President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state, Antony Blinken, said on Tuesday he believed President Donald Trump was right in taking a tougher approach to China - even if he did not agree with all his methods - and endorsed the assessment that it was committing genocide in Xinjiang.
President-elect Joe Biden arrived in Washington Tuesday to kick off his inaugural ceremonies. The normally celebratory time comes at a dark and solemn moment in American history. As the President-elect is preparing to take his oath of office, the US approaches 400,000 coronavirus deaths. Biden has said he was inspired to run for President after watching President Trump's dismissive handling of the deadly virus.
U.S. President Donald Trump urged prayers for the new administration in a farewell address, as he leaves office with nearly 400,000 Americans dead of the coronavirus whose risk he downplayed, an economy struggling from the pandemic, and relationships strained with key U.S. allies. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
President-elect Joe Biden's first event after arriving in Washington onTuesday, along with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, was to take part in anevening ceremony at the Reflecting Pool near the Lincoln Memorial to honourthe 400,000 American lives lost to Covid-19. "To heal, we must remember,"President-elect Joe Biden said. "It's hard sometimes to remember, but that'show we heal."
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Ahead of US President-Elect Joe Biden's swearing-in-ceremony, a Bhubaneswar-based artist, made a miniature. The tiny piece of art was crafted inside a glass bottle. L Eswar Rao, the artist, hopes for a good relationship between the two countries. Joe Biden will take oath as the President of United States today.
"Why would we merge with Congress party, they are too small in West Bengal," said Vice-President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) Saugata Roy on January 19. "Adhir Ranjan's party is too small in West Bengal. They won only 2 seats here in Lok Sabha elections, why would we merge with them? They (Congress) should fight BJP on their own. There is no question of joining hands with Congress. TMC can fight BJP alone," said Roy.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar slammed Congress over its booklet over farm laws 'kheti ka khoon teen kale kanoon' released by party leader Rahul Gandhi. He asked Congress is talking about 'kheti ka khoon' but what about bloodbath during the partition? "3,000 Sikhs were burnt alive in Delhi in 1984. Was it not bloodshed?...Lakhs of farmers died by suicide during Congress rule, was there no blood in their bodies?," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi releases a booklet over the three farm laws of central government at the party headquarters in Delhi
CNN’s Anderson Cooper talks to World Central Kitchen founder Jose Andres, who has been feeding National Guard soldiers protecting the US Capitol. Watch Anderson Cooper Full Circle Monday, Tuesday and Friday this week at 6p E.T.
While addressing farewell speech on January 19, US President Donald Trump said, "All Americans were horrified by the assault on our Capitol. Political violence is an attack on everything we cherish as Americans, it can never be tolerated. Now more than ever we must unify around our shared values." "We imposed historic and monumental tariffs on China; made a great new deal with China... Our trade relationship was rapidly changing, billions and billions of dollars were pouring into the US, but the virus forced us to go in a different direction," he added. On January 20, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be taking the oath.
On her Fox Business show, Maria Bartiromo falsely claimed that the mob that stormed the US Capitol was “infiltrated” by Democrats who dressed in MAGA clothes. CNN’s Anderson Cooper and global affairs analyst Max Boot discuss.
First Lady Melania Trump bids farewell to the nation in a recorded video sheposted on Twitter. She thanked Americans for the “greatest honour of my life,"but made no mention of the incoming Joe Biden..
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