Tag Archives: Senate Judiciary Committee

Holder Rebuffs Call For His Resignation

Following a call from Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) that he resign his position as Attorney General, Eric Holder stated in clear terms at the Senate Judiciary Committee that he has no intention of stepping down.

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Amid Calls To Resign, Holder Powers Through Senate Testimony

“I don’t have any intention of resigning,” Holder told lawmakers.

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Napolitano: Secret Service Scandal Inexcusable

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano faced tough questions on the Secret Service’s Colombia scandal during a hearing Wednesday with the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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Obama Turns 54 Following A Well Gifted Summer

August 4 is President Obama’s birthday following a summer of major domestic and international successes for the White House

Obama To Address Jewish Leaders At White House Over Iran Deal

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Obama will attempt to sell the Iran deal Tuesday afternoon, just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attempt to derail the plan to American Jews

TRNS News Notes- 8/4

NH Forum: GOP candidates go solo
The first GOP rumble
Obama unveils climate rule: “No plan B”
Many GOP-led states say No to climate rule
House GOP says it has votes to nix Iran deal
Democrats block Planned Parenthood defunding

Tuesday, August 4

● Judge vacates Idaho gag law

● Obesity begins at store checkout aisle

● Project exposes high-tech police spying

● Identity thieves draw sentences

● Crack cocaine sentencing law creates a paradox

● Aegis defense missile makes a forward step

The World in 2:00 – August 3, 2015

The World in 2:00

President Obama unveils his Clean Power Plan, outlining 15 years of emissions reductions for American power plants.

Senate Dems Defeat Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

The vote came after four undercover videos were released by an anti-abortion group that showed PP officials discussing the selling of fetal tissue from abortions.