Biden news today: President chides Matt Gates for criticism of Ukraine while touting new Russian sanctions

Obama jokingly calls Biden ‘Vice President’ upon his return to the White House

In a provocative speech to the North American Construction Trade Union Conference, President Joe Biden introduced new sanctions against Russia and, without naming him, mocked Rep. Matt Gates for his questioning of Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

The president received a standing ovation for his comments on the economy, jobs and unions, and also received a penalty for Amazon’s stance on workplace regulation, and his predecessor on taxes (also not named). Biden concluded his speech by announcing an investment of $20 billion in public transportation – the largest investment in US history.

Earlier, Republicans and conservative commentators were condemned for posting misleading edited clips claiming to show the president being disparagingly ignored in favor of Barack Obama at a White House event yesterday.

Mr Obama was giving his first public address at the Executive Palace since leaving office – a celebration of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Biden announced changes to the health care program that could make up to 200,000 uninsured Americans eligible for coverage.

Asked for advice for Democrats worried about this year’s midterm elections, Obama said they have a story to tell, “they just have to tell it.”

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Democrats accuse oil companies of ‘stealing the American people’

House Democrats On Wednesday, oil companies were accused of “looting”. American People’ put profits before production as Americans struggle with persistently high gasoline prices amid the war in Ukraine.

Testifying before Congress for the second time in six months, oil executives responded that oil is a global market and that oil companies do not dictate prices.

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6 2022 19:47

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“Amazon, here we come,” Biden said at a union event

next one Amazon Successful union elections in New York, representing the first-ever American union within the retail giant, President Joe Biden Labor protection measures were emphasized to “ensure that the choice to join a union is for workers alone”.

“By the way: Amazon, here we go,” he said in remarks to the North American Construction Trade Union Legislative Conference on April 6.

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6 2022 19:39

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Biden responds to Matt Gates on Ukraine questions

The president directed some sharp words to Florida Representative Matt Gates, who tore up Biden’s Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, during a congressional hearing on Tuesday and criticized the United States’ response to the Ukraine crisis.

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6 2022 19:20

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The Republican Party Responds to Biden’s Speech

GOP Chairwoman Rona McDaniel responded to President Joe Biden’s speech, saying, “Biden is promoting himself as a champion of workers – yet he has actively destroyed thousands of jobs through his mandates, shutdowns, and an anti-American energy agenda.”

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6, 2022 19:00

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Capitol Hill Fox Euthanasia

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6 2022 18:45

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Biden shoots crossbow at Amazon in union speech

While praising the virtues of unions, President Joe Biden received a standing ovation from the North American Construction Trade Union Conference: “By the way, we’ve come Amazon. Watch! Watch!”

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6 2022 18:29

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Biden casts shadows on Matt Gates over Sec Def interrogation in Ukraine

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6, 2022 18:26

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Biden promotes Russia sanctions to union fan applause

President Joe Biden received a standing ovation from the public at the North American Construction Workers Union at the Washington Hilton.

He began with remarks about Ukraine calling for Russia to commit “major war crimes” and promoting new sanctions.

“Nothing is less than major war crimes taking place – responsible nations must work together to hold these perpetrators to account, and with our allies and partners, we will continue to raise the economic cost, increase Putin’s suffering, and further increase Russia’s economic isolation.

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He adds that the steps already taken are expected to reduce Russia’s GDP by double digits this year alone.

Our sanctions will likely erase Russia’s economic gains over the past fifteen years. And because we have prevented Russia from importing technologies such as semiconductors, cryptographic security, and critical components of quantum technology that they need to compete in the twenty-first century, we will stifle Russia’s ability to grow its economy for years to come. “

We close any accounts and any funds held by those banks in the United States. “They won’t be able to touch any of their money,” he said of Russia’s two largest banks.

“These few are not allowed to keep their yachts and their fortunes, while in Ukraine children are killed or forced to leave their homes every day.”

He ends the part on Russia, and concludes with a rallying cry: “And by the way, if I’m going to war, I’ll go with you guys. I mean it.”

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6, 2022 18:20

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Biden says Russia is committing ‘major war crimes’ in Ukraine

Oliver O’ConnellApril 6, 2022 18:07

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