The Democrat sounded as if he were in the White House rather than the State House, honoring members of Ukraine's consul general and the country's defense forces. CBS2's Christine Sloan reports.
"Biden didn't defy a subpoena, congressman," Chuck Todd told the Ohio lawmaker.
CBS News pressed House Speaker Kevin McCarthy about Rep. George Santos' credibility, but he clashed with the reporter and sidestepped the question by talking about how 'Congress is broken'
"So you're just not going to answer the question I asked?" Margaret Brennan said as Kevin McCarthy detailed how the US representative democracy works.
Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula annexed by Russia in 2014, will never again be part of Ukraine, Croatian President Zoran Milanovic said on Monday in remarks detailing his objection to Zagreb providing military aid to Kyiv. In December, Croatian lawmakers rejected a proposal that the country join a European Union mission in support of the Ukrainian military, reflecting deep divisions between Milanovic and Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic. A vocal critic of Western policy in Ukraine, Milanovic has said he does not want his country, the EU's newest member state, to face what he has called potentially disastrous consequences over the 11-month-old war in Ukraine.
- The Hill
The White House hit back after Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said he wants to “strengthen” Medicare and Social Security, arguing on Sunday that the House GOP leader and his conference actually want to slash spending on the entitlement programs. McCarthy said in an interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation” earlier Sunday that he wants to…
- USA TODAY
Trump lawyer Evan Corcoran provided Peter Navarro a letter claiming executive privilege. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta delayed the trial Friday.
- The Hill
Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis said the West sending tanks to Ukraine to provide additional aid in its war with Russia “creates real problems” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin is trying to scare the West with the Kremlin’s comments that NATO countries’ move to send tanks to Ukraine increases their “direct involvement”…
- The Conversation
Sheriffs who see themselves as ultimate defenders of the Constitution are especially worried about gun rights
Scott Jenkins, sheriff of Culpeper County, Va., is one of a large number of so-called 'constitutional sheriffs' in the U.S. Eva Hambach/AFP via Getty ImagesA gun control law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker of Illinois in January 2023 immediately faced opposition from a group key to the law’s enforcement: sheriffs. They are county-level, locally elected public officials who run jails, provide courthouse security, and, in many counties, are the primary providers of law enforcement services. In Illino
- Business Insider
Ukraine official gloats after drone strike on weapons facility in Russian-allied Iran: 'Ukraine did warn you'
Mykhailo Polodyak, a senior aide to President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, made the comment after multiple reports of a drone strike on a building in Isfahan.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Poland would be able to transfer its F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine only in coordination with NATO, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki told journalists on Jan. 30.
- The Hill
The addition of Republican Reps. Chip Roy (Texas), Ralph Norman (S.C.), and Thomas Massie (Ky.) to the House Rules Committee — one of the concessions from Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) that helped him secure the gavel — means that the frequent antagonists of leadership have the opportunity to create significant barriers to getting legislation to…
- The Florida Times-Union
The city had allowed close-cut beards in 2015 to help firefighters with a common skin condition called PFB, but reversed course the next year.
- Fox News
President Biden was mocked on social media on Sunday after he tweeted that he gave his "word as a Biden" that he was optimistic about the future of the United States.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian MPs and former members of the outlawed Opposition Platform – For Life (OPZZh) party Natalia Korolevska and her husband Yuriy Solod have given up their mandates as lawmakers, the Ukrainska Pravda online newspaper reported on Jan. 29
Here are the top 19 countries that the US State Department says aren't safe for American citizens to travel to
Countries deemed too dangerous for travel by the State Department are known for civil unrest, terrorist activity, and kidnappings.
- Sacramento Bee
His parachute only partly opened, sending him into an uncontrolled fall.
- The Telegraph
Boris Johnson has said Vladimir Putin threatened to kill him with a "missile," and added it "would only take a minute".
- USA TODAY
A crowd did not begin chanting profanities at the president during a speech on gun violence. The video was edited to add the outburst.
- Ukrayinska Pravda
The passage of trucks has been prohibited and a day off granted for state employees in the Russian city of Volgograd, where the visit of President Vladimir Putin is expected. Source: Latvia-based Russian media outlet Meduza, citing local media Details: Putin is scheduled to visit Volgograd from 30 January to 5 February, allegedly in honour of the celebration of the 80th anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Stalingrad.
Turkey warned its citizens on Saturday against "possible Islamophobic, xenophobic and racist attacks" in the United States and Europe after its Western allies cautioned their citizens in Turkey about possible terror attacks. In two separate travel advisories, the Turkish foreign ministry recommended its citizens in the United States and European countries "act calmly in the face of possible xenophobic and racist harassment and attacks" and to "stay away from areas where demonstrations may intensify."
- Biloxi Sun Herald
“In our recent audit of state agencies,” Shad White says, “my office questioned the use of public money to purchase drone equipment manufactured by a company ... the United States Department of Defense considers a threat to national security.”