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Supreme Court to hear challenges to Trump border wall funding and asylum policies

Supreme Court to hear challenges to Trump border wall funding and asylum policies

The Supreme Court said on Monday it would take up cases concerning President Donald Trump’s border wall and a controversial policy that requires asylum seekers to remain in Mexico as they await hearings in the United States. The border wall and asylum policy, informally known as “remain in Mexico,” have been cornerstones of the Trump…MORE

Deadline looms for stimulus deal before Election Day with key differences unresolved

Deadline looms for stimulus deal before Election Day with key differences unresolved

Stimulus negotiators face a fast-approaching deadline to resolve key differences and deliver a sweeping coronavirus relief package to the American people before Election Day. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday set a Tuesday deadline for her and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to reconcile significant policy disputes if they want to pass a relief bill before…MORE

Top Trump administration official met with Assad regime over imprisoned Americans

A top Trump administration official met with the Assad regime in Damascus this fall in an effort to secure the release of American prisoners believed to be held by the Syrian dictator, two administration officials confirmed to CNN. Kash Patel, the senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, made the trip with the…MORE

Fauci says he is ‘absolutely not’ surprised Trump got Covid-19

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he is “absolutely not” surprised President Donald Trump contracted Covid-19 after seeing him surrounded by people not wearing face masks and flouting best public health practices. Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease expert, said during an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” that aired Sunday, “I was worried that he was going…MORE

China’s buying soybeans again. That could help Trump in key states

China’s buying soybeans again. That could help Trump in key states

Dave Walton’s Iowa farm was struggling a year ago as President Donald Trump’s trade war with China took a bite out of soybean exports. Now, a year later, he’s finding buyers overseas and the soybeans he harvested last week are heading down the Mississippi River to an export port. Even though he’s not quite back…MORE

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