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This week in Washington (6 images)

By Wade Sheridan

President Joe Biden holds a meeting with his Competition Council and announces a task force to fight junk fees. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at the International Association of Fire Fighters Legislative Conference, among the highlights of this week in Washington.



President Joe Biden convenes a meeting of his Competition Council to announce a new strike force led jointly by the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission to fight junk fees in the State Dining Room of the White House on Tuesday. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI
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Biden said the actions will cut down on excessive credit card late fees, as well as help make health care markets more affordable. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI
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Lael Brainard, Director of the National Economic Council, speaks following Biden. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI
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National Security Spokesman John Kirby answers questions inside the White House Press Briefing Room. Kirby spoke about U.S. airdrops of food into Gaza, as well as the need for more aid in Ukraine. Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo/UPI
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