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Trump signs coronavirus relief bill after a few days delay
President Trump signed a $2.3 trillion relief bill that avoided a government shutdown and extended other unemployment benefits that have lapsed.
Americans may soon cash in another round of coronavirus relief checks. The motivation of the Nashville bomber remains a mystery. And “Aunt Becky” has emerged from the depths of her cell.
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It is not clear if assistance checks will be sent this week
The $900 billion COVID-19 relief plan was finally signed into law by Donald Trump on Sunday, which means that many Americans will soon receive the long-sought cash and assistance to help them through 2020 Black hole. The measure pays $600 directly to Americans who earned $75,000 in 2019. Will this increase? There is a chance that Trump is working to increase the check per American to $2,000, and the House of Representatives plans to vote on a bill to expand direct payments on Monday. Regardless of the amount, how long does it take for the check to arrive? The Trump administration is trying to send the payment this week, but it is unclear whether the U.S. Treasury Department will be able to pay it over the holiday weekend.
Nashville Bomber: Why did he do this?
How did the authorities identify the bomber in the RV explosion that shook downtown Nashville, Tennessee on Christmas Day? All they need is a tip, a hat and a pair of gloves. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Monday that a small trick by the public put Anthony Quinn Warner on law enforcement radar, and the DNA in gloves and hats retrieved from Warner-owned cars helped confirm the identity. . The authorities are still working to determine why the 63-year-old Warner has lived in the area for a long time and caused the bomb to explode. When the explosion occurred, the RV was parked near the AT&T building in the city. Warner’s father once worked for AT&T, and the authorities said it was investigating the possibility of AT&T becoming a target.
What is everyone talking about
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At the beginning of 2020, President Trump’s impeachment trial will become a seismic political event in 2020. With the advent of one of the most chaotic political years of modern times, this quickly became the background: the pandemic exacerbated partisan divisions in the country. American management and culture echoed race. The president’s attacks on the election cast doubt on the legitimacy of his election among millions of supporters. Will 2020 be a destructive distortion or a decisive turning point? Susan Page of USA Today studied how 2020 will reshape American politics.
Lori Loughlin Is a free woman
After being sentenced to two months in prison for participating in the college admissions bribery scandal, “Full House” star Lori Loughlin (she will always be Aunt Becky to me) was released from prison. Remember that ordeal? Lavlin and her fashion designer husband Mossimo Giannulli are accused of paying a bribe of half a million dollars to get their two daughters recruited as recruiters for the University of Southern California, even though neither of them participated in the sport . The celebrity couple pleaded guilty to conspiracy in May. They signed a guilty plea agreement with federal prosecutors for wire fraud and mail fraud. The celebrity couple is the most famous of the dozens of wealthy parents accused of cheating their children into an elite university last year. Actress Felicity Huffman (Felicity Huffman) also played a role in the birth case.
Best of 2020: Race and Equality
The editors of USA Today selected the best stories of 2020. (Trust us, this is not easy.) Every day, until 2021, I will compile some of the most powerful stories of the year:
Defend the National Defense Authorization Act
The House of Representatives will vote on Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act on Monday night. This will be Trump’s first tenure in the weeks before Trump resigns as president. If it exceeds its authority, it will go to the Senate, which may take measures on Tuesday. NDAA, a $741 billion national security plan, will raise the salaries of the military, directly purchase weapons and formulate military policies. The legislation involves the deprivation of honor, league names, symbols, displays, monuments and other utensils.
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