Wed, 31 May 2023 22:32:41 EDT

Alabama Expands Restrictions on Trans Athletes

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey on Tuesday signed a bill that prohibits transgender athletes from competing in sports at state universities and colleges that do not align with their biological sex.

Wed, 31 May 2023 22:23:51 EDT

Sen. Schumer: Senate to 'Move Quickly' on Debt Limit Bill

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced earlier Wednesday that the Senate would "move quickly" to pass the debt limit bill later this "evening" as soon as the House finishes voting.

Wed, 31 May 2023 22:11:16 EDT

Bud Light Boycott Continues Company Stock Plunge

Bud Light beer parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev's stock is continuing to drop, falling Wednesday to November 2022 levels, closing at $53.40, according to CNBC.

Wed, 31 May 2023 21:57:52 EDT

GOP AGs Join Suit Against Trans 'Support Plan'

Republican attorneys general joined a suit against a Florida school after several teachers launched a "transgender support plan," without parental consent, for a 13-year-old girl. The 21 top state prosecutors are siding with January Littlejohn, who says her daughter became...

Wed, 31 May 2023 21:18:42 EDT

Jamie Dimon Alludes to Possible White House Run

Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JPMorgan Chase, hinted Wednesday at a possible presidential run in the future.

Wed, 31 May 2023 20:52:52 EDT

3 More GOP Govs Send Guard to US-Mexico Border

The governors of Virginia, West Virginia and South Carolina on Wednesday joined a growing list of Republican leaders sending their state National Guard soldiers or other state law enforcement officers to the U.S. border with Mexico.Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, who is...

Wed, 31 May 2023 20:39:18 EDT

Walmart Hasn't Made Changes to LGBTQ-Themed Merch

Walmart on Wednesday said it has not made any changes to its LGBTQ-related merchandise tied to Pride Month, or to security measures in place at its stores, a week after rival Target pulled some LGBTQ-themed products following customer backlash."We haven't changed anything...

Wed, 31 May 2023 20:33:21 EDT

Report: Biden Mulls Keeping Trump's China Tariffs

President Joe Biden is considering if he should keep former President Donald Trump's tariffs on China in place, with a decision expected by the end of the year.

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:44:16 EDT

House on Track to Raise Debt Limit; Biden, McCarthy Confident

To avert a dangerous U.S. default, the House was heading toward approval of a debt ceiling and budget cuts package late Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy assembled a bipartisan coalition of centrist Democrats and Republicans against fierce...

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:22:47 EDT

Gov. Abbott Taps Interim Texas AG After Paxton Impeachment

Greg Abbott, the Republican governor of Texas, has appointed an interim state attorney general in the wake of Ken Paxton's impeachment over misconduct accusations.

Wed, 31 May 2023 19:02:39 EDT

Sen. Ernst: US Spent $1.3B in Russia, China

The U.S. government spent at least $1.3 billion on various research programs in China and Russia over the past five years, according to a new report from Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, and a government watchdog group.

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:54:25 EDT

MTG: More News Outlets to Get Jan. 6 Videos

Georgia GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said Wednesday that three additional news outlets will get access to the more than 40,000 hours of Jan. 6, 2021, video footage from the U.S. Capitol riot.

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:48:10 EDT

Pence: Dodgers' Invitation to Group 'Offensive'

The Los Angeles Dodgers' decision to reinvite LGBTQ group Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence to its Pride Night celebration is "deeply offensive," said former Vice President Mike Pence.

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:35:04 EDT

Problem Solvers Caucus Backs Debt Deal

As party leaders scramble to find the needed votes, the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus announced on Wednesday it is backing the bill to raise the debt ceiling and put new spending limits in place.

Wed, 31 May 2023 18:22:41 EDT

New Stingers in Taiwan Come From US Backlog

A Department of State official informed The Hill on Wednesday that Taiwan finally received the Stinger missiles promised from a 2019 shipment that had been backlogged.

Wed, 31 May 2023 17:57:37 EDT

Rep. Gaetz-Hosted Newsmax Show Friday Beats CNN

The Friday night before Memorial Day weekend tends to be soft on ratings, but Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., hosted a Newsmax program that night that beat CNN in total viewers.

Wed, 31 May 2023 17:56:46 EDT

'That '70s Show' Actor Masterson Found Guilty of Rape

U.S. actor and Scientologist Danny Masterson on Wednesday was found guilty of raping two women at his home in the Hollywood Hills.The star of television's "That '70s Show" and "The Ranch" was convicted of two counts of forcible rape between 2001 and 2003, while jurors at a...

Wed, 31 May 2023 17:43:57 EDT

House Democrats Fracture on Debt Ceiling Deal

House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., said Wednesday that he is going to support the debt limit deal negotiated by Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and President Joe Biden.

Wed, 31 May 2023 17:10:45 EDT

US Sending Ukraine $300M More in Military Aid

The United States has agreed, in principle, to send Ukraine an additional $300 million in security assistance, including ammunition for drones and long-range artillery.

Wed, 31 May 2023 15:28:12 EDT

Comer Has Call With FBI's Wray, Confirms Biden Crime Document

House Oversight Committee chair James Comer, R-Ky., held a call with FBI Director Christopher Wray on Wednesday on a refusal to hand over an FBI whistleblower document to Congress, potentially setting the stage for a historic contempt of Congress charge.