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Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden announces pick for FEMA chief

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden announces pick for FEMA chief

Bill Chizek/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in five days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on on article for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the…

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

TriggerPhoto/iStockBy JOHN SANTUCCI, MOLLY NAGLE, KATHERINE FAULDERS, and ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump plans to make the unprecedented move to depart the White House next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, ABC News has learned.Trump has requested a large sendoff to be planned for the morning of Jan. 20, sources…

Pelosi declines to say when she will send impeachment article to Senate

Pelosi declines to say when she will send impeachment article to Senate

Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBy BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined to say Friday when she will send the article of impeachment to the Senate that would trigger a Senate trial of President Donald Trump.”You’ll be the first to know when we announce that we’re going over there,” she told…

Six questions about Trump’s second impeachment trial answered, much still unknown

Six questions about Trump’s second impeachment trial answered, much still unknown

TriggerPhoto/iStockBy ALLISON PECORIN and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For the second time in 13 months and for the fourth time in American history, the Senate will again embark on yet another impeachment trial, the second for President Donald Trump.But much has changed since the House first passed articles of impeachment against Trump:…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden outlines vaccination plan, economic rescue

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden outlines vaccination plan, economic rescue

Bill Chizek/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in five days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on on article for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the…

Longtime Trump advisers connected to groups behind rally that led to Capitol attack

Longtime Trump advisers connected to groups behind rally that led to Capitol attack

Pete Marovich/Pool via BloombergBy WILL STEAKIN, MATTHEW MOSK, JAMES GORDON MEEK and ALI DUKAKIS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Three of the key advisers who helped engineer Donald Trump’s’ rise to the presidency in 2016, and who fell from grace under the weight of federal criminal charges, resurfaced during Trump’s final days in office to help engineer…

Sessions’ DOJ ‘driving force’ behind ‘zero-tolerance’ family separation policy: Watchdog report

Sessions’ DOJ ‘driving force’ behind ‘zero-tolerance’ family separation policy: Watchdog report

Elijah Nouvelage for The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy QUINN OWEN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his office were the “driving force” behind the Trump administration’s efforts separating migrant families as part of the “zero tolerance” policy aimed at unauthorized border crossers, according to a federal watchdog report released Thursday.The Department…

Biden announces vaccination plan, economic rescue package in evening address

Biden announces vaccination plan, economic rescue package in evening address

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesBy MOLLY NAGLE and BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — In an address Thursday night, President-elect Joe Biden announced his vaccination and economic rescue legislative package, an ambitious $1.9 trillion proposal focused on stimulus amid the continued COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the country for nearly a year.In a call with reporters, senior Biden…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Trump defense team uncertain ahead of trial

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Trump defense team uncertain ahead of trial

Bill Chizek/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in six days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on article for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the Jan.…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden announces pick for FEMA chief

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden announces pick for FEMA chief

Bill Chizek/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in five days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on on article for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the…

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

Trump plans to leave Washington Inauguration Day morning; Pence, Harris speak

TriggerPhoto/iStockBy JOHN SANTUCCI, MOLLY NAGLE, KATHERINE FAULDERS, and ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump plans to make the unprecedented move to depart the White House next Wednesday morning, just before President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, ABC News has learned.Trump has requested a large sendoff to be planned for the morning of Jan. 20, sources…

Pelosi declines to say when she will send impeachment article to Senate

Pelosi declines to say when she will send impeachment article to Senate

Sarah Silbiger/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesBy BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declined to say Friday when she will send the article of impeachment to the Senate that would trigger a Senate trial of President Donald Trump.”You’ll be the first to know when we announce that we’re going over there,” she told…

Six questions about Trump’s second impeachment trial answered, much still unknown

Six questions about Trump’s second impeachment trial answered, much still unknown

TriggerPhoto/iStockBy ALLISON PECORIN and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (NEW YORK) — For the second time in 13 months and for the fourth time in American history, the Senate will again embark on yet another impeachment trial, the second for President Donald Trump.But much has changed since the House first passed articles of impeachment against Trump:…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden outlines vaccination plan, economic rescue

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden outlines vaccination plan, economic rescue

Bill Chizek/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in five days.The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on on article for “incitement of insurrection” for his role in the…