New Census data could lead to a Republican landslide in midterm elections

New Census data could lead to a Republican landslide in midterm elections

Call it a decennial headache. The 2020 Census and subsequent Congressional redistricting could mean midterm trouble for Democrats, who currently have a precariously loose grip on legislative control. Every 10 years the United States Census Bureau is charged with completing a full count of the American population, the $15.6 billion tasks was made especially difficult…

Florida Gov. DeSantis Responds to Speculation He Will Join Trump in 2024 Bid
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Florida Gov. DeSantis Responds to Speculation He Will Join Trump in 2024 Bid

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he’s had no discussion with former President Donald Trump or anyone else about being the former president’s running mate for a 2024 presidential bid. There has been speculation that DeSantis—a Republican who has developed national prominence for his policies targeting critical race theory, lockdowns, and vaccine passports—could potentially run for…

Beijing’s ‘Anti-Foreign Sanctions’ Law Puts Global Businesses in Further Bind
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Beijing’s ‘Anti-Foreign Sanctions’ Law Puts Global Businesses in Further Bind

Commentary by Fan Yu – Fan Yu is an expert in finance and economics and has contributed analyses on China’s economy since 2015. Foreign companies doing business in China will soon find their operating environment littered with economic roadblocks because of a series of new “anti-foreign sanctions” rules that China’s legislature rushed to pass on…

Biden Reveals Why He Won’t Hold a Joint Press Conference With Putin
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Biden Reveals Why He Won’t Hold a Joint Press Conference With Putin

President Joe Biden revealed on June 13 why he decided to avoid a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Switzerland next week. “I always found, and I don’t mean to suggest the press should not know, but this is not a contest about who can do better in front of a press…

Republicans Urge Biden to Halt China’s Nuclear Expansion
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Republicans Urge Biden to Halt China’s Nuclear Expansion

Three ranking Republican members urged President Biden to stop China’s nuclear arms expansion in a joint letter earlier this week, warning that failure to act could lead to “a degree of nuclear parity” between China and the United States by 2030. In the letter, Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) of the House Armed Services Committee, Michael…

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W,Va) to Vote Against Democrats’ Sweeping Election Bill

Senator Joe Manchin (D-W,Va) to Vote Against Democrats’ Sweeping Election Bill

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he will vote against For the People Act, a sweeping election reform bill pushed by his Democratic colleagues that are also known as S. 1 in the Senate, saying forcing it through via the reconciliation process will further deepen divisions. “I believe that partisan voting legislation will destroy the already…

Twitter Access Suspended by Nigerian Telecoms After Tech Giant Removes President’s Post

Twitter Access Suspended by Nigerian Telecoms After Tech Giant Removes President’s Post

The Nigerian government has directed the country’s telecommunications operators to shut down whatever access is left to Twitter within the country’s borders by June 12, after the social media giant deleted a post by President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more at https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/twitter-access-suspended-by-nigerian-telecoms-after-tech-giant-removes-presidents-post_3845861.html

News Break App Founded, Controlled, and Backed by Chinese Entities

News Break App Founded, Controlled, and Backed by Chinese Entities

Connections between China and News Break, a top news aggregation app in the United States, have been exposed. On May 23, the Boston-based The Wire China website published an in-depth investigation revealing News Break’s deep ties with China. News Break began in 2015 when Jeff Zheng founded Particle Media Inc. in Delaware. Jeff Zheng is…

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett to Launch ‘Game-Changing’ Nuclear Power Plant in Wyoming

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett to Launch ‘Game-Changing’ Nuclear Power Plant in Wyoming

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on June 2 announced that a next-generation nuclear power plant will be built at a soon-to-be-retired coal-fired plant in Wyoming in the next several years, with the project a joint initiative between Bill Gates’s TerraPower and PacifiCorp, owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway. “Today’s announcement really, truly is game-changing and monumental for Wyoming,” Gordon said…

Trump acquitted in impeachment trial; 7 GOP Senators vote with Democrats to convict

Trump acquitted in impeachment trial; 7 GOP Senators vote with Democrats to convict

The Senate on Saturday voted to acquit former President Donald Trump on a charge of incitement of insurrection despite significant Republican support for conviction, bringing an end to the fourth impeachment trial in U.S. history and the second for Trump. Seven Republicans voted to convict Trump for allegedly inciting the deadly Jan. 6 riot at…

Cheney’s warning on Trump after a secret vote: 4 takeaways from House GOP meeting

Cheney’s warning on Trump after a secret vote: 4 takeaways from House GOP meeting

WASHINGTON — Rep. Liz Cheney, daughter of a former vice president and the GOP’s third most-powerful House leader, has been removed from her position as Republican Conference chair Wednesday following months of increasing tension within party leadership. Behind closed doors, fellow Republican members of the House stripped Cheney of her leadership position after her vote…

N.C. Senate passes $1,500 bonus to get unemployed back into workforce

N.C. Senate passes $1,500 bonus to get unemployed back into workforce

Unemployed people who get a job would receive a one-time bonus of $1,500 under legislation spearheaded by Republicans in the N.C. General Assembly. “We’ve got to get our folks back to work,” said Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, a Republican, at a press conference on Tuesday, June 1. “We believe that the way to get folks…

Lt. Gov. Robinson, Barber offer stark contrasts on voting and race in Congressional hearing

Lt. Gov. Robinson, Barber offer stark contrasts on voting and race in Congressional hearing

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson testified in Washington D.C. Thursday, passionately arguing that people of all races and backgrounds are fully capable of obtaining voter identification and participating in a secure voting system. “It’s time that we modernize our election system in this country and stop playing all these silly games based on race, and please…

China Pushing to Modernize Its Nuclear Weapons, Report Says
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China Pushing to Modernize Its Nuclear Weapons, Report Says

News Analysis by Chriss Street The Washington-based think tank Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) released a new report, detailing how China is moving to achieve world power through modernization of its nuclear land, sea, and air weapons. China was the fifth nation to detonate a nuclear weapon and is one of only nine…