Guatemala City (AFP) - Guatemala blasted US President Donald Trump on Thursday over US deportations of migrants infected with coronavirus.President Alejandro Giammattei said the deportations had saturated quarantine centers in Guatemala and heaped pressure on the Central American country's weak health system."Guatemala is an ally to the United States, the United States is not an ally to Guatemala," he told the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based international affairs think tank."We understand that the United States wants to deport people, we understand that, but what we don't understand is th...
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Critics of both Donald Trump and the Republican Party rejoiced on Saturday morning over the growing civil war between the two that has now led the ex-president having to threaten a lawsuit if they continue to use his name and likeness to fundraising purposes.
Trump, who is increasingly trying to take control of the Republican Party since he lost re-election, has set himself up as a kingmaker with his own PAC in Florida and is continuing to fundraise.
With that in mind, on Saturday it was reported he sent cease and desist letters to the Republican National Committee, the National Republican Congressional Committee, and the National Republican Senatorial Committee demanding they stop using him to fundraise.
As one commenter on Twitter put it, Trump's growing war with the GOP is "f*cking hilarious."
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On CNN Saturday, former U.S. Attorney Michael Moore argued that the evidence is already there for the criminal investigation into former president Donald Trump's phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger demanding he "find" an extra 11,000 votes.
"Michael, how difficult is it to build a case around fraud in particular?" asked anchor Fredricka Whitfield.
Early Saturday morning, after a night of frenzied negotiations, the U.S. Senate passed a massive COVID relief bill that will help out embattled states and Americans dealing with the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic that began during Donald Trump's last year in office.
Prior to the vote Politico reported, "As of Saturday morning, the Senate had been in session for more than 24 hours straight, with the vote-a-rama taking up most of the time and with several more hours to go. Senate Democrats largely stuck together throughout the night and staved off GOP efforts to drastically change the bill. While some Democrats defected on a handful of GOP amendments, those amendments required 60 votes to pass. Democrats also sidestepped a quagmire on undocumented immigrants that infuriated liberals last month after some moderates supported a proposal barring those immigrants from receiving checks. All 50 Democrats banded together to reject an amendment from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to bar relief payments from going to undocumented immigrants"
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