Wednesday, July 28, 2021
advertisment
Politics

Politics

Blinken sets humble tone in Asia as US aims to rebuild ties

0
The latest swing of senior U.S. officials through Asia indicates the Biden administration is taking a humbler tone in the region than the former president, with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken noting that every democracy was a “work in progress.”

Biden’s ‘summer of joy’ turns grim as delta infections skyrocket

0
President Joe Biden promised a “summer of joy” on July 4 as he declared America’s independence from COVID-19. Three weeks later that sense of victory is evaporating in the face of a resurgent pandemic.

Masks on. Masks off. Masks on again at White House, as COVID variant threat...

0
A little more than two months ago, a beaming President Joe Biden stepped into the Rose Garden to announce that vaccinated Americans no longer needed to wear masks indoors. So much progress had been made against the coronavirus, now they could go back to “greeting others with a smile.”

Deal reached on $2 billion Capitol security supplemental, Leahy says

0
Senate negotiators agreed Tuesday on a roughly $2 billion emergency spending measure that would bolster Capitol Hill security and fund the relocation of Afghans who helped the U.S. government during the war, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Patrick J. Leahy.

Trump endorses Ken Paxton for reelection as Texas attorney general

0
Donald Trump on Monday endorsed Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for reelection, giving the embattled incumbent a sought-after edge in the 2022 GOP primary that also features Land Commissioner George P. Bush and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman.

Democrats eye legal path for some undocumented immigrants

0
Senate Democrats plan to seek a way to provide legal status for as many as 8 million undocumented immigrants in a broad economic package they want to pass this year, according to a Senate Democratic aide familiar with the plan.

Biden heralds an end to Iraq combat even as US troops remain

0
President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi said Monday that the American combat mission in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, though the U.S. is expected to keep a military presence on the ground.

Trump ally Tom Barrack pleads not guilty to UAE illegal lobbying charges

0
Tom Barrack pleaded not guilty to charges that he illegally lobbied the U.S. government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates and lied to investigators about it.

US, China still disagree on way forward after tense talks

0
The U.S. and China both highlighted deep differences after their first high-level talks in months, suggesting the world’s two biggest economies haven’t found a clear path for improving their increasingly strained ties.

Qatar’s top diplomat flies to Iran days after talks in US

0
Qatar’s top diplomat flies to Iran days after talks in USQatar’s foreign minister traveled to Iran for unpublicized talks, having earlier offered to broker dialogue between the Islamic Republic and its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf, including regional rival Saudi Arabia.

Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Kinzinger to panel investigating Jan. 6 Capitol siege

0
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appointed Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger Sunday to a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, bypassing a boycott by GOP leaders.

Fauci says US moving in ‘wrong direction’ on COVID

0
The U.S. is moving in the “wrong direction” in combating a new wave of COVID-19, and a booster vaccine shot may be needed especially for the most vulnerable, said Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert.

Pelosi says infrastructure won’t get vote without larger plan

0
Speaker Nancy Pelosi isn’t backing off her plan to hold up a bipartisan infrastructure package until the Senate delivers a larger, Democratic-only plan expected later this year, prompting a rebuke from Senate Republicans.

Florida man to lead Washington, DC, march over plight of people in Cuba

0
Alian Collazo was 8 when his mother brought him from Cuba to the United States to reunite with his father.

Trump ally Thomas Barrack released on $250 million bail

0
Thomas J. Barrack Jr., the prominent Los Angeles investor and longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, was released from jail Friday on a $250 million bond while he awaits trial on charges of covertly acting as an agent of the United Arab Emirates, obstructing justice and lying to the FBI about his work.

Trending in Politics

advertisment
Testing Sidebar Custom Adspace 1