Former President Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President
Former President Barack Obama Endorses Joe Biden for President | C-SPAN
"I believe Joe has all the qualities we need in a president right now."
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President Trump held a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma
June 20, 2020
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January 7, 2021
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) held a press briefing a day after a crowd of people breached security at the U.S. Capitol. She called on Vice President Pence to use the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump from office saying he, “incited an armed insurrection against America.” She also said the House was prepared to begin impeachment proceedings. The speaker went on to call for the resignation of the chief of the capitol police, and spoke about security concerns related to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
January 6, 2021
The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate meet in a joint session to tally the results of the Electoral College ballots for president and vice president in the 2020 election.
January 4, 2021
President-Elect Joe Biden campaigned for Democratic Georgia U.S. Senate candidates -- Jon Ossoff and Rev. Rafael Warnock -- in Atlanta. Both men faced runoff elections with the Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler -- on January 5, 2021 which will determine majority control of the U.S. Senate. President-Elect Biden talked about the importance of Georgians to get out and vote.
December 21, 2020
Vice President-elect Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) spoke at a rally in Columbus, Georgia, in support of Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Both candidates were campaigning ahead of their runoff elections on January 5, 2021, the outcome of which could determine the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. The vice president-elect spoke about the national importance of the race and the impact a Democratic-controlled Senate could have on the incoming Biden-Harris administration.
December 19, 2020
President-elect Biden announced the nominees and appointees for his climate and energy team, including former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy as National Climate Adviser, former Michigan Governor (D) Jennifer Granholm as Energy Secretary, and Representative Debra Haaland (D-NM), as the first Native American Interior Secretary. President-elect Biden said his climate team looked like America and was ready on day one to address the “existential threat of climate change.” Questions were not taken from reporters.
December 15, 2020
President-elect Biden campaigned for two Democratic Georgia U.S. Senate candidates -- Jon Ossoff and Rev. Rafael Warnock -- in Atlanta. Both men faced runoff elections with the Republican incumbents -- Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler -- on January 5, 2021 after all candidates failed to reach the 50 percent threshold in the 2020 election. President Biden said Georgia Democrats would need to again turn out in record numbers to secure a victory for the two candidates, whose win would secure the narrowest possible majority for Democrats in the Senate, giving the part 50 in their caucus plus the tie-breaking vote of Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. The drive-in rally also featured opening remarks from Stacey Abrams, the Fair Fight 2020 founder and former Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate, and Keisha Lance Bottoms, the Democratic mayor of Atlanta.
December 14, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden spoke after the Electoral College certified the vote count, declaring him the official winner in the 2020 presidential election. He said the results were clear and that the American people had spoken. He urged everyone, including those who did not vote for him, to unite and work together for the good of the country.
December 11, 2020
President-elect Biden introduced several of his choices for top positions in his administration. He selected Tom Vilsack to return as agriculture secretary, Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) to serve as the secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Denis McDonough as the secretary of Veterans Affairs, Katherine Tai as U.S. trade representative, and Susan Rice as the director of the White House’s Domestic Policy Council. President-elect Biden also briefly responded to a reporter’s question about a federal investigation into his son Hunter saying, “I’m proud of my son.”
December 9, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden announced retired Army General Lloyd Austin to be his defense secretary. He called on Congress to grant the same waiver they did for former Defense Secretary James Mattis to serve. Under law, a military officer must have left the service for seven years before becoming defense secretary. General Austin retired in 2016. General Austin said, if confirmed, he will always put first the Pentagon’s workforce and their families.
December 6, 2020
Incumbent Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and U.S. Senate Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock participated in an often contentious televised debate. Sen. Loeffler was asked about whether President Trump had lost Georgia in the general election and referred to Rev. Warnock, as “radical, liberal Raphael Warnock.” Warnock said, she “continues to cast doubt on an American democratic election” and questioned her stock trades. Both candidates talked about coronavirus relief and defunding the police. The Atlanta Press Club and Georgia Public Broadcasting sponsored the event. On January 5, the candidates face off in a special runoff election that will determine control of the U.S. Senate.
December 4, 2020
Former President Obama joined a virtual event in support of Democratic U.S. Senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock, both of whom face a runoff election challenging Republican incumbent Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Rep.-Elect Nikema Williams (D-GA) and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms provided opening remarks, and former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams served as the moderator. The Democratic Party of Georgia sponsored the event.
November 19, 2020
President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris spoke to reporters following a virtual meeting with the National Governors Association concerning the coronavirus pandemic and the economy. The president-elect said he stood ready to work with all state and local governments to get the virus under control and rebuild the economy. He reiterated that he would not impose a nationwide lockdown. On the transition front, President-elect Biden said he had not ruled out taking legal action against the General Services Administration (GSA) for not recognizing the election win and giving his team access to information for the transition of power.
November 16, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris spoke about their economic recovery plans in Wilmington, Delaware. Their remarks came after a meeting with business and labor leaders. During the news conference, President-elect Biden also warned that if the Trump administration does not coordinate soon with the Biden-Harris team concerning vaccine distribution plans, more people could die. Other topics discussed included global trade, student loan debt forgiveness and working with Republicans to get things done.
November 12, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) held a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic and the results of the 2020 election. Speaker Pelosi called on the Trump administration and Senate Republicans to pass coronavirus relief legislation, which she said was essential for boosting the economy and reopening schools. Sen. Schumer called on his Republican colleagues to accept the results of the 2020 election and start to work with President-elect Joe Biden.
November 10, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks on the Affordable Care Act following oral arguments on the constitutionality of the Obama-era health care law.
November 7, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris addressed the nation from Wilmington, Delaware, after being declared the winners of the 2020 presidential election. President-elect Biden said the American people have “delivered us a clear victory,” and he urged that “this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now.” He also addressed supporters of President Trump, saying he understands their disappointment but that it was “time to put away the harsh rhetoric, lower the temperature, see each other again, listen to each other again, and to make progress, we have to stop treating our opponents as our enemies. They are not enemies. We are Americans.” Vice President-elect Harris in her remarks thanked the American people and acknowledged the women who paved the way before her, “including the black women who are often, too often, overlooked,” saying “they are the backbone of our democracy.”
November 6, 2020
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses the country from Wilmington, Delaware as vote counts continue in key battleground states, including Pennsylvania, Georgia and Nevada. He predicts victory and says he has a mandate to govern.
October 31, 2020
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is joined by former President Obama at a drive-in campaign rally in Detroit, Michigan, three days before Election Day.
October 27, 2020
Former President Obama delivered remarks at a drive-in campaign rally in Orlando in support of Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign. The former president criticized President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, among myriad other issues, and contended that a Biden-Harris administration would provide a better direction for the country.
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