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Progressive backlash on refugee cap puts Biden on notice
- (CNN) Joe Biden's swift reversals on raising the nation's refugee cap over the past 48 hours marked a rare moment of uncertainty for the new President within a carefully choreographed first 100 days -- one that underscored the power of progressives to force Biden to change course, even as they face legislative setbacks in a deeply divided Washington. Biden sought to calm the uprising within his party during brief ...

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Roger Stone Blasts 'Vile' Lawsuit Claiming He Owes IRS $2 Million, Blames 'Deep State'
- Roger Stone, the controversial ally of former President Donald Trump , has hit out at a Department of Justice lawsuit against him, branding it "vile" and blaming the so-called "deep state." Stone, 68, a Republican political consultant, refuted claims made in the civil lawsuit on Friday that he and his wife Nydia owe nearly $2million in unpaid federal income taxes . He soon lashed out against the lawsuit on social ...

Source: newsweek.com
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Marjorie Taylor Greene does U-turn on ‘America First’ caucus after GOP blowback
- Related video: Marjorie Taylor Greene goes on bizarre rant about climate change Marjorie Taylor Greene does U-turn on ‘America First’ caucus after GOP blowback Rep. Greene accused the media of ‘false narratives’ and focusing on race to ‘divide the American people with hate through identity politics’ Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has called off plans to launch her "America First Caucus" after she ...

Source: independent.co.uk
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George W. Bush lobbies for bipartisan immigration reform in rare political statement
- WASHINGTON - Former President George W. Bush reflected on the importance of immigrants to the United States, arguing for solutions to the nation's ongoing immigration debates, in a Sunday op-ed for the Washington Post . The former president advocated for a pathway to citizenship for immigrants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, while calling for stronger border security. While he opposes ...

Source: usatoday.com
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Fore! Biden plays golf for the first time as president
- WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden has taken his first swing at a presidential pastime: golf. Biden, once an avid golfer, played Saturday at the Wilmington Country Club , not far from his Delaware home where he was spending the weekend. It was his first time playing golf since taking office in January. The president played with senior advisor Steve Ricchetti and Ron Olivere, father-in-law of Biden’s ...

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Calls grow for stricter gun control amid string of US shootings
- Non-profit group reports 150 mass shootings since start of the year, putting pressure on Joe Biden to take action. Calls for stricter gun control laws in the United States are once again gaining momentum, after a series of deadly shootings left communities across the country reeling in recent weeks and prompted President Joe Biden to promise change . As of midday Sunday, the US has recorded 150 mass shootings so ...

Source: aljazeera.com
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William and Harry share a touching moment together after Prince Philip's funeral
- It was a moment of family unity! Prince William and Prince Harry walked together and chatted after their grandfather, Prince Philip, was laid to rest inside the royal vault at St. George's Chapel. While the day was about their grandfather and his extraordinary life, the world was also carefully watching to see how or even if the two brothers might interact with each other on camera. The funeral service marked the ...

Source: today.com