President-elect Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen, a former head of the Federal Reserve, to become the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris met with members of the U.S. Conference of Mayors and spoke about the COVID pandemic.
President-elect Joe Biden is poised to nominate former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his Secretary of the Treasury, according the Wall Street Journal first reported Monday afternoon.
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President Donald Trump’s legal team dedicated to overturning the election results jettisoned attorney Sidney Powell, who’s been continually pushing flatly bizarre conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, on Sunday.
COVID-19 federal relief programs are set to expire at year's end if Congress and President Trump don't renew them. Jobless aid and an eviction ban are among the provisions going away.
Biden has called Blinken, who worked with him on foreign policy issues for nearly two decades, a "superstar" and has said he could do "any job."
Biden's nomination of Thomas-Greenfield would elevate a Black woman and career foreign service official to the high-profile position.
Even as lawsuits are thrown out of court and pressure grows on his legal team, President Trump continues his battle to overthrow the results of the election.
Trump campaign distances itself from lawyer Sidney Powell; Chris Christie calls president's legal team a "national embarrassment" – election updates.
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