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Joe Biden appoints first black woman as White House spokeswoman

Joe Biden appoints first black woman as White House spokeswoman

US President Joe Biden has decided to appoint Karen Jean-Pierre as the new White House spokeswoman, to be the first woman and lesbian to hold the position. Jean-Pierre, 44, has been a deputy White House spokeswoman since Biden was elected president. She will replace the current spokeswoman, Jen Psaki, 43, at the end of next week. The incumbent holds daily news briefings with White House correspondents. Saki will move to a job at left-leaning television station MSNBC. She described her successor on Twitter as a "wonderful woman", with a "moral core". "I can't wait to see her shine and bring…
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US President Joe Biden is “in very good health” after confirming he has COVID-19

US President Joe Biden is “in very good health” after confirming he has COVID-19

US President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 and is now self-isolating at the White House. White House press secretary Karen Jean-Pierre said the 79-year-old president, who has been fully vaccinated and received two boosters, is experiencing "very mild symptoms" and will continue to perform all of his duties. And she added in an official statement that the president is taking the antiviral drug "Paxlovid". Biden said in a tweet on Twitter that he was "in very good health" and was "busy on duty." His wife, First Lady Jill Biden, said she had tested negative. In line with White…
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