(CNN)This week, the White House sought to push forward its climate goals. Meanwhile, Derek Chauvin’s murder conviction energized the fight for police reform on Capitol Hill.
MondayWalter ‘Fritz’ Mondale, former vice president under Jimmy Carter, dead at 93White House backtracks after Biden calls border situation a ‘crisis’TuesdayBiden says verdict in Chauvin trial could be a step toward racial justice in America and urges country to come togetherWhite House considers broad range of migration plans ahead of Harris visit to Central AmericaRead More
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WednesdayBiden calls for businesses to give paid time off for employees to get vaccinated as he touts 200 million shotsJustice Department to investigate Minneapolis policing practices after George Floyd’s deathThursdayBiden announces US will aim to cut carbon emissions by as much as 52% by 2030 at virtual climate summitDemocratic push to make it easier to prosecute officers emerges as sticking point in policing bill talksSenate overwhelmingly passes anti-Asian hate crimes billFridayUS begins to move equipment out of Afghanistan and approves deployment of forces to protect withdrawal operationsDemocratic Sen. Joe Manchin endorses GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski for reelectionBiden will seek to raise taxes on richest Americans to fund sweeping education and child care proposalsAnd that was the week in 12 headlines.