.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Former first lady Michelle Obama posted a picture of Bo on twitter along with a statement. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@MichelleObama)

  • Michelle Obama revealed that Bo died after a battle with cancer
  • She shared her fondest memories with Bo in a statement
  • Senator Chuck Schumer also tweeted remembering the deceased pet

.Minneapolis, MN, USA
The killing of George Floyd triggered mass protests

  • Derek Chauvin was pronounced guilty on all three charges in George Floyd's murder
  • Barack Obama said, "A jury in Minneapolis did the right thing"
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said this "verdict is not a substitute for policy change"

.Washington, D.C., DC, USA
President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Senator Chuck Schumer have used the term "epidemic" for defining the gun violence situation in US. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI Photo)

  • Schumer said he will take the initiative for introducing the legislation in the Senate
  • The House has already passed a few legislations on the issue
  • Vice President Kamala Harris and other lawmakers threw in support for the initiative

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The car slamming led to the death of an officer in the US Capitol complex. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The police officer was killed when a car rammed into him outside the Capitol
  • Such tribute is reserved for the nation’s most eminent private citizens
  • The statement was given jointly by Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Chuck Schumer first introduced the reform bill in 2018. (Photo Credit: AP)

  • Senator Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has promised to legalise marijuana 
  • He said he work forward to pass the bill with or without President Joe Biden's support
  • Schumer said that Senator Cory Booker and Ron Wyden are with him on the reform bill

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Security officials mobilised in the US Capitol complex. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer wrote "We're in their debt" referring to the US Capitol Police
  • Republican Senator Mitch McConnell said he was "praying" for the victims
  • DHS Secretary Mayorkas offered the agency's full support to the authorities

.New York, NY, USA
Democratic party lawmakers Chuck Schumer and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made the announcement on Thursday. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The programme will run in collaboration with FEMA
  • A sum of $260 million has been set aside for the programme
  • Costs of caskets and urns, clergy services, funeral ceremonies among others will be covered

.Kentucky, USA
Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. (Photo Credit: congress.gov)

  • McConnell said this 'underscores the principle difference between the two parties'
  • Biden's stimulus package was passed in the Senate through a lockstep Democratic unity as well
  • The infrastructure bill to be followed by a bill focussing on healthcare

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Dr. Rachel Levine was nominated by US President Joe Biden in January. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • The final voting outcome stood at 52-48
  • Levine became the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate
  • She previously served as the Health Secretary of Pennsylvania

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The proposal is divided in two segments. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • The $3 trillion package may potentially impose higher taxes on the wealthy
  • Biden to consult with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer while reviewing the proposal
  • Biden likely to announce the details of the package in his joint Congress address in April