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Van Hollen concerned over upcoming report on weapons for Israel

Sen. Chris Van Hollen said Wednesday he is concerned about the way the Biden administration is compiling a report into whether Israel is eligible for U.S. weapons. Background: Under President Joe Biden’s National Security Memorandum-20, which Van Hollen (D-Md.) championed, the administration must submit a report to Congress by May…
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May 2, 2024
Joe Biden

US Senators Urge President Joe Biden to Act on Crypto Regulation

Amidst growing concerns over the use of cryptocurrency to circumvent sanctions, Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Angus King (I-Maine) have called upon the Biden administration to tighten crypto regulations.  Their concerns were highlighted in a recent letter to high-ranking officials, pointing out Iran’s gains from crypto mining. US Senators to…
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May 2, 2024
Joe Biden

As student protests shake US campuses, Biden mum

What does Joe Biden have to say about the rowdy student protests against Israel's war with Hamas in Gaza that have rocked American college campuses in recent weeks? Almost nothing. The US president has so far avoided the contentious subject as it is likely to complicate his reelection campaign. The…
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May 2, 2024
Joe Biden

Trump hits back at Biden, attacks Haley in first 2024 trip to Iowa

Already have Rappler+? to listen to groundbreaking journalism. This is AI generated summarization, which may have errors. For context, always refer to the full article. TRUMP. Former US president and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures after his speech at the fall convention of the California Republican Party in Anaheim,…
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January 6, 2024
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First Thing: Biden says Trump 2.0 would threaten democracy

Good morning. Joe Biden dramatically raised the ante in the forthcoming US presidential election campaign yesterday with a stark and impassioned warning that American democracy was imperiled by a vengeful Donald Trump, his likely opponent next year. Faced by stagnant approval ratings and worries about his advanced age, the president…
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September 29, 2023