High risk of 9/11 attack warns GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham

Middle East 08/30/21, 20:36

A Republican from South Carolina predicted a high chance of a terrorist attack in the United States on Aug. 29. Sen. Lindsey Graham believes the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan dramatically increases the likelihood of terrorism happening on U.S. soil. "I have never been more worried about an attack on our homeland ...

House restores mask mandate after CDC updates guidance

D.C. 07/28/21, 17:08

Wearing masks will once again be compulsory in U.S. Congress due to the highly transmissible COVID-19 delta strain, the Capitol physician said. Brian Monahan has ordered all House members to don face garments. The July 27 decision came hours after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed its previous ...

Pelosi picks two anti-Trump Republicans to investigate Jan. 6 incidents

D.C. 07/26/21, 18:15

Kevin McCarthy criticized the House speaker for appointing two of the previous president's most prominent critics to help probe the Capitol riots. The highest-ranking House Republican slammed Nancy Pelosi for choosing GOP Reps. Adam Kinzinger (Ill.) and Liz Cheney (Wyo.) to join the select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 incidents ...

Pelosi accused of abusing power after rejecting 2 GOP nominees for Jan. 6 committee

D.C. 07/21/21, 23:24

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has blocked two out of five Republicans nominated to serve on a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack though she tapped seven Democrats and another never-Trump Republican for the panel. Pelosi vetoed Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) that House GOP Leader Kevin ...

House GOP leader McCarthy proposes guidelines to fight Big Tech bias

Washington 06/28/21, 23:20

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has revealed a new framework to help combat major technology companies that restrict freedom of speech and exhibit anti-competitive behavior. McCarthy is sick of "overwhelmingly liberal executives" at Big Tech companies limiting or preventing competition and silencing people for sharing conservative views. "Examples of conservative censorship ...

Former President Trump ‘never admitted defeat’ at November election

U.S. 06/23/21, 01:31

One of the most talked about former U.S. presidents has not conceded the last election. Donald Trump has still not accepted the November election outcome despite more than seven months having passed since the result was first announced. "I never admitted defeat," he said in a video shared on YouTube. "The word ...

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: US crisis due to Democrat reckless policies

U.S. 06/14/21, 18:53

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) has claimed that the United States is in crisis as the Democrats’ policies push the country into economic uncertainty, historic increases in violent crime, a worsening border crisis, and unsolved consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter sent to House Republicans on Sunday, June ...

Kevin McCarthy opposes bill to examine Jan. 6 riots on Capitol Hill

U.S. 05/19/21, 19:27

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) wrote a statement on Tuesday, May 18, voicing opposition to a bill that seeks to form a bipartisan commission to gauge the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.  A top Republican and Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee last week negotiated and reached a consensus on ...

Liz Cheney could be ousted from GOP Conference Chair as McCarthy sets vote

U.S. 05/11/21, 15:04

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif) announced that his caucus would vote on Wednesday, May 12, on whether to have Republican House Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY) remain in her leadership position.  The Republicans will vote to oust Rep. Liz Cheney from her No. 3 leadership position. McCarthy publicly attributed that ...

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