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Mar 02 2023
White House pressed on DC statehood as Biden says he'd override crime bill
The White House was pressed Thursday by several reporters after President Joe Biden said he'd sign a law overriding a new Washington, D.C., crime bill. Biden, while stressing that he still supports D.C. statehood, nonetheless promised he'd sign a law overriding a crime bill passed unanimously by the City Council if it reaches his desk. WHITE HOUSE SAYS IT HAS NO BACKUP PLAN IF STUDENT LOANSWashington Examiner
Mar 08 2023
WH Won’t Comment on Reports That Administration May Detain Migrant Families
The White House on Tuesday refused to comment on reports that the Biden administration is planning to return to detaining migrant families, a practice that President Biden did away with when he entered office, once Title 42 expires in May.
The policy of detaining migrant families again is one of several options the administration is considering as they prepare for the end of Title 42,CNSNews.com
Mar 17 2023
AllSides News Briefing: March 17, 2023
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Hello and Happy St. Patrick's Day! I’m AllSides Managing Editor Henry A. Brechter. It’s Friday, March 17, 2023. Here’s your AllSides balanced briefing for today.
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Feb 28 2023
Pennsylvania police seized "medical-style gloves" and flashlight from home of Idaho murders suspect, search warrant reveals
Law enforcement officials seized dark clothing, medical gloves, a flashlight and other items from a Pennsylvania home where they arrested a graduate student charged with stabbing four University of Idaho students to death, according to newly unsealed court documents. Pennsylvania State Police swabbed Bryan Kohberger's DNA and seized a silver flashlight, four "medical-style gloves," a whiteCBS News (Online)
Jun 08 2021
Biden DOJ Continues Defending Trump in Defamation Case Involving E. Jean Carroll
In a brief filed on Monday night, the Department of Justice argued that it should be allowed to swap itself out as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit filed by the writer E. Jean Carroll against former president Donald Trump.
The brief is an extension of the DOJ’s argument that statements made by the president are done so within an official capacity. Therefore, comments made on aNew York Magazine
Mar 01 2023
White House Livid Over Republican’s Attack on Biden’s Dead Son
Republican Rep. James Comer suggested during a right-wing podcast earlier this week that President Joe Biden’s deceased son Beau Biden should have been investigated in connection with a long-settled case on “campaign donations” from a backer who was eventually indicted.
That suggestion from the newly appointed House Oversight Committee Chairman didn’t sit well with White House PressDaily Beast
Feb 24 2023
Biden 'pretty much' ready to announce re-election, Jill Biden says
First lady Jill Biden told The Associated Press on Friday that her husband, President Biden, is "pretty much" ready to announce his re-election campaign.
The first lady made the comments during her multi-day visit to Africa.
"He says he’s not done," the first lady told the AP while visiting Nairobi. "He’s not finished what he’s started. And that’s what’s important."
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Feb 22 2023
The Boston Strangler pulled ‘From the Archives’ for Hulu show
Former Herald reporters Loretta McLaughlin and Jean Cole are being given their due in a new Hulu series on the Boston Strangler. Keira Knightley plays McLaughlin and Carrie Coon depicts Cole. The two reporters for the Boston Record-American (now just the Herald) helped break the Strangler case in the late 1960s when the Vietnam war was percolating and the city was gripped by the 13 murders ofBoston Herald
Feb 20 2022
Jeffrey Epstein associate Jean-Luc Brunel, ex-Miami modeling agent, found dead in Paris jail
Jeffrey Epstein’s former business partner and alleged accomplice in trafficking and sexually abusing girls, Jean-Luc Brunel, was found dead Saturday in his French jail cell, according to French authorities.
The death of Brunel, once a fixture in Miami Beach’s modeling industry, resembles Epstein’s death by hanging in a New York prison cell in August 2019 that was ruled a suicide. TheMiami Herald
May 05 2022
Karine Jean-Pierre to replace Jen Psaki, becoming first Black woman and openly gay White House press secretary
WASHINGTON — Karine Jean-Pierre will make history by becoming the first Black woman, and first openly LGBTQ person, to hold the job of White House press secretary, President Biden announced on Thursday afternoon.
“Jill and I have known and respected Karine a long time and she will be a strong voice speaking for me and this Administration,” the president said in a statement.