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Biden’s team has made contact with Dr. Fauci, and the president-elect said he has been ‘very, very helpful’ in briefings with staff

Summary List Placement A day after being recognized as the apparent next president of the United States by a Trump official, Joe Biden said Tuesday that his staff has been in touch with Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US government’s top infectious disease expert. Biden said he has not “had a chance to speak to Dr. […]

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A look at Parler and the tension between free speech and speech you might hate

Photo illustration by Michelle Budge Court rulings and social media have “flipped the script” on which political ideology champions free speech, and an alternative to Twitter has taken advantage. Conservatives seeking to find solidarity on Twitter alternative Parler may also find things they’d rather not see there, like white supremacy, profanity and obscene images. Parler […]

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Trump reportedly has plans to pardon Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contact with Russia

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump plans to pardon former national security advisor Michael Flynn, Axios reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of discussions between Trump and close contacts.   Trump reportedly told sources close to him that he plans to pardon Flynn who pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contact […]

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Biden laid out his first 100 days in office and said he won’t use DOJ as his personal ‘vehicle’ to investigate Trump

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden said he wouldn’t use the Justice Department as his “vehicle” to investigate President Donald Trump — echoing a campaign phrase about allowing the agency to be independent. Biden appeared on “NBC Nightly News” with anchor Lester Holt in his first televised interview since the November election, where he was asked […]