FBI releases declassified 9/11 document after Biden order

Reuters 09/12/2021

The FBI on Saturday released the first document related to its investigation of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States and allegations of Saudi government support for the hijackers, following an executive order by President…

Biden’s strategic purpose

Segundo Eclar Romero - @inquirerdotnet 08/20/2021

The world is flogging US President Joe Biden for breaking up with Afghanistan on a Post-it note. That the United States was going to leave and pull out all its troops in mid-2021 was already agreed upon…

Afghanistan: Biden’s ‘Fall of Saigon’ moment

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 08/17/2021

There’s going to be no circumstance where you see people being lifted off the roof of an embassy of the United States [in] Afghanistan,” declared President Joseph Biden just over a month ago. “The likelihood there’s going…

11 US senators to Biden admin: Condemn ‘pattern’ of abuses under Duterte

Christia Marie Ramos 08/02/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Eleven Democrat senators from the United States have urged the Biden administration to condemn “at the highest levels” the alleged “continuing pattern of human rights violations” under the Duterte administration. In a letter addressed…

‘Silence is complicity’: Biden signs COVID hate crimes bill into law

Reuters 05/21/2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that overwhelmingly passed Congress in a rare show of bipartisanship following a spate of high-profile attacks on Asian Americans in the wake of the…

Impose wealth tax on our billionaires

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/01/2021

US President Joe Biden was met with thunderous applause when he revealed that he would finance the cost of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan announced three days ago, by making sure corporate America and the wealthiest…

‘It’s about time’: In historic first, two powerful women flank US president

Reuters 04/29/2021

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s address to Congress broke a historic glass ceiling on Wednesday, as two women – Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi – sat behind the president for the first time in United…

Biden orders masks, travel clampdown in new war on Covid-19

Agence France Presse 01/22/2021

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden on Thursday tightened mask wearing rules and ordered quarantine for people flying into the United States, as he got to work on tackling the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in…

Biden admin’s immigration policies to benefit Filipinos — Amb. Romualdez

Christia Marie Ramos - Reporter / @CMRamosINQ 01/21/2021

MANILA, Philippines — Changes in the US immigration policy under the administration of newly sworn-in President Joe Biden will be beneficial to Filipinos, Philippine Ambassador to the US Jose Romualdez said Thursday. “One of the first things that…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time ‘Person of the Year’

12/11/2020

New York, United States—US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been chosen as Time magazine’s 2020 “Person of the Year,” the publication announced Thursday. The Democratic pair were chosen ahead of three other finalists:…

Trump says he will leave office if Biden victory confirmed

11/27/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump said Thursday, November 26, 2020, that he would leave the White House if Joe Biden is officially confirmed the winner of the US election, making a further concession of defeat even as he…

Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding

11/24/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden’s transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on…

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