Obama jokingly called Biden ‘Vice President’ when he returned to the White House
After Barack Obama left his post at the White House on Tuesday, he went on to his first public appearance at the House of Commons. As Joe Biden announced changes to a health plan that would allow 200,000 uninsured Americans to qualify for the new coverage, he took part in the celebration of the Affordable Care Act, Obamacare.
Many Democrats believe the visit will benefit Mr Biden’s even higher recognition of his former employer’s democratic base. Mr Biden has recently struggled to raise his awkward position, and there are serious concerns that apathy and frustration among Democratic voters could give Republicans an opening in this year’s midterm elections. To win the by-election, Democrats have a story, and they have to “say it,” Mr Obama says.
Meanwhile, in Capitol Hill, the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-11 yesterday on the appointment of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. As a result, Ms Jackson’s appointment does not preclude her from going to the Senate; He already seems to have the support of 53 senators, with Republicans Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski and Mitt Romney breaking ranks in support of him.
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin retaliates against Matt Gaetz
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin was outraged by Republican Congressman Matt Gates ‘foreign questions, which ended in a scuffle with the Florida delegation at the end of Mr Gates’ five-minute round.
Mr Austin was due to testify at the House Armed Services Commission hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday on the Department of Defense’s fiscal year 2023 budget request, but Mr Gates said his time was determined to criticize the former U.S. federal command boss. U.S. security failures were caused by the Pentagon embracing the “awakening.”
In particular, Mr. Gates inquired about a lecture given by Thomas Picketti, a French economist and author at the American National Defense University, entitled “Response to China: The Case for Global Justice and Democratic Socialism.”
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 04:00
Kinzinger scored against the GOP ‘kids’ in Congress
Mr Kingsinger said the “world order” would be challenged for the first time since World War II, but his colleague Republicans The “kids’ crowd” behaved.
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 03:15
Oklahoma State House voted to outlaw abortion
The Oklahoma Condition House They voted overwhelmingly to pass a bill Crime Make a Abortion In a state that faces up to 10 years in prison, anti-abortion bills may have been passed since the U.S. Supreme Court first expressed its desire to reduce reproductive rights last year.
The law, which imposes a lengthy prison sentence and a fine of up to $ 100,000 on any Oklahoman who performs an abortion, was passed in the state Senate last year by a margin of 70-14 before traveling through the State House on Tuesday.
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 02:30
Biden appointed the first woman to head a branch of the U.S. Army
If confirmed, she would be the first woman to head a branch of the U.S. military. Admiral Fagan served as the first deputy commander in June last year, becoming the first woman to reach the rank of four-star admiral in the Coast Guard.
Report by Gustav Glander from Washington, DC.
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 01:45
The mood of Capitol Hill
Representative Dan Guildy summed up Capital Hill’s mood PoliticsSarah Ferris:
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 01:15
Capitol police caught the fox attacking the legislator
American Capitol Police They have caught a fox suspected of biting the leg of a Congress legislator.
After warning politicians and staff, the police put a collar on the animal Capitol Hill Be on the lookout for “aggressive fox encounters”.
Graeme Massey tells one of the most unexpected stories to come out of DC today.
Here is an exclusive look at her outfit from Punchbowl News:
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 01:00
Obama tells Democrats how to win by-elections
Former President Barack Obama has a simple message for Democrats who will lose a majority in the 2022 midterm elections:
“We’re got a story to tell, we have to tell it,” he told NBC News’ Peter Alexander.
The former president, who is returning to the White House for the first time since leaving the Oval Office in 2017, received applause to mark the 12th anniversary of the passage of his signed Health Care Act, the Affordable Care Act. The name Obamacare in the press.
Eric Garcia Washington, D.C.
Oliver O’Connell6 April 2022 00:15
The White House says Russia’s financial system is close to default
Justin Vallejo latest.
Oliver O’Connell5 April 2022 23:30
Voices: The most ridiculous questions asked by Kotanji Brown Jackson
Andrew Feinberg looks at the most absurd questions asked of Judge Catanji Brown Jackson during his confirmation hearings: “Do you think more or less murderers should be caught and imprisoned?”
Oliver O’Connell5 April 2022 22:50
Biden confirmed the appointment of Admiral Linda Fagan to head the Coast Guard
“I am proud to appoint Admiral Linda Fagan as Commander of the U.S. Coast Guard. Her leadership and honesty are second to none. If confirmed, Adam Fagan will be the first woman to serve as a commandant in history and the first female service leader, “said President Joe Biden.
“My administration is committed to seeing highly qualified women at the highest levels of command and ensuring that women can succeed and prosper throughout their military careers.”
Oliver O’Connell5 April 2022 22:20