Multibillion-Dollar Afghan Fund at Risk of Being Stolen by Taliban, Watchdog Warns

Biden admin placed $3.5 billion in a fund that has made no disbursements and lacks safeguards Taliban fighters in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 2021 (Getty Images) More than a year since its creation, a U.S.-backed fund to support the Afghan people has not made a single disbursement and lacks safeguards to prevent the $3.5 billion investment … Read more

Michigan Republicans in Disarray Ahead of Saturday Vote to Oust Party Chair

News Analysis In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, former President Donald Trump shocked pollsters when he bested Hillary Clinton in Michigan by fewer than 11,000 votes, the narrowest margin of victory in the state’s presidential election history. In doing so, he also became the first Republican presidential winner in the state since 1988, which was … Read more

Sen. Rand Paul Declares ‘Never Nikki’ in Anti-Endorsement for 2024

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) offered an anti-endorsement of Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley early on Jan. 12. The video announcement came after a tease that he’d have “something important to say” about the upcoming 2024 presidential race. The Republican from Kentucky attacked Ms. Haley’s foreign policy positions, comparing them to those of the “Dick Cheney, … Read more

Leading GOP Candidates Spend More Than $22 Million on Final Iowa TV Push

Since November began, the four leading Republican candidates spent more than $36 million on local television advertisements in Iowa. Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley invested heavily in television ads to influence voters ahead of the Jan. 15 Iowa Republican caucuses. According to an Epoch Times analysis of Federal Communications Commission disclosures released by broadcasters—in the … Read more