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Feb 09 2023
White House brushes off Biden’s attempts to cut Social Security, Medicare
President Biden’s recently resurfaced attempts to sunset Social Security and Medicare are no longer part of his agenda. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre claimed Thursday as Biden traveled to Florida falsely accused Republicans once again of trying to cut the old-age programs. “Is the only difference the fact that Biden’s no longer in favor of that?” a reporter asked Jean-PierreNew York Post (News)
Mar 02 2023
WH Press Secretary: Biden Inherited a Rise in Crime
Crime was cited as a major issue that led to the defeat of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot in Tuesday’s election.
When asked whether President Biden feels that he has focused enough attention on dealing with crime in big urban cities, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the president is committed to working with whoever the people of Chicago elect, and she said that BidenCNSNews.com
Mar 11 2023
House votes 419-0 to declassify intelligence on COVID-19 origins, sending bill to Biden's desk
The House voted unanimously Friday on a bill ordering the declassification of intelligence about the origins of COVID-19 in China, sending the bill to President Biden's desk.
The bill, which already passed the Senate, would require Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines to declassify any information about links between the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Wuhan InstituteCBS News (Online)
Feb 16 2023
Ohio train derailment: White House pledges to hold Norfolk Southern accountable
The White House said that it would hold Norfolk Southern accountable for the 150-car train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre made the declaration in a Thursday press conference amid criticism that the White House has been slow to respond to the crisis. Her remarks came two weeks after the derailment. The mayor of East Palestine said he heardWashington Examiner
Mar 09 2023
Biden is using his budget as a cudgel in the debt ceiling fight — and for 2024
President Biden will unveil his budget on Thursday, a proposal that the White House says would reduce the deficit by $3 trillion over 10 years.
Since Congress controls the purse strings — and Republicans control the House of Representatives — the plan is more of a political exercise than a practical roadmap for spending. Rather, it's an opening volley in a high stakes political fightNPR (Online News)
Jan 12 2023
BREAKING: Classified documents found in Biden’s Delaware garage next to his Corvette
Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was grilled over the discovery of classified documents at the Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement. Jean-Pierre reiterated comments made by Biden on Tuesday in response to questions, saying the president was "surprised" by the discovery. When documents were known to be at the home of former President Donald Trump, the FBI raided his Mar-a-The Post Millennial
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
Feb 10 2023
White House says Fox canceled Biden’s Super Bowl interview. Fox says he’s still invited
Hours after the White House said Fox had called off its pre-Super Bowl interview with President Joe Biden, the network said the president was still welcome.
In an about-face, Fox Corp. said on Friday afternoon that it will allow Fox Soul, its small streaming platform aimed at Black Americans, to conduct the presidential interview.
“After the White House reached out to Fox SoulCNN Business
Jan 18 2023
White House calls New Mexico shootings targeting Democratic officials ‘shocking and horrifying’
The White House on Wednesday expressed shock at the arrest of a former GOP candidate in New Mexico in connection with shootings targeting the homes of state Democratic officials, calling it an illustration of the dangers of conspiracies and political violence. “The allegations here are shocking and horrifying, and it’s a miracle here no one was hurt,” said press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. “The Hill
Feb 16 2023
White House: Norfolk Southern will be held accountable for Ohio train derailment
The Biden administration said Thursday that it will hold rail operator Norfolk Southern accountable for the derailment of a 150-car freight train in East Palestine, Ohio — a day after the town's mayor said he heard from the White House for the first time this week.
Driving the news: The comments — made by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at a briefing on Thursday — comeAxios