The FBI has failed to comply with a Congressional subpoena seeking an FBI-generated "FD 1023 form" that allegedly details a bribery scheme involving then-Vice President Joe Biden and a foreign national. Based on whistleblower disclosures, House Oversight Republicans say the Department of Justice and the FBI possess an unclassified FD-1023 form that describes an alleged […]
(WATCH) Panama Canal
Odds are, many of the products you buy each day or the car that you drive came through one very specific body of water, one built with American manpower and know-how: the Panama Canal. Most days, it's business as usual at this critical trade route. But there are growing concerns about who else is passing […]
(POLL) Bank failures 'disturbing' and 'predictable'
Nearly half 48% of all respondents say recent bank failures in the US are "disturbing." That's according to the latest unscientific poll of 637 people at SharylAttkisson.com. Half of those polled called the bank failures "predictable." First Republic Bank became the third US bank to collapse this year, following the failures of Silicon Valley Bank […]
(GALLUP) Half of Americans worry about their money in banks
The following is from Gallup News. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Amid turbulence in the U.S. banking system, nearly half of Americans are anxious about the safety of the money they have in accounts at banks or other financial institutions. A total of 48% of U.S. adults say they are concerned about their money, including 19% who […]
(POLL) Most still favor smaller government
At a time when President Joe Biden is negotiating with Congress over the debt ceiling, most voters don’t think the government is using tax dollars wisely, and would prefer a smaller government. That's according to the latest Rasmussen Reports. The survey found that just 25% of likely U.S. voters believe the government spends taxpayers' money […]
(READ) Bipartisan effort questions 'clean' audits awarded to failed banks
Accounting firm KPMG issued clean audits for three US banks that recently collapsed: Silicon Valley Bank, Signature Bank, and First Republic Bank. That's according to the Democrat-led Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), which is demanding to see all of KPMG's communications with state and federal regulators. In a letter to KPMG CEO Paul Knopp, […]
(POLL) Voters: 57% favor House Republican debt ceiling plan
Most voters support House Speaker Kevin McCarthy’s proposal to raise the debt ceiling and reduce future deficit spending, and expect a compromise with the White House over the bill. That's according to the latest Rasmussen Reports. The survey found that 57% of likely U.S. voters support the debt ceiling bill passed by Republicans in the […]
After Hours: Behind the Bank Failures (Podcast)
Republican Warren Davidson and Democrat Jim Himes give their take on the bank failures and how we got here.