Daily Archives: March 19, 2018

Rand Paul Vows to Filibuster Mike Pompeo, Gina Haspel

Speaking on CNN’s State of the Union, Paul vowed to filibuster the appointments. “I’ll do whatever it takes, and that includes filibuster,” Paul said in response to Mike Pompeo and Gina Haspel’s nominations. Mike Pompeo is set to replace Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Gina

Sri Lanka Ends State of Emergency

Sri Lanka’s President announced Sunday he is ending the nationwide state of emergency. Maithripala Sirisena declared the emergency 13 days ago in response to anti-Muslim riots in which three people died and hundreds of shops were destroyed. Sirisena said improvements in the security situation prompted him to