Tag: US President elect Joe Biden

Biden criticizes pace of vaccine rollout, vows to accelerate

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden criticized the Trump administration Tuesday for the pace of distributing COVID-19 vaccines and predicted that “things will get worse before they get better” when it comes to the pandemic. “We need to be honest — the next few weeks and months are […]

Biden warns of Trump officials’ ‘roadblocks’ to transition

WILMINGTON, Del. — President-elect Joe Biden is warning of massive damage done to the national security apparatus by the Trump administration and “roadblocks” in communication between agency officials and his transition team that could undermine Americans’ security. During remarks Monday in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden said his team has […]

Biden to receive COVID vaccine as Trump remains on sidelines

WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden will receive his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on live television as part of a growing effort to convince the American public the inoculations are safe. Monday’s event will come the same day that a second vaccine, produced by Moderna, will start […]

Turning the page? Republicans acknowledge Biden’s victory

WASHINGTON — More than a month after the election, top Republicans finally acknowledged Joe Biden as the next U.S. president, a collapse in GOP resistance to the millions of voters who decisively chose the Democrat. Foreign leaders joined the parade, too, including Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Speaking on Tuesday […]

Hunter Biden subpoena seeks info on Burisma, other entities

WASHINGTON — A subpoena seeking documents from Hunter Biden asked for information related to more than two dozen entities, including Ukraine gas company Burisma, according to a person familiar with a Justice Department tax investigation of President-elect Joe Biden’s son. The breadth of the subpoena, issued Tuesday, underscores […]

Election 2020 Today: Biden’s trade envoy, long-shot claim

Here’s what’s happening Thursday in Election 2020 and President-elect Joe Biden’s transition. TODAY’S TOP STORIES: TRADE ENVOY: President-elect Joe Biden is set to nominate Katherine Tai to be the top U.S. trade envoy, according to two people familiar with his plans. Tai, who is chief trade counsel for the House Ways […]

Biden seeks unity as Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

WILMINGTON, Del. — On a day of grace and grievance, President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace stoked the fading embers of his campaign to “turn the election over.” Biden, in […]

‘America is back’: Biden pushes past Trump era with nominees

WILMINGTON, Del. — Declaring “America is back,” President-elect Joe Biden introduced his national security team, his first substantive offering of how he’ll shift from Trump-era “America First” policies by relying on experts from the Democratic establishment to be some of his most important advisers. “Together, these public servants […]

Rejecting Trump’s foreign policy approach, Biden says ‘America is back’

WILMINGTON, Del. – President-elect Joe Biden said on Tuesday the United States will be “ready to lead” again on the global stage, turning the page on Republican President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies as he pledged to work together with the nation’s allies. Introducing his foreign policy and […]

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