Big Tech ‘Aiding’ Beijing in Its Push for Global Dominance, Sen. Blackburn Says

Big tech companies are “aiding” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in achieving its goal of being a global superpower, said Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) during day two of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC)—the largest annual conservative conference. Blackburn was speaking Friday afternoon about freedom of speech in the United States and abroad, when she… Continue reading Big Tech ‘Aiding’ Beijing in Its Push for Global Dominance, Sen. Blackburn Says

Hawley Proposes $15 Minimum Wage for Billion-Dollar Corporations

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Friday announced legislation that would force big companies to pay their workers a $15 minimum wage. Hawley’s plan targets corporations with revenues of of $1 billion or more and comes amid a bitter fight on Capitol Hill over including a federal minimum wage boost in the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion pandemic… Continue reading Hawley Proposes $15 Minimum Wage for Billion-Dollar Corporations

Judge Rules Arizona’s Maricopa County Must Turn Over 2.1 Million November Election Ballots to Senate

A judge on Friday ruled that Maricopa County must provide some 2.1 million ballots from the Nov. 3 election to the Arizona state Senate and allow access to its election equipment to conduct an audit. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Timothy Thomason ruled that subpoenas issued by Arizona’s state Senate are valid and should be… Continue reading Judge Rules Arizona’s Maricopa County Must Turn Over 2.1 Million November Election Ballots to Senate

Secretary of State Tells Mexican Officials: ‘Border Is Closed to Irregular Migration’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday warned Central Americans not to make journeys to the United States without travel papers as the Biden administration deals with a surge in illegal immigrants on the southern border. “The border is closed to irregular migration,” Blinken said in a virtual event with officials from El Paso and… Continue reading Secretary of State Tells Mexican Officials: ‘Border Is Closed to Irregular Migration’

Democrat Attention Shifts From Minimum Wage Hike to Penalizing Large Corporations

Senate Democrats are shifting attention to the idea of penalizing large corporations that fail to pay their workers enough to satisfy lawmakers after the body’s rules expert said a minimum wage hike can’t be included in the COVID-19 relief package making its way through Congress. Two chairmen said they’re looking at alternatives to a hike,… Continue reading Democrat Attention Shifts From Minimum Wage Hike to Penalizing Large Corporations

Kaine Demands Briefing on Why Biden Authorized Syrian Airstrikes

Several Democrats on Friday said they want information on why the Biden administration launched airstrikes in Syria. “The American people deserve to hear the Administration’s rationale for these strikes and its legal justification for acting without coming to Congress. Offensive military action without congressional approval is not constitutional absent extraordinary circumstances. Congress must be fully… Continue reading Kaine Demands Briefing on Why Biden Authorized Syrian Airstrikes