November 30, 2021 12:41 am

Senate Republicans blast Biden over dishonorable discharges for unvaccinated troops

Senate Republicans on Thursday blasted President Biden’s plan to allow for other-than-honorable discharges for active-duty military personnel who refuse to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The White House has remained firm on its vaccine requirement for service members and has pushed back on lawmakers’ efforts to bar other-than-honorable discharges. “Next Thursday … is Veterans Day, a…

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Mark Takano: White supremacists recruiting veterans

House Democrats on Wednesday sounded alarms about White supremacist groups in the U.S. targeting military veterans for recruitment. Democrats on the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee contended that veterans are more vulnerable to recruitment by the extremist fringe and are increasingly coaxed into joining the ranks of White supremacists. “The corrupting influence of domestic violent extremist…

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Berlin police probe ‘sonic weapon attack’ at U.S. Embassy

German police announced Friday they are investigating an “alleged sonic weapon attack” on employees stationed at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, the latest in a long-running series of attacks that U.S. officials are still at a loss to explain. In August, The Wall Street Journal reported that at least two U.S. officials in Germany came…

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Donald Trump says Michigan rally to press for audit of state 2020 vote

Former President Donald Trump said Friday supporters will use an upcoming rally in Michigan to demand a “forensic audit” of the state’s 2020 presidential vote, which was won by Democrat Joe Biden. The rally, scheduled for Oct. 12 at the State Capitol in Lansing, Michigan, is being organized by Election Integrity Fund and Force, a…

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Senate Republicans press for briefings on U.S. strategy amid rising China tensions

Senate Republicans are calling on the Biden administration to provide public and classified briefings to lawmakers on U.S strategy toward China and policy regarding Taiwan. The request comes amid rising tensions after China’s Peoples Liberation Army Air Force flew nearly 150 warplanes into Taiwanese airspace over four days late last week and early this week.…

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Schiff: Proposal to check presidential power will apply to Biden, family

Rep. Adam Schiff offered assurances Thursday that his proposal to bolster Congress’ check on the executive branch will apply to presidents of both parties, when he was asked about concerns over the Biden family capitalizing on the president’s name. The California Democrat said his Protecting Our Democracy Act, which he introduced Tuesday with more than…

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