The company, responding to Sen. Al Franken, also says they have scaled back access to “God View.” Franken isn’t satisfied: “It still remains unclear how Uber defines legitimate business purposes for accessing, retaining, and sharing customer data.”
Dr. Vivek Murthy’s confirmation was held up for months because of opposition from Republicans and the National Rifle Association.
The bill will keep the government funded through September of 2015.
With a key vote on a spending bill just hours away, Cruz once again has all eyes on him.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defied the White House’s request and voted against a bill to fund the government Thursday night.
Hours before the midnight deadline, the House passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill to keep the government funded.
“If the president is lobbying, we do not like it. And we’re saying to our members, don’t be intimidated by anybody,” said Rep. Maxine Waters.
The deadline to pass a bill to fund the government is Dec. 11.
The deal on federal spending was negotiated by Senate Democrats and House Republicans.
The AFL-CIO’s sole police union sent a letter to the federation’s president about the issue.
“I’m opposed to what the House is trying to do,” Reid said. Reid noted if the House includes a rider to halt D.C.’s law, it could be hard to remove.
Shield of Hope has raised at least $400,000 in support of Wilson.
Sen. Kirsten Gilibrand has been pushing a bill on the issue — but had no advance notice of the Pentagon’s new plans, nor did at least two other Democratic senators on the issue. Sen. Claire McCaskill was notified.
Boehner said he hasn’t ruled out congressional hearings on the case.
Trent Lott said the immigration executive order is something to worry about next year.
Rep. Ted Yoho said the Senate has tried to coordinate a bill with him.
The House is expected to try to both avoid a shutdown and hit Obama for his immigration executive action.
House Republicans will meet Tuesday to decide on a plan of action.
Taylor Swift, Derek Jeter, and Frank Underwood all got votes.