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"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Ching, Lai Ching Teh I should say, stop will in the U .S. next month in route to South America. Abortions in Iowa will for now be illegal up to twenty two weeks in the pregnancy after a judge temporarily blocked the state's new after six abortion week ban. South Korean president Yoon Suk -yol has headed to the storm battered towns of South Korea as the latest downpours left at least forty people dead. The deadly flooding in the eastern seaboard stretching from Vermont down to the Carolinas. Warning from Senator Richard Blumenthal that this could affect produce quality and onity now and into the future. New York's air quality drops again as Canadian wildfire smoke returns. Thai pro -democracy leader PETA will attempt a second time to become the nation's prime minister. This after his last trial week was thwarted. Georgia court has rejected the Trump bid to block the grand jury report and other laws for Trump. This is a CNBC report. In San Francisco, I'm Ed Baxter. This is Bloomberg. Alright, let's check on sports with Bloomberg's Dan Shoresman. Alright Dan, is PSG after a Premier League star now. Yeah, absolutely, Ed. With Tottenham's star, Harry Kane reportedly not willing to sign a contract extension and looking to leave North London, sources say PSG has decided to enter the race to sign the soon -to -be 30 -year -old besides Bayern Munich. While PSG believes the England captain prefers going to the Bundesliga giants, the League of One champs are prepared to offer more money to disperse to get Kane. Bayern has already had two offers rejected for Kane and are considering making third a offer of €90 million, which would still fall short of what Tottenham is looking for. Sources say that Manchester United and star forward Marcus Rashford have verbally agreed to a new five -year contract. The Daily Mail reports that the deal is for £375 ,000 per week. That's a raise of £125 ,000 per week. The 25 -year -old scored 30 goals in
ChatGPT's chief testifies before Congress as concerns grow about artificial intelligence risks
"The head of the artificial intelligence company that makes chat GPT tells Congress at a Tuesday hearing regulation is necessary. In testimony at a Senate hearing OpenAI CEO Sam Altman says they know people are anxious about the technology changing the way we live and so are they. We think that regulatory intervention by governments will be critical to mitigate the risks of increasingly powerful models. Chat GBT can be used to answer questions right term papers even mimic humans like this. Too often. We have seen what happens when technology outpaces regulation. That was the chat GPT trade AI version of senator Richard blumenthal, here's the real Democrat. Sensible safeguards are not in opposition to innovation. Accountability is not a burden far from it. They are the foundation of how we can move ahead while protecting public trust. I'm Julie Walker.
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on WTOP
"Honda dealer. Two 41, Ukraine now entering its second year of fighting with Russia. And while some Congress are skeptical of providing more USA, there is still considerable bipartisan support to keep the assistance coming. Capitol Hill correspondent, Mitchell Miller, with a deeper look at the issue. When it comes to this war, we're not forgiving and forgetting. South Carolina Republican senator Lindsey Graham, who says he has little doubt that the U.S. support will continue. We're going to continue to flow weapons to the Ukraine so they can defend themselves in evict the Russian invaders. Financial support to keep the lights on and stand by the Ukrainian people. Their fight is really freedom's fight. Graham is a bipartisan co sponsor of legislation that would designate the Wagner group, which is a Russian paramilitary entity as a foreign terrorist organization. Its fighters include thousands of Russians who have been let out of prison on the condition that they fight for Vladimir Putin. An ally of Putin's runs the group. Connecticut democratic senator Richard blumenthal is a co sponsor of the legislation aimed at Wagner, known as the har act. We should take this moment. The first anniversary of Putin's murderous invasion to say that the world will not tolerate groups who murder, torture, savagely enable Putin's criminal invasion. A group of House Republicans, however, still believes the U.S. is putting too much time and resources toward protecting Ukraine at the expense of domestic issues. Rhode Island democratic senator Sheldon whitehouse says there's nothing wrong with oversight of the aid, and he says lawmakers have let Ukraine's president zelensky know the assistance is being closely tracked. If there are questions about the integrity of the treatment of the U.S. funding and the U.S. munitions, you need to be completely crystal clear with everyone in Congress and making sure that you can reassure them that that is being handled. The U.S. has now provided well over $100 billion in aid to Ukraine, including military financial and humanitarian assistance. And The Pentagon on Friday announced a $2 billion commitment that includes more ammunition and high-tech drones to continue the fight. On Capitol Hill, Mitchell Miller WTO, B news. Coming up on WTO approval on a brand new home combination combination home test kit to detect both COVID and the flu. It's two 44
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"A main man is facing charges of attempted murder after allegedly attacking three New York City police officers with a knife in Times Square on New Year's Eve. All three officers are out of the hospital, the suspected attacker, 19 year old Trevor bickford, remains hospitalized after being shot in the shoulder. Sources tell the New York Post that wickford was already on the FBI's watch list after recently being radicalized. The man accused of stabbing and killing for university of Idaho students plans to waive extradition. Bryan co burger's attorney, chief public defender, Jason lebar, says co burger's parents are supporting their son. They're trying to stay off of the media. What they're hearing is not the Brian. They know and love. So it's really out of character. Labar said on Saturday that waving extradition to Idaho is a procedural issue. 28 year old coburger was arrested last week in Pennsylvania, his home state. Next extradition hearing is set for tomorrow. U.S. senator Richard blumenthal is calling for airline reform, after Southwest Airlines, canceled and delayed a huge number of flights. The Connecticut Democrat is proposing a passenger Bill of rights, which would require airlines to provide refunds and fair compensation after flight delays caused by the airline. Between 2020 and 2022, California's homeless population expanded more than in any other state. As according to the latest census data, which shows that the homeless population in the state grew by nearly 10,000 in that span, raising the total to over 170,000. California also accounted for nearly the entire national increase between 2020 and 2022. The Powerball jackpot continues to grow tonight's jackpot in the multi state lottery game will be worth at least 265 million, as for Tuesday's mega millions jackpot. That will be worth at least $785 million. Nearly all winners take the cash option which for tomorrow's drawing would be an estimated 395 million. I'm Tammy trejo. It's a new year, and that means a host of new laws in states and cities across the country are now in effect. Michael kasner reports. 27 states will see minimum wage increases in 2023, the minimum wage in Washington state will increase to $15, 74 cents. That's the highest rate in the U.S.. Meanwhile, California and Washington will now require employers to share information about their salaries to prospective employees beginning January 1st. And Maryland and Missouri will be the latest states to offer legalized recreational marijuana. On Michael castner. Daniel dry January challenge is underway. Psychologists and healthcare providers say dry January offers a reprieve a reset and a chance reflect on the influence alcohol can have on a person's life. It's a day for people to vow to trade the haze of a hangover for 31 days of mental clarity, doctors say the train can offer a range of health benefits, including feeling more alert and well rested. They say it's really about examining your relationship with alcohol. Former president Trump is blaming the issue of abortion for Republicans falling short of expectations in November's midterm elections. Mark Mayfield with the details. In a post on truth social Sunday, Trump noted that many in the GOP handled the issue poorly, especially those who firmly insisted on no exceptions to bans on the procedure. It also defended himself, saying he's not to blame for the party's performance. Exit polls showed abortion was among the most important issues for voters in the midterms, along with inflation. I'm Mark Mayfield. Several thousand New Yorkers are patting themselves on the back today. After they participated in Coney Island's annual polar bear plunge, they took to the Atlantic Ocean, New Year's Day, buoyed by balmy 50° weather. The water off Brooklyn's Luna park was just 43°, but polar bears said the icy dip was worth it. The annual plunge dates back 120 years, its annual fundraiser for charities, and it helps to usher in the new year. I'm Tammy trujillo. And dived in these Pellegrini and the Bloomberg newsroom. They've closed the books on 2022. It's a new trading year and some including Michael purvis, CEO of tal bec and capital adviser, is probably glad to put the toughest year for the S&P 500 since the financial crisis behind them. From 2022, what I certainly got wrong coming into it was the persistence of inflation, which I underestimated inflation, which means I underestimated underestimated rates, which means I overestimated the PE that the S&P 500 would maintain. And purpose with us there on Bloomberg radio, rebound first stocks in Europe, the German Dax gaining more than 1% and in Paris, the cat cup almost 1.9% London closed for the long weekend holiday. In Asia, South Korea's Cosby slipped about a half a percent as a country limits travelers from China on COVID concerns travel stocks getting especially hard hit. Tesla's stock to watch as we head to the U.S. open tomorrow, the EV maker delivering a record number of vehicles last quarter, but still missed estimates. Investors in the U.S. on inflation alert, with the next fed meeting in February, and the monthly jobs data coming out this Friday. And then all the carnage on Wall Street in 2022 drugmaker Merck actually had its best yearly gain in more than two decades, more from Bloomberg's Charlie pellet. Denise Merck was the top performing drug maker in the S&P 500 in 2022 as investors rewarded the company for strong earnings and upbeat clinical trial data, the stock gained 44% last year and is now trading at a record as the maker of the blockbuster cancer drug keytruda, an HPV vaccine gardasil got a boost from the companies solid earnings results. Denise? Thank you, Charlie. The fitness business bulking up for a fresh wave of business. Jim's
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Is in our 99 one newsroom in Washington, D.C. with an update. Hey there nets. Thanks, Tim. President Biden says America should feel collective guilt for its failure to tackle gun violence as the country marks ten years since one of its worst ever school shootings at sandy hook elementary. Connecticut senator Richard blumenthal says gun reform remains a top priority. We need Ethan's law, safe storage, such as we've done in Connecticut, strengthen and red flag and emergency risk protection order statute, better background check systems to make them more complete and better enforceable. Limit thoughts as we must honor the lives of those lost to gun violence by reforming gun laws. Victims of the murderer accused of using an assault weapon to kill 5 customers at a gay bar in Colorado Springs are urging lawmakers to act. They spoke today at a hearing of the House oversight committee. The club owner, a bartender, and James slow, who was shot in the arm. Club Q was the second home and safe space for all of us. We are continually being dehumanized, marginalized, and targeted, hate starts with speech. The hateful rhetoric you've heard from elected leaders is the direct cause of the horrific shooting at club Q congressman James comer, who will become chairman next month, said the hearing on fairly aimed at Republicans, while Democrats fail to support the police as crime increases nationwide. In Washington or Chapman, Bloomberg. Congress has until midnight Friday to pass a spending bill and prevent a partial government shutdown. It's expected both chambers will pass another short term measure to keep the government running through December 23rd, giving negotiators time to finish work on a full year Bill. At the World Cup today the defending champs, team France, advanced to the finals, beating Morocco to nil, they will next face Argentina in the final Sunday. Global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts in more than 120 countries. I'm Nancy. The market's in focus every business day. The Bloomberg markets podcast with Paul Sweeney and Matt Miller. Are there some sectors that you want to have more or less exposure to? We've got to vaccinate the whole world analysis of the days Wall Street action. What's the thought on apple here from Bloomberg intelligence? Bloomberg opinion and influential newsmaker. The bond market was the
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Me the first woman ever elected to be the governor of the state of New York. A New York Democrat can't be hok defeated Republican Lee zeldin, who has so far not conceded the race. In Connecticut Karen democratic governor Ned Lamont won 55% of votes to beat Republican bob stefanowski, U.S. democratic senator Richard blumenthal beat Republican lior levy with 56% of votes. And a pair of governors who have eyes on The White House were victorious last night, Nathan, Republican Ron DeSantis defeated Democrat Charlie Crist in Florida. I am honored by your support and I look forward to the road ahead. Florida governor Ron DeSantis won after securing 60% of votes meantime in California, governor Gavin Newsom handily beat Republican challenger Brian Nadal, garnering 58% of votes. Democrats pulled out wins in some other races for governor Karen Democrat Gretchen Whitmer defeated Republican Tudor Dixon in Michigan with 53% of votes, in Pennsylvania, Democrat Josh Shapiro beat Republican Doug mastriano with 55% and Wisconsin democratic governor Tony Evers won over Republican Tim Michael's garnering 51% of the vote. And again, governors race is yet to be decided in Arizona, Nathan Democrat Katie Hobbs so Farley's Trump backed Republican Carrie Lake, the chali there is 51.3%, a 48.7%. And in the interest of transparency care and we should note, Michael R Bloomberg, majority owner of Bloomberg radio parent company, Bloomberg LP, was a major donor to democratic candidates, this election cycle. And futures this morning lower S&P futures down 17 points down futures down a 163 NASDAQ features down 50. Straight ahead, your latest local headlines, plus a check of sports, and this is Bloomberg. Thanks Gary, it's 5 33 on Wall
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Arabia and then they're going to consultation and they come back and we will take action. And senator Richard blumenthal says it has to happen. We need to rebalance our relationship and the Saudis need to restore trust. Yeah, blumenthal says production slash is just the latest incident. Several European countries have joined the United States and saying they are going to increase shipments of air shield military equipment to Ukraine. Former U.S. ambassador to NATO K Bailey Hutchinson earlier today on Bloomberg's balance of power said, well, this is definitely significant. There are several countries that have capabilities and we are doing this together. There's no question. The U.S. is stepping up to the huge degree, but our allies are as well. And we're calling on them to do more now in the face of this onslaught from Russia. It's just out of sight what Russia is doing right now to their infrastructure. Options, some Putin's attacks on infrastructure will affect not only Ukraine, but Europe and the rest of the world. And SpaceX is going to announce the crew for its first trip around the moon, Dennis Tito, though we can tell you sources tell us the world's first ever space tourist is on that list, undisclosed amount of money to fly around the world, fly me never mind. In San Francisco, I'm Ed Baxter. This is Bloomberg. All right, Brian. All right, thanks very much. You had 39 minutes past the hour. Let's get to Dan schwarzman and global sports. So
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"And if anybody was wondering what the fallout was going to be from the U.S. Supreme Court reversing roe versus wade, are they only need to take a look at New York State? It Baxter's taking a look at yeah, exactly really right, Paul predictably with states following the court's ruling and enacting new restrictive legislation. Women are having to flee their residents to have the procedure. Abortion providers in New York are seeing such an influx of pregnant women from other states that they are actually struggling financially to meet the demand. Governor Kathy hochul announcing some state grants, which he hopes will help. They include hospital based providers, independent clinics, as well as many who are receiving state assistance for the very first time because the need is that dire. A grand amount to 13 million to more than 127 clinics throughout New York State. China's Communist Party says it is prioritized national security and is displaying a fighting spirit, potential shift away from development first policy, the plenum leading up to the Communist Party Congress as Xi Jinping is moving to security from economic growth. Taiwan, meanwhile, as bolstering its defenses and stealing itself for the possibility of a conflict with China as president, she readies to assume a third term. The Biden administration's new strategy, blueprint says China is the sole U.S. competitor with a capability to reshape world order. Two democratic lawmakers are posing a temporary pause in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, president Joe Biden says that he is in contact with them and working with them. We're going to have to react to Saudi Arabia and then we're going to compensation and they come back and we will take action. And senator Richard blumenthal says it has to happen. We need to rebalance our relationship. And the Saudis need to restore trust. Blumenthal says production slash is just the latest incident. Several European countries have now joined the United States and saying that they are going to increase shipments of air shield military equipment to Ukraine, former U.S. ambassador to NATO, K Bailey Hutchinson earlier today on Bloomberg balance of power says the help needs to be significant. There are several countries that have capabilities and we are doing this together. There's no question. The U.S. is stepping up to the huge degree, but our allies are as well. And we're calling on them to do more now in the face of this onslaught from Russia. It's just out of sight what Russia is doing right now to their infrastructure options say a Putin's attacks on infrastructure will affect not only Ukraine, but Europe and the rest of the world. Education of the United States, ACT college admission test on this year's high school graduates hit their lowest point in more than 30 years. The latest evidence of impact on the COVID pandemic, the FDA, meanwhile, approving the COVID booster for as young as 5 year olds for Pfizer, 6 from Moderna guidance to come from the CDC, and, oh yeah. Another wave of COVID-19 infections may have begun in Europe, the WHO and the EC D.C. say cases have begun to tick up in very familiar surge patterns. In San Francisco, Ahmed Baxter, this is Bloomberg back to the Big Apple. Thank you. Let's get to Dan Schwartzman as we look at global sports. So Dano a little pool stars dominating in the Champions League. This was ridiculous, Doug, Liverpool dominates rangers 7 to one. How about this? Mohamed Salah scores a hat trick as impressive as that is he did so in a 6 minute period. That's right in 6 minutes he's scored three goals. Elsewhere Tottenham 7 track Frank for three to two Victoria pills and getting doubled up by buying music fortitude Marseille shuts at sporting CB two zero portal holding buyer Leverkusen goalless in a three zero win. Barcelona's hopes to advancing to the knockout stage of the Champions League do remain alive the La Liga giants able to secure a three ultra at home versus Inter Milan as Robert Lewandowski finishes off embrace with equalizer two minutes in the stoppage time. Meanwhile, club Bruges reaching the round of 16 with a scoreless draw Atlético Madrid on aptly advances as well to 42 in over IX Amsterdam. Divisional round in the Major League Baseball playoffs continue the Atlanta Braves facing the Phillies Philadelphia leading the series one game to none, the game has finally gotten underway after a lengthy lengthy rain delay coming up later tonight the LA Dodgers looking to take a two games to none series lead over the San Diego Padres. How about this story two big sports names joining the pickleball craze four time tennis Grand Slam winner Kim Clijsters and 7 time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady part of an ownership group of a major league pickleball expansion team. The league which currently consists of 12 teams will be expanding to 16 teams next year and they'll be doubling its events from three in a year to 6. Other big names, by the way, investors in the league, LeBron James Kevin Love Drew Brees and draymond green. I'm Dan Schwarzenegger Bloomberg world sports update Paul. All right, thanks very much for that Dan. I don't know a pickleball is it's not a thing in Australia, but I want to look at the league now. Do stay with us in a moment, we're going to unpack the FOMC minutes with the Chris Campbell is chief policy strategy to call. He's also a former U.S. assistant treasury secretary to financial institutions. We'll take a closer look at markets for you as well as we count down to the open in Tokyo and Seoul. Here in Australia, we're seeing some modest gains markets now better by about a tenth of 1%. More in a moment, this is blender. One 45 over 92. One 80 over one 11. A 182 over a hundred. And I had a heart attack and a cardiac arrest. 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"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Let's get a check of the latest world in national news for that. We go to our newsroom in D.C.. Hey Nancy. Thanks, Tim. The Biden administration is considering a complete ban on Russian aluminum. As a counter punch to Russia's barrage of missile attacks on Ukraine. Today, NATO's defense ministers met in Brussels to discuss next steps in support of the war. Bloomberg's European correspondent Maria today are with more. The nature secretary general, he was Chris for clear what the country needs right now is air defense systems. It needs to be able to protect itself from the air and in fact, if you look at some of the moves by the Russian army over the past three days, it seems we're going back to the old strategy. They're stuck and defending positions on the ground so they move to the air and there's a lot of damage that is done to Ukraine when you fight a war like that from the skies. Bloomberg's Maria tadeo. Senator Richard blumenthal says Saudi Arabia has not only thumbed its nose at the U.S., but has given us a gut punch for leading OPEC plus to cut oil production. He's proposing a one year pause in U.S. sales of all arms, repair, supplies, and support to the Saudis. The Saudis need to come to their senses. They have committed a humongous blunder. Very much against their own economic and security interests, as well as ours. Blumenthal also criticized Saudi Arabia for human rights abuses and the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, President Biden has said there will be consequences for the Saudis, but he's not said what they would be. U.S. regulators say Pfizer and Moderna omicron boosters are safe for young children. They've approved their emergency use. The Pfizer shot can be given to kids as young as 5. The Moderna boosters can be used for kids as young as 6. The FDA director will now need to sign off. Global news 24 hours a day on
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Flavor is called secret breakfast. Delicious. Cocktails at tadich grill later in the day. Matt winckler, I thank you so much. We appreciate it. Let's head down to Washington D.C. world and national news with Nathaniel. It's Paul Ukraine's allies are considering their response to Russia's ramped up missile barrages across the country this week NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels. Secretary general Jan Stoltenberg says the alliance is provided Ukraine air defenses in the past, but he is pushing for more. Short range, long range air defense systems to take ballistic missiles, cruise missiles, drones, different systems for different tasks. Secretary general Stoltenberg also says the Nord stream gas pipeline explosions show critical infrastructure needs more protection. Russia says it has detained 8 people over last weekend's explosion at the landmark bridge to Crimea, Kremlin's domestic spy agency FSB says 5 of the suspects are Russian citizens, the three others are from Ukraine and Armenia. President Biden has said Saudi Arabia will face consequences for agreeing to a 2 million barrel a day OPEC production cut, Democrats on Capitol Hill are pushing one potential consequence senator Richard blumenthal of Connecticut is pitching a one year freeze on arms sales to the kingdom. The Saudis need to come to their senses. They have committed a humongous blunder. Very much against their own economic and security interests, as well as ours. Senator blumenthal introduced the bill alongside democratic congressman ro Khanna. Republicans running for Secretary of State across the country are facing a barrage of ads highlighting their support for conspiracy theories and doubts about the 2020 presidential election. Democratic groups are spending $46 million on the campaign with polls showing many Americans believe that the threat to democracy is up there with inflation and crime as a top issue this year. Global news on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Lisa Tom Kayleigh there's another televised hearing today The list is out of the names of those who will testify during this morning's second public hearing of the January 6th committee They include former Trump campaign manager Bill stepien Committee members are looking to amplify their main premise that the former president incited the riot committee member Adam Schiff was asked if he wants to see criminal charges filed against the former president I would like to see the Justice Department investigate an incredible allegation of criminal activity on the part of Donald Trump or anyone else The rule of law needs to apply equally to everyone Congressman Schiff spoke on ABC's this week which can be heard Sundays on Bloomberg The bipartisan group of U.S. senators has reached a tentative deal on gun safety Bloomberg's at Baxter as the story A compromise that at least can pass the Senate Well democratic senator Richard blumenthal says it can also save some lives We can build on it We can move forward with other common sense Hopefully bipartisan proposals after this one is passed our focus right now is making sure we have the legislative language and the 60 votes we need to pass it The bill includes giving grants to states to implement red flag laws that would provide for more schools safety as well as a provision to improve background checks for younger gun buyers In San Francisco I met Baxter Bloomberg radio The concerned citizen phoned in a tip to the police in cor delaying Idaho which police say prevented a hate group from disrupting a pride event More than 30 people were arrested and charged with conspiracy to riot Police say the men are from all over the country at least two are from Idaho and Washington The pride event took place with no incidents but there were several protesters on hand many with guns Authorities say firefighters are responding to a wildfire about 6 miles north of Flagstaff Arizona that has forced evacuations The coconino national forest officials say the pipeline fire is burned approximately 5000 acres Live from the Bloomberg interactive broker studios This is global news 24 hours a day on air and on Bloomberg quicktake powered by more than 2700 journalists and analysts to more than a 120 countries I'm Michael Barr and this is Bloomberg There's never been a better time to find out why bet MGM is the king.
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"News U.S. defense secretary Lloyd Austin says the country is going to step up in the face of China's disturbing activities at Baxter has all the latest in San Francisco edge Yeah that's right Juliet secretary Austin says China's becoming increasingly absurd and autocratic It is beyond calling activities now just disturbing The activity that we see in the region and in other parts of the globe is the starting It's racing to develop military capability as fast as it can but some of the course of activity we see in a region has us in our partners in the region very very concerned Austin says the best way to counter China's military modernization growing nuclear capabilities and technological advances is to strengthen U.S. alliances in the region Meanwhile the low end students has China's power in Asia has fallen This in its recent index says China's isolation and protection of its financial system weakens its standing with other countries in the region UK's defending its decision to force all travelers entering the country to take a pre flight COVID test saying it reflects a balanced approach given the omicron threat Initial data from a major hospital complex in South Africa's omicron epicenter show that cases while they've surged first indications are that patients need less intervention U.S. CDC director doctor Rochelle Walensky says the omicron variant is spreading We know it's in as of last night about 15 states We know we have several dozen cases and we're following them closely and we are every day hearing about more and more probable cases So that number is likely to rise On ABC is heard here on Bloomberg says delta variant is still dominant but that monitoring of needs to be intense and the WHO's calling on the globe's nation is to really seriously get to work on getting the total population of the globe vaccinated Clinical leader Maria van der kolk on CBS says that means countries that have vaccines get everybody vaccinated and those who don't get distribution of vaccine We need those donations to be given through covax so that they can be allocated to those who need them most Countries are working very hard right now on the actual delivery systems once they have access to those vaccines in hand And her hope says out there will be more variance Russia says it will officially protest U.S. reconnaissance missions over the border saying they are dangerous to civil aviation says two commercial flights had to alter course as U.S. spy planes flew into their paths of the Putin Biden video call by the way is in two days And the U.S. isn't warning that at the Republican Senate icon Bob Dole who has passed away at the age of 98 he was a Senate leader and then a candidate for president and senator Richard blumenthal today said a gentleman's gentleman He was never nasty or being on no matter how much he might disagree with someone And that's a great lesson we can learn from its legacy And that was in the 80s when time went two parties could actually communicate could actually get things done and could actually treat each other with respect In San Francisco I'm at Baxter This is Bloomberg Jules Thanks Ed 38 minutes past the hour time for global sports Dad Schwartzman joins us Dan the hero world challenge coming down to the wire Yeah it did in The Bahamas absolutely Juliet Victor hovland has won it by one stroke over.
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Bloomberg Radio New York
"Just disturbing The activity that we see in the region and in other parts of the globe is the starting It's racing to develop military capability as fast as it can but some of the course of activity we see in a region has us in our partners in the region very concerned Austin says the best way to counter China's military modernization growing nuclear capabilities and technological advances is to strengthen U.S. alliances in the region which he says it is doing Meanwhile the lowey institute says China's power in Asia has fallen this and its recent index that says China's isolation and protection of its financial system weakens its standing with other countries in the region UK is defending its decision to force all travelers entering the country to take a pre flight COVID test saying it reflects a balanced approach Given the omicron threat an initial data from major hospital complex in South African's omicron epicenter show that cases have surged but that first indications are the patients need less intervention more mild U.S. CDC director doctor Rochelle Walensky says the omicron variant is spreading in the U.S. we know it's in as of last night about 15 states We know we have several dozen cases and we're following them closely and we are every day hearing about more and more probable cases So that number is likely to rise Well that's got ABC has heard here on ABC on Bloomberg says delta variant still dominant but that monitoring of Oman needs to be intense and the WHO is calling on the gloves nations to really seriously get to work on getting the total population vaccinated on the globe Clinical leader Maria Vancouver on CBS says that means countries that have vaccines get everybody vaccinated and those that don't get vaccine distribution We need those donations to be given through covax so that they can be allocated to those who need them most Countries are working very hard right now on the actual delivery systems once they have access to those vaccines in hand Vanderhof says there will be a more variance coming down the pike Russia says it will officially protest U.S. reconnaissance missions over the border saying they are dangerous to civil aviation It says two commercial flights had to alter course as a U.S. spy planes flew into their paths at the Ukrainian Russian border the Putin Biden video call is in two days And the U.S. this morning the death today of Republican Senate icon Bob Dole he was a Senate leader in the 80s candidate for president and senator Richard gentleman says rich and senator Richard blumenthal who some say as a gentleman says Dole was a gentleman's gentleman He was never nasty or being no matter how much he might disagree with someone And that's a great lesson we can learn from its legacy Yeah and that was at a time when the two parties could actually communicate with each other could actually get things done and could actually treat each other with respect In San Francisco I met Baxter This is Bloomberg art Brian All righty thank you very much Ed Thank you sir Let's get to global.
US Bound Flights Carrying Afghans Temporarily Halted Due to Measles Cases
"White house says flights carrying afghan refugees to the us have been halted after discovery of four cases of measles among people who recently arrived in the us. This as npr's michele keleman reports nineteen more us citizens from the airport in kabul in the state department says to others managed to get out overland national security council spokesperson. Emily horne says the. Us is doing intensive work to give americans clear and safe options to leave afghanistan. The state department says forty. Four americans were offered seats on the latest plane. But not all decided to go. The taliban are still not allowing charter. Flights from northern afghanistan and democratic senator richard blumenthal once the state department to do more about that time precious time. The situation of these individuals is desperate urgen. He's been working with veteran groups and activists to help several at risk afghans and some american citizens get
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on Newsradio 600 KOGO
"Mid seventies to low eighties inland highs in the upper eighties, Low nineties with San Diego's most accurate forecast time but as a pause for ABC 10 News 72 degrees downtown 70 on the border and 66 right now in Vista Cocoa, New Year's time. 6 31. It's time for that opening bell on Wall Street with Gina. Serve 80 at Bloomberg. Hey there, Gina. Kayla, Don and Ted. Good morning. Stocks are off to a narrowly mixed start. As investors return to a holiday shortened trading week The Dow is down 75, the S and P 500 lower by five. But the NASDAQ, which started out at a new record high today keeps on climbing right now up 23 points. We have crude oil lower. It's at $68.40 a barrel in the battle of the fake meat makers. Today, Impossible foods starts to roll out its new plant based chicken nuggets. We'll start with about 150 restaurants and then later you'll find them at grocery stores. I'm Gina Servette e at Bloomberg for news radio 600 Kogo. Thank you, Gina 26. Republican senators are asking President Biden for the exact number of Americans still trapped in Afghanistan. Here's Mike Power. And in a separate letter from 10, Republican senators, they're asking for answers about how the Biden administration intends to keep its promise to continue assisting individuals who desire to evacuate. Senator Jeanne Shaheen of New York also penned a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday, asking for an update on the evacuation status of 2200 names. She provided the department as well as a generally better understanding of the process to support those who still remain and Democrats are getting involved as well. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Monday said he is furious about the Biden administrations. Delays in getting Americans out of Afghanistan, saying, I have been deeply frustrated, even furious at our government's delay and inaction. I'm Mike Bauer. The Taliban has been in power for just over three weeks in the mood inside the country is tense at best. NBC's RAF Sanchez has the latest on what's happening today We are seeing what appears to be the largest protests yet in Kabul since the city fell to the Taliban back on August 15th. We're seeing very large groups of both men and women on the streets together protesting against the Taliban. Taliban fighters have been responding by firing weapons in the air to try to break up the demonstrations. So far, no reports of any injuries. Residents and businesses across New York and New Jersey spent the holiday weekend trying to clean up damage from last week's big storm. People living in hard hit areas of New York and New Jersey. No, they still have a long road ahead of them. Today was the first day we were actually able to see the see the actual street at least 50 people lost their lives in the Northeast, with fears that number could rise as floodwaters go.
Senators Want FTC Enforcement on Autopilot
"Aren't so pretty. Nice day for tesla stock today shaking off some of the red from earlier this week. Finishing up three and a half percent to six hundred eighty dollars ninety nine cents comparatively. The nasdaq was down nine. Tenths of a percent most of that drop happening in the last hour. Two hours of trading after the fed minutes came out so the minutes from the federal reserve's meeting today indicating that they are considering tapering off their monthly asset purchases sometime in the near term but obviously those things can and often do change so the market reacting to that towards the end of trading and tesla got pulled down a bit as well so pretty strong day for automakers just across the board today so we ejected on this yesterday but will check in again today probably for the last time this week but weekday performance so far tussles down about four percent a little bit less than four percent so far and actually now doing about a half a percent to full percentage point better than gm. Ford's atlanta's volkswagen and neo so despite all the coverage of the knits investigation. If you'd just slept through the first few days of the week which is actually not a bad strategy for an investor and you just looked at automaker performances we to date. You'd have no idea that there was investigation on tesla. And you'd probably say oh tesla's having a pretty good week relative to others so markets down today tesla up and that was despite reports that two. Us senators are currently urging the federal trade commission to open a probe into whether or not tesla used deceptive marketing practices involving drivers systems features which tesla of course calls autopilots and full. Self-driving that is per the wall street journal. They write quote in a letter to the head of the fdic. We con dated wednesday senators. Richard blumenthal of connecticut and ed markey of massachusetts said they have serious concerns about how tesla advertises. Its advanced driver assistance features. Which don't enable vehicles to operate autonomously. They took aim chief executive elon. Musk for some of his comments and quote.
Democratic Effort to Raise Minimum Wage Put on Hold
"Fbk the effort to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour we'll have to wait. It will not be part of the nearly $2 Trillion pandemic relief plan now in the hands of the Senate since a Senate official rule that the House $15 minimum wage could not be in the Senate reconciliation COVERT bill. Senate Democrats polled it for now. I think we will do the minimum wage and there are fundamental decency and fairness. Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal saying passing covert relief first is critical, but promises they will debate a national minimum wage hike soon. Andy Field,
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Uh, play Let's get the latest former President Trump's second impeachment trial has started. The Senate will start with the debate on whether to proceed with the unprecedented move to try a former president. That's happening right now. They're also watching video right now from that day is Gary and Shannon just told us then both sides can start making their case is Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal says the evidence of Trump inciting violence against the U. S. Goes back more than two months before the Capitol was attacked. Armed attack. And act of domestic terrorism was the last gas of a violent effort to overthrow an election and potentially Overthrow our democracy. Trump's legal team is expected to argue that his comments to supporters before the storming of the capital last month amount to political speech protected by the First Amendment. Ah, judge has issued a temporary restraining order against L. A County D, a George Gascogne over gas guns, new directives. Those directives included repealing three strike allegations and sentencing enhancement. This is just the first step of the whole process, but at least it gives our deputies peace of mind Fidel's with the union representing the prosecutors, he told Gary and Shannon. This is a good first step in a long process, the attorney for Gascogne said yesterday. It's not a complete victory, and the union should have first filed a grievance instead of a lawsuit. Steve Gregory King if I knew he was brought to you by cunning dental group, an epidemiologist says the first UK Covitz strain popping up in Orange County is concerning, but not surprising. UC Irvine associate professor Andrew Norma's says the strangest, less deadly in the short run. We do have tow watch out because it has to capacity to displace the normal strain and tinsel have taken Over because it is more The benefits, he says. Orders came in from around l A plants could actually help with purifying the air. But also it's great to have greenery around you. You know, the greenest implants helps with the mental well being. He would feature access to favorites like the Monster era. They call it the Swiss cheese plant. You can't put her on your Burger Eastern is doing a black history month plant Syriza. Details can be found at the plant. Mon dot com. Mon spelled M O in in L. A. Corbin Carson KO Phi knees from the Southern California Toyota Dealers Traffic.
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Com Back we go to rich tomorrow and Tech Tuesday rich the various platforms, particularly instagram. Facebook, made sure or what they did is stop. The craziness of the conspiracy theories, the election, all of it, and there were at least warned us that there is an issue now it's moved over to the vaccine misinformation. Let's talk about that. How aggressive are they? And can you just go on and say it's a hoax? It's a myth. If you get the vaccine, you're the government is going on plant some device and then follow you for the rest of your life. Yeah, I can get into some specifics as to what Facebook is blocking, because they say that this is kind of the next frontier. You know, we got through the election like you said, And these social media platforms are on such an uphill battle with with information because people can post whatever they want, And then it's up to these platforms to try to figure out well, how do you know what's the tone of how they're saying? Like, What if you joke right about the vaccine is that needs? Does that need to be taken down? We don't know. But Facebook is making some pretty strict rules of Now, um, vaccines, and they're basically now deleting anything that is against the vaccine. Specifically that the vaccine is man made or manufactured are sorry. Covert. 19 is man made or manufactured there, saying claims that vaccines are not as effective at preventing the disease they're meant to protect against. Will remove that It's safer to get the disease than to get the vaccine. They'll remove any posts about that. Vaccines are toxic, dangerous or cause autism. They will take down that and there's even more so they'll even take down if you try to do an event. Have you ever heard the term like a chicken Pox party back in the day? Yeah, actually, I have where he had said, Yeah. Where people got they got together to get chicken pox. I mean, crazy people, but for immunity sake Right, well, so they're all dead. By the way. I just want to let you know all those people probably. But apparently they're trying to do the same thing with covert 19 so people are actually using Facebook to coordinate events. Where the gatherings involved and encourage people who have covert 19 to join other people. And so they're also restricting any events that interfere with the administration of the vaccine. We saw that locally here it at the stadium, so that was something that happened and you know Facebook was involved in that. Let me throw something at you. You got that We talked about this. Where is the line? And so let's say I'm the director Seo one of these social platforms if a group of people want to get together and do a coat Good party. Uh, I It's not misinformation. They're not telling people that it's a conspiracy that the government caused this. Why can't they do that? Why would the platform say no to that? Well, this is a platform choice. And so Facebook wants to be a place that is, you know, known to be a good place versus a bad place. They have to make some rules. Facebook is not, you know, they're not under any sort of free speech. You know, edict from America. They are their own private platform. And so yes, if they wanted to, they could say anything goes on here. You can do anything you want. You can put up videos of people. You know, whatever you know, they take down videos of all kinds of stuff on a daily basis. The Amount of things they have to take down on Facebook. It would blow your mind and you know they have to make rules that they feel are in the best interest of their platform, and it's really tough by the way for them to do this stuff. I mean, it's it takes a team of tens of thousands of people that go through these posts, and by the way those people don't last very long. These air paid individuals. Oh, yeah, They're like third party, You know, they contract with these companies that will go through post. You know, when someone flags a post on Facebook, you know, artificial intelligence takes down some of this stuff. But then some things are just flagged by humans. And then another human has to go through and look at it. And so if it's a post of someone you know, with self harm, or you know anything that's that's happening that people are sharing pictures off. These people have to look at them and again. They don't last very long in these jobs because they can't take it and they Psychological counseling after a couple months. Wow. Yeah. All right, Rich. You're on your way to doing well, I'm not throwing you off. Well, actually, I am because coming up his handle on the news late edition, Rich on Tech got TV. We'll catch the next Tuesday. Thank you. You have a good one. Coming up. Handle on the news Late edition will do that right here. Okay, if I am 6 40 Let's check in with Jennifer Former President Trump's second impeachment trial is just about to begin. The Senate will start today with a debate on whether to proceed with the unprecedented move to try a former president. Then both sides can start making their case is Connecticut Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal says the evidence of Trump inciting violence against the U. S. Goes back more than two months before the Capitol was attacked, Armed attack And act of domestic terrorism was the last gas of a violent effort to overthrow an election and potentially Overthrow our democracy. Trump's legal team is expected to argue his comments to supporters before.
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Ter says they have a very comprehensive plan that includes land, air and sea. Our aviation units are up. Our dive team is doing random checks in the water or marine units out. There are tactical assets are out there. Along with our bicycle team That's out there. 70 federal, state and local agencies will be working together to keep things safe. They're going to LA allowing about 22,000 people, and that's about them about a quarter of what normally could get into Raymond James Stadium. Let's take a trip around New England, Rhode Island Governor Genera Mondo with a message for Super Bowl fans in her state enjoy the game. But when it comes to parties wait till next year, the governor says the end of the pandemic is with inside and He's urging residents to limit any gatherings tonight to members of their immediate household, the University of New Hampshire, canceling overseas programs for the summer and fall. Due to the continuing uncertainty caused by covert 19 and in Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal says federal funding and President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief proposal could greatly accelerate Vaccination efforts a New Hampshire man who admitted to being part of a group that swarm the capital last month now facing federal charges, Jason Riddle charged with knowingly entering a restricted building violent entry. And distort early conduct on Capitol grounds and also theft of government property while he was inside the building. Jason Riddle came across Ah liquor cabinet inside a lawmaker's office and helped himself to some wine. Little told the Keene Sentinel newspaper that he was unaware of the charges but knew he might face prosecution. And plans to turn himself in. When contacted by law enforcement. In his first public appearance is transportation secretary people to judge visiting frontline workers at Union Station in Washington. Go to judge pledging to begin promoting safety and restoring consumer trust in the country's transportation networks during this Corona virus pandemic as we start to see news stories about variants One of the best ways to defeat that is to give the virus fewer places to mutate, which is all the more urgency around stopping and slowing. This fresh booty judge discussed the new federal public transit mask mandate during his meeting. It is a 21. Where at 30 degrees with clouds here in Boston. The snow will be coming from our south. Keep an eye to the sky. It should start to fall mid to late morning. We'll check that forecast coming up in just a couple of minutes..
"senator richard blumenthal" Discussed on WJR 760
"Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will be freed President Trump Commuting Kilpatrick sentence in the early hours of this morning, the commutation was one of dozens granted by the president. Kilpatrick is 49. He has served seven years of a 28 year sentence on racketeering, extortion, bribery and other charges related to several crimes when he was the Detroit mayor, from 2000 to 2000 and eight Kilpatrick has was not expected to be released from federal prison until January. 18th 2037 is computation does not mean his crime or conviction is wiped away because he was not pardoned. And Kilpatrick cannot run for public office for 20 years from his conviction, which was in 2013 President Trump uses the last few hours of his presidency to hand out nearly 150 pardons. With more on that list. Here's Fox is Griff Jenkins. We will see President Trump departing the White House one last time. He'll do so around 8, A.m. and head tomorrow, Lago, but in the wake of his final hours, issuing those 73 pardons and 70 computations. We've been in the president's longtime campaign strategist Elliot Brody, the former deputy national finance chair of the RNC. Two rappers Lil Wayne and Bill Capri, more commonly known as Kodak Black. One person tied to the Russia probe Paul Ericson into former members of Congress to cutting him and Rick Renzi, the president, delivering also taped farewell address reflecting on his presidency in accomplishment, stressing national greatness. 12 Guardsmen have been removed from Inauguration Day duty after they underwent background checks boxes Mike Tobin has the latest is about as quiet as his has ever been. Most stores are closed. Most streets are blocked, either with fencing or with a checkpoint. More people standing guard than you do civilians and you've got that massive force of 25,000 National Guard coming in from all 50 state, 12 of them were pulled from inauguration duty after being flagged on background checks. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut concluded. That is proof of racist extremists. Keep it here on WJR and you won't miss a beat of this historic day at 8 A.m.. We will carry President Trump's departure from Washington, D. C live At 11 A.m. will begin live coverage of the inauguration of Joseph Biden as the 46th, president of the United States. That official swearing in is at noon, but the coverage will start here. At 11 A.M., Michigan Health officials reporting 1738 new cases of coronavirus 41 deaths and that was yesterday's tally yesterday's count of new cases, the lowest since October. 21st and the number of deaths have been decreasing in recent weeks, checking the world markets this morning. They are up right now. China is up. Nikkei is down. The London market is up down. Futures are up is well for WJR news. I'm a re Osborne. We have more with Paul W in just a moment. Gordon here for EJ H construction..
Romney: Plan to challenge election 'egregious ploy' that 'dangerously threatens' country
"A growing number of Republican lawmakers back in President Trump's repeated efforts to overturn the 2020 election results today, Senator Ted Cruz announced the coalition of 11 senators and Senators elect who will vote against Democratic electors from states where the president has alleged widespread voter fraud. Those lawmakers joined Missouri Senator Josh Holly, who was the first to announce his intentions to object to the state tallies during the upcoming joint session of Congress. In their statement announcing their intentions today, those 11 lawmakers said in part quote Congress should immediately appoint an electoral commission to conduct an emergency 10 Day audit of the election results in the disputed states. Senators went on to say they quote intend to vote to reject the electors from disputed states. Until that emergency 10 Day audit is completed. The announcement being met with strong pushback from Democrats, including Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, who tweeted quote this pathetic on the pathetic, opportunistic stunt is an attack on our democracy. It is un American and unconscionable. Votes have been counted, recounted, Certified and all challenges, totally discredited time to govern and get things done. Even some Republicans expressing their disapproval with those 11 senators. Utah Senator Mitt Romney, releasing a statement that read, in part, quote the egregious ploy to reject electors, man hands the political ambitions of some but dangerously threatens our Democratic Republic. The congressional power to reject electors is reserved for the most extreme and unusual circumstances. These are far from it. President Trump's lawyers made their case before scores of courts and every instance they failed.
Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg face Senate hearing over censorship concerns
"Some thing has to give Republican Senator Lindsey Graham was the start of the hearing featuring Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zucker. Burg. Conservatives complain they have been censored and silenced. In his opening of the hearing, Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal applauded Twitter for flagging Trump Tweets. President has used this microphone just spread vicious falsehoods. In an apparent attempt to overturn the will of voters every day. He post new threats and conspiracy theory. But the
Amy Coney Barrett continues to be questioned at Supreme Court confirmation hearing
"I'm a change as many have mentioned next central threat and it's affects around us do you. covid nineteen isn't. I think. Yes. I. Do accept the Covid Nineteen is infectious that that's something of which I feel like we could say you take judicial notice of it's an obvious fact. Yes. Causes Cancer. I'm not sure exactly where you're going with this, but you know the the notice. In question question is what it is answer. Harris. Yes. Every package of cigarettes warns that Smoking Causes Cancer. And do you believe that climate change is happening and it's threatening? The air we breathe in the lottery. Senator Again I was wondering where you were going with that. You have asked me a series of questions like that are completely uncontroversial like. Nineteen is infectious whether smoking causes cancer and then trying to analogize that eliciting an opinion on me that as a very contentious matter opinion from me that has on a very contentious matter of public debate and I will not do that. It will not express view on a matter of public policy especially when that is politically controversial because that's inconsistent with the judicial role as I have explained. Major plant here that you believe it's debatable. That Senator Kamala Harris questioning battering two days of hearings. j.j Barrett has repeatedly refused to answer questions about her views on abortion and the future of we'd Roe v Wade despite our public record opposing Reproductive Rights Barrett also repeatedly dodged questions on the Supreme Court's Obe grefell versus Hodge's ruling which said same sex couples could not be denied the right to marry this exchange with Democratic Senator Richard. Blumenthal of Connecticut. quickly. Decided Burger fell versus hodges. Senator Blumenthal every time you asked me a question about whether case was correctly are decided or not. I cannot answer that question because I cannot suggest agreement or disagreement with precedents of the Supreme Court. All those precedents by me now is a seventh circuit judge and I to be confirmed. I would be responsible for applying the law star decisive to all of them but you think of how you would feel. As a gay or Lesbian American to hear that you can't answer. Whether the government can make a crime for them to have that relationship. Whether the government. Can enable people who are happily married to continue. That relationship. Your. Senator implying that I'm poised to say that I want to cast a vote to overrule a burger followed I show you I. Don't have any agenda. I don't I'm not even expressing view and disagreement of Obama file. You're pushing me to try to violate the judicial canons of ethics to offer advisory opinions and I won't do that and I'm not asking you hypothetical. These are real cases I brown versus board of Education Do. You think it was correctly decided i. know you told Senator Graham you thought. So I'd like to just to clarify that point. Sure. So as I said to Senator Graham when he asked me that question I have spoken on that before and the originalism lecture that. Incorrectly decided. Correctly decided and yes, I've said that thank you. Let me ask you about. Loving versus the the loving case. was correctly decided well, loving follows directly from Brown and Brown's great correctly decided loving as well was correctly decided it was decided that was Democratic Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut Questioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett
Roger Stone's trial
"News Democrats and some Republicans want to know more about the decision to consider lowering the proposed sentence of former trump confidante Roger stone Louisiana Republican senator John Kennedy says what raised eyebrows was president trump tweeting about stones case the fact that it's Roger stone and the fact that the president tweeted about it I think this would be a fairly routine transaction Attorney General bill Barr is expected appear before the Democrat led house Judiciary Committee on March thirty first Delaware Democrat senator Chris Coons told CNN the president's conduct is outrageous Sox's Mike Emanuel on Capitol Hill Connecticut senator Richard Blumenthal is calling on bar to
Democratic senators call on House to send impeachment articles
"A growing number of democratic lawmakers are calling on house speaker Nancy Pelosi to release articles of impeachment democratic senator Richard Blumenthal telling reporters quote we are reaching a point where the articles of impeachment should be sent house speaker Nancy Pelosi had been withholding articles of impeachment from the Senate she explained she wanted to see what the terms of the president Senate trial would be democratic senators Dianne Feinstein Chris Murphy and Joe Manchin have also called for the speaker to take the next step in as the liquid terror ABC news on
Democratic senators call on House to send impeachment articles
"On Capitol Hill the impeachment trial also taking shape Senate leader Mitch McConnell saying there will be no haggling with the house over Senate procedures house minority leader Kevin McCarthy at his weekly briefing criticizing house speaker Nancy Pelosi for the delay the idea that she had to rush us that she had to get it because it was so imperative that they move forward the idea that she would move it forward just shows the weakness of the case and more importantly the no need for democratic senator Richard Blumenthal also saying today it's time for below sea to send over the articles of
State department urges US citizens to leave Iraq 'immediately' after airstrike
"News the US embassy in Baghdad is telling all U. S. citizens to leave the Iraqi immediately the embassy released a statement after the U. S. airstrike that killed the Iranian general because samba soul of money it reads due to the heightened tensions in Iraq in the region the US embassy urges American citizens to he the January twenty twenty travel advisory and depart Iraq immediately the state department also issued a warning telling Americans not to approach the embassy in the Iraqi capital there are questions about what's next now a U. S. senator Richard Blumenthal who serves on the U. S. Senate committee on armed forces says he wants some answers from the trump administration on the air strike and the strap so a it was a brutal military leader who has American but I'm a fan he is an enemy no question the real question is where we go from here Iran has vowed retaliation against the
William Bar, Robert Muller And Senator Richard Blumenthal discussed on News and Perspective with Taylor Van Cise
"Goldberg US attorney general William bar has wrapped up testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee was grilled about his handling of Robert Muller's. Russia reports the hearing happening the day after it was revealed Muller told bars four page summary of that report didn't fully capture Muller's conclusions and confused the American public democratic lawmakers also asked bar about more than a dozen open investigations attorney general William Barr says he does not recall having discussions about ongoing investigations into the Trump administration with the White House any information whatsoever. I don't recall you don't recall, I don't recall providing any she recall about whether you gave information to somebody in the White House about an ongoing criminal investigation. Senator Richard Blumenthal. Ben pressed bar on whether he would recuse himself from those investigations to which bar replied,
Mueller report recounts 10 'episodes' involving Trump and questions of obstruction
"Special counsel Robert Muller's report into Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen presidential campaign is now in the hands of congress and the American public. But while the investigation is over the nearly four hundred fifty page report is creating more questions. Bob Costantini reports from the White House attorney general bars statement based on the molar report out that while it was quite clear. Russia's internet research agency, affiliated with the Putin government trying to influence the campaign in favor of Donald Trump. Indeed as the report states, quote, the investigation did not identify evidence that any US person knowingly or intentionally coordinated with the IRA's interference operation, unquote. Put another way the special counsel found. No collusion. The report itself suggest the June two thousand sixteen meeting at Trump Tower arranged by Donald from junior with Russians claiming to have dirt on Hillary Clinton was one of many contacts studied under what's commonly referred to as collusion. Otherwise, quote, the Russian contacts consisted of business. Actions offers of assistance to the campaign invitations for candidate Trump and Putin to meet in person invitations for campaign officials and representatives of the Russian government to meet and policy positions seeking improved US Russian relations in quote, President Trump's initial public reaction was breath during an event hosting wounded warriors here and they're having a good day. I'm having to do it was called, no collusion. No obstruction. The attorney general Robert Muller handed off the idea of whether the president or someone close to him tried to obstruct Justice in the Russia investigation after finding ten potential episodes. Although the deputy attorney general disagreed with some of the special counsels legal theories and felt that some of the episodes examined did not amount to obstruction as a matter of law. We did not realize solely on that. In making our decision. Democrats on Capitol Hill will certainly try to look at those episodes further including the firing of James Comey and some of the president's tweets urging potential witnesses to not rat on him related to the obstruction of Justice aspect of the Muller reports bar over this bit of empathy for President Trump. There is substantial evidence to show that the president was frustrated and angered by his sincere belief that the investigation was undermining his presidency propelled by his political opponents and fuelled by illegal leaks. Robert Mueller lifted up. Bar deputy attorney general rod Rosenstein to look into whether the president or someone close to him could have engaged in obstruction of Justice. They decided no among the obstruction of Justice lines of inquiry Muller mentioned in the report are the firing of James Comey attempts to influence witnesses and the president's order to White House counsel dumb again that he tell deputy AG rod Rosenstein, the fire Muller Mcgann who spoke with the team for as much as thirty hours apparently refused to do. So in an effort to save the president from an appearance of structure of Justice add to that the alleged efforts by the president ticket. Michael Cohen to stay loyal once Cohen head criminal legal problems in New York Muller ends with a hint for congress to decide if it should charge the president with obstruction on the way tomorrow Lago. President Trump tweeted from Air Force One I had the right to end the whole witch hunt. If I wanted I have fired everyone, including Muller if I wanted I chose not to I had the right to use executive privilege. I didn't however the report makes a point of comment regarding obstruction. The president's to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful. But that is largely because the persons who surrounded the president declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests. And now it's up to congress to take the next step. Linda Kenyon, has the view from Capitol Hill. Michael if you thought it was over thank again special counsel made clear that he did not exonerate the president, and the responsibility now falls to congress told the president accountable for his actions. That's Representative Jerrold Nadler, the powerful chairman of the House Judiciary committee. He's leading one of the many investigations that will continue in the wake of the mullahs report. A report that found no collusion, but did not absolve President Trump of obstruction of Justice attorney general William bar who presented the report at a news conference was roundly criticized by many Democrats, including Nadler who said bar was far from Jek give bars words and actions suggest he has been disingenuous and misleading in saying the president is clear of wrongdoing. Nadler says the redacted Muller report is clear the President Trump. Committed multiple misdeeds report outlines disturbing evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction of Justice and other misconduct. Senator Richard Blumenthal. A member of the Senate Judiciary committee says the misconduct on the part of the president is stunning. But that's only part of the story. Details in this report about the Russian attack on our democracy are truly chilling also calls into question, the objectivity of the attorney general Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell, one of the only Republicans to make any public comment on the release of the mullahs report depicted, the attorney general the special counsel, and the deputy attorney general as beyond reproach all three of them about as close to a-political as you can imagine strong disagreement from Adam Schiff, the chairman of the house intelligence committee. Attorney general did a grave disservice to the country by misrepresenting significant parts of the mullahs report and shift says the attorney general also blast over the actions of the president of the United States there. Unquestionably
Democrats demand full Mueller report
"One of the all-time great lines in congress, one of the all-time great lines in the modern history of Washington is the fake humble brag. I'm just a country lawyer. It was Senator Sam Ervin. The guy who led the investigative committee in the US Senate that looked into Watergate he was an experienced Senator. He was a Harvard trained lawyer. There was nothing simple about him at all. But he would do this thing he would turn on this folksy country lawyer humble thing as a prologue to his most devastating to the point questions. Now, I'm just a country lawyer, but like walk me through this. Sam Ervin is the one who started that during Watergate, and you hear members of congress now use it all the time. It is Sam Ervin that they're referencing. But usually it means they're about to say something pretty good today. It was Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal. Turn with. The whole I'm just a country lawyer trip. Now, we have gotten from the attorney general of the United States. We have been so fortunate to receive. A summary of the report, you know, who's beginning to say that report is inaccurate and unfair. The Muller came is beginning to say, you didn't do Justice to our report you can provide the findings and evidence. Now, I'm I'm just a country lawyer from Connecticut. But I can tell you the law is pretty clear there is no executive privilege. Congress deserves that full report. And so do the American people you pay for it, you deserve it. The full Muller report released the full Muller report, Richard Blumenthal. Speaking in washing today at one of the several hundred protests that happens around the country today this afternoon and the evening protests calling for the release of the Muller reports thirteen days now since it was completed by Robert Muller and handed in to the office of Trump's newly appointed attorney general, and it hasn't been seen since there were protests today in Washington DC there were protests in New York City, good size protests in New York City. There were protests in Chicago and Philadelphia and Raleigh North Carolina and Albuquerque New Mexico protests from Denver to Boston to. Saint Paul Minnesota to Langhorne, Pennsylvania. And it's interesting these are not policy protests. This is not an interest group that is fighting for more attention to its cause. Which is sometimes what you see in coordinated nationwide protests where people protested hundreds of different sites. What these protests were about today is a real live active fight right now that is underway. And we really don't know how it's going to end at the DC protests this afternoon, the one where Blumenthal spoke House Judiciary chairman, Jerry, Nadler, also spoke, and he said, although we are in the midst of this fight right now. And in fact, of course, he's the one who's really leading it for the democratic controlled congress. Now, they're turned on a little bit of the history. Professor thing today. Blumenthal was the I'm just a country lawyer now they're turned on professor now, they're who was your favorite guy from US history right junior year. He told this crowd outside the White House today that we have as a country have have had this kind of a fight before that presidents in trouble. Do this kind of thing that President Trump is trying right now with the Muller report, we should expect that they will try to get get away with the sort of stuff.
Trump administration ratchets up attack on Obamacare
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"Away. Some democratic senators are trying to nullify President Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general Connecticut, Senator Richard Blumenthal, and two other Democrats on the Senate Judiciary committee are suing asking a federal judge. To remove him Blumenthal suggested at a press conference today that Whitaker isn't a legitimate AG this dictatorial