Cruz Accuses Biden of Prioritizing Foreigners over Americans by Rejoining Paris Climate Accord

Biden rejoined the 197-nation deal in an executive order on his first day in office.

Incoming Secretary of State Backs Pompeo’s Uyghur Genocide Designation

Secretary of State-designate Antony Blinken said ‘President Trump was right in taking a tougher approach to China.’

A $15 Minimum Wage Doesn’t Belong in a COVID-Relief Plan

It’s hard to argue that this hike has more than a tangential relationship to the problems caused by the pandemic.

Will Biden Govern More Through Legislation or Executive Orders?

Given Democrats’ razor-thin lead in Congress, Biden will probably resort to the ‘presidential pen’ approach.  

Biden Returns Donation from Dem Ex-Senator Who Registered as Foreign Agent for China

Boxer’s donation to Biden was just $500, however a spokesperson for Biden’s inaugural committee said they do not accept donations

National Guard Will Boost Troops in D.C. to at Least 10,000 for Inauguration

Biden will be inaugurated on January 20, exactly two weeks after a group of Trump supporters stormed the Capitol.

Biden Claims Trump Defense, Budget Officials ‘Obstructing’ Transition

Biden said his team has ‘encountered roadblocks’ from Trump administration political appointees.

GOP China Hawks Voice Fresh Concerns on Lloyd Austin: ‘America Needs a Wake-Up Call’

Lawmakers looking for a tougher approach to China worry Biden’s Pentagon pick won’t bring it.

Biden Taps Third Dem Rep. for Cabinet Post, Further Narrowing Pelosi’s Majority

The appointment of Representative Deb Haaland to Biden’s cabinet would further thin the Democrats’ majority in the House.

Fed Will Maintain Asset Purchases until Employment Recovers

On the menu today: FOMC December meeting, the dollar’s global-reserve status, a theory of IPO pops, and a look at

Dem Senators Blumenthal, Tester Oppose Waiver for Biden Sec Def Confirmation

Because Joe Biden nominated Austin for defense secretary in his incoming administration, Congress must grant Austin a waiver.