A CBP official said last week that apprehensions at the US-Canada border in Vermont are up 743% over the same period last year.
Author: Brie Stimson
FEC asked to hold off on George Santos probe amid separate DOJ investigation: report
The DOJ has asked the FEC to refrain from taking enforcement action against Rep. George Santos while it conducts its own investigation, according to a report.
Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs announces new position to review death penalty cases
As part of her First 100 Days initiative, new Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs has issued an executive order to have a commissioner review and make recommendations for improving the death penalty process.
Top Democrat opposes Biden administration plan to sell warplanes to Turkey
The Biden administration’s plan to go through with a $20 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey’s is opposed by the Democratic chair of the Foreign Relations Committee.
Oregon congresswoman suffers concussion after being hit by car
U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon is expected to make a full recovery after she and her husband were hit by a car while crossing a street.
Republicans open investigation into botched 2021 Afghanistan withdrawal
Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, renewed a request for documents on the 2021 Afghanistan withdrawal with the State Department Thursday.
New York Democrats introduce Santos Act aimed at preventing candidates from lying about background
A new bill aimed at Rep. George Santos’ lies about his resume and family history would require congressional candidates to file more background information with the FEC.
Pentagon considers back pay for troops discharged over now-repealed COVID vaccine mandate
The Pentagon says it is considering back pay for service members discharged for refusing the coronavirus vaccine following the mandate’s repeal.
Twitter suppressed stories based on requests from both Dems and GOP in 2020, but it favored liberals: Report
Democrats and Republicans both asked Twitter to censor posts in 2020, but the system favored liberals, who had more contacts at the social media company.
Kevin McCarthy says he will remove Ilhan Omar from committee assignment over ‘antisemitism’ when speaker
Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he’ll strip Rep. Ilhan Omar of her House Foreign Affairs Committee assignment if he is elected speaker in the next term.