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Trump and Republicans don't want Nancy Pelosi to go

For his part, President Trump congratulated the candidate through his Twitter account, even before Handel made the announcement, claiming that her work had been "fantastic", and that (the party) was very proud of her . People had been bad-mouthing the Republican candidate, Karen Handel , they had been insulting the Republican National Committee's competence and they had been dismissing any notion that Republicans could pull through to defeat the energized "resistance".


Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting

Presidential polls: JD(U) supports Ram Nath Kovind's nomination, to skip Opposition's meeting

Joining the critics of NDA's Presidential nominee, Shiv Sena said it would not extend its support if the Centre is eyeing a vote bank by nominating a Dalit face for the upcoming President polls. Sources said the move has gained currency after BSP supremo Mayawati suggested that her party can back the Opposition-sponsored candidate, if there was a "better Dalit candidate" than the BJP-led NDA's choice - Mr Kovind.


Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain

Prez poll: With 63% of votes in bag, Kovind win seems certain

Meanwhile, the Opposition parties attempted to reach out to JD (U) President and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who had pledged support for NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind . She said that someone of the stature of President Pranab Mukherjee or even External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj or BJP veteran L.K. Advani may have been made the candidate.



Pelosi Strikes Back: 'I Think I'm Worth the Trouble'

He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". Nevertheless, many Democrats are wondering why Pelosi waited until after the Democratic Party lost the White House and a slew of state legislative seats to start talking about a message other than Russian Federation collusion and anti-Trump rhetoric.


Qatar makes it worse with leaks

Qatar makes it worse with leaks

Adding insult to injury, Qatar must pay reparations to the four countries and consent to monthly audits of its compliance for the first year, then quarterly for the second year and annually for the following 10 years. "The demands are so aggressive that it makes it close to impossible to now see a resolution of that conflict", said Olivier Jakob, a strategist at Switzerland-based oil consultancy Petromatrix.



Kushner, Greenblatt met with family of murdered Border Policewoman in Israel

By highlighting the earth-moving work - no date has been announced for actual housing construction - Netanyahu appeared to suggest he believed he had little to fear from U.S. Kushner and Greenblatt are wary of proceeding too quickly and want to make sure that both Israelis and Palestinians are willing to make substantial compromises, said Nimrod Novik, a longtime envoy for former Israeli President Shimon Peres who still undertakes diplomatic tasks.