Concerns of “universal income” grow as President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion relief package gets rid of work requirements for the Child Tax Credit. Experts raise concerns that this could actually hurt, not help, society. Under current law, families with no earnings can’t get the benefits, but as their work earnings increase, so too does the family’s benefits. But Biden’s plan would cut out that requirement. Even families who don’t work could get up to $3,600 per child on top of any other aid they already might be receiving, such as food stamps, Medicaid, and so on.
The governor of Texas is blaming Biden’s open border policies for the migrant crisis. He says the Biden administration is “completely unprepared” for the situation at the border and won’t be ready for what’s to come. Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Operation Lone Star over the weekend to combat human smuggling into his state.
Twitter is suing Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The social media giant accuses Paxton of abusing his authority, intimidation, and harassment. This comes as MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is set to launch his own social media website post Twitter ban.
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