Mitt Romney says Biden administration failed to ramp up COVID-19 testing when it had the chance

Mitt Romney says Biden administration failed to ramp up COVID-19 testing when it had the chance

This post was originally published on this site  Health care worker Bob Ekoh administers COVID-19 tests at City Hall in Herriman on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022. | Spenser Heaps, Deseret News Tests in high demand as omicron variant surges As Americans endure long lines and search stores for a COVID-19...

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Federal Budget Deficit Narrowed in December

Federal Budget Deficit Narrowed in December

This post was originally published on this siteThe federal government ran a $21 billion deficit during December, the smallest monthly gap in two years, as the government took in more tax revenue while spending edged higher.

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IRS watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ about upcoming filing season

IRS watchdog ‘deeply concerned’ about upcoming filing season

This post was originally published on this siteNational Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins, head of the IRS’ in-house watchdog, shared concerns about the upcoming filing season in releasing her office’s recent report detailing the major problems that plagued millions of taxpayers last year.“…

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Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

Matt Gaetz’s ex-girlfriend testifies to grand jury in sex trafficking probe

This post was originally published on this siteIt would be a major development that suggests the Department of Justice may be moving closer to indicting the congressman.

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Trump takes thinly veiled shot at ‘gutless’ DeSantis over Covid booster

Trump takes thinly veiled shot at ‘gutless’ DeSantis over Covid booster

This post was originally published on this siteFormer President Donald Trump appeared to take a shot at Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis over his refusal to disclose whether he’s received a Covid-19 booster shot in a new interview with the far-right channel One America News.

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Biden to meet with Senate Democrats in voting rights push

Biden to meet with Senate Democrats in voting rights push

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Biden will meet with Senate Democrats on Thursday amid a push for his party to change the filibuster and pass voting rights legislation, a senior Democratic aide confirmed to The Hill.  Biden, according to the aide, will attend a…

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‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

‘That’s what politics is about’: Rand Paul defends anti-Fauci fundraisers despite death threats

This post was originally published on this site Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) admitted this week that he is demonizing Dr. Anthony Fauci to raise money because “that’s what politics is about.” Fauci has said that Paul’s attacks have resulted in death threats. At a hearing on Wednesday, Fauci called out...

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110 Republican Lawmakers Call on Biden To Abandon Iran Nuclear Talks

110 Republican Lawmakers Call on Biden To Abandon Iran Nuclear Talks

This post was originally published on this site A coalition of more than 100 Republican lawmakers is calling on the Biden administration to abandon negotiations with Iran aimed at securing a revamped nuclear agreement, according to a letter sent Wednesday to the State Department and obtained exclusively by the Washington...

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Inflation reaches highest level since 1982 as consumer prices jump 7% in 2021

Inflation reaches highest level since 1982 as consumer prices jump 7% in 2021

This post was originally published on this siteConsumer prices rose 7% in 2021, a new 39-year high, as supply chain bottlenecks led tp product shortages and higher costs.     

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W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

W.Va. governor ‘extremely unwell’ after positive COVID-19 test

This post was originally published on this siteWest Virginia Gov. Jim Justice (R) announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was feeling “extremely unwell.”According to press release, Justice, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, got tested after experiencing a “sudden onset of…

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