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Newsmax host criticizes Biden for picking a dandelion for the first lady

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden gives a dandelion to first lady Jill Biden during their walk to Marine One on April 29, 2021.
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Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield criticized Biden for picking up a dandelion for his wife, Jill.
"It's a dandelion that hasn't even blossomed into a flower yet," Stinchfield said.
"I say it was a planted dandelion there," he added. "Who knows?"
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Newsmax host Grant Stinchfield on Friday criticized President Joe Biden for stopping to pick a dandelion for first lady Jill Biden while...
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem sued the Biden administration because it wont let her hold a July 4 fireworks show at Mount Rushmore

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attend Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3, 2020.
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem sued the US Department of the Interior, she announced Friday.
The US government has refused the state's request to hold a July 4 fireworks show at Mount Rushmore.
Last year, former President Trump spoke at an event at Mount Rushmore during a COVID-19 surge.
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South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday announced a lawsuit against the US Department...
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America's wealthiest added $195 billion to their fortunes in Biden's first 100 days

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden.
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Since Biden's presidency started, the richest 100 Americans saw their fortunes grow by $195 billion.
An analysis from Bloomberg tracked the gains and attribute them to a strong market, stimulus, and vaccines.
But Biden has set out to tax the wealthiest Americans to offset infrastructure investments.
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President Joe Biden's policies have been targeted at Americans who need an economic uplift, with everything from fresh stimulus checks, newly extended additional unemployment benefits, and tax credits that...
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Biden's first 100 days is all about jobs and families - and he's willing to spend big in a break with the Reagan legacy

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden leaves the House Chamber with Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Bernie Sanders after his joint address to Congress.
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Biden is spending big to expand the nation's safety net in the wake of the pandemic.
In his first 100 days, he spent $1.9 trillion and pitched another $4 trillion to assist families and create jobs.
"COVID has now created a stormwave of support for government," Barney Frank told Insider.
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When he first stepped into the national spotlight, Joe Biden made a big gamble seeking to...
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Biden's foreign policy team has made major unforced errors in their first few months on the job

13 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Joe Biden
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After the deplorable Trump years, Biden represented a more fruitful foreign policy agenda.
In his first 100 days, the Biden team has made some major unforced errors.
It isn't too late for Biden to build a better, more inclusive foreign policy plan.
Brett Bruen was the director of global engagement in the Obama White House and a career American diplomat. He runs the crisis-communications agency Global Situation Room.
This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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