In discussing Trump's border wall after the hearing, Flake pointed out that he supported an ultimately unsuccessful 2013 measure that would have provided money for hundreds of miles of fencing and increased the number of agents serving in the U.S. Border Patrol.
He insisting that he and Mr. Trump are not enemies and downplayed his concern over a pro-Trump primary challenger when he runs for reelection next year.
"Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake Jeff Flake, who is WEAK on borders, crime and a non-factor in Senate". Republicans only hold small majorities in both the House and the Senate. And Trump has jeopardized the GOP's slim majority by targeting Flake, who is up for re-election in 2018. The Democratic base looks like it's energized, which means it will be easier to fundraise, recruit good candidates, and get people out to vote.
Last week, Flake penned an op-ed in the New York Times in favor of low-skilled immigration, in direct contradiction to the president's immigration agenda. So if it stays around there, we should expect a rough result for him in the midterms.
"I would invite the president to come with me to other areas of the border, like near Douglas, Naco, where you actually have a watershed that flows northward", Flake said.
The territory also imported $50 million worth of goods and services from the US that year - mostly fish and petroleum products. They have made such great deals - both of the countries, but in particular Mexico - that I don't think we can make a deal.
Rainfall remains in the forecast for the coming days, slowing recovery efforts and bringing the threat of further mudslides. Over 400 people have been confirmed dead after a mudslide in Regent, near Freetown, Sierra Leone .
The ISS , with six crew members on board, was transiting the Sun at roughly five miles a second during the eclipse . The path of totality stretched from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina, NASA reports.
The country's president, Sauli Niinisto, visited Turku later yesterday and condemned what he called a "shocking and cowardly act". Witness Laura Laine told broadcaster YLE that she stood approximately 20 meters (65 feet) from where the stabbing took place .
As part of that response, the USA took back two compounds used by the Russians, one in NY and one on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Russian President Vladimir Putin last month directed the United States to cut 755 out of about 1,200 employees at the U.S.
That will make the Danish company the second-largest investor in the French giant, according to data compiled by Bloomberg . Total will take over Maersk Oil's entire organization, portfolio, obligations and rights with minimal pre-conditions.
This record has been around since 1971 when former pitcher Bill Stoneman struck out 35 games in a row with the Montreal Expos. Aaron Judge and the rest of the Yankees take the field against the Toronto Blue Jays in May 2017.
The junta has tried to quash all dissent, outlawing political gatherings and locking up critics and opposition politicians. The 50-year-old politician was last seen Wednesday when she visited several temples to make merits and pray for good luck.
She was back in the headlines this month as she testified in a trial against a former radio DJ who she says groped her in 2013. So, what does it all mean, if it means anything at all? Swift has noticeably changed up her look in recent years.
The news gets even better, all three cars will be free when the game launches on the Switch this holiday season. Developer Psyonix has unveiled a Mario NSR vehicle for the Orange Team and Luigi NSR auto for the Blue Team.
Amazon just gave Whole Foods shoppers a good excuse to get Prime
The company also said certain Whole Foods products will be available through Amazon .com, AmazonFresh, Prime Pantry and Prime Now. Shares of Kroger, which was rumored late a year ago to be considering its own takeover of Whole Foods, fell more than 8 percent .
How Lawmakers Are Responding To President Trump
Trump, fearful of the F.B.I.'s investigation of his administration's possible ties to Russian Federation , accused Mr. Unless Congress approves a new funding bill, the government will shut down on October 1.
Man Tries To Blow Up Confederate Statue In Houston
The scribd.com tags for the document include: "Explosive Material", "Chemical Reactions", "Nitrogen", "Molecules", and "Alkene". Nitroglycerin is highly unsafe to transport or use. ln its undiluted form, it is one of the world's most powerful explosives.
Deulofeu stars for Barca in shadow of terror attack
Football will take a back seat at the Nou Camp on Sunday as Barcelona pay tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city. Barcelona ended a hard week by beating Real Betis 2-0 at the Nou Camp in their La Liga opener on Sunday.
Vols #25, Bama stars atop AP Poll for 2nd straight year
It is also OU's highest preseason ranking under a first-year coach since beginning at No. 2 under Gomer Jones in the 1964 season. Auburn will open the 2017 season ranked in the top 15 of the Associated Press poll for the third time in four years.
Deportivo La Coruna 0-3 Real Madrid
Real were without Cristiano Ronaldo , and will be for the next three games after his suspension in the Spanish Super Cup. Bale's spot was in jeopardy after great displays from youngster Marco Asensio at the right wing position.
German Writer Detained in Spain at Turkish Request
Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said on Twitter: "We expect foreign governments to not interfere in our internal affairs". Major General Baqeri's trip to Ankara came days ahead of a planned visit by US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.
IOS 11 has new feature to disable Touch ID
Selecting the SOS option opens a second page with an Emergency button, and a field to enter the passcode to enable Touch ID . The release date of iOS 11 is now unknown, but Apple did terminate code support for iOS 10.3.2 just last week.