Tag: Biden

POLITICS

Ukraine Set To Get 900,000 Vaccine Doses From US

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. in a meeting with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine discussed both countries’ strategic partnership. The discussion highlights the support of President Zelenskyy’s plan to tackle corruption and implement a reform agenda, based on our shared democratic values and Ukraine’s Euro-Atlantic aspirations, that delivers justice, security, and prosperity to the people of Ukraine.  President Biden affirmed […]

POLITICS

Jen Psaki — Biden’s Administration Opposed To Raise Gas Tax

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki defends gas prices as ‘well in line’ with recent decades as they reached the highest prices since 2014 ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Psaki noted that the COVID-19 pandemic is in retreat and life is returning to normal, “consequently more people are traveling this Memorial Day weekend.” “Americans are hitting the road, they are […]

NEWS

Dr. Anthony Fauci “Not Convinced” COVID-19 Developed Naturally

Anthony Fauci, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director and President Biden’s chief medical adviser, has expressed doubt about the origin of the coronavirus disease and supports the call for further investigation. When pressed on the matter recently by a reporter, Fauci opines that he is “not convinced” it developed naturally. “I am not convinced about that. I […]

NEWS

U.S. Gives Nod To Waiving Intellectual Property Rules For COVID-19 Vaccines

The Biden administration announced on Wednesday that it supports waiving intellectual property protections for COVID-19 vaccines, as countries struggle to manufacture the life-saving doses. A statement from United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai said extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic call for special measures. The World Health Organization’s director-general, Tedros Ghebreyesus, praised the U.S. decision describing it as a monumental […]

EDITORIAL

Don’t Bet Against Trump For A Next White House Run

It’s early days yet to talk about another Presidential run for Donald J. Trump, but as they say on this side of the pond, nothing is off the table. In the 2020 general election, Donald Trump won more than 70 million votes, the second-highest total in American history. Nationally, he has more than a 47% share of the vote, winning […]

EDITORIAL

Joe Manchin — “Not By The Hair Of My Chinny Chin Chin”

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) has become a maverick of a sort in the Democratic Party. This position is thrown to him by circumstance and one that any Democratic Party Senator could easily play given the fifty-fifty split in the Senate. However, Manchin is the only one who has decided to play the starring role and has subsequently become the love […]

NEWS

Biden Lauds Additional Vaccine Market Offering

President Biden has lauded the introduction of a third vaccine into the U.S. market. He said, “After a rigorous, open, and objective scientific review process, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for a third safe and effective vaccine to help us defeat the COVID-19 pandemic — the Janssen COVID-19 (Johnson & Johnson) vaccine.” The President noted […]

NEWS

Biden Set To Shut Down Guantanamo Bay Prison

U.S. President Joe Biden is seeking to close the U.S. outpost military prison at Guantanamo Bay.  The prison is said to hold 40 detainees, chief among them 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammad. The prisoners are labeled as terrorists and are accused of killing nearly 3,000 Americans. White House press secretary Jen Psaki said it was the “goal” and “intention” of […]

NEWS

Biden Gets New Twitter Account

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will get his official tweet going as President following his inauguration next week. However, his new official Twitter account will start with zero followers. This move is a marked change from the last transition, where the incoming President inherited an account with millions of followers. Donald Trump inherited the Potus account with about 13 million or […]

POLITICS

President Trump — Count Me Out Of Biden’s Inauguration

President Trump is again breaking with the norms. On Friday, the President said he would not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. President Trump has repeated claims that he had won the “legal vote” and made accusations of electoral fraud and “historic election interference.” However, Mr. Trump has provided no evidence to support his claims. “To all of those who have […]