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Feb 13 2024
The U.S. House voted Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with the Republican majority determined to punish the Biden administration over its handling of the U.S-Mexico border after failing last week in a politically embarrassing setback.
The evening roll call proved tight, with Speaker Mike Johnson’s threadbare GOP majority unable to handle many defectorsAssociated Press
Jan 16 2024
OKLAHOMA CITY — Shelley Zumwalt, executive director of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department, was introduced Tuesday as Gov. Kevin Stitt’s new secretary of tourism and wildlife. The appointment will fill one of the four vacancies on Stitt’s Cabinet. Lt. Gov. Matt Pinnell previously served as tourism and wildlife secretary before being named secretary of workforce development last JulyTulsa World
Jan 29 2024
The impending impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas marks a historic event, as it would be the first impeachment of a Cabinet official in nearly 150 years. House Republicans filed articles of impeachment against Mayorkas over his handling of the border crisis, which they blame on the secretary’s ineptitude. The drastic move has no modern precedent — the last impeachmentWashington Examiner
Feb 12 2024
White House in turmoil over migrant crisis, with Biden Cabinet member mocked as ‘idiot’ and ‘b—h ass’
Then-top Biden aide Susan Rice would privately slam fellow Cabinet member Xavier Becerra as a “b—h a–’’ and “idiot’’ over the migrant crisis — yet another sign of a White House in turmoil, a report said Monday.
Rice insulted the Health and Human Services secretary and clashed with Vice President Kamala Harris, Homeland Security adviser Liz Sherwood-Randall and other officials whileNew York Post (News)
Jan 22 2024
North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday that he will not seek a third term as governor, over a month after he ended his bid for the GOP presidential nomination. His recent endorsement of former President Donald Trump, and Trump’s praise of the little-known governor, have fueled speculation about Burgum serving in a possible second Trump administration. Burgum supported a termJoeMyGod
Jan 09 2024
The White House is undergoing a new review of protocols involving Cabinet secretaries following Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin‘s hospitalization last week. Austin was admitted to Walter Reed National Medical Military Center on Jan. 1 after experiencing “severe pain” following an elective surgery in December, yet President Joe Biden was not notified of his hospitalization until Jan. 4. WhiteWashington Examiner
Jan 25 2024
Haleon recalled several of its cough medicines nationwide Wednesday due to potential product contamination.
The company voluntarily recalled eight lots of Robitussin Honey CF Max Day Adult and Robitussin Honey CF Max Nighttime Adult cough syrups over microbial contamination, according to an announcement from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The contaminated cough syrupThe Daily Caller
Jan 22 2024
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum (R) released a statement Monday confirming that he will not seek a third term as governor, less than two months after dropping out of the 2024 presidential race. “Serving as governor and first lady of the great state of North Dakota has been one of the most incredible and rewarding experiences of our lives,” Burgum said. “Kathryn and I are eternally grateful toWCPT
Jan 09 2024
The Pentagon did not inform the White House of Austin’s Jan. 1 hospitalization for three days, raising questions about the Biden administration’s protocols and putting under scrutiny the transparency of the Pentagon. The Defense secretary’s secret hospitalization has spurred surprise and widespread frustration among top Biden officials, while criticism has poured in from members of CongressPolitico
Dec 26 2023
Israel’s war cabinet met on Monday night to discuss a three-step plan put forward by Egypt for ending the war in Gaza, Israeli officials said.
The Egyptian proposal, a copy of which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, is the most comprehensive peace plan to be proposed to the two parties in the 11-week-old Gaza war.
Some terms of the plan are expected to be strenuouslyWall Street Journal (News)