Federal judge orders Title 42 kept in place

A Louisiana federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s attempt to end Title 42 health policy that allows rapid expulsion of illegal immigrants — keeping the policy in place hours before it was set to expire. US District Judge Robert Summerhays sided with 24 Republican state attorneys who warned of a possible surge of … Read more

Infant formula shortage throws the West Wing into crisis mode

CNN — President Joe Biden’s West Wing has been thrown into crisis mode over a nationwide of baby formula, with top aides undertaking efforts to restock grocery store shelves while coming under fire for a mess they didn’t create and which they’re still working to grasp the scope of. The shortage has opened yet another … Read more

Former Disinformation Board chief Nina Jankowicz breaks silence

The now-former head of the Biden administration’s abortive disinformation board denied that she had a pro-Democrat bias in an interview Wednesday night and claimed that she received death threats almost every day during her three weeks on the job. Nina Jankowicz made the claim to MSNBC “All In” host Chris Hayes hours after she announced … Read more

President Joe Biden to meet with Swedish and Finnish leaders after their nations apply to join NATO

CNN — President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet with the leaders of Finland and Sweden on Thursday as part of a show of support by the United States after the two nations submitted their formal applications to become NATO members. White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan told reporters on Wednesday that the meeting … Read more

Biden urges probe of Israeli cops after clash at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral

President Biden is calling for an investigation of baton-wielding Israeli police who charged into the funeral procession for American Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh — after departing White House press secretary Jen Psaki called the incident “deeply disturbing.” Israeli authorities said they hit into the Jerusalem crowd — nearly causing Abu Akleh’s coffin to … Read more

TV-bound Psaki bids Biden and press corps farewell at last briefing

Outgoing White House press secretary Jen Psaki teared up during her last briefing on Friday, thanking President Biden for the opportunity to serve in the role. “I promised myself I wasn’t going to get emotional,” she said. Driving the news: Psaki said her first conversation with Biden and first lady Jill Biden was after the … Read more

Vaccine not available when Biden took office

Bull-shot! The official White House Twitter account posted false COVID-19 information Thursday, wrongly claiming there was “no vaccine available” when President Biden took office in January 2021. “When President Biden took office, millions were unemployed and there was no vaccine available,” the verified account tweeted to its 7 million followers Thursday. “In the last 15 … Read more

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The US is running a fever. Which way will it go?

CNN  —  This moment in time, like so many during the last two-plus years of the pandemic, is a confusing one for our country. Mixed signals make it hard to accurately gauge risk and act accordingly. On the one hand, with the almost complete lifting of restrictions and mandates around the country, and with case … Read more

White House officially marks 1 million deaths from Covid and pushes Congress for more funding

CNN — The Biden administration on Thursday mourned 1 million American deaths from Covid-19, using the occasion to again urge Congress to pass additional funding to control the pandemic. While other official tallies have placed the figure a bit short of that mark, the administration marked the moment during the second Covid summit, reflecting on … Read more

Less than a third of Americans are still worried about COVID-19, Gallup poll finds

Americans are starting to care less-and-less about the COVID-19 pandemic, even as cases begin to rise once again in some parts of the country and officials in the White House warn that the country could be in for a rough fall and winter months. A Gallup poll published Wednesday found that only 31 percent of … Read more