Pompeo Refuses to Testify Unless Senate Holds Nominee Hearings

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo is refusing to testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee unless it holds hearings on five senior State Department nominees, including the administration’s new ambassador to Ukraine, in what Democrats called an extraordinary challenge to congressional norms and the body’s oversight role. In a letter […]

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More Than 1,000 TSA Employees Test Positive For COVID-19

More than 1,000 employees of the Transportation Security Administration have tested positive for COVID-19, according to figures released Thursday by the agency. At least 907 were airport security officers who worked screening passengers. Six workers and a contractor have died of the disease, per the TSA. Union President Hydrick Thomas […]

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Julián And Joaquin Castro’s Stepmother Dies From COVID-19

The stepmother of Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) and his twin brother, former Democratic presidential contender Julián Castro, has died from the coronavirus. “My stepmom, Alice Guzman, passed away today from COVID-19,” Joaquin Castro announced on Twitter late Thursday. “She and my dad were married for 31 years,” Castro continued, describing Guzman […]

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