Biden meets lawmakers, including Republican who tried to block election, on infrastructure push

Biden meets lawmakers, including Republican who tried to block election, on infrastructure push
U.S. President Joe Biden hosts a meeting on U.S. supply chains and the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response with a bipartisan group of House and Senate members in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstU.S. President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet on Monday with a bipartisan group… Read More

Biden welcomes settlement between South Korean firms on electric battery dispute

Biden welcomes settlement between South Korean firms on electric battery dispute
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on tackling climate change prior to signing executive actions in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 27, 2021. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday welcomed a settlement between South Korean battery makers LG Energy Solution and… Read More

Biden plans to crack down on ‘ghost guns’ with action on Thursday

Biden plans to crack down on ‘ghost guns’ with action on Thursday
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden on Thursday will unveil his administration’s first steps to curb gun violence, including a plan to reduce the proliferation of “ghost guns,” after a slew of mass shootings that have put pressure on him to act.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden visits a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia… Read More

Biden wants to explore keeping U.S. counter-terrorism troops in Afghanistan: top lawmaker

Biden wants to explore keeping U.S. counter-terrorism troops in Afghanistan: top lawmaker
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration is looking to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan past a May 1 deadline while exploring a deal in which the Taliban would allow a U.S. counter-terrorism force to remain as they confront their Islamic State foes, a top U.S. lawmaker said on Wednesday.FILE PHOTO: An armoured vehicle patrols near… Read More

Biden to unveil 2022 discretionary funding request next week: official

Biden to unveil 2022 discretionary funding request next week: official
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden speaks about the state of vaccinations during a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response event in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 18, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Biden administration plans to release its discretionary funding request for 2022 next week, with a full… Read More

Biden to urge vigilance and offer hope on anniversary of lockdown

Biden to urge vigilance and offer hope on anniversary of lockdown
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden will mark the one-year anniversary of the U.S. coronavirus lockdown on Thursday with a prime-time speech commemorating losses from the pandemic while expressing hope for the future as vaccinations increase.FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the state of the U.S. economy and the need to pass… Read More

Biden has asked team to travel to Mexico border and report on influx of children

Biden has asked team to travel to Mexico border and report on influx of children
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden has asked senior officials to travel to the U.S.-Mexico border and brief him on the government response to the influx of unaccompanied minors and steps to ensure their safety and care, a White House spokesman said on Thursday.Biden’s administration is facing criticism from Democrats and activists who say unaccompanied… Read More