The senate confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in a 72 to 27 vote less contentious than some other cabinet approvals.
Said by Forbes to be worth £2.5 billion, Mr Ross will be tasked with leading plans to overhaul trade deals such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) for the Trump administration.
"Given your decades of experience, your record of leadership, your integrity and your commitment to protecting America's economic future, President Trump and I have full confidence that you will succeed and when you succeed as Secretary of Commerce, you will help America succeed to a more prosperous future", Pence said during the ceremony.
If confirmed, Ross is scheduled to be sworn in as commerce secretary at the White House on Tuesday prior to Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress.
Senate Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer deplored the fact that the White House would not release Ross's response to the Democrats' queries. Ross led an auto parts company that moved jobs to Mexico, while a textile firm he founded opened a cotton plant in Vietnam that would employ 1,500 workers, The New York Times reported.
"Mr. Ross has extensive ties to Russian Federation".
Ross, in reply, has indicated that he will step down from the Bank of Cyprus after he takes office.
In mid-February, Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn, was forced to resign after it was revealed that he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other administration officials about pre-inauguration discussions he had with the Russian ambassador in Washington about United States sanctions against Russia. Democrats also wished for Ross to explain his possible connection with Russian shareholder Viktor Vekselberg, who's described as a friend to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
However, he has now been lured away by the Bundesliga outfit, where he will work alongside Jonker, who has also left the Gunners. Jonker, who was assistant to Felix Magath at Wolfsburg from 2012 to 2014, has also coached at Barcelona and Bayern Munich.
But Los Angeles was the city with the world's biggest rush-hour traffic delays, said the study , with 104.1 hours. San Francisco's Smart I-80 corridor, which opened in September could be helping to keep traffic from worsening.
However, delays could push those dates back so much that a crew launch might not occur until late in the next presidential term. The capsule that will carry the astronauts, NASA's new Orion, already has flown on a space demo.
The Conservatives say this is "the first time since 1878 that a governing party has made a comparable gain in a by-election". At the same time , the pro-EU Liberal Democrats saw modest boosts in both seats, eating into the Labour vote.
In 2010, only 8 percent of all drug overdose deaths involved heroin, but by 2015, 25 percent involved heroin, the report said. Holly Hedegaard, a coauthor of the report and a medical epidemiologist at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics.
The White House Correspondents Association issued a statement earlier this month saying that there will still be a dinner. Several big sponsors of parties throughout the weekend have also announced they will not participate this year.
They took over the area of Euclid Street and Palais Road, where the fracas occurred, and clogged intersections Wednesday night. Police asked the protesters to disperse, or face arrest. "I said , 'Hey, that's not how you treat a lady, '" the boy said .
The Fair Work Commission has spent nearly two years weighing evidence from more than 140 witnesses and 6000 written submissions. Equalising Saturday and Sunday doesn't have to mean cutting to the lowest common denominator of current Saturday rates.
McDowell was solo fifth past year , his third top-10 at PGA National since 2012, and Casey and Poulter tied for third in 2015. Then Rory had an awesome run of golf and knocked me off the perch". "I've never seen a guy play like that", Berger said.
It is among the infections covered by the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine, which is required in Pennsylvania. Complications from mumps, although rare, can include inflammation of the testicles, ovaries, breasts and/or brain.
After missing most of 2015 with a back injury called spinal stenosis, a neck injury sidelined the Mets captain in 2016. A career.296/.376/.491 hitter, Wright posted a.226/.350/.438 slash with seven home runs and 14 RBI previous year .
He also set postseason single-game rushing records in the first two round of the playoffs and caught 75 passes for 616 yards. Bell earned just under $1 million in salary last season with a cap number of $1.13 million.
Nothing is going to be more hilarious than the host welcoming his Cousin Sal and sidekick Guillermo Del Toro at the Oscars. You try to stay loose and lively throughout the broadcast. "It's like a Super Bowl for a comedian", he said.
Williams was the No. 3 overall selection by Utah in the 2005 NBA Draft, where he immediately found a lot of success with the team. The Jazz are seeking depth at the point guard position to back up George Hill , who has missed 25 games to injuries.
By the wide margin of 73% to 9%, Americans think anyone with health coverage today should be able to be covered in the new system. Some states might recreate Medicaid's current federal coverage guarantee though a state law.
The team last week announced Simmons, the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft, would miss the entire season. On the other hand, the 76ers also released a statement regarding injured forward Ben Simmons on Monday morning.
Several parents complained that Beggs was too strong to compete against girls , while others expressed sympathy for him. To me, this is a complete abject failure of leadership and accountability from the people who regulate sports in Texas.
Clooney then concluded his speech on a much lighter note as he paid tribute to Amal , who cheered on her husband from the crowd. Here's to adventure, cute dads-to-be and obsessively keeping track of Amal Clooney's maternity style.
Ilyasova, a 29-year-old journeyman, began the season with the Oklahoma City Thunder before being traded to the 76ers. Saric is averaging 20.6 points, 7.4 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 1.2 steals and 2.2 3-pointers in his last five games.
The logjam in the frontcourt for the 76ers has been widely talked about to this point, and this move addresses that position. Jones looked to be on his way out of New Orleans as soon as the DeMarcus Cousins trade went down over All-Star Weekend.
The improvised explosive device went off as they patrolled on roads near Tadif, a town still controlled by Isis south of the city. According to Ankara, its military now controls a swath of territory 1,925 square kilometers in size, and numbering 230 districts.
But her job, DeVos added , "isn't to win a popularity contest with the media or the education establishment here in Washington". DeVos said she had no experience in applying for or distributing multimillion dollar loans.
She was the one silver lining in the oversaturated and overrated " La La Land "-completely outshining her co-star Ryan Gosling". That leaves original screenplay a two-horse race between presumed frontrunner " Manchester by the Sea " and " La La Land ".