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Richard Drew / AP

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz released a letter "with deep concern, a heavy heart and a resolute promise" to the company's partners. He addressed several of Trump's recent Executive Orders, stating:

  • Starbucks will support Dreamers and the DACA program.
  • They are making plans to hire 10,000 refugees around the world over the next 5 years, starting the effort in the U.S.
  • They will continue to invest in Mexico, where they have already invested millions of dollars in the coffee industry over the years. They will support and help Mexican partners and customers who may be affected by Trump's proposed tariffs.
  • Starbucks will always provide health insurance to anyone eligible.

"We are in business to inspire and nurture the human spirit, one person, one cup and one neighborhood at a time," Schultz said, "whether that neighborhood is in a Red State or a Blue State; a Christian country or a Muslim country; a divided nation or a united nation. That will not change. You have my word on that."

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

Lou Correa. Photo: Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images

Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.