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5 things to know on Tuesday, January 25,...

While you were sleeping, we’ve compiled the biggest stories of the day in one place. Each story has a quick and easy summary, so you’re ready for whatever the day throws at you. Just click on the links if you want to know more! 1. The state closes all monoclonal antibody processing sitesThe Florida Department […]

Neera Tanden named White House staff sec...

Neera Tanden, an Indian-American political expert and close confidante of President Joe Biden, has been named White House staff secretary. FREMONT, Calif.: Neera Tanden, an expert on Indo-American politics and a close confidante of President Joe Biden, has been named White House staff secretary eight months after Republicans rushed her to another key post. President […]

Manchin accuses White House staff of fai...

Senator Joe Manchin (DW.Va.) accused White House staff on Monday of breaking off negotiations over President Biden’s Build Back Better program and doubled down on his pledge to defeat the bill. Why is this important: A day after sending the Democratic Party in shock by announcing that he would not support the $ 1.7 trillion […]

Indo-American political expert Neera Tan...

The White House personnel secretary plays a behind-the-scenes but essential role in the West Wing, responsible for managing the flow of paper to the president from other areas of administration and the federal government. Indian-US political expert Neera Tanden, a close friend of US President Joe Biden, has been appointed White House personnel secretary eight […]

Neera Tanden appointed White House staff...

INDICA NEWS OFFICE – Indian-born political consultant Neera Tanden was appointed White House personnel secretary on Friday (October 22), placing her in a key role “behind the scenes”. Neera Tanden, 51, will be the first American Indian and the first person of color to hold the position. Tanden managed to reach a senior position in […]

Biden appoints Neera Tanden Secretary of...

WASHINGTON – President Biden on Friday appointed Neera Tanden, a longtime Democratic insider in Washington, as White House personnel secretary, transferring her to a little-known but influential West Wing post after failing earlier this year to install her as director of the Management and Budget office. For the past several months, Ms Tanden has served […]

Former Facebook executive quits White Ho...

A former Facebook executive who joined the White House as President Joe Biden’s personnel secretary is leaving the administration as scrutiny of the social media giant intensifies. Jessica Hertz, former director and associate legal counsel for regulatory affairs at Facebook, joined the Biden-Harris transition in early September 2020. She was appointed general counsel later in […]

Former Facebook executive quits White Ho...

A former Facebook executive who joined the White House as President Joe Biden’s personnel secretary is leaving the administration as scrutiny of the social media giant intensifies. Jessica Hertz, former director and associate legal counsel for regulatory affairs at Facebook, joined the Biden-Harris transition in early September 2020. She was appointed general counsel later in […]

White House staff help with solar instal...

On September 18, members of the White House’s Office of Domestic Climate Policy celebrated National Clean Energy Week with their boots on the ground, or better put, on the roof. After weeks of President Biden urging the rebuilding of the West following catastrophic wildfires and while working tirelessly to push through the bipartisan and transformative […]

Johnson cut off by White House staff in ...

Biden with Johnson in the Oval Office (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images) Boris Johnson was in the middle of a sentence and talking about the controversial Northern Ireland protocol when White House staff suddenly ordered reporters to leave the White House on Tuesday. Johnson encouraged the press to ask questions during his meeting with […]

White House staff fear Biden will answer...

A new report – and President Biden’s own words – has rekindled concerns about the harshness with which the nation’s commander-in-chief is being treated by his staff. White House staff are on pins and needles when Biden speaks in public, fearing he will answer reporters’ questions afterwards and scramble carefully crafted messages from the West […]

Are White House staff and vaccine compan...

In August 2021, various memes claimed to show a “list of employers not requiring their employees to get vaccinated” for COVID-19, including staff from the White House, CDC, FDA, WHO, Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson (the last three are pharmaceutical companies that provide COVID vaccines to the public). The phrase “White House vaccination warrant” […]

Salaries revealed for current White Hous...

The annual White House employee payroll report was released on July 1. The Biden administration’s first payroll tally showed significant changes from the Trump administration and revealed the most expensive payroll in White House history with 22 employees earning $ 180,000 per year. Most notable was the significant increase of 190 additional employees – for […]

Most of Biden’s best White House staff w

The lessons learned by the Obama administration seem to guide Biden’s team in some crucial areas. Brookings senior fellow: “It’s just a much more diverse staff in the White House.” WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden isn’t the only member of his administration who remembers how things went during the last Democratic White House. About three-quarters […]

At Biden’s White House, the staff aren’t

Mike Donilon is one of Biden’s most trusted White House presidential advisers, but he comes and goes from his West Wing office almost like a spectral presence. Described by those who worked with him as having the demeanor of a parish priest, he hates talking to the media and is not particularly talkative with his […]

Neera Tanden joins White House staff aft...

President Biden brought in Neera Tanden to serve as senior adviser after he withdrew her appointment as White House budget director in March. In his new role, Tanden is expected to focus on potential changes to the affordable care law if the Supreme Court overturns it, according to CNN, which broke the news of the […]

White House staff and America need consi...

Good help is hard to find. President Biden should keep this in mind given that dozens of White House employees are disciplined, released and asked to resign over past marijuana use, according to multiple news reports. Some of those facing discipline and deportation come from states and communities where marijuana is legal. Additionally, the administration […]

Past use of marijuana won’t automaticall

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Friday released new guidelines intended to overcome an unexpected hurdle it faced as it aimed to quickly fill key White House positions: recreational marijuana use. Although the use of marijuana is legal in a growing number of cities and states, it is still illegal under federal law and therefore […]