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# biden - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

Biden stresses importance of NI peace process and downplays trade deal during Johnson meeting

Sep 22nd 2021, 7:47 AM 20,607 Views 14 Comments
  • The US president met the UK Prime Minister in the Oval Office.
  • Biden issued a fresh warning for the UK not to damage the peace process over the EU departure.
  • Johnson agreed, saying: “On that point, Joe, we’re completely at one."

# biden - Monday 6 September, 2021

Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding
# Hurricane Ida
# Hurricane Ida

Biden approves federal aid for New York and New Jersey after deadly flooding

Sep 6th 2021, 6:47 PM 8,311 Views 1 Comment

At least 50 people were killed in six Eastern states as record rainfall overwhelmed rivers and sewer systems.

# biden - Sunday 5 September, 2021

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites
# Itinerary
# Itinerary

Biden to mark 20th anniversary of 9/11 at three memorial sites

Sep 5th 2021, 12:53 PM 11,481 Views 19 Comments

Next Saturday’s anniversary falls less than two weeks after the end of the nearly two decade-long US war in Afghanistan.

# biden - Thursday 2 September, 2021

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb
# Texas
# Texas

Joe Biden condemns Supreme Court failure to block Texas abortion curb

Updated Sep 2nd 2021, 8:24 PM 30,615 Views 63 Comments

The court voted 5-4 to deny an emergency appeal from abortion providers and others.

# biden - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit
# Red Lines
# Red Lines

No joint press conference and no breaking of bread: Biden and Putin meet at Geneva summit

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 2:00 PM 16,533 Views 31 Comments

Up to five hours of talks are planned, starting at around midday Irish time, with no break for meals.

# biden - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries
# Covid19
# Covid19

US to buy 500 million Pfizer vaccines to share with lower income countries

Jun 9th 2021, 10:30 PM 12,837 Views 20 Comments

The US has faced mounting pressure to outline its global vaccine sharing plan.

# biden - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Biden orders intelligence agencies to investigate origins of Covid-19
# Covid-19 Origins
# Covid-19 Origins

Biden orders intelligence agencies to investigate origins of Covid-19

Updated May 26th 2021, 10:50 PM 28,740 Views 40 Comments

Biden has asked agencies to report whether the virus was from an animal source or a lab accident.

# biden - Saturday 24 April, 2021

US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide
# Armenian Genocide
# Armenian Genocide

US President Biden recognises atrocities against Armenians as genocide

Apr 24th 2021, 5:53 PM 17,437 Views 21 Comments

American leaders have avoided using the term ‘genocide’ over the events from 1915-1923 amid concerns that it will alienate Turkey.

# biden - Saturday 17 April, 2021

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to lift Donald Trump’s cap on refugees amid criticism

Apr 17th 2021, 10:19 AM 16,454 Views 16 Comments

The latest move gets rid of Trump’s restrictions on resettlements from Somalia, Syria and Yemen to the US.

# biden - Monday 12 April, 2021

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents
# Another Woof Week
# Another Woof Week

Joe Biden's dog Major to get private training after two biting incidents

Apr 12th 2021, 3:48 PM 25,554 Views 34 Comments

Last month, the White House confirmed that Major had nipped someone during a walk.

# biden - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces
# State Jabs
# State Jabs

All adults in US will be eligible for Covid vaccine by 19 April, Biden announces

Apr 7th 2021, 7:19 AM 13,427 Views 19 Comments

That is about two weeks earlier than Biden’s previously announced 1 May deadline.

# biden - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Judge who Obama wanted to appoint to Supreme Court confirmed as Biden's Attorney General
# Merrick Garland
# Merrick Garland

Judge who Obama wanted to appoint to Supreme Court confirmed as Biden's Attorney General

Mar 10th 2021, 8:28 PM 11,865 Views 6 Comments

The Senate voted 70 to 30 to confirm the appeals court judge to the top Justice Department post.

# biden - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition
# Biden's Team
# Biden's Team

Two more Biden cabinet nominees confirmed, but another pick faces mounting opposition

Feb 23rd 2021, 10:41 PM 26,812 Views 13 Comments

While Biden’s key nominees like secretary of state and and defence have been confirmed, his cabinet remains less than half full.

# biden - Monday 15 February, 2021

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts
# White House
# White House

Biden to join virtual G7 event with global leaders on Covid-19 efforts

Feb 15th 2021, 8:02 AM 8,159 Views 7 Comments

The US President will address the G7 meeting on the pandemic and vaccination distribution.

# biden - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration
# Irish Roots
# Irish Roots

Cake and champagne as Biden's Irish ancestral homes celebrate inauguration

Jan 20th 2021, 7:27 PM 21,462 Views 19 Comments

The president’s heritage traces back to Ballina in Co Mayo and the Cooley Peninsula in Co Louth.

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden
# New Beginning
# New Beginning

'A moment of hope': Leaders from Ireland and around the world congratulate Biden

Jan 20th 2021, 6:17 PM 12,364 Views 34 Comments

Joe Biden was sworn in at the inauguration in Washington DC this afternoon.

# biden - Monday 18 January, 2021

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration
# Security Checks
# Security Checks

National Guard troops being vetted amid fears of insider attack at Joe Biden inauguration

Jan 18th 2021, 2:03 PM 15,023 Views 52 Comments

About 25,000 members of the National Guard are streaming into Washington from across the country.

# biden - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Security services will be ready for Biden’s inauguration, says Secret Service agent in charge of the event
# Inauguration
# Inauguration

Security services will be ready for Biden’s inauguration, says Secret Service agent in charge of the event

Jan 12th 2021, 7:05 AM 9,519 Views 8 Comments

The inauguration will be held in the same spot at the US Capitol where the pro-Trump mob descended last Wednesday.

# biden - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Descent into chaos: 38 photos that tell the story of last night's violence and destruction in Washington

Jan 7th 2021, 1:34 PM 60,698 Views 56 Comments

Here’s how the day unfolded.

# biden - Wednesday 30 December, 2020

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Biden criticises Trump administration over pace of Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Dec 30th 2020, 9:27 AM 13,826 Views 3 Comments

Biden said ‘it’s going to take years, not months, to vaccinate the American people’ at the current pace.

# biden - Monday 23 November, 2020

Joe Biden expected to nominate John Kerry for leading climate change role
# New Cabinet
# New Cabinet

Joe Biden expected to nominate John Kerry for leading climate change role

Nov 23rd 2020, 6:45 PM 22,596 Views 29 Comments

The expected nomination of the former secretary of state is the latest of Mr Biden’s key picks for national security and foreign policy roles.

# biden - Sunday 22 November, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Joe Biden won, but Democrats don’t get it

Nov 22nd 2020, 7:30 AM 59,952 Views 65 Comments

Larry Donnelly says while defeating Trump is a welcome victory, Democrats are in danger of storing up problems for the future by isolating the centre-ground.

# biden - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

Trump appears to acknowledge Biden victory for first time with ‘he won’ tweet

Nov 15th 2020, 4:58 PM 69,896 Views 75 Comments

The president’s message came as he repeated several baseless claims about the presidential vote.

# biden - Friday 13 November, 2020

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland
# Opinion
# Opinion

Malcolm Byrne: I worry we are entering a Trumpian era of divided politics in Ireland

Nov 13th 2020, 7:00 AM 15,953 Views 64 Comments

The Fianna Fáil senator says recent events have convinced him that political discourse has changed and that a place for considered compromise must now be found in Irish politics.

# biden - Monday 9 November, 2020

'Wearing a mask is not a political statement': Joe Biden's new Covid-19 task force meets
# Transition Period
# Transition Period

'Wearing a mask is not a political statement': Joe Biden's new Covid-19 task force meets

Updated Nov 9th 2020, 5:50 PM 80,448 Views 23 Comments

The US still has the highest coronavirus cases numbers in the world.

# biden - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Biden urges Americans to 'stay calm' and says he has 'no doubt' he will be declared winner
# Getting There
# Getting There

Biden urges Americans to 'stay calm' and says he has 'no doubt' he will be declared winner

Nov 5th 2020, 9:47 PM 23,805 Views 43 Comments

Trump, meanwhile, has not been seen in public since election night.

# biden - Tuesday 3 November, 2020

Opinion: I once ran as a candidate in a US election - I'm from Cork
# Us Elex 2020
# Us Elex 2020

Opinion: I once ran as a candidate in a US election - I'm from Cork

Nov 3rd 2020, 9:00 PM 22,658 Views 8 Comments

Corkman Greg Delanty, a poet, found himself running as a candidate in the US election in 2004. It was a learning experience.

# biden - Saturday 31 October, 2020

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?
# US Election
# US Election

What's the difference between a Trump and Biden presidency for Ireland?

Oct 31st 2020, 9:00 PM 47,403 Views 65 Comments

Corporate tax rates, luring US pharma companies back, and regulating the tech firms – what’s in it for Ireland?

# biden - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'
# Getting There
# Getting There

Biden insists he'll tackle virus as Trump pushes 'super-recovery'

Oct 27th 2020, 10:47 PM 24,986 Views 55 Comments

Both hopefuls are in the last days of electioneering.

# biden - Friday 23 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate
# Trump V Biden
# Trump V Biden

Larry Donnelly: Biden did just fine, so he won the debate

Oct 23rd 2020, 1:00 PM 42,760 Views 86 Comments

In a much calmer debate than we’ve seen, Trump may have taken the night on points, but all Biden had to do was not mess up, and he was in the clear.

# biden - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: As we near the final phase, it seems Trump needs a miracle

Oct 18th 2020, 7:30 AM 92,992 Views 90 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks at the numbers, the fact that Joe Biden is not Hillary Clinton and concludes that Donald Trump faces an uphill battle to return to the White House.

# biden - Saturday 10 October, 2020

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled
# It's Off
# It's Off

The second Trump-Biden debate has been cancelled

Oct 10th 2020, 8:19 AM 57,566 Views 99 Comments

A bullish Donald Trump is returning to campaigning but his rival Joe Biden has labelled his behaviour “reckless”.

# biden - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Larry Donnelly: The country of my birth is broken. Can it be fixed?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: The country of my birth is broken. Can it be fixed?

Sep 20th 2020, 7:30 AM 40,221 Views 37 Comments

Larry Donnelly says based on recent events in his home country, it’s hard to argue that America is still the ‘land of opportunity’.

# biden - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Larry Donnelly: It's now 'Game On' in the Biden vs Trump race
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: It's now 'Game On' in the Biden vs Trump race

Sep 6th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,837 Views 78 Comments

Larry Donnelly says we are in a crucial phase of the US election cycle and if the Democrats don’t tackle Trump’s fear-based message, they could be in trouble.

# biden - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping
# US Elections
# US Elections

Larry Donnelly: American politics is in a bad state and the TV networks aren't helping

Aug 9th 2020, 7:30 AM 42,386 Views 56 Comments

Donnelly dismays at the polarised and simplistic discussion of politics in the US from all media sources, not just Fox News.

# biden - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'
# Black Lives Matter
# Black Lives Matter

Jeff Jarvis: 'As an old, white American man, I must confess it's people like me who got us here'

Jun 7th 2020, 7:30 AM 33,114 Views 99 Comments

Noted US journalist Jeff Jarvis says white America must learn to share its power and morally confront its racial legacies.

# biden - Friday 5 June, 2020

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

'It's a great day for him': Trump suggests George Floyd would be happy about the US employment rate

Jun 5th 2020, 7:50 PM 83,228 Views 122 Comments

Trump said the improving economy was the best thing to help improve race relations.

# biden - Friday 15 September, 2017

Joe Biden was walking around Dublin yesterday looking exactly as cool as you'd expect
# Joe Joe Joe
From The Daily Edge
# Joe Joe Joe

Joe Biden was walking around Dublin yesterday looking exactly as cool as you'd expect

Sep 15th 2017, 9:49 AM 8,489 Views 1 Comment

Another meme please, Joe.

# biden - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

Joe Biden's daughter has revealed her dad's favourite ever Obama/Biden meme
# I Said 8 Years
From The Daily Edge
# I Said 8 Years

Joe Biden's daughter has revealed her dad's favourite ever Obama/Biden meme

Mar 14th 2017, 11:33 AM 11,463 Views 1 Comment

We’re just glad he’s seen them.

# biden - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Obama and Joe Biden memes are taking over the internet to cheer us all up
# Bromantic
From The Daily Edge
# Bromantic

Obama and Joe Biden memes are taking over the internet to cheer us all up

Nov 12th 2016, 10:08 AM 84,124 Views 2 Comments

The two best pals.

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