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Josh Lederman


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Past articles by Josh:

To boost solar, Biden looks the other way on potential Chinese trade violations

President Joe Biden has ordered that potential trade violations by Chinese solar panel manufacturers go unpunished for the next two years, NBC News reports. → Read More

Biden to visit Saudi Arabia, a country he vowed to treat as a 'pariah'

Biden will likely meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the country and also travel to Israel, sources told NBC News. → Read More

Blinken, Austin meet with Zelenskyy in Kyiv, a wartime first for top U.S. officials

NBC News reports Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin brought new promises of military and diplomatic support for Ukraine. → Read More

Biden administration to resume leasing for oil and gas drilling on federal lands

The move comes as President Joe Biden seeks new ways to help lower gas prices. → Read More

Biden may announce U.S. plans to maintain increased number of U.S. troops in NATO countries near Ukraine

President Joe Biden might announce that the U.S. plans to permanently maintain an increased number of U.S. troops deployed in NATO countries near Ukraine. → Read More

NATO official sees Russia war entering a stalemate: ‘Neither side here can win’

The Russian war in Ukraine is on the verge of entering a stalemate, a senior NATO intelligence official said Monday. → Read More

First big tranche of infrastructure dollars heading to states for water, lead pipes

EPA Administrator Michael Regan said it was the “single largest investment in water infrastructure” in the history of the federal government. → Read More

In tense Blinken meeting, 'Havana Syndrome' diplomats complain of skepticism

Exclusive: In his first meeting with the cohort of State Department staffers affected in Cuba and China, the secretary of state spent more than an hour offering reassurances and fielding questions. → Read More

In reversal, oil and gas lobby embraces climate-focused price on carbon

The American Petroleum Institute, whose members include ExxonMobil and Chevron, has long fought cap and trade policies. → Read More

Biden's EPA to review manipulation of science under Trump

Biden administration officials confirmed the review is specifically focused on policies and actions taken during Trump's presidency. → Read More

Bloomberg commits to spend $100 million to help Biden in Florida

The former Democratic presidential candidate is aiming to free up Joe Biden's campaign to focus on other key battleground states. → Read More

White House executive office cafeteria closed after positive coronavirus test

Contract tracing is being done after positive test in office building where many senior advisers and top officials work. → Read More

Don't stop the presses: Judge gives green light to Mary Trump book

Mary Trump's tell-all book goes on sale on Tuesday. → Read More

White House seeks to discredit Fauci as coronavirus surges

The White House is seeking to discredit Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s leading infectious disease expert, as President Donald Trump works to marginalize him and his dire warnings about the shortcomings of the U.S. coronavirus response. → Read More

'Sociopath,' 'clown': 8 unflattering anecdotes from Mary Trump's book

The president's family had sued to try to stop his niece's book from being published. → Read More

Chinese consulates deploying 'mask diplomacy' in U.S. communities

With China on the defensive over the coronavirus pandemic, its diplomatic missions in the United States are on a charm offensive. → Read More

Pompeo's elite taxpayer-funded dinners raise new concerns

The secretary of state's exclusive "Madison Dinners" have featured guest lists heavy on influencers but light on diplomatic invitees. → Read More

Congress sounds alarm over inaccurate antibody tests

Exclusive: House panel demands data on testing after study shows high rates of inaccurate results in a largely unregulated marketplace. → Read More

U.S. hospital aid comes up short in hardest-hit states

Children’s hospitals get next to nothing in the first $30 billion tranche of federal money. → Read More

Trump's name will appear on coronavirus relief checks

Congress last month passed a $2 trillion coronavirus relief package that includes direct cash payments of up to $1,200 for many Americans. → Read More