Antony J. Blinken, one of President-elect Joe Biden’s closest foreign policy advisers, is expected to be nominated for secretary of state, according to people close to the process.
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to name his first slate of Cabinet appointees, more Republicans are starting to push for the transition to officially begin and calling on their conservative colleagues to openly acknowledge his victory.
A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection to a shooting at a suburban Milwaukee mall that injured eight people, authorities said Sunday.
Advisers to President-elect Joe Biden are planning for the increasing likelihood that the economy is headed for a “double-dip” recession early next year. They are pushing for Democratic leaders in Congress to reach a quick stimulus deal with Senate Republicans, even if it falls short of the larger package Democrats have been seeking, according to people familiar with the discussions.
Since Election Day, Newsmax has become a growing power in a conservative media sphere that has been scrambled by President-elect Joe Biden’s victory and Donald Trump’s refusal to concede.
As President Donald Trump brazenly seeks to delay the certification of the election in hopes of overturning his defeat, he is also mounting a less high-profile but similarly audacious bid to keep control of the Republican National Committee even after he leaves office.
People across the country have concerns about serving on juries amid resurgences of the coronavirus, a fact that has derailed plans to resume jury trials in many courthouses for the first time since the pandemic started.
Trump falsely says he was denied a clean transition. At his inauguration, he thanked Obama for his ‘gracious aid.’
During his inaugural address, President Trump thanked Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, “for their gracious aid throughout this transition” and called them “magnificent.”
President-elect Joe Biden’s first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward with the transition.
Dr. Moncef Slaoui, head of the Operation Warp Speed, the coronavirus vaccine program, says plans are to ship vaccines to states within 24 hours of expected FDA approval.