White House refuses to say whether Biden supports reparations for slavery, says it's for 'Congress to decide'
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre avoided saying whether Biden supports reparations for slavery, as San Francisco seek to grant each eligible Black resident $5 million.foxnews.com
White House's Karine Jean-Pierre laughs when asked if it's 'appropriate' for indicted person to run for office
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre laughed at a reporter's question about whether it's "appropriate" for former President Trump to run for office if he is indicted.foxnews.com
WH won’t comment on reparations, says efforts should be left to Congress
During the White House briefing on Tuesday, Yahoo News Senior White House Correspondent Alex Nazaryan asked press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about local efforts to pay reparations to African Americans for slavery and segregation. Jean-Pierre touted the Biden administration’s focus on racial equity across the federal government, but wouldn’t comment specifically about reparations legislation.news.yahoo.com
Gadfly Reporter Throws White House Presser Into Chaos With Over-the-Top Tantrum
The White House/YouTubeSimon Ateba once again made the White House press briefing all about his perceived grievances on Monday.A notorious gadfly who claims he’s been removed from the White House Correspondent’s Association, the Today News Africa reporter had one of his trademarked public meltdowns—this time in front of the Ted Lasso cast.With Jason Sudeikis, Hannah Waddingham, and other stars of the hit show joining White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre at the podium, Ateba began beratnews.yahoo.com
‘Not Going to Read That’: White House Press Secretary Brushes Off DeSantis Op-Ed
Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated she had no "plan" to read Governor Ron DeSantis's (R., Fl.) opinion piece in which he defended recent legislation removing Disney's favorable tax status in Florida.news.yahoo.com
Biden to draw health care contrast with GOP in Virginia
President Joe Biden will aim to draw a contrast between his health care priorities and those of congressional Republicans at a Virginia event next week in advance of his 2024 budget proposals. Press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Biden would use the Virginia Beach event Tuesday to criticize Republicans for demanding concessions for raising the nation's borrowing limit, while tying the GOP to policy proposals that he says would raise health care prices.news.yahoo.com
White House criticizes Youngkin over menstrual tracking bill
The White House rebuked Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin this week for supporting state lawmakers' rejection of a bill that that would have prohibited police from issuing search warrants for digitized data about women’s menstrual cycles. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said in a statement on Friday that the Republican governor's push to block the bill at a time when abortion access is diminishing “attacks the principles of freedom and a woman’s fundamental right to privacy," the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported. Virginia’s Democrat-controlled state Senate had passed the bill 31-9, with nine Republicans joining Democrats to send it to the House, where Republicans hold a majority.news.yahoo.com
White House extends Rick Scott feud, says Social Security still on ’chopping block’ despite amended plan
The White House refused to back down on their attacks on the GOP over Social Security and Medicare even after Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., explicitly changed his plan to leave those programs alone.foxnews.com
Biden says of candidate Fetterman: 'John IS Pennsylvania'
An energized President Joe Biden returned Friday to the Keystone State, his 15th visit since he took office, this time to attend a fundraiser with Vice President Kamala Harris and other leaders to boost Democratic Senate nominee John Fetterman.