Biden’s OMB Nominee Withdraws Her Nomination After Key Democratic and Republican Senators Expressed Concerns for Her Tweets


WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 2,, 2021)--with a nomination at the end of the tunnel for President Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office of Management and Budget, Neera Tanden, has withdrawn her nomination after she faced opposition from key Democratic and Republican senators for her controversial tweets.     Her withdrawal…

Governor Abbott Reopens All Businesses Texas: Rescinded Mandatory Mask


TEXAS, March 2, 2021)---today Governor Abbott announced that he is reopening Texas. The governor also  rescinded his statewide face mask orders and reopening all businesses starting next Wednesday. But, Abbott left in place social distancing and washing hands often. Abbott made the announcement Tuesday afternoon, saying that any type of…

US Sanctions Russia Over Poisoning of Putin’s Opposition Leader


The Biden administration announced sanctions of Russian officials and businesses Tuesday for a nearly fatal nerve-agent attack upon opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his subsequent jailing. Senior administration officials did not immediately identify the Russian officials targeted but said some of them had been on a list of prominent business and political figures Navalny…