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Feb 20 2017
When Donald Trump told supporters in Melbourne, Florida, Saturday evening that "we've got to keep our country safe. You look at what's happening in Germany, you look at what's happening last night in Sweden," public attention turned to the Scandinavian country, expecting scenes of terror. Does Sweden have a refugee problem?Fox News (Online News) CNBC The Guardian
May 05 2020
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTSWhile the rest of the developed world lives under lockdown, Sweden has allowed public spaces such as schools, gyms, cafes, bars and restaurants to remain open. However, public gatherings of 50 people or more Abridge News
Feb 21 2017
President Donald Trump's remarks about Swedish immigration led to critical responses from Sweden and members of the mainstream media in the U.S. and abroad.CBN
May 15 2022
After months of anticipation, Finland’s President Sauli Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced Thursday their country’s intention to apply for membership in NATO, and neighboring Sweden is not far behind. In polling last fall, only about a fifth to a quarter of Finns and Swedes supported their respective countries joining NATO. After Putin’s premeditated, unprovoked, and highlyThe Bulwark
Aug 09 2022
President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed NATO accession protocols for Finland and Sweden, moving the defense alliance closer to adding two wealthy, militarily advanced members amid Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine.
Biden’s approval followed overwhelming support from both chambers of Congress earlier this summer, with the Senate ratifying the agreement last week. Efforts to welcome thePolitico
Aug 04 2022
The Senate voted on Wednesday to approve a resolution to ratify membership for Sweden and Finland in NATO, a historic vote aimed at strengthening the defense bloc amid Russia's war in Ukraine.
NATO formalized its invitation to Sweden and Finland to join the alliance at the end of June and the decision must go to the 30 member states' parliaments and legislatures for final ratificationCNN (Online News)
Aug 04 2022
A bipartisan Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to approve a resolution to ratify membership for Sweden and Finland in NATO.
The move aims to strengthen the organization amid Russia's war in Ukraine. The vote was 95-1-1, with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) voting "present" and Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) as the only "no" vote. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the move "strengthensThe Hill Fox News (Online News) CNN (Online News)
Feb 20 2017
On Saturday, during an extremely necessary campaign-style rally in Florida, President Donald Trump mentioned refugees from Syria and other predominantly Muslim countries that have fled into Europe: "When you look at what's happening in Germany, when you look at what's happening last night in Sweden — Sweden! Who would believe this? Sweden! They took in large numbers, they're having problemsChicago Tribune
May 11 2022
Finland and Sweden could apply for Nato membership within days - a monumental shift for two nations with a long history of wartime neutrality and staying out of military alliances.
Russia strongly opposes the two states joining and uses the expansion of the West's defensive military alliance as a pretext for its war in Ukraine.
If they do, it will end over 200 years of SwedishBBC News
Aug 04 2022
Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) was the only senator to vote against a resolution on Wednesday backing Finland’s and Sweden’s entry to NATO.
The Senate approved the resolution in a 95-1 vote. One senator, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), voted present.
The resolution backs Finland and Sweden joining NATO. The House approved a resolution in a bipartisan 394-18 vote last month that formallyThe Hill