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Biden Nominee To Head ATF Was Involved In Waco Massacre, Oklahoma City Bombing, Ruby Ridge and Fast & Furious

Joe Biden’s anti-Second Amendment nominee to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) has a background ripe with controversy. Currently serving as a senior policy advisor at former representative Gabriel Giffords’ anti-gun lobbying group “Giffords,” David Chipman used to carry a semi-automatic rifle while raking in a taxpayer-funded paycheck. The Biden nominee’s government […]

Top retired Israeli security officials back Colin Kahl, Biden nominee

WASHINGTON — Three leading Israeli generals who worked with President Joe Biden’s nominee for the undersecretary of defense, Colin Kahl, are backing him amid a Republican campaign to sink Kahl’s candidacy over his involvement in shaping the Iran nuclear deal. Kahl’s nomination is on ice this week as the Biden administration considers whether it can […]

Senate Confirms Joe Biden Nominee Deb Haaland to Lead Department of Interior

The Senate on Monday voted to confirm President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Department of Interior (DOI), Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), clearing a hurdle for Biden as he seeks to achieve “environmental justice” as one of his top agenda items. Haaland, a citizen of the Laguna Pueblo tribe in New Mexico, is the first Native […]

Georgia governor says he would ‘absolutely’ back Trump as 2024 nominee despite former president’s calls for his resignation

During an interview with Fox News’ Neil Cavuto on Wednesday, Mr Kemp, 57, a Republican, was asked by the host if he would support Mr Trump if he was the GOP presidential nominee for the 2024 election. “Absolutely, I’m going to support the nominee,” Mr Kemp immediately responded, adding: “As I said, again, I worked […]

Biden’s CIA Nominee Identifies China As Top ‘Adversary’

Above photo: Tom Williams/Getty Images. William Burns said China poses the ‘biggest geopolitical test’ for the US during Senate confirmation hearings. William Burns, Biden’s pick for CIA chief, had tough words for China during his Senate confirmation hearing and identified countering Beijing as a top priority. “Adversarial, predatory Chinese leadership poses our biggest geopolitical test,” Burns told the […]

US Health Secretary nominee Refuses to Condemn Transgender Child Abuse

    Rachel Levine, President Joe Biden’s nominee for assistant health secretary, evaded questioning on her past support for child sex changes during her Senate confirmation hearing, a move that left GOP Senator Rand Paul “outraged.” Dr. Richard Levine had a long and successful career as a pediatrician before undergoing gender reassignment surgery in 2011 […]

Rand Paul Confronts Biden Nominee About Support for Hormone Blockers for Minors

During a Senate confirmation hearing, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul questioned President Joe Biden’s nominee for assistant Health and Human Services secretary, Richard Levine—who changed his first name to “Rachel” after coming out as “transgender,” over Levine’s support for hormone blockers and the “genital mutilation” of minors. Levine, who was appointed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom […]

Biden’s jewish Attorney General Nominee Doesn’t Know if He Will Enforce Immigration Law

This jew is going to do everything in his power to accelerate the White genocide agenda to ludicrous speed. IMMIGRATION: Sen. Josh Hawley: “Do you believe that illegal entry at America’s border should remain a crime?” Attorney General-nominee Merrick Garland: “I haven’t thought about that question. I just haven’t thought about that question.” pic.twitter.com/l73ewc9a5R — […]

Watch: Joe Biden’s Transgender Nominee for Assistant Health Secretary Faces Senate Hearing

Rachel Levine, who is often described as a transgender woman, faces a nomination hearing at 10 a.m. on Thursday before a U.S. Senate Committee. President Joe Biden nominated Levine for the top management job as the assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Levine is a doctor and will […]

Senate Confirms Biden Nominee Tom Vilsack to Lead Agriculture Department

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Tom Vilsack to serve as the Secretary of Agriculture in Joe Biden’s administration, making him the ninth cabinet member to be confirmed. Vilsack, who previously served as Iowa’s governor and also as former President Barack Obama’s Agriculture Secretary, was met with a bipartisan vote of 92-7. “We’re going to be a […]

Native Americans Finally Have a Cabinet Nominee. Will an Adopted Tlingit Take Her Down?

“They don’t know what it means to be an Indian,” Williams said of these elected officials from his party. “An old Indian proverb would say: ‘walk a mile in his moccasins.’ Then maybe they’d come to that understanding.” Normally, voting against the nomination of a progressive environmentalist would be a no-brainer for an Alaska Republican […]

Watch: Biden OMB Nominee Neera Tanden Grilled for Taking Millions from Wall Street, Big Tech

President Joe Biden’s nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Neera Tanden, was grilled by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) for her financial ties to Wall Street firms and tech corporations. Tanden, currently the CEO of the left-wing Center for American Progress and a longtime ally of failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, […]

Biden’s Nominee For New Cabinet-Level Science Position Is Epstein-Linked Geneticist

Originally published at The Last American Vagabond Shortly before he took office, President Joe Biden announced that he would be elevating the director Office of Science and Technology Policy to a cabinet-level position, meaning that his nominee to lead that office, geneticist Eric Lander, would require confirmation by the US Senate. Lander is currently serving as director of […]

Biden UN Nominee Pledges to Combat Anti-Israel Bias, BDS, Iranian Threat

(JNS) U.S. President Joe Biden’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations pledged on Wednesday to combat the anti-Israel bias at Turtle Bay. “I look forward to standing with Israel, standing against the unfair targeting of Israel, the relentless resolutions proposed against Israel unfairly,” said Linda Thomas-Greenfield at her nomination hearing in front […]

Tom Cotton Announces He Will Not Support Waiver for Biden Defense Nominee Lloyd Austin

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) announced Tuesday he will not support a waiver to allow President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for defense secretary, Lloyd Austin, to serve in the position. Cotton made the announcement during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing to vet Austin for the position. “Unfortunately I must announce that I oppose the waiver of […]

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 […]

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

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Top Biden Nominee Says She Erred in Inviting Anti-Semite to Speak While In College

(JTA) — Kristen Clarke, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the civil rights division at the Justice Department, said it was a mistake to have invited the author of an anti-Semitic screed to speak at Harvard when she headed a black student group there. In 1994, Clarke as the leader of a Black Student Association […]

Kristen Clarke, top Biden civil rights nominee, says she erred in inviting antisemitic author to speak while at Harvard

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Top Biden civil rights nominee erred in inviting antisemitic author

Kristen Clarke, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the civil rights division at the Justice Department, said it was a mistake to have invited the author of an antisemitic screed to speak at Harvard when she headed a black student group there. In 1994, Clarke as the leader of a Black Student Association invited Tony […]

New CIA nominee Burns widely respected in US, pro-Iran nuke deal

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Biden Homeland Security nominee discusses antisemitism with Jewish group

Alejandro Mayorkas, the Jewish Latino nominee for Homeland Security secretary, met Friday via Zoom with Jewish groups concerned about the rise of the extreme right wing and the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Participants described the 90-minute meeting as mostly a listening session by Mayorkas. Two said the Jewish groups wanted the Department of Homeland […]

Biden’s Homeland Security nominee discusses antisemitism with Jewish group

Alejandro Mayorkas, the Jewish Latino nominee for Homeland Security secretary, met Friday via Zoom with Jewish groups concerned about the rise of the extreme right wing and the Trump administration’s restrictive immigration policies. Participants described the 90-minute meeting as mostly a listening session by Mayorkas. Two said the Jewish groups wanted the Department of Homeland […]

Biden to name Merrick Garland as nominee for US attorney general

Browse > Home / News / Biden to name Merrick Garland as nominee for US attorney general January 7, 2021 by JNS Read on for article U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate U.S. Circuit Court Judge Merrick Garland as U.S. attorney general, according to media reports on Wednesday. U.S. Circuit Judge Merrick Garland, […]

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, […]

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 […]

Tom Cotton: Biden DHS Nominee Mayorkas Disqualified to Lead Agency for Selling Green Cards to Chinese Nationals

Wednesday on FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) discussed some of Joe Biden’s picks to serve in a potential Biden administration. The Arkansas Republican lawmaker spoke on two, particularly Anthony Blinken, Biden’s pick to head the State Department, and Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security. Cotton spoke critically […]

In First Speech as US Secretary of State Nominee, Blinken Recalls Story of Late Holocaust-Surviving Stepfather

Antony Blinken, US President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, speaks at an event at Biden’s transition headquarters, in Wilmington, Delaware, Nov. 24, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Joshua Roberts. In his first speech since being named as US President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to be the next secretary of state, Antony Blinken — who is […]

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