1. Biden Said He Couldn't Stop Evictions. Then He Did. NPR 13:58

Gene Sperling oversees the White House’s rollout of COVID relief. On Monday, he told reporters that President Biden had “quadruple-checked” whether he had the legal grounds to extend the eviction moratorium unilaterally but said ultimately the president’s hands were tied by a Supreme Court ruling that blocked the administration from extending its past moratorium beyond the end of July. Yesterday, the administration extended the renter protections anyway. And, the U.S. continues the hard task of global vaccine distribution.

This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, White House correspondent Tamara Keith, and congressional correspondent Kelsey Snell.

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