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Biden confronts sinking poll numbers

President Biden is facing strong political headwinds as troubles mount for his domestic agenda.A slew of recent national polls have shown the president’s once-strong approval numbers dipping across the board. And a poll released Tuesday showed Biden… Source: The Hill

Biden says he will review executive actions after police reform talks fail

President Biden on Wednesday expressed disappointment at the failure of bipartisan police reform negotiations on Capitol Hill and said he would explore potential executive actions “to advance our efforts to live up to the American ideal of equal… Source: The Hill

Harris unveils $250M commitment to new global health fund

Vice President Harris on Wednesday called for a new global health security fund at the World Bank to focus on pandemic preparedness, with the Biden administration planning to contribute $250 million in seed funding, a White House official said…. Source: The Hill

Rahm Emanuel has earned $13M since leaving Chicago's city hall: report

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) disclosed that he has earned nearly $13 million since leaving office in May 2019.The income was disclosed in paperwork filed as part of Emanuel’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador to… Source: The Hill

French ambassador to return to DC after Biden, Macron speak

The French ambassador to the United States will return to Washington, D.C., next week after President Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron spoke Wednesday in the aftermath of a U.S. submarine deal with Australia that irked leaders in France…. Source: The Hill

Biden launches investigation into Texas school mask mandate ban

The Biden administration has launched a civil rights investigation into Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) executive order prohibiting school mask mandates, the latest in a series of probes by the Department of Education into whether the statewide bans… Source: The Hill

The Memo: Biden seeks to reassure aggrieved allies

President Biden’s debut speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday could have been boiled down to a single sentence: Remember, I’m not Trump.Whether that sentiment will be enough to reassure restive allies in Europe and beyond remains… Source: The Hill

White House faces increased cries from allies on Haitian migrants

The White House is facing a growing outcry from Democrats and other allies over the influx and subsequent removal of thousands of Haitian migrants who crossed the southern border in recent weeks — as well as their treatment by Customs and Border… Source: The Hill

DHS chief 'horrified' by images at border

GOP senators on Tuesday grilled Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas over the influx of Haitian refugees seeking asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border and viral images of Customs and Border Patrol officials on horseback chasing migrants away. &… Source: The Hill

Biden meets with leaders of Australia, Iraq before departing UNGA

President Biden on Tuesday met with Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and President Barham Salih of Iraq on the margins of the UN General Assembly in New York, following a speech in which he said the U.S. was scaling back military… Source: The Hill

Biden to raise refugee cap to 125,000 in October

The Biden administration on Monday said it would raise the refugee admissions cap to 125,000 in fiscal 2022, meeting a target that President Biden set during his presidential campaign.The State Department said it transmitted a report to… Source: The Hill

Biden administration launches new national initiative to fight homelessness

The Biden administration on Monday launched a new national initiative to fight homelessness, which will work with local governments to help those suffering from the national housing crisis.The initiative, dubbed “House America,” will call on city,… Source: The Hill

Biden to get COVID-19 booster on camera once fully approved

President Biden plans to get his COVID-19 booster shot on camera once it’s fully approved for Americans over the age of 65, which could happen in the coming days.”He will do so, and he will do so on camera. I don’t have a date for…

Netanyahu suggests Biden fell asleep in meeting with Israeli PM

Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu suggested that President Biden fell asleep in an August meeting with his successor, Naftali Bennett. “I heard that Biden was very attentive at this meeting. He dropped his head in agreement… Source: The Hill

Biden falters in pledge to strengthen US alliances

President Biden has promised to strengthen U.S. alliances, but some of his high-profile moves in the early months of his administration have rankled allies.France is outraged by a new partnership between the U.S., the United Kingdom (U.K.) and… Source: The Hill