President Donald Trump and his supporters applaud his legacy as the first president since Jimmy Carter not to embroil U.S. forces in a new foreign conflict. Certainly, after almost two decades in Afghanistan and almost fifteen years in Iraq, the American electorate values military restraint. There is a fine line, however, between restraint and abandonment of global leadership. Trump sprinted across that line, and global security may pay the price.…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 29 December 2020 op 2.33 — Geen reacties
Speculation about Martin Walsh being tapped as President-elect Joe Biden's Labor secretary is swirling anew, but a Democratic insider is downplaying to the Herald the likelihood of the Boston mayor heading to Washington.
Biden "definitely wants Marty Walsh" to lead the Labor Department, a person familiar with his team's deliberations told…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 25 December 2020 op 19.55 — Geen reacties
WILMINGTON, DEL. - President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday expressed empathy with struggling families and applauded Congress for passing the coronavirus relief bill as the nation deals with a COVID-19 surge that's casting a shadow over the Christmas holiday.
He called out to frontline workers, scientists, researchers, clinical trial participants…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 23 December 2020 op 20.38 — Geen reacties
WASHINGTON: A day after US President-elect Joe Biden introduced climate Policy team, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday informed that the selected climate team will be ready to confront the crisis head-on with our allies around the world.
"Our climate team is comprised of our country's most seasoned public servants and climate…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 20 December 2020 op 22.27 — Geen reacties
Toegevoegd door bisita op 19 December 2020 op 16.46 — Geen reacties
With bigotry emboldened, ever-escalating partisanship, and a deafening silence from GOP senators as dangerous conspiracy theories spin to their advantage, America is decidedly off-course. Can Joe Biden navigate a post-Trump America back to center? Will his legacy be that of healer-in-chief?
Fortunately, Joe Biden's long-held core beliefs will…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 15 December 2020 op 20.11 — Geen reacties
WASHINGTON — A subpoena seeking documents from Hunter Biden asked for information related to more than two dozen entities, including Ukraine gas company Burisma, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department tax investigation of President-elect Joe Biden’s son.
The breadth of the subpoena, issued Tuesday, underscores the wide-angle…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 14 December 2020 op 21.55 — Geen reacties
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly after President-elect Joe Biden’s victory last month, Cabinet hopeful Marcia Fudge pointedly noted that Black people are often typecast into positions such as housing secretary.
On Friday, Biden announced Fudge, a prominent Black congresswoman from Ohio, was his nominee for that very role. She was introduced alongside…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 13 December 2020 op 23.07 — Geen reacties
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Katherine Tai, the chief trade lawyer for the House Ways and Means Committee, to serve as U.S. trade representative, four sources familiar with the decision said on Wednesday.
Tai, 45, who won the backing of congressional Democrats, labor and business circles in recent weeks, played a key role in…Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 10 December 2020 op 22.14 — Geen reacties
Based on what United States President-elect Joe Biden has said about his approach to trade, and what policies we know his party’s progressive wing will push him to adopt, it is reasonable to wonder: will Biden be the first sustainable trade president?Doorgaan
Toegevoegd door bisita op 4 December 2020 op 23.22 — Geen reacties