There are 12 statues of Confederate figures in the Statuary Hall Collection, including former Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis and Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Members of both parties have condemnedTrump's insistence that "both sides" bear some responsibility for the clashes at the Charlottesville, Va. rally and his defense of "very fine people" who joined a torch-wielding group of white supremacists that marched on the University of Virginia chanting "Jews will not replace us" and Nazi slogans.
Other African-American lawmakers this week have also said they want the Capitol's Confederate statues to be removed.
Russian Federation blocks white supremacist website Anglin has cultivated an online community that routinely threatens and seeks to intimidate religious and racial minorities. He's no fan of the Daily Stormer or sites like it. "So we made a decision to suspend [the] domain Dailystormer.ru".
As the governor of Virginia, McAuliffe would have the ability to remove the statue legally, since there is no existing state code that requires the decision be made by the Republican-controlled state legislature. "Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee, on the other hand, tried to split a nation", Fauntroy explained.
During a press conference on Tuesday, Trump expressed his opposition to removing the statues. I wonder is it George Washington next week and is it Thomas Jefferson the week after? Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, was selected by MS in 1931.
But on Thursday, the president said on Twitter that "you ... can't change history, but you can learn from it", in bemoaning the removal of the statues and monuments. Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon, who has been accused by Republicans and Democrats alike for alleged ties to far-right and white nationalist groups, made clear this week he welcomes debates about race.
Their efforts got a boost on Wednesday from USA Today, which published an editorial calling for censure as "a forceful way of rebuking the White House and condemning the vile views of a bigoted fringe".
She said: "I hope that we will hear more from them".
Spanish police sources confirm to ABC News that two suspects are holding the hostages in a restaurant not far from the van attack. A van mounted a sidewalk in the popular tourist area of Las Ramblas , slamming into a crowd of pedestrians on Thursday afternoon.
She was a mother of four, grandmother of six and great grandmother of two, and entertained visitors as often as eight times a day. With Kasatka's death, SeaWorld now has 21 orcas at its three facilities in San Diego (10), Orlando (6), and San Antonio (5).
As a candidate for the presidency, Moon, a liberal who took office in May, said he would "say no to the Americans" if necessary. He also warned the North Korean government of a dark future and worldwide isolation if it continues on its current path.
Venezuela appears to be on the brink of chaos as a result of action taken by that country's leftist president, Nicolas Maduro. However, since Trump threatened a military option, Latin American leaders have closed ranks to rule out any such plan .
Now, depending on where you fall on the issue of Gordon returning to the Browns, you can take that message one of two ways. He was on the cusp of returning from a four-game suspension in October when Goodell suspended Gordon again.
Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn posted to social media a picture of a signed check from him for $1,000 to Hillsborough County. The station reports that the Bucs, Rays and Lightning also announced they would donate.
Uruguay is now third in the South American qualifying group, tied on points with Chile and one point ahead of Argentina. The news comes at a particularly unwelcome time for Barca, who open their Liga campaign against Real Betis on Sunday.
However, she specifically told Fox 2 News reporter Chris Hayes that she is not apologizing for her remarks. "I'm frustrated. Did I mean the statement? No". "It was wrong for me to post that", Chappelle-Nadal told The Kansas City Star .
Without a functioning Executive at Stormont, it is clear who the British Government are taking their lead from on Brexit . Meanwhile, the European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt responded to the plans on Twitter .
Joyce would be able to contest the by-election once he receives the paperwork to extinguish his connection with New Zealand . The politician, Chris Hipkins, admitted that an Australian Labor Party member had suggested he raise the questions .
Gov. Abbott signs bill restricting city annexation power
House Speaker Joe Straus actually ended the special session a day early, much to the dismay of the Republican lawmakers present. Governor Greg Abbott said another special session isn't off the table over property tax reform. "Larry Taylor and Rep.
Rahul slams BJP, RSS at Oppn meet
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury and CPI MP D Raja were among those in attendance. And this is the difference between us and the RSS . "The RSS says that the country is mine".
Solar eclipse glasses hard to obtain
SDO orbits 22,000 miles above the Earth in a highly elliptical orbit that sometimes puts the Moon or Earth in front of the sun. In Franklin County, they have eclipse glasses that will be distributed to students whose parents signed a permission form.
High Court in Northern Ireland upholds same-sex marriage ban
A judge in Northern Ireland has dismissed two challenges to the nation's laws that do not allow gay and lesbian couples to marry. Previous attempts to change the law democratically have been persistently blocked by the Democratic Union Party.