McCarthy demands a meeting with Biden. The White House says, ‘Show us your budget.’
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) on Tuesday demanded a meeting with President Biden to discuss the nation’s debt limit — a move that the White House and Democrats suggested was premature until House Republicans overcome delays and produce their own budget proposal.washingtonpost.com
Hunter's business partner who paid Biden family $1M was frequent WH visitor during Biden vice presidency
Hunter Biden’s former business partner recently named in an investigation by House Oversight Committee Republicans visited the White House 16 times during Joe Biden's vice presidency.foxnews.com
Fossil fuel, green energy groups team up in rare joint effort to push permitting reform
A broad coalition of fossil fuel, clean energy and labor unions penned a letter to Congress on Monday morning, urging it to take action on permitting reform to ensure energy infrastructure development.foxnews.com
Warner says White House supports his bill targeting TikTok: "One of my bigger fears" is how data is being used by China
Sen. Mark Warner said on "Face the Nation" that the White House supports his bipartisan bill that seeks to give Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo the power to ban or force the sale of TikTok.cbsnews.com
An 8-foot-tall portrait of Trump was among the foreign gifts that went missing when he left office. A reporter found it in a Trump hotel, collecting dust, next to a pile of yoga mats.
After a reader tip, a New York Times reporter found the painting, gifted by El Salvador's president, in an obscure room at a Trump Hotel in Miami.news.yahoo.com
Black Reporter Gets Stern Talking To For Interrupting White House Press Briefing
An unusually tense and awkward moment developed during a White House press briefing on Monday when a reporter loudly interrupted the flow of the proceedings to criticize White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre. The reporter, Simon Ateba, loudly and repeatedly complained that he was being unfairly treated. His objections earned him angry disapproval from his… Continue reading Black Reporter Gets Stern Talking To For Interrupting White House Press Briefingnews.yahoo.com
Jill Biden: It's time for men to step up for women's rights
First lady Jill Biden on Wednesday used a Women's History Month event at the White House to call on men to step up and fight to protect women's rights. The first lady, speaking ahead of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, didn't mince words as she lamented that women find themselves relitigating “battles that we thought we had won a long time ago.” “We need more men to hold each other accountable when women are being hurt or being left behind,” she said.news.yahoo.com
White House refuses to say whether Biden supports reparations for slavery, says it's for 'Congress to decide'
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre avoided saying whether Biden supports reparations for slavery, as San Francisco seek to grant each eligible Black resident $5 million.foxnews.com
WH won’t comment on reparations, says efforts should be left to Congress
During the White House briefing on Tuesday, Yahoo News Senior White House Correspondent Alex Nazaryan asked press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about local efforts to pay reparations to African Americans for slavery and segregation. Jean-Pierre touted the Biden administration’s focus on racial equity across the federal government, but wouldn’t comment specifically about reparations legislation.news.yahoo.com
Post Politics Now Biden to focus on land conservation and arts; Trump awaits word on indictment
President Biden is scheduled to address a White House conference on land conservation before presenting awards for the arts and humanities to Americans including Bruce Springsteen and Gladys Knight.washingtonpost.com
Gadfly Reporter Throws White House Presser Into Chaos With Over-the-Top Tantrum
The White House/YouTubeSimon Ateba once again made the White House press briefing all about his perceived grievances on Monday.A notorious gadfly who claims he’s been removed from the White House Correspondent’s Association, the Today News Africa reporter had one of his trademarked public meltdowns—this time in front of the Ted Lasso cast.With Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and other stars of the hit show joining White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the podium, Ateba began beratnews.yahoo.com
Biden pays tribute to Iranian women at Nowruz celebration
President Joe Biden used a White House event to mark Persian New Year on Monday to pay tribute to Iranian women and girls who took to the streets of Iran to protest following the death last year of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini and vowed to keep pressure on Tehran. Biden said he wished the Nowruz holiday, a nearly 4,000-year-old tradition known as the Festival of Fire that’s linked to the Zoroastrian religion, would be a moment of “hope for the women of Iran fighting for their human rights and fundamental freedoms.” “The United States stands with those brave women and all the citizens of Iran who are inspiring the world with their conviction,” Biden said, describing the reception as the biggest White House Nowruz celebration to date.news.yahoo.com
Howard Stern says Jon Stewart would ‘win in a slam dunk’ if he ran for president
Howard Stern says Jon Stewart would “win in a slam dunk” if he were to run for president, as he urged the former “Daily Show” host to launch a White House bid on Monday. If President Biden chose not to run for reelection, Stern said on his eponymous SiriusXM show, then he “figured out who…news.yahoo.com
Officials: US to send ammunition, tanker trucks to Ukraine
Several officials say the U.S. will announce that it will send Ukraine $350 million in weapons and equipment as fierce battles with Russian forces continue for control of the city of Bakhmut, and troops prepare for an expected spring offensive.
Biden, EU leader hold talks on proposal on electric vehicles
President Joe Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen are meeting Friday as they work to complete a plan that the White House hopes will turn the page on a spat between the U.S. and European Union over electric vehicle tax credits.
White House, states tackle 'junk fees' that cost consumers
The White House has brought together state lawmakers, federal officials and others for a virtual meeting where participants traded ideas about how to fight “junk fees” that inflate the cost to consumers for everything from hospital visits and airline tickets to student loans and concert seats.
GOP senators: Computer chip money underwriting 'woke' agenda
Republican senators says the Biden administration is taking $39 billion in federal money that's meant to build computer chip factories and using it to further “woke” ideas such as requiring some recipients to offer child care and encouraging the use of union labor.