to Pittsburgh. And, according to some university authorities four decades ago, me as well. We were all born commoners. But — despite what newspapers, websites and television stations on both sides of the Atlantic have reported with wonder and wild-eyed delight — Meghan Markle, the actor who is to marry Prince Harry, is not a commoner. She’s an American, and