Biden Bits: Made In America

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Goooood morning TNBers! Tis mua, your neighborhood beotch in the driver’s seat this week while boss is doing her thang so, buckle up, buckaroos, you are mine! *insert evil cackle* Mwahahahaha! I’ll be gentle, swearies! 😂



First off, this will be scheduled to drop at noon super early this morning because I am jetting out for the final day of Moving The Daughter Home from School because woot! she graduated college and is moving back home for the transition to adulting. We’ll see how that goes. Pray for us. Meanwhile, don’t let anything blow up and hopefully you’ve moved over accordingly. Mainly everything to follow is finishing out Friday and picking up the weekend for filler and Tuesday will be a twofer.

Alrighty then, let’s get this road trip started.

Just so you know, this week has been proclaimed “Made In America” week.

A Proclamation on Made in America Week, 2022
JULY 22, 2022

NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim July 24 through July 30, 2022, as Made in America Week. I call upon all Americans to observe this week by supporting American workers and domestic businesses that are the backbone of building a future here in America and celebrating Made in America.

White House Briefing Room

Thems the rules. 🤷‍♀️


@POTUS tweeted four (4) additional times and one (1) retweet.

Adding more proof of life..



Saturday @POTUS tweeted five (5) times and retweeted zero (0) times.

Sunday @POTUS tweeted three (3) times and retweeted (himself) one (1) time.

I will cherry pick a few tweets and releases from White House Briefing Room from over the weekend. For the full Saturday/Sunday rehash visit @POTUS timeline and Briefing Room website, respectively, at your own leisure.

Letter from Dr. Kevin O’Connor: President Biden SARS-CoV-2 Update
JULY 23, 2022

To view the letter from the Physician to the President, visit:

Statement from Raj Panjabi, Director of White House Pandemic Preparedness Office, on World Health Organization Declaration on Monkeypox
JULY 23, 2022

ICYMI: Treasury Secretary Yellen Says US Economy Not in Recession
JULY 24, 2022

Debunks misperception that it is exclusively based on GDP, points to historically strong labor market and solid consumer spending

Appearing on NBC’s Meet the Press with Chuck Todd, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen explained the state of the economy, including its historic strengths, efforts to bring down inflation, and how to interpret the initial reading of second quarter GDP being announced this week. As she explains, the technical and actual definition of a recession takes into account “a broad range of data” and states “this is not an economy that’s in recession.”

TODD: “If the technical definition is two quarters of contraction, you’re saying that’s not a recession?”

YELLEN: “That’s not the technical definition. There is an organization called the National Bureau of Economic Research that looks at a broad range of data in deciding whether or not there is a recession. And most of the data that they look at right now continues to be strong. I would be amazed if they would declare this period to be a recession, even if it happens to have two quarters of negative growth. We have a very strong labor market. when you are creating almost 400,000 jobs a month, that is not a recession.”

Secretary Yellen also went further in-depth, explaining that some economic slow-down is healthy right now with such a strong labor market, as the Federal Reserve addresses inflation and we transition to steady and sustainable growth, and discussed the actions the Biden Administration has been taking to lower prices for the American people.

YELLEN: “Well, look, the economy is slowing down. Last year it grew very rapidly at about 5.5%, and that succeeded in putting people back to work who had lost their jobs during the pandemic. The labor market is now extremely strong. Even just during the last three months, job gains averaged 375,000. This is not an economy that’s in recession. But we’re in a period of transition in which growth is slowing and that’s necessary and appropriate and we need to be growing at a steady and sustainable pace. So there is a slowdown and businesses can see that and that’s appropriate, given that people now have jobs and we have a strong labor market.

“But you don’t see any of the signs now — a recession is a broad-based contraction that affects many sectors of the economy—we just don’t have that. Consumer spending remains solid. It’s continuing to grow. Output, industrial output has grown in five of the six most recent months. Credit quality remains very strong. household balance sheets are generally in good shape.

“But inflation is way too high. And, you know, the Fed is charged with putting in place policies that will bring inflation down and I expect them to be successful. The Administration, for its part, is supplementing those Fed policies with things we can do. We’ve cut the deficit by a record one-and-a-half trillion dollars this year, releases of gas from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve are putting some downward pressure on gas prices. we have seen gas prices just in recent weeks come down by about 50 cents, and there should be more in the pipeline. And hopefully we will pass a bill that will lower prescription drug costs and maintain current levels of health care costs.”


Readout from NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson of Senior Administration Official Travel to Colombia
JULY 24, 2022

On Friday, July 22, Principal Deputy National Security Advisor Jon Finer traveled to Colombia and met with President Ivan Duque, President-Elect Gustavo Petro, Vice President-Elect Francia Marquez, and Colombian elected officials. He was joined by National Security Advisor to the Vice President Phil Gordon, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Brian Nichols, and National Security Council Senior Director for the Western Hemisphere Juan Gonzalez.

Letter from Dr. Kevin O’Connor: President Biden SARS-CoV-2 Update
JULY 24, 2022

To view the letter from the Physician to the President, visit:

Monday, July 25, 2022

Official Public Schedule

9:30 AMOfficial ScheduleThe President receives the President’s Daily Brief
Closed Press
12:30 PMOfficial ScheduleThe President delivers virtual remarks to the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Conference
1:45 PMPool Call TimeIn-Town Pool Call Time
In-Town Pool
3:10 PMPress BriefingPress Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and COVID-19 Response Coordinator Dr. Ashish Jha
James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre and Dr. Ashish Jha
Scheduled for Jul 25, 2022

Vice President Harris Hosts a Roe v. Wade Roundtable Discussion with Indiana State Legislators
Scheduled for Jul 25, 2022

Okay, that’s a rap. Hold down the fort and make sure no one blows up Greenland while I’m out today because that would be for a messy Bits for tomorrow.

Later, peeps. I am out of here..


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