China’s military forces have not developed the ability to carry out a military assault against the island of Taiwan, despite a large-scale build-up by Beijing in recent years, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress on Thursday.
President Biden came out of the starting blocks with the most sweeping agenda of any recent administration — and he is drawing ferocious resistance in federal courts, where his opponents are filing lawsuits at what appears to be a record pace.
Sen. Rand Paul is among a group of high-profile Republicans making moves in the 2022 midterms in a way that seizes the media’s attention, boosts their appeal in the eyes of grassroots activists and maybe helps the party seize power in Congress. Welcome to the early jockeying among the potential 2024 presidential contenders.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell threw cold water on Democrats’ hopes of finding enough bipartisan support to pass their massive voting bill next Tuesday.
Republicans stumped Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Thursday over the number of Border Patrol agents who are deployed to the southwestern border, in a testy hearing where he resisted charges that he and the administration have lost control of the boundary.
President Biden signed a bill Thursday establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly denied Moscow’s involvement in the surge of ransomware attacks on U.S. targets, but a recently retired American spy chief says there is no question Russian intelligence has influence over the hacking operations.
Rep. Ronny Jackson, a former White House doctor, sent a letter to President Biden on Thursday that called on him to prove his mental fitness to be president.
The defenders of the Alamo went down to defeat nearly two centuries ago, but still raging is the clash over the legacy of the storied Texas Revolution battle that gave rise to the cry, “Remember the Alamo!”