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Biden, nearly 79, plans to undergo physical exam ‘soon,’ Psaki says

President Biden will undergo a physical examination soon but no specific date has been set, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said...
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Welcome to #Striketober. Thousands of workers are walking off the job at Kellogg's and John Deere amid the labor shortage, with Hollywood employees up next.

Kellogg's Cereal plant workers demonstrate in front of the plant on October 7, 2021 in Battle Creek, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Getty Images Thousands of workers across the US are on strike, and thousands more are preparing to walk out. It's being called "Striketober," and it shows a revitalized labor movement ready to down tools. Workers are flexing their power across the economy by quitting, striking, and demanding better conditions. A new month has been born in 2021. Instead of Octob...
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Watchdog: Psaki Violated Ethics Law by Promoting McAuliffe

A government watchdog group says it has filed an ethics complaint against White House press secretary Jen Psaki for a comment she made earlier this week about Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.
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Watchdog group calls for Psaki to be investigated over possible Hatch Act violation

White House press secretary Jen Psaki speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, July 12, 2021. Evan Vucci/AP A government watchdog group has called for an investigation into whether Jen Psaki violated the Hatch Act. The Hatch Act is a federal law that prohibits top government employees from engaging in some forms of political activity. The issue relates to comments Psaki made on Thursday about the upcoming governor race in Virginia. A government watchdog group on Friday c...
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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki accused of violating Hatch Act

Former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany also accused Psaki of Hatch Act violations this week.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Psaki promises 'to choose my words more carefully' following Hatch Act violation complaint

White House press secretary Jen Psaki promised to “choose my words more carefully” following a Friday complaint from Citizens for...
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'Doesn't it seem tone-deaf?': Tapper presses Psaki about WH chief of staff's retweet

CNN's Jake Tapper presses White House press secretary Jen Psaki about a tweet from President Joe Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain endorsing the idea that inflation is a "high-class problem."
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Jen Psaki took a dig at Trump's role in the Capitol riot, saying Biden 'has no intention to lead an insurrection'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki at a press briefing. REUTERS/Leah Millis Psaki was asked whether Biden would regret releasing Trump-era documents about the Capitol riot. A reporter said Biden may find himself subject to the same treatment by future GOP administrations. She responded: "This president has no intention to lead an insurrection on our nation's Capitol." White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki made a pointed reference to former President Donald Trump's role in the Ca...
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Obama's ethics chief slammed the White House over Hunter Biden's art sales, saying buyers could use them to gain influence with his dad

Hunter Biden with some of his artwork. Elizabeth Weinberg/Trunk Archive The Obama White House ethics chief Walter Shaub addressed Hunter Biden's art sales. He described them as a potential "vehicle for funneling cash to the first family" in exchange for influence. The White House had dismissed questions about the art sales, and defended an arrangement to keep buyers' identities secret. Walter Shaub, who served as ethics chief in Barack Obama's administration, has criticized ...
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Psaki says the Biden administration can't 'guarantee' holiday packages will arrive on time because it's 'not the Postal Service'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks during the daily briefing at the White House on October 13, 2021. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images Jen Psaki said the administration can't "guarantee" holiday mail will arrive on time this year. She said the administration "is not the Postal Service," despite the fact that USPS is a government agency. Biden is moving to address the pandemic-related global supply chain backlog, which has inflated prices. White House press secretary Jen Ps...
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Jen Psaki says Biden still backs a $15 minimum wage, but he's done little to prod Congress on it

President Joe Biden. Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images The White House says Biden still believes in a $15-per-hour minimum wage. Psaki said Biden believes it's "long overdue," but he's done little to prod Congress on it. Wages are climbing with employers scrambling for workers, but many more could benefit from a pay bump. President Joe Biden still supports a $15 minimum wage, the White House says - but he hasn't made any moves to raise it for the vast majority of workers since it was ...
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Florida issued a $3.5 million fine against a county that enforced COVID-19 vaccine passports

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In April, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis banned government agencies from imposing vaccine passports. On Tuesday, the state fined Leon County over $3.5 million for violating that policy. Leon County fired 14 employees who did not show proof of vaccination by the October 1 deadline. A Florida county was fined over $3.5 million by the state's health department for violating Gov. Ron DeSantis's executive ord...
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American Airlines and Southwest, both based in Texas, says they'll still mandate COVID-19 vaccines despite Gov. Abbott's order

Southwest Boeing 737-800 Steven M. Keller On Monday, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott banned any entity from imposing COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Two major airlines, American Airlines and Southwest, are headquartered in Texas. On Tuesday, both airlines said they would still require COVID-19 vaccines. Southwest and American Airlines, both based out of Texas, said they'd still mandate COVID-19 vaccines a day after Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order banning any entity from requiring the v...
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Psaki says Biden owing $500K to IRS was 'debunked'

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki claimed allegations that President Biden owes as much as $500,000 in unpaid Medicare taxes have...
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Psaki mocks 'world-renowned business, travel, and health expert' Ted Cruz for claiming that vaccine mandates contributed to Southwest Airlines delays

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki speaks at the daily briefing at the White House on October 12, 2021. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images Jen Psaki dismissed claims that vaccine mandates are negatively impacting businesses. Psaki called Cruz a "world-renowned business, travel and health expert" during her briefing. Cruz blamed Southwest Airlines' flight cancellations on vaccine mandates, which the airline denied. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday dismissed recent GOP cla...
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Psaki Bristles over Question on Hunter Biden Art Deals: ‘I Know This Is Your Favorite Topic’

The New York Post’s D.C. reporter noted during the press briefing that his outlet had recently reported that Hunter Biden had sold five...
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Psaki explains how unvaccinated COVID-19 sufferers are the real problem, not mandates

Peter Doocy yet again tries to blame people getting sick on the effort to vaccinate them against the sickness, and once again Jen Psaki points out that he only looks where he wants. Doocy: Do you know if this hospital might have been having staffing shortages because they have a vaccine mandatePsaki: I would love for you to account to me where that is the issue more so than the number of unvaccinated who are filling emergency rooms and ICU beds pic.twitter.com/ImB6TPMFxR — Read the rest
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Biden has 2 weeks to give answers on canceling student debt broadly, AOC, Ilhan Omar, and 12 other Democrats say

Reps. Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images Biden asked the Education Department six months ago to review his authority to cancel student debt. On Friday, 14 Democrats demanded the results of that review be released by October 22. Biden's administration has been quiet on broad cancellation but enacted targeted loan forgiveness. A group of House Democrats has given President Joe Biden's Education Department a deadline. ...
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Biden has 2 weeks to give answers on cancelling student debt broadly, says AOC, Ilhan Omar, and 12 other Democrats

Reps. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., on July 15, 2019. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call via Getty Images Biden asked the Education Dept. to review his authority to broadly cancel student debt six months ago. On Friday, 15 Democrats demanded the results of that review be released by October 22. Biden's administration has been quiet on broad cancellation, but has enacted targeted loan forgiveness. A group of House Dem...
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Psaki avoids ruling out McConnell proposal for short-term debt ceiling extension

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki would not rule out that President Biden could get behind Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's...
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Biden's legal ability to cancel $50,000 in student debt per borrower is still unknown, says the White House. It's been 6 months.

U.S. President Joe Biden. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images Jen Psaki said there's no update on Biden's legality to cancel $50,000 in student debt per borrower. It's been over six months since Biden asked the Education and Justice Depts. to review his legality. Psaki said Biden would sign a bill to cancel $10,000 in student debt - the amount he campaigned on. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden campaigned on canceling $10,000 in student debt per borr...
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The White House dismisses minting a $1 trillion platinum coin to raise the debt ceiling, saying it's not a 'viable' option

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. AP/Andrew Harnik White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki ruled out minting a coin to raise the debt limit. Democrats are struggling to find a way to raise the limit without GOP support. A growing number of advocates say minting a $1 trillion platinum coin would avoid partisan showdowns. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republicans have blocked every attempt by Democrats to raise the debt limit before the government defaults on its debt, ...
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Psaki says Biden to negotiate lower price tag with progressives on $3.5T spending bill

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that President Biden will host a virtual meeting with progressive House members to...
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White House says Biden's proposals to North Korea ignored by Kim as regime continues missile tests

Psaki told reporters that the Biden administration has not received a response from the North Koreans despite reaching out to the Kim regime.
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Border Patrol horse unit 'alive and well' in Del Rio despite Psaki suspension claim

Border Patrol’s horse patrol unit in Del Rio, Texas, is “alive and well,” operating daily despite a White House claim that mounted...
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Psaki pressed, ‘Who’s in charge?’ as Manchin, not Biden, steers budget talks

While the House prepares to vote on the bipartisan Senate-passed infrastructure bill, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki was pushed...
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Psaki snipes at claims Biden has been acting Trump-like

White House press secretary Jen Psaki pushed back against claims that President Joe Biden is acting Trump-like.
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Psaki says Dem party infighting is democracy at work: ‘I know it feels foreign’ after Trump

White House press secretary Jen Psaki insisted Thursday that the Democratic Party’s infighting over a $1 trillion bipartisan...
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Psaki 'split' on whether military advisers told Biden to keep troops in Afghanistan

After the nation’s top military advisers told a Senate panel that they advised President Biden to maintain a 2,500 troop level in...
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Psaki claims military advisers were 'split' on troops in Afghanistan, despite Milley testimony

Press secretary Jen Psaki said military advisers were "split" on leaving U.S. troops in Afghanistan, despite testimony Tuesday that top...
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