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White House Press Secretary Psaki Says She Has COVID-19

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Sunday she has contracted COVID-19 and is experiencing mild symptoms. Psaki, 42, said she was last in contact with President Joe Biden on Tuesday, when she met him in the White House, where they were more than 6 feet apart and wearing masks. Biden, who…

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President Biden Announces 11 Key Nominations

WASHINGTON (FNN) – Source: White House // Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate the following 11 individuals to serve in key roles: Rahul Gupta, Nominee for Director of National Drug Control Policy Gabe Camarillo, Nominee for Under Secretary of the Army, Department of Defense Alan Estevez, Nominee for Under Secretary for Industry…

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Biden Vows Action on Migrants as He Defends Border Policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will take steps to more quickly move hundreds of migrant children and teens out of cramped detention facilities along the Southwest border, President Joe Biden said. He was pushing back against suggestions that his administration’s policies are responsible for the rising number of people seeking to enter the country. Pressed…

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White House Ups Offer in Virus Aid Before Talks with Pelosi

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is boosting its offer in up-and-down COVID-19 aid talks Friday in hopes of an agreement before Election Day, even as President Donald Trump’s most powerful GOP ally in the Senate said Congress is unlikely to deliver relief by then. Trump on Friday took to Twitter to declare, “Covid Relief…

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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ 2017 HBCU All-Stars

WASHINGTON, DC — The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars at the Annual Summit hosted at the White House on Monday, September 18, 2017. The 62 All-Stars are undergraduate, graduate, and professional students recognized for their outstanding accomplishments. The All-Stars are appointed for one year to…

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Trump’s Comments About Anthem, Curry Inflame Sports Stars

SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league executives and star players alike on Saturday. Wading into thorny issues of race and politics, Trump’s comments…

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Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats over election hacking

WASHINGTON, (FNN NEWS) On Thursday, Obama ordered a number of actions in response to the Russian government’s aggressive harassment of U.S. officials and cyber operations aimed at the U.S. election. These actions follow repeated private and public warnings that we have issued to the Russian government, and are a necessary and appropriate response to efforts…

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