The United Arab Emirates arranged a secret meeting in January between Blackwater founder Erik Prince and a Russian close to President Vladimir Putin as part of an apparent effort to establish a back-channel line of communication between Moscow and President-elect Donald Trump, according to U.S., European and Arab officials. The meeting took place around Jan.
“These are the Senators who voted for DeVos and their term ends in 2018: •Flake – Arizona •Wicker – Mississippi •Fischer – Nebraska •Heller – Nevada •Corker – Tennessee •Cruz – Texas •Hatch – Utah •Barrasso – Wyoming” The ultimate goal here was to create a new “value school” model in the state, delivering schooling
After DeVos’ confirmation hearing was limited to one round of questions by Sen. Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Democrats submitted hundreds of questions to the nominee. / In response to a question from Sen. Patty Murray, the top Democrat on the committee, on bullying of LGBT students,
“Here’s some bullet points and a basic timeline: •Each senator present was given 5 minutes to address DeVos. (there were maybe 20 senators present, I didn’t count). •Democrats realized immediately they would not have enough time to ask all their questions and began asking about the committee leader about the opportunity of a second round of