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Biden’s campaign joins TikTok, even as administration warns of national security concerns with app

February 12, 2024, 10:31am Politics

President Joe Biden’s 2024 campaign is now on TikTok, even though he has expressed national security concerns over the platform and banned it on federal devices. Read story

The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, in Washington. A Senate deal on border enforcement measures and Ukraine aid has suffered swift and total collapse. Republicans withdrew support despite President Joe Biden urging Congress to &ldquo;show some spine&rdquo; and stand up to Donald Trump. But Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says that a deal to pair border policy changes with $60 billion in wartime aid for Ukraine is dead.

Supermajority bar for spending bills a real, and risky, prospect

The U.S. Capitol is seen at sunrise, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024, in Washington. A Senate deal on border enforcement measures and Ukraine aid has suffered swift and total collapse. Republicans withdrew support despite President Joe Biden urging Congress to &ldquo;show some spine&rdquo; and stand up to Donald Trump. But Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell says that a deal to pair border policy changes with $60 billion in wartime aid for Ukraine is dead.

February 12, 2024, 6:02am Politics

In a few weeks, House GOP leaders will likely face something unprecedented in modern congressional history: the need for a two-thirds supermajority to pass final spending bills for the current fiscal year. Read story

National Security Council spokesman John Kirby speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, in Washington.

National security spokesman John Kirby gets expanded role in Biden administration

National Security Council spokesman John Kirby speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2024, in Washington.

February 11, 2024, 5:40pm Nation & World

John Kirby, President Joe Biden's national security spokesman, is getting an expanded role at the White House, according to a U.S. official. Read story

FILE - Robert Bauer is seen in his office in Washington, April 30, 2008. Bauer, President Joe Biden&#039;s personal attorney, said Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, on CBS&#039; &quot;Face the Nation,&quot; that he went to both the Special Counsel and the Attorney General to register concerns over what he viewed to be pejorative and unnecessary digs at the President&#039;s memory following a report by Special Counsel Robert Hur over whether the President mishandled classified documents during his previous positions as Vice President and Senator, finding that no criminal charges were warranted.

Biden’s legal team complains to Justice Department about ‘shabby’ digs at his memory

FILE - Robert Bauer is seen in his office in Washington, April 30, 2008. Bauer, President Joe Biden&#039;s personal attorney, said Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, on CBS&#039; &quot;Face the Nation,&quot; that he went to both the Special Counsel and the Attorney General to register concerns over what he viewed to be pejorative and unnecessary digs at the President&#039;s memory following a report by Special Counsel Robert Hur over whether the President mishandled classified documents during his previous positions as Vice President and Senator, finding that no criminal charges were warranted.

February 11, 2024, 5:37pm Nation & World

President Joe Biden's personal attorney said Sunday that he went to both the special counsel and the attorney general to register concerns over what he viewed to be pejorative and unnecessary digs at the president's memory. “This is a report that went off the rails,” Bob Bauer said on CBS's… Read story

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event at the Orangeburg Mall Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, in Orangeburg, S.C. South Carolina Republicans will participate in their primary on Feb. 24.

Haley challenges Trump on her home turf of South Carolina

Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event at the Orangeburg Mall Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, in Orangeburg, S.C. South Carolina Republicans will participate in their primary on Feb. 24.

February 11, 2024, 5:24pm Nation & World

With two weeks to go before the South Carolina Republican primary, Nikki Haley is challenging Donald Trump on her home turf while the former president is turning to his familiar playbook of personal attacks as he tries to quash his last major rival for the nomination. Read story

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a Get Out The Vote rally at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.

Trump says he once told a NATO ally to pay its share or he’d ‘encourage’ Russia to do what it wanted

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at a Get Out The Vote rally at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.

February 11, 2024, 4:18pm Nation & World

Donald Trump said that, as president, he warned NATO allies that he “would encourage” Russia “to do whatever the hell they want” to countries that are “delinquent” as the front-runner for the Republican nomination ramped up his attacks on foreign aid and long-standing international alliances. NATO's leader said Trump's words… Read story

Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee move to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. Democrats call the proceedings a sham ordered up by Donald Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, who opposes an emerging bipartisan border security package in the Senate. (AP Photo/J.

House GOP had lowest win rate on ‘party unity’ votes since 1982

Republicans on the House Homeland Security Committee move to impeach Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas over the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2024. Democrats call the proceedings a sham ordered up by Donald Trump, the GOP presidential front-runner, who opposes an emerging bipartisan border security package in the Senate. (AP Photo/J.

February 11, 2024, 3:56pm Politics

House Republicans last year were the least unified party bloc on legislation in more than four decades, CQ Roll Call’s annual Vote Studies analysis of congressional data found. Read story

Senators push forward with Ukraine aid package as their leaders say the world is watching

February 11, 2024, 3:08pm Latest News

As a growing number of Republicans oppose U.S. aid to Ukraine, the Senate's leaders are arguing in strong terms that the money is crucial to pushing back against Russian President Vladimir Putin and maintaining America's global standing. Read story