Biden, visiting FEMA in Ian’s aftermath, says search and rescue critical

Biden, visiting FEMA in Ian’s aftermath, says search and rescue critical

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden on Thursday visited FEMA headquarters in Washington as search and rescue efforts were underway in Florida in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Upon his arrival, Biden turned to FEMA personnel in the room and thanked them for their work during the historic storm. Early assessments…
Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee

Ginni Thomas appears in person for interview with Jan. 6 committee

(WASHINGTON) -- Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, appeared in person at the House Jan. 6 committee's offices on Thursday morning for a closed-door interview. Cameras caught Thomas walking to the conference room around 9:30 a.m. The select committee investigating the U.S. Capitol attack has sought…
White House: Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks ‘apparent sabotage’

White House: Nord Stream gas pipeline leaks ‘apparent sabotage’

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House said this week that large leaks in undersea gas pipelines running from Russia to Germany were the result of "apparent sabotage." U.S. national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Tuesday night that he had spoken with his Danish counterpart about the leaks in the Nord Stream…
McConnell and Republicans back Senate’s post-Jan. 6 election reform bill

McConnell and Republicans back Senate’s post-Jan. 6 election reform bill

(WASHINGTON) -- A broad bipartisan group of senators who worked for months on legislation to reform the nineteenth-century law governing the Electoral College process and counting of votes after presidential elections scored two major victories on Tuesday. First, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky threw his influential support behind…
White House announces over $8 billion in hunger and nutrition commitments

White House announces over $8 billion in hunger and nutrition commitments

(WASHINGTON) -- Ahead of President Joe Biden’s conference Wednesday where his administration will call to end hunger and decrease diet-related diseases by 2030, the White House announced that the private and public sector are committing more than $8 billion to reach that goal. “These range from bold philanthropic contributions and…