The White House announced today that Joe biden will welcome the chancellor Angela Merkel from Germany for a visit on July 15, to discuss the termination of the pandemic, the climate crisis Y international security, among other things.
Biden and Merkel, of course, will meet today as the G7 summit officially begins in Cornwall. For all things G7 related, check out our sister blog live on The Guardian UK:
Democrats Y Republicans There may not be much agreement in Washington these days, but members from both sides were able to come together to attack the Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota. Ilhan Omar for your comments earlier this week.
To recap: Omar posted a tweet from his secretary of state interrogating Antony blink during a Foreign Affairs Committee hear about him International Criminal Court. “We must have the same level of responsibility and justice for all victims of crimes against humanity,” he said. tweeted. “We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the United States, Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan Y the Taliban.“
Those who attack her apparently believe that she equated the United States and Israel with Hamas and the Taliban. Speaker of the Chamber Nancy pelosi and the Democratic leadership have asked him to clarify his statement.
Omar noted that the reaction to her question – she has received death threats – only shows that the systems in place are not enough for those who suffer the injustices of war crimes.
President Joe biden and first Jill biden they are ready to meet again with the British Prime Minister Boris johnson and wife Carrie Johnson momentarily back in Cornwall, after a successful first meeting yesterday. Johnson, avoiding the usual descriptor of “special relationship” – he felt it made the UK look weak and needy – opted for the phrase “indestructible relationship”.
The Bidens and Johnson will later join other leaders like the G7 summit officially starts today.
Democrats outraged that Trump’s Justice Department secretly seized member data
Greetings, live blog readers. Happy Friday.
The New York Times broke the news last night that in the middle of the Russian investigation, the Justice Department below Donald trump had subpoenaed Apple to obtain account data for at least two Democrats about him House intelligence committee.
As part of an aggressive crackdown on leaks, the records of Adam Schiff, then the committee’s top Democrat, and California’s Democratic congressman Eric Swalwell, were seized. In total, the records of at least 12 people: helpers, former helpers, and family members. including one who was a minor, they were eventually shared.
“Trump repeatedly demanded the Justice Department go after his political enemies,” Schiff tweeted last night. “It is clear that their demands did not fall on deaf ears.”
Florida Democratic Congresswoman Val Demings, impeachment manager in Trump’s first trial now challenging the senator Marco Rubio for your seat in the Senate, calls for a “thorough investigation” that “holds all those responsible” accountable.
Swalwell described the seizure of his records as “the use of weapons by law enforcement.” He told CNN that he believed they “were the target of punitive attacks, not for any legal reason, but because Donald Trump identified President Schiff and the committee members as his enemies.”
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