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Biden launches advert answering Trump’s query: ‘Were you better off four years ago?’

President Joe Biden and former president Donald Trump scored decisive wins in Louisiana’s main on Saturday, in a contest that promised little upset.

Both candidates collected extra delegates however have already got sufficient to safe their social gathering nominations.

Meanwhile, a US authorities shutdown has been averted after the Senate handed a $1.2trn spending bundle in a 2am vote 74-24. President Biden signed the invoice into regulation on Saturday. It will maintain the federal authorities open till the tip of fiscal yr 2024 on 30 September.

The House of Representatives handed the spending bundle 286 to 134, surpassing the two-thirds majority wanted. Calling it a “betrayal of Republican voters”, a livid Marjorie Taylor Greene initiated the method to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson.

The US additionally condemned Friday’s terror assault on a live performance corridor in Moscow. A press release from the White House known as perpetrators ISIS “a common terrorist enemy that must be defeated everywhere”.

Vice President Kamala Harris toured Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Saturday, the scene of the 2018 Parkland bloodbath. Accompanied by some victims’ members of the family, she spoke about gun violence prevention efforts.

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In photos: Kamala Harris makes emotional go to to web site of Parkland bloodbath

Vice President Kamala Harris toured on Saturday the bloodstained classroom constructing the place the 2018 Parkland highschool bloodbath occurred, then introduced a program to help states which have legal guidelines permitting police to briefly seize weapons from individuals judges have discovered to be harmful.

Harris noticed bullet-pocked partitions and flooring nonetheless lined in dried blood and damaged glass left behind from the Feb. 14, 2018, assault at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed 14 college students and three workers members and wounded 17.

The halls and school rooms contained in the three-story construction stay strewn with footwear left behind by fleeing college students and wilted Valentine’s Day flowers and balloons. Textbooks, laptop computer computer systems, snacks and papers stay on desks. She was advised about every sufferer who died.

“Frozen in time,” Harris mentioned repeatedly about what she noticed. She was accompanied on the tour by victims’ members of the family, a few of them pushing for extra spending on faculty security and others for stronger gun legal guidelines.

Harris, who leads the brand new White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention, mentioned there are classes to be realized from Parkland, each for stopping faculty shootings earlier than they occur and mitigating them with measures similar to ensuring classroom doorways don’t lock from the skin as they did at Stoneman Douglas. She identified that shootings are a number one reason behind loss of life for youngsters and youngsters.

“We must be willing to have the courage to say that on every level, whether you talk about changing laws or changing practices and protocols, that we must do better,” Harris mentioned.

Vice President Kamala Harris pays her respects to the victims of the 2018 faculty taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

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Family members maintain portraits of the victims of the 2018 taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

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On Friday, the previous consultant for northern Nassau County, New York, posted on Twitter that he would “no longer be part of the Republican Party” after the GOP’s “embarrassing showing in the [H]ouse”.

Mr Santos was referring to the GOP majority passing laws to avert a partial authorities shutdown with out deep spending cuts that conservatives had known as for.

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An invitation to a fundraiser in Palm Beach, Florida subsequent month exhibits that the Save America political motion committee – largely serving because the financial institution for the previous president’s authorized group – will get a giant chunk of the proceeds.

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