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Lauren Egan

Lauren Egan is a White House reporter for NBC News based in Washington.

Lauren Egan is a White House reporter for NBC News based in Washington.

Latest from Lauren Egan

White House says it's likely to miss original July 4 vaccination target

The administration on Tuesday looked to reframe the debate, insisting it has “succeeded beyond our highest expectations” in returning the nation to a pre-pandemic normal.

White House announces global destinations of 55 million donated Covid vaccines

The announcement follows an earlier shipment of 25 million vaccines abroad, accounting for all 80 million doses Biden promised to share with other countries by the end of June.

Biden signs into law bill establishing Juneteenth as federal holiday

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when a Union Army general arrived in Galveston, Texas, and informed enslaved African Americans that the Civil War had ended and they were free.
5d ago

Biden signs into law bill establishing Juneteenth as federal holiday

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, when a Union Army general arrived in Galveston, Texas, and informed enslaved African Americans that the Civil War had ended and they were free.

Biden administration to invest $3.2 billion for Covid-19 antiviral pills

"Oral drugs that could be taken at home early in the course of disease would be powerful tools for battling the pandemic and saving lives," Dr. Anthony Fauci said.

Biden, Putin say progress made in Geneva but gulfs on issues remain

"I told President Putin my agenda is not against Russia or anyone else. It's for the American people," Biden told reporters following the session.
11d ago

Biden, G-7 leaders to focus on China in second day of summit

Senior administration officials said that Biden hoped to provide a "positive alternative vision for the world" to contrast with China's growing influence.

Garland says Justice Department will scrutinize new GOP-led voting restrictions

The attorney general detailed federal plans to protect voting rights after a number of GOP-led states passed laws placing new limits on elections.
12d ago

G-7 to pledge 1 billion Covid vaccine doses for poorer nations, global minimum tax

White House officials said one of the summit's driving purposes will be to showcase the ability of democratic institutions to respond to global challenges.
12d ago

'No strings attached': Biden lays out U.S. plan to donate 500 million Pfizer vaccine doses to struggling nations

Biden said that the Group of Seven leaders would also announce Friday the "full scope" of their plans to end the coronavirus pandemic globally.
13d ago

Biden arrives in U.K. to press a message: 'The United States is back'

Biden is in Europe for G-7 and NATO summits, as well as a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.