President reprimands Matt Gates for criticizing Ukraine as he touts new Russian sanctions

Obama Jokingly Calls Biden ‘Vice President’ Upon Return to White House

In a provocative speech to the North American Building Union Conference, President Joe Biden introduced new sanctions against Russia and, without naming him, mocked Representative Matt Gates for his questioning of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

The president received a standing ovation for his comments on the economy, jobs and unions, and was also fined for Amazon’s stance on workplace regulation and its predecessor on taxes (also uncredited). Biden concluded his speech by announcing a $20 billion investment in public transportation — the largest investment in US history.

Previously, Republicans and conservative commentators were convicted of posting misleading, edited clips purporting to show the president being contemptuously ignored in favor of Barack Obama at an event at the White House yesterday.

Obama made his first public speech at the Executive Palace since he left office — a celebration of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Biden announced changes to the health care program that would allow up to 200,000 uninsured Americans to qualify for coverage.

Asked for advice for Democrats concerned about this year’s midterm elections, Obama said they have a story to tell, “they just need to tell it.”

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‘Merva ravaged Tom Cotton’ and the GOP’s ‘fascism’ tore the Democratic seat apart

The Democratic Party leader went on the offensive, telling voters that the Republican Party’s embrace of “fraud, fear and fascism” should not be rewarded with a return to power in Washington.

DNC Chairman Jimmy Harrison He Made the Remarks While Performing on MSNBC’s morning atmosphereTaking into account the goals of the Republican Party Tom Cotton From Arkansas his criticism of Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson It was widely criticized as cheap and based on a deliberate misreading of her previous work.

John Bowden has the story from Washington, DC.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 7, 2022 00:29

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House votes to convene Trump aides Peter Navarro and Dan Scavino in contempt of Congress

The United States House of Representatives voted 220-203 to bring two other former White House employees to trial for criminal contempt of Congress for defying subpoenas to produce documents and provide evidence to the Select Committee that shut down the 6 January examines.

Just two Republicans — select committee members Liz Cheney of Wyoming and Adam Kinzinger of Illinois — joined 218 Democrats on Wednesday to vote in favor of a decision to expel former White House deputy chief of staff Daniel Scavino and former director of the National Trade Board. to hold on. Peter Navarro in contempt and prosecuting them for refusing to comply with subpoenas issued as part of the nine-member panel’s investigation into the worst attack on the United States Capitol since Major General Robert Ross ordered British troops into action in 1814. to set fire.

Andrew Feinberg and Eric Garcia report from Washington, DC.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 7, 2022 00:11

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GOP Prepares for Hunter Biden with Congressional Investigations

Republicans Are Interested in Hunter Biden’s lawsuits for foreign business dealings through the Congressional Investigative Authorization Authority if the Republican Party regains control of one or both chambers of Congress later this year.

A Republican congressman sits on the House of Representatives oversight committee, which has broad powers to investigate government affairs, Tell Politics In a recent interview, he said his committee would end Hunter Biden’s foreign trade transactions if he chairs the influential committee next year.

“The House Oversight Committee will be above Hunter Biden,” said Representative James Comer.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022, 11:30 PM

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AOC Confident GOP Immigration Provisions Will Not Be In COVID Relief Act

independentPresident Eric Garcia spoke with Ms. Ocasio-Cortez in the US Capitol.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 11:00 PM

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The White House: The United States faces a $2 trillion bill each year from the climate crisis by 2100

No action on climate crisis And surrender to the worsening spiral of wildfires and heat waves According to a new federal analysis, severe flooding and storms could cost the federal government a $2 trillion annual bill by the end of the century.

Louise Boyle, climate correspondent, reports for independent

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 22:44

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Biden: Trump is ‘last man’ not to attend inauguration

President Joe Biden He delivered a punch to his predecessor in the White House, whom he called “the last man” during a speech in Washington DC, to laughter and loud cheers from the audience.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 22:25

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Not to be outdone by Texas, DeSantis says Florida will do the same

Not to be outdone by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis claims he will send illegal immigrants to Delaware, President Joe Biden’s home state.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 22:15

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Earlier: Garland, Raimundo tested positive for Covid-19

Garland is the second Cabinet official to announce a positive test result on Wednesday. Commerce Minister Gina Raimondo He has also tested positive for the virus using a home antigen test.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 22:06

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VP Communications Manager Positive for Covid

Vice President Kamala Harris’ press secretary Kirsten Allen released the following statement:

Jamal Simmons, Vice President’s Director of Communications, tested positive for COVID-19 today. Jamal has been in close contact with the vice president, as specified in the CDC’s guidelines. Jamal is single and works from home. The vice president will follow CDC guidelines for those who have been in close contact with a positive person and will continue to see her doctor. The vice president plans to continue her public agenda.

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 21:51

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Raskin accuses Marjorie Taylor Green of ‘repeating Trump’s collusion with Vladimir Putin’

Mr. Raskin spoke in support of the detention of former Trump administration officials Peter Navarro Scavino was convicted of criminal contempt for ignoring House committee subpoenas on Jan. 6.

when mr. Raskin called the House to their disdain, he was annoyed by the Georgian congressman, who shouted “what about Russia conspiracy?

Oliver O’ConnellApr 6, 2022 9:47 PM

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