Republican U.S. Reps Urge DOD To End Vaccine Mandate For Military

A Group Of 47 Members Of Congress Are Urging The Secretary Of The Department Of Defense To “Immediately Revoke” The Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate He Issued Last August For All Service Members, Civilian Personnel, And Contractors. They’ve Also Asked Him To Reinstate Those Who’ve Already Been Discharged For Noncompliance.

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Lawmakers Coordinate Effort To Stop Blacklisted Chinese Firms From Receiving U.S. Tax Dollars

Several Republican Senators Introduced New Legislation This Week That Would Prevent U.S. Taxpayer Dollars From Going To Certain Chinese Firms.

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U.S. House Expands Young ‘Dreamers’ Visa Status As Part Of Defense Bill

The U.S. House Approved An Amendment To A Defense Bill That Expands H1B Visa Status To “Documented Dreamers” But That Critics Say Is “Bad Policy And Has No Place In A Defense Bill.”

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Federal Court Halts Vaccine Mandate Impacting Air Force Service Members

A Federal District Court In Ohio Has Blocked The Department Of Defense From Imposing A Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate On All U.S Air Force Service Members Whose Religious Exemption Requests Were Denied Or Are Pending.

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TN-5 Candidates Give Their Views On The Rights Of Tennessee National Guardsmen

The State Has Since Asked The Department Of Defense To Approve Exemptions To The Vaccine Mandate. The Governor’s Office Said No Guardsmen Would Be Discharged While They Wait For A Response. In A Recent Forum For Candidates Running For Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District, Candidates Were Asked “What Advice Would You Give To Governor Lee And What Might You Do In Congress On This Issue?”

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Liberty Counsel Pushes Back Against Biden Administration’s Attempt To Have Navy SEAL Case Dismissed

The Orlando-Based Religious Freedom Organization, Liberty Counsel, Is Pushing Back Against The Biden Administration For Seeking To Dismiss Its Case Over Religious Exemptions For The Covid-19 Vaccine, Navy Seal 1 v Austin.

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Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Draws Pushback

President Joe Biden’s Latest Budget Proposal Fits The Model Of His Other Plans With Higher Taxes And A Spike In Federal Spending. But The New Plan Has Drawn Opposition Just As His Earlier Spending Proposals Have.

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Synergy Between Washington And Big Tech Gives Rise To Digital-Intelligence Complex

The synergy between Washington and Silicon Valley can be seen as the latest manifestation of the Beltway’s revolving door. But the size and scope of Big Tech – and the increasing dependence of government on its products and talent – suggest something more: the rise of a Digital-Intelligence Complex. Like the Military-Industrial Complex that President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned against in 1961, it represents a symbiotic relationship in which the lines between one and the other are blurred.

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