Category Archives: Executive Branch

US Trade Chief: New Legal Tools Needed to Combat Future China Threats

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai testifies during a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal…

China Critics React to Pentagon Delaying Report on Chinese Military Firms

Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers taking part in military training at Pamir Mountains in Kashgar, northwestern China's Xinjiang region, on Jan. 4, 2021. (STR/AFP…

Biden Tells Americans Not to Panic, Says Fuel ‘Beginning to Flow’ Amid Pipeline Crisis

President Joe Biden delivers remarks from the South Court Auditorium at the White House on May 12, 2021. (Oliver Contreras/Sipa USA)

Republicans Reject Tax Increases After Meeting With Biden on Infrastructure

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) speak to reporters outside the White House after meeting with President Joe…

Biden Admin Grants Temporary Jones Act Waiver to Company Amid Gas Shortages

Out of service fuel nozzles are covered in plastic on a gas pump at a gas station in Waynesville, North Carolina, after a gasoline supply…

Biden Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order After Colonial Pipeline Hack

Vice President Kamala Harris (L) listens as President Joe Biden speaks at the White House in Washington, on May 10, 2021. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty…

Biden Admin Reverses Trump Policy, Grants COVID Aid to Illegal Immigrants, International Students

In a reversal of a Trump-era policy over the distribution of federal grants supporting college students during the pandemic, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday that illegal immigrants and international students will also receive the relief checks. Those students,

Biden Touts 1 Million People Signing Up for Health Coverage During Special Obamacare Enrollment Window

President Joe Biden removes his mask to speak at a news conference at the White House in Washington on April 14, 2021. (Andrew Harnik/AP Photo)

Biden Touts 1 Million Enrollments for Health Coverage During Special Obamacare Window

President Joe Biden announced on May 11 that 1 million people have signed up for health coverage after his administration launched a special sign-up window under Obamacare provisions. Biden signed an executive order in January that expanded access to the

US Will Remove Xiaomi From Blacklist, Reversing Action by Trump

The Xiaomi logo is seen at a Xiaomi shop in Shanghai, China, on May 12, 2021. (Aly Song/Reuters)