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Happy Days Are Here Again—for Beijing and Moscow

Commentary You could almost say Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi was wasting his time when—speaking at a virtual event hosted by the National Committee on U.S. China relations—he warned “The United States should stop its interference in the affairs of Hong Kong, Tibet and Xinjiang.” The Obama-Biden-Harris administration (let’s call it what it really is) wouldn’t dream of such a thing. As

Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Over Israel-UAE Peace Deal

Former President Donald Trump was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize on Feb. 1 by an Estonian member of the European Parliament, Jaak Madison. In a post on social media, Madison said: “In the last 30 years, Donald Trump is the first president of the United States, who during his tenure, has not started a

Trump’s Impeachment Defense Lawyers Expected to Argue Trial Is Unconstitutional

The two attorneys who will lead former President Donald Trump’s impeachment defense legal team, David Schoen and Bruce L. Castor, Jr., are expected to argue that the Senate impeachment trial of the former president is unconstitutional. Trump on Jan. 31 announced that Alabama attorney Schoen and Castor Jr., a former prosecutor in Pennsylvania, will represent him in

Beijing Tells Biden Administration to Play by CCP’s Rules

China’s top diplomat Yang Jiechi warned the Biden administration not to cross Beijing’s “red line” in a half-hour speech on the evening of Feb. 1. “The United States should stop interference in the affairs of Hong Kong, Tibet, and Xinjiang,” Yang said, calling the issues regarding the three regions China’s “internal affairs.” He made the

US Senator Criticizes WHO for Supporting Beijing’s COVID-19 Propaganda

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) on Jan. 31 after the health body’s investigators visited a Chinese propaganda exhibition on Saturday. The WHO team is currently in Wuhan city, the epicenter of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus outbreak last year, investigating the origins of the pandemic. The CCP virus is responsible for causing the disease

Trump Names New Lead Lawyers for Impeachment Defense Team

Former President Donald Trump on Sunday named two attorneys who will lead his impeachment defense legal team. The two lawyers who will represent the former president in the upcoming Senate trial are David Schoen, an attorney from Alabama, and Bruce Castor Jr., a former prosecutor in Pennsylvania. This comes a day after media reports, citing anonymous

Senate to Hold Hearing on Stock Market as White House Defends Yellen Over Wall Street Ties

A Senate panel will hold a hearing on the stock market amid an unprecedented wave of actions taken against investors, an incoming chairman said Thursday, as the White House defended Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen over her ties to Wall Street. Stocks like GameStop and AMC have exploded in growth in recent days, bolstered by a drove of investors talking them up

McConnell Heavily Criticizes Biden’s Energy Policy, Calls It ‘Piecemeal Green New Deal’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday heavily criticized the Biden administration’s actions on energy policy that he collectively dubbed a “piecemeal green new deal.” McConnell said at a Senate session on Thursday that the Biden administration’s actions so far are “the wrong prescription,” including the decision to revoke authorization for the Keystone pipeline, the

Biden Administration Sued for Halting Oil, Gas Leasing on Federal Lands

The Biden administration was sued on Jan. 27 over its executive order to halt oil and gas leasing on federal lands and waters. The lawsuit (pdf) was filed in the U.S. District Court in Wyoming by the Western Energy Alliance, a group representing fossil fuel producers on federal lands. They say President Joe Biden exceeded his authority

Biden’s Halt to Border Wall Construction to Cost About 5,000 Jobs, Billions of Dollars: Former CBP Acting Commissioner

The halt to build new border wall systems ordered by President Joe Biden will mean the loss of some 5,000 construction jobs, according to the most recent former chief operating officer and former acting commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection. “Conservatively, it’s going to cost about 5,000 jobs—construction workers—right now,” Mark A. Morgan told Breitbart

6 State Attorneys General Warn Biden Over Potential Presidential Overreach

A coalition of state attorneys general on Wednesday sent a letter to President Joe Biden reminding him that any potentially unconstitutional executive actions or federal overreach will not go unchallenged. The letter, signed by six attorneys general (AGs), puts the Biden administration on notice that any actions that might exceed their statutory authority, are inconsistent

Indonesia: Iran, China ‘Caught Red-Handed Illegally Transferring Oil’

Indonesian authorities said two seized supertankers suspected of illegally transferring oil over the weekend were “caught red-handed” and are making their way to dock for further investigation. The Iranian-flagged MT Horse and the Panamanian Freya were seized on Sunday in waters off Indonesia’s West Kalimantan province and escorted to Batam island in the country’s Riau Islands

Biden Promptly Dismantles Trump’s Border Security Measures

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration has been swift to bring its immigration and border security pledges to fruition in the White House. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said during a Jan. 21 briefing that, “Immigration, we consider, is part of racial equity—which is a broad issue, but that’s how the president has spoken about that crisis over the past several

G7 Leaders Under Pressure from Lawmakers to Stand Tough on China

Nearly 70 lawmakers from the Group of Seven (G7) nations have signed a joint letter calling on their leaders to join together in taking a tough stance on China during the upcoming June summit. “The threats posed by the Chinese Communist Party represent the greatest foreign policy challenges of our time. These threats affect not

Trump Administration Rewrote US Approach to China Threat

News Analysis The past four years, former President Donald Trump’s administration broke with previous governments to confront the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) head-on, pushing back against its malign actions aimed at re-modeling the world to its own brand of techno-totalitarianism. The administration recognized the vastness of the Chinese regime’s infiltration campaign that has left virtually

US Criticizes China After Latest Military Incursion Against Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan—The U.S. State Department has voiced concerns about China’s continued military aggression against Taiwan, after China breached the island’s air defense zone with 13 military aircraft. “We urge Beijing to cease its military, diplomatic, and economic pressure against Taiwan and instead engage in meaningful dialogue with Taiwan’s democratically elected representatives,” State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in

Thousands of National Guard Troops to Remain in DC Through March

At least 5,000 National Guard members will remain in Washington through mid-March, a spokesman for the agency confirmed to The Epoch Times. “As we continue to work to meet the final post-inauguration requirements, the National Guard has been requested to continue supporting federal law enforcement agencies with 7,000 members and will draw down to 5,000

Sidney Powell Launches Super PAC to ‘Fight Vigorously for Our Constitutional Rights’

Attorney Sidney Powell, who filed third-party election lawsuits on behalf of former President Donald Trump, has launched a Super PAC dedicated to a range of aims, including freedom of speech, Constitutional rights, and “the sacred right of free and fair elections.” In a statement on Saturday, Powell announced the launch of the Restore the Republic Super PAC,

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