Trump Ramps Up Outreach To Black Voters After State Of The Union Push

February 8, 2020 - 7:00am EST
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President Trump has been heavily promoting policies aimed at appealing to black voters, including criminal justice issues, historically black colleges and so-called Opportunity Zones.

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A document filed in federal court seems to show a probe into lobbying for a pardon and a related scheme to offer payment. Large swaths of the document, including names, are blacked out.

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A recent government report called the mine safety standard regulating deadly silica dust "out of date," and difficult to enforce. The Biden administration may finally change that standard.

Dec 1 - 5:08pm EST

The first lady reportedly isn't a big fan of the holiday tradition and her husband doesn't acknowledge he lost the election, but the White House's aesthetic aims for an old-school note.

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The attorney general elevated the U.S. attorney for Connecticut in October but didn't disclose that move until now. It likely means Durham's work will continue into the new administration.

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Attorney General William Barr said federal authorities have not uncovered any widespread fraud that might have affected the outcome of the 2020 election, contradicting President Trump.

Dec 1 - 3:51pm EST

On Tuesday, President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced six core members of his economic team. Janet Yellen will lead the team if she is confirmed as Treasury secretary.

Dec 1 - 3:51pm EST

A bipartisan group of centrist Senate and House lawmakers unveiled a $908 billion pandemic relief proposal in an attempt to break the months-long impasse over the issue on Capitol Hill.

Dec 1 - 11:53am EST

A loosely assembled group of House and Senate lawmakers released a legislative framework they hope can break the months-long impasse between party leaders and the White House on pandemic relief.

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The team is led by Janet Yellen, a former Fed chair who Biden nominated for treasury secretary. Other nominees, like OMB nominee Neera Tanden, may face stiff Republican opposition.