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Beijing Olympics loom over virtual summit between Biden, Xi

November 11, 2021
Kayla Tausche | The Washington Post
CNBC’s Kayla Tausche joins ‘Squawk Box’ to report on the upcoming virtual summit between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Derek Chauvin Found Guilty in George Floyd Killing

April 23, 2021
Former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty for the murder of George Floyd. The panel discussed the future of race & policing in America as well as how President Biden will address the climate crisis. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.

President Biden Starts a Foreign Policy Shift

April 16, 2021
President Joe Biden announced a historic withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan, as protests erupt over the killing of Daunte Wright. The panel discussed the president’s foreign policy and the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Nancy Cordes of CBS News guest moderates.
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Biden speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping for first time as President

February 11, 2021
Vivian Salama | CNN
The introductory call between the leaders of the world's two largest economies touched upon a range of issues against the backdrop of escalating tensions between the two countries.
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Trump uses Rose Garden event for extended campaign-like attack on Biden

July 15, 2020
, Toluse Olorunnipa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
President Trump on Tuesday held a Rose Garden event under the guise of punishing China over its crackdown on Hong Kong, delivering a lengthy diatribe against Democratic rival Joe Biden in a display that resembled a campaign speech at the White House.
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U.S.-China Feud Over Coronavirus Erupts at World Health Assembly

May 19, 2020
Michael Shear, Andrew Jacobs, Edward Wong | The New York Times
A meeting of the World Health Organization that was supposed to chart a path for the world to combat the coronavirus pandemic instead on Monday turned into a showcase for the escalating tensions between China and the United States over the virus.
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U.S. to Accuse China of Trying to Hack Vaccine Data, as Virus Redirects Cyberattacks

May 11, 2020
David Sanger, Nicole Perlroth | The New York Times
The F.B.I. and the Department of Homeland Security are preparing to issue a warning that China’s most skilled hackers and spies are working to steal American research in the crash effort to develop vaccines and treatments for the coronavirus. The efforts are part of a surge in cybertheft and attacks by nations seeking advantage in the pandemic.
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