Progressives may block Biden’s planned nomination of Michele Flournoy

Progressives may block Biden's planned nomination of Michele Flournoy

Opposition from progressive lawmakers and activists may keep President-elect Joe Biden from nominating former Pentagon official Michele Flournoy to be the nation’s first female defense secretary, according to reports. Sources said Biden is planning to pick Flournoy, Fox News said, while also citing a Sunday tweet from US Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), first vice chair … Read more

Biden talks immigration, climate and the Senate in 1st interview since election

Biden talks immigration, climate and the Senate in 1st interview since election

Joe Biden will focus on undoing President Trump’s policies on immigration and climate change during his first 100 days in office, he said Tuesday in his first interview since the Nov. 3 election. The president-elect’s agenda will include sending an immigration bill to Congress and doing away with what he called Trump’s “damaging” executive orders … Read more

Ricky Schroder defends role in bailing out Kyle Rittenhouse

Ricky Schroder defends role in bailing out Kyle Rittenhouse

“Silver Spoons” actor Ricky Schroder on Tuesday defended his role in getting Kenosha, Wisconsin, killer Kyle Rittenhouse freed on a $2 million bond, saying he was “infuriated” when he saw the teenager being vilified in the press. Schroder, an avid supporter of gun ownership and 30-year NRA member, said during an exclusive telephone interview with … Read more

Joe Biden says he’d meet with President Trump ‘if he asked’

Joe Biden says he'd meet with President Trump 'if he asked'

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday expressed interest in meeting with President Trump after he formally unveiled Cabinet picks and taped his first TV interview since the election “Of course I would, if he asked,” Biden told reporters about potentially meeting with Trump. Biden is leading his presidential transition from Wilmington, Del., and filmed his first … Read more