New York -
More than five years ago, the Democrats in the United States were adamantly opposed to the increasing power being obtained by the executive branch of the federal government. Years later, a growing number of Democrats are now OK with it.
The Dana Air commercial aircraft that crashed at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos had eight U.S. citizens on board. According to Dana Air officials, the pilot was a U.S. citizen. Also on board the plane were seven other U.S. citizens.
Late last night the Senate reached a quiet compromise to pass the defense authorization bill. Toward the end of the bill, the National Defense Authorization Act says that if passed, it will also apply to Americans "if we want it to."