In other news, the Senate is proceeding to a vote on the budget resolution for COVID stimulus, but Republican senators are proposing over 500 amendments. Voting on the nonsensical amendments is expected to last until late into the night if not multiple days.
Meanwhile, the Biden administration is planning to raise the yearly limit on the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. to 126,000 later this year. Trump had cut the number down to just 15,000.
Finally, President Biden is signing a presidential memorandum that calls for promoting LGBTQ rights worldwide across federal agencies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden will announce a presidential memorandum on Thursday protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people worldwide, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said.
“It reflects his deep commitment to these issues both here in the United States and everywhere around the world. The United States will speak out and act on behalf of these rights as we go,” Sullivan told reporters at a White House press briefing.
I finally got a new shipment of hormones for replacement therapy in the mail this afternoon about a month after it went missing and I began rationing what I had left.
I've never been happier to see a box of pills in my life.