June 14, 2024

Report: Germany Weighs Acceptance of Foreign Citizens into Army

A proposal to let foreign citizens serve in the German army is under consideration by Berlin. If approved, it will allow the Bundeswehr to build strength on the back of a recent announcement that conscription could return as the prospect of a grand “European army” looms on the horizon. Deutsche Welle (DW) reports German Defense Minister

Appeals court weighs Rep. Perry’s immunity from Jan. 6 probe

At the heart of the matter is whether Rep. Scott Perry’s efforts — including a bid to help Trump replace the leadership of the Justice Department with allies sympathetic to his bid to overturn the election results — fit within his “legislative” responsibilities. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images A three-judge federal appeals court panel wrestled Thursday

Come on down? House GOP weighs the right price to topple a speaker

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill Dec. 14, 2src22. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Kevin McCarthy is getting pulled into a new game with conservatives whose votes he needs next month to become speaker: “The Price is Right.” At the heart of the House GOP leader’s latest battle of

Report: Team Biden Weighs Declaring Gun Violence a Public Health Emergency

President Joe Biden’s administration is weighing the idea of declaring gun violence as a public health emergency, in order to take dramatic executive action to tackle gun rights. Biden officials and gun control activists discussed the idea, according to the New York Times, as well as other executive actions that could tackle gun rights nationwide.…

Trump Weighs In: We’ve Captured The Five Most Wanted ISIS Leaders.

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday that the five most wanted members of the Islamic State terror group have been captured. “Five most wanted leaders of ISIS just captured,” POTUS stated. Five Most Wanted leaders of ISIS just captured! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 10, 2018 According to Fox News, the ISIS leaders were captured […]

White House Weighs Plan to Move Embassy to Jerusalem.

The U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv. Photo: jack guez/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is considering a plan to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and to move the U.S. Embassy there in the future, U.S. officials said, steps that could trigger Palestinian protests and imperil the restart of a long-stalled peace process. […]

Clown Update: WH Weighs In on Creepy Clown Epidemic, ‘Clown Riot’ at Penn State, More Sightings

The White House weighed in on the creepy clown epidemic for the first time during the daily press briefing Tuesday. “Obviously, this is a situation that local law enforcement authorities take quite seriously and they should carefully and thoroughly review, you know, perceived threats to the safety of the community and they should do so […]

Biden Meets with Obama, Weighs 2016 White House Run

Vice President Joe Biden met privately for lunch with President Barack Obama Monday as Washington speculation mounted that Biden could enter the contest for the 2016 Democratic Party presidential nomination. If Biden were to join the race, he would be facing another key official from Obama’s White House tenure, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, […]

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