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Biden has abandoned many of Trump's hard-line immigration policies. But none of the policy changes does much for people fleeing Central America now. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is already proving he is a loser.
The Biden administration conducted a purge of Trump loyalists at the federal government’s global media agency almost as soon as the new president was sworn in last week. Michael Pack, CEO of the United States Agency for Global Media CEO, which operates Voice of America and other federally funded broadcasters around the globe, resigned Wednesday... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden bringing in his own gang of liars.
An incendiary new report blasts GOP Sen. Tom Cotton for past claims to have served as an Army Ranger — but had to reach back to his first run for Congress, in 2012, to do it. “I did become an infantry officer and an Army Ranger,” Cotton, then an Army reservist running for Congress after... New York Post
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A Democratic congressman from New Jersey is leading the charge to double the punishment for convicted insurrectionists in the wake of the Capitol Hill riots. “What happened on Jan. 6 at the Capitol — while members like myself were told to duck under chairs in the House Gallery as a violent mob broke down the... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Dems want compete discipline and control.
The three Republicans face a rebuke from their own party for refusing either to support former President Trump or his effort to overturn the election results in Arizona, which President Biden won. New York Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Paul told Fox News host Sean Hannity that Biden's goal of increasing the national minimum wage to $15 would cause 4 million people to lose their jobs.
VOA VIEW: Biden will hurt the nation.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden's chief medical adviser, accused the previous presidential administration on Friday of having prevented him from appearing on MSNBC's popular "The Rachel Maddow Show" cable program. Appearing on "Maddow" two days into Mr. Biden's presidency, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Fauci is a traitor and fool.
A blast of Arctic air is currently impacting the Northeast. ABC
President Joe Biden has directed his intelligence community to study the threat of domestic extremism in the United States ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is starting a war against conservatives.
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Just days into her first term as a member of Congress, GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert is already proving to be a provocative and disruptive force. ABC
VOA VIEW: The left wing is creating a split.
Texas is asking a court to stop President Joe Biden from allowing a 100-day moratorium on deportations ABC
President Joe Biden signed nearly 30 executive orders in his first three days in office that address the coronavirus and the economic fallout from the pandemic. Now he's arranging to meet with a bipartisan group of lawmakers in hopes of reaching a larger relief plan. Skyler Henry reports from the White House. CBS
VOA VIEW: So much for unity.
The pause won't apply to immigrants determined to pose a threat to national security or those recently apprehended along the southern border. CBS
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Amazon could be looking at antitrust reform, stronger privacy standards and a new push for workers' rights, among other issues, under the new administration. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Amazon will try to bribe its way.
With the Biden administration battling historic economic and health crises, promises to forgive student debt may be put on the back burner. CNBC
VOA VIEW: What about all those who paid the debt?
President Joe Biden has painted a bleak picture of the nation's coronavirus outbreak, warning that it will take months to turn around the pandemic's trajectory CNBC
VOA VIEW: Excuses to cover all the misguided promises.
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President Joe Biden has promised to address Social Security reform. Accomplishing that could seal his presidential legacy, one expert says. CNBC
As Oracle, Palantir and Hewlett-Packard Enterprise move their headquarters out of California, experts say the state needs to find ways to reverse the trend. CNBC
House Democrats are working on drafting legislation proposed by President Joe Biden that would direct the IRS to send recurring monthly payments to American families to expand the child tax credit, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to CNN. CNN
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said he supports his Republican colleague Rep. Liz Cheney following her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump in the House, but added he has "concerns" and didn't know her thoughts ahead of her announcement on impeachment. CNN
VOA VIEW: You can't have it both ways.
Five California businesses are suing Gov. Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra and public health officer Dr. Erica Pan over the state's coronavirus stay-at-home orders. FOX News
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In an effort disrupt what it calls "whiteness and white supremacy in libraries", the University of Wisconsin's Gender and Women's Studies Library has published a reading list for students that includes sections on “Whiteness”; “Microaggressions”; and “Decolonizing Research and Knowledge.” FOX News
VOA VIEW: Liberalizing and brainwashing all.
A few thousand National Guard troops could end up staying in the nation’s capital until mid-March, a U.S. defense official confirms to Fox News. FOX News
A federal judge has ordered the Treasury Department to give former President Donald Trump's lawyers 72 hours notice before releasing his tax returns. UPI
VOA VIEW: Tax returns are private.
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A group of three dozen House Democrats signed a letter asking President Joe Biden to commute the death sentences of all federal death row inmates and work to dismantle the form of punishment at the federal leve UPI
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Just days in office and President Biden is already moving to end-run good government by ordering the Justice Department to start restoring an Obama-era practice that funds liberal groups instead of actual victims of alleged wrongdoing. The Trump administration put the kibosh on such slush-fund payments in 2017. As then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions put it: “When the federal government settles a case against a corporate wrongdoer, any settlement funds should go first to the victims and then to the American people — not to bankroll third-party special interest groups or the political friends of whoever is in power.”
One notable abuse was a $17 billion settlement agreement in which Bank of America had to pay third-party activist groups to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 crisis. Another example: Gibson Guitar Corp. was forced to donate to the private National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to end a criminal investigation into allegations it illegally imported exotic wood. If the federal government is to fund private groups, it should be via the normal appropriations process — not favoritism by Justice Department lawyers. Lefties — which is who will benefit — can get by without this extra little help from their friends. Biden is growing socialism - the nation will undergo a very though four years.