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Ron DeSantis just called out Joe Biden for ignoring this coronavirus threat in one unbelievable way
Conservative Underground News

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is a rising star in the Republican Party.

His popularity is due in large part to his willingness to fight back against the lockdowns, mask mandates, and vaccine passports during the entire COVID-19 pandemic. . . .

The Latest: Mexico accepts its 1st group of Afghan refugees
Armed Forces Connect

MEXICO CITY — Mexico has accepted its first group of refugees from Afghanistan.

The five women and one man arrived Tuesday in Mexico City, where they were welcomed by Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard. Ebrard told the group, “Welcome to your home.” . . .

Border Patrol Arrests Nearly 8,700 Criminal Aliens Despite Thin Ranks
the Epoch Times

Border Patrol agents have arrested 8,691 criminal aliens coming across the southern border in the past 10 months. . . .

U.S. Supreme Court Dismisses Feds' Appeal to Stop the Reimplementation of MPP

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court ordered the Biden Administration to reinstate the Migrant Protection Protocols (aka Remain in Mexico), an effective asylum policy first implemented under the Trump Administration to deal with the 2019 border surge. . . .

DHS Official: Afghans Without Visas Being Brought to U.S.

According to a senior Biden Administration official, some Afghan nationals are being allowed to enter the United States without visas. . . .

House Approves Budget Reconciliation Framework Setting up Amnesty Fight this Fall

The House of Representatives approved the Senate-passed Budget Reconciliation framework today by a party line vote, 220-to-212. With today's vote, Democrats can officially start the budget reconciliation process that will include a number of the Party's priorities, including an amnesty for millions of illegal aliens. . . .

Border Patrol Seizes Thousands of Fake CDC COVID-19 Vaccine Cards From China
the Epoch Times

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials seized more than 3,000 fake COVID-19vaccination cards in Anchorage, Alaska, that came from China—the second such instance in about a week. . . .

Afghanistan Evacuees Don’t Need Negative COVID-19 Tests: State Dept
the Epoch Times

The State Department announced on Thursday that evacuees are not required to get a COVID-19 test to travel from Afghanistan out of the country. . . .

West Virginia Sues Biden Administration Over Refusal to Restart Remain in Mexico Policy
the Epoch Times

West Virginia on Thursday sued President Joe Biden’s administration, alleging its refusal to restart the Trump era policy known as Remain in Mexico will lead to an increase in drug trafficking. . . .

US Extends Closure of Canada and Mexico Land Borders
the Epoch Times

The United States on Friday extended limits on travel deemed non-essential at its northern and southern land borders, even after Canadastarted accepting American tourists. . . .