February 24, 2024

Biden excuses China’s spy balloon flight as Blinken visits Beijing

President Biden kicked off his first day of campaigning for re-election by making excuses for communist China — saying that President Xi Jinping never meant to fly a spy balloon over sensitive American military sites earlier this year. “I don’t think the leadership knew where it was, and knew what was in it, and knew […]

China insists spy balloon was ‘civilian’ owned, but refuses to say who owned it: ‘Nothing more to add’

A top Chinese official stuck to her story this week that the Chinese government did not own a spy balloon that flew over U.S. territory earlier this year, two months after the U.S. shot it down and just days after reports that China used the balloon to gather intelligence about U.S. military sites. When pressed […]

Jon Tester Tries to Toughen Stance on Chinese Spy Balloon After Claiming It ‘Doesn’t Put Our National Security at Risk’

Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) — who previously claimed the Chinese spy balloon that President Joe Biden allowed to fly over the United States “doesn’t put our national security at risk — now claims he will “keep holding the Biden Administration accountable” over its handling of the balloon. Biden allowed the Chinese spy balloon to travel

These 5 China intelligence failures are even more dangerous than the Chinese spy balloon

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! It might not have been a Sputnik moment, but Americans were unsettled to wake up to the news that a Chinese surveillance balloon was sailing overhead, violating U.S. airspace. Their concern deepened when they learned this wasn’t the first time. Beijing has used similar aerostats to surveil U.S. military installations in Guam and […]

LAURA INGRAHAM: Biden’s balloon fiasco was a national embarrassment

Angle: Shooting Blanks Fox News host Laura Ingraham said the Biden administration has experienced ‘failure as far as the eye can see’ but hasn’t had any accountability on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’ Fox News host Laura Ingraham said the Chinese spy balloon fiasco made the Pentagon looks foolish and weak on “The Ingraham Angle.” LAURA INGRAHAM: […]

Fmr Clinton Defense Secretary Cohen: Inspect Chinese Balloon for ‘Biological Component’

Former Defense Secretary William Cohen, also a former Republican U.S. Senator from Maine, said Friday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360” that the Chinese balloon should be taken down and inspected to determine if there is a “biological component” that could pose a threat. Cooper asked, “Secretary Cohen, if this was an Iranian balloon or a North

MSNBC’s Wagner: Chinese Spy Balloon Is Potential Security Threat, But Reaction from Right Is Seen as ‘Nativist’ and ‘Isolationist’

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Alex Wagner Tonight,” host Alex Wagner reacted to the Chinese spy balloon by stating that “there has been a degree of alarm on the part of the right as far as it concerns this balloon and China in general that I think a lot of people see as unnecessarily nativist

Tester: Chinese Spy Balloon ‘Compromises’ American Safety, Underscores Need to Ban Farmland Sales to China

On Friday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Alex Wagner Tonight,” Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) stated that the Chinese spy balloon “compromises” American safety and “only adds fuel to” the urgent need to ban China from buying farmland because allowing China to buy farmland gives China a lane “to replace us in the world as a military and

Dem Rep. Quigley: China Spy Balloon Isn’t a New Issue, They’ve Had Satellites ‘for Years’

On Friday’s “CNN Newsroom,” Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) stated that the Chinese spy balloon is a serious issue, but we should note that “the low orbit Chinese satellites have been there for years, they’re there all the time. I don’t want the American people to think this is something new and that all of a

Pentagon: Another Chinese Spy Balloon Flying over Latin America

The Pentagon on Friday evening announced that another Chinese spy balloon had been identified and is flying over Latin America. “We are seeing reports of a balloon transiting Latin America. We now assess it is another Chinese surveillance balloon,” Pentagon spokesperson Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said. New: Pentagon says another Chinese spy balloon is currently

China Accuses U.S. of ‘Dramatizing’ Spy Balloon Incident After House Resolution

China on Friday accused the United States Congress of “dramatizing” the Chinese spy balloon incident after the House of Representatives unanimously approved a resolution to condemn China for it. H. Res. 104 condemns the “Chinese Communist Party’s use of a high-altitude surveillance balloon over United States territory” and labeled the situation “a brazen violation of

United States Sanctions Six Chinese Firms amid Spy Balloon Incident 

The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday announced sanctions against six Chinese aerospace companies in connection with the Chinese spy balloon that U.S. military officials shot down last weekend after it traversed U.S. airspace.  The six companies were added to an export blacklist because of their links to the People’s Liberation Army aerospace programs, “including airships

‘Large White Balloon’ Spotted Northeast of Hawaii, Air Traffic Control Confirms

‘Large White Balloon’ Spotted Northeast of Hawaii, Air Traffic Control Confirms Chad Fish via AP, File Air Traffic Control (ATC) confirmed that a “large white balloon” has been spotted just northeast of Hawaii. The Oakland Oceanic Air Traffic Control Center said on Sunday that a white ballon was spotted over the Pacific Ocean just 594

Survey: Most Say Biden Administration Acted ‘Too Slowly’ in Taking Down Chinese Spy Balloon

Most voters believe President Joe Biden’s administration moved too slowly in taking down the Chinese spy balloon, which slowly made its way across the country before the U.S. military shot it down off the Carolina coast, a recent Harvard Caps/Harris survey found. The U.S. shot down the Chinese spy balloon — which China initially asserted

Cuellar: Biden Admin. Knew About Spy Balloon ‘Way Before’ It Reached U.S.

On Friday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Your World,” Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) stated that the Biden administration “certainly” knew about the Chinese spy balloon and the object over Alaska that was shot down before the objects crossed over into American airspace because these objects don’t “just appear at the Alaskan coast. We’re able

Seth Meyers Mocks Fox News’ ‘Dumbest’ Chinese Spy Balloon Speculation

While the entire news media was consumed by a Chinese spy balloon that the Biden administration ultimately shot out of the sky over the weekend, Seth Meyers noted on Monday that it was an “especially big hit” on Fox News, whose “human news balloons could not stop obsessing over it.”“An entire network became obsessed with

Balloon Buffoons Biden and Trudeau Skate Away From China Surveillance Aircraft Scandal

North American top ‘Balloon Buffoons’, dipstick U.S. President Joe Biden and China cheerleader Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are easily skating away from any blame for the surveillance balloon that purposely traversed the United States and Canada, suspected of it seeking to monitor sensitive military sites for the past seven days.Aiding and abetting their skate-away […]

Booker: GOP ‘Hypocritical’ for Criticizing Biden on Chinese Balloon

Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) said Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that Republicans were being “hypocritical” when criticizing President Joe Biden on the Chinese balloon incident. Booker said, “Well, I want to make one more point about this. I think what is problematic when Democrat or Republican have one standard for one president and another

Rubio: Biden’s Failure to Address the Nation on Chinese Balloon ‘Beginning of Dereliction of Duty’

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) said on CNN’s “State of the Union” the President Joe Biden not addressing the nation about the Chinese balloon was “the beginning of dereliction of duty.” Host Jake Tapper said, “Your colleague and friend Republican Tim Scott of South Carolina accused President Biden of, quote, ‘dereliction of duty by allowing the

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