Rep. Peter King
The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.
Democratic Rep. Steve Israel and Republican Rep. Peter King said they will introduce the bill, titled the Emergency Responder Radio Communications Protection Act, in Congress this week.
The Republican was joined by dozens of supporters, including Rep. Peter King, as he announced his candidacy Thursday in Valley Stream.
Seeking to energize his sluggish second term, President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday night in his State of the Union address to sidestep Congress “whenever and wherever” necessary to narrow economic disparities between rich and poor.
Abu Anas al-Libi entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan. Al-Libi, who has a thick gray beard, kept his hands folded on his lap as the judge read the charges.
U.S. Capitol Police who responded to incident are currently working unpaid due to federal government shutdown.
The shutdown, the first since the winter of 1995-96, closed national parks, museums along the Washington Mall and the U.S. Capitol visitors center.
The stage is set for a partial government shutdown Tuesday morning. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers could be furloughed, including many in the Tri-State Area, and services cut unless a last-minute deal is struck.
Kofi Awoonor, a Ghanaian poet, professor and former ambassador to Brazil, Cuba and the United Nations, died after being wounded in the attack, Ghana’s presidential office confirmed.
King said any time there is a terrorist attack overseas, “we have to see if there’s any possible connection to the United States.”
The congressman currently serving his 11th term announced his candidacy on a New Hampshire radio station on Friday during a visit to the state.
In a series of interviews on the Sunday news shows, Secretary of State John Kerry said the case for intervention in Syria’s 2 1/2-year civil war was strengthening each day and that he expected American lawmakers to recognize the need for action when the “credibility of the United States is on the line.”
U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) blasted President Barack Obama’s decision to ask Congress for authorization for a strike on Syria.
President Barack Obama on Saturday made the case for consequences against Syria for an alleged chemical attack, and said he will seek authorization from Congress for a military strike.
U.S. Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) warned his party Monday not to abandon its longstanding emphasis on national defense as he launched a two-day tour of New Hampshire.