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Updated March 11, 2022 at 11:10 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Friday announced that he will work with Congress on legislation to revoke Russia’s permanent normal trade relations status because of its invasion of Ukraine. That would mean Russia would be one of only three countries to not have normal trade… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The White House has asked Congress to approve an additional $22.5 billion to support the nation’s pandemic response. But Republicans in the deeply divided Senate have said they would not authorize additional funding until the White House was able to account for the trillions of dollars Congress has approved thus far…. Read More
Updated January 11, 2022 at 6:40 PM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden on Tuesday delivered a fiery speech on what he called “the battle for the soul of America,” urging an outright rejection of GOP-led efforts to restrict Americans’ rights to vote. Speaking alongside Vice President Harris, Biden called for sweeping election reform… Read More
“After just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again,” President Biden said in his remarks to lawmakers.
The American Families Plan would expand free public education and make child care more affordable. The White House wants to pay for the measure by raising taxes on the country’s richest.
President Biden on Wednesday spoke to bringing the nation together in his first remarks as president of the United States.
Members of Congress returned to the floor after pro-Trump extremists stormed the Capitol and halted certification proceedings.
This decision comes after a chaotic first debate that was widely criticized for its largely unstructured nature. President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are set to face off on Thursday.
The president’s remarks came during a call intended to discuss strategy for the Nov. 3 election.
The White House said Friday it would give an update when the president tests negative and is cleared by his medical team. His doctor said Thursday he expected Trump would be good to go by the weekend.
Both presidential candidates are expected to attend a small ceremony in Shanksville, Pa., near one of the crash sites.
The president took to the briefing room podium for the second time this week, without being joined by members of the White House coronavirus task force.
The solo briefing came as cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in hot spots across the country.
“The rallies will be tremendous,” a campaign manager said. “You’ll again see the kind of crowds and enthusiasm that Sleepy Joe Biden can only dream of.”
President Trump labeled violence that has accompanied many protests against police killings of black people as “acts of domestic terror.”
Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., is stepping aside during the Justice Department’s investigation, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement on Thursday.
Updated at 12:21 p.m. on May 2 The White House will not allow the leading immunologist on the coronavirus task force to testify to Congress next week, calling the request “counter-productive” to the administration’s efforts to contain the virus. Dr. Anthony Fauci’s testimony had been requested by the House Appropriations Committee, as part of an… Read More