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Macron embraced Republicans' pension compromise, 'completely failed to build any kind of coalition'

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Macron embraced Republicans' pension compromise, 'completely failed to build any kind of coalition'

Macron embraced Republicans' pension compromise, 'completely failed to build any kind of coalition'

Macron embraced Republicans' pension compromise, 'completely failed to build any kind of coalition'

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DeSantis Will Not Hold a Hometown Event as Part of 2024 Campaign Launch [Video]

DeSantis Will Not Hold a Hometown Event as Part of 2024 Campaign Launch

DeSantis Will Not Hold , a Hometown Event , as Part of 2024 Campaign Launch. CNN reported that FL Governor Ron DeSatntis will no longer be holding a roll-out event in his hometown. DeSantis is from Dunedin, FL. The coastal suburb is close to Tampa, where DeSantis grew up. The FL governor will reportedly announce his bid for US President via Twitter Spaces on May 24. Twitter owner Elon Musk is expected to be a part of the announcement. Once the announcement is official, . ... De Santis will likely begin making campaign stops throughout FL. While it isn't clear exactly what the immediate future will hold for the DeSantis campaign. ... the governor is scheduled for a stop in Miami on June 1. The changes are in keeping with the nature of how DeSantis operates. He has a reputation of making last-minute alterations to schedules ... ... as a means of keeping opponents and the media guessing. DeSantis will face former President Donald Trump in the bid for the Republican nomination for president. The pool of candidates seeking the GOP nomination continues to expand

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Biden and McCarthy Still Haven’t Made a Debt Limit Deal [Video]

Biden and McCarthy Still Haven’t Made a Debt Limit Deal

Biden and McCarthy , Still Haven’t Made a Debt Limit Deal. June 1 is the deadline for America's debt limit to be raised before the country defaults for the first time ever. The House speaker and U.S. president ended their current round of talks regarding the situation on the evening of May 22, CNN reports. The House speaker and U.S. president ended their current round of talks regarding the situation on the evening of May 22, CNN reports. While no deal was reached, the two leaders are optimistic. . I felt we had a productive discussion. We don’t have an agreement yet, but I did feel the discussion was productive in areas that we have differences of opinion, Kevin McCarthy, House speaker, via statement. We reiterated once again that default is off the table and the only way to move forward is in good faith toward a bipartisan agreement, Joe Biden, U.S. president, via statement. While there are areas of disagreement, the Speaker and I, and his lead negotiators… and our staffs will continue to discuss the path forward, Joe Biden, U.S. president, via statement. McCarthy also said that once an agreement is reached, he will uphold the House's three-day rule to make sure legislators have enough time to examine the deal before voting. But not everyone is so optimistic about the discussions thus far. . Democrat Hakeem Jeffries said things are moving in the "wrong direction.". They’ve rejected the fact that President Biden is willing to consider freezing spending. It will reduce the deficit by a trillion dollars. , Hakeem Jeffries, House Democratic leader, via statement. This is what the extreme MAGA Republicans say that they want. They rejected. They rejected an unwillingness to not put the country through this again, Hakeem Jeffries, House Democratic leader, via statement

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Tim Scott Announces 2024 Presidential Bid [Video]

Tim Scott Announces 2024 Presidential Bid

Tim Scott Announces , 2024 Presidential Bid. Scott made the announcement at Charleston Southern University on May 22. He will seek the Republican nomination, entering into competition with former President Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is expected to announce his candidacy this week. He will seek the Republican nomination, entering into competition with former President Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is expected to announce his candidacy this week. He will seek the Republican nomination, entering into competition with former President Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis, who is expected to announce his candidacy this week. While delivering a speech at his alma mater, Scott talked about growing up poor and working his way to the Senate. We live in the land where it is possible for a kid raised in poverty by a single mother in a small apartment to one day serve in the People’s House and maybe even the White House, Sen. Tim Scott, via campaign announcement. This is the greatest country on God’s green Earth, Sen. Tim Scott, via campaign announcement. Other Republicans running for president include Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Asa Hutchinson and Larry Elder. Other Republicans running for president include Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Asa Hutchinson and Larry Elder. Other Republicans running for president include Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Asa Hutchinson and Larry Elder. Other Republicans running for president include Nikki Haley, Vivek Ramaswamy, Asa Hutchinson and Larry Elder. 'The Hill' reports that although Scott is well liked, he's got his work cut out for him when it comes to facing off with Trump and DeSantis. A recent poll showed Trump in a clear lead compared to any other Republican. DeSantis is shown in second place. Trump welcomed Scott's campaign bid after the senator made his announcement. Good luck to Senator Tim Scott in entering the Republican Presidential Primary Race. It is rapidly loading up with lots of people, and Tim is a big step up from Ron DeSanctimonious, who is totally unelectable, Donald Trump, via Truth Social

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US Debt Ceiling Crisis Highlights Government Spending [Video]

US Debt Ceiling Crisis Highlights Government Spending

US Debt Ceiling Crisis , Highlights Government Spending. 'Newsweek' reports that recent polls have suggested that Americans feel government spending sits at the center of the current debt ceiling crisis. 'Newsweek' reports that recent polls have suggested that Americans feel government spending sits at the center of the current debt ceiling crisis. According to a poll of 1,500 adults, at least half said they think the government is overspending, while an equal number want commitments to cut spending. If the debt ceiling is not raised or suspended, the U.S. could default on the $31.5 trillion debt it owes, which would have significant global consequences. Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy points to a bill passed by House Republicans that "avoids default and tackles reckless spending.". Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy points to a bill passed by House Republicans that "avoids default and tackles reckless spending.". The House bill calls for $4.8 trillion in savings over the next decade and includes a reversal of some key aspects of Biden's agenda. The House bill calls for $4.8 trillion in savings over the next decade and includes a reversal of some key aspects of Biden's agenda. Those cuts would include the student loan relief program and Biden's proposed clean energy tax credits. 'Newsweek' points out that the clean energy tax credits are a crucial part of Biden's goal of moving the U.S. closer to a green economy. 'Newsweek' points out that the clean energy tax credits are a crucial part of Biden's goal of moving the U.S. closer to a green economy. To a large extent, it is just about the size and the scope of government, which feeds into larger debates about what the appropriate role of the state is in the U.S. economy and in people's lives, Thomas Gift, Director of the Center on U.S. Politics at University College London (UCL), via 'Newsweek'. Over the course of Biden's tenure, more and more Americans have become skeptical of spending on the order of magnitude Biden has proposed, Thomas Gift, Director of the Center on U.S. Politics at University College London (UCL), via 'Newsweek'. 'Newsweek' reports that the impending financial disaster could lead to either party agreeing to compromises that help to avoid the worst outcome

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US to Buy 3 Million Barrels of Oil to Replenish Emergency Reserve [Video]

US to Buy 3 Million Barrels of Oil to Replenish Emergency Reserve

US to Buy 3 Million Barrels of Oil , to Replenish Emergency Reserve. The Department of Energy made the announcement on May 15, Reuters reports. It has requested that offers be presented by May 31 for an August delivery. . Last year, the Biden administration sold 180 million barrels, the largest amount ever from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. Inventory sank to the lowest amount since 1983, about 372 million barrels. The sale was made in an attempt to stabilize oil markets and fight high gas prices. The sale was made in an attempt to stabilize oil markets and fight high gas prices. Republicans criticized the decision, claiming it left America with too little to navigate a future crisis. . The Biden administration said it would repurchase oil when prices remained near or below $67 to $72 a barrel. This way, taxpayers would reportedly benefit since the barrels were sold for a much higher price. On May 15, crude prices were about $71 per barrel, Reuters reports

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Sunak meets Macron at G7 summit [Video]

Sunak meets Macron at G7 summit

Rishi Sunak attends meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron at the G7 Summit in Hiroshima. Report by Etemadil. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Fact check: Is Europe the only part of the world that has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions? [Video]

Fact check: Is Europe the only part of the world that has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions?

French President Emmanuel Macron believes the 27 member bloc has already done more than other major economies to reduce emissions. Is it true?

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UK and France Pledge More Military Aid for Ukraine [Video]

UK and France Pledge More Military Aid for Ukraine

UK and France Pledge, More Military Aid for , Ukraine. On May 15, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held talks with Prime Minister Rishi Sunak of the United Kingdom. I will meet my friend Rishi. We will conduct substantive negotiations face-to-face and in delegations, Volodymyr Zelensky, Ukrainian President, via Twitter. ABC reports that Sunak said ahead of the talks that the U.K. would supply Ukraine with both long-range attack drones and hundreds of missiles. These will all be delivered over the coming months as Ukraine prepares to intensify its resistance to the ongoing Russian invasion, The Office of Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, via ABC. These will all be delivered over the coming months as Ukraine prepares to intensify its resistance to the ongoing Russian invasion, The Office of Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, via ABC. Zelensky's U.K. visit comes one day after a surprise stop in Paris for meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron. According to Macron's office, France will train Ukrainian troops and provide them with , "tens of armored vehicles and light tanks, including AMX-10RC.". According to Macron's office, France will train Ukrainian troops and provide them with , "tens of armored vehicles and light tanks, including AMX-10RC.". Besides, France is focusing its effort in supporting Ukraine’s air defense capacities in order to defend its population against Russian strikes, Palais de l’Élysée, via statement. ABC reports that Zelensky last visited France in February. At the time, he was seeking military aid such as advanced fighter jets. . In the same way we have went ahead with new military equipment deliveries over the last few weeks, we will continue our work, Emmanuel Macron, French President, via ABC

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Zelenskyy tours Europe as Ukraine prepares counteroffensive [Video]

Zelenskyy tours Europe as Ukraine prepares counteroffensive

Volodymyr Zelenskyy met British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Monday morning on the fourth leg of his tour of Europe. The Ukrainian President met Pope Francis, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and French President Emmanuel Macron over the weekend as he seeks further military aid for a counteroffensive against Russian occupation forces. Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Russia-Ukraine war: Paris assures kyiv of more military help after Zelenskyy's visit | Oneindia News [Video]

Russia-Ukraine war: Paris assures kyiv of more military help after Zelenskyy's visit | Oneindia News

France has promised Ukraine dozens more light tanks and armoured vehicles after President Emmanuel Macron met Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky in Paris as Kyiv readies for a widely expected counter-offensive. France will train and equip several battalions with tens of armoured vehicles and light tanks including AMX-10RC. The French AMX-10RCs vehicles have high speed and manoeuvrability, allowing them to move quickly on the battlefield and change positions. So far, France has supplied Ukraine with an array of weaponry, include air defense systems, light tanks, howitzers and other arms and equipment and fuel. Paris would also focus its efforts “in supporting Ukraine’s air defence capacities in order to defend its population against Russian strikes”. The visit to Paris was part of Zelenskyy’s whirlwind weekend tour of several key European allies to drum up military and financial support ahead of an expected major Ukrainian counteroffensive against Russian forces. . #Russiaukraine #Francehelpukraineattack #Zelenskyy ~PR.153~HT.98~ED.155~

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