Tag: Biden

Kayleigh McEnany Torches CNN’s Brian Stelter After He Fawns Over Biden Administration

Kayleigh McEnany, the former press secretary of Donald Trump, spoke out this week to slam CNN’s Brian Stelter after he fawned over Joe Biden’s administration. McEnany Sounds Off McEnany took issue with the fact that while interviewing Biden’s press secretary Jen Psaki, Stelter didn’t ask about the controversial emails from Dr. Anthony Fauci that just came out. ”The fact that there is an entire press briefing that went by after Fauci’s emails came out and there was not one question about Dr. Fauci’s explosive emails until the next briefing when Fox News was in...

Biden Shutters Trump-Era Office For Crimes Allegedly Committed By Immigrants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said Friday it has dismantled a Trump-era government office to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants, a move that symbolizes President Joe Biden’s rejection of former President Donald Trump’s repeated efforts to link immigrants to crime. Trump created the Victim Of Immigration Crime Engagement Office, known by its acronym VOICE, by executive order during his first week in office in January 2017. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said it was replacing VOICE with a “more comprehensive and inclusive victim support system.” VOICE will be replaced by...

Judge Halts Biden Program That Gives Debt Relief Only To Black, Minority Farmers After White Farmers Sue

The Biden administration’s federal loan forgiveness program for black and minority farmers was halted on Thursday by a federal judge on constitutional concerns because it excludes white farmers. The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty (WILL) filed a lawsuit in April, citing the program’s discrimination of white farmers by excluding them from the program. Judge William Griesbach issued a temporary restraining order against the program.  In a press release on Thursday, president and general counsel of WILL, Rick Esenberg stated, “The Court recognized that the federal government’s plan to condition and allocate benefits on the...

How Biden puts Emmanuel Macron in a bind – POLITICO

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump didn't see eye to eye on anything much. But in some ways, life was simpler for the French president before Joe Biden entered the White House. With Trump pursuing his America First foreign policy, Macron could style himself as the world's multilateralist-in-chief — trying to get everyone to work together for the global good. He also tried to act as Trump whisperer, seeking to forge a macho relationship with the U.S. leader and manage his ego at global events such as the G7 summit in Biarritz in...

Senators Grill Christine Abizaid, Biden Pick for Counterterrorism Job

Lawmakers quizzed the Biden administration’s nominee to lead the National Counterterrorism Center on Wednesday about the role of intelligence agencies in investigating domestic terrorism.Christine S. Abizaid, the nominee to lead the center, said that the kind of terrorist groups that the United States faced was changing. Though she repeatedly emphasized that the F.B.I. would continue to take the lead in domestic terrorism investigations, she also said there was a role for the broader intelligence community to look for connections between domestic extremists and foreign groups.The counterterrorism center, she said, “was established to connect the...

On 1st Overseas Trip, Biden To Assure Allies And Meet Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Set to embark on the first overseas trip of his term, President Joe Biden is eager to reassert the United States on the world stage, steadying European allies deeply shaken by his predecessor and pushing democracy as the only bulwark to rising forces of authoritarianism. Biden has set the stakes for his eight-day trip in sweeping terms, believing that the West must publicly demonstrate it can compete economically with China as the world emerges from the coronavirus pandemic. Building toward his trip-ending summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Biden will aim to reassure...

Passenger Told to Take His ‘F–K Biden’ Shirt Off on Airline, or He Would Have to Leave the Plane

Will Johnson of Unite America First was a paying passenger on a Southwest flight back to his home and was told by a flight attendant that he had to remove his shirt or go to the bathroom and turn it inside out, or he would have to leave the plane. “These two women were so agitated about my shirt that I was worried they would spit into my drink if I asked them for something, so I flew home without drinking anything at all,” Johnson told the Gateway Pundit. Johnson was on Southwest flight...

Climate Change Progressives Protesting Against Biden Admin At The White House

One of Joe Biden’s most ardent coalition of supporters, climate change progressives, are becoming disheartened by what they view as the Biden administration’s misguided prioritization. So much so, they’re protesting outside the White House today. The coalition of climate change activists called The Sunrise Movement, mainly targeted at young people, want to sway President Joe Biden to reassess working with Republicans on his pending infrastructure package. According to a report from The Hill, the protest is expected to be attended by some who are said to be “willing to risk arrest.” The Organizers of...

Biden administration teams with six humanitarian groups to admit up to 250 asylum-seekers a day

The announcement follows an increase in migration to the U.S. According to the Associated Press, while the numbers of migrants decreased due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported a surge of tens of thousands of immigrants at the border since April. Border authorities have recorded the highest number of encounters with migrants in more than 20 years in April alone. Many were noted as repeat crossers, and children crossing alone were also at an all-time high. According to border data, a record-breaking 18,960 unaccompanied migrant children arrived at the border in...

Biden Suspends Trump-Era Drilling Leases In Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

President Biden’s administration earlier this week announced a suspension of oil and gas leases in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) pending an environmental review. The move reverses a drilling program approved by the Trump administration toward the end of his term. The region is home to polar bears and other wildlife, but also a rich reserve of oil. “The action reverses one of former President Donald Trump’s signature efforts to expand fossil fuel development in the United States,” Reuters reports. It also “delivers a setback to the Alaskan state government which had hoped...