Biden said last week he had settled on a treasury secretary. As a way of gaining leverage over the GOP, some of the executives have also discussed withholding campaign donations from the two Republican Senate candidates in Georgia unless party leaders agree to push for a presidential transition, according to four people who participated in a conference call Friday in which the notion was discussed.
Mr Wong used his platform on Monday to raise awareness of the plight of 12 young Hong Kong activists who were arrested trying to flee to Taiwan by boat , and are now detained in mainland China , . Riot police unleashed thousands of rounds of tear gas and rubber bullets and were frequently filmed using batons to beat arrested demonstrators . Protesters facing prison time is not new in today's Hong Kong - thousands have been arrested since previous year, and there are protest related ...
Jake Sullivan , a senior policy adviser to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, was tapped the new national security adviser, while Alejandro Mayorkas , former deputy secretary of homeland security, was named the new head of the Department of Homeland Security, according to Biden's transition team.
More than 100 former Republican national security officials demanded in a published letter on Monday that party leaders denounce Trump's refusal to concede the election, calling it a unsafe and anti-democratic assault on USA institutions. The road to certification this election cycle has been an unusually complicated affair in the closely watched swing state. And the candidates who win the most votes win elections and Michigan's electoral votes.
News and Axios . Netanyahu was joined by Mossad head Yossi Cohen, who has spearheaded the normalization efforts between Israel and the Sunni Gulf states. "According to Israeli sources, Netanyahu didn't update in advance his coalition partners, Defense Minister Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, about the trip".
Protesters rally in front of Gov. Kate Brown's residence, Mahonia Hall, on November 21, 2020 in Salem, Oregon. Even some Trump backers who support pushing ahead with legal challenges said that Biden probably will take office and that the General Services Administration should allow the Democratic transition team access to the federal agencies and key briefings, as well as office space and millions of dollars in funding, so the administration can begin work January 20.