Tuesday, January 18, 2022

North Korea Slams Talks With Pompeo As Regrettable

North Korean officials say talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were "regrettable" as unilateral denuclearization is not on the regime's agenda.

House Republicans Look To Advance Tax Reform 2.0 Ahead Of November Midterms

House Republicans are looking to capitalize on a second round of federal tax cuts, laying out a plan that can take a hit in the Senate, but still benefit Americans.
gun control

For Republicans, Gun Confiscation Runs Against Individual Rights, Safety

Gun control measures from Virginia Democrats have failed in the General Assembly. For Republicans, safety will rely on individuals.

Lawmakers, Dominion Applaud Grid Security and Transformation Act

Better than a compromise, the General Assembly arrives at an energy solution where literally everyone wins.

Trump Backs Off Border Closure Due To Dire Economic Consequences

The Commerce Department states that around $502 billion in goods crossed the border through trucks and trains last year, which equates to approximately $1.4 billion per day in trade with Mexico.

Statewide Hands-Free Driving Bill Revived By Governor Northam Predestined To Fail

Parker Slaybaugh, a spokesman for House Speaker Kirk Cox, explains that Northam's proposal is "not germane to the original legislation related only to work zones," noting that legislators already failed to pass the sweeping prohibition on driving while holding a cell phone.

Stocks Down 425 As Tech Takes Hit; High 10-Year Treasury Yields

Stocks took a beating today as the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the trading day down 425 points, 1.73 percent. The market had a slight uptick from mid-day as the stock exchange was reporting the Dow was down at least 600 points at one point.

BREAKING: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis To Retire In Late February

After a distinguished 44-year career in the military and arguments with President Trump over Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will leave the White House in early 2019.

GOCHENOUR: Dare To Serve

As Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. articulated, “Everyone can be great because anyone can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

CBS Poll Shows 51 Percent Of Americans Are With Trump On Border Wall

A new CBS poll shows that more than half of Americans are with President Trump on his campaign promises regarding immigration as 51 percent of people believe building a wall along the southern border is a good idea.