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Feb 25 2019
President Trump's national emergency declaration has drawn mixed reactions, particularly in the Republican party, where some lawmakers are working to ensure a successful vote while others have said the move is unconstitutional.Politico National Review Reuters
Nov 10 2022
Americans nationwide are honoring current and former U.S. servicemembers this Veterans Day.
For Context: Veterans Day is celebrated every Nov. 11, and it became a national holiday in 1938. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, there are about 19 million veterans age 18 and older in the U.S. In 2021, nearly 3.9 million veterans received disability compensation payments.
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Nov 03 2022
New reporting from The Intercept suggests that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is boosting its efforts to counter disinformation.
Key Quotes: According to a draft copy of DHS’s Quadrennial Homeland Security Review obtained by The Intercept, the department plans to target "inaccurate information" going forward on "the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efficacy of COVID-The Intercept Fox News (Online News) Reason
Oct 24 2022
Two alleged Chinese spies were charged Monday with obstructing an ongoing Justice Department investigation into the Chinese government-backed global telecommunications firm Huawei, which the U.S. has deemed a national security threat.
Key Quotes: The Chinese government "sought to interfere with the rights and freedoms of individuals in the United States and to undermine our judicialThe Daily Caller Deutsche Welle Bloomberg
Oct 25 2022
On Tuesday, progressive lawmakers retracted a letter calling on President Joe Biden to ramp up "efforts to seek a realistic framework for a ceasefire" between Russia and Ukraine.
Key Quotes: Rep. Pramila Jayapal, chairwoman of the House Progressive Caucus, wrote that the letter was "released by staff without vetting" and that "because of the timing, our message is being conflated byNational Review The Intercept The Hill
Oct 27 2022
Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw nuclear exercises Wednesday as part of annual drills featuring Russia's nuclear firepower and military equipment.
Key Quotes: "A training session was held with ground, sea and air strategic deterrence forces, during which practical launches of ballistic and cruise missiles took place," the Kremlin said in a statement. Russia's defense ministerAl Jazeera The Kyiv Independent National Review
Oct 07 2022
President Joe Biden said Thursday that threats of Russia using nuclear weapons in Ukraine should be taken seriously.
Biden said Russian President Vladimir Putin is "not joking when he talks about the potential use of tactical nuclear weapons" because Russia's military is "significantly underperforming." Biden added that Americans "have not faced the prospect of Armageddon since KennedyReuters The Epoch Times CBS News (Online)
Oct 11 2022
Key Facts: National Security Council spokesman John Kirby suggested Tuesday that President Joe Biden was re-evaluating relations with Saudi Arabia after OPEC+ approved its largest oil production cut since the start of the pandemic.
Key Quotes: “I think the president’s been very clear that this is a relationship that we need to continue to re-evaluate, that we need to be willing toCNN (Online News) New York Post (News) Axios
Sep 19 2022
An American contractor held captive in Afghanistan for over two years has been released in exchange for a convicted drug lord jailed in the United States.
The White House said Monday that U.S. contractor Mark Frerichs had been freed and returned to the U.S. in exchange for Bashir Noorzai, who had been imprisoned in the U.S. since 2005 and has ties to the Taliban. Frerichs was working asWashington Examiner Reuters Associated Press
Sep 07 2022
Russia is reportedly looking to bolster its Ukraine war arsenal with the help of North Korea.
A U.S. State Department spokesperson said Tuesday that Russia "is in the process of purchasing millions of rockets and artillery shells from North Korea for use in Ukraine." A White House national security spokesperson later said there were "no indications that that purchase has been completedAssociated Press Reuters The Daily Caller