President Biden on Wednesday unequivocally said that Vice President Harris will be his running mate in the 2024 election, provided that he runs again.
“Yes and yes,” the president said when asked if he’s satisfied with Harris’ work on voting rights and if he can commit that she will be his running mate.
“There’s no need to,” Biden said when asked if he wanted to expand on his answer during his second solo press conference at the White House. …
President Biden on Wednesday conceded he will have to break up his signature social spending proposal in order to get as much of it passed as possible after the roughly $2 trillion proposal stalled in the face of opposition from Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.)
“It’s clear to me that we’re going to have to probably break it up,” Biden said at a press conference from the White House.
“I’m not going to negotiate against myself as to what should and shouldn’t be in it, but I think we can break the package up, get as much as we can now, come back and fight for the rest later,” Biden added.
Biden cited upward of $500 billion in spending on energy and environmental programs that he believes could get support in the Senate, and he highlighted Manchin’s support for early education programs…..
President Joe Biden, a seasoned politician who ran on being able to work across the aisle, acknowledged Wednesday that the post-Trump Republican epiphany he predicted didn’t come.
In a news conference just a day before the anniversary of his inauguration, Biden blamed Republicans for stalling his legislative efforts aimed at “making things better in this country.”…