The Morning Dispatch: Tax Hikes On the Horizon

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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected the global economy will grow 6 percent this year, the largest expansion since at least 1980. The IMF’s expectation was revised up from 5.5 percent in January.

  • The Biden administration announced on Wednesday it is reinstituting $235 million in economic assistance and humanitarian aid to the Palestinians, reversing cuts the Trump administration made in 2018.

  • Department of Homeland Security officials confirmed Wednesday that the task force President Joe Biden set up to reunify the remaining families still separated by the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy has yet to reunify a single family.

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