National News – 11-19-2021

Vice President Harris receives Biden’s Presidential power while he undergoes colonoscopy

  • On November 19, President Joe Biden transferred power to Vice President Kamala Harris for a short period of time while he is under anesthesia for a routine colonoscopy
  • The White House said it will publicly share a written summary of the 78-year-old Biden’s physical later Friday afternoon

Mandatory vaccinations and new lockdown to affect Austrian citizens

  • On November 19, Alexander Schallenberg, the Chancellor of Austria said that the country will go into a national lockdown in order to contain the 4th wave of COVID-19 cases
  • This new lockdown will be effective starting November 22 and will last for up to 10 days with most stores and cultural events closed or canceled

Rich and Ultra-wealthy have new restrictive retirement rules as Biden plan passes 

  • On November 19, President Biden’s Build Back Better Act was passed by House Democrats with legislation that restricts retirement plans for wealthy people
  • This bill requires minimum distributions for retirement accounts of more than $10 million; eliminates Roth IRA loopholes, and restricts new contributions to large accounts

Former Colorado House Speaker appointed EPA regional head

  • I an announcement on November 18, President Joe Biden has appointed a former Colorado House Speaker, KC Becker as a regional director of the Environmental Protection Agency
  • As administrator of the EPA’s Region 8, Becker will oversee the agency’s work in Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and 28 Tribal Nations

By K Buenavista

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