Jennifer Epstein

Jennifer Epstein


Reporter at Bloomberg News on the 2020 Democratic campaign trail. Previously covered Trump, Clinton, Obama. jepstein32@bloomberg.net

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“I do believe that if we can get a Republican to be the 50th vote, I do think we will be able to hold the rest of the Democrats and I do think we’ll get Neera confirmed if we can find that Republican vote,” @WHCOS  tells @JoyAnnReid . “That’s what we’re working on right now.”

@WHCOS  @PressSecPsakiThe  Senate parliamentarian rejects the inclusion of a minimum wage increase in the reconciliation bill

Biden just signed EO revoking Trump actions on: financial regulation, stricter work rules for welfare, stripping labor rights from civilian DOD wrkrs, deregulation bc of covid, beautiful fed buildings, excluding "anarchist jurisdictions" from fed $, career staff control of regs.

President Biden and VP Harris will receive a Covid-19 briefing tomorrow afternoon, followed by an event commemorating the 50 millionth vaccine shot, the White House says. Comes just days after they commemorated the more solemn milestone of 500,000 U.S. Covid deaths.

*MINIMUM-WAGE INCREASE RULED OUT OF ORDER FOR SENATE RELIEF BILL via @elwasson 

*SENATE PARLIMENTARIAN RULED MINIMUM-WAGE BOOST OUT OF ORDER

Biden to Univision on Khashoggi report: “I spoke yesterday with the king, not the prince. Made it clear to him that the rules are changing and we're going to be announcing significant changes today and on Monday” to hold the Saudis accountable. “It is outrageous what happened.”

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President Biden begins signing a tall stack of executive orders during his first Oval Office appearance for press.

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Biden: “I’m not going to make any news today. I’m not going to talk about anything other than 9/11. We took all our advertising down. It’s a solemn day. That’s how we’re going to keep it, OK? You can determine whether I make news but I’m not going to be holding any press confs.”

Ginsberg’s dying message: “My most fervent wish is that I will not be replaced until a new president is installed."

*COHEN SAYS HE VIOLATED CAMPAIGN LAW AT DIRECTION OF CANDIDATE *COHEN DOESN'T NAME CANDIDATE WHO DIRECTED CAMPAIGN VIOLATION hint: it's

Biden: “If every investment banker in New York went on strike, nothing would much change in America. If every plumber decided to stop working, every electrician, the country comes to a halt. I mean, literally, not figuratively, literally, it comes to a damn halt."

Biden will have a virtual roundtable today at 1 p.m. with Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, his campaign says. Usually it would be the president convening such key mayors.

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