News Brief: Biden’s Border Policy, Billionaire Backs Trump, GOP Defends Trump, and Jordan vs. Prosecutors

Good morning, and welcome to The Epoch Times News Brief for Wednesday, June 5, 2024. I’m Bill Thomas, and today, we have a number of important stories to get to, including President Joe Biden’s new asylum order, a billionaire’s renewed support for former President Donald Trump, and the controversy over potential prison time for the former president. Also, we’ll share with you a story about Sen. Roger Marshall’s call to halt gain-of-function research and Rep. Jim Jordan’s push against politicized prosecutions.

A lot to get to and here’s our first big story. It took a while, but sounds like progress is being made with regard to border issues. Here’s what’s up.

President Biden has issued an executive order to halt asylum requests at the southern border if daily crossings exceed 2,500 people. The border will remain shut until that daily average stays below 1,500 for at least one week.
It’s part of the administration’s recent efforts to tackle the ongoing immigration crisis, which is seen as a major concern for many voters. President Biden signed the executive order yesterday next to several lawmakers from communities along the Mexico–U.S. border.

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