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Nov 04 2020
For months, Joe Biden has been campaigning with endless variations on a simple theme: vote and we can end this. We can end the craziness, the incompetence, the sheer exhausting daily spectacle that has been the Presidency of Donald John Trump. “I promise you this,” Biden said the other day. “I’ll end Donald Trump’s chaos and end this crisis.”
But not yet. The 2020 election—whichThe New Yorker
Jul 05 2020
DES MOINES, Iowa — President Donald Trump’s campaign and allies have blocked efforts to expand mail-in voting, forcing an awkward confrontation with top GOP election officials who are promoting the opposite in their states.
The rare dissonance between Trump and other Republican elected officials also reflects another reality the president will not concede: Many in his party believeNBC News (Online)
May 08 2019
Schiff Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Overturn Citizens United © Greg Nash Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) on Wednesday introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling, which eliminated restrictions on corporate campaign spending.
The amendment would allow Congress and states to put forth limits on campaign contributions, accordingThe Hill
Apr 01 2021
With one month until former President Donald Trump’s May 1 deadline for withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan, President Joe Biden faces one of the most intense lobbying campaigns of his two-month-old presidency.
Biden has already suggested he won’t meet the deadline. But in closed-door meetings and bold public declarations, parties on all sides ― former troops, lawmakers, generalsHuffPost
Aug 06 2020
Facebook and Twitter have penalised Donald Trump and his campaign for posts in which the president claimed children were "almost immune" to coronavirus.
Facebook deleted the post - a clip from an interview Mr Trump gave to Fox News - saying it contained "harmful Covid misinformation".
Twitter followed by saying it had frozen a Trump campaign account until a tweet of the same clipBBC News
Oct 30 2017
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former Trump campaign official Rick Gates surrendered Monday to Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller.CNN (Online News)
Dec 23 2020
President Donald Trump, like many of his predecessors, is using his final days in the White House to increase his use of pardons and commutations, including some that may prove controversial.
Trump has already issued several politically charged clemencies, but the overall number of pardons and commutations he's granted to date pales in comparison to other presidents in the pastUSA TODAY
Nov 20 2020
Joe Biden is celebrating his 78th birthday on Friday, an age that will make him the oldest president ever to enter office when he is inaugurated on 20 January.
Biden’s age, which Donald Trump – four years his junior – sought to make an issue throughout the election campaign, including the nickname “Sleepy Joe”, is 23 years above an average 55 years of age for accession to the presidencyThe Guardian
Jan 20 2021
Mask mandates, Paris accord and halting the wall: Biden thrills the Left with wave of executive orders
President Biden signed a wave of Inauguration Day executive orders designed to reverse some of former President Donald Trump’s signature policy decisions, drawing praise from Democrats and many of Trump's critics abroad.
“One of the first things we must do is undo the Trump regression, and executive orders are one of the most effective tools to accomplish just that,” newly sworn-inWashington Examiner
Dec 22 2020
President Trump on Tuesday granted clemency to three former Republican congressmen as well as two individuals charged as part of former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, George Papadopoulos and Alex van der Zwaan.
Trump granted a full pardon to former California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter, who pleaded guilty to misusing campaign funds in 2019. He also granted a pardon toThe Hill