Category: Current Global Finance News

Biden Fires a Warning Shot at Iran

After only a month in power, President Biden has used lethal military force in reaction to Iranian-sponsored attacks on Americans in Iraq. The strike, said to be by F-15 jets, apparently attacked buildings owned by Iraqi Shiite militia groups along the Iraqi-Syrian border. It’s worth pausing to note that those Iranian-backed Iraqi Shiite groups and […]

Husband of Hitler-quoting GOP congresswoman parked his militia-stickered truck outside Capitol Jan. 6

The Week Newly confirmed Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is ‘obsessed’ with creating ‘clean-energy jobs’ The Senate on Thursday confirmed former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, 64-35, to lead the Energy Department, with 14 Republicans joining all 50 members of the Democratic caucus to give President Biden his 10th Cabinet-level appointee (plus one deputy secretary). After her […]

Why experts like Dr. Fauci think ‘there’s a really good chance’ the worst of the U.S. pandemic is behind us

According to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll, two-thirds of Americans are either somewhat or very worried about the “newer, potentially more contagious” COVID-19 variants that have triggered huge overseas outbreaks and are now spreading in the United States. Those concerns are valid. But maybe it’s time for Americans to start worrying a little less. To […]

Mitch McConnell: Nancy Pelosi’s plan for investigating the Capitol attack is a ‘bizarre partisan concept’

WASHINGTON — Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s concerned Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s plan to establish a commission to investigate the U.S. Capitol attack would be overly “partisan.” Speaking on the Senate floor Wednesday afternoon, McConnell noted Pelosi’s proposal was criticized by the leaders of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission it was supposedly […]

‘The science is on our side’: Chris Christie blasts Biden and Democrats over failure to reopen schools

WASHINGTON — Nearly a year after most schools shut down, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie sees an opportunity for the Republican Party, whose handling of the coronavirus pandemic under Donald Trump was widely seen as anti-scientific and contributing to thousands of needless deaths. With parental frustration over the school closures boiling over in parts […]

Biden news – live: AOC blasts president’s migrant camp as Romney predicts Trump 2024 nomination ‘landslide’

The Week Republican leaders want to avoid a party civil war. Trump might have other ideas. In a two-page memo addressed to GOP donors, voters, leaders, and activists, Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) declared: “The Republican Civil War is now canceled.” It isn’t clear if his fellow Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, are listening. Scott […]