Jordan demands answers on whether FBI is investigating Hunter Biden allegations, in wake of Senate report

Republican Rep. Jim Jordan on Thursday demanded answers from FBI Director Christopher Wray on what investigative steps the bureau has taken related to Hunter Biden’s business dealings in the wake of a Senate GOP report released this week. Republicans on the Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis.c, and Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, released an […]

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Grassley demands Biden name potential Supreme Court nominees

Sen. Chuck Grassley on Wednesday demanded that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden release a list of his potential nominees to the Supreme Court by the end of the month, saying there is “no reason” for the former vice president “to hide” the names. Grassley, R-Iowa, the former chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, called on […]

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Trump aides review CDC coronavirus reports to better align with president’s upbeat messaging: report

The president’s political aides have successfully demanded to review and, in some cases, modify weekly Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports on the coronavirus to better align scientific reports with Trump’s upbeat messages, Politico reported. Michael Caputo, a former Trump campaign official who became spokesperson at the Department of Health and Human Services this spring, […]

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Republicans demand answers on Mueller team wiping phones, suggest ‘anticipatory obstruction of justice’

Congressional Republicans demanded answers on Friday as to whether there “was a widespread intentional effort” to wipe the mobile devices of multiple people on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team during the Russia probe, and suggested this could amount to “anticipatory obstruction of justice.” The calls come after newly released records from the Justice Department showed […]

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EU demands UK rewrite new Brexit bill, threatens legal action as tensions escalate

The European Union on Thursday demanded that the United Kingdom immediately rewrite a new Brexit bill that would change parts of a divorce agreement it signed with the E.U. last year — threatening legal action if the outgoing member did not not comply. European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic met with U.K. Cabinet Office minister […]

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Jordan, Comer demand DC mayor ‘immediately suspend’ proposal to rename, relocate or remove monuments in capital

EXCLUSIVE: House Republicans on Friday demanded that Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser “immediately suspend” the “radical” proposal from a city organization to rename, relocate or potentially remove monuments in the nation’s capital. The District of Columbia Facilities and Commemorative Expressions (DCFACES) Working Group, created by Bowser, issued a report last month recommending that the D.C. […]

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Another Police Shooting Draws an Outcry

.] Soon, demonstrators gathered to protest. Family members grieved and demanded answers. According to The Los Angeles Times, his family planned to conduct an independent autopsy. The shooting comes amid a continuing outcry across the country about racist police violence and took place not far from where Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies shot Andres Guardado, […]

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Democrats demand postmaster general, USPS chairman testify ‘urgently’ on ‘sabotage’ of postal service

Congressional Democrats on Sunday demanded the postmaster general and chairman of the U.S. Postal Service testify before Congress later this month about recent “sweeping and dangerous operational changes” at the agency that they claimed are “slowing” the mail and “jeopardizing the integrity” of the 2020 election. The demands from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Senate […]

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AOC is speechless on Seattle protesters

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday refused to condemn Black Lives Matter protesters who demanded white folks “give up their homes,” instead saying there is a need to “establish just policies and address the core issues of brutality in order for us to come together.” The Democratic socialist made her remarks Saturday during a stop at […]

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Big Ten players demand improved coronavirus safety procedures

A group of Big Ten athletes have demanded better coronavirus protocols. | Charlie Neibergall/AP The move follows a similar call by Pac-12 players. Soon after the release of the Big Ten football schedule, a group of conference athletes published a list of demands in a post on The Players Tribune for better protections against the […]

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Protest after cop uses knee to restrain man

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Activists against police brutality expressed outrage and demanded accountability Monday after video emerged over the weekend of an officer placing his knee on a man’s head and neck area outside a Pennsylvania hospital. Allentown police released a much longer surveillance video of the incident that showed the officer putting his knee on […]

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Amber Riley Claps Back After People Criticize Her Over Naya Rivera Silence: ‘Show Some Respect’

Naya Rivera’s ‘Glee’ co-star Amber Riley demanded ‘respect’ from their fans, reminding them that this is a ‘very real’ and ‘devastating’ time for them. Amber Riley, 34, is clapping back! The Glee alum spoke out against fans who have posted comments that she and other co-stars have been relatively silent on social media following the disappearance of […]

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As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’

WASHINGTON — Federal materials for reopening schools, shared the week President Trump demanded weaker guidelines to do so, said fully reopening schools and universities remained the “highest risk” for the spread of the coronavirus. The 69-page document, obtained by The New York Times and marked “For Internal Use Only,” was intended for federal public health […]

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China takes aim at 4 US media companies, demanding staff, business info

China has demanded information regarding staff and business operations from four major U.S. media outlets in retaliation to the U.S. government previously requesting similar information from China state owned media agencies. The Associated Press, United Press International (UPI), CBS and National Public Radio (NPR) have seven days to file declarations regarding their staff, financial operations, […]

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China: US ‘oppressing Chinese companies’ in new Huawei move

China has demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer July 1, 2020, 9:46 AM 2 min read 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BEIJING — China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop […]

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Lawmakers Press for Answers on Russian Bounty Offers to Taliban to Kill U.S. Troops

Democrats and Republicans in Congress demanded on Monday that American intelligence agencies promptly share with lawmakers what they know about a suspected Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan, and threatened to retaliate against the Kremlin. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic […]

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Whitmer demands answers from Enbridge on pipeline damage

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer demanded Friday that Enbridge Energy provide proof that the damage to one of its dual oil pipelines under the Straits of Mackinac will not pose a threat to the area. The Alberta, Canada-based company closed its Line 5 pipeline under the straits on Thursday after discovering that the anchor support had […]

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SEC Warns Mississippi Over Confederate Emblem on State Flag

ATLANTA — The Southeastern Conference on Thursday demanded that Mississippi remove the Confederate battle emblem from its state flag, linking one of the region’s greatest passions — college sports — with one of its most intractable debates. Greg Sankey, the league’s commissioner, said in a statement that it was “past time for change to be […]

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Cities call on cops to work overtime to quell unrest, despite ‘defund’ rallying cry

Police officers are being demanded to go above and beyond their typical call of duty to handle ongoing protests and unrest, even as political figures are calling for their departments to be defunded or abolished entirely. In Chicago, officers were reportedly ordered to work 12-hour shifts with no days off until further notice. All the while, […]

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As CPS hosts star-studded graduation ceremony, hundreds march to demand removal of cops from schools

Activists demanded the removal of Chicago police officers from Chicago Public Schools as they marched from Hyde Park Academy to the CPD’s 3rd District station on Sunday, June 14, 2020. | Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times Oprah Winfrey, Common, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot all address the 2020 graduating class during a virtual ceremony Sunday. As […]

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Protests Swell Across America as George Floyd Is Mourned Near His Birthplace

MINNEAPOLIS — Protesters in Philadelphia stood on the steps of an art museum and demanded cuts to the city’s police budget. A crowd gathered outside the Minnesota governor’s mansion stood silently to hear stories from victims of police abuse. At a huge rally in Washington, demonstrators filled the streets, and speakers cried out to ensure that […]

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Family demands charges against all 4 officers in Floyd death

George Floyd’s family has demanded the arrest of all four police officers involved in his death By AMY FORLITI and STEVE KARNOWSKI Associated Press June 3, 2020, 6:01 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MINNEAPOLIS — George Floyd’s family on Wednesday demanded the arrest of all four […]

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Powell Says Fed Crossed Red Lines When Virus Demanded Action

© Reuters. Powell Says Fed Crossed Red Lines When Virus Demanded Action (Bloomberg) — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell defended aggressive action to shield the economy as the coronavirus pandemic took hold and said the central bank was “days” away from launching its Main Street Lending Program. “We crossed a lot of red lines that […]

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George Floyd case: House Judiciary Dems demand Barr probe into possible ‘pattern’ of ‘unconstitutional’ conduct by Minneapolis PD

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee demanded Thursday that Attorney General William Barr open an investigation into whether there is a “pattern” of “unconstitutional” conduct by the Minneapolis Police Department in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned to the ground by his neck while he […]

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Republicans demand interviews with FBI’s Priestap, Pientka after bombshell Michael Flynn revelations

Reps. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, and Mike Johnson, R-La., on Monday demanded that FBI Director Christopher Wray provide a slew of information after last week’s bombshell revelations in the case of former national security adviser Michael Flynn case — and the lawmakers are specifically seeking to question a mysterious FBI agent, Joe Pientka, who apparently participated […]

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