Lindsey Graham is 'unrecognizable' and 'sycophant in chief' to Trump, Joe Biden's sister Valerie says in a new book
"After John McCain died, perhaps a part of Senator Graham's soul died as well. The man is unrecognizable to me today," Valerie Biden Owens wrote in her memoir, "Growing Up Biden."news.yahoo.com
John Boehner had told Biden's sister that she should advise him to sit out the 2020 presidential race, called politics a 'blood sport,' book says
"He's a good man and he has served his country well," the former speaker said of Biden, according to Owens, in advising against a White House bid.news.yahoo.com
Joe Biden’s nephew Cuffe Biden Owens, Meghan King split after 2 months of marriage: report
"Real Housewives of Orange County" alum Meghan O’Toole King and Joe Biden’s nephew, Cuffe Biden Owens, are avoiding the mistletoe smooches this holiday season. The White House described the event as a "small, family wedding at the home of Valerie and Jack Owens." King’s previous husband, former big league slugger Jim Edmonds, whom she shares three children with, told the Daily Mail he "thought it was a joke" when she and Biden said their "I dos."news.yahoo.com
Trump faces calls to work with Biden team on transition
– President Donald Trump is facing pressure to cooperate with President-elect Joe Biden's team to ensure a smooth transfer of power when the new administration takes office in January. The General Services Administration is tasked with formally recognizing Biden as president-elect, which begins the transition. Biden was also launching agency review teams, groups of transition staffers that have access to key agencies in the current administration. They will collect and review information such as budgetary and staffing decisions, pending regulations and other work in progress from current Trump administration staff at the departments to help Biden’s team prepare to transition. Biden aides said the president-elect and transition team had been in touch with Republican lawmakers.
How Biden navigated pandemic politics to win the White House
“It was a hard call,” said Jake Sullivan, a senior Biden adviser. He held large-scale events on the South Lawn of the White House, including the introduction of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett less than a week before his diagnosis. After three nights in the hospital, Trump, who was still infectious, staged a dramatic return to the White House. ___Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders knew his White House ambitions were over. Trump had been roundly criticized after mostly peaceful protesters were forcibly removed from a street near the White House in June.
Q&A: Valerie Biden Owens, from Joe's manager to proud sister
She spoke with The Associated Press ahead of Joe Biden accepting the Democratic Party's nomination for the presidency on Thursday. VBO: We dont look at this moment as a victory lap. You can become a bully yourself and step on people who dont look like you or dont speak like you or whose value you dont even begin to understand. AP: What do you say to young progressives who dont see the Joe Biden you see, who see just the establishment old white man? AP: Whats it been like to see the Biden family, especially Hunter Biden, brought up?
For Joe Biden, long path to a potentially crucial presidency
When Joe Biden steps to the podium Thursday night as the Democratic Partys presidential nominee, he will offer himself to a wounded, meandering nation as balm and as a bridge. That is how he is presenting himself as the person to lead the country beyond the tumultuous tenure of President Donald Trump. John Kasich endorsed Biden and assured anti-Trump Republicans that he had no worries Biden might make a sharp left turn in office. His sister points to that childhood crucible as seminal and newly applicable in Bidens campaign against Trump amid the backdrop of a changing electorate. In a primary presumed to be about Democrats' ideological rift between progressives and the center-left establishment, Biden took aim at Trump.
Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate
WASHINGTON As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals. That's one week before Democrats will hold their convention to officially nominate Biden as their presidential nominee. As Biden prepares to make his choice, a committee established to vet running mates has provided him with briefing materials. He has pledged to select a woman and is facing calls to choose the first Black woman to compete on a presidential ticket. Harris, while not directly addressing her vice presidential prospects, said Saturday that anyone who tries to shatter a glass ceiling faces naysayers.
Joe Biden's search for a running mate enters final stretch
WASHINGTON As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals. Bill Richardson, who was vetted for vice president in 2008. The selection amounts to the most significant choice Biden has confronted in his nearly five-decade political career. On Friday night, Biden held a virtual fundraiser with Elizabeth Warren, who has also been considered as a running mate. The two talked for nearly an hour but did not mention the vice presidential selection process.