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Biden calls for investigation into Minnesota police shooting

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz(WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden said that the police shooting of Daunte Wright in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday was a “really tragic thing that happened” and called for an investigation into the incident. “The question is: was it an accident? Was it intentional? That remains to…read more »

Boehner lashes out at Trump, saying he ‘abused’ voters’ trust

ABC(NEW YORK) — Former House Speaker John Boehner on Monday kept up his harsh criticism of former President Donald Trump’s role in the Jan. 6 riots, saying he “abused” the trust voters placed in him. Boehner, who resigned his post in 2015 citing turmoil in the Republican Party, has repeatedly criticized Trump and fellow Republican…read more »

Biden picks 1st woman to be Army secretary

iStock/OlegAlbinsky(WASHINGTON) — In a historic nomination, President Joe Biden has nominated Christine Wormuth to serve as the secretary of the Army. If confirmed by the Senate, Wormuth — who once served as the Pentagon’s top policy official in the final years of the Obama administration — would be the first woman to serve in the…read more »

GOP willing to negotiate on infrastructure but wants improvement from COVID talks: Wicker

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite many Republicans signaling they do not support President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., said on ABC’s “This Week” that the GOP is willing to negotiate on a smaller package. “I’m meeting with the president tomorrow,” the senator told “This Week” anchor George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, referring to Biden’s meeting with a…read more »

Biden willing to negotiate aspects of $2 trillion infrastructure plan: Energy Secretary Granholm

Alex Wong/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Joe Biden could alter some terms of his $2 trillion infrastructure proposal and may be open to breaking it up into several smaller packages, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” “The president is willing to negotiate what this looks like,” Granhom told “This Week” anchor George Stephanopoulos. “He knows that…read more »

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