Tulsi Gabbard suspends her presidential campaign as she prepares to deploy with the National Guard. [Link]
The top prosecutor in Baltimore will drop most drug charges due to the coronavirus. [Link]
A new Bill – EARN IT – will give the president broad regulatory powers over speech on the internet. [Link]
After learning of the severity of the coronavirus during a private Senate meeting, Senator Burr sold a million dollars of stock and warned his friends of the likely blow to the stock market. Senator Loeffler also sold over a million dollars in stock after a private hearing on the coronavirus. [Link]
The Trump administration is looking for increased access to smartphone data from tech companies. [Link]
California issues a statewide ‘stay at home’ order. Only essential stores will remain open. [Link]
California put its National Guard on alert to deploy for humanitarian and public control missions. [Link]
The coronavirus is forcing the Pentagon to cut operations. [Link]
NATO says it is scaling back the Defender Europe 20 war games due to the corona outbreak. [Link]
Sanctions are delaying medical aid from getting to North Korea. [Link]
Turkey says two of its soldiers were killed by radical groups in Idlib, Syria. [Link]
After the recent rocket attack that killed two American soldiers, national security officials pushed Trump to attack Iran. Trump refused to attack, believing it was bad optics to attack Iran during the coronavirus outbreak. [Link]
The US coalition in Iraq is suspending its training operations because of the coronavirus. [Link]
Four girls were killed by the Libyan National Army shelling Tripoli. The UN is trying to establish a ceasefire in Libya to reduce the impact of coronavirus. [Link]
US News The US will allow the sailors on the USS T Roosevelt to quarantine sick sailors in Guam. The Captain of the aircraft carrier wrote a letter warning about a catastrophic situation on the ship as he was unable to stop the spread of coronavirus. [Link] Trump...
US News The Department of Justice Inspector General found that every FBI FISA warrant had several problems and abuses. The average warrant had 20 problems, with one having as many as 65. [Link] The Pentagon wants to make its 5-year spending plan classified. [Link]...
Coronavirus The coronavirus is spreading the US prison system. Nearly 350 Guards and inmates have tested positive. Prisoners report having no way to protect themselves from the virus.[Link] The first federal inmate dies from the coronavirus. [Link] The Pentagon...
US News The New York Police Department is using drones to monitor if people in parks are social distancing. [Link] Trump invokes the Defense Production Act to force GM to make ventilators. [Link] Rhode Island police are pulling over and questioning people with New...
US News A record 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment this week. The Department of Homeland Security is requesting an additional 1,500 soldiers to be deployed to the borders to prevent the spread of coronavirus. [Link] Trump signs a new law that calls for the...
US News A Congressional audit finds that the two newest aircraft carriers have $130 billion in underestimated maintenance costs. The maintenance costs include septic problems that force the use of chemicals to prevent clogging. The chemicals add up to total $400,000 a...