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    The Pentagon is to start training for service members leaving the military to prevent them being radicalized by violent extremists, as part of the country's first domestic terrorism strategy due to be unveiled on Tuesday. It follows a review that found the most dangerous elements of the threat today come from white supremacists and anti-government extremists. The strategy includes $100...
    Loading the player... New nominees for the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board have just been announced by the White House. As reported by HuffPost, the selectees will be the first on this committee. The review board was originally established in 2019, created to review numerous civil rights cases, such as lynchings and race-related killings, that...
    James Biden, the president's brother, abandoned a clean-energy project based in the United Kingdom after a White House review over conflicts of interest. The Financial Times reported Thursday that Biden had created an investment vehicle last month with a U.K. lawyer and two Argentine businessmen. Biden reportedly launched the business, known as 2BT, with his wife Sara Jones Biden and partner Peter Teare. The company...
    President Joe Biden's brother James Biden has abandoned a new clean-energy investment firm he launched in the United Kingdom after a White House ethics review and new rules aimed at banning conflicts of interest. James Biden, and his wife Sarah Biden, had started a limited liability partnership called 2BT, Financial Times reported, which planned to invest in firms transitioning away from...
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    The White House defended Joe Biden's coronavirus advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci following the release of 3,200 pages of emails – including exchanges where he cast doubt on the lab leak theory and offered guidance on masking he would later reverse.  'Well, I think we've spoken to this pretty extensively from here. Let me just say on Dr. Fauci and his...
    The White House said it hasn’t ruled any theories out yet on COVID-19’s origin but refused to say whether there would be retribution if the tracks led back to a Chinese lab. "We haven't ruled out anything yet," principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters in her first time at the briefing podium, when asked whether the virus had...
    President Joe Biden’s administration may not publicize the findings of a 90-day review of the origins of COVID-19, with officials refusing to detail potential actions after the report is released Wednesday. White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre repeatedly declined to say whether the U.S. would impose consequences on China if the review concludes that COVID-19 leaked out of...
    White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre sidestepped questions on what penalties China might face if President Joe Biden's newly announced investigation into the origin of the coronavirus finds wrongdoing in that country. Just before Wednesday's White House briefing began, Biden announced that he had tasked the U.S. intelligence community with conducting a 90-day review to determine "whether it...
    (CNN)The Biden administration announced Monday the formal launch of its Scientific Integrity Task Force which will review the federal government's scientific policies to ensure they are free from inappropriate political influence. The 46 members come from across the federal government and will meet for the first time on Friday. The review comes after several former Trump administration officials have said...
    The White House said Tuesday that it has completed its assessment of the threat posed by domestic extremism and is looking at making policy recommendations in the coming weeks. “I can report that we completed our policy review in the 100 days we allotted for it,” White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiCBS: As vaccinations slow, at least 22 states...
    The Biden administration is planning to share up to 60 million doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine with other countries, officials confirmed Monday. The decision comes after the White House has faced growing calls to share shots that are likely to otherwise go unused in the United States. Some 10 million doses manufactured in the U.S. could be shipped out to...
    White House Coronavirus Task Force coordinator Jeff Zients said that the White House received no advance warning that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would recommend a pause of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.  "We were notified last night there would be an announcement in the morning," Zients said, after state officials said they'd been caught off guard. He added the...
    The Biden Administration has completed its security review of Russia following a series of efforts counter to U.S. interests – with potential new sanctions being prepared for close associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Biden ordered the review on his first day in office, and the White House has said it would focus on four problematic areas – among them...
    President Joe Biden holds a chip as he speaks prior to signing an executive order aimed at addressing a global semiconductor shortage, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2021.Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The White House is studying whether to conduct supply chain "stress tests" given the recent shortage in semiconductors, sources told...
    The White House criticized a joint report by the World Health Organization and China into COVID-19's origins — even before the Biden administration completed a review of the findings. "The report lacks crucial data, information, and access. It represents a partial and incomplete picture," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday when asked about the study issued by a...
    The Biden administration announced that “experts” from a range of federal agencies and scientific fields would review the controversial WHO-China report on COVID-19’s origins as the Biden team continues expressing its “ongoing concerns” about how the study was conducted. Trump and Biden officials have said the Chinese government worked to thwart investigations into the origins of the virus, which...
    In the vicinity of the George Washington monument in the US capital, hundreds of Cubans demonstrated to ask the President of the United States, Joe Biden, to take into account the Miami exile in the review of the policy towards the Cuban regime. Miamimundo / ENH The demonstration was called by the Somos + Movement led by the exiled opponent...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday ordered his administration to review Trump administration rules around campus sexual assaults that bolstered the rights of the accused and narrowed the scope of cases colleges must address. In an executive order signed Monday morning, Biden directed the Department of Education to review policies implemented by Donald Trump’s administration, including changes to...
    President Joe Biden will sign on Monday, International Women’s Day, a pair of executive orders “uplifting the rights of women and girls in the United States.” The orders establish the White House Gender Policy Council (GPC) and directs the Department of Education to review Title IX regulations put in place by the Trump administration, potentially changing how colleges and universities...
    Reuters March 8, 2021 0 Comments U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will order a review of changes the previous administration made to on rules on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations and formally establish a White House Gender Policy Council, officials said. A Biden executive order he will sign later on Monday will direct the U.S. Education...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to sign an executive order on Monday directing the Department of Education to review policies implemented by Donald Trump’s administration, including changes to Title IX regulations that prohibit sex discrimination in federally funded institutions, according to administration officials. Biden focused on gender equity during his campaign and promised to strengthen Title IX...
    By AAMER MADHANI, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to sign an executive order on Monday directing the Department of Education to review policies implemented by Donald Trump's administration, including changes to Title IX regulations that prohibit sex discrimination in federally funded institutions, according to administration officials. Biden focused on gender equity during his campaign and...
    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday will order a review of changes the previous administration made to on rules on how colleges should handle sexual assault allegations and formally establish a White House Gender Policy Council, officials said. A Biden executive order he will sign later on Monday will direct the U.S. Education Department...
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    President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the state of the U.S. economy and the need to pass coronavirus disease (COVID-19) aid legislation during a speech in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 5, 2021.Kevin Lemarque | Reuters President Joe Biden will direct his administration to conduct a review of key U.S. supply chains including...
    White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki reversed President Joe Biden’s claim that he does not support a federal bailout for student loan debt during a press conference Wednesday. President Joe Biden said Tuesday night at a CNN town hall that he would not support bailing out graduates with $50,000 loan forgiveness unless the legislation is narrowly tailored. From the Biden town...
    The White House is leaving open the possibility of President Biden forgiving $50,000 in federal student debt for some people, despite him seeming to dismiss the idea less than 24 hours earlier. Biden doesn't "favor" $50,000 in student loan forgiveness "without limitation," White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Wednesday. "He said previously that relief about $10,000 should...
    The Biden White House keeps adding to a long list of often-plodding policy reviews that cover everything from China to Afghanistan to environmental regulation, adding one that revives the Obama administration’s goal of closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. From a president who frequently cites his long experience in government and foreign affairs, the result is concern...
    By Matt Spetalnick, Trevor Hunnicutt and Phil Stewart | Reuters WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden’s aides have launched a formal review of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba, reviving the Obama-era goal of closing the controversial facility with the aim of doing so before he leaves office, the White House said on Friday. Aides involved in internal...
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration has launched a formal review of the future of the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay with the goal of closing the controversial facility, a White House official said on Friday. Aides involved in internal discussions are considering an executive action to be signed by President Joe Biden in coming weeks or months, two...
    By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday rejected media reports it is considering any new domestic air travel restrictions. "To be clear, there have been no decisions made around additional public health measures for domestic travel safety. The administration is continuing to discuss recommendations across the travel space, but no specific decisions are under consideration," a...
    President Biden ordered a Pentagon-led review of China strategy on Wednesday as his administration examines the military and national security threat posed by the Asian power. It will feature 15 people tasked with examining America's force posture in the region, as well as technology, intelligence, and the role of allies. The reexamination follows four years of tension between Washington and...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Biden freezing Trump-ordered withdrawal of US troops from Germany, Pentagon to conduct global review. Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    Washington — The White House is examining whether former President Donald Trump should continue to receive intelligence briefings now that he is out of office, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday. Psaki told reporters during the White House press briefing she raised the issue of Mr. Trump's access to the nation's secrets with President Biden's national security teams....
    The Biden administration will review U.S. policy on Cuba, the White House said Thursday, after former President Donald Trump rolled back a historic Obama-era detente with Havana. "Our Cuba policy is governed by two principles: First, support for democracy and human rights – that will be at the core of our efforts; second is Americans, especially Cuban Americans, are the...
    Democrats have talked about packing the Supreme Court and seeking to end lifetime appointments of justices, and now the wheels are beginning to turn in the Biden administration. President Joe Bidens White House is staffing a commission to review reforms of the nations top court and the federal judiciary, Politico reported. "The president remains committed to an expert study of the...
    The Biden administration plans on undertaking an interagency review before moving forward with, or reversing, a number of former President Donald Trump’s policies relating to China, including the delisting of multiple Chinese telecommunications companies. White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters at Monday’s briefing that “a range of regulatory actions and a range of relationships with companies as it...
    Ex-White House coronavirus coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx claims former President Donald Trump was being fed ‘parallel’ data sets on the pandemic from another source inside the White House and ‘presented graphs’ she never made. Birx made the claims in an interview with CBS News’ Face the Nation on Sunday in which she also insisted that some members of the Trump...
    The White House announced Friday a sweeping interagency effort to root out domestic extremism following the storming of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month. White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiOvernight Defense: House approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee | Biden to seek five-year extension of key arms control pact with Russia | Two more US service members killed by...
    Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to head the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, promised to remove all political interference from the agency. “On my first day, I will ask Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director, with 32 years of experience at the C.D.C., to begin a comprehensive review to ensure that all existing guidance related to COVID-19 is...
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    The Biden transition team has appointed a number of experienced out LGBTQ experts to its agency review teams. The group working on President-elect Joe Biden's transition to the White House has announced the members of its agency review teams. The staffers include 10 openly LGBTQ people, some of whom worked...
    President-elect Joe Biden has tapped at least a dozen staffers at major tech companies to help with his transition into the White House. The techies — many of whom previously worked in the Obama administration — are among dozens of people on Biden’s so-called agency review teams tasked with taking stock of the government’s operations before he takes office....
    President-elect Joe Biden has tapped at least a dozen staffers at major tech companies to help with his transition into the White House. The techies — many of whom previously worked in the Obama administration — are among dozens of people on Biden’s so-called agency review teams tasked with taking stock of the government’s operations before he takes office. The...
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