March 22, 2024

Lawmakers Who Ousted McCarthy Say Speaker Johnson’s Safe

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), the lawmaker most responsible for Mr. McCarthy’s removal, said he doesn’t want to see Mr. Johnson go. Several of the eight Republicans who voted to oust former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) say that House Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-La.) job is safe. On the surface, there are striking resemblances between the […]

March 22, 2024

What to Give for Valentine’s Day

For Valentine’s Day, between flowers and chocolate, the choice is clear to master chocolatier Christophe Toury. “I don’t eat flowers,” he says. Master chocolatier Christophe Toury has seen many Valentine’s Day come and go over the years, and as far as gifts go, though flowers and chocolates are popular, to him the choice is clear. […]

March 22, 2024

Biden Budget Seeks WIC Budget Boost Despite Declining Enrollment

House panel chair calls on USDA to cut—literally—the fat out of food stamp spending. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) $25.1 billion Fiscal Year 2025 (FY25) budget request is $2.2 billion more, or 8.7 percent higher than its recently adopted FY24 spending plan and requests $7.7 billion for its Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, […]

March 22, 2024

TikTok Fan Makes Death Threat Against GOP Senator Over App Legislation

‘Callers like this who communicate threats against elected officials could be committing a federal crime,’ Sen. Thom Tillis says. Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) warned of the danger of TikTok’s current ownership structure after a supporter of the Chinese-owned video-sharing app left a voicemail threatening to “shoot” him. In a March 20 post on X, formerly […]

March 22, 2024

House Judiciary Committee Sues 2 DOJ Lawyers For Testimony on Lapsed Hunter Biden Tax Charges

The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a pair of Department of Justice officials alleged to have defied subpoenas. The Republican-led House Judiciary Committee filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a pair of Department of Justice officials alleged to have defied subpoenas relating to the department’s prosecution of President Joe Biden’s […]

March 22, 2024

FDA Classifies Recall of Abiomed’s Blood Pumps as Most Serious

The U.S. health regulator on Thursday classified the recall of blood pumps made by Johnson & Johnson’s Abiomed unit as the most serious and said their use could cause serious injuries or death. The recalled devices, Impella Left Sided Blood Pumps, are used in providing short-term support to pumping chambers of the heart during some […]

March 22, 2024

Commanders add cornerback James Pierre in latest free-agency move

By Liam Griffin – The Washington Times – Thursday, March 21, 2024 A busy free-agency period for the Washington Commanders continued Thursday as the team signed cornerback James Pierre.  The four-year veteran began his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2020.  The Florida Atlantic product appeared in 66 games for […]

March 22, 2024

‘RICO Is Not a Crime’: AOC Spars With Hunter Biden Associate Tony Bobulinski at Hearing

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) engaged in a fiery exchange with Hunter Biden’s former associate, Tony Bobulinski, during Wednesday’s impeachment hearing. She asserted that “RICO is not a crime” amidst discussions about alleged wrongdoings involving President Joe Biden. The intense back-and-forth unfolded as Ms. Ocasio-Cortez pressed Mr. Bobulinski on whether he had personally witnessed President Biden […]