ICYMI: House Republicans tell Biden he’s acting like a ‘Cuban dictator’ with his social media censorship campaign


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 26, 2021)---House Republicans have called on President Joe Biden to turn over the details of his campaign to clamp down on social media coronavirus misinformation while blasting the effort as government-sponsored censorship that rivals Communist Cuba.  Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top Republican on the House…

Two California Men Charged With Conspiracy To Destroy A Building Affect Interstate Commerce and Related Crimes


CALIFORNIA (July 16, 2021)--two California men have been charged with conspiracy to destroy a building affecting interstate commerce and related crimes.   Ian Rogers and Jarrod Copeland, are facing federal charges of conspiracy to destroy a building and related crimes, according to the indictments that were unsealed Thursday.  On January 15,…

FBI With Portland Police Bureau Offering $15,000 Reward For Information Leading To Arrest For Shooting Death of Evelin Navarro-Barajas


PORTLAND (July 8, 2021)---The FBI, working with Portland Police Bureau, is offering a reward of up to $15,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of those responsible for the shooting death of Evelin Navarro-Barajas. This reward is in addition to the CrimeStoppers reward of up to $2,500…

Ceasefire in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region


CITY OF WASHINGTON (June 30, 3031)---The Government of Ethiopia’s announcement yesterday of a unilateral ceasefire in the Tigray region could be a positive step if it results in changes on the ground to end the conflict, stop the atrocities, and allow unhindered humanitarian assistance.  We are closely monitoring developments.  We…

Watchdog: Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic


WASHINGTON (June 22, 2021) — Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart, a government watchdog reported Tuesday in the most comprehensive look yet at the ravages of COVID-19 among its most vulnerable victims. The report from the inspector general of…

Iran’s Pivotal Presidential Election


IRAN (June 20, 2021)---Iran’s June 18 presidential election could mark the most important political transition in more than 30 years. The new president is likely to be in power when the next supreme leader is selected — and Ayatollah Khamenei’s ascension to supreme leader in 1989 while serving as president…

Garland Announced A New DOJ Effort To Protect Communities From Violent Crimes


CITY OF WASHINGTON (May 26, 2021) - Attorney General Merrick B. Garland today announced a new Department of Justice effort to help protect our communities from the recent increase in major violent crimes. “Today, we renew our commitment to reducing violent crime and building strong communities where all Americans are…