Yeah, the speaker made the trip after Biden asked for another $33 billion in assistance. Dr. Biden is headed to the region too, visiting Romania and Slovakia to meet with U.S. troops and Ukrainian refugees.
About goddamn time
Jury selection starts today in Fulton County as prosecutors empanel a “special purpose grand jury” to delve into Trump’s efforts to interfere with the state’s presidential election. It’s nice to see that Fulton County hasn’t been hit with the same cowardice that got Alvin Bragg in New York. While this grand jury can issue subpoenas, don’t expect any indictments. Prosecutors will need a second grand jury for that. More: AJC
Former SecDef Mark Esper, who was paid to keep this country safe, kept some shocking shit to himself so he could sell books. Yeah, we already knew this but Esper writes that Trump wanted him to fire on protestors, asking Esper if his soldiers could just shoot the protesters in the legs. It’s really terrifying and fucked up, so we already know the Sunday shows don’t give a shit. More: Axios
The United States is rapidly approaching a major jobs milestone that highlights the historically strong economic recovery from Covid-19.
By the end of August, the labor market will have fully recaptured all jobs lost during the pandemic, Fitch Ratings projects in a new report shared first with CNN. More: CNN
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