On Friday, Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.) announced plans to introduce legislation to prohibit the U.S. military code from placing restrictions on servicemembers’ right to bear firearms. The bill, entitled the Protect Gun Rights Act, targets Democrat efforts to strip servicemembers’ rights to keep and bear arms through red flag laws.
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) removed its Vienna station chief for a reportedly inadequate response to Havana syndrome incidents. Reports on Thursday said U.S. officials expect the action to send a message that leaders must take the illness seriously.
At least one person is dead and a dozen are injured following a shooting at a grocery store in Collierville, Tennessee. Authorities confirmed the number of victims on Thursday with Police Chief Dale Lane calling it the worst tragedy the town has ever seen.
Joe Biden is pushing for booster shots across the board, calling on everyone who is eligible to get one as soon as possible. Biden’s latest message contradicts months of previous statements in which he originally claimed booster shots were only needed after eight months.
Joe Biden said he has taken “full responsibility” for the Haitian migrant crisis, while vowing to make the border patrol agents “pay” for their actions on the border. In his first public address of the situation, Biden announced he was suspending all horse patrols in Del Rio, Texas and condemned the Border Patrol for using their horses to confront the illegal Haitian migrants.
A forensic audit of the 2020 presidential election begins in four of the largest counties in Texas. On Thursday, the Texas secretary of state announced a full investigation of ballots would be conducted in Dallas, Harris, Tarrant and Collin counties.
Congressional Democrats rolled out their plan for financing the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) enthusiastically addressed the press Thursday after Joe Biden met with Democrat leaders to ensure his administration’s agenda is passed.
Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen are continuing an offensive against government forces and they are getting close to the nation’s oil fields. On Thursday, the Houthis approached the city of Marib in northwestern Yemen, some 100 miles away from the capital of Sanaa.
Florida has acquired thousands of monoclonal antibody treatments on its own after the Biden administration rationed federal doses. Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) announced on Thursday that the Sunshine State reached a deal for 3,000 doses with pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.