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Vice President Pence supports church in dispute with state

Can government arrest a church pastor for hosting small groups in their buildings? The growing verdict across the nation is no.  Now, Vice President Mike Pence is joining other members of the ...

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Sen. Josh Hawley calls for investigation of meatpacking industry

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The coronavirus pandemic is exposing many flaws in the nation’s supply chain for essential items such as food. Sen Josh Hawley, R-Mo., is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to begin an ...

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Just released Democrat House Committee found ‘no evidence of collusion, coordination, or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russians’

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In a bombshell development that again have destroyed Democrat assertions of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, the House Intelligence Committee on Thursday released previously sealed transcripts of interviews from its ...

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Obama office will release records involving Ukraine and 2016 election

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The Obama administration has backed down from an earlier refusal to release information about its involvement in Ukraine and the 2016 election of Donald Trump. A Republican senator is now responding to ...

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Poll: Evangelical support for President Trump remains high

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White evangelical Christians continue to be among the biggest supporters of President Trump, according to a poll conducted last week. Overall, approval ratings have returned to previous levels before the coronavirus outbreak. ...

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Missouri cuts budget after shut-down reduces taxes

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The Missouri House on Wednesday approved an operating budget with about $146 million in cuts. The total budget is $34.9 billion. Business closings during the coronavirus outbreak have reduced tax revenues, and ...

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Kansas City policy requires churches keep ‘lists’ of those entering

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A Kansas City phased reopening guideline requiring churches to keep “lists” of attendees, has alarmed many who see it as an infringement on religious liberty and privacy. In the policy issued by ...

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Ted Cruz aims to stop Communist Chinese propaganda from Mexican radio station

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US citizens are hearing Communist propaganda beamed from a radio station in Mexico that the Chinese Communist Party bought in 2018. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) plans to introduce a measure that would plug ...

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Attacked by Democrats for his support of Trump, black legislator vows to fight on

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After being threatened by fellow Democrats and being forced to resign for his support of President Trump,  black Democrat and Georgia state legislator State Rep. Vernon Jones has decided to reverse his ...

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Here’s the reopening schedule with all 50 states as COVID-19 flattens

The debate whether the nation’s governors and mayors overstepped Constitutional boundaries will be debated for years. In fact, lawsuits charging unconstitutional restrictions of freedoms guaranteed in the Bill of Rights, have already ...

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The ‘Squad’ wants $14,000 debit card for illegal immigrants

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Unpopular Democrat Congresswoman Rep. Ilhan Omar has been joined by three other  Democrats, commonly referred to as “The Squad,” in calling for American taxpayers to pay out stimulus funds to illegal immigrants.  ...

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Missouri Republican challenger questions constitutionality of governor’s stay-at-home order

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There’s growing discontent among Americans about stay-at-home orders that even some legal experts agree may not be constitutional. That includes Missouri residents who question Gov. Mike Parson’s order. Sandra McDowell, who is ...

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Trump Justice Department sides with churches after public outcry over tickets for people in their cars

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The Justice Department (DOJ) has weighed in on a dispute between the right to exercise one’s religious freedom with local and state official’s over-zealous efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus by ...

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Media cuts away from Trump coronavirus briefing when he shows clips of their previous reports

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Major news outlets don’t want you to see their reports from January and February that downplayed the threat of coronavirus. CNN and MSNBC cut away from airing President Donald Trump and the ...

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Attorney General William Barr opposes Mayor de Blasio plan to shutter churches

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Easter weekend underscored the tensions between the authority of the government to quarantine citizens and constitutional rights of freedom of worship and assembly. U.S. Attorney General William Barr supports religious organizations and ...

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‘A lot of death’: President prepares nation for next two weeks

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Americans are being asked to brace for a big spike in fatalities from the COVID-19 virus in the coming weeks. That was the warning from President Donald Trump who says the nation ...

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Most Americans don’t see Democratic candidates as very religious

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Religion has been a topic of conversation during the Democratic presidential primary, and some candidates have pointed out how their religious beliefs have shaped their political positions. But Americans don’t consider the Democratic candidates ...

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Transcript of Tuesday night’s somber coronavirus press conference with Trump, Pence

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Metro Voice regularly provides you with the transcripts of President Trump’s statements and press conferences. Below is the transcript from the Tuesday, March 21 coronavirus press conference with the President, Vice President ...

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‘Better call Bob’ Hamilton running as a conservative for U.S. Senate, but tweets show something else

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“Better call Bob” is a familiar phrase to people living in the Kansas City metro. The line is from commercials promoting Bob Hamilton – a plumbing, heating and air-conditioning repair company. Now ...

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A view from Israel: Trump leadership leads to high approval ratings

President Trump has been accused of almost everything – from colluding with the Russians, to withholding money from Ukraine in a quid pro quo, and, most recently, downplaying the coronavirus threat in ...

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While elective surgeries banned, some states still prioritize abortion

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A growing number of states have banned elective surgeries in order to focus all resources on fighting the coronavirus. Some abortion providers and states, however, have determined abortion to be an essential ...

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Deal reached on Senate coronavirus bill

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U.S. Senate leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief bill amid the COVID-19 pandemic, White House official Eric Ueland said shortly after midnight on Wednesday. “Ladies ...

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Evangelicals approve of Trump’s handling of coronavirus

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Nearly 70 percent of white evangelicals approve of the way President Donald Trump is handling the coronavirus outbreak, according to a HuffPost/YouGov poll conducted last weekend. By contrast, 45 percent of Americans ...

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President Trump locks up nomination with primary victories in Florida, Illinois

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Although it was overshadowed by coronavirus news and the Democrat primaries, President Donald Trump secured the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday. He won both the Florida and Illinois primary elections. In a ...

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President declares national emergency, brings in Google, Walmart, Walgreens, Target, others into effort

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As President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday, the Dow Jones responded by having the 9th largest one day gain in history. The Dow gained 1935 points and closed at ...

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