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'Sad day for the country,' Biden says, as Supreme Court overturns abortion protections [Video]

'Sad day for the country,' Biden says, as Supreme Court overturns abortion protections

The highest American judiciary body made a decision on Friday to overturn the decision made almost five decades ago that granted constitutional protection to abortion rights.

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Biden warns 'health and life of women at risk' - US leaders react to Roe v Wade ruling

US President Joe Biden has warned that "the health and life of women in this nation are now at risk", as he condemned the Supreme Court's "extreme" and..
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Joe Biden's Approval Rating Continues To Plummet [Video]

Joe Biden's Approval Rating Continues To Plummet

Joe Biden's Approval Rating , Continues To Plummet. 'The Hill' reports that for the fourth consecutive week, President Joe Biden's approval rating trended downwards. A recent poll by Reuters-Ipsos found only 36% of respondents approve of the work Biden is doing as president. Since August, Biden's approval rating hasn't climbed above 50%. Indicative of the stark divide between the country's political parties, . 73% of Democrats surveyed said they approve of Biden's work. 7% of Republicans currently approve of the Biden administration. Only 18% of those surveyed think the country is heading in the right direction with Biden at the helm. Biden has faced challenges in his first term, such as an inflated economy and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Biden has faced challenges in his first term, such as an inflated economy and the ongoing war in Ukraine. Though many economists forecast an economy dipping into recession, Biden has said he doesn't believe recession is inevitable. First of all, it’s not inevitable. , President Joe Biden, in an interview with The Associated Press, via 'The Hill'. Secondly, we’re in a stronger position than any nation in the world to overcome this inflation. , President Joe Biden, in an interview with The Associated Press, via 'The Hill'

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Biden Calls for Gas Tax Holiday [Video]

Biden Calls for Gas Tax Holiday

Biden Calls for , Gas Tax Holiday. Biden Calls for , Gas Tax Holiday. Politico reports that on June 22, President Biden asked Congress to approve a three-month pause on federal gas tax. The request is the president's latest attempt to provide struggling Americans relief amid surging inflation. . Biden also encouraged states to follow suit during that time period or offer discounts in other ways. But Politico reports the idea of a gas tax holiday hasn't gone over well with House Democrats. I’ve not been a proponent of the gas tax. I just don’t know that it gives much relief, Steny Hoyer, House Majority Leader, via Politico . Typically, revenue from federal gas tax funds road-building projects. Biden says that going forward with a tax holiday is “not going to have an impact on major road construction and major repairs.”. Biden says that going forward with a tax holiday is “not going to have an impact on major road construction and major repairs.”. According to the White House, the three-month tax suspension would take $10 billion from the trust fund, but it could be offset via other avenues. According to the White House, the three-month tax suspension would take $10 billion from the trust fund, but it could be offset via other avenues. While some lawmakers have expressed support for the idea, Congress doesn't seem to be on board as a whole

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