Washington Report Podcast: Will a potential recession derail US President Biden’s plans for a second term?

President Joe Biden plans to speak to President Xi Jinping soon about lifting the tariffs the US put on China. PHOTO: Getty Images/AFP

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States in this weekly podcast. 

Steve Okun, senior advisor, McLarty Associates speaks with Money FM 89.3's Elliott Danker. They discuss various issues including US President Joe Biden’s administration's focus on tamping down economic pessimism. Biden also plans to speak to President Xi Jinping soon about lifting the tariffs the US had put on China.

Also, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended Covid-19 vaccines for children as young as six months, allowing a nationwide rollout to start.

Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg) & Money FM's Breakfast Huddle team

Edited by: Nadhirah Kamarudin and Penelope Lee

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