National Newswatch

Biden speaks with Trudeau about Canadian wildfires as air quality issues persist in US

Jun 8 2023 — — President Biden on Wednesday spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and offered federal support to respond to wildfires burning in Canada, which have caused widespread air quality issues across the eastern United States. Biden directed his administration to deploy “all available Federal firefighting assets that can rapidly assist in suppressing fires impacting Canadian and […]

Political party in Ontario says Roger Stone has joined as adviser

Apr 25 2022 — — Roger Stone, former President Trump’s longtime political adviser, is now helping conservative efforts across the border in Canada, accepting a strategic adviser position with the conservative Ontario Party. “As a seasoned veteran of hard-nosed politics, Roger’s insights into campaign strategies designed to take back Ontario will be invaluable to our grassroots campaign going forward,” the […]

Judge rules Trump’s efforts to overturn election likely criminal

Mar 28 2022 — — Former President Trump and his legal adviser, John Eastman, likely committed multiple federal crimes in their effort to prevent Congress from certifying President Biden’s 2020 election victory, a federal judge ruled on Monday in a civil case involving subpoenas from the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

Biden signs $768 billion defense bill

Dec 28 2021 — — President Biden on Monday signed a sweeping $768 million defense policy bill, setting up top lines and policy for the Pentagon, the White House announced. Biden signed the fiscal 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) after Congress scrambled to pass the annual bill earlier this month. In a statement, the president said the bill “provides […]

Obama backs Trudeau in Canadian election

Sep 16 2021 — — Former President Obama weighed in on the upcoming election in Canada, throwing his support behind current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Obama called Trudeau, who faces a tough reelection, “an effective leader” and a “strong voice” for democracy on Thursday. Obama’s high-profile boost comes less than a week ahead of Canada’s election day on Monday.

Company officially nixes Keystone XL pipeline

Jun 9 2021 — — The company behind the Keystone XL pipeline announced on Wednesday that it’s officially scrapping the project after President Biden nixed a border-crossing permit for the project. A statement form TC Energy said that after “a comprehensive review of its options, and in consultation with its partner, the Government of Alberta, it has terminated the Keystone […]

Biden will have White House disinfected after Trump leaves

Dec 11 2020 — — The White House will be thoroughly disinfected following President Trump’s exit in January and before the incoming Biden administration moves in to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The Trump administration has seen its fair share of COVID-19 infections as it has continued to hold events amid a global pandemic that often disregard its own public […]

Ohio is suddenly a 2020 battleground

Jun 6 2020 — — President Trump’s campaign is spending money to defend Ohio, an unexpected development that underscores the president’s polling weakness amid the coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest wracking the country.

Chinese ministry warned Xi of armed confrontation with US: report

May 5 2020 — — A report from China’s top intelligence ministry presented to President Xi Jinping reportedly warned of growing anti-Chinese sentiment around the world and raised the possibility of military conflict with the U.S. Reuters reported Monday that the analysis, which was supposedly presented to Xi early last month, concluded that anti-Chinese sentiment resulting from the ongoing coronavirus […]

Fauci touts clinical trial of COVID drug as ‘quite good news’

Apr 29 2020 — — Dr. Anthony Fauci, a key member of the White House coronavirus task force, said results from a COVID-19 clinical trial of a drug for treating the disease showed “quite good news.” Data from a study of remdesivir showed patients recovered quicker when taking the drug, Fauci told reporters at the White House Wednesday, alongside President […]

Trump shares tweet from supporter calling for Fauci to be fired

Apr 13 2020 — — President Trump on Sunday reposted a tweet from a supporter who called for Anthony Fauci, a top member of the White House coronavirus task force, to be fired. Former congressional candidate DeAnna Lorraine in her tweet accused Fauci of reversing his position on the danger posed by the coronavirus, writing that Fauci claimed the virus […]

Amazon accuses Trump of ‘improper pressure’ to influence Pentagon contract decision

Dec 9 2019 — — Amazon is accusing President Trump of exerting “improper pressure” to influence the Pentagon to award a lucrative cloud-computing contract to Microsoft instead of Amazon, which was a clear front-runner before Trump began intervening in the process over the summer. In a court filing made public on Monday, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon’s cloud-computing arm, alleged […]

Forget Greenland — Trump should offer statehood to these Canadian provinces

Nov 2 2019 — — President Trump’s offer to purchase Greenland from Denmark was front-page news in August, but a better option for expanding the country’s geographic footprint would be to offer statehood to the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, as well as the interior of British Columbia. After the final results of the recent Canadian election, there’s […]

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