Global  

Senate confirms Donald Trump's pick as US intel chief

WorldNews Friday, 22 May 2020
Senate confirms Donald Trump's pick as US intel chiefWASHINGTON: The US Senate has confirmed 's nominee, as the next Director of National Intelligence (DNI). Senators on Thursday voted 49-44 on Ratcliffe's nomination, largely along party lines, reports Xinhua news agency. Republicans hold 53 seats in the Senate. Ahead of Thursday's vote, Senate Majority Leader praised Ratcliffe while Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer vowed to oppose his nomination. "Today, we'll confirm the next director of national intelligence. John Ratcliffe will lead the...
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

United States Senate United States Senate Upper house of the United States Congress

Watch Live: CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google face Senate grilling

Jack Dorsey, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai will defend their approach to free speech.
CBS News
Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court [Video]

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

On Monday, the Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett, a conservative appeals court judge, to the Supreme Court.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO    Duration: 01:08Published
U.S. sees some half-million COVID-19 cases in a week [Video]

U.S. sees some half-million COVID-19 cases in a week

Almost half a million people in the United States have contracted the coronavirus in the past week alone. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:18Published

Donald Trump Donald Trump 45th president of the United States

Trump Supporters Stuck in Cold for Hours After Omaha Rally Due to Bus Fiasco

President Trump's rally at an Omaha airport left hundreds of his supporters feeling ice cold ... and several ended up in the hospital!!! After Trump finished..
TMZ.com

Rare look at Operation Warp Speed's unprecedented effort to produce, distribute COVID-19 vaccine

The Trump administration's nearly $10 billion program is already producing tens of millions of vaccine doses, even before it is known which vaccine candidates..
CBS News

Trump and Biden set sights on battleground states with one week until election

The Trump and Biden campaigns are making their final pitches to voters in key battleground states with just one week until Election Day. CBSN political reporter..
CBS News

Election Live Updates: Trump campaigns out West as Biden focuses on virus

More than 71 million Americans have already cast their ballots, roughly 51% of the overall total from 2016.
CBS News

Thousands of Trump rally attendees in Nebraska stranded in freezing cold after event

Hours after Trump left Omaha, thousands of supporters were stuck waiting for buses to take them home.

USATODAY.com

Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. Capital of the United States of America

Unrest in D.C. after death of Black moped driver in police chase

Karon Hylton's friends and family are demanding answers, saying they don't believe the police account of the incident.
CBS News

One week until Election Day. Here's what you need to know

Early voting begins for registered voters in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. #Election2020

USATODAY.com

D.C. Buildings, Shops Start Boarding Up Before Election Day

Trouble may be just around the corner in this volatile election/pandemic year, because businesses coast-to-coast are starting to board up in anticipation of..
TMZ.com

Ahead of the election, practice voting in this Minecraft server

At the top of the hill sits a white building with heavy columns, adorned with American flags. Its dome is blocky, like everything in Minecraft, but it still..
The Verge

President Trump, first lady host ‘Halloween at the White House’

WASHINGTON — Less than a week before Halloween, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump transformed the South Portico facing the South Lawn into a..
WorldNews

Chuck Schumer Chuck Schumer U.S. Democratic Senator from the State of New York, Senate Minority Leader

Senate one step away from Barrett confirmation [Video]

Senate one step away from Barrett confirmation

[NFA] The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day. Gavino Garay reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:40Published

Sen. Schumer Says Let Voters Wear Candidate Tees to Polls, Guns a 'Bad Idea'

Sen. Chuck Schumer is weighing in on an odd fact about most polling places in America -- where you cannot wear clothing with a candidate's face or name, but CAN..
TMZ.com
Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday. This video produced by Jonah Green.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:02Published
Schumer Calls For Halt Of Supreme Court Justice Hearings After GOP COVID-19 Outbreak [Video]

Schumer Calls For Halt Of Supreme Court Justice Hearings After GOP COVID-19 Outbreak

Confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney-Barrett may be put on the back burner for the time being. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for a halt of the proceedings after two Senate Judiciary Committee members tested positive for COVID-19. GOP Senators Thom Tillis and Mike Lee said Friday they had tested positive for the virus after President Trump announced his diagnosis.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:34Published
Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish [Video]

Trump casts doubt on Ginsburg's dying wish

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Monday sought to discredit Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's family's statement that her last wish was the next president appoint her successor, saying without evidence it could have been from someone else. This report produced by Chris Dignam.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:51Published

John Ratcliffe (American politician) John Ratcliffe (American politician) American politician

US says Iran, Russia obtained voter registration info

Russian and Iran have both obtained US voter information and taken actions to influence public opinion ahead of the 3 November election, Director of National..
WorldNews
Russia and Iran have obtained voter information ahead of US election, officials say [Video]

Russia and Iran have obtained voter information ahead of US election, officials say

Russia and Iran have obtained US voting registration information and areaiming to interfere in the presidential election, the government's nationalintelligence director said. John Ratcliffe, the intelligence director, and FBIDirector Chris Wray told a news conference the US will impose costs on anyforeign countries interfering in the 2020 US election. “These actions aredesperate attempts by desperate adversaries," Mr Ratcliffe said.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO    Duration: 01:25Published
U.S. says Russia, Iran tried interfering in 2020 election [Video]

U.S. says Russia, Iran tried interfering in 2020 election

U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both taken actions to try to interfere with the 2020 presidential election. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:22Published
U.S. says Iran, Russia tried interfering in 2020 election [Video]

U.S. says Iran, Russia tried interfering in 2020 election

U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:26Published
Iran, Russia have tried interfering in 2020 U.S. election -DNI [Video]

Iran, Russia have tried interfering in 2020 U.S. election -DNI

U.S. Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said on Wednesday that Russia and Iran have both tried to interfere with the 2020 presidential election.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:26Published

Director of National Intelligence Director of National Intelligence United States government official

DNI John Ratcliffe says Iran, Russia interfering in presidential election

Director National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said Iran sought to sow unrest in the U.S. in an attempt to damage President Donald Trump.

USATODAY.com

DNI Ratcliffe: Russia disinformation not behind published emails targeting Biden; FBI reviewing

The DNI said emails purportedly from a laptop belonging to Hunter Biden are not tied to Russian disinformation. But the FBI is investigating.

USATODAY.com
Trump intel chief defends briefings ban [Video]

Trump intel chief defends briefings ban

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump's intelligence chief on Sunday defended his decision to cease in-person Congressional briefings on election security, while Democrats said the move would suppress critical information about foreign election meddling and warned they may subpoena testimony. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:38Published

Xinhua News Agency Xinhua News Agency Official press agency of the People's Republic of China

Senior U.S. official tests positive for COVID-19 after Europe trip: media

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- A senior U.S. State Department official tested positive for COVID-19 after a recent trip to Europe, U.S. media reported on..
WorldNews

India's COVID-19 tally nears 8 million, total deaths at 119,502

NEW DELHI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- India's COVID-19 tally reached 7,946,429 even as 36,470 more cases were registered during the past 24 hours, said the latest data..
WorldNews

UK says signing of free trade deal with Japan "landmark moment"

LONDON, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Britain on Friday said the signing of an economic partnership agreement with Japan, as its first major trade deal as an independent..
WorldNews

Roundup: Putin says ready to strengthen Russia-China cooperation

MOSCOW, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday praised Russia-China relations and expressed readiness to deepen bilateral cooperation...
WorldNews

IMF revises down 2020 Asian economy forecast to 2.2-pct contraction

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday revised down its 2020 forecast for the Asian economy to a contraction of 2.2..
WorldNews

Republican Party (United States) Republican Party (United States) Major political party in the United States

Cracking under election stress in a pandemic? Do this instead

(CNN)Everything is terrible and nothing is OK. If you're feeling depressed and maxed out too, trust that you are far from alone. Jill Filipovic -- A global..
WorldNews

California 'Trump Store' Allegedly Collecting Ballots, Undercover Video Shows

Here's a GOP campaign HQ in California, doubling as a Trump merchandise store, AND allegedly collecting ballots -- a state violation -- according to this..
TMZ.com

Eyes on Texas as early voting surge surpasses 2016

More than 7 million votes have already been cast in Texas. That's more than anywhere in the U.S. and making decades of low voter turnout, and undisputed..
USATODAY.com

You Might Like


Related videos from verified sources

President Trump Has Rejected Another Round Of Stimulus Checks For Americans [Video]

President Trump Has Rejected Another Round Of Stimulus Checks For Americans

Americans are struggling financially during the coronavirus outbreak, and senate leaders said they won't help. The U.S. Senate announced they won't hold a vote on another coronavirus relief package..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:32Published

Tweets about this