President Biden on Gun Violence Prevention

President Biden on Gun Violence Prevention

Washington, DC…Thank you, Kamala — Madam Vice President. Thank you very much. You know, we’re joined today by the Attorney General, Merrick Garland, who I’ve asked to prioritize gun violence. It’s also good to see the Second Gentleman, who is here. And it’s good to see the First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden, who cares deeply […]

President Biden Delivers Remarks on the American Jobs Plan

President Biden Delivers Remarks on the American Jobs Plan

Washington, DC…Good afternoon, everyone. Last weekend, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I announced my plan to rebuild what I refer to as the “backbone of America” through the American Jobs Plan. It’s not a plan that tinkers around the edges; it’s a once-in-a-generation investment in America unlike anything we’ve done since we built the Interstate Highway System […]

California’s Largest Teachers Union Wins Subsidized Child Care Ahead of Reopening

California’s Largest Teachers Union Wins Subsidized Child Care Ahead of Reopening

Los Angeles, CA…The United Teachers of Los Angeles, California’s largest teachers union, raised eyebrows last summer when it released a report detailing its demanded conditions for a safe reopening of schools. This document went far beyond requesting social distancing plans and personal protective equipment to an agenda that included passing Medicare for All at the federal […]

A Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2021

A Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2021

Washington, DC…On Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day — we stand in solidarity with the Jewish people in America, Israel, and around the world to remember and reflect on the horrors of the Holocaust. An estimated six million Jews perished alongside millions of other innocent victims — Roma and Sinti, Slavs, disabled persons, LGBTQ+ individuals, […]

One US Capital Police Officer Dead After Suspect Rams Barrier & Brandished Knife

One US Capital Police Officer Dead After Suspect Rams Barrier & Brandished Knife

Washington, DC…From the US Capital Police…”USCP is responding to the North Barricade vehicle access point along Independence Avenue for reports someone rammed a vehicle into two USCP officers. A suspect is in custody. Both officers are injured. All three have been transported to the hospital.” The suspect and one Police Officer died from their injuries. […]

The Economy Roaring Back to Life & Adds 916,000 Jobs in March

The Economy Roaring Back to Life & Adds 916,000 Jobs in March

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 916,000 in March, and the unemployment rate edged down to 6.0 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These improvements in the labor market reflect the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Job growth was widespread in […]

President Biden Announces Intent to Nominate 11 Judicial Candidates

President Biden Announces Intent to Nominate 11 Judicial Candidates

Washington, DC…President Biden today announced his intent to nominate 10 individuals to serve as Federal Circuit and District Court judges, and one individual to serve as a Superior Court Judge for the District of Columbia. These highly-qualified candidates reflect the President’s deeply-held conviction that the federal bench should reflect the full diversity of the American […]