Supreme Court blocks nationwide vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses, allows health care worker vaccine mandate to take effect

( CNN.com ) The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirement aimed at large businesses, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers to go into effect nationwide. The decision is a huge hit to Biden’s attempts to use the power of the federal government to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The President has emphasized the necessity of getting vaccinated against the virus … Continue reading Supreme Court blocks nationwide vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses, allows health care worker vaccine mandate to take effect

The Biden administration sets a Jan. 4 vaccination deadline for private sector workers.

NYTimes.com The Biden administration said on Thursday that large companies have until Jan. 4 to ensure that their workforces are fully vaccinated under a sweeping new coronavirus health measure that will cover 84 million private sector workers. The plan was first announced in September by President Biden, who directed the Labor Department to invoke its emergency powers over the safety of workplaces to require businesses with … Continue reading The Biden administration sets a Jan. 4 vaccination deadline for private sector workers.

Biden Signs Bill into Law Making Juneteenth a National Holiday

CNN.com (CNN) President Joe Biden said that signing legislation into law on Thursday establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day — a US federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States — will go down as “one of the greatest honors” of his presidency. “I have to say to you, I’ve only been president for several months, but I think this will go … Continue reading Biden Signs Bill into Law Making Juneteenth a National Holiday

Biden delivers prime-time address on anniversary of COVID-19 pandemic

President Biden on Thursday used his first primetime address to the nation to outline a gradual return to normal following the COVID-19 pandemic. The speech set a goal for Americans to be able to gather in small groups by the Fourth of July and for all adults to be eligible for vaccine sign-ups by May 1. “I’m announcing that I will direct all states, tribes and territories to … Continue reading Biden delivers prime-time address on anniversary of COVID-19 pandemic

Biden set to reinstate coronavirus-related travel restrictions that Trump lifted

CNN.com (CNN)President Joe Biden on Monday will sign a presidential proclamation reinstating the travel restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed during her daily briefing. This move will reinstate the restrictions that former President Donald Trump lifted last week, and includes non-US citizens who have been in Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and much of Europe, as well as the new addition of South … Continue reading Biden set to reinstate coronavirus-related travel restrictions that Trump lifted

After Months Of Refusing to Admit He Lost, Donald Trump Left a Traditional Note for Joe Biden at White House

After spending months disputing the results of an election he lost—and never publicly congratulating the new president—Donald Trump reportedly left a note for Joe Biden before departing the White House Wednesday morning. Trump spokesperson Judd Deere confirmed Wednesday that Trump, 74, left the letter for Biden, 78, in the Oval Office’s Resolute Desk before vacating the White House and departing for West Palm Beach Wednesday morning. The spokesman did not … Continue reading After Months Of Refusing to Admit He Lost, Donald Trump Left a Traditional Note for Joe Biden at White House