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#Joe Biden

# joe-biden - Thursday 9 September, 2021

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'
# America
# America

Biden blames continued Covid-19 spread on 'distinct minority of Americans'

Sep 9th 2021, 10:55 PM 33,438 Views 72 Comments

Measures include all US-based employers with more than 100 workers will have to ensure employees are vaccinated.

# joe-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 8,352 Views 1 Comment

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

# joe-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 11,501 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.

Tom Clonan: The Taliban's power grab was spectacular but they can't govern at gunpoint
# What Next?
# What Next?

Tom Clonan: The Taliban's power grab was spectacular but they can't govern at gunpoint

Sep 5th 2021, 8:30 AM 20,366 Views 15 Comments

The security analyst looks at the Taliban and discusses the possible future outcomes for the people of Afghanistan.

# joe-biden - Saturday 4 September, 2021

One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

One million people without power as Biden visits areas devastated by Hurricane Ida

Sep 4th 2021, 2:45 PM 8,185 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden surveyed the damage yesterday.

# joe-biden - Friday 3 September, 2021

Biden moves to declassify documents about September 11 attacks
# 9/11
# 9/11

Biden moves to declassify documents about September 11 attacks

Sep 3rd 2021, 8:07 PM 23,324 Views 27 Comments

The order directs the Justice Department and other executive branch agencies to begin a declassification review.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Biden calls US evacuation from Afghanistan 'extraordinary success'
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Biden calls US evacuation from Afghanistan 'extraordinary success'

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 10:17 PM 23,742 Views 89 Comments

The US President said the choice was between “leaving or escalating”.

# joe-biden - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Joe Biden says China still withholding 'critical' info on Covid-19 origins
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Joe Biden says China still withholding 'critical' info on Covid-19 origins

Aug 28th 2021, 10:02 AM 24,913 Views 43 Comments

The US intelligence community has concluded it did not believe the virus was a bio-weapon.

Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency
# Opinion
# Opinion

Larry Donnelly: Biden promised stability and experience, but Kabul now blights his presidency

Aug 28th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,701 Views 40 Comments

Our columnist looks at the US President’s handling of Afghanistan, and what the future holds for his administration.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Tom Clonan: The Irish Army Ranger Wing face a treacherous Kabul - but they are highly trained
# Afghanistan Rescue
# Afghanistan Rescue

Tom Clonan: The Irish Army Ranger Wing face a treacherous Kabul - but they are highly trained

Aug 25th 2021, 7:00 AM 41,996 Views 60 Comments

The security expert says every person evacuated from Kabul by the ARW will represent a life transformed, free of Taliban persecution.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

US 'on pace' to complete Afghan pullout by 31 August, Biden tells G7 leaders
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

US 'on pace' to complete Afghan pullout by 31 August, Biden tells G7 leaders

Updated Aug 24th 2021, 10:43 PM 37,606 Views 53 Comments
  • Evacuation efforts by countries, including Ireland, are continuing ahead of the 31 August deadline.
  • United States President Joe Biden has faced calls from all corners to extend the evacuation window.
  • Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the Islamist group would not agree to an extension.
Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region
# Us Strategy
# Us Strategy

Kamala Harris rebukes China in major speech on Indo-Pacific region

Aug 24th 2021, 10:34 AM 14,710 Views 17 Comments

The US vice president said Beijing’s actions in the South China Sea amount to “coercion” and “intimidation”.

# joe-biden - Friday 20 August, 2021

Joe Biden says he cannot guarantee final outcome of Kabul evacuation during White House address
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Joe Biden says he cannot guarantee final outcome of Kabul evacuation during White House address

Aug 20th 2021, 8:31 PM 17,296 Views 34 Comments

The US president addressed the nation tonight amid chaotic scenes at Kabul airport following the Taliban takeover.

# joe-biden - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Biden: US soldiers could remain in Afghanistan past deadline to ensure Americans get out
# Taliban
# Taliban

Biden: US soldiers could remain in Afghanistan past deadline to ensure Americans get out

Updated Aug 19th 2021, 8:04 AM 23,330 Views 33 Comments

The US president said it was not possible to complete withdrawal from Afghanistan without “chaos”.

# 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 18,366 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 10,733 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 26,363 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 68,388 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 20,070 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 10,925 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 15,956 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 20,542 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 11,031 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 3,871 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 38,370 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 6,701 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 30,847 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 28,159 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 24,078 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 46,097 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 12,319 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 11,522 Views 5 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 16,124 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 7,426 Views 27 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 20,691 Views 45 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 56,773 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 71,002 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 5,223 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 28,456 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 46,081 Views 83 Comments

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