Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, is set to announce his resignation on Tuesday and will vacate his post by the end of 2020, according to reports.
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Buttigieg quiet on growing port congestion as shipping concerns build ahead of holidays
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has been uncharacteristically quiet over congested ports across the U.S., and his critics say if he ever wants to see whether a future presidential campaign could float, he’d better start addressing the problem b…
Afghan ambassador doesn’t believe Biden cares about the fate of women left in country
Adela Raz, Afghanistan’s ambassador to the U.S., said in an interview that she does not believe President Biden cares about the fate of Afghan women left behind to live under Taliban rule and said she feels a level of guilt for persuading women that th…
Psaki says Biden’s lagging poll numbers on COVID-19 mainly due to frustrations, not president’s job
President Biden’s lagging poll numbers when it comes to his handling of the COVID-19 outbreak are the result of Americans being frustrated with the virus, not the job the president has done in navigating the pandemic, Jen Psaki, the White House press s…
Biden accused of ‘moving goalposts’ on percentage of Americans who need to get jab to return normal
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, accused President Biden of “moving the goalposts” on Monday after the president hinted to reporters that up to 98% of Americans may need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 before we return to normal.
Sen. Tim Scott ‘disappointed’ bipartisan police reform negotiations failed
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said in a statement Wednesday that he was “deeply disappointed” that Democrat colleagues walked away from the negotiation table during discussions on a bipartisan police overhaul that has been going on for months.
Del Rio congressman accuses Mayorkas of trying to ‘bull—-‘ him on border situation
A Texas Republican—whose district encompasses Del Rio—accused Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas of trying to ‘bulls—t’ him during a conference call earlier this week on the conditions at the border, according to a report.
Florida lawmaker files abortion bill similar to Texas’ law
A Republican lawmaker in Florida on Wednesday filed a bill that would ban abortions in the state after a fetal heartbeat could be detected, which drew comparisons to the law put in place on Sept. 1.
Mayorkas warns Haitian migrants not to attempt journey to US, mass expulsion begins
Alejandro Mayorkas, the head of the Department of Homeland Security, warned Haitian migrants against attempting a voyage to the US as more 12,000 migrants were camped around a bridge in Del Rio, Texas.
AUKUS: Former French ambassador offers sarcastic response to Blinken tweet
Gérard Araud, the former French ambassador, joined leaders in Paris who expressed outrage over last week’s nuclear submarine deal between the US, UK and Australia.