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Reports of President Trump's statements during an Oval Office meeting on Thursday were met with quick reactions worldwide. Here's a look at how politicians, world leaders, media and late-night TV show hosts reacted to the news.
Good communication is a politician's invitation to be held accountable. It is an elected official's expression of self-confidence in his or her performance. Poor communication is a signal of ineptitude, or worse, contempt for one's constituents. One of the better things the Los Angeles County Board of ...

It didn't take long for New York state to see its first politician indicted in 2018, with Assemblywoman Pamela Harris being charged by federal ... lists transfers of over $800,000 from offshore accounts to a men's clothing store in New York and over $500,000 to a clothing store in Los Angeles over the course of ...
On the other side of the country, the Los Angeles Times uncovered evidence last year suggesting that local politicians were trading favors for money even as they received generous funding from the city. Over half a million dollars in political contributions were linked to a real estate developer who later ...
Woman Who Accused California Politician of Harassment Is Now Running to Replace Him ... Yolanda Anguiano told The Los Angeles Times she's running for the seat vacated by former Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra, who resigned in November after seven women accused him of groping them or making ...
Acting Director for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Thomas Homan, right, accompanied by U.S. Customs and Border Protection Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello, left, speaks at a Department of Homeland Security news conference at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, ...

Just before New Year's, economist Jared Bernstein published the second in what may be an annual feature: A plea to the media to call out politicians who try to conceal their intention to gut Social Security and Medicare by talking about “reforms” instead of “cuts.” Bernstein, who served as chief economist for ...
In 1986, Eu was mugged in her own home while her husband was upstairs, unaware that a burglar had entered their house in gated Fremont Place in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles. The burglar beat her with the blunt edge of an ax and dragged her around the house by her hair until she found ...
United States Congressman Peter King said Tuesday he believes Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has the makeup to be a politician. In an interview with TMZ Sports, King said the Black Mamba has "all the moves" needed to be a success in politics. King's remarks came after Bryant's jersey ...
A real estate developer and a billboard executive were fined Tuesday by the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission for flouting city rules that restrict how much donors can give to politicians. The Ethics Commission agreed Tuesday to impose a $16,455 penalty on Ingrid I.S. Lee, also known as In Soo Lee, ...
If a lawmaker is accused of sexual harassment, why should the taxpayers be the ones who end up paying to settle the case? Wouldn't it make more sense for the official himself — the individual accused of the wrongdoing — to pay? Wouldn't that be more likely to discourage harassment by public officials ...
The same is true for public agencies such as the Los Angeles Police Department. When someone files a complaint against an LAPD officer alleging misconduct, the city pays out any settlement or judgment, not the officer. Employment law experts make the point that sexual harassment laws and cases are ...
A conservative Texas politician's ill-timed Facebook post poking fun at California this week drew criticism as residents of the Western state battled wildfires that have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes. "Hey California, heard a picture is worth a thousand words. TEXAS Let's see if it's also ...
It helped get a president elected, maybe a senator from Alabama as well, and countless politicians from both parties before them. That has ... allegations, then said he wouldn't run for office again, then decided to resign immediately as the Los Angeles Times was investigating six more women's accusations.
Los Angeles Times. Climate change's effects. California could be hit with significantly more dangerous and more frequent droughts in the near future as ... Oct. 31 after sexual misconduct allegations against Spacey, who starred in the series for five seasons as politician Frank Underwood and also served as ...
Diane slammed her BMW into a guard rail driving the wrong way up an off-ramp in Los Angeles. Cabaldon remembers falling asleep in the car and then waking up covered in bandages in a hospital room. “My dad comes in the room and says, 'Boys, there was an accident. You were in a car accident and ...
Australian Member of Parliament Tim Wilson proposed to his longtime partner Ryan Patrick Bolger while on the House floor debating legalizing same-sex marriage. While urging his colleagues to approve the Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill of 2017, Wilson got personal by ...

So maybe a politician won't go to jail if he asks a staffer out. ... She told the Sacramento Bee that in 2008, when she was a 19-year-old intern in the Los Angeles office of then-Assemblyman Tony Mendoza, he took her to his hotel room during a Democratic Party convention in San Jose and supplied her with ...
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Looking to develop a more centralized process to handle sexual harassment complaints by municipal employees, the Los Angeles ... The motion comes amid a flurry of reports nationwide of prominent celebrities, journalists and politicians being accused of sexual harassment or ...
But in Washington, the growing public intolerance for harassment has tied politicians in partisan pretzels, and left them grappling for a way to assess guilt ... Linda Sanchez of suburban Los Angeles said it was “a good first step” that members voted Wednesday to require sexual harassment training, but said ...
MATT LAUER, a longtime host of NBC's “Today” show, on Wednesday became the latest person of prominence felled by allegations of inappropriate behavior. Network executives fired him after a complaint detailing sexual harassment of a coworker was lodged on Monday. The unexpected news about ...
This is especially true of politicians whose careers depend on their public images. To stay employed, after all, they must ... And that's unfortunate because the only way to deter politician-predators is to publicly expose them and let the voters know how they misbehave. Also, if there's any settlement at all, ...
It asked if I'd be interested in learning about the changes afoot at the Los Angeles Times. I was intrigued, knowing that Ross Levinsohn and Mickie Rosen, two people I've long known, worked with and respected, were behind it all. Looking up from my iPhone, I took a deep breath and said to my wife: “What ...
(CBS News) — President Trump took to Twitter early Wednesday morning, retweeting violent images and videos that appeared to be anti-Islamic in nature. The videos were tweeted out by the account held by Jayda Fransen, the deputy leader of fringe far-right U.K. political party “Britain First,” which ...
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has raised more than $31 million in behested payments since his election, far more than statewide politicians, including Gov. Jerry Brown. The KPCC investigation tracked the flow of the money and conflict of interest concerns sparked by the eye-popping sums.
San Fernando Valley-area state Assemblyman Raul Bocanegra has become the first California politician to be toppled by the wave of sexual harassment ... That decision came as the Los Angeles Times prepared a report detailing six more women's accusations of sexual misconduct by Bocanegra. Monday ...
Los Angeles looks into what it would take to create a municipal bank ... If one local politician has his way, Angelenos may one day also be able ...
“Downtown Los Angeles has an unmet demand for the business traveler ... They fear that as Mayor Eric Garcetti and other politicians clamor for ...
Under investigation by police departments in New York, London, Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. Weinstein denies all allegations of ...
2 Minnesota politicians resigning over sexual misconduct .... Franken apologized to the Los Angeles anchor and said he felt badly that the ...
During his political career, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) seemed to balance a biting, sometimes off-color sense of humor with personal moral ...
California officials released regulations on Thursday laying the groundwork for how the cannabis legalization initiative will work. Even as ...
The forum engaged poets, influencers, politicians, and victims to discuss the US criminal system. With 94% of the women who are incarcerated ...
When Lisa Middleton was a 12-year-old living in East Los Angeles, she checked ... Not all of California's potential transgender politicians are ...
Also, Sacramento politicians and Washington lawmakers have been ... All of them work in the entertainment industry and live in Los Angeles.
Rachel Gorlin: Why politicians got away with sexual misconduct for so long .... staffer about her all-too-close encounter with a “Northwest politician. ... As Tom Bates wrote in a 1993 Los Angeles Times Magazine piece that ...
Journalist meets politician: The day I reunited with my childhood ... a tour for visiting politicians from Japan in Fountain Valley on Tuesday, October 31, 2017. ... where people proudly wear New York and Los Angeles caps and ...
Atlantic County Freeholder John Carman is facing backlash after he posted an Internet meme on Facebook making fun of the Women's March on Washington. Tuesday night, Carman spoke with women who were offended by the photo during a Freeholder meeting. NBC10's Jim Rosenfield has the details.
The ousted president of Catalonia, Carles Puigdemont, and four former regional politicians turned themselves in to Belgian police Sunday and ...
... “The attractiveness of financing spending by debt issue to the elected politicians should be obvious,” he wrote. “Borrowing allows spending to ...
... of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers Sunday, ... of costly mistakes, another establishment politician more concerned ...
Los Angeles Times Opinion asked liberals, moderates and conservatives, political observers and politicians to consider What Happened (also ...
In between slamming Democratic megadonor Tom Steyer as "wacky & totally unhinged" and accusing presidential nominee Hillary Clinton of ...
Gavin Newsom (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times) ... power bases for Latino politicians in Los Angeles — Villaraigosa from the Eastside ...
What do Republican politicians in many red states understand that the California GOP does not? Answer: That increasing gas taxes is good ...
Officials held a joint informational meeting of the State Assembly and Senate Human Services Committees at the Los Angeles LGBT Center in ...
Writer-director James Toback — Accused by hundreds of women of sexual harassment. Beverly Hills police investigating complaints. He has denied the allegations to the Los Angeles Times. — “Mad Men” creator Matthew Weiner — Accused by one woman of sexual harassment. He denies the allegation.
Now 35 and living in Los Angeles, she said she filed a report with the committee earlier this month outlining the complaints she heard from ...
Here's what LA-area politicians are saying about the Texas church ... fast and emotional responses from Los Angeles-area politicians on social ...
Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks onstage at Los Angeles LGBT Center's 48th ... that Trump himself is, in many ways, the ultimate celebrity politician. .... and sometimes overt coordination of politicians, campaigns, and parties, has ...


 

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