Posts Tagged ‘secretary’

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Colonial Pipeline Crisis: If You Drove an Electric Car, ‘This Would Not Be Affecting You’

Secretary of the Department of Energy Jennifer Granholm said at a press conference at the White House on Tuesday that people who are driving electric cars are not affected by the hacker-forced shutdown of the Colonial Pipeline. “I just have a question for each of you. I’ll start with you, Secretary Granholm, because ladies first,” a reporter asked. “Obviously, […]

Iran set to feature in Blinken meeting with U.K. foreign secretary Raab

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UK Health Secretary Confirms Covid ‘Booster’ Vaccines Will Be Rolled Out This Autumn

The Health Secretary Matt Hancock has confirmed that the UK will roll out booster vaccines later this year as he announced that ten million people have now had their second doses. According to Hancock the uptake of the vaccines had so far has been ‘astonishingly high’ and that the country remains on track to offer […]

‘Tax the rich who profited off COVID-19’ – UN secretary-general

 United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged governments on Monday to consider imposing a “solidarity or wealth tax” on the rich – who made money during the coronavirus pandemic – in a bid to cut extreme inequality. “We must make sure funds go where they are needed most. Latest reports indicate that there has been a […]

Biden Commerce Secretary Says Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Saved American Jobs

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo told reporters at the White House on April 7 that the Trump administration’s tariffs on steel and aluminum saved American jobs. “With respect to tariffs, there is a place for tariffs. The 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum have in fact helped save American jobs in the steel and aluminum industries,” […]

Forward challenges United Nations Secretary-General selection process

Forward, a global political movement, launched an international political campaign aimed at challenging the UN Secretary-General selection process to make it more inclusive, insisting on both the need for a female leader and more of the public’s involvement in the process. The movement is trying to fight global challenges such as climate change and the […]

UK Health Secretary Summoned To High Court To Justify Reopening Shops Before Restaurants

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has been summoned to High Court to justify the reopening of non-essential shops before pubs and restaurants are allowed to serve indoors. The legal action was launched by Pizza Express founder Hugh Osmond and nightclubs operator Sacha Lord, it was reported. They claim the Government has ‘failed’ to provide evidence for […]

US Defense Secretary meets Afghan president in Kabul

United States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in an unnanounced visit to Kabul on Sunday, as Washington reviews the peace process there and its planned troop withdrawal. Austin said on Twitter he had come to “listen and learn,” on his first trip to Afghanistan since his appointment. “This visit been very […]

Deb Haaland confirmed as first ever Native American cabinet secretary in historic moment

Deb Haaland has been confirmed as the first ever Native American cabinet secretary – a historic victory for those campaigning for a more diverse and representative government. The 60-year-old Democratic congresswoman, who represents New Mexico’s 1st congressional district, was confirmed as Joe Biden’s interior secretary, in a 51-40 vote in the Senate. “Rep Haaland’s confirmation […]

Biden Forgets Name Of His Defense Secretary & The Pentagon

During a speech at the White House to mark internaional womens day on Monday Biden appeared to suffer another memory lapse. In his lastet gaffe Biden avoided using Defense Secretary Llyod Austin’s name. It seemed like he couldn’t remember the name, even though Austin had spoken at the same podium just minutes before. You can […]

Video: Biden Forgets The Name Of The Pentagon AND His Own Defense Secretary

As it was announced that the National Guard will be asked to stay stationed around the Capitol for another TWO MONTHS Thursday, Nancy Pelosi claimed that the centre of government is under threat from “all the President’s men”, a reference to Trump supporters. “Between COVID — where we need to have vaccinations more broadly in […]

Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Morteza Bank resigns

TEHRAN – Secretary of Iranian Free Zones High Council Morteza Bank has resigned from his position, handing over his resignation letter to President Hassan Rouhani, IRIB reported. In his resignation letter, Bank has stated old age and retirement as the reason for his resignation. Bank has previously served as President Rouhani’s deputy chief of staff. […]

Secretary of State Blinken “Enthusiastically Embraces” IHRA

Secretary of State Antony Blinken wrote in a February 23 letter to American Zionist Movement President Richard D. Heideman that the Biden administration “enthusiastically embraces” the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of anti-Semitism. The letter, which was obtained by Jewish Insider, stated that the administration will counter “efforts to delegitimize Israel” as well as […]

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 attacks Biden’s transgender health secretary over her support for gender reassignment surgery for minors

Senator Rand Paul, a Republican, has criticised one of President Joe Biden’s health nominees for her support of gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy for minors. Dr Rachel Levine, the Pennsylvania secretary of health and Mr Biden’s pick for assistant secretary of health if confirmed by the Senate, faced a line of questioning from senators […]

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 […]

U.S. defense secretary calls Saudi crown prince, reaffirms strategic ties

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Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on January 9, 2021, three days after the Capitol riots.

Date: 15 February 2021 Author: lecridespeuples Speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah on January 9, 2021, three days after the Capitol riots. Source: https://video.moqawama.org/details.php?cid=1&linkid=2186 Translation: resistancenews.org Transcript: […] My first comment (concerns the Capitol Hill riot), because it would be unwise to ignore an event of such magnitude, namely the major incident that occurred in recent days […]

Joe Biden Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo Resigns over Scandal

President Joe Biden’s deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo resigned Saturday, unable to survive the scandal of verbally abusing a female reporter on the phone. “No words can express my regret, my embarrassment, and my disgust for my behavior,” Ducklo wrote in his resignation statement, admitting that his conversation was “abhorrent, disrespectful, and unacceptable.” White House […]

Secretary of State Blinken confirms Biden admin considers Jerusalem to be Israel’s capital

This week Secretary of State Antony Blinken was interviewed by Wolf Blitzer at CNN. The Biden official was asked about a number of foreign policy topics, including Israeli policy. When asked about Israel’s illegal embrace of Jerusalem as its capital, Blinken endorsed the move. Blitzer: Do you regard Jerusalem as Israel’s capital? Blinken: I do, […]

George Shultz, Former Secretary of State, dies at 100

(JTA) — George Shultz, the Reagan administration secretary of state who made it his mission to bring about freedom for Soviet Jewry, has died at 100. The Hoover Institution at Stanford University, where Shultz has been a distinguished fellow for decades, announced his passing on Saturday. It did not give a cause. Shultz was a […]

Former US Secretary of State George Shultz Fondly Remembered for Pivotal Role in Securing Freedom for Soviet Jews

Former United States Secretary of State George Shultz testifies at the Senate Armed Services Committee on global challenges and US national security strategy on Capitol Hill in Washington January 29, 2015. Picture taken January 29, 2015. REUTERS/Gary Cameron The pivotal role of former US Secretary of State George Shultz in securing the freedom of persecuted […]

Nazi secretary at Stutthof camp charged for role in 10,000 murders

A woman who served as a secretary at the Stutthof Nazi concentration camp during the Holocaust has been charged for being complicit in the murders of 10,000 people as well as attempted murder, according to German prosecutors, CNN reported. According to the claims of the prosecutors, the woman “is accused of having assisted those responsible […]

Concentration camp secretary indicted as accessory to mass murder

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On Trump’s penultimate day in office, his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the United States has “determined that the People’s Republic of China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity in Xinjiang, China, targeting Uyghur Muslims and members of other ethnic and religious minority groups.” That makes a number of major American brands that use forced Uyghur labor—including, according to a 2020 Australian study, Nike, Adidas, Gap, Tommy Hilfiger, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and General Motors—complicit in genocide

In Tablet, Lee Smith writes,  Americans became prey to an anti-democratic elite that used the coronavirus to demoralize them; lay waste to small businesses; leave them vulnerable to rioters who are free to steal, burn, and kill; keep their children from school and the dying from the last embrace of their loved ones; and desecrate […]

Senate confirms Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security secretary

The US Senate confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas, a Cuban-born son of a Holocaust survivor, as Homeland Security secretary on Tuesday. National Jewish groups had sought the confirmation of Mayorkas, who had served under President Barack Obama as deputy Homeland Security secretary and was known to the groups. The nomination had been subject to partisan tussling and […]

Resurfaced Tweets Haunt White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki

Newly resurfaced tweets from President Joe Biden’s White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki show that she pushed the Russia collusion hoax and claimed “Trump supporters are the worst.” Screenshots of Psaki’s tweets, some as recent as last year, were shared by conservative commentator Jack Posobiec. In a February 2020 tweet, in response to one user […]

California lawmakers confirm Weber as secretary of state

Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Weber to fill the job left vacant by former Secretary of State Alex Padilla’s ascension to the U.S. Senate. Newsom also chose Padilla to fill the U.S. Senate seat formerly held by Vice President Kamala Harris. Weber, 72, led the California Legislative Black Caucus in the last two-year session, during which […]

US Secretary of State: I Carry the Memory of the 6 Million ‘Every Day in Office’

Browse > Home / News / US Secretary of State: I Carry the Memory of the 6 Million ‘Every Day in Office’ January 28, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article “Every day that I serve as Secretary of State, I will carry the memory of my stepfather and his family, and […]

New US Secretary of State Antony Blinken vows reversal of Trump’s ‘America First’ foreign policy

The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Antony Blinken as America’s top diplomat, tasked with carrying out President Joe Biden’s commitment to reverse the Trump administration’s “America First” doctrine that weakened international alliances. Senators voted 78-22 to approve Blinken, a longtime Biden confidant, as the nation’s 71st secretary of state, succeeding Mike Pompeo. The position is […]

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