Politics

President Biden commits $150 million to Southeast Asian countries to counter Chinese influence

The White House hosted the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) this week, culminating in the Biden administration pledging $150 million to the region in an effort to weaken Chinese influence.  The group of leaders representing Brunei, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines, gathered for the[Read More…]

Senate candidate Dr. Oz calls Kathy Barnette’s tweet on Islam “disqualifying”

Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz called a 2015 tweet from Kathy Barnette “reprehensible” in an interview with AP on Saturday, just days before Tuesday’s primary election. Oz, who would be the country’s first Muslim senator, said Barnette’s tweet, in which she said “[p]edophilia is a Cornerstone of Islam,” is “disqualifying.”[Read More…]