Biden signs ‘burn pits’ help for vets; a personal win, too
President Joe Biden, whose elder son Beau died of cancer years after deploying to Iraq, signed legislation expanding federal health care services for millions of veterans who served at military bases where toxic smoke billowed from huge “burn pits.”
Senate rules referee weakens Dem drug plan in economic bill
The Senate parliamentarian dealt a blow to Democrats’ plan for curbing drug prices but left the rest of their economic bill largely intact as party leaders prepared for first votes on a package containing many of President Joe Biden’s top goals.
Doctor: Biden likely has highly contagious COVID-19 strain
President Joe Biden likely contracted a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus spreading rapidly through the United States, and now has body aches and a sore throat since his positive test, according to an update from his doctor on Saturday.