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GOP laments 2021 'failed coup', vows to 'continue pushing to end democracy', with Trump at forefront

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GOP laments 2021 'failed coup', vows to 'continue pushing to end democracy', with Trump at forefront

GOP laments 2021 'failed coup', vows to 'continue pushing to end democracy', with Trump at forefront

GOP laments 2021 'failed coup', vows to 'continue pushing to end democracy', with Trump at forefront

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Tennessee Passes Bill Allowing Teachers to Carry Guns [Video]

Tennessee Passes Bill Allowing Teachers to Carry Guns

Tennessee Passes Bill , Allowing Teachers to Carry Guns. The Tennessee House of Representatives passed the bill by a vote of 68-28 on April 23, CBS News reports. The legislation would grant some teachers and staff the right to carry concealed handguns at public schools. The bill will now be sent to Republican Gov. Bill Lee to either sign or veto. . If signed into law, the legislation would represent the largest expansion of gun access in Tennessee since the deadly shooting at The Covenant School in Nashville last year. Teachers and staff carrying guns would only be known to administrators and police. Teachers and staff carrying guns would only be known to administrators and police. Other teachers and students' parents would not be privy to the information. . If a school worker wants to carry a handgun, they'd have to have a "permit and written authorization from the school's principal and local law enforcement," CBS News reports. . If a school worker wants to carry a handgun, they'd have to have a "permit and written authorization from the school's principal and local law enforcement," CBS News reports. . School districts would need to grant permission as well. A background check and 40 hours of training would also be mandatory. However, school staff would be prohibited from carrying their guns during events at stadiums, gymnasiums or auditoriums. . Protesters shouted "Blood on your hands" after the bill was passed by the House on April 23

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Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package [Video]

Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package

Senate Passes $95 Billion , Foreign Aid Package. On April 23, the U.S. Senate voted 79-18 to approve foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, 'The Guardian' reports. . Today the Senate sends a unified message to the entire world: America will always defend democracy in its hour of need, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement. Make no mistake, America will deliver on its promise to act like a leader on the world stage, to hold the line against autocratic thugs like Vladimir Putin. , Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement. The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan. The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan. The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan. A provision to ban TikTok after the election if ByteDance refuses to sell the platform is also included. The legislation will now head to President Biden, who told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on April 23 that he will "move quickly" to provide aid. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer praised House Speaker Mike Johnson, . Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer praised House Speaker Mike Johnson, . with whom he worked "hand in hand and shoulder to shoulder to get this bill done.". A lot of people inside and outside the Congress wanted this package to fail. But today those in Congress who stand on the side of democracy are winning the day, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell also issued a statement. Today’s action is overdue, but our work does not end here. Trust in American resolve is not rebuilt overnight. Expanding and restocking the arsenal of democracy doesn’t just happen by magic, Senate Majority Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, via statement

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Title IX Regulations Add Protections for Transgender Students [Video]

Title IX Regulations Add Protections for Transgender Students

Title IX Regulations Add Protections , for Transgender Students. Title IX prohibits "sex-based discrimination at government-funded schools," 'The Hill' reports. . On April 19, the Biden administration revealed the last of its changes to the federal civil rights law. . The new regulations expand how sex discrimination is defined, now including sexual orientation and gender identity. . These final regulations build on the legacy of Title IX by clarifying that all our nation’s students can access schools that are safe, welcoming, and respect their rights. , Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, via statement. The update also reinstates "protections for student survivors of sexual assault and harassment" which were changed under President Trump, 'The Hill' reports. Catherine Lhamon, the Education Department’s assistant secretary for civil rights, . says the new rules will help schools respond to "all sex discrimination, not limited to sexual harassment.". Biden's final changes to Title IX are sure to be condemned by Republicans who view transgender protections as failing to protect cisgender women and girls. The new changes will take effect Aug. 1. The Biden administration has not yet finalized an additional rule pertaining to sports eligibility. . Since 2021, 24 states have passed laws prohibiting transgender student-athletes from playing on sports teams that align with their gender identity

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Iran-Israel Conflict: Biden Unlikely To Disrupt Iran's Oil Supply With Sanctions, Here’s Why [Video]

Iran-Israel Conflict: Biden Unlikely To Disrupt Iran's Oil Supply With Sanctions, Here’s Why

House Republican leaders have lambasted President Joe Biden for his perceived inaction in enforcing existing measures against Iran. Representative Steve Scalise, the No. 2 House Republican, voiced concerns over the administration's policies allegedly facilitating Iran's oil sales, which fund terrorism. The Biden administration faces mounting pressure to deter future attacks without exacerbating regional tensions or antagonising China, a major buyer of Iranian oil. #Biden #BidenSanctions #BidenIraq #AlSudani #BidenGaffee #USnews #Politics #IsraelIran #IranAttacksIsrael #Worldnews #Oneindia #Oneindianews ~HT.178~PR.152~ED.103~GR.125~

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Biden Cancels Over $7 Billion in Student Debt for More Than 277,000 Borrowers [Video]

Biden Cancels Over $7 Billion in Student Debt for More Than 277,000 Borrowers

Biden Cancels Over $7 Billion in Student Debt , for More Than 277,000 Borrowers. On April 12, President Joe Biden said that over 277,000 borrowers in more than 40 states will have $7.4 billion in student loan debt wiped out, 'The Hill' reports. . To date, the Biden administration has canceled $153 billion in student loan debt. . From day one of my administration, I promised to fight to ensure higher education is a ticket to the middle class, not a barrier to opportunity. , President Joe Biden, via statement. I will never stop working to cancel student debt – no matter how many times Republican elected officials try to stop us, President Joe Biden, via statement. 'The Hill' reports that Biden's loan forgiveness has largely been aimed at helping "public service workers, those on IDR plans," . people who've been defrauded by educational institutions and those with disabilities. . Republican Rep. Virginia Foxx, chair of the House Education Committee, issued a statement in response to Biden's actions. . The administration is tone deaf. There’s no other way to put it, Rep. Virginia Foxx, chair of the House Education Committee, via statement. We know that instead of doing its job the administration focused time, energy, and resources on its illegal student loan scheme. , Rep. Virginia Foxx, chair of the House Education Committee, via statement. And that has been frustrating, especially since it has jeopardized the academic journey of millions of students, Rep. Virginia Foxx, chair of the House Education Committee, via statement. But what is absolutely maddening is that the administration is STILL not doing its job and instead focusing on its student loan shenanigans. , Rep. Virginia Foxx, chair of the House Education Committee, via statement. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said, , “We know what Republicans are going to do; we can’t stop them from that. But it’s also not going to stop the president from acting and taking action, like he is today.”

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US Supreme Court to hear Trump immunity claim [Video]

US Supreme Court to hear Trump immunity claim

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Congress Sends Biden a Bill That Could Ban TikTok [Video]

Congress Sends Biden a Bill That Could Ban TikTok

Congress Sends Biden a Bill , That Could Ban TikTok. Included within Congress' $95 billion national security package is a provision that could lead to TikTok being banned in America. Included within Congress' $95 billion national security package is a provision that could lead to TikTok being banned in America. However, the ban would take place after the 2024 election, NBC News reports. . This means that TikTok could still be used by candidates seeking the nation's highest office who want to reach younger voters. This means that TikTok could still be used by candidates seeking the nation's highest office who want to reach younger voters. The new bill gives TikTok parent company ByteDance nine months to sell the platform or be banned in the U.S. A one-time, 90-day extension can be granted by the president. Without an extension, the earliest a ban could be implemented is January 2025. Some Democrats say that ByteDance would rather sell TikTok than be banned in America. TikTok ain’t going away. There is no more capitalistic entity than an organization controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. They’re going to sell it, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a member of the Armed Services Committee, via NBC News. Young people will go on their TikTok tomorrow and they’ll still have it. And then the day after that, they’ll still have it. And the day after that, they’ll still have it. If you like it, you’re going to keep it, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., a member of the Armed Services Committee, via NBC News. Donald Trump issued a statement seeking to exploit the development for his own political gain. Just so everyone knows, especially the young people, Crooked Joe Biden is responsible for banning TikTok. He is the one pushing it to close … Young people, and lots of others, must remember this on November 5th, ELECTION DAY, when they vote!, Donald Trump, via Truth Social

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Japan's Ex-PM Taro Aso Meets Donald Trump in New York, Discusses Mutual Co-operation| Oneindia News [Video]

Japan's Ex-PM Taro Aso Meets Donald Trump in New York, Discusses Mutual Co-operation| Oneindia News

Former Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso met with ex-President Donald Trump at Trump Tower, emphasizing the enduring significance of the US-Japan alliance amid Indo-Pacific security challenges. Trump praised Japan's defense efforts. These diplomatic exchanges coincide with Trump's legal proceedings and his active engagement with other global leaders. #DonaldTrump #donaldtrumplatestnews #donaldtrumpnews #donaldtrump2024 #TaroAso #JapanUS #ShinzoAbe #Worldnews #news #Oneinda #Oneindia news ~ED.101~GR.123~HT.318~

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Jon Stewart Blasts Media Coverage of Trump Trial | THR News Video [Video]

Jon Stewart Blasts Media Coverage of Trump Trial | THR News Video

Jon Stewart is mocking the media's coverage of Donald Trump's criminal trial. 'The Daily Show' host slammed the likes of Jake Tapper, Nicolle Wallace and Erin Burnett for their extensive and at times incredibly dramatic reporting of the former president's New York criminal trial.

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Newspaper chief was Trump's 'eyes and ears' and 'killed unfavourable stories'

A newspaper chief was Donald Trump's "eyes and ears" and killed unfavourable stories about him in the run-up to the 2016 election, a court has heard.
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