Two American volunteers in Ukraine died in the countries Donbas region. According to the US State Department, the two Americans were believed to have assisted Ukraine’s military defenses against Russia when they died. The department has offered to provide the victims families consular assistance and keep further details private.
President Biden touted falling gas prices. During a virtual meeting with his economic team Friday, Biden said gas prices have fallen every day this summer for a consecutive 38 days. The average price at the pump topped $5 nationwide in June and according to Biden gas is just under $4 in over 35 states.
Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US needs to do a better job in approving arms sales to Taiwan. Esper made the remark on Thursday in Taiwan, after recently meeting with Taiwan’s president and also said he would relay the island’s concern to Washington D.C.
The Chief of Space Operations of the US Space Force stressed the need for international norms regarding operations beyond our orbit. Gen. John Raymond spoke out on potential threats to the US in space from China. In a speech at the Aspen Security Forum on Tuesday, Raymond said China is growing its space program at a fast pace and has the economy to continue doing so.
In an exclusive interview following his visit to Ukraine, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told One America News the stakes of the war are high. However, he said if the US lets Putin get away with this, “the world will unravel quickly.” One America’s John Hines has more from Capitol Hill.
Former President Trump will return to DC for the first time since leaving office. Trump is set to headline the America First agenda summit on July 26, but the research institute has yet to release a specific location.
A former West Virginia lawmaker was sentenced to 90 days in prison for standing in the US Capitol on January 6. One America’s Daniel Baldwin has more from Washington.
As the nation deals with inflation, high gas prices and food prices, the Biden administration appears to send messages that seem like a total disconnect. One Americas Stella Escobedo caught up with Steve Hayes to talk about the economy.
More than 1,500 violent fugitives are captured in a national operation by US Marshals.