United States to send Brazil 2M doses of hydroxychloroquine

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the end of their joint press conference in the Rose Garden in Washington, D.C., on March 19, 2019. Photo by Pat Benic/UPI | License Photo June 1 (UPI) -- The White House announced it will send Brazil 2 million doses of hydroxychloroquine in its fight against [...]

2020-06-01T12:35:19+00:00June 1st, 2020|

Republicans sue to block California from voting by mail in November

By Darryl Coote  (0) May 25 (UPI) -- Several Republican groups have filed a lawsuit against California Gov. Gavin Newsom's executive order to allow Californians to vote by mail in the November presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit filed Sunday by the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican [...]

2020-05-26T00:12:24+00:00May 26th, 2020|

Senate passes bill expanding protections of FISA warrant targets

By Daniel Uria  (0) The Senate on Wednesday passed an amendment by Sen. Patrick Leahy providing additional protections to targets of FISA court warrants but failed to pass a measure preventing searches of internet history without a warrant. File Photo by Pete Marovich/UPI | License Photo May 13 (UPI) -- The Senate on Wednesday passed an amendment providing [...]

2020-05-14T01:28:27+00:00May 14th, 2020|

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany: Trump can revive economy

By Clyde Hughes  (0) White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks to the press Friday during a White House briefing. Photo by Shawn Thew/UPI | License Photo May 8 (UPI) -- Presidential press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Friday the Trump administration is confident in a major economic recovery after several weeks of closures due to the coronavirus [...]

2020-05-08T19:12:00+00:00May 8th, 2020|

DNC delays Democratic National Convention by a month

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Delegates hold up "USA" signs as they listen to speakers during day four of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 28, 2016. Photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo April 2 (UPI) -- The Democratic Party said Thursday it has delayed its national nominating convention in Milwaukee by about a month, [...]

2020-04-02T19:49:52+00:00April 2nd, 2020|

Trump activates National Guard in California, N.Y., Washington

President Donald Trump announced Sunday that he has activated the National Guard for California, New York and Washington during a briefing of the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI | License Photo March 22 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump announced Sunday that he has activated the National Guard in California, New York and Washington in [...]

2020-03-23T20:19:40+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Senate Democrats again vote against advancing coronavirus package

By Danielle Haynes  (0) Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi addresses the public Monday. Photo by Joshua Roberts/UPI | License Photo March 23 (UPI) -- Senate Democrats on Monday voted against advancing a more-than $1 trillion coronavirus stimulus package for the second time, saying it failed to adequately protect American workers. It was the second time Democrats declined [...]

2020-03-23T20:15:34+00:00March 23rd, 2020|

Pence, wife test negative for novel coronavirus,

March 21 (UPI) -- Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen, both received negative tests for the novel coronavirus Saturday, according to his spokeswoman, Katie Miller. Pence told reporters earlier Saturday that he and his wife would be tested after his spokeswoman confirmed that a staff member in his office tested positive for the virus, and that the individual did [...]

2020-03-22T15:18:13+00:00March 22nd, 2020|

Nikki Haley quits Boeing board over push for $60B in coronavirus aid

By Clyde Hughes  (0) Nikki Haley joined the Boeing board in April 2019 after serving as President Donald Trump's top ambassador to the United Nations. File Photo by Manuel Elias/U.N./UPI | License Photo March 20 (UPI) -- Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has resigned from Boeing's board of directors after less than a [...]

2020-03-20T13:20:38+00:00March 20th, 2020|

Trump, Pence to skip annual St. Patrick’s Day lunch on Capitol Hill

By Daniel Uria  (1) President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will skip an annual St. Patrick's Day lunch hosted by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, marking the first time neither a president nor vice president has attended the bipartisan event. File Photo by Zach Gibson/UPI | License Photo March 8 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike [...]

2020-03-09T15:11:59+00:00March 9th, 2020|