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GSA Allows Biden Transition To Formally Begin

On Monday, President-elect Joe Biden was formally given the go-ahead by a federal agency to begin his transition to the White House, shortly after the battleground state of Michigan certified him as the winner there. With this news, President Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn his Nov. 3 election defeat appear to be coming to a …

Democratic Senators say lack of briefing from Trump administration could delay vaccine distribution

Democratic senators said on Thursday that the team working on vaccine distribution planning under President Donald Trump have no intention of briefing anyone on President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team. Senator Chris Murphy said on Twitter, “Just off a conference call with Trump Administration vaccine distribution team. They confirmed that they have not briefed anyone on …

Nancy Pelosi Wins A New Term As House Speaker

House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi to lead the party as House speaker Wednesday. Pelosi ran unopposed as well as House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., and House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D.-S.C. The three Democrats have held their positions in the House for the last 14 years. In addition, Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., retained his spot …

President Trump Fires Homeland Security Cyber Chief Chris Krebs Who Said Election Was Secure

The Department of Homeland Security’s cyber chief, Chris Krebs, was fired by President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Trump announced the dismissal in a tweet Tuesday night. The dismissal of Krebs, director DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, follows the agency’s declaration that the general election was the most secure in U.S. history. The statement served as …