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Tag Archives: The Hill

Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld Dead At 88

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Former Defense Secretary, Donald Rumsfeld, who presided over the Pentagon when the United States went to war against Iraq and Afghanistan, has died. “It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the passing of Donald Rumsfeld, an American statesman and devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather,” …

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Rudy Giuliani’s Law License Has Been Suspended

The Appellate Division of the New York Supreme Court suspended Rudy Giuliani’s law license on Thursday because he made “demonstrably false and misleading statements.” “For the reasons that follow, we conclude that there is uncontroverted evidence that respondent communicated demonstrably false and misleading statements to courts, lawmakers and the public …

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Business Leaders Meeting With Congress To Push For Paid Leave

Business leaders are meeting with Congress this week for ‘Businesses for Paid Leave Week of Action.’ The large and small business leaders are pushing for a national paid family and medical leave policy. “Business leaders will share with key legislative leaders the positive benefits of paid leave, from supporting diversity and …

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Trump Wanted To Send COVID Infected Americans To Guantanamo Bay

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According to a new book, former President Donald Trump reportedly suggested sending Americans infected with COVID-19 to Guantanamo Bay. Washington Post journalists Yasmeen Abutaleb and Damian Paletta’s new book “Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History” share details about former President Donald Trump’s administration’s response to the pandemic. …

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House Voting To Eliminate Three Trump-Era Rules

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House Democrats are preparing to vote to eliminate three Trump-era rules. The lawmakers will use the Congressional Review Act to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices, and employment discrimination cases. The first Trump-era rule Democrats are looking to eliminate got rid of methane emissions standards for the oil …

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Senator Ron Johnson Is Suspended From YouTube

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Senator Ron Johnson is suspended from YouTube for seven days. The Senator posted videos promoting unproven treatments for COVID-19. “We removed the video in accordance with our COVID-19 medical misinformation policies, which don’t allow content that encourages people to use Hydroxychloroquine or Ivermectin to treat or prevent the virus,” a …

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Biden Administration Launches Anti-Trafficking Task Force

Vice President Kamala Harris

President Joe Biden’s administration on Monday announced a new anti-trafficking and human smuggling task force operation in the Northern Triangle countries and Mexico. Vice President Kamala Harris highlighted the initiative during a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei while in Guatemala on her first official foreign trip. “Transnational human smuggling …

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