Defense Secretary dismisses hundreds of members of Pentagon advisory boards including late Trump picks

Retired general Lloyd Austin speaks after being nominated by US President-elect Joe Biden to be US Defense Secretary, at The Queen Theater in Wilmington, Delaware on December 9, 2020. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has dismissed hundreds of members of 42 Pentagon advisory boards, including controversial late appointments by the Trump administration, as the Pentagon announced a review of the boards’ memberships Tuesday. The announcement comes after the previous administration appointed several loyalists to advisory boards in the final months of former President Donald Trump’s… Continue reading Defense Secretary dismisses hundreds of members of Pentagon advisory boards including late Trump picks

US to reverse Donald Trump’s ‘draconian’ immigration policies, Joe Biden tells Mexican President

Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart have agreed to work together to reduce "irregular migration".(AP; Alex Brandon)

The United States plans to reverse the Trump administration’s “draconian” immigration approach while working on policies addressing the causes of migration, President Joe Biden told his Mexican counterpart, the White House said on Saturday. In a Friday call with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, Biden outlined his plan to create new legal pathways for… Continue reading US to reverse Donald Trump’s ‘draconian’ immigration policies, Joe Biden tells Mexican President

How does Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution work?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters in Washington, on Jan. 7, 2021.Erin Scott / Reuters

Following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021, a growing number of Republican leaders and Cabinet officials said that they believe Donald Trump should be removed from office before January 20. Four of them called for the 25th Amendment to be invoked, and… Continue reading How does Twenty-fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution work?