World United States: Nancy Pelosi warns London on the "Good Friday"
Capitol Police Sergeant Recalls Being More Afraid During Riot Than Iraq Military Deployment
"Nothing I experienced in the army or as a law enforcement officer, prepared me for what we confronted on January 6," Sergeant Aquilino Gonell said.During a hearing before the House of Representative's select committee that is investigating the January 6 riots at the Capitol, Sergeant Aquilino Gonell said, "on January 6, for the first time, I was more afraid to work at the Capitol than my entire deployment to Iraq.
GB-UE-US agreement: United States: Nancy Pelosi warns London on the "Good Friday"
London (Reuters) - The Chamber of Representatives Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, warned Great Britain Friday only if The North Irish Peace Agreement was to suffer from Brexit, there would be no commercial agreement with the United States.
The United States expressed their deep concern as to the risk that the tensions between London and Brussels on the implementation of the Treaty of Brexit of 2020 could undermine the peace agreement.
Police testify as US Capitol riot probe begins
A congressional inquiry into the US Capitol insurrection of January 6 kicked off Tuesday with powerful testimony from police officers assaulted during the violent riot by supporters of Donald Trump, delivered in a deeply polarized Washington. Four police officers were to testify at the hearing which began at 9:30 am (1330 GMT), including Washington officer Michael Fanone, who was stun-gunned and beaten by rioters. Fanone, who suffered a heart attack during the mayhem, has told US media that the clashes amounted to "the most brutal, savage hand-to-hand combat" of his life.
concluded in April 1998 with the mediation of Bill Clinton, the "Good Friday" agreement made it possible to end three decades of violence in Northern Ireland, during which the clashes between Catholic and Protestal Loyalists have made any 3,600 dead.
"If there is a breakdown of the Good Friday accord, it is very unlikely that there is a bilateral agreement between the United Kingdom and the United States," said Pelosi during an event Organized by Chatham House.
Since the realization of Brexit, relations between the United Kingdom and the European Union have deteriorated, a camp accusing the other in bad faith in the application of the North Irish protocol, which provides for controls on certain goods transiting Between Great Britain and Northern Ireland to avoid the restoration of a physical border with the Republic of Ireland.
Pelosi deserves $200M for San Francisco park, Dem says: ‘She does more for America' than others in Congress
House Republicans tried in vain Thursday to block a proposed $200 million allotment for improvements to a park in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco district. The money would be part of a $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill currently being debated on Capitol Hill. GOP lawmakers proposed a half-dozen amendments to divert the $200 million to other needs but each Republican proposal was defeated by the Democrat-majority House, the Washington Times reported. One Democrat, U.S. Rep.
After the release of the United Kingdom of the Bloc on January 1, 2020, Boris Johnson unilaterally delayed the implementation of certain provisions of the Protocol and its main negotiator stated that it was not viable.
The region administered by the British remains deeply divided, 23 years after the peace agreement negotiated with the United States: many Catholic nationalists aspire to unification with Ireland, while Protestant Unionists want to continue to be part of the United Kingdom.
The Northern Ireland Protocol aims to maintain the province, which adjacent the Republic of Ireland, a member of the EU, both in the customs territory of the United Kingdom and in the EU's single market.
(report Costas Pitas and Guy Faulconbridge, French version Federica Mileo)
House approves major abortion-rights bill as Dems slam Supreme Court over Texas abortion ruling .
House Democrats took major vote to codify right to abortion on Friday.A GOP-led motion to recommit – essentially a procedural delay tactic – failed on a 210-219 party-line vote right ahead of the final vote. The tally on the vote to pass the bill was 218-211, with one Democrat voting against it.