Pence: 'We're going to protect the integrity of the vote'
Despite incomplete results from several battleground states that could determine the outcome of the U.S. presidential race, President Donald Trump early on Wednesday proclaimed victory over Democratic challenger Joe Biden.
Former Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into the spotlight during the final days of Donald Trump’s presidency. Now that the pair lost their reelection bid, though, what does Pence’s future hold? In this latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza explains what’s next for Trump’s No. 2.
Ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris oath taking ceremony, Former President Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary Clinton arrived at the US Capitol Hill. 43rd President of USA George W. Bush along with his wife arrived at the inauguration. Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama arrived at the US Capitol for Joe Biden's inauguration. US outgoing Vice President Mike Pence also arrived ahead of oath taking ceremony. Biden will be the 46th president of United States and Kamala Harris will be the first female and first black Vice President.
Donald Trump left the White House for the last time as US President on Wednesday, saying that this ‘is not a long term goodbye’ and ‘we will see each other again’.
Trump and First Lady Melania headed to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, where the outgoing president spoke at a farewell event on a smaller scale than he had hoped for. In fact, his request for a huge military-style parade with crowds of supporters was rejected by the Pentagon.
It is not clear how many guests attended the event either, with Mike Pence deciding to skip it in order to attend Biden’s inauguration instead.
Trump is the first president in modern history to boycott his successor’s inauguration. Report by Bassaneseg. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
One of the biggest international challenges facing President Biden is a relationship with China, which had grown increasingly hostile under the Trump administration. Now, the Biden administration faces power struggles in Asia as China grows more dominant. CNN’s Ivan Watson reports.
The Biden administration will work to safeguard American telecoms networks from "untrusted vendors" like Huawei Technologies Co Ltd that threaten national security, the White House said on Wednesday. Libby Hogan reports.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said the State Department was taking a "very urgent and very close look" at the Trump administration designation of Yemen's Houthi movement as a terrorist organization.
CNN’s Erin Burnett wonders how House Republicans could remain silent over Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s (R-GA) past comments supporting the execution of prominent Democrats and others about the Parkland school shooting. Rep. Greene was recently given a seat on the House Committee on Education and Labor.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene repeatedly indicated support for executing prominent Democratic politicians in 2018 and 2019 before being elected to Congress, a CNN KFile review of hundreds of posts and comments from Greene’s Facebook page shows.