Biden tries to explain border hike by claiming migrants are ‘fleeing communism’

President Biden on Tuesday defended his mastery of the US-Mexico border crisis by claiming record numbers of illegal border crossings are due to people “fleeing communism” — despite the fact that most migrants are not. Biden spoke after U.S. Customs and Border Protection said about 158,000 migrants were detained in August, bringing the number 11 … Read more

Fed must raise interest rates by 150 basis points: Wells Fargo

It’s a move that would likely cause panic on Wall Street. But Michael Schumacher of Wells Fargo Securities suggests the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates too slowly, telling CNBC’s “Fast Money” that he would seriously consider a 150 basis point hike this week if he were chairman Jerome Powell. “The Fed knows the destination. … Read more

Funeral Queen: Woman’s Uncomfortably Dull Handshake Goes Viral

Another particularly awkward moment at the Queen’s funeral has caused serious uproar on social media, with thousands of gamblers collectively cringing over a disapproved handshake upon arrival at Westminster Abbey. Alessandra Viggiano Marra, wife of Argentina’s ambassador to the UK, was hanged in perhaps the most public place imaginable. Television footage showed the doorman shaking … Read more

CNBC’s Joe Kernan criticizes Biden adviser for painting ‘beautiful picture’ about struggling economy

CNBC host Joe Kernen called on Biden’s economic adviser Heather Boushey on Monday during a heated discussion over government messages about the struggling US economy. The exchange on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” came after Boushey, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, championed the government’s progress in fighting inflation. Kernan claimed the Biden … Read more

Biden declares the pandemic over. People behave like this too

CNN — President Joe Biden made several unequivocal and controversial statements in an interview with “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday. Amongst them: There was some ambiguity about a number of other topics. His plan is to be re-elected in 2024, but no final decision has been made yet. About the classified documents found at Mar-a-Lago, … Read more

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle relegated to second row at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Royalist is The Daily Beast’s newsletter for all things royal and royal family. Subscribe here to get it in your inbox every Sunday. Expectations that the British royal family would use the Queen’s funeral to build bridges with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle was shattered Monday morning after the couple sat in the second row … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II bids farewell at state funeral in front of thousands of mourners at London’s Westminster Abbey

Thousands of mourners have gathered at London’s Westminster Abbey for Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral. Most important points: Queen Elizabeth II bids farewell at a state funeral at Westminster Abbey in London Guests included world leaders, former prime ministers, royalty and members of the public After the funeral, the Queen’s coffin will be taken to … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II: How to watch the Queen’s funeral in Australia

After a very long procession from her home in Balmoral in Scotland, Queen Elizabeth II will finally be buried on Monday. Britain’s longest serving monarch sat on the throne for 70 years before dying on September 8, at the age of 96. The Queen’s funeral will take place at Westminster Abbey before she is buried … Read more

How to watch Queen’s funeral in Australia, where to stream Queen Elizabeth’s funeral

Millions of people around the world are expected to listen to Queen Elizabeth’s funeral service on Monday. Britain’s longest-reigning monarch served as queen for 70 years until she died at her home in Balmoral on September 8 at the age of 96. Her funeral will be the first at Westminster Abbey for a monarch since … Read more