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    An Arizona lawmaker is filing articles of impeachment against the Secretary of Homeland Security over the department's alleged handling of the border crisis. Republican Rep. Andy Biggs announced Friday that he would be filing the articles against Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas because he is 'a threat to the sovereignty and security of our nation'. 'As a result of his actions and...
    The Biden administration announced on Friday it was giving people with federal student loans until the end of January before they would have to resume repayments, in what it said would be the final extension. The pause - which suspended payments, interest, and collections since March 2020 - had been due to expire at the end of September after several...
    A Republican lawmaker from Ohio wants to potentially boot Joe Biden out of office after the president extended the nationwide eviction moratorium and amid a record surge of migrants at the southern border.  In a letter sent to fellow House Republicans Friday, Rep. Bob Gibbs accused Biden of taking actions that 'skirt the United States Constitution' and claimed he 'continues...
    The crisis at the southern border continues to surge past unprecedented levels Friday as concerns over the influx of unaccompanied minors and others are compounded by COVID-19 fears - while Joe Biden heads to his home state of Delaware for the weekend.  The number of children under age 18 apprehended at the border was 834 on Thursday, according to Health...
    The Federal Aviation Administration is urging airports to monitor sales of alcohol in terminal bars and wants to ban 'to-go' drinks to try and curb the surge in unruly passengers on flights.  The FAA has initiated a crackdown with airlines encountering a rising number of violent and disruptive passengers as more Americans start flying again.  FAA Administrator Steve Dickson said:...
    President Joe Biden declared his “plan is working” Friday after a jobs increase of 943,000 in July, but he also warned that the message was still not celebratory as the U.S. battles the delta variant. In addition to the 943,000 added jobs, the unemployment rate fell to 5.4%, according to data released Friday by the Department of Labor. While an...
    Washington (CNN)The president of Guatemala had a private piece of advice for Vice President Kamala Harris when she visited earlier this summer, on her goal of slowing the rush of hopeful migrants to the US border with Mexico. Be more assertive, President Alejandro Giammattei told her. Send a strong message to migrants and smugglers who often reinterpret announcements to use...
    The difficulty with enacting “temporary, emergency” moratoriums on unpopular but necessary legal processes is not starting them, but ending them. In my long career with New York City’s planning department, the agency continually resisted demands for moratoriums on types of construction some politicians saw as problematic. The bureaucrats knew that once the moratorium went into effect it would be extended,...
    NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — COVID-19 restrictions could soon be changing when it comes to international travel. Some rules have kept loved ones apart for more than a year, CBS2’s Kevin Rincon reported Thursday. READ MORE: Anxiety Grows On Long Island As COVID-19 Cases Increase We’re seen long lines at airports again, as vaccinations offer many a chance to get back...
    More than 800 unaccompanied migrant children were apprehended in a single day this week, as the numbers of migrants coming to the southern border continue to surge. Health and Human Services announced that 834 unaccompanied children and teenagers were apprehended on Thursday, significantly higher than the 30-day average of 512. The numbers reflect a continuing surge at the southern border....
    The nation's top infectious disease expert says the Biden administration is working to get COVID-19 vaccine booster shots approved for immunocompromised Americans. Several public health experts have said that there is currently no evidence to suggest people who have completed their vaccine series need extra doses. But, during a press briefing on Thursday, Dr Anthony Fauci said that people with...
    Between 2017 and 2020, electric vehicles only accounted for "about 2% of the U.S. new-car market," the Pew Research Center stated. In 2020, electric vehicle registrations in the United States reached a record market share of 1.8%, based on data collected by industry analysts at IHS Market. Electric vehicles typically cost more than gas-powered cars. According to data analyzed...
    Fox News host Laura Ingraham slammed the Biden administration and Democrats for blatantly violating the Constitution by having the CDC extend the eviction moratorium, Wednesday night on the "Ingraham Angle." "This week Joe Biden and his party erased all doubt as to whether they actually respect our Constitution, the Supreme Court’s authority, and the principle of separation of powers. Well, the...
    Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn Cheney58 percent say Jan. 6 House committee is biased: poll Gosar's siblings pen op-ed urging for his resignation: 'You are immune to shame' Kinzinger supports Jan. 6 panel subpoenas for Republicans, including McCarthy MORE (R-Wyo.) on Wednesday said her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney (R), is “deeply troubled” about the state of the Republican...
    The city is now asking Hidalgo County, located in the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas, to place a "temporary emergency shelter on property in McAllen on 23rd Street for the overwhelming number of immigrants stranded in McAllen by U.S. Customs and Border Protection," according to KVEO-TV. A press release from McAllen officials asked the Biden administration for relief...
    THE Centers for Disease Control has issued a temporary eviction moratorium as the world grapples with the newest strain of coronavirus. The moratorium is expected to last only two months. 2Eviction moratoriums expired in July but the Centers for Disease Control has issued a temporary halt What is the CDC's eviction moratorium? The CDC’s temporary eviction moratorium covers counties experiencing...
    A Fox News guest called out the outlet on Wednesday for what he called “dishonest” coverage of the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border. During a segment on The Faulkner Focus that showed footage of migrants in Mission, Texas, amid the coronavirus pandemic, substitute anchor Sandra Smith asked former Obama staffer Roger Fisk why there isn’t “a bigger effort” by the...
    President Joe Biden's administration will offer the COVID vaccine to migrants in U.S. custody along the Mexico border, a new report revealed, as the number of people stopped reaches a 20 year high. The administration plans to offer the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine to migrants as they await processing by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, The Washington Post reported,...
    Rep. Cori Bush celebrates the news of the extended moratorium from her temporary office and home on the Capitol steps, with Reps. Mondaire Jones, Jimmy Gomez, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rep. Cori Bush, a freshman Democrat from Missouri, just demonstrated how much power a fearless and committed person with even a medium-sized bullhorn can wield. She's spent the past four nights...
    Ben Domenech criticized the government's handling of the southern border crisis Tuesday on "Fox News Primetime," saying the situation is "chaos being exploited by violent criminals who seek to profit even as they harm America." BEN DOMENECH: If you are watching tonight, I trust you are wide awake to the challenges before us as a nation. Once again, we confront...
    (CNN)Joe Biden's presidential honeymoon has officially ended, with a series of problems -- led by the ongoing surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus -- coalescing to make the last few days some of the worst ones he has spent as president.Consider the current landscape Biden faces:* The United States is now averaging more than 85,000 daily cases of...
    The Biden administration's rollout of the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control's latest mask guidance split senior officials into rival camps: those who encourage new action as the situation changes versus those worried about undermining the vaccines. Multiple Biden administration officials expressed frustration to the Washington Examiner about media coverage the new guidance received, arguing it "exacerbated" the political...
    The White House admitted that President Joe Biden and his administration could no longer find legal grounds to extend an eviction moratorium. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced Monday afternoon that Biden asked the Centers for Disease Controls for another 30-day moratorium on evictions but that Director Rochelle Walensky failed to find legal grounds to do so. “Our team...
    Ur Jaddou, who last week became USCIS' first Senate-confirmed director in more than two years The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Ur Jaddou, a daughter of Mexican and Iraqi immigrants, becomes the first woman to head the agency, and its first Senate-confirmed director in more than two years, Roll...
    More On: joe biden Biden calls on states to help renters with COVID relief funds US employers increase pressure on workers to get COVID vaccine Shocking footage shows thousands of migrants huddled under Texas overpass It’s in — and big: Senators produce $1T infrastructure bill The Issue: The Biden administration’s policy of letting migrants enter the United States, even...
    (CNN)Federal employees and some members of the public remain concerned over reports of political interference in science, specifically when it came to reporting scientific findings, a Biden administration review of the topic concluded.And hundreds of scientists left working for the government during the Trump years, The New York Times reported late Sunday, some as the result of the worry about...
    Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) accused the Biden administration and her fellow Democrats of falling asleep at the wheel now that America’s moratorium on residential evictions has expired. For months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention backed a federal ban of rental evictions during the covid-19 pandemic. The moratorium lapsed over the weekend, which means the country could soon face...
    It’s been a wild week for COVID-19 as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reversed course on mask recommendations for vaccinated people. Congressional Democrats appeal to popular culture to market climate change and energy policy, and Hunter Biden has a message for those who believe his art is overpriced. Here are the quotes of the week: “Our...
                        Live from Music Row Friday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed the original all-star panelist Crom Carmichael to the studio to discuss the backfiring of...
    (CNN)As America's war in Afghanistan comes to an end, many see the inevitable parallels to Vietnam -- a long aimless war, a determined enemy ready to out bleed us, and now an evacuation reminiscent of the chaos of Saigon's final hours. When a war ends, two questions loom large: Was it worth it? And how do we end it? Only...
    Several Biden administration officials attributed the rise in encounters at the border to seasonal migration patterns early in 2020, Fox News reported. However, contrary to previous years, border officials reported an increase in encounters from May to June, according to Customs and Border Protection.  “Over the past year, the largest group of people coming to the border have...
    This is a rush transcript of "Special Report with Bret Baier" on July 29, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated. BRET BAIER, FOX NEWS ANCHOR: All right, we're back with the panel, Ben Domenech, Mara Liasson, Jason Riley. We forgot to put up his book the last time I talked about it....
    Washington — Former Baltimore health commissioner and emergency physician Dr. Leana Wen said a national COVID-19 vaccine mandate is needed since the "honor system" of self-reporting vaccine status has not worked, and that the Biden administration needs to rely on scientists beyond those in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to make public health decisions related to the...
    In a statement introducing the "Root Causes Strategy," the White House touted Harris's five-pillar plan as a core component of the administration's efforts to "establish a fair, orderly, and humane immigration system" through "various U.S. government tools, including diplomacy, foreign assistance, public diplomacy, and sanctions." But instead of offering concrete solutions to secure the country's southern border amid an unprecedented...
    U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building during the virtual National Bar Association meeting in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Vice President Kamala Harris released a sweeping strategy on Thursday to address the root causes of migration amid the recent surge in illegal U.S.-Mexico border crossings.  The...
    (CNN)White House officials have reached out to key union representatives over the last two days to lay the groundwork for President Joe Biden's decision to require federal employees to get vaccinated, according to two people familiar with the discussions. It's a move that represents both the speed with which the White House is moving on the issue and also the...
    The media, which earned a reputation for being tough on former President Donald Trump’s administration, threw softballs at President Joe Biden’s administration. CNN host Brian Stelter had what may have been the most famous softball interview with White House press secretary Jen Psaki. During the interview, Stelter asked her what she thought the press was getting wrong when it came...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden met with Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya Wednesday morning, as part of her larger campaign to ratchet up international pressure on the Lukashenko regime. "I was honored to meet with @Tsihanouskaya at the White House this morning. The United States stands with the people of Belarus in their quest for democracy and universal human rights," Biden tweeted,...
    The Biden administration is announcing a new, proposed Buy American rule, which federal officials say marks "the most robust changes to implementation of the Buy American Act in almost 70 years." Signed in 1933, the Buy American Act requires the federal government to only purchase goods determined to be at least 55% manufactured in the United States. The new proposed...
    Republicans torched President Biden over a recent report that tens of thousands of migrants caught illegally crossing the border were released without court dates, the vast majority of whom haven't appeared at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices as directed. Axios reported on Tuesday that the Biden administration released 50,000 undocumented migrants into the U.S., with only 13% of them...
    Migrants from Central America who were detained hand over their belongings to U.S. Border Patrol agents after crossing into the United States from Mexico, in Sunland Park, New Mexico, U.S., July 22, 2021.Jose Luis Gonzalez | Reuters The Biden administration announced on Tuesday that it will speed up asylum claim processing for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border while also streamlining...
    EXCLUSIVE: America First Legal (AFL), former Trump adviser Stephen Miller's legal group, filed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests with several executive branch agencies in an attempt to obtain records and data on Biden administration's "extreme" open border policies.AFL on Tuesday requested information from the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and Immigration and Customs Enforcement, focused on...
    Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas insisted that data indicating a record surge in migrants coming to the southern border since Joe Biden took office is 'misleading' during a Tuesday Senate hearing. He said the numbers weren't accurate because many of the migrants are repeat offenders making more than one attempt to cross the border each month, including those who are...
    U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, July 20, 2021.Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The brother of one of President Joe Biden's closest advisors lobbied members of the National Security Council for General Motors in the second quarter, according to a new disclosure report reviewed by CNBC. The report shows that Jeff Ricchetti,...
                      by Thomas Catenacci  President Joe Biden’s administration announced that it would give $3 billion in coronavirus stimulus funds to approved local communities across the country. The program dubbed “Investing in America’s Communities” amounts to the largest initiative of its kind in decades, according to the Department of Commerce. Local governments and organizations...
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    Joe Biden's administration has spent at least $2 billion on suspending border wall construction, a new report from Republicans on a subcommittee on the border revealed. Amid a continuing migration crisis at the southern border, the administration is pumping around $3 million every day into stopping building of the wall, according to the minority report for the Senate subcommittee on...
    More On: Palestinian Authority Israel urges visiting US lawmakers to oppose reviving Iran-nuclear deal Palestinian textbooks rife with anti-Semitism and violent propaganda: study Palestinians deserve better leaders — and a brighter future for themselves Biden reversing Trump policy, quietly ramping up Palestinian aid The Palestinian Authority is proud to fund its terrorists, and President Joe Biden is proud to...
    (CNN)As Ronna McDaniel, chair of the Republican National Committee (RNC), falls back on talking points that suggest Americans are fed up with Democratic policies, I'm left wondering what alternate reality she's living in and what polls she's looking at. The Biden administration is currently polling favorably among most Americans — and higher than Donald Trump ever did in his four...
    Border wall construction ongoing on farmland in Texas last year.Eric Gay Fight disinformation. Get a daily recap of the facts that matter. Sign up for the free Mother Jones newsletter.On Friday, the Biden administration canceled two border wall contracts along 31 miles of the Rio Grande in South Texas—continuing the process it began this spring of dismantling one of the...