"After just 100 days, I can report to the nation: America is on the move again," President Biden said in his remarks to lawmakers.
An NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds most support the plan, but three-quarters of Republicans do not. "Listen to your constituents," President Biden says, but that may mean little to no GOP votes.
"Migration is essentially a social release valve for migrants," says Juan Gonzalez, the National Security Council's senior director for the Western Hemisphere.
The Biden administration is in the final stages of reviewing its North Korea policy, and sees the recent test as on the "low end" of a "familiar menu of provocations."
Democrats passed the $1.9 trillion bill on a party-line vote, and Republicans do not appear ready to compromise on infrastructure, voting rights, the minimum wage, immigration or much else.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Atlanta next Friday to tout the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package
"The last thing — the last thing — we need is Neanderthal thinking that in the meantime, everything's fine, take off your masks. Forget it, it still matters," Biden said.
"It takes time to build out of the depths of cruelty that the administration before us established," DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said.
More than 5,800 warehouse workers at the Bessemer, Ala., Amazon facility are voting this month on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
President Biden and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won't be able to meet in person because of COVID-19 constraints. But the White House is trying to simulate the experience.
President Biden said that "even those opposed to the conviction, like Senate Minority Leader McConnell, believe Donald Trump was guilty of a 'disgraceful dereliction of duty'."
President Biden has called his predecessor's "Remain in Mexico" program for asylum-seekers "inhumane." Next week, a new program begins, but details are still being worked out.
President Biden continued his hands-off approach to the impeachment trial of his predecessor. Asked whether he would watch the trial, Biden said: "I am not."
The president is not waiting around for Republicans to come around to his sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package. "We can't do too much here. We can do too little," Biden said Friday.
Congressional committees now move to the next stage of finalizing the details of President Biden's $1.9 trillion bill. Democrats are using a process that can pass the legislation on a party-line vote.