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Watch live: White House press briefing

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is slated to speak with reporters Wednesday afternoon during a press conference. The briefing will happen shortly before President Biden and Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) will hold their first face-to-face meeting since McCarthy became Speaker, with the pair set to discuss the U.S. debt ceiling and proposed spending cuts….

Tyre Nichols arrest footage: What we know so far

Peaceful protests took place in cities across the U.S. Friday evening after authorities released footage of the early January traffic stop in Memphis in which officers savagely beat 29-year-old Black man Tyre Nichols. He died three days later due to injuries caused by the attack. The footage was released in four separate videos — one…

Watch live: Schumer, Senate Dems call for probe into marketing of rifle toward children 

Senate Majority leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and several other Democratic leaders will speak to reporters on Thursday morning. That’s after the Democratic lawmakers asked the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into the marketing of the ‘JR-15’ rifle. Schumer’s calls for the Federal Trade Commission to get involved comes after ten people were killed…

Watch live: GOP senators hold briefing on debt ceiling

Republican Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.), Mike Braun (Ind.), Ron Johnson (Wis.), Mike Lee (Utah), and Rick Scott (Fla.) on Wednesday will host a press conference on the debt ceiling in the Senate Radio and TV Gallery. The U.S. hit its debt ceiling last week and began inacting “extraordinary measures” to avoid a default that could…

Watch live: Biden delivers remarks on Ukraine

President Biden is set to deliver remarks on the United States’s “continued support for Ukraine” on Wednesday as the U.S. prepares to send tanks to the country to provide much-needed firepower for Ukrainian troops fighting off Russian invaders.The U…

Watch live: White House press briefing

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Friday afternoon is slated to hold a press briefing. Jean-Pierre continues to face questions concerning the discovery of classified documents from the Obama administration at President Biden’s old office in Washington, D.C., and at his home in Delaware.  The press secretary insisted that the White House is cooperating with investigations now…

Watch live: Biden delivers remarks after surveying California storm damage

President Biden will deliver remarks Thursday on the state of disaster recovery following devastating storms in California. Biden will visit California to survey communities hit hard by storms and flooding in recent weeks and to assess first-hand the need for additional federal support for recovering residents. The President approved an expedited major disaster declaration at the request…