Posts Tagged ‘secretary’

Trump’s Former DHS Secretary Lobbies Senate to Approve Biden’s DHS Pick

Kevin McAleenan, former acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for the Trump administration, is lobbying senators to approve President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the agency, Alejandro Mayorkas. In a letter leaked to CNN’s Jake Tapper, McAleenan writes to the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee asking members to quickly approve […]

Karnataka High Court Directs Revenue Secretary To Demonstrate Compliance In ESG Lakes PIL

Bidarakere, near Pavagada For almost two years now, Chief Justice Mr. Abhay Oka of the High Court of Karnataka has systematically developed jurisprudence to protect lakes as our commons, and for posterity. This is being achieved by his orders in a PIL filed by Citizens Action Group (CAG) PIL (WP 38401/2014). The jurisprudence reaffirms a […]

Biden’s secretary of state praises Trump’s achievements on Israel

A new administration has taken over Washington with talk of justice, respect and diversity. However, when it comes to Israel-Palestine the news isn’t so encouraging. Joe Biden’s foreign policy team says it wants to return to the Iran deal, but reassures the Israel lobby that that won’t happen any time soon, and when it comes […]

Biden’s Nominee for Secretary of State Says US Would Enter ‘Longer and Stronger Agreement’ With Iran

Antony J. Blinken, of New York, speaks during his confirmation hearing to be Secretary of State before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, US. January 19, 2021. Alex Edelman/Pool via REUTERS Ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, his nominee for Secretary of State told the […]

Biden’s secretary of state pick: ‘Vitally important’ to consult with Israel on Iran nuclear deal

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Secretary of state nominee Blinken cites family’s Holocaust horrors in confirmation hearing

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Biden Picks Man Who Identifies as ‘Rachel’ for Assistant Health Secretary

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden has selected Pennsylvania’s health secretary, a man who was born Richard and now identifies as Rachel, as assistant secretary of health at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. “Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic — […]

Biden picks transgender doctor as assistant health secretary

Dr. Rachel Levine speaks via videoconference during a Senate Transportation subcommittee hybrid hearing on Dec. 10, 2020. | Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images By POLITICO STAFF 01/19/2021 08:45 AM EST President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday nominated Pennsylvania health secretary Rachel Levine for assistant secretary of health at HHS, making her the first openly transgender federal official to […]

US health secretary Alex Azar tells Trump he is resigning

It’s just days before Joe Biden becomes America’s 46th president and the National Guard is out in full force around the Capitol where his inauguration will take place. Washington’s National Mall is now closed to the public on the orders of the Secret Service. After supporters of President Donald Trump overran the Capitol building ten […]

Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller Announces Troop Levels Down to 2,500 in Iraq and Afghanistan

President Donald Trump’s acting defense secretary, Christopher Miller, announced Friday that United States troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan have now reached 2,500 in each country — the lowest levels since either war began nearly two decades ago. On Afghanistan, Miller said in a statement: Today, U.S. force levels in Afghanistan have reached 2,500. Directed […]

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Censorship: Time to ‘Put Wokeism to Sleep’

Pompeo criticized censorship by media and Big Tech, calling for “woke-ism” to be put to sleep, during a speech on Monday. 00 Hits: 11

Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf Resigns

Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf resigned Monday, citing ongoing court battles regarding his appointment. Source 00 Hits: 2

Return to Iran Deal Would Create Regional Arms Race, Says Ex-Secretary of State Kissinger

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said that a return to the “spirit” of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal would lead to the spread of the weapons throughout the Middle East, in virtual remarks Monday. “We should not fool ourselves,” he said. “I don’t believe […]

Joe Biden’s Secretary of State Nominee Formerly Advised Big Tech, Wall Street

President-Elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the State Department, Antony Blinken, formerly advised the nation’s largest tech conglomerates and Wall Street firms, financial disclosure reports find. Blinken, while at WestEx Advisors, which he co-founded, advised clients such as Big Tech corporations like Facebook, Uber, and LinkedIn, as well as Wall Street firms such as Blackstone, […]

‘Disgusting’: Perdue hammers Georgia secretary of state for recording Trump call

“I didn’t hear anything in that tape that the president hasn’t already said for weeks now since the November election,” he said. The president may have opened himself to legal exposure by potentially violating federal and state statutes against soliciting of election fraud. Raffensperger on Monday said the Fulton County, Georgia, district attorney may investigate […]

Donald Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary of State: ‘I Just Want to Find 11,780 Votes’

President Donald Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Saturday to recalculate the state’s votes from the 2020 presidential election, according to audio of a phone call obtained by the Washington Post. “I just want to find 11,780 votes which is one more than we have because we won the state,” Trump […]

Trump’s Press Secretary Accuses The Media of Spreading ‘Disinformation’

President Trump’s press secretary Kayleigh McEnany walked out of a press briefing on Tuesday after accusing the media of spreading ‘disinformation’ McEnany called out the media for their biased coverage of the Hunter Biden scandal and accused them of spreading ‘Russian disinformation’ MSN reports: In something of a rant at the press at the White […]

Fake News Spreads That Biden Picked Man Who Identifies as Woman for Education Secretary

WASHINGTON — A man who identifies as a woman says he was only being sarcastic as he responded to rumors that Joe Biden had selected him to be the next Secretary of Education. The misinformation, which apparently began with a social media post from an obscure Twitter user, has been believed and reposted online by […]

Biden’s Energy Secretary Pick Spent Years Pushing Russian Collusion Theories

President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to helm the Department of Energy, former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI), has a history of publicly promoting theories about Russian collusion in the 2016 election. Granholm, who if confirmed by the United States Senate as energy secretary, would be in charge of America’s nuclear arsenal, began pushing the notion that President […]

Biden taps Buttigieg for secretary of transportation, Granholm for energy

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President-elect Joe Biden nominated his former rival Pete Buttigieg as secretary of transportation on Tuesday and intends to choose former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm as his energy secretary. Buttigieg would be the first openly gay person confirmed by the Senate to a Cabinet post. At 38, the former mayor of South […]

Joe Biden Taps Former Rival Pete Buttigieg For Transportation Secretary

Joe Biden has nominated former rival and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg to head the Department of Transportation (DOT), according to several media reports. Buttigieg competed with Biden for the nomination before dropping out and endorsing him. The news was broken by Reuters reporters Jarrett Renshaw and David Shepardson Breitbart reports: If confirmed, Buttigieg will […]

Secretary Of Defense Lloyd Austin: A Certain Kind Of Diversity

Above photo: In this Sept. 16, 2015, photo, U.S. Central Command Commander Gen. Lloyd Austin III, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Biden is nominating the retired four-star Army general to be secretary of defense. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais. That a black man might helm the horrendous war machine that so effectively chews up black […]

Joe Biden Facing Increasing Oppostion Over His Defence Secretary Nominee

Joe Biden has nominated Lloyd Austin as defence secretary despite increasing opposition from Senate Democrats Critics have reaised questions over the retired general’s recent military service and his suitability for the job Breitbart reports: In order to get Austin confirmed, Congress would have to grant Austin a waiver from a law that requires a defense […]

Biden goes to bat for Defense secretary nominee Austin

President Donald Trump needed to secure a similar waiver for his first Defense secretary, Jim Mattis, though several lawmakers did so reluctantly and said they were unlikely to do so again anytime soon. Biden and his transition team have leaned on a number of former military officers to serve in high-ranking positions, echoing a theme […]

Exclusive — Secretary Pompeo: ‘America First Will Have a Lasting Legacy’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview in his office at the State Department in Foggy Bottom in Washington, DC, that he believes, no matter who is president next year, President Donald Trump’s “America First” vision for the country and the world will have a “lasting legacy” far beyond this […]

Wisconsin Secretary of State Doug J. La Follette & Dominion Voting System

Anonymous Patriots & American for InnovationAim4Truth.org CONTRIBUTING WRITERS | OPINION | AMERICANS FOR INNOVATION  | DEC. 07, 2020 | PDF | HTTPS://TINYURL.COM/Y29SRDBU Author: Wisconsin Whistleblower, first posted at American Intelligence Media (AIM), with editing assistance from the AIM Conclave, AFI Miners and OpenSecrets.org. Fig. 1—Douglas J. La Follette, Democrat, Wisconsin Secretary of State. Has been in his position for 43 years—11 terms (since 1974), […]

Biden to pick former general Lloyd Austin as US secretary of defense

WASHINGTON (AP) — US President-elect Joe Biden will nominate retired four-star Army general Lloyd J. Austin to be secretary of defense, according to four people familiar with the decision. If confirmed by the Senate, Austin would be the first Black leader of the Pentagon. Biden selected Austin over the longtime front-runner candidate, Michele Flournoy, a […]

Why Jeh Johnson Would Be a Better Defense Secretary Than Michèle Flournoy

 Co-Written by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies CODEPINK protests killer drones at DC home of Jeh Johnson Credit: CODEPINK President-elect Biden’s choice for Secretary of Defense has turned out to be one of the most controversial and difficult of his Cabinet appointments. The early front-runner, Michèle Flournoy, was originally seen as a shoo-in […]

Biden Will Not Commit to Naming Person of Color as AG, Defense Secretary

Joe Biden is refusing to commit to appointing a person of color as either attorney general or secretary of defense amid anger from diversity groups, who claim his transition team is ignoring core constituencies within the Democrat Party. Biden, who has been declared president-elect by multiple media outlets, was asked during a press conference in […]

Raimondo says she won’t be Biden’s health secretary

Former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, also once seen as a top HHS candidate, is already planning to return to the surgeon general role with a broader portfolio that includes serving as a leading voice in the administration’s pandemic response. Biden had been planning to roll out a slate of senior health care picks as early […]

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