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…

Americans urged to stay home for Thanksgiving as virus surges

Agence France Presse 11/20/2020

Los Angeles, United States—US authorities on Thursday, November 19, 2020, urged Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday as virus cases soared in the worst-hit nation and California announced a night-time curfew aimed at curbing the…

Biden denounces ‘irresponsible’ Trump fight to reverse election

11/20/2020

Wilmington, United States—US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday accused Donald Trump of brazenly damaging democracy as the incumbent pressed on with a campaign to reverse his election loss through fraud claims and personal outreach to election authorities.…

Trump fires US election security official who rejected fraud claims

11/18/2020

Washington, United States—Donald Trump on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, fired the government’s top election security official, who had rejected the president’s unsubstantiated claims of “massive” fraud in the vote he lost to Joe Biden. Trump announced on…

Trump – for a moment – alludes to election defeat

11/16/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump has yet to admit defeat in the US election. But with a word here, a slip there, he is raising the prospect ever more plainly. In a tweet Sunday morning, Trump appeared…

Biden wins Arizona, cementing US election lead

Agence France Presse 11/13/2020

Washington, United States — Joe Biden has won the state of Arizona, US networks said late Thursday, further cementing his lead in the Electoral College and flipping the state Democratic for the first time since 1996. NBC,…

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