World News – US – 2020 Election Today: Electoral College Votes, Vaccine U-Turn


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MOVE ON: Joe Biden’s aides have a message for President Donald Trump and his supporters: It has been a long time to move on. With electoral college officially electing Biden as president on Monday, his aides hope Republicans will consider their own long-term interests and those of the country, accept Trump’s defeat, and turn their attention to fighting the coronavirus pandemic and warding off economic unrest. Republicans have by and large stood by Trump for making unsubstantiated claims of a rigged election and showing no sign that they will give Biden the appearance of a honeymoon.

ELECTORAL COLLEGE: Presidential elections are held in the United States to officially elect Biden as the nation’s next president. Monday is the statutory day for the electoral college meeting. In reality, voters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia meet to cast their votes. The results are sent to Washington and counted in January. 6 joint session of Congress which will be chaired by Vice President Mike Pence.

VACCINE REVERSAL: Trump says he is repealing an administrative policy to vaccinate senior government officials against COVID-19, while public distribution of the shot is limited to frontline health workers and people in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Trump made the announcement in a tweet on Sunday night, hours after his administration confirmed that Senior U. . S.. . Officials, including some White House staff who work in close proximity to Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, would receive coronavirus vaccines as early as this week as part of the continuity of federal government plans.

VANDALS HIT CHURCHES: Vandals tore down a Black Lives Matter banner and a sign from two historic black churches in downtown Washington and set the banner on fire as nightly clashes between pro-Trump supporters and counter-demonstrators broke out on Saturday Violence and arrests broke out. Police said Sunday they are investigating the incidents at Asbury United Methodist Church and Metropolitan A.. . M.. . E.. . Church as a potential hate crime.

QUOTE: “We have won so many times in so many different ways at this point. We’re just looking forward to continuing to win, « said Jen O’Malley Dillon, Biden’s deputy chief of staff, shaking off Trump’s legal challenges.

United States Electoral College, United States Presidential Election, 2020, Joe Biden

World News – US – 2020 Election Today: Electoral College Votes, Vaccine U-Turn


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