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#Joe Biden

# 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 32,019 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 16,049 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 11,337 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 16,918 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 25,450 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 29,921 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 19,208 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 93,663 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 24,022 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 13,965 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 19,607 Views 39 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 24,608 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 24,639 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 17,963 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 35,558 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 22,015 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 42,447 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”.

# joe-biden - Monday 7 February, 2022

Diplomatic flurry to avert Russia-NATO clash over Ukraine
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Diplomatic flurry to avert Russia-NATO clash over Ukraine

Feb 7th 2022, 7:35 AM 12,647 Views 19 Comments

US officials claim Russia is on track to amass a large enough force, 150,000 soldiers, for a full-scale invasion by mid-February.

# joe-biden - Thursday 3 February, 2022

Kremlin urges US to 'stop escalating tensions' as NATO flags Russian troop build-up in Belarus
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

Kremlin urges US to 'stop escalating tensions' as NATO flags Russian troop build-up in Belarus

Feb 3rd 2022, 11:57 AM 9,661 Views 32 Comments

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg raised concerns about Russian troop buildup in Belarus.

# joe-biden - Saturday 29 January, 2022

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push
# Russia
# Russia

Biden to send troops to eastern Europe amid Ukraine diplomacy push

Jan 29th 2022, 8:05 AM 19,775 Views 36 Comments

Russian leader Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron have agreed on the need for de-escalation.

# joe-biden - Friday 28 January, 2022

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukraine tells West not to 'panic' over Russian troop buildup at border

Updated Jan 28th 2022, 9:05 PM 43,168 Views 49 Comments

Putin and Macron spoke by phone amid deep fears that a Russian troop build-up on the Ukrainian border.

# joe-biden - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time
# United States
# United States

Biden promises to nominate a black woman to the US Supreme Court for first time

Jan 27th 2022, 10:14 PM 15,154 Views 49 Comments

The US President said a nomination like this is “long overdue”.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 26 January, 2022

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire
# US Court
# US Court

US President to get Supreme Court pick as liberal justice Breyer set to retire

Jan 26th 2022, 8:01 PM 18,112 Views 20 Comments

Joe Biden has pledged to name the first black woman to the US’s highest court.

Taoiseach hopes 'in-person' St Patrick's Day events can return with White House visit on the cards
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Taoiseach hopes 'in-person' St Patrick's Day events can return with White House visit on the cards

Jan 26th 2022, 6:18 PM 13,019 Views 42 Comments

This year will be Micheál Martin’s last opportunity as Taoiseach to visit with the US president in Washington DC.

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine
# Kremlin
# Kremlin

Biden threatens Putin with personal sanctions over Ukraine

Jan 26th 2022, 7:09 AM 33,401 Views 64 Comments
  • The White House has said the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine "remains imminent"
  • US President Joe Biden said such a move would prompt "enormous consequences" and "change the world"
  • Irish people have been advised to avoid non-essential travel to Ukraine

# joe-biden - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent
# Ukraine Tensions
# Ukraine Tensions

Ukrainian president urges calm, insisting Russian invasion not imminent

Updated Jan 25th 2022, 3:06 PM 50,952 Views 96 Comments
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said the situation is “under control” and there is “no reason to panic”.
  • Nato said it was bolstering its deterrence in the Baltic Sea region, and the US ordered 8,500 troops to potentially deploy to Europe.
  • The Russian Ambassador to Ireland has also downplayed concerns about planned Russian missile tests off the Irish coast.
Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone
# Oops
# Oops

Biden caught insulting Fox News journalist on live microphone

Jan 25th 2022, 8:12 AM 55,450 Views 57 Comments

The comment has been included in the White House transcript of the event, ensuring it passes into the official historical record.

# joe-biden - Saturday 22 January, 2022

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms
# Biden Under Pressure
# Biden Under Pressure

Larry Donnelly: Race baiting and a GOP reinvention - Trump is now a real threat in the midterms

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:00 PM 35,609 Views 99 Comments

Our columnist says it’s not looking good for the Democrats in the 2022 midterms this November.

# joe-biden - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia would 'pay a heavy price' if it invades Ukraine, Joe Biden says

Updated Jan 20th 2022, 9:54 PM 51,348 Views 80 Comments

“Let there be no doubt at all, if Putin makes this choice, Russia will pay a heavy price,” the US president said.

# joe-biden - Monday 17 January, 2022

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue
# Colleyville
# Colleyville

UK police arrest two teenagers in relation to 'act of terror' at Texas synagogue

Jan 17th 2022, 7:00 AM 20,367 Views 0 Comments

It comes after the man who held four hostages at the synagogue was identified by US authorities as a British citizen.

# joe-biden - Thursday 13 January, 2022

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes
# Senate
# Senate

Biden's push to save voting rights agenda appears doomed as key US senator opposes changes

Jan 13th 2022, 6:00 PM 18,133 Views 36 Comments

Biden argues that the national voting rights bills are vital to preserving US democracy.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Under pressure Biden set to gamble on voting rights reform in US Senate
# US Senate
# US Senate

Under pressure Biden set to gamble on voting rights reform in US Senate

Jan 11th 2022, 9:34 PM 18,392 Views 19 Comments

Biden flew to Atlanta for a major speech urging reforms that will decide whether the country chooses ‘democracy over autocracy’.

# joe-biden - Sunday 9 January, 2022

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

US warns Russia of risk of 'confrontation,' ahead of Ukraine talks

Updated Jan 9th 2022, 4:20 PM 23,920 Views 41 Comments

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has insisted that talks will yield no progress so long as Russia has a “gun to Ukraine’s head”.

# joe-biden - Friday 7 January, 2022

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March
# Biden
# Biden

Joe Biden to deliver his first State of the Union address on 1 March

Jan 7th 2022, 6:54 PM 10,298 Views 24 Comments

It will mark the latest any president has delivered a State of the Union address.

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

US Supreme Court to hear challenges to vaccine mandates for health staff and workers

Jan 7th 2022, 7:49 AM 11,327 Views 30 Comments

Covid vaccines are compulsory at businesses that employ more than 100 people, and for health workers at centres getting federal funding.

# joe-biden - Thursday 6 January, 2022

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

'We are in a battle for the soul of America': Joe Biden marks one year since US Capitol riots

Jan 6th 2022, 2:45 PM 18,009 Views 45 Comments

A series of remembrance events are due to take place to mark the event.

Larry Donnelly: One year after Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, the US is still divided
# One Year On
# One Year On

Larry Donnelly: One year after Trump's supporters stormed the Capitol, the US is still divided

Updated Jan 6th 2022, 1:00 PM 21,114 Views 48 Comments

Our columnist looks at US politics a year on from the infamous storming of the US Capitol Building.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Biden to call out Trump for 'singular responsibility' in provoking 6 January attack

Jan 5th 2022, 7:40 PM 18,050 Views 115 Comments

Joe Biden will make a speech from inside the Capitol’s Statuary Hall on the anniversary of the 6 January riots.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack
# Capitol Riots
# Capitol Riots

Biden, Trump to give rival addresses to mark anniversary of US Capitol attack

Jan 4th 2022, 8:11 AM 26,467 Views 48 Comments

Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will reportedly speak from inside the Capitol, while Trump live streams from Mar-a-Lago.

# joe-biden - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Ukrainian soldier killed as tensions with Russia soar

Jan 1st 2022, 1:30 PM 39,933 Views 46 Comments

The army said Russian separatists had launched three attacks within 24 hours using grenade launchers and small arms.