Ahead of primetime hearing, Rep. Kinzinger tweets testimony about what Trump was doing during Jan. 6 insurrection
Before the Jan. 6 hearing on Thursday night, committee member Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., tweeted a video with clips of interviews with Trump administration officials about what the president was doing during the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the Capitol.news.yahoo.com
Video shows police in hallway during Uvalde massacre
Surveillance footage captured the gunman in the Uvalde school shooting enter the building with a AR-15 style rifle and later shows officers in body armor milling in the hallway outside the fourth-grade classrooms where 19 children and two teachers were killed. (July 12)news.yahoo.com
Biden’s job approval falls to lowest level of his presidency amid war and inflation fears
Amid Europe’s largest land war since World War II, 7 in 10 Americans expressed low confidence in President Joe Biden’s ability to deal with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in a new NBC News poll, and 8 in 10 voiced worry that the war will increase gas prices and possibly involve nuclear weapons.
Biden blames oil prices on Ukraine war, credits Democrats for improving economy
President Joe Biden told House Democrats gathered here on Friday that 2022 “may be the most important off-year election in modern history,” gave his party credit for an improving economy and rejected blame for rising gas prices.
McConnell, Schumer on Biden leadership before SOTU
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell criticized Joe Biden's "reckless spending" ahead of the president's first State of the Union. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said inflation is a priority and touted the nation's commitment to NATO. (March 1)news.yahoo.com
US Senators working on Ukraine aid package
Democratic and Republican US Senators met with Ukraine's Ambassador to the United States on Monday and discussed their ideas for addressing Russia's invasion. Several senators said sanctions are needed to target Russia' oil and gas industries. (March 1)news.yahoo.com
U.N. releases new report on accelerating climate crisis and says unprecedented steps needed to adapt
The United Nations released a grim climate report on Monday, showing an accelerating crisis that requires unprecedented action to protect natural habitats and reinforce infrastructure. CBS News’ senior national and environmental correspondent Ben Tracy reports.news.yahoo.com
WATCH LIVE: President Biden delivers remarks on International Women’s Day
The President, The Vice President and the Secretary of Defense deliver remarks on International Women’s Day; the Deputy Secretary of Defense, the Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs ofStaff, and two Combatant Commander nominees also attend.
Ohio lawmakers looking to declare June 14 as ‘President Donald J. Trump Day’
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters as he walks to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)COLUMBUS, Ohio – Two Ohio representatives are looking to declare June 14 as “President Donald J. Trump Day.”On Friday WJW reported, Republican Reps. Jon Cross and Reggie Stoltzfus emailed their House colleagues asking for co-sponsors for their upcoming bill which intends to honor the former president, the Columbus Dispatch reports. “Let’s show the 3,154,834 Ohio voters who cast their ballot to re-elect Donald J. Trump that we as a legislature recognize the accomplishments of his administration,” the request said. It is also Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States of America on June 14, 1777. Several House Democrats reportedly believe June 14 is not an appropriate date to honor the former president.
President Trump showing “mild symptoms” after COVID-19 diagnosis
All rights reserved)WASHINGTON – President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus. The president announced the diagnosis overnight on Twitter, saying in part “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. The president does have mild symptoms,” White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters Friday morning. Several White House officials, campaign staffers and Trump family members have been in contact with Hicks in recent days. Safety protocols are in place for White House staff.
Virginia Tech president to host town hall on coronavirus response
BLACKSBURG, Va. Virginia Techs president, Tim Sands, is set to have a town hall talking about the community-wide response to coronavirus. The event is set to start at 11 a.m. and go to noon. Sands will be joined by Blacksburg mayor Leslie Hager-Smith and New River Health District director Dr. Noelle Bissell. Watch below:
Let it flow: Trump Administration eases showerhead rules
WASHINGTON The Trump Administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't getting wet enough. Since 1992, federal law has dictated that new showerheads shouldnt pour more than 2.5 gallons of water per minute (9.5 liters). As newer shower fixtures came out with multiple nozzles, the Obama administration defined the showerhead restrictions to apply to what comes out in total. The new proposal Wednesday would allow each nozzle to spray as much as 2.5 gallons, not just the overall showerhead. Appliance and plumbing energy and water conservation standards save consumers about $500 a year on energy bills, deLaski said.
FIFA to AP: Infantino should remain president during probe
LONDON Gianni Infantino can remain FIFA president and should not be forced from power while under criminal investigation, world football's governing body told The Associated Press on Saturday. A Swiss special prosecutor opened a criminal case into Infantino's conduct on Thursday over his meetings with the country's attorney general who has been leading a sprawling investigation into football corruption. There is nothing preventing the president from performing his duties, FIFA said in a statement to the AP. The FIFA president is subject to a criminal investigation by the Swiss judicial authorities," FIFA said, but he has not been charged nor is he guilty of anything. FIFA is convinced that at the end of the current investigations it will be confirmed that the FIFA president didnt do anything wrong by performing his fiduciary duties and meeting the attorney general of Switzerland, FIFA said.
WATCH: President Donald Trump to give update on the Federal Response
WASHINGTON The president tweeted Monday evening that he will be providing an update on the Federal Response.NBC News is reporting that Trump is considering a move to invoke the Insurrection Act, which would allow him to deploy U.S. troops within the country. It would be the first time the act to deploy U.S. troops was invoked since the 1992 Rodney King protests.