US Congress Current Affairs, GK & News
The US Congress recently passed a stop gap bill to avert government shutdown. The bill extended the funding through mid – February. The bill is usually passed so that the US Government does not run out of money. Why was the bill passed? The bill was passed to overcome brinkmanship over vaccine mandates. Brinkmanship is ..
The Central Bureau of the United States recently announced that the population of the United States has increased by 7.4%. This is the second slowest growth of US Population since the Great Depression. Background The Census Bureau recently released the first set of data on US population. The complete demographic data of the country is ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The House of Representatives in the US recently passed a bill to make Washington DC, the fifty first US state. The Washington DC Admission bill is being passed for the second time in a year. The bill will create the state of “Washington, Douglas Commonwealth”. It has been named after Frederick Douglass. The Washington DC ..
The US House of Representatives recently passed a bill that will limit the ability of the President to impose religion-based travel ban. It is informally called “No Ban Act”. Why was the act passed? The No Ban Act was passed in response to the controversial “Muslim ban” passed by the former US President Donald Trump. ..
The US President Donald Trump recently signed the Stopgap Funding Bill. The bill provides the law makers two more days to sort out few issues in the ongoing negotiations about the 900 billion USD aid package. What is Stopgap Funding Bill? A stopgap funding bill is used by the US Government to ensure that it ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
President Donald Trump has vetoed the resolution from the US Congress which directed him to end U.S. support for the civil war in Yemen. Why the President has vetoed the Congress Resolution? President trump has stated the following reasons for vetoing the US Congress resolution: Yemen is at a breaking point as 10 million people on ..