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Congress overrides Trump's veto of defense bill
"Trump's veto of a defense policy bill a first by lawmakers since he took office nearly four years ago ensuring the measure becomes law in an extraordinary new year's day session the republican controlled senate easily ten to the veto dismissing trump's objections to the seven hundred and forty billion dollar bill and handing him a stinging rebuke just weeks before he leaves the white house. The eighty-one thirteen vote in the senate on the widely popular defense spill followed an earlier. Three hundred and twenty two to eighty seven override. Vote in the house. The bill affirms a three percent pay rise for us troops and guides defense policy cementing decisions about troop levels new weapons systems and military readiness personnel policy and other military goals house speaker. Nancy pelosi said the sweeping overwhelmingly. Bipartisan votes in the house and senate delivered a resounding rebuke to president. Trump's reckless assault on america's military and national security instead of keeping americans safe. The president continues to use his final moments in office to sow chaos and undermine now security trump vetoed the defense measure last week saying it failed to limit twitter and other social media companies. He claimed to a biased against him during his failed. Re-election campaign trump also oppose language that allows for the renaming of military bases that honor confederate leaders rhode island. Senator jack reed. The top democrat on the senate armed services committee called trump's veto a parting gift to russian president vladimir putin and a lump of coal for our troops.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"The yeah one of the most popular topics and I put popular in air quotes well our roads and bridges but I don't know if you heard this report but Rhode Island actually scored some federal money for crumbling bridges so rounds ten year plan to bring its bridges into compliance with federal standards Hey got another boost on Monday with the announcement that the federal government is granting fifty million dollars towards the effort so our senator Jack reed he said that the money was allocated to the states with the worst bridges and Hey look at Pat Rhode Island made the list no surprise there one of the worst bridges us states with the worst bridges and ground qualified for the maximum of fifty million dollars so senator Reid told reporters from the podium underneath there the route ten bridge spanning the real Rosencrantz any said we've been bringing the money and then that translates not just a good roads but very importantly to good jobs there are thousands of men and women working today on these bridges on the airport throughout the state so these are good jobs and we've got the pipeline going into the next several years to keep these jobs coming so it looks like Rhode Island scored big on a fifty million dollar federal government grants and gonna be working some more on our crumbling bridges so island actually made the list of one of the states with the worst bridges so here we go fifty million dollars Cinda hopefully you know what that's a that's a good chunk of change hopefully we can put that to good use bringing in more jobs as the senator said and get these bridges back up and running and hopefully get off that list not a good list to be on Hajji sparked a love for mental health awareness what do you tow has the story it is not an easy process on this afternoon every student initiative is getting a crash course in civics from Portsmouth senator James seventy one of the sponsors of the bill that would change how schools handle mental health issues.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"Today's. Providence Journal on a south Kingstown. Says Lura real who struck and killed a Charlestown residents. Colin foot back in two thousand ten a crash that led to traffic law reforms will serve the rest of her sentence in that case because she was arrested again on a new drug charge. Be nearly two years in prison was the stiffest possible sentence that reality faced for violating her probation for a second time. However, judge Melanie Wilkes fund Berg shouldn't superior court in Wakefield on Monday. You are deserving of anything less real her hands shackled nodded after the judge handed down the ruling back in two thousand ten real was sentenced to ten years for foot staff after admitting that she smoked marijuana the day that she struck and killed him while he was on his motorcycle nearest home. She served only five years and five months of the charge of driving to endanger with death, resulting the rest of the sentence was suspended hanging over a hidden case that she got in trouble again. And guess what? She did back in two thousand sixteen admitting violating her probation. When she used drugs and submitted somebody else's urine samples for court ordered testing a devious fraud. The judge said on Monday at that time. She was given the chance to go to rehab instead of serving the rest of her sentence. However, two more years for that driver involved in the two thousand and ten deaf. Looks like the Henderson bridge is going to be replaced brand spanking new one hadn't our way Steph Machado from my witness news, not photo show rusting beams crumbling under the Henderson bridge. It's been categorized as structurally deficient since nineteen Ninety-six. It's so large the DOT says this bridge represents twelve percent of this Dave structurally deficient bridge deck area. Now it is slated to get replaced. I don't think it is at all an exaggeration to say that this would not be happening without Senator Jack Reed, Governor Gina Raimondo. And other state leaders held a news conference Monday morning to announce the project Senator Jack Reed helped secure fifty four million dollars in a recent federal spending law, which the. Not plans to put towards the seventy million dollar Henderson bridge.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Headlines. Nathan speaking of following Twitter feeds Lisa President Trump. Just tweeted the Democrats now own the shutdown. He is holding firm on funds for a border wall. After the house last night passed a stopgap spending Bill that would keep the government open for seven weeks and includes the more than five billion dollars. The president has been seeking for a wall along the Mexican border now with that Bill headed to the Senate presidents calling on majority leader Mitch McConnell the change the rules. So this new stopgap can pass without democratic votes. Something he's pushed Senator McConnell on in the past. I think he'd like to see that happen. If necessary today and the president wants border security, and he's not going to back down on this fire. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says the president's called Senate Republicans to the White House for a meeting in about twenty minutes. The sudden departure of Defense Secretary James Mattis continues to reverberate in and outside Washington. Coming on the heels of President Trump's decision to pull troops out of Syria. I did not expect them frankly to resign. I think that came later in the day when he tried his best to convince the president after listening to many people that this was a terrible policy. Democrat Senator Jack Reed now on top of the Syria withdrawal, the Pentagon's making plans to pull out nearly half the fourteen thousand US troops in Afghanistan. The president has long wanted to pull out of America's longest war, but earlier this year Mattis and others persuaded him to stay in and keep up the fight against the Taliban and Islamic state London's Gatwick airport is back open even as police continue searching for illegal drones that buzzed the airport for nearly twenty four hours and disrupted. More than one hundred twenty thousand holiday travelers plans. Global news twenty four hours a day on air and a tick tock on Twitter powered.
Trump standing by Saudi Arabia
"Story. President Trump says he's sticking by Saudi Arabia, despite the brutal murder of US based journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Turkey. We are with Saudi Arabia. We're staying with thirty Arabia. I think that's one of the most amoral statements any president of the United States have has ever democratic congressman Gerry Connolly, a man was murdered in cold blood premeditated. Our intelligence community says it was with the knowledge if not the architecture of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, but Trump downplays the CIA assessment the has looked at it. They've studied it a lot. They have nothing definitive for the president. It's a simple calculation. It's america. I to me. It's all about America. I we're not gonna give up hundreds of billions of dollars daughters. Let Russia China and everybody else have Senator Jack Reed the top democrat on the Senate Armed Services committee released a statement calling the president's America first comment in his words, feckless. He added that the president signaled he is willing to look the other way if the price is right by citing US economic ties with Saudi Arabia in his handling of Khashoggi Steph. Jerry Connolly, put it this way. If America loses it soul. And it's moral standing in the world, that's an enormous loss. Too far more important in the end of the day than whatever dollar amounts. We might lose him selling weapons to a
Owen Morris, Red Sox and Yankees discussed on Rush Limbaugh
"Following a knock guilty plea has been. Entered from the war and, man accused, of stabbing his former chiropractor to death this past January police believe Owen Morris who was at one time a patient murdered Clive Jim in his east providence home Moore's filed a complaint against in two thousand sixteen which led to. The surrender of his chiropractic license Morris continues to be held. Without bail Governor Raimondo. Wants school districts to use money from the. School building Authority to enhance safety. On their campuses the more than ten million dollar fund was created three years ago for emergency projects the national, flood insurance program is being extended after the US. Senate voted yesterday to reauthorize the program Senator Jack Reed says the four, month extension will help businesses. Renters and homeowners from being left the lurch during, the, peak of Atlantic hurricane, season in sports, the PawSox are at Syracuse pre, at six, o five and. The Red Sox are off today before. Starting a four. Game series with the, Yankees tomorrow. Has Fenway get news twenty four. Seven on demand at NewsRadio. R I dot com now here's your storm team ten forecast isolated rain showers in the late. Afternoon and evening some of, them may, be strong at times especially north and west of the ninety five corridor clouds actually disperse overnight and we do have partly cloudy conditions on Thursday with temperatures rising quickly tomorrow afternoon will be near ninety degrees in many locations Fridays..
"senator jack reed" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"Well as you might expect there's been a great deal of political reaction to the president's helsinki remarks democrats of course we're highly critical but a surprising number of republicans chimed in as well not happy to say the least here's just sampling but the president said today is not accurate the intelligence community has assembled probably unparalleled amount of evidence in regards to the russian not just efforts interfere in two thousand sixteen but ongoing efforts to interfere in american society i just felt like the president's comments made us look as a nation more like a pushover and i was disappointed in that i just don't know what it is about the president that continues to deny that that occurred i've seen the russian intelligence and manipulate many people in my career and i never would have thought the us president would be would be one of them so it's disappointing i'm also that press conference showed a why vladimir putin is is so formidable when it comes to distance formation because i actually believe that press conference was disinformation that's a brief sampling take a look at this list of republican senators and house members who've mentioned president trump in tweets or in statements all of them critical in one way or another not supporting how the president handled this today here are the republican lawmakers who have defended the intelligence community for its assessment that russia meddled in the two thousand sixteen election joining now is democratic senator jack reed a member of the senate intelligence committee senator thanks very much for joining us so much has been said already about what happened today but i'd like to just hear your perspective on on what you heard our president say well it was unprecedented and outrageous so the president united states on font soil standing next to a russian autocrat of hundred cutting his own intelligence service the men and women who risk their lives to protect this nation and at the same time essentially defending the russian order correct it's absolutely outrageous and what it does is it causes our allies part is to distrust us loose faith in us and it gives i think our adversaries the sense that they don't have to respect us they can do what they will you know i keep thinking about ronald reagan i grew up watching a obviously and the importance he plays on american exceptionalism on america as a shining beacon shining city on a hill as a voice for those who've voices had been taken away as an example of freedom of beacon that would shine around the world and i just wondered tonight about people in places living under tyranny and people in places in russia where people are imprisoned for their ideas or for their opposition to president putin and what they think of america tonight after hearing the words if they've heard the words of president trump well i don't think they have that same sense of city on a hill a shining beacon of hope after hearing the president today what was heard was someone who is making a indefensible statements in my view completely undercutting his intelligence services and supporting putin who has his whole career has been undercutting democracy not just in europe but most particularly in the united states in two thousand sixteen and even today and seeming to defend that type of behavior cuts against our version of corvallis and and that that sense of freedom and liberty and and trust that the united states used to generate under reagan and many other presidents you know there was always concerned about what the president was going to say when he met one on one with kim jong un and it was just translators present that seems to pale in comparison to concerns now about what did the president actually said of ladimir putin one on one when there were only translators present for more than two hours that press conference was i think about a little bit more than forty five minutes lawn there's no telling what he said and there's no record of probably other than some translators notes about what the president united states actually said to letterman putin well as you may recall i joined so my colleagues and suggesting the president not even have this meeting in helsinki and part of it was was a reaction to performance in singapore with kim jong un that meeting one on one where he departed from any type of agreed format with his advisors essentially cancelled our exercises in fact referred.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on KTRH
"For the first time in six years to more than eighteen hundred dollars that's a seventy percent increase but the accompanying fourteen dollars thirty six cents per mile fee would not change no word on when city council could vote on the new fees supreme court nominee judge kavanagh began making the rounds on capitol hill today to meet with senators texas senator ted cruz tells ktar each michael berry he's impressed with much of kavanagh's judicial record number of areas for his record is quite strong he has a strong record defending the separation of powers which is critically important constitutional principle that safeguards are liberty he has a strong record working to reign in the excesses of federal agency has a good record on the second amendment and on religious liberty grew says he expects cavenaugh to get a full fare hearing in the senate and to be confirmed to the high court this fall ktar h news time eight oh three the senate has passed a measure to reaffirm the us commitment to nato just as president trump arrives in belgium for a nato summit the resolution passed ninety seven to two with the goal of sending a message to key us allies reaffirming commitment to the organization the president has lambasted nato measure requires language in the defense authorization bill to reaffirm the quote ironclad commitment under article five to the collective defense of the alliance it also requires for the us to strengthen european defence against russian aggression in the long term the bill's sponsor senator jack reed said it was necessary because some of our closest allies have come to question the us commitment to use self defense the two no votes senators mike lee and rand paul serena marshall abc news washington the astros were shut out last night in game one of their series of the oakland a's alex bregman made sure that wouldn't happen tonight in the first inning this what it sets back and that ball off the community later signs alex bregman gives the astros or what nothing late eighteenth of the year robert ford on the call astros.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Senator from oklahoma who has been in sending for a very long time himself who is sort of been acting as the chairman of the armed services committee in the king's absence but as we understand it largely you're talking about having mccain staff and armed services committee staff who were hired by mccain who are sort of leading things and and senator inhofe is working with them rather than a situation where he where the chairman himself he might bring in his own people largely has not done that got stuck on friday afternoon by as the senate often does procedural moves what's anticipated for its progress this week well so the question is going to be whether or not senator inhofe probably working with senator jack reed from rhode island the ranking democrat i can come up with any sort of amendment agreement for debating very in getting votes on various amendments certainly rand paul republican from kentucky wants another vote on sort of ending the authority for indefinite detention of american citizens without trial there's a host of other trade related amendments that might surface in part because the z t e language is already in the bill and and sort of is going to be jockeying for position over who gets what amendment vote but really at some point mitch mcconnell the majority leader may we'll have to pull the plug in inches sort of push forward with a cloture vote to try and bring the debate you close probably probably by the end of the week although that could push next week because the nda is must pass it's a real really tempting target for amendments besides the tariff bills gte in trade rand paul who has brought this issue up in the past couple of the other really key hotly debated amendments that senators wanna put forward while there's also going to be some election security amendments i've been looking into proposals like a couple from mark warner the ranking democrat on the intelligence committee that the senator from virginia and as well as there's a proposal of it marco rubio the republican of florida and chris van holland the democrat from maryland have that would sort.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WLOB
"Point five breaking now on the mike gallagher show ashbal is testifying on capitol hill let's listen into some of the the the confirmation hearings for the woman who would be the first female to head up the cia moments ago there was a protester who was trying to disrupt here and he got dragged out pretty unceremoniously but let's listen in a little bit as she is talking about the enhanced interrogation program she said she was told the interrogation experts had designed it she has promised that it will not be resumed under her watch should she be confirmed as c i a director determined to that to be immoral and something that should never be done condoned in any way shape or form irrespon seems to be civilized nations don't do it but uncivilized nations do or uncivilized groups in the united states senator jack reed vermont north carolina me from rhode island senator jack reed from the rhode island senator i would never obviously support inhumane treatment of any cia officers we've lost cia officers over the years to terrorist i just gave an example hollered shake mohammed personally killed a wall street journal correspondent and film that i don't think there's any comparison between cia officers serving their country adhering to u s law and terrorists who by their very definition are not following anybody's law joola trouble the testimony we are just in the middle of some very very good news reminding this you know with the reminder of how great this country is right now and the greatness of this country there's so many good things to celebrate together and i'm glad you're with us fighting the good fight eight hundred six five five mike incidentally we are i prayed for four hundred kids were three away.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on KQED Radio
"These missile strikes over the past weekend you put out a statement saying there are significant and complicated questions with respect to the legal justification for friday strike was on friday i did the president had the legal authority to launch this attack that is a question most of our operations overseas today involving lethal force are authorized by the authorization for military force which was passed immediately after nine eleven subsequent one for a rack i don't think anyone that is giving us already the united states to conduct attacks on sovereign nation regardless of their behavior and frankly the syrians attack again against their own people with chemical weapons dastardly but that's not appropriate authority is what the president did illegal then well question is under his article responsibilities to defend the nation and to prevent preempt tax gets nation kennedy conduct these military operations that was the explanation advanced to a year ago when he launched attacks against the chemical weapons enterprise in syria but repeated use of that puts more and more pressure on a better justification by the president not simply the reflexive all i can do almost anything article will the president has offered a justification he he has said that his goal is to deter the production and use of chemical weapons he says that is a vital national security interest for the united states do you agree that is a vital now security interesting ii'd states the question is you know tending engage in a military campaign do that without sorry of congress without the vote of congress that's why again the first attack seem to be a reflexive response to an it's an in which should not look like a long term commitment of military forces to 'em military objective destroying accountable enterprises syria now is we have to honestly our responsibilities congressionally to get much much better justification of the president and if it's insufficient on us to press forward for or at the request of the president to ask for authority senator jack reed is rhode island democrat and a member of the senate select committee on intelligence senator thank you for joining us thank you we're going to take a closer look now at the link between skyrocketing rents and homelessness it's a particular problem inexpensive west coast cities like los angeles a recent study by zillow showed that for every five percent rent increase two thousand people could become.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"It's a disgrace is frankly a real disgrace it's an attack on our country in a true sense attack on what we all stand for and this is the wpro news at six o'clock the president this morning not ruling out firing the special counsel this is after this raid is ordered up on the law offices of his personal lawyer twin crises surrounding the white house things go and i and cnn's pamela brown has more the top story this is as we know related to to stormy daniels that was sort of the premise of the search warrant a search warrant that would have had to be signed off by a judge authorities would have had to go to the judge show probable cause that a crime had been committed and that the evidence was here at the same but the president kept saying that the fbi broke into the offices of his attorney which is just simply not accurate pamela brown reports this morning the white house the latest legal turn comes with the white house wayne a response to syria and this latest gas attack this weekend more monitors say the government forces in their allies are on alert and taking precautions military bases across the country let's get reaction here at home depot steve klamkin has more thoughts to senator reid here in providence the us must do more to foster peace in and around syria and there are options has senator jack reed are we going to help stabilize part of the country were using kurdish and arab forces friendly to the united states are we get negotiate real negotiation started with all the parties involved or are we going to go and basically change our policy in actuality to trying to push the assad regime out we said that but we haven't followed through all this coming together on the first day at the white house for new national security adviser john bolton and read ranking member of the senate armed services committee is concerned bolton's instinct is to resort to a military solution steve klamkin wpro news anchorman of course says more of the day's top stories is coming up next wbz news time is six zero two that's that who's and gene valicenti tragedy struck in one socket this morning top story here at home a three year old little boy drowns on top of a neighbors covered swimming falls this and.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"Bro smart rhode island is gearing up for its power of place summit i'm gonna talk with the founder scott wolf next and senator jack reed in my conversation with him about president trump's upcoming meeting with north korea's dictator those stories and much more our straight ahead but let's get our top stories purse of it's seven thirty in from the revolution soft wash new centered douglas that has our top stories high adult i good morning steve another storm is in the forecast weaker than the two recent ones but it could affect your drive to work tuesday morning according to accu weather meteorologist steve travis a storm that's going to be off the coast but it may come just close enough to us to bring us at least some light snow later monday night and into tuesday so this is kind of the next a storm they're gonna have to keep an eye out on the power outages from the two recent storm these are all repaired now except for that baker's dozen of customers in northwestern rhode island who should get it back today everybody's ok at bristol county but they're still fifty thousand people in the dark in the greater boston area now in one of those towns mathurin a man died in his wife was hospitalized from carbon monoxide poisoning the couple had not one but two generators running in the basement do not run generators anywhere inside not even in an attach garage on unusually tragic outcome to a hostage standoff with police a man killed the three women he was holding in hot in a veteran's home in northwestern california here's correspondent dave albert four bodies were found after a daylong standoff at the.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WTMA
"A cumulus station teachers strike ends suspicious mail i'm anne cates thirty three thousand teachers and staff members of west virginia public schools or return to the classroom on thursday they have been on strike since last week over wages and health benefits i feel test has shown that a suspicious letter that made a number of people ill at a military installation outside washington was not a has met substance and then investigation is underway into the incident at joint base myers in arlington virginia corresponded barbara star reports letters or scrutinized first incoming mail incoming packages generally or screened before they are delivered to their final destination that we don't know if this was a male screening facility all on the other base where this happened but typically people can't really to suddenly open mail it has to go through some type of screaming and the head of the national security agency says moscow is likely to continue meddling in us elections democratic senator jack reed of rhode island told admirable mike rogers that it appears the trump administration is doing nothing to stop the interference we have not take it on russian were were were watching them intruder elections redness inflammation and we're just essentially sitting back and waiting it's probably fair to say that we have not opted to engage in selma saint behaviors that we are seeing top white house official hope hicks has refused to answer some questions as part of the russia investigation correspondent manu rajoub pixar's unwillingness fouls former white house chief strategist steve bannon saying he was instructed by the white house to invoke executive privilege on behalf of president trump over matters that occurred after the campaign and former trump campaign manager corey louis and doused also would discuss topics after he left the campaign in june twenty six t on wall street the dow fell two hundred ninety nine points i'm anne cates mm and let's talk about your business far minute think about all the things you're doing to attract the best talent between the networking events and referral bonuses you're.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"Run for us senate he is running for us senate they seat held now by senator sheldon whitehouse and i'm gonna put him on hold and if we can play the peace this morning from gene valicenti where senator white house is talking about is really a mess in washington right now senator al franken is going to make an announcement uh a lot you know we've we all in the media got um backtoback press releases emailed releases from both senator jack reed and senator sheldon whitehouse senator jack reed said flat out he should resign meaning al franken senator franken and then senator white house said we expect him to resign and then he tweaked his message to say yes i think he should resign but there now there's a uh up a piece of information comes out that he has taken campaign contributions so if we can put i'm gonna put bob blenders mr flanders on hold and let so he can hear it and let's play what senator sheldon whitehouse said what what he would do with the contribution from senator al franken this morning we are uh in the processors figuring out what to do uh with that in the past we have um when somebody who has give me money has had a subsequent problem we tried to figure out the appropriate use uh for the funding often giving it to a charitable organization giving it back i don't think is appropriate um and were making that decision so that is uh senator white house this morning on with gene valicenti uh robert flanders your reaction to that was that enough of a statement for you that he wouldn't give it back it's not appropriate no finally come round to deciding that he can't hang onto that money um but even now he's come short of asking uh senator franken to resign.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"Senator jack reed and as we spoke a central african nations bought zimbabwe changed its leadership so i spoke with senator read about both of those things the effective sanctions if noxious our action the actions of the regional powers particularly china uh if they fall law will have some leverage but i think simultaneously with posing more and more sanctions we have to open up fact channels to begin discussions with the north korean regime um they've true proven throughout the history that they can take a lot of i come at punishment uh so i don't think this along set up we have to begin to talk with them also you think this will spark talks i'd there is a divided opinion the i think the the the pressure that we apply is important i think on more importantly used rush the chinese mine apply and regional neighbours because that's where eighty to ninety percent of their economy rests on trade between china and north korea also uh in terms of the remittances that north korean send back home match a key source of funding so we can impose sanctions but the real leverage come from china to to russia and other countries if they are cooperative with us and we have a better chance of getting to the table knitwear uh let me just turn briefly to africa where we just learned robert mugabe has resigned after a long tenure heading uh zimbabwe does this i mean how do we view this should we view this as a positive step poor will this and to the instability in africa well i think it is a positive sense in the sense that mugabe has for years disregarded their constitution and has made alpher president for life was about to pass on the president to his uh his wife so creating really if family dynasty but i think we'd be naive to assume nettled be smooth strands uh uh to a new power that them won't visa back and forth give and take uh he has mugabe has done a lot to undercut democratic and institutional support that are necessary for transition so i bake won his departure is long overdue to i think we have to be prepared for some chaos days ahead and as far as.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"The part that they've trained and i think what we're seeing now is kind of that mindset of you the know the '80s '90s even before hasn't come to grips with the reality of some of these isis operations which are able to infiltrate into areas and conduct these types of attacks so committee chairman senator mccain said earlier this week that subpoenas might be necessary do you share that view and if so what do you think and the next step is well the next step is getting a detailed briefing from the department of defense on all the information they know on all the steps they taking and also indicate clearly what they're still trying to determine i don't think we're at the point yet now where we need to issue subpoena but the chairman i think is indicators remarks how seriously feels his issue is do you have a sense of whether this is the case of the defense department trying to shut congress out or not being staffed up enough or just not knowing how these things are typically done dina what's going on out no it's not as clear as it should the it fact it could be a combination of all the fact as you indicated but it's not the kind of behaviour relationship they can continue we we've got to be briefed on a regular basis picking one isnard of this nature comes about senator jack reed of rhode island does the top democrat on the armed services committee thank you for joining us today thank you as members of congress are raising questions about what exactly happened in nizhny trump white house is dealing with fallout over how the president expressed his condolences to the widow of one of the fallen soldiers yesterday in an effort to quiet the president's critics white house staff and retired fourstar marine corps general john kelly kelli step forward in the white house briefing room most americans don't know what happens will lose what about soldiers sailors airmen marines or coast guardsman in combat john kelly does his son robert kelley also marine was killed in afghanistan nearly seven years ago yesterday kelly defended president trump's calls to families of the soldiers killed in asia if you elect a call a family like this it is both the.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Event on our website at sea standard org meanwhile during his confirmation hearings earlier today marine general joseph dunford testifying on capitol hill in getting a lot of questions about north korea including this from senator jack reed of rhode island in response to the community hearing policy questions you indicated that iran is adhering to its obligations under the joint comprehensive plan of action jcpoa it but you do rightly point out that they are engaged and uh uh truly destablizing activities in the region um missile development uh activities that can't be tolerated but going back to jcpoa easy your view there it was designed to limit their nuclear capacity and that it is currently trading on objective schroeder it was designed specifically to address sugar widow described as is one of the five major threats should iran the nucleus for a as you point out with the with the agreement didn't address was the missile threat the maritime threat iran's support a proxies in the sargra activity that they have conducted and they're still a pursuing those other uh venues very aggressively in your view the are senator in and we see a physical manifestation of that in yemen we see it in iraq we see it in lebanon we sudan syria in this complicated world where this on what's going on we focused on north career if we were to step away from the jcpoa with that have effect in your professional view on the billy ability to negotiate or to come to some type of non connectict solution in career asserted it makes sense the mood the or are holding up agreements that we have signed from west is a material breach it would have an impact than others willingness to sign agreements and in terms of a force that we've all comment on his stretched uh if in reaction to uh rejecting the jcpoa would you assume that the arrange would step up their activity the more uh causing us to uh at least can can do see how forces that would be in that area and not a.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"The rhode island raised spicer had been fulfilling many of the duties of communications director since the job was vacated earlier this year and the appointment reportedly lee came as a surprise not only to spicer but also to presidential policy advisor steve bannon and jeff zeleny reports bannon objected when he found out he was a thumb told essentially a left out at the decision because the president knew he was opposed to it but steve bannon i am told was a you know has been trying to block mr scaramucci from other jobs he had hoped that he would not work inside the the west wing here and he will not pleased about this at all white house chief of staff reince priebus also reportedly opposed hiring scaramucci for various administration posts but priebus told the associated press that he and scaramucci are very good friends and that it's all good here at the white house state and local leaders meted rocky point marking a new milestone a wpro's steve klamkin has details from more happy to share memories of rocky point was governor gina raimondo does anyone remember the spdr like my favorite ride iraqi play senator jack reed i can't remember how many short dinners uh i didn't need at political functions a leadership rhode island came up with ten interpretive signs to tell the story of the former amusement park says executive director mike rats the families that would gather around the signs and i watched the parents explained to the little ones that weren't old enough to enjoy this place what this aw man it's it's important says mayor scott have a decent but we'll history of what took place here why rocky point is so important and old park with a new purpose at rocky point in warwick steve klamkin wpro news and at rocky point today governor raimondo telling steve that she has no interest in running for president as some as some has speculate aidid but she says she is pleased with the.
"senator jack reed" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Sessions has said in the past and they also had a rich experience because among other things he trash the way director colmey handled last year's clinton investigation whereas last year as senator jack reed pointed out with some quotation a there was no such criticism from jeff sessions he was saying that colmey was doing what he needed to do and showing that he was performing his duties and so on so that did look a bit shall we say manufactured in the more recent case when it it was used as a pretext for the firing of comey right and and sessions said that the idea that he would have been aware of any sort of collusion was he malicious listen to it he was he was very emphatic and forceful responding to that suggestion hours your colleague and this body for twenty years at least some of you and operative i and the suggestion that i participated in any collusion that i was aware of any collusion with the russian government to hurt this country which i absurd with honor for thirty five years are to undermine the integrity agassi of our democratic process is in a pauling and the test of all la mar elias in another thing that sessions said several times today with that he did not recuse himself from the federal investigation into russian interference in the election and possible collusion with the campaign he said that was not because of anything he said to the senate traditionally committee that he had to correct but rats they're just a basic understanding of the law what did you make of this explanation right well what was really interesting about that is first of all he isn't lets us back up and say i don't think sessions is accused of colluding sessions is a clues accused of misleading the senate on that so far it hit his transgressions however one of the most important things here is the had to stick to his story that he wanted comey fired because of how he handled the hillary clinton investigation he said i wanted a fresh start at the fbi he seemed to accuse comey of not prosecuting hillary clinton that was the the the problem not so much that he he treated her unfairly as some previous accounts have said he had to stick to that because when it came to recusing himself from the russian.