Tag Archives: President Biden

Morning News: Biden Asia Trip, Australia Elections, 2022 Cannes Film Festival

We discuss President Biden’s trip to Asia and his goals to strengthen ties in the region. Plus: we preview this weekend’s elections in Australia, catch up on the latest from the Cannes Film Festival, and hear about a symphony that is out of this world.

Morning News: Italy’s PM Draghi Visits Biden, China Lockdown, Eurovision

Italy’s prime minister Mario Draghi heads to Washington to meet Joe Biden. Plus: Beijing and Shanghai ratchet up coronavirus restrictions, a look ahead to the Eurovision Song Contest and a review of today’s papers.

Morning News: Ukraine’s Borders, Regime Change In Russia, Social Media

Ukraine insists on territorial integrity as talks loom, President Biden says he is not calling for regime change in Russia, and single dad receives kidney donation from total stranger who replied on social media.

Morning News: Biden To Visit Poland, Elections In Malta, Fashion World

Joe Biden heads to Poland to address Russia’s war on Ukraine. Plus: a look ahead to Malta’s parliamentary elections, top stories from the fashion world and Andrew Mueller’s unique assessment of what we’ve learned over the past seven days.

Morning News: U.S. Voting Reform, Afghanistan Aid Appeal, Djokovic Visa Row

We discuss Joe Biden’s attempts to push through voting reform, which he describes as ‘the biggest test of America’s democracy since the civil war’. Plus: the UN’s aid appeal for Afghanistan and Novak Djokovic’s visa row.

Morning News: $2 Trillion Social Spending Bill & The New Deal, Shipping Scotch

A.M. Edition for Nov. 19. The U.S. House is set to approve Democrats’ $2 trillion social spending and climate bill. 

WSJ’s John McCormick explains how President Biden’s spending plans stack up in comparison to the two Democratic presidents who had the biggest social agendas of the past century and whether they will be just as transformational. Peter Granitz hosts.

News & Analysis: Radical Left Hinders Biden, Green Finance, Rewriting China

A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week: the calamity facing Joe Biden and the democrats, the uses and abuses of green finance (10:19) And Orwellian and proud (16:07).

Morning News: President Biden Heads To Europe, U.S. Economic Growth, Prison

President Biden will make a delayed departure for Europe as Democratic lawmakers spar over his spending agenda. Economic forecasters predict lackluster U.S. quarterly growth numbers. And a federal parole commission creates unique challenges for prisoners seeking release from “hard time” in the nation’s capital.

Political Views: Brooks & Capehart On Immigration, Biden’s Approval Ratings

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Amna Nawaz to discuss the week in politics, including immigration, President Biden’s job approval ratings, and tensions between the U.S. and France over a nuclear submarine deal.

News: Top 5 Stories For September 8, 2021 (Reuters)

September 8, 2021: Biden, Texas governor, Mexico earthquake, U.S. $3.5 trillion bill, Mask Mandates

1. President Joe Biden toured sites of deadly floods in the Northeast and said Hurricane Ida demonstrated the ravages of climate change as he pressed for investments to boost infrastructure and fight global warming.

2. Governor Greg Abbott made Texas the latest U.S. state to impose Republican-backed voting restrictions, signing a law that was swiftly challenged in court and criticized by President Joe Biden as part of an “all-out assault” on American democracy.

3. A powerful earthquake struck southwestern Mexico near the beach resort of Acapulco, killing at least one man and damaging buildings, authorities said.

4. A U.S. House of Representatives committee this week will attempt to advance sweeping legislation to expand healthcare benefits for the elderly and other social services as part of Democrats’ $3.5 trillion domestic investment plan.

5. American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten crouched to sit at a first-graders’ table in a Florida school, chatting with masked 6-year-olds about books and their former kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Smith.