Farenthold, a Corpus Christi Republican who swept into office under the national Tea Party movement in 2010, came under fire previous year following revelations that he used $84,000 in taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment claims.
Farenthold's office did not respond to inquires about whether he had repaid the settlement money, but, in a statement, National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, urged the outgoing representative to do so.
The Texas Republican had said in December that he would not run for re-election, after the House ethics committee launched an investigation of sexual harassment allegations against him.
It is unclear why the sudden resignation occurred. "When I've said, Congress must hold ourselves to a higher benchmark and recover the confidence of their American folks".
We Are Not In Trade War With China
The dispute between China and the US over tariffs could impact American businesses and consumers with everyday products. The United States plans to impose tariffs on mostly machinery and high-tech goods typically purchased by businesses.
When Farenthold announced his retirement from Congress in December, it opened up his seat for a runoff battle between Republicans Bech Bruun and Michael Cloud in May. When she complained about the comments, she was sacked.
A choice in 2015 from any office of Congressional Ethics, a completely independent, non partisan board, stripped him of wrong doing, also he guaranteed to pay off the settlement. It accused Farenthold of repeatedly complimenting her appearance, then joking that he hoped the comments wouldn't be construed as sexual harassment.
A businessman and self-described radio sidekick who was new to politics, Farenthold upset long-serving Democratic U.S. Rep. Solomon Ortiz during the tea party wave of 2010. "I might additionally wish to thank my household for his or her unwavering assist and most significantly the folks that elected me", Farenthold stated.
Utah has held 14 of its last 17 opponents below 100 points, limiting teams to just 42.4 percent shooting over that stretch. Quinn Cook scored 12 points and Draymond Green added nine for Golden State, which saw its three-game winning streak end.
The environment ministry says 195 businesses, along with more than 4,000 residential customers, are not connected to sewer lines. A business association on the island asked the government to shut down only those violating laws.
Prince Charles: "Oh, DON'T believe all that CRAP". "Old school pals catching up from #timbertop", Ms Ryan wrote on Instagram. On Wednesday, the Prince's director of communications, Julian Payne, referred to the rumour on Twitter.
The release on a lighter note also suggests the optimism of the Federal Bank in launching its own flavour of crypto-currencies. Yields on the 10-year G-Sec yield have moved down around 60-65 bps in last one-month post touching a two-year peak of 7.81%.
The third spot team, Liverpool would be able to claim the second spot if United doesn't beat the league leaders this weekend. Without much ado, let's take a look at the reasons why Manchester United will destroy Manchester City on Saturday.
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US 10-year Treasury yield was last down 2.75 basis points at 2.76 percent, while gold prices went up more than 1 percent. This stock has been struggling since President Donald Trump suggested it doesn't pay its fair share of taxes.
Lauer said he grew up attending Broncos games and played for the team briefly when he was 15 before moving up to major juniors. He said as a hockey player at that age, riding buses to and from games is so commonplace that you never think twice about it.
Khan remains one of Bollywood's biggest draws despite his off-screen drama, starring in more than 100 films and television shows. He argued that no investigation in any of the cases of poaching proved that Salman used firearms.
Nokia 9 leaked spec sheet shows 41MP triple camera setup
The rear camera bump is something that may be a turn-off as it makes the device wobbly while operating on a flat surface. The company is also touting the presence of a single speaker with a smart amplifier and Nokia spatial audio with 3 mics.
Apple reportedly working on iPhone touchless gesture controls
Samsung now uses smartphone screens that curve, but its curved screens slope down at the edges, rather than from top to bottom. This is why you might see future iPhones with touchless gesture controls and curved screens , according to a new report .
Clean sheet crucial for Reds and Oxlade-Chamberlain
Liverpool have taken a 3-0 lead in their Champions League first-leg quarter-final against Manchester City at Anfield. I have to improve to get to where I want to get and to be as good as I hope to be so I keep working on it".
Fate of key figures in S. Korean scandal that toppled Park
In a subsequent presidential by-election triggered by Park's early exit, Moon won an easy victory against wounded conservatives. Park has previously insisted that she only got help from Choi on public relations and to edit some presidential speeches.
The off-screen antics of Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan
Khan remains one of Bollywood's biggest draws despite his off-screen drama, starring in more than 100 films and television shows. Actor Varun Dhawan , who reprised the role of Salman Khan in Judwaa 2, also came out in support of the Tiger Zinda Hai actor.
Why Sinclair matters: Local news is Americans' No
Sinclair has also been accused of using its connections within the Trump administration to skirt media consolidation regulations. Nine months ago, John Oliver pointed out the insanity going on with the broadcast company on his show Last Week Tonight .