Glenn Greenwald: ‘New war on domestic terrorism’ begins in US

U.S. 01/20/21, 16:35

Leading American constitutional lawyer, Glenn Greenwald, wrote about the growing power of police and security agencies against domestic "terrorism," which could replicate "many of the worst excesses of the first War on Terror that began nearly twenty years ago." Greenwald points to recent events that demonstrate this strong trend, "an orgy ...

President Trump signs an executive order protecting Venezuelans in the US

U.S. 01/20/21, 13:10

As part of the latest administrative determinations President Trump signed an executive order preventing Venezuelans on U.S. soil from being deported, arguing the precarious living conditions in Venezuela under the government of Nicolás Maduro. "The autocratic government of Nicolás Maduro has consistently violated the sovereign freedoms possessed by the Venezuelan people. ...

President Trump declassifies documents of false collusion with Russia

U.S. 01/20/21, 12:40

President Donald Trump ordered public access to documents containing much of the investigation into the Democrats' fabrication of false collusion with Russia, code named Hurricane Crossfire, to remove him from office.  This investigation was carried out fraudulently by the FBI, which obtained with deception authorizations from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, ...

President Trump grants pardons and commutations, including Steve Bannon

U.S. 01/20/21, 06:15

President Trump has granted 73 pardons and 70 commutations as he enters his final full day in office, including his former top campaign aide and White House strategist Steve Bannon. Reuters cited a senior administration official saying that President Trump has also issued pardons to Elliott Broidy, who pleaded guilty last ...

Nancy Pelosi says President Trump could be accessory to murder

U.S. 01/20/21, 05:17

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, Jan. 19, said President Trump could be an accessory to murder after the U.S. Capitol breach. “Presidents’ words are important. They weigh a ton,” Pelosi referred to the president's speech that he gave to his supporters on Jan. 6 before a group of rioters stormed the ...

Trump completes first term of presidency with 51% approval rating

Opinion 01/20/21, 03:43

Opinion A growing chorus of Americans openly believes the president did well in his first four years of public office. The average American is more optimistic about President Trump's performance than at the beginning of his first term in the Oval Office. The latest presidential tracking poll shows more than half of respondents ...

President Trump wishes new administration ‘luck’ in farewell address

U.S. 01/20/21, 03:13

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, President Trump delivered a farewell address to the nation, in which he highlighted the American spirit and freedom and claimed that “the movement we started is only just beginning.”  “Four years ago, we launched a great national effort to rebuild our country, to renew its spirit, and ...

US takes action against firms working for Venezuelan communism

America 01/19/21, 17:52

In a new attack on Venezuelan communism, the Trump administration announced a round of financial sanctions aimed at a group of people and firms that market oil on behalf of Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro. In a press release issued Tuesday by the State Department, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reported on ...

President Trump celebrates National Sanctity of Human Life Day

U.S. 01/19/21, 16:31

President Donald Trump issued a proclamation on Jan. 18 declaring Jan. 22, 2021, as National Sanctity of Human Life Day, a title that celebrates the divine origin of every human being and rejects the legalization of abortion. "Every human life is a gift to the world. Whether born or unborn, young ...