close Video HHS pick Becerra grilled by GOP over abortion, health care experience FOX News Washington correspondent Rich Edson details Senate hearing on 'Special Report' Fresh off President Biden withdrawing Neera Tanden's nomination for head of the Office of Management and Budget, Republicans are now looking to prevent the confirmation of Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra . Hours after Tanden requested to be removed from consideration due to opposition from both sides of the aisle, the Senate Finance Committee will vote on Becerra's nomination Wednesday morning. A number of Republicans have already voiced concern over Becerra's professional background, believing the California attorney general is not qualified to lead HHS. WHITE HOUSE PULLS EMBATTLED NEERA TANDEN'S NOMINATION AS BUDGET CHIEF "I would've been willing to vote for somebody, absolutely, but you've got to at least know something about the subject matter," … [Read more...] about After Neera Tanden’s defeat, Republicans set sights on HHS nominee Becerra
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I was honored to speak at this past weekend’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which saw thousands of Americans gather to hear former President Trump and other conservative leaders. Judicial Watch is one of the nation’s most widely supported conservative groups and a fan favorite at CPAC. This is for good reason, as we address the rule of law crisis so many here in DC would rather avoid, as you’ll see in my CPAC remarks below: Judicial Watch is your watchdog in Washington – Hillary Clinton knows who we are, and President Trump knows who we are. I’m not sure what Joe Biden knows, but millions of patriots across the nation know and support our heavy lifting to expose and stop government corruption. Judicial Watch is famous for using the Freedom of Information Act to figure out what the government is up to. No one has done more to uncover government corruption – from Benghazi to Clinton emails to Obamagate to the Biden family racketeering scandal. The rule of law … [Read more...] about Fitton: Defending the Rule of Law
Jackson Maes died by suicide alone in a Colorado jail cell after making several comments about wanting to kill himself to deputies, who did not remove items from the cell that could be used for self-harm and who did not check on him for more than eight hours. His crime? Missing a court date on a traffic ticket. The 27-year-old from Denver died about 10:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, 2019. Deputies with the Saguache County Sheriff’s Office did not find his body until 7 a.m. the following day, according to sheriff’s office documents and a lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of his mother Sarah Lieberenz. “More than anything, I don’t want this to happen to anybody else’s family ever again,” Lieberenz said. “I have no idea why they didn’t help him. I can make assumptions, but I’ll never know what was in their hearts when they ignored his cries for help.” Jackson is one of at least seven people who died by suicide in Colorado jails in 2019. There is no official statewide collection of jail … [Read more...] about Colorado jail deputies failed to check on inmate after he made suicidal comments. They didn’t find his body for 8 hours.
close Video Texas, Mississippi business owners react to coronavirus restrictions being lifted La Boutique Excentrique owner Wylea Brown and Half Shell Oyster House owner Kevin Fish on the impact of reopenings. Gov. Andrew Cuomo will relax some of the state’s limits on indoor and outdoor gatherings as officials prepare to receive the first shipments of the new Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine , which they hope will dramatically speed efforts to inoculate New Yorkers . The scandal-rocked governor announced the tweaks to the Empire State’s social distancing regulations as he made his first public remarks since two more women came forward with detailed allegations of unwanted advances from Cuomo — all of which unfolded as his administration continues to battle questions about how its policy directives exacerbated the COVID outbreaks in nursing homes last spring. "The light at the end of the tunnel is in sight, but we can’t stop … [Read more...] about Cuomo relaxes some NY COVID restrictions with one-shot J&J vaccines set to arrive
ANAHEIM (CBSLA) — California theme parks are considering legal action to reopen and get their employees back to work in response to a new wave of closures. Guidelines issued by the state would prevent reopening until likely next summer. READ MORE: New COVID Vaccine Site Opening At USC Campus, City Working To Get Doses To Homebound Residents “The guidelines from the governor is grossly inconsistent with guidelines given to other industries and lacks any scientific basis,” said Kurt Stocks, Legoland President. “We just want the administration to treat us the same as industries that are very similar in nature.” RELATED: ‘Worst Possible Outcome’: Theme Park Enthusiasts Blast California’s Reopening Guidelines In a Zoom meeting, the heads of Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Universal Studios and Legoland aired their frustrations with business restrictions that emerged because of the pandemic. They accuse the state of being disingenuous when saying that state leaders … [Read more...] about California Theme Parks Pushing Back Against Newsom Over Coronavirus Reopening Rules