As tensions rise with China and Russia, the U.S. defense stockpile for scarce metals and lithium-ion battery materials is getting one billion from Congress.
By a decision of 5 to 4, the United States Supreme Court has upheld the Trump administration’s Title 42 border policy (with Conservative Justice Gorsuch joining the liberal Justices in dissent). The Court has also agreed to hear oral arguments and decide by the end of June on whether individual states can intervene.
For those who do not follow the “Twitter Files” releases, here are some of the essential highlights:
The FBI spent $3.5 million to block conservatives on Twitter, and the FBI compelled Twitter to provide information that legally required warrants, even though they lacked warrants. Eventually, the FBI instructed Twitter to censor tweets and suspend accounts in the months leading up to the 2020 election, and nearly all were from conservatives.
After passing the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending measure on Friday, House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy called it a “stain” on Congress. Currently, the United States owes more than $31 trillion. The bill increased government spending and failed to account for inflation. The President signed the bill making it official.