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Sens. Cruz, Cotton Among 20 Additions To Trump SCOTUS List

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Citing the great responsibility of the next president in appointing Supreme Court justices, and likely determining the future of the court and the country, President Trump announced 20 new additions to his list of potential justices.

Promising the next appointee, if he is given the opportunity to select one, will come from the list, President Trump read off the new additions and their resumes. Among the new adds are Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Tom Cotton (R-AR).

Trump pointed out in his remarks that Democrat Nominee Joe Biden has refused to release a list of his potential picks, likely because, Trump argues, the names are too radical and would alter the state of America with decisions impacting the second amendment, free speech, and religious liberty, among others.

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Michigan asks residents to house migrants, enroll children in school and help adults find employment

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Michigan is asking its residents to help with the mess its leadership created and house migrants in their own homes. The state Department of Labor and Economic Development said volunteers who participate must commit for at least 90 days as part of the refugee support program.

In addition to opening up their homes, sponsors are expected to support newly arrived refugees by greeting them at the airport, securing and preparing initial housing, enrolling children in school and helping adults find employment.

“Programs like the Welcome Corps advance the Office of Global Michigan’s mission to make Michigan the home for opportunity for our immigrant, refugee and ethnic communities,” said Poppy Hernandez, Global Michigan Director and Michigan’s Chief Equity and Inclusion Officer. “Expanded refugee resettlement pathways empower more Michiganders to support our state’s growing refugee population and build a more welcoming and inclusive Michigan for all.”

The migrants will come from Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua and Venezuela, all points of origin where many have been hoping to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Fox News reports “cities like New York and Chicago have also dealt with issues related to migrants committing crimes, as well as pushback from residents who have voiced anger and concern over the influx. Migrant shelters in those cities have largely been full, forcing officials to come up with ways to safely house the migrants.”

Last year, Massachusetts officials asked residents to open their doors as migrant shelters were full at the time. “Most importantly, if you have an extra room or suite in your home, please consider hosting a family. Housing and shelter is our most pressing need and become a sponsor family,” said Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kim Driscoll.

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