Trump Administration Wants To Cut Funding For Public Housing Repairs

May 16, 2019 - 11:39am EDT
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Public housing officials estimate that it would cost $50 billion to fix up buildings that have fallen into disrepair nationwide. The Trump administration is calling for more private investment.

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The chamber has the power to expel or censure members for their conduct, though it's a rare occurrence. Only 24 have received such sanctions since 1780.

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Speakers at the service see a "new America" and embrace a range of progressive causes. "The only way to establish domestic tranquility is to establish justice," the Rev. William Barber II says.

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The Biden White House has named Yolanda Lopez acting director of the Voice of America. She was demoted last week after a VOA reporter asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unwelcome questions.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci and former President Trump butted heads, leading to a public rift between the pair. Fauci says he now feels free to "let the science speak."

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Ever since Loeffler denounced WNBA support for Black Lives Matter, players have wanted the league to force her to sell the team.

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President Biden began putting his pandemic strategy into action. He is saying he will use Defense Production Act powers to boost production of vaccines, testing equipment and supplies in the U.S.

Jan 21 - 4:17pm EST

Democrats now narrowly control the Senate, but both parties must work together to determine how the 50-50 chamber will operate — while balancing confirmations and an impeachment trial.

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The House normally has no role in Cabinet nominations, but because Austin, a retired Army general, has been out of uniform for less than seven years, both chambers of Congress must approve a waiver.

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U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein sided with Amazon, which argued that Parler would not remove posts from its site that threatened public safety in the wake of the Capitol riot.