Bill authorizing $770 billion in Pentagon funding and setting Defense policy set to pass the House
The National Defense Authorization Act, the annual must-pass piece of legislation that sets the policy agenda and authorizes almost $770 billion in funding for the Department of Defense, is set for final passage in the House of Representatives.
Canada cuts more cheques for UN peacekeeping, says nothing about troop commitment
News/Politics: Canada committed Tuesday to a second, expanded program to increase the participation of women in United Nations peacekeeping missions — but made no mention of an unfulfilled commitment to deliver a quick-reaction force of soldiers for international peace operations.
EPA proposes changes to its biofuels program, notching a win for the industry and farmers
The Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed changes to its biofuels program Tuesday to spur more biofuel use and crack down on waivers issued to refineries by the Trump administration, notching a win for the biofuels industry and farmers and a blow to oil refineries.
Psaki breaks with AOC, Lightfoot on smash-and-grab robberies: 'We don't agree'
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday distanced the Biden administration from recent comments made by progressives Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot over their responses to the uptick in organized smash-and-grab robberies in big cities.
January 6 committee casts a wide net with over 100 subpoenas for phone records
The House select committee investigating the January 6 riot has formally subpoenaed the phone records of more than 100 people, a substantial number that includes former Trump officials and associates of the ex-President such as his one-time chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to multiple sources familiar with the matter.
35 GOP Reps warn North Korea must denuclearize before end of war or there will be ‘disastrous consequences’
FIRST ON FOX: GOP lawmakers demanded Tuesday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree to denuclearize before any peace agreement is reached by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and South Korea and the U.S. removes its troops from the peninsula.
Georgia federal judge latest to halt Biden federal contractor vaccine mandate
A federal judge blocked President Biden from implementing a coronavirus vaccine mandate for federal contractors on Tuesday representing another setback in the administration’s push to mandate vaccines nationwide.
Russian military capacity on Ukraine's border is on a 'more lethal scale' than 2014 Crimea invasion, US official says
Russian President Vladimir Putin has built military capacity on the border of Ukraine that is "much larger and on a much more lethal scale" than preceded Russia's 2014 invasion of Crimea, Under Secretary of State Toria Nuland said Tuesday, warning of severe risks to Moscow if it invades Ukraine.