Jordan Smith explains “less than lethal” weapons result in life-threatening injuries. [Link]
The US national debt is now over $26 trillion. The US has added $2 trillion to the debt in about two months. [Link]
The Pentagon will give a $135 million bailout five defense companies. [Link]
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to issue subpoenas in the Crossfire Hurricane inquiry. There will be 53 subpoenas issued. The list includes Brennan, Clapper, and Comey. [Link]
Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that will ban no-knock raids nationwide. [Link]
The Senate-proposed National Defense Authorization Act includes $6 billion to counter China, a rule that prevents the president from deploying the military against protesters, and a requirement to change the name of some bases that date back to the Civil War. [Link]
House Republicans are proposing a law that allows the president to declare war against any group on the Foreign Terrorist Organizations list. The Executive Branch is able to add groups to the list. [Link]
The US is threatening to sanction members of the ICC and their families for investigating US and Israeli war crimes. [Link]
Russia accuses the US of trying to bury the New Start Treaty by including China. [Link]
The US plans to give Ukraine $250 million in security funds to deter Russia. [Link]
Kim Jong-un says there is little reason to continue his relationship with Trump because the US maintains its hostile policy towards North Korea. [Link]
CENTCOM Chief Gen. McKenzie says the Taliban have not met their commitment to warrant a US troop pullout. [Link]
Four people were killed in a mosque bombing in Kabul. [Link]
The US is sending a group of F-35s to the Middle East. [Link]
US News LA’s mayor says the city will cut power and sewer services to family homes where lockdowns are violated. [Link] Trump’s Operation Legend is expanding its deployment of federal police to St. Louis and Memphis. [Link] Foreign Policy Trump’s Envoy to Iran, Brian...
2020 Joe Biden calls for more funding for police. [Link] Susan Rice is emerging as a top choice for Biden's vice president. [Link] Iowa restores voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence. [Link] US News Senator Rand Paul introduces a bill that will...
US News Border Patrol raided an aid camp for migrants in the Arizona desert run by No More Deaths. Thirty illegal immigrants were arrested. The group believes the aid camp was targeted because No More Deaths published negative information about Border Patrol. [Link]...
US News Trump sets a September 15th deadline for a US company to acquire TikTok or the platform will be banned in the US. Trump added that the company that buys TikTok should pay the US Treasury for facilitating the deal. [Link] Homeland Security seized $2 billion...
US News On Friday, the Trump administration signaled TikTok would be banned. However, Microsoft is in plans to buy the US version of TikTok. Facebook is set to launch its own version of TikTok. [Link] Trump tweets Homeland Security will not leave Portland until local...
US News Trump tweets that universal mail-in voting will create mass voter fraud. He added, "Delay the Election until people can properly, securely and safely vote???" [Link] Twitter says the Bitcoin scam hack was carried out after a spear-phishing attack against...