June 26, 2022

Collins, McCormick Defeat Trump-Backed Candidates in Georgia Runoffs

Georgia Republicans Mike Collins and Rich McCormick defeated two candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump in blowouts Tuesday in the state’s primary runoff races. Collins’ race against former state Rep. Vernon Jones was called by the Associated Press within about an hour of polls closing. Unofficial results at the time of this writing showed Collins beating…

Trump-Backed Sheriff Joe Lombardo Projected Winner of Nevada Republican Governor Primary

Sheriff Joe Lombardo scored a relatively easy victory in the Nevada governor’s race Republican primary Tuesday night. With 37 percent reporting, Lombardo’s victory can only be classified as a blowout, earning 48 percent of the vote while his closest opponent, Joey Gilbert, earned just 19 percent. Former Sen. Dean Heller, who was ousted from his…

ING Misses Q1 Profit Estimates as Russia Provisions Hit Earnings

AMSTERDAM—ING Groep NV, the largest Dutch bank, reported on Friday a worse-than-expected quarterly net income of 429 million euros ($452 million), including a surge in provisions for bad loans due to its exposure in Russia and Ukraine. Analysts had forecast first-quarter net income at 679 million euros, according to Refinitiv data, while ING reported a…

Pompeo Raises ‘National Security Concerns’ About Trump-Backed Dr. Oz

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke Friday on the “national security concerns” he had about Republican Pennsylvania Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz.“[Dr. Oz] engaged in the Turkish political process. That raises, in my mind, lots of judgments about his priorities,” Pompeo said in a phone call to reporters. (RELATED: Dr. Oz’s Work For Turkish…

Trump-Backed Republican Max Miller Wins Ohio Seventh District Primary

Republican Max Miller won the GOP primary in Ohio’s newly redrawn Seventh Congressional District by an overwhelming majority Tuesday evening. Miller, a former aide to former President Donald Trump, was declared the winner in his race with more than 7src percent of the vote and 65 percent of precincts reported as of about 1src:3src p.m. EDT, according…

California’s Solar Proposal Paused Amid Public Backlash

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A controversial vote before the California Public Utilities Commission on a proposal that could dramatically change the state’s burgeoning rooftop solar industry has been indefinitely postponed, according to officials. The commission’s proposal—as it reads now—is to not only reduce credits up to 80 percent those homeowners and businesses receive when they generate more power…

Did Democrats’ Secret Deals with Ukraine Put America on Road to Conflict with Russia?

The Biden administration says that the hundreds of thousands of Russian troops on Ukraine’s border are a threat to NATO and European security. But what if Moscow is actually defending itself from what it sees as hostile forces? For nearly a decade, Joe Biden and the party he leads saw Ukraine as an instrument to…

Kids Need Ongoing Mental Health Support Long out of Lockdown

With a new term just around the corner, early childhood experts are encouraging parents to focus on their child’s wellbeing, especially in the face of another potentially challenging year. University of South Australia’s Professor Marjory Ebbeck advises parents not to neglect their child’s mental health even out of lockdowns and when restrictions appear to be…

Despite Theft Concerns Union Pacific Won’t Yet Leave Los Angeles

Union Pacific (UP) threatened to end rail traffic through Los Angeles County in response to widespread train burglary, but it has deferred a decision for the near future. The company told The Epoch Times that it would continue to work with Los Angeles law enforcement over the issue for several months. “We brought in dozens…

Liz Cheney Loses Wyoming Straw Poll to Trump-Backed Harriet Hageman

Wyoming Republican Harriet Hageman, endorsed by former President Donald Trump, showed a commanding lead against the Democrat-allied Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) in a Saturday straw poll full of House candidates held by the Wyoming Republican State Central Committee. A secret ballot straw poll of Republican party activists gave Hageman 59 votes, a 53 vote lead against Cheney, according to the Casper…

Trump-backed Balderson claims dramatic victory in crucial Ohio House race .

Buoyed by a dramatic last-minute rally by President Trump, Republican State Senator Troy Balderson appeared to be inching closer to beating back a challenge by insurgent Democrat Danny O’Connor in Ohio’s special election for a vacant House seat Tuesday. A victory in the race for the Ohio’s historically conservative 12th Congressional District would deny Democrats […]

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