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Biden Republicans? Some in GOP open to president’s agenda

Jay Copan doesn’t hide his disregard for the modern Republican Party. A solid Republican voter for the past four decades, the 69-year-old quickly regretted casting his 2016 ballot for Donald Trump. When Trump was up for reelection last year, Copan appeared on roadside billboards across North Carolina, urging other Republicans to back Democratic rival Joe …

US Defence Secretary to visit Germany

US defence secretary Lloyd Austin will visit Germany next week as part of a foreign tour that will also take him to Israel, the UK, and the NATO headquarters in Belgium. Austin will be the first of US president Joe Biden’s cabinet to travel to Germany

Joe Biden, CDC director warn of virus rebound if nation lets up

The double dose of warnings on Monday came even as Biden laid out hopeful new steps to expand coronavirus vaccinations, with all adults to become eligible over the next five weeks. Biden announced plans to expand the number of retail pharmacies that are administering vaccines, and investments to help Americans get to vaccination sites.

Fallout from riot, virus leaves toxic mood on Capitol Hill

The mood is so bad at the US Capitol that a Democratic congressman recently let an elevator pass him by rather than ride with Republican colleagues who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s election. Republicans say it’s Democrats who just need to get over it – move on from the deadly January 6 attack on the …

Who deserves credit? Joe Biden leans into pandemic politics

The Democratic president ignored Trump in his first prime-time address to the nation, aside from a brief indirect jab. It was the same when Biden kicked off a national tour in Pennsylvania on Tuesday to promote the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. Now, as his administration is on the cusp of delivering on his promise …

As Republicans attack Joe Biden on immigration, poll shows support from their voters

Republican voters in the United States are increasingly hostile toward illegal immigrants, Reuters/Ipsos polling shows, an unease that the Republican Party is moving to capitalize on in its bid to retake Congress. The poll findings, based on surveys conducted before and after Donald Trump’s presidency, show that Republicans are becoming more unified around the former …