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@POTUS ticks through a number of bipartisan legislative wins last year, and says he wonders why some Republicans “don't acknowledge any part of what's making the country great again.”
Biden says he heard criticism of him talking last night about thinks like “junk fees” instead of “important” issues. Counters that the wealthy may not care about things like airline fees but it matters to most Americans
"I believe we can be fiscally responsible without threatening to send our country into chaos. I believe it, because we've been doing it," @POTUS says, previewing his upcoming budget. "I'm simply not going to let the nation default."
NEW: @POTUS is in Ukraine, arriving overnight in surprise visit ahead of planned visit to Poland to mark one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion
@Sabrina Siddiqui@POTUSOnly Siddiqui and @evanvuccitraveled with @POTUSfrom DC. They were told and sworn to secrecy Friday; later received more detailed instructions for departure in an email with subject line: "Arrival instructions for the golf tourney "
Bidenworld is ruling out a legal defense fund for @POTUS , as some close to him take a dim view of Hunter doing so. w/ @carolelee & @S_Fitzpatrick
Still seeing this type of thing a lot, as liked and insta-storied by the president’s son: the boy in this photo is Biden’s grandson, the girl his granddaughter, taken at their father’s funeral
After making standard storm warnings to Floridians, @POTUS adds this to oil companies: “Do not use this as an excuse to raise gas prices and gouge the American people.”
NEW: @POTUS will deliver a prime time address near Philly’s Independence Hall on Thursday about “the continued battle for the Soul of the Nation.”
@POTUS raises the hold Trump has on the GOP. Says, I've had five Republican senators who've told me they agree with me, but "Joe, if I do it, I'm going to be defeated in a primary."
Breaking, per @CBSSunday : the Bidens are getting a cat
NEW, and a BFD as they would say: @BarackObama will join @POTUS this week at the White House for an event on Biden's agenda to strengthen/build on the Affordable Care Act. First time 44 returns to WH since leaving office
NBC News now calls Mike Levin (D) the apparent winner in CA-49. A Dem pickup; party is now +31 with 10 races still uncalled.