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CNN's Chief White House Correspondent

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Kaitlan Collins
3 hours ago
President Biden called Peter Doocy tonight to apologize for his remark earlier.
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4 hours ago
President Biden’s hot mic moment is included in the official White House transcript.
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6 hours ago
Today Biden & European leaders "discussed their joint efforts to deter further Russian aggression against Ukraine, including preparations to impose massive consequences and severe economic costs on Russia for such actions as well as to reinforce security on NATO’s eastern flank."
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6 hours ago
"I had a very, very, very good meeting, total unanimity with all the European leaders. We'll talk about it later," Biden says.
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7 hours ago
"What a stupid son of a bitch," President Biden says audibly after a reporter asked about inflation being a political liability. “It’s a great asset. 'More inflation,'" Biden deadpanned.
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7 hours ago
President Biden tells me he had a “very good” call with European leaders today on the crisis unfolding in Ukraine.
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7 hours ago
President Biden's call with eight European leaders on the deepening crisis in Ukraine started at 3:05 PM EST and ended at 4:25 PM EST, according to the White House. (The admin corrected the time after initially telling reporters it lasted 20 minutes.).
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8 hours ago
The Pentagon says Russia is only continuing to grow its presence on Ukraine's border. "They have not only shown no signs of de-escalating, but they are in fact adding more force capability," press secretary John Kirby tells reporters.
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9 hours ago
"What we are telling these units to do is to be ready to go on a shorter timeline than what they were before. We are not deploying them now. We are not saying diplomacy is dead," Pentagon press sec says, with up to 8,500 US troops now on heightened alert.
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9 hours ago
“No decisions have been made to deploy any forces from the U.S. at this time," Pentagon press secretary John Kirby says, as President Biden weighs his options. Approximately 8,500 US troops have been put on "higher alert, and higher alert only," Kirby says.
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Kaitlan Collins
10 hours ago
Asked why Ukraine isn't included in President Biden's call this afternoon with eight other European leaders, Jen Psaki points to other conversations that have happened with Ukrainian officials and says Ukraine "will be a part of many conversations moving forward."
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10 hours ago
The White House doesn’t say whether President Biden has made a final decision about sending more troops to Eastern Europe after he was briefed on options by top Pentagon officials over the weekend.
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Kaitlan Collins
12 hours ago
The White House announces President Biden will hold a video call in the Situation Room today with leaders of France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom, NATO and the EU as he's in the final stages of identifying specific military units to possibly send to Eastern Europe.
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