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McConnell Bats For Ukraine In Aid Support

Republican Senator Mitch McConnell is in no doubt about whether the U.S. should give Ukraine its fullest support. Many members of his party have questioned whether the U.S. should be doling out so much financial support to Ukraine, given the needs of the American people. “It’s important for the United States to help; it’s important for the free world to […]

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Bernie Sanders Cries “Sabotage”

Sen. Bernie Sanders was in a no-holds-barred mood on Sunday when he called out Sens. Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, referring to them as “saboteurs.” He argued that both senators have “sabotaged” President Joe Biden’s agenda. “You got two members of the Senate, Sen. Manchin and Sen. Sinema, who have sabotaged what the president has been fighting for,” Sanders told […]

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President Biden Calls For A Stop To “Hate-Fueled Domestic Terrorism”  

Following the killing of ten people by a lone gunman in a Buffalo, N.Y. supermarket, President Biden has called for an end to “hate-fueled domestic terrorism.” The President said in a statement that acts of domestic terrorism are “antithetical” to U.S. values. “Any act of domestic terrorism, including an act perpetrated in the name of a repugnant white nationalist ideology, […]

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Opposition Parties Set To Form Coalition In St. Kitts And Nevis To Compete In Election

The opposition People’s Action Movement (PAM) Party in St. Kitts and Nevis has indicated its intention to join forces with the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) to contest the next general election. This move comes against the backdrop of a request made by Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris to the Governor-General to dissolve Parliament with immediate effect. PAM and the CCM […]

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Biden Touts Inflation Plan

U.S. President Joe Biden said that his plan is set on lowering inflation to ease the financial burden that the American people have to contend with on a daily basis. “Beyond the Fed, my inflation plan is focused on lowering the costs that families face and lowering the federal deficit,” said Biden. He noted that his administration has already “announced […]

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St. Kitts And Nevis PM In A Spot Of Bother

According to press reports, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr. Timothy Harris said he had asked the Governor-General to dissolve Parliament immediately. After dismissing several ministers, including his deputy, Shawn Richards, and Nevis Premier, Mark Brantley, he made the announcement. In a radio and television broadcast, Dr. Harris said he would soon announce the date for the general election. […]

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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell Opines On Abortion

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said in an interview with USA Today a national abortion ban is “possible” if Roe v. Wade gets overturned this summer. “If the leaked opinion became the final opinion, legislative bodies — not only at the state level but at the federal level — certainly could legislate in that area,” McConnell told USA Today when asked […]

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The U.S. And Germany Are At One On Ukraine Against Russia

According to a White House press statement, both President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany have committed to holding Russia accountable for its brutal actions in Ukraine. Both men reviewed their ongoing efforts to provide security assistance to the government of Ukraine and humanitarian aid to the millions of Ukrainians affected by the violence. President Biden […]

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Trump Says Republican Senator Ben Sasse Is “Bad News”

Former President Trump maintains his line of fire with a swagger toward anyone who dares to cross or disagrees with him. This time, it’s Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) who is taking the heat as Trump railed against him during a telerally held for Nebraska gubernatorial candidate Charles Herbster (R). Trump said he should never have given his endorsement to Senator […]

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Taiwan’s Foreign Minister — Lessons Learned

In an interview with CNN’s host Fareed Zakaria, Taiwan’s foreign minister said his country is studying Ukraine’s response to the Russian invasion with the view of learning from it. “We try to see what we can learn from Ukraine in defending ourselves,” Foreign Minister Joseph Wu told Zakaria. “There are two things, of course,” Wu said. “The first is asymmetric […]