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Biden’s trade pick vows to work more closely with allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick to be the top U.S. trade envoy promised to work with America’s allies to combat China’s aggressive trade policies, indicating a break from the Trump administration’s go-it-alone approach. In a confirmation hearing hearing Thursday before the Senate Finance Committee, Katherine Tai, Biden’s choice…
bubmag
February 25, 2021
Joe Biden

Joe Biden’s Immigration Acid Test

Last week, Democrats introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021—a comprehensive immigration bill that will evidently be one of the Biden administration’s first major legislative battles after the coronavirus relief fight is finished. If passed, the Act will be the culmination of decades of efforts from both reformers and restrictionists…
bubmag
February 24, 2021
Joe Biden

HHS nominee says pandemic comes first but agenda is broader

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary, Xavier Becerra, told senators Tuesday that tackling the coronavirus pandemic will be his first priority if confirmed, but he also pledged to work to expand health insurance coverage, curb WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary, Xavier Becerra, told…
bubmag
February 23, 2021
Joe Biden

Turkey’s president wishes to improve testy relations with US

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s president says mutual interests with the United States outweigh their differences and has called for more cooperation with President Joe Biden’s new U.S. administration. In a video message late Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan acknowledged that Turkish-American relations were “seriously tested” but stressed that their…
bubmag
February 21, 2021