• Biden asks how Trump 'could intimidate an entire party' while out of office

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    President Joe Biden questioned the consistent GOP opposition to his agenda on Wednesday.
    He wondered aloud how there isn't even one Republican vote in play for his voting rights bill.
    Biden turned to former President Donald Trump, asking why he retains such a grip on the GOP.
    President Joe Biden extensively criticized Congressional Republicans on Wednesday for failing to entertain any bipartisan cooperation on his agenda. The president's comments came during a lengthy press conference , his first standalone one at the White House since...
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  • Biden says his 'guess' is that Putin will launch an offensive against Ukraine: 'He has to do something'

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden answers questions during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on January 19, 2022, including questions about Russia and Ukraine. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    President Biden said Wednesday that his "guess" is that Russian President Putin will invade Ukraine.
    Biden said that he feels that Putin "has to do something."
    Russia has been massing tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's border over the past several weeks.
    President Joe Biden, who has had talks directly with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the Russian troop build-up that's...
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  • Biden opens the door to getting 'big chunks' of his economic agenda over the finish line after Manchin shut down the $2 trillion spending bill

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    U.S. President Joe Biden. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    Biden opened the door to making cuts to the centerpiece of his economic agenda.
    "It's clear to me that we're going to have to probably break it up," he told reporters.
    Other Democrats in the Senate are starting to recognize difficult cuts are probably needed so it turns into law.
    President Joe Biden opened the door to making cuts to his $2 trillion social spending and climate bill, conceding that it's still possible to get "big chunks" of it through the 50-50 Senate. "It's clear to me that we're going to have to probably break it up...
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  • Biden criticizes GOP resistance to his agenda: 'What are Republicans for? Name me one thing they're for'

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Joe Biden delivers an opening statement during a news conference in the East Room of the White House on January 19, 2022 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
    Biden during his first solo news conference in 2022 ripped into Republicans for stalling his agenda.
    The president questioned whether the GOP has any goals beyond obstructing him.
    "What are Republicans for? What are they for? Name me one thing they're for," Biden said.
    President Joe Biden on Wednesday excoriated Republicans for constantly working to derail his agenda while questioning what the GOP actually stands...
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