Monday, October 25th, 2021

Category: Politics

Manchin pushes for more climate cuts from the budget bill.

Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia has pushed Democrats to drop or weaken a second major climate change provision from the sweeping social policy and environmental spending bill that the White House hopes...

Budget 2021: Public sector workers set for pay rise, says Sunak

And it said exactly how much of a pay rise public sector workers receive depends on the recommendations from the independent pay review bodies, who set the pay for most frontline workforces – including...

Border Patrol Agents Got Off Easy After Violent Posts About Migrants: House Report

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform found that Customs and Border Patrol agents faced lax discipline after posting violent, offensive messages about migrants and members of Congress in a Facebook group, per a...

Biden ‘Positive’ On Budget Deal As Manchin Appears OK With Wealth Tax

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pivotal Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin appears to be on board with White House proposals for new taxes on billionaires and certain corporations to help pay for President Joe Biden’s scaled-back social...

Donald Trump Jr. Sells Horrifying Shirt About Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Shooting

Souza told police he heard a “loud pop” and saw that he and Hutchins were bleeding, according to the New York Post. Trump Jr. promoted the tasteless shirts on his Instagram Story by photoshopping...

Unvaccinated children and some people from countries with low rates will be exempted from new U.S. travel rules.

Children under the age of 18 who are unvaccinated against the coronavirus, and a limited category of foreigners arriving from countries with low vaccination rates, are among the travelers exempted from forthcoming requirements that...

Facebook makes hate worse, whistleblower tells MPs

A former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower has told MPs that the company’s algorithms will fuel episodes of violent conflict by spreading divisive content. Frances Haugen said Facebook was “unquestionably” making online hate worse. Facebook’s co-founder Mark...

Border Patrol Repeatedly Gave Agents Light Punishments, Report Finds

The Trump administration had blocked the House committee’s inquiry, which began in 2019 after the Facebook group was revealed. Customs and Border Protection began providing documents to lawmakers in February, after President Biden took...

Biden’s visit to New Jersey highlights an ongoing debate over SALT.

President Biden flew to New Jersey on Monday morning to champion his efforts to pass legislation investing in early childhood education and passenger rail service. But the backdrop will highlight a still-simmering dispute among...

Biden’s visit to New Jersey highlights an ongoing debate over SALT.

President Biden flew to New Jersey on Monday morning to champion his efforts to pass legislation investing in early childhood education and passenger rail service. But the backdrop will highlight a still-simmering dispute among...