But Mattis has always been more complex than this simplistic portrait, as his many on-the-record comments made in speeches, press statements, and congressional hearings prove. Classifieds Loading listings …. Britannia Helps Rule the Waves February 20,6: The decision not to publish this happened shortly after the Bureau of Investigative Journalism released findings that showed that 66 buildings had been destroyed in the previous month—targets more likely to hold civilians. Both courts of appeals could issue decisions at any time, but the impatient administration, perhaps anticipating that its appeals will be unsuccessful, filed its petitions on November 23 urging the Supreme Court to intervene immediately.
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Police investigating if Jussie Smollett, brothers were together night of the attack. He also repeated the principles he believed should guide U. That the mainstream media and Trump found them shocking indicates that they had not been listening to the Pentagon chief. Email to a friend Your name. With Mattis certain to be confirmed, I'm looking forward to "Hamilton"-style cabinet battles, as he defends his bedroom ayes against, say, incoming Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who has called homosexuality a disorder; would-be Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who sees gay marriage as government-imposed secularism; Environmental Protection Agency opponent and would-be secretary Scott Pruitt, who wants to make life harder for transgender citizens; Interior Secretary-designate Ryan Zinke, who complained about same-sex marriage because it violates his religious views; would-be Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who called the Supreme Court ruling that legalized gay marriage a "sad day"; and incoming Housing Secretary Ben Carson, who once likened gay sex to bestiality. Karl Lagerfeld dies at For that, at least, he deserves gratitude.
Transgender woman deported from US murdered in El Salvador. The outgoing defense secretary had offered enough time to nominate and confirm a replacement, and to prepare that person for forthcoming summits and congressional posture hearings. Guatemala congressman expresses concern over Trump anti-immigrant rhetoric. He took tough questions from the assembled soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines; told bad jokes; and referenced historians and philosophers, which he hoped the service members would take the time to read for themselves. But some Supreme Court justices have signaled their uneasiness about nationwide injunctions by federal district judges, and Francisco appeals to this uneasiness. Dems seek answers from Mattis on anti-trans military recommendations.