Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) announced that he has no plans to run for President in 2024.
Kemp intends to stay out of the brewing fight for the Republican nomination and is going to let the dust settle before endorsing a candidate in the primary.
Kemp confirmed his decision in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, ending swirling speculation that the Georgia Republican intended to become the 47th POTUS.
The Republican field is already being dominated by former President Donald Trump and there could be as many as ten candidates running in 2024.
Kemp's profile with Republican voters isn't ideal thanks to a feud with Trump that may have doomed any chances of a presidential run.
Kemp and Trump have feuded ever since Kemp opened Georgia during the pandemic ahead of Trump's timetable.
Later on, Trump blasted Kemp for not backing his allegations of voter fraud that Trump claims cost him Georgia's electoral votes in the 2020 election.
Regardless of who was right, Kemp is already at a disadvantage when it comes to appealing to Trump's voter base.
Trump's voter base will be the deciding factor in who wins the nomination and right now, only one candidate has a realistic chance of doing that.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has yet to officially declare for 2024 and the race is already shaping up to be a showdown between him and Trump.
Other Republicans like Nikki Haley and Vivek Ramaswamy have little chance unless something drastic changes.
The real question when it comes to Brian Kemp is whether he will endorse Donald Trump, or get revenge and side with DeSantis.
Kemp's endorsement will be important as Georgia is key to any Republican hoping to win in the general election.
Former President Donald Trump's arrest date has been moved and reports indicate he will be indicted this week but he won't be taken into custody until next week.
According to reports, the grand jury convened by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Brag is expected to indict Trump on Wednesday. However, the arrest of Donald Trump will not happen this week and the change of plans has some thinking Bragg is scared.
Since news of the coming indictment and arrest of Donald Trump broke, Americans have been up in arms and Trump is more popular than ever.
The decision not to arrest Trump on Tuesday suggests that Bragg is panicking and may be getting pressure from Democrats to change his plans.
The investigation of Donald Trump has been political in nature since the beginning. Trump is accused of sending hush money payments to porn star Stormy Daniels, a case that federal prosecutors refused to touch after years of litigation.
That hasn't stopped radical leftist DA Alvin Bragg from convening a grand jury to address what at worst should be a misdemeanor offense.
Bragg is also trying to elevate the misdemeanor to a felony to try and prevent Trump from running for President in 2024. Ironically, Alvin Bragg is notorious for reducing felonies to misdemeanors when it comes to the violent criminals plaguing New York City.
The political nature of the case against Trump has complicated things massively. Alvin Bragg is risking it all and Democrats are growing worried that Trump could become a martyr if he is arrested.
The official reason Trump's arrest has been delayed is because Bragg is calling another witness to testify on Wednesday, signaling that the uproar over the news of Trump's arrest has Bragg reconsidering how successful his case will be.
Bragg still wants Donald Trump arraigned, fingerprinted, and a mug shot of the former President taken. The justice system has been politicized and is being used to perp walk a former President and the frontrunner for the Republican nomination next year.
For conservatives, the indictment and planned arrest of Donald Trump demonstrate that the justice system has been truly lost to the radical left.
Democrats have been using the justice system to protect their own for years. Rioters who burned American cities to the ground were bailed out with the Vice President's blessing.
Meanwhile, Americans who protested at the Capitol on January 6th, 2021, have faced the full force of the law for even the most minor transgressions.
We now live in a two-tiered society and there are different rules for the right and the left. Even if Donald Trump beats the case against him, the damage has already been done and the left has succeeded in corrupting one of the pillars of our nation.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un oversaw drills on Saturday and Sunday simulating “war deterrence and nuclear counterattack capability," in the form of a nuclear strike on South Korea and the United States.
A statement from North Korea's KCNA read, "The drill also aimed to demonstrate our tougher will to make an actual war response and send a stronger warning to the enemy who expand their war drills for aggression."
The nuclear attack drills were conducted in response to joint U.S.-South Korea military drills that were also conducted over this last weekend.
North Korea insists that such drills are "provocations," despite the defensive nature of the U.S.-South Korean military relationship.
North Korea has become increasingly aggressive over the past couple of years after a period of relative peace thanks to the strong diplomatic efforts of former President Donald Trump.
With Trump out of the picture, for now, Kim Jong-un has gone back to his violent ways and North Korea continues to threaten way on their southern neighbor.
Particularly alarming was the launch of a solid-fueled KN-23 short-range ballistic missile on Sunday that carried a mock nuclear warhead and flew 500 miles, which makes it capable of striking targets in South Korea.
The U.S. Indo-Pacific Command responded to news of the launch by saying the drills "highlight the destabilizing impact of its unlawful WMD and ballistic missile programs."
South Korea is in legitimate danger of being attacked with nuclear weapons and there seems to be little concern from President Joe Biden and his administration.
Unfortunately for South Korea, the Biden administration is doing little to prevent increasing aggression and an anonymous official has privately admitted the current strategy is not working.
President Biden has been too busy cheering on the war in Ukraine to worry about the possibility of a nuclear attack killing millions in South Korea.
North Korea has been resistant to talks for the past year and things have gotten so bad that the international community should be coming together to deal with this threat to peace.
Whether that will happen or not remains to be seen, but one thing is for sure, millions are in danger and it's worth wondering if this would have happened under Donald Trump's watch.
President Joe Biden has been caught red-handed lying about his support for gay marriage after claiming he was pro-gay marriage since high school.
During an interview with the Comedy Central show “The Daily Show," Biden told host Kal Penn that he had approved of gay marriage since he was in high school. However, Biden's actions as a legislator say otherwise as he opposed gay marriage until political opinion began to sway in favor of it.
Biden claimed “I can remember exactly when my epiphany was. I hadn’t thought about it much, to tell you the truth. I was a senior in high school and my dad was dropping me off. I remember about to get out of the car, and I looked to my right and two well-dressed men in suits kissed each other."
Biden supposedly supported gay marriage in 1961 but he voted against gay marriage repeatedly up into the mid-1990s.
President Biden is hoping that Americans aren't paying attention when he says he has accepted gay marriage for his entire life.
The reality is that President Biden didn't support gay marriage until it was politically popular. It wasn't until 2012 that then-Vice President Biden made comments in support of gay marriage.
Before that, he had a long history of opposing gay marriage. Biden voted for the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996 and also supported cutting federal funds to schools that taught acceptance of same-sex marriage.
Biden's views on marriage were quite traditional until it became politically advantageous to be in favor of gay marriage.
Author AG Hamilton pointed out that, "It will never not be weird that Biden simply lies about stuff like this constantly. Biden voted for DOMA in 1996 and was openly saying marriage should be between a man and a woman over a decade later. There’s a 2006 clip from a Meet The Press interview where he says exactly that."
Joe Biden is attempting to rewrite history with blatant lies and the mainstream media is happily enabling him. This comes after years of panic about former President Donald Trump's alleged lies and dishonesty that supposedly undermined the office of president.
Where every aspect of Donald Trump's past was scrutinized and picked over, President Biden's past has remained suspiciously unquestioned by those who purport to be the "guardians" of our democracy.
The same media has been silent on the decidedly non-woke past of politicians like Joe Biden. The rules are clear, Republicans will be punished for past sins while Democrats are free to do as they please.
Kal Penn and the media elite sit by while Joe Biden blatantly lies and there is no challenge to those lies.
Until the media holds politicians accountable no matter their political affiliation, the American people have no reason to trust them.
Former President Donald Trump has "no plans" of testifying in front of a grand jury as Democrats push to indict him.
Trump is facing an investigation over a $130,000 hush payment made to former pornstar Stormy Daniels during the 2016 presidential race.
Trump attorney Joe Tacopina told ABC news, "We have no plans on participating in that proceeding. Decision needs to be made still. There’s been no deadline set, so we’ll wait and see.”
The Stormy Daniels case is over five years old but Democrats see it as their best chance to nail the former President with something significant.
The case involves a $130,000 payment made to porn star Daniels by Michael Cohen, Trump's lawyer at the time, to keep her quiet about allegations of an affair with Trump in the years before his first presidential run.
Trump has denied the affair, and said he didn't authorize the payment to Daniels, even though Cohen has said he made the payment on Trump's behalf.
The issue is that even if Trump is found guilty, the charge is a misdemeanor charge of falsifying business records. However, there is a chance that prosecutors could elevate the charge to a felony if they can prove an 'intent to defraud' on the part of Trump.
For the most part, the Stormy Daniel's case is an insignificant technical transgression at worst. But it's all Democrats have to throw at Trump, if they do indict him.
Democrats already impeached Trump twice while he was in office, but those efforts have done little to stop Trump's impressive political power. They are now banking on a criminal indictment to finally break Trump's hold on Republican voters.
Trump has defiantly stated that he has no plans of stepping away from his presidential campaign even if he is indicted, and some of his critics have admitted that an indictment might actually make him more popular instead of less.
However, a criminal indictment of Trump could make Florida Governor Ron DeSantis that much more appealing.
DeSantis is setting himself up as a younger version of Trump with less baggage both culturally and legally.
DeSantis has yet to confirm he is running in 2024 but his recent moves suggest that he is going to run, even if it means he has to go through the man who is largely responsible for his success.
Senator John Fetterman (D-PA) has disappeared from the public eye since his hospitalization for clinical depression on February 15th.
However, we finally got a look at Fetterman after his wife, Gisele Fetterman, posted the first pictures of him since his hospitalization at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center. The only issue is Gisele Fetterman's post revealed she has been in Pennsylvania instead of Washington D.C.
This comes after she took off for a trip to Canada which raises questions about why she isn't in Washington D.C. supporting her husband while he battles this crisis.
The Fetterman situation is already bad but his wife's bizarre absence only raises further questions.
The Democrat Party and the mainstream media have been less than honest with Americans about John Fetterman's health in an effort to ensure control of the U.S. Senate.
Fetterman's health has been in question since he suffered a near-fatal stroke in May last year. Many rightly questioned his ability to serve in Congress and those concerns have been validated as Fetterman has been hospitalized for over two weeks.
Fetterman should have been forced to exit the race following his stroke but instead, Democrats pushed him to stay in the race and now the added stress of being a Senator is clearly too much for Fetterman to handle.
Not only is his wife suspiciously absent from Fetterman's side, but his team is refusing to release any video or audio footage of Fetterman talking.
Louis Marinelli, the president of the political action committee Yes California, responded to the images of Fetterman from the hospital by saying, "He's not actually reading or discussing anything in those pictures. They came and gave him papers as a prop for a proof of life photo, then sent him back to bed."
Fetterman was already struggling with speech and other communication because of his stroke last year. So there is reason to suspect that Democrats are still hiding the true extent of Fetterman's condition.
Questions about Fetterman's health aside, Democrats are now shorthanded in the Senate thanks to Fetterman's hospitalization and the hospitalization of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA).
Democrats hold a 51-49 majority in the Senate meaning that without Fetterman and Feinstein, the Senate is back to a tie. This is a major issue for Democrats as they now have no margin for error when it comes to legislation.
It turns out that electing Senators who have significant health problems can lead to serious complications. Democrats have made a mockery of our legislative branch and it is long past time we have more rigorous standards for those seeking to serve in Congress.
First Lady Jill Biden went to bat for her husband, President Joe Biden, and stated that concerns about her husband's ability to serve as President were "ridiculous.”
The First Lady made her comments during an interview with a special event called “CNN Primetime: Jill Biden Abroad," which aired on Monday night. The segment was filmed at Camp David with host Rita Braver and served as a rare opportunity for the First Lady to wade into the fight over President Biden's fitness.
President Biden's health has been in question since before he was elected as President as he is the oldest President in U.S. history and exhibiting many signs of declining health.
Both President Biden's physical and mental health aren't what they used to be but that hasn't stopped the Democrat Party and even his own wife from denying reality.
The White House has spent the past two years dismissing concerns over the President's health as nothing more than politically motivated conspiracy theories.
The First Lady exhibited that same dismissive attitude when she was asked by Braver, "Nikki Haley, one of the Republican candidates, is calling for mental competency tests for those politicians over the age of 75. What do you think about that?"
Biden responded by saying, "It’s ridiculous." When pressed on whether the President would take a competency test, Biden stated, "I mean, we haven’t even discussed, we would never even discuss something like that. How many 30-year-olds could travel to Poland, get on the train? Go nine more hours, go to Ukraine, meet with President (Volodymyr) Zelensky? So, look at the man. Look what he’s doing. Look what he continues to do each and every day."
Ironically, President Biden actually was caught on video tripping when climbing the stairs to board Air Force One before leaving Poland.
That video is just one of the dozens cataloging the President's bizarre and sometimes frightening episodes.
President Biden may be capable of traveling the world and following a meticulous agenda but not without an army or aides and protective overseers. The President is not fit for office and he is endangering the nation, but the Democrat Party is loathe to admit it.
President Biden plans to run for President again in 2024 and barring his health truly falling off a cliff he will be the Democrat nominee at nearly 82 years old.
So far, Democrat Marianne Williamson is the only candidate to come forward to compete with Biden, but her chances of unseating him seem slim.
Of course, there is still plenty of time for another Democrat to step up and challenge Biden. A Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that a majority of registered voters believe Joe Biden is “too old for another term."
A younger Democrat with less baggage could step in and steal Democrat voters who aren't confident in Biden's health holding up for another four years.
The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed that they will not be testing for dioxins in East Palestine, Ohio after a train derailed and authorities burned hazardous materials sending a large chemical plume into the air.
The train derailed on February 3rd and three days later large amounts of vinyl chloride were burned to avoid an explosion. The controlled burn may have been necessary but it polluted a massive area and Americans are in danger. The EPA is seemingly dragging its feet and now it appears they are outright refusing to take every precaution to protect the health of those in the danger zone.
Dioxins, or persistent organic pollutants, and can cause “cancer, reproductive and developmental problems, damage to the immune system.”
East Palestine residents have reported a slew of different ailments since the derailment and subsequent chemical burn-off. There is a strong possibility thousands of Americans have been harmed and the health impacts could be devastating.
The EPA's attitude towards the East Palestine disaster is apathetic at best, and deliberate at worst. The Biden administration seems more concerned with downplaying the disaster at the expense of American health.
EPA Region 5 administrator Debra Shore claimed on Monday that, "Dioxins are ubiquitous in the environment. They were here before the accident; they will be here after, and we don’t have baseline information in this area to do a proper test. But, we are talking to our toxicologist and looking into it."
While the EPA is "looking into it," Americans in East Palestine are suffering from strange symptoms, and the EPA's assurance that all well seem to be misleading.
Headaches, rashes, and other respiratory issues have been cropping up in East Palestine and the surrounding area since the massive chemical burn-off.
One voice calling out the EPA is Stephen Lester, science director at the Center for Health, Environment, and Justice. He stated during a town hall in East Palestine that the EPA's “one major mistake" is ignoring dioxins.
Lester said, "The level of dioxin that gets into a body, a person, an animal, a cow, that could lead to health problems is extraordinarily low. It does not take very much. I’d be very concerned if I had a farm, especially if I was aware, as some people described in that meeting, that the black cloud from the burning had settled onto their property."
It is hard to imagine the EPA dragging its feet as it has in an environmental crisis of this scale if the political party of the sitting President was different.
While thousands of pounds of vinyl chloride were burning in Ohio, President Biden was visiting Ukraine and promising America's unwavering support and endless billions to finance Ukraine's war against Russia.
Even the media response to the crisis was remarkably subdued considering the massive impact this disaster has on both American health and the environment.
The EPA is likely not testing for dioxins as there is a good chance that testing will remove any plausible deniability the Biden administration has as to the danger Americans are in. There is no crisis killing Americans if the EPA simply refuses to test the area.
House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer (R-KY) revealed that the Treasury Department is “operating in bad faith" and obstructing the investigation into President Biden's shady family finances.
Comer sent a letter to the Treasury Department outlining his dissatisfaction with its deliberately slow response to his request for Suspicious Activity Reports. Republicans want to know more about the Biden family's business with foreign entities and it seems the Treasury Department is working to shield the Bidens from an investigation.
Comer stated in his letter, "Given the amount of time that has passed since our initial request and Treasury’s inability to provide a projected timeframe when the [Suspicious Activity Reports] will be produced, the Committee believes Treasury may be delaying its production to hinder our investigation and operating in bad faith."
It is no surprise to see the swamp working to protect President Biden and that protection suggests that Republicans may be pressing into something big.
It is no secret that the federal government is largely staffed and run by people who are sympathetic or outright supporters of the progressive agenda.
The same agencies that made life hell for former President Donald Trump are now doing everything in their power to protect President Biden from investigations into his shady business activities.
Isabella More, the deputy assistant secretary for oversight at the Treasury, claimed “[T]his entire process takes considerable time to complete."
However, Comer pointed out in his letter that, "[The] Treasury’s excused and delay tactics are unavailing given you have known about our requests since last year and previously produced relevant [Suspicious Activity Reports] to others."
Comer has called on More to testify in front of the House Oversight Committee on March 10.
It remains to be seen if she will comply with Comer's request, but based on how the Treasury Department has been acting, it seems unlikely More will appear before Congress without legal compulsion.
The investigation into President Biden's family business largely rotates around the President's son, Hunter Biden, and his brother, James Biden.
Both of them have conducted business in countries like China, Turkey, and Ukraine. Many of those activities were unethical at best and illegal at worst and Republicans want to know to what extent the President was involved.
President Biden has repeatedly denied being involved with his family's shady dealings but evidence recovered from Hunter Biden's laptop has proven Biden lied about his involvement.
The evidence from the laptop has made it undeniable that President Biden is, or was, involved in his family's business dealings. The only question is how hard Republicans will have to work to force the federal government to stop protecting the President against a legitimate inquiry.
President Joe Biden made a surprise visit to Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday to demonstrate how committed the U.S. is to supporting Ukraine but things quickly unraveled and now Americans want answers from the White House.
President Biden was initially supposed to land in Poland to meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda to mark the one-year anniversary of the war between Russia and Ukraine. But the White House left out that Biden would be making a surprise visit to Kyiv to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
During that visit, a video was shot of Biden and Zelenskyy calmly walking the streets of Kyiv. But what was strange was despite the sounds of gunfire and an active air raid siren in the background, the President's Secret Service detail seemed entirely unbothered.
Many quickly pointed out that the video was without a doubt staged and was created as propaganda. But it also raises questions about how Kyiv can be under siege yet safe enough for the leader of the free world to walk around in.
Despite the obvious propaganda campaign being waged, the mainstream media fell for it hook line and sinker and wrote glowing profiles of both Biden and Zelenskyy.
The New York Times ran an article titled, "Biden Visits Embattled Ukraine as Air-Raid Siren Sounds."
Other outlets also ran exciting stories on how the White House secretly pulled off Biden's trip to Ukraine seemingly to show Vladimir Putin that he isn't in control of anything and that he is losing the war.
Then it was discovered that the Biden administration had actually informed Russia of Biden's plans. The Kremlin quickly dismissed the visit and it seems the objective of intimidating Russia was merely more propaganda for the west.
What's worse is that Russia is using Biden's visit to Kyiv as proof that the war in Ukraine is really a proxy war between Russia and the United States.
President Biden's leadership has set America on a collision course with Russia, all for a staged video to send the mainstream media into frothing praise.
President Biden has pledged to support Ukraine no matter what and has effectively given Zelenskyy a blank check even as Americans are still fighting to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The United States has already sent billions to support Ukraine's war effort with no oversight or accountability.
We can only hope that President Biden doesn't make a major mistake and plunge us into war with a nuclear-capable nation like Russia. The consequences of such a confrontation could be cataclysmic.