California voters have rejected a move to unseat their governor in a recall election, a rarely used provision of direct democracy in some 20 U.S. states.As the ballot count continued Wednesday, nearly two-thirds of voters had rejected the recall effort, and Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, turned back 46 challengers in an election where former President Donald Trump was an unseen player.Democrats urged a “No” vote on the recall, but Newsom said Tuesday night at a victory celebration that the result was an affirmation of his and his party’s values.“We said yes to science. We said yes to vaccines. We said yes to ending this pandemic,” he said.Newsom’s leading challenger, conservative radio host Larry Elder, a Republican, said COVID-19 precautions such as masks and vaccines should be voluntary and not mandated by politicians. That view disturbed voter Alice Frankston.“COVID is quite real, and we’re not done with it yet, and we need to keep with the fight,” she told VOA after voting “No” on the recall.As early voting was under way Monday, President Joe Biden campaigned in California against the recall and Elder.“He’s the clone of Donald Trump,” Biden said of Elder at a Newsom rally in Long Beach. “Can you imagine him being the governor of this state?” The partisan crowd yelled, “No.”Larry Sabato, director of the Center for Politics at the University of Virginia, said that for Democrats, dislike of Trump became a powerful motivator in voting down the recall.’Still toxic’“I think what the California result proves is that Donald Trump is still toxic to Democrats, and using Trump as a campaign issue will produce lots of Democratic votes,” he said.But Democrats were worried, as Republicans rallied around Elder over dozens of rival candidates, said analyst Shannon Bow O’Brien.“They brought big-named national Democrats out to rally the troops. I think that betrayed that they considered this a serious threat,” said O’Brien, an associate professor of government at the University of Texas at Austin.In addition to showcasing Biden, Democrats aired anti-recall ads from leading party figures, including U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.Some ongoing issues hurt Newsom, including California’s high crime rate and rising homelessness, prompting voters like Roger Neal to support the recall.“I’ve been living in Southern California for 40 years … and I just think that we need new leadership,” he said.Newsom, a former mayor of San Francisco and a former lieutenant governor, will face voters again next year in a regular election for a second four-year term. Elder, as he conceded defeat Tuesday, told supporters and reporters that the fight was not over.“We recognize that we lost the battle, but we are certainly going to win the war,” he said.It will be an uphill fight. Nearly half of California voters are registered as Democrats, while fewer than one-quarter are registered as Republicans.And California’s Republican Party is moving away from moderate voters, said Sabato.“What we’re seeing here is a party that has moved to Trump and to the right so far that they can’t win statewide elections in California,” he said.Khrystyna Shevchenko of VOA’s Ukrainian Service contributed to this report. Original Articleread more
The White House on Wednesday defended the top U.S. military commander, Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley, against calls for his resignation following disclosures in a new book by Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa. According to the book, titled “Peril,” Milley told senior military officials that any attack orders coming from former President Donald Trump in the waning days of his presidency must be cleared with him. The book also disclosed that Milley twice called China to assure Beijing that no U.S. attack was imminent. Under U.S. law, the president is the commander in chief and there is a tradition of civilian control of military leaders. But Milley, believing that Trump had suffered a mental decline after losing his reelection bid last November, summoned his senior military leaders in early January to make sure they conferred with him before carrying out any overseas attack orders from Trump, according to the book. Milley has not challenged the assertions. After the outreach to Beijing was disclosed Tuesday, senior officials said Milley had coordinated the calls with the knowledge of the office of the secretary of defense, the Pentagon’s civilian leadership. Trump issued no such attack orders in January as he prepared to leave Washington and turn the presidency over to Democrat Joe Biden, though he persists to this day in unfounded claims that he was cheated out another four-year term by fraudulent vote counts. Milley has continued to lead the U.S. military during Biden’s first eight months in office. But some Republican lawmakers have called for his resignation over the incidents described in the book, which is set for release next week. White House press secretary Jen Psaki takes a question from a reporter at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Sept. 15, 2021.White House press secretary Jen Psaki rejected any contention that Milley had violated the principle of civilian control of the military. She said Biden has “complete confidence in his leadership, his patriotism and his fidelity to the Constitution.” The incidents occurred at a time when the former president “fomented unrest leading to insurrection and an attack on our nation’s Capitol,” she said. Hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the building on January 6 to try to prevent lawmakers from certifying Biden’s victory. Psaki called the rioting at the Capitol “one of the darkest days in our nation’s history.” FILE – U.S. Senator Marco RubioRepublican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, a frequent Biden critic, called for Milley’s resignation, saying that Milley “worked to actively undermine the sitting commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces” and that his actions amounted to treason. “Gen. Milley has attempted to rationalize his reckless behavior by arguing that what he perceived as the military’s judgment was more stable than its civilian commander,” Rubio wrote to Biden. “It is a dangerous precedent that could be asserted at any point in the future by Gen. Milley or others,” Rubio said. “It threatens to tear apart our nation’s longstanding principle of civilian control of the military.” FILE – U.S. Senator Ted CruzAnother Republican, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, called the book’s revelations “deeply concerning.” “Our Constitution embeds civilian control of the military, and if the chairman of the joint chiefs was actively undermining the commander in chief and pledging to our enemies to defy his own commander, that is completely inconsistent with his responsibilities,” Cruz said. But Milley’s spokesman, Colonel David Butler, said the chief of staff’s reported actions were within normal bounds, noting he regularly consults with defense chiefs across the world, including those in China and Russia. “General Milley continues to act and advise within his authority in the lawful tradition of civilian control of the military and his oath to the Constitution,” Butler said in a press release. Original Articleread more
A preliminary runoff election in the northeastern U.S. city of Boston has narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two women of color, ensuring the city’s next elected mayor will be someone other than a white man for the first time in about 200 years. Two city councilors, Michelle Wu, who is of Taiwanese descent, and Annissa Essaibi George, a self-described Arab Polish American, won Tuesday’s runoff, defeating three other candidates that included acting Mayor Kim Janey. Wu and Essaibi George will face off in November. Janey was the first woman and Black city resident to hold the position of acting mayor. She was appointed after Mayor Marty Walsh’s U.S. Senate confirmation as labor secretary in March. All five runoff candidates are people of color, an indication of the rapidly changing demographics in the city, where the latest U.S. census figures show that Boston residents who identify as white make up only 44.6% of the population. The figures also show that 19.1% of the city’s residents are Black, 18.7% are Latino and 11.2% are of Asian descent. Whichever woman wins the November election will govern a city with a history of racial strife. Violence erupted in the mid-1970s, when the city sought to racially integrate its public schools to comply with federal law. At that time, mobs of white adults and teens threw rocks at buses transporting Black students to all-white schools in South Boston. Simmering racial tensions in Boston escalated again in the late 1980s, when Charles Stuart, a white man, falsely accused a Black man of killing his wife. Some information in this report was provided by The Associated Press and Reuters. Original Articleread more
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The U.S. Justice Department has filed an emergency motion with a federal judge asking him to block the southwestern state of Texas from enforcing a new law that bans nearly all abortions in the state. In a 45-page motion filed late Tuesday with a federal district court, the Justice Department argued that the new law, commonly known as Senate Bill 8, was drafted “to prevent women from exercising their constitutional rights” to obtain an abortion. The emergency motion is the second legal action the Biden administration has taken against Texas over the new law, after filing a lawsuit last week citing the same legal grounds. The new law, which took effect on September 1, outlaws abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy — which opponents say is well before most women are even aware they are pregnant — with no exceptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest. Texas is among a dozen mostly Republican-led states that have enacted so-called “heartbeat” abortion bans, which prohibits the procedure once a “fetal heartbeat” is detected, often at six weeks, and sometimes before a woman realizes she is pregnant. Courts in the past have blocked such bans, ruling they did not conform to the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision giving women in the U.S. the constitutional right to an abortion without excessive government interference. The Texas anti-abortion law is also unusual in that it gives private citizens the power to enforce it by allowing them to sue abortion providers and anyone who “aids or abets” an abortion after six weeks. Those winning such lawsuits would be entitled to at least $10,000. The Justice Department called this provision “an unprecedented scheme that seeks to deny women and providers the ability to challenge S.B. 8 in federal court.” The U.S. Supreme Court declined to block Texas from implementing the new anti-abortion law in a 5-to-4 decision earlier this month that enraged supporters of Roe v. Wade, including President Joe Biden, who warned that “complete strangers will now be empowered to inject themselves in the most private and personal health decisions faced by women.” Some information for this report came from the Associated Press and Reuters. Original Articleread more
Voters in the western U.S. state of California have rejected an effort to remove Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom from office. Nearly 70% of voters overwhelmingly voted “no” in ending Newsom’s tenure early, with just more than 30% voting “yes,” according to figures released shortly after polls closed in the large state late Tuesday night. The Associated Press, CNN and NBC News are all projecting the recall effort has failed. Speaking to reporters early Wednesday morning as the results showed him prevailing, Newsom said he was humbled and grateful to the millions and millions of Californians that exercised their fundamental right to vote.” WATCH: California electionread more
President Joe Biden tried to advance his domestic spending plans in Colorado on Tuesday by warning about the dangers of climate change while highlighting how his clean-energy proposals would also create well-paying jobs.The trip to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Flatirons Campus outside Denver capped the president’s two-day swing to the West, and it offered Biden the chance to continue linking the need to pass his spending package to the urgent threat posed by climate change.”Here’s the good news: Something that is caused by humans can be solved by humans,” Biden said. He deemed the need for a clean-energy future an “economic imperative and a national security imperative” and said that there was no time to waste as the impact of climate change seems to grow more severe by the year.Biden said that extreme weather events will cost more than $100 billion in damages this year, and he underscored his goal to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 while using solely carbon pollution-free power by 2035.”We can do that. We can do all of this in a way that creates good jobs, lowers costs to consumers and businesses, and makes us global leaders,” the president said.Biden spoke about “more jobs for the economy” on an earlier tour as he checked out a giant windmill blade on the ground outside the lab and got a demonstration of wind turbine technology.And, keenly aware of the delicate work under way back in Washington to craft details of his infrastructure-plus spending package, he gestured at Democratic legislators along for the tour and said, “They’re the ones getting it all through Congress.”‘A crisis with … opportunity’Biden had spent Monday in Boise, Idaho, and Sacramento, California, receiving briefings on the devastating wildfire season and viewing the damage by the Caldor Fire to communities around Lake Tahoe.”We can’t ignore the reality that these wildfires are being supercharged by climate change,” Biden said, noting that catastrophic weather doesn’t strike based on partisan ideology. “It isn’t about red or blue states. It’s about fires. Just fires.”Throughout his trip, Biden held out the wildfires across the region as an argument for his $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill and additional $3.5 trillion package of spending. The president said every dollar spent on “resilience” would save $6 in future costs. And he made the case that the rebuilding must go beyond simply restoring damaged systems and instead ensure communities can withstand such crises.”In the end, it’s not about red states or blue states. A drought or a fire doesn’t see a property line,” Biden said. “It doesn’t care, give a damn for what party you belong to. … Yes, we face a crisis, but we face a crisis with unprecedented opportunity.”The climate provisions in Biden’s plans include tax incentives for clean energy and electric vehicles, investments to transition the economy away from fossil fuels and toward renewable sources such as wind and solar power, and creation of a civilian climate corps.Biden has set a goal of eliminating pollution from fossil fuel in the power sector by 2035 and from the U.S. economy overall by 2050.’We have to think big’The president’s two-day Western swing comes at a critical juncture for a central plank of his legislative agenda. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are working to assemble details of the infrastructure-plus plan — and how to pay for it, a concern not just for Republicans.With unified Republican opposition in Congress, Biden needs to overcome the skepticism of two key centrist Democrats in the closely divided Senate. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona have expressed concerns about the size of the $3.5 trillion spending package.In California, Biden appeared to respond to those concerned about the plan’s size, saying the cost “may be” as much as $3.5 trillion and would be spread out over 10 years, a period during which the economy is expected to grow. He also insisted that when it comes to addressing climate change, “we have to think big.””Thinking small is a prescription for disaster,” he said.The 100-member Senate is evenly split between Democrats and Republicans. Given solid GOP opposition, Biden’s plan cannot pass the Senate without Manchin’s or Sinema’s support. The legislative push comes at a crucial time for Biden, who had seen his poll numbers tumble after the United States’ tumultuous exit from Afghanistan and a rise in COVID-19 cases due to the highly contagious delta variant. Original Articleread more
The top U.S. military leader, fearful that former President Donald Trump could “go rogue” in the final weeks of his White House tenure, acted unilaterally to assure China that the U.S. would not launch an attack during Trump’s last days in office, according to a new book. In two secret phone calls, General Mark Milley, chairman of the Pentagon’s Joint Chiefs of Staff, assured his counterpart, Chinese General Li Zuocheng of the People’s Liberation Army, that the United States would not attack, according to the account in “Peril,” a book about the last days of Trump’s presidency, by longtime Washington Post investigative reporter Bob Woodward and one of the newspaper’s veteran political reporters, Robert Costa. The book is scheduled for release next week, but the Post, CNN and other news outlets excerpted details on Tuesday. FILE – U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, left, introduces members of his staff to China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Gen. Li Zuocheng, right, during a welcome ceremony at the Bayi Building in Beijing, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016.The book says Milley made one of the calls on October 30, 2020, four days before Trump lost his reelection bid to Democrat Joe Biden. The other came on January 8, 2021, two days after hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol in a failed effort to thwart lawmakers from certifying Biden’s election victory. With Trump making belligerent comments about China, Milley told the authors he was prompted to assure Li that the U.S. was not preparing to attack. “General Li, I want to assure you that the American government is stable, and everything is going to be okay,” Milley told him, according to the book. “We are not going to attack or conduct any kinetic operations against you.” In the second call, Milley told Li, “We are 100 percent steady. Everything’s fine. But democracy can be sloppy sometimes.” FILE – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Washington, July 30, 2021.According to the book, Milley made the second call because he believed Trump, enraged at his loss, had suffered a mental decline after the November 3 outcome — a view Milley shared with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an opposition Democratic leader and longtime Trump critic. The authors obtained a transcript of a call between Pelosi and Milley in which Pelosi told the general, “He’s crazy. You know he’s crazy,” referring to Trump. After the rioting at the Capitol, in which more than 600 people have been charged so far, Milley worried that Trump could “go rogue,” the authors recounted. “You never know what a president’s trigger point is,” Milley told his senior staff, according to the book. Milley summoned senior military officers to review the procedures for launching nuclear weapons. Milley said that only the president, as commander in chief, could give the order for a nuclear attack, but that he, Milley, also had to be involved. According to the book, Milley asked each of the high-ranking officials to affirm that they understood his role, in what he considered an “oath.” Woodward and Costa wrote that others in the U.S. government also shared Milley’s concern about Trump’s demeanor upon losing the election. FILE – CIA Director Gina Haspel arrives to testify before a Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, January 29, 2019.Central Intelligence Agency Director Gina Haspel reportedly told Milley, “We are on the way to a right-wing coup.” In the end, Trump left Washington without attending Biden’s inauguration and did not launch any last-minute overseas attacks. But to this day, he regularly asserts falsely that he was cheated out of reelection by voter fraud in numerous states. Trump said he is considering campaigning for another White House term in the 2024 election. The book also recounts how former Vice President Mike Pence struggled with Trump’s demand that Pence refuse to affirm the election outcome during the January 6 certification at the Capitol.The authors wrote that Pence talked with former Vice President Dan Quayle, who oversaw the certification of the 1992 election when he was on the losing ticket. But Quayle assured Pence he had no choice but to certify Biden’s victory, since the outcome had been confirmed in key political battleground states after numerous recounts and unsuccessful court challenges. Trump and Biden declined to be interviewed for the book. There was no immediate reaction from Trump about the accounts of his actions in the final weeks of his presidency as related in the book. Original Articleread more
President Joe Biden is providing last-minute help Monday to California Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is only the fourth governor in U.S. history and the second in California to face a recall election. The only other time a recall election for a California governor was held, in 2003, voters removed Democratic Gov. Gray Davis and replaced him with Republican Arnold Schwarzenegger. Voting ends Tuesday in the race that could oust Newsom, a first-term Democrat, and it’s being watched ahead of the 2022 midterm elections, when control of Congress and more than half of governorships are in play. “We can show the rest of the nation that we won’t let Republicans drag our state backwards,” Newsom tweeted. “Make sure your voice is heard. VOTE NO.” Amateur Republican political organizers upset with Newsom’s approach to crime, homelessness and immigration launched the recall drive in early 2020, but the coronavirus pandemic got it to the ballot. Newsom was the first governor in the country to issue a statewide stay-at-home order that shuttered many businesses for months and kept kids out of classrooms. “There’s no front that I can think of where this man has done a good job — not on schools, not on homelessness, not in the way he shut down this state,” Larry Elder, a conservative talk radio host and Republican front-runner in polls, said Monday at a campaign stop. Elder planned events across Southern California, concluding with an election eve rally in Orange County that would occur as Newsom campaigns with Biden just to the north in Long Beach. Tuesday is the last day to vote. Nearly 8 million Californians already have cast mail-in ballots. Republicans tend to be more skeptical of mail voting, particularly as former President Donald Trump has suggested it leads to fraud, so recall organizers are hoping Newsom’s critics show up in huge numbers for in-person Election Day voting. Voters are being asked two questions: Should Newsom be recalled, yes or no, and who should replace him? The results of the second question only matter if a majority wants to remove Newsom. Recent polls from the Public Policy Institute of California and others showed Newsom defeating the recall. Lead recall organizer Orrin Heatlie said the fact that Newsom is bringing in Biden to campaign with him shows Democrats are concerned. He says neither Biden nor Trump should be weighing in on the contest because it’s about California issues. “This is a matter between the people of California and their governor and really has nothing to do with the federal government; and the president, with all due respect, should mind his own business,” Heatlie said. Meanwhile, he said Trump’s statement Monday calling the election rigged was “more damaging than the actual fraud itself.” “When people aren’t confident, if they don’t have faith that their vote is going to count, then they’re not going to waste their time to cast their ballot,” Heatlie said. There has been no confirmed evidence of widespread fraud. Biden toured wildfire damage in Northern California before heading south to rally with Newsom. His appearance underscores the importance of Democrats holding the governorship in the nation’s most populous state and chief laboratory for progressive policies. Vice President Kamala Harris, a California native, campaigned with Newsom last week and former President Barack Obama recorded a television ad urging no on the recall. “Gavin Newsom can bring in all the Washington folks that he wants, but this election is a referendum on the governor’s failures,” said former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, another Republican candidate to replace Newsom. Businessman John Cox, a Republican who lost badly to Newsom in 2018, campaigned outside the French Laundry, the upscale Napa Valley restaurant where Newsom was caught attending a birthday party last fall in violation of his administration’s coronavirus rules. State Assemblyman Kevin Kiley planned campaign stops in Southern California. No prominent elected Democrats are running. YouTube creator Kevin Paffrath is the most well-known of nine Democrats on the ballot. Original Articleread more
President Donald Trump is the most popular Republican in the country. In a recent opinion poll, he trounced every other contender for the 2024 GOP nomination. Unfortunately, the next presidential election is three years away and we cannot wait that long to save America.In their first eight months, a despotic President Joe Biden and crazed congressional Democrats are attempting to destroy the country. Biden has become the most tyrannical and divisive President in our history.
Ironically, during the 2020 presidential campaign, candidate Joe Biden excoriated Trump for being too divisive. He promised to unify America while working with Republicans and Independents.
Biden was inaugurated after a disputed election. In our divided country, Democrats won a bare majority of congressional seats, while Republicans controlled more state legislative seats and governorships.
The President received no mandate for socialism; nevertheless, he has acted like he won widespread support for his radical agenda.
After his election, he abandoned his pledge of unity and began to amass unprecedented presidential power. For example, Biden signed a record number of executive orders, circumventing Congress, while attempting to erase the Trump legacy.
Biden canceled the Keystone XL pipeline, while removing sanctions against a Russian pipeline. Thus, Biden made our country energy dependent again and recently had to beg OPEC to increase their production.
The result has been predictable as gasoline prices have soared, as have costs for groceries, home improvement products and other items Americans need. With renewed inflation, it is no surprise that the economy is struggling, as the last labor report indicated.
Biden halted construction of the Trump border wall and welcomed into the country a record number of illegal aliens.
These individuals are not being tested for COVID-19 and are being sent all over the nation. Biden supports this invasion, even though millions of Americans are terrified of the many difficulties that will result.
With a weak economy and an influx of illegal aliens, crime is surging, particularly in America’s urban areas. Sadly, the President has displayed little support for law enforcement. As the number of police officers decrease, the number of criminals is increasing. In response, all Biden and the Democrats offer is more gun control.
Regarding the pandemic, his policies have failed as infection levels rise.
His scapegoats are 80 million unvaccinated Americans, and his antagonism toward them reached a disturbing level last week. He ordered federal government agencies and businesses with over 100 employees to require their entire workforces be vaccinated against COVID-19. This will not only increase business costs, but it is also clearly unconstitutional. Several GOP Governors pledged to sue the President to stop this tyranny.
This edict contradicts a commitment Biden made last December to forgo a mandate and only encourage Americans to take the shot. Also, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky and Dr. Anthony Fauci promised that a vaccine mandate would not be implemented. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claimed such a mandate could not be done for “privacy” reasons.
For once, Pelosi was right, it is no one’s “business” who is vaccinated.
The mantra of “my body, my choice,” is inapplicable to abortion, when another life is involved, but it should apply to whether a person is forced to take a vaccine that may produce severe side effects, including death.
Americans must have medical privacy and be allowed to refuse a vaccine for personal reasons.
One compelling justification to decline vaccination is that natural immunity is more robust than vaccine immunity. An Israeli study indicated that recovery from the Delta variant of COVID-19 offered individuals “considerably more” protection than the vaccine. Even Dr. Fauci admitted in a recent interview that he had “no firm answer” why Americans with natural immunity needed the shot.
While excoriating the unvaccinated, Biden refuses to condemn the Taliban — which recently added known jihadists to their cabinet, that was installed on 9/11. Amazingly, his administration labeled these terrorists “business-like and professional.”
The Taliban killed 2,400 American military service members during the 20-year Afghanistan war. This number increased by 13 on August 26 when their “security” at the Kabul airport allowed a suicide bomber to attack.
Incredibly, Biden removed our military from Afghanistan while Americans were still being held hostage.
This contradicted his pledge to stay until every American was freed. Instead, their fate will be determined by jihadists.
America is suffering in innumerable ways, so we must act quickly. The best way to respond is for Donald Trump to become Speaker of the House once the GOP gains control of Congress in the 2022 mid-term election. Their rules allow a non-member, like Trump, to be elected Speaker.
Only Trump has the clout and courage to effectively pursue impeachment charges against Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris for their many offenses against the American people. They deserve impeachment much more than President Trump did for making a “perfect” phone call and for a protest in which one of his supporters was killed.
Biden left American hostages in the clutches of the Taliban, breaking his promise.
In a phone call to the Afghanistan President, Biden encouraged him to lie. Unfortunately, only a few congressional Republicans, such as Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, are pursuing articles of impeachment against Biden.
Clearly, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is weak and lacks the fortitude to impeach Biden and Harris. In contrast, Trump would not flinch. If impeachment and conviction of both Biden and Harris are successful, House Speaker Donald Trump would assume the presidency. If not, he could still run for President in 2024 after challenging the Democrats in a meaningful way.
Americans cannot wait until the presidential election; we need to stop this tyranny in 2022. The only person we can trust to deliver the change the country needs is Donald Trump!
House Speaker would be a great addition to his resume. He would be the second American to serve as both Speaker and President, but the first one in 166 years. He would make history while, simultaneously, saving the country.
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President Joe Biden pointed to wildfires burning throughout the West to argue for his $3.5 trillion spending plan, calling year-round fires and other extreme weather a climate change reality the nation can no longer ignore. Biden spoke Monday during a briefing in Boise, Idaho, while visiting the National Interagency Fire Center, which coordinates the government’s response to wildfires. Millions of acres of land in several Western states have burned this year, he noted. “The reality is we have a global warming problem, a serious global warming problem, and it’s consequential and what’s going to happen is, things are not going to go back,” Biden said. In his two-day trip, which includes a stop in Colorado on Tuesday, Biden is looking to connect the dots for Americans between the increasing frequency and intensity of wildfires in the West — and other extreme weather events around the country — and a need to invest billions in combating climate change as well as in a vast expansion of the social safety net. President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting as he tours the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho, Sept. 13, 2021.The president argued for spending today to lessen the future effects of climate change, as he did during recent stops in Louisiana, New York and New Jersey — all states that suffered millions of dollars in flood damage and scores of deaths following Hurricane Ida. In Idaho, Biden said that every dollar invested in resilience will save $6 down the road. He discussed the administration’s use in early August of a wartime law to boost supplies of firehoses from the U.S. Forest Service’s primary supplier. “My message to you is, when we build back, we have to build back better,” Biden said. “It’s not a Democrat thing. It’s not a Republican thing. It’s a weather thing. It’s a reality. It’s serious and we can do this.” The administration’s use of the Defense Production Act helped an Oklahoma City nonprofit called NewView Oklahoma, which provides the bulk of the U.S. Forest Service’s hoses, obtain needed supplies to produce and ship 415 miles of firehoses. Biden is on his first trip to the West as president. He flew first to Boise, and next planned to stop in Sacramento, California, to survey wildfire damage and deliver remarks about the federal response. He’ll close the day in Long Beach for an election-eve event with California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom, who faces a recall vote on Tuesday, Biden’s Western visit is aimed primarily at drumming up support for his massive $3.5 trillion spending plan by linking it to beating back wildfires and upgrading social programs. In deep-red Idaho, several opposing groups were leveraging Biden’s trip as a way to show resistance to his administration. GOP gubernatorial candidates, an anti-vaccine organization and a far-right group were among those urging people to turn out against the president. More than 1,000 protesters gathered in Boise on Monday before Biden’s arrival to express displeasure with his coronavirus plan, the election and other issues. “I’m against everything Biden is for,” said Chris Burns, a 62-year-old from Boise. Burns was especially displeased with a sweeping new vaccine mandate that Biden announced last week. “He’s acting like a dictator,” Burns said. Biden’s eleventh-hour election pitch in California comes the day before voters head to the polls to decide whether to recall Newsom and then replace him with Republican talk-show host Larry Elder, who’s seen as the leading GOP alternative, or with any of the dozens of other candidates on the ballot. The White House is trying to turn the corner after a difficult month consumed by a chaotic and violent withdrawal from Afghanistan and the surging delta COVID-19 variant that have upended what the president had hoped would mark a summer in which the nation was finally freed from the coronavirus. The climate provisions in Biden’s plans include tax incentives for clean energy and electric vehicles, investments to transition the economy away from fossil fuels and toward renewable sources such as wind and solar power, and creation of a civilian climate corps. The president is scheduled to visit Denver on Tuesday to continue to plug his economic agenda. The stop in Idaho, a state he lost by more than 30 percentage points last year, offered Biden a deep-red backdrop to argue that making investments to combat the climate crisis should be a priority across party lines. Idaho and California have seen wildfire season turn into a year-round scourge. The Biden administration in June laid out a strategy to deal with the growing wildfire threat, which included hiring more federal firefighters and implementing new technologies to detect and address fires quickly. Last month, the president approved a disaster declaration for California, providing federal aid for the counties affected by the Dixie and River fires. Just ahead of Monday’s visit he issued another disaster declaration for the state, this time aimed at areas affected by the Caldor Fire. Original Articleread more