Wednesday, November 25, 2020

MixedTimes - Adam Shaw

Cotton slams Obama-Biden 'A-Team' for past foreign policy failures

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., on Tuesday took aim at former Obama administration officials who are going to be part of the incoming Biden administration, saying that reporters were “swooning” over an “A-Team” who he said presided over “absolute chaos” abroad.

ICE operation nabs more than 150 people in illegal immigration sting

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Thursday that it had arrested more than 150 illegal immigrants as part of an operation that picked up illegal immigrants who had promised to leave the country -- and that most of those detained had criminal charges or convictions.

Biden team delays releasing readouts of calls with foreign leaders

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team has only been in action for a few days but is already sparking concerns about transparency with the way it is handling putting out details of calls to foreign leaders -- releasing them long after other governments have done so.

AOC's new 'Squad' members want to defund police, much more

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was one of just a handful ofradical left-wing lawmakers elected to Congress in 2018, and who banded together to form the “Squad” to push once-fringe policies like the Green New Deal and "Medicare-for-all" -- but in 2020, that small group'snumbers are expanding.

AOC pushes back on blaming progressives for Democratic House losses

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY,pushed back against fellow Democrats blaming their losses in the House of Representatives on left-wing politicians and policies like the Green New Deal, saying that there was no “compelling evidence” for that line of attack.

Twitter flags Trump tweets complaining of 'ballot dumps'

President Trump on Wednesday hit out at what he described as “surprise ballot dumps” as ballot counts in the Rust Belt show his lead shrinking in those states -- a claim that was swiftly labeled as "misleading" by Twitter.

Biden to reverse many of Trump’s immigration policies if elected

Democratic nominee Joe Biden will reverse a number of President Trump’s policies on immigration if elected to the White House -- something that supporters believe will lead to a more humane approach, but that officials at the border and in the White House are warning will lead to chaos.

ICE announces crackdown on abuse of immigrant job-training program

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it is cracking down on the abuse of a work training program by immigrants in the country on student visas -- arresting more than a dozen immigrants and moving to revoke the work permits of hundreds more.

Biden would return to Obama-era immigration policies if elected, report says

EXCLUSIVE: Joe Biden,if elected president, would undo a number of key Trump administration’s policies related to immigration, and specifically illegal immigration, a new report predicts -- concluding that the differences between the two candidates on the issues is “stark.

Adam Schiff claims Hunter Biden email stories come 'from the Kremlin'

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday described revelations from a slew of emails in a laptop allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden as being part of a smear coming “from the Kremlin” -- amid claims the revelations are partof a Russian disinformation campaign.

Adam Schiff says Hunter Biden email stories come 'from the Kremlin'

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff on Friday described revelations from a slew of emails in a laptop allegedly belonging to Hunter Biden as being part of a smear coming “from the Kremlin” -- amid claims the revelations are partof a Russian disinformation campaign.

Majority of voters say they are better off now than in 2016: poll

A majority of voters say they are better off now than they were four years ago, according to a new Gallup poll -- a result that will be seen as a good sign for President Trump's relection chances, and a finding the president describedas "incredible.

Pelosi announces bill on 25th Amendment after questioning Trump's health

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday announced legislation to create a commission that would allow Congress to oust a president from office, using the 25th Amendment, a day after she accused President Trump of being "in an altered state" from his coronavirus treatment.

European MP to call on EU to nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

EXCLUSIVE: A European member of Parliament is planning on submitting a resolution to the European Union Parliament calling on the body to nominate President Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize -- the latest in a growing effort in Europe to nominate the president for the prestigious award.

Biden says Antifa is just an idea, but here's what we know about it

Democratic nominee Joe Biden, during the first presidential debate on Tuesday, dismissed Antifa as “an idea” when asked to condemn left-wing violent extremism – but that claim is highly disputed by Republicans, and some who have covered them up-close.

ICE planning immigration enforcement operations in sanctuary cities

The Trump administration is preparing to conduct a series of immigration enforcement operations targeting illegal immigrants in at least three sanctuary jurisdictions across the country, a source familiar with the operations told Fox News on Tuesday.