U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Friday announced Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as his labor secretary. He said he considered nominating former Democratic presidential rival Senator Bernie Sanders to the post but they both agreed it was important to maintain control of the U.S. Senate.
Senator Elizabeth Warren has brought forth legislation for free mass coronavirus testing for essential workers and those incarcerated. The bill is called the Expanding COVID-19 Testing Capacity Act of 2020. The bill would also require protections for those who are hired as a result of the bill. The federal government would manufacture and distribute COVID-19 diagnostic tests. The kits would be delivered to community centers, congregate care settings, schools, and childcare facilities.
Massachusetts senator and failed Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren lobbied Joe Biden to become his treasury secretary. In a humiliating snub heard around the political world Biden chose former FED chair Janet Yellen over Warren as his Treasury Secretary. Chris Cillizza of CNN said there are several reasons Warren will never be America's Treasury Secretary. Warren in the Cabinet would allow Mass. GOP Gov. Charlie Baker to appoint a temporary replacement for her in the Senate.
Joe Biden took oath as 46th President of the United States with Kamala Harris as vice-president. Wishes poured him from world leaders congratulating the new administration. Prime Minister also congratulated the duo and said that he is committed to working with the new government to take India-US ties forward. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron were among some leaders who sent their best wishes to the new President of the United States. Watch the full video for all the details.
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U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris ended their first night in office by enjoying a program featuring performances by Lady Gaga and John Legend, and hosted by Tom Hanks, on Wednesday (January 20).
China said on Wednesday it wanted to cooperate with President Joe Biden's new U.S. administration, while announcing sanctions against "lying and cheating" outgoing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and 27 other top officials under Donald Trump. Gloria Tso reports.
[NFA] Former 2020 U.S. presidential contender Andrew Yang, who built a strong grassroots following on the promise of a universal basic income, is running for mayor of New York City with the same pledge. This report produced by Emma Jehle.
Joe Biden’s ancestral homes on the west and east coast of Ireland havecelebrated his inauguration with champagne and cake while waving Irish andAmerican flags. The US president’s proud links to Ireland are well known andoften spoken about by the Democrat.
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The Trump Baby Blimp has been “consigned to history” after being acquired by the Museum of London.
The giant inflatable depicts US President Donald Trump as a baby with a nappy and mobile phone.
The balloon first took to the skies over Westminster during Trump’s state visit to the UK in 2018.
The 20ft effigy has since travelled to protests in France, Ireland, Argentina and various locations across the United States.
It has now found a “final resting place” at the Museum of London, where it will be conserved and potentially displayed as part of the museum’s protest collection. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A look at the five-day forecast across the UK and Ireland as Storm Christophhits central and northern England. Yellow weather warnings are in place inmany areas, with amber warnings affecting an area around Manchester, Leeds andSheffield and stretching down to Peterborough.
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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden plans to extend travel restrictions on most visitors who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil, soon after President Donald Trump announced he would be lifting those requirements. Gloria Tso reports.