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US to Add ‘Do Not Travel’ Advisories on 80 Percent of Countries Worldwide

The Department of State said on Monday that it will significantly increase the number of countries on its “Do Not Travel” advisory list to the tune of 80 percent of the nations worldwide due to risks associated with the pandemic of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus, commonly known as the coronavirus. The list had […]

Biden Asks for $1.5 Trillion In First Budget Request, Including 16 Percent Domestic Spending Boost

President Biden on Friday asked Congress to authorize a $1.52 trillion federal spending plan for 2022, which gives a sense of his administration’s priorities, calling for a 16 percent increase in funding for non-defense domestic programs and a relatively flat 1.7 percent increase for defense. Biden’s first discretionary spending request, detailed in a blueprint (pdf) […]

Blunt Urges Biden to Cut Infrastructure Package by 70 Percent for ‘Easy Win’ on GOP Backing

Sen. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) on Sunday accused Democrats of padding the infrastructure plan with unrelated pet spending projects, while urging President Joe Biden to pare it down by around two-thirds, saying it would then easily win Republican backing and give the White House the coveted badge of bipartisanship. Biden campaigned on being able to work across […]

63 Percent of Americans Want Government to Buy US-Made Goods, Even at Higher Cost: Poll

A recent poll found that 63 percent of Americans want the government to buy goods made in the United States—even at a significantly higher cost. The Reuters-Ipsos poll, which was released on Tuesday, also showed that, while 69 percent of U.S. respondents believe a product being made in America is at least somewhat important, 37 […]

Biden: 90 Percent of Americans Will Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine by April 19

Nine out of 10 Americans will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, President Joe Biden announced on March 29. “I am pleased to announce that at least 90 percent of all adults in this country will be eligible to be vaccinated by April the 19th, just three weeks from now, because […]