Pentagon calls China and climate change top threats to US security

Washington 11/11/21, 16:37

The Defense Department said on Wednesday, Nov. 10, that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and climate change have the same priority in national security threats that the United States must resolve. "I think we get paid to examine all threats to our national security," the department's press secretary John Kirby said in a ...

Part of George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate sold for a record $50M

Washington 11/10/21, 03:46

A piece of George Washington's original Mount Vernon estate has broken the residential sale record of the Washington, D.C. region with a deal closed week worth $50 million. According to Heather Corey of TTR Sotheby's International Realty, located in Alexandria, Virginia, the property measures 16.5-acre, features 400 feet of frontage overlooking ...

Top Biden official reportedly implicated in the ‘Russia collusion’

Washington 11/09/21, 22:41

Two sources with knowledge of John Durham's ongoing investigations into the origin of the "Russia collusion—which prompted the first impeachment attempt against Trump—confirmed to Fox News that Jake Sullivan, the current White House national security adviser, is implicated in the investigation. While the Fox News report specifically clarifies Jake Sullivan is ...

US demands China release jailed citizen journalist Zhang Zhan

Washington 11/09/21, 16:36

The U.S. state department on Monday, Nov. 8, is stepping in to pressure the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to liberate citizen journalist Zhang Zhan who has been jailed for covering COVID-19 in Wuhan last year. “The U.S. is deeply concerned about the health of PRC [People’s Republic of China] journalist Ms. ...

China spotted building US-like aircraft carrier in Xinjiang

Washington 11/08/21, 16:48

Satellite imagery of the northwestern Xinjiang region of China detected replicas of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier and other U.S. warships, marking preparation for a potential conflict. Satellite imagery company Maxar Technologies on Sunday, Nov. 7, was able to capture shapes resembling the U.S. military complex from above Ruoqiang, a Taklamakan ...

US has already spent more on COVID-19 than it did on World War II

Washington 11/07/21, 05:47

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) justified his reluctance to support President Biden's Build Back Better plan by pointing out that the U.S. has already spent more money combating the COVID-19 pandemic than it did fighting World War II in today's dollars. "We've spent one point nine trillion," Manchin said. "Let me just ...

House passes costly Democratic infrastructure bill

Washington 11/06/21, 15:14

After an intense day of negotiations among House Representatives, the Democrats managed to pass the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill. Now only President Biden's signature is needed to put into effect one of the most expensive political plans in U.S. history. Democrats celebrated after a week of bruising electoral defeats. And despite ...

OPEC+ sticks to oil production plan, defying pressure from Biden

Washington 11/05/21, 17:56

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and it's crude producing allies agreed to maintain their current production plan, despite calls from the United States to increase their output to cool global energy markets. CNBC reported that at a meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4, the group, collectively known as OPEC+, ...

Nikki Haley says ‘socialism took control’ of America in 2021

Washington 11/04/21, 04:50

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said that socialism has already taken control in the United States this year. Still, many Republicans are giving in to the socialist agenda instead of pushing back. In a speech at a Washington D.C.–based think tank, Haley criticized her own Republican Party ...