Senate Republicans must press nominees for top Biden national security posts hard for answers on their national security views and priorities. But Republicans must also cooperate with their Democratic counterparts and the Biden team to get these nominees confirmed so they can start on Inauguration Day or just a few days afterward. … [Read more...] about Fred Fleitz: Biden, GOP and Dems must work together on these national security challenges
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The two men were charged in 2017 with “complicity in the misuse of corporate assets” over the sale of submarines to Pakistan and frigates to Saudi Arabia between 1993 and 1995, when Balladur was prime minister in the final years of Francois Mitterrand’s presidency. … [Read more...] about Claim That Kickbacks from Arms Deals Funded French Presidential Election Campaign Goes to Court
It’s breathtaking. And this is the position that liberals have put themselves in. This is where they’re moving. And this is why I think the Democratic Party, for the first time in a very long time, is in fear of overreaching and making the same mistakes that Republicans made in the past and making Eric Cantor actually look like the voice of moderation as he did in that Meet the Press clip when he said we can’t just keep going back to raising more taxes and raising more taxes. I’ll tell you, Democrats are about to step into a real mess if they’re not careful. Nancy Pelosi saying we don’t have a spending problem, when the federal government is breaking records every year with the explosive growth of spending in every category. … [Read more...] about Wow, Joe Scarborough Doesn’t Understand Economics at All
The state of emergency — covering more than half of Japan’s 127 million people — asks bars and restaurants to close by 8 p.m., employees to have 70% of their staff work from home and residents to avoid leaving home for nonessential purposes. It's set to end Feb. 7 but could be extended. … [Read more...] about Japan’s PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus
Biden's inaugural committee announced the lineup Sunday for "Celebrating America," a multi-network broadcast that will be televised Wednesday night after Biden is inaugurated as the 46th president. The broadcast will be held in lieu of traditional inaugural balls. … [Read more...] about Who’s attending Biden’s inauguration?