Senate Republican Secures Potential Knockout Blow Against EcoHealth Alliance, the Group Tied to Wuhan Gain-Of-Function Experiments

Top NIH official admitted in May that EcoHealth Alliance engaged in gain-of-function research in Wuhan Senator Joni Ernst (Getty Images) It could be the end of the line for EcoHealth Alliance, the virus hunting group that conducted risky experiments on bat coronaviruses in Wuhan, China, before the COVID-19 pandemic. Sen. Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) said … Read more

Illinois GOP Chair Resigns, Citing ‘Power Struggles’ With Grassroots

SPRINGFIELD, Ill.—Don Tracy is stepping down as chair of the Illinois Republican Party—and he says party disunity is the reason. “In better days, Illinois Republicans came together after tough intra-party elections. Now, however, we have Republicans who would rather fight other Republicans than engage in the harder work of defeating incumbent Democrats by convincing swing … Read more

Three Columbia Deans Placed on Leave Pending Investigation

Three of the Columbia University deans caught exchanging dismissive text messages during a May 31 panel on anti-Semitism have been placed on leave as the university investigates the incident, a spokesman for the school said Thursday. “The Dean of Columbia College informed his team today that three administrators have been placed on leave pending a … Read more

Jamaal Bowman Says Sorry for Calling Hamas’s Rapes ‘Propaganda’

Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D., N.Y.) apologized this week months after dismissing reports that Hamas raped Israeli civilians on Oct. 7 as “propaganda” and “lies.” “I apologize for my comments,” Bowman said during a radio show appearance, “and now we’re continuing to do the work to fight sexual violence and domestic violence in all its forms.” … Read more

Why Latinos May Decide the 2024 Election

Democrats, Independents, and Republicans can all agree on one thing ahead of the 2024 election cycle: They want the Latino vote. Jaime Florez, the Hispanic outreach and communications director for the Republican National Committee, told The Epoch Times the Latino vote is more important in 2024 than ever before. Hispanic or Latino Americans make up … Read more

Federal Judge to Hear Arguments on Lawfulness of Jack Smith Appointment

Attorneys for former President Trump have argued that Mr. Smith’s appointment was unlawful. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon, who is overseeing one of the four criminal cases against former President Donald Trump, has scheduled a hearing on June 21 to address the lawfulness of special counsel Jack Smith’s appointment. The parties will argue on President … Read more