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Brett Samuels

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Recent articles by Brett:

Biden on Griner case: ‘I’m hopeful. We’re working hard’

President Biden on Friday said he’s “hopeful” about Brittney Griner’s situation after the WNBA star was sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia. “I’m hopeful. We’re working hard,” Biden t… → Read More

Trump threatens CNN with lawsuit over ‘defamatory’ reporting

Former President Trump on Wednesday said he planned to file a lawsuit against CNN, alleging the network has repeatedly defamed him dating back to his 2016 campaign for the presidency. “I have notif… → Read More

Trump flirtation with 2024 run growing more serious, sources say

Former President Donald Trump is holding discussions about announcing a 2024 campaign, sources told The Hill, with some current and former advisers believing it is a matter of when, not if, Trump will launch a third White House bid. → Read More

Cassidy Hutchinson testimony tests Trump’s political strength

President Trump is taking a beating from the Jan. 6 panel, with ex-White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson this week offering particularly damaging testimony about the former president’s temperament and knowledge of what was happening in the attack on the Capitol. → Read More

Biden speaks with Venezuelan opposition leader ahead of Summit of the Americas

President Biden on Wednesday had a phone call with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó ahead of the Summit of the Americas, which Guaidó was not invited to attend in person. Biden reaffirmed h… → Read More

White House condemns threat against Kavanaugh near his home

The White House on Wednesday condemned the actions of a man who was arrested near the home of Brett Kavanaugh carrying weapons and threatening to kill the Supreme Court justice. “The presiden… → Read More

Biden adviser: Elections likely to come up in meeting with Brazil’s Bolsonaro

President Biden will likely bring up the issue of maintaining free and fair elections during a one-on-one meeting with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro this week, as Bolsonaro has cast doubt on t… → Read More

Biden to address major labor conference next week

President Biden next week will travel to Philadelphia to speak at a convention for the AFL-CIO, the largest federation of unions in the country. Biden will deliver remarks on Tuesday at the convent… → Read More

Why Mike Pence will be a key figure at Thursday’s Jan. 6 panel hearing

Former Vice President Mike Pence will not be present when the House Jan. 6 committee holds a prime-time hearing on Thursday, but he will be a central figure as the panel makes its first presentation to the public of what unfolded before and during the riot at the Capitol. → Read More

Harris to announce nearly $2B in private investment to help stem migration

Vice President Harris on Tuesday will tout $1.9 billion in new investments from the private sector to address root causes of migration driving people out of Central America. The new commitments com… → Read More

Why Biden sees fights with Musk, Bezos as good politics

President Biden and the White House are embracing fights with billionaires like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos over the economy. Biden and his aides have publicly poked at major CEOs like Bezos and Musk … → Read More

5 things to watch when Biden, Harris attend the Summit of the Americas

The Summit of the Americas begins Monday in Los Angeles, the first gathering of leaders from North, Central and South America in nine years. President Biden and Vice President Harris will bot… → Read More

Biden responds to Musk concerns about economy: ‘Lots of luck on his trip to the moon’

President Biden on Friday shrugged off Elon Musk’s pessimistic outlook on the economy, wishing the Tesla and SpaceX founder “lots of luck on his trip to the moon.” Musk reportedly… → Read More

Biden: ‘Unconscionable’ for GOP to oppose debate on gun laws

President Biden on Thursday called Republican opposition to even debating various proposals to strengthen gun laws “unconscionable” and predicted the GOP would pay a price at the ballot… → Read More

Biden compounds his baby formula problems

The White House has compounded its problems — again — this time in addressing a baby formula shortage that President Biden admitted he was not personally aware of until months after the shutdown of… → Read More

Biden administration announces fresh round of Russia sanctions

The White House on Thursday announced fresh sanctions on Russia in an effort to further punish Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine and crackdown on attempts to evade existing penalties. New sanction… → Read More

White House to pay interns for first time

The White House will pay its interns when its internship program is relaunched in the fall, calling the development a “significant milestone” to provide opportunities to low-income stud… → Read More

Jill Biden to host unveiling of Nancy Reagan stamp

First lady Jill Biden next week will help unveil a new postal stamp to honor former first lady Nancy Reagan, the White House announced Wednesday. Biden will host the event on Monday at the White Ho… → Read More

Two White House press office staffers leaving for other administration jobs

The White House press office is undergoing a minor staffing shuffle as two aides are departing for other agencies within the Biden administration. Vedant Patel, who had served as an assistant press… → Read More

In shift, White House starts to talk up economy

President Biden and his administration have shifted gears toward a month-long campaign to talk up the economy to show the White House is prioritizing inflation by pushing the positives about what i… → Read More