All of the district's MP's have pledged their support for Theresa May's Brexit plan, which will face opposition from the vast majority of their fellow Yorkshire MPs when it heads to a vote on January 15. All of the region's MPs, who are eligible to vote next Tuesday have been contacted, with 32 of the 41 who replied saying they intend to veto the withdrawal bill.Analysis of the anticipated positions of those who didn’t respond based on their party’s positions and previous public statements suggests just 13 of the region’s 53 MPs are set to vote for the deal.Find out how they will vote below:From across the district:Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, Conservative, Brexit Withdrawal Bill voting intention: FORA spokesperson said: “Mr Jones will be voting for the Brexit withdrawal agreement.”Nigel Adams, MP for Selby and Ainsty, Conservative, Brexit Withdrawal Bill voting intention: FORHe said: "I will be supporting the deal as … [Read more...] about Brexit and Yorkshire’s MPs: How will the district’s representatives vote on EU withdrawal plan?
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Read more transcripts from Face the Nation here. MARGARET BRENNAN: It's Sunday, December 9th. I'm Margaret Brennan. And this is FACE THE NATION. MAN #1: President Donald J. Trump. MARGARET BRENNAN: It was a dignified Donald Trump who took to the football field Saturday to pay tribute to an American tradition, the Army-Navy Game. MAN #2: And a touchdown. MARGARET BRENNAN: The commander-in-chief received a warm welcome in the chilly stadium but there is trouble ahead for President Trump back in Washington. Embattled Chief of Staff John Kelly is leaving at the end of the year. Efforts to cool off a trade war with China took a dramatic turn. The stock market plummeted and prosecutors say the President coordinated Michael Cohen's illegal payments to Mister Trump's ex-mistresses. President Trump denied he directed Cohen to make those payments. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: No. No. MARGARET BRENNAN: Also weighed in by tweet, "Totally … [Read more...] about Full transcript: “Face the Nation” on December 9, 2018
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Fact Checker Analysis Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events by Glenn Kessler by Glenn Kessler Email the author May 21 at 3:00 AM Email the author “To be clear — human smuggling operations are lining the pockets of transnational criminals. They are not humanitarian endeavors. Smugglers prioritize profit over people. And when aliens pay them to get here, they are contributing $500 million a year — or more — to groups that are fueling greater violence and instability in America and the … [Read more...] about Are human-smuggling cartels at the U.S. border earning $500 million a year?
Special counsel Robert Mueller has taken an interest in some of President Donald Trump's tweets.According to an outline of questions Mueller reportedly wants to ask Trump during a one-on-one interview, Mueller would query Trump on his tweets about the former FBI director James Comey, who he fired in May 2017.Mueller sent a list of about 50 questions to Trump's legal team as part of ongoing negotiations for a sit-down talk with the president as part of the Russia investigation, The New York Times reported on Monday.Special counsel Robert Mueller has some questions about President Donald Trump's musings on Twitter, in which Trump has posted strongly worded messages about people directly and indirectly connected to the Russia investigation, The New York Times reported on Monday night.The newspaper published a list of questions it said represents an outline of what Mueller would ask Trump during a one-on-one interview.Mueller wants to know what the president had in mind when he tweeted … [Read more...] about Trump’s tweets might come back to haunt him in a one-on-one interview with Robert Mueller
Enes Kanter had circled the last two games of the season as his opportunity to finally face LeBron James again. But with back spasms and a wrist injury keeping him sidelined, Kanter understands his season might be over. If that happens, one of the last interesting storylines of the season vanishes. "I've been thinking about those two games (home against the Cavs on April 9, then in Cleveland on April 11) this whole season. But we'll see how it feels," Kanter said. "If it feels healthy I'm going to come back even before that, but if it feels hurt and just struggles it would not be smart to go out there with a hurt body, a banged up body." The last time the Knicks played the Cavs was way back on Nov. 13, when Frank Ntilikina shoved LeBron and Kanter rushed in to help his rookie teammate. Kanter then called LeBron "queen" and "princess," and proceeded to mock the Cavs superstar on Twitter. LeBron also declared himself the King of New York on social media, with a … [Read more...] about Enes Kanter has LeBron James on his mind, but injuries may keep Knicks center sidelined vs. Cavs