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President-elect Joe Biden Wants Restoration of “Simple Decency”

President-elect Joe Biden is calling for the restoration of “simple decency” after a mob of supporters of President Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol this afternoon and delayed Congress from certifying Biden’s November election victory. Biden had planned to deliver a speech focused on how to revive an economy reeling from the coronavirus pandemic from Wilmington, Delaware. Instead, he spoke of…

McConnell congratulates Joe Biden as president-elect

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell/Source: AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File) WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated Democrat Joe Biden on Tuesday as the president-elect. The Republican leader said the Electoral College “has spoken.” The Republican leader’s statement ends weeks of silence over President Donald Trump’s defeat. It comes after a groundswell of leading Republicans said Biden is…

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….

Feds Allegedly Passed up Chance to Lock in More Pfizer Vaccine Doses

Courtesy: Ap News WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump aims to take credit for the speedy development of forthcoming coronavirus vaccines, even as his administration is coming under scrutiny for allegedly failing to lock in a chance to buy millions of additional doses of one of the leading coronavirus vaccine contenders this summer. That decision could delay the delivery of…

Biden Chooses an All-Female Senior White House Press Team

(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool) WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden will have an all-female communications team at his White House, led by campaign communications director Kate Bedingfield. Bedingfield will serve as Biden’s White House communications director, and Jen Psaki, a longtime Democratic spokeswoman, will be his press secretary. The choices reflect Biden’s stated desire to build out a diverse…

Biden Set to Formally Introduce His National Security Team

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to formally announce his national security team to the nation. Those being introduced during a Tuesday afternoon event are among Obama administration alumni whose roles in the upcoming administration signal Biden’s shift away from…

Biden Transition Gets Government OK

President Donald Trump waves to supporters from his motorcade as people gather for a march Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) WASHINGTON (AP) – The federal government has recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election. That formally starts the transition of power after President Donald Trump has spent weeks testing the…

Biden Turns 78, Making Him The Oldest U.S. President-Elect

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) – President-elect Joe Biden has a birthday Friday and is turning 78. In exactly two months, he’ll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a century, high unemployment, and a reckoning on racial injustice. Biden will enter office as the oldest president in the nation’s history, displacing…

President-elect Joe Biden Implores Americans to Wear a Mask

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) President-elect Joe Biden is imploring Americans to wear masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus – even as he cheered news about the promising development of a vaccine being developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer. Biden, in televised remarks this morning after…

President-elect Biden Releases Statement about His Victory

President-elect Joe Biden has released the following statement on his website after he was declared the winner of the presidential election this morning. “My fellow Americans, I am honored and humbled by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris. In the face of unprecedented obstacles, a record number of Americans voted. Proving once…