The Morning Dispatch: A Trillion Here, a Trillion There

Happy Tuesday! We’re too tired to come up with a good lead-in today, so we’re going to play the hits: “May the 4th be with you!”

Get it? Star Wars? And today’s date? It’s funny!

Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • In response to progressive backlash, President Joe Biden formally announced yesterday his administration’s new plan to raise the United States’ refugee cap to 62,500 this fiscal year. “This erases the historically low number set by the previous administration of 15,000, which did not reflect America’s values as a nation that welcomes and supports refugees,” Biden said in a statement.

  • At least 20 people are dead and 70 injured after a support beam gave out and a subway car in Mexico City fell from an elevated section of its track Monday night onto a busy street.

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