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Biden heads to Kentucky to survey flood damage and meet with victims
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Biden heads to Kentucky to survey flood damage and meet with victims

Washington — President Biden and the first lady are expected to join Gov. Andy Beshear and his wife, Britainy, as they meet with families and view damage from storms that have created the worst flooding in Kentucky's history.At least 37 people have died since last month's deluge, which dropped 8 to 10.5 inches of rain in only 48 hours. The National Weather Service said Sunday that flooding remains a threat, warning of more thunderstorms through Thursday. Monday's visit will be Mr. Biden's second to the state. He previously visited in December after tornadoes whipped through Kentucky, killing 77 people and leaving a trail of destruction. "I wish I could tell you why we keep getting hit here in Kentucky," Beshear said recently. "I wish I could tel...
Karine Jean-Pierre will replace Jen Psaki as White House press secretary this month
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Karine Jean-Pierre will replace Jen Psaki as White House press secretary this month

White House principal deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre is replacing Jen Psaki as White House press secretary, President Biden announced Thursday. Psaki will be leaving the White House on May 13, and her impending departure was expected. Longtime top Democratic adviser Anita Dunn is also returning to the White House as a senior adviser, focusing on the president's policy and communications goals.  FILE: White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Evan Vucci / AP "Karine not only brings the experience, talent and integrity needed for this difficult job, but she will continue to lead ...