In a rare virtual speech to Congress, Ukraine’s president made a plea to Congress and President Joe Biden to take more aggressive action to stop Russia’s invasion.
“I cannot promise a new variant won’t come, but I can promise you we’ll do everything within our power to be ready if it does,” he said.
"Putin is the aggressor. Putin chose this war. And now he and his country will bear the consequences," Biden said on Thursday afternoon.
The new sanctions come after Vladimir Putin ordered Russian troops into Eastern Ukraine on Monday.
Biden’s Pledge To Nominate A Black Woman Justice Is A Big Test Of The Left’s Organizing Power Around The Courts
Groups that fought Trump’s nominees are hoping to build on that momentum to support what’s expected to be a historic Supreme Court pick by Biden.
“What are they for? Name me one thing they’re for,” Biden said on Wednesday.
Two Days After Calling For Voting Rights Reform From Georgia, Biden Said Democrats Have “Missed This Time”
“I hope we can get this done, but the honest to god answer is I don’t know,” Biden said.
Biden Made His Most Forceful Rebuke Of Republicans Yet Over Voting Rights, But There’s Still No Progress On Reforms
Joe Biden’s speech in Georgia was “stirring,” but the two major voting rights bills are still far from becoming law.
“What we're saying is we don't need another speech. What we need is actually a plan.”
In Biden’s clearest and most prolonged denunciation of Trump from the executive office, he addressed the ongoing threats to democracy related to his predecessor's brand of politics.
Biden And Harris Issued A Dire Warning: Democracy Is In Danger And Political Violence Is A Threat One Year After The Jan. 6 Attack
"Are we going to be a nation that accepts political violence as a norm?" President Joe Biden asked during a speech at the US Capitol.
“This spreads so fast that if you look at what's going on today, it's actually already happened 10 to 14 days ago,” one expert said.
“Your choice is not just about you. Your choice affects other people. You're putting other people at risk."
Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe's loss in a state Joe Biden won big in 2020 shows how tricky the midterms could be for Democrats.
But drone strikes against terrorist targets are likely to continue, Biden said in a speech the day after the withdrawal ended.
The evacuation itself was increasingly dicey, first with concerns over Taliban forces allowing people to freely access Hamid Karzai International Airport, where American evacuation flights were departing.
In an address from the White House, Biden stood by his decision to withdraw US forces from Afghanistan, insisting he would not repeat past mistakes.
Joe Biden's New Executive Orders Will Make The Federal Government Finally Take Responsibility For COVID-19
The new president will sign executive orders on his second day in office designed to give the federal government a greater role in ending the pandemic.
Joe Biden's inaugural speech leaned hard on unity, and an argument for how it can happen, even as he spoke from the site of political violence.
The incoming president plans to sign executive orders in his first hours on everything from COVID-19 to climate change and immigration.