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PM again pitches ‘one nation, one election’ system – india news

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, once again pitched his One Nation, One Election idea — simultaneous parliamentary, state assembly, and local body polls — saying this was not just a matter of debate, but a requirement for the country. Addressing presiding officers of legislatures from across India by video link, Modi also suggested a common voters list for all ...

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Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulates Joe Biden on US election victory – world news

Chinese President Xi Jinping finally joined a growing number of world leaders to congratulate US President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory. It came as Biden introduced members of his foreign policy and national security team on Tuesday with a sharp message for the world – the US was returning to reassert its global leadership to fight terrorism, control the ...

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Trump campaign wants Giuliani to argue Pennsylvania appeal – us presidential election

President Donald Trump’s campaign is asking to have Rudy Giuliani argue the appeal in its federal lawsuit seeking to undo Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state. The Trump campaign on Wednesday asked the the US Court of Appeals in Philadelphia to schedule a hearing and permit Giuliani to present arguments. The former New York mayor and ...

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Xi Jinping finally congratulates Joe Biden; hopes US, China will uphold spirit of non-confrontation – us presidential election

President Xi Jinping on Wednesday congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden on winning the presidential election, expressing hope that the two countries will uphold the spirit of non-confrontation and advance the healthy and stable development of bilateral ties, official media reported. President Xi sent a message to Biden to congratulate him on his election as US president, becoming one of the ...

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President-elect Joe Biden presents security and foreign policy team – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced a slate of veteran diplomats and policy-makers who will make up his national security and foreign policy team, saying: “America is back, ready to lead the world.” Biden, 78, presented his picks for secretary of state, national security advisor, homeland security secretary, intelligence chief, UN ambassador and climate change envoy. Donald Trump puts out ...

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US election 2020: Trump vents about election as agencies aid Biden transition – us presidential election

President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results, but across the federal government, preparations were beginning in earnest to support President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. Within hours of the General Services Administration’s acknowledgement Monday evening of Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election, career federal officials opened the doors of ...

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Trump gives Biden access to daily intelligence briefings as transition moves forward – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden will begin to get the nation’s most classified intelligence after the White House signed off Tuesday on providing him the Presidential Daily Briefing as the transition moves forward. The incoming president getting access to the top-secret briefing is the most high-profile part of the transition and seen as key to the orderly transfer of presidential responsibilities to ...

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What is GSA and its role in the US presidential transition process – us presidential election

On Monday, General Services Administration (GSA) chief Emily Murphy sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden, officially authorising the start of the presidential transition. In her letter of “ascertainment” which came after weeks of delay, Murphy wrote, “As the Administrator of the US General Services Administration, I have the ability under the Presidential Transition Act of 1963, as amended, to ...

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Joe Biden adds Barack Obama administration veterans to top staff – us presidential election

President-elect Joe Biden is adding four Obama-Biden administration veterans to his top ranks as he continues to build out his White House team. Cathy Russell, who was Jill Biden’s chief of staff during the Obama administration, will serve as director of the White House Office of Presidential Personnel, evaluating applicants for administration roles. Louisa Terrell, who served as a legislative ...

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US agency ascertains Joe Biden as winner, lets transition begin – us presidential election

The General Services Administration ascertained Monday that President-elect Joe Biden is the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, clearing the way for the start of the transition from President Donald Trump’s administration and allowing Biden to coordinate with federal agencies on plans for taking over on Jan. 20. Trump, who had refused to concede the election, said in a ...

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