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#Joe Biden

# joe-biden - Friday 6 August, 2021

Visitors from Hong Kong can have refuge in US for 18 months, says Biden

Visitors from Hong Kong can have refuge in US for 18 months, says Biden

Aug 6th 2021, 7:37 AM 18,339 Views 17 Comments

The move comes as China and the United States are at odds over a range of foreign policy and trade issues.

# joe-biden - Monday 12 July, 2021

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests
# Cuba
# Cuba

Cuba blames US for unprecedented anti-government protests

Jul 12th 2021, 8:27 PM 10,707 Views 24 Comments

The protests began on the weekend with large numbers taking to the streets on Sunday.

# joe-biden - Thursday 24 June, 2021

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse
# Miami
# Miami

At least 99 unaccounted for and one dead in Miami apartment collapse

Jun 24th 2021, 8:42 PM 26,350 Views 2 Comments

Rescuers are still combing the rubble for victims.

# joe-biden - Saturday 19 June, 2021

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion
# Abortion Views
# Abortion Views

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

Jun 19th 2021, 10:11 AM 68,351 Views 123 Comments

Biden supports the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision affirming a woman’s right to an abortion.

# joe-biden - Friday 18 June, 2021

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday
# Juneteenth
# Juneteenth

Biden signs bill to mark the end of slavery in US with a public holiday

Jun 18th 2021, 9:15 AM 20,065 Views 48 Comments

It is the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr Day was created in 1983.

# joe-biden - Thursday 17 June, 2021

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions
# Obamacare
# Obamacare

US Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, safeguarding health care for millions

Jun 17th 2021, 7:49 PM 10,915 Views 17 Comments

US President Joe Biden called the ruling ‘a big win for the American people’.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries
# Cold Peace
# Cold Peace

US and Russia agree to let ambassadors return to their host countries

Updated Jun 16th 2021, 8:20 PM 15,948 Views 12 Comments

Tense relations between the US and Russia led ambassadors to return home earlier this year.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated
# New York
# New York

New York lifts last of restrictions early as more than 70% of adult vaccinated

Jun 15th 2021, 9:05 PM 20,530 Views 34 Comments

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo promised fireworks across the state tonight in celebration of the progress.

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows
# EU US Relations
# EU US Relations

Biden seeks EU support on China, but Europe wants swift end to trade rows

Jun 15th 2021, 7:43 AM 11,022 Views 1 Comment

Biden will stop over at EU headquarters en route to a NATO summit and meeting with President Vladimir Putin.

# joe-biden - Monday 14 June, 2021

NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan
# Global Affairs
# Global Affairs

NATO allies meet to discuss cyber attacks, China and withdrawal from Afghanistan

Jun 14th 2021, 12:20 PM 3,864 Views 3 Comments

Joe Biden is seeking to restore trust at the first summit post-Trump.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
# Protocol
# Protocol

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 8:41 AM 38,338 Views 24 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron

# joe-biden - Friday 11 June, 2021

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

The G7 summit kicks off today - here's everything you need to know

Jun 11th 2021, 12:08 AM 6,687 Views 3 Comments

This will be the first time the leaders have met in almost two years due to Covid-19.

# joe-biden - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden
# Cornwall
# Cornwall

Johnson insists there's 'absolutely common ground' over NI after first meeting with Biden

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 10:12 PM 30,835 Views 31 Comments
  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met US President Joe Biden on the eve of the G7 summit in Cornwall.
  • Johnson has insisted there was “absolutely common ground” over Northern Ireland.
  • Following the talks, Johnson said he was “optimistic” the peace process would be kept going.
Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Biden challenge to Johnson over Northern Ireland Brexit dispute welcomed by Taoiseach

Updated Jun 10th 2021, 12:50 PM 28,129 Views 48 Comments
  • Biden's aides say he will stress the need to "stand behind" the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • Micheál Martin said this morning that Biden's and US involvement is significant and makes sense from an American perspective.
  • European Council President Charles Michel said it's "paramount" that the terms of the Brexit deal are respected.
Weather forces cancellation of Joe Biden and Boris Johnson’s island trip
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Weather forces cancellation of Joe Biden and Boris Johnson’s island trip

Jun 10th 2021, 12:16 PM 24,071 Views 10 Comments

The two leaders are attending the G7 summit in Cornwall.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 9 June, 2021

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

Biden declares ‘United States is back’ as he urges democracies to stand together

Updated Jun 9th 2021, 10:52 PM 46,089 Views 63 Comments

Biden and wife Jill are kicking off an eight-day trip to Europe.

# joe-biden - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan
# Covax
# Covax

Joe Biden announces international Covid-19 vaccine sharing plan

Jun 3rd 2021, 8:27 PM 12,310 Views 7 Comments

The US has said it plans to share 80 million vaccine doses globally by the end of this month.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Joe Biden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge

Jun 2nd 2021, 9:35 AM 11,512 Views 4 Comments

It follows a temporary moratorium on oil and gas lease activities imposed by the US president on his first day in office.

# joe-biden - Monday 31 May, 2021

Joe Biden to mark 100th anniversary of Tulsa race massacre in Oklahoma
# Black Wall Street
# Black Wall Street

Joe Biden to mark 100th anniversary of Tulsa race massacre in Oklahoma

May 31st 2021, 9:10 AM 16,117 Views 10 Comments

In 1921, white men looted and burned the buildings on the prosperous Black Wall Street – with police joining in the destruction.

# joe-biden - Sunday 30 May, 2021

Biden says he will push Putin on human rights at Geneva summit
# Geneva Summit
# Geneva Summit

Biden says he will push Putin on human rights at Geneva summit

May 30th 2021, 5:04 PM 7,421 Views 26 Comments

The meeting between Biden and Putin has been set for 16 June.

# joe-biden - Saturday 29 May, 2021

Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy
# United States
# United States

Biden sets out plan for six trillion dollar budget with plans to tax corporations and the wealthy

May 29th 2021, 7:51 AM 20,685 Views 44 Comments

The plan is aimed at stopping US debt spinning out of control and includes protections for the poor.

# joe-biden - Friday 28 May, 2021

'Your message gives me strength': Joe Biden sends personal letter to Adam King
# Virtual Hug
# Virtual Hug

'Your message gives me strength': Joe Biden sends personal letter to Adam King

May 28th 2021, 11:16 PM 56,683 Views 38 Comments

Six-year-old Adam King shared the letter on the Late Late Show tonight.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 25 May, 2021

Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled
# Minsk
# Minsk

Belarus isolation deepens as air links cut and credit offers cancelled

Updated May 25th 2021, 3:49 PM 70,962 Views 61 Comments

Belarusian TV yesterday broadcast a video of Roman Protasevich “confessing” to charges of organising mass unrest.

Biden and Putin will hold their first summit next month in Geneva
# Lot To Talk About
# Lot To Talk About

Biden and Putin will hold their first summit next month in Geneva

May 25th 2021, 3:23 PM 5,165 Views 4 Comments

The meeting comes amid levels of tension between the countries not seen for years.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 18 May, 2021

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador
# Israel
# Israel

Taoiseach says Gaza air strikes 'wholly disproportionate' but rejects call to expel Israeli ambassador

Updated May 18th 2021, 6:15 PM 28,440 Views 115 Comments
  • The UN Security Council is to meet today, while EU leaders are to discuss the escalating violence.
  • An Oireachtas Committee was told that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian buildings in the West Bank have increased by 90% this year, and offered a number of reasons why this was happening.
  • Irish MEPs have strongly criticised the EU response and called for an immediate end to the violence.

# joe-biden - Sunday 16 May, 2021

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza
# Palestine
# Palestine

Coveney says 'it's too early to tell' if Israel has committed war crimes in Gaza

Updated May 16th 2021, 8:00 PM 46,038 Views 83 Comments

The Foreign Minister condemned the killing of civilians, especially children, in the last week.

# joe-biden - Thursday 29 April, 2021

'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress
# 100 Days
# 100 Days

'America is ready for takeoff': Joe Biden declares new dawn for US in first address to Congress

Apr 29th 2021, 7:25 AM 12,877 Views 14 Comments

It was one of the most watched moments of Biden’s presidency.

# joe-biden - Sunday 25 April, 2021

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: A quietly excellent first 100 days for Joe Biden

Apr 25th 2021, 8:30 AM 43,409 Views 84 Comments

Our columnist takes a look at the first stages of the Biden and Harris administration.

# joe-biden - Friday 23 April, 2021

President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June
# Building Bridges
# Building Bridges

President Joe Biden to travel to UK and Belgium in June

Apr 23rd 2021, 4:52 PM 12,885 Views 18 Comments

Biden will attend the G7 Summit in Cornwall before travelling to Brussels for the NATO summit.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict
# George Floyd
# George Floyd

US Justice Department to investigate policing in Minneapolis after Floyd verdict

Updated Apr 21st 2021, 3:57 PM 26,699 Views 55 Comments

The department is already investigating whether the officers involved violated George Floyd’s civil rights.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state
# Stars And Stripes
# Stars And Stripes

Biden administration backs bill to make Washington DC the 51st state

Apr 20th 2021, 5:56 PM 20,725 Views 38 Comments

The administration said the people of Washington DC deserve full representation in the US Congress.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September
# 20 Years
# 20 Years

Joe Biden to withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by 11 September

Apr 13th 2021, 6:08 PM 13,134 Views 22 Comments

Joe Biden is expected to make the announcement tomorrow.

# joe-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 25,555 Views 34 Comments

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

# joe-biden - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?
# Ireland Inc
# Ireland Inc

'A 30-year race to the bottom': Why might the Biden global tax plan spell trouble for Ireland's entire economic model?

Apr 10th 2021, 7:00 AM 40,223 Views 58 Comments
  • The Biden administration has recommitted the US to global tax reform talks.
  • American wants a 21% global minimum rate of corporation tax.
  • Ireland's famous 12.5% rate looks likely to come under severe pressure.

# joe-biden - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump
# Israel Palestine
# Israel Palestine

Biden to restore $235m in US aid to Palestinians, reversing Trump

Apr 8th 2021, 7:20 AM 13,685 Views 24 Comments

The Palestinian leadership hoped that the aid would mark the start of a concerted effort by Biden to pressure Israel.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul
# Pro-Beijing
# Pro-Beijing

China sharply reduces elected seats in Hong Kong legislature during radical overhaul

Mar 30th 2021, 7:30 AM 10,209 Views 24 Comments

The amendments to Hong Kong’s constitution will give Beijing more control over the make-up of the city’s legislature.

# joe-biden - Friday 26 March, 2021

North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response
# Missile Launch
# Missile Launch

North Korea confirms missile tests as Biden warns of response

Mar 26th 2021, 8:58 AM 18,157 Views 32 Comments

Pyongyang is pushing to bolster the country’s military power.

# joe-biden - Thursday 25 March, 2021

'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference
# Bidens V Brits
# Bidens V Brits

'They left because of what the Brits had been doing': Biden raises Irish ancestry in first press conference

Mar 25th 2021, 8:53 PM 121,564 Views 140 Comments

Biden has confirmed that he intends to run for re-election in 2024.

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea
# Pyongyang
# Pyongyang

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missiles into sea

Mar 25th 2021, 8:12 AM 11,508 Views 32 Comments

US officials played it down as not a violation of UN resolutions.

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended
# Woof Few Weeks
# Woof Few Weeks

Joe Biden’s dogs back at White House after banishment ended

Mar 25th 2021, 7:26 AM 42,428 Views 27 Comments

One of the canines injured a Secret Service agent and they were sent to Delaware.