August 17, 2022

Mitch McConnell Caves, Offers Democrats Short-Term Debt Fix amid Standoff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday told Democrats he would allow an emergency debt limit extension into December, edging back from a perilous standoff by offering a potential path to avoid a federal default. A procedural vote on legislation that would suspend the debt limit for two years was abruptly delayed,…

House Moderates In Standoff With Pelosi As Budget Talks Stall

Negotiations between House Democratic leadership and moderates in the caucus ended in a stalemate just after midnight Tuesday, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her team failing to find the support to advance Democrats’ $3.5 trillion spending bill and postponing the key vote. Following a marathon Rules Committee hearing Monday, Pelosi and a group of moderates…

Biden Crowdsourcing Money for Transition as Standoff with Trump Continues

Former Vice President Joe Biden is soliciting donations from supporters to cover the expenses of the transition process as Republicans continue to dispute the 2020 White House contest. Biden, who has been declared president-elect by multiple media outlets, has begun running targeted fundraising ads on social media, soliciting contributions to help pay for the transition.…

“Abolish ICE” Protester Who Created 4-Hour Standoff After Climbing Statue of Liberty is Immigrant From Congo.

A female protester created a 4-hour standoff with the police after climbing the Statue of Liberty on Independence Day. She was taken into custody and told police she wouldn’t come down from the statue until all the children detained by ICE were released. Authorities identified the woman as Therese Okoumou, an immigrant from the Democratic […]

‘Sanctuary Campuses’ Invite a Federal Standoff

In the wake of Donald Trump’s election, many colleges and universities vowed to become “sanctuary campuses” for students in the country illegally. The matter will take on a special urgency in the event that soon-to-be President Trump repeals the executive-ordered Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which “deferred” the enforcement of immigration laws for those […]

U.S. Marshals Wear the Black Hat in Oregon Standoff Trial

The mainstream media will do their best to suppress it:—in the midst of their quest to get Hillary Clinton elected as America’s 45th—but Bureau of Land Management-harassed rancher Ammon Bundy, and six others have been acquitted in the largely media ignored Oregon standoff trial. The acquittal telegraphs a message to U.S. citizenry that justice can […]

OREGON / AMERICAN STANDOFF – BURNS OREGON

A joint press conference between the attorneys representing Ammon Bundy, Mike Arnold and Lissa Casey of Arnold Law, State Legislators including Michele Fiore and others from the Coalition of Western States was held on February 12, 2016 following a hearing at the Federal courthouse in Portland, Oregon. Speakers at the press conference worked together in […]

FBI: ‘Necessary to Take Action’ Against Oregon Standoff Holdouts

  An FBI agent stands guard at Burns Municipal Airport, Ore., on Feb. 5, 2016, as four armed occupiers remained at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge headquarters. (Photo by Alex Milan Tracy/Sipa via AP Images) The FBI moved in on the four holdouts at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on the 40th day of occupation, […]

Oregon Shooting, Standoff Continues To Cause Uproar Online And In Local Communities

The Oregon shooting and standoff involving an armed militia led by Ammon Bundy continues to cause heated debates both online and off. Ammon Bundy, and his followers were vocal on social media to recruit people for their standoff at an Oregon wildlife refuge, and their social media support is still going strong. Robert LaVoy Finicum, […]

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