Trump Announces Ban On Woke Capital Working With U.S. Government
The move is an extraordinary intervention in the cultural debate raging in the United States and further afield, and doubles down on the President’s announcement from earlier in September, wherein he banned “efforts to indoctrinate government employees with divisive and harmful sex and race-based ideologies.”
Republicans have the votes to confirm new Supreme Court justice, says Sen. Lindsey Graham
The Republican-led Senate appears poised to move forward with confirming a replacement for the late liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, with GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina saying late Monday there was support from a sufficient number of lawmakers.
Four GOP senators could halt a quick confirmation as the party has a 53-47 majority in that chamber, but so far only Republican Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska have opposed a vote before the Nov. 3 elections.
Walmart to hire 20,000 workers for holiday rush
Walmart is bracing for an onslaught of online orders this holiday season and will hire more than 20,000 seasonal associates nationwide.
The retail giant said Wednesday the new hires will assist the company's e-commerce fulfillment centers across the country, which are preparing for "an expected increase in online shopping."
FedEx to hire 70,000 workers for 'unprecedented holiday shipping season'
FedEx is bracing for a tsunami of a holiday shipping season with plans to hire as many as 70,000 seasonal workers, the company confirmed to FOX Business. That's a 27 percent increase from the 55,000 hired last year. Raj Subramaniam, president and chief operating officer of FedEx, predicts the upcoming season will be "unprecedented' while also announcing some enhancements to meet that demand, including "the acceleration of FedEx Ground’s seven-day a week residential delivery."
Consumers cooped up at home due to the coronavirus pandemic have stepped up online shopping, which was already on the upswing. Retailers including Walmart said online sales rose 97% in the second quarter, while Target and Dick's Sporting Goods both reported jumps of 195% and 194%, respectively.
Florida attorney general asks for investigation into Mike Bloomberg plan to help Florida felons vote
Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody on Wednesday asked state and federal law enforcement officials to investigate “potential violations of election law” over billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s decision to help pay Florida felons' fines, fees and restitution to be eligible to vote.
In a letter dated Wednesday, Moody wrote that she instructed statewide prosecutor Nick Cox to work with law enforcement and any statewide grand jury that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis may want to call on the matter.
DeSantis initially asked Moody to review the matter, the attorney general wrote.