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Nov 25 2022
With rail strike looming, Biden says he has 'not directly engaged,' contradicting White House press secretary
President Biden contradicted White House officials on Thursday, claiming not to have been directly in touch with either side in the looming national rail-road strike.
Biden told reporters in Nantucket, Massachusetts that negotiations between unions representing railroad workers and their employers were ongoing. The president added since the talks were ongoing, he himself had notFox Business
Jul 21 2022
President Biden tests positive for COVID
President Biden on Thursday tested positive for COVID-19, according to the White House.
The big picture: Biden, who is fully vaccinated and received a second booster shot in March, has "very mild" symptoms, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement.
The 79-year-old president is continuing to work remotely while isolating at the White House and will "carryAxios
Aug 06 2022
Fact Check: White House Says Teenage Layabouts Drove the Labor Force Participation Rate Down
Claim: The decline in the labor force participation rate fell in July because fewer teenagers were working.
On Friday, after the Department of Labor’s jobs numbers showed that the labor force participation rate declined from 62.2 percent to 62.1 percent despite employers taking on 528,000 new workers, White House spokesperson Karine Jean-Pierre claimed that the decline as “aboutBreitbart Fact Check
Dec 11 2022
Biden aims to narrow trust gap with US-Africa leaders summit
President Joe Biden is set to play host to dozens of African leaders in Washington this week as the White House looks to narrow a gaping trust gap with Africa — one that has grown wider over years of frustration about America’s commitment to the continent.
In the lead-up to the three-day U.S-Africa Leaders Summit that begins Tuesday, Biden administration officials played down theirAssociated Press
Dec 29 2022
Supreme Court refuses to lift Trump-era rule at the southern border
A divided Supreme Court refused Tuesday to lift the Trump-era rule that has turned away migrants at the border as a public health threat.
By a 5-4 vote, the justices granted an appeal from Arizona and 18 other Republican-led states that sought to keep Title 42 in place to prevent a new surge of migrants who seek to apply for asylum.
The court agreed to hear arguments in FebruaryLos Angeles Times
Aug 04 2022
Biden is still COVID-19-positive, but his cough is 'improving,' White House says
President Joe Biden's cough is clearing up, but he is continuing to test positive with a rebound COVID-19 case, according to the White House.
Biden is now in his fifth day of isolation after the White House disclosed his relapse last Saturday and has been testing daily for the virus.
"He is still experiencing a very occasional cough, but the cough is improving," Dr. Kevin O'Washington Examiner
Jul 10 2022
White House criticizes Texas Gov. Abbott's order directing National Guard to deport undocumented immigrants
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Friday criticized Texas Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order that directs the National Guard to apprehend and deport undocumented immigrants. Immigration enforcement is a federal authority and states should not be "meddling in it," she told reporters during a briefing. Abbott "has a track record of causing chaos and confusion at theMarketWatch
Sep 27 2022
WH Press Secretary on Whether U.S. Cities Are Safe: Not a Yes or No Question
Thefts and robberies in major cities are up 20 percent in the first half of 2022, according to the Council on Criminal Justice, but White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said there’s no yes or no answer on whether President Biden thinks big cities are safe.
According to the Council on Criminal Justice, “Aggravated assaults (+4%) and robberies (+19%) increased in the first halfCNSNews.com
Jun 28 2022
White House: Using Federal Lands for Abortions Could Mean 'Dangerous Ramifications'
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters Tuesday that the notion of using federal lands to perform abortions in states that restrict the procedure could lead to "dangerous ramifications."
Progressive lawmakers, namely Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., have floated the idea that abortions could be performed on federal landsNewsmax (News)
Feb 15 2022
Reporter grills WH about Durham revelations, but spox refuses to address them: 'My answer is not going to change'
The White House refused Monday to address revelations stemming from special counsel John Durham's latest filing.
During Monday's press briefing, Fox News White House correspondent Jacqui Heinrich repeatedly pressed White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the revelations. Jean-Pierre, however, bucked each attempt.
In fact, before Heinrich could evenThe Blaze