Author: Zach Jewell

Rep. Gallagher: Situation In Ukraine ‘About To Get Much Worse’

Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher (R) warned on Tuesday that the situation between Russia and Ukraine will get “much worse.” Gallagher, who serves on the House Armed Services Committee, joined Fox News’ Martha MacCallum in an interview to discuss the ongoing threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine. Gallagher also slammed President Joe Biden and Secretary …

Republicans Demand Afghanistan Hearing Be Public: ‘The World Is Now A More Dangerous Place’

A group of 18 Republican senators wrote a letter Monday to the chairmen of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, requesting next week’s hearing on President Joe Biden’s botched Afghanistan withdrawal be open to the public.  Next week, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hear from Secretary of State Antony …

Another Republican Joins Efforts To Ban Insider Trading, Introduces Legislation In The House

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joined fellow Missourian Sen. Josh Hawley (R) in pushing for a ban on insider trading in Congress.  Hartzler introduced the “Banning Insider Trading Act” on Wednesday, stating, “It’s past time for Congress to crack down on this potential corruption.”  “When Speaker Pelosi can trade millions of dollars in stocks per year, …

Registered Sex Offender Sentenced: Authorities Discovered Electric Shock Equipment And List Of Children’s Names In His Basement

In July 2021, a Virginia man pleaded guilty to possessing material depicting child sexual abuse. He committed this offense after he had been released for a previous conviction of possessing child exploitation materials. Shortly after pleading guilty last year, law enforcement officers searched the home of Ian Andrew Zearley where they found his disturbing possessions. …

Another Repudiation Of ‘Defund The Police’: Bipartisan Bill To Invest In Local Police Departments Introduced In House

A group of Republicans and Democrats came together Thursday to introduce the “Invest to Protect Act,” a bill that would establish a grant program to improve local police departments.  The bill is led by Rep. John Rutherford (R-FL), a former sheriff who served in law enforcement for more than four decades, and Rep. Josh Gottheimer …

‘One Of The Most Impactful First Years Of A Presidency’: Pelosi, Schumer Gush Over Biden’s Tumultuous First Year

In a joint statement celebrating President Joe Biden’s first year in office, Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Chuck Schumer (D-NY) boasted that Biden’s first year was one of the most “impactful” for any president in modern history.  The statement released Thursday stated: “When President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in …

‘Unclear Whether HHS Is Ready To Assume All Responsibilities’ Of COVID Vax-Related Work, GAO Report Says

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released Wednesday stated that it’s unsure if the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ready to completely take over COVID-19 vaccine-related work. Since the launch of Operation Warp Speed by the Trump administration in 2020, HHS has partnered with the Department of Defense (DOD) to oversee the …

Biden Admin To Spend More On ‘Defense Against Climate Change,’ ‘Environmental Justice’ Than On Port And Waterway Supply Chain

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that $14 billion from the bipartisan Infrastructure Law and other appropriations will go toward strengthening port and waterway supply chains. However, more of that $14 billion will be spent on “bolstering climate resilience” and “advancing environmental justice” than on ports and waterways.  A “Biden-Harris Administration Fact Sheet” provides details of …

Iranian-American Arrested For Alleged Conspiracy To Send U.S. Tech To Iranian Government

An Iranian-American man was arrested in Chicago on Friday for an alleged conspiracy to send U.S. technology and services to users in Iran, including the Iranian government.  Kambiz Attar Kashani, 44, is being charged with violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) for allegedly conspiring to export goods and technology to the Central Bank …

‘Squad’ Member Ayanna Pressley: MLK ‘Will Be Weaponized’ For ‘Legislated White Supremacy’

In a speech commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. on Saturday, Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), a member of the “Squad,” accused her political opponents of weaponizing MLK’s “I Have a Dream” to continue “white supremacy.” Pressley made the remarks during a virtual event hosted by Boston University and the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. The event focused …