President-elect Joe Biden has picked former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison to head the Democratic National Committee, Biden's office said in a statement on Thursday. Gloria Tso has more.
"The opposition claims Georgia Dream passed this law as a payback to the criminal world for the help they got during the election. In the past criminals have helped the ruling party by pressuring people during the campaign," claims former minister Thorniké Gordadze.
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The resumes of former White House staff usually go straight to the top of the pile when it comes to getting top jobs. After all, they've had the unparalleled experience of years of dealing with some of the toughest crises in government. But according to Business Insider, Trump administration staffers aren't finding such a post-POTUS cushy landing.
Multiple new polls indicate that most Republicans do not trust the results of the 2020 election. Brian Stelter says it is a “mainstream” view in the GOP. He asks Christopher Krebs about how election lies translate into extremist actions, and Krebs says it is important to differentiate between militia members, full-blown conspiracy theorists, and “disaffected voters” that have bought into Trump’s big lie.
After numerous members of the media were assaulted in pro-Trump riots on January 6, newsrooms are stepping up security measures. Nicole Carroll says USA Today is taking many precautions to protect reporters. RTDNA executive director Dan Shelley says “this is the most perilous time for journalists in the field in the modern history of the United States,” but reporters will not be deterred.
Maggie Haberman reflects on the “constant sense of incoming” during the Trump administration. With Trump off Twitter and almost out of the White House, Haberman says “his ability to just snap his fingers and get attention as president is obviously gone.” But “he is still a dominant figure in the Republican Party, she points out.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) lost his son to depression in 2020. CNN’s Jake Tapper talks with him about having to deal with that tragedy in addition to leading the second impeachment of President Donald Trump.