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President Biden calls for solidarity with Ukraine near the beaches of Normandy during D-Day ceremony

President Joe Biden marked the 80th anniversary of D-Day on June 6 by pledging “we will not walk away” from Ukraine, drawing a direct line from the fight to liberate Europe from Nazi domination to today’s war against Russian aggression. “To surrender to bullies, to bow down to dictators, is simply unthinkable,” he said during a ceremony at the American cemetery in Normandy. “If we were to do that, it means we’d be forgetting what happened here on these hallowed beaches.” D-Day was the largest amphibious assault in history, and President Biden called it a “powerful illustration of how...

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President Biden breaks silence on Trump’s criminal convictions to condemn his “dangerous” claims

President Joe Biden on condemned Donald Trump’s unfounded assertions of a biased legal system as “reckless” and “dangerous” on May 31. The unprecedented statements broke his long-held silence on the presumptive Republican nominee’s criminal woes, as Trump’s nearly three dozen felony convictions injected a new element of uncertainty into a volatile presidential campaign. President Biden’s sober denunciation of his predecessor and his defense of the U.S. legal system — delivered in just under two minutes from the White House — came after campaign aides made clear they would continue to focus on issues such as democracy, abortion rights and...

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Teapot Dome scandal: Why Biden’s booming economy gets overshadowed by Trump’s corruption and lies

All three of the nation’s major stock indexes hit record highs on May 15 after the latest data showed inflation cooling. Standard and Poor’s 500, more commonly known as the S&P 500, measures the stock performance of 500 of the largest companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges. It was up 61 points, or 1.2%. The Nasdaq Composite is weighted toward companies in the information technology sector. That was up 231 points, or 1.4%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average, often just called the Dow, measures 30 prominent companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges. It was up 350 points, or 0.9%....

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Women feel compelled to campaign for Biden after suffering from detrimental abortion restrictions

A Texas woman who went into premature labor, developed sepsis and nearly died and a Louisiana woman who said restrictive abortion laws prevented her from getting medical help for a miscarriage are now campaigning for President Joe Biden as the Democrat highlights how women’s health is being affected by the overturning of federal abortion protections. Amanda Zurawski and Kaitlyn Joshua will travel to North Carolina and Wisconsin over the next two weeks to meet with doctors, local officials and voters. The Biden campaign sees their stories as potent firsthand accounts of the growing medical peril for many women as...

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President Biden visits Wisconsin to hail new Microsoft center on same site of Trump’s failed Foxconn project

President Joe Biden laced into Donald Trump on May 8, over a failed project in the previous administration that was supposed to bring thousands of new jobs into southeastern Wisconsin and trumpeted new economic investments under his watch that are coming to the same spot. That location in the battleground state will now be the site of a new data center from Microsoft, whose president credited the Biden administration’s economic policies for paving the way for the new investments. For President Biden, it offered another point of contrast between him and Trump, who had promised a $10 billion investment...

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Poisoning Democracy: Trump escalates his baseless rhetoric about President Biden and immigration

Disgraced and criminally indicted ex-president Donald Trump continues a non-stop escalation of his immigration rhetoric, with baseless accusations that President Joe Biden has waged a “conspiracy to overthrow the United States of America.” Trump has a long history of trying to turn attack lines back on his rivals in an attempt to diminish their impact. Biden has cast Trump as a threat to democracy, pointing to the former president’s efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election. Those efforts culminated in the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, as his supporters tried to halt the...

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