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Aug 21 2022
Biden hosting unity summit to combat hate-filled violence
President Biden will host a White House summit next month aimed at combating a spate of hate-fueled violence in the U.S., as he works to deliver on his campaign pledge to "heal the soul of the nation."
The White House announced Friday that Mr. Biden will host the United We Stand Summit on Sept. 15, highlighting the "corrosive effects" of violence on public safety and democracy.CBS News (Online)
Jul 12 2022
White House Braces For Ugly Inflation Report, But Says Things Will Ease Up Soon
The Biden administration is preparing for poor inflation news, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters on Monday.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is slated to release June data for the Consumer Price Index (CPI) — a major tracker for inflation — on Wednesday morning. As of May, the metric was surging at 8.6% year-over-year, setting a fresh four-decade high.The Daily Wire
Nov 04 2021
White House says 'Republicans are lying' about critical race theory in schools
White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters on Thursday that the issue of race and education in the Virginia gubernatorial election was exploited by Republican Glenn Youngkin, who won over Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
"We need to be honest here about what's going on," she said. "Republicans are lying. They are not being honest. They are not being truthfulWashington Examiner
Jun 16 2022
Biden tested negative for Covid, source says, after White House spokesperson initially declined to disclose
President Joe Biden twice tested negative for the coronavirus this week, a source familiar with the matter told NBC News, despite high-profile interactions with individuals who recently disclosed positive cases.
The disclosure came after the top White House spokesperson, Karine Jean-Pierre, repeatedly refused to reveal the president’s testing status, a reversal from previous practice.NBC News (Online)
Nov 11 2022
Federal Judge in Texas Strikes Down Biden Student-Loan Forgiveness Program
A federal judge in Texas on Thursday struck down the Biden administration’s student-debt forgiveness plan, imperiling a key administration priority that would have canceled up to $20,000 in student loans for tens of millions of borrowers.
The Biden administration’s plan is an “unconstitutional exercise of Congress’s legislative power” that also failed to go through normal regulatoryWall Street Journal (News)
Sep 16 2022
Biden meets families of Russian-held detainees Griner, Whelan
President Joe Biden met on Friday with families of two Americans being held by Russia, and personally reassured them he is working to gain freedom for the detainees.
Biden sat down in the Oval Office with Cherelle Griner, wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner, and Elizabeth Whelan, sister of former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan.
Biden conducted the separate meetings to assure the familiesReuters
Jul 14 2022
Why U.S. Petroleum Reserve Oil Went Overseas
President Biden made sure to emphasize that the action he was about to take was extraordinary.
In late March, as the price of gasoline spiked, his administration threw open the spigot of the National Strategic Petroleum Reserve and began releasing a million barrels a day to, in the president’s telling, “provide a historic amount of supply” until domestic production could ramp back up.RealClearPolitics
Sep 16 2022
President Joe Biden meets with wife of Brittney Griner to show detained WNBA star is 'front of mind'
President Joe Biden met on Friday with Cherelle Griner, wife of Brittney Griner, and reassured her that he is working to gain the WNBA star's freedom.
Biden sat down in the Oval Office with Cherelle Griner as well as Elizabeth Whelan, sister of detained former U.S. Marine Paul Whelan. Biden conducted the separate meetings to assure the families that the detainees "are at front of mindESPN.com
Aug 08 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
Jul 21 2022
President Biden tests positive for COVID-19
President Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, the White House said on Thursday.
"This morning, President Biden tested positive for COVID-19," White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a written statement. "He is fully vaccinated and twice boosted and experiencing very mild symptoms. He has begun taking Paxlovid. Consistent with CDC guidelines, he will isolate at theFox News (Online News)