The change of leadership in the US has caused a dramatic change in the US – Israeli relationship dynamics. The dynamics between US president Donald Trump, and the Israeli government led by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Joe Biden couldn’t be more opposite.
The US House will hold hearings on the topic of the role of traditional media in spreading disinformation and extremism. The hearings will include experts from the US intelligence community and the TV providers. The main goal of the hearings is for members of Congress to understand the conditions of the broadcasts being provided.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has rejected former President Donald Trump’s request to stop the delivery of his tax returns to New York state authorities. The ex-president had been withholding his tax returns for eight years, an unprecedented situation in the modern history of American presidents.
Twitter has confirmed its ban on former President Donald Trump will be permanent and will not be revoked, even if he runs for President again. The motive, according to the social media company, is bar him from using the platform for incitement to fan violence. Twitter’s finance director, Ned Segal, confirmed this in an interview with CNBC Wednesday morning.
Two banks in the state of Florida have decided to follow the example of Deutsche Bank and cut commercial relations with US businessman and former President Donald Trump, who is currently under investigation for suspected tax fraud.
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline is almost complete. According to the German Minister of the Environment and Nuclear Safety of Svenja Schulze the project construction was started by adhering to all the laws and regulations. The discussion pertaining the Nord Stream 2 took place during the interview on the January 24, 2020.
Former US President Donald Trump announced deportation protections for Venezuelans residing in the United States just hours before he left office. The latest move was aimed at underscoring the US government’s commitment to take down the Nicolas Maduro administration.
On the last day of his term in office, Israel citizens many of which are also American citizens salute this great man for all his accomplishments in the four years of office. Today through the hard work of President Trump to make available vaccines for Americans and people of the world, I and many Israelis have taken the two doses of Pfizer vaccine.
The Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence did not, after all, invoke the 25th Amendment to the Constitution to remove his boss, President Donald Trump, from office. He had been asked to do so by the House of Representatives as a reaction to the violent assault on the Capitol by the president’s supporters last week.
Joe Biden has refrained from making any decisive statements regarding the current impeachment motion against outgoing US President Donald Trump. Speaking about the situation, Mr. Biden has indicated that he has no interest in taking part in the impeachment plans.
The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un announced the completion of the national nuclear forces. The disclosure occurred during the VIII Congress of the Workers Party Of Korea. The 8th Congress also elected Kim Jong-un as the General Secretary of the Workers Party of Korea. The Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) is the top organ of the party.
American security officials have since opened a series of criminal cases against those who forcefully invaded the Capitol as congress ratified the Electoral College. As of Saturday, more than 90 people had been arrested over the incident that literally shocked the world.
American adversaries and allies shook their head in dismay at the assault on the heart of US democracy. Many foreign leaders noted the importance of American’s role as a nation of self-rule by a free population urging a rapid return to stability. Several place the blame on President Trump. Others placed the blame on the news media, fake news during the Trump Administration before the Corona Pandemic which created doubts in the minds of Americans that justice was being upheld.
The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, used the events that unfolded on January 6th in the US as an opportunity for propaganda to the Iranian populous. This week, four Americans lost their lives in the process. Amongst the deceased were a police officer and a female US military veteran.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said that she was “sad” and “furious” at the invasion of the Capitol in Washington by supporters of President Donald Trump, and reiterated that the outgoing president should be held responsible for the fracas. The German chancellor spoke to news reporters yesterday.
President Trump began his term as President with the highest Messianic ideals. He hoped that the strength of America could unite whole with freedom and democracy. He fought against liberal socialism which polluted the essence of freedom and democracy to permit abortions without limit, sex relationships not procreative, and anarchy in the name of freedom. With the strength of a powerful America he was able to bring together opposite sides of national religions Islam and Judaism.
The Senate rejected, by overwhelming majority, the objection of some Republican senators to the victory of Joe Biden in the state of Arizona. The objection to the results in Arizona– led by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)— was dismissed by 93-6 on Wednesday night, local time.
After the new high in 2020, the U.S. stock market fell across the board and encountered a black New Year. The Dow fell nearly 400 points, and once fell below the psychological barrier of 30,000 points. Gold and silver stocks bucked the trend and rose. Qutoutiao rose more than 22%, Bilibili rose more than 10%, Weilai rose more than 9%, and Pinduoduo fell more than 6%.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was re-elected Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Sunday, albeit narrowly. Speaker Pelosi narrowly secured the position after having been deserted by five Democrats who supported someone else. All Republicans, however, voted for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA).
Efforts by President Donald Trump to retain the office, reached another level on Saturday following a long, leaked phone call in which he discussed with the Secretary of State of Georgia, Republican Brad Raffensperger, how to “find” enough votes to reverse the disputed electoral victory of Democrat Joe Biden.
In an interview with official media, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi condemned the Trump administration’s actions to contain China and provoke a new Cold War, saying that this has brought harm to the world. He also hoped that the new administration led by Biden would “regain rationality and reopen dialogue.”
Yohannes Abraham, the head of Joe Biden’s transitional team has admonished the Office of Management and Budget for putting up barriers aimed at frustrating the process. “(We) have encountered obstruction from political leadership at various agencies, most notably at the Department of Defense and the Office of Management and Budget.
US President Donald Trump decided to change his policy over the weekend and signed a bill that includes the $ 900 billion in aid to consumers and small businesses. However, crude oil futures increased production due to the spread of the epidemic and OPEC+ expectations intensified. Crude oil gave up early gains and closed slightly lower.
US President Donald Trump has attacked the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for allegedly refusing to look into his election fraud claims. In a bellicose Twitter tirade on Saturday, the President accused them of colluding to have him lose the elections to Joe Biden.
After much delay, US President Donald Trump finally signed the US coronavirus stimulus package and government funding bill. The move frees $2.3 trillion for emergency aid to help those affected by the coronavirus pandemic and funds the federal government, avoiding a shutdown.
On December 24th, Iranian officials made a statement regarding the deployment of additional air defense systems. The Russian-made systems will be deployed under emergency measures. They will be strategically positioned near Iranian nuclear facilities to guard against possible US or Israeli strikes against them.
As the end of his term in office nears, outgoing US President, Donald Trump pardoned another fifteen people. Among the pardoned are former campaign advisor George Papadopoulos and Dutch lawyer Alex van der Zwaan, convicted of crimes in the course of the Russia investigation, and two former Republican members of Congress.
US President Donald Trump surprised everyone with this harsh criticism of the $900 billion coronavirus aid package that was passed by Congress on Monday. In a video message posted on Twitter Tuesday night, President Trump called the package a “shame,” and vowed that he would not sign the law if it isn’t revised.
Joe Biden has chosen Connecticut Commissioner of Education, Dr. Miguel Cardona, as the nation’s next Secretary of Education. Mr. Biden, in making public his next choice for cabinet secretary, stated that Dr. Cardona is an experienced and dedicated public school teacher who will play a pioneering role in the Department of Education.
The US government experienced a massive hack this month. According to the experts the hacked networks would have to be burned. The Washington Post immediately accused Russia of the hack. There are have been reports that hackers also gained access to Microsoft. Most strongly believe that Russia is behind the hack.
US President Donald Trump has blamed the media for sparking unnecessary drama over the recent SolarWinds hack. The intrusion sent shockwaves across the private sector and government organizations when it emerged that over 18,000 clients had been infiltrated by malware embedded in a recent software update.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has directly blamed Russia for launching the worst cyber-espionage attack on the US government so far. Pompeo accused Moscow of being behind the recent cyberattacks. In Friday’s statements, he added that Russian President Vladimir Putin remains a real danger.
Congratulations are in order for Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden. Some top world leaders, who initially went mum on his victory, have finally recognized the Democrat as the US President-Elect. Just hours after Russia’s Vladimir Putin recognized and congratulated Joe Biden on his victory, the presidents of Brazil and Mexico followed suit.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has finally congratulated Joe Biden for his apparent victory in the US presidential election Monday. It has been over a month since the US held its presidential elections, subsequently won by the Democrat, Mr. Biden. It is worth noting that several world leaders already congratulated Mr. Biden within days of the election.
The Kremlin announced Tuesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on his election victory, in a move that followed Mr. Biden receiving a majority of votes from the Electoral College. The ritual Monday formally determines who will be the next President of the United States.
The 538 members of the Electoral College voted on Monday and confirmed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s victory, dealing incumbent President Donald Trump a big blow in his maneuvers to have his apparent defeat overturned. President Trump has alleged electoral fraud, albeit without tangible proof.
It would be a “mistake” to return to normalcy with Iran,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a joint news conference with US National Security Adviser, Robert O’Brien on Sunday. Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke of Israel’s resistance to the usual approaches of the past regarding the international nuclear dispute with Iran.