Kevin McCarthy, the former Republican House speaker from Bakersfield, predicted former President Trump's selection of a running mate will be like 'The Apprentice.' LA Times
VOA VIEW: So be it.
House Speaker Mike Johnson, accompanied by Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, on Wednesday introduced legislation that they said will ensure that only U.S. citizens are voting in U.S. elections by requiring proof of citizenship to register to vote. Newsmax
Former President Donald Trump has a 4-point advantage over President Joe Biden in Pennsylvania, according to a poll released Tuesday. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Trump should be much higher in the poll.


Leaders of three large public school systems told a congressional panel Wednesday that they're fighting antisemitism with education and, when necessary, discipline, rejecting accusations that they have allowed hate to go unchecked. Newsmax
Former President Donald Trump Wednesday raged at New York Judge Juan Merchan's threat to put him in jail over violating a gag order prohibiting him from speaking out about jurors, witnesses, and others involved in his ongoing business records case in Manhattan. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: There may be a stalemate.
The Biden administration may miss a Wednesday deadline to deliver a report to Congress detailing its assessment of Israeli actions in its war against Hamas in Gaza. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden has no clue.
President Biden blurted Wednesday that one of his childhood Catholic school teachers was drafted by the Green Bay Packers — an assertion disproven by a simple check of publicly available NFL records. The 81-year-old president shared the false claim as he boasted of his connection to Wisconsin sports fans. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is a fool.
The president has proposed new barriers to Chinese electric vehicles, steel and other goods in an attempt to protect his manufacturing agenda. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Hearing is not believing.
The presidential candidate has faced previously undisclosed health issues, including a parasite that he said ate part of his brain. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Madness!


All dogs coming into the U.S. from other countries must be at least 6 months old and microchipped to help prevent the spread of rabies, according to new government rules published Wednesday. Washington Times
Republicans in Congress are pushing to require a citizenship question on the questionnaire for the once-a-decade census and exclude people who aren't citizens from the count that helps determines political power in the United States. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Needed and good.
D.C. police cracked down early Wednesday on the anti-Israel protest encampment at George Washington University. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
An illegal immigrant who was released into the U.S. after crossing the border has been arrested in Florida and charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: He should be jailed for the rest of his life.

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Despite pleas from Democrats and gut-wrenching testimony from doctors and rape survivors, a GOP-controlled legislative committee rejected a bill Tuesday that would have added cases of rape and incest as exceptions to Louisiana's abortion ban. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A foolish move.
Two hard-line conservatives leading the charge to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson have backed off from an attempt to push him out this week as they face pressure by former President Donald Trump. Washington Times
Judge Scott McAfee allowed District Attorney Fani Willis to remain on the case involving former President Donald Trump if Nathan Wade resigned, which he did. CBS
VOA VIEW: She should have to go.


A majority of Americans turning 65 in the coming years are not financially prepared for retirement. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is the big problem
When Destiny Allen went into labor, she called her mother to take her to the hospital. But they never made it, and had to flag down Baton Rouge Police Cpl. Jason Lee, who helped deliver baby Noah on the side of the road. CBS
The start date for former President Trump's classified documents trial was originally scheduled for May 20. CBS
VOA VIEW: A reasonable ruling.
FDIC Chair Martin Gruenberg is a focus of the report which claims he treated staff in a "demeaning and inappropriate manner." CBS
VOA VIEW: Madness!
Mortgage rates are significantly higher than they were at the start of 2024, they pulled back slightly last week but several weeks of straight increases. CNBC

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Over half of young Americans say that rising food prices are the most noticeable effect of inflation. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Costs are growing more.
Authorities discovered pro-Hamas handouts celebrating the death of Jewish citizens in Israel along with weapons and rocks at the University of Texas in Austin. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Hamas is now trying to intimidate the US.
Military demonstrators on Tuesday in Tampa, Florida, flew helicopters, shot blank ammunition and showed off tactical proficiencies to audiences. FOX News

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Members of an anti-Israel encampment at George Washington University in Washington, D.C., apparently called for the beheadings of school administrators. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The pro Palestine rogue mob are trying to scare Americans.
Russia launched waves of cruise and ballistic missiles, rockets and drones against civilian and energy infrastructure targets across Ukraine overnight killing at least one person and injuring six. UPI
VOA VIEW: Russia is pushing a strong confrontation from NATO.
According to a Tuesday bankruptcy court filing, cryptocurrency exchange FTX said 98% of all its creditors will get at least 118% of allowed claims in cash within 60 days of court approval of the proposed plan. UPI
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced an additional $578 million in humanitarian, development and economic assistance for countries in the Western Hemisphere. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden is thinking and acting like Santa Claus.
The United States and its allies on Tuesday sanctioned and indicted Dmitry Yuryevich Khoroshev, a Russian national accused of leading the Russia-based LockBit ransomware group. UPI
VOA VIEW: They should be heavily charged.
Romania joined NATO 20 years ago and on Tuesday celebrated two decades of NATO service as the United States, Romania and other NATO nations continue supporting Ukraine against Russia. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should.

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