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Biden announces the US will have enough vaccines for 'every adult in America' by the end of May

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that the US will have enough vaccine doses for every American adult by the end of May.  Biden announced that two major pharmaceutical companies will work together to "expand the production" of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Bid...
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From dreams of the presidency to 'Flyin' Ted': How Ted Cruz became the most ridiculed senator in US politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks out of a meeting room for the lawyers of former President Donald Trump and back to the Senate floor in Washington, DC, on February 12, 2021. Jabin Botsford - Pool/Getty Images Once touted as the next president, Ted Cruz is now one of the most controversial people in Congress. The senator is back in the spotlight after taking a trip to Mexico during a deadly winter storm. Scroll down to read more about the life and career of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. Visit the Business...
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Biden administration releases report on Khashoggi's killing directly implicating Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has faced global condemnation over Jamal Khashoggi's murder. Bernd von Jutrczenka/Getty Images The Biden administration released a long-awaited report on Jamal Khashoggi's killing. The declassified intelligence report directly implicated Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.  The Trump administration prioritized the US-Saudi relationship and refused to release the report. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Biden administ...
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Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman for the first time, but didn't say if they discussed Khashoggi's murder

People hold posters picturing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and lightened candles during a gathering outside the Saudi Arabia consulate in Istanbul, on October 25, 2018. Yasin Akgul/Getty Images Biden spoke with Saudi King Salman for the first time, but it's unclear if he mentioned Khashoggi. The call came ahead of the release of a US intelligence report on Khashoggi's murder. The report was expected to implicate Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Visit the Business section of Insi...
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Three-quarters of all voters, including 60% of Republicans, support Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan: poll

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP New polling shows widespread support for Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.  A Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 76% of all voters and 60% of Republicans support the bill. The stimulus package is expected to get its first vote in the House on February 26.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A majo...
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Biden plans order to bolster US supply chains, spurred by last year's scramble for COVID-19 medical gear and a looming crisis in chips for electric cars

President Joe Biden at a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office on February 17. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order Wednesday to review US supply chains. The order would seek to boost US production of key goods and limit exposure to global disruptions. The US has experienced shortages of medical equipment and electric chips during the pandemic. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order ...
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Biden plans order to bolster US supply chains, spurred by last year's scramble for COVID-19 medical gear and looming crisis in chips for electric cars

President Joe Biden at a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office on February 17, 2021. Evan Vucci/AP President Joe Biden plans to sign an Executive Order Wednesday to review US supply chains.  The order will aim to boost US production of key goods, and limit exposure to disruptions.  The US saw shortages of medical equipment and electric chips during the pandemic.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden is plans to sign an Executive Order on Wedne...
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Republicans cite lack of outreach for split on stimulus, but Biden made his plans clear weeks ago

President Joe Biden. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Republicans are citing Biden's lack of outreach as a reason for not supporting his $1.9 trillion stimulus. But Biden met with 10 GOP senators weeks ago, and he made clear he would prioritize speedy relief over bipartisanship. The plan just passed the House Budget Committee, and Democrats plan to get it on Biden's desk by mid-March. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. When President Joe Biden met wi...
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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell says he's losing $65 million over election fraud claims and it proves he's not pushing conspiracy theories for the money

My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell walks out ahead of then-President Donald J. Trump to speak with members of the coronavirus task force and reporters in March. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images Dominion Voting Systems sued MyPillow and its CEO, Mike Lindell, for defamation and is seeking $1.3 billion in damages. The lawsuit claims Lindell turbocharged sales for his business while pushing election fraud claims. Lindell told Insider he's actually losing tens of millions of dollars...
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"In his first post-presidential appearance, Donald Trump plans to send the message next weekend that he is Republicans' 'presumptive 2024 nominee' with a vise grip on the party's base..."

"... top Trump allies tell Axios.... A longtime adviser called Trump's speech a 'show of force,' and said the message will be: 'I may not have Twitter or the Oval Office, but I'm still in charge.' Payback is his chief obsession.... Trump is expected to stoke primary challenges [in 2022] for some of those who have crossed him, and shower money and endorsements on the Trumpiest candidates.... Many Trump confidants think he'll pretend to run but ultimately pass. He knows the possibility — or threat...
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Trump plans to use his CPAC speech as a 'show of force' to exert control over the GOP, report says

Donald Trump. Getty Trump plans on using his CPAC speech to show the control he still has over the GOP, Axios reported. The February 28 speech will be his first public address since his presidency ended. Trump plans on supporting Republicans he likes and punishing those who crossed him, Axios said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former President Donald Trump plans on using his upcoming speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) as a "show of forc...
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There's a very real possibility that Biden fails to restore America's reputation

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP As a former diplomat, I hope Biden can restore America's reputation to a respectable place. There's a real chance that won't happen though, and we should be prepared for it. Brett Bruen was the director of global engagement in the Obama White House and a career American diplomat. He runs the crisis-communications agency Global Situation...
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Here's the Democratic wish list after Biden's 'go big' stimulus

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speak after a press conference on Capitol Hill on December 20, 2020 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Democrats are setting their sights past Joe Biden's stimulus — on funding for infrastructure, climate change, and more. They could draft another reconciliation bill, but some have already introduced bills on immigration and health care.  Biden has said he will not propose any additional f...
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The minimum wage hike Biden ran on is unlikely to be in the Senate's $1.9 trillion stimulus package

President Joe Biden speaks during a meeting with labor leaders in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021, in Washington Evan Vucci/AP An increase to the federal minimum wage likely won't be passed in a COVID stimulus package.  Biden reportedly told governors that he doesn't think the move would comply with a Senate rule. Two key Senate Democrats, Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema, have also thrown cold water on the idea. Visit the Business section of Insider for more sto...
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Nikki Haley says 'we can't go back to the pre-Trump GOP' in op-ed blaming the 'liberal media' for the Republican party's identity crisis

Former US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley with former President Donald Trump. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Nikki Haley took on the "liberal media" in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Thursday. The ex-UN ambassador was rebutting a recent profile on her conflicted view of Trump post-Capitol siege. She is one of the main subjects of speculation around the 2024 GOP presidential primary. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In a 685-word Wall Street Journal...
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Biden talks infrastructure with top labor leaders - with $2 trillion in spending on the line

President Joe Biden. Pete Marovich/Pool/Getty Images President Biden met with labor leaders on Wednesday to discuss job creation through new infrastructure. Biden emphasized his infrastructure proposals — which his campaign gave a $2 trillion price tag. Republicans have pushed back on Biden's spending plans, but bipartisan talks are beginning. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden met with top labor leaders on Wednesday to discuss the potential for COV...
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Trump was warned his war with Mitch McConnell could backfire, report says, but wants to go ahead anyway to boost his TV ratings

Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump in the Oval Office in July 2020. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Donald Trump is said to be keen on attacking Mitch McConnell because it could make great TV.  A report from The Washington Post cited sources familiar with Trump's thinking. It said Trump was warned that the dispute could harm him, but seemed not to mind. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Former president Donald Trump has told aides that he believes that going to war with S...
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Biden talks with Netanyahu, calls it a ‘good conversation’

By Kevin Liptak | CNN President Joe Biden spoke Wednesday with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, ending what had been a lengthy stretch without a call after Biden took office. The period without communication had raised questions about what was behind the delay, though the White House insisted the two men had a strong relationship and that Biden was simply calling leaders in other regions before arriving at the Middle East. “It was a good conversation,” Biden told reporters in the Oval...
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"I had been in the Oval Office a hundred times as vice president or more... But I had never been up in the residence."

"And one of the things — I don't know about you all, but I was raised in a way that you didn't look for anybody to wait on you. And it's — we're — I find myself extremely self-conscious. There are wonderful people that work at the White House. But someone is standing there and making sure I — hands me my suit coat, or..."From the transcript of Biden's CNN Town Hall last night.Anderson Cooper expressed surprise that Biden had never been in the residence part of the White House? Obama never had ...
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Biden says he's uncomfortable with how much he's waited on in the White House. Trump had bragged about the opulence at a similar point in his presidency.

President Joe Biden in the Oval Office. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Biden said he was "extremely self-conscious" about being waited on in the White House. At a CNN town hall, he said he was "raised in a way that you didn't look for anybody to wait on you." In the first week of his presidency, Trump bragged about the opulence of the White House. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that he was uncomfortable with how much ...
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Biden says he's uncomfortable with how much he's waited on in the White House. Trump bragged about the opulence at a similar point in his presidency.

President Joe Biden in the Oval Office. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images President Biden said he is "extremely self-conscious" about being waited on in the White House. He told CNN's town hall he was "raised in a way that you didn't look for anybody to wait on you." Trump had bragged about the opulence of the White House in the first week of his presidency. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. President Joe Biden said he's uncomfortable with how much he is waited on by s...
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Trump's scathing letter attacking Mitch McConnell could have been nastier, according to a new report

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Trump's scathing statement about Mitch McConnell could have been much worse, Politico reported. A person familiar said that Trump wanted to mock McConnell for having multiple chins. On Tuesday, Trump lashed out at McCon...
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This is what Mitch gets for trying to have it both ways with Donald Trump

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Oh, Mitch McConnell you sweet summer child. You thought you could please Trump's base by acquitting him and also please your donors by blasting him. Now Trump is slamming Mitch and promising to back primary rivals to GO...
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Biden, Cuomo didn’t discuss COVID nursing home scandal, Psaki says

It was the elephant in the Oval Office, but somehow, President Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t discuss his COVID-19 nursing home...
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White House says Biden won’t be making a call to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman because his ‘counterpart is King Salman’

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman attends a session of the Shura Council in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on November 20, 2019. Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via Reuters The White House said Biden will not be holding a call with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. "The president's counterpart is King Salman," press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. Biden is moving to "recalibrate" US-Saudi relations, she added. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stor...
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The former Navy SEAL who oversaw the bin Laden raid is making a children's book about his experiences

Retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven, a former Navy SEAL and special operations commander Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images William McRaven, a retired US admiral, is making a children's book about becoming a Navy SEAL and the lessons learned from the trials. The book is an adaptation of the former special operations commander's bestseller "Make Your Bed." McRaven said he hopes it is similar to the "stories of adventure and overcoming challenges" he read to his kids. ...
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3 charts show where young Republicans are splitting from GOP elders - and from Trump

Young conservative activists cheer before President Donald Trump's arrival at Turning Point USA's Teen Student Action Summit in Washington, DC, July 23, 2019. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters With Trump out of office, the Republican Party has to decide which of his policies it will carry forward. Among younger Republicans, sentiment on some foreign policy issues diverges from what Trump advocated and from what the GOP establishment has long pursued. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
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Reviewing key tax changes, and the presidents that championed them, on Presidents Day 2021

President Joe Biden, flanked by Vice President Kamala Harris, addresses the Department of Defense. (White House Facebook page photo) It's a new tax year, a new filing season belatedly underway and a new Administration with some ideas on tax changes. Every time a new president moves into the Oval Office, especially one of the opposite party, political wags try to make pithy observations. Personally, I bow to some esteemed wits of the past, like Will Rogers, who said, "The difference betwee...
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Inside Biden's routine: Oval Office fires and early bedtimes

When President Joe Biden flew aboard Air Force One for the first time this month, he did not spend much time soaking in the moment.
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The Secret, Essential Geography of the Office

A workplace has its own informal cardinal directions: elevatorward, kitchenward, bathroomward. It's a map we share. From an essay: I love visiting offices, listening to their hum. Literally: I sometimes went to a giant financial firm where they traded different kinds of securities on different floors, and if it was a big day in bonds the fourth floor would be loud, loud; the fifth floor, though, focused on shorter-term investments, would be almost silent. You could hear the economy. I enjoy the ...
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