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New, Now, Next: Biden talks recovery, vaccine program

Jun 02, 2021

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New: President Biden holds a news conference to discuss pandemic recovery and the country’s vaccine program.

Now: The investigation into Iranian navy ship sinking is underway.

Next: The U.S. Supreme Court is set to weigh in on the Voting Rights Act.

For more on Vice President Kamala Harris’ new role, click here.

Gwen Baumgardner: NEW — WILL THE U-S MEET IT’S VACCINE DEADLINE? PRESIDENT BIDEN TAKES THE PODIUM.

NOW — QUESTIONS REMAIN AFTER DRAMATIC VIDEO IS RELEASED OF AN IRANIAN WARSHIP, ON FIRE, AND GOING UNDER.

NEXT- THE BATTLE OVER VOTING RIGHTS HEADS TO THE SUPREME COURT.

I’M GWEN BAUMGARDNER WITH STRAIGHT ARROW NEWS — LETTING YOU KNOW WHAT’S NEW — NOW — AND NEXT.

NEW TODAY — A COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE.

PRESIDENT BIDEN IS DELIVERING REMARKS ON THE COUNTRY’S RESPONSE AND VACCINATION PROGRAM.

BIDEN DECLARED JUNE A ‘NATIONAL MONTH OF ACTION’…WITH THE ADMINISTRATION’S FOCUS ON INCREASING VACCINATION RATES.
THIS, AS THE DEADLINE NEARS IN GETTING 70% OF AMERICAN ADULTS VACCINATED BY THE 4TH OF JULY.

ADDITIONALLY, THE U-S IS FORMING A PLAN FOR GLOBAL VACCINE DISTRIBUTION. THE PRESIDENT TAPPED SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY BLINKEN WITH THAT RESPONSIBILITY. HE WILL ANNOUNCE THE OFFICIAL PLAN IN THE NEXT TWO WEEKS.

THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION IS UNDER PRESSURE TO SHARE VACCINES TO HELP CURB WORSENING DEADLY OUTBREAKS IN PLACES LIKE INDIA AND BRAZIL.
AMERICA PROMISED 80 MILLION DOSES TO OTHER COUNTRIES.

AND RIGHT NOW — RECOVERY EFFORTS CONTINUE IN THE MIDDLE EAST.

AFTER THE LARGEST SHIP IN THE IRANIAN NAVY CAUGHT FIRE — AND LATER SANK.
IT HAPPENED IN THE GULF OF OMAN EARLY THIS MORNING.
THE CIRCUMSTANCES RELATED TO THE SINKING ARE UNCLEAR.

AND NEXT — THE TOPIC OF VOTING RIGHTS HEADS TO THE NATION’S HIGHEST COURT.

IN THE FOLLOWING WEEKS — THE SUPREME COURT IS EXPECTED TO WEIGH IN ON THE SCOPE OF THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.

THEY’LL LOOK AT A CASE INVOLVING TWO ARIZONA REGULATIONS…ONE THAT DISCARDS OUT-OF-PRECINCT VOTES, ANOTHER THAT ONLY ALLOWS CERTAIN PEOPLE TO DELIVER SOMEONE ELSE’S BALLOT.
LOWER COURTS RULED THAT BOTH REGULATIONS RESTRICTED VOTERS AND VIOLATED THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT.

AHEAD OF THE COURT’S DECISION — PRESIDENT BIDEN TAPPED VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS TO LEAD THE ADMINISTRATION’S EFFORTS ON VOTING RIGHTS.
FOR MORE ON THAT STORY — CLICK THE LINK BELOW.

THOSE ARE THE STORIES FOR NEW — NOW — AND NEXT.
FOR MORE NEWS THROUGHOUT THE DAY — AND DETAILED STORIES ON TOPICS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT — STICK WITH STRAIGHT ARROW NEWS AT STRAIGHT ARROW NEWS DOT COM.