GAO Report Warns of Impact of Growing Interest Rates on Nation’s Fiscal Health


WASHINGTON, D.C. - In its annual report on the “The Nation’s Fiscal Health” released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the agency cited among various concerns the impact of interest rates on the nation’s fiscal health – even acknowledging the risks associated with interest rates climbing to levels higher than current Congressional…

The First Lady Will Travel To Romania and Slovakia, And Spend Mother’s Day With Ukrainian Mothers And Children


WASHINGTON, D.C, (May 5, 2022)---The First Lady will spend Mother’s Day with Ukrainian mothers and children who have been forced to flee their home country because of Putin’s war. The First Lady will travel to Romania and Slovakia to visit with U.S. troops, reaffirm our strong bilateral ties with these…

Former Glynn County DA Exchanged Phone Calls With Convicted Murder Greg McMichael After Murder of Ahmaud Arbery


GEORGIA (May 5, 2022)---Former Glynn County District Attorney Jackie Johnson exchanged phone calls with Greg McMichael in the days following the murder of Ahmaud Arbery, according to a court motion filed by the state Attorney General’s Office. McMichael, who once worked for Johnson as an investigator, was convicted on murder…

US Department of Justice With Support and Assistance Of The FBI Executed A Seizure Warrant Freezing Russian Motor Yacht Amadea


WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 5, 2022)---Fijian law enforcement executed a seizure warrant freezing the Motor Yacht Amadea (the Amadea), a 348-foot luxury vessel owned by sanctioned Russian oligarch Suleiman Kerimov. Fijian law enforcement, with the support and assistance of the FBI, acted pursuant to a mutual legal assistance request from the…

Heavy Fighting Raged At The Steel Plant In Mariupol, 2000 Ukrainian Fighters Holed Up In Tunnels And Bunkers


LVIV, Ukraine (May 5, 2022) — Heavy fighting raged Thursday at the shattered steel plant in Mariupol as Russian forces sought to finish off the city’s last-ditch defenders and complete the capture of the strategically vital Ukrainian port. The bloody battle came amid growing suspicions that President Vladimir Putin wants…

Belarus President Defended Russia’s Invasion Of Ukraine


MINSK, Belarus (April 5, 2022) — Belarus’ authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko defended Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in an interview Thursday with The Associated Press, but he said he didn’t expect the 10-week-old conflict to “drag on this way.” He also spoke out against the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine but wouldn’t say if Russian…