Joe Biden once again faces Democratic divisions

US President Joe Biden leaves a meeting with Democratic senators at the Capitol in Washington on January 13, 2022. ANDREW HARNIK / AP What is the point of knowingly engaging in a political stalemate? This question escorted Joe Biden, Thursday, January 13, while the president made a new visit to the Capitol, to try to … Read more

In the Supreme Court and the Senate, Joe Biden records setbacks

Joe Biden, in Washington, January 13, 2022. ANDREW HARNIK / AP There are days when nothing works for President Joe Biden. The 46e President of the United States thus saw, Thursday, January 13, the Supreme Court block the vaccination obligation that he intended to impose on companies with more than one hundred employees. And the … Read more

Joe Biden overwhelms Donald Trump one year after storming Capitol Hill

US President Joe Biden speaks from the Statues Room to mark the one-year anniversary of the assault on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 6, 2022. GREG NASH / AP The atmosphere was dismal, without the slightest audience. In the heart of the Capitol, in the statues room, President Joe Biden and his vice-president Kamala … Read more

Joe Biden does not want “political violence to become the norm”, a year after the assault on Capitol Hill

Supporters of former President Donald Trump during the assault on Capitol Hill in Washington on January 6, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN / AFP A year after the violent assault on Capitol Hill by supporters of former President Donald Trump, the time is warning: the United States can only accept “Political violence becomes the norm”, wants to … Read more

Joe Biden promises, once again, a response from the United States and its allies in case of invasion of Ukraine by Russia

On the left, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in Riga (Latvia) in October 2019; on the right, US President Joe Biden, in Rehoboth Beach (Delaware), in June 2021. GINTS IVUSKANS, JIM WATSON / AFP The year 2002 has barely started but Joe Biden intends not to let go in the Ukrainian case. The American president once … Read more

Joe, Jill Biden and a German Shepherd, this might be a detail for you …

US President Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, and their German Shepherd Commander, at the White House on December 25, 2021. MICHAEL REYNOLDS / UPI / NEWSCOM / SIPA Presidential gratitude What did Joe and Jill Biden do on December 25 for their first Christmas at the White House? You certainly weren’t wondering, but here’s … Read more

Ukraine: Vladimir Putin imposes his calendar on Joe Biden

Vladimir Putin (left), and Joseph Biden in a composite image. ANGELA WEISS / ALEXEY DRUZHININ / AFP The meeting between the American and Russian presidents, Thursday evening, December 30, opens a new diplomatic sequence, two weeks after the unprecedented demands addressed by Moscow to NATO, intended to redefine the architecture of European security. Vladimir Poutine … Read more

New telephone exchange between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin to get out of the Ukrainian crisis

A high-stakes phone call. US President Joe Biden and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met for the second time this month on Thursday, December 30, amid heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow over the massive deployment of Russian troops to the border with Ukraine. Read also Article reserved for our subscribers Ukraine, fear of Vladimir … Read more

Joe Manchin, the pebble in Joe Biden’s shoe

U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, in the basement of the Capitol, Washington, December 15, 2021. ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES/AFP Local roots Almost Heaven (“Almost-paradise”): it is the name of the house-boat on which Joe Manchin resides when he is in Washington. One way of showing that the capital is not its natural environment. Aged 74, he comes … Read more

“Senator Joe Manchin has become more powerful than Joe Biden by blocking a plan to improve the living conditions of Americans”

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin, in Washington, September 30, 2021. J. COTT APPLEWHITE / AP LThe serious lurch suffered by the social reform project wanted by Joe Biden, blocked for the moment by a Democratic senator whose voice is essential, has a virtue, that of recalling the foundations of politics, starting with its constraints. One does … Read more