Sajid Javid says John Bercow does not speak for the Government after Donald Trump comments

Sajid Javid says John Bercow does not speak for the Government after Donald Trump comments

UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid has insisted Donald Trump is welcome to visit the country, despite House of Commons Speaker John Bercow labelling the US president racist and sexist. Javid insisted that Bercow does not speak for the government and that it doesnt matter who the president is, we want to work with that person. The Speaker came come under fire for his statements, where he also claimed he plans to block Trump from making a speech in the Commons. Feb 7, 2017
Betsy DeVos: Democrats make case against Trumps pick for education secretary

Betsy DeVos: Democrats make case against Trumps pick for education secretary

Democrats take to the floor of the US Senate to make the case against President Donald Trumps pick for education secretary, Betsy DeVos. DeVos surpassed a crucial hurdle on 3 February in a party-line 52 to 48 vote. A final vote is expected at 12pm EST/5pm GMT on Tuesday (7 February). Democrats will hold the floor for the next 24 hours, until the final vote, to do everything we can to persuade just one more Republican to join us, Washington Senator Patty Murray said on the Senate floor. Feb 7, 2017