WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday rejected North Korean accusations that joint military exercises in the region are a provocation and said the United States has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang.
The White House on Wednesday rejected North Korean accusations that joint military exercises in the region are a provocation and said the United States has no hostile intent toward Pyongyang. "We have made clear we have no hostile intent toward the DPRK (North Korea) and seek serious and sustained diplomacy...
WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden met privately on Wednesday with House Speaker Kevin McCarthy for more than an hour — their first in-person meeting since the Republican won the gavel. There were no signs of a breakthrough between the Democratic president and Republican speaker on the most consequential...
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White House Pushes Legislation Targeting ‘The Huge Service Fees That Companies Like Ticketmaster Slap Onto Tickets’
In November, the day after Live Nation reported its “highest quarterly attendance ever,” the White House pledged to crack down on “processing fees on concert tickets.” Now, the president is calling for Congress to pass the Junk Fee Prevention Act. The president detailed this proposed effort...
Outgoing White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain joins MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell for an exclusive interview reflecting on his time in public service and how the “diversity and experience” of the White House staff will help the Biden administration succeed.Feb. 2, 2023.
Outgoing White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said it was the "best job" he ever had and choked up after promising it was unlikely he could deliver a tear-free speech.Feb. 2, 2023.
The White House just said it agrees with Elon Musk’s point about Apple’s ‘secret 30% tax on everything.’ And don’t forget Google.
The U.S. Department of Commerce released a report on Wednesday examining Apple and Google's app store model. On Wednesday, the Biden administration argued that Apple and Google’s app store model, including how it forces developers to give a 30% cut on any in-app purchases, hurts users and developers. This...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group representing major U.S. airlines on Wednesday blasted White House proposals on competition in the industry as "short-sighted" and said they would "drive-up costs and reduce choices" for consumers. The White House said on Wednesday the Transportation Department (USDOT) will propose new regulations to bar airlines...
Apple and Google may be forced to have third-party app stores by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration. The NTIA says that the current business model of both companies “is harmful to consumers and developers.”. Apple and Google may be forced to have third-party app stores by the NTIA.
High stakes talk with low expectations as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy met with President Biden at the White House. The two have been at odds over what to do about the federal debt ceiling and government spending.
Voice of America
White House — Vice President Kamala Harris paid her respects Wednesday at the funeral of Tyre Nichols, a young Black man who died last month after a brutal beating by Memphis police officers, and demanded that Congress pass stalled legislation aimed at holding police accountable after a high-profile police killing in 2020 sparked protests in the U.S. and around the world.
WASHINGTON — Influential lawmakers from both parties urged the Defense secretary in a letter Tuesday to curtail the department’s submission to Congress of “unfunded priorities lists” — annual requests for billions of dollars in military spending above White House budget proposals.
A Penn Wharton Budget Model analysis found that President Joe Biden’s student loan repayment plan would cost more than double the amount projected by the Biden administration. The analysis, published on Jan. 30, found that Biden's new Income-Driven Repayment plan would cost between $333 to $361 billion in the...
Anchorage Daily News
As White House advances Willow oil project, advocates uneasy about Biden administration’s ‘mixed messages’
WASHINGTON — As it advanced the proposed Willow oil project on Wednesday, the Biden administration hedged on whether it will give final approval to ConocoPhillips’ $8 billion prospect, causing trepidation among its advocates in Alaska. The Bureau of Land Management released a final environmental review Wednesday for the...
Ahead of the 30th Anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, Jennifer Klein, Assistant to the President and Director of the Gender Policy Council, and Julie Chavez Rodriguez, Senior Advisor to the President and Director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, convened state legislators on the frontlines of advancing paid family and medical leave in their respective states. White House senior staff and officials from the Department of Labor, including the Women’s Bureau, also participated.
This afternoon, the President convened the White House Competition Council to discuss the significant progress made toward lowering costs for the American people thanks to his Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy. The Council also discussed plans for further action in the coming weeks, months, and years. The Competition Council drives the Administration’s whole-of-government effort to restore competition and coordinate progress on the Executive Order’s 72 initiatives, delivering concrete benefits of increased competition to America’s consumers, workers, farmers, and small businesses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Outgoing White House chief of staff Ron Klain burst into tears Wednesday as he talked about his boss, President Joe Biden, and his decades of work with him. “This is the best job I’ve ever had,” said Klain, immediately crying after he said he couldn’t promise...