“I thought Hillary was going to win this year, and it was such a – it just hurt so badly when she didn’t. And I know that it hurt my child so much as a 10-year-old, and it really made me think, ‘Oh we have a lot…a long way to go as women,’” Katie said on SiriusXM’s The Jenna Bush Hager Show (via Us Weekly). “We have to raise our girls to be very strong, not just for themselves, but to open the doors for other people.”
Pictured: Katie rocks denim while leaving her hotel on Wednesday (March 29) in New York City.
During President Donald Trump‘s joint address of the U.S. Congress on Tuesday night (February 28), something that constantly was pointed out on social media was the amount of standing ovations that Republicans gave throughout the speech.
Celebs were reacting to moments all throughout the address and some people talked about how it seemed like Trump received a standing ovation after every sentence.
While the Democrats didn’t stand most of the comments, they did stand up and applaud when Trump made remarks about the people who serve our country and when he singled out some of the inspiring people in the crowd.
The Trump administration has removed the guidelines that allowed transgender students to use the bathroom in school that matches their gender identity.
These guidelines were put into place during the Obama administration, but under the new administration, they are now putting states in control of their own bathroom policies in schools.
“As President Trump has clearly stated, he believes policy regarding transgender bathrooms should be decided at the state level,” the White House said in a statement, adding that it “paves the way for an open and inclusive process to take place at the local level with input from parents, students, teachers and administrators.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was silenced by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell while trying to voice her opposition to the nomination of Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general.
The Massachusetts senator was speaking in front of the senate on Tuesday night (February 7) when she decided to read a letter written by Martin Luther King Jr.‘s widow Coretta Scott King, in which she voiced her opposition to Sessions back in 1986.
“I write to express my sincere opposition to the confirmation of Jefferson B. Sessions as a federal district court judge for the Southern District of Alabama,” the letter read. “Anyone who has used the power of his office as United States Attorney to intimidate and chill the free exercise of the ballot by citizens should not be elevated to our courts.”
When McConnell objected to Warren‘s speech, he cited the second line as something that was over the line.
“I am surprised that the words of Coretta Scott King are not suitable for debate in the United States Senate,” Warren said.
She later took to Twitter and said, “Tonight on the Senate floor, I tried to speak about why [Sessions] is totally unfit to serve as Attorney General. On the floor, I read a letter that Coretta Scott King wrote in 1986 opposing [Sessions]‘s judicial nomination. I spoke out about [Sessions] – until McConnell decided to silence me. I will not be silent about a nominee for AG who has made derogatory & racist comments that have no place in our justice system. I will not be silent while the Republicans rubber stamp an AG who will never stand up to the @POTUS when he breaks the law. Tonight [McConnell] silenced Mrs King’s voice on the Sen floor – & millions who are afraid & appalled by what’s happening in our country.”
Sen. McConnell Refuses to Let Sen. Warren Speak About Attorney General Nominee Sessions
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The United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has rejected a request by the Justice Department to restore Donald Trump‘s travel ban.
This means that people from the seven predominantly-Muslim countries of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen – and vetted refugees – can continue to enter the U.S., according to the New York Times.
Trump originally signed the controversial executive order on January 27 as nationwide protests broke out at airports.
A federal judge paused the ban this past weekend before the Justice Department appealed the following day.
“Courts are particularly ill-equipped to second-guess the President’s prospective judgment about future risks,” the department said.
The judge opens up our country to potential terrorists and others that do not have our best interests at heart. Bad people are very happy!
Still untitled, the book will feature some of her favorite quotes and reflect on her loss to Donald Trump in the election.
“These are the words I live by,” Clinton said in a statement. “These quotes have helped me celebrate the good times, laugh at the absurd times, persevere during the hard times and deepen my appreciation of all life has to offer.”
She added, “I hope by sharing these words and my thoughts about them, the essays will be meaningful for readers.”