DC Roundup: Trump, Comey, Senate Intel Hearings

Developments in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday include President Donald Trump as he discusses infrastructure and his health care plan, while his top intelligence officials are questioned before the Senate Intelligence Committee, hours before fired FBI Director James Comey will be questioned by the same panel; the president also offers to mediate between Gulf nations in conflict.

Comey to Testify Trump Tried to Influence FBI Probe of Russian Election Meddling — Fired FBI Director Jim Comey will tell a Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday that President Donald Trump asked him for loyalty during White House conversations concerning the agency’s handling of investigations into current and former administration officials, including the president himself. The committee released an advance copy of Comey’s seven-page opening statement a day before his scheduled appearance. This came shortly after the Director of National Intelligence and other top intelligence officials refused to answer the committee’s questions about Comey and the Russia investigation.

Verbatim: Ex-FBI Chief Comey’s Recollection of Conversations With President — Former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Comey was leading the agency’s investigation of Russian interference in last year’s U.S. presidential election when Trump, frustrated by the ongoing probe, fired him last month. Here are several excerpts about Comey’s recollections, from his expected opening statement to the Senate panel.

Questions Comey Will Likely Face Before Senate Panel — Comey, who was fired nearly a month ago by Trump, will testify Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating Russian meddling in last year’s U.S. election, as well as any ties between Moscow and Trump’s inner circle. Here are some questions that will likely be asked of the former FBI head on Thursday.

Comey Is No Stranger to Controversy — Comey, who served as the seventh director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as at the center of the highly charged investigation into possible collaboration between Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. U.S. intelligence agencies – including the FBI – concluded in January that Russia attempted to meddle in the 2016 presidential election with the aim of helping Trump win the presidency.

Raise Your Right Hand: High Stakes at Congressional Hearings — This city knows how to do big hearings – even Titanic ones. Dramatic congressional hearings are something of a Washington art form, a rite of democracy carefully crafted for the cameras. A look at past high-drama hearings.

WATCH: Coats is questioned by Senate Intelligence Committee

WATCH: Rogers is questioned by Senate Intelligence Committee

US Intelligence Chiefs Decline to Discuss Conversations with Trump — Two top U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers they did not feel inappropriately pressured by Trump to publicly disavow possible Russian collusion with Trump aides in last year’s election. But Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told the Senate Intelligence Committee they would not discuss details of their White House meetings with Trump in recent months. They refused to answer questions about whether Trump asked them to intervene to curb the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 campaign.

Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray as FBI Director — Trump has selected Christopher Wray, a former federal prosecutor, as his nominee to run the Federal Bureau of Investigation. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday the nomination is based on Wray’s reputation and strong support across the political divide.

US Senate Works on New Iran Sanctions, Possible Russia Sanctions — The U.S. Senate has moved forward on a bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran. The bill advanced on a procedural vote Wednesday. It now will be available for amendments before a final Senate vote.

Trump Offers to Mediate Qatar’s Diplomatic Crisis — In a call with Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, Trump offered to mediate the country’s diplomatic crisis with its neighbors.

North Korea Apparently Test Fires Land-to-Ship Missiles, South Korea Says — North Korea apparently has test launched several land-to-ship missiles, South Korea says. Seoul’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said several projectiles were fired early Thursday from the North’s eastern coast town of Wosan. It gave no other details.

Trump Calls for Infrastructure, Health Care Overhaul — Trump called for a bipartisan effort Wednesday to overhaul the country’s crumbling infrastructure.

US Swipes at China Signal a Micro Policy Shift in Disputed Sea — The U.S. government is challenging China over its dominant position in Asia’s major maritime sovereignty dispute, but those moves, after months of silence, are seen as aimed at reassuring nervous Southeast Asian countries rather than as a major anti-Beijing pivot. Trump has shelved the South China Sea issue for most of his nearly half-year term as he tries to get along with Beijing, especially seeking Chinese help in throttling missile and nuclear weapons development in North Korea.

How Many Refugees Will US Accept This Year? — U.S. officials still can’t confirm how many refugees will arrive this fiscal year, with less than four months left and an imminent increase in the works. The ambitious ceiling of 110,000, set by then-President Barack Obama shortly before the 2016 election has little chance of being met. It would require a massive surge of personnel to pull off in the 16 weeks remaining in this fiscal year, which is an unlikely prospect under an administration calling for significant cuts to the refugee program. And it likely won’t be as low as 50,000, the number demanded by President Donald Trump in two executive orders embroiled in legal friction.

WATCH: Hispanic immigrants in Pennsylvania town

Layer of Fear Hangs Over Immigrants in Rural Pennsylvania Town —  “They took my brother.” The visibly frightened woman speaks from inside the doorway of a multifamily house as she describes how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement​ agents came at night, knocking on apartment doors, demanding to be let in. She’s not alone. Lately, the streets of the York Springs have been emptier and “for rent” signs have popped up in front of some buildings. A new layer of fear hangs over the rural Pennsylvania town and its large Hispanic population in the wake of recent sweeps by ICE agents.

Battle for Raqqa Pits US-backed Kurds Against Syrian Government-backed Militias — U.S.-backed Kurdish YPG militia forces chanted as they advanced toward the northern outskirts of the Islamic State-held town of Raqqa in northern Syria, attempting to set foot inside the city and dislodge the militant group from its so-called capital. The U.S. envoy to the anti-IS coalition, Brett McGurk, said Wednesday in Baghdad that the battle for Raqqa would “only escalate,” as the group loses control of its northern Iraqi stronghold of Mosul. He added that the fight for Raqqa would be a “difficult and very long-term battle.”

EU Launches Defense Fund Amid US Pressure to Boost Spending — The European Union on Wednesday unveiled a new defense fund to get better value for money on high-tech projects like drones or robotics as European allies at NATO come under U.S. pressure to boost their military budgets. The European Commission said the fund would provide a total of 500 million euros ($563 million) in EU money in 2019 and 2020 to help buy and develop military equipment.

Obama says Paris Climate Agreement Still Has a Chance — The Paris climate agreement still has a chance despite the “temporary absence of American leadership,” Obama said Tuesday, adding that he was cheered that U.S. states, cities, corporations and others have decided to carry on with the Paris commitments. The former U.S. president made the remarks in a speech to the Montreal Chamber of Commerce and got a round of applause from the business crowd for mentioning the Paris accord.

Obama Has Private Dinner with Trudeau in Montreal — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is tweeting his thanks to former U.S. President Obama after the two shared a private dinner at a Montreal restaurant.

Eyes on Russia Probe Leaves Washington’s To-Do List Undone — You’ve probably heard all about what’s happening in Washington. This is a story about what isn’t. The rapid-fire revelations about the Trump campaign and its Russia connections that are heating up this city are having a chilling effect in plenty of other ways. There are bills that have been pushed to the back burner. Diplomatic initiatives that aren’t fully initiating. Interest groups that can’t stir up much interest. Appointees that haven’t been appointed.

Lawmakers Decry Trump’s Proposed Cuts in Homeland Spending — Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending Trump’s proposed budget cuts, even as he tells Congress that the United States “cannot invest too much in security” after recent terrorist attacks in Europe. Trump proposed a budget last month that would cut nearly $700 million from grant programs for local first responders. Overall, Homeland Security would face a reduction of 3.2 percent.

Eric Trump Calls Father’s Critics ‘Not Even People’ —  Eric Trump says critics of his father are “not even people.” Trump’s son told Fox News host Sean Hannity on Tuesday that he’s “never seen hatred like this” and “morals have flown out the window” when it comes to attacks against his father.

Are New Trump Hotels Exploiting Presidency Or Just Business? — The name of the new hotel chain is American Idea. The owner is now president of the United States. That said, the Trump Organization wants to make something perfectly clear: It is not exploiting the presidency for profit. The American Idea chain was unveiled Monday night in New York at a Trump Tower party hosted by the president’s two adult sons, Eric and Don Jr., and featuring a video showing the Washington Mall.

Luxury Hotels Arrive in Cuba Despite Fears Trump May Hurt Tourism Boom — Towering cranes dot the Havana skyline as communist-run Cuba races to build luxury hotels, amid indignation among some residents and concern that Trump might reverse a detente that fueled the tourist boom. Swiss-based Kempinski Hotels S.A. will inaugurate its Gran Hotel Manzana in the heart of the capital on Wednesday, billing it as Cuba’s first true luxury hotel.

Trump Administration Wants to Make Internet Spying Law Permanent — The Trump administration supports making permanent a law that allows for the collection of digital communications of foreigners believed to be living overseas and which pass through U.S. phone or internet providers, a senior White House official said.

Madeleine Albright Pens New Book, Warns of Fascism’s Dangers — Madeleine Albright, the former secretary of state, is worried about democracy. Albright’s next book, “Fascism,” is a warning that democratic governments are “fragile” and the United States under Trump is enduring its own crisis.

Violence Warned Over US Dropping Conflict Minerals Rule — Increased violence and corruption in central Africa could be the result of the recent decision by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission not to enforce a rule requiring American companies to report their use of conflict minerals, warn Congolese civic groups, rights groups and U.S. senators.

Facebook Launches Features to Connect US Users, Elected Officials — Facebook announced three new features Wednesday that are intended to boost civic engagement among users in the United States on its platform by connecting them more easily with their elected representatives.

Trump Chooses Regional Banker as Key Regulator of US Banks — Trump has chosen a regional banker as his nominee for a key government position in bank regulation. Trump announced late Monday he is naming Joseph Otting as comptroller of the currency, heading a Treasury Department agency that is the chief overseer for federally chartered banks.

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Mexican Sugar Producers Want Probe of US Corn Syrup Imports

Mexican sugar producers want an investigation into suspected dumping in Mexico by U.S. fructose producers even after a U.S.-Mexico deal on access to the U.S. sugar market, the head of the Mexican sugar industry group said Wednesday.

The sugar lobby last month said it had asked the Mexican economy ministry to investigate U.S. high-fructose corn syrup imports, saying there was evidence of dumping.

Mexico Tuesday conceded to U.S. demands for changes in the terms of Mexican access to the lucrative U.S. sugar market, but U.S. sugar producers refused to endorse the deal.

The agreement would avert possible steep U.S. import duties on Mexican sugar and had been seen as lowering the risk of Mexico slapping its own import duties on U.S. high-fructose corn syrup as a retaliatory measure.

“This issue with the U.S. sugar industry is not over,” Juan Cortina, the head of Mexican sugar industry group (CNIAA), told reporters at an event in Mexico City where he said the group would keep pressing for a fructose probe in Mexico.

​The sweetener trade has been a longstanding source of disputes between the two countries that are preparing to start talks with Canada to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo on June 1 said he was reviewing the request by the Mexican sugar lobby to initiate the investigation.

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US Small Businesses in Clean Energy Sector Still Hope for Best

Small-business owners who install solar panels or help customers use clean energy don’t seem fazed by President Donald Trump’s plan to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, saying they expect demand for their services will still keep growing.

They’re confident in two trends they see: A growing awareness and concern about the environment, and a desire by consumers and businesses to lower their energy costs.

“It’s an economic decision people are making, although it also makes environmental sense,” said Suvi Sharma, CEO of Solaria, a Fremont, California-based company that designs and sells solar energy panel systems.

Trump said he was putting U.S. interests ahead of international priorities in leaving the agreement that would, among other things, require the U.S. and other countries to report greenhouse gas emissions. The U.S. is the world’s second-largest emitter of carbon after China, and carbon is one of the gases that scientists cite as a key factor in global warming.

Reaction to withdrawal split

Many of the nation’s largest companies opposed Trump’s move, and some have already committed to reducing emissions and are spending billions to do it.

Small business advocacy groups are split over the impact of a U.S. withdrawal. The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council doesn’t believe Trump’s action will hurt the United States.

“Even without the U.S.’s formal participation in the pact, we believe our nation will continue to lead in carbon reduction and clean energy,” said Karen Kerrigan, CEO of the group. “The market is demanding as much and the private sector and investment are responding.”

But the Small Business Majority, which has supported limits on greenhouse gas emissions as a way to help the environment and the economy, said the U.S. needs government policies that “promote the development of renewable energy and the implementation of energy efficiency standards.”

“America’s entrepreneurs understand that the future of our economy and the job growth associated therewith depends upon policies that move us forward, not backward,” said John Arensmeyer, the group’s CEO.

The American Sustainable Business Council also warned that global warming would hurt companies, giving them “a chaotic and unsustainable future of business disruptions from rising seas and changing weather patterns.”

Whether business owners outside energy-related industries are likely to support the Paris accord may depend on how much they’re worried about climate change, and whether they’re concerned about saving on energy bills.

Demand, awareness growing

A private equity firm that invests in clean energy companies doesn’t expect Trump’s action to have much impact on U.S. companies whose business is reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Neil Auerbach, CEO of Hudson Clean Energy in Teaneck, New Jersey, said the U.S. has been able to move away from carbon fuels with more use of natural gas and renewables.

Arcadia Power, which helps consumers and companies switch to wind and solar power for their electricity, has seen orders rise 5 percent from its usual pace since Trump’s announcement last week, says Ryan Nesbitt, president of the Washington, D.C.-based company. Demand was particularly strong for the electricity supply plans the company offers through solar power producers.

“They sold out over the weekend. We’re scrambling to get more,” Nesbitt said. Some customers who signed up for Arcadia’s service said they were doing so in response to Trump’s announcement, Nesbitt says.

State and local environmental laws, which can be tougher than federal statutes and regulations, have contributed to the growth of small businesses in the energy sector. So companies that help businesses track and report their carbon and other emissions shouldn’t see their business disappear if the U.S. isn’t part of the Paris accord.

At ERA Environmental Management Solutions, whose customers include companies that use paints and other chemicals, “nobody’s coming out and telling us they’re going to stop doing a project,” owner Gary Vegh said.

But Vegh, whose company is based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, says companies are also reacting to changing perspectives.

“Each generation is getting more educated about the environment,” Vegh said. “Even preschool and elementary children — the new generation is already aware.”

Barry Cinnamon’s homeowner customers buy solar panels because they believe the climate is in trouble. “They understand from a science and engineering perspective that there’s a problem and there’s a solution,” said Cinnamon, the owner of Cinnamon Solar in Campbell, California.

Installing solar panels on a home can run into the tens of thousands of dollars, so owners aren’t expecting an immediate windfall from lower energy prices — they’re willing to wait five or 10 years for their investment to pay off, Cinnamon says.

For some owners, it’s the “what ifs” that are worrisome. Many business customers at Vitaliy Vinogradov’s lighting business base their buying decisions on tax rebates for green LED fixtures.

“What I am afraid of is that this may be a slippery slope — where eventually green technology loses subsidies, rebates, or gets taxed,” said Vinogradov, whose Modern Place Lighting is located in Pensacola, Florida.

Saagar Govil, CEO of Cemtrex Inc., an environmental technology company, fears it will lose business in the U.S. because there may be less need for his equipment that monitors and destroys greenhouse gases. He hopes the Farmingdale, New York-based company will be able to sell those products overseas, and in states that have pledged to follow the Paris accord.

“But until we start to see something concrete, it’s unclear how that will fly,” he said.

Some business owners, however, think Trump’s action will ultimately help their companies. John-Paul Maxfield, whose Denver-based Waste Farmers sells agricultural products and technology to greenhouse operators, believes it will raise awareness of global warming.

“It reinforces the need for alternative systems in the face of climate change,” Maxfield said.

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Клімкін заявив про необхідність озброєної місії ОБСЄ і її постійного контролю на кордоні

Міністр закордонних справ України Павло Клімкін заявив, що просування з перехідним процесом мінських домовленостей до місцевих виборів на окупованій нині частині Донбасу неможливе без створення озброєної поліцейської місії ОБСЄ і її постійного контролю за нині непідконтрольною українській владі ділянкою українсько-російського кордону.

На спільній прес-конференції після зустрічі з нинішнім головою Організації з безпеки і співпраці в Європі, міністром закордонних справ Австрії Себастіяном Курцем у Києві український міністр також наголосив, що саме Росія наразі блокує на засіданнях Постійної ради ОБСЄ у Відні обговорення можливості створити для Донбасу озброєну поліцейську місію ОБСЄ.

«Ми всі чудово розуміємо, що без такого елементу почати ефективний перехідний процес неможливо. Ми всі докладаємо зусиль із метою розпочати абсолютно цілеспрямоване і сконцентроване обговорення цього питання, – сказав Клімкін. – Поліцейська місія – це питання, яке обов’язково має бути погоджено, має бути мандат, який дасть нам можливість підготуватися до майбутніх виборів».

Крім того, наголосив голова МЗС України, в майбутньому з’явиться також дуже важлива місія з роззброєння всіх незаконних збройних угруповань, як то передбачають мінські домовленості. «Зброя має зберігатися під надійним контролем, ми маємо почати підготовку до виборів. Це може зробити місія, у якій буде озброєний компонент за підтримки СММ (Спеціальної моніторингової місії ОБСЄ в Україні, що нині складається з беззбройних спостерігачів – ред.)», – сказав він.

Клімкін додав, що місія ОБСЄ також повинна мати ресурси, щоб здійснювати вже нині ефективну верифікацію неконтрольованої ділянки українсько-російського кордону, що теж передбачене мінськими угодами. «Інакше в нас буде постійний приплив російських регулярних військ, зброї і найманців, як це ми маємо зараз», – наголосив Клімкін.

«На жаль, місію не допускають до більшості ділянок на Донбасі, на жаль, місія не може бути присутньою цілодобово, але місія на сьогодні є єдиним способом контролю російського агресора. Слід посилити місію, і ми про це сьогодні говорили. І з погляду присутності й кількості співробітників, і з погляду технічного посилення», – сказав міністр..

За його словами, необхідний постійний і ефективний доступ місії ОБСЄ безпосередньо до кордону для контролю за ним, який означав би, що ця місія повинна мати можливість контролювати за допомогою технічних засобів усі дороги і залізничні колії, мати своїх людей на влаштованих сепаратистами «пунктах пропуску» на неконтрольованій ділянці кордону, через який, нагадав Клімкін, зараз ідуть озброєння, а також має отримати систему своїх спостережних пунктів вздовж неконтрольованої ділянки кордону, з яких будуть здійснюватися відповідні інспекції.

Курц, зі свого боку, повідомив, що чисельність нинішньої Спеціальної моніторингової місії ОБСЄ в Україні буде збільшена з 700 до 1000 спостерігачів. Також, за його словами, обговорюється й питання про поліпшення технічних можливостей місії, зокрема, для ефективного здійснення контролю і в нічний час.

Раніше в середу Себастіяна Курца прийняв президент України Петро Порошенко, який закликав австрійського міністра і голову ОБСЄ активізувати консультації у Відні щодо розміщення озброєної поліцейської місії ОБСЄ на Донбасі.

Київ уже неодноразово заявляв про необхідність розміщення на Донбасі озброєної місії ОБСЄ, зокрема, для контролю за кордоном. За останніми даними, Київ не контролює понад 409 кілометрів кордону з Росією на Донбасі.

За мінськими домовленостями, повернення цієї ділянки під контроль України можливе тільки як останній крок у врегулюванні на Донбасі, після виконання всіх решти. Але інші пункти домовленостей передбачають якнайшвидше запровадження верифікації становища на кордоні з боку ОБСЄ.

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Фірсов: «ДНР» не дає ніякої інформації про зниклого блогера Васіна

В угрупованні «ДНР» родичам блогера Станіслава Васіна не дають жодної інформації про його місце перебування, повідомив Радіо Донбас.Реалії колишній народний депутат Єгор Фірсов, який напередодні заявив про зникнення журналіста.

«Відомо, що мама востаннє спілкувалася з ним 2-го числа, 3-го вони мали зустрітися з мамою в Макіївці, але цього не сталося, Стас просто не вийшов на зв’язок. Мати була в усіх «органах», які там тільки можливі: заходила в «міліцію», в «держбезпеку», але всі стинають плечима. Кажуть, що це, найімовірніше, «служба безпеки». Але офіційної відповіді ніхто не дає», – повідомив він.

Блогер і автор Радіо Донбас.Реалії Станіслав Васін днями зник безвісти в Донецьку. Єгор Фірсов припускає, що журналіст був затриманий бойовиками угруповання «ДНР». Родичі не можуть зв’язатися зі Станіславом, за даними Фірсова, в квартирі Васіна – сліди злому і обшуку. Підтвердження цієї інформації з інших джерел немає.

Станіслав Васін готував репортажі про життя Донецька для Радіо Донбас Реалії й інших видань. Зв’язку з ним редакція Радіо Свобода не має з п’ятниці, 2 червня.

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Суд у Сімферополі почав розглядати по суті справу Умерова

Сімферопольський районний суд в анексованому Росії Криму 7 червня почав розглядати по суті справу Ільмі Умерова – активіста кримськотатарського національного руху і заступника голови Меджлісу, забороненого російською владою.

Як повідомляє дочка Умерова Айше, підтримати її батька на суд прийшли члени сім’ї, близькі друзі і соратники. «До зали пустили лише 15 осіб. Майже ніхто із тих кількох десятків людей, які прийшли, не змогли зайти в зал суду, тому що місця в залі для слухачів дуже мало», – написала вона у Facebook.

На цьому засіданні суду інтереси Умерова представлятиме один із його адвокатів Еміль Курбедінов, який отримав цього року премію Front Line Defenders для правозахисників, які працюють в небезпечних умовах.

Адвокат Марк Фейгін, що також бере участь у справі Умерова, в Крим на перше засідання по суті не приїхав. У коментарі проекту Радіо Свобода Крим.Реалії він заявив, що суд у справі Умерова «не закінчиться декількома засіданнями». Адвокат також додав, що «результат справи щодо Умерова вирішений».

«У силу стану здоров’я Умерова скоріше йтиметься про умовне покарання. Але сам Умеров хоче публічного політичного процесу. Він хоче, щоб кримські татари, які зараз перебувають репресіями, змогли використати цей процес на свою користь», – заявив Фейгін.

7 червня прокурор повинен представити обвинувальний висновок у справі. Обвинувачений сьогодні зі свідченнями в суді не виступатиме.

Крім захисників Курбедінова і Фейгіна, інтереси Умерова представляв адвокат Микола Полозов, якого вивели зі справи, перевівши в статус свідка. Клопотання слідчого ФСБ Росії задовольнив суд, Полозова доправили на допит, однак відповідати на питання відмовився. Скарги адвоката до Верховного суду Криму на дії слідства залишилися без задоволення.

Влада анексованого Росією Криму звинувачує Умерова у закликах до порушення територіальної цілісності Росії. Звинувачення оголосили навесні 2016 року. Затримання, обшук і порушення кримінальної справи проти Умерова, а також утримання його в психіатричній лікарні для проведення примусової судово-психіатричної експертизи засудили в Україні і світі.

Голова Меджлісу Рефат Чубаров назвав переслідування Ільмі Умерова частиною кампанії гонінь і утисків кримськотатарського народу в анексованому Росією Криму.

 

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Trump to Nominate Christopher Wray as FBI Director

President Donald Trump says he’ll nominate a former Justice Department official as FBI director.

 

Trump’s tweets that his choice – lawyer Christopher Wray – is “a man of impeccable credentials.”

 

There’s no more information in the two-sentence tweet that ends, “Details to follow.”

Wray emerged from a list of former prosecutors, politicians and law enforcement officials interviewed by Trump since the president fired FBI Director James Comey last month.

 

Wray works at the King & Spalding law firm. He represented New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie during the investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane-closing case. Two former Christie aides were convicted of plotting to close bridge lanes to punish a Democratic mayor who wouldn’t endorse the Republican governor.

 

Wray worked for the Justice Department under President George W. Bush.

 

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Уряд запровадив посаду гендерного уповноваженого

В Україні з’явиться посада уповноваженого з питань гендерної політики – таку постанову ухвалив на засіданні 7 червня Кабінет міністрів.

За словами віце-прем’єр-міністра Іванни Климпуш-Цинцадзе, уповноважений буде відповідальний за координацію гендерної політики державних органів.

«Долання гендерних стереотипів – це справа далеко не проста. Це не йдеться про жіноче питання, а йдеться про питання стабільності і безпеки розвитку як суспільства, так і держави», – сказала Іванна Климпуш-Цинцадзе.

Уповноважений з гендерної політики працюватиме в складі секретаріату Кабінету міністрів.

 

 

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