Tag: calling

GOP House Leader McCarthy to introduce resolution calling for Rep. Swalwell’s removal from Intelligence Committee

March 13, 2021
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy plans on introducing a resolution to remove Rep. Eric Swalwell from the House Intelligence Committee, according to a tweet he posted Friday night.”Pelosi just reappointed Eric Swalwell to the Intelligence Committee. Based on the briefing she and I received together, Swalwell should not be on the panel in charge of

Africa: Biden Comes Calling As Kenya Prepares to Chair AU Peace and Security Council

February 27, 2021
Nairobi — US President Joe Biden wants Kenya to use its position as chair of the African Union Peace and Security Council (AUPSC) to help end conflicts in Ethiopia and Sudan. In the first formal telephone call with President Uhuru Kenyatta since he took charge, Mr Biden pledged a lasting partnership, and a focus on

Neither Biden nor Trump is calling for mandated COVID-19 vaccines

October 28, 2020
The claim: Biden said he will mandate a COVID-19 vaccine, while Trump said he never wouldWith Election Day just days away and amid an ongoing pandemic, some social media users have claimed that if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is elected, a COVID-19 vaccine would be mandatory. “Biden said he will mandate the COVID Vaccine,” reads

Trump rips Joe Biden for calling Arizona ‘an important city’

July 26, 2020
President Trump on Sunday mocked Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for recently calling Arizona “an important city.” “This week you had Joe Biden call Arizona a CITY. Nothing matters with him, however, because the Opposition Party (Lamestream Media) covers everything up – especially the corruption,” Trump wrote on Twitter. He added: “The Obama/Biden Administration is

Accused of Calling a Black Juror ‘Aunt Jemima,’ Pennsylvania Judge Barred From Cases

March 8, 2020
A Pittsburgh area judge accused of making racist comments about a juror has been barred from hearing cases, according to a court order issued this week. Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Mark Tranquilli is accused of repeatedly referring to a black juror as “Aunt Jemima.” Tranquilli made the racially-charged references during a conversation in his…