The White House will soon notify federal agencies to prepare for the possibility of a government shutdown, a move that press secretary Jen Psaki described as “a routine step,” to ensure that essential services continue, The Hill reports.
Larry Nassar, who had been a doctor for US Olympic gymnasts, was sentenced in 2017 to 60 years in prison for possessing child sex abuse material, and receiving the following year additional sentences of 175 years and up to 125 years for molesting female gymnasts that he had overseen.
The Constitution of the United States represents the classic solution to one of humankind’s greatest political problems: that is, how does a small group of states combine into a strong union without the states losing their individual powers and surrendering their control over local affairs?
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) criticized Joe Biden’s federal vaccine mandate and vowed to fight against it. DeSantis attended a veteran event on Friday, where he called Biden out for issuing unconstitutional edicts against Americans and suggested millions would lose their jobs.
The U.S Capitol Police (USCP) confirmed on Saturday that it has recommended “disciplinary action” for six officers over their handling of protesters on U.S. Capitol grounds on Jan. 6, following internal investigations.
A significant proportion of Americans do not think the U.S. government is doing a good job protecting many of their rights, according to an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research nationwide poll carried out Aug. 12-16.