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June 24, 2021  

Biden Brokers Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

On today's Quick News Daily, we cover all things COVID. From vaccines to variants to possible health concerns, we have all the latest information. Plus, we cover the reported bipartisan infrastructure deal, as well as a great website for daily details about the Biden Administration.

NOTE: Details of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework were not known at the time of this recording, but more information can be found here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/06/24/fact-sheet-president-biden-announces-support-for-the-bipartisan-infrastructure-framework/ 

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June 17, 2021  

Biden Signs Juneteenth Law

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On June 17th, 2021, President Joe Biden signed bill S. 475 (also called the "Juneteenth National Independence Day Act") into law.

This officially makes June 19th (Juneteenth) a legal public holiday in the United States.

June 17, 2021  

Transcript of President Biden’s Press Conference

The following transcript, provided by WhiteHouse.gov, is from President Joe Biden's press conference following his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Geneva, Switzerland:

7:20 P.M. CEST

THE PRESIDENT:  It’s been a long day for you all.  (Laughs.)  I know it was easy getting into the — the pre-meeting.  There was no problem getting through those doors, was it — was there? 
 
Anyway, hello, everyone.  Well, I’ve just finished the — the last meeting of this week’s long trip, the U.S.-Russian Summit.
 
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June 17, 2021  

President Biden’s Latest Nominations

Per an official press release on WhiteHouse.gov, President Joe Biden made the latest nominations to his administration on Thursday:

 

  • Sandra D. Bruce, of Delaware, to be Inspector General, Department of Education, vice Kathleen S. Tighe, resigned.

 

 

  • Margaret A. Burnham, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board.  (New Position)

 

 

  • Clayborne Carson, of California, to be a Member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board.  (New Position)

 

 

  • Carlos Del Toro, of Virginia, to be Secretary of the Navy, vice Kenneth J. Braithwaite.

 

 

  • Gabrielle M. Dudley, of Georgia, to be a Member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board.  (New Position)

 

 

  • Henry Klibanoff, of Georgia, to be a Member of the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board.  (New Position)

 

 

  • Michael D. Smith, of Virginia, to be Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation for National and Community Service, vice Barbara Stewart.

 

 

  • Damon Y. Smith, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, vice J. Paul Compton, Jr.

The nominees will have to be approved by the U.S. Senate.

 

June 10, 2021  

U.S. to Donate More Vaccines as EU Endorses Travel Certificates

Today’s topics covered by Quick News Daily include the United States buying and donating 500 million more  COVID vaccines, travel certificates in the EU, and the Biden Administration doing its own national security review of TikTok.

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June 7, 2021  

Biden and Harris Make First Foreign Trips

Get caught up on the biggest news with the Quick News Daily Podcast! Today, we cover the first Alzheimer's drug to be approved by the FDA in nearly 20 years, President Biden and Vice President Harris' schedules for their first foreign trips in office, and what the U.S. plans to do with our extra COVID vaccines.

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