Attorney General Garland to make statement after Trump raid by FBI

Attorney General Merrick Garland is scheduled to make a statement Thursday afternoon, three days after FBI agents raided the Florida residence of former President Donald Trump. The Justice Department, which Garland heads, has faced pressure since that raid to provide a public explanation for the search of the Trump home at his Mar-a-Lago club. Trump, … Read more

Biden signs China competition bill to boost U.S. chipmakers

[ The stream is slated to start at 10 a.m. ET. Please refresh if you do not see a player above at that time.] President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a bipartisan bill that aims to strengthen US competitiveness with China by investing billions of dollars in domestic semiconductor manufacturing and science research. “Today is … Read more

US readies largest security package for Ukraine, bringing commitment to $9.8 billion

Ukraine was already stocking up on US-made Javelins before Russia invaded. Here a group of Ukrainian servicemen take a shipment of Javelins in early February, as Russia positioned troops on Ukraine’s border. Sergey Supinsky | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The Biden administration announced a $1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine on Monday, … Read more

Sinema made Schumer cut carried interest piece of reconciliation bill

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) holds his weekly news conference after the Democratic caucus party luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington, August 2, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Friday that Democrats had “no choice” but to drop a key tax provision from their major spending bill … Read more

Eric Schmitt beats former Gov. Eric Greitens in Missouri GOP Senate primary, NBC projects

ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI – AUGUST 02: Businessman John Brunner, who unsuccessfully ran for Missouri governor against Eric Greitens in 2016, speaks at an election night gathering for supporters of US senatorial candidate Eric Schmitt at the Sheraton in Westport Plaza on August 02, 2022 in St Louis, Mo. The state attorney general Schmitt is facing … Read more

California declares a state of emergency over monkeypox outbreak, following New York and Illinois

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) talks with reporters after a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the US Capitol, on Friday, July 15, 2022. tom williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency over the rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak on Monday, the … Read more

Biden tests positive for Covid again, will restart isolation despite no new symptoms

US President Joe Biden speaks to the media as he arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, US July 20, 2022. Jonathan Ernest | Reuters President Joe Biden on Saturday tested positive for Covid-19 once again after consecutive days of testing negative for the virus, his physician said. Biden, 79, is experiencing no new symptoms and … Read more

China competitiveness and chip bill passes House, goes to Biden

US President Joe Biden reacts to a note given to him saying that the CHIPS-plus bill has passed the House during a meeting with CEOs about the economy in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington , DC on July 28, 2022. Mandel Ngan | … Read more

Biden makes offer to Russia for release of Brittney Griner, Paul Whelan

US WNBA basketball superstar Brittney Griner arrives to a hearing at the Khimki Court, outside Moscow on July 27, 2022. Kirill Kudryavtsev | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON – The United States has made an offer to the Russian government for the release of WNBA star Brittney Griner and former US Marine Paul Whelan, Secretary … Read more

Biden tests negative for Covid, will end strict quarantine

President Joe Biden, who tested positive today for Covid-19 this morning, posts on Twitter “Folks, I’m doing great. Thanks for your concern. Just called Senator Casey, Congressman Cartwright, and Mayor Cognetti (and my Scranton cousins!) to send my regrets for missing our event today.” Courtesy: White House President Joe Biden has tested negative for Covid-19 … Read more