Tag: Biden

NEWS

Why Biden Won’t Be On The ballot In New Hampshire 

All eyes are on Tuesday’s first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary — but President Biden won’t be on the Granite State’s Democratic ballot, even as he runs for a second term in 2024.  His absence comes amid controversy between state and national Democrats over New Hampshire’s place in the party’s presidential nominating calendar, driven by a national Democratic desire to diversify the early voting […]

EDITORIAL

Why Donald Trump Is Winning?

The Donald Trump MAGA camp is licking their chops as the general election draws nigh. The truth is the Trump campaign is not offering anything new and different to the masses in terms of socio-economic progress. However, Trump is projecting an image of strength that the Biden team is bereft of showing in the media space. The fact is only […]

Jamaica

Jamaica Makes List As Major Drug Transit Point

Jamaica is listed among many countries by the United States as a major drug transit or major illicit drug-producing nation. The designation was made by U.S. President Joe Biden in the required report for Fiscal Year 2024. Some of the other countries include Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican […]

NEWS

US Calls Israel’s Passage Of Judicial Overhaul Law ‘Unfortunate’ 

Biden administration urges political consensus after Israeli parliament passes contentious bill to overhaul judiciary.  The White House has deemed it “unfortunate” that Israel’s legislature passed a bill that aims to curb the powers of the country’s top court, stressing that the administration of US President Joe Biden believes major changes should be decided by “consensus.”  In a brief statement on Monday, just […]

EDUCATION

Supreme Court — Student Loan Debt Forgiveness No Way

The six conservative justices on the Supreme Court ruled that President Joe Biden’s student loan debt forgiveness plan is unconstitutional on Friday. The 6-3 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts means that the 26 million Americans who signed up for the debt forgiveness program will no longer have their debt partially or fully wiped away. In 2022 Biden announced […]

NEWS

Biden Defends Calling China’s Xi A ‘Dictator’ During Fundraiser

Comment came after both China and US hailed progress at lowering tensions after top US diplomat’s recent Beijing visit. United States President Joe Biden has defended calling Chinese President Xi Jinping a “dictator”, just days after their countries hailed modest progress in cooling tensions. During a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, Biden said his blunt statements […]

EDITORIAL

Will Senator Tim Scott Get Woke?

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) has sought to brush aside remarks made by former President Barack Obama about the Pollyanna view held by African American or other minority candidates within the Republican Party about America’s history, but should he? “There’s no higher compliment than being attacked by President Obama,” Scott said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.” The former President […]

NEWS

US Senate Approves Debt Ceiling Deal

The U.S. Senate voted Thursday night 63-36 in support of a measure that will allow the United States to continue to pay its bills. The U.S. had been on track to run out of cash in four days. The bipartisan legislation now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature. “Tonight, senators from both parties voted to protect the hard-earned […]

POLITICS

Speaker Kevin McCarthy Is An Honest Man Says, Biden

President Joe Biden has described California Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy as an honest man. Biden voiced his opinion in an interview with MSNBC’s anchor Stephanie Ruhle. “I think he’s an honest man. I think he’s in a position, though, he had to make a deal, 15 votes, where he just about sold away everything that he — at the […]

EDITORIAL

Debt Ceiling Crisis On The Horizon But No Outrage

It has become a ritual for the House of Representatives and the Senate to ‘trade punches’ every year at this time in raising the debt ceiling. Under normal circumstances, this would be a no-brainer since all Washington is doing is paying for the debt it has incurred over the past year. U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has already warned of […]