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President Biden to meet with Griner, Whelan families Friday

This will be the President's first time meeting with them in person

Originally Published: 15 SEP 22 13:44 ET Updated: 15 SEP 22 14:31 ET By Kaitlan Collins and Kylie Atwood, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Friday will personally meet with the families of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan at…

Barack and Michelle Obama make first joint return to the White House

Both attended the unveiling of their official White House portraits

Originally Published: 07 SEP 22 07:01 ET Updated: 07 SEP 22 14:18 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are at the White House on Wednesday for the unveiling of…

President Biden 'rejects' defunding the FBI

Some members of the Republican Party called on the White House to 'defund the FBI'

Originally Published: 17 AUG 22 15:53 ET Updated: 17 AUG 22 16:56 ET By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- The White House is strongly condemning calls from some members of the Republican Party, including some elected lawmakers, to "defund the…

BREAKING: White House expected to name monkeypox coordinator

The decision comes two months after the Unites States' first monkeypox case

Originally Published: 25 JUL 22 16:13 ET By Kaitlan Collins, CNN (CNN) -- The White House is working on naming a monkeypox coordinator, two sources familiar with the internal discussions say, but has not yet settled on an individual to…

BREAKING: President Biden tests positive for COVID-19

This story is breaking and will be updated

Originally Published: 21 JUL 22 10:25 ET By Karl de Vries, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden has tested positive for Covid-19, the White House said Thursday. This story is breaking and will be updated. window.addEventListener('load', function() { (function(c, id,…

White House unveils new executive order on US hostages, wrongful detainees

Here is what you need to know about the new executive order

Originally Published: 19 JUL 22 09:00 ET By Jennifer Hansler, CNN (CNN) -- The White House on Tuesday released a new executive order that senior administration officials say is meant to deter hostage taking and wrongful detentions around the world…

President Biden arrives in Saudi Arabia

The White House braces for Biden's meeting with Mohammad bin Salman

Originally Published: 15 JUL 22 00:01 ET Updated: 15 JUL 22 11:36 ET By Kaitlan Collins, Kate Sullivan and Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- A little less than three years after promising to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah state" over…

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden to travel to Uvalde

The President and First Lady will console families, honor victims

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will travel to Uvalde, Texas, on Sunday to console families and honor victims of Tuesday’s mass school shooting in which 19 children and two teachers were killed. The White…

Biden says US would respond 'militarily' if China attacked Taiwan

White House insists there's no police change though

Originally Published: 23 MAY 22 02:44 ET Updated: 23 MAY 22 08:43 ET By Kevin Liptak, Donald Judd and Nectar Gan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden said Monday that the United States would intervene militarily if China attempts to…

President, First Lady arrive in Buffalo

The President, First Lady mourn victims of deadly mass shooting

Originally Published: 17 MAY 22 05:12 ET Updated: 17 MAY 22 09:52 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- More than three years after announcing he was motivated to run for office to redeem "the soul of the nation" from…

Vice President Kamala Harris tests positive for COVID-19

'She has exhibited no symptoms'

Originally Published: 26 APR 22 12:29 ET Updated: 26 APR 22 14:13 ET By Jasmine Wright, Maegan Vazquez, Betsy Klein, Kevin Liptak and Ted Barrett, CNN (CNN) -- Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday after returning…

Masks still required on Air Force Once

White House continues to figure out how to respond to ruling striking down mandate

Originally Published: 19 APR 22 15:15 ET Updated: 19 APR 22 15:54 ET By Maegan Vazquez and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- The White House is once again playing catch-up on how to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic after a…

President Biden: 'Americans are back to work'

Following jobless rate reaching a new pandemic low

Originally Published: 01 APR 22 11:07 ET Updated: 01 APR 22 12:01 ET By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Friday touted the March jobs report that showed the US added another 431,000 jobs in March and…

President Biden to urge Congress to provide more pandemic response funding

The President will warn the pandemic is 'at severe risk if they fail to act'

Originally Published: 30 MAR 22 09:53 ET By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will urge lawmakers to secure more funding for his administration's Covid-19 response in a speech from the White House Wednesday afternoon and will warn…

White House Covid-19 response coordinator is leaving his job

Zients will be replaced by epidemiologist Ashish Jha

Originally Published: 17 MAR 22 07:46 ET Updated: 17 MAR 22 09:40 ET By Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients will leave his job next month, President Joe Biden announced Thursday, after more than…

President Biden: 'Oil prices are decreasing, gas prices should too'

President Biden demands faster drop in gas prices as oil tumbles

Originally Published: 16 MAR 22 08:37 ET Updated: 16 MAR 22 09:32 ET By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is using his bully pulpit to call out the tendency for gasoline prices to go up like…

White House to roll out next phase of Covid-19 response Wednesday

The next phase outlines a vision involving fewer disruptions to daily life

Originally Published: 01 MAR 22 16:35 ET Updated: 01 MAR 22 16:47 ET By Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- The White House will roll out a new strategy laying out the next phase of its response to the coronavirus pandemic…