Asma Khalid

Asma Khalid appears in the following:

The White House steps in to unclog the overwhelmed shipping industry

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Global supply chain issues have hampered the economic recovery. The Biden administration is trying to fix some of those issues through deals with the private sector.

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Biden is keeping key parts of Trump's China trade policy. Here's why

Monday, October 04, 2021

Democrats blasted former President Donald Trump for launching a trade war with China. But President Biden's top trade official is vowing to enforce the Trump-brokered trade deal.

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U.S. trade representative to speak on Biden's plans with China

Monday, October 04, 2021

The Biden administration will lay out its approach to trade with China on Monday after months of examining what to do about massive tariffs put in place by former President Donald Trump.

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Biden campaigned against the trade war with China, but ending it is complicated

Saturday, October 02, 2021

So far, President Biden has kept the steep tariffs on Chinese goods put in place by his predecessor. On Monday, his administration plans to unveil details of its own trade policy with China.

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President Biden Visits Each 9/11 Memorial Site On 20th Anniversary

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Recapping today's memorial services and ceremonies for the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks.

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Vice President Kamala Harris Speaks At Shanksville, Pennsylvania, 9/11 Memorial Event

Saturday, September 11, 2021

Vice President Kamala Harris is attending the Shanksville, Pennsylvania, memorial event. Shanksville was the site of the Flight 93 crash.

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Biden Pledged To End The Forever Wars, But He Might Just Be Shrinking Them

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

Biden made the pledge during his presidential campaign. But the withdrawal of ground troops from Afghanistan isn't the end of all U.S. military operations.

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Biden Visited Areas Of The Northeast Hit By Ida

Tuesday, September 07, 2021

President Biden met with people in New Jersey and Queens who were affected by Hurricane Ida, a disaster he is using to make the case for his infrastructure plans.

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Biden Says He's Ended The 'Forever Wars,' But Some Say They've Just Shrunk

Friday, September 03, 2021

President Biden says the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan means an end to "forever wars." That doesn't mean warfare abroad is over — it might just look different.

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These 3 Books Are Perfect For Your Back-To-Middle-Schooler

Sunday, August 29, 2021

LeUyen Pham has written and illustrated more than 100 books for kids of all ages — so we asked her to give us some solid middle-grade reading recmomendations for kids heading back to school.

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What The Exit From Afghanistan Tells Us About How Biden Sees The World

Monday, August 23, 2021

President Biden has decades of experience in foreign policy, but the chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan is his first major foreign policy crisis as president.

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In The Latest Win For Biden, The Senate Passes A $3.5 Trillion Budget Blueprint

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The passage of the budget framework follows President Biden's victory on Tuesday of the passing a $1 trillion infrastructure bill in the Senate. Nineteen Republicans voted for the infrastructure bill.

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Inflation Is A Big Political Test For President Biden's Economic Agenda

Thursday, August 05, 2021

As the economy continues to recover, prices have been rising. Polls show many Americans are worried about inflation, and that could have ramifications for the Biden administration.

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There's A Big Push For Electric Cars, With The White House Teaming Up With Automakers

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Major automakers and the Biden administration are announcing a goal of all new car sales being 40% to 50% electric vehicles by 2030. The White House also unveiled its plan for new vehicle standards.

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Pennsylvania Swing District Expresses Concern About Inflation

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Voters in the swing district of Northampton County in the eastern part of the state talk about their concerns over inflation and the job market, and how the Biden White House is tackling the economy.

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Senate Republicans Blocked A Key Vote On The Infrastructure Bill

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

The Senate held a test vote Wednesday on a bipartisan infrastructure package that is central to President Biden's agenda. Biden traveled to Ohio to promote his economic and infrastructure plans.

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Transcript: Vice President Harris On Voting Rights, The Filibuster And The Courts

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Vice President Harris joined NPR to discuss the administration's strategy on voting rights as GOP-led states attempt to pass more restrictions and major Democratic legislation is stalled in Congress.

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Vice President Harris Hints That She Has Discussed Filibuster Changes With Senators

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

With a major voting bill stalled, the vice president told NPR that she won't negotiate changes to Senate rules publicly, "but I'm certainly having conversations with folks."

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How New Biden Rules Could Make It Easier To Buy Hearing Aids Or Fix Your Phone

Friday, July 09, 2021

In a new executive order, President Biden aims to kickstart competition for consumers, workers and farmers in ways both big and small, starting with a list of 72 initiatives.

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The White House Wants To Clamp Down On Noncompete Agreements

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

The White House is working on an executive order that aims to increase competition across a range of industries. One of the measures will look at ways to curb the use of noncompete agreements.

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