The White House had said it was looking for a “James Baker-like” figure to lead its postelection attempt to somehow find a way to win a second term. Mr. Baker is the former secretary of state who led the Republican charge during the 2000 Florida recount that secured the presidency for George W. Bush. They settled on Mr. Bossie, who is not a lawyer, but is one of Mr. Trump’s favorite defenders on television.Mr. Bossie, the deputy campaign manager in 2016 and the head of the conservative group Citizens United, is a veteran of 30 years of partisan warfare in Washington. His combative approach has always appealed to Mr. Trump. – Advertisement – In the days since Election Day, the Trump campaign has engaged in scattered efforts aimed at raising concerns and objections to voting issues in several states. Trump family members and a handful of loyalists, as well as the president himself, have held news conferences claiming irregularities, without presenting evidence. But there has been no single person in charge.- Advertisement – President Trump’s campaign is installing a Trump adviser, David Bossie, to lead the charge on lawsuits and other efforts related to contesting the outcomes of the election in several states, a campaign official said on Friday.Mr. Bossie was tapped by the Trump campaign manager, Bill Stepien, and the president’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to take on the role, as the president’s advisers have vowed to continue legal fights over the tabulation of votes in a string of states, officials said.- Advertisement – Putting Mr. Bossie there is an attempt to rectify that.
NZ Herald 24 April 2014Young adults who smoke marijuana may be at risk for serious or even fatal heart problems, according to a study by French researchers.The findings in the Journal of the American Heart Association raises new concerns about the safety of marijuana, just as many parts of the world are relaxing laws on its use and medicinal marijuana is gaining popularity for treating certain health conditions.The risk of heart complications appeared small in the study, which included nearly 2,000 people who sought medical attention for complications related to marijuana from 2006 to 2010.Of those, two per cent, or 35 people, had heart attacks or circulation problems related to arteries in the brain and limbs.Of greater concern was the high death rate. One in four of the patients with cardiovascular complications died, said the researchers.The analysis also found that the percentage of reported cardiovascular complications more than tripled from 2006 to 2010.http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=11243498
Related Articles StumbleUpon Share UK government backs £100m RET commitment from ‘big four’ June 15, 2020 After 24 hours of turmoil in the Conservative Party, a Cabinet reshuffle saw the former Attorney General, Jeremy Wright appointed to the role of Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS). The MP for Kenilworth and Southam replaced Matt Hancock in the role, who departed to take over as Health Secretary, after Jeremy Hunt took over as Foreign Secretary, as Boris Johnson tenured his resignation in protest over the Prime Minister’s Brexit proposals. Having been appointed to the role, Wright issued the following statement on his Facebook page: “Very excited to be starting a new job this morning as Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, a department whose work has a huge impact on our heritage, the things we enjoy now and on our national future.”In a comment issued after Wright’s hiring, The Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) emphasised: “We look forward to working with the new Secretary of State, Jeremy Wright QC, MP to ensure a sustainable and responsible retail betting industry.“Betting shops are facing a massive threat as the new maximum stake on gaming machines will result in thousands of shop closures, job losses and significant economic consequences for horse and greyhound racing.“It is vital that we work with the Secretary of State and his department to mitigate these impacts where possible and ensure that betting shops remain one of the safest environments in which to gamble in the UK.” Share Jason Shiers, UKAT – Progress on problem gambling requires a deeper consciousness July 22, 2020 Submit BHA cautious on racing resumption date amid mid-May rumours May 6, 2020