‘Enough’, Biden declares ‘use it or lose it’ policy on oil rents on federal lands
President Joe Biden said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin “appears to be aloof and there are some indications that he has fired some of his advisers or placed them under house arrest.”
Biden also said he was skeptical of Moscow’s claim that it had scaled back its offensive in parts of Ukraine. However, the president added that “there is a lot of speculation” and that he did not want to “put too much equity into it”.
at the same time, Biden also ordered the release of up to 1 million barrels of oil per day from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve for the next six months in a bid to control prices that have risen since the United States and its allies imposed tough sanctions on Russia.
Meanwhile, the president celebrates Transgender Day of Seeingwhich was declared to “celebrate the activism and determination that has fueled the struggle for gender equality” and “recognize the adversities and discrimination that the transgender community continues to face across our nation and around the world.”
On Wednesday, Biden also gave a speech on the state of the coronavirus pandemic, and announced the launch of a central resource website, before receiving his second booster shot of the Pfizer vaccine.
Biden reportedly will lift Trump-era pandemic restrictions on the US-Mexico border
President Joe BidenThe Trump administration is expected to lift Donald Trump’s public health order that has banned most asylum seekers of the US-Mexico border during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to reports citing administrative officials familiar with the move.
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Maroucheh MuzaffarApril 1, 2022 09:30
ICYMI: Biden calls for ‘use it or lose it’ policy on oil leases on federal lands
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Andrew NottiApril 1, 2022 08:30
Congress nears handling of smaller $10 billion Covid bill
On Thursday, US lawmakers came a little closer to reaching an agreement on $10 billion to combat Covid-19.
The amount was reduced from an earlier $15.6 billion agreement between the two parties that collapsed weeks ago.
President Joe Biden had requested $22.5 billion in early March.
“We’ve reached an agreement in principle on all spending and all compensation,” said Mitt Romney.
“It’s perfectly balanced by the compensation,” he said, referring to the savings in the procedure.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said: “We are close to reaching a final agreement that will have bipartisan support.
Maroucheh MuzaffarApril 1, 2022 07:21
Trump’s false claim that he “created” oil reserves while Biden works on gas prices is debunked
previous president Donald TrumpThe recent claim that his administration has “created” US strategic oil reserves that have been “virtually empty” for half a century is completely false, according to US Department of Energy records.
Andrew Feinberg explains it.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 05:30
Biden says Putin may have put advisers under house arrest
Joe Biden said Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin may have placed some of his advisers under “house arrest.”
Biden also said he was skeptical of Moscow’s claim that it had scaled back its offensive in parts of Ukraine.
He said, “He appears to be withdrawn from himself and there are some indications that he has expelled some of his advisors or placed them under house arrest.”
However, Biden added that “there is a lot of speculation” and that he doesn’t want to “put too much equity into it.”
Maroucheh MuzaffarApril 1, 2022 05:25
Jen Psaki criticizes “extreme and harmful” laws targeting transgender people and abortion
White House Press Secretary Jin Psaki Criticize four bills signed into law in Arizona And the Oklahoma This week targeting transgender youth and restricting abortion care, are among dozens of bills introduced this year by Republican lawmakers that target gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and gay Americans and Americans. Abortion rights.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 04:45
Biden: Putin appears to be “isolating himself” from advisors as the war on Ukraine stops
President Joe Biden Thursday claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin He appears to be “isolating himself” from his closest advisors, including senior intelligence officials, due to his invasion Ukraine It appears to be largely off across the country.
In a speech announcing efforts to bring down gas prices, which the United States has blamed on efforts to divest from Russian oil as well as inflation, the president made it clear that he did not “want to put too much stock” in the reports but essentially confirmed the reports that had been going on for weeks. To the existence of a major disagreement between Putin and his top aides and strategists.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 04:00
Next Jin Psaki?
Kate Bedingfieldfor the first time in White House This week’s press briefing came under unlikely circumstances – two of her colleagues seated due to Covid-19 – but could lead to greater insight. Joe BidenLongtime Communications Manager.
“I know I’m not the redhead you’re used to seeing on this podium, but I hope you’ll stay with me nonetheless,” Ms Bedingfield, 40, joked to reporters at her first press conference on Tuesday.
John Bowden reports from Washington, DC.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 03:15
Biden calls for ‘use it or lose it’ policy on federal oil rents: ‘I say, enough’
Describe the crisis caused by the unjustified Russian invasion of Ukraine “A moment of crisis, danger for the world, and pain at the pump for American families,” Biden said, saying the sharp rise in oil and gas prices caused by the US embargo on Russian oil could be a “national moment” for domestic oil producers.
Andrew Feinberg has the latest version of independent from Washington, DC.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 02:30
ICYMI: Biden on new Covid-19 funding: ‘It’s not partisan, it’s medicine’
Congress recently refused to provide billions of dollars in new funding for the government’s efforts to respond to Covid-19, and Joe Biden warned yesterday that if the money is not made available soon, the consequences could be dire.
Our Andrew Feinberg has the story.
Oliver O’ConnellApril 1, 2022 01:30