With Congress on recess, all eyes were on President Joe Biden in Washington this week. Biden defended the US troop departure from Afghanistan and sought to boost Covid-19 vaccination efforts at home and abroad. Meanwhile, behind-the-scenes negotiations continued over the bipartisan infrastructure package.
- America’s partisan fireworks will be hard for anyone to put out
- Maricopa County supervisor on rejecting calls from Trump allies: ‘Whatever needed to be said, needed to be said in a courtroom’
- ‘They need a radical restructure’: Six months after January 6, Capitol Police struggling to adapt to threats
- Problem Solvers Caucus backs bipartisan infrastructure deal, calls for ‘expeditious, stand-alone vote in the House’
- US to send millions of Covid-19 vaccines to Latin America
- GOP Rep. Chip Roy says he wants ’18 more months of chaos and the inability to get stuff done’
- Federal judge blocks effort to invalidate parts of new Georgia voting law ahead of July runoffs
- Rudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in Washington, DC
- Biden defends pulling US out of Afghanistan as Taliban advances: ‘We did not go to Afghanistan to nation-build’
- Democrats look to avoid ‘circus’ as they push forward with new select committee
- White House doubles down on Covid-19 strategy as pressure from Delta variant rises
- Updated CDC schools guidance prioritizes in-person learning, even if all Covid-19 safety measures aren’t in place
- Justice Department says Trump’s reinstatement talk could fuel more violence from his supporters
- Biden to deliver major voting rights speech Tuesday in Philadelphia
And that was the week in 14 headlines.
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