US evacuating most Ukraine embassy staff over invasion fears

The United States is evacuating almost all of the staff from its embassy in Kyiv as Western intelligence officials warn that a Russian invasion of Ukraine is increasingly imminent. A senior State Department official said Saturday that a very limited number of staff will stay to keep communications open with the government but all consular operations willContinue reading “US evacuating most Ukraine embassy staff over invasion fears”

Dems Face 2022 Nightmare, Critics Warn, If Student Debt Payments Restart and Child Credit Ends

“These are policy choices,” said one economic justice group. “We don’t have to choose this. All of this is 100% unnecessary and avoidable.” Progressives are spelling out for the Democratic Party the disastrous implications that are likely to come with the government’s possible failure to extend the enhanced child tax credit right as the White HouseContinue reading “Dems Face 2022 Nightmare, Critics Warn, If Student Debt Payments Restart and Child Credit Ends”

Canada: Alberta Education pulls document recommending students also learn positive Nazi economic policies

Alberta Education Minister Adriana LaGrange has pulled a guidance document recommending schools include positive material about Nazi-era German economic policies when teaching about war atrocities. The document, published in January 2020 by the ministry, endorses considering whether classroom resources “reveal both the positive and negative behaviours and attitudes of the various groups portrayed.” “For instance,Continue reading “Canada: Alberta Education pulls document recommending students also learn positive Nazi economic policies”

Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials

The former White House Press Secretary is one of ten former Trump administration officials included in the latest round of subpoenas The House select committee investigating the 6 January insurrection has issued subpoenas for documents and testimony to 10 former Trump administration officials who served at the highest levels of government during the worst attack on theContinue reading “Capitol riot committee subpoenas Kayleigh McEnany and nine other Trump White House officials”

Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo Resigns After Threatening Politico Reporter: ‘I Will Destroy You’

White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo has resigned his position after using misogynistic and derogatory language on an off-the-record call with a Politico reporter and threatening her. Ducklo told Tara Palmeri, “I will destroy you,” among other things. He wrote Saturday, “No words can express my regret, my embarrassment, and my disgust for myContinue reading “Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo Resigns After Threatening Politico Reporter: ‘I Will Destroy You’”

White House deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo has been suspended for a week without pay after he reportedly issued a sexist and profane threat to a journalist seeking to cover his relationship with another reporter

White House deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo has been suspended for a week without pay after he reportedly issued a sexist and profane threat to a journalist seeking to cover his relationship with another reporter. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Friday that Ducklo had been suspended without pay with theContinue reading “White House deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo has been suspended for a week without pay after he reportedly issued a sexist and profane threat to a journalist seeking to cover his relationship with another reporter”

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