Glenn Youngkin has hit the ground running, wasting no time in beginning to implement the agenda that elected him in November. The new Virginia governor, a Republican businessman and first-time political candidate, prevailed in a state that had gone for Joe Biden by 10 points a year earlier.
Newsweek review of financial filings in Congress has found that lawmakers who are driving legislation to protect Uyghurs in China are also invested—either directly in the form of stocks, or indirectly via mutual funds—in major companies tied to the oppression in Xinjiang.
I've interviewed Gary Johnson. I think he is a decent guy and he was a pretty good governor, actually, but he was a terrible presidential candidate. Forgetting he doesn't know Aleppo and this and that, I knew he would have gotten mauled no matter what. I actually publicly supported him because my feeling was, "Hey, let's just get this guy on stage one time. Trump's going to beat him senseless. And Hillary will whack him on the other side with facts or, whatever it is that Hillary does with people." But I wanted for a moment, to let there be one applause line for a libertarian. I thought that would be good. And then unfortunately he didn't get in. And then in this past election, I had Jo Jorgensen on my show and she flat-out asked me if I was going to vote for her, which was a very bad thing for a guest to do, because I said, "no."
Texas' Department of Public Safety (DPS) has moved a number of boats to the Rio Grande River, forming a blockade with the intention of stopping migrants from making their way to the U.S. by crossing the body of water.
Representative Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, suggested that he and fellow GOP Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia plan to file a lawsuit after their "America First" rally in Riverside, California, was canceled.