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  • August 29, 2021

Biden receives bodies of soldiers killed in attack in Kabul

President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden greet during the dignified transfer of the remains of the US military service members who died in a suicide bombing at Hamid Karzai International Airport at the Air Force Base. from Dover in Dover, Delaware, on August 29, 2021.. (Tom Brenner / Reuters) President Biden traveled to…

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Psaki rejects criticism of Democratic congresswoman’s withdrawal from Afghanistan

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki addresses the attack in Afghanistan during the daily press conference at the White House in Washington, DC, on August 26, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday dismissed concerns expressed by Representative Susan Wild that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan had been “egregiously…

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Immigration policy and stay in Mexico: Supreme Court refuses to block reinstatement

The Supreme Court Building in Washington DC, August 5, 2021 (Brent Buterbaugh / National Review) On Tuesday, the Supreme Court refused to block a lower court ruling that will require the Biden administration to reinstate the Trump-era policy of “Remain in Mexico” for asylum seekers at the US border. The three liberal court judges disagreed,…

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The Biden administration prohibits the Taliban from accessing billions of Afghan reserves in US bank accounts.

Members of the Taliban forces sit at a checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2021. (Stringers / Reuters) The Biden administration froze Afghan government reserves deposited in US bank accounts on Sunday, cutting off the Taliban’s access to billions of dollars. A substantial portion of the $ 9.4 billion Afghanistan’s central bank has in…

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Senate infrastructure bill redefines ‘broadband’ to create connectivity crisis – Reason.com

The $ 1 trillion infrastructure bill that the Senate passed in a bipartisan fashion Tuesday morning includes a provision to redefine “broadband” internet in a way that could leave many American households with seemingly online access. inadequate. What’s more, the bill relies on those same dubious new definitions to direct billions of dollars in new…

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Woman Who Doesn’t Really Hate Workers Will Head National Labor Relations Board

Today, Jennifer Abruzzo was sworn in as general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Yesterday, the Senate confirmed Abruzzo as the NLRB’s top attorney, 51-50, with Kamala casting the tie-breaking vote, so you know why she must be good! This was a straight-line vote, with the ever-milquetoast Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski following…

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Catherine Lhamon, nominated for the worrying Biden Department of Education

Catherine Lhamon on MSNBC in 2018. (MSNBC / via YouTube) Cby atherine lhamon The first stint as assistant secretary in the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) during the Obama years was an absolute disaster for due process on American college campuses. President Joe Biden has rewarded Lhamon for her efforts by nominating…

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Biden Energy Policy: Moratorium on Oil and Gas Permits Stopped

Pumpjacks in an oil field in Midland, Texas. (Nick Oxford / Reuters) A lawsuit has halted a policy that would have cost New Mexico more than $ 1 billion in revenue by 2022. ORNorth On June 15, 2021, U.S. District Court Judge Terry Doughty issued a preliminary injunction stop the Biden administration’s moratorium on new…

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