Trump appears to concede as Joe Biden declared 'apparent winner'

Trump appears to concede as Joe Biden declared 'apparent winner'

Donald Trump appears to have given in to Joe Biden’s victory as he has been declared the winner of the US election. The US federal agency, the General Services Administration, has determined that Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the November 3 election. This paves the way for the start of the transition from … Read more

Donald Trump concedes in all but name as Biden given go-ahead to transition

Donald Trump concedes in all but name as Biden given go-ahead to transition

Current President Donald Trump seems to have finally admitted without actually saying it, as President-elect Joe Biden has been given the go-ahead to take power. Biden was formally given the go-ahead by a federal agency on Monday to begin his transition to the presidency, shortly after the state of Michigan declared him the winner there. … Read more

Biden is expected to announce Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary pick

Biden is expected to announce Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary pick

In 2014, Janet Yellen became the first woman to be appointed Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Six years later, she is well on the way to becoming the first female Secretary of the Treasury in the United States. the The Wall Street Journal reported on Monday that President-elect Joe Biden intends to appoint Yellen, 74, … Read more

Biden to Nominate Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary

Biden to Nominate Janet Yellen for Treasury Secretary

This week, Biden’s transition team is expected to name some of the most important people, including Anthony J. Blinken as Secretary of State, Jake Sullivan as National Security Advisor and Linda Thomas-Greenfield as Ambassador to the United Nations. They are all veterans of the Obama administration, … Read More

Biden announces veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador pick

Biden announces veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador pick

President-elect Joe Biden appoints diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield as US Ambassador to the United Nations, as his administration begins its project to restore US world leadership. Thomas-Greenfield had a decades-long career in the United States Foreign Service, as United States Ambassador to Liberia and later as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs during the … Read more

JFK assassination interest grows as Joe Biden pressured to release CIA files

JFK assassination interest grows as Joe Biden pressured to release CIA files

He may not yet be president of the United States of America, but Joe Biden is already under pressure to release documents related to the assassination of John F. Kennedy. The circumstances surrounding the 1963 assassination of JFK still hold many secrets – almost 40 years after the tragic event. President Kennedy was shot dead … Read more

Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

President-elect Joe Biden began crowdsourcing funds for his White House transition – by sending out an appeal on Friday for donations. Usually, a presidential transition would be largely taxpayer funded, but that money cannot be released until General Services Administration (GSA) chief Emily Murphy officially “verifies” that Biden won. the election. Although the election was … Read more

Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

Moderate GOP Senators to Approve Biden Cabinet Picks, If They Are ‘Mainstream’

President-elect Joe Biden discusses health care plans at a press conference in Wilmington, Del., November 10, 2020. (Jonathan Ernst / Reuters) A trio of moderate Republican senators have indicated they will vote to approve Joe Biden’s cabinet appointments as long as they are “traditional,” in comments to Politico published Friday. Depending on the outcome of … Read more

Biden Says He Discussed ‘National Mask Mandate’ with Governors

Biden Says He Discussed ‘National Mask Mandate’ with Governors

President-elect Joe Biden concludes his remarks to reporters following an online meeting with members of the National Governors Association executive committee in Wilmington, Del., November 19, 2020. (Tom Brenner / Reuters) Joe Biden said in a speech Thursday that he had discussed the implementation of a national mask mandate with a number of state governors. … Read more

From Trump to Biden: Boris Johnson’s New Look

From Trump to Biden: Boris Johnson’s New Look

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during a virtual press conference on the coronavirus pandemic inside 10 Downing Street in London, England on November 9, 2020. (Tolga Akmen / Swimming pool via Reuters) The time of the Prime Minister as a populist is over. The The United States and the United Kingdom have always moved … Read more