- Business Insider 02:18May 15, 2021Biden told staff not to serve leafy greens because he didn't want to be photographed with leaves in his teeth, report saysThe New York Times also reported President Biden's preferred drink is the controversial Orange Gatorade.
< Politics, Joe Biden, President Joe Biden, Vice President, Leafy greens, photograph >
- Business Insider 20:41May 14, 2021Kamala Harris blasts how workers lose $200 billion per year from the anti-union trend in the US economyAt the first meeting of the White House task force on worker organizing, the vice president ripped into the wages lost from America's lack of unions.
< Economy, Markets, Economy, Union, Unionizing, Labor, labor movement, Collective Bargaining, President Joe Biden, labor secretary, Kamala Harris, Marty Walsh >
- Breaking Defense 00:20May 14, 2021Israel To US: We Won’t Stop Strikes“This time Hamas will pay the full price for its actions. Gaza will have to perform huge reconstruction work to fix the heavy damage caused by Israel since the fighting began,” a defense source says.
< Air Warfare, Allies, Threats, Benjamin Netanyahu, Gaza, Houthis, iran, Iranian missiles, Israel, President Joe Biden, saudi arabia >
- Breaking Defense 03:55May 13, 2021Biden Orders Fed Cybersecurity Boost; Targets Prevention, Reporting“It reflects a fundamental shift in our mindset — from incident response to prevention, from talking about security to doing security,” a senior administration official says.
< Networks / Cyber, colonial pipeline, cyber espionage, Cyber Executive Order, cybersecurity, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency CISA, Microsoft Exchange Hack, national security council, President Joe Biden, SolarWinds, white house >
- Business Insider 20:16May 8, 2021White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she advises Biden not to take spontaneous questions from reportersJen Psaki says the administration respects the role of the press, but she prioritizes keeping Biden on message and free of "distractions."
< Politics, jen psaki, White House press secretary, President Joe Biden, White House Press Briefing >
- Business Insider 18:16May 8, 2021McConnell supports long-overdue Kentucky bridge project, but rejects proposed corporate tax hikes to fund the workMcConnell is pushing for a more targeted $600 billion infrastructure plan, devoid of corporate tax increases, that Senate Republicans could support.
< Politics, Transportation, Mitch McConnell, infrastructure bill, tax reform 2017, President Joe Biden, Republican Party >
- Business Insider 15:45May 8, 2021Biden's spending plans could lift wages from the bottom up. It's a page out of Jeff Bezos' playbook - or Henry Ford's.Biden's infrastructure plan promises to raise wages and create jobs. Both Henry Ford and Jeff Bezos raised wages to increase productivity - it worked.
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Minimum Wage, Economy, infrastructure plan, President Joe Biden, Biden, Jeff Bezos, Henry Ford, Amazon, Policy, analysis, American Jobs Plan, American Families Plan >
- Breaking Defense 13:01May 5, 2021Biden Must Boost 2022 Budget To Counter ChinaThe Army and Air Force are locked in battle over missions and the dollars that go with them. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs — an Army guy — has predicted a “bloodletting” with the Army the likely loser as the country grapples with how to manage the growing rivalries with China and Russia. Stopping…
< Air Warfare, Land Warfare, Naval Warfare, Threats, 2022 budget, Defense Budget 2022, Heritage Foundation, op-ed. op-eds. commentary, President Joe Biden, Thomas Spoehr >
- Business Insider 21:54May 2, 2021Sen. Bernie Sanders says the US needs 'progressive taxation' on the wealthy to pay for Biden's infrastructure proposal"The very rich and large corporations should start paying their fair share of taxes to help us rebuild America and create the jobs that we need," Sanders said.
< Politics, Taxes, News, Bernie Sanders, President Joe Biden, Economic Policy, infrastructure bill, Progressive tax system, $15 Minimum Wage, weekend BI US >
- Business Insider 20:13May 2, 2021The Biden Administration continues the White House's long history of personalizing everything, from pens to cookies to shovelsLeadership in Washington flips from red to blue every so often, but one thing always seems to remain the same: a dedication to personalization.
< Politics, Weekend BI UK, White House, Merch, President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris >
- Business Insider 19:09May 2, 2021A majority of investors and business owners have faith in Biden's economic boom, new UBS survey findsAbout 64% of respondents said the administration's policies had a positive impact on the global economy, and 60% believe they support global markets.
< Economy, Markets, Economy, UBS, UBS survey, Investor Survey, Survey, Economic Recovery, Business Owners, Biden administration, President Joe Biden, Economic Policy, weekend BI US >
- Business Insider 21:31May 1, 2021Biden says Stacey Abrams 'can be anything' she wants - including presidentWhile in Georgia, Biden thanked Abrams for her voting rights activism, saying that she was "empowering people to vote and to make their voices heard."
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Stacey Abrams, Georgia, Democratic Party, 2022 elections, COVID-19 relief bill >
- Business Insider 18:36May 1, 2021Newsmax host criticizes Biden for picking a dandelion for the first lady"He picks up the weed and gives it to Jill as what I guess is supposed to be some kind of a sweet gesture," said Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Jill Biden, White House, marine one, Dandelion, Newsmax >
- Business Insider 06:42April 29, 2021'We need to rebuild our nation with a new foundation': Rep. Jamaal Bowman pushes for more progressive action in response to Biden speechBowman, who spoke on behalf of the Working Families Party, articulated a vision of an America that reimagines the possibilities of governance.
< Politics, jamaal bowman, President Joe Biden, Democratic Party, Working Families Party >
- Business Insider 06:05April 29, 2021Elizabeth Warren fist-pumps and Joe Manchin takes notes during Biden's first joint address to CongressDemocratic and Republican lawmakers' real-time responses to Biden's address illustrated the chasm between the two political parties.
< Politics, News, Joe Biden, President Joe Biden, joint address to Congress, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Manchin >
- Business Insider 01:45April 29, 2021Biden plans to meet with the top 4 congressional leaders at the White House in MayDuring his presidential campaign, Biden pledged to work in a bipartisan manner and reject the fiery political rhetoric of former President Trump.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, White House, Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, Kevin McCarthy, Mitch McConell, Bipartisanship >
- Business Insider 21:55April 28, 2021McConnell slams Biden for choosing 'catnip' for liberals over 'unity' in first 100 days in office"It's not too late," McConnell said. "This White House can shake off its daydreams of a sweeping socialist legacy that will never happen" in the US.
< Politics, Mitch McConnell, President Joe Biden, first 100 days, US Presidency >
- Business Insider 19:15April 27, 2021'This "too cool for school" s--- doesn't work': James Carville says Democrats have a 'wokeness' problem"Wokeness is a problem and everyone knows it. It's hard to talk to anybody ... who doesn't say this. But they don't want to say it out loud," he said.
< Politics, James Carville, Democratic Party, President Joe Biden, Campaigns >
- Business Insider 23:37April 25, 2021Over half of Trump voters agree with the Derek Chauvin guilty verdict, poll saysIn the survey, 51 percent of respondents who backed Trump in 2020 agreed with the guilty verdict compared to 94 percent of voters who backed President Joe Biden.
< Politics, News, George Floyd, derek chauvin, Donald Trump, President Joe Biden, Black Lives Matter movement >
- Business Insider 21:47April 25, 2021Kevin McCarthy says that Biden's first 100 days have been a 'bait and switch' between promising bipartisanship but governing 'as a socialist'For weeks after the November election, McCarthy, a top ally of former President Donald Trump, demurred on admitting that Biden had indeed won.
< Politics, Kevin McCarthy, President Joe Biden, Bipartisanship, infrastructure bill >
- Business Insider 20:54April 25, 2021Lindsey Graham slams Biden as 'a very destabilizing president' who wants to 'regulate America out of business'"AOC said his first 100 days exceeded her expectations," Graham said about Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. "That's all you need to know."
< Politics, Lindsey Graham, President Joe Biden, Economic Policy, Foreign Policy, Approval Rating >
- Business Insider 15:55April 25, 2021A book published almost 25 years ago predicted that the 'Next New Deal' would follow a period of great social unrest in 2020 - and that millennials would take the reins after decades of boomer ruleIn 1997, "The Fourth Turning" predicted that a "Gray Champion" saintly warrior figure would usher in an economic restructuring after chaos in 2020.
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, Biden, Biden administration, President Joe Biden, Millennials, Boomers, Generations, coronavirus, Pandemic, coronavirus recession, Great Recession, analysis, Policy >
- Business Insider 19:45April 24, 2021Biden boasts record approval rating among young Americans, poll saysBiden has a 63% approval rating among young Americans aged 18 to 29, according to a poll released by the Institute of Politics at Harvard University.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Young Voters, Presidency, Approval Rating >
- Business Insider 16:39April 24, 2021GOP Rep. Burgess Owens says its 'an insult' to compare the new Georgia voting law to Jim Crow"The soft bigotry of low expectations now projected on Black Americans ... is being done by the Democratic Party," Owens said during a Senate hearing.
< Politics, News, Burgess Owens, Georgia voting bill, Voting Rights, Jim Crow, GOP, President Joe Biden, weekend BI US >
- Breaking Defense 13:01April 22, 2021Afghanistan: The Long, Painful Retreat“I think the countries to the north of Afghanistan such as Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan are also going to be worried about the flows of refugees and perhaps fighters to the north. All of them will see what happens after we leave, how the United States postures itself, and then they’ll decide what to do,” Gen. McKenzie said this week.
< Allies, Land Warfare, Threats, Afghan National Army, afghanistan, Afghanistan war, Biden administration, David Petraeus, Gen. Joe Dunford, Kyrgyzstan, President Joe Biden, Uzbekistan >
- Business Insider 18:29April 20, 2021The White House tees up a $1.5 trillion spending plan for family aid and education funding, new report saysThe proposal includes funding for universal pre-K, paid family and medical leave, and seeks to expand the child tax credit through 2025.
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, American Families Plan, Biden stimulus, Fiscal Policy, spending plan, Childcare, Universal Pre-K, President Joe Biden, Biden administration, American Jobs Plan, White House >
- Business Insider 17:53April 20, 2021The White House backs a bill to make Washington, DC a state, calling lack of representation 'an affront' to 'democratic values'Democratic-backed H.R. 51 would turn what is now Washington, DC into Douglass Commonwealth, a state with full voting representation in Congress.
< Politics, White House, President Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 04:31April 20, 2021Biden says he's 'prepared to compromise' on infrastructure plan during meeting with bipartisan group of lawmakersBiden and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with lawmakers in an effort to gain support for an infrastructure plan that Republicans rebuked.
< Politics, Biden, President Joe Biden, infrasrtucture, infrastructure bill, Bipartisan >
- Breaking Defense 23:21April 19, 2021Why Putin Threatens UkraineUkraine has been the number one target of Putin’s new-age imperial ambitions. He has consistently refused to recognize the legitimacy of Ukraine’s independence, stating Ukraine is not a “real country” and that it will always be part of the “Russian world.”
< Allies, Land Warfare, Naval Warfare, Threats, Crimea, President Joe Biden, Russia, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin >
- Business Insider 21:52April 18, 2021New poll indicates most Americans want to end lifetime appointments for Supreme Court justicesThe poll also showed 38% of respondents supported an expansion of the court from nine to 13 members, while 42% opposed the idea.
< Politics, Supreme Court, Supreme Court justices, President Joe Biden, Mondaire Jones >
- Business Insider 23:05April 17, 2021As Biden approaches 100th day in office, Republicans admit difficulties in attacking his agendaBiden has been unrelenting in his view that now is the time for bold change in America, and so far, Republicans have largely been unable to stop him.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Republicans, Mitch McConnell, John Thune, COVID-19 relief bill, infrastructure bill, Bipartisanship, analysis >
- Business Insider 18:07April 17, 2021Democratic Rep. Mondaire Jones calls on Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire"Justice Breyer, for whom I have great respect, should retire at the end of this term," Jones said. "My goodness, have we not learned our lesson?"
< Politics, Mondaire Jones, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Supreme Court, President Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 21:03April 13, 2021Biden, Pelosi, and top lawmakers mourn the loss of Capitol Police officer Billy Evans alongside his wife and two young childrenHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Evans "a martyr for our democracy." Biden told Evans' family: "You're gonna make it by holding each other together."
< Politics, News, Billy Evans, capitol building, President Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, US Capitol, US Capitol Police >
- Business Insider 14:44April 10, 2021Amtrak's $80 billion plan to connect the US is the latest step in a rail revolution but has a glaring omission: high-speed railAmtrak may be decades away from focusing on true high-speed rail as it plans to spend Biden's $80 billion on repairing its languishing network.
< Transportation, Travel, News, Trains, BITranspo, Business Visual Features, Amtrak, Acela Express, Acela, Train, High-speed train, High Speed Rail, President Joe Biden, Infrastructure Week, Infrastructure, infrastructure bill, infrastructure plan, infrastructure spending >
- Business Insider 16:05April 6, 2021Biden expected to announce that all US adults will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19As of Monday, over 107 million Americans have received at least one vaccine dose and 62.3 million have been fully vaccinated.
< Politics, Science, coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine, President Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 22:34April 4, 2021A major Texas highway expansion project has been paused to examine possible violation of 1964 Civil Rights ActIn the past, highways were constructed with no regard for minority communities. The Biden administration is seeking to address past racial inequities in planning decisions.
< Politics, Houston, Texas, Department of Transportation, Civil Rights Act, Systemic racism, President Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Highway >
- Business Insider 17:59April 1, 2021AOC says Biden's infrastructure plan is way too small - she wants a $10 trillion packageA $10 trillion plan could create tens of millions of "good union jobs," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show."
< Economy, Markets, Politics, Economy, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, AOC, Biden infrastructure plan, Biden administration, President Joe Biden, Economic Policy, infrastructure spending, infrastructure plan, Policy, Joe Biden, Rachel Maddow >
- Business Insider 20:55March 30, 2021Economists are divided about how bad inflation is going to get. Here are the 14 loudest voices on both sides of the issue.The inflation debate intensified this week following reports the White House wants a $4 trillion infrastructure bill after a $1.9 trillion stimulus.
< Economy, Markets, Features, Economy, Economic Growth, Inflation, Wall Street, Jason Furman, Lawrence Summers, Paul Krugman, President Joe Biden, Olivier Blanchard, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Jerome Powell, Haruhiko Kuroda, Niall Ferguson, Claudia Sahm, Joseph Stiglitz, Greg Mankiw >
- Business Insider 23:02March 29, 2021Within a week, half of US states will be distributing vaccines to all adults - here's when the general public is eligible in every stateGov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday that New Yorkers ages 16 and up will be eligible to get vaccinated starting April 6.
< Science, News, coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine, President Joe Biden, united states, CDC, BI Graphics, Joanna Lin Su >
- Business Insider 22:40March 29, 2021Biden pleads with governors to reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 infections rise and CDC director says she's 'scared' by spread"Mask up, mask up. It's a patriotic duty. It's the only way we ever get back to normal," Biden said.
< Politics, News, Science, President Joe Biden, COVID-19 vaccine, COVID-19 >
- Business Insider 15:25March 28, 2021Biden is splitting with Obama on the economy and the proof is in their stimulus plans"This is just incredibly different," said Obama DOL veteran Heidi Shierholz. "If my 2010 self could see just how different we're handling this."
< Economy, Politics, Markets, Policy, Economy, Biden stimulus, Stimulus, President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, coronavirus recovery, coronavirus stimulus, Jason Furman, Claudia Sahm, Economic Recovery, Infrastructure, infrastructure bill, Jerome Powell, Inflation, inflation risk, Inflation Expectations, National Debt >
- Business Insider 19:29March 27, 2021Gov. Brian Kemp signs restrictive Georgia voting bill into law in front of painting of former plantation groundsThe grounds of the Callaway Plantation, depicted in the painting, are located in Wilkes County, between Athens and Augusta in northeastern Georgia.
< Politics, brian kemp, Georgia, Elections, Voting Rights, President Joe Biden >
- Business Insider 22:53March 26, 2021Biden calls Georgia's new voting law 'a blatant attack on the Constitution and good conscience'The Republican-backed law expands early voting for most counties while requiring ID information to vote absentee, among other provisions.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Georgia, Elections, Voting >
- Business Insider 22:26March 25, 2021Biden agrees with Obama that the Senate filibuster is a 'Jim Crow relic' and says it's being 'abused in a gigantic way'President Biden inched closer to endorsing Democratic efforts to abolish the rule requiring 60 votes to pass legislation.
< Politics, News, President Barack Obama, President Joe Biden, Republicans, Filibuster, Senate filibuster >
- Business Insider 21:38March 25, 2021Biden says he has 'no idea if there will be a Republican Party' in 2024Biden wouldn't promise that he'll run for reelection, but said he expects to run again with VP Kamala Harris on the ticket.
< Politics, News, President Joe Biden, GOP, Republican, Republican Party, 2024 Elections >
- Business Insider 21:30March 25, 2021Biden calls efforts by state legislatures to restrict voting 'sick', 'un-American', and 'despicable'"This makes Jim Crow look like Jim Eagle. This is gigantic, what they're trying to do. It cannot be sustained," Biden said in a news conference.
< Politics, President Joe Biden, Voting Rights, Elections >
- Business Insider 20:50March 25, 2021Biden sets a new goal of the US administering 200 million vaccine shots in his first 100 daysThe United States has administered over 130 million vaccine doses, with 14% of the population fully vaccinated as of Wednesday.
< Politics, Science, President Joe Biden, Biden, Vaccines, coronavirus >
- Business Insider 00:53March 25, 2021At least 33 states have announced dates when all adults will be eligible for vaccines - here's the listSix states - Alaska, Arizona, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Utah - are already vaccinating all residents age 16 and up.
< Science, News, coronavirus, COVID-19 vaccine, President Joe Biden, united states, CDC, BI Graphics, Joanna Lin Su >
- Business Insider 00:03March 24, 2021Economists are divided about how bad inflation is going to get. Here are the 10 loudest voices on both sides of the issue.The inflation debate intensified this week following reports the White House wants a $3 trillion infrastructure bill after a $1.9 trillion stimulus.
< Economy, Markets, Features, Economy, Economic Growth, Inflation, Wall Street, Jason Furman, Lawrence Summers, Paul Krugman, President Joe Biden, Olivier Blanchard, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Jerome Powell, Haruhiko Kuroda, Niall Ferguson >
- Business Insider 19:05March 23, 2021Social conservatives are endorsing Democrats' dramatic expansion of the social safety net through monthly allowance checks for childrenBiden's poverty-fighting child allowance could also boost birth rates and empower stay-at-home parents - both conservative goals.
< Politics, News, child allowance, birthrate, American Rescue Plan, Stimulus, President Joe Biden, Mitt Romney >