Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

Wedge Emerges in GOP Over Coronavirus Spending Bill

There is a wedge driving a split in the Republican Party this week, and it’s the coronavirus relief bill. Congressional leadership and the White House have changed their stance numerous times since Tuesday, scrambling to solidify their version of a much-needed relief bill. During a planning lunch, Senator Ted Cruz …

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House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats Demand Investigation into Federal Forces in Portland

House Democrats are furious over the Trump Administration’s use of Homeland Security and Border Patrol forces in Portland, Oregon. Portland, which has seen nightly protests since the death of George Floyd, has been a point of contention for Trump. The President continues insisting that “law and order” are under threat …

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Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Ivanka Trump Violates Government Ethics Code by Endorsing Goya

Goya president Robert Unanue sparked outrage and a boycott when he offered empathic support for President Donald Trump. Goya is the largest Hispanic-owned company in the US, and sells a number of regional foods that are popular with Hispanic Americans. However, by claiming that the US is “blessed” to have …

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Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Mueller Speaks Up Over Stone Sentencing, Breaking Long Silence

Former special counsel Robert Mueller has broken a long silence over his lengthy report on the 2016 Trump campaign. Mueller, with his stoic public appearance and no-nonsense attitude, finally commented publicly on his investigation due to President Donald Trump’s recent actions. In a surprising and unprecedented move, the president just …

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Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

Joe Biden Vows to Stamp Out Systemic Racism if Elected

America has entered a reckoning period with its history of systemic (and systematic) racism. In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter protests have demanded the end of racist police brutality. This has spilled over into broader discussions of racism in the US. Likely democratic presidential …

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Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

Controversial National Security Law Shakes Hong Kong

In the hours following the first arrest under a controversial new law, Hong Kongers are protesting in the streets. Citizens of the unique city are railing against what they characterize as attempts by Beijing to curtail their freedoms. Hong Kong, which was a British colony until 1997, has enjoyed unique …

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Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Minneapolis Police Chief Calls George Floyd’s Death ‘Murder’

Following the controversial death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, protests have engulfed the US. Black Lives Matter movements all over the country have called for an end to systematic, racist police brutality against black people. Some police departments and republican lawmakers have met …

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