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Biden on track to take office without key Cabinet roles in place

President-elect Joe Biden is on track to take office without key Cabinet members being confirmed on the day of his inauguration, a result of the Republican-led Senate moving much more slowly to schedule confirmation hearings and votes than it has for previous presidents. The timeline for confirming Biden’s Cabinet nominees could accelerate when Democrats take…MORE

Twitter temporarily suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for election misinformation

Twitter temporarily suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for election misinformation

Twitter on Sunday temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene for repeated violations of new rules the social media platform put in place following the violent US Capitol riot earlier this month, a company spokesperson told CNN. “The account referenced has been temporarily locked out for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy,”…MORE

In a last-minute move, NSA installing Trump loyalist as general counsel

In a last-minute move, NSA installing Trump loyalist as general counsel

The National Security Agency said Sunday it was installing Trump NSC staffer Michael Ellis as its general counsel, after acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller ordered NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone to place the Trump loyalist into the role. “Mr. Ellis accepted his final job offer yesterday afternoon. NSA is moving forward with his employment,” an…MORE

Hotel chain cancels fundraiser for Josh Hawley, citing Capitol riot

Hotel chain cancels fundraiser for Josh Hawley, citing Capitol riot

Loews Hotel Group has canceled an upcoming fundraiser for Republican Sen. Josh Hawley, saying it’s opposed to “all who supported and incited” the deadly riot at the US Capitol. “In light of recent events we have informed the host of this event that it will no longer be held at our hotel in Orlando or…MORE

Biden chief of staff doesn’t rule out stopping intelligence briefings for Trump

Biden chief of staff doesn’t rule out stopping intelligence briefings for Trump

Joe Biden’s incoming White House chief of staff on Sunday did not rule out blocking President Donald Trump from receiving intelligence briefings once he is a private citizen. Asked by CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” whether the Biden administration would follow recommendations from a former intelligence official to limit Trump’s access to…MORE

Young leaders ask incoming Biden administration for a seat at the table

Young leaders ask incoming Biden administration for a seat at the table

A cohort of youth-led organizations has asked the incoming Biden administration to create official positions aimed at engaging younger Americans. The groups have drafted a memo asking the Biden administration to build an “Office of Young Americans” within the Executive Office of the President. They have also asked the administration to appoint a “Director of…MORE

Raskin: I am not going to lose my son in 2020 and country in 2021

Raskin: I am not going to lose my son in 2020 and country in 2021

Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin said Sunday that he’s “not going to lose my son at the end of 2020 and lose my country and my republic in 2021,” in a moving message that comes as he grapples with his family’s loss and his role as the House’s lead impeachment manager in President Donald Trump’s second…MORE

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