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ABC News, POOL (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — President Joe Biden addressed the nation in a prime-time speech Friday after Congress averted an economically disastrous default with just days to spare by passing legislation to raise the nation’s $31.4 trillion debt ceiling. The president, speaking from behind the Resolute Desk in his first Oval Office address, stressed […]

RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) — President Joe Biden took a fall on stage at the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony in Colorado on Thursday. Biden, who delivered the commencement address and proceeded to shake hands with graduates, fell near the podium and was quickly assisted by those around […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden, marking one year since the Uvalde school shooting, on Wednesday called on Republicans in Congress to act to end the “epidemic” of gun violence in the United States. Before delivering somber remarks, Biden and first lady Jill Biden honored the lives lost with a […]

Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden plans to nominate Gen. “CQ” Brown, the current Air Force chief of staff, to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the White House said Wednesday, elevating the four-star general to be the senior military adviser to the president. Biden will […]

Tetra Images – Henryk Sadura/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Kevin McCarthy left a White House meeting with President Joe Biden on Monday saying he was optimistic about progress toward a deal on the nation’s debt ceiling — but “philosophical differences” with Democrats remained, as the clock continues to tick down toward an unprecedented default. […]

by Marc Guitard/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will meet on Monday to directly negotiate on how to raise the federal government’s debt ceiling in the final days before the country defaults on its bills. McCarthy, R-Calif., told reporters on Sunday that a conversation he’d just had with Biden […]

Jacques Witt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Friday informed G-7 leaders meeting in Japan that he will support joint training of Ukrainian fighter pilots on F-16s, which begins the process of fulfilling a repeated request by President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for those jets. “Today, President Biden informed G-7 leaders that the United States will […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden on Wednesday said he is “confident” the U.S. will avert default, expressing optimism a crisis could be avoided as he left for a foreign trip even as debt ceiling negotiations were coming down to the wire. “I’m confident that we’ll get the agreement […]

Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden was headed Wednesday for a less extensive-than-desired visit to Asia, cut short by crisis talks with Republicans over the debt ceiling. The truncated trip — during which Biden will visit only Japan — comes as solving a domestic crisis took precedence over Biden’s […]

Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz (WASHINGTON) — With time running short to address the debt ceiling or risk default ,President Joe Biden is cutting his upcoming foreign trip short amid the ongoing debt talks, a source familiar told ABC News Tuesday. Biden is set to depart Wednesday to meet with G-7 leaders in Japan, […]