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Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer triggered the budget reconciliation process in the House of Congress, urging Democrats to pass the Biden administration’s U.S. Jobs and Family Plan through the Senate via a simple majority vote in July.
Nine years after the adoption of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act (or DACA), Vice President Kamala Harris will organize a roundtable with a group of immigrant women ahead of the Biden administration’s push for bipartisan immigration reform.
Meanwhile abroad, President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin gathered for a summit in Geneva at the end of Biden’s European tour to discuss various issues, including election interference, Ukraine and Russian opposition leaders.
After his ouster from power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed he would “come back.” Netanyahu was voted against the office on Sunday after 12 uninterrupted years in power. His government has been replaced by a faltering government coalition of opposition parties.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has informed officials of his ruling Workers’ Party that the country is closer and closer to the famine experience. One reportedly said: “The food situation of the population is now becoming tense.”
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