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Justin Sink

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Washington, DC, United States

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  • BQ Prime
  • Inside Scoop SF
  • The Middletown Press
  • Yahoo
  • seattlepi
  • The Hill

Recent articles by Justin:

Biden Touts Jobs Report as White House Insists Economy Strong

President Joe Biden said the unemployment rate falling to pre-pandemic lows was “the result of my economic plan” as the White House sought credit for surging jobs gains that bolstered the president’s insistence the nation has not fallen into recession. → Read More

US to Signal Military Backing for Israel With Joint Declaration

President Joe Biden will commit to extending an agreement that provides billions of dollars for the Israeli military in a meeting Thursday with the country’s new prime minister, Yair Lapid, according to US officials. → Read More

White House Brushes Off NYC Nuclear Attack Ad About the ‘Big One’

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan responds to viral video on New York’s preparedness → Read More

Biden’s Fist Bump Fiasco Muddles Bid to Avoid MBS Handshake

A glowing orb, a back-slapping embrace, a formal handshake, or a cool, Covid-appropriate fist bump? For all the talk of oil, the most pressing decision for President Joe Biden this week could come down to choosing the appropriate greeting when he meets the Saudi leader he vowed to snub. → Read More

Biden Lauds CIA for Punching ‘Gigantic Hole’ in Putin’s Playbook

President Joe Biden praised the Central Intelligence Agency’s efforts to expose Russia’s plans to invade Ukraine, telling the staff that they had “punched a gigantic hole” in President Vladimir Putin’s objectives. → Read More

Biden Turns to Direct Attacks on Trump as Midterm Elections Near

President Joe Biden accused former President Donald Trump of “dismissing and ignoring the forgotten people he promised to help” in a unusually blunt attack on Wednesday, indicating that the White House may be trying to turn the midterm elections into a referendum on his predecessor. → Read More

Kamala Harris Promotes Policy Aide to Chief Economic Adviser

Vice President Kamala Harris has named Deanne Millison as her new chief economic adviser, elevating a financial services lawyer with extensive experience on Capitol Hill to oversee her efforts to address inflation and economic inequality. → Read More

Biden to Stress Fed Independence in Powell Meeting, Deese Says

More than 700,000 Americans are homeless, a number that is expected to rise in the aftermath of Covid-19. How did this happen? Why does a country with unprecedented wealth and prosperity have so many people with no roof above their head? Bloomberg CityLab dives deep into America’s urgent problem, and what can be done about it. → Read More

Biden Has Few Good Options to Curb Mass Shootings That Plague US

President Joe Biden is demanding swift action on gun safety in response to the massacre at a Texas elementary school, yet he has few viable options to curtail the mass shootings that continue to plague the nation. → Read More

Pentagon’s Spokesman Kirby Is Moving to a White House Position

Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby will move to the White House to take a senior communications role with a foreign policy focus. → Read More

US to Lift Some Sanctions on Venezuelan Oil, Ease Chevron PDVSA Talks

The Biden administration plans to ease sanctions on Venezuelan oil in a bid to bring more of the country’s crude to Europe. → Read More

Biden Pardons Ex-Secret Service Agent, 2 Convicted in Drug Cases

President Joe Biden will issue his first round of presidential pardons and commutations on Tuesday, offering clemency to 77 nonviolent drug offenders and a former Secret Service agent who said he was singled out for prosecution after exposing racism in the agency. → Read More

Biden Plans to Sign Executive Order to Shield Old Growth Forests

President Joe Biden will sign an Earth Day executive order designed to safeguard old-growth forests that have come under threat from wildfires and drought. → Read More

VP Harris’s Chief of Staff Departs in Latest Office Shakeup

Vice President Kamala Harris’s chief of staff is stepping down, a White House official said Thursday, in the latest shake-up among her senior aides. → Read More

Biden Accuses Putin of Committing ‘Genocide’ in Ukraine

President Joe Biden for the first time accused Russia of committing genocide in Ukraine, significantly escalating his condemnation of President Vladmir Putin’s invasion. → Read More

U.S. Economy ‘On the Move,’ Biden Says Following Jobs Report

The U.S. economy has “gone from being on the mend to on the move,” President Joe Biden said, even as he conceded inflation was still a challenge after a solid March jobs report showed continued strength in the U.S. labor market. → Read More

Biden Budget Woos Moderates With Deficit Cuts, Flexibility

President Joe Biden’s budget release on Monday is shaping up as a direct appeal to moderate Democrats, emphasizing deficit reduction and flexibility on social spending as the White House hopes to win support for new legislation before November’s midterm elections. → Read More

Biden to Sidestep ‘Build Back Better’ Proposals in His Budget

President Joe Biden will broadly endorse the climate, social safety net and tax-code changes the White House has pursued as part of his “Build Back Better” agenda in his budget proposal Monday, but he won’t specify the costs or revenues in a bid to avoid disrupting congressional negotiations. → Read More

Biden To Issue 2023 Government Spending Plan on March 28

President Joe Biden will release his 2023 budget request on March 28, according to a senior administration official, outlining how he’d enact some of his top priorities and his administration’s spending requests across the government. → Read More

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff Tests Positive for the Coronavirus

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff tested positive for the coronavirus prompting Vice President Kamala Harris to cancel her appearance at an equal pay event Tuesday evening at the White House. → Read More