White House Leaves Open Possibility Biden Will Sign Bill That Removes Military’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
White House Leaves Open Possibility Biden Will Sign Bill That Removes Military’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

President Joe Biden could sign a defense funding bill that includes the termination of the military’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the White House signaled on Dec. 7.

Lake Calls Twitter ‘Propaganda Arm’ of Government as Hobbs Denies Censorship Allegations
Lake Calls Twitter ‘Propaganda Arm’ of Government as Hobbs Denies Censorship Allegations

Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, during a Dec. 5 appearance on Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight, called “frightening” a recent report alleging that the Arizona Secretary of State’s office, under Governor-elect Katie Hobbs, colluded with Twitter to censor free speech.

Longtime Arizona GOP Rep. Jim Kolbe Dies at 80
Longtime Arizona GOP Rep. Jim Kolbe Dies at 80

PHOENIX—Jim Kolbe, a Republican congressman who represented a heavily Democratic region of Arizona for more than two decades, has died. He was 80.

McCarthy Should Make Deal With Democrats to Win Speakership: Clyburn
McCarthy Should Make Deal With Democrats to Win Speakership: Clyburn

Amid continuing struggles for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) to secure the speakership, House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-S.C.) advised the California Republican to make a deal with Democrats to push himself over the finish line.

Watchdog Group Files Hatch Act Complaint Against White House Press Secretary Over ‘Mega MAGA Republican’ Comment
Watchdog Group Files Hatch Act Complaint Against White House Press Secretary Over ‘Mega MAGA Republican’ Comment

A government watchdog group announced it filed a complaint against White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre alleging that she had violated the Hatch Act, a federal law that limits the political activities of federal employees, over remarks she made about “Mega MAGA Republican” officials.

Biden’s Windfall Profits Tax Pledge Resembles Carter Administration Policy, Critics Say
Biden’s Windfall Profits Tax Pledge Resembles Carter Administration Policy, Critics Say

President Joe Biden’s pledge to impose a Crude Oil Windfall Profits Tax on U.S. oil and natural gas companies if they don’t increase production to “bring down gas prices” is another failed Democratic policy, critics, including a former Treasury Secretary, argue.

Judge Grants Court Monitor to Oversee Trump Organization in Lawsuit Filed by New York AG
Judge Grants Court Monitor to Oversee Trump Organization in Lawsuit Filed by New York AG

A judge on Thursday granted New York Attorney General Letitia James’ request to have an independent court monitor to oversee the Trump Organization’s submission of financial information in a civil lawsuit.