A top aide to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) traveled to Florida for spring break this week, according to photos she purportedly posted on Facebook. Tricia L. Foster, who was appointed by Whitmer as the state’s Chief Operations Officer , posted several photos from the Florida Keys, according to screenshots obtained by Breitbart News: One friend commented that she thought she saw the senior Michigan government official on the beach in Siesta Key. “I swear I saw you walking today,” the person said on a purported Foster Facebook post containing several beach photos from earlier this week. “Likely,” Foster responded. When asked where one of her absent family members was — apparently her son — Foster responded, “home with covid [coronavirus].” She added, “Missing his [senior] trip to the Bahamas so planned girls plan b 24 hours before flight.” On April 3, just days before Foster purportedly left the state, Whitmer urged Michiganders to avoid spring … [Read more...] about Top Gretchen Whitmer Aide Takes Spring Break Trip to Florida, Ignoring MI Gov’s Warning
President Biden Joe Biden Biden taps California workplace safety leader to head up OSHA Romney blasts end of filibuster, expansion of SCOTUS US mulling cash payments to help curb migration MORE ’s infrastructure plan and a surge in coronavirus cases in Michigan are the issues expected to dominate the Sunday news circuit. Democrats indicated they will most likely split up Biden’s infrastructure plan into two separate bills, though the overall plan will include funding for projects like roads, bridges and public transit as well as child care, elder care and family tax credits. The first portion, which has a price tag of roughly $2.25 trillion, has already faced opposition from Republicans, who say the package is too expensive and contorts the parameters of what infrastructure plans are supposed to cover. Sen. Roy Blunt Roy Dean Blunt DC delegate pushes for removing Capitol fence despite car attack Coons says bipartisan infrastructure package … [Read more...] about Sunday shows preview: Democrats eye two-part infrastructure push; Michigan coronavirus cases surge
The state of Michigan was locked down for months, and then in March it started opening up in the midst of a new surge of coronavirus cases. Michigan's experience, and other outbreaks across the country involving new foreign strains, once more raise questions and debates about whether we should close our borders to travelers from some countries, impose new restrictions in some areas, or both. But more on those questions in a minute. Unfortunately, when you suddenly give people their treasured freedom back, they are more likely to take fewer precautions than if you reopened gradually. On top of this, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Rochelle Walensky Overnight Health Care: White House rebuffs call to send more vaccine doses to certain states | White House warns states to expect low weekly J&J vaccine shipments Watch live: White House COVID-19 response team briefing CDC data shows rise in Brazil variant detected in US … [Read more...] about Would closing the borders limit deadly foreign strains of COVID-19?