The train had hundreds of passengers onboard at the time of the accident, NTSB board member Earl Weener said.The NTSB has not yet downloaded the forward locomotive video camera or event data recorder.My friend Russ calls that Karma,' King wrote a day after the crash. Within twenty minutes, King tweeted again saying he was 'OF COURSE sorry the truck driver died'.Social media users quickly criticized King for the tweet - some even threatening to stage a burning of King's books. But the criticisms continued to pile on, many pointing out the fact that King himself was hit by a minivan in 1999. Twitter user Cecile chimed in: 'One man was killed, six injured. Careful when it comes to karma Mr King, it goes both ways.' Nearly four hours after his initial tweet, King issued a longer apology.'A rather thoughtless tweet form me concerning the train-truck crash, for which I apologize (if one is necessary).WASHINGTON — An unexpected meeting of the minds between President Trump and Democratic leaders on Thursday made real a possible deal in Congress to pair enhanced border security with legislation to protect young, undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children. Trump hosted Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi for dinner at the White House, the president said he could support legislation to protect the young immigrants known as “Dreamers” from deportation if it were accompanied by a “massive” border security upgrade. Trump said such a package did not need to have funding for a border wall.
Stephen King has apologized for a 'thoughtless' tweet in which he called Wednesday'a deadly train crash 'karma' for the Republican Congressmen on board.the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula, and bring peace to the region."The GOP members sent the letter to Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, on Wednesday. "His administration successfully united the international community, including China, to impose one of the most successful international sanctions regimes in history.Ryan called Wednesday night’s talks “a discussion, not an agreement or a negotiation.”Leaving the issue in Mr. Trump being the Republicans’ point man on immigration after the two presidents before him failed to come up with a plan and the party remained split on how to deal with the issue. We’re talking about — we’re talking about taking care of people, people that were brought here, people that have done a good job and were not brought here of their own volition.”In an unscripted moment on the Senate floor Thursday, Mr. So already you see the slippery slope of the conversation.’’He added, “I hope and pray that Pelosi and Schumer are more sophisticated and smarter than everyone else that’s been duped by Donald Trump.”Representative Michelle Lujan Grisham, Democrat of New Mexico and chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said she along with the heads of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus met with Mr.
Trump’s hands could prove beneficial for Republicans, ridding them of a difficult job. Some Republican lawmakers openly welcomed Washington’s newly changed immigration landscape.“I think President Trump has a chance to be on immigration what President Nixon was on China; he has a lot of credibility on the issue,” said Senator Lamar Alexander, Republican of Tennessee. Schumer was caught on a microphone sounding enthusiastic about the Democrats’ new comity with Mr. “He likes us; he likes me anyway,” the Democratic leader was overheard saying. President, you’re much better off if you sometimes step right and you sometimes step left. Schumer on Thursday afternoon to discuss the agreement. Grisham said she would be in favor of a legislative fix that would split the issues of border security and the DACA beneficiaries into two separate bills.
The board said that when it reviews the video data it should be able to determine if the signals at the crossing were working or if the truck was moving.