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Biden keeps masking despite updated guidance

President Biden sought to send the message this week that the nation is in a new phase of the pandemic when he strode away from a podium outside the White House without a mask after announcing guidance that the vaccinated no longer need face… Source:…

Harris to spearhead National Space Council

The White House announced Saturday that Vice President Harris will chair the National Space Council (NSC), a space policy group that was revived by the Trump administration.Harris as the group’s leader will focus on a slate of policies, including… Source: The Hill

Biden to take public relations blitz to Louisiana

President Biden will travel to Louisiana next week on his public relations blitz to tout his coronavirus and infrastructure packages.The White House announced Saturday that Biden will go to Lake Charles and New Orleans on Thursday as part of the “… Source: The Hill

Biden immigration moves under scrutiny from left and right

President Biden’s moves on immigration have opened him up to criticism from the right and the left, both for the Trump policies he nixed and for those he’s retained.Biden took quick action early in his presidency by rescinding Trump’s travel ban and… Source: The Hill

Former longtime Army Rangers mentor to receive Medal of Honor

Ralph Puckett, a retired Army colonel, will receive the Medal of Honor for his service during the Korean War. Retired Lt. Col. JD Lock confirmed to The Hill on Friday that Puckett, 94, received a phone call from President Biden around 5 p.m. “… Source: The…

Biden-affiliated nonprofit group launches ad blitz in swing states

A new outside group aligned with President Biden is rolling out a multimillion ad blitz in key swing states promoting the White House’s handling of the coronavirus and its infrastructure plan.Building Back Together, a progressive nonprofit run by… Source: The Hill

Biden plugs infrastructure with a personal favorite: Amtrak

PHILADELPHIA — President Biden made a personal stop here on Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of Amtrak and plug the billions of investments in passenger and freight rail proposed in his $2.25 trillion infrastructure plan.  The… Source: The Hill

Federal mask mandate for travel extended to September

The federal mask mandate for all transportation networks will be extended through September, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Friday.The mask requirement is for travel on airplanes, in airports, on buses and on rail… Source: The Hill

Biden cancels military-funded border wall projects

President Biden is canceling projects to build a wall along the southern border using diverted defense funds and will use some funding to counter environmental damage from the wall’s construction.Then-President Trump had diverted billions in… Source: The Hill

Obama, McRaven get emotional discussing aftermath of bin Laden raid

Former President Obama and Ret. Adm. William McRaven participated in a conversation this week that became emotional as the two reflected on the U.S. military mission that killed Osama bin Laden ahead of the raid’s 10th anniversary this weekend…. Source: The Hill

Biden officials say they still need more time in Trump tax-return case

The Biden administration on Friday said that it still needs more time to determine its position in a lawsuit over House Democrats’ request for former President Trump’s tax returns.The Democratic-led Ways and Means Committee filed a lawsuit against… Source: The Hill

Secretary of State to visit Ukraine next week amid tensions with Russia

Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that he will be visiting Ukraine next week amid tensions with Russia.Blinken confirmed the trip to Ukraine during an interview with CBS News on 60 Minutes that will premiere Sunday.The trip to Ukraine… Source: The Hill

Biden marks 100th day plugging jobs plan in Georgia

President Biden marked his 100th day in office on Thursday with a trip to Georgia, kicking off a publicity blitz to sell his newest legislative proposals in the state responsible for giving Democrats control of the Senate.The president hit many of… Source: The Hill

Biden speech interrupted by protesters

President Biden’s rally to mark his 100th day in office was interrupted as soon as it began by protesters calling for an end to detention centers and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).Biden was in the process of thanking Georgia voters… Source: The Hill

Trump learned of Pence heart surgery from media: report

Former President Trump reportedly first learned about former Vice President Mike Pence’s heart surgery, which he underwent earlier this month to implant a pacemaker, through media reports, CNN reported on Thursday, citing two people familiar with… Source: The Hill

Five hot-button issues Biden didn't mention in his address to Congress

President Biden included a series of bold proposals in his first address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday — but he noticeably left out a number of hot-button issues.Student loan debt cancellation, filibuster reform, refugee admissions, the… Source: The Hill

Police reform talks ramp up amid pressure from Biden, families

Police reform talks are heating up on Capitol Hill as lawmakers face growing pressure from President Biden and the families of victims to reach an agreement, nearly a year after negotiations first unraveled.Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Tim… Source: The Hill