August 17, 2022

US Will ‘Continue to Provide Seamless Access’ to Abortion in Military: Defense Secretary

Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin issued a statement suggesting that the Defense Department intends to maintain the military’s access to abortion. “Nothing is more important to me or to this Department than the health and well-being of our Service members, the civilian workforce, and DOD […]

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Vows Access to Abortions for Troops After Roe v. Wade Overturn

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Friday vowed to provide service members with “seamless access” to reproductive health care in the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade. He said in a statement: Nothing is more important to me or to this Department than the health and well-being of our Service members, the civilian…

3 US Companies That Allegedly Sent Defense Blueprints to China Receive Export Denial Order

The Commerce of Business has issued a temporary denial order (TDO) for 180 days to three U.S. companies for the illegal export of data relating to satellite, rocket, and defense technology to China. On June 7, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) accused three U.S.-based companies of unauthorized export of technical drawings […]

Amazon Says It Prevented 4 Billion Bad Listings in 2021

Amazon, which has been under increasing pressure to tackle counterfeit products, said in its second-annual report that it prevented 4 billion bad listings from making it onto its site and got rid of more than 3 million phony products last year. The results, released Wednesday, were mixed compared with 2020, when Amazon blocked 10 billion […]

Biden Invokes Defense Production Act Amid Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act (DPA) amid a continued baby formula shortage crisis.Abbott, a company that makes baby food and formula, recalled its powdered formula and subsequently shut down its Michigan facility in February. Months later – as of April 24 – 40% of the most popular formula products were…

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Does Not Say Whether ‘Extremism’ Is Still a Top Priority

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin did not say under questioning from a Republican lawmaker this week whether rooting out “extremism” in the military is still a top priority for him, after the Pentagon found fewer than 1srcsrc instances of extremism over the past year. Rep. Michael Waltz (R-FL), an Army Special Forces reservist, reminded Austin at…

US Lags on Delivery of Arms Promised for Taiwan’s Defense, Lawmaker Says

Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) on April 6 accused the Biden administration of not adequately following through on the delivery of arms and technology earmarked for bolstering Taiwan’s defenses, which he said poses a danger not just to the self-ruled island, but to U.S. interests in the region. At a Wednesday House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, McCaul aggressively…

Matt Gaetz Grills Defense Secretary About Military Wokeism in Fiery Exchange

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) grilled Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on military wokeness, prompting a fiery exchange between the two during a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday. Specifically, Gaetz demanded an answer on why the Pentagon’s National Defense University, which is funded by U.S. taxpayers, hosted a lecture in February on why socialism was…

District of Columbia Lacks Standing to Sue Oath Keepers and Proud Boys for Jan. 6, Defense Attorney Says

The District of Columbia’s civil lawsuit against the Oath Keepers, Proud Boys, and 37 individual defendants fails for lack of standing, a defense attorney said Monday. “We don’t think that they have jurisdiction to sue,” attorney Jonathon Moseley, who represents Oath Keepers leader Kelly Meggs, told The Epoch Times. “They don’t have standing to sue…

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’s 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…

China will impede vital US strategy to stop Ukraine-Russia conflict: Former defense official

Any economic sanctions NATO imposes against Russia will have minimal impact since China would provide relief in an effort to embarrass the U.S., a former defense official told Fox News Digital.  Diplomatic discussions stalled this week after U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken provided a handwritten response to Russian demands. Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Thursday that […]

Ukraine-Russia tensions: NATO exercise planned for next week to show ‘defense of the alliance’

The U.S. and NATO forces plan to conduct large-scale military exercises starting next week as a Pentagon spokesperson says officials see “no sign of deescalation” from Russia.   The naval exercises, called Neptune Strike 22, will occur in the Mediterranean and last until Feb. 4. The USS Harry S Truman aircraft carrier will join the […]

GOP blasts Schumer for ‘dereliction of duty’ as defense spending package sits in Senate

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Senate Republicans blasted Sen. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer Tuesday for his failure to bring the $768 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to the floor for a vote, calling it a “dereliction of duty.” “Chuck Schumer won’t bring up the NDAA – bipartisan bill – won’t bring […]

WATCH: Kyle Rittenhouse breaks down in tears while his own defense

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Log Cabin Republicans / One America News Network: Tipping Point / Transgender Military Service

Log Cabin Republican President Gregory T. Angelo discusses transgender servicemembers in the military on One America News Network’s Tipping Point with …

WATCH: Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense attorney reacts to verdict

Defense Closing Argument: No Evidence Rittenhouse a ‘White Supremacist Looking for Trouble’

Defense attorney Mark Richards presented the closing argument in the murder trial of Kyle Rittenhouse on Monday afternoon in Kenosha, Wisconsin, telling jurors that the prosecution had failed to prove its case. Richards began by showing jurors a mistake that the prosecutor, Thomas Binger, had just made, proving that the first alleged “victim” in the…

Leaked Documents Designed to ‘Hurt Lt. Col. Scheller’: Defense Counsel

Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller’s defense team has criticized military officials for leaking case documents ahead of an Oct. 14 trial by special court-martial, saying that the leak is designed to harm Scheller’s reputation and distract people from his calls for accountability for senior leadership’s disastrous Afghanistan withdrawal…

San Diego Establishes Legal Defense Fund for Tenants Facing Evictions

SAN DIEGO—The San Diego City Council approved Oct. 6 Mayor Todd Gloria’s proposal to establish a $5 million legal defense fund to help struggling tenants potentially facing eviction due to non-payment of rent during the COVID-19 pandemic. The legal aid program is intended to use $5 million in federal Coronavirus Aid…

Defense Bill Including Red Flag Provision Passes in House with GOP Support

The 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) contained in H.R. 4350 passed the U.S. House with Republican support Thursday. On September 23, 2021, Breitbart News reported that the 2022 NDAA contains a provision authorizing military courts to issue orders restraining military personnel from “possessing, receiving, or otherwise accessing a firearm.” The provision for prohibiting gun possession is…

Sentencing Delayed for Illegal Alien Convicted of Murdering Mollie Tibbetts with Defense Plea for New Trial

The sentencing has been delayed for the illegal alien convicted of murdering 20-year-old University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts in late May as his defense team requests a new trial. Iowa Judge Joel Yates has delayed the sentencing hearing for Cristhian Bahena Rivera, an illegal alien from Mexico, as the defense pleads with the court to…

Biden Budget Requests Increase In Defense Spending, Identifies China As ‘Top Challenge’

April 09, 2021 12:39 PM ET President Joe Biden’s budget for the fiscal year 2022 calls for a slight increase in defense spending to $715 billion and identifies combatting China as the “top challenge” for the U.S. as a whole. The defense spending in Biden’s first budget request reflects the Pentagon’s ongoing efforts to pivot…

Brain Freeze: Biden Struggles to Name His Secretary of Defense During Speech

President Joe Biden struggled to name of his Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, during an event marking International Women’s Day at the White House on Monday. Biden spoke at a White House event highlighting his nomination of two women General Officers for positions as four-star Combatant Commanders — Air Force Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost and Army…

Why Rand Paul is Right to Oppose the Defense Bill

The Kentucky senator recognizes that the neocons’ use of ‘unitary executive theory’ is pure war propaganda, and nothing more.“Rand Paul is at it again,” blared Politico on Thursday. “And his moves could force another brief government shutdown.”While Politico and other media outlets seemed to frame the Republican senator’s opposition to the 2020 National Defense Authorization…

Donald Trump Suggests Using Defense Production Act for Coronavirus Vaccines

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he was prepared to enact the Defense Production Act to make sure that Americans had enough coronavirus vaccines. The president made the remarks as he signed an executive order for American companies to prioritize the distribution of coronavirus vaccines to Americans first. “If necessary, I told you, we will invoke…

Trump Threatens To Veto Defense Authorization Act Unless It Fully Terminates Section 230

December 01, 2020 10:37 PM ET President Donald Trump threatened to veto the National Defense Authorization Act on Tuesday unless the budget bill includes language that would “completely” terminate Section 230. “Section 230, which is a liability shielding gift from the U.S. to “Big Tech” (the only companies in America that have it – corporate…

Macron is Right: Europe Needs Its Own Collective Defense

Ignore the Atlanticists in America: the French correctly sense that their continent can’t be dependent any longer. French President Emmanuel Macron has caused another stir with his comment that Europe will need to exercise greater defense “sovereignty” no matter who occupies the White House in the future. Macron is correct, but he and other European…

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