Biden asks dead Rep. Jackie Walorski to identify herself in crowd

President Biden asked for the late Rep. Jackie Walorski to identify herself at a Washington event Wednesday, forgetting that the Indiana Republican died in a car crash last month. Biden made the embarrassing error while thanking bipartisan members of Congress at a nutrition event near the White House. “I want to thank all of you … Read more

US officials play down concerns Pacific summit could be a bust

Officials have sought to downplay concerns Pacific leaders could reject a draft agreement with the US ahead of a major summit in Washington. President Joe Biden is hosting a number of Pacific Island leaders at the White House for a summit for the first time. Officials have spent weeks in negotiations on a joint agreement, … Read more

GOP Vows to Impeach Biden, Will Get Back to Us When It Figures Out What to Impeach Him For

Ask any member of the Republican Party what they think the Democrats’ most unforgivable action was while Donald Trump was in office, and they’ll all likely tell you the same thing: impeaching the GOP’s lord and savior on not one but two occasions. (The close acting seconds obviously being the Dems mean to Brett Kavanaugh … Read more

McConnell backs post-Jan. 6 revisions to elections law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will “proudly support” legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan. 6 insurrection. The legislation would clarify and expand parts of the 1887 Electoral Count Act, which, along with the … Read more

Biden speaks with DeSantis about Hurricane Ian

President Biden spoke with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) on Tuesday evening, shortly after the governor said during a press conference that Biden had not yet called to discuss Hurricane Ian. “President Biden spoke this evening with Governor DeSantis of Florida to discuss the steps the Federal government is taking to help Florida prepare for … Read more

Kremlin proxies in Ukraine hold last day of annexation votes

Annexation polls organized by Kremlin-installed authorities in four regions of Ukraine mostly controlled by Russian forces were due to close Tuesday, with Moscow’s threats of nuclear weapons looming. Kyiv and its allies have denounced the votes as a sham and said the West would never recognize the results of the ballots which are ratcheting up … Read more

CBO says Biden’s student loan cancellation plan could cost $400 billion

Washington CNN — President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel up to $20,000 in federal student loan debt for low- and middle-income borrowers could cost $400 billion, according to a Congressional Budget Office report released Monday. Biden announced the forgiveness plan in August, after facing mounting pressure from progressives to broadly cancel some student loan debt. … Read more

If midterms are a ‘referendum’ on Biden, Democrats are doomed

Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki bluntly admitted that if the November midterm elections are a “referendum” on President Biden, the Democrats will lose. Psaki, who left the White House in May to take a job at MSNBC, said if the midterms focus on the “most extreme” party, mentioning Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor … Read more

Russia stiffens penalty for surrender, replaces top general

Russia on Saturday toughened penalties for voluntary surrender and refusal to fight with up to 10 years imprisonment and replaced its top logistics general after a series of setbacks to its seven-month war in Ukraine. The tough new amendments and personnel change come days after Russia instigated partial mobilization with Kyiv taking back more and … Read more

Russia replaces top general, pursues breakaway Ukraine polls

Moscow its top logistics general on Saturday after a series of setbacks as Kremlin-held regions of eastern and southern Ukraine voted for a second day on becoming part of Russia. The changing of the guard comes amid a major mobilization drive by Russia after the Ukraine invasion revealed widespread logistical difficulties, with Kyiv now taking … Read more