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# joe-biden - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

Joe Biden calls for 'exception' to US Senate rules to protect access to abortion

Thu 4:03 PM 8,906 Views 22 Comments

Biden described the US Supreme Court’s decision to end the constitutional right to abortion as “destabilising”.

# joe-biden - Monday 27 June, 2022

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Zelenskyy presses G7 for more help as Kyiv reels from Russian strikes - NATO increases strength

Updated Jun 27th 2022, 3:10 PM 14,638 Views 6 Comments
  • Russia struck a residential building in Kyiv, killing one person and wounding four others.
  • Zelenskyy is set to join the leaders of the US, Germany, Britain, France, Italy, Japan and Canada via video link.
  • The G7 have stressed their unity in the face of Russia's aggression – even as the global fallout worsens.

# joe-biden - Saturday 25 June, 2022

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden signs first significant US gun control law in decades

Jun 25th 2022, 3:19 PM 18,975 Views 21 Comments

While Joe Biden says it falls short of what’s really needed, he added that it will “save lives.”

# joe-biden - Sunday 19 June, 2022

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says
# United States
# United States

US recession not 'inevitable,' Treasury secretary says

Jun 19th 2022, 6:06 PM 19,494 Views 30 Comments

Soaring inflation and supply-chain issues have increased pessimism.

# joe-biden - Saturday 11 June, 2022

EU chief visits Ukraine as fierce fighting continues in east of country
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU chief visits Ukraine as fierce fighting continues in east of country

Updated Jun 11th 2022, 12:15 PM 22,196 Views 33 Comments

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that serious battles were ongoing in Severodonetsk, a city in the east.

# joe-biden - Friday 3 June, 2022

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence
# Gun Control
# Gun Control

Biden calls for ban on assault weapons to tackle US gun violence

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:52 AM 12,812 Views 27 Comments

The US President condemned the refusal of a majority of Republican senators to support tougher laws as “unconscionable”.

# joe-biden - Monday 30 May, 2022

Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Biden vows action as Uvalde tells president to ‘do something’ following shooting

May 30th 2022, 8:19 AM 10,149 Views 23 Comments

The US Justice Department announced on Sunday that it will review the police response and make its findings public.

# joe-biden - Sunday 29 May, 2022

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims
# Uvalde Shooting
# Uvalde Shooting

Biden arrives at Uvalde to meet relatives of school shooting victims

Updated May 29th 2022, 7:29 PM 10,639 Views 19 Comments

Harrowing accounts emerged of the ordeal faced by survivors of Tuesday’s attack on an elementary school.

# joe-biden - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors
# Uvalde
# Uvalde

Harrowing new accounts emerge from Uvalde's young survivors

May 28th 2022, 4:51 PM 27,019 Views 27 Comments

US President Joe Biden will visit the town tomorrow.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 25 May, 2022

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform
# Police Reform
# Police Reform

Two years after George Floyd's murder, Biden to sign executive order on police reform

May 25th 2022, 10:10 PM 8,591 Views 14 Comments

The date of the signing is highly symbolic, coming exactly two years after Floyd’s death, which triggered huge nationwide demonstrations.

# joe-biden - Monday 23 May, 2022

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan
# US
# US

Biden says US would intervene militarily if China invaded Taiwan

May 23rd 2022, 8:57 AM 22,247 Views 37 Comments

A Chinese official referred to the Taiwan issue as a “purely internal affair for China”, in reaction to Biden’s remark.

# joe-biden - Friday 20 May, 2022

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukraine orders troops in steel plant to stand down as Zelenskyy says Donbas is now 'hell'

Updated May 20th 2022, 10:31 PM 43,410 Views 28 Comments

The Ukrainian President described the bombardment of Severodonetsk, where 12 people were reportedly killed, as “brutal and absolutely pointless”.

# joe-biden - Thursday 19 May, 2022

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia says 1,730 Mariupol fighters have surrendered as US grants $40 billion dollars to Ukraine

Updated May 19th 2022, 10:40 AM 30,175 Views 8 Comments
  • The Russian military says that a total of 1,730 Ukrainian fighters who were making a last stand in Mariupol have surrendered.
  • The Red Cross said that registrations of Ukrainian prisoners of war began on Tuesday under an agreement between Russia and Ukraine.
  • US President Joe Biden backed Finland and Sweden's Nato membership bids after meeting the countries' leaders in Washington.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia urged to annex Ukraine's Kherson, Moscow claims Kyiv bombed Russian city

Updated May 11th 2022, 10:55 PM 72,845 Views 53 Comments

The Moscow-installed administration said there would be a “request to make Kherson region a full subject of the Russian Federation.”

# joe-biden - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

One killed after Russia fires hypersonic missiles at Odesa as ’44 civilians found dead in Izyum’

Updated May 10th 2022, 1:45 PM 34,969 Views 25 Comments
  • The Ukrainian military said Russian forces fired seven missiles from the air at Odessa, hitting a shopping centre and a warehouse.
  • Ukrainian officials said around 100 civilians remain trapped at a steel plant in Mariupol despite earlier reports that all had been evacuated.
  • US President Joe Biden signed a new bill to expedite more weapons to the country.

# joe-biden - Monday 9 May, 2022

Biden signs measure speeding up US weapons deliveries to Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Biden signs measure speeding up US weapons deliveries to Ukraine

May 9th 2022, 9:40 PM 11,601 Views 21 Comments

Acknowledging the billions of dollars already spent by the United States, Biden said “caving to aggression is even more costly.”

White House warns against violence after abortion protests
# Roe V Wade
# Roe V Wade

White House warns against violence after abortion protests

May 9th 2022, 5:16 PM 10,727 Views 38 Comments

Press Secretary Jen Psaki called for restraint after reports of demonstrations outside the homes of two Supreme Court justices.

# joe-biden - Sunday 1 May, 2022

White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years
# Washington
# Washington

White House correspondents' dinner returns after two years

May 1st 2022, 9:31 AM 17,895 Views 28 Comments

US President Joe Biden poked fun at his slumping poll ratings and took several digs at his predecessor Donald Trump.

# joe-biden - Friday 29 April, 2022

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine
# Zaporizhzhia
# Zaporizhzhia

Two British aid workers 'captured' by Russian forces in Ukraine

Updated Apr 29th 2022, 1:50 PM 37,085 Views 33 Comments
  • Paul Urey and Dylan Healy were "captured" by Russian soldiers at a checkpoint near Zaporizhzhia.
  • One person has been killed in a Russian strike on Kyiv during UN Secretary General's visit to the capital.
  • Zelenskyy said the strikes were an attempt by Russia to "humiliate" the UN and everything it represents.

# joe-biden - Sunday 17 April, 2022

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference
# Crime
# Crime

Next Irish ambassador to Washington hopes crackdown on Kinahan cartel will make a big difference

Apr 17th 2022, 8:00 AM 23,137 Views 0 Comments

Geraldine Byrne Nason will take over the role of Irish Ambassador to Washington in early Autumn.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time
# Mariupol
# Mariupol

Joe Biden accuses Putin's forces of 'genocide' in Ukraine for the first time

Apr 13th 2022, 7:20 AM 12,824 Views 80 Comments

“It’s become clearer and clearer that Putin is just trying to wipe out the idea of even being able to be a Ukrainian,” Joe Biden said.

# joe-biden - Thursday 31 March, 2022

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law
# US Courts
# US Courts

LGBTQ group sues Florida Governor over so-called Don’t Say Gay law

Mar 31st 2022, 3:48 PM 10,784 Views 35 Comments

The law has catapulted Florida and Ron DeSantis, a potential 2024 Republican presidential candidate, to the forefront of the US’s culture wars.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 29 March, 2022

Biden's Irish heritage was a factor in his weekend remarks about Putin, ex-US Defence Sec says
# He's Irish
# He's Irish

Biden's Irish heritage was a factor in his weekend remarks about Putin, ex-US Defence Sec says

Mar 29th 2022, 3:15 PM 28,760 Views 41 Comments

At the weekend, Biden remarked that the Russian President “cannot remain in power”.

# joe-biden - Sunday 27 March, 2022

Blinken stresses US does not seek Moscow 'regime change' after Biden's 'unscripted' comment
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Blinken stresses US does not seek Moscow 'regime change' after Biden's 'unscripted' comment

Mar 27th 2022, 4:09 PM 32,007 Views 64 Comments

The US President’s apparently unscripted call caused the White House to scramble to row back on the remark.

# joe-biden - Friday 25 March, 2022

Joe Biden to visit town near Poland-Ukraine border in show of solidarity
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Joe Biden to visit town near Poland-Ukraine border in show of solidarity

Mar 25th 2022, 6:48 AM 16,037 Views 13 Comments

Air Force One will jet into the eastern Polish town of Rzeszow.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Biden and other leaders head to Brussels ahead of back-to-back Nato, G7 and EU summits
# Meetings
# Meetings

Biden and other leaders head to Brussels ahead of back-to-back Nato, G7 and EU summits

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:56 PM 11,315 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach Micheál Martin and other leaders are also travelling to Brussels on Thursday.

# joe-biden - Saturday 19 March, 2022

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Most 'Irish' president since JFK: Biden in the White House 'enormously helpful' to Ireland

Mar 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 16,903 Views 23 Comments

US ‘has skin in the game’ when it comes to maintaining peace in NI, says Congressman Brendan Boyle.

# joe-biden - Friday 18 March, 2022

Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach says Biden 'can't wait to come back to Ireland' but no date set for visit

Updated Mar 18th 2022, 3:31 PM 25,434 Views 64 Comments

Officials would like to get the Taoiseach back to Washington later in the year with another trip to the White House perhaps on the cards.

# joe-biden - Thursday 17 March, 2022

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Irish dancing, stout and a poem by Bono: US St Patrick's Day carries on without 'unlucky Taoiseach'

Mar 17th 2022, 9:00 PM 29,902 Views 14 Comments

Micheál Martin’s long-awaited trip to the White House was scuppered after he contracted Covid.

Meeting with US President goes ahead virtually after Taoiseach tests positive for Covid
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Meeting with US President goes ahead virtually after Taoiseach tests positive for Covid

Mar 17th 2022, 4:03 PM 19,191 Views 15 Comments

Micheál Martin and the US President held a meeting via video conference after the Taoisseach tested positive for Covid-19 last night.

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Taoiseach and Biden to hold virtual meeting after Martin tests positive for Covid-19

Updated Mar 17th 2022, 2:00 PM 93,653 Views 172 Comments

The opening remarks between the US President and Taoiseach will be streamed online.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to get leadership award at event attended by US President Joe Biden tonight

Mar 16th 2022, 6:00 AM 24,010 Views 45 Comments

Taoiseach says it will be a ‘very pleasant’ meeting between ‘one Irishman and another Irishman’.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis
# US Trip
# US Trip

Ireland’s St Patrick's Day message and theme is being tweaked to reflect the Ukraine crisis

Mar 15th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,957 Views 9 Comments

Micheál Martin has decided to evolve the ‘tone and theme’ of the St Patrick’s Day celebrations this week.

# joe-biden - Monday 14 March, 2022

Sinn Féin on US charm offensive to garner support for Irish unity and the Good Friday Agreement
# Irish Unity
# Irish Unity

Sinn Féin on US charm offensive to garner support for Irish unity and the Good Friday Agreement

Mar 14th 2022, 11:57 PM 19,576 Views 38 Comments

McDonald says we shouldn’t underestimate the power of having the US on our side.

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting
# Washington DC
# Washington DC

Taoiseach to meet US President at Ireland Funds dinner the day before White House meeting

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 8:23 PM 24,594 Views 46 Comments

Last year, due to Covid-19, the Taoiseach held virtual meetings with US President Joe Biden.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 8 March, 2022

Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol
# 6 January
# 6 January

Proud Boys leader charged with conspiracy over riot at US Capitol

Mar 8th 2022, 9:34 PM 24,631 Views 0 Comments

The charges against Henry ‘Enrique’ Tarrio are among the most serious filed so far.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Biden bans Russia from US airspace and calls Putin a 'dictator' in first State of the Union address
# State Of The Union
# State Of The Union

Biden bans Russia from US airspace and calls Putin a 'dictator' in first State of the Union address

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:22 AM 17,959 Views 55 Comments

The US president highlighted the bravery of Ukrainian defenders and the resolve of a newly reinvigorated Western alliance.

# joe-biden - Saturday 26 February, 2022

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Biden unveils 'severe' economic sanctions to make Putin a 'pariah on international stage'

Feb 26th 2022, 8:15 AM 35,546 Views 41 Comments

The US President conceded there was a lack of Western unity for enacting an even tougher measure.

# joe-biden - Friday 25 February, 2022

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to US Supreme Court
# Pending
# Pending

Biden nominates Ketanji Brown Jackson to US Supreme Court

Updated Feb 25th 2022, 8:26 PM 22,009 Views 14 Comments

Her nomination is subject to confirmation by the Senate.

# joe-biden - Friday 11 February, 2022

US warns a Russian attack on Ukraine is possible 'any day' as citizens told to leave
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US warns a Russian attack on Ukraine is possible 'any day' as citizens told to leave

Updated Feb 11th 2022, 9:43 PM 42,441 Views 109 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said “there are no plans to withdraw staff from the Embassy of Ireland in Kyiv at this time”.

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