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Thursday, June 17, 2021
"I’ll take your questions, and as usual, folks, they gave me a list of the people I’m going to call on," Biden told the press following his anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Observers wondered whether the "they" Biden referred to was his communications team.
"How is this acceptable?" asked Rep. Greg Steube, R-Fla.
"Embarrassing," Steve Guest, special advisor for communications for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, tweeted.
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“We didn’t get anything. We gave a very big stage to Russia, and we got nothing,” Trump told Fox News’ “Hannity”. “We gave up something that is unbelievably valuable. I stopped the pipeline, Nord Stream , and that pipeline was stopped. It was given back and nothing was gotten for it.”The Biden administration announced last month that it had waived sanctions against the Russia-owned, Switzerland-based company Nord Stream 2 AG, which is overseeing the construction of a natural gas pipeline connecting Russia and Germany under the Black Sea. Lawmakers from both parties consider Nord Stream 2 a security risk that undermines NATO and American interests by binding Germany closer to Russia and depriving Ukraine of key revenue
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Conducted in partnership with Convention of States Action, the Trafalgar Group poll of likely general election voters saw 39 percent of respondents blame the president, while 17.7 percent blamed former President Trump. About 14 percent of respondents pointed fingers at the current Congress, and 10.9 percent said the previous Congress bears responsibility. Another 17.9 percent said they did not know.
The partisan breakdown was even more stark, with 64.3 percent of Republicans saying Biden is culpable for rising inflation. Democrats were more split in their blame of Trump (27.3 percent) versus Biden (21.5 percent).
Some critics on social media pointed out that the Federal Reserve's "reputation escapes unscathed as usual."
CBS News, citing U.S. defense officials, reported on Tuesday that the Russian bombers never entered the Air Defense Identification Zone. The report said Russian officails called the exercise its largest in the Pacific since the Cold War.
The U.S. Pacific Fleet and the Defense Department did not immediately respond to an after-hours email inquiry from Fox News. The exercises come just as President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin plan to meet on Wednesday during the highly anticipated summit in Geneva.
The Russian Defense Ministry said the drills involved "up to 20 surface combatants, submarines and support vessels."