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Donald Trump, if he creates a new political party, will take votes away from Republicans and make it easier for Democrats to win elections

Before he left, President Trump pardoned 73 people

Donald Trump, if he creates a new political party, will take votes away from Republicans and make it easier for Democrats to win elections, according to University of Illinois political science professor Edward Fagan. The Wall Street Journal earlier reported, citing informed sources, that Trump has been discussing in recent days the creation of a new political party he would ...

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Democrats gained formal control of the U.S. Senate

Biden Appoints Temporary Heads of State Department and Two Departments

Democrats gained formal control of the U.S. Senate with the swearing-in of three new senators Wednesday. Democratic Senators John Ossoff and Rafael Warnock of Georgia, each of whom defeated their Republican rival in the second round, were sworn in. Also joining the Senate is Alex Padilla, who was appointed by the governor of California to replace Kamala Harris. The Senate ...

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Biden Appoints Temporary Heads of State Department and Two Departments

Biden Appoints Temporary Heads of State Department and Two Departments

The U.S. President Joe Biden has appointed interim Treasury and Justice Ministers, as well as the interim head of the State Department, reports Reuters. The acting secretary of state will be Dan Smith, interim head of the Treasury Department will be Andy Bokol, the Justice Department – Monty Wilkinson, stated in the message. They will hold their positions until Biden’s ...

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Trump ordered the Secret Service to protect his children for another six months

Trump ordered the Secret Service to protect his children for another six months

Former U.S. President Donald Trump provided Secret Service protection for all his children before leaving office. This is reported by CNN, citing a senior source. It is noted that the service will protect all the children of the ex-politician for six months. The channel points out that traditionally such a privilege applies only to children of former presidents of the ...

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Trump left Biden a note in the Oval Office of the White House

The contents of Trump’s note are unknown Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump did not break a thirty-year tradition and left his successor, Democrat Joe Biden, a note in the Oval Office, the White House said Wednesday. The contents of the note are unknown. Given that Trump left Washington before his term officially ended at noon Wednesday, refusing to attend Biden’s ...

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Biden, 78, became the nation’s oldest leader after serving 36 years as senator and eight as vice president

Biden, 78, became the nation's oldest leader after serving 36 years as senator and eight as vice president

The 46th president of the United States took office Democrat Joe Biden, who has been a critical player in American political life for nearly half a century, took office as the 46th president of the United States. Biden, 78, became the nation’s oldest leader after serving 36 years as a senator and eight as vice president. He took the presidential ...

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Joe Biden takes office as president of the United States

Joe Biden takes office as president of the United States

This year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are changes to the traditional inauguration day program Joe Biden takes over as president of the United States on Wednesday and Kamala Harris takes over as vice president, becoming the first woman in that position. At noon they take the oath of office at the inauguration, which this time is on a ...

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The presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris

WATCH LIVE: The presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — 1/20/21

Joe Biden is set to become the nation’s 46th president today. He is slated to take the oath of office around noon, which is when Donald Trump’s term as president ends. Sign up for CNBC Pro to stream the inauguration with commentary Set against a backdrop of a locked-down Washington, D.C., and a socially distanced ceremony, Biden, in his inaugural ...

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Biden urged to protect consumers from tech giants

WATCH LIVE: The presidential inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris — 1/20/21

Human rights advocates call for the passage of privacy law in the first 100 days of the new administration Digital rights organizations are calling on incoming U.S. President Joe Biden and lawmakers to limit the influence of technology companies and protect consumer privacy online. Human rights organizations want Biden to ban facial recognition technology on his first day in office, ...

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Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen resigns

Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen resigns

He led the Justice Department for just over a year Acting U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen is stepping down Wednesday. He was the interim head of the Justice Department and has been the second man at the agency since May 2019, overseeing a number of sweeping investigations, including those into tech giants. A former Secretary of Transportation under President Donald ...

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