Hotel rooms and car service for Vice President Joe Biden’s Thanksgiving trip to Rome and Croatia cost over $300,000, according to recently released government contracts.
The vice president, his wife Jill Biden, and other relatives are spending the holiday abroad. Biden is first making a stop in Zagreb, Croatia for meetings, before heading to Italy on Wednesday.
An agent for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives used a government-issued credit card for cash advances so he could go to the casino while he was on duty.
The Department of Agriculture is spending nearly $150,000 to teach overweight college students in Puerto Rico how to use yoga, “mindfulness,” and meditation to lose weight.
The Environmental Protection Agency has given $30,000 to a Unitarian church that preaches about “white privilege” and that America is “structurally racist.”
The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boca Raton, Florida, received an “environmental justice grant” for education and training about sea level rise and climate change, the agency announced Wednesday.
Sen. Michael Bennet (D., Colo.) refused to say whether he supports bipartisan legislation that would require the intelligence community to certify that refugees from Syria and Iraq are not a security threat before being admitted into the country.
The Department of Homeland Security is running hundreds of sensitive and top secret databases without the proper authorization, leaving the agency unsure if it can “protect sensitive information” from cyber attacks.
Democratic incumbent Sen. Michael Bennet is facing tough poll numbers for his reelection bid, with only 30 percent of Coloradans believing he should keep his job, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is seeking to require shelters to accommodate transgender individuals to use the shared sleeping and bathing areas of their choice.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) objected to legislation that would prevent taxpayer funding from going towards oil paintings for members of government such as Harry Reid, Wednesday.
The Department of Homeland Security has “major management and performance challenges” with border security, transportation security, and cybersecurity, according to a new audit.