The president's proposal cuts the State Department's budget by 28 percent ($10 billion) and the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by 31 percent, but boosts funding for the military by 29 percent. That's not just because of lackadaisical information handling but because State seems to be ground zero for what Trump officials have come to call the "Deep State": a collection of Obama-era hires that haven't been booted from their positions who are reportedly trying to cause headaches for the Republican president.
Imagine that a political leader who speaks from experience, knowledge, empathy, passion, and power about human rights.
Grassley said he was only able to confirm Clinton's top-secret access after Obama left the presidency.
Clinton then raised the letter signed by 120 former generals and admirals beseeching the Trump administration not to make the cuts.
So the work that is done here at this institute, here at Georgetown, making the evidence-based case for the role of women and peace in security is incredibly important.
In a speech Friday primarily devoted to women's role in diplomacy, Hillary Clinton got her longest applause lines when attacking the Trump administration.
9/11 victims suing Saudi Arabia
The law was primarily meant to aid 9/11 families who were previously stymied by USA sovereign immunity laws for foreign governments.
Clinton stressed the need for spending on diplomacy by quoting Defense Secretary James Mattis, who said cutting funds for the State Department means he has to buy more ammunition.
"Women are not only victims of war. but must be seen as makers of change", she said.
When 700 people crowded into the ballroom and overflow room at a Hilton in Scranton, Pa., to hear Clinton address a women's group on St. Patrick's Day, they didn't hear much about politics.
She made another apparent dig at Conway when she said: "Now, before anybody jumps to any conclusions, I will state clearly: Women are not inherently more peaceful than men". It is not a partisan issue.
After delivering facts proving that women are just as competent, if not better, than men in securing peace negotiations with other countries, Clinton couldn't help herself as she deftly ridiculed Donald Trump for his propensity towards fact-denial. "Standing up for the rights and opportunities of women and girls must be a cornerstone of American global leadership", she added, "and therefore it must be woven throughout our foreign policy".
Later in the speech, Clinton noted how she is once again speaking about "evidence" and "facts", a subtle knock on a Trump administration that has been critiqued for its relationship to the truth. Clinton spoke mostly about her family's connection to Scranton and spending summers there as a child.
Hillary Clinton seems to be enjoying being in the spotlight again since her defeat in the presidential race late a year ago.
Yates was sacked in January as acting attorney general after she refused to defend the Trump administration's first travel ban. Nunes said on Tuesday he has "no idea" why Democrats would call for him to step aside from the investigation.
The Chicago Bears apparently have figured out their quarterback depth chart for the offseason, and boy is it something. After his five-year run with the Jets ended in 2013, he spent the next two seasons with the Eagles, starting 10 games.
Guentzel got up briefly before stumbling to the ice and did not return after being escorted immediately to the locker room. The hit came in the first period of Tuesday's game when Ristolainen collided with the Penguins forward along the boards.
Sanders admits the reality of the situation though, which is that the current administration and Congress would never go for that. Now that Republicans' efforts to pass sweeping health care legislation have failed, Sen.
For a third straight game, the Jayhawks got off to a relatively slow start before using late first-half spurt to gain separation. Two of the best offenses in college basketball will go head-to-head with the last Final Four spot on the line.
Home invaders killed at Oklahoma residence
A fourth suspect behind the wheel of the getaway vehicle , 21-year-old Elizabeth Rodriguez, has turned herself in. Two of them died in the kitchen, while another crawled to the driveway before dying as well.
Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team
Women's National Hockey Team has medaled in every Olympics since 1998, when Women's Hockey was first added as an Olympic Sport. The ladies have strengthened their stance through social media utilizing the trending hashtag #BeBoldForChange.
Vettel and Ferrari are back in the sunshine
But we want to know what you think, and if, based on this first race, you're looking forward to the rest of the season. We'll get a much better idea at the next race in Shanghai. "There was a bit of luck that Lewis came out in traffic".
North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days
North Korea announced on Sunday that it had tested a new high-thrust engine considered applicable to its ballistic missiles. But just because a pre-emptive military strike is on the table, that does not mean the United States will go that route.
Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets
His father also has been detained on suspicion that he knew about his son's activities and ordered held in jail until March 30. Authorities have not released his name but say the suspect has dual citizenship in the USA and Israel and was home-schooled.
Storms Could Spawn Tornadoes Across Parts of Midwest
Forecasters could have a busy week ahead, with three potential rounds of strong to severe storms possible through next week. There is a low threat these become severe with golf ball size hail and 75 miles per hour wind the main threats.