Defense

Biden campaign removing retired general from ad after he objects

The criticism came a week after POLITICO reported that the Trump campaign used an image of Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley without his permission. The Biden video, which was published Oct. 10, features an Iraq War veteran talking about how the Democratic nominee played a critical role in making sure troops had mine-resistant, ambush-protected […]

Congress

Barrett all but seals her confirmation after contentious hearings

“The question is, after this is over, do you have any doubt that she’s competent, that she’s originalist, and she’s independent? I think a reasonable person would say that there’s not much doubt there,” Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said. Republicans can confirm Barrett with a simple majority now that the filibuster on Supreme […]

Congress

Pelosi: Covid-19 relief bill hinges on next 48 hours

“Are we going with it, or not? And what is the language?” Pelosi said on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” Asked about the timeframe later on Sunday, Pelosi’s office clarified that an agreement would need to be clinched by Tuesday night. If not, a bill would need to be pushed until after the election. […]