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  • Yellen’s Appointment As Treasury Secretary Raises Five Critical Questions
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    Yellen’s Appointment As Treasury Secretary Raises Five Critical Questions

    from ZeroHedge: The official US presidential transition process has belatedly begun, in part, and the key slots in the provisional Biden administration are now being filled: this is despite sustained Trump court challenges (and a painfully-slow partial ballot recount in Wisconsin, and a second recount that may or may not include matching signatures to ballots in Georgia). […] More

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  • Donald Trump Has Now Threatened to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments
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    Donald Trump Has Now Threatened to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments

    President Donald Trump threatened to veto an important “must-pass” military bill, which includes necessary pay raises for troops. This, he makes clear, is an attempt to prevent military bases that honor Confederate traitors from being renamed. The “Statement of Administration Policy” on the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act says that the renaming […] More

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  • New Senate Report Confirms Hunter Biden's Biz ties to CCP, Raises Troubling Ties to Kremlin
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    New Senate Report Confirms Hunter Biden’s Biz ties to CCP, Raises Troubling Ties to Kremlin

    We covered Hunter Biden’s business ties to the Chinese Communist Party and Ukrainian energy companies extensively in the weeks leading up to this year’s general election, reporting on evidence showing that Hunter’s ties were more extensive and long-lasting than previously known, and now a Senate report compiled by two committees is providing additional confirmation. Both […] More

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  • The Incoming Biden Administration Raises the Possibility of More Infrastructure Weeks and More Infrastructure Spending – Reason.com
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    The Incoming Biden Administration Raises the Possibility of More Infrastructure Weeks and More Infrastructure Spending – Reason.com

    All indications suggest that infrastructure will be a major priority for both the White House and Congress next year. Whether anything will get passed is another question. Both President-elect Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D–Calif.) have thrown their support behind big new spending initiatives, and some Senate Republicans have said that infrastructure could […] More

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  • President Trump Is Now Prepared to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments
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    President Trump Is Now Prepared to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments

    President Donald Trump threatened to veto an important “must-pass” military bill – which includes necessary pay raises for troops – in an attempt to prevent military bases that honor Confederate traitors from being renamed. The “Statement of Administration Policy” on the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act says that the renaming “is part […] More

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  • GoFundMe for slain Louisiana teen Quawan Charles raises over $265K
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    GoFundMe for slain Louisiana teen Quawan Charles raises over $265K

    Over 14,000 supporters contributed to a GoFundMe campaign launched by family representatives Andre Arceneaux and a cousin, Celina Charles who are seeking justice in the death of Quawan Charles. Read More: Indiana grand jury decides no charges in fatal shooting of Sean Reed The fundraiser originally sought to earn $15K but as the mysterious case […] More

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  • Donald Trump Threatened to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments
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    Donald Trump Threatened to Veto Military Pay Raises in order to Protect Confederate Monuments

    President Donald Trump threatened to veto an important “must-pass” military bill – which includes necessary pay raises for troops – in an attempt to prevent military bases that honor Confederate traitors from being renamed. The “Statement of Administration Policy” on the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act says that the renaming “is part […] More

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  • Justice Alito raises concerns about coronavirus restrictions continuing after pandemic
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    Justice Alito raises concerns about coronavirus restrictions continuing after pandemic

    Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is raising concerns about the wide-ranging restrictions to stop the spread of the coronavirus, saying they shouldn’t become a “recurring feature after the pandemic has passed.”  Alito, nominated to the high court by President George W. Bush, made the comment during the conservative Federalist Society’s annual convention, held virtually this […] More

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    Trump’s firing of Esper raises concerns about national security during Trump’s final days in office • Celeb

    President Donald Trump‘s decision to abruptly fire his defense secretary underscores the national security concerns posed by what is shaping up to be the most volatile and uncertain presidential transition in modern American history, former officials and experts say. The firing of Mark Esper is raising fears that Trump will fire other key national security […] More

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