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Biden has been assessing the legality of canceling $50,000 in student debt for millions of Americans. After several months, there's still no word.

President Joe Biden. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Early in his term, Biden asked the Education and Justice Depts. to review the legality of canceling student debt. They are assessing $50,000 in student debt being canceled per person, and no update has been released. Some Democrats remain adamant that Biden can cancel student debt under the Higher Education Act. See more stories on Insider's business page. Imagine getting your student debt canceled. President Joe Biden campaigned on it, vowing t...
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Alabama Gov. Ivey: ‘Start blaming the unvaccinated folks’

By Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday called out “the unvaccinated folks” for the rise in Covid-19 cases in her state, a remarkable plea at a time when many GOP leaders are refusing to urge people to get vaccinated even as Covid-19 cases surge in many parts of the country. “Folks are supposed to have common sense. But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down,” Ivey told re...
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Alabama Republican Gov. Ivey: ‘Start blaming the unvaccinated folks’

By Veronica Stracqualursi | CNN Alabama Republican Gov. Kay Ivey on Thursday called out “the unvaccinated folks” for the rise in Covid-19 cases in her state, a remarkable plea at a time when many GOP leaders are refusing to urge people to get vaccinated even as Covid-19 cases surge in many parts of the country. “Folks are supposed to have common sense. But it’s time to start blaming the unvaccinated folks, not the regular folks. It’s the unvaccinated folks that are letting us down,” Ivey told re...
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The Latest: US Ships 22M Vaccine Doses to Other Countries

White House press secretary Jen Psaki says the United States has shipped 22 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine to other countries this week.
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Psaki weighs in on DC shootings after bullets fly near restaurant Biden visited

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Friday weighed in shootings in Washington, DC after a Thursday daylight fusillade that sent...
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Biden administration not mandating COVID vaccines for White House staff, Psaki says

The Biden administration is not mandating COVID-19 vaccines for White House staff, press secretary Jen Psaki said Friday.
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Janet Yellen says Treasury is prepared to pay the US's bills to prevent 'irreparable harm' to the economy as GOP balks at raising debt ceiling

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Alex Wong/Getty Images; Greg Nash/Getty Images Yellen said Treasury is prepared to pay off the country's bills starting August 2. It comes as McConnell opposes raising the debt ceiling without political concessions. Yellen said even the threat of a default risks major damage to the US economy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sent a letter to Congress urging lawma...
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Janet Yellen says Treasury is prepared to pay the US's bills to prevent 'irreparable harm' to the economy as the GOP balks at raising the debt ceiling

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Alex Wong/Getty Images; Greg Nash/Getty Images Yellen said Treasury is prepared to pay off the country's bills starting August 2. It comes as McConnell opposes raising the debt ceiling without political concessions. Yellen said even the threat of a default risks major damage to the US economy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen sent a letter to Congress urging lawma...
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Gunfire prompts Biden's UN ambassador to abruptly leave Haitian president's funeral

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Haiti guard carry the casket of slain President Jovenel Moïse before his funeral on July 23, 2021, in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. Valerie Baeriswy/Getty Images Biden's UN ambassador abruptly left the funeral for Haiti's president amid unrest surrounding the ceremony. There was reportedly gunfire heard, prompting the US delegation to leave within 30 minutes. The assassination of Jovenel Moïse has pushed Haiti into a deeper crisis after years of struggles. Se...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Will There Be Another Relief Payment?

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Delta goes to Washington, infects vaccinated Capitol staffers (ars technica)

Enlarge / White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on July 20, 2021, in Washington, DC. Psaki acknowledged that a White House staffer has tested positive for COVID-19, and there have been other recent breakthrough cases of vaccinated staff members. (credit: Getty | Drew Angerer) Multiple White House staff members and an aide to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) have tested positive for the pandemic coronavirus despite being fully vacc...
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Psaki says the White House won't disclose how many vaccinated staffers have tested positive for COVID-19

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. Alex Wong/Getty Images Psaki declined to disclose the number of breakthrough cases on the White House campus. "No, I don't think that you can expect that we'll be providing numbers," Psaki said on Thursday. She said the White House will report when officials who test positive have close contact with Biden. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said on Thursday that the White House wil...
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Psaki says the White House won't reveal how many vaccinated staffers have tested positive for COVID-19

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images Psaki declined to disclose the number of breakthrough cases on the White House campus. "No, I don't think that you can expect that we'll be providing numbers," Psaki said Thursday. Psaki said the White House will be transparent when officials test positive and have close contact with Biden. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday said the White House will not pub...
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FBI failed to fully investigate Brett Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegations, Democrats say – live

Senators say FBI gathered over 4,500 tips but failed to follow them upNancy Pelosi rejects Jim Jordan and Jim Banks for inquiry roleWhite House in talks with CDC about updating masking guidance 6.01pm BST White House press secretary Jen Psaki just said there would be more from the State Department and the Treasury Department on the sanctions against Cuban officials later today. Background on that here. 5.56pm BST The White House’s daily press briefing is under way and commerce departmen...
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Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming This Year?

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Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday. Read more...
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Psaki dodges on whether White House would have disclosed positive COVID-19 cases if press hadn't scooped it

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki sidestepped a question Wednesday regarding whether the Biden administration would have publicly...
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Democrats slam Mitch McConnell for taking economy 'hostage' by rallying GOP against extending US's ability to pay its bills on time

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump is still "liable" for his conduct in office. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Democrats assailed Mitch McConnell for trying to rally Republicans against raising the debt ceiling. "He's not going to be able to hold the economy hostage," a top Democrat said Wednesday. Republicans had previously backed raising the debt ceiling under Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. Congressional Democrats slammed Senate Minority Leader Mitc...
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Senate GOP rejects infrastructure bill

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans rejected an effort Wednesday to begin debate on a big infrastructure deal that a bipartisan group of senators brokered with President Joe Biden. But supporters in both parties remained hopeful of another chance in coming days. Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York had scheduled the procedural vote that he described as a step to “get the ball rolling” as talks progress. But Republicans mounted a fi...
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The Biden White House confronted Fox News about its hosts' bid to erode trust in the COVID-19 vaccine

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a daily briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House May 4, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images The White House has held discussions with Fox News about its COVID-19 vaccine coverage. Fox News hosts have for months encouraged viewers to question the safety and effectiveness of vaccines. Studies have found a partisan divide in willingness to get the shot. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
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GOP prepares to filibuster to stop infrastructure bill

By Lisa Mascaro and Kevin Freking | Associated Press WASHINGTON — The bipartisan infrastructure deal senators brokered with President Joe Biden is hanging precariously ahead of a crucial Wednesday test vote as senators struggle over how to pay for nearly $1 trillion in public works spending. Tensions were rising Tuesday as Republicans prepared to mount a filibuster over what they see as a rushed and misguided process. With Biden preparing to hit the road to rally support for his big infrastruct...
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Fox News and vaccines: What changed this week and what didn't as fears over Delta variant rise

Fox Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch and his son, CEO Lachlan Murdoch (left). Jean Catuffe/GC Images Insider Fox News heavily emphasized vaccine awareness and promoted their efficacy on Monday. While several hosts had previously touted the shots, Monday marked a significant departure. Splinters remain among the primetime lineup, and the White House has been in touch with the network. See more stories on Insider's business page. Typified by Sean Hannity's monologue Monday nigh...
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Coronavirus live: White House official tests positive; virus spread grows 150% in a week in France

Tokyo 2020 could make late call on whether Games begin; infections in France grow at unprecedented rate due to Delta variantDelta variant accounts for 83% of new cases in US, CDC director saysEngland border officials told not to make Covid checks on green and amber list arrivalsIndia’s excess deaths during Covid ‘could be 10 times official toll’Twitter suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene’s account over misinformationSee all our coronavirus coverage 9.00pm BST A fully vaccinated White House offic...
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Psaki confirms more breakthrough COVID cases in White House that were not disclosed

White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday confirmed that there have been breakthrough COVID-19 cases among White House staffers...
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White House in Regular Contact With Fox News Over Vaccine Messaging

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she is in regular contact with the conservative news network Fox News about its...
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White House in Regular Contact With FOX Over Vaccine Coverage

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House press secretary Jen Psaki says she is in regular contact with the conservative news network FOX about its...
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Psaki says there have been prior breakthrough cases among White House staff

White House press secretary Jen Psaki acknowledged that there have been prior breakthrough cases among White House staffers in addition to the fully vaccinated official who CNN reported on Tuesday tested positive for Covid-19.
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Canada to open the door to vaccinated US citizens on Aug. 9

By Rob Gillies | Associated Press TORONTO — Canada announced Monday it will begin letting fully vaccinated U.S. citizens into Canada on Aug. 9, and those from the rest of the world on Sept. 7. Officials said the 14-day quarantine requirement will be waived as of Aug. 9 for eligible travelers who are currently residing in the United States and have received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccine approved for use in Canada. Public Safety Minister Bill Blair, who said he spoke with U.S. Homeland Secur...
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White House confirms Harris got COVID-19 test after meeting with Texas Democrats

White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed Monday that Vice President Harris has tested negative for COVID-19 following her meeting...
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Joe Biden: Facebook’s Not Killing People. My Bad.

Last Friday, Joe Biden told reporters that Facebook was “killing people” by refusing to take action on a number of anti-vax accounts spreading conspiracy theories, hoaxes, and other misinformation about the novel coronavirus pandemic—causing the social network to respond with faux indignation. Now Biden is walking…Read more...
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