Joe Biden

Biden warns of growing ‘cost of inaction’ on $1.9T coronavirus economic aid plan – National

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U.S. President Joe Biden is warning of a steep and growing “cost of inaction” on his $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief plan as the White House searched for “creative” ways to win public support for a package that is getting a cold shoulder from Senate Republicans. In the age of …

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Biden administration to boost coronavirus vaccine purchases amid shortage complaints – National

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The Biden administration is boosting purchases of coronavirus vaccines to deliver enough to protect 300 million Americans by the end of the summer, as it surges deliveries to states for the next three weeks following complaints of shortages and inconsistent supplies. President Joe Biden announced the surge in deliveries …

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Point Roberts pins COVID-19 border exemption hopes on President Biden

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Residents of the Washington state community of Point Roberts are hoping an executive order from U.S. President Joe Biden could lead to eased COVID-19 border restrictions. Point Roberts lies just south of Delta, B.C., and is separated from the rest of Washington state by water and the Canadian border. …

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Masks, testing, distancing: Coronavirus measures now the rule in Biden’s White House – National

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Testing wristbands are in. Mask-wearing is mandatory. Desks are socially distanced. The clearest sign that there’s a new boss at the White House is the deference being paid to coronavirus public health guidlines. It’s a striking contrast to Donald Trump’s White House, which was the epicenter of no less …

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Full on Fauci: Doctor says Biden administration is ‘liberating’ – National

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Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. In truth, the nation’s leading infectious-diseases expert never really went away. But after enduring nearly a year of darts and undermining comments from former U.S. President Donald Trump, Fauci now speaks with the authority of the White House again. He called it “liberating” Thursday …

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Premiers tell Trudeau they ‘want to go to war’ with U.S. over Keystone XL: sources

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faced anger from some of Canada’s premiers Thursday over U.S. President Joe Biden’s decision to cancel the Keystone XL pipeline project — including heated calls for punishment that could fracture ties between the two allies. The First Ministers call, which lasted just over an hour, …

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America braces for Inauguration Day like no other as Biden set to emphasize call to unity – National

Hundreds of National Guard troops hold inside the Capitol Visitor’s Center to reinforce security at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. The House of Representatives is pursuing an article of impeachment against President Donald Trump for his role in inciting an angry mob to storm the Capitol last week. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

President-elect Joe Biden will officially become President of the United States in just a few short hours. But he is set to do so amid a political climate with tensions stretched to the breaking point, as well as some of the clearest threats of domestic terrorism that the U.S. …

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‘Dark times’: Biden, Harris mark country’s coronavirus grief ahead of inauguration day – National

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Hours from inauguration, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden paused on what might have been his triumphal entrance to Washington Tuesday evening to mark instead the national tragedy of the coronavirus pandemic with a moment of collective grief for Americans lost. His arrival coincided with the awful news that the U.S. …

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Biden plans to roll back a lengthy list of Trump policies. Here’s what may happen – National

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By Jarrett Renshaw Reuters Posted January 19, 2021 8:01 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to sign dozens of executive orders and send sweeping bills to Congress in …

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Fauci says 100M coronavirus vaccinations in 100 days ‘absolutely a doable thing’ – National

Fauci says 100M coronavirus vaccinations in 100 days ‘absolutely a doable thing’ - National

President-elect Joe Biden’s goal of delivering 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine within the first 100 days of his presidency “is absolutely a doable thing,” Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on Sunday. Fauci, speaking on NBC’s “Meet The Press,” said two …

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