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Biden issues a warning as he accuses oil and gas companies of ‘war profiteering’ off Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

President Joe Biden escalated weeks of sharp warnings to energy producers on Monday by floating a so-called "windfall" tax on their corporate profits, calling out major gas companies for racking up gains from a spike in prices he attributes to Russia's war in Ukraine. → Read More

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CNN Exclusive: Treasury secretary says she’s not seeing signs of a recession in the US economy

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Thursday in an exclusive interview with CNN that she did not see signs of a recession in the near term as the US economy rebounded from six months of contraction. → Read More

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Biden cracks down on 'junk fees' in new economic focus ahead of midterms

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a crackdown on so-called junk fees, including new steps that effectively ban banks from issuing surprise overdraft fees and depositor fees on bounced checks. → Read More

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Biden gets updated Covid booster shot as he issues warnings over winter case surge and lack of funding

President Joe Biden rolled up his sleeve and received his updated Covid-19 booster vaccine in front of cameras on Tuesday, urging all eligible Americans to do the same and pressing Congress to provide more pandemic response funding as the nation heads toward a potential winter case surge. → Read More

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White House defends Biden's quiet campaign strategy after he gives 'closing argument' speech to DNC staffers

The White House promised President Joe Biden would be spending more time on the campaign trail ahead of next month's midterm elections following a speech in which he delivered his "closing argument" to a room full of Democratic staffers in Washington. → Read More

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Biden prepares for debt ceiling showdown

President Joe Biden on Friday gave a window into how he's preparing for a looming political showdown over the debt ceiling, stating unequivocally that he will not relent to Republican lawmakers threatening to send the nation into default if he doesn't meet their demands, but adding that he doesn't support Democrats' efforts to abolish the debt limit entirely. → Read More

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Biden rallies on student debt cancellation with eye on younger voters

In the days and even weeks after President Joe Biden took the dramatic step to order the cancellation of student loan debt for up to 40 million Americans, it wasn't clear that he'd ever focus publicly on the issue again. → Read More

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White House tries to find the silver lining in tough inflation report

The White House tried on Thursday to give another rough economic report a positive spin, saying that there's indicators of progress in newly released inflation numbers -- even as the Federal Reserve is expected to respond by aggressively raising interest rates once again. → Read More

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Biden acknowledges a ‘slight recession’ is possible, even if he doesn’t think it’ll happen

President Joe Biden told CNN's Jake Tapper on Tuesday that the prospect of a "slight recession" is possible but that he doesn't anticipate it -- even as experts are sounding the alarm about the future of the American and global economies. → Read More

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Biden promises Ukraine ‘advanced air defense systems’ after Russian missile strikes

President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday after a deluge of Russian missiles targeted cities across Ukraine, condemning the strikes and pledging continued US security assistance "including advanced air defense systems." → Read More

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Biden promises Ukraine ‘advanced air defense systems’ after Russian missile strikes

President Joe Biden spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Monday after a deluge of Russian missiles targeted cities across Ukraine, condemning the strikes and pledging continued US security assistance "including advanced air defense systems." → Read More

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Here’s who is not eligible for Biden’s marijuana pardon

President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he's pardoning individuals charged with simple marijuana possession on a federal level, but his decision does not affect broad groups of Americans and non-citizens charged with the crime. → Read More

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Biden reestablishes arts committee that was dissolved over Trump’s handling of Charlottesville

President Joe Biden issued an executive order on Friday that includes a provision reestablishing the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, a panel that was dissolved in 2017 when the committee's members resigned over then-President Donald Trump's handling of a deadly White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. → Read More

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Biden calls Nord Stream pipeline leaks a 'deliberate act of sabotage'

President Joe Biden on Friday called the leaks in the Nord Stream pipelines a "deliberate act of sabotage" and accused Russia and President Vladimir Putin of "pumping out disinformation and lies," though he did not directly accuse Moscow for the leaks. → Read More

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Biden to Florida: 'We're gonna pull together as one team' following Hurricane Ian

President Joe Biden said Thursday that it's time for the country to pull together to help those affected by Hurricane Ian as he sought to deliver unifying remarks at the Federal Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Washington. → Read More

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Biden hosts first ever US-Pacific Island Country Summit in Washington

President Joe Biden is hosting the first ever US-Pacific Island Country Summit this week, a multi-day event in Washington focused on cooperation with the United States' countries in the Pacific region. → Read More

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DHS approves Jones Act waiver to ensure diesel for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Wednesday approved a federal waiver opening up the potential for additional diesel to be shipped to Puerto Rico following the devastation of Hurricane Fiona last week. → Read More

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Biden asks if deceased congresswoman is present at White House food insecurity conference

President Joe Biden on Wednesday asked if a congresswoman who died last month was present at a White House food insecurity conference. → Read More

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Biden administration ‘actively’ working on request for foreign diesel ship to enter port in Puerto Rico

The Biden administration is under increasing pressure to approve a federal waiver to permit a foreign diesel ship to enter a port in Puerto Rico, but administration officials have emphasized that they need to ensure the move would be legal before they move forward. → Read More

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Biden welcomes World Series champion Atlanta Braves to the White House

President Joe Biden welcomed the Atlanta Braves to the White House on Monday, celebrating their 2021 World Series championship win with an event in the East Room. → Read More