Texas U.S. Rep McCaul Presses Biden Admin for Info on Unknown Number of American Inmates in Dominican Republic

Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas demanded answers from the Biden administration regarding the status of American prisoners in the Dominican Republic – the number of which is currently unknown – in a letter sent to Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday, and obtained by the Daily Caller News Foundation.

A number of American citizens are currently imprisoned in the Dominican Republic, some of which are likely under the country’s “preventative detention” system, which requires no charges or evidence of crime for imprisonment, according to McCaul’s letter. McCaul expressed concern to Blinken that the Biden administration has failed to keep track of the number of these American prisoners and demanded action on behalf of the detainee’s families, who are unaware of the status or condition of their loved ones.

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Ohio’s Sherrod Brown and Utah’s Orrin Hatch: ‘It Will Not Be Possible to Finalize Bipartisan Agreement’ on Pension Crisis That Could ‘Erase’ Economic Gains

Members of Congress’ Joint Select Committee tasked with solving the nation’s pension crisis failed to present a bipartisan solution by its self-imposed November 30 deadline. The Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multi-Employer Pension Plans, co-chaired by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), said in a Thursday…

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