White House launches last ditch effort to dissuade OPEC from cutting oil production to avoid a ‘total disaster’

Washington CNN — The Biden administration has launched a full-scale pressure campaign in a last-ditch effort to dissuade Middle Eastern allies from dramatically cutting oil production, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter. The push comes ahead of Wednesday’s crucial meeting of OPEC+, the international cartel of oil producers that is widely expected to … Read more

Trump defends Herschel Walker after abortion report

Former President Donald Trump and leaders of top GOP political organizations leapt to the defense of Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker on Tuesday, after a bombshell report accused the anti-abortion Republican of allegedly paying for a woman’s abortion years earlier. “Herschel has properly denied the charges against him, and I have no doubt he is … Read more

Challenges to Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan put relief at risk

At least three challenges have been filed so far On Sept. 27, Frank Garrison, an attorney working for a conservative legal group, brought the first legal challenge to Biden’s plan, arguing that forgiveness would cause him personal injury in the form of a state tax bill. Canceled student debt may be considered taxable income. Although … Read more

Biden rollback of student-loan-forgiveness plan pulls up curtain on Potemkin WH

Team Biden’s quiet decision last week to exclude millions of student-loan borrowers from its forgiveness program is the latest evidence that it’s running a Potemkin White House. Thursday, the Department of Education said borrowers with privately held federal student loans will no longer qualify for President Joe Biden’s one-time loan-write-off program. Why the change? At … Read more

Biden says ‘we can afford’ student debt forgiveness after GOP lawsuit

President Joe Biden touted his historic student loan forgiveness order despite significantly scaling it back just two days earlier — and bashed Republicans who opposed it. Biden called the cancellations a “game changer” before slamming members of the GOP during remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Phoenix Awards. “We can afford to cancel $10,000 … Read more

Biden announces return of seven American detainees from Venezuela

CNN — President Joe Biden on Saturday announced the return of seven Americans he said were wrongfully detained in Venezuela for “years.” “Today, after years of being wrongfully detained in Venezuela, we are bringing home Jorge Toledo, Tomeu Vadell, Alirio Zambrano, Jose Luis Zambrano, Jose Pereira, Matthew Heath, and Osman Khan. These individuals will soon … Read more

House passes funding measure to avoid government shutdown

House impeachment manager Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) delivers part of the impeachment managers’ opening argument in the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, on charges of inciting the deadly attack on the US Capitol, on the floor of the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, February 10, 2021. US Senate TV … Read more

DeSantis going ‘hat in hand’ to Biden for hurricane aid

MSNBC host Joy Reid appeared to gloat that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has to request federal aid from his political rival, President Joe Biden, in order to help his state recover from the catastrophic effects of Hurricane Ian. On Thursday’s episode of her nightly news talk show “The ReidOut,” Reid noted that the Republican DeSantis, … Read more

Fox News Host Jesse Watters’ Dig at Joe Biden’s Hurricane Ian Response Falls Flat

Jesse Watters attempted to make a wry dig at President Joe Biden on Thursday over his response to Hurricane Ian but came up empty after receiving pushback not from a Democratic-leaning guest but former George W. Bush deputy chief of staff Karl Rove. The Fox News host tried to give the impression that Biden has … Read more

6 GOP-led states sue Biden over student loan forgiveness plan

Washington CNN — Six Republican-led states sued President Joe Biden on Thursday in an effort to block his student loan forgiveness plan from taking effect. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court in Missouri by state attorneys general from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska and South Carolina, as well as legal representatives from Iowa. “In … Read more