FBI’s search of Trump home, CHIPS Act, more key primaries: 5 things to know Tuesday

The world reacted to the FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home Results and responses to federal agents’ search of former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Logo, Palm Beach, Florida, home are expected to continue Tuesday. The audience is inquisitive, trying to process what happened and what the next phase might be Two sources told USA TODAY that Monday’s search was part of a federal investigation. The complaint was, TrumpHe removed classified documents from the White House when he left office. The former president’s agents did not say why they were present at his estate. However, Trump said in an emailed statement that “there was no need for this unannounced raid on my home.” Trump is now under investigation by the Justice Department for allegedly removing presidential records and storing them at Mar-a-Lago for up to a year. If the records are indeed classified, this is a serious violation of the law. Trump has condemned that investigation. Historian Matthew Dallek told USA Today of a law enforcement agency “raiding a former president’s home is stunning, period, and unprecedented. Even for Trump.”

Judge to hear Giuliani’s request for delay in grand jury appearance:-

It will investigate whether former President Donald Trump and others tried to illegally interfere in the 2020 election in Georgia. Rudy Giuliani will not appear before a special grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday, his lawyer said. Giuliani’s attorney, Robert Costello, told The Associated Press on Monday that Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney had pardoned Giuliani for the day overseeing the special grand jury. Nothing in publicly available documentsWhile not indicating that Giuliani has been excused from appearing, McBurney has scheduled a hearing for Tuesday to hear arguments filed by Giuliani in court seeking the delay. Giuliani’s legal team requested the delay, saying he was unable to travel due to medical procedures. Fulton County District Attorney Fannie Willis’ team was dismissed after finding evidence on social media that she had traveled since her procedure. A Giuliani attorney clarified thenNot that Giuliani had been cleared for air travel, Willis still refused to postpone, the motion said.

Four states to hold primaries:-

Voters in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Vermont and Connecticut will go to the polls for primary elections on Tuesday. The Wisconsin gubernatorial race will be a proxy fight between former President Donald Trump and former Vice President Mike Pence. Tim Michels, a construction executive in his first political race, received an endorsement from Trump. While Pence is endorsing former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Klifis. In Vermont, the Democratic primary is the liberal state’s equivalent of the general election.Tuesday’s contest will likely decide who will become the state’s first female U.S. House member Lt. Gov. Molly Gray is backed by Vermont’s Democratic establishment. Vermont will run against Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint. who is backed by progressives including Sen. Bernie Sanders. Minnesota will also hold a special election to replace U.S. Rep. Jim Hagedorn, R-Minn., who died in February at age 59 after a battle with kidney cancer.

Taiwan carries out military drills in response to Chinese exercises after Pelosi’s visit:-

Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using military exercises to rehearse an invasion of the self-ruled island democracy. Taiwan’s military has launched its own live-fire drills in a show of readiness to thwart a possible attack. Joseph Wu said Beijing aims to establish its hegemony in the Western Pacific and annex Taiwan, which it claims as its own territory. China said its drills were triggered by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to the island last weekPersuasion was made, but Wu said China was using his trip as an excuse for intimidation that has long been in the works. China said on Monday it was stepping up military drills around Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic. China’s foreign ministry said Friday it would suspend or cancel talks with the United States on everything from climate change to military ties and counter-narcotics efforts over what it called Pelosi’s “terrible provocation” during a visit to Taiwan.

Biden expected to sign CHIPS Act into law:-

On tuesday President Joe Biden is scheduled to sign a bipartisan bill. It will boost domestic production of computer chips Congress last week passed the bill, known as the CHIPS Act. It aims to create incentives to support semiconductor manufacturing. The bill provides $52 billion in grants and other incentives for the semiconductor industry. As well as providing a 25% tax credit for companies investing in chip plants in the US. It spends on various research programsCalled for an increase, the total amount of which is said to be as high as $200 billion. That would take more than 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office. The Covid-19 pandemic has led to shortages of semiconductor microchips, which power thousands of products such as cars, cellphones, appliances, gaming consoles and medical devices.

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