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It would have been bigger if not for the Conservatives’ sale of GM shares, and a surge in personal tax revenue linked to the Liberals’ tax hike on the rich.
“If necessary, we must put added pressure on the Maduro regime by taking concrete steps to further isolate it from the international community,” she said.
Several members of his pro-independence coalition said he would dissolve the regional parliament and call the vote. The regional broadcaster said he would deliver a speech in the assembly at 5 p.m., as had initially been planned.
Only two of six justices showed to hear a petition by three voters to postpone the Thursday presidential election. They have argued that not enough had been done to ensure it is credible, and that it could lead to anarchy.
Similar stories, also citing anonymous sources, appeared late Tuesday night in The Associated Press and Fox News.
A while later, when Bill Morneau said “We’re investing in ourselves” by way of touting his government’s public spending, a voice called out, “I’ll bet you are!”
If the regional government is not successful in Spanish courts, it will pursue the case in international courts, Turull said.
“The president has great difficulty with the truth on many issues,” Corker said in a CNN interview at the Capitol, where Trump was due to meet with senators later in the day to seek consensus on a tax reform plan.
He immediately began consultations with politicians to form a government which will have the pressing tasks of writing a new electoral law and propping up Italy’s fragile banks.