Pentagon spokesman John Kirby speaks during a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

DOD: Our commitment to Taiwan remains rock solid

The Pentagon said it remains committed to building its relationship with Taiwan. During a press briefing Tuesday, Department of Defense spokesperson John Kirby affirmed America’s relationship with the autonomous island nation is “rock solid.”

Sam Brownback, Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, speaks during a news conference at the State Department in Washington,DC on June 10, 2020. - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pledged a probe Wednesday into complaints that foreign news crews covering the street protests against racism and police brutality were mistreated. Australia, for instance, is investigating a US police attack on two Australian television journalists outside the White House last week."I know there have been concerns from some countries of their reporters having been treated inappropriately," Pompeo told a news conference. (Photo by Andrew Harnik / POOL / AFP) (Photo by ANDREW HARNIK/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Fmr. ambassador: China using One Belt One Road initiative in Africa to spread authoritarianism globally

A top diplomat under President Trump has sounded the alarm on China’s pursuit for global dominance. On Friday, former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Freedom Sam Brownback warned China is using its One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative in Africa to leverage its economic power in order to phase America out of the international stage. Brownback added U.S. lawmakers need to move fast to secure America’s position as top superpower. 

Eric Swalwell claims ’emotional distress’ in new lawsuit against President Trump

Eric Swalwell has been suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome for years and now he’s suing President Trump, claiming the 45th President is personally responsible for the “severe emotional distress” he claims to be afflicted with since the January 6th protests.

This as Jason Miller, Senior Advisor to the President, slams Swalwell for simply “doing the bidding of his Chinese masters.”

One America’s Natalie Harp has more.