Testimony that shakes Facebook: Frances Haugen reveals practices in Congress

D.C. 10/06/21, 16:42

Former Facebook manager Frances Haugen appeared before the Congressional Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Data Security to testify about information she has regarding Facebook's business practices that she said warrants immediate Congressional action. Haugen testified before the U.S. Senate, following her explosive statements in the media denouncing the tech giant's negligence ...

Biden signs bill to avoid government shutdown behind closed doors

D.C. 09/30/21, 23:00

To keep the federal government fully operational, President Joe Biden signed a stopgap bill on Thursday, Sept. 30, hours before the midnight deadline. https://twitter.com/POTUS/status/1443727232854372353 The bill came to his desk after the Senate earlier in the day voted 65-35 to pass a temporary spending bill to fund the federal government's operation until ...

Biden administration to reduce arrests and deportations of illegal immigrants

D.C. 09/30/21, 21:25

The Biden administration published on Thursday, Sept. 30, a series of guidelines on how border and immigration agencies should proceed with illegal immigrants, among which is determined that the focus of arrests and deportations should be those "non-citizens" who present a "threat to national security or public safety." The secretary of ...

Senate passes stop-gap bill to avert government shutdown

D.C. 09/30/21, 17:19

On Thursday, Sept. 30, the Senate passed a short-term funding bill to help avoid a government shutdown that could affect hundreds of thousands of federal workers. The chamber voted 65-35 to approve the stop-gap measure to keep the federal government open until Dec. 3, Newsmax reported. The spending bill's passage will help lawmakers buy ...

Pompeo denies Gen. Milley on controversial call to Chinese military

D.C. 09/30/21, 16:24

After the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, General Mark Milley, secretly offered to warn the Chinese communist regime of possible attacks by his country, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denied that he had reported such talks. "If in fact he said, 'We're not going to attack them until we ...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein returns to D.C before federal funding vote deadline

D.C. 09/29/21, 22:51

After her husband’s hospitalization, Sen. Dianne Feinstein is on her way back to Washington before the federal funding deadline on Thursday, Sept. 30. The California Democrat’s reappearance comes just days before the Sept. 30 federal funding expiration. She skipped a vote on Monday to suspend the federal debt ceiling and avoid a ...

Gen. Mark Milley refuses to resign over Afghan withdrawal debacle

D.C. 09/29/21, 02:57

A high-ranking military leader will not stop advising the Oval Office on national defense matters despite a botched withdrawal from Afghanistan on Sept. 28. Gen. Mark Milley refused to stop chairing the Joint Chiefs of Staff, even though he advised Joe Biden's administration on a lackluster U.S. troop evacuation from the ...

Biden broadcasts video of himself receiving a booster shot

D.C. 09/28/21, 17:08

A Democrat, who occupies the Oval Office, shared footage of himself being immunized against the deadly disease on Sept. 27. Joe Biden circulated a video of the moment he received Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 booster shot. The president claimed there was minimal danger or risk in taking the third jab. "I got my COVID-19 ...

Army generals testify they recommended to Biden to keep troops in Afghanistan

D.C. 09/28/21, 16:12

Senior military officials testified Tuesday, Sept. 28, before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the controversial U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan. During questioning, they claimed to have advised President Joe Biden of the need to keep at least 2,500 troops to ensure stability in the region.  Among the officers who appeared before ...

FBI informant rejects speculation of Proud Boys planning Jan. 6 attack

D.C. 09/26/21, 22:18

Far-right activists did not mastermind and execute the Capitol siege as rumored, a federal spy said. "Confidential documents" have surfaced that dismiss speculation about the Proud Boys plotting the Capitol riots. An FBI informant, who infiltrated the group, revealed none of the members planned the attacks on Jan. 6. "On the eve of ...