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Emails Reveal Biden's Big Favor For Son Of Hunter's Chinese Investment Partner

President Biden, in 2017, wrote a college recommendation letter for the son of a Chinese executive who did business with Hunter Biden, according to emails reviewed by Fox News Digital.

The president has repeatedly denied discussing Hunter's business ventures with his son.

Fox News Digital obtained emails between Hunter Biden and his business associates involved in his firm Rosemont Seneca’s joint venture with Chinese investment firms Bohai Capital and BHR.

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Questions Grow About Biden’s Position On A Gas Tax Holiday

President Biden is facing growing questions about whether he will throw his support behind a federal gas tax holiday in an attempt to save Americans some money at the pump while gas prices remain high from inflation and the impact of Russia’s invasion into Ukraine.

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Top U.S. Military Officer Expects Ukraine Conflict To Be "Measured In Years"

The highest ranking military officer in the U.S. said Tuesday that he expects the conflict in Ukraine to last years.

"I do think this is a very protracted conflict, and I think it's measured in years. I don't know about decade, but at least years for sure," Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley told the House Armed Services Committee Tuesday during testimony on the defense budget.

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Obama Returns To White House To Help Biden Push Affordable Care Act

For the first time since leaving office, former President Barack Obama returned to the White House on Tuesday to join his former vice president -- Joe Biden -- in promoting the Affordable Health Care Act he signed into law 12 years ago.

Obama joined Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris to deliver remarks on the Affordable Care Act, with Harris speaking first to applaud the anniversary and introduce the former president. Obama received a standing ovation and told a packed East Room, "It's good to be back at the White House."

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How America Feels About Baseball

The MLB season begins Thursday. Coming out of the MLB lockout, Republicans are more likely to side with the owners, while Democrats are more likely to support rule changes.

A majority of Americans surveyed (56%) describe themselves as MLB fans, but their opinions about the state of the league entering the 2022 season differ by political party.

The following is a graph showing the view of MLB, by party.

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Wisconsin Headlines

Wisconsin Surgeon, 26, Is Found Dead On Hiking Trail Near Waterfall

Kelsey Musgrove, 26, was reported missing after going on a hike last month. She told family that she had reached Potato River Falls in Wisconsin on March 26, according to sheriffs in Iron County. Four days later on March 30, police in her hometown asked the county to search for her. Authorities found Musgrove's car in the parking lot at Potato River Falls and found her body near the 90-foot waterfall.

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Mexican Citizen Sentenced To 42 Months For Possessing Methamphetamine For Distribution

Gregorio Arreola Mendoza, 34, a citizen of Mexico found in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 42 months in prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Arreola Mendoza pleaded guilty to this charge on November 2, 2021.

On February 24, 2021, a trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol stopped a vehicle on Interstate 94 in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. While talking to the driver, later identified as Arreola Mendoza, the trooper smelled the odor of marijuana and alcohol coming from the car. He also saw an open bottle of beer on the floor between the passenger’s legs. During an interview, the passenger, identified as Jose A. Mendoza-Cortez, admitted to having marijuana in the center console. The trooper searched the car and saw marijuana debris on the floor and a marijuana blunt in the center cup holder. As the officer continued his search, he found 20 plastic bags in the trunk, each containing a crystalline substance. The total amount of the substance from the 20 bags weighed approximately 20 pounds and tested positive for methamphetamine.

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Feds Seek New Names For 28 Wisconsin Geographic Features

Federal officials are looking for suggestions from the public on new monikers for nearly 30 geographic features in Wisconsin with names they've declared derogatory to American Indians.

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Conservation Groups Ask DNR To Revoke Permits For Controversial Transmission Line

Conservation groups are asking state environmental regulators to halt construction of the $492 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line in southern Wisconsin and revoke the project’s wetlands and waterway permits.

The Environmental Law and Policy Center sent a March 21 letter to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on behalf of the Driftless Area Land Conservancy, Wisconsin Wildlife Federation and other groups. They’re requesting the agency immediately stop work on the 345-kilovolt transmission line until the DNR and Public Service Commission conduct a "lawful" environmental review.

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Johnson Becomes Milwaukee’s First Elected Black Mayor

Cavalier Johnson on Tuesday became Milwaukee’s first elected Black mayor in the city’s 176-year history.

With all precincts reporting, Johnson had 62,143 votes, or 71.7 percent, to 24,543, or 28.3 percent, for former Ald. Bob Donovan.

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Last Update: Apr 06, 2022 7:08 am CDT

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