Tag: Trump

Senate Confirms Mark Menezes as Energy Department’s Second in Command

The Senate, in a surprising 79-16 vote has confirmed Mark Menezes to be the second in command. According to The Hill: The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Menezes for the No. 2 spot at the Energy Department in a 79-16 vote. President Trump nominated Menezes to be the department’s deputy secretary in March. He will replace Dan Brouillette, who previously held

Dems Waging Unfounded War on Trump’s State Department

The Democrats have launched an attack on President Trump’s State Department and it is unfounded. According to The Washington Free Beacon: A report released last Tuesday by Sen. Bob Menendez (D., N.J.) made shaky criticisms of the Trump State Department—arguing that crises of expertise, competency, and diversity abound when in fact such accusations are misrepresentative,

White House Considering ‘Unilateral’ Action on Coronavirus Relief

The White House is reportedly considering “unilateral” action to get coronavirus relief to Americans after attempts by Congress have continuously stalled. According to The Daily Wire: Monday morning, a White House official told Fox News that, while the president is hopeful that Congressional negotiations may continue, the administration is preparing for exigent circumstances. “As the negotiations continue

Trump’s New Executive Order Looks to Address US Agencies Use of Foreign Workers

President Trump signed an executive order on Monday that looks to limit the number of foreign workers used by United States agencies. According to The Hill: President Trump on Monday signed an executive order aimed at blocking U.S. agencies from outsourcing jobs to foreign workers, a move partly sparked by outrage among some conservatives over outsourcing plans from

GOP Lawmaker Breaks With Trump, Will Oppose Delaying Election

GOP Representative Adam Kinzinger has responded to President Trump’s call to possibly delay the election by reminding him that it is Congress’ authority to do so and he will not vote to delay. According to The Hill: A Republican lawmaker broke with President Trump on Thursday and said he would oppose any attempts to delay the November

Trump Repeals Obama-Biden Era Housing Rule

President Trump has repealed an Obama-Biden era rule that he said will be beneficial to suburbanites. The program was called: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing or AFFH. According to The Daily Wire: The Obama era rule was written under the Fair Housing Act and “required local governments to prove that federal subsidies for housing projects would

CBS Mail-In Voting Experiment Raises Cause for Concern

An experiment on mail-in voting conducted by CBS has raised some serious issues that could lead to serious issues in November. According to The Daily Wire: Because of the coronavirus, 2020 marks a presidential election in which mail-in voting could play a pivotal role, for which reason “CBS News This Morning” co-host Tony Dokoupil conducted an experiment

Trump Admin Sending Federal Agents to These Cities

The Trump administration has announced that it will send federal agents to Detroit, Cleveland, and Milwaukee. This move expands a federal program that sends reinforcements to Democrat-run cities where violence is escalating. According to The Hill: “For decades, the Department of Justice has achieved significant success when utilizing our anti-violent crime task forces and federal

Trump Will Accept Nomination for President in North Carolina

President Trump has announced that he will accept the Republican nomination for President in North Carolina. A move that comes after he moved the convention from Charlotte, North Carolina to Jacksonville, Florida. The President recently announced he would not hold the convention in Jacksonville. According to The Hill: President Trump plans to accept the Republican presidential

United States Looking at Possible Troop ‘Adjustments’ in South Korea

A new report indicates that the United States is looking at possible troop “adjustments” in South Korea, which is a major ally to the United States. According to The Washington Free Beacon: The Pentagon is considering making “adjustments” to the American military presence in South Korea, the Associated Press reported Tuesday. Though Secretary of Defense Mark Esper