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Capitol siege raises security concerns for Joe Biden inaugural – us presidential election

The violent insurrection at the US Capitol is intensifying scrutiny over security at an inauguration ceremony for President-elect Joe Biden already reshaped by a pandemic and the prospect that his predecessor may not attend. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will take the oath of office from the Capitol’s West Front, one of the very locations where a violent mob ...

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Ted Cruz says objection to election result was ‘right thing to do’ – world news

Home / World News / Ted Cruz says objection to election result was ‘right thing to do’ Cruz led the first challenge to Joe Biden’s defeat of President Donald Trump by objecting to Arizona’s results. He sought to have Congress launch a commission to investigate the election. His effort was roundly defeated in the House and Senate. world Updated: Jan ...

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Top White House officials led by O’Brien consider resigning – us presidential election

Donald Trump’s top National Security Council officials and a deputy White House chief of staff are considering resigning over the president’s encouragement of protests that led to his supporters storming the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, according to people familiar with the matter. Those who are discussing stepping down include National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien and his deputy, Matt Pottinger, the ...

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‘The 2020 election is over’: Republicans condemn ‘scheme’ to undo election for Trump – world news

The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election has been condemned by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a dozen Republican senators and up to 100 House Republicans to ...

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UK PM Johnson could lose his seat and majority at next election, says poll – world news

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is on course to lose his own seat and neither of the two main political parties is likely to win an outright majority at the next general election, not due until 2024, according to a new poll. This is the first detailed survey of the public’s perception of Johnson’s handling of the recently concluded Brexit ...

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US vice president Mike Pence seeks dismissal of suit aiming to overturn election – world news

The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to dismiss a last-gasp lawsuit led by a House Republican that seeks to give Vice President Mike Pence the power to overturn the results of the presidential election won by Joe Biden when Congress formally counts the Electoral College votes next week. Pence, as president of the Senate, will oversee the Wednesday ...

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Haryana civic election results: Setback for BJP-JJP amid farmers’ protest| Key updates – india news

In what is being seen as a mandate against the farm laws, the ruling BJP-JJP combine in Haryana received a setback as it could win only one of the three mayoral seats for which elections were held recently and the results of which were declared on Wednesday. It was the first time that direct elections were held for mayoral posts ...

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Despite smooth election, GOP leaders seek vote restrictions – world news

Changes to the way millions of Americans voted this year contributed to record turnout, but that’s no guarantee the measures making it easier to cast ballots will stick around for future elections. Republicans in key states that voted for President-elect Joe Biden already are pushing for new restrictions, especially to absentee voting. It’s an option many states expanded amid the ...

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Protests keep up against Israeli PM as new election looms – world news

Hundreds of Israelis protested against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday, calling on the long-serving leader to resign just days after the country was plunged into a new national election. The protesters have been gathering outside Netanyahu’s Jerusalem residence for months, slamming him for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and saying he cannot lead the country while under indictment ...

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Mentioned same reforms during 2019 election: Sitharaman reminds Rahul Gandhi of Cong’s manifesto – india news

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday lashed out at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for criticising the three farm bills, which were passed during the monsoon session in Parliament earlier this year. Sitharaman questioned the Wayanad Lok Sabha MP the reason behind his lack of support to the same reforms which were promised by his party during the parliamentary elections ...

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