Seeking to justify draconian cuts, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., declared that “the Republican Senate has decided to provide more funding for the Pentagon than the next 11 nations’ military budgets combined.”
China Daily, an English-language newspaper controlled by the Chinese Communist Party, has paid more than $4.6 million to The Washington Post and nearly $6 million to The Wall Street Journal since November 2016, the records show.
U.S. officials are mimicking China’s efforts at tracking and attempting to destroy coronavirus while civil rights activists warn the plans could wreak havoc in a post-virus world.
President Donald Trump made it official Tuesday that the administration was halting money to the World Health Organization, the international body that said in January that COVID-19 could not be spread by human-to-human contact, and praised China’s response to the virus.
Yahoo News reported that the U.S. intelligence community is exploring all possible avenues the virus could have been unintentionally released from research facilities that were known to be studying bat-based coronaviruses in Wuhan.
A reporter from a Hong Kong outlet aligned with the Communist Party of China is a member of the White House Foreign Press Group and has rotating access to White House press briefings.
Even before COVID-19 cases spiked in the U.S., members of Congress were drafting legislation to punish China. Odds are the pandemic won’t be the great turning point in Sino-American relations that some anticipate.
A molecular biologist who has been quoted as a coronavirus expert by The Washington Post and MSNBC said Thursday in no uncertain terms that the novel coronavirus could have been unleashed due to a leak from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
This new era requires a top-to-bottom rethinking of how America should exercise its role as the world’s top power. To that end, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, the Trump administration has given American foreign policy a much-needed course correction after the Obama era.
Another member of Kenya’s Parliament, Jennifer Shamalla, said that she and her colleagues were “deeply concerned” about the U.N.’s promotion of abortion under the banner of population and development policy.
An independent panel found the agreement would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy, create 176,000 jobs and boost dairy exports to Canada by $227 million. However, Congress has yet to vote on this truly important bill.