June 20, 2024

Biden taps new legislative affairs head as spending fight approaches

Shuwanza Goff, left, started her Hill career in the office of Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) in 2srcsrc8, eventually rising to become his floor director when he was in Democratic leadership. | Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo President Joe Biden on Monday named longtime Hill aide Shuwanza Goff as his director of legislative affairs, just in time for

Biden Admin Taps New Border Patrol Chief

The Biden administration has tapped Jason Owens to serve as Border Patrol Chief, according to an internal agency email sent by Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Troy Miller obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation. Owens has served in the agency for 25 years and is currently chief of the Border Patrol’s

Schumer taps Peters again as Senate campaign chief in hopes of 2022 repeat

Sen. Gary Peters addresses the crowd during inauguration ceremonies, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2src23, outside the state Capitol in Lansing, Mich. | Al Goldis/AP Photo Michigan Sen. Gary Peters will once again lead his caucus’ campaign arm, according to two people familiar with the matter and confirmed by the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. The second-term senator

Trump taps firm to handle his Jan. 6 committee subpoena

Harmeet Dhillon, the firm’s managing partner, is a national Republican committeewoman from California. She has helmed litigation related to other conservative causes including pushing back on policies that shut down schools, churches and businesses during the Covid pandemic. Dhillon has also been critical of previous select committee and Justice Department grand jury subpoenas to her…

Trump taps adviser Friedman to be US ambassador to Israel

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump will nominate his adviser and long-time friend David Friedman to be the next US ambassador to Israel, his transition team announced Thursday, in a statement that quoted Friedman predicting he would work from “Israel’s eternal capital, Jerusalem.” The 57-year-old bankruptcy attorney served, along with Jason Dov Greenblatt, on Trump’s Israel […]

Reports: Trump Taps Navy SEAL Vet Rep. Ryan Zinke to Lead Interior Department

The lone congressman from Montana is being offered the chance to lead the Department of the Interior Tuesday by President-elect Donald J. Trump, according to multiple media reports. A retired Navy commander, who commanded SEALs and other special operations forces in Iraq, Republican Rep. Ryan Zinke met with the president-elect Monday. On Monday’s conference call […]

Trump taps Exxon CEO as secretary of State

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of State, despite deep skepticism in the Senate over the Exxon Mobil CEO’s ties to Russia. In a statement released by his transition team early Tuesday, Trump called Tillerson’s career “the embodiment of the American dream.” “Through hard work, dedication and smart deal […]

‘Elections Are About Choices’: Cruz Officially Taps Fiorina as His Running Mate – WATCH

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced businesswoman Carly Fiorina as his pick for vice president during a special press conference on Wednesday. “I have come to the conclusion that if I am elected to be the next president of the United States, I will run on a ticket with my vice presidential nominee, […]

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