Tag: Democrats

  • US Army guts 24k positions amid crippling shortfalls

    US Army guts 24k positions amid crippling shortfalls

    The US Army announced the slashing of 24k troop positions amid recruitment shortfalls, which currently affects nearly every branch of the military. The news comes amid a heightened risk of war with regional players in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asian theaters. Why it matters: With military preparedness at an all-time low, many have…

  • Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas impeached

    Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas impeached

    The House of Representatives impeached Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas¬†on Tuesday over what they allege is a failure to reign in illegal immigration and stop America’s ongoing “border crisis.” Context: The impeachment vote would be the second attempt to impeach Mayorkas, with house republicans managing to succeed on the second attempt. Mayorkas impeachment would prove…

  • Republicans lose special election focused on Israel despite running Ethiopian born Israeli who served in the IDF

    Republicans lose special election focused on Israel despite running Ethiopian born Israeli who served in the IDF

    Former US Congressman Tom Suozzi (D) has beaten Nassau County legislator Mazi Pilip (R) in the special election to replace former Congressman George Santos (R). Context: Santos was expelled from Congress back in December after being accused by prosecutors of various financial misdeeds. He came under fire after his election in 2022 when it was…