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Biden 2024

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June 06, 2024 02:59 PM
President Joe Biden told ABC News that he would not pardon Hunter Biden, who is currently on trial on gun charges, should he be convicted. He also said, “Yes,” when asked if he would accept the outcome.
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June 03, 2024 11:13 AM
Hunter Biden’s trial started Monday with jury selection in a court case involving three gun-related charges. Jurors have already been asked a number of questions about their media consumption, attitudes toward substance abuse, opinions on gun ownership and their participation in political campaigns. The president’s son faces up to 25 years in jail if convicted of all three crimes.
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May 31, 2024 02:29 PM
President Joe Biden spoke out Friday about Donald Trump’s 34 guilty counts, calling out the former president for saying the verdict was unfair. “It’s reckless, it’s dangerous, it’s irresponsible for anyone to say, ‘This was rigged,’ just because they don’t like the verdict,” Biden said during remarks at the White House.
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May 28, 2024 03:38 PM
The DNC is preparing for a “virtual roll call” to officially renominate Joe Biden to lead the party’s presidential ticket, a move intended to sidestep an Ohio deadline that could otherwise leave him off the state’s ballot.
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May 02, 2024 11:14 AM
President Joe Biden vowed on Thursday to protect both free speech and the rule of law. “There’s the right to protest, but not to cause chaos,” he said during remarks announced shortly ahead of time. Biden replied “no” when asked whether the National Guard should intervene in campus protests.
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April 08, 2024 02:13 PM
In Wisconsin on Monday, President Joe Biden will say that 10 million borrowers could see debt relief of $5,000 or more.
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March 18, 2024 10:51 AM
President Joe Biden ended February with $155 million cash on hand thanks to a $53 million haul last month between his campaign and party accounts, according to his latest filings. Former President Donald Trump, meanwhile, is lagging far behind. While his latest figures aren’t yet public, his campaign and party accounts had about $40 million cash on hand at the end of January.
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March 12, 2024 07:58 PM
After winning the Democratic primary in Georgia, Joe Biden has now won enough delegates to clinch the nomination. Biden will formally become the nominee at the Democratic National Convention this summer.
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March 11, 2024 01:19 PM
The president’s $7.3 trillion budget — a largely symbolic list of priorities that has little to no chance of becoming law — proposes new taxes on the rich, brings back the Child Tax Credit expansion and proposes free universal pre-K.
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March 07, 2024 08:11 AM
First lady Jill Biden will host a woman who had to pause IVF treatment in Alabama, a woman who was denied an emergency abortion in Texas, the president of the United Auto Workers, Maria Shriver and more than a dozen others during tonight’s State of the Union.
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March 06, 2024 01:29 PM
Democratic Rep. Dean Phillips, who presented himself as an alternative to Joe Biden, suspended his failing presidential bid on Wednesday and endorsed Biden, saying it was clear the “alternative is not me.”
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February 27, 2024 04:22 PM
Rep. Rashida Tlaib said she cast her ballot on Tuesday for “uncommitted” rather than voting for President Joe Biden in the Michigan Democratic primary — part of a broader push to send a message to Biden about the Israel-Hamas war. “I was proud today to walk in and pull a Democratic ballot and vote uncommitted,” she said in a video posted on X by the Listen to Michigan campaign.
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February 21, 2024 02:07 PM
On Wednesday, the president announced loan forgiveness for almost 153,000 borrowers enrolled in the Saving on a Valuable Education plan. Ever since the Supreme Court blocked Joe Biden’s broader student loan debt plan, which aimed to cancel $400 billion in student loan debt, the White House has canceled $138 billion of student debt for almost 3.9 million borrowers through dozens of executive orders by targeting smaller programs.
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February 20, 2024 09:25 AM
President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign says it took in $42 million last month, which is a record for a Democratic candidate at this point in the cycle. Biden is currently on a push to get more: He’s headed to California for three days of campaigning and fundraisers.
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February 15, 2024 05:26 PM
The special counsel leading an inquiry into Hunter Biden charged an FBI source for alleging giving the agency false information about the president and his son. According to the indictment, the source falsely told the FBI that Burisma officials said they paid Hunter and Joe Biden $5 million each and that they hired Hunter Biden because he would “protect us, through his dad, from all kinds of problems.”
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February 12, 2024 09:58 AM
Austin was taken to the hospital for an “emergent bladder issue” on Sunday. The announcement comes after Austin faced widespread criticism for initially not disclosing a hospital stay last month. The Pentagon said Austin would retain the “functions and duties of his office.”
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February 08, 2024 04:14 PM
Special counsel Robert Hur did not recommend charges over Biden’s handling of classified documents as vice president, but said in a report the president was a “well-meaning, elderly man with a poor memory” and it would be “difficult to convince a jury they should convict.”
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January 24, 2024 02:58 PM
The president accepted the endorsement with a speech at UAW’s conference Wednesday. “Some are seeing the light,” Biden said to the crowd. “Changing the economy into one that gives everybody a fair shot. That’s what my economic plan is all about.” Last year, UAW said it was putting off its presidential endorsement due to concerns over Biden’s electric vehicle manufacturing policies. But on Wednesday, UAW president Shawn Fain said Biden had “earned” the labor union’s support.
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January 22, 2024 11:13 AM
Team Biden is kicking off a campaign tour on abortion access. Harris starts off the trip in Waukesha county Monday. Tomorrow, President Joe Biden will join Harris in Virginia to highlight reproductive rights as a major issue in the 2024 election. Harris is expected to highlight Donald Trump’s role bringing about the deluge of abortion restrictions that have been enacted since the Supreme Court overturned Roe in 2022.
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