⭐🔥 Click here to check Latest Celeb News & Celebrity Gossip in 2022! 🔥⭐
The Washington Independent
The Washington Independent

Gingrich tells wealthy Jewish GOP donors he’ll move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, vows to keep running

Though members of his campaign quit in droves Thursday, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich pledged to keep his presidential bid alive in an address to the Republican Jewish Coalition Sunday night in Los Angeles. Gingrich spoke about foreign policy, specifically about Israel

Mariella Blankenship
News
Last updated: Jul 31, 2020 | Jun 13, 2011

Though members of his campaign quit in droves Thursday, former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich pledged to keep his presidential bid alive in an address to the Republican Jewish Coalition Sunday night in Los Angeles. Gingrich spoke about foreign policy, specifically about Israel.

In prepared remarks Gingrich provided The Associated Press, the former House Speaker said he believes “both Israel and America are at a dangerous crossroads at which the survival of Israel and the safety of the United States both hang in the balance.” Gingrich would also move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem if elected President, he said.

Several top aides and staff — including Des Moines attorney Craig Schoenfeld, Gingrich’s Iowa campaign director — quit simultaneously Thursday afternoon, after apparent disagreements arose between Gingrich and staff on how to run the campaign.

The exodus spells trouble for the former Speaker, Iowa’s political analysts and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad speculated.

“His campaign’s in real trouble. Whether this is the end, I don’t know, but it doesn’t look very good,” Branstad said Friday during a taping of Iowa Public Television’s “Meet the Press.” Branstad, Iowa’s longest-serving governor who is serving his fifth term, was critical of Gingrich’s campaign tactics, including taking a lengthy Greek luxury cruise.

“You do a cruise when the campaign’s over,” he said, adding Gingrich’s vacation “was a big mistake.”

Gingrich, however, has given no signs of withdrawing from the race. In addition to speaking to the Republican Jewish Coalition Sunday, he is expected to participate in the New Hampshire primary debate tonight.

Several other heavy-weights for the GOP nominations are expected to attend tonight’s debate, including Atlanta businessman Herman Cain, former Minnesota Tim Pawlenty, U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney.

Mariella Blankenship | Mariella is an SEO writer who helps companies improve their Google search rankings. Her work has appeared in a variety of e-zine publications. She writes articles for site-reference newletter.com on a daily basis about SEO techniques. Her articles strive to strike a balance between being insightful and meeting SEO requirements–but never at the cost of being enjoyable to read.

Related

EPA Administrator Addresses Concerns About Oil Spill Waste Management

At a hearing of the national oil spill commission today, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson addressed concerns about waste disposal from

EPA administrator defends allowing Florida to write its own water pollution rules

The EPA seal (Pic via sentryjournal.com) The Environmental Protection Agency has come under fire for its decision to allow the state of Florida to write its own water pollution rules (known as “numeric nutrient criteria”). EPA Regional Administrator Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming is now firing back, writing that the Agency commends the state Department of Environmental Protection for its draft of a proposed standard. A host of environmental groups filed suit in 2008, seeking to compel the EPA to implement a strict set of water pollution standards in Florida, arguing that the state was in violation of the Clean Water Act.

EPA administrator says federal nutrient criteria is a ‘myth’

In testimony given late last week, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said that false accusations about her agency’s numeric nutrient criteria to govern Florida waterways are proving to be a detriment to their implementation. # Testifying before the House Agriculture Committee, Jackson said her agency’s work was often “mischaracterized” and addressed several myths surrounding its work

E-Verify Mandate Begins Today

The Obama administration today begins implementation of a new mandate to require all federal contractors to check the legal status of their employees to confirm

EPA administrator fires back at critics in op-ed

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson (Pic by USACEpublicaffairs, via Flickr) EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson penned a new op-ed for the Los Angeles Times , criticizing House Republicans desperately seeking to undermine the authority of the agency they have dubbed a “job killer.” Arguing that the environment affects red states and blue states alike, Jackson writes that “it is time for House Republicans to stop politicizing our air and water.” As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Jackson has faced harsh criticism from House Republicans and GOP presidential candidates who say the agency’s regulations are an undue burden on businesses that have to cut jobs simply to comply with clean water and air rules. Presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann  has pledged to end the EPA if she takes office. “Since the beginning of this year, Republicans in the House have averaged roughly a vote every day the chamber has been in session to undermine the Environmental Protection Agency and our nation’s environmental laws,” writes Jackson.

EPA and California Near Deal on Fuel Efficiency Standards

Two weeks ago, the Obama administration raised fuel efficiency standards by an average of two miles per gallon -- a modest change that disappointed some

EPA announces hold on nutrient standards if Florida can come up with own criteria

The EPA announced today that it is now prepared to withdraw a portion of its proposed numeric nutrient criteria (a set of standards governing water pollution in inland waters) and delay the portion related to estuarine waters, to allow the state Department of Environmental Protection to develop its own criteria. # From a statement released by the EPA earlier today: # EPA recognizes that states have the primary role in establishing and implementing water quality standards for their waters. Therefore, EPA is prepared to withdraw the federal inland standards and delay the estuarine standards if FDEP adopts, and EPA approves, their own protective and scientifically sound numeric standards

EPA biologist says fracking may be partly to blame for West Virginia fish kill

New documents obtained by an environmental news service show that an EPA analyst believes that wastewater from fracking may be partly responsible for a fish kill in a West Virginia river. Scientific American reports : U.S

EPA Chief Overruled Calif. Waiver, Too

The Washington Post reported in March that EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson was overruled by the White House in setting an ozone standard. Now, documents

© Copyright 2022 The Washington Independent All Rights Reserved

Terms & Privacy | twi.news@washingtonindependent.com

⭐🔥 Click here to check Latest Celeb News & Celebrity Gossip in 2022! 🔥⭐