SCDP Press Clips for March 29, 2021
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INSIDE SOUTH CAROLINA
Pete Buttigieg has a bridge to sell you With the White House’s massive infrastructure bill set for its formal unveiling, he and his boss are looking to turn that reputation into a political asset. They want to make him one of the package’s chief pitchmen. Read More.
Fauci warns against potential new COVID-19 surge as cases remain high Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to President Biden, warned Sunday the nation could be at risk of a new surge of COVID-19 infections as the number of daily cases in the U.S. has remained at a plateau. Read More.
Why Possibly Changing The Filibuster Brings Threats Of Political ‘Nuclear’ War Former President Barack Obama called on the Senate to eliminate the filibuster if needed to secure voting rights last year at the funeral of the late congressman and civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga. Read More.
Sen. Lindsey Graham: Biden owes apology to Border Patrol for migrant surge Appearing on “Fox News Sunday,” the South Carolina Republican said he saw overcrowding at a facility on the border for migrant children – with 1,000 kids packed into a facility designed to hold just 80.Read More.
AROUND THE WORLD
Cargo ship blocking the Suez is partially floated, says Suez Canal Authority The shipping crisis, now in its sixth day, has added to anxieties over the global supply chain, which had already been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. Read More.
[VIDEO] International condemnation after killing of more than 100 protesters in Myanmar There has been international condemnation of the military in Myanmar after more than a hundred demonstrators were shot dead by security forces.
H&M Stores Shut by China Landlords as Xinjiang Fallout Grows At least six stores in the lower-tier cities of Urumqi, Yinchuan, Changchun and Lianyungang have been shut down by the owners of the properties, according to mall operators in those areas who were contacted by Bloomberg. Read More.