August 25, 2021

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Breaks Trust With Afghanistan Withdrawal

I received an email from an Afghan man who worked with me as a translator during my time as Commander of NATO Training Mission – Afghanistan and Commander of Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. He wrote, “I am under immense threat for my life,” and asked if I could write a letter to help

Immigration

Supreme Court orders ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy reinstated

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the Biden administration likely violated federal law in trying to end a Trump-era program that forces people to wait in Mexico while seeking asylum in the U.S. With three liberal justices in dissent, the high court refused to block a lower court ruling ordering the administration to reinstate the

Infrastructure

House passes $3.5T Biden blueprint after deal with moderates

Striking a deal with moderates, House Democratic leaders muscled President Joe Biden’s multitrillion-dollar budget blueprint over a key hurdle Tuesday, ending a risky standoff and putting the party’s domestic infrastructure agenda back on track. The 220-212 vote was a first move toward drafting Biden’s $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan this fall, and the narrow outcome, in

Elections

House passes bill bolstering landmark voting law

House Democrats passed legislation Tuesday that would strengthen a landmark civil rights-era voting law weakened by the Supreme Court over the past decade, a step party leaders tout as progress in their quest to fight back against voting restrictions advanced in Republican-led states. The bill, which is part of a broader Democratic effort to enact

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