"Already global competitors in Canada, China, and India, among others, are pouncing at the opportunity to attract well-trained, innovative individuals," they wrote. "And American businesses are scrambling to adjust, hiring needed talent to work in locations outside our nation's borders. The Proclamation did not consider these costs." … [Read more...] about Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and other major companies denounce Trump visa restrictions
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“Remember what it felt like to see those neo-Nazis, those white supremacists coming out of the fields holding those torches, the veins bulging and pouring into the streets of an historic American city spewing the same vile things you heard in Hitler’s Germany?,” Biden said. … [Read more...] about Biden, Harris tear into Trump in first joint appearance
(CBS SF / CNN) — Silicon Valley giants Apple and Facebook are among the 52 companies and organizations in a court filing denouncing Trump administration restrictions on employment-based visas, saying that the action “fundamentally disserves the interests of the United States by stifling the ability of U.S. businesses to attract the world’s best talent, drive innovation, and further American economic prosperity.” … [Read more...] about Apple, Facebook Among Major Companies Denouncing Trump Visa Restrictions
In Washington, Harris has advocated overhauling the criminal justice system, intensifying her efforts since George Floyd’s killing by a white Minneapolis officer in May. And she’s called for sweeping domestic programs to benefit the working and middle class. But she has taken heat for some of her aggressive stances as a local prosecutor in the San Francisco area and for not prosecuting bank executives in the wake of the 2008 financial collapse. … [Read more...] about ‘A Proven Fighter’ – Joe Biden Introduces Running Mate Kamala Harris, Blasts Trump On COVID-19 Crisis
It’s not always any different in the Trump administration, except that Barr has used his tenure to intercede in places that an attorney general does not belong. He editorially misconstrued the Mueller Report in the president’s favor; he demanded that subordinates dismiss the Michael Flynn indictment; and he directed his prosecutors to reduce the sentencing request for Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneMatt Gaetz, Roger Stone back far-right activist Laura Loomer in congressional bid Barr: The left 'believes in tearing down the system' New HBO documentary lets Gaetz, Massie, Buck offer their take on how to 'drain the swamp' MORE. In the cases of Flynn and Stone, both former Trump associates convicted of lying in official inquiries to help the president, Barr interceded in court proceedings over the objection of line prosecutors. And Barr probably didn’t take those actions because he thought they were in the interest of the country. … [Read more...] about How would a Biden Justice Department be different?