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    ELAINE CHAO is Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's wife of nearly three decades and served as the US Secretary of Transportation. The Taiwan-born Republican resigned from her post on January 7, 2021, a day after President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the US Capitol building and rioted, which she said made her feel "deeply troubled." 3Chao is the first Asian-American to serve as labor secretary in US historyCredit: Reuters Who is Mitch McConnell's wife Elaine Chao? Secretary Elaine Chao was the 18th the US Secretary of Transportation - which is her second Cabinet position. She was nominated by President Donald Trump as transportation secretary in November 2016 and took office the following year. But on January 7, 2021, she resigned from the Trump administration a day after his supporters stormed the Capitol as Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden's election win. "It has been the honor of a lifetime to serve...
    NEERA Tanden's nomination for Office of Management and Budget director has been withdrawn following controversy over her tweets.  President Joe Biden said in a statement that Tanden requested to no longer be considered but that he would find another position for her. 2Joe Biden withdrew his nomination of Neera Tanden to serve Office of Management and Budget directorCredit: AFP or licensors Who is Neera Tanden? Tanden is head of the left-leaning Center for American Progress and a former adviser to Hillary Clinton. The 50-year-old was born in Bedford, Massachusetts to parents to migrated from India. She obtained a BA from UCLA and then went onto Yale Law School. Tanden acted as a senior advisor for health reform in the U.S Department of Health and Human Services during which time she worked on Obama’s Affordable Care Act. She also worked as Domestic Policy Director during the Obama-Biden administration, as well as working with Hillary...
    Republican Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan said Friday that former President Donald Trump remains the leader of the Republican Party despite “a handful of people” in the GOP who want him gone. WATCH: “He is the leader of our party,” Jordan told Fox News’ “America’s Report.” “I don’t care what a handful of people have to say.” Trump is expected to address the influential Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Feb. 28 in what will be his first major public appearance since his presidential term ended. Jordan went on to say that Trump does not have to prove anything during his speech Sunday. “I don’t think he has to show that he has support, ’cause I think everybody knows that he does. I don’t think he has to show that he is in control of the party, because everyone knows he’s the leader of the party,” he said. (RELATED: ‘I...
    New York : Elizabeth MacDonough has served in Congress for 22 years. Photo: linkedin / congress.gov / . Although the congressmen pass the laws, there is a team behind that is, so to speak, the most important in their elaboration. They are experts who make sure that the writing of a project is correct, but above all that it does not violate other regulations. In the case of economic stimulus package of $ 1.9 trillion, Elizabeth macdonough It is the leading voice for legislators, since the advancement of the rule promoted under the Budget Reconciliation will depend on it. MacDonough has been an attorney and a US Senate MP since 2012, the first woman to hold that critical and technical position. Congressmen hold her in high regard and respect her work, no matter who controls the Senate. She claims that she focuses her work on...
    A German electrician suspected of passing floor plans of the Bundestag to Russian spies was today charged with espionage by prosecutors in Berlin. Further inflaming tensions with the Kremlin, the suspect, named only as Jens F., is accused of passing intelligence on the parliament building to the Russians for three years. The German national was working for contractors who carry out checks on fire safety of electrical equipment throughout the parliamentary premises in the capital. 'If it has a plug, it gets a sticker from them,' a source told Bild.  The German national was working for contractors who carry out checks on fire safety of electrical equipment throughout the Reichstag building where the Bundestag sits in Berlin It risks further souring the relationship between Angela Merkel (pictured during a G7 conference at the weekend) and Russian President Vladimir Putin Prosecutors say Jens F. 'had access to PDF files...
    The annual Conservative Political Action Conference  (CPAC) is slated to run through Sunday and a number of high-profile conservatives will take the stage to share conservative ideas with the crowd.  Former President Trump will give his first public address since leaving office at the conference in Orlando, Fla., headlining Sunday’s events.  Here are a few of the notable conservatives who will speak:  Friday Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Sen. Mike Lee, Utah  Former Gov. Scott Walker, Wisc.  Sen. James Lankford, Okla. Former Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi  Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Rep. Mo Brooks, Ala.  Rep. Madison Cawthorn, N.C.  Sen. Tom Cotton, Ark.  Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Tenn.  Rep. Matt Gaetz, Fla.  Sen. Rick Scott, Fla.  Sen. Josh Hawley, Mo.  Donald Trump Jr.  TRUMP, AT CPAC, EXPECTED TO HAMMER BIDEN ON IMMIGRATION, CHINA  Saturday Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton  Amb. Ric Grenell  Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Sen. Bill Hagerty, Tenn.  Amb. Robert Lighthizer ...
    José María García (Photo: GTRES) José María García has starred in one of the most famous moments of the afternoon in Writing, Telemadrid evening program that presents Adela González. The mythical radio host has already started the interview a little upset and criticizing the television space for broadcasting some of the expletives that they have dedicated to King Felipe VI upon his arrival at the events for the 40th anniversary of the failed coup d’état on February 23 1981. Garcia has analyzed for Writing the event presided over by the monarch and that has left several of the most commented moments: the gesture of Pablo Iglesias when the king has finished his speech and the alleged rudeness of Pablo Echenique to Felipe VI in the kissing hand. The journalist has spoken very vehemently about this: “To those of us who are hurt by Spain, those of...
    CANADA'S Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire have been married since May 2005. Growing up in Montreal, Grégoire was a classmate and childhood friend of Trudeau's youngest brother Michel. 4 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie GrégoireCredit: Reuters Who is Sophie Grégoire and what does she do? Grégoire was born on April 24, 1975, in Montreal, the daughter of a stockbroker and a nurse. Although she had a happy childhood, in her late teens she suffered from bulimia, a condition she battled until her early 20s. In 2017, she told an event at Canada's Eating Disorder Awareness Week: "The moment I started sharing my story, obviously I had begun on my road to recovery. "The response and the people who were opening up towards their own struggles to me and to other people around them was the most beautiful gift I’ve ever received." 4 Justin...
    If you need further proof that former President Trump remains extremely popular and influential in the GOP, check out Ohio. In the battle for the 2022 Republican nomination for the Buckeye State’s open Senate seat, there’s been a rush by the two declared major GOP candidates to embrace Trump in a state he comfortably won in 2016 and 2020. FORMER OHIO GOP CHAIR JUMPS INTO RACE FOR STATE'S OPEN SENATE SEAT "I’m running for the United States Senate to stand up for you just like when I stood next to President Trump and supported is American First agenda," former Ohio GOP chair Jane Timken said Thursday in a video announcing her bid to succeed retiring Republican Sen. Rob Portman. "As your senator I would advance the Trump agenda without fear or hesitation." "I’m a mom and I’m a fighter and I’m stepping up to fight for the America First agenda...
    More than 100 candidates have expressed interest in running for governor during the Gavin Newsom recall, according to the California GOP. Although it is early days, some high-profile names have been linked to the job, although there is always the chance of a big-name late star entrant throwing their hat in the ring. California, has, after all, sent two Hollywood actors to the governor's mansion in Sacramento. Here are just some of potential candidates so far. John Cox Cox was the GOP candidate in the 2020 election, which Newsom won by 32% of the vote. Although he received high-profile endorsements such as former President Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, and Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the California Republican Party did not endorse Cox in the race. The end result was a low-profile campaign with limited funds. His platform was similar to Trump’s: low taxes, less regulation, and better infrastructure. Cox is...
    The result of the latest Trump impeachment trial was a fait accompli when Mike Pence was pulled from his mother’s womb, saw his shadow, and scurried back home like a frightened baby wallaby for six more weeks of gestation. The evidence now makes it abundantly clear that Donald Trump incited a riot, delighted in the mayhem, knew Mike Pence was in mortal danger, and not only did nothing to protect his unflinchingly loyal VP after hearing about his potential, you know, murder but actually sought to further incite the rioters by tweeting hateful lies directly at him.  And what was Pence’s response to all this? Crickets. And not cool, genetically engineered murder crickets or anything—just plain old regular crickets. Senate Republicans acquitted Donald Trump of high crimes and misdemeanors twice. So make them pay: Donate $1 right now to each of the Democratic nominee funds targeting vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2022. The...
    A country hit by the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), with an unprecedented health and economic crisis and increasing social discontent. With all this and more the economist will have to deal Mario Draghi, who officially accepted the post of Prime Minister of Italy on Friday afternoon, after having won the support of almost all the political parties to form a government that will take the country out of the economic and health emergency. The former president of the European Central Bank (ECB) announced the list of ministers, among political and technical personalities, at the end of a meeting in the Quirinal Palace with the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, the . news agency reported. Draghi accepted on February 3 the order to form a Government, after the resignation of the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, nine days before, but he did so « with reserve » because first he had to verify that...
    MSNBC national affairs analyst John Heilemann said on Thursday’s broadcast of “Deadline” said that former President Donald Trump is a “monster” who encouraged the mob at the deadly Capitol riot to hunt former Vice President Mike Pence. Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “What is this Republican Party if they are not for holding accountable he who incites an insurrection against them?” Heilemann said, “They care only about their political futures and how they perceive it. But I’ll tell you what else they are in addition to being cowardly or being actual autocrats on the side of the insurrection, in addition to that, they’re idiots because the reality is, what they learned, if they learn nothing else from yesterday, is that loyalty to Donald Trump is of no use to you whatsoever. What happened yesterday, as we saw vividly, and I think this is another thing that many of the senators got...
    A man who was caught on camera carrying a Trump flag inside the Capitol building during last month's deadly riot has been arrested. Steven Omar Maldonado was apprehended by FBI agents on Wednesday morning at Orlando International Airport as he was preparing to fly to Puerto Rico.  Maldonado was identified after being recognized in news footage that was widely publicized in the days following the siege. His name was reported by a couple who then informed the FBI.   Steven Omar Maldonado is accused of participating in last month’s riots in DC Maldonado admitted to being the person featured in a photo showing a man breaking into the Senate Chamber during the Capitol riot and carrying a Trump flag Hearst Privacy Policy The FBI said it cross-referenced that information with Maldonado's driver's license, social media photos and surveillance footage from U.S. Capitol police. In eight pages of charging documents Maldonado...
    CONGRESSMAN Jamie Raskin was chosen to serve as the lead impeachment manager in former President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial. Raskin, who along with other Democrats introduced the article of impeachment against Trump takes on the role just months after his son died. 4Jamie Raskin is the representative forCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is congressman Jamie Raskin? Jamie Raskin, 58, is an American lawyer and politician who is the U.S. Representative from Maryland's 8th congressional district since 2017. He is a Democrat, and was a member of the Maryland State Senate from 2007 to 2016. Prior to his election to Congress, he was a constitutional law professor at American University Washington College of Law, where he co-founded and directed the LL.M. program on Law and Government and co-founded the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy project. What role will Raskin play in former President Trump's impeachment? Raskin will "serve as...
    PHILADELPHIA -- Bruce Castor, the former district attorney of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, is leading former President Donald Trump's impeachment defense team for his second trial in the Senate."I consider it a privilege to represent the 45th President. The strength of our Constitution is about to be tested like never before in our history. It is strong and resilient. A document written for the ages, and it will triumph over partisanship yet again, and always," said Castor in a statement last week. Bruce Castor, a member of former President Donald Trump's legal team, is seen on Capitol Hill as preparations for the former President's trial are made Feb. 8, 2021, in Washington. Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Castor was the district attorney of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania from 2000 to 2008, before serving two terms as the county commissioner.In 2005, Castor declined to prosecute Bill Cosby after Andrea Constand reported...
    HOUSE representative Madeleine Dean has raised a family of boys with her entrepreneur husband Patrick Cunnane in Pennsylvania. Dean is one of nine impeachment managers selected to prosecute Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial. * Read our Donald Trump impeachment live blog for the very latest news and updates on the former president... 5The Dean/Cunnane familyCredit: Twitter/RepDean Who is Patrick J. Cunnane? Patrick J, Cunnane is married to Madeleine Dean, an  American politician, and the US Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district. Cunnane is the president and Chief Operating Officer for Yuba Bicycles. He was formerly the president of Cunnane Bicycle Company and CEO of Advanced Sports Inc. He graduated from Temple University in 1990 with a bachelor's degree in history. Cunnane and Dean live in Jenkintown, Abington Township in Pennsylvania. Do Madeleine Dean and Patrick Cunnane have kids? Dean and Cunnane have three sons together: Patrick, Harry and Alex....
    PRESIDENT pro tempore of the United States Senate Patrick Leahy and his wife Marcelle Pomerleau have been married since 1962. Leahy (D-VT) will preside over Donald Trump's second impeachment trial on February 9, 2021. 6Patrick Leahy and his wife Marcelle PomerleauCredit: Getty Images Who is Patrick Leahy? Born March 31, 1940, Patrick Leahy is an American politician currently serving as the President pro tempore of the United States Senate, a constitutional role given to the longest-serving lawmaker in the majority party.  As president pro tempore of the US Senate, Leahy is third in the line of presidential succession, after the vice president and House Speaker. The president pro tempore acts as president of the Senate in case the vice president is absent. 6Patrick Leahy is the president pro tempore of the United States SenateCredit: Alamy Live News 6Leahy was given the constitutional role of president pro tempore of the US...
            by Chuck Ross  President Joe Biden, who called for unity with Republicans during his inaugural address, has appointed Pamela Karlan, a Trump impeachment witness, to serve in a top position at the Justice Department. Karlan, a law professor at Stanford University, came under fire during her December 2019 impeachment testimony for invoking Barron Trump, the teenage son of President Donald Trump. “I’ll just give you one example that shows you the difference between him and a king, which is, the Constitution says there can be no titles of nobility. So while the president can name his son ‘Barron,’ he can’t make him a baron,” Karlan said at a Dec. 4, 2019, hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Karlan’s remarks about Barron Trump prompted a response from the Trump family and various Republicans. “A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics,” First Lady...
    President Joe Biden, who called for unity with Republicans during his inaugural address, has appointed Pamela Karlan, a Trump impeachment witness, to serve in a top position at the Justice Department. Karlan, a law professor at Stanford University, came under fire during her December 2019 impeachment testimony for invoking Barron Trump, the teenage son of President Donald Trump. “I’ll just give you one example that shows you the difference between him and a king, which is, the Constitution says there can be no titles of nobility. So while the president can name his son ‘Barron,’ he can’t make him a baron,” Karlan said at a Dec. 4, 2019, hearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Karlan’s remarks about Barron Trump prompted a response from the Trump family and various Republicans. “A minor child deserves privacy and should be kept out of politics,” First Lady Melania Trump tweeted. “Pamela Karlan, you should...
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    U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts presided over former President Trump's first impeachment trial a year ago but in his second one set to start next week, he will not be returning because the former president is out of office.Fast Facts Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Democrat and president pro tempore of the Senate, will preside over the trial Trump was impeached for the second time last month for "incitement of insurrection" relating to the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riots That responsibility will fall to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who became the president pro tempore of the Senate in January when Democrats regained the majority. The president pro tempore is typically the most senior U.S. senator of the party in power and 80-year-old Leahy has served in the Senate longer than any other Democrat. The designation carries responsibilities as the third in line of succession to the presidency following the vice president and House speaker. The House impeached Trump...
    PRESIDENT Biden has been slammed as a "puppet of the far left" and Nancy Pelosi by Republicans who want a more conservative Covid bill. Senate Republicans have suggested Biden is ignoring his gut instinct to broker a cross-party coronavirus relief deal due to pressure from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer. 7Biden has been slammed as a "puppet of the far left" and Nancy Pelosi by RepublicansCredit: Splash News 7Biden has a positive approval rating at present, compared to PelosiCredit: The Mega Agency 7Republicans say Schumer is pressuring Biden to push for a Democrat leaning bill rather than a cross house agreementCredit: AFP or licensors The Washington Examiner reports how the same attack line worked before the 2020 presidential election. Republicans called Biden an "empty vessel" and "Trojan horse," - particularly after he picked Kamala Harris as his running mate. But even though the tactic worked...
    Chiefs or Bucs? Brady or Mahomes? NFL fans across the country are sharply divided on who they’re rooting for in this Sunday’s Super Bowl. But the football fan in chief — through his chief spokesperson — is punting. During Friday’s White House press briefing, press secretary Jen Psaki was asked which team President Joe Biden will be pulling for in Sunday night’s big game. But in the face of a blitz from the White House press corps, the press secretary punted. “Oh boy,” Psaki said, tongue-in-cheek. “That’s my first way to get hate mail from one part of the country.” Psaki conceded that there is a split in the West Wing, but refused to reveal who is on which side of the fence. “There is a division among our senior staff, I will admit on this particular question,” Psaki said. “But I won’t name names.” Biden’s predecessor, President Donald Trump,...
    Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts presided over former President Trump's first impeachment trial a year ago for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.  But in 2021, Roberts will not be returning to the Senate to lead the second impeachment trial since Trump is out of office. Who will preside? That responsibility will fall to Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., who became the president pro tempore of the Senate in January when Democrats regained the majority. LEAHY EXPECTED TO PRESIDE OVER TRUMP IMPEACHMENT TRIAL INSTEAD OF CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS What is the president pro tempore? The president pro tempore is typically the most senior U.S. senator of the party in power and Leahy indeed has served in the Senate longer than any other Democrat. The designation carries responsibilities as the third in line of succession to the presidency following the vice president and House Speaker. "The president pro tempore has historically presided over Senate impeachment trials...
    DEB Haaland was picked by President Joe Biden to run the Department of the Interior. The politician has been the US Representative from New Mexico's 1st congressional district since 2019.  5Debra HaalandCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Deb Haaland? Born December 2, 1960, Debra Haaland is an American politician who serves as the representative for New Mexico's 1 congressional district. Haaland was the former chairwoman of the Democratic Party of New Mexico. She is one of the first two Native American women elected to the US Congress. 5Deb Haaland was nominated by President Joe Biden to run the Department of the InteriorCredit: AFP 5Haaland is the US Representative from New Mexico's 1st congressional districtCredit: Splash News On December 17, 2020, then President-elect Biden announced that he would nominate Haaland as Secretary of the Interior. If confirmed, she would be the first Native American to head the department as well...
    Hunter Biden has made it brutally clear he wants nothing more to do with his baby mama and their toddler daughter. But former stripper  Lunden Roberts and two-year-old Navy Joan have a new man in their corner - a hunky cage fighter who is raising the adorable little girl as his own, DailyMail.com can exclusively reveal. Princeton Foster, a 26-year-old roofer and ripped amateur MMA fighter, has been secretly dating Lunden since late 2018, when Navy Joan was just a few months old. The couple got engaged the following April but kept their relationship under wraps as Lunden chased Hunter, 50, through the courts to force him to take a DNA test confirming the child was his. Lunden, 29, secured a reported $2.5m settlement when the paternity suit was resolved which she used to buy a newly-constructed three-bedroom home last October for herself, Navy Joan and Princeton. The cute trio...
    A US senator third in line for presidential succession is a huge comic book fan - and has also appeared in five Batman films. Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, who will preside over Donald Trump's impeachment trial, is lifelong Batman fan who appeared in numerous caped crusader movies - including The Dark Knight with Heath Ledger. 4Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, who will preside over Donald Trump's impeachment trial, is a lifelong Batman fanCredit: AP:Associated Press 4He appeared alongside Heath Ledger in The Dark KnightCredit: Warner Bros 4The Vermont Democrat is a huge comic book fanCredit: AP:Associated Press Leahy a veteran democratic senator from Vermont, is the current president pro tempore of the US Senate. This means that in succession terms, he could become president after the vice president, Kamala Harris, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In 1995, Leahy appeared in Batman Forever via an uncredited cameo and in the same year,...
    THE Biden administration has announced a fresh push on plans to revamp the $20 bill. White House press secretary Jen Psaki announced yesterday that former president Andrew Jackson could be replaced by escaped slave and abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the note. 1Former president Andrew Jackson is currently on the $20 bill, but could soon be replaced by abolitionist Harriet TubmanCredit: Getty Images - Getty She added that the treasury is looking at ways to “speed up” the redesign. We explain who is on the bill now, why there are plans for a redesign, and when you can expect to pop the new $20 bill in your pocket. Who is on the bill now? Former president Andrew Jackson is currently on the $20 bill. He was born in 1767 and died in 1845. He was the seventh president of the United States from 1829 to 1837. However, he has been criticised...
    Michael Boulos, the young Arab-American entrepreneur destined to become Donald Trump’s son-in-law, comes from an extraordinary family which has enjoyed immense wealth but also suffered unimaginable tragedy, MailOnline can reveal. The 23-year-old, who proposed to the ex-President’s youngest daughter Tiffany, 27, with a £1million engagement ring this week, is heir to a vast multi-billion pound business empire spanning much of the African continent.  His family's roots are based in the dusty hills of Northern Lebanon and spread across decades and continents to an opulent lifestyle in Nigeria and the US. While he and his brother have enjoyed huge wealth - with his aspiring actor sibling even appearing in The Crown - his mother has endured utter heartbreak with the loss of seven members of her family in the space of a few days.  MailOnline has spoken exclusively to Michael’s tycoon father Dr Massad Boulos, an ardent Trump supporter, who told...
    MAISY Biden is one of Joe Biden's six grandchildren and enjoys a close relationship with the newly-elected President. Maisy is one of Hunter Biden's children - but who is she and what do we know about her? 2Maisy campaigned for grandfather and newly-elected president Joe Biden during the 2020 electionCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Maisy Biden? Maisy Biden, 18, is the youngest of Hunter and Kathleen's children. She often been seen at her grandfather's side since he was Vice President - and went on a number of official trips with him during his VP tenure. Maisy campaigned for the newly elected president during the 2020 election According to the Chicago Tribune, Maisy is close to Barack Obama's daughter Sasha, whom she went to school with and played on the same basketball team. "Her best friend is Sasha Obama," Joe confirmed. He claimed the Obamas and Bidens had a "whole get...
    President Trump's new attorney for his expected impeachment trial isn't a household name. Senator Lindsey Graham confirmed to reporters Thursday that South Carolina attorney Butch Bowers will join the Trump legal team as the "anchor tenant." So, who is Butch Bowers? Bowers, a South Carolina native and graduate of Tulane University School of Law, is no stranger to defending politicians embroiled in ethical scandals. Although, as would be the case for nearly anyone, representing a former president in a Senate impeachment trial for incitement of insurrection is a new level entirely.  Butch Bowers, whose given name is Karl Smith Bowers Jr., is perhaps best known for representing then-South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford in 2009. The GOP-majority legislature considered impeaching the Republican governor when he admitted to lying to aides about hiking the Appalachian trail but was actually with his mistress in Argentina. Sanford was ultimately censured instead.  Bowers also...
    JOE Biden was joined by his four granddaughters at his inauguration on January 20. But one of the girls in particular - college student Finnegan, 20, wowed social media users with her impressive fashion choices. 3The 20-year-old joined her grandfather at several of his election eventsCredit: AP:Associated Press Who is Finnegan Biden? Finnegan Biden is a 20-year-old student in her final year at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the daughter of Hunter Biden and first wife Kathleen Buhle, making her the granddaughter of US President, Joe Biden. She is Hunter's second child, and was named after her grandma - Catherine Eugenia Finnegan, who passed away in 2010. A staunch feminist, she notably ran a successful campaign at her high school to change the school's dress-code - which she said was discriminatory towards women. 3She has reportedly expressed an interest in politics while studying in Pennsylvania Credit:...
    HALLIE Biden was married to the President's late son, Beau. The widowed school counselor caused a stir in the press when she then began a relationship with her dead husband's brother, Hunter - but the President said at the time the couple had he and wife Jill's "full support". 3Hallie Biden was married to Joe Biden's son, BeauCredit: Rex Features Who is Hallie Biden? Hallie Biden is a school counselor from Delaware. She married President Joe Biden's son, Beau Biden, back in 2002. Beau Biden's mother, Neilia Hunter Biden, and his baby sister, Naomi Biden, tragically died in a car crash in 1972. In 2015, Beau Biden tragically died from brain cancer. Hallie Biden, formerly Hallie Olivere, had two children with Beau - Natalie Naomi Biden, born 2004, and Robert Hunter Biden born 2006. Hallie remained a tight-knit member of the Biden family, with Joe reportedly...
    PRESIDENT Joe Biden's son Hunter has several children - meaning the president is a grandfather fives times over. Hunter and four of his children - Naomi Biden, Finnegan Biden, Maisy Biden and newborn baby Beau - were all present to watch Joe be sworn in as president on January 20, 2021. 1Hunter Biden's eldest daughter Naomi, 27, pictured with Barack Obama and Joe Biden Who is Naomi Biden? Naomi is the 26-year-old daughter of Hunter and his first wife Kathleen. She was named after the former VP's daughter who passed away. Naomi graduated from Columbia law school last year. Before then, she was a student at the University of Pennsylvania and graduated in 2016, along with Tiffany Trump. Last year, she heartfeltly tweeted “I am proud to be your granddaughter every single day” to the president. Who is Naomi Biden's boyfriend? Naomi has been dating fellow law student Peter...
    The media almost unanimously fawned over Joe Biden and the events of inauguration day with some crying over it, calling it America's 'happy ending' and gushing over new press secretary Jen Psaki who was given a remarkably warm welcome on her first day after years of hostility between the media gaggle and the person at the briefing room podium.  Since Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday and even before then, some media outlets have relaxed their impartiality to welcome him and his administration with open arms. Unsurprisingly, many belong to the organizations that President Trump made enemies of throughout his presidency.  But there was a huge amount of gushing over Biden on Wednesday, the likes of which Trump's team - specifically his combative press secretaries - could only have dreamed of.  The outpouring will do nothing to restore any kind of trust in the media among Republican voters who have become...
    Donald Trump is spending his first day returning to life as a private citizen on his West Palm Beach club golf course as Nancy Pelosi celebrates his departure from Washington. The former president's favorite pastime is golf, and he often spent his vacations away from the White House on his courses whether in Florida, New Jersey or some other Trump-brand club around the world. Trump wore his signature red 'Make America Great Again' hat as he golfed.   As Trump hit the links, House Speaker Pelosi held a press briefing where she thanked the lord that he was gone while underscoring the importance of moving forward with impeachment against him. 'The president of the United States committed an act of incitement of insurrection,' Pelosi said during her weekly briefing. 'I don't think it's very unifying to say, oh, let's just forget it and move on. That's not how you unify.' 'Just...
    President Biden’s press secretary, Jen Psaki, held the first media briefing of his administration after his inauguration Wednesday evening, vowing to bring “truth and transparency” back to the White House. Psaki, a veteran of Democratic campaigns and administrations, will be the face of the all-female senior White House communications team as Biden settles into his presidency. Here’s what to know about the background of the new president’s top spin doctors. Career Psaki, who was raised in Connecticut, has worked for Democrats in Washington since at least 2004, when she served in John Kerry’s presidential campaign. From there, she moved onto both of President Obama’s campaigns and served as the top State Department spokesperson during his second term. By the end of Obama’s time in office, she had graduated to be his communications director starting in 2014. She did not work for Biden’s 2020 campaign, and...
    Jen Psaki made her debut in the White House Briefing Room on Wednesday as President Biden's press secretary.  Psaki previously served in the Obama administration from 2009-2017. She first began as deputy White House press secretary and was later elevated to deputy White House communications director.  In 2013, she moved to the State Department where she served as a spokesperson for then-Secretary of State John Kerry.  PSAKI SAYS SHE WILL BRING 'TRUTH AND TRANSPARENCY BACK' DURING FIRST WHITE HOUSE PRESS BRIEFING During her tenure at the State Department, Psaki was known for her combative exchanges with reporters. One of those exchanges became at the center of a controversy after it was discovered in 2016 that an eight-minute exchange from 2013 with Fox News reporter James Rosen was edited out of the State Department archives, where she appears to admit that the department previously misled reporters and the American people about the origins...
    Joe Exotic has lashed out at Donald Trump for deciding not to pardon him, accusing the former president of homophobia and saying he only pardoned his 'corrupt friends'. The reality TV star, whose real name is Joseph Maldonado-Passage, had desperately hoped for a reprieve from the outgoing president. Exotic has served roughly two years of a 22-year sentence after he was convicted on 17 federal charges in 2019 for animal abuse and an attempted murder-for-hire plot on Carole Baskin.  'I was too innocent and too GAY to deserve a Pardon from Trump,' he tweeted on Wednesday afternoon.  He bitterly referenced the former president's son, who said he felt Exotic had been treated harshly.  'I only mattered to Don Jr. when he needed to make a comment about me to boost his social media post.  'Boy were we all stupid to believe he actually stood for Equal Justice? His corrupt friends...
    Washington — As President Joe Biden took the helm of the country at his inauguration on Wednesday, the Senate has yet to confirm any of his nominees to serve in his Cabinet, leaving federal agencies in the hands of acting officials until the upper chamber acts. Senate committees began Tuesday to hold confirmation hearings for Mr. Biden's nominees for five of his picks just before his inauguration: Janet Yellen, nominee for Treasury secretary, Avril Haines, nominee for director of national intelligence, Lloyd Austin, nominee for Defense secretary, Tony Blinken, nominee for secretary of state, and Alejandro Mayorkas, nominee for Homeland Security secretary. But neither the respective committees with jurisdiction over each agency nor the full Senate have voted on his Cabinet picks.  In addition, Austin needs a special waiver from the House and Senate, since federal law requires military officers to wait seven years before serving as defense secretary and he...
    President Donald Trump announced another pardon with less than an hour left in his term.  Trump pardoned Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro's ex-husband Albert Pirro, who spent nearly a year in federal prison for tax fraud.  Albert Pirro used to represent Trump in real estate deals.    President Donald Trump gave a last-minute pardon to Albert Pirro (left) who was previously married to Fox News personality Judge Jeanine Pirro (right). Here the couple is captured leaving court in 2000  Jeanine Pirro (left), then the GOP's state attorney general candidate, seen air-kissing her then-husband Albert Pirro (right). They divorced in 2008  In more recent years, Judge Jeanine Pirro has become a Fox News Channel personality and a vocal ally of President Donald Trump  President Donald Trump was landing in West Palm Beach, Florida  Pirro's pardon was announced as Trump was touching down in West Palm Beach, Florida, making the unprecedented move...
    Joe Biden was born on November 20, 1942 and is 78-years-old, making him the oldest person to be sworn in as President of the United States. In comparison, the average age of presidents at inauguration throughout American history is around 55, making Biden nearly 1.5 times older than previous commanders-in-chief. The record had previously been held by his predecessor, Donald Trump, who was 70 when he assumed the position. Joe Biden Gets Sworn In At 78-Years-Old   Alex Wong Though Biden holds the distinction of being the oldest president in American history, he was ironically one of the youngest politicians to hold the position of senator. Biden was just 29-years-old when he was elected to serve in Congress in 1972 and was sworn in just a month after his 30th birthday, the minimum age requirement for members of the upper chamber. Over the past year, Biden’s age had been...
    Getty Lady Gaga performs in support of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during a drive-in campaign rally at Heinz Field on November 02, 2020 The inauguration for President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris boasts some big-name stars — and Lady Gaga is kicking things off with what is sure to be a soaring version of the National Anthem. It is not her first time performing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” She previously performed it for the New York City Pride Rally in 2013 and for Super Bowl 50 in 2016. Lady Gaga Campaigned For Biden Lady Gaga praises Joe Biden, encourages voting and plays music at 2020 Biden campaign rallyLady Gaga praises Joe Biden, encourages voting, and plays music at a 2020 Biden campaign rally at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.2020-11-03T03:29:53Z In the run-up to the November 3 election, Lady Gaga appeared with Biden at a drive-in campaign...
    Biden to revoke Keystone XL pipeline permit after swearing-in: aides Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration The Trumps, Jimmy Carter: Who is not attending Bidens inauguration WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden's Inauguration will look different than those in years past, particularly when it comes to who will not be in attendance. How Bidens inauguration day will look different than any other in history USA TODAY See more videos SHARE SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL What to watch next Trump is fifth president to skip the inauguration. Who were the others? The Washington Post Donald Trump Departs White House For The Last Time Newsweek Trump farewell signals he has not ruled out running again TODAY Trump leaves WH for last time as president Associated Press Breaking down Bidens unprecedented, tradition-breaking inauguration CBS News Trump tells supporters we will be...
    Rapper Lil Wayne was pardoned by Donald Trump last night, dodging prison for a firearms conviction after voicing support for the president during the election campaign.  The artist, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, could have faced 10 years in prison for illegally owning a .45-caliber handgun - which he was banned from possessing because of a weapons conviction in New York more than a decade ago.  But he was one of 73 people to receive a pardon in Trump's final hours in office, with the White House paying tribute to the 'trustworthy, kind-hearted and generous' musician and praising his philanthropic work for hospitals and foodbanks.  Days before the November election, Lil Wayne had posed for a thumbs-up with Trump and praised him for 'listening to what we had to say' in an apparent endorsement of the president.  'Great meeting': Lil Wayne posed for a thumbs-up with Trump in Florida...
    A NUMBER of high-profile artists will perform at President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday, January 20, including singers Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. The star-studded bunch will bring the pomp and circumstance to Washington DC, despite this inauguration being different than others due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. ⚠️ Read our Inauguration Day 2021 live blog for the very latest news and updates on Joe Biden's swearing-in 5Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem at Biden's inaugurationCredit: Reuters Who is performing at the Inauguration? The pop artists aren't the only two stars that will be joining Biden and Harris as they make history on the world stage. Country singer Garth Brooks revealed on January 18 that he'll be taking the stage to perform at Biden's inauguration. Brooks, who is a Republican, said that his performance "is not a political statement," but a "statement of unity." "This is not a...
    Actor and director Rob Reiner again slammed President Trump just days ahead of him leaving office, calling him a “lifetime criminal” who benefits from issuing pardons. “Donald Trump is a lifetime Criminal. He has broken Federal Law every day of his Presidency. So when he issues pardons, you just know he’s getting a cut of the action. A Criminal right to the very end,” Reiner tweeted Monday. Donald Trump is a lifetime Criminal. He has broken Federal Law every day of his Presidency. So when he issues pardons, you just know he’s getting a cut of the action. A Criminal right to the very end.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 18, 2021 The president is expected to issue about 100 pardons or commutations on his last full day in office on Tuesday, but they could be announced as late as Wednesday morning. Reiner has been an outspoken critic...
    The impending inauguration of Joe Biden has not dulled filmmaker Rob Reiner’s zeal for attacking President Donald Trump. On Monday, the Hollywood director called the commander in chief a “lifetime criminal,” alleging without evidence that the president is receiving “a cut of the action” for each person he pardons. President Trump is expected to issue a slate of executive pardons in his final days in office, with various reports stating that the president is preparing as many as 100 pardons and commutations. Despite rumors, the president isn’t reportedly considering pardoning himself. Rob Reiner alleged Monday that President Trump is surely getting a “cut of the action” for each pardon he grants, implying that Trump is expecting something in return from each person he pardons. “A criminal right to the very end,” the filmmaker wrote. Donald Trump is a lifetime Criminal. He has broken Federal Law every day of his Presidency....
    The second vice president of the Government, Pablo Iglesias, assured this Sunday in an interview on the program Saved of La Sexta that does not trust “anyone”, and neither the PSOE, with whom it shares a coalition. According to Iglesias, his alliance with the socialists can bring “great things” to Spain, but the leader of United We Can also assured that he is aware that the PSOE “always” has preferred to reach agreements with Cs than with the purple party. “In politics, you shouldn’t trust anyone,” Iglesias insisted on several occasions during the interview. What’s more: the second vice president admitted that sharing the government with the PSOE “is not easy”, but he assured that it is “the most sensible and the most reasonable” Despite the fact that the Socialists maintain with United We “great differences” in matters such as the electricity market, the monarchy or the territorial crisis in...
    Pamela Anderson wants an 11th hour face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump in a last ditch bid to grab a presidential pardon for friend and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The former Baywatch star, 53, knows that come January 20 - Joe Biden's inauguration and Trump's exit - the chances of securing Assange's freedom on espionage charges could slip away. The Australian faces 18 criminal charges tied to the hacking of government computers and subsequent release of hundreds of thousands of secret government papers handed over by already convicted ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning. If found guilty he could spend up to 175 years behind bars. Assange is currently in a London prison after being ejected from his hideout of almost seven years, the Ecuadorian embassy. 'I want him to be free,' Anderson said in an exclusive interview with DailyMail.com. Pamela Anderson wants an 11th hour face-to-face meeting with President...
    The Trump supporter who swing from the Senate balcony and sat in the Vice President's chair during last week's Capitol riot has been arrested.  Josiah Colt, a 34-year-old who runs his own digital marketing firm in Boise, Idaho, was captured in a now-infamous image, showing him dangling from the balcony after Trump supporters forced their way into the Capitol. The image quickly went viral around the world as the chaotic scenes unfolded, as did the image of him sitting in the Vice President's chair  It had only minutes earlier been vacated by Vice President Mike Pence when the chamber had to be evacuated following the rioters breaching the Capitol building. Authorities continue to arrest those involved in the rampage that lawmakers have branded a 'terrorist attack', with more than 170 subject files opened and the Department of Justice bringing over 70 cases against those involved. More than 80 have been arrested...
    WYOMING politician Liz Cheney and her lawyer husband Philip Perry have been married for over two decades. Cheney broke with other Republicans on January 12 and said she'll to vote to brings charges against Donald Trump for his involvement in the Capitol building riots. 7In this file photo taken on October 22, 2019 US Representative Liz Cheney, Republican of Wyoming, speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DCCredit: AFP or licensors Who is Liz Cheney's husband Philip Perry? Philip Perry is an American attorney and was a political appointee in the administration of George W. Bush. Over his career in politics, he was the acting associate attorney general at the Department of Justice, general counsel of the Office of Management and Budget, and general counsel of the Department of Homeland Security. 7Former Republican vice president Dick Cheney talks on the phone as his wife Lynne, daughter...
    Adam Johnson, the supporter of President Donald Trump who appears carrying the lectern of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, in one of the iconic images of the robbery of the Capitol, was released on bail on Monday. Johnson, 36, arrested on January 8, appeared this Monday in federal court in Tampa, West Florida, where he left after signing a $ 25,000 bail order that he will not have to pay unless he fails to comply. any of your subpoenas. After staying in a Pinellas County federal jail, the man and father of five children left the court today seriously and wearing a T-shirt, shorts and sandals, accompanied by his two lawyers, who pointed out that since the day of the invasion of the Capitol he has received death threats. Johnson faces charges for entering or staying in a restricted building without legal authority, theft of government property, and violent...
    Bobi Wine raising his fist There has never been a peaceful handover of power in Uganda, but pop star-turned-politician Bobi Wine is hoping to change that by unseating long-serving President Yoweri Museveni in Thursday’s vote. BBC Africa correspondent Catherine Byaruhanga takes a look at the challenger. A few weeks before the general election and what could be the biggest day of Bobi Wine’s life, he brought his presidential campaign to his family’s ancestral home. The 38-year-old pop star, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, made his reputation in the informal settlements of the capital, Kampala, but here in Kanoni, a sleepy rural town in central Uganda, his support is just as evident. Hundreds of young people, mostly men dressed in red, seem to emerge from the bushes and gardens and surround his motorcade. Bobi Wine, also known as the “ghetto president”, climbed through the sunroof of his white Toyota...
    A group of sleuths had been identifying right-wing extremists long before Capitol attack Robert Keith Packer: Man in Camp Auschwitz sweatshirt during Capitol riot identified WBC president wont say who is actual 135-pound champion This is how ridiculous the WBC title structure is: Its president won’t say who the lightweight champion is. © Provided by Boxing Junkie The sanctioning body has three 135-pound titleholders – Teofimo Lopez (“franchise”), Devin Haney (standard) and Ryan Garcia (“interim”), which is confusing enough. It gets more frustrating, though. Mauricio Sulaiman has confirmed that Lopez is the undisputed 135-pound titleholder after he unified all four major titles with his victory over then-franchise beltholder Vasiliy Lomachenko on Oct. 17. However, the WBC lists Devin Haney as it’s lightweight champion, which is also what Haney claims. Sulaiman has confirmed that Lopez is undisputed champion but declined to address the question of who is the real WBC...
    Proud Boys leader Nicholas Ochs, who shared an image of himself smoking while inside the Capitol last week, has been arrested in Hawaii but claimed that he took part in the MAGA raid as a 'professional journalist'. Shortly after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building on Wednesday, Ochs shared the photo of himself smoking with another man.  'Hello from the Capital[sic] lol,' the caption reads. Ochs was arrested Thursday evening after he landed at Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.  Proud Boys leader Nicholas Ochs (right), who shared an image of himself smoking while inside the Capitol last week, has been arrested in Hawaii Ochs was arrested Thursday evening after he landed at Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport. Ochs (circled) is seen inside the Capitol on Wednesday  On Friday, the Justice Department unsealed a criminal complaint against Ochs, charging him with unlawful entry into...
    Former White House Press Secretary Ari Fleischer said President Donald Trump is “on his own,” The Associated Press reported Saturday. “At this point, I won’t defend him anymore,” Fleischer told the AP. “I won’t defend him for stirring the pot that incited the mob. He’s on his own.” Fleischer is a GOP strategist and was a White House press secretary under former President George W. Bush, according to the AP. Fleischer also voted for Trump. Rioters descended on the Capitol building during Wednesday’s march, protesting against the Electoral College’s certification of the presidential election results, multiple sources said. Members of the mob broke into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office after getting past Capitol Police and breaking into the Capitol. The former White House press secretary had suggested Wednesday, just before a mob stormed the Capitol, that 2016 protests against the president cleared the way for Wednesday’s protests. Fleischer tweeted that...
    VERNE Martell has been married to Alaska lawmaker Lisa Murkowski for more than three decades. Murkowski has said that President Donald Trump should resign, making her the first Republican senator to say he should leave office as backlash grows against his goading of violent supporters who stormed the Capitol. 4Senator Mark Begich, Senator Lisa Murkowski, and Murkowski's husband Verne Martell pose for pictures at the Washington, DC screening of Big Miracle on January 23, 2012 in Washington, DCCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Verne Martell? Verne Martell has been married to Lisa Murkowski since 1987 and the couple has two grown sons. Martell urged her to launch her career in state politics while he looked after their two sons, according to The New York Times. Murkowski is a third generation Alaskan "proudly serving as the first Alaskan born senator," according to her online bio. She joined the Senate in...
    A protester is seen hanging from the balcony in the Senate Chamber on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. Pro-Trump protesters have entered the U.S. Capitol building after mass demonstrations in the nation's capital. Win McNamee/Getty Images Josiah Colt, of Boise, Idaho, who scaled a wall in the US Capitol's senate chamber and is now wanted by Capitol police after Wednesday's riot wants to apologize.  Colt's apology appears to be a backtrack from a number of videos he shared on Wednesday in which he said he was "tired' of people "stealing our freedom." Colt apologized in a statement to the local CBS News affiliate in Idaho, saying he had "brought shame on myself." Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A pro-Trump rioter who scaled a wall inside the...
    DONALD Trump's former Senior Counselor Kellyanne Conway's has been married to her husband George since 2001. In 2018, Conway emerged as a vocal Trump critic, despite his wife Kellyanne working for the president from 2016 to 2020. 5George and Kellyanne ConwayCredit: EPA Who is George Conway? George Thomas Conway III is an American lawyer who was born on September 2, 1962, in Boston, Massachusetts. He studied at both Harvard and Yale, the two top universities in the US. He was on the shortlist of candidates considered by President Trump for Solicitor General of the United States prior to the nomination of Noel Francisco in March 2017. 5The couple have been married since 2001Credit: AP:Associated Press 5George's wife Kellyanne Conway, was a former Trump senior counselor Credit: AP:Associated Press He was subsequently considered for a post as an assistant attorney general heading the Civil Division at the Department of Justice, but...
    US Capitol Police Steven Sund is resigning after being criticized for his response to the pro-Trump protesters' violent riot in Washington DC. Sund handed in his resignation less than 24 hours after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building on January 6. Read our US Politics live blog for the latest news on Donald Trump 6Steven A. Sund, chief of police of the U.S. Capitol PoliceCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Capitol Police chief Steven Sund? Steven Sund is a 30-year law enforcement veteran who served as chief of the Capitol Police. He attended John Hopkins University in Maryland and received a Master of Arts in Homeland Security from the Naval Postgraduate School. 6Sund testifies during the House Appropriations Legislative Branch Subcommittee hearingCredit: Getty Images - Getty Sund was sworn in as the Capitol's tenth chief of police in June 2019. He joined the United States Capitol Police...
    PRESIDENT-elect Joe Biden has picked Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as his labor secretary. According to Politico, Walsh beat out a number of big names Biden had considered for the position, including Michigan Rep Andy Levin and former Deputy Labor Secretary Seth Harris. 5Marty WalshCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Boston Mayor Marty Walsh? Born April 10, 1967, Marty Walsh is an American politician from Boston, Massachusetts. At the age of 21, Walsh joined the Laborers' Union Local 223 and served as the union's president until he made his move into politics. A Democrat, Walsh was elected mayor of Boston on January 6, 2014. He previously served as a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1997 to 2014. 5Walsh was named labor secretary by President-elect Joe BidenCredit: EPA 5Marty Walsh has been the mayor of Boston since January 2014Credit: Getty Images - Getty When did Joe...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Boston is set to have a new mayor after news broke Thursday that President-Elect Joe Biden intends to nominate Mayor Marty Walsh for Labor Secretary. If and when Walsh steps down as mayor, Boston City Council President Kim Janey would become acting mayor and make history in the process. Janey would be the first woman and first person of color to serve as mayor of Boston. WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller said she would likely become one of at least three candidates for mayor in this year’s election, joining fellow City Councilors Andrea Campbell and Michelle Wu who have already declared they are running. Janey grew up in Roxbury, and is a graduate of the Boston and Reading Public Schools, as well as Smith College. She was elected the first woman to represent District 7 in 2017, and was voted president of the council in 2020. Boston...
    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, resigned Thursday, becoming the highest-ranking administration official to resign after President Donald Trump's lackluster response to the mob that rushed Capitol Hill. Chao made her announcement in an email to colleagues that was obtained by The Washington Post.  'Our country experienced a traumatic and entirely avoidable event as supporters of the President stormed the Capitol building following a rally he addressed. As I'm sure is the case with many of you, it has deeply troubled me in a way that I simply cannot set aside,' she said. She is the first Cabinet official to quit.  Chao's move comes a day after her husband, McConnell, went on the Senate floor and called out fellow Republicans for emboldening Trump's farce that Congress was able to overturn the presidential election results.   Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, who is married to...
    Donald Trump is still the current President of the United States, despite losing the election to Joe Biden on November 7. Trump, who is the 45th US president, will remain in office until Biden is inaugurated later this month. 3Trump claims that the Democrats 'stole' the electionCredit: AFP or licensors Who is the current US president? Donald Trump is the current US president, and will remain in post until Biden is inaugurated on January 20. Biden will assume office later this month after he dramatically sealed election victory on November 7, after finally taking Pennsylvania to end Trump's four years in the White House. Biden fought back a deficit in several battleground states riding a huge wave in mail-in ballots which Trump branded “fraudulent” and repeatedly demanded counting be stopped. Trump has been US president since his own inauguration on January 20, 2017 following his surprise victory in the 2016...
    FORMER Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland has been married to his wife Lynn since 1987. The couple married at the Harvard Club in New York, as the New York Times reported. 5Judge Merrick Garland was a Supreme Court nominee during Barack Obama's presidencyCredit: AFP or licensors Who is Merrick Garland’s wife Lynn? Lynn Rosenman Garland, 59, is the wife of US Court of Appeals Circuit Judge Merrick Garland.  She is the granddaughter of Samuel Irving Rosenman, who served as a justice on the New York Supreme Court. Rosenman also worked as special counsel to Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry Truman. 5Lynn Rosenman Garland is the granddaughter of Samuel Irving Rosenman, who served as a justice on the New York Supreme CourtCredit: AFP - Getty Lynn went on to attend Harvard University and then to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management to earn a Master of Science in...
    President Trump’s escalating attacks on the Electoral College results are tearing the Republican Party apart. Now journalists love to proclaim that a political party--usually the GOP--is engaged in a civil war. But the usual cliches don’t quite capture the high-grade ammunition and sky-high stakes in an election that one side says is stolen and the other says is facing an attempted coup. And some Republicans say the president’s constant complaints about his loss in Georgia, which included the two Senate races, hurt morale and possibly turnout in yesterday’s runoffs. TRUMP PUTS PRESSURE ON PENCE AHEAD OF ELECTION SHOWDOWN IN CONGRESS Trump, who upended the Republican establishment in winning the White House, is declaring rhetorical war on any official in his party who dares cross him over the election he insists is rigged. Loyalty to the Donald is the only criteria that matters. Otherwise he and his allies dismiss you as...
    Videos posted to social media on Tuesday evening appear to show Utah Senator Mitt Romney being harassed by supporters of President Donald Trump as he takes a flight from Salt Lake City to Washington D.C. Romney is among the Republican Senators who have rejected an effort to oppose certification of Joe Biden's presidency this week when Congress meets to officially count the electoral college votes. He is seen in one video being confronted by a woman as he waits for his flight as she demands to know why  Romney is not supporting Donald Trump with the president's unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud. Romney cannot be seen in the second video, which went viral on Tuesday night, and claimed to show maskless Trump fans screaming 'Traitor' at the senator while on the plane. Thousands of Trump loyalists are flying to Washington D.C. to attend a massive 'Stop the Steal' rally...
    REPUBLICAN Senator Kelly Loeffler is married to business executive Jeffrey Sprecher. The couple have been together since 2004 and reside in their massive Atlanta mansion. 5Kelly Loeffler and Jeffrey Sprecher have been married since 2004Credit: AFP - Getty Who is Jeffrey Sprecher? Jeffrey Sprecher, 65, is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Intercontinental Exchange. He is also the chairman of the New York Stock Exchange. Prior to founding Intercontinental Exchange, Sprecher worked at Trane Technologies and Western Power Group in 1983. 5Sprecher is the chairman of the New York Stock ExchangeCredit: Getty Images - Getty Do they have children? Senator Loeffler and Sprecher do not have children. The couple reside in Tuxedo Park in a $10.5 million, 15,000-square-foot estate named Descante. When they purchased the property in 2013, it was the most expensive residential real estate transaction ever recorded in Atlanta. Senator Loeffler is reportedly worth millions of dollars and...
    JANE Johnson is the longtime wife of Republican lawmaker Ron Johnson. The Wisconsin senator is part of the controversial coalition of GOP senators vowing to reject the Electoral College. 3Ron Johnson and his wife JaneCredit: Twitter Who is Ron Johnson's wife? Jane Johnson has been married to the lawmaker since 1977. They wed after Ron Johnson graduated from the University of Minnesota. Ron and Jane would move to Oshkosh to start a business with Jane’s brother. Ron would be elected to the US Senate in 2010. "Ron came to Washington because the federal government is bankrupting America," his bio reads. "He thinks it is important for citizen legislators to ally with those who are seriously facing that reality. 3They have been married since 1977Credit: Ron Johnson For Congress "Ron’s manufacturing background has taught him to attack the root cause of a problem, not mere symptoms. "He believes huge...
    TENNESSEE Republican Senator Marsha Blackburn and her husband Charles have been married since 1974. Blackburn will be apart of the group of 11 Republican senators, led by Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, to object to the certification of Donald Trump's loss to President-elect Joe Biden. 6Marsha and Charles BlackburnCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Marsha Blackburn? Marsha Blackburn was born in Laurel, Mississippi, on June 9, 1952. In the late 1980s, Blackburn switched her attention from business over to politics, when she became the chair of the Williamson County Republican Party in 1989. In 1992, she was a candidate for Congress and a delegate to the 1992 Republican National Convention, however she lost the congressional race. 6Marsha BlackburnCredit: Getty Images - Getty 6Blackburn won the vacant Senate seat of Tennessee in November 2018Credit: Getty Images - Getty In 1998, she was elected to the Tennessee Senate, where she served until 2003. In...
    REPUBLICAN Senator James Lankford has been married to his wife Cindy since 1992. The couple reportedly met in high school and have been together for 27 years. 6Republican Senator James Lankford has been married to his wife Cindy Hennessey Lankford since 1992Credit: Instagram Who is Senator James Lankford’s wife? Cindy Hennessey Lankford, 53, is the wife of Oklahoma Senator James Lankford. The pair are high school sweethearts but have dissenting opinions about when they actually met. Senator Lankford confessed to CBN News about the first time they met, saying: “We met in high school actually, and there's some debate about what year we met in high school. Of course, I'm right on that." 6Senator Lankford and Cindy reportedly met in high school and have been together sinceCredit: Instagram "Sophomore year," Cindy interrupted. "Yeah, it was junior year," Lankford said as he laughed with Cindy. It is unclear what Cindy does...
    MONTANA Republican Senator Steve Daines and his wife Cindy have been married for over 30 years. Daines has been serving as senator for Montana since he was sworn into office in January 2015. 5Cindy and Steve DainesCredit: Instagram Who is Senator Steve Daines? Steve Daines is a fifth-generation Montanan, born on August 20, 1962. Daines grew up in Bozeman, Montana, and attended public school in the Bozeman area. He graduated from Montana State University with a BS in Chemical Engineering. 5Steve and Cindy Daines celebrating ChristmasCredit: Instagram 5The couple have been married for 33 yearsCredit: Instagram He spent 13 years in a management role for Procter & Gamble, and then returned to Bozeman in 1997 to work in a family construction business. In 2012, Daines was elected to serve as Montana's US representative. He served as Montana's representative for two years, before winning the open US Senate seat for the state in...
    The tape of Donald Trump pressuring Georgia officials into changing the result of the election and finding votes to go in his favor is worse than Watergate, a journalist says. On Sunday, The Washington Post released a phone call between Trump and state leaders in which the president pressured them to “find 11,780 votes,” exactly the margin that would have been needed for him to win the race. Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger pushed back, saying that Trump was wrong in his claims of voter fraud and refusing to go along with plans to reverse the outcome. Though Trump and allies have claimed that he really won the election and it was stolen from him through massive fraud, there is no evidence to support those claims. His campaign and allies have pushed a number of court cases seeking to overturn results and invalidate votes in states that Joe Biden...
    Pastor Greg Locke, who is openly supportive of Donald Trump and his refusal to concede the 2020 election, again took aim at the legitimacy of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory on New Year’s Day. “This is what we all need to continue to do. Ignore this fool. He WILL NOT be President. Biden is a sinister distraction. Pay attention to what matters. He doesn’t matter,” he tweeted. The comment has received over 2.4 thousand likes and 500 retweets since it was posted. Many users offered their agreement to the pastor’s sentiments and suggested that they do not view Biden as their president. Others claimed that the pastor is on his way to irrelevancy as Trump’s presidency comes to an end. Still, the Global Vision Bible Church founder is not alone in his beliefs. As The Inquisitr reported, a December Rasmussen Reports survey suggested that just 56 percent of Americans believe that...
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson told attendees at a Turning Point USA conference in a video aired Tuesday, to know their “enemy” as “the person who’s funding” rioters and vandals in the streets of America. “Your enemy, as horrible as they are, is not some crazed ideologue wearing black, spray painting statues. That person is loathsome and should be in jail, trust me,” Carlson said at the December conference. “But your actual enemy is person who’s funding him and making that kind of behavior possible and is doing it for a very specific reason, to tear down the past, to destroy the past.” (RELATED: ‘Not Doing Their Job’: Trump Criticizes DC Police As Confederate Statue Toppled Right Outside Their Headquarters) Carlson argued that people who want to destroy the past want to “eliminate all reference points. If you have no idea what came before you, you have no idea...
    Ohio Green Party congressional candidate Joe Manchik took aim at President-elect Joe Biden for his role in the United States’ initiation of the Iraq War. His comment was a response to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, which claimed that activists and young voters “made a difference in November” by elected Biden as president. “Wake up, @BoldProgressive! The FACT is, Joe Biden is a fascist war criminal who should be in prison today for treason instead of The White House, just like Donald Trump,” he tweeted to the political action committee. Manchik linked to the documentary Worth the Price? Joe Biden and the Launch of the Iraq War, which is narrated by Danny Glover. As reported by Democracy Now!, the film was directed by the Center for Economic and Policy Research’s Mark Weisbrot, who focused on Biden’s role in pushing the invasion, which he later apologized for supporting. Weisbrot stressed Biden’s...
    President Donald Trump renewed his call for a special counsel to be appointed to investigate his unfounded claims of election fraud in the hours following Attorney General Bill Barr's departure.  'After seeing the massive Voter Fraud in the 2020 Presidential Election, I disagree with anyone that thinks a strong, fast, and fair Special Counsel is not needed, IMMEDIATELY,' Trump tweeted Wednesday evening. 'This was the most corrupt election in the history of our Country, and it must be closely examined!'  On Monday, Barr said he had no plans to appoint special counsels to investigate Hunter Biden, President-elect Joe Biden's son, or to probe Trump's unfounded claims of election fraud.   President Donald Trump demanded Wednesday night that a special counsel is needed 'IMMEDIATELY' to look into claims of widespread voter fraud, which courts have already determined are false  President Trump renewed his call for a special counsel to be appointed...
    Just when you thought Washington couldn’t possibly be more reckless and wasteful, it found a way. Late on Monday evening, Congress passed, with strong bipartisan support, a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill and $1.4 trillion spending bill, averting a looming government shutdown and extending coronavirus relief measures put into place in March under the CARES Act. The bills included a long list of disgustingly wasteful spending provisions, foreign aid and pet projects, including millions of dollars for monitoring climate change in Tibet, cash for investigating the 1908 Springfield Race Riot and $10 million for "gender programs" in Pakistan. Congress even agreed to spend $231 million to help Sudan pay down its national debt — a particularly ironic waste of taxpayer money, considering that the United States is now more than $27.5 trillion in the hole. (And, apparently, Congress isn’t done digging.) TRUMP’S CALL FOR $2,000 STIMULUS CHECKS HAILED – BY...
    RORY Farquharson is the 22-year-old boyfriend of Barack Obama's eldest daughter Malia. Obama revealed how Rory quarantined with the family the pandemic first hit the United States. 7 Malia Obama and Rory Farquharson were spotted together as early as 2017Credit: 2018 Alo Ceballos Who is Rory Farquharson? Rory Farquharson, 19, is the son of chief executive of Insight Investment Management Limited Charles, 57, and Catherine, 58, a qualified accountant. The family live in a £1.6million six-bed detached house in Woodbridge, Suffolk. He was head boy at the prestigious Rugby School, a £11,584-a-term boarding school. He was also a member of its chemistry club, the Blue Bunsen Society. 7 Rory is 'quite a catch' according to one school insiderCredit: Facebook During the summer, the 19-year-old spent the summer as an intern with the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building in Northern Ireland. Rory is a second year student who began studying law at Harvard University,...
    Governor Larry Hogan (R-MD) said Monday on CNN that Republicans who continue dispute the results of last month’s presidential election are embarrassing the party. Anchor Jake Tapper said, “Governor Hogan, you have long acknowledged the reality of what happened on election day. We just heard that several of your fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill continue to deny this reality. Is anything going to change after the electoral college? Will we see Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at least acknowledge that this is over, according to the electoral college?” Hogan said, “Well, I would sure hope so, Jake. I mean, it’s just getting ridiculous at this point. I would agree with you that it’s somewhat of an embarrassment for the party. Look, this election is over. And I know that the president had every opportunity to provide some kind of evidence of widespread voter fraud. We haven’t seen any. All the...
    The head of the Haiti soccer federation banned from the sport for life last month after being accused of sexually abusing and even impregnating some of the country's elite female players, said the accusations against him are pulled out of thin air and weren't properly investigated by world-wide soccer authority FIFA. Yves Jean-Bart, one of the region's longest-serving top soccer official, told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview that FIFA is 'corrupt' and bent on keeping Haiti soccer 'in its place' because the men's national team is suddenly competitive against world powerhouses. He pointed to the night of July 2019 when the red-and-blue suffered a one-goal loss to Mexico at the last minute of the Gold Cup semi-finals. FIFA banned the 73-year-old, who is nicknamed Dadou, after giving him 10 minutes on Skype to respond to accusations he used his status to abuse and harass players whose future he was entrusted...
    PATCHY the Pirate is the land-dwelling human that occasionally hosts SpongeBob SquarePants on Nickelodeon. Patchy was created by Stephen Hillenburg as an homage to the hosts of children's shows on local-access television channels. 6Patchy the Pirate is played by Tom KenneyCredit: Nickelodeon Who is Patchy the Pirate? Patchy the Pirate is the live-action host of SpongeBob SquarePants. Patchy is a fictional character played by actor Tom Kenney, who is also the voice of SpongeBob himself. Patchy presents many special episodes and Nickelodeon commercials from his small home in Encino, California. 6Kenney is also the voice of SpongeBob and several other Bikini Bottom charactersCredit: Nickelodeon He is the president of the SpongeBob SquarePants fan club. He owns a sarcastic parrot named Potty who chimes in to Patchy's commentary to start trouble. According to Kenny, Patchy is more like a "suburban guy" than a pirate, and "the only thing that...
    Madison Summers December 7, 2020 0 Comments Americans are seeking more clarity when it comes to a COVID-19 vaccine, and public health experts are trying to build confidence in the American public. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, is weighing in on the possibility of someone infecting others with COVID-19 after receiving the coronavirus vaccine. During Monday’s interview on CNN “New Day,” Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, was asked if someone who gets the COVID-19 vaccine and is symptomless if they could still be infectious. “Well, that’s possible,” Fauci said, adding, “We’re going to know the answer to that as we follow people out longer.” He added that that idea is “certainly conceivable” because “the prime endpoint of it…was clinically recognizable disease.” “We will ultimately find out if it prevents clinically recognizable disease but there’s still some virus...
    President Trump said he is “surprised” that “so many” congressional Republicans believe President-elect Joe Biden won the election, and demanded a list of those who thought so.  The Washington Post surveyed all 249 Republican House and Senate members, and as of Saturday afternoon, found 27 would commit to saying Biden won the election. Another 220 would not say who won; 70 percent did not respond to the Post’s request for comment.  Earlier that number was 25. “25, wow! I am surprised there are so many. We have just begun to fight. Please send me a list of the 25 RINOS. I read the Fake News Washington Post as little as possible!” Trump wrote on Twitter, quoting the Washington Post story. The Post found that eight Republicans, 3% of all GOP lawmakers, vocally supported Trump’s current strategy of claiming victory and suing for fraud in swing states that he lost.  KEMP, TRUMP CLASH OVER...
    Former RNC chair Michael Steele called out the donors giving massive amounts of money to what President Donald Trump has billed as funding his recount efforts, but is, in fact, padding his post-presidential life. During an appearance on MSNBC’s ReidOut, Steele warned Trump supporters that they were being played for “suckers,” as Trump relentlessly presses his donor list for cash. The president pivoted to his latest fundraising strategy just days after the election, when his “Make American Great Again” PAC began intensely contacting donors to raise money for something it called his “official election defense.” But in the fine print, the PAC divulged that half the money was actually going to pay down the campaign’s debt. According to an analysis by the New York Times, the president has raised a staggering $170 million since Election Day, three quarters of it going to Trump’s new political action committee, Save America. That total, notably, is more than double...
    Rev. Raphael Warnock is the top Democratic candidate in a heated runoff election for a Georgia Senate seat. Warnock’s competitor is incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who bested her chief Republican challenger Republican Rep. Doug Collins during the November election. Loeffler was appointed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp to fill former Sen. Johnny Isakson’s seat in January. Since no candidate received more than 50% of the vote in November, the top two candidates will compete in the runoff election on Jan. 5. President-elect Joe Biden won the state of Georgia, making him the first Democratic presidential candidate to do so since former President Bill Clinton in 1992. In the state, both Senate seats are still up for grabs. Here are three things to know about Warnock, the first-time political candidate. Religious roots Warnock has served as a senior pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta since 2005, which is the same church where...
    NEERA Tanden is President-elect Joe Biden's pick to lead the Office of Management and Budget. The 50-year-old Tanden is the president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, a Washington-based think tank. 4Neera Tanden has been selected to join Joe Biden's teamCredit: AFP or licensors Who is Neera Tanden? Neera Tanden was born on September 10, 1970, in Bedford, Massachusetts. She received her bachelor of science from UCLA and her law degree from Yale. At the Center for American Progress she focuses on how opportunity can be expanded "for all Americans," according to CAP's website. Tanden has also served in both the Barack Obama and Bill Clinton administrations. As a senior adviser for health reform at the US Department of Health and Human Services she worked on provisions of Obama's Affordable Care Act. She lives in Washington with her husband and their two children. 4Center for American Progress co-founder...
    MSNBC anchor Willie Geist said Tuesday on “Morning Joe” that President Donald Trump’s fundraising to continue fighting election legal battles is a “hustle.” Anchor Mika Brzezinski said, “As President Trump levels one false claim about the election after another, there is new reporting that this may all just be a money-making operation for Trump. Sources tell The Washington Post that President Trump has raised more than $150 million since Election Day as his campaign has continued to garner donations to fund his attempts to overturn the election results. ‘The influx of political donations is one reason Trump and some allies are inclined to continue a legal onslaught and public affairs blitz focused on baseless claims of election fraud,’ the paper reports. Much of the money raised since the election is likely to go into the account for the president to use on political activities after he leaves office.” Anchor Joe Scarborough said,...
    Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight said in a video posted this week that President Trump is “the only man who can save this nation.” “We’re heading down a street that has no name now,” Voight begins in the roughly two-minute clip. “We must not allow our nation to crumble. This is what they want: to destroy America.” Jon Voight says "President Trump is the only man that can save this nation." pic.twitter.com/AnSoG4qzoW— The Hill (@thehill) November 28, 2020 The Midnight Cowboy actor warned that the country is in “great danger if we fall under a Biden administration" and called California Gov. Gavin Newsom a “disgrace to mankind” as part of a “leftist mob” trying to suppress freedom. “Gov. Newsom has destroyed many lives of people who depended on their businesses, and now, he wants to shut down again,” Voight explained. “I ask all to fight this battle now to get...
    REUTERS journalist Jeff Mason is a Georgetown lecturer and political writer. He provoked a stir from President Donald Trump after asking him whether or not he would concede once Biden is certified as the winner of the presidential election. 5Jeff Mason has been a political correspondent for 11 yearsCredit: AFP - Getty Who is White House Reuters reporter Jeff Mason? Jeff Mason is a journalist and Reuters correspondent. He has been reporting on the White House for Reuters since 2009. He has interviewed both Barack Obama and Trump in their respective presidencies. 5Mason works for Reuters Before his US coverage, Mason reported on the airline industry in Germany and the goings on of the European Union between 2004 and 2007. When Trump was elected in 2016, Mason served as the president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, supporting the freedom of the press. What did he say to President Trump at...
    Vladimir Putin has a secret love child with a former cleaner, it was claimed yesterday. The Russian leader is said to have had an affair with Svetlana Krivonogikh and fathered Elizaveta, 17, during his first term as president. His former mistress, 45, is now a multi-millionaire who owns a nightclub famed for erotic shows, news site Project reported. Vladimir Putin reportedly has a secret teenager daughter with cleaner-turned-millionaire Svetlana Krivonogikh, who he reportedly had an affair with starting in the late Nineties It is alleged Putin had the affair during his first term as Russian president in the 1990s The Russian leader is said to have had an affair with Svetlana Krivonogikh and fathered Elizaveta, 17, during his first term as president It said Elizaveta’s middle name is Vladimirovna – indicating her father’s name is Vladimir. But there is apparently no name for him on the birth...
    SUSAN Rice is a longtime diplomat and public official who may be called to serve in Joe Biden's administration. Biden is selecting his cabinet after defeating President Donald Trump in the November 3 election. 4Susan Rice answers reporters' questions during a press briefing at the White House February 28, 2011, in Washington, DCCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Susan Rice? Rice was President Barack Obama's US ambassador to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013 before serving as national security adviser from 2013 until 2017. As national security adviser Rice was was "responsible for coordinating the formulation and implementation of all aspects" of Obama's foreign and national security policy, according to her online bio. She served as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1997 to 2001. Rice, who is 56, has worked in public service for several decades after graduating with honors from Stanford University in...
    SUSAN Rice is a longtime diplomat and public official who may be called to serve in Joe Biden's administration. Biden is selecting his cabinet after defeating President Donald Trump in the November 3 election. 4Susan Rice answers reporters' questions during a press briefing at the White House February 28, 2011, in Washington, DCCredit: Getty Images - Getty Who is Susan Rice? Rice was President Barack Obama's US ambassador to the United Nations from 2009 to 2013 before serving as national security adviser from 2013 until 2017. As national security adviser Rice was was "responsible for coordinating the formulation and implementation of all aspects" of Obama's foreign and national security policy, according to her online bio. She served as US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from 1997 to 2001. Rice, who is 56, has worked in public service for several decades after graduating with honors from Stanford University in...
    FORMER Secretary of State John Kerry was named the special presidential envoy for climate for Joe Biden’s cabinet. The president-elect made the formal announcement on Tuesday afternoon as he prepares his transition to the White House come January.  7John Kerry was Joe Biden's pick as the Special Presidential Envoy for ClimateCredit: EPA Who is John Kerry? John Forbes Kerry, 76, is an American politician and diplomat.  He served as the Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017 and also ran for president during the 2004 election, which he lost to George W Bush.  Kerry was the first sitting Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman to serve as Secretary in over a century. 7Kerry has worked as a diplomat for many years serving different roles all throughout his careerCredit: EPA Additionally, he volunteered for the Navy, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam.  Kerry was awarded a Silver Star, Bronze Star with...
    US President Donald Trump’s election campaign has issued a statement dismissing Sidney Powell, a lawyer who has leveled unsubstantiated allegations of voter fraud. “Sydney Powell is following the law on her own,” Trump campaign lawyers Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis said in the statement. “He’s not a member of the Trump Legislative Council. He’s not a lawyer in the president’s personal capacity.” The announcement came one day A judge has dismissed a campaign case seeking to prevent the victory of President-elect Joe Biden in Pennsylvania., November 3 is a major blow to Mr Trump’s efforts to reverse the election loss. But what led the Trump legal team to release this report? Here’s what you need to know.Who is Sidney Powell?Former federal lawyer M.S. Powell took charge last year as Mr Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s key lawyer, who pleaded guilty at special adviser Robert Mueller’s trial in Russia....