ORLANDO, Florida — American Conservative Union (ACU) chairman Matt Schlapp told Breitbart News exclusively that his organization’s decision to move its landmark conservative gathering, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), to Florida this year may be a more permanent relocation after all. CPAC begins Friday in Orlando, Florida, and for the first time in the historic conference’s decades-long history, it will not be in Washington, DC, or the D.C. area. Presidents from Ronald Reagan through Donald Trump and conservative luminaries of all stripes from senators to governors to U.S. House members to cabinet members and more have graced the stages of CPAC over the decades many times, so the move — due to the coronavirus pandemic — is a big one. The fact that it may be permanent — a huge loss for the D.C. area revenue-wise as the conference regularly brings in tens of thousands of travelers for several days — is even bigger as just days from now, former President Donald … [Read more...] about Exclusive— CPAC Sunshine Edition: ACU Chair Matt Schlapp Says Mega Conservative Conference Considering Permanent Move to Florida
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Those who made Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo an exemplar of pandemic leadership are abandoning his side as news of his alleged cover up of the amount of nursing home deaths in New York continues to unravel. Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was commended by corporate media, heralded by Hollywood, and defended by powerful Democrats for his COVID-19 response. Cuomo issued a March 25, 2020 order that required nursing homes to accept recovering COVID-19 patients from the hospital. In May, Cuomo rescinded the order. Cuomo’s government omitted individuals who lived in nursing homes or long-term care facilities from their data on nursing home deaths because, according to a May Daily Caller News Foundation report, while the individual may have contracted the disease in the nursing home, they died in the hospital. Over the course of the nearly two month period when Cuomo’s directive was active, more than 9,000 COVID-19 positive patients were forced back into nursing … [Read more...] about The Walls Are Closing In On Andrew Cuomo
( CBS Local )- After last year’s tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest questions entering this March Madness is will fans be able to attend? The short answer is yes, fans can attend. How many and what are the requirements for attendance? The NCAA answered those questions when they presented their full plan in mid-February. First, the NCAA Tournament is being played entirely in Indiana this year with the large majority of games being held at one of several sites in Indianapolis. The move to one location allows for both less travel for teams and thus less potential exposure, but also allows the NCAA to work with just one state and local health authority on the protocols for attendance. READ MORE: Deja McClendon On Athletes Unlimited Volleyball: 'We Really Want To See This Grow' For this year’s tournament, fan capacity is being capped at 25% for each venue and that number includes all participants, essential staff and family members of … [Read more...] about 2021 NCAA Tournament: How Many Fans Can Attend?
( CBS Detroit ) — A third stimulus check, worth $1,400, is currently progressing through Congress as part of the Biden administration’s $1.9 trillion relief package. The American Rescue Plan also features increased unemployment benefits, a higher child tax credit and a $15 minimum wage, as well as billions more dollars to stop the spread of COVID-19. These and other programs are meant to aid millions of Americans facing financial hardship brought on by the pandemic and support the economy as vaccinations continue. How the bill evolves in the coming days will determine how much money actually reaches the public. President Biden and politicians from both parties support giving Americans another stimulus check. And they support doing it quickly. However, Republicans have pushed back against the overall price tag and other specific aspects of the plan, like the minimum wage hike. Democrats control both houses of Congress and are willing to pass stimulus legislation on a straight … [Read more...] about Stimulus Check Latest: Will Your Next Relief Payment Be $1,400?