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# joe-biden - Yesterday’s News

'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

'We're halfway there': Biden says US on course for 100 million Covid jabs in his first 100 days

17 hours ago 9,595 Views 7 Comments

The US President said that plans are in place to roll out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as soon as it becomes available.

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder
# Mohammed Bin Salman
# Mohammed Bin Salman

US to publish report today claiming Saudi crown prince was responsible for Jamal Khashoggi murder

23 hours ago 11,188 Views 14 Comments

President Donald Trump had avoided making the report public, which was completed a month after the murder in October 2018.

US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia
# Retaliation
# Retaliation

US bombs sites in Syria used by Iran-backed militia

Fri 7:10 AM 19,621 Views 55 Comments

The airstrike was the first military action undertaken by the Biden administration.

# joe-biden - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Biden revokes Trump orders on ‘anarchist’ cities and more

Thu 6:45 AM 30,424 Views 32 Comments

The 46th president has been undoing dozens of Trump orders since taking office.

# joe-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

Tue 10:41 PM 26,658 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.

# joe-biden - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers
# Senate Confirmation
# Senate Confirmation

Biden's attorney general pick vows to vigorously prosecute Capitol attackers

Feb 21st 2021, 7:35 AM 20,623 Views 5 Comments

Judge Garland says he wants to remove the taint of political interference left behind by Donald Trump.

# joe-biden - Saturday 20 February, 2021

A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out
# 17 March
# 17 March

A virtual shamrock ceremony? Taoiseach says details of Biden meeting still being ironed out

Feb 20th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,617 Views 41 Comments

The tradition began back in 1956 and has become an annual fixture in more recent decades.

Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

Feb 20th 2021, 10:49 AM 6,605 Views 3 Comments

It comes in wake of Joe Biden’s call for European allies to work together and curb Iran’s “destabilising” activities.

# joe-biden - Friday 19 February, 2021

No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord
# Paris Climate Agreement
# Paris Climate Agreement

No more delays, pledges Biden as US officially returns to Paris climate accord

Feb 19th 2021, 9:20 PM 9,714 Views 8 Comments

Donald Trump’s removal of the US from the worldwide global climate pact stood for only 107 days.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says
# No Visits
# No Visits

Biden won't host foreign leaders at White House for 'a couple of months', spokesperson says

Feb 16th 2021, 7:40 PM 21,692 Views 24 Comments

It was confirmed last week that the Taoiseach won’t be travelling to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.

# joe-biden - Sunday 14 February, 2021

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter
# Tj Ducklo
# Tj Ducklo

White House aide resigns after threatening reporter

Feb 14th 2021, 3:20 PM 34,674 Views 23 Comments

TJ Ducklo said he was “devastated to have embarrassed and disappointed my White House colleagues and President Biden”.

# joe-biden - Thursday 11 February, 2021

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach
# Shamrock Bowl
# Shamrock Bowl

White House declines to say if there is a St Patrick's Day invite for the Taoiseach

Updated Feb 11th 2021, 7:29 PM 48,932 Views 201 Comments

The Taoiseach has said he would go if an in-person meeting was planned.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Trump's second impeachment trial to begin today

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 2:51 PM 15,476 Views 19 Comments

The trial is set to begin at 6pm Irish time.

# joe-biden - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 37,672 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

# joe-biden - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Biden says there's 'no need' for Trump to be given classified intelligence briefings
# Customary Offer
# Customary Offer

Biden says there's 'no need' for Trump to be given classified intelligence briefings

Feb 6th 2021, 11:42 AM 64,784 Views 40 Comments

The regular briefings are usually offered to former presidents after they leave office.

# joe-biden - Friday 5 February, 2021

Biden seeks to go big, fast and alone on US Covid-19 relief
# United States
# United States

Biden seeks to go big, fast and alone on US Covid-19 relief

Feb 5th 2021, 10:45 PM 26,977 Views 39 Comments

The coronavirus aid package can now work its way through congressional committees with the goal of finalising additional relief by mid-March.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border
# Donald Trump
# Donald Trump

Biden wants to undo 'national shame' of child separations at US-Mexico border

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:59 AM 22,544 Views 44 Comments

An estimated 600 to 700 children remain apart from their families.

# joe-biden - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden
# Washington
# Washington

Republican group proposes alternative Covid-19 relief plan to Biden

Jan 31st 2021, 6:45 PM 22,576 Views 25 Comments

The Republican senators are suggesting that their plan would give Biden the bipartisan support he wants.

# joe-biden - Thursday 28 January, 2021

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop
# Wall Street Shuffle
# Wall Street Shuffle

'The French Revolution of finance': Why Reddit users and Wall Street are doing battle over GameStop

Jan 28th 2021, 2:23 PM 51,854 Views 92 Comments

Major Wall Street hedge funds have lost billions in recent days.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'We can't wait any longer': Biden says US will lead way as he signs executive orders on climate change
# Sweeping Plans
# Sweeping Plans

'We can't wait any longer': Biden says US will lead way as he signs executive orders on climate change

Jan 27th 2021, 10:45 PM 19,491 Views 52 Comments

Republicans criticised the plans and said they’d cost jobs.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin
# A Quick Chat
# A Quick Chat

Biden raises concerns over Navalny and Russian 'aggression' in Ukraine in first phone call with Putin

Jan 26th 2021, 10:18 PM 18,390 Views 26 Comments

The G7 group of nations also hit out at Navalny’s “politically motivated” detention in a statement today.

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge
# Senate
# Senate

Impeachment case of Donald Trump moves closer as House delivers charge

Jan 26th 2021, 8:37 AM 21,695 Views 37 Comments

Arguments in the Senate trial will begin on the week of 8 February.

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew
# Riots
# Riots

Second night of violence in the Netherlands amid anger over Covid-19 curfew

Jan 26th 2021, 8:00 AM 40,634 Views 51 Comments

Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden has said herd immunity could be achieved this year.

# joe-biden - Monday 25 January, 2021

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops
# Executive Order
# Executive Order

Biden overturns Trump ban on transgender US troops

Jan 25th 2021, 5:36 PM 26,933 Views 60 Comments

The move undoes Trump’s controversial decision in July 2017 to bar transgender personnel from serving “in any capacity” in the military.

# joe-biden - Sunday 24 January, 2021

'Special relationship' between US and UK raised in first call between Biden and Johnson
# Say Hi
# Say Hi

'Special relationship' between US and UK raised in first call between Biden and Johnson

Jan 24th 2021, 11:54 AM 32,196 Views 43 Comments

Boris Johnson is believed to be the first European leader to have spoken to the new president.

# joe-biden - Saturday 23 January, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about Garth Brooks?

Quiz: How much do you know about Garth Brooks?

Jan 23rd 2021, 10:00 PM 58,842 Views 36 Comments

Good ol’ Garreth sorry I mean Garth.

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction
# Irish On Film
# Irish On Film

Opinion: Film and Irish History – the fine lines between fact and fiction

Jan 23rd 2021, 8:30 AM 17,650 Views 37 Comments

Dr Seán Crosson of NUI Galway looks at the treatment of historical Irish figures on film and says history will often suffer at the hands of dramatic effect.

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Donald Trump's impeachment trial to begin on week of 8 February

Jan 23rd 2021, 7:27 AM 20,465 Views 32 Comments

Republicans had pushed for a delay to give Trump a chance to prepare a defence on the sole charge of incitement of insurrection.

# joe-biden - Friday 22 January, 2021

Joe Biden seeks to pass $1.9 trillion relief plan amid warning about 600,000 Covid-19 deaths
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Joe Biden seeks to pass $1.9 trillion relief plan amid warning about 600,000 Covid-19 deaths

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:29 PM 19,543 Views 58 Comments

The president called for the passage of his ‘American Rescue Plan’ through Congress.

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed
# Insurrection
# Insurrection

Republican Senate leader wants Donald Trump’s impeachment trial delayed

Jan 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 23,365 Views 34 Comments

Ahead of an insurrection on 6 January, Trump told thousands of his supporters to “fight like hell” against the election results.

# joe-biden - Thursday 21 January, 2021

Biden unveils sweeping Covid-19 plan in first full day in office
# First Day
# First Day

Biden unveils sweeping Covid-19 plan in first full day in office

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 9:47 PM 39,367 Views 47 Comments
  • The US is the world's hardest-hit country with more than 405,000 Covid-19 deaths.
  • The Biden administration is seeking $1.9 trillion from Congress for its Covid-19 plans.
RTÉ received 27 formal complaints after contributor to US inauguration coverage called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
# Complaints
# Complaints

RTÉ received 27 formal complaints after contributor to US inauguration coverage called Joe Biden a 'criminal'

Jan 21st 2021, 7:01 PM 78,803 Views 47 Comments

The broadcaster also received over 90 emails and a number of phone calls with “negative feedback” over the broadcast.

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill
# Busted Loose
# Busted Loose

Biden redecorates the Oval Office with a return of the blue rug and no sign of Winston Churchill

Updated Jan 21st 2021, 4:31 PM 114,667 Views 64 Comments

It includes busts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Robert Kennedy, Cesar Chavez, Rosa Parks and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Covid-19 deaths in US top WWII fatalities as Biden warns worst is yet to come

Jan 21st 2021, 6:58 AM 18,431 Views 40 Comments

405,400 people have died from the disease, more than the 405,399 total US combat and non-combat deaths in WWII.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

US President Joe Biden signs raft of executive orders to reverse Trump decisions, including Paris climate deal
# Getting To Work
# Getting To Work

US President Joe Biden signs raft of executive orders to reverse Trump decisions, including Paris climate deal

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 10:48 PM 59,602 Views 85 Comments

Joe Biden stepped into the White House for the first time as president this evening.

RTÉ criticised for inauguration coverage after commentator called Joe Biden a 'criminal'
# False Claims
# False Claims

RTÉ criticised for inauguration coverage after commentator called Joe Biden a 'criminal'

Jan 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 312,441 Views 122 Comments

James Conner of Republicans Overseas previously suggested on air that Antifa was behind the attack on the US Capitol.

As it happened: Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Joe Biden sworn in as 46th President of the United States

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 7:50 PM 79,554 Views 43 Comments
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 21,407 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 12,345 Views 34 Comments

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

'Let's start afresh. All of us... We must end this uncivil war': Biden calls for unity in inauguration speech
# Inauguration Day
# Inauguration Day

'Let's start afresh. All of us... We must end this uncivil war': Biden calls for unity in inauguration speech

Jan 20th 2021, 5:22 PM 19,264 Views 72 Comments

“We will repair our alliances and engage with the world once again,” US President Joe Biden said this afternoon.

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