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Lara Trump eyes Senate bid in North Carolina: ‘It would be an incredible thing’

Lara Trump eyes Senate bid in North Carolina: ‘It would be an incredible thing’

Amid rumblings that President Donald Trump could mount another presidential run in 2024, voters may see a Trump on the ballot before that. Lara Trump, the president’s daughter-in-law and campaign adviser, expressed her openness Wednesday to a 2022 Senate bid in her native North Carolina. “It would be an incredible thing. It’s my home state,…MORE

Biden expected to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of holiday

Biden expected to deliver Thanksgiving address ahead of holiday

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to deliver a “Thanksgiving address” on Wednesday afternoon in which he will speak to the “shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season” and assure the nation “that we can and will get through the current crisis together,” according to the Biden transition team. The Thanksgiving holiday comes as coronavirus…MORE

Chinese leader Xi Jinping congratulates Biden on winning election

Chinese leader Xi Jinping congratulates Biden on winning election

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday sent a congratulatory message to President-elect Joe Biden, more than two weeks after the Democratic candidate was projected the winner of the US presidential election. “Promoting the healthy and stable development of China-US relations is not only in the fundamental interests of both peoples, but also meets the common…MORE

White House considering lifting European travel restrictions, source says

White House considering lifting European travel restrictions, source says

The White House is strongly considering lifting sweeping restrictions on travel from the European Union and the United Kingdom, an administration official confirmed on Wednesday. Discussions have been ongoing for several weeks now about lifting the restrictions, which ban entry to most foreigners who have been to Europe in the two weeks before their arrival…MORE

Georgia secretary of state says Trump threw him under bus despite his support

Georgia secretary of state says Trump threw him under bus despite his support

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Wednesday lambasted President Donald Trump, saying that the commander in chief threw him under the bus although he voted for him. “By all accounts, Georgia had a wildly successful and smooth election. We finally defeated voting lines and put behind us Fulton County’s now notorious reputation for disastrous…MORE

DOJ set to execute 5 federal prisoners before Inauguration Day

DOJ set to execute 5 federal prisoners before Inauguration Day

With fewer than 60 days until President-elect Joe Biden takes office, the Trump administration has set an unprecedented record of scheduling the most federal inmates for execution during the last leg of a presidential term. Attorney General William Barr resumed federal executions in July 2019 after a 17-year hiatus to bring “justice to victims of…MORE

Pardon for Michael Flynn under discussion at the White House

Pardon for Michael Flynn under discussion at the White House

The White House has discussed a possible pardon for Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, three sources told CNN on Tuesday. However, those sources cautioned that Trump could change his mind about making such a move. There have been discussions about pardoning multiple people in the President’s orbit, the sources told CNN.…MORE

Key Democrat warns Biden not to nominate Mike Morell as CIA director

Key Democrat warns Biden not to nominate Mike Morell as CIA director

A key Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee is warning President-elect Joe Biden that he should avoid nominating a top contender for the job of CIA director, Mike Morell, because his record as a “torture apologist” makes confirmation a “nonstarter.” Morell, who was a deputy director of the CIA under President Barack Obama and twice…MORE

Biden becomes first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes

Biden becomes first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes

Joe Biden has become the first presidential candidate to win more than 80 million votes, with his record-breaking number of popular votes still likely to increase in the coming days as ballots continue to be counted across the nation. As of Tuesday evening, Biden had won more than 80,011,000 votes, while President Donald Trump had…MORE

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