Category: Block

Google Will Block Some Search Suggestions to Fight ‘Election Misinformation’
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Google Will Block Some Search Suggestions to Fight ‘Election Misinformation’

Tech giant Google has promised to block certain autocomplete search suggestions ahead of the November election in an effort to fight “misinformation.” One search suggestion given as an example of election “misinformation” is “You can vote yourself into socialism” given as a search suggestion when “You can vote” is typed in. Bloomberg reports that tech giant Google…

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Democrats Block Senate Republican Coronavirus Aid Bill
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Democrats Block Senate Republican Coronavirus Aid Bill

Democrats blocked a Senate Republican proposal on Thursday that would provide aid to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate Republican measure failed to pass through the cloture vote, with 52 Republicans in favor of the motion to invoke cloture and 47 Democrats against the motion. Republicans would have needed 60 votes to invoke cloture and…

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Dems Block Motion to Bar Illegal Immigrants from Stimulus Payments
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Dems Block Motion to Bar Illegal Immigrants from Stimulus Payments

House Democrats blocked a motion on Friday to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving stimulus payments included in the Democrat phase four coronavirus bill. As the House prepared to vote on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) $3 trillion, 1,815-page phase coronavirus bill, the Heroes Act, Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-VA) offered a motion to recommit. Riggleman’s motion…

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Josh Hawley Bill to Block Aid for Wealthy Universities Gains Steam
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Josh Hawley Bill to Block Aid for Wealthy Universities Gains Steam

Sen. Josh Hawley’s (R-MO) legislation to restrict universities with endowments larger than $10 billion from coronavirus aid has garnered strong support in both chambers of Congress. Sens. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Martha McSally (R-AZ), and Marco Rubio (R-FL) cosponsored Hawley’s legislation on Friday. Hawley’s legislation would block universities with large endowments from receiving Higher Education Emergency…

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Democrats Block Senate Coronavirus Package
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Democrats Block Senate Coronavirus Package

Democrats blocked a coronavirus package on Sunday that would provide economic relief to businesses and Americans suffering from the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. The Senate GOP package failed, with 47 votes in favor and 47 against, which fell 13 votes short of what was necessary to advance the legislation. An angry Senate Majority Leader…

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