The selection of Tommy Beaudreau, a former Obama administration official, as deputy secretary came after Sens. Joe Manchin III (D-W.V.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) objected to Elizabeth Klein because of her past stance against fossil fuels.
At a weekly party meeting, Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer left open the possibility of using the budget process known as reconciliation to approve the roughly $2 trillion package with only 51 votes.
Evans was killed April 2 when he and another Capitol Police officer, standing in front of a barricade near the Russell Senate Office Building, were struck by a car whose driver intentionally rammed the barrier, authorities said.
The move puts Iran far closer to weapons-grade levels and comes after an attack on an enrichment facility that Iran blames on Israel. Talks to revive the nuclear deal with the United States were scheduled to resume Wednesday.
Despite receiving a supply of vaccines in January, the small Himalayan kingdom didn’t begin immunizing its population until March 27, a date that was selected through astrological consultations with Buddhist monks.
In a video shot in Moline, Ill., a Black football player is threatened with having both his knees broken as he sits on a chair in his locker below the hanging peels. Others off-screen can be heard cheering.
Historians say the site at Mount Vernon is rich in importance that goes beyond the first president, including archaeological traces of indigenous people, history of enslaved African Americans and 19th century Quakers who settled in the area.
As the first big cryptocurrency player to go public, the San Francisco-based exchange’s direct listing on the Nasdaq is being viewed as a test run, with the potential to add a new layer of legitimacy to digital currency.