U.S. President Joe Biden delivers first presidential address to joint Congress

President Joe Biden proposed a sweeping new $1.8 trillion plan in a speech to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, pleading with Republican lawmakers to work with him on divisive issues and to meet the stiff competition posed by China. Pushing a vision of more government investment funded by the wealthy, the Democratic president… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden delivers first presidential address to joint Congress

U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s defense bill veto

President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday overrode his veto for the first time in his nearly four years in office, pushing through a defense policy bill against his strong objections weeks before he leaves office. Meeting in a rare New Year’s Day session, the Senate voted 81-13 to secure the… Read More U.S. Senate overrides President Trump’s defense bill veto