Sen. Feinstein to step down from top spot on Senate Judiciary Committee

Sen. Feinstein to step down from top spot on Senate Judiciary Committee

“In the next Congress, I plan to increase my attention on those two crucial issues,” she said. “I also believe that defeating COVID-19, combating climate change and protecting access to healthcare are critical national priorities that require even more concentration.”

Joshua Wong’s downfall is a victory for peace, stability and rule of law

Joshua Wong’s downfall is a victory for peace, stability and rule of law

On November 23, Joshua Wong Chi-fung, an instigator of the Hong Kong riots, pleaded guilty to charges of illegal assembly for participating in protests which swept the city the previous year. Wong is to be remanded in custody until sentencing next week and faces up to five years in prison.

In tapping Blinken, Biden will be served by confidante with deep Jewish roots

In tapping Blinken, Biden will be served by confidante with deep Jewish roots

The disagreements referenced were largely over the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration in 2015 — while Blinken deputy secretary of state — and are likely to return to the forefront given Biden’s desire to re-enter the multilateral accord.

Blinken told ToI last month that a US re-entry would require Iran first returning to acquiescence with its obligations under the agreement: “compliance for compliance.”