White House press secretary Jen Psaki Jen Psaki On The Money: Senate votes to take up COVID-19 relief bill | Stocks sink after Powell fails to appease jittery traders | February jobs report to provide first measure of Biden economy Biden called off second military target in Syria minutes before strike: report White House says Shalanda Young could serve as acting OMB director MORE said Thursday that Shalanda Young could serve as acting director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) once she is confirmed as deputy director while President Biden Joe Biden Trump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot FireEye finds evidence Chinese hackers exploited Microsoft email app flaw since January Biden officials to travel to border amid influx of young migrants MORE settles on a permanent occupant for the position. Biden's first nominee for OMB director, Neera Tanden Neera Tanden Overnight Defense: Capitol … [Read more...] about White House says Shalanda Young could serve as acting OMB director
The White House on Friday signaled a willingness to work with Congress on developing a narrow framework for the authorizations of use of military force after President Biden Joe Biden Trump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot FireEye finds evidence Chinese hackers exploited Microsoft email app flaw since January Biden officials to travel to border amid influx of young migrants MORE 's strikes in Syria last week sparked a fresh war powers debate. Sens. Tim Kaine Timothy (Tim) Michael Kaine Ron Johnson grinds Senate to halt, irritating many Overnight Defense: Capitol Police may ask National Guard to stay | Biden's Pentagon policy nominee faces criticism | Naval Academy midshipmen moved to hotels Biden called off second military target in Syria minutes before strike: report MORE (D-Va.) and Todd Young Todd Christopher Young Senators introduce bill creating technology partnerships to compete with … [Read more...] about White House open to reforming war powers amid bipartisan push
President Joe Biden has sparked headlines for not yet holding a press conference, despite being in office for over one month — but at least the White House is promoting press secretary Jen Psaki’s love of breakfast for dinner. “Press Secretary Jen Psaki is back again to answer your questions,” the White House tweeted Thursday along with a video of Psaki. “This week, she’s discussing everything from our vaccination progress to her favorite part of the job. Check it out.” After answering a few other questions, Psaki ended with an easy one about what she ate for breakfast. Psaki laughed before declaring she loves breakfast and would eat it “for any meal” if she could. WATCH: Press Secretary Jen Psaki is back again to answer your questions. This week, she’s discussing everything from our vaccination progress to her favorite part of the job. Check it out: pic.twitter.com/TbIqg9XM3v — The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 4, 2021 The New York Post noted … [Read more...] about The White House Won’t Let Biden Hold A Press Conference — But Here’s Jen Psaki On Her Love Of Breakfast For Dinner!
Quote of the Day : “Just received word from the WH – finalized my hard pass suspension for 30 days – according to their letter – part of it because they think I do a bad Rodney Dangerfield impersonation. We will now go to court and sue. @BoutrousTed @realDonaldTrump” — Brian Karem , White House reporter, Playboy . MOOD : “@Scaramucci says Twitter has temporarily suspended his account. ‘I think it is related to ‘fat shaming’ President Trump,” the president’s former communications director says. “I should have said he is the largest proportioned President since William Howard Taft. My bad.” — Jonathan Swan , Axios . (RELATED: Twitter Silences Scaramucci After He Calls Trump Fat) Andrew Sullivan says all humans are racist and sexist “The left is correct that Americans are racist and sexist; but so are all humans. The question is whether, at this point in time, America has adequately managed to contain, ameliorate, and discourage these deeply … [Read more...] about Afternoon Mirror: White House Reporter Brian Karem To Sue Over Hard Pass Suspension
Tim Wu , a professor and lawyer known for coining the term “ net neutrality ” and for writing authoritative media books like The Master Switch , has been named to a White House post. He will serve on President Joe Biden ’s National Economic Council, leaving his post at Columbia University to become special assistant to the president for technology and competition policy. The position will not give him the authority other administration officials have in terms of antitrust matters and related issues but it will offer a larger, formal platform for positions he has taken over the years. There has been bipartisan support in recent years for bringing down the regulatory hammer on big tech . Federal lawsuits pending against Facebook and Google are expected to gear up under Biden. Even the executives leading the companies have recognized publicly that regulation should play a more prominent role in shaping the companies. Biden’s exact plan for how to do that is not yet fully … [Read more...] about Tim Wu, A Proponent Of Breaking Up Tech Giants, Joins Joe Biden’s White House National Economic Council