To navigate authorized quandaries, Biden leans on low-key counsel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Election lawsuits multiplying by the day. An obscure federal company blocking the presidential transition. The very legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory beneath assault as supporters of Donald Trump riot on the Capitol.



FILE - In this July 13, 2021, file photo Assistant to the President and White House Counsel Dana Remus, left, and Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Staff Jen O'Malley Dillon, right, walk toward Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington to join President Joe Biden for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Remus made a lasting impression on her colleagues with her perpetual calm amid the chaos following last year’s election as Donald Trump sought to challenge the very legitimacy of Joe Biden’s victory. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)


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FILE – On this July 13, 2021, file photograph Assistant to the President and White Home Counsel Dana Remus, left, and Assistant to the President and Deputy Chief of Employees Jen O’Malley Dillon, proper, stroll towards Marine One on the South Garden of the White Home in Washington to affix President Joe Biden for a brief journey to Andrews Air

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Biden restores beloved nationwide monuments, reversing Trump cuts | Joe Biden

Joe Biden restored environmental protections on Friday to a few nationwide monuments and their huge expanse of important ecosystems and sacred Indigenous areas, reversing cuts made by Donald Trump.

“These protections present a bridge to our previous, however additionally they construct a bridge to a safer and extra sustainable future,” stated Biden. “One the place we strengthen our economic system and cross on a wholesome planet to our kids and our grandchildren.”

Biden signed three proclamations that elevated the boundaries of Bears Ears to 1.36m acres, whereas restoring the Grand Staircase-Escalante to 1.87m acres – each spanning giant swaths of

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Biden restores protections for nationwide monuments in Utah, New England

President Joe Biden signed a number of proclamations Friday to restore two sprawling nationwide monuments in Utah which have been on the heart of a long-running public lands dispute, and a separate marine conservation space in New England that not too long ago has been used for business fishing.

The monuments cowl huge expanses of southern Utah the place crimson rocks reveal petroglyphs and cliff dwellings and distinctive buttes bulge from a grassy valley. Former President Donald Trump invoked the century-old Antiquities Act to chop 2 million acres from the 2 monuments, calling restrictions on mining and different power manufacturing

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Citing Conservation, Biden Restores Nationwide Monuments That Trump Scaled Again

U.S. President Joe Biden has restored 1000’s of acres of federally-protected lands—reversing motion by his predecessor Donald Trump.



A mobile digital billboard truck moves through the city in front of the Department of the Interior in support of Indigenous activists ramping up pressure on President Biden over lack of action to restore Bears Ears National Monument on July 27, 2021 in Washington, DC.


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A cell digital billboard truck strikes by way of the town in entrance of the Division of the Inside in assist of Indigenous activists ramping up stress on President Biden over lack of motion to revive Bears Ears Nationwide Monument on July 27, 2021 in Washington, DC.

“By restoring these nationwide monuments, which had been considerably in the reduction of through the earlier administration, President Biden is fulfilling a key promise and upholding the

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Biden points first-ever Indigenous Peoples Day proclamation as he restores nationwide monuments undermined by Trump

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President Joe Biden has formally restored protections for 3 nationwide monuments considerably diminished by Donald Trump, a transfer that may return boundaries set throughout Barack Obama’s administration and revive federal protections for 1000’s of acres.

The president’s proclamations restore the boundaries at Utah’s Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante nationwide monuments, each of which have deep historic ties and significance to Native American Tribes.

Mr Biden additionally restored protections to Rhode Island’s Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine monument, the nation’s first offshore sanctuary, residence to 1000’s of miles of underwater mountains and canyons and endangered species.

The monuments

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President Joe Biden Restores Nationwide Monuments Reduce Dramatically by Donald Trump

Grand Staircase-Escalante Nationwide Monument

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President Joe Biden is making among the nation’s extensive open areas even wider.

The White Home introduced plans on Thursday to guard the nation’s first marine nationwide monument and to revive the boundaries of nationwide monuments in Utah that the Trump administration slashed within the largest nationwide monument discount in U.S. historical past, which Trump argued was to appropriate authorities “overreach.”

Biden, 78, will signal proclamations on Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante Nationwide Monuments in Utah and the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Nationwide

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