USA & Other Regions
U.S. President Joe Biden has proposed a $2 trillion dollar infrastructure upgrade plan for the US to ameliorate its ranking 15th in the world for infrastructure investments in roads, bridges and more
In his first formal news conference in 65 days of his new Administration, President Joe Biden tackled immigration, Covid-19, the Congressional filibuster, the China threat, and the war in Afghanistan. . .He said he expects to run for re-election with Kamala Harris as his running mate in 2024.
Fathers have a hard time of it, expected to be all things to everyone in the family; expected to be both strong and gentle at the same time. To be a father can take a man by surprise. It can elevate his life or, in some men's opinions, ruin it. The thing to remember about fathers is that they gave you more than you can ever give back to them, especially your genes and peculiarities!
Today, we mark a truly grim, heartbreaking milestone: 500,071 dead. That’s more Americans who have died in one year in this pandemic than in World War One, World War Two, and the Vietnam War combined. That’s more lives lost to this virus than any other nation on Earth. But this nation will smile again. This nation will know sunny days again. This nation will know joy again. And as we do, we will remember each person we’ve lost, the lives they lived, the loved ones they left behind.
After Democrats and Republicans laid out their arguments, the Senate voted 57 guilty and 43 not guilty, not enough to convict the former president of incitement to insurrection. Donald Trump is therefore not barred from running again in 2024 if he so wishes. Trump supporters were happy at the result and the Democrats were dismayed.
13 February 2021: The Democrats rested their case against former President Donald Trump for the impeachable crime of incitement of insurrection. Senate vote, 13 February 2021: 57 "Guilty" votes; 43 "Not Guilty" votes. The Democrats needed 67 votes for a "Guilty" verdict. Trump is acquitted.
The price is high but it is an opportunity for innovation and growth.
"The event that occurred at the Capitol in Washington D.C., on January 6th, 2021, was profoundly disturbing. This is our reaction to that event."
President-elect Joseph R. Biden proposed last week a $1.9 trillion rescue package to combat the economic downturn in the US and the Covid-19 crisis. “During this pandemic, millions of Americans, through no fault of their own, have lost the dignity and respect that comes with a job and a paycheck,” said Biden. The Biden rescue proposal would be financed entirely through increased federal borrowing and comes from the idea that the virus and the recovery are intertwined.