The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense on Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval, and the first African American to lead the Pentagon.
WHO: US Resumes Support, Launches $1.9Trn COVID-19 Plan
Following the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday, the United States has said it will resume its support for the United Nations’ health agency, launching a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 plan in a bid to combat the pandemic. President Biden reversed the decision of former President Trump to quit support for the World Health Organisation (WHO). “Under trying circumstances, this organisation has rallied the scientific and research and development community to accelerate vaccines, therapies and diagnostics,” a top US scientist, Anthony Fauci said.
Breaking: Biden Sworn-in As 46th US President
Joseph R. Biden has on Wednesday been sworn-in as the 46th President of the United States of America alongside his running mate during the 2020 presidential election, Kamala Harris as Vice President. Biden, 78, was sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts with a 128-year-old 5-inch thick bible that has been in the new president’s family.
Siege On Capitol Hill: Trump Faces Impeachment Threat By 37 Reps Members
Following the attack on Capitol Hill which is one of the sacred institutions considered by Americans being the champions of modern democracy, 37 Reps members have endorsed the article for President Trump's impeachment. The article initiated by Ilhan Omar, a Democrat Reps representing Minnesota accused President Trump of “high Crimes and Misdemeanour”.
President Biden Reverses Trump Travel Ban On Nigeria And Other Countries
The 46th United States President, Joe Biden shortly after his inauguration into office has swung into the action of strengthening what he considers anti ally policies by his predecessor, Donald Trump.
Capitol Hill Siege: Pope Call On U.S. To Avoid Violence And Protect Democracy
Following the attack on Capitol Hill by hoodlums in the United States, Pope Francis has today Urged Americans to shun violence, seek reconciliation and “Protect democratic values”.
Pope in his statement while addressing the congregation today said, “I repeat that violence is self-destructive, always. Nothing is gained by violence and so much is lost,”.
Just In: U.S. Congress Has Affirmed Biden As The President Elect
The United States Congress has certifies Mr. Joe Biden as the President-elect over his victory on the Electoral College after defeating his rival, Donald J. Trump.