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President Donald Trump announced his budget request for 2021 on Monday, and people—especially Democrats—weren't exactly excited for it.

Democratic lawmakers heavily criticized the new cuts, especially drastic slashes to Medicaid, Medicare, and social security funds by billions of dollars—a reversal of Trump's previous promises not to touch them. The budget also cuts programs for food, housing, and other public good programs.

The budget also increases defense spending, as well as funds for the President's long-sought wall at the southern border.

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President Donald Trump disturbed Americans across the country when he threatened to bomb Iranian cultural sites if the country retaliated against Trump's recent airstrike, which resulted in the death of Qasem Soleimani, Iran's top general.

Trump made the threat in a tweet at first, before doubling down on the stance to reporters.

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President Donald Trump and the White House have instructed numerous administration officials not to comply with subpoenas to testify before the House Intelligence Committee in the impeachment inquiry against the President.

All of the officials who complied with the subpoenas have further confirmed that Trump's pressure on Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, was highly irregular and disruptive at best.

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A new humanoid robot named ATLAS is incredibly adept at keeping its balance and getting back up when it’s knocked down. ATLAS is one of the most advanced bipedal robots ever built, causing more than a few defense analysts to speculate about the future of unmanned warfare.

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