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Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority
"The term of former Senator Johnny Isakson. He retired for health reasons. Just over a year ago, Democrat Jon Ossoff's surged into within lead in the other runoff election picking up about 14,000 votes In late
Senate Control Still Unclear: 2020
"Come on members of Congress in Georgia, faring pretty well on election night, But there are some new faces goingto Washington from our state as well. First of all in the sixth House District Democrat Lucy McBath, defeating Karen Handel in a rematch between the two in the seventh, which encompasses for Sy thing, Gwinnett County. Caroline Bordeaux, edging Republican Rich McCormick. Now the Democrats who won reelection Sanford Bishop, Hank Johnson and David Scott. Republicans returning to Washington include Buddy Carter, Drew Ferguson, Austin Scott Barry Loudermilk, also Rick Allen and then Jody Hice of the 10th district. No faces in the fifth District Democrat Nike, Mo Williams, easily winning John Lewis's seat. And then, of course, Republican Andrew Clyde victorious and the ninth District in North Georgia, considered the most conservative district in the state. We are still waiting on the result of one of George's US Senate race is the race between David Perdue and John S off remains too close to call. We do know, however, that Republican incumbent Kelly Leffler and Democrat Raphael Warnock will meet in a run off for the other Senate seat. We're not thanking his supporters last night, you for pushing me one step closer. Of the Senate because when I get there you will go with me. Your concerns will go with me. Your issues will go with the runoff for the unexpired term of Senator Johnny Isakson set for January 5th Republican Congressman Doug Collins of Gainesville coming in third in that race.
Georgia Senate special election result projected to go to a runoff between Sen. Loeffler and Atlanta Democrat Warnock
"To return to the polls in January to decide a special election for the Senate seat held by Republican Kelly Law Flor. She and Democrat Rafael Warnick are the top two vote getters in the crowded field. Neither one getting the 50% tto win outright. La Flor, a wealthy businesswoman was appointed to fill the seat of retiring Senator Johnny Isakson Warnick, the pastor of Atlanta's Ebeneezer Baptist Church, is trying to become Georgia's first black senator. This is AP News
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on WSB-AM
"Of us speak and say they don't have good timing. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are out with their 2019 tax returns today. Biden and his wife, Jill, had taxable income of almost $945,000. The federal tax bill came, it came out rather to almost 300,000. Harris and her husband's income was $3.1 million. They're federal tax bill topped one million the release of Biden and harass his tax returns. Comes, of course, just a couple days after The New York Times published that expose of President Trump's taxes and financial difficulties Georgia politics Now Congressman Doug Collins has picked up a big name, endorsement and his race for Senate. Former governor Nathan Deal tells a fund raiser in Gainesville. He's back in Colin's because quote a Senate seat representing the state of Georgia cannot be bought. Colin's leads a crowded field, unseat Senator Kelly Leffler, who promises to spend at least $20 million in the reelection bid. It's a race that's divided the Republican Party in Georgia. It's even divided deal and current governor Kim, who pick Leffler to replace retiring Senator Johnny Isakson. President Trump has also shown support for Leffler Higginbotham 95.5 double DSP. And with so many questions about this year's voting, the George's secretary of state's office as you heard on WSB earlier today, is bracing for an election like no other before, hoping to avoid long lines like the ones we saw during the primary, Fulton County adds pole locations 164 polling locations in June due to Cove. It Up to 255 coming up in November. Gabriel Sterling with the George's secretary of state's office says they want to cut, wait times, 20 minutes or less. That's kind of our internal goal, he tells w. S. B. 1.3 Million voters have already requested absentee ballots. But with over five million expected to vote in Georgia, That means up to 2.5 million showing up on Election Day. Bill Koto 95.5 Wsbn Remember in parts of three metro counties. This is Election Day, Special Election Day and much like the rain today, Voter turnout's been lights but steady. The CT Martin precinct in Atlanta were there as rain falls outside the CT Martin Recreational Center, I found Dr Tito with Smith Jr. Who was arriving to cast his ballot. And when I asked him why he'd come out in this weather to vote for someone who'd only serve at most a couple months and not wait until November to cast his ballot. He told me this. We need to get this in now, because even that two months can make a big difference and what happens between now And the first of the year and as a pastor, he says. He also urged his congregation to get out and vote today as well. In Atlanta, Michelle right, 95.5 double USB. Disney is laying off 28,000 employees because of prolonged Corona virus closures at its theme parks based in California, these jobs will come from across the parks. And consumer products division is about two thirds of these workers being laid off our part time employees. The light Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery today. Ginsburg was buried next to her husband, Martin, who died in 2010. Ginsberg made history last Friday, Shin of the first woman ever to lie in state of the U. S Capitol after she lied and repose at the Supreme Court building. On Wednesday and Thursday. The closing bell brought to you by Financial symphony on the WSB market Watch the Dow closed down 131 points today.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Was a day to celebrate the life of a civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis, who died last night. At the age of 80. He was the last living member of the so called Big Six, the group that led the civil rights movement of the 19 sixties. CBS. Is it O'Keefe on the respect for Louis in the House and the Senate on Capitol Hill. Lewis was one of the few lawmakers left universally admired on both sides of the aisle, in part for simple moments like this one Last year at the height of the impeachment fight, Louis participated in a bipartisan tribute to retiring Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson, a Republican. Lewis ended his remarks with something rarely seen in Washington anymore. He crossed the house floor for a handshake and a hug between a Democrat. And a Republican. And today Louis one, lavish praise from virtually all politicians, including all four former presidents. CBS News Special Report. I'm Steve Futterman. W B B M NEWS time. 8 32 Several local leaders are responding to the death of Louis, Georgia Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis has died at the age of 80 Illinoisgovernor J. B. Pritzker took to Twitter writing. I joined countless Americans in mourning the profound loss of Congressman John Lewis, a stalwart civil rights leader whose legacy will forever be imprinted in our history. US. Representative Mike Quigley added. John Lewis simply never tired of fighting for what he knew to be right and we're a better country. Because of his leadership. Rachel Pearson NewsRadio 105.9.
Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson will step down at end of year
"Senior senator from the state of Georgia says he's going to leave office at the end of this year his term isn't that to end until twenty twenty two but Republican senator Johnny Isaacson announced he is resigning from the Senate in December due to various health issues writing in a statement that is Parkinson's which she was diagnosed with in two thousand thirteen has been progressing and he had surgery just this week to remove a growth on his kidney those health challenges taking a toll and twenty sixteen he became the first in Georgia Republican ever to be elected to a third term in the U.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on AP News
"Trump again talks about the late. Senator John McCain and his vote against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. He said two hours before he was voting to repeal and replace any went down badly hurting, the Republican party badly hurting our nation. And hurting many sick people McCain died of brain cancer last August, I endorsed him at his request. And I gave them the kind of funeral that he wanted which has president I had to approve. I don't care about this. I didn't get thank you. That's okay. Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson tells Georgia public broadcasting Trump's remarks are deplorable. There are. Dr Greg casualties and Republican county to catch it on the battlefield. There are American casualties, and we should never reduce the service that people give to this country including offering their own life. Political fodder in Washington or anywhere else for that matter before leaving Washington for reporter says trumped about the Muller investigation says he doesn't get it nor do his supporters. It's sort of interesting that a man out of the blue just right to report, I got three hundred six electoral votes against. Thank you for with Amazon music voices. All you need. Alexa,.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on KNST AM 790
"He won't back down. I'm Lisa Brady. Fox news. President Trump facing renewed criticism over his renewed attacks on the late Senator John McCain digs in saying again. He never liked him much. I've really probably never will. But there are certain reasons for it. And I'll tell you speaking at an Ohio plant that makes army tanks the president lashing out at McCain's deciding vote against ObamaCare and the anti-trump dossier. And what did he do didn't call me? He turned it over to the FBI hoping to put me in jeopardy. This just hours after Republican Senator Johnny Isakson in Georgia public radio interview. Call the president's attacks deplorable and said he will continue to speak out against them. The president also continuing a public feud with the husband of senior counselor Kellyanne Conway calling George Conway a wack job as Mr. Conway questions. The president's mental health Kellyanne Conway. Stayed silent. Until today when she did a brief phone interview with politico in which she said of the president quote, but do you think he shouldn't respond when somebody in non medical professional accuses him having a mental disorder? You think he should just take that sitting down Kellyanne Conway siding with the president over her husband going on to say, the president is obviously defending me. Fox's John Roberts at the White House. The fed backs off not only leaving interest rates unchanged. But now projecting no hikes for the rest of this year. Tapping the brakes in part over concern the economy might while. The US economy showed little evidence of slowdown through the end of two thousand eighteen the limited data, we have so far this year have been somewhat more mixed, but fed chief Jay Powell also says the central Bank continues to expect the US economy to grow at a solid pace and anxious end of the day, though. On Wall Street, the Dow dropped one.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on News & Talk 1380 WAOK
"How we get down four zero four eight nine two two seven zero three is the number. Welcome to everybody who is in town for the big game. Can we can we can we can? We we can say Super Bowl. You know for people who enjoy that, man. Glad that you uh in town and kicking. But I want to remind you let you know, you better be careful if you're attempting to be entertained by. Human beings from a. From a physical perspective. With the Super Bowl just days away. Federal law enforcement officials announced they have arrested thirty three people in metro Atlanta for sex trafficking. Become today thanking you're going to be able to wild out like that right there. Thank freaknik. Advocates have warned that large sporting events like the Super Bowl are attractive to those in the sex trafficking trade the crime can surge when life so free-spending travelers are around. But don't get caught up in the game, Wayne nobody playing with that. Four four hundred two two seven zero three. Okay. This is a very interesting story. I think and I think that it is. An example of the virulent racism that exists here in the state of Georgia. As well. As in in in DC. Republican groups are criticizing George Democratic Congress woman, Lucy MAG bath, and friend of the movement, Lucy Mack bath. For what they call a slow start in tackling her constituents casework who had a slower start up a forty five. I got started yet. Still I started handling the business. Other people how bad them. The office for six district Representative Lucy MC bath has direct to some constituents to contact a Senator Johnny Isakson as her office becomes fully operational. A national Republican congressional committee officials said that she needs to actually do her job. Her job while she get an office up and running is to refer people to where they can get help until she is able. To get up and run a bit. It offers a month. My goodness. A congressional leaders say MacBeth was doing the right thing since it generally takes over a month after swearing in to get going full speed. But what this is is an example of racism and sexism on the part of Republicans attempting to. Suggests that Lucy MacBeth is not up to the job. Will we support that sister? She's a friend of the movement, and she's a friend about people. If you recall, you may Lucy MacBeth is the is the mother of Jordan Davis. Our young son are young baby. Boy who was murdered in Florida. As he was sitting in a car, and some white murderer of thought that it was okay for him to shoot up the car because the music was too loud for his face. She took that. She took that. She turned it into power. She transformed that energy and used to take a stand hands off mouth off Lucy MAG bath. Straight.
Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) said this week that he's worried the partial government shutdown could affect next month's Super Bowl, which will be held in Atlanta
"Story at Q as the partial government shutdown enters its fifth week portions of government are bracing for what's to come. Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson says he fears a lack of TSA screeners will make it impossible for travelers to come to Atlanta for the Super Bowl next month. Three hundred sixty six of the N T S B's three hundred ninety seven employees are currently furlough due to the government shutdown which will halt investigations into transportation, accidents and crashes until the government receives funding. But experts say that important evidence could be lost. In the meantime, the federal court system, including the supreme court is running out of money and can only sustain funded operations through January twenty fifth and in heading to the three day weekend. There are no plans for
Shutdown concerns starting to creep in for Super Bowl LIII
"The partial government shutdown affecting the big game USA radio networks. Chris Barnes has the details. The shutdown. Down and the Super Bowl are they related. Well, there are concerns that the Super Bowl could hit a snag. If the partial government shutdown continues into early February when the big game is held Republican Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson is pointing out that the biggest tourism event in the world. This year is coming to Atlanta. And he's wondering what would happen if the largest airport in the world in Atlanta was to have to shut down because of continued TSA outs. Or maybe even a strike to USA officials report that the number of its workers who've been calling in sick has doubled over the same time last year in recent days
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
"Show because Larry. Will actually host just one day off air, business opportunity. For Larry so off he goes and glad to be here filling. In no matter no matter Quinn it might be already. Eight eight eight nine seven one sage got a lot of calls a lot of stuff. Going on just literally as the program has been conducted here today the United States Senate came back into session for the first time since Senator McCain's passing there've been a lot of people who set a lot of things so far today I. Want to let. You hear one thing that really caught. Me from a guy that you don't hear over here about very much of all your big names you're Mitch McConnell's your. Susan Collins is among the Republicans Chuck Schumer had some very nice things to say about. John McCain and and and I don't want. To cast Version on any of that but being Chuck Schumer you talked about the his pleasant memories of of. When John, McCain totally partnered with Democrats of on the scourge of comprehensive. Immigration reform that. That's why the John McCain, was, a, liberals, favorite favorite. Republican because he shared so many views with the left and we've. Set a lot today about his service and the the. Devotion to duty and honor and country and will continue to and in a moment you'll. Hear some wonderful heartfelt words from Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson of and so I think today's program has been pretty perfect in tone in terms of I mean I hope I've walked the line with some skill we've taken a wide variety you. Call some people. Who just have no use for the. Senator and his last two years of Trump obstructionism somewhat to sing his praises you really don't hear a neg- Word about him hey I just host shows for, a living I tell. You what I think, and we open up phone lines and you tell me what you think. And then the sound of that is never inappropriate so let's let let me get. To Senator, Isaac because this this is this this is pretty. Great Senator Johnny Isakson Republican. Of Georgia on the Senate floor within the last few minutes he did a great service to the country and I'm proud of you and. I'm proud to finish fri- friend I tried to do what I could, but never in the category, with John McCain or r. Jack Cox There are. A lot of people my age didn't, do as much as I probably could have or might have done And private time time have second thoughts about it too because if not more so tough France. Coming back you had to dress, in blue jeans and a golfer Trying from wherever they worked Atlanta because. The people they would get cost, it on the street during their uniform during that era Day we go to the, airport and we have troops come through they're gonna fly back for duty somewhere I get standing, ovations people give up their seats left them set their what like that in the sixties and seventies when like that at all In fact the people who. Were risking their life and in many. Cases fifty eight thousand digital risk for all of, us we were making fun of mation it was terrorists messed up our politics messed our country People Great country and as much as what I'm telling, you it's tragic to. Me I apologize to everybody that I didn't do, everything I have done But I think all of each other I. Can, say yeah we're never going to let American get that way again America's gonna. Always be like it was on. Nine eleven or nine twelve thousand one we all put American. Flags on our cars we all sang. The national anthem we all do the pledge of. Allegiance had we been attack we rallied in for. A few months we were the most patriotic nation in, the, world we ought to be that way every single. Day This is the reason I, wanted you to, hear some of. This there's another just another couple of minutes. Senator Johnny Isakson Republican of Georgia. With some thoughts about Senator McCain and some thoughts about the. Nation that he served with such distinction. Because every single day there are those just like. Those firemen and emergency medical people in nine eleven Those. Are the non war who's who signed. Up you fought risk their life in some cases like John McCain my brother-in-law rocky Davidson my wife's brother flew a navy a four reconnaissance planes in Vietnam one most decorated policy the navy your ear people like him we'll follow, log My father-in-law flew. Reconnaissance in World War Two in, the Pacific did everything he could. Help, the country during, difficult time, there there's, so many of. You did that All of gratitude unidentified thanks, well we need to all remember we're all. Americans we all those who've saved us as a country kept our freedom when we were about to lose it far. Fourth risk their lives and died for us we. All know times like this to elevate To the appropriate place. In history and that's what I'm trying to, do John McCain today I want to elevate. John John Osborne may and I know it That was the, best of my generation John McCain. Was and is a great human being I don't know what's going to be said in the next few days about, John McCain by whomever it's, going to be, said, what's going to be done but anybody who anyway Tarnishes the reputation of John, McCain deserves a, weapon Because most of the ones who would do the wrong thing about John McCain didn't have. The guts do the right. Thing was their turn we need to remember that so I would say to the president or the anybody in the world It's time to pause and say this was. A great man you gave. Everything for us we owe him nothing less and the respect that here And that's what. I intend to give John In return for what are. You gave me Gionta Kosovo twenty years ago So we're going to send some people over to verify the the crime sites The ethnic cleansing went. To Pristina, with John Montenegro went. To the world security conference in Munich years after that that's what Putin saw John McCain talked. To Putin like they were next door neighbors also like they were Dutch uncles so proud of, being a country that had a guy like John McCain to break the ice the toughest over adversaries and speak with pride for America and. Calm down when they need to be called in John is a problem too Mitchell Conde me the, worst favor of my lifetime when he made me the chairman of the ethics committee that's a hard job and nobody life the person who Because they're, scared of it Many job at a time when John McCain was put on the special, committee for the ethics committee decide what to do on using airplanes During campaign events as can't candidates or for our packs there's there's a wrap up incentive rise accent I'm gonna fast forward through and I'll do, that, a, little, later on. This, hour because I wanna give folks an opportunity to be. The radio here at the following phone number eight, eight eight, nine seven, one sage Johnny Isaacson I is is a? Guy I've always liked he's been in the, Senate since the election of oh four he replaced he filled. What was the Zell Miller seat you may remember, that that gentleman from Georgia and it's just it's a day of a lot of remembrances a lot of them coming from the Senate floor a lot of them coming from me and a. Lot of them coming from your, phone calls and. They are taking very different tones. And that is, all right because that's what talk shows do we, give you phone numbers. You call us you. Tell us what you think, and then I what I think about what you think it's a it's a golden thing it's a wonderful concept Larry is quite mastered it and I'm always, glad to bring my meager talents in, here and see what I can do on these occasions when I get to fill in for Larry follow me on Twitter at Mark, Davis MARTA Davis will spend some time Looking at some of the the the names of the, folks that Arizona governor Doug Ducey might, put into the the McCain vacancy God bless any McCain I do not want her to get this as a, placeholder that's just not right and we'll, see what you think is right and. Wrong on a number of issues, as we progress Mark Davis in filarial elder stick around you're listening.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on AP News
"The. Podcast ground, game AP radio news I'm Jacky Quin. President Trump has now made a public statement about the passing a veteran Republican. Senator John McCain we very. Much appreciate everything that Senator McCain has done for our country he had come. Under fire, for, not, honoring McCain or his military service and not having flags lowered to half-staff beyond Sunday are soccer megani report the, flag here at the White House was flying full staff much. Of yesterday drawing criticism from all sides GOP Senator Johnny Isakson, called on the president and others to recognize. McCain's greatness anybody who anyway Tarnishes the reputation of John McCain deserves a weapon saga megani at the White House the flags are, now lowered again until McCain's burial. This coming weekend at the US naval academy. In Annapolis Maryland there were tributes at the capitol Republican Susan Collins of John, McCain was one of our Congress's most respected. Voices for a strong national defense and for good. Government President Trump. Says the NAFTA. Trade deal is over announcing a new agreement with Mexico and suggesting Canada could get, left out. In the cold we will see whether or not we decided to put. Up a candidate or just do a separate deal with candidate if they wanna make the deal New York City regulators have fined the company owned. By the family of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for filing false rental documents. Officials on Hawaii's big island. Say their tallying up damage from the weekend hurricane at least two hundred homes. Were impacted, us Slight delay this afternoon at Los Angeles International airport after a. Man jumped a fence and ran. Out onto a runway authorities say that this. Is someone with mental health issues big gains on Wall Street a new record, close for the NASDAQ the Dow soared two hundred fifty nine points this is AP radio news A judge has blocked the Trump administration from allowing a company to post plans online for making three d.. Printer guns eighteen states along with the district of Columbia had sought an injunction to stop a settlement that the. Government had, reached with. The Austin Texas based company the states argued that online access to the undetectable plastic guns would pose a security risk and they could. Be acquired by felons or terrorists US. District judge Robert last Nick agreed saying the government's actions not only impacts, national security but have domestic repercussions as well Shelley Adler Washington actor John Goodman is speculating that this falls spinoff of the Roseanne. Show will be in curtains for his TV wife. Played by Roseanne Barr he tells the Sunday Times of London he's not, sure how they're going to restructure the show called, the Connors but he guesses, that he will be a mopey widower, because Roseanne buyer, was fired from their popular. Network show over a tweet Jackie Quinn Washington AP radio news. I'm.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on AP News
"To subscribe rate and review it that's the podcast ground game AP radio news I'm Jacky Quin. President Trump has now made a public statement about the passing a veteran Republican. Senator John McCain we very. Much appreciate everything that Senator McCain has done for our country he had come under fire for, not. Honoring, McCain or his military service and not having flags lowered to half-staff beyond Sunday are soccer megani report the flag, here at the White House was flying full staff much of. Yesterday drawing criticism from all sides GOP Senator Johnny Isakson called, on the president and others to recognize McCain's. Greatness and anybody who anyway Tarshish the reputation of John McCain deserves a weapon saga megani at the White House the flags are, now lowered again until McCain's burial. This coming weekend at the US naval academy. In Annapolis Maryland there were tributes at the capitol Republican Susan Collins of Maine, John McCain was one of our Congress's most. Respected voices for a strong national defense and for good government. President Trump says. The NAFTA trade deal is over announcing a new agreement with Mexico and suggesting Canada, could get. Left out in the cold we will see whether or not we decided. To put up a candidate or just do a separate deal with candidate if they wanna make the deal New York City regulators have fined the. Company owned by the family of President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for filing false. Rental documents officials on Hawaii's. Big island say they're telling up damage from the weekend hurricane at least two hundred homes were, impacted A slight delay this afternoon at Los Angeles International airport after a man. Jumped a fence and ran out. Onto a runway authorities say that this is. Someone with mental health issues big gains on Wall Street a new record close, for the NASDAQ the Dow soared two hundred fifty nine points this is AP radio news A judge has blocked the Trump administration from allowing a company to post plans online for making three d. printer guns eighteen states along with the district of Columbia had sought an injunction to stop a settlement that the. Government had, reached with. The Austin Texas based company the states argued that online access to the undetectable plastic guns would pose a security risk and they could. Be acquired by felons or terrorists U. S District judge Robert last Nick agreed saying the government's actions not only, impacts national security but have domestic repercussions as well Shelley antler Washington actor John Goodman is speculating that this falls spin of the. Roseanne show will be in curtains for his TV wife. Played by Roseanne Barr he tells the Sunday Times of London he's not, sure how they're going to restructure the show called, the Connors but he guesses, that he will be a mopey widower, because Roseanne buyer, was fired from their popular. Network show over a tweet Jackie Quinn Washington when posting on most job sites you get candidates I'm the sales director of sales driving sales director you're looking for. But when you posted indeed dot com you, get the candidates just right for you I'm a sales director with an MBA over ten, years experience who's..
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on Newsradio 830 WCCO
"Indeed dot com I'm Jim Taylor the flag flap White House flying. The American flag at full staff earlier today veterans seeing it as a disc to Senator, John McCain and after an American Legion outbursts the flag came back down to half staff. On the, floor, of the US Senate today Georgia Senator, Johnny Isakson taking. The, president to task for? Holding a grudge against John McCain anybody who anyway Tarnishes the reputation of John McCain. Deserves a, weapon Because most of the ones who would do the wrong thing about John McCain didn't have the guts do the right thing was, there turn this is. A week of memorial observation remembering Senator John, McCain the, official schedule. Was announced by John McCain's, longtime adviser Rick Davis it will begin on Wednesday McCain's body will lie in state. At the Zona capital will be on John's eighty second birthday only John McCain could, rig a big birthday celebration like this. On Thursday a memorial service will take place here then the body will be flown to Washington where on Friday. It will lie in state in the capitol rotunda then there will be a final memorial service featuring Barack Obama and George W Bush. John McCain, will be laid to rest on Sunday Steve Futterman, CBS news Phoenix surprise. Announcement from President Trump today a new trade deal he says to replace NAFTA something that I think we'll be talking about for. Many years to come just, good for both countries. As far as Canada's concerned we haven't star With Kennedy yet we wanted to do Mexico but Washington Post senior congressional correspondent Paul came says. Not so fast trade deals like this need congressional approval rating, election season up here. And they're just trying to get through some of the most basic things for the next couple of months and then who knows. Who's going to control the, majority next year A, whole. Host of issues, unknowns that would have to be answered. Before we get to a congressional approval he barely spoke to fellow gamers, that's us in the deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament suspect clearly targeted other gamers. The suspect of Walt, asked patrons who were in other parts of the business and focused his. Attention all the gamers Jacksonville sheriff Mike Williams, says the suspect was armed with, two guns only used one of them killing wounding ten before fatally. Shooting himself owner the, Texas based company that's been trying to post plans for making untraceable. Three d. guns online got a setback. Today federal judge blocking the, Trump administration from allowing it to. Do just that, but Cody Wilson director of defense distributed says this is a nation of laws and, you have to have a law actually stopped me from publishing they don't have one the Dow today gains. Two hundred and fifty nine points record high this is CBS news Are, you hiring with indeed you can post a job in minutes set. Up screener questions than, zero in unqualified candidates in an online dashboard get started at indeed. Dot com slash higher.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on 860AM The Answer
"Actually host, yet just one day off, air business opportunity, for Larry so off He goes and. Glad to be here filling in November no matter when it might. Be already eight eight eight nine seven one sage got a lot of calls a lot of stuff going on just literally as the program has been conducted. Here today The United States Senate came back into session for the first time since Senator. McCain's passing there've. Been a lot of people who set. A lot of things so far today I want to let you, hear one thing that really caught me from guy that you. Don't hear over here about very much of, all, your, big, names you're. Mitch McConnell's your Susan Collins is among the Republicans Chuck Schumer had. Some very nice things to say about John McCain and And I. Don't want to cast, in his Persian on any of that but being Chuck Schumer you. Talked about the his pleasant memories of when John McCain totally partnered with Democrats on the. Scourge of comprehensive immigration reform that that's why the John McCain was a liberals favorite favorite Republican because he shared so many views with the left and we've set a lot today about his service and the the the devotion to duty and. Honor and country. And will continue to and in a. Moment you'll hear some wonderful heartfelt words from Georgia Republican Senator Johnny Isakson And so I think today's program has been pretty perfect in tone in terms of. I mean I hope I've walked the line with some skill we've taken a wide variety you call some. People who just have no use for the, Senator and his last two years of Trump obstructionism somewhat, of sing his praises you really don't hear a negative word about him hey just, host shows for a. Living I tell you what I think and we open up phone lines and you tell me what you think and then the sound of that is never inappropriate so let's let let let me get to Senator is because this this is, this this is pretty great Senator Johnny Isakson Republican of Georgia on, the Senate floor within the last few minutes, he did a great. Service for the country, and I'm proud of you and I'm proud of, Venice fri- friend I tried to do what I could, but never in the category with John McCain or r., Jack Cox The lobby of my didn't, do as much as I probably could have or might have done Time have second thoughts about it too because we had no more so Chuck France coming back who had to dress in blue jeans and a golf Train from wherever they worked Atlanta. Because the people they, would get it on the street during, their uniform during that era. Day we go to the airport and. Our we have troops come through they're gonna fly back for duty somewhere they get standing ovations people give up their seats to let them set their one like that in the sixties and seventies when like that at all In fact the people who are risking their lives and in many cases fifty eight thousand digital risk did give her life For, all of us we were making fun of nation It, was terrible it messed up our politics Mr.. Our country best of our people America's a great country And as much as one I'm telling you, is tragic to me and I apologize to everybody. That I didn't. Do everything have done But I think all of us so each other, our commitment so you know. We're never going to let American get that. Way again it's gonna always be. Like it was on nine eleven or twelve thousand one we. All put American flags in our cars. We all sang the national anthem we all did. The pledge of allegiance that we'd been attack we rallied in for a few months we were the most patriotic nation, in the world we ought to be that way every single day This, is the, reason I wanted you to hear. Some. Of this there's, another just another couple of, minutes Senator Johnny Isakson Republican of Georgia with some, thoughts about. Senator McCain and, some thoughts about the nation that he served with. Such, distinction because every single day there are those just, like those firemen and emergency. Medical people in nine eleven those in the. Vietnam war who who signed up. Who fought risk their life in some cases guy John McCain. My brother-in-law rocky and my wife's brother. Flute a navy a four reconnaissance planes in Vietnam. One most decorated policy the navy during that era People. Like him were great, am I gonna follow along Father-in-law d- flew reconnaissance. And the World War Two in the Pacific did everything. 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To do the right thing was their turn We need to remember that so I would say to the president or anybody in the world It's time to pause and say this was a, great man he gave everything. For us we owe him nothing less and the respect that he And that's what I intend to give John In return for what are. You gave me Gionta Kosovo twenty years ago Glenn said we're going to send some people over to verify the the crime sites The context Stay with. John Winter Montenegro went to the world security conference. In Munich here's. After that Putin saw, John McCain Ademir Putin like they were next door neighbors also like they were, Dutch uncles so proud to be in a country, that had a guy like John McCain a break the ice with the toughest over adversaries speak up with pride for. America and calm down. When they need to be called in John is. A problem too Mitchell the worst, favor of my lifetime when he made me the, chairman of the ethics committee that's a hard job and nobody likes the person who Chevron because they're scared of it But I. Got that job at a time when John McCain was, put on the special committee for the ethics committee decide what, to do on using airplanes during campaign events can't candidates or for our packs there's there's a wrap up in isaacs and i'm going to fast forward through and i'll do that a little later on this hour because i wanna give folks an opportunity to be on the radio here at the following phone number eight eight eight nine seven one sage johnny isaacson is a guy i've always liked he's been in the senate since the election of oh four he replay he filled what was the zell miller seat you may remember that the gentleman from georgia and it's it's just it's a day of a lot of remembrances a lot of them coming from the senate floor a lot of them coming from me and a lot of them coming from your phone calls and they are taking very different tones and that is all right because that's what talk shows do we give you phone numbers you call us you tell us what you think and then i tell you what i think about what you think it's a it's a golden thing it's a wonderful concept larry is quite mastered it and i'm always glad to bring my meager talents in here and see what i can do on these occasions when i get to fill in for larry follow me on twitter at mark davis m._a._r._t._a. davis will spend some time here Minute looking at. Some of the the the names of the folks at Arizona governor Doug Ducey, might put into the. McCain vacancy God bless. Any McCain I do not, want her to get this as a placeholder that's just not right and we'll see what you think is right Enron on a number of issues as we, progress Mark Gavison Larry elder stick around. You're listening to the Larry elder show.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"Money going out the window that's not coming back in somewhere else to pay for it and we've got to means test our benefits and social security and medicare for the future to see to it that we can associate afford our benefits from my grandchildren that are six to twenty six they don't need to be paying the same thing i'm paying for medicare and for social security they could a pay more because they're going to work longer you're gonna live longer they're going to be a bigger burden on the system but as long as we put off those increases for the future we're going to end up running running the risk of retroactively having to cut benefits in the past which i will never support ever i'm for making all benefits accountable for the time in which they were passed and see any benefits they're added on in the future are paid for it in the future we start having that type of attitude then nobody's getting money taken out of their pocket and we're going to run the system for more responsibly we're speaking with the chairman of the senate veterans affairs committee senator johnny isakson of georgia and there are a lot of people who want to join you on capitol hill specifically veterans that are running for office this midterm election season senator is accent what do you think about the number of veterans that are seeking national office specifically in the house of reps and the senate and are you happy to see that there are more veterans getting involved in politics i am glad to see i'm very glad to see it and i think it's a good resume item for someone running for office to have served in our military is quite frankly i don't know what the number is today but if i'm not mistaken the number of the veterans in the united states house united states senators now below thirty percent i think i'm right you may know desert you are but it's below thirty percent of that's you know you've heard they'll say seeing is believing we'll seeing is believing when you're talking about service in the military you have to really have done it to totally the impact i've had a couple of cases where i was asked to go on a code elda afghanistan or iraq because everybody that was going into this from the congress that never been service they want somebody who'd been in the service to go with them that's not very good when you're talking about the people that pass your budget establish your policies and soviet your priorities for future so i'm glad they're more willing to run everybody give them a good look and hope they will be successful do you think that that can contribute to a an improvement of relations between both sides of the aisle when we look at issues like this burn pit legislation put forward by congress amassed in congress and congressmen masten congresswoman gabbard these are two people very different ideologies from different sides of the aisle that have been able to come together to work on this and to understand each other do you think more veterans in congress will mean more of that happening well it should but i'll i'll tell you this now we proved in the senate committee vote on the mission act in committee devoted out to go to the floor was fourteen to one seven democrats and seven republicans voted for one republican voted against it so we had a fourteen that's a pretty good bipartisan vote and we do that a lot of the bills as well the the it's essential to have legislation have both fingerprints on it or you're never going to be fortunate we don't have a veterans who are democrats and veterans who are republicans we have veterans who served in the military we need we don't need a partisan is that service any more than it already gets barcelona's from time to time something that i think a lot of people will agree with and something i'd like to hear a little bit more of in this current political climate that yes let's all work together to get things done one thing that we wanted to bring up a few people in the newsroom made monitor to make sure that i asked you about this and i know the vso's have been very involved in it as have a number of other organizations and that.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM
"Cbs ion veterans continues i'm eric dane now back to my conversation with the chairman of the senate veterans affairs committee georgia senator johnny isakson what do you think we can do to combat this issue of a growing suicide rate among the veteran and military communities well we've got we've got a space the music and three or four fronts first of all the va has got you by the mental health timely the mental health benefits to the veterans they get help when they need it and we've made a great step forward in the last year by getting the three national hotlines manned in place where i veterans if they call our hotline they don't get an answering machine they don't get a wrong number they don't get a busy signal to get a human being a mental health expert on the phone to deal with their initial contact they get a referral bail based on the evaluation of that contact and they get services within his many hours a few hours as possible for the time they made that call it is we have done amazing job of getting these calls handled and getting them referred immediately one of the biggest problems when someone is at risk to take their own life time is everything if they if they call hotline to say i'm in trouble you need to get somebody to him now not tomorrow on two weeks not other time but now we're doing a better job of that and i think that will help us in terms of lowering the number of suicides or the rate of suicide that takes place also be willing to talk about it i mean there are a lot of people it's not a pleasant subject suicide is a reality of our society it's reality of saudis around the world is probably must confront and you confront it to ask him questions you're talking through an doing good listening or giving somebody chance to tell you their problem so you can attack it early on rather than wait until it's too late to many people only want to discuss it senator after it's hit too close to home and we need to have those conversations earlier on of course that's bad news at the suicide rate is growing there's also some positive news in the veteran community with recent statistics relating to veteran employment employment showing that much like the national unemployment rate the veteran unemployment rate has gone down how happy are you about that and how much more work do you think they're still needs to be done to make sure that every veterans doing their their part to contribute and happy and a career i'm i'm happy obviously the employment rate is rising and improving i'm not happy until it's totally eliminated in every veteran didn't want the job has a job but i think the movement of our economy the tax law that congress passed now in place that things at the va is done we're just getting ready to confirm a undersecretary of labor is signs nothing but veterans employment those things are going to make a big difference to get employment employment right down even further when it comes to benefits that are available to veterans and retirees there's a lot of worry that benefits in general not specifically relating to healthcare trike hair or anything like that that there may be cuts coming to benefits in the future is that something that people should be worried about or is the senate veterans affairs committee house veterans affairs committee committed to making sure that the vet the veterans benefits that we have remained in place i think we ought to see to it that the benefits that we have in place stay in place in the veterans get what they've been promised retroactively take away a benefit that you can't you can't retroactively take about take away benefits without causing horrible problems anyway but what we've gotta also started doing is recognizing that the rate of increase in the future of a benefit declining is not a cut and that benefit there are a lot of people who take that argument say well if you're gonna cut my benefit from percent or something to seven percent or something in the future not what you've earned in the future that's no it's not it's a change in the benefit in the future that you're gonna make and that's what we're going to have doing social security we cannot afford to twenty trillion dollar deficit forever we cannot afford to have the.
Farmer, London and Marcus Wolford discussed on Atlanta's Morning News
"Three more boys for mccabe in thailand there's one more child and the coach to go eighteen divers have gone into the cave supported by an enormous entourage to extract those boys abc's matt gut says two of the rest you'd boys have developed a lung infection and all remain hospitalized and sequestered about half the kids under five separated from their parents at the border will be reunited with him today children who will see their parents they will we've brought to ice facilities around the country to reconnect abc's pierre thomas reports the federal judge may set a new deadline today for the remaining young immigrant children to be returned between two and three thousand older children are still in government custody while a federal judge refuses the trump administration request to detain migrant families indefinitely the judge reaffirms previous ruling ordering kids released after twenty days senator johnny isakson focuses on damage control as president trump hits friends and foes with tariffs in summers and business owners are flooding his office with requests for relief what the businesses are telling me almost without exception it's pervasive negative effect speaking to the cobb county chamber of commerce in atlanta isaacson told the story of a soybean farmer who hoped for a twenty five percent profit on this year's crop that was before president trump's tariffs now the china has hit the us with retaliatory tariffs on soybeans isaacson says that farmer expects to lose money when he harvests pete combs wsb british prime minister theresa may faces a political crisis over brexit to cabinet members resigned in abc's marcus wolford reports may herself may face a vote of no confidence from hardcore conservatives were discussing whether or not there should be a leadership challenge to theresa may and we'll see if there were enough votes among back benches to unseat her all this is the backdrop for president trump's visit to the uk this week he largely intends to stay out of london to avoid protests delta.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on News Radio WGOW
"The world's navies learn how to work together for peaceful purposes i'm delighted that our nation bar china for participation china's actions are truly hostile veterans affairs secretary nominee robert wilkie said that removing the red tape roadblocks to getting veterans through the door to see a doctor would be his top priority if he is confirmed by the senate wilkie told the senate veterans affairs committee at his confirmation hearing quote many of the issues i encountered as acting secretary were not with a quality of care but were with getting veterans through the door to get that care and quote as acting secretary wilkie last month awarded a ten year ten billion dollar contract to sooner corp of kansas city missouri to upgrade electric health records at the va in the effort to reduce wait times but senators on the committee said the implementation could take years wilkie agreed that it will take time to put the center contract into effect and added that the va also has a problem with its schedulers who make the appointments he cited the high turnover rate among schedulers saying the va has a hard time time hanging onto them georgia republican senator johnny isakson chairman of the committee and montana democrat senator jon tester the ranking member told wilkie that he would be taking over a department with a dispirited workforce buffeted by high turnover rates and political infighting that led to the ouster in march of then va secretary dr david schulkin isaacs said quote of all the challenges we have at va morale may be the biggest problem you are getting an agency that has problems that's in need of help mr wilkie there are no excuses anymore failure is not an option and quote senator isaacs noted that congress has authorized nearly two hundred billion dollars for the va's budget and past the va mission act to overhaul and consolidate the va choice program on private healthcare options isaacson asked wilkie what customer service means at the va wilkie responded quote customer service means before the veteran walks through the.
"Absolute outrage": Florida lawmakers not allowed into kids' shelter
"Curing arrest warrant or deputy brandon england as well as deputy shaun norris charges were aggravated assault criminal attempt to rape and false imprisonment the alleged incident in the predawn hours of sunday and ford thorpe deputies offduty that you'd be is nobody miles says it's believed the victim knows at least one of the deputies did go to the hospital was treated and released after trae gets wsb wsb's top national story at five oh to president trump tells house republican lawmakers to get a bill passed immigration free two point oh i'm jamie dupree in washington legislation is a messy business state lawmakers emerged from a meeting with president trump last night optimistic that congress can act on immigration georgia republican rob would all we've got a conference that's committed to getting the heart things done we've got a president that's committed to getting heart thanks but no one's terrific the gop can muster a majority in the house on an immigration bill jamie says the house gop calls for families to be held together in detention the head of the congressional hispanic caucus is unimpressed cars rating families and brand new prisons across the country is outrageous florida senator bill nelson says he was barred from a detention facility in south florida when he tried to see how kids are being treated are obviously trying to cover up they don't want us to see it more governors order national guard troops back from the border and protest new york governor andrew cuomo says his state will sue to stop the practice of separating kids from their parents children are being used basically as a bargaining chip georgia senator johnny isakson voices his own objection donald support separating children from their families i don't think separating from the family solves the problem a former director of ice tells nbc he does not believe that all the kids now in detention will be reunited with their parents read more about the immigration controversy on jamie dupree's blog on wsb radio dot com and you can also learn more about cheney's new voice wsb news time five oh four.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on The 11th Hour with Brian Williams
"Bemoaning the fact that if this nomination doesn't go through for the doctor he goes back to a white house military office which is now more of a toxic working environment than perhaps it ever was yeah it's hard to imagine what that would be like on the day after certainly wouldn't be very pleasant for any number of people but you know we don't know for a fact that this will go away i think it needed is right that the reporting this point suggests that there's some real trouble the president's comments today certainly seemed to be like a hand if not to suggest an alternative course for the doctor the doctor clearly didn't want to take it at least as of now but tomorrow's another day it's not just democrats like jon tester who've expressed concern that the republican chairman of the committee joined with senator tester in agreeing to postpone the confirmation hearing and other republics have said that they take these issues seriously and want to take a look at them this is the senate right now controlled by republicans only fifty one to forty nine you lose a couple of senate republican senators and if democrats hold together that means there's not a confirmation you're so right to make that point about senator johnny isakson this is as bipartisan as things get these days to the best friends of our broadcast peter baker nita kumar thank you both for starting off our conversation tonight and to our viewers we just wanted to take a moment to get some political news tonight out of arizona where there was a special congressional election today and where polls closed about an hour ago the race is in arizona's eighth congressional district leans heavily republican the racist for the seat that belong.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on WGIR-AM
"Sure well as you know the santa foolish committee is a very narrowly afflicted in terms of bounce and so it's got eleven republicans and ten democrats and rand paul senator rand paul from kentucky i had indicated that he had some concerns of director peyot and in particular is concerned about retro pop views on troops in afghanistan and whether he would agree if the president wanted to withdraw the troops from afghanistan and also views on the iraq war and the history iraq war and whether it was a mistake or not and so center politics that he might vote can't i'd retro pompeo's nomination ultimately after some conversations with the white house and the like he decided that he would vote in favorites or the last minute switch that made the votes eleven to ten in favor of moving retro pompeo to the fore and out of committee with a positive recommendation now what's interesting though is that senator johnny isakson from georgia wasn't pleasant at the committee and that means that the committee would have been deadlocked ten ten and unable to report the nomination but senator chris coons agreed to switch his vote from not president democrat making the vote eleven to nine to one odds even event central courtesy happening there and ultimately align the commuter report director palmdale mission to the floor with a positive recommendation ultimately became he almost certainly will be confirmed there are three democrats agree to vote for jimmy but let's talk about pompeii no one even the democrats who voted against him question if he's qualified so what what why why the why the drama it's hard to know i mean obviously was confirmed with strong bipartisan support over sixty votes in the senate for seattle rhetoric just a few months ago and so it is odd that we see the southlake going on over becoming secretary of state you know i think a lot of ways this is reflective of people democrats in the senate react to the president and their unhappiness with the way the president with with the way the white house has been as going forward and so they're sort of taking out a up there's nothing wong audited with him he's a west point graduate distinguished bachelor west point he's a graduate of harvard law school served for a number of years the military had a successful career outside.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on C-SPAN Radio
"Phone is dan littman he's reporter and co author politico's playbook thanks for being with us no surprise that we had the announcement now it's official correct davis was waiting for a fire him trump president trump i wonder if he was alerted beforehand and the team in the wake of damaging headlines about how he used taxpayer money on a trip with his wife to england to see wimbledon along with mother business a lot of internal enemies as well because white house colleagues of both i thought that he was pointing soft on i think and yet early in his tenure david schulkin was a favourite of the trump white house and he was a carryover from the obama administration i think it was those eighteen headlines at embarrassed president trump secretaries like scott pruitt ben carson ryan zinke tom before he had to step down about tax payer you so you know government forces a luxury administration and shokhin was not helped when he when he made that mistake you also transferred one of his internal enemies from the va who the white house the guy named derek belkin and he said there was the biggest mistake because it just create an enemy at the white house was up trouble yeah unlimited i want you to hear what senator sherrod brown said just during the last time that david shokhin was on capitol hill he was joined by senator johnny isakson so you have a democrat and a republican and when he was confirmed by the senate the vote was ninety nine to nothing this from last week thank you mr chairman i the guy speak for money this committee to hope that a year from now we see secretary shokhin setting in that year well i've pretty openly stated that on many occasions in the last two weeks he's done a great job in veterans have a champion working for him every day as we work through the boundary run into swamps from time to time again that was last week senator johnny isakson republican of georgia and sherrod brown democrat from ohio congress is in recess this week and next week but what is the sense on capitol hill yet another confirmation hearing for a new nominee fourteen months into the trump presidency i think.
"senator johnny isakson" Discussed on WSB-AM
"The senate confirms atlanta attorney christopher ray to be the new director of the fbi is the right man call the right the ripe closed georgia senator johnny isakson they will do the right thing at the right time in all cases for the people united states mirror ray replaces james colmey who was fired by president trump the gunman in cobb county murder massacre will never stand trial for the crimes he committed jesse james warren is not competent to stand trial that was the ruling from cobb county judge mary st lee clark this means prosecutors cannot move forward with the death penalty case against him on january twelve to 2010 warren dressed in camera walked into the penske truck rental on barrett lakes boulevard new kennesaw where he wants work and opened fire killing four people another worker also shot the survived the judge's ruling puts an end to the capital case that had been pending for years sabrina cupit wsb breaking news first first this is wsb 24hour continuing news remains found buried behind the kennesaw home could be those of an iraq war veteran who vanished more than three years ago based on a tip cobb county police officers went to the house on farm brooke trail they were buried in the backyard and how mornar human ring though it could be animal remained but remains have been moved from the scene and taken to our medical examiner's office officer alicia chilton tells wsb dinner that they were field or i go contained inside of some sort of bag chase mass murder who was twenty six when he disappeared in march of 2014 was last seen alive in the area where the remains were found what at county police bust on a tour he is id thief morris hits them was arrested by gwinnett police after he was found in a stolen car in low burn inside hi police found forwards checks and other evidence of identity fraud he would print are these when the hard walls special paper and then it to eliminate these and looks just like relied the detective nermin cultivate says all the fake ids were from georgia and alabama i have set of victims that i'm still trying to get in touch with hits and has a rap sheet of similar charges two hundred pages long england a county.