Category Archives: Biden

Biden’s new sign language interpreter runs a right-wing Facebook group and has been pictured in a MAGA hat

President Joe Biden’s American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter reportedly manages a pro-Trump Facebook group that provides sign language accompaniments to right-wing videos. ASL interpreter Heather Mewshaw was introduced by press secretary Jen Psaki as “today’s interpreter, Heather” on Monday, as the administration announced it would be adding a sign language interpreter to its daily press briefings. However, on Wednesday, Time magazine reported that

Biden To Revoke Trump Abortion Policy, Expand Obamacare With New Executive Orders

President Biden will sign two executive actions Thursday that are designed to expand access to reproductive health care and health insurance through the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid. The president’s memorandum instructs the Department of Health and Human Services to open a special enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act through HealthCare.gov, the federally run

Joe Biden needs to rebuild the wall between religion & government

At Biden’s inauguration ceremonies, in addition to the official speech and benediction, God came up several times including in song and anthems and in the Pledge of Allegiance. If the U.S. truly stands as a country dedicated to the concept of the separation of religion and government, as articulated by the First Amendment, why then

President Biden will sign executive order to reopen Affordable Care Act enrollment

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will reopen enrollment on the federal Affordable Care Act exchanges on Thursday as part of a series of executive actions related to health care, taking a step to help uninsured Americans that his predecessor rejected. It’s Biden’s first move toward delivering on his campaign promise to bolster the landmark health

Denouncing ‘Handouts to Big Oil,’ Biden Calls on Congress to End $40 Billion in Taxpayer Subsidies for Fossil Fuels

“Biden campaigned on eliminating fossil fuel giveaways, and voters agree by a huge margin,” said one climate activist. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry listens as President Joe Biden speaks on tackling climate change in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. on January 27, 2021. (Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via

Twitter’s priceless gift to Biden

As he entered his first week in office, President Joe Biden was handed a priceless gift: the blissful sound of former President Donald Trump’s Twitter silence. Gone are the pre-dawn tirades, the all-caps declarations, the “Sleepy Joe” mocking, the Fox News-driven agitations and the general incitements. Instead, Biden debuted a flurry of executive orders without

Biden: ‘We can’t wait any longer’ to address climate crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the most ambitious U.S. effort to stave off the worst of climate change, President Joe Biden signed executive orders to transform the nation’s heavily fossil-fuel powered economy into a clean-burning one, pausing oil and gas leasing on federal land and targeting subsidies for those industries. The directives aim to conserve 30 percent of the country’s

Let’s get real. Joe Biden, Democrats and America need results much more than unity.

The January 2021 nominee for most abused word in the English language must be “unity.” Within hours of the insurrection on Capitol Hill, the Republicans behind the attack were using calls for “unity” as a cynical shield to deflect demands that they be held accountable. Impeaching a president who egregiously and publicly violated his oath and provoked

69 Percent of Americans Approve Biden’s COVID Response in His First Week as President: Poll

The survey noted that 69 percent of Americans back Biden’s COVID-19 response, including 97 percent of Democrats, 40 percent of Republicans, and 70 percent of independents. In comparison, the highest approval rate that former President Donald Trump received for his handling of the pandemic was in mid-March of 2020, when 55 percent of Americans approved of his response. This included just

Trump Lied More Than 30,000 Times During His Presidency. No Wonder We’re Exhausted.

Alex Wong/Getty Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters. It’s the first weekend of Joe Biden’s presidency, which surely means a lot of things to many people, but to me, it means I don’t have to spend my weekend