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Biden is bringing back the weekly presidential address on YouTube. Here’s how former presidents Trump and Obama first addressed the nation.

President Joe Biden has brought back the weekly presidential address. In “A Weekly Conversation,” Biden chatted on the phone with Michele, who lost her job last year. President Barack Obama gave weekly addresses, but President Donald Trump paused them. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. White House […]
Biden is bringing back the weekly presidential address on YouTube. Here’s how former presidents Trump and Obama first addressed the nation.
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Inside the heavily-armoured presidential train, which leaders from FDR to Reagan used to criss-cross the country, campaigning in style and luxury

Even before the age of rapid, easy air travel, presidents still needed to get around the country as quickly as possible. Train was the fastest, simplest alternative, and so a special presidential locomotive was employed. The Ferdinand Magellan was specially redesigned for President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1942, with engineers […]
Inside the heavily-armoured presidential train, which leaders from FDR to Reagan used to criss-cross the country, campaigning in style and luxury
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FDR was roasted and compared to Hitler for moving Thanksgiving to stretch out a truncated holiday shopping season that was even shorter than the one we’re facing in 2019

Thanksgiving falls on November 28 this year, which means that the holiday shopping season will be shorter than usual. Back in 1939, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt faced a similarly compressed holiday season. To assuage the fears of retail lobbyists, FDR moved Thanksgiving forward a week that year. The change divided […]
FDR was roasted and compared to Hitler for moving Thanksgiving to stretch out a truncated holiday shopping season that was even shorter than the one we’re facing in 2019
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A dilapidated, raccoon-infested wooden yacht that was once the ‘floating White House’ for 8 US presidents is being restored – here’s a look inside the USS Sequoia

A rundown, raccoon-infested yacht that once served as a luxurious “floating White House” for eight US presidents between 1933 and 1977 was just barged from Virginia to Maine for a complete restoration. The Presidential yacht was sold by Jimmy Carter in the 1970s and became a tourist charter on the […]
A dilapidated, raccoon-infested wooden yacht that was once the ‘floating White House’ for 8 US presidents is being restored – here’s a look inside the USS Sequoia
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Bernie Sanders praises Cardi B for supporting FDR and Social Security

Bernie Sanders praised rap star Cardi B in a tweet Wednesday. Sanders said Cardi was “right” to praise President Franklin Roosevelt’s creation of Social Security. Cardi B has a shown political acumen recently, also weighing in on taxes. Rapper Cardi B has a new fan: Sen. Bernie Sanders, the former […]
Bernie Sanders praises Cardi B for supporting FDR and Social Security