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U.S. Congress overrides Trump veto of defence bill — a

U.S. Congress has overridden President Donald Trump’s veto of a defence coverage bill, a first by lawmakers since he took workplace practically 4 years in the past. In a rare New Year’s Day session, the Republican-controlled Senate simply turned apart the veto, dismissing Trump’s objections to the $740-billion US bill and handing him a stinging rebuke […]Read More

$600 stimulus checks are officially on the way. Here’s who

The $600 stimulus checks from the newest Covid reduction invoice are officially on their approach to financial institution accounts, in keeping with two tweets from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Tuesday night. The checks might arrive as early as tonight for these who have direct deposit, in keeping with Mnuchin. Your stimulus test will come […]Read More

U.S. Congress approves $892B COVID-19 relief package; Trump to sign

The U.S. Congress on Monday authorized an $892 billion US coronavirus help package deal, throwing a lifeline to the nation’s pandemic-battered financial system after months of inaction, whereas additionally retaining the federal authorities funded for one more yr. President Donald Trump is quickly anticipated to sign the package deal into legislation. After days of livid negotiation, each legislative […]Read More

Attorney General Barr breaks with Trump, says SolarWinds hack ‘certainly

WASHINGTON — Outgoing Attorney General William Barr mentioned Monday that the large SolarWinds hack of U.S. authorities companies “certainly appears to be” the work of Russia, contradicting President Donald Trump. By singling out Russia as the possible perpetrator of the cyberattack, Barr sided with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the remainder of the nationwide […]Read More

Biden calls for unity and healing after Electoral College certifies

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden known as for unity and healing in a deeply divided nation on Monday, hours after electors throughout the nation licensed his Electoral College victory over President Donald Trump. “The integrity of our elections remains intact,” stated Biden. “Now it is time to turn the page, to unite, to heal.” Biden […]Read More

Biden forges ahead with the transition while Trump paralyzes Washington

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks about the U.S. economic system throughout a press briefing at the Queen Theater on November 16, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Joe Raedle | Getty Images WASHINGTON — By most measures, President-elect Joe Biden had a busy and productive second week of his presidential transition.  On Monday, Biden convened a […]Read More