Theresa May On The Decision To Posthumously Pardon LGBT Persons Convicted Of Sodomy

February 01, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
British Prime Minister Theresa May answered questions from parliamentary colleagues, including Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn. Topics included her recent visit to the United States and her meeting with President Trump. Many members expressed concerns about the president’s executive order on refugees and immigrants entering the U.S.. The prime minister told members she did not know in advance about the executive order but reminded members that President Trump discussed this policy throughout his campaign. Regarding the U.K,’s exit from the European Union (also known as Brexit), the prime minister announced that a detailed plan would be published the next day and answered questions on the government’s decision to posthumously pardon LGBT persons convicted of sodomy

Senator Al Franken Destroys Jeff Sessions Before Committee Votes For Him To Be Next Attorney General

February 01, 2017 C-SPAN News
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-9 along party lines to send the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL) to be Attorney General in the Trump administration to the full Senate. That was after Senator Al Franken grandstanded for a solid half hour on just what a flawed candidate Jeff Sessions is.

Democrats Delay Vote On Attorney General Nominee Sessions For A Second Time!

January 31, 2017 C-SPAN News http://MOXNews.com
Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee delayed a vote on whether to send to the full Senate Senator Jeff Sessions’ (R-AL) nomination to be attorney general in the Trump administration. During the hearing they questioned whether Senator Sessions, who was one of President Trump’s most vocal supporters during the election, would be able to say no to the president when his actions are unconstitutional, and then refused to attend the scheduled vote. Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) rescheduled the vote for the following morning. Approximately three hours and 10 minutes into the hearing Senator Grassley noted the absence of a quorum and declared the hearing “at ease” and requested the sergeant-at-arms to bring committee members back. After 32 minutes, the hearing resumed with more statements from senators.

Sean Spicer Updates Press On Supreme Court Pick During Another Contentious White House Daily Brief

January 31, 2017 C-SPAN News
Press Secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters at the White House and responded to their questions on a variety of topics, including the president’s travel ban, Cabinet nominations, a pending cybersecurity executive order, and the president’s Supreme Court nominee announcement scheduled that evening.

U.S. Relationship With Israel Under President Trump

January 30, 2017 C-SPAN News
The Washington Institute hosted a discussion with Israeli Cabinet Minister Tzachi Hanegbi and former Israeli Ambassador Itamar Rabinovich on the future of U.S.-Israel relations. Speakers also analyzed the prospects of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the upcoming meeting between President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Iran nuclear agreement, and President Trump’s pledge to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Does President Trump’s Travel Ban Make The United States MORE or LESS Safe?

January 30, 2017 C-SPAN News
Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Will the Trump administration’s travel ban make the country more safe or less safe?” On January 27, the president suspended entry into the U.S. of all refugees for 120 days; indefinitely halted Syrian refugees from entering the country; and blocked for 90 days entry for residents of the predominantly Muslim countries Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer On Media Bias And President Trump

January 30, 2017 C-SPAN News
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and a panel of journalists that cover the White House participated in a discussion about media coverage of President Trump at George Washington University in Washington, DC. Topics included press access to President Trump, coverage of executive orders, public perception of the media, and media bias.