Katy Tur spoke with White House economic advisor Jared Bernstein about the debt ceiling debate in Congress, as well as the overall United States economy.
The truth-challenged GOP congressman appeared to get into a brief confrontation ahead of President Joe Biden's address to Congress.
Republicans erupted when the president said they wanted to cut Social Security and Medicare.
- USA TODAY Opinion
President Joe Biden came out with ample vim and vigor in the State of the Union address and mopped the House floor with the Republican Party's remains
- The Daily Beast
Hunter Larkin for KansasA 23-year-old Kansas mayor who re-installed himself in office last month in what some horrified observers said was “essentially a coup” is refusing to leave in the face of furious community opposition.At a contentious city council meeting Monday night, Goddard Mayor Hunter Larkin invoked the late Apple founder Steve Jobs, suggesting that he—Larkin—was also a visionary attempting to “change the world.”In a move that one Goddard resident likened to “Germany in 1935,” Larkin
In case you’ve missed it: Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) and Lauren Boebert (R-Co.), who don’t seem to realize that they are two sides of the same terrible coin, have been very publicly at war with each other for some time now. And that war continued apace on Tuesday with Boebert once again mocking Greene—this time for carrying a large white balloon around the U.S. Capitol all day ahead of Biden’s State of the Union address to symbolize the so-called “Chinese spy balloon” that the military
- The Guardian
Republican extremist appears to reference Chinese surveillance dirigible by parading halls of Congress with white balloon
A Mississippi state senator has come under fire on Twitter after posting a racist meme referencing the suspected Chinese spy balloon that breached U.S. airspace last week. Sen. Joel R. Carter, Jr., a Republican who represents the 49th District, shared an image of a weather balloon superimposed with the words “Weather Barroon” and “Totary NOT For Spying.” In the tweet, he wrote: “Biden Administration currently.”
The former GOP House speaker "has no idea what he's talking about," Lieu said.
- The Hill
Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in response to reports that former first lady Melania Trump entered the Situation Room during a 2019 raid against ISIS that “this is not normal.” “No, this is not normal. I think it’s important to restate that as much as possible around Trump,” she said on MSNBC’s…
Melania Trump's 'Unexpected' Presence in the Situation Room During a Major Military Operation Raised a Few Eyebrows
The Donald Trump administration has provided lots of headlines and plenty of surprises since he exited the White House in 2021, but the latest Melania Trump headline is definitely raising eyebrows. A new memoir from former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, Soldier Secretary: Warnings from the Battlefield & the Pentagon about America’s Most Dangerous Enemies, […]
- Fox News
An intruder broke into Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, where presidential Air Force One planes are kept, and was soon fired upon by a base resident Monday.
- The Hill
The five sitting Supreme Court justices attending the State of the Union are being joined by two of their predecessors, the first time a retired justice has attended the president’s address in 26 years. Retired Justices Stephen Breyer and Anthony Kennedy, two regular attendees during their years on the bench, have again returned to the…
The former New Jersey governor hit back at the former president — but critics said he was much too late.
- The Daily Beast
CNNCNN anchor Kaitlan Collins repeatedly grilled House Oversight Chair James Comer (R-KY) on Tuesday over his wild assertion that the Chinese spy balloon could have contained “bioweapons,” forcing the GOP lawmaker to admit he had “no evidence” to back his claim.Prior to the U.S. military shooting down the surveillance craft on Saturday, Comer took Republican hysterics over the balloon to new heights by invoking the COVID-19 “lab leak theory” and fear-mongering about possible biological warfare.“
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Unlike their "luckier" counterparts in Russia, who get a Lada car if their soldier husbands are killed in Ukraine, people from the Kremlin’s fake republics in Donetsk and Luhansk have to be content with a lot less.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Ukrainian guerrillas have set fire to a railway control cabinet in Luhansk Oblast, regional governor Serhiy Hayday said on the Telegram messenger on Feb. 7.
MTG demands probe over why former President Trump was apparently not informed of previous Chinese balloons over the US
Marjorie Taylor Greene suggested the Pentagon may have withheld information about Chinese spy balloons from Trump, and called for an investigation.
- The Week
A controversy over spying and the nation's food supply
- The Conversation
Many Americans, many of them Republicans, seek leaders who would violate basic principles of democracy. AP Photo/Ben GrayIt might be comforting to think that American democracy has made it past the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection. But our research shows that a wide range of the American people, of all political stripes, seek leaders who are fundamentally anti-democratic. It’s true that many who participated in the insurrection are facing consequences, including prison time. Many candidates for state
A Chinese spokeswoman says the aircraft is for civilian use, but "deviated" from its intended route.