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Millions face eviction after Biden refuses to extend tenant protections

MILLIONS of people face being evicted from their homes after Joe Biden refused to extend the eviction moratorium giving protections for tenants. The federal eviction moratorium ends today leaving those whose have struggled to pay their rent facing being booted out of their homes as the delta variant of the coronavirus is spreading rapidly.

thesun.co.uk ,  14h 0
Millions face eviction after Biden refuses to extend tenant protections

The 7-year-old due to 'race around the moon' for his seriously ill brother

Harry Byrne, 7, to race around moon for Julia’s House A SEVEN-YEAR-OLD from Larkhill is on a mission to race around the moon to support his seriously ill brother. Harry Byrne, captured hearts earlier this year when he took on a 50-mile hike for Julia’s House children’s hospice in Wiltshire and Naomi House & Jacksplace in Hampshire, who care for his younger brother Reuben.

salisburyjournal.co.uk ,  23h 0
The 7-year-old due to 'race around the moon' for his seriously ill brother

One rule for Nancy.....Pelosi removes her face mask for photo in violation of her OWN policy and a day after Capitol Police said they would arrest anyone not wearing one

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is facing criticism after she removed her mask for a photo op with newly sworn-in Texas Rep. Jake Ellzey (R) This comes just one day after Capitol Police published a memo stating they would ask people in the House who were not wearing a face mask to leave

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
One rule for Nancy.....Pelosi removes her face mask for photo in violation of her OWN policy and a day after Capitol Police said they would arrest anyone not wearing one

IRS must turn over Trump tax returns to Congress, DoJ says

Department says House panel has ‘sufficient reasons’ for requesting returns as Nancy Pelosi hails ‘victory for the rule of law’ The US Department of Justice on Friday ordered the Internal Revenue Service to hand Donald Trump’s tax returns to a House committee, saying the panel had “invoked sufficient reasons” for requesting them.

theguardian.com ,  1d 0
IRS must turn over Trump tax returns to Congress, DoJ says

‘Just say the election was corrupt,’ Trump urged DoJ after loss to Biden

Notes obtained by House oversight committee show Trump pressured officials to falsely claim the election was not legitimate Donald Trump pressured top justice department officials to falsely claim that the 2020 election was corrupt so he and his allies in Congress could subvert the results and return him to office, according to newly released memos.

theguardian.com ,  1d 2
‘Just say the election was corrupt,’ Trump urged DoJ after loss to Biden

With evictions looming, Congress strains to extend ban

Congress is trying to extend the nation's eviction moratorium just hours before it is set to expire Hours before a nationwide eviction moratorium is set to expire, Congress raced Friday to try to extend the ban in a longshot effort to prevent millions of Americans from being forced from their homes during a COVID-19 surge.

independent.co.uk ,  1d 0
With evictions looming, Congress strains to extend ban

Nancy Pelosi backs Biden and says pathway for millions of immigrants to get citizenship SHOULD be included in $3.5T budget plan that could pass without Republican support

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi agreed that immigration reform should be included in the Democrats $3.5 trillion budget bill They hope to pass the bill without the help of Senate Republicans using the process of reconciliation 'I do believe that immigration should be in reconciliation, some piece of that in the reconciliation,' Pelosi said at a press conference Friday

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 13
Nancy Pelosi backs Biden and says pathway for millions of immigrants to get citizenship SHOULD be included in $3.5T budget plan that could pass without Republican support

Maskless Republican staffers play 'water pong' and corn hole in the Capitol complex in defiance of new House mask mandate after lawmakers protested against Pelosi

The aides gathered in the Rayburn building, among several House buildings for lawmakers and staff They gathered as elected Republicans fumed about mask mandates on the House floor and defied the latest restrictions Vaccination rates in the House trail the Senate Comes as CDC urged even vaccinated people to wear masks inside due to high transmissibility of the Delta variant

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
Maskless Republican staffers play 'water pong' and corn hole in the Capitol complex in defiance of new House mask mandate after lawmakers protested against Pelosi

Biden pleads with states to distribute housing funds after House fails to extend eviction moratorium which expires on Sunday and affects 3.6M people

Nationwide moratorium on evictions is set to expire Saturday House committee rushed Friday to act, but leaders weren't able to call up a late extension With 3.6 million facing eviction and action uncertain, Biden called for states and localities to use funds from coronavirus emergency bills 'Every state and local government must get these funds out to ensure we prevent every eviction we can,' said Biden

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 0
Biden pleads with states to distribute housing funds after House fails to extend eviction moratorium which expires on Sunday and affects 3.6M people

Trump pressed justice department officials to declare election corrupt – live

Notes obtained by the House oversight committee document a 27 December phone call to acting attorney general Jeffrey Rosen Show David Litt, a former speech- (and joke-) writer for Barack Obama turned author, writes for Guardian US today about Republican attitudes to personal responsibility in the time of Covid-19…

theguardian.com ,  1d 2
Trump pressed justice department officials to declare election corrupt – live

Trump believes cops who've spoken out about January 6 are 'p***ies' and feels sorry for them because they are being 'exploited' by his political enemies, report claims

Former President Donald Trump has referred to some of the officers who fought the MAGA mob on January 6 as 'p***ies,' according to The Daily Beast The website also reported that Trump believes the officers are being exploited by his political enemies, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

dailymail.co.uk ,  1d 1
Trump believes cops who've spoken out about January 6 are 'p***ies' and feels sorry for them because they are being 'exploited' by his political enemies, report claims

Congress passes bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress has overwhelmingly passed emergency legislation that would bolster security at the Capitol, repay outstanding debts from the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war. The $2.1 billion bill now goes to President Joe Biden for his signature.

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Congress passes bill to fund Capitol security, Afghan visas

Pelosi called a TYRANT over plan to arrest maskless Capitol staff & visitors

NANCY Pelosi has been branded a “tyrant” over a threat to have Capitol police arrest visitors and staff who fail to wear a mask in the House. According to a memo from new USCP Chief Thomas Manger and posted to Twitter by Rep Kat Cammack on Thursday, the order does not apply to members of Congress.

thesun.co.uk ,  2d 2
Pelosi called a TYRANT over plan to arrest maskless Capitol staff & visitors

Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visas

An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 3
Senate OKs bill to secure Capitol, help Afghans with visas

Capitol cops BACK DOWN after Republican backlash over order to  arrest staff and visitors who break Pelosi's mask mandate: Fury at CDC for reinstating masks but NOT releasing data behind decision

US Capitol Police backed down and said they would ask people in the House of Representatives not wearing a face covering to leave Republican lawmakers blasted a memo that such individuals would be arrested Officers didn't rule out arrests but said it shouldn't come to that: 'Regarding the House mask rule, there is no reason it should ever come to someone being arrested,' US Capitol Police said in statement

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 112
Capitol cops BACK DOWN after Republican backlash over order to  arrest staff and visitors who break Pelosi's mask mandate: Fury at CDC for reinstating masks but NOT releasing data behind decision

‘He does not have that power’: Pelosi pours cold water on idea Biden can cancel student debt

Many Democrats, especially progressives, have urged Biden to cancel federal student loans Speaker Nancy Pelosi positioned herself against party activists and many of her fellow lawmakers with a statement asserting that President Joe Biden did not have the authority to cancel student debt via executive order. At a press conference on Wednesday, the House leader argued that Mr Biden could only “delay” the payments of federal student loans, not cancel all or part of them.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 28
‘He does not have that power’: Pelosi pours cold water on idea Biden can cancel student debt

Mo Brooks reveals he wore body armour to Trump rally before Capitol riot

His admission comes as the investigating House select committee holds its first hearings Watch live as committee hearing on Capitol riots begins Representative Mo Brooks has told a reporter that he was wearing body armour during his notorious speech on 6 January, when he encouraged Trump rally attendees to “start taking down names and kicking ass”.

independent.co.uk ,  2d 3
Mo Brooks reveals he wore body armour to Trump rally before Capitol riot

AOC and The Squad accuse 17 bipartisan senators who negotiated $1T infrastructure deal of racism and blast Democrat Sinema's refusal to support $3.5T spending package

Wednesday night the Senate voted 67-32 to advance a bipartisan infrastructure deal It contains $550 billion in new spending, far short of what progressives have demanded Sen. Kysten Sinema has said a separate $3.5 trillion 'human infrastructure' bill is too pricey for her She helped negotiate the bill for roads and bridges that advanced in the Senate

dailymail.co.uk ,  2d 2
AOC and The Squad accuse 17 bipartisan senators who negotiated $1T infrastructure deal of racism and blast Democrat Sinema's refusal to support $3.5T spending package