A federal judge in Texas has ruled to put on hold the Biden administration’s latest effort to end the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico” policy, until legal proceedings play out. Officially called the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), “Remain in Mexico” was a policy implemented under the Trump administration in 2019. It requires illegal aliens who claim to […]
ASHBURN, Va.—At about 5 p.m. on Nov. 14, Tiffany Polifko got a call from a campaign volunteer at the voter registration office where absentee ballots were being counted. “You won!” she told Polifko. The two screamed for joy. “I just couldn’t believe it!” said Polifko. The race’s competitiveness had taken her by surprise, even though […]
China’s ambassador to the United States rejected a claim that Beijing has trapped African countries with debt, as President Joe Biden is hosting dozens of African leaders for a summit in Washington this week.
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s surprise announcement that she’s left the Democrat Party raises questions about its implications for the balance of power in Washington and whether the move is more of a shock wave or merely a murmur. Sinema’s defection from the Democrat Party and registering as an Independent is certainly symbolic—with her announcement being […]
Arizona Sen. Kyrsten Sinema announced Friday that she has left the Democratic Party and has registered as an independent, saying she’s turning her back on the “broken partisan system in Washington” that prioritizes denying the opposition party a win rather than “delivering for all Americans.” Sinema made the announcement in a Dec. 9 thread on Twitter […]
A group of Republicans is seeking information from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) over allegations that the department “knowingly” places some unaccompanied illegal immigrant minors in the hands of criminals, according to a letter released on Tuesday. “We write concerning an alarming report by a federal employee whistleblower that the [HHS] is […]
The Biden administration on Monday said it’s extending immigration protections for over 260,000 Haitians in the United States. Protections include deferred deportation and being able to work in the United States for an extra 18 months, until August 2024. It’s part of something called Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Congress created TPS in 1990 to provide […]
Honoring President Joe Biden’s wishes, the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) Rules and Bylaws Committee on Dec. 2 overwhelmingly passed a proposal that would drastically reshape the 2024 presidential nominating calendar. Under the measure, Iowa would be stripped of its first-in-the-nation caucus position and replaced by South Carolina, a state with a larger black population that […]
A South Texas county judge has asked President Joe Biden to delay the repeal of Title 42; a policy struck down by a federal judge two weeks ago. On Monday, Hidalgo County Judge Richard Cortez sent a letter asking Biden to visit his county and address the “serious issue on the horizon” that border towns are […]
Chinese riot police in white hazmat suits clashed with people in southern China’s Guangzhou city on Tuesday night, according to online videos seen by Reuters. In one Twitter video, dozens of riot police holding shields advanced in formation over what looked like torn-down lockdown barriers, while objects were thrown in their direction. Later, police were […]
The White House’s COVID-19 response coordinator Ashish Jha said that the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) “zero-COVID” strategy is unrealistic amid the largest protests across China in decades. Thousands of demonstrators came out in Shanghai, Beijing, Urumqi, Wuhan, Chengdu, and other major Chinese cities over CCP-mandated lockdowns, mandatory COVID-19 tests, mask orders, and other rules. The […]
President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he has not been “directly” engaged in the negotiations to avert a potentially crippling rail strike, contradicting White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre who repeatedly insisted that the president has been “directly” involved. Speaking to reporters outside a fire station on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, on Nov. 24, Biden […]
A recent American Farm Bureau Federation survey shows the average cost for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 will cost about $64 this year—up 20% from last year. The Department of Agriculture had partly blamed Russia’s conflict in Ukraine for the Thanksgiving price hikes, as well as the avian flu and drought in the U.S. NTD […]
In appointing a special counsel to investigate former President Donald Trump, the Justice Department (DOJ) has turned its law enforcement apparatus into a “tool to attack a political enemy,” according to FBI veteran Marc Ruskin. Attorney General Merrick Garland, a Biden administration appointee, on Nov. 18 made the announcement in Washington, handing former DOJ prosecutor […]
HARRISBURG, Pa.—Swing-state Pennsylvania is the stage for a clash of presidents on Saturday as each party’s biggest stars work to energize voters just days before voting concludes in high-stakes midterm elections across the country. Former President Barack Obama opened the day at a Pittsburgh rally with Democratic Senate hopeful John Fetterman, the Pennsylvania lieutenant governor […]
In Georgia, the critical Senate race is a toss-up even though incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock had outspent his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker. Republican Governor Greg Abbott focused on immigration in Texas and touted his strategy of sending illegal border crossers to Democratic strongholds. Over in Florida, Republican Governor Ron DeSantis joked that Biden was helping his […]
With the midterm elections approaching, candidates have been getting out to rally voters. In Georgia, Democrat Stacey Abrams is challenging Republican Gov. Brian Kemp. And in Michigan, a final push from the Republican candidate for governor Tudor Dixon has helped her pull closer to incumbent Gretchen Whitmer.
With just a week before the midterm elections, the economy is first on American voters’ minds. The most basic of kitchen-table issues—the cost of groceries and gas—will influence how almost all Americans vote in the midterms, according to a Gallup poll released on Oct. 31.
Some union rail workers who are threatening to strike say their voices are not being heard. They’re unhappy with the deal President Joe Biden’s team brokered. They say it gave unfair leverage to their bosses. A second railroad union rejected its deal with the major U.S. freight railroads on Wednesday, adding to concerns about the […]
President Joe Biden was trying to rally young Democrats to vote in his recent meeting with a group of young Americans. Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Oct. 23 expressed concerns that younger voters won’t show up at the polls during the November midterm elections.
When the pandemic hit, people were pushed increasingly online, and scammers around the world took it as a golden opportunity to go after America’s retirees. According to the FBI’s 2021 elder fraud report, over 92,000 victims over the age of 60 reported losses last year. Those losses added up to $1.7 billion, up 74 percent compared to […]
A judge has ruled that voters in Wisconsin cannot cancel their ballot and submit a new one once a vote has been cast, while a state lawmaker in Virginia questions why over 100,000 voter registrations were delayed ahead of the midterm elections.
President Joe Biden on Oct. 6 announced he will pardon every person who was convicted of possessing marijuana on a federal level and in the District of Columbia. Biden encouraged governors to pardon people for state offenses too, and he’s ordering a review of whether marijuana should be a Schedule 1 narcotic, which is the highest classification. Some […]
The tentative rail deal is one win for the Biden administration among a series of transportation woes. NTD looked at the issues with trains, planes, and automobiles that have dogged President Joe Biden since he took office.
Although the Chinese regime bans its people from using Twitter, local Chinese Communist Party authorities are splurging on global advertising on the site. China is Twitter’s fastest growing overseas ad market—and one of its largest revenue sources outside the United States.
Did you know that one in four Americans don’t have anything saved for retirement? That’s according to the Federal Reserve’s most recent economic well-being report. But this doesn’t have to be the case for your child. NTD looks at how you can help your child jumpstart their retirement now.
Some Republicans are questioning whether President Joe Biden’s plan to cancel student debt is related to the midterms and getting more support for Democratic candidates. Democrats, on the other hand, back Biden’s plan, saying it’s about helping student loan borrowers and holding universities accountable.
President Joe Biden announced his student loan relief plan Wednesday that would relieve millions of Americans of debt. But the White House is facing mounting criticism, with some saying it’s not enough, while others call it an unfair transfer of wealth that could make inflation worse.
One investigative journalist suggests that the FBI’s raid on former President Donald Trump’s home wasn’t about an election or the January 6th commission, like many skeptics of the FBI hold to be true. He suggests the intelligence community didn’t want information about Russiagate to be made public. Now, in stark contrast to both of these theories […]
Since President Joe Biden’s first day in office, Democrats have passed about $3.8 trillion in bills. The newest one is the Inflation Reduction Act that Biden just signed Tuesday. Democrats and Republicans are divided whether all the spending will help or hurt the economy.
On July 23, state delegates at the Republican Party of Arkansas’ state convention voted to disqualify the Pulaski County Republican Committee’s (PCRC) new GOP delegates, for reasons those new delegates say are untrue. It stems from a letter of complaint written by some members of the PCRC, who say the election wasn’t valid. But the […]
Former Obama official Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC Thursday that the latest GDP numbers show the U.S. economy is weakening much faster than most people expected. He added on Twitter that with an “unfavorable miss on jobless claims” combined with the negative GDP, there is a risk of “deepening stagflation and flashing red recession.” Meanwhile, lawmakers […]
Lawmakers are reacting after Senator Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed to what appears to be a revised, alternate version of the Build Back Better bill. The new spending package is called the “Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.” Democrat lawmakers are praising the news, while Republicans are not pleased.
The Federal Reserve is expected to raise its key interest rate another 0.75 percentage point Wednesday afternoon, in an attempt to cool inflation. Meanwhile, fears of a recession loom over the country and Americans are becoming more pessimistic about the economy. Consumer confidence slipped in July for the third month in a row, according to […]
A wide range of data is coming out this week on the U.S. economy, including the much-anticipated report on second-quarter gross domestic product (GDP). Some forecasters are predicting second quarter GDP will be negative, but the White House argues it doesn’t mean there’s a recession. Has the definition of recession changed?
House Intelligence Committee member Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) on Friday warned Americans not to use DNA testing services. During an Aspen Security Forum panel discussion, he said U.S. adversaries could collect Americans’ DNA from companies and weaponize it. He said governments can “actually take someone’s DNA … you know, their medical profile, and you can […]
The January 6 Select Committee held its last hearing of the summer Thursday. The focus was on what former President Donald Trump did during the three hours between the end of his rally, and the release of a video telling people to go home. The panel accused Trump of dereliction of duty, for not taking action during that time.
A White House official Wednesday tried to clarify remarks from President Joe Biden where he appeared to say that he has cancer. Biden was commenting on an upcoming round of climate-related executive actions.
Key Senate Democrat Joe Manchin is raising the alarm on inflation. In a statement on Wednesday, he said Washington can’t add any more fuel to this inflation fire. This could spell trouble for President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better social spending package.
Former senior U.S. official John Bolton says he helped plan attempted coups in foreign countries. He made the comment to CNN after Tuesday’s Jan. 6 hearing. He was disagreeing with one of the committee’s claims, based on his own experience in planning coups.