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Doina Chiacu

Biden advisers say pandemic, not policies, fueling inflation

Nov 14 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden's economic advisers defended his policies on Sunday amid rising inflation that they said was a global issue related to the COVID-19 pandemic, not a result of the administration's programs. | Video

U.S. Labor Dept vaccine and testing mandate coming in days -White House

Nov 03 2021

WASHINGTON The U.S. Labor Department will issue its national COVID-19 vaccine and testing rule for large employers in the coming few days, White House coronavirus response coordinator Jeff Zients said on Wednesday.

U.S. Congressional Democrats, Biden reach deal on drug prices

Nov 02 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats reached an agreement on a plan to lower prescription drug prices on Tuesday, the White House and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said.

Biden criticizes Sudan's junta, deaths climb in anti-coup protests

Oct 28 2021

KHARTOUM/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States and United Nations dialled up the pressure on Sudan's new military junta on Thursday as confrontations between soldiers and anti-coup protesters took the death toll to at least 11. | Video

CORRECTED-WRAPUP 2-Biden lashes Sudan's junta, deaths climb in anti-coup protests

Oct 28 2021

* U.N., U.S. and others urge restoration of civilian-led rule

Democrats 'pretty much there' on U.S. social spending bill -Pelosi

Oct 24 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Democrats have almost reached an agreement on a social spending bill that is a pared-down version of U.S. President Joe Biden's priorities and plan to vote on that and an infrastructure bill in the coming week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Sunday. | Video

Trump's executive privilege claim in Capitol riot case gets Nov. 4 hearing

Oct 22 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -A U.S. judge will consider on Nov. 4 former President Donald Trump's claim of executive privilege in response to a document request from a congressional panel investigating the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol.

Yellen confident U.S. Congress will pass minimum global corporate tax

Oct 10 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday she was confident the U.S. Congress would approve legislation to implement the global corporate minimum tax agreed by 136 countries. | Video

Yellen confident Congress will raise debt ceiling

Oct 10 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said on Sunday that it will be lawmakers' responsibility to raise the federal debt limit and expressed confidence that Congress would do so after the temporary reprieve runs out on Dec. 3.

U.S. special envoy to Haiti resigns, blasting migrant deportations

Sep 23 2021

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico/WASHINGTON The U.S. special envoy to Haiti resigned in protest in a letter that blasted the Biden administration for deporting hundreds of migrants back to the crisis-engulfed Caribbean nation from a camp on the U.S.-Mexican border in recent days.

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