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Biden mulls steps if Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade
... protects a woman's right to have abortion. The president asked the White House Gender Policy Council , the Department of Health and Human Services and the White House Counsel's Office to put together a plan to protect women's rights, press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Tuesday. According to a source advising the White House on how it can address the issue, he said that many steps being considered are tied to asking federal agencies to do more. The White House is considering allowing the Food ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
US lawmakers vote to send $40 bn Ukraine aid
... ensuing humanitarian crisis. The White House applauded Tuesday's vote as a crucial step toward helping Ukraine defend its democracy against Russian aggression. As the president said yesterday, we cannot afford any delay in this vital effort, said Jen Psaki , White House press secretary. We look forward to working with Senate leadership to get this bill to the president's desk quickly, and to keep assistance flowing to Ukraine without interruption. A top US official warned Russian President Vladimir ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
Mexico to send foreign minister if Biden excludes Cuba, Venezuela from Summit
... continue in America, but I want to assert independence and sovereignty and show universal fraternity, Lopez Obrador said. A final decision has not been made yet on whether or not Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela will be invited to the talks, according to Jen Psaki , White House Press Secretary. She told reporters that the summit is a great opportunity to focus on some of the most important issues like the ongoing fight for freedom and democracy for every country, our shared climate goals and a more collaborative ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
Senators call on Biden to designate Russia as State sponsor of terrorism
... Obama administration imposed sanctions in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. The Biden administration has not publicly taken a position on whether it supports the designation or not. At a press conference Monday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the designation would make Russia a global pariah, but noted that the current sanctions regime by the U.S. and its allies were already doing that. She did not rule out President Joe Biden signing a bill on the matter if it gets to his desk: ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
Elon Musk says he would reinstate Trump ban
... day when he was president. There was no immediate comment from a Trump spokesman. Trump is chairman of the company that owns Truth Social, which is merging with Blank-Check acquisition firm Digital World Acquisition Corp. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday that the company's ban on Trump was a matter for the company to decide. She said that the Biden administration wants online platforms to protect freedom of speech, but also ensure that they are not forums for disinformation. Musk ...
Updated: 05/10/2022
Missouri AG blasts Biden admin for colluding with Big Tech
... has, principally section 230, which makes them immune from typical liability because they're not considered a publisher. They hold that over, the left does, unless they censor more. The second way they do it is direct collusion that we see now and Jen Psaki in press conferences has told us that they are working directly with Facebook to flag, quote unquote, disinformation. This has played itself out on a number of different fronts, whether it was the laptop from hell, election integrity issues, certainly ...
Updated: 05/09/2022
Biden shifts focus to Asia as Ukraine war drags on
... China, although it was recently pushed back after the top U.S. diplomat tested positive for COVID - 19. The war in Ukraine will be a topic of discussion at the ASEAN summit, but it is also an opportunity to discuss security in the region, according to Jen Psaki, White House press secretary. She said she expected to have discussions on the pandemic and North Korea, which may soon soar to the top of U.S. priorities with Washington seeing signs of an imminent nuclear test. Yuki Tatsumi , a senior fellow ...
Updated: 05/09/2022
Canadian PM Trudeau, US First Lady visit Ukraine
... American leader, and U.S. President Joe Biden has not visited Ukraine. The plan for the President of the United States would not include an eight-hour train through a war zone when entering Ukraine from Poland, said former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki last month. A host of US lawmakers from both parties have made the trip, as have Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Tony Blinken. Biden administration sent nearly $4 billion in military aid to Ukraine since Russia launched its ...
Updated: 05/08/2022
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