Ocasio-Cortez questions Trump’s wealth after presidential swipe
16 January, 2019, 22:17 | Author: Kevin Carter
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, part of a new crop of Democrats swept into office this year on a stronger liberal platform, said she is poised to serve on a key congressional panel overseeing Wall Street, a potential setback for the financial services industry.
Progressive advocates have pushed for Democratic leaders to appoint more progressive members to high-profile House committees, per Politico.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pulled off a stunning upset over longtime Congressman Joe Crowley and now she's helping the progressive group that recruited her to find others to challenge Democratic incumbents.
Ms Ocasio-Cortez has previously called for a 70 per cent top tax rate and for the biggest banks to be broken up. "What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time". "And the Democratic Party is not going to succeed that way".
"Who cares?" Trump said of her comments, brushing off the question with a hand gesture.
A new poll conducted by The Hill-HarrisX indicates a broad degree of support for Ocasio-Cortez's proposal to increase the upper tax bracket in the United States to 70 percent - something she claims is nothing new for America.
After Anderson Cooper called Ocasio-Cortez's 70 percent top marginal tax rate suggestion and other bold progressive proposals a "radical agenda" during the "60 Minutes" interview, the NY congresswoman responded, "If that's what radical means, call me a radical".
It will be the first marriage for Schwarzenegger , an author, and the second for Pratt, who split from actress Anna Faris in 2017. "Anna and Katherine have met a few times and get along and that was very important to Chris ", the source said .
Wang Weijing , the company's sales director in Poland, was detained of Friday along with a former Polish security official. A Huawei representative said the company was looking into the matter and declined to comment further.
Now, according to Yahoo's Shams Charania, McCaw will sign a one-year contract with Toronto for the veteran's minimum of $786,000. Patrick McCaw seems to have found a new home - for the second time in fewer than two weeks.
Asked if he was concerned about losing committee positions, he told reporters: "I've had no discussion about that. CNN reporter Manu Raju tweeted Monday that the Utah Republican said there's no place in Congress for Rep.
Ford boldly calls the Explorer ST "the fastest three-row SUV under $60,000", and it packs upgraded brakes, springs, and dampers. Inside, the Explorer ST features a flat-bottom steering wheel and ST-specific leather upholstery.
So even if Murray was the last pick in the first round, he actually would bank more guaranteed money than he now has with the A's. Vice president of baseball operations Billy Beane and general manager David Forst were among the A's leading representatives.
Speculation about her future took on renewed fervor this week after she missed oral arguments for the first time in 25 years. She is also a survivor of colon and pancreatic cancers, and she has a stent in her right coronary artery.
The Independent reported that the attack was targeting a USA patrol. "The caliphate has crumbled, and ISIS has been defeated ". It is located near areas held by Russian-backed Syrian government forces and anti-Assad fighters backed by Turkey.
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has admitted he did send someone to spy on Derby's training, but has not apologised for the incident. The club's Italian owner Andrea Radrizzani has met with his Derby counterpart Mel Morris to apologise for Bielsa's actions.
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Trump also told the interpreter not to talk to other administration officials about what was said in the meetings, the Post said. Trump did so after a meeting with Putin in 2017 in Hamburg that was also attended by then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
Kuchar pulls away for four-shot Sony Open win
His 64-65 weekend gave him a tie for seventh, and he now heads off to Singapore with hopes of earning a spot in the British Open. The world number 32 said the quality of his play had been a little better on Thursday, even if his scores had been the same.
At least five dead as massive winter storm hits U.S. Midwest
The storm knocked out power for almost 200,000 people in Virginia and North Carolina on Sunday, according to PowerOutage.us. Philadelphia is expected to receive a few inches of snow, but areas north of there are expected to be spared, Orrison said.
The US 'has started to withdraw forces from Syria'
On 19 December, Trump said he had ordered the withdrawal of all U.S. forces in Syria , which are believed to number around 2,000. Worldwide players in the conflict have been in talks about the future of former USA territory in Syria .