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Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to get 1st presidential briefing Monday

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to get 1st presidential briefing Monday

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Nov 25, 12:47 pmClyburn throws out names for positions in Biden administrationHouse Majority…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Giuliani plans presentation in Pennsylvania

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Giuliani plans presentation in Pennsylvania

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern:Nov 25, 11:17 amTrump no longer heading to Pennsylvania After sources familiar with the…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces nominees for key positions

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces nominees for key positions

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Nov 25, 7:34 amTrump planning Pennsylvania trip Wednesday as some state lawmakers meet…

Trump threatens more lawsuits, but court challenges are hitting dead ends

Trump threatens more lawsuits, but court challenges are hitting dead ends

artisteer/iStockBy ALEX HOSENBALL, OLIVIA RUBIN and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Pennsylvania officials asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to put an end to the Trump campaign’s legal challenge of an election that has now been certified, and in their view, resolved.”The Trump Campaign’s present demand to set aside millions (or “potentially tens of thousands”)…

Biden formally introduces national security and foreign policy team

Biden formally introduces national security and foreign policy team

Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy MOLLY NAGLE and JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC News (WILMINGTON, Del.) — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally announced their team of foreign policy and national security officials that will lead their administration’s efforts to deliver on Biden’s long held campaign pledge to restore America’s standing on…

GOP has to ‘get back to policies and ideas’: Rep. Denver Riggleman

GOP has to ‘get back to policies and ideas’: Rep. Denver Riggleman

U.S. House of RepresentativesBy MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The Republican Party has to move back toward “policies and ideas” and away from conspiracy theories like those about the election, outgoing Rep. Denver Riggleman, R-Va., said on ABC News’ “Powerhouse Politics” podcast.Riggleman was one of the first Republicans to publicly accept Joe Biden as the…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: No Trump concession amid official transition

Trump-Biden transition live updates: No Trump concession amid official transition

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON and LAUREN KING, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 57 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Nov 24, 7:26 pmTrump campaign touting upcoming hearings in Pa., Ariz., Mich.In a statement Tuesday…

As he ignores election defeat, Trump to pardon turkey

As he ignores election defeat, Trump to pardon turkey

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy JORDYN PHELPS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — While President Donald Trump continues to resist the American tradition of conceding his election defeat, he will take part in another time-honored tradition Tuesday: Pardoning the National Thanksgiving Turkey.The annual event typically serves as a light-hearted reprieve from the partisan rancor of Washington,…

Biden expected to tap history-making pick, Janet Yellen, for Treasury Department

Biden expected to tap history-making pick, Janet Yellen, for Treasury Department

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty ImagesBy JORDYN PHELPS and MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to name Janet Yellen as his pick for treasury secretary, sources familiar with the matter told ABC News.If confirmed by the Senate, Yellen, 74, will be the first woman to hold the top job.Biden’s selection of Yellen…

Biden announces historic picks for foreign policy, national security Cabinet posts

Biden announces historic picks for foreign policy, national security Cabinet posts

CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty ImagesBy MOLLY NAGLE and CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden rolled out his first Cabinet nominations Monday afternoon, a history-making group of advisers who will help guide his administration’s foreign policy and national security agenda, including the first Latino to lead the Department of Homeland Security and the first…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to get 1st presidential briefing Monday

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to get 1st presidential briefing Monday

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Nov 25, 12:47 pmClyburn throws out names for positions in Biden administrationHouse Majority…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Giuliani plans presentation in Pennsylvania

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Giuliani plans presentation in Pennsylvania

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern:Nov 25, 11:17 amTrump no longer heading to Pennsylvania After sources familiar with the…

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces nominees for key positions

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden introduces nominees for key positions

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ADIA ROBINSON, LAUREN KING and CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in 56 days.Here is how the transition is unfolding. All times Eastern: Nov 25, 7:34 amTrump planning Pennsylvania trip Wednesday as some state lawmakers meet…

Trump threatens more lawsuits, but court challenges are hitting dead ends

Trump threatens more lawsuits, but court challenges are hitting dead ends

artisteer/iStockBy ALEX HOSENBALL, OLIVIA RUBIN and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Pennsylvania officials asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to put an end to the Trump campaign’s legal challenge of an election that has now been certified, and in their view, resolved.”The Trump Campaign’s present demand to set aside millions (or “potentially tens of thousands”)…

Biden formally introduces national security and foreign policy team

Biden formally introduces national security and foreign policy team

Demetrius Freeman/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy MOLLY NAGLE and JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC News (WILMINGTON, Del.) — President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris formally announced their team of foreign policy and national security officials that will lead their administration’s efforts to deliver on Biden’s long held campaign pledge to restore America’s standing on…