“Oppose” in the news

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continued to oppose
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Washington Post
· World Digest: July 9, 2020  
From the beginning, there was an intense debate over the restoration, with some scholars and political conservatives opposing any changes that would modernize the design.
Washington Post
· Investigation rebukes Commerce Department for siding with Trump over forecasters during Hurricane Dorian  
Therefore, I oppose Neil Jacobs’ nomination to be the Administrator of NOAA, and I urge my colleagues to join me.”
Washington Post
· Loudoun officials vote to remove ‘Silent Sentinel’ Confederate monument  
The board on Tuesday unanimously agreed — although at least one board member said he only voted to return the statue to the group, but otherwise opposed its removal.
Seeking Alpha
· Saratoga Investment Corp (SAR) CEO Christian Oberbeck on Q1 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
Okay secondly, it would seem to me that in highly uncertain economic times, with little visibility such as Chris discussed, this would be a time where you would be sticking with kind of your go-to relationships as opposed to striking up new relationships.
· Steve Bannon, former top Trump aide, applauds Biden "Buy American" event  
Kobach's GOP rival, Kansas Rep. Roger Marshall, has racked up a number of significant endorsements and the Republican-aligned group, Plains PAC, also launched a multi-million dollar ad campaign Tuesday opposing Kobach’s candidacy.
Washington Post
· Setbacks hamper pipeline industry backed by Trump  
The recent blows against the industry have emboldened environmentalists and Native American activists, who routinely oppose fossil fuel pipelines because of potential spills and their contribution to climate change.
The Age
· Wall Street is pessimistic about the US dollar  
Four EU countries - Austria, Denmark, the Netherlands and Sweden - oppose handouts to the hardest-hit nations, and are set to release their own version likely to be based on loans.
· Study: Stay-at-home orders may have averted up to 370,000 coronavirus deaths  
Protesters opposing the California stay-at-home orders in May.
· Are they joking? China releases poll claiming Hong Kong is in favour of new security law  
However, the law has been severely opposed by Western governments and is seen as an infringement on Hong Kong’s independence which was granted by Britain and China in 1997.