What we’re reading: Most Texas House members disapprove of Trump’s Syria actions
Facebook Jonathan Abrahamhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jonathan-abraham/ Facebook What we’re reading: Closing arguments in Chauvin trial, Austin shooting suspect arrested + posts Athletics Weekend Roundup: equestrian triumphs, swim and dive falters, and women’s golf finishes strong Jonathan Abrahamhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jonathan-abraham/ Jonathan Abrahamhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jonathan-abraham/ What we’re reading: Attempts for background checks on stranger-to-stranger gun sales in Texas printMost Texas House members disapprove of Trump’s actions in Syria Almost all members of the Texas House delegation voted to pass a resolution that condemned President Donald Trump’s latest actions in Syria. Trump’s decision to pull troops out of Syria has paved the way for Turkey to invade regions held by the Kurds, who are longtime U.S. allies. Seven Texas Republicans joined the delegation’s Democrats in voting to pass the resolution. Beijing believes change in U.S. policy violates international lawChina expressed their displeasure Thursday against a new U.S. policy requiring Chinese diplomats to notify the State Department before meeting local officials. Geng Shuang, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, said that Beijing is opposed to this new policy.“The State Department is making additional conditions and barriers for Chinese diplomats to carry out their normal work,” said Shuang. “China supports US diplomatic staff in China to carry out normal duties and will provide assistance for that.”House Democrats aim to make college more affordable House Democrats revealed a plan to make college more affordable for low-income and minority students through offerings of large amounts of financial aid and allowing states to offer tuition-free community college. The $94 billion plan would use federal funding in order for states to provide free community college for the students. It would also increase the size of federal Pell grants and simplify student loan applications.Reps. Virginia Foxx and Lloyd K. Smucker said that “instead of promoting unworkable partisan bills, we ought to work together to support students’ access to affordable postsecondary education.”Two U.S. Senators devise a plan to use technology to end drunk drivingSens. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Rick Scott, R-Fla., plan to introduce a bill that would make every car sold include technology that prevents drunk people from starting their cars. The bill plans to address the fact that although there are significant penalties for those caught drunk driving, there is still no measure to stop them from getting behind the wheel. ReddIt Women’s basketball defeats Alcorn State to tie best start to a season Twitter Jonathan Abraham What we’re reading: Chauvin found guilty in Floyd case, Xi to attend Biden’s climate change summit ReddIt Previous articleComments disabled on pride post after negativityNext articleO’Rourke urges unity during Grand Prairie rally Jonathan Abraham RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Jonathan Abrahamhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/jonathan-abraham/ Linkedin Twitter What we’re reading: Former Vice President dies at 93, Chad President killed on frontlines Linkedin No. 4 TCU’s Women’s Rifle shoots a program-best in win Jonathan is a journalism major from Philadelphia who is also minoring in Spanish. When Jonathan is not writing for TCU 360, he enjoys watching his favorite sports teams (76ers, Eagles, Union, Phillies, and Flyers).