Who are Joe Biden's presidential Cabinet picks? Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security The Cuban-American headed Citizenship and Immigration Services under Obama. He led the implementation of the DACA program that allowed so-called Dreamers, who were brought to the US illegally as children, to stay in the country. If confirmed, he would become the first immigrant and Hispanic to head the Department of Homeland Security. … [Read more...] about US election: What happens next with Joe Biden’s transition to the White House?
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"In the days ahead, transition officials will begin meeting with federal officials to discuss the pandemic response, have a full accounting of our national security interests, and gain complete understanding of the Trump administration's efforts to hollow out government agencies," his statement added. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump finally caves and lets transition begin to Joe Biden taking power
In Cleveland, 5,000 families showed up last Thursday for the pre-Thanksgiving drive-in distribution compared to 3,300 a week earlier and an average of 1,600 over the summer. 54% of the food distributed was for children and seniors. “We’re now seeing families who had an emergency fund but it’s gone and they’re at the end of their rope. We’re going to be doing this for a really long time, and that’s frankly terrifying given the impact hunger has on physical health, learning and development for children and parents’ stress,” said Kristin Warzocha, president of the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. … [Read more...] about ‘No end in sight’: hunger surges in America amid a spiraling pandemic
IFS chief Paul Johnson said this morning that he would be surprised if Mr Sunak moved to tax rises any time soon, with the costs of servicing debt at very low levels, although they were likely to be needed in the 'long run'. … [Read more...] about Rishi’s ready for his close up! Hoodie-clad Chancellor Sunak runs through his lines ahead of tomorrow’s Spending Review announcement in MORE carefully posed catalogue model-style snaps
'But obviously I was the biggest I've ever been. I wasn't unhappy but then I'd get a call to come into London and go to a red carpet event or do a photo shoot and all of a sudden the focus was about what I looked like and then I didn't like how I felt. … [Read more...] about Kelly in London! Ms Brook shows off her slimmed down size 12 figure in fitted tweed jacket and leather pants as she leaves work clutching bouquet of flowers on her 41st birthday