Today, following news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II in the United Kingdom, President Biden canceled planned remarks in which he was to urge Americans to get updated coronavirus shots. Biden was set to detail his administration’s plans to make the omicron-targeting boosters widely available this fall. It was not immediately clear when his remarks would be rescheduled.
In New York, Stephen K. Bannon, a former top official in Donald Trump’s White House, was charged at the state level with money laundering and conspiracy in connection with a “We Build the Wall” fundraising scheme. He received a presidential pardon during President Donald Trump’s final days in office in a federal case involving the same allegations.
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