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    Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images. President Joe Biden will host a ceremony later this year to unveil Barack Obama‘s official portrait, in a move that will bring back a longstanding White House tradition that was temporarily discontinued by Donald Trump. According to a report from NBC, the unveiling is not currently scheduled but it is expected to take place sometime...
    The White House seems unlikely to meet its goal of having 70% of Americans with at least one COVID-19 vaccine by July 4, so President Biden is shifting focus onto a new milestone while also warning those who haven’t received their shot of spreading variants.  "So many people have already been vaccinated, but the Delta variant can cause more people...
    WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on Saturday announced the passing of their German shepherd Champ, who they called a "constant, cherished companion" for 13 years. "In our most joyful moments and in our most grief-stricken days, he was there with us, sensitive to our every unspoken feeling and emotion. We love our sweet, good...
    The Biden family's oldest dog Champ died on Saturday at the age of 13, the president and the first lady said in a joint statement. The German shepherd died "peacefully at home," President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden said, recalling Champ's younger days when he would chase their grandchildren in their backyard in Delaware. "He was our constant,...
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    President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on Saturday announced the death of Champ, one of their two German Shepherds, describing him as a "cherished companion" and a "sweet, good boy." "Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home," the Bidens said in a statement.  "He...
    JOE Biden and his wife Jill had two dogs when they first moved in to the White House in 2021. Th 6Joe and Jill Biden with ChampCredit: Joe Biden Campaign How many dogs does Joe Biden have? Major and Champ were the two German shepherds owned by Joe Biden when the president moved in to the White House. Champ...
    The White House on Saturday announced the death of Champ, one of President Joe Biden's dogs. Mr. Biden and first lady Jill Biden said in a statement that the 13-year-old German Shepherd "passed away peacefully at home." "He was our constant, cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire Biden family. Even as Champ's strength...
    President Joe Biden irked his left flank by moving slowly to alter Donald Trump's refugee cap, and he appears poised to again draw fire from liberals as he avoids issuing a federal moratorium on capital punishment. Biden's dithering before raising Trump's record-low refugee cap, a campaign promise, left the president vulnerable to criticism from other Democrats. And the delay in...
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    A former ethics chief in the Obama administration has accused President Joe Biden of thumbing his nose at government ethics with the prevalence of family ties among his administration's hires.  'I'm sorry, I know some folks don't like hearing any criticism of him. But this royally sucks. I'm disgusted,' tweeted Walter Shaub, who led the Office of Government Ethics from 2013 to...
    The White House denied reporting on Friday that said President Joe Biden's administration froze military aid to Ukraine following the announcement of a summit this week with Russian President Vladimir Putin. "The idea that we have held back security assistance to Ukraine is nonsense. Just last week — in the run-up to the U.S.-Russia Summit — we provided a $150...
    The White House on Friday denied holding back security assistance from Ukraine, hours after a Politico article said that officials had paused a package including lethal assistance worth up to $100 million. White House press secretary Jen PsakiJen PsakiMaya Angelou, Cherokee Nation leader among women honored on newly minted quarters White House officials won't say if US will meet July vaccine goal...
    Philadelphia (CNN)On Capitol Hill at the height of the pandemic, Rep. Jim McGovern could always be spotted wearing a black mask with the words "end hunger now!" in thick, white block letters.That phrase means more to him than just words on a mask. It's part of his lifelong fight to end food insecurity in the country, a task he's been...
    This is a rush transcript from "Special Report" June 17, 2021. This copy may not be in its final form and may be updated.  BAIER: Well, some of the reaction to the president's trip overseas, hisfirst foreign trip, the fallout from that one-on-one meeting with VladimirPutin. What about that? Let's bring in our panel, Ben Domenech, publisherof "The Federalist," Susan...
    The White House has placed a temporary hold on a military aid package for Ukraine that included an arsenal of lethal weapons, according to a report Friday. The package is valued at as much as $100 million and could have included an assortment of weaponry, including anti-tank missiles and air defense systems, Politico reported, citing sources familiar with the matter....
    President Joe Biden’s White House halted a proposed package of lethal aid to Ukraine, according to a Politico report. State Department officials and the Pentagon worked to develop the aid proposal before the White House National Security Council put it on hold ahead of Biden’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The package’s development came in response to Russia’s massive...
    President Joe Biden told reporters Friday that he doesn't believe the Delta coronavirus variant will lead to another national lockdown, but he still urged people across the country to continue getting vaccinated. Biden's comment followed remarks at the White House commemorating another coronavirus milestone for the United States: administering 300 million coronavirus vaccine doses. EXPERTS SPLIT ON PROSPECTS OF...
    President Joe Biden’s administration ordered a freeze on a shipment of military aid to Ukraine that included lethal weapons ahead of a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Politico reported Friday. The reported freeze prevents a shipment of roughly $100 million in military aid. Biden’s National Security Council had ordered officials to put together the aid earlier this year when...
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    The Biden administration anticipates the public will have a better summer than last year now that the United States has administered more than 300 million COVID-19 shots in 150 days. “Today, thanks to the President’s COVID-19 strategy, the virus is in retreat. ... COVID-19 cases and deaths have decreased by more than 90 percent, and the economy is experiencing...
    The White House boasted Thursday that President Joe Biden was the clear leader of the free world after his trip to Europe for the G7 Summit and meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin — even after trashing the Republican Party and supporters of former President Donald Trump. “I really do not believe that it is hyperbole to say that Joe...
    The White House has reiterated its opposition to raising the gas tax in a new statement issued Friday as lawmakers negotiate an infrastructure proposal.  The Biden administration indicated that it considers raising the gas tax, including indexing it to inflation, a tax on lower- and middle-income Americans.  “The President has been clear throughout these negotiations: he is adamantly opposed to...
    (CNN)President Joe Biden on Friday will mark the United States administering 300 million Covid-19 shots in 150 days and give an update on the nation's response to the pandemic, according to a White House official.While touting his administration's national vaccination effort, which has brought Covid-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths down significantly in recent months, the President "will also make clear...
    Walter Shaub, the director of the United States Office of Government Ethics under President Obama, said the Biden administration is sending a "f--- you" to ethics experts by hiring so many relatives of senior White House officials.  Press secretary Jen Psaki, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, national security adviser Jake Sullivan, senior adviser Anita Dunn, White House counselor Steve Richetti,...
    President BidenJoe BidenChinese apps could face subpoenas, bans under Biden executive order: report OVERNIGHT ENERGY:  EPA announces new clean air advisors after firing Trump appointees |  Senate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior | Watchdog: Bureau of Land Management saw messaging failures, understaffing during pandemic Poll: Majority back blanket student loan forgiveness MORE on Friday will mark...
    President Joe Biden will be speaking Friday afternoon about COVID-19 and the effort to vaccinate Americans, as his self-imposed July 4 deadline for 70% of American adults to have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine approaches. At this point, the administration says that over 175 million Americans have gotten their first shot — almost two-thirds of all...
    MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace has been working as a political analyst for the network since 2015. The journalist previously formed part of ABC’s The View as a co-host for one season. 3Nicolle Wallace has been working with MSNBC since 2015Credit: Getty Does Nicolle Wallace still work for MSNBC? Nicole Wallace, 49, is currently the host of Deadline: White House on MSNBC....
    VLADIMIR Putin has dismissed baseless speculation that Joe Biden has dementia as he said he was "in the know" and "never missed a detail" at their summit in Geneva. The Russian leader's comments come as 14 Republicans urged Biden to take a cognitive test as they claim he is unfit to be president. 7Vladimir Putin said Joe Biden was...
    Fox News Contributor Chris Hahn fired back at Rep. Ronny Jackson after the former White House doctor called for a cognitive test on President Joe Biden during an interview with Sean Hannity. “I want Ronny Jackson to take a drug test,” Hahn tweeted, perhaps in reference to his rumored nickname of “Dr. Feelgood” while serving as White Hosue doctor...
    President Joe Biden’s government is responding to its migration crisis by letting more into the country and by extracting additional migrants from Central America, according to a White House statement. “This administration is working to establish lawful pathways for individuals to migrate or seek protection,” said the June 15 statement, titled, “Action the Biden-Harris Administration Has Taken to Address the...
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    Podcast host Joe Rogan has slammed CNN host Brian Stelter, mocking his falling ratings and slamming his show Reliable Sources as 'terrible'. On Thursday's episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, Rogan took issue with an unspecified CNN segment in which hosts purportedly lamented that some YouTubers draw more viewers than cable networks.  'They were describing it as if they were...
    Dr. Ronny Jackson, the former White House physician, called on President Biden to immediately undergo a cognitive test so the commander-in-chief can prove to the American public sound mental capabilities.  "We can't sit on this any longer," Jackson told "Hannity" Thursday night, citing Biden's "embarrassing" performance overseas this week with world leaders.  "He's not physically or cognitively fit to be...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin praised President Joe Biden as “professional,” but criticized White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki in comments following his Wednesday meeting with Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Putin made the comments in a media appearance Thursday, offering backhanded compliments to Biden while criticizing his staff. He argued Psaki is routinely “mixing things up,” though he said it was...
    Former White House physician Ronny Jackson, along with 13 Republican lawmakers have written a letter requesting President Biden take a cognitive test to prove he is “mentally fit to be commander-in-chief”, according to the UK Daily Mail. “The American people should have absolute confidence in their President. They deserve to know that he or she can perform the duties of...
    Did Ronald Reagan bump into future Russian President Vladimir Putin by chance more than 30 years ago? Former White House photographer Pete Souza is letting Instagram users judge for themselves. Souza, best known as the man behind the camera during Barack Obama’s two terms at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., posted the snap earlier this week ahead of President Biden’s...
    The Senate confirmed Chris Inglis as the first White House cybersecurity director on Thursday, on the heels of President Biden’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin and sharp concerns over a recent spate of cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure.  Inglis formerly served as National Security Agency (NSA) deputy director.  The Senate confirmed Inglis through a unanimous consent vote, with no...
    PRESIDENT Donald Trump's former White House physician said on Thursday that he has circulated a letter among House GOP colleagues to call for President Biden to take a cognitive test. Rep. Ronny Jackson, a Republican from Texas, said that he would like Biden to prove he is mentally fit enough to be commander in chief. 2 President Donald Trump's former...
    PRESIDENT Donald Trump’s former White House physician said on Thursday that he has circulated a letter among House GOP colleagues to call for President Biden to take a cognitive test. Rep. Ronny Jackson, a Republican from Texas, said that he would like Biden to prove he is mentally fit enough to be commander in chief. AP 2 President Donald...
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    Juneteenth has been considered America's 'second independence day' since June 19, 1865, when Union Army General George Granger walked into Galveston and declared the last slaves in Texas free Juneteenth, the day marking the emancipation of slaves in the US, has been made a federal holiday - after 155 years. President Joe Biden put pen to paper at the...
    Texas Republican Rep. Ronny Jackson, who served as Donald Trump's White House physician, has sent President Joe Biden a letter urging him to take a cognitive test to prove he is 'mentally fit to be commander in chief'. Jackson has been circulating the letter with House colleagues and has been able to get the signatures of 13 GOP lawmakers. The...
    President Joe Biden returned from a swing through Europe voicing optimism while starting a six-month clock during which the two countries will start nuclear security talks and the United States will determine whether the Kremlin has cracked down on cyberattacks from its soil. "We'll find out within the next six months to a year, whether or not there is actually...
    DONALD Trump exited the White House for the last time as president on January 20. Trump decided to skip Joe Biden's inauguration and head to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida - instead, becoming the first president to skip the ceremony in more than 100 years. 8Donald Trump left the White House for the last time as president on...
    In its 2022 fiscal year budget released in May, the White House replaced the word “mothers” with “birthing people” in a section that addressed the need to bring down maternal mortality rates.
    Rep. Ronny Jackson (R-Texas), who stirred controversy as President TrumpDonald TrumpNorth Carolina Senate passes trio of election measures 14 Republicans vote against making Juneteenth a federal holiday Border state governors rebel against Biden's immigration chaos MORE’s White House physician, said Thursday he is circulating a letter among House GOP colleagues that calls on President BidenJoe BidenJapan to possibly ease COVID-19...
    There are now 21 senators—11 Republicans and 10 Democrats—who have signed onto a "framework" for an infrastructure bill, while at the same time Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Budget Chair Bernie Sanders are prepping a budget reconciliation package upwards of $6 trillion. The bipartisan framework is still a moving target, still with funding mechanisms that won't cut it with...
    President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will both sign the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, a bill declaring June 19 a federal holiday that marks the anniversary of the end of slavery in the United States in 1865. Harris will add her signature to the measure under her authority as president of the Senate before Biden signs the...