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Buz Blog

Opinion – PINO: President In Name Only

Is Joe Biden really our president? That is really a good question, but you won’t hear it on any of the cable or network TV or radio channels. It won’t be asked in any of the major newspapers. What constitutes the office of the President? The President of the United States is the chief executive

U.S. Government

Why disputes between Congress and the White House so often end up in court

The three branches of U.S. government often find themselves in tension. White House, Eric Kiser; Capitol, John Xavier; Supreme Court, Architect of the Capitol, CC BY-SA Sarah Burns, Rochester Institute of Technology When the executive and legislative branches of the U.S. government don’t agree, especially on thorny, politically charged issues such as reproductive rights and

Immigration

Biden signs immigration orders as Congress awaits more

President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two

Buz Blog

Opinion: What To Expect From a Biden Administration

Now that Joe Biden has been inaugurated as President, what can we expect? Biden has issued some dozens of executive orders. Not as many as one would expect, have directly reversed policies of the prior Trump Administration, but most will have a major impact on our country, our people, the economy, and the world. In

Immigration

Biden ban on new private prison contracts will not reach ICE detainees

President Joe Biden’s order that the Justice Department stop contracting with private prisons could eventually affect thousands of inmates – but not the roughly 3,000 immigrants being held in private facilities in Arizona. Biden said Tuesday that his executive order is part of an effort to promote racial equity and is needed to “stop corporations

Biden Administration

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

President Joe Biden is moving swiftly to dismantle Donald Trump’s legacy on his first day in office, signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The new president signed the orders just hours after taking the oath of office at the

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