Tag: Cabinet Biden

  • Close race in the Pennsylvania GOP Senate; Mastriano wins government green light

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump’s favorite candidate for the Republican Senate primary in Pennsylvania was essentially tied with a more traditional rival, as his gubernatorial pick picked up a decisive victory on Tuesday as the former president was working to extend his grip on the GOP. Doug Mastriano was already surging in the gubernatorial […]

  • Reversing Trump, Biden moves to deploy US troops to Somalia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order for the deployment of U.S. troops to Somalia amid heightened concerns over the country’s Islamic extremist rebels, known as al-Shabab. This decision is a reversal of President Donald Trump’s late decision to withdraw almost all of the 700 special operations forces operating there. Biden’s […]

  • California Republicans see chance to overthrow Democratic AG

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Republicans believe they have a chance this year to unseat an appointed attorney general who they say is too progressive even for California, in part because they see him as soft on the crime as this issue grows in importance to voters. But first, they must avoid dividing the party and […]

  • Biden appoints envoy for Southeast Asia bloc, drawing US attention

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Friday that he is appointing one of his top national security aides to serve as ambassador to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, in the to underscore his administration’s commitment to the Pacific region. Biden announced his decision to appoint White House National Security Council chief of staff […]