A blistering internal report by the U.S. Capitol Police describes a multitude of missteps that left the force unprepared for the Jan. 6 insurrection — riot shields that shattered upon impact, expired weapons that couldn’t be used, inadequate training and an intelligence division that had few set standards.
Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday she will visit Mexico and Guatemala soon to address with their presidents the core causes of surging migration to the U.S. from Central America.
Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday slammed the latest U.S. offer for renewed nuclear diplomacy, but the White House was undeterred, with officials saying they are preparing for “a long process,” even as Tehran ramps up its uranium enrichment to near bomb-grade levels.
Where’s Vice President Kamala D. Harris? She’s at a bakery in Chicago, at a yarn shop in Alexandria, at a White House health care roundtable on Tuesday — anywhere but at the southern border.
All U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan by this summer’s 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, President Biden announced Tuesday, potentially putting American forces at risk of renewed Taliban attacks in the short run while sparking long-term fears that the country may once again become a breeding ground for terrorists.
The Kremlin said Wednesday that it was too soon to say when and where Russian President Vladimir Putin might possibly meet with his American counterpart as President Biden proposed the day before.