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Exclusive: Ron Klain on ‘remarkable’ achievements of Biden admin.

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.

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...
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U.S. airline group blasts White House competition efforts

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...
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President Biden meets with House Speaker Kevin Mccarthy

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

Family, Community Mourn Tyre Nichols; White House Vows Action

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.
MEMPHIS, TN

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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.
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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...
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An account of the White House State Legislative gathering on Paid Leave was given.

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.
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Summary of the Fourth Conference of the White House Competition Board

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.