The Biden administration announced an additional $450 million in security assistance to Ukraine. The Department of Defense received the green-light for another draw-down package Thursday to meet Ukraine's critical needs.
The Biden administration struggled to convince consumers that they're really attempting to bring down gas prices. On Thursday, Vice President Kamala Harris claimed officials were working to get gas prices under control.
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said the Defense Production Act is a "tool" in the Biden administration's belt to address high gas prices. While speaking to reporters Wednesday, she said the administration has not drawn any lines in the sand at the moment in terms of invoking the defense law or other emergency measures.
Russia's Vladimir Putin unveiled a new scheme of international settlements, moving further away from the US financial system. In an address to the BRICS Business Forum Wednesday, he proposed a new reserve currency that will be used for payments in international trade.
As most of the country returns to normal, the Biden administration predicts another COVID-19 pandemic is on the horizon. The President recently promoted vaccines for infants while providing an ominous warning of what's yet to come.
Top Government Economists are reluctant to say a recession is looming, despite warning the economy is likely to slow down. The messaging is clear among Economists within the Biden administration, "don't say recession."
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) called out Democrat elites in Washington, D.C. for gas-lighting the American people amid the inflation crisis. During an interview on Sunday, the Republican said the Biden administration is out of touch with reality when it comes to its economic policies.