Biden to name first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, plans scaled-down inauguration

22 November 2020, 8:32 PM
United States President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet appointments on Tuesday and is planning for a scaled-down inauguration due to the coronavirus pandemic, aides said on Sunday, as he lays the foundation for his new administration despite President Donald Trump's refusal to concede.
Biden leads in four key swing states ahead of Tuesday polls 1 November 2020, 6:59 PM

Former US Vice President Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump in four key swing-state polls just 48 hours before election day in the world's richest country..

US presidential candidates target critical swing states in the Midwest as election day nears 31 October 2020, 9:31 PM

With just two days to Election Day in the United States, critical swing states in the Midwest will be populated by both campaigns as they try to drive their supporters to the polls.

Early voting brings one million Black voters to Georgia polls 31 October 2020, 3:43 AM

As Georgia wrapped up weeks of early voting on Friday for the November 3 election, Black voter turnout had far surpassed the level seen at the same time in 2016. Some 1 million Black voters have already cast ballots this year, up from 712 000 this time four years ago, according to Target Smart, a […]

US early voting tops 70 million, continuing historic pace 28 October 2020, 3:58 AM

More than 70 million Americans have cast ballots in the US presidential election, more than half the total turnout of the 2016 election with one week to go until Election Day, according to a Tuesday tally from the US Elections Project.

Trump website defaced, campaign working with law enforcement – Statement 28 October 2020, 3:17 AM

The presidential campaign of Donald Trump says its official website was defaced earlier on Tuesday and that it is working with law enforcement to investigate the source of the attack.

Pence staff hit by COVID-19 outbreak as Biden says Trump has surrendered to pandemic 27 October 2020, 10:36 PM

Vice President Mike Pence campaigned on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic.

Trump, Biden in final full week of campaigning as virus looms large 26 October 2020, 9:44 AM

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Monday are down to the final full week of campaigning before the November 3 election, as surging coronavirus cases and a COVID-19 outbreak within Vice President Mike Pence’s staff keep the focus of the race on the pandemic.

Biden, Trump rallies show sharp contrast amid as coronavirus surges again 24 October 2020, 11:09 PM

President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden gave starkly contrasting messages on Saturday about the coronavirus pandemic, taking their campaigns for the White House on the road as COVID-19 cases surged again.

Biden warns on coronavirus surge, Trump heads to Florida in campaign sprint 24 October 2020, 3:19 AM

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday attacked President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic as a leading researcher warned the death toll could more than double over the next four months.

Trump, Biden clash over climate, oil industry in final debate 23 October 2020, 11:27 AM

Republican President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden clashed over the country’s response to climate change in their final presidential debate on Thursday, which included a stark disagreement over the future of the oil industry.

Biden renews his criticism of President Trump’s handling of coronavirus pandemic 23 October 2020, 5:09 AM

Democrat Joe Biden renewed his criticism of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's (October 22) final debate before a Nov. 3 U.S. election, while Trump leveled unfounded corruption accusations at Biden and his family.

LIVE: Final US Presidential Debate 23 October 2020, 2:00 AM

United States (US) President Donald Trump and former US Vice President Joe Biden are facing off for the final debate of the 2020 presidential campaign.

With time running out, Trump to go on offensive at debate in bid to catch Biden 23 October 2020, 1:52 AM

US President Donald Trump is expected to come out swinging in Thursday’s final presidential debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden to try to close a gap in opinion polls before an election 12 days away.

Trump and Biden urge supporters to vote early as this week’s final debate showdown awaits 19 October 2020, 11:34 AM

President Donald Trump and Democratic Joe Biden urged supporters to vote early as this week’s debate final showdown awaits.

Trump vs Biden, political theatre with 18 days to elections 16 October 2020, 4:21 PM

Two town halls. Two presidential nominees. Two Networks at the same time.  That was the scene in the United States overnight when President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden participating in dueling events – one on NBC, the other on ABC - where they took questions directly from voters on a number of subjects.

Biden, Trump squabble over coronavirus response in dueling town halls 16 October 2020, 3:31 AM

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden attacked President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, as the two candidates held dueling televised town halls after their second planned debate was canceled.

Trump and Biden to headline dueling town halls, as early voters swamp polls 15 October 2020, 8:11 PM

US President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will hold dueling prime-time town halls on Thursday instead of a second debate, which was to have been held virtually, as early voters continued to swamp polling places. Trump pulled out of the scheduled debate when the commission in charge of organizing the event said it […]

Back on campaign trail, Trump says he feels ‘powerful’ after COVID-19 recovery 13 October 2020, 11:59 AM

President Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail on Monday for the first time since he announced his COVID-19 diagnosis, touting his management of the pandemic as opinion polls showed him losing more ground to Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Donald Trump returns to campaign trail in Florida 12 October 2020, 9:15 PM

United States President Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail Monday for a rally in the must-win state of Florida after being hospitalised with COVID-19 and after his physician confirmed he was no longer at risk of spreading the deadly virus.