United Kingdom  

Top U.S. Senate Republican seeks stronger resolution on Syria

Reuters Thursday, 17 October 2019
Top U.S. Senate Republican seeks stronger resolution on SyriaU.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he would like the Senate to pass a resolution on Syria that is stronger than the measure approved a day earlier by the U.S. House of Representatives.
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 
Video Credit: KCAL 9 CBS LA - Published
News video: 'The Ceasefire Is Far From A Victory': Top Republican Senators Slam Trump's Syria Strategy

'The Ceasefire Is Far From A Victory': Top Republican Senators Slam Trump's Syria Strategy 04:15

After Vice President Mike Pence brokered a five-day ceasefire with Turkey on Thursday, President Trump hailed the agreement as a milestone in the region. But some top Senate Republicans appeared less convinced, expressing concerns with both the ceasefire and the president's overall Syria strategy.

You Might Like


💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions

Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnell U.S. Republican Senator from Kentucky, Senate Majority Leader

GOP leaders split with Trump on peaceful transfer of power [Video]

GOP leaders split with Trump on peaceful transfer of power

[NFA] Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell joined other Republican lawmakers in rallying to the defense of constitutional government on Thursday, after President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power following the Nov. 3 election. This report produced by Jonah Green.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:32Published

US election: McConnell promises an 'orderly' transition of power

The Senate Republican leader weighed in a day after President Trump cast doubt on the matter.
BBC News
McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat [Video]

McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday about a possible contested election impacting the timeline of a Supreme Court pick, he responded, "all kinds of things could happen."

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:35Published

United States Senate United States Senate Upper house of the United States Congress

Here's Why GOP Senators Sent a Letter to Netflix | THR News [Video]

Here's Why GOP Senators Sent a Letter to Netflix | THR News

Netflix's high-profile plan to have 'Game of Thrones' creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss adapt Chinese writer Liu Cixin's bestselling sci-fi trilogy 'The Three-Body Problem' is getting a challenge from a group of Republican Senators.a

Credit: The Hollywood Reporter    Duration: 01:21Published
Dr. Fauci to Sen. Paul: 'You are not listening...' [Video]

Dr. Fauci to Sen. Paul: 'You are not listening...'

At a Senate hearing on the U.S. response to the coronavirus Wednesday (Sept. 23), infectious diseases expert Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back at Republican Senator Rand Paul's claim that social distancing measures did little to prevent deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:51Published

Republican Party (United States) Republican Party (United States) Major political party in the United States

Netflix urged to drop sci-fi series over Uighurs [Video]

Netflix urged to drop sci-fi series over Uighurs

Five Republican U.S. senators have urged Netflix to reconsider plans to adapt a Chinese science-fiction book trilogy into a TV series because they said the author has defended the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims. Gloria Tso reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:59Published
GOP voters give mixed views on power transfer remark [Video]

GOP voters give mixed views on power transfer remark

Reuters spoke with Republican voters in Winchester, Virginia on Thursday, some of whom who were unfazed by whether President Donald Trump would commit to a peaceful transfer of power.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 02:12Published

Syria Syria Country in the Middle East

Turkey orders arrests over 2014 Kurdish protests [Video]

Turkey orders arrests over 2014 Kurdish protests

Turkish authorities have ordered the arrest of 82 people including members of a pro-Kurdish opposition party. The warrants are in relation to violent protests from 2014 against the siege by Islamic State of the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani. Adam Reed reports

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:37Published

UK sends US evidence on Islamic State 'Beatles'

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh are accused of killing Western hostages in Iraq and Syria.
BBC News
Thousands take to streets in Germany to demand EU action over Moria migrants [Video]

Thousands take to streets in Germany to demand EU action over Moria migrants

The aunt of Alan Kurdi, the 3-year-old Syrian boy who drowned in the Mediterranean in 2015, joined protesters in Berlin to urge politicians to act.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 01:33Published
Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus [Video]

Lebanese attempt to flee, claim asylum in Cyprus

For years the desperate migrants who boarded small boats on Lebanon's northern coast were mostly Syrians or Palestinians. But with Lebanon in freefall, it's citizens have started joining the ranks of those fleeing for Europe. Joe Davies reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:32Published

Syria war: US deploys extra troops to Syria after Russia clashes

A US official says the move sends a "signal to Russia" to avoid "provocative actions" in Syria.
BBC News

United States House of Representatives United States House of Representatives Lower house of the United States Congress

U.S. House passes bill to avoid government shutdown [Video]

U.S. House passes bill to avoid government shutdown

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a stopgap funding bill on Tuesday to keep the federal government operating through Dec. 11, after striking a deal with Republicans on aid for farmers and nutritional assistance to children. Ryan Brooks reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio    Duration: 01:07Published
Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal [Video]

Biden warning for a US-UK post-Brexit trade deal

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden warned the United Kingdom that it must honour the Northern Irish peace deal as it extracts itself from the European Union or there would be no U.S. trade deal. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:11Published
Trump intel chief defends briefings ban [Video]

Trump intel chief defends briefings ban

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump's intelligence chief on Sunday defended his decision to cease in-person Congressional briefings on election security, while Democrats said the move would suppress critical information about foreign election meddling and warned they may subpoena testimony. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:38Published
Pelosi says $1.3 trillion WH offer not enough [Video]

Pelosi says $1.3 trillion WH offer not enough

[NFA] President Donald Trump is willing to sign a $1.3 trillion coronavirus relief bill, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said on Friday, but Democratic House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the sum was not enough to meet the needs of the American people. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 01:31Published
House passes bill to support Post Office [Video]

House passes bill to support Post Office

[NFA] The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives voted on Saturday to provide the cash-strapped Postal Service with $25 billion and block policy changes that have stirred concerns about mail-in balloting ahead of the presidential election. This report produced by Jillian Kitchener.

Credit: Reuters - Politics    Duration: 02:18Published

Related videos from verified sources

Why 3 Republican Senators Haven’t Sponsored Resolution Condemning Impeachment Inquiry [Video]

Why 3 Republican Senators Haven’t Sponsored Resolution Condemning Impeachment Inquiry

Three Republican Senators have yet to co-sponsor a resolution condemning how the House Democrats are conducting the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.

Credit: Veuer     Duration: 01:30Published
SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR COCHRAN [Video]

SENATE PASSES RESOLUTION TO HONOR COCHRAN

THE U.S. SENATE HAS APPROVED A RESOLUTION INTRODUCED BY U.S. REPUBLICAN SENATORS ROGER WICKER, AND CINDY HYDE-SMITH, TO HONOR THE LIFE AND CAREER OF FORMER LONG-TIME U.S. SENATOR THAD COCHRAN.

Credit: WXXVPublished

Related news from verified sources

Turkish army, Syria rebels to advance into Syria 'shortly': Erdogan aide

Turkish forces and Syrian rebel allies will push into Syria "shortly", a Turkish official said on Wednesday, in an operation world powers fear could open a new...
Reuters

Trump Surrenders 2.5 Billion Barrels Of Oil To Syria

The American president just gifted 2.5 billion barrels of oil to long-time Syrian enemy Bashar Al-Assad and, by default, Iran and Russia. As far as gifts go, it...
OilPrice.com Also reported by •Reuters

St Pauli release Cenk Sahin after Instagram post supporting Turkey´s military action in Syria

German second-tier side St Pauli have released Cenk Sahin after the midfielder showed support for Turkey’s military operation in Syria on Instagram. The club...
SoccerNews.com


Tweets about this