A day after proposing a federal gas tax holiday, President Joe Biden summoned the heads of seven top oil companies to the White House to tackle sky high oil prices. It comes after a week of tense back-and-forth with industry leaders.
Brittney Griner’s wife, Cherelle, wants President Joe Biden to secure her partner’s release, doing whatever is necessary to get the WNBA star home from Russia where she has been detained for more than three months.
President Biden addresses the nation after deadly school shooting in Uvalde, Texas leaves at least 19 children, 2 adults dead.
INTERNET AND WATER FACILITIES: Congressman Clyburn and Biden administration officials highlight infrastructure improvements
“Twenty percent of South Carolinians don’t have access to high-speed, affordable broadband. It’s time to change that,” Raimondo said.
Details of the aid package have not yet been made public but could be approved within coming days.
President Joe Biden says the U.S. plans to release one million barrels a day from the strategic petroleum reserves to lower gas prices. Dozens of other countries are meeting today to discuss doing that as well.
A crisis in America’s supply chain, as empty shelves and long waits for online orders could become a problem. There are also rising prices for gas and other vital supplies, with the holidays fast approaching. President Joe Biden is working to address the problem.
By Alan Fram and Marcy Gordon
President Joe Biden planned meetings Wednesday with a pair of moderate Democratic senators whose objections to the size of a proposed, huge package of social and environment initiatives have thrown serious obstacles in its path. Biden was scheduled to meet Wednesday morning with Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., and later with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.
The White House is defending its decision to end the war in Afghanistan that has spanned the last two decades.
By Aamer Madhani
The United States will keep existing COVID-19 travel restrictions on international travel in place for now due to concerns about the surging infection rate because of the delta variant, according to a White House official.