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Trump attorney says he will fight release of tax returns

An attorney for former President Trump says he will fight to block the release of his tax returns days after the Department of Justice ordered them turned over to the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee.d“There is no evidence of any… Source: The Hill

White House says CDC can't renew eviction ban

The White House asserted on Monday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not have the legal authority to issue another eviction ban after Democratic leaders urged the Biden administration to take unilateral action.In a… Source: The Hill

Biden approval takes a hit as coronavirus surges, poll shows

President Biden and Congress’s job approval are taking a hit amid a resurgence of the coronavirus. A Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll survey released Monday found Biden’s approval dropping to 52 percent. He may still be above water — only 43 percent of… Source: The Hill

HHS watchdog to probe Fort Bliss facility for migrant children

The Department of Health and Human Services’s (HHS) independent watchdog is launching an investigation of the agency’s use of the Fort Bliss, Texas, facility to house unaccompanied migrant children following a whistleblower complaint about… Source: The Hill

US blames Iran for attack on oil tanker off Oman

The U.S. on Sunday accused Iran of being behind an attack on an Israeli-linked Mercer Street oil tanker last week that killed two workers on board.”We join our partners and allies in our strong condemnation of the attack against the Mercer Street, a… Source: The…

Eviction ban expires, putting renters at jeopardy

The federal eviction moratorium officially expired at midnight on Saturday, leaving millions of Americans at risk of being forced out of their homes as COVID-19 cases are again rising due to the delta variant.President Biden and House Democrats… Source: The Hill

Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement

Influential public sector unions are pushing back on a new vaccination requirement for federal workers in a rare split with the Biden administration.President Biden’s latest vaccine push, announced Thursday, requires federal employees to attest that… Source: The Hill

Biden urges local governments to stave off evictions

President Biden, in a late plea to prevent rental evictions as the federal government’s moratorium is set to expire this weekend, urged local governments on Friday to use federal funding to block evictions.”Every state… Source: The Hill

DOJ sues Texas over Abbott order restricting transportation of migrants

Attorney General Merrick Garland made good on a threat to sue the state of Texas, filing a lawsuit Friday challenging an executive order from Gov. Greg Abbott (R) that limits nongovernmental organizations from transporting migrants from the southern… Source: The Hill

Biden rolls dice by getting more aggressive on vaccines

President Biden’s new, more aggressive approach to pressure reluctant or unwilling people to get vaccinated is a risky political play for a president who put defeating the coronavirus at the center of his agenda — though it could also come with a… Source: The Hill

Biden appoints Khizr Khan to committee on religious freedom

President Biden on Friday appointed Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who gained prominence during the 2016 Democratic National Convention, to serve on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.Khan’s appointment was one of… Source: The Hill

Biden nominates Holocaust historian as special envoy to combat antisemitism

President Biden on Friday nominated Holocaust historian and Emory University professor Deborah Lipstadt to serve as a special envoy to combat and monitor antisemitism.Lipstadt, who was the founding director of Emory’s Institute for Jewish Studies… Source: The Hill

Biden pays tribute to late Sen. Levin: 'Embodied the best of who we are'

President Biden remembered former Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.), who died Thursday, as “one of the most honorable and decent people” the president said he has ever known.Biden called Levin “brilliant, humble, and principled” in a statement Friday. The… Source: The Hill

Biden backs effort to include immigration in budget package

President Biden on Thursday unequivocally backed Democratic efforts to include immigration in the budget as a way to navigate narrow margins in the Senate.”I think we should include in the reconciliation bill the immigration proposal,” Biden told… Source: The Hill

Biden: 'Every school should be open' in the fall

President Biden on Thursday called for all schools to open this fall for in-person learning even as coronavirus cases rise around the country, arguing there are enough tools available to ensure children and teachers are safe.”We can and we must… Source: The Hill

Jill Biden undergoing procedure to remove object from her foot

First lady Jill Biden will undergo a procedure Thursday to remove an object from her left foot, her office announced.She stepped on the object, which her office did not identify, on the beach in Hawaii last week and it apparently became lodged. The… Source: The…

Biden tells federal workers: Get vaccinated or submit to testing

President Biden on Thursday is directing all federal employees and onsite contractors to show that they are vaccinated or otherwise submit to regular coronavirus testing, a major step that will likely cause other private sector businesses to follow… Source: The Hill