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Week of February 14, 2021

Monday - February 15, 2021

President Joe Biden signed an executive order to reopen enrollment on so that Americans can sign up for government-subsidized health insurance. This opportunity gives Americans, who lost insurance during the pandemic, a change to re enroll in government health care plans.

Tuesday - February 16, 2021

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made public calls for a 9/11 style commission to investigate the Jan 6th Capitol insurrection. After Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, Pelosi searches more information about the riots, saying, “it is clear from his findings and from the impeachment trial that we must get to the truth of how this happened”.

Wednesday - February 17, 2021

Today South Carolina lawmakers banned nearly all abortions. The change outlaws all abortions when a fetal heartbeat is found unless the pregnancy was a result of rape of incest, or if the mother's life is in danger. This is yet another move of a republican state using the republican dominated Supreme Court to their advantage to overturn the controversial Roe v Wade ruling.

Thursday - February 18, 2021

Senator Ted Cruz was spotted taking a trip to Cancun today while the majority of the state of Texas is without power. After immediate backlash, Cruz was quick to blame his daughters for requesting to take the trip.

Friday - February 19, 2021

President Biden gave his first speech to a multitude of world leaders. He spoke of hopes to rejoin the world stage after President Trump’s “America first” foreign policy.

Saturday - February 20, 2021

President Biden just approved a disaster declaration for Texas following the dangerous freeze that they are currently experiencing. He had a call with the governor of Texas about the ongoing crisis due to the cold weather and pledged to do his best to get the state what they need.

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