Lawmakers and top officials took to the Sunday Shows to debate the situation in Egypt and the United States’ role moving forward as the unrest grows. Gen. Martin Dempsey, Joint Chiefs Chairman, focused on the importance of a “stable” Egypt.
President Barack Obama called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour during his State of the Union despite concerns from some economists that it would deflate an already weak economic recovery.
President Barack Obama delivered a longwinded and leftwing State of the Union in which he advocated in favor of increased taxes, widespread “reforms” to the nation’s gun laws, minimum wage increases, and immigration policy.
A defiant communist regime in North Korea threatened to conduct two additional nuclear tests plus more missile firings following its underground nuclear test that Pyongyang claims involved a missile warhead-sized weapon.