“'Women first,' sure, but we're the best in the businesses, and this is the group of women who are the best in the business. And that is why we have these jobs,” she added. “Not because we're women ... we should celebrate that we're all women, but it is more that is a group of the best and that's why we're here.” … [Read more...] about White House communications director: ‘Biden is not going to be breaking news at 1am on Twitter’
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It is tradition for outgoing presidents to leave notes for their successors, but it was unclear whether Trump would continue the tradition. Even as he departed the White House and Washington for the last time, he had not conceded the election to Biden. The contents of the note remain private. … [Read more...] about President Trump Left A Note For Joe Biden On The Resolute Desk, White House Confirms
This week was the beginning of the end of the Trump era. With President Joe BidenJoe BidenRev. Barber says best way to undercut extremism is with honesty Biden requires international travelers to quarantine upon arrival to US Overnight Defense: House approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee | Biden to seek five-year extension of key arms control pact with Russia | Two more US service members killed by COVID-19 MORE in the White House, Vice President Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris takes up temporary residence at Blair House Amanda Gorman captures national interest after inauguration performance Democrats formally elect Harrison as new DNC chair MORE presiding over the Senate and a House with a pro-reproductive rights majority, the damage inflicted on abortion access during the Trump administration can be undone. … [Read more...] about An ally in the White House is good for abortion access, but not enough
"The key point here is that we want fact-based analysis," Psaki said. “We are committed to developing policies and strategies based on fact, objective and rigorous analysis, and respect for constitutionally protected free speech and political activity.” … [Read more...] about White House Focuses on Fight Against Domestic Terrorism
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