The United States Congress is scrambling to complete work on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill before some existing pandemic-related benefits are due to expire. Freddie Joyner has more.
In an interview with CNN’s Brianna Keilar, Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said that Trump’s stimulus package did more for Americans because President Biden’s slimmed-down Covid-19 relief package has an income cap for stimulus payments.
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President Joe Biden honored the 500,000 American lives lost to coronavirus, speaking of the collective grief of a nation and in personal terms. Biden also participated in a moment of silence, joined by first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff.
While addressing the fifth Armed Forces Veterans Day programme at IAF HQ Training Command in Bengaluru, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on January 14 said, "January 14 represents both 'Jai Jawan' and 'Jai Kisan' because the day is celebrated as Veterans Day and Makar Sankranti/Bihu, harvest festivals." "I believe once a soldier, always a soldier. The society draws inspiration from the veterans of the armed forces. They have an important role to play in the society," he added.
The Indian Armed forces celebrated Veterans’ Day 2021. A wreath-laying ceremony was held at the newly created Victory at Sea Monument ‘Gaurav Stambh’ in Mumbai. All three service chiefs lauded the contribution of veterans and said that they are committed to protecting their interests. ‘Some of our veterans have expressed disappointment that 50 years celebration of the 1971 war is not being given importance. This year will be celebrated as 'Golden Victory Year' to mark 1971 war victory and various programmes would be organised across the country like exhibition, parade among other things,’ Army Chief general MM Naravane said. IAF Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria and Navy Chief Karambir Singh also expressed gratitude to veterans for the service to the nation. The day was chosen as recognition of the services rendered by the first Commander-in-Chief of Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa, OBE who retired on this day in 1953. Watch the full video for all the details.
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While addressing at the event in the national capital on the occasion of 'Veterans' Day', Chief of the Naval Staff in Indian Navy, Admiral Karambir Singh said, "It is a matter of great pride and honour for me to get an opportunity to speak to our veterans on the occasion of Armed Forces Veterans' Day and at the very outset I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all veterans for their service to the nation." "All of us who are in uniform and service today gratefully acknowledge that the multidimensional and credible force that we are today is due to the vision, perseverance and fortitude of our veterans," Indian Navy Chief added.
CNN’s Erin Burnett speaks with Al Schmidt, the Republican City Commissioner in Philadelphia, about the numerous GOP officials who have faced backlash from their own party after breaking with former President Donald Trump.
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