Rare bipartisan vote moves forward $1.2tn infrastructure deal

Buongiorno.

Dopo a bipartisan breakthrough the Senate voted yesterday to begin work on a $1.2tn infrastructure deal that Joe Biden hailed as “historic”.

Many high-profile Republicans – from the Alabama governor, Kay Ivey, to the Florida governor, Ron DeSantis, to the Fox News commentator Sean Hannity – are now becoming more proactive in encouraging Americans to get vaccinated.

Pollsters, tuttavia, say their party’s base remains unswayed, with conservative Americans much more likely to be unvaccinated and hesitant about getting the shot.

Michael Fanone, a DC Metropolitan police department officer who suffered a heart attack after being beaten and stun gunned by Donald Trump supporters while protecting the US Capitol during the 6 attacco di gennaio, went on CNN’s New Day to call out the Republicans who refused to watch his harrowing testimony on Tuesday.

He said he had received a voicemail threatening his life while he was on the stand, aggiungendo: “This is what happens when you tell the truth in Trump’s America,” and criticized Republicans, including the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, who was among a number of senior party officials who claimed they were “too busy” to watch the select committee investigation.

Two weekends of chaotic rallies in Los Angeles this month resulted in anti-trans and trans-rights protesters fighting in the streets. Women carrying “protect female spaces” signs paraded alongside members of the far-right Proud Boys.

It all began with one Instagram post spouting unsubstantiated allegations about a spa in the Koreatown neighborhood – a case study, dicono gli esperti, in how viral misinformation can result in violence.

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser, plans to move away from politics and launch an investment firm in the coming months.

New research building upon what is known as the “social cost of carbon”, a monetary figure placed upon the damage caused by each ton of carbon dioxide emissions, found that three average American lifestyles are enough to kill one person.

Summer vacations at Lake Powell on the Arizona-Utah border have either been canceled or put on hold after extreme drought caused the water line to drop to historic lows.

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When Richard Hutchins was in Los Angeles county jail for a crime he would later be found not guilty of, he painted on envelopes using the dye from Skittles and M&Ms, and plucked hair from his beard to use as a brush.

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