Kamala Harris casts tie-breaking vote advancing contentious Pentagon pick along party lines

Vice President Kamala Harris cast her first tie-breaking vote on a President Biden nominee Wednesday, advancing his pick for undersecretary of defense for policy, according to reports. Harris has previously broken three ties on legislation in the evenly split Senate – 48 Democrats and two independents who causus with them versus 50 Republicans – but […]

Sen. Rand Paul: If Biden wants more Americans vaccinated, he should ‘burn his mask’ on national TV

If President Biden wants to motivate more Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, he should “go on national TV, take his mask off and burn it,” Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told “The Story” Wednesday. “[Biden should] light a torch to it and burn his mask and say, ‘I’ve had the vaccine. I am now safe from this plague. If you’ll […]

Biden DOJ’s police reform agenda ‘dangerous’: law enforcement advocates

The Biden Justice Department’s decision to return to the Obama administration’s heavy use of consent decrees is being criticized by law enforcement officials and advocates who fear it will handicap police and erode community-police relations. On Wednesday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Justice Department will be conducting a civil “pattern or practice” investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department following the […]