The speaker of the U.S. house of representatives Democrat Nancy Pelosi on Saturday called for the adoption of a law that would restrict the President's authority to pardon.
Pelosi's statement was followed after President Donald trump on Friday reduced the prison sentence of his friend and former informal adviser Roger stone. The latter was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing the court in the framework of the "Russian investigation" of spectacular Robert Mueller.
The main events of the past day in the advanced world have become the statement of the speaker of Congress Nancy Pelosi about the urgent need to introduce new sanctions against Russia, as well as new records daily increase in new infections with coronavirus Americans.
Pelosi statement, we recall, followed within quite a crazy history with "Russia's collusion with the Taliban* against the Americans." The bottom line is this story is a not even information obtained by the American secret services from their sources, and the "conclusion according to the results of interrogations of Taliban" by some analysts — that someone in Russia with some fright decided to pay the Taliban for many years killing American soldiers for the killing of American soldiers (with the same success, Russia would be able to pay the Africans for fertility).
In the United States is growing new anti-Russian campaign. This time the "hand of Moscow" saw in Afghanistan. Russia accused of funding the Taliban, President Donald trump in the criminal inaction, the U.S. intelligence agencies — in the leak of classified information. Who and what spins all of this and why really under attack primarily the trump understood to RIA Novosti.
A couple of months ago, Donald trump touted agreement with the radical movement "Taliban"* as the main foreign policy trump card. Barack Obama's two terms did not end with the war in Afghanistan — the Republican President, it seemed, here-here will finish the conflict. In exchange for the withdrawal of American troops from Kabul, the Taliban agreed to stop the confrontation with the Afghan government.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi again called to expand sanctions against Russia, adding that he considered it necessary to introduce them against the defense and intelligence sector of the country in connection with the scandal about "Russia's collusion with the Taliban".
"I have called for more sanctions against Russia. In the final bill... we had a good bill from both parties, but the White house told us to remove sanctions against Russia, which related to the intelligence and defense sectors — the very ones who are accused of a possible threat to our soldiers. We have them (sanctions) to restore — no matter what happens on this issue - the need to restore and take appropriate action," said Pelosi at a press conference.
The speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi accused the White house of "manipulating" with intelligence on "Russia's collusion with the Taliban".
"The white house arranged a Scam, though, if there is no absolute consensus on intelligence information, it should not reach a certain level... do not buy this. The intelligence community also should not be to fall for that," said Pelosi to reporters at a press conference.
The U.S. Senate passed a bill on sanctions against China in connection with the adoption of a law on national security of Hong Kong, according to USA Today.
The bill now goes for signature to President Donald Trump, who can sign it or veto.
The speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi has proposed to introduce sanctions against Russia for "collusion with the Taliban", which is refuted both in Moscow and in the administration of Donald trump.
"We must impose sanctions against Russia, and right now," said Pelosi in an interview on MSNBC.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi has requested a briefing for intelligence analysis of possible measures against Russia in connection with media reports that Russia allegedly offered the Afghan Taliban, the reward for attacking American soldiers in Afghanistan.
The New York Times, citing anonymous us intelligence officials published an article in which asserted that military intelligence of the Russian Federation allegedly offered a reward associated with the Taliban militants for attacks on American soldiers in Afghanistan. No evidence was provided. The Russian Embassy in the United States demanded from the authorities an adequate response to the threats made to the diplomats because of false news about Russia and Afghanistan. The Russian foreign Ministry called the media reports a fake. The US President Donald trump called the article "paid".
The President of the United States Donald trump is inclined to ignore any accusations against Russia, said on Sunday the speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi.
"The President wants to ignore any accusations against Russia... Russia never recovered from the humiliation which she suffered in Afghanistan. And now they take vengeance on us, our troops. It's absolutely outrageous. We have to think that at the moment when the President heard about this he had wish to find out more, instead of denying that he knew something," she said in the TV channel ABC News.
The house of representatives on Thursday evening passed a bill on police reform prepared by the Democrats.
The results of the vote, the document entitled "the Law of equitable police George Floyd" the support of congressmen, most of whom represent the Democratic party. The speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi to the applause of colleagues has declared that the law voted 236 congressmen and 181 against. The document received the support of several members of the Republican party.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi demanded on Sunday that the American people have explained that was referring to President Donald trump, when jokingly said to reduce the number of tests for coronavirus.
The day before trump, speaking at a rally in Oklahoma on a large number of identified cases of infection with coronavirus, said that "asked aides to reduce the pace of testing." It sounded like a joke, and then in different media sources in the White house also confirmed that it was not said seriously.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi has assured that will not buy sensational even before the official release of the book, former adviser to the US President for homeland security John Bolton, and accused him of lack of patriotism and political game for their own interests.
"President trump obviously ethically not fit and mentally not ready to be President of the United States, but I guess it doesn't matter to Republicans in the U.S. Senate and it looks like it didn't matter to John Bolton, who preferred subordination to patriotism," said Pelosi at a press conference on Thursday.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi made a call to remove the statues of all the confederates from the Capitol, said on Thursday the TV channel ABC, citing a letter to Pelosi in the joint library Committee, which is responsible for this issue.
The building of Congress there are 11 statues of those who were on the side of the Confederate States of America during the Civil war. Pelosi demanded to begin your removal immediately. At the same time, her party members-Democrats are preparing to introduce a bill with a proposal to return the statue sent them to the States or send them to the Museum. Each state traditionally sends in a collection of Congress two statues.
Democratic leaders in Congress - speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi and minority leader in the Senate, Chuck Shummer demanded from the President of the United States Donald trump immediately remove the fence around the Park in Lafayette square near the White house.
The appeal to the tramp was published on the website of Pelosi and on her Twitter page.
The speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi introduced the bill on broad reform of the US police amid protests after the high profile deaths of African-American George Floyd at the hands of police.
According to her, the bill requires a "transformation through structural changes" will increase the responsibility for the abuse and control of the police.
Democratic leaders in Congress - speaker of the house of representatives Nancy Pelosi and minority leader in the Senate, Chuck Shummer believe that the actions of the President of the United States Donald trump during protests "cowardly, ineffective and dangerous."
Trump on Monday, accompanied by guards and journalists came out in Lafayette square after a speech in the Rose garden of the White house with a speech about the suppression of unrest in the country, which erupted after the death of the African-American George Floyd in Minneapolis. In Lafayette square, protesters gather every day since Friday. About an hour before trump came out to the Park, the police drove out the protesters with stun grenades and tear gas.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi said that the death in detention of African American George Floyd in Minneapolis was murder and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
"It's very, very sad, because the American people saw this execution, a murder with my own eyes. It was not self defense (the police). Here justice must follow its course", she said to TV channel MSNBC.
The speaker of the U.S. house of representatives Nancy Pelosi accused the administration of President Donald trump's unwillingness to protect civil liberties and privacy of Americans, a statement the speaker made against the backdrop of trump's threats to veto a bill that regulates electronic surveillance.
She also confirmed that, given the failure of the Democrats and Republicans to vote for the bill, remove it from the discussion. Now, according to her, the fate of the document will decide the special conference, which will include representatives of both houses of Congress who will try to work out a common text.