US Domestic News Roundup: All American Adults Eligible for COVDI-19 Vaccine; The Ohio businessman announces a run for the US Senate from Portman and more

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All American adults are scheduled to be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19: Biden

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday raised the target of COVID-19 vaccine approval for all American adults to April 19, but warned that the coronavirus is spreading new virus variants that are “still in a race for life and.” Death “are. Biden directed states to extend vaccination eligibility to those aged 18 and over by April 19, two weeks ahead of the May 1 deadline he previously announced. A COVID-19 vaccine is not yet approved for children under the age of 16, although tests are currently being conducted.

The Ohio businessman announces his candidacy for the seat of the US Senate in Portman

Cleveland businessman Bernie Moreno announced his candidacy for the US Senate on Tuesday, appearing as a Republican underdog who would protect the “victories” of former President Donald Trump if he were elected to the seat of retired Senator Rob Portman. Moreno, 54, is the fifth Republican Senate to join an increasingly crowded field in 2022 that includes former Ohio Republican Party leader Jane Timken and former state treasurer Josh Mandel. Several other Republicans are considering runs.

Prosecutor’s witnesses say Chauvin disregarded training in the deadly encounter with George Floyd

Prosecutors in Derek Chauvin’s murder trial presented a series of witnesses Tuesday to show the former Minneapolis police officer disregarded his education by kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for more than nine minutes. Lieutenant Johnny Mercil, who teaches the proper use of force for the division, told jurors that the neck brace used by Chauvin during Floyd’s fatal arrest was not authorized. Officers are trained to use the least amount of force necessary to subdue a suspect, he said.

The top economist of the White House defends the “care industry” as an infrastructure

White House top economist Cecilia Rouse on Tuesday defended President Joe Biden’s plan to spend $ 400 billion on the “care industry” as a legitimate infrastructure investment and an integral part of his quest to eradicate persistent economic inequalities. The Republicans have blown Biden’s $ 2.3 trillion infrastructure package with liberal spending priorities and want to strip funding for homes and community jobs that care for children and the elderly.

The White House wants to create legal channels for the migration of Central Americans, says the US envoy

The White House wants to create legal routes for Central American migrants to enter the US, US President Joe Biden’s Special Envoy Ricardo Zuñiga said Tuesday, while the number of illegal crossings has risen sharply in recent months. Zuñiga, Biden’s envoy for the so-called Northern Triangle countries in Central America, said during a visit to Guatemala that the White House wanted to offer protection to migrants, while Biden wanted to reshape US border policy.

Florida Democratic Congressman Alcee Hastings dies at the age of 84

US Democratic Representative Alcee Hastings has died at the age of 84, his office said Tuesday, further constraining the party’s majority in the lower chamber of Congress. His office did not provide details of the cause of death. In January 2019, Hastings said he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and was being treated.

Arkansas is the first US state to ban treatments for transgender teenagers

(Reuters) – Arkansas became the first US state on Tuesday to ban certain types of treatment for transgender youth, override a veto on Governor Asa Hutchinson and invite lawsuits from civil rights groups who vowed to stop it. The law threatens any healthcare professional who provides minors with puberty blockers, cross-gender hormones, or gender-affirming surgery with the loss of their medical license and opens them to lawsuits from patients who later regret their trials.

The evacuation order for Florida was lifted as the danger of leaking sewage reservoirs subsides

Evacuation orders for hundreds of residents near Tampa Bay, Florida were lifted Tuesday as crews relieved pressure on the security wall around a leaking sewage reservoir and reduced the risk of a toxic flash flood. Residents and local businesses were allowed to return after data from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers showed a lower risk of catastrophic collapse at the site of the former Piney Point phosphate plant.

Ghislaine Maxwell has received the COVID-19 vaccine and is in good health, according to the US

The US prosecutor said Tuesday Ghislaine Maxwell was “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19 and in good physical health as Jeffrey Epstein’s former coworker and girlfriend prepare for trial for helping him solve his sexual abuse of girls to enable. In a letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan in Manhattan, prosecutors denied allegations that the 59-year-old British celebrity suffered from restrictive conditions and weight loss while in Brooklyn Prison, where she has been held since last year was exposed to invasive searches in July.

Biden’s government pays 25 million more stimulus payments to Americans

The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it has made 25 million more stimulus payments totaling $ 36 billion to Americans under the $ 1.9 trillion pandemic relief law. A fourth series of checks was announced by the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service. The amount paid out is 156 million payments with a total value of $ 372 billion.

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