May 17, 2022

Judge Approves Effort To Remove Marjorie Taylor Greene From Georgia’s Ballot

A federal judge approved an effort by a group of Georgia voters seeking to disqualify Republican Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from running for re-election on Monday.The judge, Amy Totenberg, denied Greene‚Äôs request for a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order against the voters, The New York Times reported. In a 73-page ruling, Totenberg said…

Georgia Elections Board Approves Subpoena Power for Probe into Potential 2020 Election Fraud

The Georgia Elections Board granted subpoena power to Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Monday to secure evidence into possible illegal ballot harvesting in the 2020 election. In January, Raffensperger¬†announced¬†he would probe a complaint submitted in November by True the Vote, which details digital data of 242 people making visits to drop boxes to dump…

Kremlin to Ban Foreign Debt Service in Retaliation to EU, US Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin announced new emergency measures intended to prop up the national currency, including a ban on Russian residents transferring foreign currency abroad and forcing exporters to use the national currency. The measures, which take effect March 1, include a ban on payments of hard currency from residents made to foreigners ‚Äúin connection…

IOC Recommends Banning Russian, Belarusian Athletes From International Events

The International Olympic Committee‚Äôs executive board has recommended sports federations to ban Russian and Belarusian athletes and officials from competing in events following Russia‚Äôs invasion of Ukraine. The IOC said the executive board made the decision ‚Äúin order to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants‚ÄĚ and…

Rep. Fred Keller Will Not Seek Reelection After Pennsylvania Approves Democrat Redistricting Map

Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA) announced he will not seek reelection due to the redistricting map recently approved by ‚Äúthe liberal Pennsylvania Supreme Court.‚ÄĚ Last Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court approved a redistricting map that merged Keller‚Äôs seat with Rep. Glenn Thompson‚Äôs (R-PA) district. Rep. Fred Keller (R-Snyder) meets with President Donald Trump…

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Approves Up to 700 National Guard Troops for Trucker Convoy

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has authorized an order to mobilize as many as 7srcsrc National Guard members ahead of an upcoming trucker convoy to the nation‚Äôs capital. The National Guard said in a press statement that Austin approved requests from the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department and the U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) for National Guard assistance…

San Jose approves gun owners liability insurance

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A California city has approved liability insurance for gun owners, the first such measure in the US, as it seeks to lower gun violence through stricter rules. The San Jose City Council held a final vote on Tuesday to turn a proposal it previously passed into law […]

New York City Council approves measure to allow nearly 800,000 non-citizens to vote in local elections

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The New York City Council on Thursday approved a measure to allow the nearly 800,000 legal non-citizens in the metropolis to vote in municipal elections. ¬†¬† The measure, which would affect green card holders and those with work authorizations, doesn‚Äôt include state or federal elections and people […]

US Senate Approves 30-day Extension of Federal Highway Funding After House Passage

The U.S. Senate on Saturday approved a 30-day extension of funding for federal highway programs. A day after the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the extension, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) brought it to the floor by asking for unanimous consent. The move lets a bill pass without a recorded vote but enables a single senator…

Sesame Street Muppets Advocate for Coronavirus Vaccines After CDC Approves Use in 5-11 Age Group

Fictional Sesame Street muppets have taken to social media to encourage children to get vaccinated following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‚Äôs (CDC) approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the five to eleven age group. In a tweet on Saturday morning, the imaginary character Big Bird pretended it received a coronavirus vaccine. ‚ÄúI got…

FDA Approves Moderna, Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots for Elderly, High-Risk Americans

Weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus booster shots for elderly and vulnerable Americans, the agency has now approved the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson booster shots for those same demographics. In an announcement on Wednesday, the FDA said that a single dose of the Moderna booster shots will be authorized…

San Diego Board of Port Commissioners Approves Maritime Clean Air Strategy

SAN DIEGO‚ÄĒThe Port of San Diego Board of Port Commissioners approved a policy document intended to help the port identify projects and initiatives to improve health through cleaner air around San Diego Bay while also supporting maritime operations, it was announced Thursday. The Maritime Clean Air Strategy (MCAS) and its vision…

FDA Fully Approves Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fully approved Pfizer‚Äôs coronavirus vaccine, marking the first coronavirus injection to receive the FDA‚Äôs full approval outside of emergency use authorization. The FDA‚Äôs full approval of Pfizer‚Äôs shot, which applies to the vaccine given to those ages 16 and older, is based on a study involving over 44,000…

DHS Mayorkas Approves Another 22,000 Foreign Workers

Joe Biden‚Äôs deputies are admitting another 22,000 foreign workers to help U.S. businesses, regardless of the damage done to working Americans and their communities now recovering from the coronavirus crash. ‚ÄúToday‚Äôs joint rule helps American businesses,‚ÄĚ said a statement from Alejandro Mayorkas, the pro-migration lawyer who is now secretary of the Department of Homeland Security…

Evanston, Illinois, Approves Nation’s First ‘Reparations’ for Black Residents

Kamil Krzaczynski / AFP / Getty The liberal Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, officially approved the first spending for ‚Äúreparations‚ÄĚ for black residents on Monday evening. It is the nation‚Äôs first reparations program, following an 8-1 vote by local aldermen in November 2019. As Breitbart News noted at the time, the City of Evanston planned…

Joe Biden Approves Texas Disaster Declaration After Several Days of Crisis

President Joe Biden approved Friday evening a declaration of a major disaster in the state of Texas after a series of winter storms damaged critical infrastructure. The new disaster declaration for Texas allows federal funding to assist affected areas, including grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans to help cover uninsured property…

Senate approves $854B spending bill.

The Senate is racing to avoid the third government shutdown of the year ahead of a looming end-of-the-month deadline. Senators on Tuesday voted 93-7 to pass a sweeping $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the departments of Defense, Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor and Education, which make up the lion‚Äôs share of […]

Trump Approves Disaster Declarations For States In Hurricane Florence’s Path.

President Donald Trump approved disaster declarations for North Carolina and South Carolina on Monday night as the incredibly powerful Hurricane Florence barrels towards the U.S. southeast. The Carolinas and Virginia already issued disaster declarations, but Trump‚Äôs approval allows states to more easily coordinate with federal agencies and access emergency funding. Governors and federal lawmakers in […]

Trump Administration Approves New Sanctions On Russia That Could ‚ÄėReach Potentially Hundreds Of Millions Of Dollars‚Äô

The Trump administration is preparing new sanctions against Russia following its use of a nerve agent in the U.K. in ‚Äúviolation of international law.‚ÄĚ Heather Nauert, spokeswoman for the U.S. Department of State, said Wednesday it notified the Kremlin about the impending sanctions, which will likely be imposed on Aug. 22 after the required¬†15-day congressional […]

House Approves Resolution Demanding DOJ/FBI Docs

The House Judiciary Committee approved for the first time a resolution Tuesday demanding that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein turn over all requested documents regarding the FBI‚Äôs handling of the Russia investigation during the presidential election after seven days or face possible impeachment or contempt. The decision to move forward with the resolution came after […]

Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill, sending to Trump.

The Senate rushed to approve a $1.3 trillion government funding bill¬†early Friday morning, sending the¬†mammoth legislation to President Trump‘s desk less than 24¬†hours¬†before a deadline to avert another government shutdown. Senators voted 65-32¬†on the measure, well over the simple majority needed to¬†approve it, despite late drama after the bill easily cleared the House on Thursday […]

House Approves Harvey Relief Bill Among Debt Ceiling Controversy

UPDATE: President Trump has signed the bill. .@POTUS just signed H.R. 601 providing much needed support for storm survivors. Our thoughts and prayers are with all impacted. — Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) September 8, 2017 ***Original Post*** It stoked some controversy, but the $15.25 billion Harvey relief package has passed the House by a vote of […]

Senate Committee Approves DeVos for Education Secretary

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions approved Betsy DeVos for Education Secretary Tuesday morning, advancing her nomination to the full Senate for a final confirmation vote. DeVos, one of President Trump‚Äôs more controversial Cabinet picks, was confirmed along party lines, 12-11. Democrats have hammered the Michigan billionaire for her lack of experience […]

House approves BUDGET DEAL in big 266-167 vote

House lawmakers in both parties joined forces¬†Wednesday¬†to pass a sweeping budget deal that marks both a parting victory for outgoing Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and a valedictory gift for his likely replacement, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.). The final vote was 266 to 167, with 79 Republicans joining every Democrat in sealing passage. Ryan was among […]

House Approves Bill That Dismantles Parts of OBAMACARE, Defunds PLANNED PARENTHOOD

The House approved a¬†budget reconciliation bill Friday that would repeal portions of Obamacare and cut federal funds to Planned Parenthood for one year. The legislation, called the¬†Restoring Americans‚Äô Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act,¬†was passed in¬†a 240-189 vote. One Democrat, Rep. Collin Peterson of Minnesota, voted in favor of the bill, and seven Republicans voted against it. […]

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