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    Biden’s UN Address & Ray Epps Charged | Afternoon Update | 9.19.23

    enSeptember 19, 2023

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    • President Biden speaks at UN General Assembly on climate change, Ukraine, and ChinaBiden urges action on climate change, seeks responsible competition with China, and faces corruption allegations at home

      President Biden addressed world leaders at the UN General Assembly, discussing pressing issues such as climate change, Ukraine, and China. The urgency of addressing climate change was emphasized with the mention of record-breaking heat waves, wildfires, droughts, and flooding. Regarding China, the US aims for responsible competition and not decoupling. The House Oversight Committee announced a hearing on September 28th for constitutional and legal questions surrounding President Biden's involvement in corruption and abuse of public office. A former marine, Ray Epps, was charged with a misdemeanor offense in connection with the US Capitol riot, and he previously faced accusations of being a government agent.

    • Sports, Entertainment, and Military: Accountability and Transparency Under ScrutinyAllegations of sexual harassment and assault in sports, entertainment, and military result in investigations and suspensions, emphasizing the significance of addressing misconduct seriously and the far-reaching impact of transparency in the digital age.

      Accountability and transparency are under scrutiny in the face of serious allegations. In the world of sports, Michigan State University's head football coach Mel Tucker faces sexual harassment allegations from a prominent rape survivor and activist, Brenda Tracy. Tucker, who recently signed a decade-long contract extension, was suspended without pay while a Title 9 investigation is ongoing. In the entertainment industry, YouTube suspended comedian and actor Russell Brand's channels from monetization following sexual assault allegations. Brand denies any wrongdoing and questions the timing and motivation behind the suspensions. Meanwhile, in the military, the US Marine Corps is investigating the crash of a stealth fighter jet and ordered a stand down of aviation units for safety discussions. These events highlight the importance of addressing allegations seriously and the potential consequences of transparency in the digital age.

    • Trump Skips 2024 GOP Primary Debate for Michigan EventTrump forgoes 2024 GOP debate to meet with striking workers, showcasing his confidence and focus on blue collar voters.

      Former President Donald Trump will not be participating in next week's 2024 GOP primary debate. Instead, he has opted to meet with striking United Auto Workers and other blue collar voters in Michigan. Trump had previously skipped the first primary debate and announced that he would not compete in any debates due to his strong lead in state and national polls. The second Republican debate will be held on September 27th at 9 PM Eastern at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, and will be hosted by Fox Business and Univision. This decision by Trump highlights his confidence in his current standing within the party and his focus on appealing to working-class voters. For those who want more in-depth analysis of the day's biggest stories, be sure to listen to the latest full episode of Morning Wire. To learn more about these stories, visit dailywire.com.

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