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White House considers wider list of Supreme Court nominees

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Originally Published: 29 JAN 22 12:52 ET By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) -- The White House says it's considering a wider list of potential nominees for the Supreme Court than has been reported thus far, according…

Former President Trump appeals to Supreme Court

Trump asks Supreme Court to block release of his White House records to January 6 committee

Originally Published: 23 DEC 21 11:57 ET Updated: 23 DEC 21 14:03 ET By Tierney Sneed, Katelyn Polantz and Ariane de Vogue, CNN (CNN) -- Former President Donald Trump appealed to the Supreme Court on Thursday to block the release…

Biden admin shifts focus to severity, not case numbers

Biden admin eyes a potentially stark shift in messaging around ending the pandemic

Originally Published: 18 DEC 21 08:00 ET Updated: 18 DEC 21 18:48 ET By Kevin Liptak and Jeremy Diamond, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden's top health officials came to an afternoon briefing at the White House Thursday with a…

President Biden to speak on Omicron variant on Tuesday

As the nation faces higher case numbers, deaths and hospitalizations

Originally Published: 18 DEC 21 14:32 ET By Kaitlan Collins and Jeff Zeleny, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will give an Omicron variant-focused speech on Tuesday, according to a White House official, as the nation contends with higher case…

White House Covid-19 vaccination coordinator steps down

Choucair's departure was long planned as he returns to California

Originally Published: 24 NOV 21 10:17 ET Updated: 24 NOV 21 10:54 ET By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- Dr. Bechara Choucair, the Biden White House Covid-19 vaccinations coordinator, departed his post earlier this week as the administration's efforts to…

President Biden marks Transgender Day of Remembrance

Biden pays tribute to 'deadliest year on record for transgender Americans'

Originally Published: 20 NOV 21 09:01 ET By Donald Judd, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden marked Transgender Day of Remembrance in a statement Saturday, paying tribute to "those we lost in the deadliest year on record for transgender Americans."…

Manchin pushes back on billionaire tax

As Democrats struggle to cut a deal on Biden agenda

Originally Published: 27 OCT 21 13:10 ET By Clare Foran and Manu Raju, CNN (CNN) -- Sen. Joe Manchin on Wednesday resisted a last-ditch move by Democrats to impose a new tax on billionaires to help pay for President Joe…

White House will not host Halloween celebration this year

Due to President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden's overseas travel

Originally Published: 27 OCT 21 10:55 ET By Kate Bennett and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- The White House said Wednesday it would not be hosting a traditional Halloween celebration this year due to President Joe Biden and first lady…

Biden hosts Manchin to discuss finalizing spending bill

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Originally Published: 24 OCT 21 09:14 ET Updated: 24 OCT 21 14:03 ET By Phil Mattingly and Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden is hosting critical moderate Sen. Joe Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at his…

Biden issues proclamation marking Indigenous Peoples' Day

President Biden becomes first president to issue this proclamation

Originally Published: 08 OCT 21 15:29 ET By Donald Judd (CNN) -- President Joe Biden issued a proclamation commemorating Indigenous Peoples' Day on Friday, becoming the first US president to do so, the White House said. "The contributions that Indigenous…

Biden vows 'we're going to get this done'

As Democrats attempt to overcome divisions to enact key agenda items

Originally Published: 01 OCT 21 15:05 ET Updated: 01 OCT 21 16:58 ET By Melanie Zanona, Lauren Fox, Ryan Nobles, Clare Foran and Daniella Diaz, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden vowed on Friday that Democrats will deliver on their…

Manchin rejects Pelosi's call for deal on economic package

Ahead of key Thursday vote

Originally Published: 29 SEP 21 12:26 ET By Daniella Diaz, Manu Raju and Morgan Rimmer, CNN (CNN) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday that Democrats need to have legislative text on the larger Build Back Better Act agreed to…

Biden to argue U.S. has reached an 'inflection point'

President Biden will push economic agenda during a speech on Thursday

Originally Published: 16 SEP 21 08:43 ET Updated: 16 SEP 21 10:35 ET By Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will argue in a speech on Thursday that the US has reached an "inflection point" as the President…

Biden and UK to help Australia acquire nuclear submarines

A major step toward countering China, while building international backing

Originally Published: 15 SEP 21 17:00 ET Updated: 16 SEP 21 06:51 ET By Kevin Liptak and Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden on Wednesday unveiled a new effort to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines, a major step…

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President Biden expected to impose new vaccination mandates

On Thursday, Sept. 9, President Joe Biden is expected to impose new vaccination mandates. The mandates are a part of the President's plan to put pressure on private businesses, federal agencies and schools to enforce stricter vaccination and testing policies.…

'We are going to find ways to get them'

White House chief of staff: US is 'going to find ways' to get remaining Americans out of Afghanistan

Originally Published: 05 SEP 21 10:04 ET By Jason Hoffman and Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- White House chief of staff Ron Klain said Sunday that the US will find ways to get any remaining Americans in Afghanistan out of…

President Biden to travel to New York and New Jersey

Biden will survey Hurricane Ida storm damage

Originally Published: 04 SEP 21 11:54 ET Updated: 04 SEP 21 12:38 ET By Jason Hoffman, CNN (CNN) -- President Joe Biden will travel to New Jersey and New York next week to survey widespread storm damage caused by the…

Biden says another terrorist attack on Kabul airport is 'highly likely'

While vowing that US retaliatory strike was not 'the last'

Originally Published: 28 AUG 21 10:01 ET Updated: 28 AUG 21 16:14 ET By Barbara Starr and Paul LeBlanc, CNN (CNN) -- Another terrorist attack on Kabul's airport is "highly likely in the next 24-36 hours," President Joe Biden said…