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Garth Brooks to Join Other Entertainers at Biden Inauguration

FILE (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File) Add country music superstar Garth Brooks to the lineup of entertainers at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. Brooks joins Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez, among others. He performed during the inaugural celebration of President Barack Obama in 2009. He turned down a chance to play for President Donald Trump in 2017, citing a…

Biden win confirmed after pro-Trump mob storms US Capitol

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., read the final certification of Electoral College votes cast in November’s presidential election during a joint session of Congress after working through the night, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Violent protesters loyal to President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Wednesday, disrupting the process. (AP…

Mark Zuckerberg Bans Trump from Facebook, Instagram Until Inauguration or Longer

Facebook will bar President Donald Trump from posting on its system at least until the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. In a post Thursday morning, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said the risk of allowing Trump to use the platform is too great, following his incitement of a mob that later touched off a deadly riot in the U.S. Capitol on…

Trump says Barr resigning, will leave before Christmas

Attorney General William Barr meets with members of the St. Louis Police Department in St. Louis. Barr has announced he is resigning. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, Pool) WASHINGTON (AP) – Attorney General William Barr, one of President Donald Trump’s staunchest allies, is resigning amid lingering tension with the president over the president’s baseless claims of election fraud and the investigation into…

Biden clears 270-vote mark as electors affirm his victory

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) – Joe Biden has cleared the 270-vote mark needed to win the presidency with California’s 55 electoral votes. The voting milestone came late Monday when California electors affirmed Biden’s massive 5 million-vote win last month in the nation’s largest state….

Spokesman: Trump’s eldest son tests positive for Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) – A spokesman says President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has been infected with the Coronavirus. The spokesman says the younger Trump learned his diagnosis earlier this week, has no symptoms and has been quarantining. Trump Jr. is the latest member of the president’s family to become infected with the virus. The president, the first lady…

Georgia Secretary of State certifies election for Joe Biden

ATLANTA (AP) – Georgia’s top elections official has certified results showing Democrat Joe Biden won the presidential race in the state. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified the results Friday after a hand count of ballots affirmed Biden’s lead over Republican President Donald Trump. Raffensperger said during a news conference Friday that he believes the numbers his office has presented…

Trump defeats Biden in Alabama, gains 9 electoral votes

President Donald Trump has won the deeply red state of Alabama against Democrat Joe Biden and claimed nine electoral votes. The GOP has easily won Alabama in every presidential election since 1976, when Jimmy Carter from neighboring Georgia was on the ballot. While issues like impeachment and the coronavirus pandemic threatened Trump nationally, none of that seemed to matter in…

2nd presidential debate is officially canceled

The second presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden is officially off. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates confirmed Friday that the Oct. 15 face off would be scrapped. The decision was made a day after the commission announced the debate would take place “virtually” because Trump had contracted the Coronavirus. Trump balked at holding the debate…

Trump Has COVID-19, Going to Military Hospital

The White House says President Donald Trump will spend a “few days” at a military hospital after contracting COVID-19. Trump was to depart the White House by helicopter late Friday for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a White House official said. COVERAGE FROM CBS NEWS COVERAGE FROM ABC NEWS The official said the visit was precautionary and that Trump…