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Dec 01 2023
Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.) said his home in Bellevue, Wash., was vandalized Thursday night Friday over the current conflict between Israel and Palestinian militant group Hamas. “Last night, my house was vandalized by people advocating for a ceasefire in Israel and Gaza,” Smith said in a statement in a Friday press release. “This attack is sadly reflective of the coarsening of the politicalThe Hill
Nov 14 2023
Ex-Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis: Aide boasted former president would never leave White House and ‘stay in power’
Former Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis told Georgia prosecutors that a top White House aide boasted that the former president would not leave office despite losing the 2020 election. The onetime MAGA firebrand who flipped on Trump recalled that ex-deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino insisted “the boss” was going to simply refuse to peacefully hand over power to then president-elect Joe Biden. “The bossNew York Daily News
Oct 10 2023
The White House on Monday condemned Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel for calling the terror attacks in Israel a “great opportunity” for Republican candidates to underscore their support for Israel.
“At least nine Americans have lost their lives in these brutal terrorist attacks against the State of Israel. Hundreds of additional innocent people are dead. WhileWashington Times
Dec 01 2023
George Santos is out.
The House voted to expel the indicted New York Republican 311-114, exceeding the two-thirds threshold required for booting a member. Nearly all Democrats supported the measure, with two voting against it and two voting present, while 104 Republicans backed it. It's the first time the House has expelled a member without a conviction since the Civil War.
Oct 23 2023
The White House on Monday said Iran was in some cases "actively facilitating" rocket and drone attacks by Iranian-backed proxy groups on U.S. military bases in Iraq and Syria, and President Biden has directed the Department of Defense to brace for more and respond appropriately.
White House spokesman John Kirby said there had been an uptick in such attacks over the last week, andReuters
Oct 10 2023
President Joe Biden is expected to deliver remarks Tuesday at 1 p.m. ET from the White House, three days after Hamas fighters launched a surprise attack on Israel, prompting the two sides to engage in an ongoing war. Israel’s military on Tuesday claimed to have regained control inside the country after it ordered a “full siege” of Gaza, meaning that no food, gas or power would be allowed intoNBC News (Online)
Sep 12 2023
The White House is firing back after House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) announced the launch of a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. In a post of X, formerly known as Twitter, White House spokesman for oversight and investigations Ian Sams wrote, “House Republicans have been investigating the President for 9 months, and they’ve turned up no evidence of wrongdoing. HisIndependent Journal Review
Oct 09 2023
Nov 05 2023
A massive mob of pro-Hamas protesters swarmed Washington, D.C. on Saturday where they stormed the gates of the White House and chanted “Allahu akbar” and “F**k Joe Biden!” In the largest U.S. demonstration against Israel yet, tens of thousands of angry activists turned out in the nation’s capital in a show of force to bully President Joe Biden into forcing a ceasefire in the military campaignBizpac Review
Nov 29 2023
ALEXANDRIA, VA — Alexandria City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to approve the recommended Zoning for Housing reforms, which are geared toward boosting housing choices in the city. Alexandria's Zoning for Housing initiative kicked off in 2019, and three reforms had already been approved before 2023— accessory dwelling units, co-living and auxiliary dwellings units. The eight components ofPatch.com