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Biden To Name Janet Yellen As Treasury Secretary

CNBC reports: President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary, a historic decision that could result in the nation’s first woman to lead the department, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. Yellen, 74, is widely seen as a politically “safe” pick for the role, likely to garner support …

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NBC: Trump Fears Giuliani Is Making Him Look Foolish

NBC News reports: While President Donald Trump has publicly praised his legal team’s efforts, he has privately expressed frustration with the slapdash nature of his election defense fight, according to several people familiar with the discussions. The president has been complaining to aides and allies about his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani and recently-removed lawyer Sidney Powell’s over-the-top performances at a …

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GOP Governor Vows “No More Lockdowns In Texas”

CNBC reports: As Texas’s coronavirus outbreaks continue to worsen by nearly every available measure, Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is standing by his aversion to shutting down the state again. He put it simply Monday in an interview with CNBC’s “Squawk Box”: “No more lockdowns in Texas.” Abbott pointed to automatic restrictions put in place when a region’s hospitalization numbers cross …

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GM Drops Support For Trump’s Climate Rollbacks

The New York Times reports: General Motors abandoned President Trump’s battle to nullify California’s fuel economy rules meant to curb global warming, the strongest sign yet that corporate America is moving on from Mr. Trump and adapting to an incoming Democratic administration. The company also signaled that it was ready to work with President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr., who has …

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Qantas To Mandate COVID Vax For International Flights

The BBC reports: International air travelers will in future need to prove they have been vaccinated against Covid-19 in order to board Qantas flights, the airline says. The Australian flag carrier’s boss, Alan Joyce, said the move would be “a necessity” when vaccines are available. “I think that’s going to be a common thing talking to my colleagues in other …

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Police Raid Queens Swingers Sex Club Because COVID

The New York Daily News reports: A Queens sex club, ignoring the steady rise in citywide COVID-19 cases and guidelines to slow the spread, was busted early Sunday for an illegal party decked out with the trappings of a modern-day Roman orgy. Deputies from the city’s Sheriff’s Office found over 80 people without masks at the illicit underground club on …

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Cultists Hurl F-Bombs At NJ Gov And Family [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) and his family were accosted by hecklers who spotted him over the weekend while they were eating dinner at a restaurant. A video of the encounter went viral on Sunday, and it shows Murphy being harassed by at least two people while he was eating with his wife and children. “Oh my …

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Joe Biden Names John Kerry As Special Climate Envoy, Alejandro Mayorkas As Secretary Of Homeland Security

The New York Times reports: President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. plans to name several top national security picks on Tuesday, his transition office said, including the first Latino to lead the Department of Homeland Security, the first woman to head the intelligence community and a former secretary of state, John Kerry, to be his climate czar. At an event in …

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GOP Sen. Rob Portman: There’s No Proof Of Fraud

GOP Sen. Rob Portman writes for the Cincinnati Enquirer: States have now completed counting votes and most battleground states will have certified their election results as of this week. Some state recounts have been completed and those remaining are expected to be completed within the next two weeks. Based on all the information currently available, neither the final lawful vote …

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