A former aide to Republican Rep. Trent Franks has told The Associated Press the congressman repeatedly pressed her to carry his child, at one point offering her $5 million to act as a surrogate mother.
He also said that the current political climate of many women coming forward with allegations of sexual harassment led him to want to avoid an Ethics Committee investigation.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said he asked Franks to resign after learning about "troubling behavior" and "misconduct" against two former Franks staffers.
His resignation, which Franks said will take effect January 31, will end the ethics investigation.
"The speaker takes seriously his obligation to ensure a safe workplace in the House", the statement said. It was not immediately clear why Mr. Franks was resigning. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced earlier Thursday he intends to step down soon after multiple women claimed Franken tried to kiss them or inappropriately touch them.
Upon leaving the House floor on Thursday, Trent was consoled by fellow Republican members, including Rep. Louis Gohmert, R-Texas, Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., and Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz.
"We're trying to get that done before the holidays, over the next few weeks", Alderman said. He sought to clarify the comment, saying later-term abortions linked to pregnancies caused by rape are infrequent.
Copson was working with Flynn to promote a joint project with Russian Federation to build nuclear reactors in the Middle East. ACU was pushing a nuclear project in the Middle East that Flynn is said to have lobbied for while in the White House .
The Chiefs then jumped ahead when Tyreek Hill caught his second long touchdown of the day, this one 40 yards from Smith. The Jets (5-7) blew fourth-quarter leads in three of their previous five games heading into this weekend.
FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Stanley Meador said authorities spent days searching by foot, boat and in the water for any leads. The FBI says they have been sending "items of interest" to their lab in Quantico, Virginia, for priority testing in the case.
He has denied all allegations and recently released polygraph test results in an attempt to prove his innocence. Jeremy Piven's CBS drama Wisdom of the Crowd will be canceled after 13 episodes, sources confirm.
He adds that Oreo for Nokia 8 is packed with all the exciting new features along with the improvements that have added. HTC has stated that the Android 8.0 Oreo update for its flagship smartphone, the HTC U11 will be rolling out today.
And that wish for a Merry Christmas, was proclaimed loud and proud, all the way down to this year's official Christmas cards. More than 150 volunteers from around the country spent more than 1,600 hours decorating the White House.
He pointed out that Zarate was a seven-time felon who had been deported from the US five times before the fatal shooting. So that is something that sanctuary cities including San Francisco have always said they would comply with.
However, they said Pompeo would need to resist the planned budget cuts and find a way to grapple with Trump's tweets. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop hopes Rex Tillerson stays on as the USA secretary of state.
Amazon kicked the Chromecast, Google's television player, off its retail website in 2015, along with Apple Inc's TV player. Streaming devices allow users to stream videos from platform such as Netflix, YouTube , Hulu, and Amazon Prime on its TV.
Richard Hudson (R-NC), author of the bill , said . "Only the NRA could propose something so ill-considered, unsafe and vile". Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12), a New Jersey Democrat who has strongly opposed efforts to loosen gun restrictions.
Most of central and eastern Kansas will remain warm on Monday as the cold front will not blow through until late afternoon. Chilly and windy weather will continue Tuesday through Friday with highs in the 30s and 40s and overnight lows in the 20s.
The DUP has only 10 seats out of 650 in Britain's House of Commons, but without their support May's government would fall. However, unionists tend to view with scepticism any proposal for harmonisation of rules on either side of the border.
His comments come ahead of the second quarter GDP data that will be released by the Central Statistics Economy later this evening. If it slows down, it is more towards 7 and if it paces up it is more towards 8 per cent growth.
It caused damage to public buildings, pipes and monuments, most notably the National Cathedral and the Washington Monument. An 4.4-magnitude quake centered near Dover, Delaware but could be felt for hundreds of miles along the East Coast.
One month before we elected Donald Trump as our 45th president, Jared Kushner secured a $285 million loan from Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank is not the only Trump-related business interest that is attracting the attention of investigators.
Files Go is globally available from today on the Google Play Store for all phones running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and higher. When it launched a year ago, the Google Assistant was an exclusive feature of Google Pixel devices.
As it sounds, the archive lets you save your past Stories beyond their traditional 24-hour expiration date. Let's take each in part and see what they do, although you probably have already deduced for yourself.
Seventy-one percent say they don't believe the women who have come forward, compared to 17 percent who say they do. A JMC Analytics Poll of 650 registered Alabama voters had Moore with 48 percent support and Jones with 43 percent.
The Tide's last appearance was in the CFP's inaugural season where the Crimson Tide suffered a 42-35 loss to the Ohio State. For the first time, two teams from the same conference - Alabama and Georgia from the SEC - are among the final four teams.
If the breach impacts at least 500 residents, the business must also notify the attorney general's office within 45 days. Regulators from Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom will also take part.
Auto parks that sat adjacent buildings will be moved underground to provide more space for buildings and recreational ground. That would enable Microsoft to raise the headcount at Redmond to a staggering 55,000 employees.
The i8 Roadster manages 0-62mph in 4.6 seconds and the Coupe does it in 4.4 seconds, while both cars have a top speed of 155mph. The i8 Coupe, which was also showcased at the 2017 LA Auto Show, also gets a facelift for 2018 along with an increase in power.