DIRECTIONS: Decide whether the bolded section is true or false. Write TRUE or FALSE next to each statement, then rewrite each false bolded statement to make it true.
1. A McDonald’s franchisee offered applicants $5 to show up for a job interview in one of his Tampa, Florida stores because he was having trouble finding employees.
2. The franchisee said the extra $300 per week the federal government is giving people on unemployment is creating the incentive to not work.
3. Twitter announced on Saturday that it had taken down dozens of tweets that were critical of the Indian government’s response to the recent out of control spike in covid cases in India.
4. Many of the censored tweets criticized Prime Minister Modi’s government for failing to build up India’s crumbling healthcare system when he had the chance.
5. Presidents usually address Congress in a Joint Session or State of the Union 100 days after their inauguration.
6. A spokesperson said President Biden’s address was 60 days late because he was too busy focusing on the American Rescue Plan and other COVID-19-related measures to deliver the speech before now.
7. In 2016, government contractors working on a tracking tool discovered they could track U.S. military operations through the data generated by the apps on the mobile phones of American soldiers.
8. In response to the contractors’ discovery, the NSA issued a public bulletin urging service members to
trade their smart phones in for an old model without internet.
9. President Biden’s address to a Joint Session of Congress is the speech presidents use to lay out their vision for the future of the country directly to the American people. Less than 27 million Americans watched Wednesday night’s address.
10. Of the people who watched President Biden’s address to the nation, 69% were 18 and older.
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