Preferred Paris in Limoges and Strasbourg for the installation of the press house
© Joël Saget / AFP It is therefore Paris that has been chosen for the establishment of the house of the press drawing. Three cities, Paris, Strasbourg and Limoges, were in the running to welcome a new international house drawing and satirical design, whose principle was announced by Emmanuel Macron , two years ago.
D Es bridges and roads, to try to forget the bad polls and parliamentary paralysis: one year exactly after its investiture, Joe Biden pursues Thursday his difficult attempt to revive his presidency.
Far from solemn promises to bring America taken on January 20, 2021 on the Capitol Marches, the US President marked this first anniversary much more concretely.
"Our nation has never made such an investment," he said, before a meeting with the team responsible for overseeing the $ 1,200 billion that the United States will hire for their infrastructures DECATIES.
this gigantic program - which has the undeniable political advantage of declineing with infinity or almost in adverts of road rehabilitation, piping and deployment of internet network - is a rare success in a presidency that crosses a bad pass .
biden risks a fattening failure on its vast electoral reform
© AFP J OE biden, which already had to bury its promise of great renewal of the American welfare state, now risks to fail a vast electoral reform protecting the Access to African-American vote, after a Democratic Senator on the decisive vote was Thursday across his way. The Democratic President joined little after 13:00 (18:00 GMT) the elected officials of his camp in Senate , to rally around his project.
It is also a consensual subject, in an America that sometimes seems to be no longer able to agree on nothing, since the law has even been voted by a few Republican parliamentarians.
Hampelling the achievements of the economy and the fight against CVIV-19, recalibrating the promises, go more in contact with the population: this is the strategy outstanding Wednesday by the 79-year-old Democrat at a conference of Press nearly two hours.
But we are in the United States, and it was well a small Hollywood touch: Joe Biden's supporters recruited Tom Hanks to narrate, in a two-minute clip with force music and moving images, the successes of the president and America's "resilience", "the country of brave".
Some Republicans immediately have ironed on this video and the contribution of the actor, who they think reminds an episode of the popular cartoon "The Simpsons".
"An embarrassing setback": the American press pin the difficulties of biden to the Congress
The American press wonders about the tenant's ability of the White House to continue his reforms, while still and always facing the divisions of his own camp. © AFP.com/saul Loeb Joe Biden in Las Vegas, on January 8, 2022, during the funeral of a former senator Times are hard for Joe Biden, and it is not the American press who will say the opposite .
on Twitter , the White House broadcast immuniscally enthusiastic and American video testimonials that have benefited from Joe Biden stimulus - a high school student, a trader, a deliveryman, three African-American women representing three generations of three generations. the same family.
But this communication operation itself reveals the disillusion of the biden presidency.
One of the testimonies comes from a father who explains having been greatly relieved by a tax credit for families.
But this tax credit ended, because Joe Biden failed to vote a large social and environmental reform, with $ 1,750 billion, lack of sufficient majority in the Senate .
Same scenario for a great law to protect African-American access to vote. Two Democrat Senators joined the Republican camp during a crucial vote in Senate Thursday night, condemning the project.
In his press conference, Joe Biden promised to save "large pieces" of his social and environmental program, and assured that he would not fall on arms in the field of electoral reform.
United Kingdom. Two young people related to the catch of hostages of the Colleyville Synagogue arrested
© EPA / Maxppp The four hostages had been released healthy and sound Saturday night, and the hostage taker is deceased. The British counter-terrorism police announced having arrested two young people, Sunday night, in connection with the taking of hostages this weekend by a British in a TEXAS synagogue in the United States.
endurance and confusion
But it is unlikely that this face-to-face with the journalists, rare and therefore very expected, has really marked a turning point, a few months of mid-term legislative elections that could turn to the debacle For Democrats.
By this endurance exercise, Joe Biden may have wanted to respond to the recurring attacks of some Republicans on his physical form and mental acuity.
And on the side of the Democratic Managers, we are welcome this tone more positive - far far from Donald Trump and its thundering self-satisfaction exercises.
But Joe Biden, more inclined to the digressions than "punches", stopped, as often, on his tendency to sometimes confused statements.
It had to clarify a wording on the possibility of a "minor" incursion of Russia in Ukraine, adjective, which sparked the indignation of Kiev.
saying to have been "absolutely clear" with Vladimir Putin, the American president said: "If a group of Russian units crosses the border of Ukraine, it is an invasion."
Two polls are already coming to darken the birthday. These opinion surveys published by NBC and CBS deserve the president of a sprouting rating around 43 or 44%.
Asked about its low popularity, Joe Biden swept Wednesday the question: "I do not believe the polls."
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Scholz received February 7 at the White House, Ukraine and Covid on the agenda .
USA-Germany: Scholz received February 7 at the White House, Ukraine and Covid on the agenda © Reuters / Michele Tantuitssi Scholz received February 7 at the White House, Ukraine and Covid on the agenda by Kanishka Singh (Reuters) - The German Chancellor Olaf Scholz will be received on February 7 by US President Joe Biden at the White House , where the two leaders will include tensions between Russia and Ukraine and Covid-19, announced Washington on Thursday.