Senate GOP warns Biden against picking Sally Yates as attorney general

Top Republicans are warning against President-elect Joe Biden picking former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates to helm the Department of Justice (DOJ).  Yates has been floated as being on Biden’s shortlist to lead the DOJ, but Republicans are warning she would be a tough, if not impossible, confirmation fight.  “I think there’s plenty of people that he wouldn’t have […]

Giuliani says Trump team ‘not finished’ after Supreme Court defeat

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney, indicated the president’s legal team will continue filing lawsuits to subvert the election results even after the Supreme Court shot down an effort to overturn the vote counts in four swing states. The vow comes after the high court dismissed a suit led by Texas, which was backed by 17 other states […]

Romney: ‘Madness’ for Republicans to challenge Electoral College vote

Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah) dismissed a push from fellow Republicans in the House who are mulling the idea of challenging the Electoral College vote in an effort to keep President Trump in office another four years.  “Madness,” Romney told reporters on Tuesday. “This is madness. We have a process. Recounts are appropriate. Going to the court is appropriate. Pursuing every legal […]

The End of the “Era of Populism”

The End of the “Era of Populism”   Victor Hvozd Doctor of Military Sciences   In early 2020, a series of world-class events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos and the Munich Security Conference, confirmed the fact of the growing chaos in international relations, which posed a critical threat to all mankind. Manifestations of the trend were […]

Putin At Loss About Connecting With New US Leadership

One of the few world leaders yet to acknowledge the outcome of the presidential election in the United States is Russian President Vladimir Putin. This procrastination is strikingly uncharacteristic: Putin, for instance, congratulated Maia Sandu the next day after her victory over incumbent and patently pro-Russian Igor Dodon in the recent presidential elections in Moldova […]

Someone tell Biden who Tikhanovskaya really is

To amplify her legend of someone supervised by the West, Tikhanovskaya is set to attend Joe Biden’s inauguration ceremony. A rather alarming statement recently came from “President Sveta,” Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, to the Belsat outlet, where she announced her upcoming meeting with the U.S. President-elect Joe Biden. According to Tikhanovskaya, Biden has sent her an invitation […]

Trump administration exits Open Skies treaty

The United States has formally withdrawn from the Treaty on Open Skies, a decades-old pact meant to reduce the chances of an accidental war by allowing mutual reconnaissance flights by parties to the 34-nation agreement. The exit comes six months after President Trump first announced his intention to withdraw, saying Russia has been violating the pact. “Today […]

‘We Respect The Choice Of The American People’: China Congratulates Joe Biden’s Election Win

TOPLINE   Nearly a week after media outlets projected Joe Biden as the next U.S. president, China extended a cautious acknowledgement of the result on Friday as it joined a growing list of nations and world leaders to congratulate him, as well as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, on their election win. KEY FACTS Beijing’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson […]

GOP Texas lieutenant governor offering $1M for evidence of voter fraud

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) is backing President Trump‘s “efforts to identify voter fraud” by offering up to $1 million from his campaign for anyone to come forward with evidence from anywhere in the country.   Patrick said he is offering the reward to “incentivize, encourage and reward people to come forward and report voter fraud.” Anyone who […]

Republican Philadelphia official responsible for vote counting says office getting death threats

The Republican city commissioner in Philadelphia whose office is responsible for counting votes in the city, said his staff has been receiving death threats since the count began there last week.  “From the inside looking out, it all feels very deranged,” Al Schmidt said during an interview that aired Sunday on CBS News’ 60 minutes. “At the end […]