US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi depart following a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus on Thursday, October 28. Biden was at the Capitol to lay out the framework of his economic plan and make his case for it.
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The week in 37 photos

Updated 8:44 AM ET, Sat October 30, 2021

US President Joe Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi depart following a meeting with the House Democratic Caucus on Thursday, October 28. Biden was at the Capitol to lay out the framework of his economic plan and make his case for it.
Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

It has been a busy few days for US President Joe Biden, whose domestic agenda was hanging in the balance just as he headed abroad for his second foreign trip as President.

Biden has been trying to get members of his party on board with a sweeping spending package that he has been pushing for months.

It remained up in the air as the President boarded Air Force One for his trip to Italy and the United Kingdom. Biden met with the Pope on Friday before attending a G20 summit in Rome. On Monday, he will attend a climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland.

Here are some of the other stories that made headlines from October 21-28, as well as some photos that caught our eye.