Wisconsin certifies Joe Biden victory after partial recount

Wisconsin officials on Monday certified President-elect Joe Biden’s win after a partial recount added 87 votes to the Democrat’s narrow margin. Ann Jacobs, the Democratic chairwoman of the Wisconsin Elections Commission, confirmed Biden’s victory over President Trump by 20,695 votes out of about 3.3 million ballots cast. Trump’s campaign paid $3 million this month for a recount of votes in […]

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Joe Biden announces secretary of state, national security adviser

Washington: US President-elect Joe Biden has announced his first set of cabinet nominees, naming a team of foreign policy and national security experts he said would bring experience to their roles and reflect the diversity of modern-day America. Biden signalled that climate change would be a major focus for his administration by naming John Kerry, the former secretary-of-state and presidential […]

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Putin not ready to call Biden president because result not recognized by Trump or confirmed in 'legitimate, legal way'

VLADIMIR Putin said he is not ready to recognize Joe Biden as the winner of the US presidential election until the results are confirmed in a "legitimate, legal way." The Russian president said he was willing to work with any US president, but noted that the opposing party – including current President Donald Trump – had also not accepted the […]

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BLM calls on Biden and Dems to back bill that could lead to prisons being ABOLISHED dubbed 'love letter to black people'

BLACK Lives Matter is calling on President-elect Joe Biden and Democrats to back a bill that could lead to prisons being abolished. Patrisse Cullors, the co-founder and executive director of Black Lives Matter, pushed for a "modern-day civil rights legislation" on Thursday in an op-ed for Teen Vogue. The 36-year-old activist also requested to have a meeting with Biden in […]

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Biden to receive first official national security briefing TODAY alongside VP-elect Kamala Harris in blow to Trump

JOE Biden is set to receive his first official national security briefing today alongside Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The meeting will come as a blow to Donald Trump, who is yet to formally approve the President-elect's transition. Biden and Harris are set to meet with diplomatic, intelligence and defense experts, a Biden transition team has said. It is understood that […]

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Joe Biden should pass executive order to cancel student debt, Schumer says

President-elect Joe Biden should issue an executive order to cancel college student debt when he gets control of the White House, Sen. Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said. “Getting rid of student debt. I have a proposal with [Massachusetts Sen.] Elizabeth Warren that the first $50,000 of debt be vanquished, and we believe that Joe Biden can do that with the […]

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Joe Biden must show Mideast allies he won’t abandon them to Iran’s cold mercies

America’s election results were barely in before Iran started telling Arab states to bend the knee, claiming Joe Biden won’t stand up to the murderous regime as President Trump has. It’ll work, too, unless Biden signals real resolve. President Hassan Rouhani cheered Trump’s defeat as the end of an “intrusive factor” in the Middle East. Foreign Minister Javad Zarif then […]

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Biden official dodges question about national lockdown amid COVID-19 spike

Joe Biden’s top spokeswoman dodged a question on whether the president-elect is considering a four- to six-week national lockdown amid the uptick in COVID-19 cases in the country. Instead, deputy campaign manager and communications director Kate Bedingfield pivoted to the plans Biden laid out during his campaign to battle the virus. “I think he laid out very clearly across the […]

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Biden gets congratulatory calls from Boris Johnson, other world leaders

President-elect Joe Biden has had conversations with world leaders including Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Biden spoke by phone first with Trudeau Monday evening, the Biden transition team said, during which he congratulated the former vice president on the race being called in his favor. The two discussed working together on tackling the coronavirus […]

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President-elect Joe Biden attends Sunday morning Mass in Delaware

Newly-minted President-elect Joe Biden spent Sunday morning as he so often does, attending church near his Wilmington, Del. home. Biden strode into St. Joseph on the Brandywine shortly after the start of the 10:30 a.m. Mass, arriving late as usual to minimize the disruption from his Secret Service team. He was accompanied by his daughter, Ashley, and grandson, Hunter, the […]

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