Former Boy Scout youth safety officer says group still ‘not safe for kids’

A former Boy Scouts of America officer tasked with protecting children from sexual abuse says the organization is still dangerous to children, and is not committed to reform. Michael Johnson urged Congress to look into BSA’s efforts to cover up abuse during a tearful speech at the National Press Club on Tuesday. In a letter … Read more

Biden pleads for party unity as Dems dispute $3.5T spending bill

President Biden on Saturday urged his fractured party to come together and pass his multi-trillion-dollar spending bills – assuring Democrats that his valuable agenda will “win the 21st century.” In a three-minute pre-recorded address released Saturday to the Democratic National Committee’s fall meeting, Biden said, “My message is simple: We need to be together, and … Read more

GOP rebukes Biden over poor jobs report, warns of ‘economic crisis’

Congressional Republicans insisted Friday that a disappointing September jobs report showed President Biden’s economic plan was not working. “President Biden’s delusions have suggested for months that his economic plan is ‘working,’” House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tweeted on Friday. “Anyone who’s seen today’s jobs report knows it’s going to fail. Democrats have turned what should … Read more

Sen. Joe Manchin shows dismay during Chuck Schumer’s GOP floor speech

Sen. Joe Manchin couldn’t bear to watch Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer’s GOP-trashing floor speech on Thursday night — covering his face and eventually walking away during the remarks. The animated reaction came as Schumer was speaking before the Senate officially extended the government’s borrowing authority—and it was all captured by a CSPAN camera. “The … Read more