35 Burst results for "Senator Chris Coons"
Prayer breakfast gives Biden fresh chance to call for unity
"President fighting will get another chance to call for unity at this morning's national prayer breakfast Wyden campaign for the White House is someone who could unify Americans the breakfast will give him the chance to talk about his vision of faith the shares breakfast will be virtual because of the corona virus Delaware senator Chris Coons an honorary co chair of the event suggests that Biden will appear via tape remarks South Carolina senator Tim Scott a G. O. P. co chair of the breakfast says he hopes Biden emphasizes the nation status as a place for diversity and tolerance that allows for respectful disagreement my camp in Washington
At least 25 domestic terrorism cases opened as result of Washington, DC violence: lawmaker
"Domestic terrorism cases have been opened as a result of Wednesday's assault on the Capitol that, according to Democratic representative James Crowe of Colorado, Delaware Senator Chris Coons on CBS's face the Nation said he's concerned about the inauguration. It is more Agent than ever that we flood the zone around the capital with federal resource is to ensure the safe transfer of power to President elect Biden and Vice President elect Harris. In 10 days when virtually the entire Congress will be assembled again. President Trump has ordered US flags at half staff at federal buildings after the death of two Capitol police officers. Authorities in
Senate due back today
"The Senate is scheduled to be back in session today democratic senator Chris Coons of Delaware is feeling pretty good about the possibility of reaching a deal on covert relief that's after watching the big Saturday night election celebration in his home state I expect that we'll hear from vice president elect Heris and from president elect Biden outreach to Republican Senate leaders as well as to members of the house and Senate governors into the administration a deal on a relief bill will take both parties working together something GOP senator Roy blunt of Missouri is optimistic about you have to reach across the aisle you have to find it in almost every Senate somebody on the other side to get things done both planting Koontz appeared on ABC's this week showing up there Washington
Fraud claims aimed in part at keeping Trump base loyal
"President Donald Trump has promised legal action after levelling accusations of large scale voter fraud so far without proof in Pennsylvania and other states that broke for Joe Biden Republican senator Roy blunt of Missouri says it's time for the president's lawyers to present the facts and then it's time for those facts to speak for themselves but democratic senator Chris Coons says there's no proof of any fraud if Republicans are going to support president trump in his resistance to accepting the outcome of the election the president needs to show some facts not just angry tweets joining Coons and blunt on ABC's this week New York governor Andrew Cuomo stop the rancor stop the fighting we have real problems let's move on together I'm shelling out there
GOP pushes Barrett toward court as Democrats decry sham.
"Republicans powered Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett close to confirmation yesterday pushing past Democrat objections and other properties during the covid nineteen crisis in the drive to seat President Donald Trump's pick before the November third election. The Senate Judiciary Committee said October Twenty second for its vote to recommend Barrett's nomination to the full Senate the final confirmation vote expected by month's end. You don't convene a Supreme Court confirmation hearing in the middle of a pandemic when the Senate's on recess when voting has already started in the presidential election in a majority of states declared Senator Chris coons. Republicans eager to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader. GINSBURG counted that trump is well within the bounds to fill the vacancy and they have the votes to do it. Barrett's information would bring the most pronounced ideological change on the court in thirty years poised to launch a new era of court rulings on abortion voting rights and other matters that are now open to new uncertainty. The forty eight year old Barrett was careful during two days of public testimony, not to tip her views on many issues or take on the president who nominated her facing almost twenty hours of questions from senators. She declined to offer specifics beyond the vowed to keep open mind and take the cases as they come. Barrett refused to say whether she accepts the science of Climate Change under questioning from Kamala Harris saying she lacked the expertise to know for sure and calling it a topic to controversial to get into. Barrett framed acknowledgement of a man made climate crisis as a matter of policy not science when she was pressed by the Democratic senator from California the Federal Appeals Court judge responded that she did think Corona virus was infectious and smoking caused cancer but rebuffed Harris on the climate change question for seeking to solicit an opinion on a matter of public policy. Especially, one that is politically controversial effectively ignoring science in the face of the ever-present. Climate. Crisis.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on KTRH
"Luck would have it. Senator Chris Coons, in keeping with tradition made a fool of himself. Earlier today Democrat Chris Coons as we told you about earlier. Wouldn't it be awesome if we could have the woman who's running against Senator Chris Coons from Delaware, who occupies Joe Biden's former seat wouldn't be great. If we could have Lauren whiskey as our guest, and we do Lauren, tell us exactly what you say out on the stump to the good people of Delaware as to why you should be in this seat, and Christians shouldn't Right. So what we're seeing again Christians, creating a Brett Kavanaugh circus. Everybody knows that he was the ringleader back during the cabin all hearings and he is doing it again. As we all know, as the nation's on TV today, you know, the whole hearing is about the qualifications of any Cockney Barrett and they have completely turned it into a circus already, and they've made it into an infomercial for The FBI. You know, Christians have completely failed our state. Not to mention the fact that he marched him with the riders and looters here in the state of Delaware. You know, I think that his opinion have become a relevant and he has become the joke at the butt of all jokes in our states. I've been running against him. We're running a spectacular campaign to take out the Democrat machine to take out people like Chris Coons have completely lost touch with the people. They have been elected to serve. And you know they're here. Fight of me. They're absolutely terrified. They have done everything in their power to shut down me to shut down my voice. Christians has even failed to debate me. Hey, backed out of our debate that we had so he knows I'm coming for him. He knows I'm coming for his feet. And we are expecting Delaware to turn red this year. Tell me about the state of Delaware. Tell me where it's been electorally. And what you think is the change this year, and why Right. So we are the home quote unquote of Joe Biden. Actually, he's not even from here on he has become the laughing stock of our state he have made are state into a laughing stock, The people of Delaware or embarrassed that we have put up you know that there is a basically a pedophile representing our state for a candidate for United States presidents, So we are It is a very small state. So it is a very flip a ble seat with the right candidate who will fight the people of Delaware sick and tired of the same old GOP talking points where people just don't fight for them. I'm running on America First platform. I'm running on opioid recovery platform. Our state is number two in the nation and overdose rate, and people like Chris Coons have completely ignored it. He's been too busy trying to find a camera to talk in front of Of with CNN or Fox News, while the people in his own state are dying. Angling for Joe Biden, who also has completely ignored the current state of his state that he was represented represented up. You know, he was a senator here for decades, and he outsourced all of our manufacturing. We have lost all of our manufacturing. We have lost GM. We have lost Chrysler on we have become A drug ridden, hopeless state. I would encourage your listeners not allow Joe Biden do to America what he has done to the state of Delaware. So I'm fighting to restore my state. I'm fighting to restore my nation and address issues that affect ordinary everyday Americans like low wages, like the opioid epidemic things like restoring the American nuclear family. These are all talking points. The political our current political class has refused, refused to address Andi. I'm here to fight to restore them. Lauren Whisky is our guest. She's running against Senator Chris Coons. Who behaved very foolishly earlier today during the, uh, Amy Cockney Barrett hearings, But let me ask you about the state of Delaware. And I'm going to ask you about history because we don't know where Delaware is in 2020 until we have an election. November 3rd, you're out on the hostages. You feel it. You you see it? But when you go back to 1976 1972, Delaware goes Republican and 72 for Nixon. Carter wins it in 76, but the Republican brand was blemished. But Reagan comes back and wins in 80 and 84. Bush wins in 88. Clinton wins in 92. It's gone Democrat every year and with with no less than 53% in Oh, wait as much as 62%. How did how did the state changed during that period of time? Was this migration of voters out or in what happened? Let me tell you something. The Delaware has become a place for Delawareans. Don't stay. They don't get married and they don't have Children, and they don't buy homes here. This has become a state where people flee, and then we have people from liberal states coming to vacation. We also have a serious migration problems we have over. I think it's about the numbers about 90,000. Undocumented immigrants here in the state of Delaware. This will certainly become a place where you know the classical conservative family. Delawareans like we always have been, is a not able to afford to have a family here but also fleeing the state when they have You know they they graduate from college, you know, here they're forced to compete against cheap foreign labor for jobs. There's no place here for people to get married, have Children and have families. And by whom? So that is what is happening Our state has dismantled on. You know what I blame Joe Biden. I blame people like Senator Christians for creating the disaster of what was once a very thriving labor states. You know, we are. Very pro family were very tight knit community here in the state of Delaware. However, they have completely done everything they can to dismantle that and make it more so a place for people to flee livers liberal states to retire and then they come here they vote Democrat but also we have an immigration problem here to the point where Native Delawareans aren't able to have great ways for their work. They're not able to get good line working jobs. So what you see is young delawareans fleeing not having families and then importing people from liberal states to basically essentially live here and replace the voting demographic. So that is what has happened, But it is Il salvageable because there are still plenty approach Family Crow working class Delawareans who we have gotten registered to vote who are going to show up to vote for President Trump?.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"A White House doctor declared he's no longer at risk for transmitting Corona virus despite no negative tests being disclosed. Former Vice President Joe Biden is aggressively campaigning in battleground states after recent polling showed Trump losing ground crucial to his 2016 win. But all eyes are on Washington, where today the Senate Judiciary Committee begins confirmation hearings for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Cockney Barrett. Despite Biden's please for GOP senators to push off the vote till after the election, it appears Democrats are helpless to stop it. Senator Chris Coons on Fox News Sunday outlined the Democratsstrategy president Trump has said he would on Lee nominate someone who would overturn the affordable care act. Taking away health care protections for more than 100 million Americans in the middle of a pandemic on both President Trump and members of the majority on this committee has said they would only vote for a nominee who would overturn Roe versus Wade. As I will lay out in my questioning this week. We shouldn't be having this hearing with two members of the committee infected with Covad. It's rushed, it constitutes court packing, and her views are too extreme. To qualify her to serve on this court. Republicans have put the screws to Biden for refusing to answer whether he'd support adding more justices to the Supreme Court. Judge Baird is confirmed He's resisted giving an answer, claiming President Trump wants that to become the narrative not what Republicans are doing right now to jam through a nominee and cement. Conservative majority with an election underway. And while Biden's expressed opposition to court packing in the past, critics say his silence indicates he wants it on the table. Along with some of the other defenses. His base has called for Senator Ben Sasse on Fox News Sunday. It's grotesque. Vice President Biden won't answer that really basic questions on it isn't just one branch of government what they're really talking about a refusing to talk about Is a suicide bombing of two branches of government. What they're talking about is blowing up the deliberative structure of the United States Senate by abolishing the filibuster, making it possible to turn the Senate into just another.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on 77WABC Radio
"News the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer today on Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Cockney Barrett. Schumer says If Barrett is confirmed, she should step aside from any cases involving the outcome of the election and the upcoming challenge to the affordable care act. Other Democratic lawmakers oppose Barrett, including Delaware Senator Chris Coons, She has taught at a well regarded law school. She clerked for Justice Scalia, but she has views that make her not qualified to serve on the Supreme Court. But Republicans like Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse disagree. If Amy Barrett were running for the United States Senate from the state of Illinois, she would have policy positions that she'd lay out to the American people. That isn't what a judge's job is. Sassen Kun's both on Fox News Sunday. Barrett's expected to face questioning and confirmation hearings beginning tomorrow over the issues of abortion, healthcare and her faith. President Trump's back on the campaign trail tomorrow, stuffing first for an event in Florida, the president telling Rhea Bartiromo on Sunday morning futures. He feels great after receiving antibody treatments, calling them a cure. The entire body kind of thing that I took was I've felt I felt really good almost after taking it. A White House doctor earlier released a memo saying the president meets the criteria for discontinuing isolation. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden resumes his campaign stops tomorrow in Cincinnati and Toledo more than 300,000. Customers in Louisiana remain without power after Hurricane Delta pummeled the state. L did came ashore Friday night with winds topping 100 miles an hour. No deaths have been reported, and Raphael Nadal has won the French Open bidding Novak Djokovic. He now matches Roger Federer with his 20th Grand Slam title. America is listening..
Murkowski opposes filling Supreme Court seat before the election
"Another Republican senators pushing back against the party's push to get a Supreme Court nominee confirmed before November's election. Today. Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski said she does not support replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election yesterday. Maine Senator Susan Collins said Whoever is elected November in November should nominate the replacement President Trump telling supporters at a rally in North Carolina last night. I will be putting for the nominee next week. It will be a woman. Senate Republicans say they're ready to act as soon as President Trump makes his selection, Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn tells Fox and friends You're going to see us, as is our responsibility to be certain that we have a full court and are able to address the issues that are Thea Merican. People expect to be addressed. But Democratic Senator Chris Coons as half of our states are already voting for the next president. We should honor Justice Ginsburg's last wish and let the voters pick the next president. The next president. Pick the next Justice Coons on Fox News Sunday.
Roger Stone's trial
"News Democrats and some Republicans want to know more about the decision to consider lowering the proposed sentence of former trump confidante Roger stone Louisiana Republican senator John Kennedy says what raised eyebrows was president trump tweeting about stones case the fact that it's Roger stone and the fact that the president tweeted about it I think this would be a fairly routine transaction Attorney General bill Barr is expected appear before the Democrat led house Judiciary Committee on March thirty first Delaware Democrat senator Chris Coons told CNN the president's conduct is outrageous Sox's Mike Emanuel on Capitol Hill Connecticut senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on bar to
Iran launches missiles at US forces in Iraq at al-Asad and Erbil
"That's what Iranian officials are calling the surface to surface missile attack on US interests in Iraq after the U. S. kill the Ronnie in general Qasem Soleimani near the Baghdad airport US military bases came under attack from short range ballistic missiles or cruise missiles fired from inside Iran not rockets as other networks reported earlier tonight here's the statement issued by Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman at approximately five thirty PM eastern standard time on January seventh Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles against U. S. military and coalition forces in Iraq it is clear that these missiles were launched from Iran and targeted at least two Iraqi military bases hosting U. S. military and coalition personnel and Alice side and Beale oxygen for Griffin at the Pentagon there were two rounds of Bissell's about an hour apart things are quieter now but it's likely not over there are running back properties all over the region in places like the Gaza Strip Lebanon Syria Iraq they are backed by the Iranian regime in the Gaza Strip they've told fox news they're receiving money and support from Tehran we do know that Hezbollah in Lebanon also has been threatening US ally Israel this week boxes trading in Baghdad South Carolina Republican senator Lindsey Graham calls it an act of war the missiles were launched from Iran at targets inside of Iraq housing US military personnel the president has all the authority needs under article two to respond in high response is yet to be determined but he has that authority to respond Delaware democratic senator Chris Coons and president trump
Romney signals he's open to bipartisan background check bill
"On you gun control legislation including expanding background checks Delaware Democrat senator Chris Coons tells CBS's face the nation that his been working with Pennsylvania Republican senator Pat Toomey on a bipartisan bill our bill would make sure that state law enforcement is promptly notified when someone fails a background check I've been talking with Republicans with Democrats with the White House over the August recess I am hopeful president trump will actually lead on this issue next week take a position stick with it the American people deserve
A Delaware senator stepped into the ring with Amazon over information privacy
"It how much data alexis collecting offered europe the soil what's going on yeah so they have signed a letter to the usa senator chris coons democrat from delaware after he sent them you know basie sent jeff basis letter in may asking for answers on amazon and its privacy practices on alexa yet so and their response of amazon wrote that one day keep keep this data forever until you delete it yourself what you have going manually do it there's no like automatic like expiration date on that a to some of them are shared or recorded 'em in you can't delete those most of it it is related transactions if i order a pizza from lift yeah that makes no sense if i order a left or if i order a pizza 'em that like that's like financial transactions will keep records of that and that doesn't like you can't believe that even if you want it to end do they so the lady yeah yeah they have access to that and as do these third parties andy other thing that was kinda revealed in this is that these voice data's not anonymous by so all the voice data that they have idling track of that's tied to you and that's tied to your account 'em they say that side of transparency purposes they say they keep those transcripts because they want people to know when when alexa here's number wrong what what did it actually think but you said so you can go in view that andy they they noted that you know after are scoop from may about how 'em amazon is keeping transcript even when you deleted the recordings yes even when we wrote that story they said they're they're taking where they're going under processes to make sure that it's delete it from all their systems 'em in this letter that was sent on june twenty eighth they said they're still working on that so that problem is still ongoing there are still parts of you're transcript that linger in 'em amazon system even after usually the recordings got our life where the wall way
Sen. Coons Talks Additional Troops Being Sent to Middle East
"Democratic Senator Chris coons of Delaware speaking out about the possibility possibility of of additional additional troops troops being being sent sent to to the the Middle Middle East. East. The The lawmaker lawmaker says says he'll he'll always always fight fight to to make make sure sure men men and and women women serving serving in in the the Middle Middle East East have have the the resources resources and and the the equipment. equipment. They. Need to protect US interest? But who says he's concerned that sending additional troops will add to the escalating cycle of instability, and tension in the region. He's urging the administration to explore diplomatic channels to the escalate the security situation and avoid military conflict.
Mueller criticised Barr's depiction of Russia probe
"Attorney general William bar is set to face of Senate panel today new revelation show, Robert Muller has expressed frustration about how his reports findings were being portrayed by the AG. Top Democrats are chest izing bar. I'm now convinced that the attorney general is conceiving of himself as the president's lawyer, not the people's lawyer, Delaware. Senator Chris coons US secretary of state Mike Pompeo was search Russian involvement led to nNcholas Maduro remaining in Venezuela. This says an attempted coup was undertaken by opposition leader, one Guido d'oro, basically scoffed at this claim calling it nonsense. The Russians have labeled it as fake as well. And it's difficult to know exactly what the source of this information ultimately was Clarence award. In england. A judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to fifty weeks in prison for jumping
"senator chris coons" Discussed on KOMO
"News one thousand FM ninety seven seven Bill O'neil at the editor's desk. Taylor van Cise among the headlines that we're following today. Police say there has been arrest made in the Netherlands after a tram shooting earlier today in which three people were murdered and several were injured a man. Born in Turkey was arrested and police say is has all the markings of terrorism. Heavy rain continues in the midwest at least three people dead in Nebraska, and stocks closed higher on Wall Street will have your full propel insurance money update in about three minutes here on KOMO. I Joe Biden has not formally decided if he's going to seek the twenty twenty nomination for president. But he nearly revealed his plans during a Democratic Party fundraising dinner on ABC's this week democratic Senator Chris coons of Biden's home state of Delaware sat down with ABC's chief anchor George Steph. To discuss this Biden question. So is that really a Freudian slip word Senate vice president, by know, exactly what he was doing. Well, I'm very optimistic that Joe Biden will soon formally announced his campaign for the presidency when he said to a cheering crowd of Democrats in Dover, Delaware that he had the most progressive record of anyone running or who might run what I think he was referring to was the very real record of the Obama administration of tackling climate change of advancing rights for the LGBTQ community of reining in Wall Street and of enacting the broadest expansion of access to health care of any administration in our lifetimes. That's the sort of real progressive record of accomplishment that Joe Biden could run on. And I hope well run on that that's part of the record right right there. But as you know, he's also part of the comes with long experience in politics is a long record to attack. The vice president also gonna come under pressure on issues, like a Nieta hill the crime Bill even going back to busing segregation in seventy how does he handle that? Well, I think I Joe Biden is going to run a very forward-looking and optimistic campaign where he tries to heal the divisions in our country. One of the most despicable things about President Trump's campaign and his actions as president has been the ways in which he has seen the divisions in our country and try to crack them open more widely for his own partisan political advantage. A Joe Biden won't do that. He will see that divisions in our country and inspire us to heal them to work together across them and move into a better future as a country for all of us. There are things that he was involved in or sad or voted for twenty five or thirty or forty years ago that I expect he will get asked about on the trail, but he has a real and solid record of stepping forward and being a champion for civil rights for women's rights for LGBTQ rights, and I think on the whole the Democratic Party primary electorate will be very satisfied with Joe Biden's record and with his vision for our country. And and that's one of the big questions as you talk about healing divisions in the country, but have the chance to do that. He I s bridge these divides in the Democratic Party already see the White House. President Trump ready to attack the. Democrats is socialist over issues like the green new deal and Medicare for all. How does the vice president bridge that divide inside the party? Well, I think Joe Biden has a record that allows him to say that making big and bold progressive promises on the campaign trail is one thing having a real record of actually delivering on those things is quite another real leadership is actually enacting legislation that advances access to healthcare that reigns. In Wall Street, Joe Biden has a record as the vice president and the Obama vitamin nistration that allows him to speak to that. I do think he'll also inspire a new and younger generation of political activists because Joe Biden's life history. His whole story is about getting up when life is knocked him down about connecting with working families of all backgrounds across America, and it being a champion for civil rights civil liberties inclusion injustice in his decades in public leadership. That's democratic Senator Chris coons from Delaware with ABC's chief anchor George Stephanopoulos will he or won't he on Joe Biden? Komo news time one.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"Own view is this is not an issue of morality and wall is immoral. If it tries to imprison people who shouldn't be in prison. Protects people is not anymore. Yes, exactly. The president's pulled off two thousand miles of solid brick wall. That's his gift Senator Chris coons? That was of course, Steny Hoyer leader in the house here is Chris coons cut. Let's go with cut five all of us support investing in border security. I don't expect the president to capitulate and expect no investment in border security. But I don't think Democrats are going to give him five point seven billion dollars for wall. Either we should be negotiating with a government that is open. So we aren't harming our reputation in the world and our safety security and prosperity here at home. So the Joe Manchin also rebuked the rebuked, the speaker of the house fancy policy on that whole letter saying you concerned about security. That's why you are telling the president don't show up because of the shutdown the secret service can't keep you secure and safe. I believe her had she called the secret service. I'd have more backing for her if she called homeland security she did neither if she did. She would have been told security not an issue Senator Joe Manchin says this. Poisons the well cut thirteen I'm not sure what her intentions are at must.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"This is a of C span radio programming from Wednesday. We're just continuing the ill advised policies of mass incarceration, and they certainly do not work, particularly for the user class the user class. And and what we did in the crack cocaine crack down is it was users who are incarcerated for eighteen months. Two years three years, sometimes they repeated and they went back to jail a second time, and the opioid crisis is an opportunity now that we losing sixty thousand people a year more than we losing a gun violence to break from those policies and treat. The opioid crisis for what it is. It's a public health crisis. Just like the crack cocaine crisis people with deep problems of subsidies. It's not exonerate the pusher. It's not the sanction it, but it is to come up with a more intelligent approach. So I don't know if the nominee is there if and I think that this congress, and this committee is going to have to force him to get their. Thank you, Mr. Morial. Thank you to the whole panel. Thank you to the chair for your forbearance. Senator Chris coons? Thank you, all for helping to give us a clear picture point, you perceive to be the judgment and understanding in the commitment. Mr. bar in. This concludes the hearing to consider William bar as attorney general. I will remind the center senators that the record will be open until five pm on January twenty second to submit questions and we request your timely response. This hearing is adjourned. Senator Marsha Blackburn, Republican from Tennessee, a new member of the judiciary committee sitting in the chairman spot filling in for the news. The new chair Lindsey Graham live coverage from Capitol Hill day number two of the confirmation hearing for turning general nominee William Barr yesterday, the nominee himself testified today was expert witnesses invited by the committee, including former attorney General Michael Casey from a deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, Derrick Johnson, head of the ACP Marc Morial with the national urban league. Former speech writer for president George H W Bush, Mary Kate Kerry, Neil, king cough. Former Justice department official under President Clinton a couple of law professors there as well. Including Jonathan Turley, and Chuck Canterbury. Fraternal order police president you can find the video of these hearings. Two days worth at our website, C-SPAN dot org. WC PFM Washington..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on KTOK
"In sight. I'm Dave Anthony, Fox News. We've got to reopen the government. This is good for our safety as a nation. It's not good for our prospects. Democratic Senator Chris coons on FOX and friends. You've got a speaker of the house who's completely dug in a president who's completely dug in and clearly there's going to have to be a compromise. President Trump invited some House Democrats to launch at the White House to talk about funding the wall he wants, but none showed up and the president just tweeted there are now seventy seven major or significant walls built around the world with forty five countries planning or building walls. So the two thousand migrants new caravan headed to the US now the Honduras Guatemala border behind me all the way down the road, hundreds of migrants in the caravan wanting to come show their papers in then get peacefully three. There's an agreement between hundreds and Guatemala to allow them to do so boxes. Griff? Jenkins says police teargassed some men yesterday caused trouble trying to get ahead of women and children. Terrorists went on the attack at a hotel in Nairobi Kenya killing fourteen people, including an American security forces then killed the attackers the day after British lawmakers rejected the plan on how to leave the European Union. Another votes coming. Fox's Simon Owen live in London. J Prime Minister Theresa may saying she will listen to lawmakers after parliament rejected Brexit divorce proposal, so that we can identify what could command the support of this house thoughts opposition leader. Jeremy Corbyn says may is a denial Kaci understand yesterday. The house rejected Dale she needs to come up with something different. He has called a no confidence vote in the government to be held later today. Dave Simon is another democrat eyeing the White House. Filing, an exploratory committee for the United States Senator Kirsten gillibrand on the CBS late show. Among a few dozen Democrats are they're running or.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"Their entire career learning how not to answer questions and answering questions in a manner that sounds sort of good. But really isn't actually providing any meaningful information, and he'd never said he would rely on the answers of the thoughts of of career attorneys, and he never said that he would commit to making public the report public. This is a matter of enormous public interest and not making a commitment to make the report public should be very troubling. So across the board. He hasn't proved he hasn't shown himself to be much departure from his predecessor. So so to answer your question. No, people should not be thrilled on this question of of what to do with the Muller investigation. Senator Chris coons? Took one of the most important questions of the day both from history and from his own observation and listening to Donald Trump for two years. Let's listen to Chris coons question that got a strong answer from William bar. If the president directed you to change those regulations, and then fire Muller or simply directly fired Muller. Would you follow Richardson's example and resign instead? Assuming there was no good 'cause assuming no good 'cause I I would not carry out that instruction. And so Lisa graves William bar, essentially said there will be another Saturday night massacre. If he is ordered to fire Robert Muller by Donald Trump. That's what he said. But I'm not sure that that's what he would do because in other parts of his answers. He basically made himself out to be sort of the opposite of of Elliot and in many ways what we see with bar is to people the person who wrote that inflammatory memo, basically, citing with the president at every turn and mapping out an extreme position of extremely broad presidential power. And then you saw the statement this morning prepared for the hearing in which he tried to strike a more moderate tone. He someone who has taken a lot of extreme positions over the years. He has demonstrated record about stability toward women's rights toward LGBTQ rights, civil rights civil liberties, immigrant's rights and more. But he also has he's extremely troubling extremely differential views toward the president. And I think that he would unfortunately, not take the Elliot Abrams approach and in reality. In fact, I think that he would be someone who might be more of an attorney enabler versus an attorney general really defending the rule of law for our country. We were just mic. Up our Elliott's. We're talking about Elliot Richardson. Lisa, slip, Richardson, the heck. Yeah. All three famous. Elliott's in government are involved in this segment tonight, including Elliot we're going to who the next question goes. Elliot how we are. We are on the tip of the iceberg of what this hearing was about. In fact, it was about a lot more than the mother investigation. Some fascinating comments by William bar about how he would treat states that have legal made marijuana legal how he would not try to interfere with that from his position as attorney general, which is something of a change from Jeff Sessions all of that. We don't have time for because we're in an atmosphere where we are facing the urgency of the Muller investigation. And so the focus is entirely on that it seems like William bar-, barring any shocking surprise has full support of all Republicans certainly on the committee will certainly have full support likely of all Republicans on the Senate floor. And so it seems like this is Robert Muller's new boss. Yeah. It seems like it is Robert Muller's new boss. But again, let's be clear. The mere fact that someone held a job thirty years ago doesn't entitle him to it and doesn't entitle him to get through. Without a full and complete vetting. So a great example is on criminal Justice matters. He's exposed a lot of us. And this is the one thing that Lisa left out near amazing list of places where he's problematic, but these these sort of locked them all up views that were in favor in the late eighties and the early nineteen nineties that he's carried into today that even Republicans today. Senate Republicans in the Senate that voted eighty seven to twelve four criminal Justice reform, just Beuys that aren't held. And so yes, he's likely to be confirmed. But, you know, the Senate should still go through its full responsibility to to dig up his record and really see what's hiding back there..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"And breaking news on talkradio six WCBS, Baltimore and wcbMcom. View against President Trump. I'm Lisa lacerra, Fox News. Senate Democrats go over the head of Republican leaders forcing action lifting some sanctions against Russia's senators voted to begin debate on a resolution of disapproval signaling opposition to the treasury department lifting sanctions on some Russian oligarchs majority leader Mitch McConnell tried to table the resolution effectively killing it that was unsuccessful. In nearly a dozen Republicans joined Democrats to advance the resolution fifty seven to forty two Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer drafted the resolution enforce the procedural vote still to move onto final passage. The resolution would need to survive a sixty vote threshold Jared Halpern on Capitol Hill the confirmation hearing for attorney general nominee William bar concluded for the day earlier. He was asked by Delaware democrat, Senator Chris coons if he would fire special counsel, Robert Muller suing. There was no good. 'cause assuming no good cause. I I would not. Carry out that inscription judiciary committee chair Lindsey Graham believes bar will do well once his nominations up for a vote the committee resumes its hearing tomorrow morning. A sound defeat for British Prime Minister Theresa may as the house of Commons overwhelmingly vote against her deal to leave the European Union. Four hundred thirty two members of parliament voting against the deal only, two hundred two in favor political defeat for British government in modern history is clear that the house does not support this deal. But tonight's folks tells us nothing.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on KDWN 720AM
"When. Welcome back. You might recognize that music is means because that's FOX and friends. So I've been hosting for the last twenty years on the Fox News channel and this morning. I had a chance to talk to Senator Chris coons talked to a one on one. And I just think that if you want to get somebody rational, he's somebody you go to Joe mansions and other guy you go to he's not dug in and I thought he'd be a good person to talk to you about the president's decision to not digging on the concrete wall and say, I'll change the material and I'll change the structure. So here's my interview with Chris coons in its entirety. The new democratic chairman of the House Armed Services committee, Adam Smith, saying the president can declare a national emergency and build the border wall. Joining us now to discuss from his perspective democratic Senator of Delaware. Chris coons center. Do you think the president does have the ability to do that? And you look at the border patrol border situation. Right now is crisis crisis worthy. Well, I'm one of many Democrats who has voted for and is willing to invest in border security. I do think we need to have secure borders. A lot of the fight. We seem to be having now is over exactly how we will improve our border security the rest of that clip from congressman Adam Smith. He said the president does have the power to declare emergencies. But if he uses it in this way, this time it's very likely to face legal challenge. There's a well settled supreme court case in which president Truman tried to nationalize the steel industry during the Korean war, and that was overturned by the supreme court. It's not clear whether the president could use the military to construct a border fence there's some recent decisions and a statute from seventy six that says he can't the better way for us to move forward. Brian is to reach a responsible compromise. Here that recognizes our broken immigration system needs to be resolved. And we need to invest in border security president, Bob, I know you wanted to get details on this. But one of the things he says, listen, I'm all deal slats, fencing and steel is what I'm in for is that the type of compromise movement towards compromise at five point seven billion dollars that you might be able to support. Well, I'll remind you just two weeks. Ago departing chief of staff John Kelly, former secretary of homeland security rolled out the same idea, he said, look months and months ago, we got away from a concrete border wall and steal slats because it's what we need at the border and the president the next day literally on Twitter said no, no we're still committed to a concrete border. I hope the president will hold to that position. Because that is a minor but important difference in technology a fourth century concrete wall. You can't see through will be less effective border barrier. Look not one mile of new border fencing has been built this year. Despite the one point three billion we appropriated last year. I am someone who's willing to see more border fencing as long as we choose technology that DHS says is going to be effective, and I do think his moving towards steel slats rather than concrete wall. If it holds is important the person who's missing from these negotiations is Mitch McConnell. The majority leader look the majority leader had us go out of session just before Christmas. When the entire Senate unanimously voted for a package that would have kept the government open. He's now saying I'm out of this right until the president says what he will clearly stand for what you've just cited. There is progress. Senator I'd be better if you're into this too because you seem to have a level headed wanna get things done. Senator Chris coons, thanks so much. Thank you. He does. And at least see somebody wants to talk. So for the most part Nancy Pelosi has made it clear, she doesn't want to talk to you only says open up the government, then I'll talk I'm not giving you one dollar for the wall. So Chris coons is there Joe Manchin is reasonable logical. Dick Durbin for the most. Part is to Nancy Pelosi listened to her cut nine you recalibrating your assessment of of how you can work with this president. Well, let me first say that our purpose in the meeting at the White House was to open up government impression you get from the president that he would like to close government build a wall, but also abolish congress. So the only voice that mattered was his own Bali's congress. No just have congress be somewhat compliant. But I think every president wants that dick Durbin weighed in dick Durbin who came with the Senator Senator Lindsey Graham with the president game twenty five billion for the wall in exchange for Dhaka. And the president said, no, I need more came up with the other pillars. Cut ten. Their argument is if you agree to it. Then why can't you agree to something similar now? What is your response to that Willie? I would just say do you? Remember the president's words. How could you forget a concrete wall two thousand miles long from CD shining sea paid for by the Mexicans? How many times did he say that to the American people that is not what any of us have ever voted for in the past? Well, he now says it doesn't have to be embarrassed. Well, he's changed. He's changed demand from time to time, and he's changed the amount of money. He's asking for dramatically from two billion to five billion to eleven billion to twenty five billion even to seventy billion dollars. And when we asked for specifics, how are you going to spend this money? What are you gonna do with it? He basically says we'll shut down the government till you agree on it. That is not an approach that comes up with a safe border, which Democrats certainly want. I don't even always talking about the seventy billion the most was twenty five billion. We'll do finished off the wall. But now he needs less is going to go steal. They're going to go fencing improvement and would early was said by Chris coons, you know, we gave them money as a spending it. Yeah. He spent a lot. Out of it. He's painted on. What does he charity hotter? Hiring more border guards and fixing the fence and making it bigger and better because that was the first thing and they had to do it in the El Paso sector. So we'll see where it goes. Because you don't spend money right away. Doesn't mean it's not being used. It's eventually going to be used to be wasted. We come back redbeard joins us talked about ending the shutdown is so much more. Brian Kilmeade show don't move. It's monday. It's news time on the new one zero one five FM seven twenty a m k DWA good morning. John Shafer in Nevada death row inmate who declared he wanted to die. But whose execution was postponed twice has been found dead from an apparent hanging? Scott Raymond does found dead Saturday afternoon in his cell at the state prison in the partial government shutdown has now reached seventeen days there was no breakthrough in talks over the weekend. National emergency. 'cause we have a national emergency. Just read the vapors. There were no signs.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on News 96.5 WDBO
"Shutdown in both directions, south of the lake just of toll plaza. There is a cow on the loose and looks like they're trying to get a Wrangler on seeing there. Until the meantime, again, both directions of four seventeen shutdown in need to exit northbound at four thirty four. So you don't get stuck in those delays southbound exit at Lake Mary boulevard, take seventeen ninety two as your alternate. I'm Ed Torrence, news ninety six point five WDBO. This is news ninety six point five WDBO same situation got to negotiate. Well, let's open up the government Senator Susan Collins. I'm upset about this leaning towards the same way. Lamar Alexander said here's three better options. And what we're doing right now more we're going to start to leaving. If the president goes four more days and shows no progress Senator Chris coons. Here's a little of my interview cut nineteen. I am someone who's willing to see more border fencing as long as we choose a technology that DHS says is going to be affective, and I do think his moving towards steel slats rather than concrete wall. If it holds is important. See he said, I don't like the fact that general Kelly came out last week and his exit interview with the LA times says we've moved away from wall, and we've gone to other things fencing and slides and the president disavowed it he didn't really he was pushing back on the fact that the president gave up on the border wall because the president is willing to give up on that concept. But what is actually made of is the difference? But I get it. The president does change the goal lines a lot. And if you're seeing they're digging in if you're on his team or against him. It keeps moving and I get that real quick on twenty twenty Senator Elizabeth Warren had some big crowds in Iowa. The problem is so far she's not showing she can physically hold up. We can all get colds. I've lost my voice before I get it. But the one thing about running for president. He gotta have endurance. He got to be able to keep going. You gotta be able to not stop do things. Gene think you're capable of. And it's seventy something President Trump outworked. Everybody said, Elizabeth Warren lost your voice. On day one. But she addressed one of the most controversial things and that is her heritage cut twenty one. I am not a person of color. I am not a citizen of the tribe. Would I I ran for public office. The first time was in two thousand twelve and.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on We The People
"State Senator in brand new one hundred who are just awesome capable talented smart who are bringing to their service in Dover in in our legislative body in one case, a a woman who has served in our Turney general's office as a as a prosecutor protecting both children from abusers in seniors from fraud and her own son contracted leukemia, and it effectively stopped everything for several years while she and her husband focused on navigating his case. There. He's stable and a symptomatic now. And after that rather than just going back to work seeing what's happening to our country. She decides to throw herself into running state Representative is hard job. Now, there's not a lot of glory. Your phone rings off the hook you go to countless neighborhood meetings. You can never satisfy everybody. It's just democracy at its best. It's awesome. And you know, these long evenings trudging through various neighborhoods knocking on people's doors saying, you know, hi, I'm Chris coons in and I'd like to introduce you to it's just so much fun. Delaware so small that on a number of occasions, a not one Delaware was surprised that a US Senator was on their doorstep not one which is great. And on several occasions. They said the equivalent of. Oh, hi, Chris. I've got something on the stove. Could you come back in twenty minutes? I'm kind of busy right now. And these first time candidates were just like slack jawed about don't you realize? It's we'll we'll come back. Thanks. It's great ten years in county government. If you don't believe in grassroots democracy in an accountability to the electorate, boy, ten years in county government will beat it out of you. But. I am passionate about democracy in connective about empowered voters. And somehow what gives me some hope was your question. Really? I'm sorry. I'm doing great lake. No, no, that's great. What gives me some hope is really not so much. A few great candidates in the house and the Blue Wave and the Democrats retaking control the house, but it's much much more the same thing that drove Chrissy holy hand to get off the couch and hurler self into running for this crazy place called the house of representatives is what made Krista Griffith is what made a number of candidates mostly women run statewide or local in Delaware for the very first time, David singleton's here with us this evening. He was my chief of staff, and I was county executive, and I still don't know how I deserved just how hard you worked and how much he brought to that work. But you know, David's one of those heroes of local service who literally spent decades of his life. Making our city better making our state better making a county better. That's the kind of thing that inspires me is people like David who show up at five AM has his midday meal, like seven thirty AM and his grinding away at six PM and really just to make our community a better place. So I believe deeply in our constitutional democracy in our Republican are order, and in the importance of the values that underlay it. We wouldn't have this society today without a culture that understands values rule of law and separation of powers, these are phrases that your average American just chatting at a Wiwa or standing on their porch. It comes up in conversation and people get that we are in a dangerous in a difficult place that the waters are deep and getting fairly rough. They don't know how to fix it. But an awful lot of people decided the way to fix. It was get up off their couch and go vote there are some intriguing ideas about how we. Might vote differently. As main just did there's some challenges about how we might. We've ourselves back together reim- power our committees. And in more junior members and get some of the power out of the hands of those suite of the majority minority leader, the speaker in the minority leader in the Senate and the house there's things we have to do to reclaim some of Congress's power from the executive and the little batting on the knows that the president took today as we passed by an overwhelming majority. The resolution on Yemen is one hint of that. There's a lot of work to do..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on We The People
"So might be possible by framing these as a series of constitutional political debates engage people like Senator Lee and Senator says to have serious agreement and disagreement about these important issues, we could and frankly, if we can get SAS in the mix in the room, I think that's even more exciting to me. Let me let me also say this about Senator le-. So I don't leave the mistaken impression that I'm not taking him. Seriously, Senator Lee has been a serious engaged and now effective proponent of criminal Justice reform for three congresses. I've co sponsored legislation that he has written and led. And we are right now in the middle of a moment where I'm helping on the whip team with Senator Durbin he's leading the whip team on the Republican side, we might really enact. The most significant piece of sentencing and criminal Justice reform in twenty years and Senator Lee deserves a lot of the credit for being just absolutely tireless at pushing that. And I think that's really admirable. Tell us more about that Bill. And if that passes does it give the line to the idea that congress is so polarized that it can't pass meaningful reform. Yes. So this is sort of briefly at a high level if I might there's two different bills Senator Durbin Senator Whitehouse, Senator Lee, Senator Cornyn are the principal architects, one key piece of it is about reducing reducing mandatory minimums so on the sentencing side, there's a variety of sentencing reforms that eliminate stacking, for example, where you essentially get multiple bites at the apple in terms of sentencing someone there's a variety of sentencing reform pieces and there's a variety of existing sentence reduction pieces. This is the piece where Lee has worked the hardest. It allows judicial review of excessive sentences due to some mandatory minimum issues. Many of you may be with ways in which sentences for crack cocaine as opposed to powder cocaine. We're dramatically different orders of magnitude different and many people were sentenced to very long sentences under these unequal provisions, subsequently, congress went back, and amended and revised those statutes, but there is no mechanism. This is a piece of the statute to allow a judge to go back and retroactively apply the revised downward standard after reviewing the case and the sentencing issues, so essentially this whole effort creates avenues for nonviolent offenders to be released early to get good time credit after judicial review of the initial sentence and the particular case and to reduce ways. In which mandatory minimums, maybe applied going forward. Why does this matter we have four percent of the world's population? And I think fifteen percent of the world's imprisoned might be might be higher may be wrong. It might be twenty percent. We spend any normal amount of money imprisoning Americans in the federal law enforcement side of appropriations we spend more on the bureau of prisons than we spend on the FBI, the DA the ATF combined, and the sentences that have been handed out under some of these federal statutes are so long that the prospects for folks coming back to society, and the vast majority of them are released at some point and come back to society as in any way productive citizens are remote. So the most compelling piece of this for me is the dramatically unequal impact on communities of color. If you're unfamiliar with one of my favorite, Delaware, Enes, Bryan. Stevenson wrote a book. Just mercy about some of the impact of criminal Justice in the deep south in particular in Alabama. He and many others who've been really strong advocates for criminal Justice reform have gotten it rolling the coke brothers and the evangelical community in the conservative side and advocates from southern poverty Law Center to the NWPP to LC are have been pushing criminal Justice reform for a long time. We may finally be at the place where because of the wonderful historical accident that the president's son-in-law has a father who spent time in federal prison. And so Jared is I mean, he is very sincere about this very passionate about this that plus the timely compelled resignation of the attorney general may have created the moment here for a genuine bipartisan compromise to be signed into. When we last science another was the NCC Atlantic. I medicine in conversation, and you're with Senator flake, and it was right during that brief shining moment when both of you agreed to allow investigation to continue. But even then you were quite pessimistic about the future institutional legitimacy of the Senate, and the supreme court has anything since then made you less pessimistic..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on We The People
"So well, I lost my seat, and Harry said you should've asked this other member who is in my office every single week asking me to protect him from having to take tough oats at the end of the day. Senators fall into two camps. Basically those who say I'd rather vote. That's what I'm getting paid for. I'm a big boy big girl, whatever, and, you know, put the heart issues out there. Let me vote and those who say, oh, boy, don't you know, because there are amendments during vote aroma that are perfectly crafted shaped charges designed to make an attack at. Most of the senators I've admired are not afraid to vote. How do we get back to a place where they're actual debates? There was the Senator from Illinois named Mark Kirk some of you may be familiar with him. Now, I'm going to depress you a little bit more. Mark comes up to me on the floor one day and says in his particular, I won't use the language he used he says Koons, you seem like Senator doesn't need your staff's permission to. Express himself. And I said, I think I still have some independent will what do you mean? He says you're college debater weren't you is. Yes, I spent most of college debating all over the country said great. I wanted to bait you on the floor of the Senate. That's our problem. Nobody ever comes out here. And actually has a an argument. I said, you're absolutely right. That'd be great fun. How do we figure this out? He goes, let's pick a topic not looking for a shot to the head not looking to embarrass each other. But something we actually disagree on. Get ten twenty minutes and come to the floor from that conversation to the day that we actually had a vibrant floor debate on the balanced budget amendment was six months. Both of our staff were horrified. Our chiefs of staff promptly had a conference call about how their bosses at lost their minds, and they had to figure out a way to stop us. Mark got busy going to a flea market and buying a chess clock. And figuring out that the rules actually didn't allow that. And so we had to get a special rule passed. So that we could actually debate rather than this, very, you know, I get five minutes and you get five minutes, right? Our staff made us do a pre debate. That nobody saw except our staff because they were terrified we might say something. In the end. It was wonderful. I think to virtually all the general public stoltifying lead. Dull but to the model UN geeks in the room. It was great. What topic did we pick a balanced budget amendment to the constitution? Mark came to the floor. Like ready to go charged completely convinced that a balanced budget amendment is the fix to the problems of our nation, and I had five counterarguments, and we had a great time. Marquette a stroke about ten days later. I have searched for a partner willing and able to do the same sense. I have berated challenged question and poked a dozen colleagues to no good result yet. But. Let's try again with Lee. And and let's make it the first of a series of constitutional debate Senator Lee cares as much as you do those. And he is eager and ready to go. And I tell you I can I can tell you right now. My staff will be horrified because we will inevitably end up debating the doorman commerce clause. That's very important is very important. Of course, it is very important. Of course, you should run the national constants, of course, you should be in the Senate and for goodness sake. Mike Lee, Senator Lee as writing a children's book with his kids called the runaway clause about this terrible monster that's expanded so much the commerce clause that it's menacing children. I'm not kidding. He's great constitution. He is a great great constitutional. I'm so ex leave the general, and I think he reads the scripture and the constitution with his kids. Yes. Every night. All joking aside. I I should take some responsibility for having not picked up the tools and going back to work. I've tried but I should keep trying. Obviously important and the time is right. So Senator says has talked about the need for congress to exercise its constitutional duties to check the president, and they're planning on the left to now agree with that..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on We The People
"But it is also thrilling to hear that your fellow national constants toossion center, Madison. Ian, co chair Mike Lee has accepted your challenge to debate the constitution on the floor of the Senate. You know, that's been a longstanding goal of the Madison, Ian commission, and that will be a meaningful constitutional debate. And my question is why aren't there? More constitutional debates on the floor of the Senate. This is precisely what the famous framers intended throughout the nineteenth century, we had serious constitutional debates between people like Webster and others. When was the last constitutional debate, you can recall, and why aren't there more and how can the constitution centre help encourage that? You have more still this afternoon. It was a minute and a half and the obvious and evident dissenters to the vast majority of the senators on the floor was a hint. You know, I'll take the question seriously. Because it does it does concern me Senator Lahey now, the longest serving a democratic Senator and former chairman of the judiciary committee when I I was spending time as a brand new Senator, you know, going and meeting with him and asking him about the institution of the Senate and how it's changed in our current environment. He recollected how in the two hours before a big vote. Senators would gradually find their way to the floor and find their seats and in the last hour each party would sort of put forward like gladiators their best their most focused their sharpest advocates for whatever the particular Bill was that was about to be before the Senate for a vote and members would sit there and enraptured listen as the arguments sort of goes this way, and you go. Yeah. I guess I really should vote for this. And then it goes the other I guess I really should vote against that. And you could almost feel the outcome sway as advocates made their case before you that is utterly. Not the case today when asking my predecessor will you know, there's so much that we have to know so many issue areas. I mean, literally everything from native American rights to, you know, atmospheric science from authorization of NASA to figuring out trade deals. How do you know? How do you find the he's all right? You just walked down. And there's a little thing on the table says vote, no or vote. Yes. Yes. I said excuse me. He said, yeah. The caucus position you just you just walk down and look at it says vote no vote, you that's what you do and you leave. But but there's this. But shouldn't you? Yeah. I will tell you more often than not the amount of time. I dedicate to really getting input from my staff and reflecting on an important. I'm nation or vote. If it's ten minutes that's a rare day because in the overwhelming majority of cases, we're not engaging in the amendment process that would shape or move a Bill. We almost literally never actually have an open amendment process which used to be regular. So that you could come to the floor and listen to a description and say, okay, I've read it my staff talked to me about it. I've heard from Delaware about it. Delaware ends around the house. Thank you. And I'll vote for it. If we change this. If an amendment is adopted that does that, and you work the other side and your side, and you say, okay, I've got fifty one. And now we're going to take out this section or we're going to event, and they literally would do that on the floor and real time. It's called legislating. Now, it's all prepackaged and each side allows their leadership to protect them by not having them, take hard votes. I'll never forget Senator baggage former Senator baggage of Alaska very sharply saying to our former majority leader, Harry Reid, you protected me..
"senator chris coons" Discussed on We The People
"Thank you so much Senator coons in the tradition of your fellow Delaware. Senator Biden jumping off the train coming right to the NCC, and you just left a floor vote in the Senate where the special Protection Act for Robert Muller, which you've co-sponsored along with senators, bookie and Lynn Booker in Lindsey Graham was blocked by utility and Ehlers was blocked by your fellow co chair of the Madison, Ian commission. That's convenient today. Senator Mike Lee and Senator Lee objected to it on the grounds that is unconstitutional because it violates Justice Scalia's dissent in Morrison the Olsen. So it's a wonderful constitutional lead into our discussion. What is the precise nature of Senator leaves constitutional objection? And why do you think it is wrong? I'm so glad you asked. Jeff, it's great to be with you again. Thank you to the national constitution center. The atlantic. Thank you to all of you. It is great to be in a room full of people actually genuinely interested in the vibrancy and status of our democracy in the work of Madison and in the conceptualizing of our democratic Republican the twenty first century, professor Lee. And I as I love to call him have a persistent conversation that really was also at the heart of my first and second round of questioning of now Justice Cavanaugh if any of you watched any of that. It's a simple, but complex point. I think which is that the word all is absent from the second article and in the description of the scope of the president's power. I don't think it is a reasonable historical or accurate to impute the word all to the sentence. The president shall have the executive power of the United States. Let me be more specific in a case considering the independent counsel statute, which I'll remind you is a is a law that has now expired it was allowed to lapse because both Republicans and Democrats thought that the Ken Starr era, independent counsels as opposed to the current special counsel had gone off the rails a bit in reviewing that law. The supreme court by a majority of seven to one upheld it as constitutional and the core question at issue in Morrison Vilson. Was whether or not it impermissibility circumscribe the president's power that he could not fire at will the independent counsel. The current special counsel is dramatically more controlled reigned in directed by the attorney general if seven justices ranging all immune from Brennan to Rehnquist found it constitutional for there to be some limitation on the president's unbridled authority to fire at will all lesser executive officers. I find it hard to believe that it is unconstitutional Fraz to enact in statute, the regulation current regulations of the department of Justice that say that the attorney general cannot fire the president through the attorney general cannot fire a special counsel without cause. And if fired without cause that caused being disability, dereliction incompetence. There is some judicial remedy..
Senator Chris Coons to question Kavanaugh
"Story the confirmation now in question of President Trump's supreme court pick Senator Chris coons, a democrat from Delaware is a member of the judiciary committee and is set to question judge Brett cavenaugh and his accuser Christine Blasi Ford. This Thursday Senator what do you expect to happen on Thursday? Well, what I hope happens. Judy is that the Senate Judiciary committee will show that we've learned some lessons sense. The hearing with professor Anita hill and Justice Thomas twenty seven years ago, I hope that there will be respectful and open and appropriate questions asked if Dr Ford and of judge cavenaugh, and that we will conduct this not as a trial. But as a job interview where we're trying to get to the truth of the allegations brought forward by Dr for Senator as you know, the Republicans are saying they brought in going to bring in an outside counsel lawyer who who's experienced in prosecuting sex crimes to do the questioning what are Democrats going to do? Judy. I expected all the Senate Democratic judiciary committee members. We'll do our job that we will question a judge cavenaugh, and Dr Ford and try and provide the sort of open and level or fair environment. That will help us get to the truth. I'm concerned by press reports that Republicans are higher. During a prosecutor specialized in prosecuting sex crimes and instead of doing their job in questioning the witnesses will hide behind this prosecutor that also implies that they may be going for a tone that is more prosecutorial, Dr Ford, which I think will simply discourage other victims of sexual abuse from coming forward with their allegations in other contexts,
6 Circuit court of appeals: Universities must hold live hearings
"Osborne. Syndicate court of appeals ruling that universities must have live hearings with the chance for a person accused of sexual assault or their attorney to directly cross examine the person accusing them of the crime the court used a case against the university of Michigan to spell out how schools should handle the she said he said
Jeff Flake, Chris Coons propose resolution to back US over Russia
"Of an isolated evening storm expected another day of breezes with occasional gusty. Or twenty five miles an hour humidity drops starting Sunday but it's. Getting hotter, highs end, up between, one ten and one fifteen through early next week I'm ABC thirteen meteorologist Irish CEO at seven thirty two it's eighty five degrees in Avondale a Republican Senator from, Arizona has teamed up with the democrat. To try to force a vote to support the intelligence. Communities assessment that Russia did interfere in the 2016 election Republican Senator, Jeff flake democratic Senator. Chris coons will make the case. For their resolution that backs the intelligence. Communities assessment that Russia meddled in the two thousand sixteen. Election the resolution is non binding and also offers a port for the Justice Department's investigation. Into Russia's election interference the resolution. Was introduced after the president summit with Russian. President. Vladimir Putin but it's unclear if a vote on the. Resolution will actually happen, Arlette signs ABC news Capitol. Hill, a former advisor. To President Trump is weighing Being in x. homeland security advisor Tom Bossert says Americans need to be aware of cyber Madeline think it's time for the country to wake, up and realize that, we are in an ongoing low-intensity conflict with multiple nations in San Bossert says Russian meddling is. An attempt to create dischord any road faith, in US. Democratic institutions KTAR is education park. University is opening a campus in downtown Gilbert this fall it will offer a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees including business education and healthcare Jeff Erlich with parking adversity says they have, a unique, way of. Offering classes we look at these hybrid classes where it might be that you come to class every third time and the other two. Times online groups the first semester starts in October park university already has two campuses in Arizona fewer, babies. Are being born in Arizona our state is half the largest drops in. Births than any other state in the past ten years down twenty. Percent from, one hundred, three thousand, in two thousand seven to just over eighty Eight thousand last year The recession families perceive that the resources needed to support having children was a little bit less secure university of. Arizona college. Of medicine Phoenix, Dr Michael Foley says the immigration, debate played a role delayed women of childbearing age from crossing over from Mexico and having. More and, more children another factor there's an improved sex education. Availability of birth control he says the lower birth rate could, cause a future problem and we're going to have less people help support our baby boomer population which are gonna require by national support from, the social security size and we're gonna have left people contributing to it, because the populations folly Bob McClay KTAR news, loose hospital in timpee no longer offers labor delivery or postpartum services saying they've seen a huge. Drop in baby care All right heads up if. You. Find yourself.
Soccer, Mike Pompeo and Japan discussed on Programming
"News radio i'm rob dawson as rain is falling crews are gearing up for another mission in thailand rescue the remaining members of the boys soccer team and their coach and a cave the divers that are assisting the boys have come from all over the world diva's from resin from china there are firemen from the czech republic it is an absolutely extraordinary at the sky news is sally lockwood for the boys have been rescued so far delaware democratic senator chris coons is questioning how much actually got done during president trump's summit with kim jong un last month by concern is that president trump unilaterally gave away doing military exercises with our vital allies south korea and japan without consulting with them and we got nothing but empty promises of denuclearization from kim jong kun speaking on cbs has face the nation secretary of state mike pompeo is urging north korea to normalize its relationship with the us fox news.
National HIV Testing Day: 1 in 6 people are unaware they're carrying virus
"What's happening news radio twelve hundred who we need to listen w away president taking a victory lap over his first ever supreme court victory pepper fifteen months of legal battles high court voted five four to uphold the president's travel ban reaction from democratic senator chris coons of delaware who happens to sit on the senate judiciary committee supreme court may have ruled at the president's travel ban was technically constitutional but that doesn't mean that it's right or that it reflects america's values well chris it actually does their call the supreme court that's why they have rulings more coming up today national hiv testing day ever been tested for hiv yes how often just once just once how long ago right after i applied for this job kidding it was a while back right kerry yeah was a required test for pregnancy it should be should be required tests i never have really dave yes i have okay good why should you care the cdc says that one in six people don't know they have hiv over one million people are currently living with the disease and since it first surfaced in the early nineteen eighties is killed more than thirty five million people around the world now the good news modern anti retroviral medications can keep people with hiv live for decades according to new research a white gay man in america diagnosed with hiv today at the age of twenty can expect to live as long as any healthy man in the united states so who should get tested cdc recommends everybody between the ages of thirteen and sixty four get tested at least once women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant should also get tested at risk groups men who have sex with men intravenous drug users sex workers and they all or suggestions should be tested every three to six months gay bisexual and other men who have sex with men particularly young black african americans are the ones most seriously affected by hiv young people aged thirteen to twenty four account for an estimated twenty five percent of all new hiv infections in the united states every year almost sixty percent of youth with hiv in the united states sixty percent do not know that they are in ffected is not just a gay persons disease and the day big day for your sunglasses.
President, Senator Chris Coons and Democrats discussed on Red Eye Radio
"President trump it's the capitol hill today to meet with house republicans the president blaming democrats for the child separation policy started by his administration but delaware democratic senator chris coons points out despite the president's repeated pronouncements that somehow this is the democrats fault which is not true or that he doesn't support or like the policy of separating families it is a policy choice by the attorney general by the secretary of homeland security and by president trump president trump threatening to slap tariffs on chinese imports the president says the ten percent tariff on two hundred billion dollars worth of goods will go into effect if china doesn't change it straight practices and fear of a trade war weighing on overseas markets this morning and dow futures pointing to a sharply lower open this morning on wall street north korean leader kim jong un and beijing china to meet with china's president to discuss what he discussed with president trump last week dave packer abc news hey folks dave ramsey here from my friends at imperial wholesale arizona's largest supplier of imported natural.
"senator chris coons" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"Tonight republican senator thom tillerson democratic senator chris coons the two senators who last year introduced actual legislation to protect special prosecutor robert muller's job released a statement calling on president trump to let robert muller's investigation proceed quote without impediment the senators said quote the american people should have confidence in the department of justice ability to conduct independent investigations and its commitment to the rule of law where your age president trump to allow the special counsel to complete his work without impediment which is in the best interest of the american people the president and our nation and now nine democrats on the senate judiciary committee have sent letters to high ranking justice department officials saying we ask that you publicly commit to refuse any order or request whether express or implied to interfere in the special counsel's investigation including but not limited to firing mr muller cutting off funding or resources limiting staffing or inhibiting his ability to follow the facts wherever they may lead and hold those accountable who may have broken the law joining us now democratic congressman eric swallow from california democratic congressman mike quigley from illinois they're both members of the house intelligence committee carson swallow you've been a federal prosecutor what do you make of this attempt in the direct communication with high level justice department officials to preserve robert muller's job.