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Feb 08 2023
Media Bias Alert: Was the US Response to the Chinese Spy Balloon too Weak?
Each week, AllSides Media Bias Alerts examine media bias in coverage of a major or important story using the AllSides Media Bias Ratings™ and our AllSides Media Bias Chart™.
The latest addition to tensions between the U.S. and China – a suspected spy balloon floating through U.S. airspace – led to biased media coverage on the Biden administration’s response.
Left- and right-Clare Ashcraft
Nov 05 2021
WH: Biden now ‘perfectly comfortable’ with migrant payouts — after calling $450K report ‘garbage’
President Biden is “perfectly comfortable” with cash payouts to migrant families whose members were detained separately after illegally crossing the US-Mexico border, White House Deputy Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Thursday.
The answer comes just a day after Biden labeled as “garbage” a report that his administration is considering $450,000-per-person payments.
Jean-New York Post (News)
Jun 01 2022
White House Cleans Up Biden's Position on Banning Handguns
White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday that President Biden does not support a ban on handguns.
The clarification comes after the president made eyebrow-raising remarks about guns on Memorial Day when he told reporters “a 9mm bullet blows the lung out of the body."
Biden then claimed "there's simply no rational basis for [high-caliber weapons] in terms ofTownhall
May 29 2022
New Zealand's Jacinda Ardern to meet with Biden, discuss combating online radicalization
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, who successfully oversaw the implementation of gun control measures in her own country, will meet with President Biden on Tuesday at the White House to discuss a range of issues, including countering "radicalization to violence both off and online."
Why it matters: This is the first time a New Zealand leader has visited the White House sinceAxios
Dec 15 2022
The White House's revisionist history on Biden's gay marriage stance
Before President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act, the White House played footage of the Meet the Press interview in which he first came out in favor of same-sex marriage.
Biden referenced the television appearance in his own remarks at the signing ceremony. “Ten years ago, I got into trouble,” he said. He was vice president at the time, and he had endorsed gay marriageWashington Examiner
Aug 21 2022
Biden sets up White House summit to battle racism, violent extremism
President Biden will host a summit next month aimed at countering racism and “hate-fueled violence” in the U.S., the White House announced Friday.
White House officials described the Sept. 15 event as a stand against “the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety.”
Mr. Biden will deliver the keynote address at the “United We Stand Summit” whereWashington Times
Sep 02 2022
Biden's picturesque setting with a dark twist
Elections are about choices. When elections go poorly for presidents, the choice becomes a referendum on their performance in office - one often decided in the negative.
Joe Biden made the short flight from Washington to Philadelphia on Thursday to try to reframe this November's mid-term election choice as not about him, but about choosing between democratic freedoms and "Donald TrumpBBC News
Aug 08 2022
'They're blatant lies': White House bristles at IRS funding and tax criticism
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre snapped at Republican criticism that Democrats are tinkering with the tax code as part of the Senate-passed climate and healthcare spending bill.
"This is just the latest example, again, of those who do nothing to protect tax welfare for the rich at the expense of everything else," Jean-Pierre told reporters Monday aboard Air Force One enWashington Examiner
Dec 06 2022
WH Spokeswoman: Twitter Files Are a 'Distraction...Old News'; 'It's Not Healthy'
Was it "appropriate" for Twitter to censor the Hunter Biden laptop story ahead of the 2020 election?
A reporter asked that question at Monday's White House press briefing, three days after Twitter owner Elon Musk released information showing that Twitter executives decided to suppress the Hunter Biden story for supposedly violating its "hacked materials" policy. But the story, publishedCNSNews.com
Nov 07 2022
White House reassures voters after Kremlin-linked entrepreneur admits Russia meddled in elections
The White House said Americans should feel confident in the election system despite a Kremlin-linked entrepreneur’s apparent admission that Russia interfered in U.S. elections and will continue to do so.
While Yevgeny Prigozhin’s remarks on the eve of the U.S. elections on Tuesday are concerning, they come as not “new or surprising,” said White House press secretary Karine Jean-PierreWashington Times