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President Biden Plans Tough Sanctions against Belarus, “North Korea of Europe”

A top American diplomat told Congress on Wednesday that the Biden administration plans to impose additional sanctions on the authoritarian regime in Belarus — a significant step as lawmakers agitate for tougher punishments against a top ally of Vladimir Putin.

Biden pitches $6 trillion budget to ’reimagine’ US economy

President Joe Biden on May 28 proposed a $6 trillion budget to "reimagine" the U.S. economy and stave off Chinese competition, though driving the United States into record debt - and with Congress first needing to give approval.

Announcing the proposed spending, Biden said a post-pandemic United States "cannot afford to simply return to the way things were before."

US President Set to Waive Sanctions on Nord Stream 2 to Mend Ties with Moscow

The Biden administration will waive sanctions on the company behind Russia's Nord Stream 2 pipeline to Europe and its chief executive, with the United States Department of State set to deliver a report as early as Wednesday, a source familiar with the plans told Reuters news agency on Wednesday.

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