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Generaal-majoor Errol Schwartz

Generaal-majoor Errol Schwartz: National Guard die DC se verwyder word deur Trump span.

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Schwartz het sy militêre loopbaan in 1976 deur die mobilisering in die Guard, formeel bekend as die Burgermag van die Distrik van Columbia National Guard. Hy hou ook toesig oor die Air National Guard, wat saam met die Guard Army het 'n gemagtigde verskaffer van krag 2,700. Hy het gedien in verskeie leierskapposisies, veral met bevele aan die 372 Militêre Polisie Bataljon. Hy studeer in 1980 from the University of the District of Columbia with a degree in electrical engineering and received a master's degree in business management from Central Michigan University and in national security strategy from the National Defense University at Fort McNair in [...]

Will My Brother’s Keeper Continue In The Trump Administration?

WASHINGTON The day-long celebration of the My Brothers Keeper program with 35 days remaining in the Obama administration begged a question: Will the program that emphasizes mentorship and network support for black and Latino boys have a place in the next administration?Broderick Johnson, the groups chair who also serves assistant to the president and White House cabinet secretary, said during a roundtable with reporters that while hes yet to speak with President-elect Donald Trumps transition team about continuing the initiative at the federal level, representatives from the Department of Education out of which a significant number of MBKs programs are [...]

Will My Brother’s Keeper Continue In The Trump Administration?

WASHINGTON The day-long celebration of the My Brothers Keeper program with 35 days remaining in the Obama administration begged a question: Will the program that emphasizes mentorship and network support for black and Latino boys have a place in the next administration?Broderick Johnson, the groups chair who also serves assistant to the president and White House cabinet secretary, said during a roundtable with reporters that while hes yet to speak with President-elect Donald Trumps transition team about continuing the initiative at the federal level, representatives from the Department of Education out of which a significant number of MBKs programs are [...]

Transgender Student Can Continue To Use GirlsBathroom, Federal Appeals Court Rules

WASHINGTON A transgender female student at an Ohio school will be able to continue using the girls restroom under a Thursday evening federal appeals courts ruling.An order that the Highland Local School District allow the student to use the girls restroom will remain in effect for now, the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit ruled. The court denied the school districts request to halt enforcement of a preliminary injunction issued against the school.The move is the latest in a series of lawsuits and other actions over the question of whether existing civil rights laws here, Title IX of [...]

PizzagateSuspect Pleads Not Guilty To Gun Charges

entrepreneursThe North Carolina man charged with bringing loaded guns into a Washington, DC, pizza restaurant in connection with the Pizzagate conspiracy theory pleaded not guilty on Friday to federal and local firearm charges.Edgar Welch, 28, will remain in jail as the case proceeds. Prosecutors had argued that Welch should stay behind bars because he was a flight risk and posed a danger to the community. Welchs attorney did not challenge that request at a hearing on Friday morning.Welch allegedly walked into Comet Ping Pong, a restaurant in northwest Washington, around 3 pm. on Dec. 4 carrying a loaded AR-15 rifle [...]

Delaware’s Current Death Row Inmates Will Now Get Life Sentences, State High Court Rules

WASHINGTON The Delaware Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that death sentences handed down previously in the state must be converted to life sentences without the possibility of parole.In August, the state high court ruled in Rauf v. Delaware that the states death sentencing law was unconstitutional in the wake of the US Supreme Courts January decision striking down Floridas death sentencing law.Business Development ServiceDerrick Powell, one of fewer than 20 inmates on Delawares death row, challenged his death sentence in light of that August ruling and the US Supreme Court case, Hurst v. Florida.On Thursday, the Delaware Supreme Court ruled [...]

Top Candidates For DNC Chair Pitched CBC For Their Support

WASHINGTON Amid the contentious race for the DNC chair, as Rep. Keith Ellison continues to hold support, two top candidates met with the Congressional Black Caucus leaders in closed-door sessions last week.political news showsbusiness news websitesEllison, who recently promised to resign from his seat if hes elected, made a presentation to members of the CBC, of which he is a member. Ellison gave a version of his stump speech hes given, according to those familiar with the meeting, highlighting the need for Democrats to be on the front lines, and touting a 3,143-county strategy.A spokesperson for Ellison confirmed his attendance [...]

Federal Judge Criticizes Death PenaltyBut Concludes Only Supreme Court Can End It

View this image The death chamber at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility, Aug. 29, 2001. Mike Simons / GettyWASHINGTON A federal judge overseeing a death penalty trial in Vermont on Tuesday ruled that only the US Supreme Court can declare the death penalty to be unconstitutional but nonetheless issued a strong critique of what he found to be an arbitrarily imposed punishment in which chance and bias play leading roles.US District Court Judge Geoffrey Crawford issued the 57-page decision in Donald Fells challenge to the constitutionality of the federal death penalty statute. Fell faces a second federal trial over a [...]

Top Candidates For DNC Chair Pitched CBC For Their Support

WASHINGTON Amid the contentious race for the DNC chair, as Rep. Keith Ellison continues to hold support, two top candidates met with the Congressional Black Caucus leaders in closed-door sessions last week.http://www.npr.org/sections/politics/ Ellison, who recently promised to resign from his seat if hes elected, made a presentation to members of the CBC, of which he is a member. Ellison gave a version of his stump speech hes given, according to those familiar with the meeting, highlighting the need for Democrats to be on the front lines, and touting a 3,143-county strategy.A spokesperson for Ellison confirmed his attendance but declined to [...]

Harry Reid Says Electors Should Have Intelligence Briefing

WASHINGTON Sen. Harry Reid told BuzzFeed News Tuesday that members of the Electoral College should receive an intelligence briefing on Russian interference in the US election before they vote on Dec. 19.The Senates minority leader was interviewed at a BuzzFeed Brews event, where the retiring Nevada lawmaker also reflected on the state of the US Senate.We are the chief cornerstoneI think this is as big a deal as Watergate, as 9/11. I think they should have a 9/11-type commission. I know that [US Sens.] Dianne Feinstein and Ben Cardin and others are calling for that. I think its a step [...]

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