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On Tuesday, the House gave final approval to a bill that temporarily increases the government’s lending limit. The move avoids the risk of a “catastrophic” debt default, at least until early December.
The administration also announced that it will lift travel restrictions at the Canadian and Mexican borders starting in November for fully vaccinated travelers.
Today, Joe Biden will sign a deed “to designate 9/11 National Memorial Trail Route” into law at 11:15 am. The US president will then meet with senior officials and stakeholders to discuss collective efforts to address global transportation supply chain bottlenecks before commenting on the matter.
The White House announced Wednesday that three of the largest U.S. freight carriers – Walmart, FedEx and UPS – will be expanding their operating hours during the holiday season to try to alleviate supply chain bottlenecks around the world, he said. a senior administration official told reporters.
Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach will also switch to 24/7 operations to help reduce shipping backlog.
Here’s what else we’re looking at today:
The White House Coronavirus Task Force will hold a public briefing at 11 and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki will inform reporters at 13:00.
The first lady, Jill Biden, he will visit Chicago and Allentown, Pennsylvania for conversations with Hispanic Americans.
Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia is voting early this morning in Northern Virginia.
And, just days after runners from around the world competed in the Boston marathon, the Supreme Court will listen to the oral discussion in case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was sentenced to death for his role in the terrorist attack of the race in 2013 that killed three people and injured hundreds more. The judges will consider whether to re-impose the death sentence for Tsarnaev after a federal appeals court overturned it.
Congress is on hiatus this week as Democrats scramble to reach agreement on President’s Build Back Better agenda. in any case, the House Veterans Affairs Committee is holding a hearing on the recruitment of veterans to violent extremist groups at 10 am.
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