-Trump Signs Executive Order to Fast-Track Infrastructure Projects
Order could shave years off permitting process, boosting jobs and infrastructure. President Trump has signed an executive order that grants emergency powers to government agencies to fast-track and expedite the permitting process for infrastructure and energy projects.
According to the White House, the damage caused to the economy by the CCP virus means that without intervention, the United States would likely face a sustained and protracted recovery period characterized by persistently high levels of unemployment.
-US demands Prince Andrew spill beans on Epstein ties, report says
US prosecutors have reportedly demanded that the United Kingdom hand over Prince Andrew to face questions over his links to the late pedophile Jeffrey Epstein.
The Department of Justice bypassed Buckingham Palace by filing a “mutual legal assistance” (MLA) request to the UK Home Office to force the disgraced royal to testify.
-German official calls report of Trump’s plan to pull troops ‘unacceptable’
President Trump’s reported decision to pull 9,500 troops from Germany is “completely unacceptable,” said Berlin’s coordinator for transatlantic ties, according to Reuters. Peter Beyer told the Rheinische Post that the White House did not inform Germany in advance before reports of the decision began to emerge, the report said The Wall Street Journal, citing U.S. government officials, reported on Friday that Trump ordered the Pentagon to reduce the 34,500 service members in the country. A U.S. senior official told the paper that internal discussions have been continuing since September and the move is not in retaliation to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision not to attend the G-7 meeting in Washington.
-Scotland, Northern Ireland report no new COVID-19 deaths in past 24 hours
Scotland has recorded no deaths of patients who have tested positive for coronavirus in the past 24 hours, Scottish health minister Jeane Freeman said on Sunday. Northern Ireland's health department also said it had no new COVID-19 deaths reported in the 24 hours to 0900 GMT on Sunday.
-Looking for work? Dunkin' plans to hire 25,000 new employees
Dunkin' announced a plan to hire 25,000 new employees as social distancing measures are lifted in states across the country. The company also plans to offer its workers the opportunity to receive a low-cost online education in partnership with Southern New Hampshire University.
The coffee chain will launch its first-ever advertising initiative focused on recruitment to get the word out. "Dunkin’ is committed to keeping America running and working. We are proud to support our franchisees who offer much-needed job opportunities, in a welcoming environment where people can feel appreciated and rewarded for serving both customers and their communities during this critical time," Stephanie Lilak, Dunkin' Brands senior vice president and chief human resources officer, said in a statement.
-TWEET FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP:
This year has seen the lowest crime numbers in our Country’s recorded history, and now the Radical Left Democrats want to Defund and Abandon our Police. Sorry, I want LAW & ORDER!
-Federal Appeals Court Rules Pandemic No Reason to Force All Texans to Vote by Mail
“Allowing universal mail-in ballots, which are particularly vulnerable to fraud, would only lead to greater election fraud and disenfranchise lawful voters,” Paxton said in a statement to the media. “The unanimous Fifth Circuit ruling puts a stop to this blatant violation of Texas law.”