Manchin’s opposition threatens to sink Biden budget nominee Biden Doubt Neera Tanden nomination Joe Manchin- Tempemail

The nomination of Neera Tanden to lead the White House Office of Management and Budget was thrown in doubt Friday as Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia became the first Democratic lawmaker to oppose her confirmation. During her confirmation hearings, Tanden apologized for spending years attacking top Republicans on social Continue Reading

TikTok sale to Oracle and Walmart shelved as Biden reviews security, say reports | TikTok- Tempemail

Oracle and Walmart’s plan to buy TikTok’s US operations has reportedly been pushed back indefinitely, as the US president, Joe Biden, reviews the previous administration’s efforts to address potential security risks posed by Chinese tech companies. The administration of the former president Donald Trump had cited national security concerns in Continue Reading

White House budget chief nominee apologizes for past tweets nomination Senate Neera Tanden politics Joe Biden- Tempemail

President Joe Biden s choice to the lead the Office of Management and Budget apologized Tuesday for spending years attacking top Republicans on social media as she tried to convince senators she’ll leave partisan politics behind if confirmed. Neera Tanden also admitted to spending “many months” removing past Twitter posts, Continue Reading

Biden inauguration concert: John Legend enthrals with ‘healing’ performance of ‘Feeling Good’- Tempemail

The 11-time Grammy winner delivered a powerful performance on a grand piano in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, singing a song made popular by Nina Simone in 1965. The performance was part of “Celebrating America”, a 90-minute-show which aired across the country, marking the inauguration of the Continue Reading

How Biden and Harris’ families are using social media to offer insight into the country’s new leaders- Tempemail

Over the last four years, the president has largely used his social media accounts to spread hate and misinformation, and incite violence. But, with the Biden-Harris administration about to commence, a new era of social media use – and with it, potentially unprecedented access into the White House and to Continue Reading

History-making woman kicker invited to Biden inauguration woman Joe Biden Nashville Kamala Harris AP- Tempemail

Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she’s been invited to attend President-elect Joe Biden s inauguration on Wednesday. “It’s an honor to be invited to participate in one of America’s greatest traditions,” Fuller posted Sunday on social media. “This historic inauguration Continue Reading

Plans to storm Capitol circulated on social media ahead of Biden certification, reports say- Tempemail

Call for violence from pro-Trump supporters was circulating on both mainstream and alternative social media for weeks in the run-up to the attack on US Capitol, reports have said. According to the outlet, supporters had already expressed willingness to use violence against lawmakers, police, and journalists if Congress did not Continue Reading

Joe Biden won’t inherit Trump’s millions of Twitter followers | Technology

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter Joe Biden will not inherit Donald Trump’s millions of followers on the official president of the United States and White House Twitter accounts when he assumes the presidency, marking a departure from past social media practice, the Democratic president-elect’s team said on Continue Reading

The Latest: Ratcliffe: Adversaries amplify vote fraud claims Joe Biden latest Donald Trump latest John Ratcliffe- Tempemail

The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): Tempemail Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe says foreign adversaries are using social media and other platforms to amplify allegations of voter fraud. But he won’t say which countries are using the issue to try to undermine public confidence in the U.S. democratic Continue Reading

Election 2020 Today: Biden adjusting for a divided Congress Joe Biden photojournalist box Nancy Pelosi Donald Trump- Tempemail

Here’s what’s happening Friday in Election 2020 and President-elect Joe Biden’s transition. DANGEROUSLY VIRAL: It took just a day for a cellphone video of a man hauling a large box into a Detroit election office to be viewed more than a million times. The images were spread across social media Continue Reading