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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
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
Dec 22 2020
Nature is not something you inherit from your ancestors but something you steward for your descendants. At least that’s the Indigenous view.
In recent centuries, that view hasn’t carried much weight beyond tribal boundaries. Over the history of tribes’ government-to-government relationship with Washington – formalized after centuries of exploitation and bloodshed – there has been a lotChristian Science Monitor
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
Mar 27 2019
Speculation is mounting over whether President Trump will grant pardons to his campaign associates charged during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, now that the report has turned up no evidence of collusion with the Russians during the 2016 presidential election.
The White House, in the past, has said that there had been no discussion of pardons for any of the playersFox News (Online News)
Nov 01 2020
In 1964, Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater asked Ronald Reagan to deliver a nationally televised speech on behalf of his campaign. The speech was called “A Time for Choosing.”
In his address, Reagan made the point that freedom was at stake — that we’re always taking a step toward either more freedom or more tyranny. Reagan noted that, for several thousand years, man hadNewt Gingrich
Mar 02 2020
In his brief three-month campaign for president, Michael Bloomberg poured nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars into building an advertising and data-mining juggernaut unlike anything the political world had ever seen.
But a big part of the strategy hinged on a wildcard named Joe Biden.
Biden’s resurgence after a dominant victory on Saturday in South Carolina has upset thatReuters
Oct 13 2020
Democratic nominee Joe Biden again dodged questions on court-packing, this time at campaign stops in Ohio on Monday, but said he is "not a fan of court packing."
"The court packing is going on now," Biden told WKRC Local 12 in Cincinnati. "Never before, when the election has already begun and millions of votes already cast, has it ever been that a Supreme Court nominee was put forward,Fox News (Online News)
Jan 04 2019
Campaign finance legislation is always about inhibiting someone's speech.Reason