The government of US President Joe Biden has requested the deployment of 1,500 additional military personnel along the US-Mexico border because of the migrant flow that is expected from there after the lifting of restrictions against the spread of the coronavirus, reported Reuters and AFP, quoted by BTA.
President Joe Biden is set on Tuesday to formally announce his plans to run for reelection in 2024, asking voters to give him more time to "finish the job" he began when he was sworn into office and to set aside their concerns about extending the run of America's oldest president for another four years.
Nearly 69% of Americans are pessimistic about the country's economy, the highest level in 17 years.
The data comes from the latest CNBC economic survey, which shows that nearly 7 out of 10 people have a negative view of the economy. 2/3 of those polled say inflation is outpacing their wages, and the same number (2/3) believe the US will fall into or is already in recession.
US President Joe Biden's public approval rating has fallen to 39% this month, approaching its lowest level since he took office, Reuters reported.
The results of the April 14-16 Reuters/Ipsos poll showed a modest drop from last month, when 42 percent of respondents said they approved of Biden's performance as president.
On Monday the Biden administration notified Congress of a $259 million F-16 equipment sale to Turkey. Petros Kasfikis, the Washington DC correspondent for the Athens News Agency and Mega TV, joins Thanos Davelis to break down the details of this deal, what it means for the potential sale of F-16s to Turkey, and explore whether this signals a shift in Washington when it comes to Ankara.
US President Joe Biden and his wife Jill published their tax return, according to which the two earned nearly $580,000 last year and paid a state tax of 23.8%, BTA reported citing Reuters.
The Bidens donated about 3.5% of their income, i.e. $20,180, to 20 charities, including one affiliated with the American Police Officers Union.