News Roundup & Comment

Date: August 11, 2023
Host: Dalton Windsor
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Here are the top-10 stories from this week’s edition of the News Round-Up.  Callers from around the nation added their views as well. 

–55 people have now been killed and 1,000 buildings destroyed due to wildfires in Maui.

–U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that a special counsel has been appointed to investigate Hunter Biden.

–House Oversight Chairman James Comer of Kentucky announced that members of the Biden family, including President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, will be subpoenaed as part of a corruption investigation.   

–Firms tied to the Biden family collected more than 20 million dollars from foreign sources, including big payments from controversial oligarchs who afterwards had private dinners with Joe Biden as VP.

–One of Hunter Biden’s other business friends, Eric Schwerin, went to the White House 36 times while Joe Biden was VP.

–The Congressional Budget Office released a budget review Tuesday that exposes excessive government spending along with lower revenue, leading to their revised projection that the total federal deficit for 2023 will exceed 1.6 trillion.

–President Biden this week signed an executive order to begin the process of restricting high-tech U.S.-based investments going toward China in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, quantum technology and semiconductors.

–The Biden administration cancelled an offer to buy 6 million barrels of oil to replenish America’s strategic petroleum reserve.

–Donald Trump will not sign the RNC loyalty pledge required to attend the debate.  

–Democrats fearful of Donald Trump’s influence, at the direction of ex-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, have staged a months-long series of committee hearings, including excerpts orchestrated for TV, to try to blame Trump for everything that happened on January 6, 2021.

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