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Greg Abbott Slammed After Migrants Dropped Off in DC

Prominent Dems, WH blast 'shameful stunt'; Texas governor still hasn't confirmed he sent buses

(Newser) - The White House and prominent Democrats are blasting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after three busloads of migrants were dropped off in frigid weather on Christmas Eve outside of Vice President Kamala Harris' DC home. "Governor Abbott abandoned children on the side of the road in below freezing temperatures on...

3 Busloads of Migrants Sent to VP's House on Xmas Eve

They arrived from Texas, and suspicion falls on Gov. Greg Abbott

(Newser) - Three busloads of unexpected guests turned up outside the residence of VP Kamala Harris in DC on Christmas Eve. All were migrants from Central or South America who were bused in from Texas, reports CNN . Aid groups were on hand to welcome them with blankets and warm clothes in temperatures...

Secret Service Called Harris Motorcade Accident 'Mechanical Failure'

The real cause was driver error

(Newser) - Vice President Kamala Harris was unharmed when her motorcade was involved in a minor accident on a closed roadway in Washington, DC, on Monday morning—but insiders tell the Washington Post that the way it was reported to Secret Service leadership raised concerns. The agency's leaders were told "...

Kamala Harris Visits DMZ
Kamala Harris Visits DMZ

Kamala Harris Visits DMZ

She reaffirms US commitment to South Korea after North fires missiles

(Newser) - Vice President Kamala Harris capped her four-day trip to Asia with a stop Thursday at the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean Peninsula as she emphasized the "ironclad" US commitment to the security of its Asian allies in the face of an increasingly hostile North Korea. The visit comes on...

Migrants Arrive at Harris' Home, Sent From Texas By Governor

Abbott says he wanted vice president to understand the border situation

(Newser) - Gov. Greg Abbott escalated his standoff with the Biden administration over border crossings, dispatching two buses carrying migrants to the Washington residence of Vice President Kamala Harris. The buses dropped off about 100 people early Thursday near the main gate to the Naval Observatory, the vice president's official home,...

Marking 9/11, Biden Says the Fight Goes On

President pledges pursuit of terrorists continues though war in Afghanistan ended

(Newser) - President Biden marked the 21st anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, taking part in a somber wreath-laying ceremony at the Pentagon and paying tribute to "extraordinary Americans" who lost their lives on one of the nation's darkest days. Held under a steady rain, the ceremony occurred...

Senate Tiebreaker Approves Sweeping Economic Package

Democrats' victory sends legislation to curb global warming, pharmaceutical costs to House

(Newser) - Democrats pushed their election-year economic package to Senate passage Sunday, a hard-fought compromise less sweeping than President Biden’s original domestic vision but one that still meets deep-rooted party goals of slowing global warming, moderating pharmaceutical costs, and taxing immense corporations. The estimated $740 billion package heads next to the...

Biden's Age Reemerges as an Issue
Biden's Age
Reemerges
as an Issue
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Biden's Age Reemerges as an Issue

White House balks amid concerns about 'geriatric leadership'

(Newser) - The White House is brushing off concerns that the 79-year-old president's age could affect his reelection bid as "fallacious" and not worth listening to. Asked Monday whether President Biden could handle another presidential campaign, press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told CNN , "That is not a question that we...

At Buffalo Funeral, Harris Sees a 'Through Line'

Final victim of supermarket shooting is buried

(Newser) - The final victim of the mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket was buried Saturday, as families in Uvalde, Texas, planned funerals for their loved ones killed Tuesday at Robb Elementary School. Vice President Kamala Harris brought up other mass shootings in addressing the mourners in Buffalo, the Hill reports. "...

Biden Says Nation Must 'Address the Hate'

President addresses Buffalo shooting at ceremony for fallen officers

(Newser) - President Biden on Sunday condemned the mass shooting in Buffalo, calling the killer a "hate-filled soul" while acknowledging the wearying effect of such crimes on the nation. "We must all work together to address the hate that remains a stain on the soul of America," the president...

Harris Tests Negative, Will Mask Up at White House

Vice president didn't develop any COVID-19 symptoms, aides say

(Newser) - Update: Vice President Kamala Harris will return to work in the White House on Tuesday, an aide said, after testing negative for the coronavirus. Harris had been working at home, in isolation at her residence, after positive test results last Tuesday. For her first five days back at the White...

Kamala Harris Uses One Word Every Day: NOTES

It's the VP's starter word for Wordle

(Newser) - Kamala Harris mentioned recently that she regularly plays Wordle, which prompted the Ringer to dig in. In an interview, the vice president revealed that she uses the same starter word every day—NOTES. It's "a healthy mix of consonants and vowels, and a lot of words come with...

Why Getting Jets Into Ukrainian Hands Is Proving So Messy

Kamala Harris heads to Poland, where she'll have to smooth things over

(Newser) - Kamala Harris is in Warsaw Wednesday to thank Poland for receiving masses of Ukrainian refugees, reports the AP —and to mop up a late-developing diplomatic headache. The Polish government on Tuesday evening offered to hand over Soviet-era MiG-29 jets to the US, which would then give them to Ukraine....

VP Harris Landed at Joint Base Andrews. Then, 2 Intruders

Authorities say a teen with a weapon was arrested Sunday night, one person still on the loose

(Newser) - After her appearance Sunday at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., to mark the 57th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," Vice President Kamala Harris flew back to the DC area, arriving at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland close to 9pm. That's when, per base officials, two intruders...

White House Event Celebrates Black History

Biden urges Congress to confirm Jackson, pass voting rights bills

(Newser) - President Biden welcomed Black leaders to the White House on Monday for a jovial Black History Month celebration, where he called on Congress to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court and pass voting rights bills. "I know progress can be slow and frustrating," Biden said. "...

Zelensky Tells West He Wants Sanctions Now
In Munich, Zelensky
Pleads With West
the rundown

In Munich, Zelensky Pleads With West

Ukrainian president wants sanctions against Russia imposed now

(Newser) - In an emotional appearance before the Munich Security Conference, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told the leaders of Western nations Saturday that sanctions against Russia should take effect immediately—without waiting for an invasion. "We don't need your sanctions after" parts of Ukraine are occupied by Russian troops and...

Report: Kamala Harris Was at DNC When Bomb Found

She was evacuated from building minutes after Jan. 6 device was found, sources say

(Newser) - If a pipe bomb found outside Democratic National Committee headquarters on the day of the Capitol attack had exploded, the victims could have included Kamala Harris, then the vice president-elect. Politico , citing sources including a former law enforcement official, reports that the person the Secret Service and Capitol Police evacuated...

Only 3 Federal Officials Viewed Favorably by Most in US

John Roberts, the Fed's Jerome Powell, and Anthony Fauci

(Newser) - Gallup put the names of 11 federal officials in front of Americans in a new survey, and only three registered positive ratings from the majority of respondents. The clear No. 1 was Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (60%), followed by Fed chief Jerome Powell (53%) and Dr. Anthony Fauci...

Kamala Harris, Charlamagne Scrap Over 'Real President'

Veep didn't take bait to slam Joe Manchin

(Newser) - A talk show host suggested Joe Biden isn’t the real president—but he wasn’t referring to the “ Big Lie .” Charlamagne Tha God had a heated exchange with veep Kamala Harris on his weekly show Tha God’s Honest Truth Friday night, earning an admonishment from her....

Buttigieg, Harris, and the Elephant in the Room
Buttigieg, Harris, and
the Elephant in the Room
the rundown

Buttigieg, Harris, and the Elephant in the Room

A trip to trumpet infrastructure instead triggers coverage about their political ambitions

(Newser) - Vice President Kamala Harris and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg traveled to North Carolina together on Thursday to talk up the administration's infrastructure plans. However, coverage of the trip isn't focusing on roads and bridges, but on the political machinations at play—or at least perceived to be at...

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