President Biden is cheering the CDC guidance that masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated people in most places. White House correspondent Greg Clugston reports.
Standing in the Rose Garden, a mask-less President Biden welcomed the updated CDC recommendations, telling the American people they’ve endured a lot of hardship during the pandemic.
President Biden sat down with top Republican and Democratic congressional leaders for the first time [WED] to talk about his agenda. The Oval Office meeting was the first time Republicans Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy had been invited to meet with President Biden since he took office. And it was the first formal gathering of the “big four” from Capitol Hill. At the beginning of the meeting, the president said the goal was to find some consensus on a compromise when it comes to his two-trillion dollar infrastructure plan.
The Biden administration says there still could be a temporary gas crunch once Colonial Pipeline fully resumes its operations.