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Biden builds out White House legislative affairs team

Biden builds out White House legislative affairs team

President-elect Joe Biden is building out his legislative affairs team in the White House, announcing two more key roles in the office that will guide his agenda through what could be a divided Congress. Biden announced Reema Dodin and Shuwanza Goff as deputy directors of legislative affairs Monday. Both are women of color, further fulfilling…MORE

Here’s where things stand as vote certification looms in key states

Here’s where things stand as vote certification looms in key states

President Donald Trump faces a critical week in his last-ditch effort to cling to power as key states are on the brink of certifying their election results, officially confirming Joe Biden as the President-elect. States certify their results after reviewing disputed ballots, conducting post-election audits and double-checking numbers for accuracy. Federal, state and local election…MORE

Biden poised to nominate Antony Blinken as secretary of state

President-elect Joe Biden is poised to nominate Antony Blinken to serve as secretary of state, people familiar with the matter told CNN, elevating a longtime foreign policy adviser as Biden makes his first round of Cabinet announcements Tuesday. Incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain said earlier Sunday that Biden intended to begin revealing…MORE

Two more House members announce they have Covid-19

Two more House members announced Sunday evening that they have tested positive for Covid-19 as cases continue to surge nationwide. Rep. Bryan Steil, a Republican from Wisconsin, and Rep. Joe Courtney, a Democrat from Connecticut, announced separately that they had contracted the virus and are isolating as a result. “After working in Washington, DC all…MORE

Key GOP Michigan canvassing board member expected to vote against certifying results

Key GOP Michigan canvassing board member expected to vote against certifying results

A key Republican on the Michigan canvassing board is expected to vote against certifying the state’s election results on Monday, a potential boon for the Trump campaign’s conspiracy theory-fueled effort to delay the finalization of results. According to Michigan GOP Rep. Paul Mitchell, who said he spoke days ago with Norman Shinkle, one of the…MORE

Trump rails against Paris climate accord in virtual G20 event

Trump rails against Paris climate accord in virtual G20 event

President Donald Trump railed against the Paris climate accord and touted American oil and natural gas production during a virtual session focused on safeguarding the environment on the final day of the Group of 20 summit. Trump was making what is likely to be his final appearance at an international summit after losing the US…MORE

President-elect Joe Biden to announce Cabinet picks Tuesday

President-elect Joe Biden to announce Cabinet picks Tuesday

President-elect Joe Biden will announce his first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, two key members of his transition team said on Sunday, forging ahead with plans for his administration as President Donald Trump continues to deny the legitimacy of Biden’s win. “President-elect Biden will be announcing members — Cabinet nominees this week. He’s looking forward to…MORE

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