Biden to finally visit East Palestine, Ohio year after toxic train derailment


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WASHINGTON — Took him long enough. President Biden committed Wednesday to visit East Palestine, Ohio, next month around the anniversary of a toxic train derailment — after months of awkward dodges from the White House when pressed on why he had not visited. “In February, President Biden will travel to East Palestine, Ohio, to meet with residents impacted by the Norfolk Southern train derailment and assess the progress that his Administration has helped deliver in coordination with state and local leaders to protect the community and hold Norfolk Southern accountable,” an administration official said. Former President Donald Trump, who is...