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-New York Post
“If vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna soon get emergency approval—as expected—20 million of the most vulnerable Americans could get shots by the end of the year,” Lee Brown reports. “Another 30 million could get shots in January and then 50 million in February—possibly even more if other leading vaccine candidates get approved by then, too.”
-The Wall Street Journal
“The People’s Republic of China poses the greatest threat to America today, and the greatest threat to democracy and freedom world-wide since World War II,” National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe writes. “Beijing is preparing for an open-ended period of confrontation with the U.S. Washington should also be prepared.”
Following a nearly two-year investigation, the Justice Department believes “Facebook created a separate hiring process for certain temporary immigration status holders, such as H-1B visa holders, and alleges Facebook did not consider U.S. workers for more than 2,600 positions,” Rebecca Klar reports. “Our message to all employers—including those in the technology sector—is clear: you cannot illegally prefer to recruit, consider, or hire temporary visa holders over U.S. workers,” an Assistant Attorney General said.
“In addition to the lack of portability—when people lose their job, they generally lose their health coverage—employer-provided health insurance also tends to raise health costs,” Christopher Jacobs writes. “Thankfully, regulations put into place by the Trump administration will solve the portability problem, while also working to realign incentives in ways that will make the health-care system more efficient.”
“President Trump will award Olympic gold medalist and college wrestling legend Dan Gable the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday,” Ryan Gaydos reports. “The president awards such honors to ‘individuals who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors.’”