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Cotton: ‘The Act of Accepting the Chinese Money — That Should Be Criminalized’
by Jeff Poor on August 5, 2020 at 3:05 pm
Wednesday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) argued for “criminalizing” those accepting money from the Chinese Communist Party or state-owned enterprises of China given the Asian superpower is a threat to intellectual property and national security.
Joe Biden’s Latest Brain Freeze: Democrat Struggles to Pronounce the Term ‘Mental Fitness’
by Kyle Olson on August 5, 2020 at 2:50 pm
Joe Biden attempted to dismiss concerns about his apparent cognitive decline on Tuesday, but then seemingly put it on full display.
Beirut Blast Blamed on Explosive Cargo Seized from Russian Ship
by John Hayward on August 5, 2020 at 2:35 pm
Lebanese officials said on Wednesday the massive explosion that rocked Beirut on Tuesday occurred when a large cargo of ammonium nitrate seized from a cargo ship in 2013 and left in a warehouse in the Port of Beirut for six years caught fire and exploded.
Iranian Media: U.S. ‘Sabotage’ May Have Caused Lebanon Blast
by Frances Martel on August 5, 2020 at 2:02 pm
The Iranian news agency Mehr published an article Wednesday speculating that the deadly explosion that destroyed large parts of Beirut, Lebanon, the day before was the product of U.S. “sabotage.”
Hawley: Unless We Ensure ‘Total Separation’ from China, TikTok ‘Ought to Be Banned’
by Trent Baker on August 5, 2020 at 1:52 pm
In a Wednesday interview on FNC’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) sounded off on the sale of popular Chinese video app TikTok after President Donald Trump has floated the idea of banning it.
Watch–Joe Biden Snaps at Black Reporter over Cognitive Test Question: ‘Are You a Junkie?’
by Kyle Olson on August 5, 2020 at 1:52 pm
Joe Biden bristled at a question about whether or not he has taken a cognitive test, asking an interviewer Tuesday morning whether he would pass a drug test and stumbling over his words several times in the course of one minute.
Oprah Coaches White People on How to Navigate ‘Unconscious’ Racism on Apple TV Show
by Robert Kraychik on August 5, 2020 at 1:34 pm
Billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey advised white people on how to address “unconscious” racism and warned that “first-degree racism” is a phenomenon “in some parts of the country” in the latest episode of her Apple TV series The Oprah Conversation.
Donald Trump: Black Lives Matter a ‘Marxist Group’ that Is Not Good for Our Country
by Charlie Spiering on August 5, 2020 at 1:02 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday in an interview he believed the activist group Black Lives Matter was a “Marxist group.”
Disaster: ADP Says July Private Payrolls Climbed Just 167,000, Far Lower Than Expected
by John Carney on August 5, 2020 at 12:21 pm
Economists had forecast millions of jobs would be added by U.S. businesses.
Furious China Warns U.S. over HHS Secretary Azar Visit to Taiwan
by Simon Kent on August 5, 2020 at 11:22 am
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in coming days, his office said on Tuesday, marking the highest-level visit by a U.S. official since formal ties ended in 1979 – a move China described as “endangering peace.”