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Biden’s CIA Pick, William Burns, Leads A Think Tank With Close Ties To China

William J. Burns, the nominee for CIA director, is the president of a prominent think tank that has received as much as $2 million in recent years from a Chinese businessman and a think tank with links to the Chinese Communist Party.  As part of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s work with China, Burns invited...

Biden’s HHS Pick Thinks AR-15s Are ‘Not In Common Use For Self Defense’

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Biden’s pick for the Department of Health and Human Services, said AR-15s are “not in common use for lawful purposes like self-defense” in a 2019 court case. The AG also cited the Brady Center To Prevent Gun Violence, which stated that “ have no legitimate civilian purpose.”Becerra sued the Trump administration in late...

Biden’s Pick For National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan Suggests the US Should Help Facilitate China’s Rise

President-elect Joe Biden made another cabinet selection on Monday, announcing that Jake Sullivan will serve as his National Security Adviser. Sullivan worked for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and was an advisor for Biden during the Obama administration. The selection signals a Biden administration willing to negotiate with China, as Sullivan has, in the past, suggested America should be...