Twitter ‘actively working’ to support transition of White House accounts to Biden admin on Inauguration Day

Twitter is “actively working” with the U.S. government to support the transition of accounts from the Trump administration to the Biden administration, Fox News has learned, which will take place Wednesday after President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in as 46th president of the United States. “As President-elect Biden is sworn in tomorrow, Twitter will facilitate … Continue reading Twitter ‘actively working’ to support transition of White House accounts to Biden admin on Inauguration Day

Biden’s DHS pick on migrant caravan: ‘There is a commitment to follow our asylum laws’

President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for homeland security secretary said Tuesday that the Biden administration has a “commitment to follow our asylum laws,” when asked about a caravan of thousands of migrants moving north to the U.S. border. “I think President-elect Biden and people who will be joining his incoming administration have spoken about the fact that … Continue reading Biden’s DHS pick on migrant caravan: ‘There is a commitment to follow our asylum laws’

Businesses shutting down, boarding up in D.C. ahead of inauguration

National Guard troops reinforced the security zone on Constitution Avenue on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 12:43 PM PT – Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Security concerns are bringing big losses for businesses in the Washington D.C. area ahead of the presidential inauguration. Some residents fear … Continue reading Businesses shutting down, boarding up in D.C. ahead of inauguration

Biden to deliver a forward-looking inaugural address focused on unity

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to deliver a forward-looking inaugural address on Wednesday focused on unity, Fox News has learned. Advisors to the president-elect told Fox News that Biden, after he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States, will speak about the need to bring the country together. BIDEN INAUGURATION THEME … Continue reading Biden to deliver a forward-looking inaugural address focused on unity

Emotional Biden bids farewell to home state of Delaware

President-elect Joe Biden left his home state of Delaware on Tuesday, on the eve of his inauguration as president of the United States. Speaking to family, friends, colleagues and officials before boarding a flight to the nation’s capital, Biden said that “I’m truly honored to be your next president and commander in chief, and I’ll always be a … Continue reading Emotional Biden bids farewell to home state of Delaware

RIP Joe Scheidler

Signs outside the Supreme Court during the March for Life rally, January 27, 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) Yesterday afternoon, family members announced the death of Joe Scheidler at the age of 93. Scheidler was one of the earliest and most prominent leaders of the modern pro-life movement, considered by some in the movement to be … Continue reading RIP Joe Scheidler

California’s coronavirus struggles fuel Newsom recall campaign

A recall campaign against California Gov. Gavin Newsom is gaining traction as the state struggles to address rising COVID-19 cases and distribute vaccines. The recall petition campaign called RecallGavin2020 that California Secretary of State Alex Padilla approved in June has reached more than 1 million signatures. It needs at least 1.5 million verified signatures by March 10 for the … Continue reading California’s coronavirus struggles fuel Newsom recall campaign

Biden Inauguration Day: How many people will attend ceremony in-person?

President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in on Wednesday in an extremely pared-down Inaugural event, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and intensified concerns about security. The inaugural committee is “strongly encouraging” people not to attend the event in person – and to instead tune in to the virtual livestream. Viewing … Continue reading Biden Inauguration Day: How many people will attend ceremony in-person?

Pompeo designates China’s treatment of Uighurs an ‘act of genocide’

In a parting shot as he prepares to leave office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused China of a state-sanctioned “genocide” of its Uighur population in the Xinjiang province.   “We are witnessing the systematic attempt to destroy Uighurs by the Chinese party-state,” Pompeo wrote in a statement Tuesday. The U.S. is now the first state to accuse … Continue reading Pompeo designates China’s treatment of Uighurs an ‘act of genocide’

Nolte: NBC Poll Shows Trump and Biden Approval Statistically Tied

President Donald Trump and His Fraudulency Joe Biden are statistically tied in their respective approval ratings, per polling from the far-left NBC News, a fake news outlet. Oh, and Trump’s approval rating is higher than Her Vice-Fraudulency Kamala Harris. Normally, I don’t like to report on media polls, most especially CNNLOL, the disgraced Fox News, … Continue reading Nolte: NBC Poll Shows Trump and Biden Approval Statistically Tied

Governors across U.S. working to expand vaccine distribution

CVS Pharmacist Gerard Diebner prepares a shot of the COVID-19 vaccine for the nursing home residents at Harlem Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home facility, on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 in Harlem neighborhood of New York. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 11:53 AM PT – Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Governors across the country … Continue reading Governors across U.S. working to expand vaccine distribution

CBP acting commissioner: Biden sending ‘loud and clear’ message for migrants

President-elect Joe Biden has been sending a “loud and clear” message to migrants, who are already heading to the U.S. southern border ahead of his inauguration, Mark Morgan, acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, said on Tuesday.   “The reason why the caravans are starting right now is because the Biden administration said our borders are open and he’s creating incentives and pull … Continue reading CBP acting commissioner: Biden sending ‘loud and clear’ message for migrants

Some Schools Won’t Show Inauguration to Protect Students from ‘Potential Unforeseen Disruption’

Some school districts in Texas will not livestream Joe Biden’s inauguration in the name of “protecting students from potential unforeseen disruption.” KRLD reported, “School districts across north Texas won’t be showing tomorrow’s Inauguration happening in Washington D.C. to students live, saying they are worried about possible violence because of on-going threats from extremist groups.” The … Continue reading Some Schools Won’t Show Inauguration to Protect Students from ‘Potential Unforeseen Disruption’

Joe Biden Invites Venezuela’s Guaido Ambassador to Inauguration, Keeping Trump Policy

President-elect Joe Biden has invited Carlos Vecchio, the Venezuelan ambassador to the United States representing President Juan Guaidó, to his inauguration, Vecchio confirmed Monday. Guaidó has been the legal president of Venezuela since January 2019, but has failed to exercise any executive power save for appointing ambassadors to countries that recognize his legitimacy. Socialist dictator … Continue reading Joe Biden Invites Venezuela’s Guaido Ambassador to Inauguration, Keeping Trump Policy

Biden DNI nominee Haines says aim should be to ‘out-compete China’

President-elect Joe Biden‘s nominee for Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines said, if confirmed, she would focus on providing intelligence to support efforts to “out-compete China,” while committing to doing more training to educate Americans on the country’s malign foreign influence. During her confirmation hearing Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Haines said she would … Continue reading Biden DNI nominee Haines says aim should be to ‘out-compete China’

Woman Says Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Vagina’ Scented Candle Exploded in Her Home

A British woman who owned one of Gwyneth Paltrow’s “This Smells Like My Vagina” candles says that the candler exploded into flames in her living room. The woman, Jody Thompson, 50, came into possession of the candle sold by Paltrow’s Goop mail-order lifestyle company when she won a contest last year, the Sun reported. The … Continue reading Woman Says Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Vagina’ Scented Candle Exploded in Her Home

Some in Migrant Caravan Carry Fake COVID-19 Test Results, Say Guatemalan Officials

Guatemalan officials report that some of the migrants in this weekend’s caravan carried fake COVID-19 test results. Others actually tested positive for the potentially deadly virus. Guatemalan Foreign Affairs Secretary Pedro Brolo Vila told reporters that some of the thousands of migrants who violently crossed their border from Honduras over the weekend are carrying fake … Continue reading Some in Migrant Caravan Carry Fake COVID-19 Test Results, Say Guatemalan Officials

Iran: Soaring Uranium Stockpile Is Needed for ‘Medical’ Purposes

The Iranian Foreign Ministry claimed on Tuesday that its rapidly growing stockpile of high-grade enriched uranium is intended for “completely humanitarian and peaceful use,” including “the best quality radiomedicine.” The Iranians were responding to concerns from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog, about Tehran’s rapid escalation of uranium enrichment. The … Continue reading Iran: Soaring Uranium Stockpile Is Needed for ‘Medical’ Purposes

The United States of Planned Parenthood?: The Violence at the Capitol Was Wrong. So Is Abortion

President-elect Joe Biden speaks in Wilmington, Del., January 8, 2021. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) You can sponsor a flag on the National Mall for Joe Biden’s inauguration. If you do, you will be subscribed to Planned Parenthood’s mailing list. Donald Trump wasn’t a healing presence in Washington. Joe Biden says he wants to be one. He says … Continue reading The United States of Planned Parenthood?: The Violence at the Capitol Was Wrong. So Is Abortion

Watch Live: Senate Panel Considers Biden’s Secretary of State Pick Tony Blinken

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will interview Antony Blinken, President-Elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, on Tuesday afternoon. Blinken served on Biden’s side for decades. Sen. James Risch (R-ID) will preside over the 2 p.m. confirmation hearing as chairman of the Senate foreign relations panel. Blinken is an American government official and diplomat … Continue reading Watch Live: Senate Panel Considers Biden’s Secretary of State Pick Tony Blinken

Report: Pence, McConnell, and McCarthy will Skip Trump’s Send-Off Ceremony

Vice President Mike Pence, along with other top Republican lawmakers, will not attend a formal send-off ceremony for President Donald Trump scheduled ahead of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday, according to a report. The Hill reports: Trump will leave the base around 8 a.m. on Wednesday for Florida. Officials are planning a formal ceremony for the president, who is declining … Continue reading Report: Pence, McConnell, and McCarthy will Skip Trump’s Send-Off Ceremony

Twitter considering expanding ‘permanent bans’ to other GOP groups

A video released by the White House, President Donald Trump shows a Twitter video on a television monitor in an empty press briefing room at the White House in Washington, after the U.S. House impeached him, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert ) OAN NewsroomUPDATED 11:06 AM PT – Tuesday, January 19, 2021 A … Continue reading Twitter considering expanding ‘permanent bans’ to other GOP groups

Migrants Aren’t Cooperating with Biden’s Plans

Hondurans taking part in a new caravan of migrants set to head to the United States, rest on a road in Vado Hondo, Guatemala, January 17, 2021. (Luis Echeverria/Reuters) The latest caravan from Central America appears to have been successfully stopped and dispersed by Guatemalan authorities, after some of the migrants attacked police. More caravans … Continue reading Migrants Aren’t Cooperating with Biden’s Plans

McConnell: ‘The Mob Was Fed Lies’ and ‘Provoked by the President’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and other Republican leaders hold a press conference in Washington, D.C., December 1, 2020. (Bill O’Leary/Reuters Pool) During remarks on the Senate floor on Tuesday, Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell blamed President Trump and “other powerful people” for feeding lies about the election to the mob that attacked … Continue reading McConnell: ‘The Mob Was Fed Lies’ and ‘Provoked by the President’

Four Years Later, Iraqis Wait for Government to Clear Mosul Streets of ISIS Victim Corpses

Kurdish news service Rudaw reported Tuesday that residents of Mosul are still waiting for the corpses of the Islamic State’s victims to be cleared from the streets. The city was liberated from ISIS control four years ago. Mosul residents who spoke to Rudaw said the government has done little to help rebuild Mosul after the … Continue reading Four Years Later, Iraqis Wait for Government to Clear Mosul Streets of ISIS Victim Corpses

Biden DHS nominee Mayorkas says ICE should not be defunded, despite liberal calls

Alejandro Mayorkas, President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), said Tuesday that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) should not be defunded — while not saying whether parts of the border wall should be dismantled. During a Senate confirmation hearing, Mayorkas was asked by Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., if he supports abolishing … Continue reading Biden DHS nominee Mayorkas says ICE should not be defunded, despite liberal calls

McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ the Capitol riot as Senate weighs another impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., placed blame on President Trump for the riot at the Capitol on Jan. 6 that left five people dead, including a Capitol police officer. McConnell addressed the insurrection during a floor speech Tuesday afternoon and said Trump “provoked” the mob that tried to use “fear and violence” to stop the … Continue reading McConnell says Trump ‘provoked’ the Capitol riot as Senate weighs another impeachment trial

Bill de Blasio says NYC will run out of COVID-19 vaccine by Friday

Mayor Bill de Blasio said New York City hit an inoculation record last week when more than 220,000 were vaccinated, but the Big Apple is on track to run out of COVID-19 vaccines by Friday.  He said the city had about 116,000 doses on hand, but without more supplies, it could have to cancel vaccine appointments on … Continue reading Bill de Blasio says NYC will run out of COVID-19 vaccine by Friday

Divided Senate Puts Joe Biden’s Legislative Agenda on Razor’s Edge

President-elect Joe Biden will soon seek to enact his legislative agenda despite facing a split Senate majority. Although Georgia Senate Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock won the January runoffs, Democrats still do not technically control the Senate majority. As of January 3, when the 117th Congress was sworn in, 51 Republicans, 46 Democrats, and … Continue reading Divided Senate Puts Joe Biden’s Legislative Agenda on Razor’s Edge

Seven Things to Know about Tony Blinken, Joe Biden’s Pick for Secretary of State

Tony Blinken will face a Senate confirmation hearing on Tuesday afternoon, the last day in which Republicans have full control of the Senate and are able to lead the discussion. Blinken is a veteran of the Clinton and Obama administrations, and has been an analyst for CNN. He represents much of the faulty conventional wisdom … Continue reading Seven Things to Know about Tony Blinken, Joe Biden’s Pick for Secretary of State