White House press secretary Jen Psaki responded to questions on Tuesday concerning the reopening of a migrant detention center for children on the southern U.S.border, claiming that “this is not kids being kept in cages.” During the White House press briefing, Fox News’ Peter Doocy asked Psaki why President Joe Biden’s administration is opening the temporary facility , and noted that when former President Donald Trump’s administration did the same, Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris criticized him for it. (RELATED: President Joe Biden’s Immigration Reforms Could Prompt A Surge Of Migrants At The Southern Border, Expert Says) “First, the policy of this administration … is not to expel unaccompanied children who arrive at the border … Customs and Border Control continue to transfer unaccompanied children to the HHS Office of Refugee Resettlement. That can take a couple of days,” Psaki responded. “But because of COVID-19 protocols, like social distancing … [Read more...] about Jen Psaki Blows Off Criticism Of New Border Detention Centers For Children: ‘This Is Not Kids Being Kept In Cages’
Two whistle-blowers at a Louisiana Veterans Affairs hospital say they found widespread corruption and were subjected to uncomfortable retaliation when they brought their concerns forward. Crystal LeJeune and Harvey Norris are whistle-blowers and former employees of the Alexandria, Louisiana VA Medical Center system. Each worked at a clinic in Jennings, Louisiana — which was part of the Alexandria VA Health Care system; both are speaking out exclusively for the first time to The Daily Caller. Both say that not only did they find widespread waste, fraud, and abuse — primarily in the Home Based Primary Care (HBPC) department — but experienced retaliation for speaking out. Crystal LeJeune The Allegations LeJeune said in an Office of Special Counsel (OSC) complaint that she has witnessed “patient neglect, falsification of Veterans’ medical records, fraudulent billing, misuse of government vehicles, tampering with government vehicle tracking systems, and deceitful … [Read more...] about Two Whistle-Blowers Say They Were Run Out Of VA Hospital In Jennings, Louisiana
The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Anthony Fauci Anthony Fauci 'SNL' envisions Fauci as game show host, giving winners vaccines Sunday shows - Trump's reemergence, COVID-19 vaccines and variants dominate Fauci lays out timeline for vaccinating teens, children MORE , said on Sunday that high school students could begin receiving COVID-19 vaccinations in the fall, while younger children will likely have to wait until early next year. Speaking with host Chuck Todd Charles (Chuck) David Todd Brown vows Democrats will 'find a way' to raise minimum wage Fauci lays out timeline for vaccinating teens, children Trudeau: Canadian, US border to remain closed 'for now' MORE on NBC's "Meet the Press," Fauci explained that more data is needed to make sure the three vaccines authorized by the Food and Drug Administration can be safely administered to younger children. "If you project realistically when we'll get … [Read more...] about Fauci lays out timeline for vaccinating teens, children
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Andrew Cuomo Cuomo apologizes over allegations, calls for NY AG to tap lawyer for independent probe New York AG says Cuomo statement is not sufficient for independent investigation Cuomo asks New York AG to appoint independent attorney to investigate sexual harassment claims MORE 's office has asked the state's attorney general and chief appeals judge to name an independent attorney to investigate allegations of sexual harassment against him. The announcement came just minutes after Attorney General Letitia James determined on Sunday that a referral for an investigation into sexual misconduct claims by two former Cuomo aides must be made by the governor's office and that he should make one "immediately." Beth Garvey, special counsel and senior adviser to the governor, said in a statement that Cuomo’s office has asked James and the Chief Judge Janet DiFiore of the New York Court of Appeals to name an independent attorney to … [Read more...] about Cuomo asks New York AG to appoint independent attorney to investigate sexual harassment claims
When President Biden Joe Biden Biden offers support to union organizing efforts Senate Democrats nix 'Plan B' on minimum wage hike Kavanaugh dismays conservatives by dodging pro-Trump election lawsuits MORE took office a mere 40 days ago with a promise of transparency, accountability and administrative competence, his ascendance was hailed far and wide as a return to “normalcy.” On Inauguration Day, Biden Press Secretary Jen Psaki Jen Psaki Cuomo asks New York AG to appoint independent attorney to investigate sexual harassment claims Ocasio-Cortez: Detailed sexual harassment allegations against Cuomo 'painful to read' Sunday shows - Trump's reemergence, COVID-19 vaccines and variants dominate MORE assured the White House press corps of a return to “trust and transparency” in the executive branch and that “we have a common goal, which is sharing accurate information with the American people.” That same afternoon, President Biden issued a … [Read more...] about Why is Biden’s environmental agenda a government secret?