WH: ‘Important to have this conversation’ about sports teams with Native American names and symbols
Hours after the Atlanta Braves were hosted by President Biden at the White House to celebrate their 2021 World Series win, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said it was “important to have this conversation” about sports teams using Native American imagery. “We should listen to Native American and Indigenous people, who are the most impacted by this,” she said.news.yahoo.com
'The View': Whoopi Goldberg Made To Apologize For Lindsey Graham Gay Joke, Says I 'Should Probably Never Do This Show Again If This Is What It’s Coming To'
Whoopi Goldberg reluctantly apologized for a Lindsay Graham joke on The View and even said she should leave the show if this is what it’s coming to.news.yahoo.com
WH touts progress on COVID, pushes Congress for more funding
After a “60 Minutes” interview in which President Biden declared “the pandemic is over,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre spotlighted the administration’s efforts to fight the outbreak. Jean-PIerre acknowledged that COVID-19 is still “a problem,” and urged Congress to pass legislation that would fund vaccines and treatments to continue to fight the coronavirus.news.yahoo.com
WH responds to reports of migrants being flown to Delaware by DeSantis
At the White House briefing on Tuesday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the administration was aware of reports that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was sending migrants to President Biden’s home state of Delaware. She said the White House hadn’t been made aware of it by DeSantis and called the move “a political stunt.” Later, at a separate event, Biden was asked if he had a response to DeSantis’s move. “He should come visit,” he replied. “We have a beautiful shoreline.”news.yahoo.com
Democrats punt same-sex marriage vote until after election
Democrats are punting a vote to protect same-sex and interracial marriages until after the November midterm elections, pulling back just days after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed to put the Senate on the record on the issue “in the coming weeks.”.
Texas homeless shelters at 'breaking point' due to migrant influx: 'We have to say no to folks in need'
Deputy director for the Opportunity Center for the Homeless in El Paso, John Martin joined "Fox & Friends First" to discuss how the influx of illegal immigration has impacted his shelters.foxnews.com
Judge orders Biden admin to turn over Fauci, Jean-Pierre 'misinformation' emails sent to social media giants
A Trump-appointed judge ordered the Biden administration to turn over White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Dr. Anthony Fauci's emails to social media giants in 21 days.news.yahoo.com
Fox’s Peter Doocy asks White House press secretary if 2016 election was stolen
Fox News correspondent Peter Doocy asked White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Tuesday if she believes the 2016 election was “stolen” following criticisms leveled by President Biden against the GOP. Doocy was referencing a number of tweets Jean-Pierre sent around the time of former President Trump’s election, during which she suggested the 2016 presidential…news.yahoo.com
WH defends Biden’s speech on threat to democracy, saying it wasn’t political
During the White House briefing on Friday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said President Biden’s recent speech, in which he outlined threats to democracy in America, was not political. “Standing up for democracy is not political. Denouncing political violence is not political,” Jean-Pierre said.news.yahoo.com
Biden to meet South Africa leader amid differences on Russia
President Joe Biden will host South African President Cyril Ramaphosa at the White House this month as the administration looks to draw African nations closer to the U.S. The announcement comes as South Africa and many of its neighbors have staked out neutral ground on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
WH calls out Greene, Cawthorn, DeSantis and Trump for violent rhetoric
During the White House briefing on Wednesday, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre criticized "MAGA Republicans" for violent rhetoric, specifically mentioning Reps. Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene and Madison Cawthorn, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and former President Donald Trump.news.yahoo.com
White House moves staffers to finalize makeover of press operation
Both Andrew Bates and Chris Meagher, who serve as deputy press secretaries, were in contention for the job. As the principal deputy press secretary, Dalton will likely conduct White House press briefings on occasion. As part of the changes, Kate Berner will also be promoted to principal deputy communications director. Berner, who worked on Biden’s campaign, has served as a deputy communications director in the White House since the start of the administration. Advertisement"Kate and Herbie are longtime pillars of the Biden-Harris communications operation through the campaign, the convention, the transition and now the Administration,” Kate Bedingfield, the White House communications director, said in a statement.washingtonpost.com
Trump outtakes: Jan. 6 committee shows unused footage of presidential address
During Thursday’s primetime hearing of the Jan. 6 House select committee, unused footage from President Donald Trump’s address on the afternoon of Jan. 6, 2021, was revealed to the public for the first time. In the raw video, the former president reportedly deviated from the prepared script and repeated false claims that the election had been stolen.news.yahoo.com
'It's not a fever': White House reassures public that Biden's COVID-19 is mild
The White House moved to reassure Americans on Thursday that President Biden is suffering from only a mild bout of COVID-19 and that, while he would undergo the necessary five-day isolation, the business of governing would continue apace.news.yahoo.com
Governors offer Democrats aggressive reply on guns, abortion
As President Joe Biden runs up against the limits of what he can do on abortion, gun control and other issues, some in his party want more fire and boldness than his acknowledgement of their frustration and calls imploring people to vote in November.