Thursday, the Senate passed an $858 billion defense-policy package that permits U.S. military commanders to acquire new weapons and gives pay hikes for troops, funds military goals, and eliminates the Covid-19 vaccination mandate. The passage of the bill marks the completion of a major item on Congress’ year-end to-do list.
This past weekend, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida met with some of his most powerful donors as he considered his next political steps following his resounding victory in last month’s gubernatorial election for a second, four-year term.
The Biden administration denied Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ request for funds to repair homes damaged by Hurricane Ian. The governor’s administration sought $25 million in emergency hurricane relief for impacted residents. It verified volunteers with materials for temporary and permanent repairs on their damaged homes, but FEMA refused to provide them.
Despite driving to Delaware a total of 59 times and making a pit stop for ice cream eight times since assuming office, President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he hadn’t visited the border with Mexico because of more pressing issues. While in Arizona, Biden justified his choice to forego visiting the border, telling the media that there are more pressing matters.
The Kari Lake campaign has issued a scathing response to the judge who sanctioned her attorneys, describing him as a judge who wants to send a message and an angry Obama appointee.
James Woods spoke on Tucker Carlson Tonight on Friday to address the new revelation from internal papers provided by Matt Taibbi that Twitter had filtered his posts.
Congressional Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California has sent a letter to the Committee investigating the Capitol incursion urging it to preserve all of its work so that the incoming Republican majority can review it.
During yesterday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, some of President Joe Biden’s nominees for the bench have come under fire from Republicans for their history of releasing criminals on bond and their legal stances on the Second Amendment.
Katie Hobbs is a contender in a contentious contest for Governor in Arizona. She is using her existing position to end a protest against the election results and compel the county to certify the election results. Hobbs, who is the Democratic nominee and current Secretary of State, is suing a county that refuses to certify this year’s election results.
Monday, a federal court determined that Donald Trump cannot claim presidential immunity to escape a lawsuit accusing him of civil rights abuses in his efforts to damage the outcome of the 2020 election.