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Biden to outline plan to administer Covid-19 vaccines to Americans Friday

Biden to outline plan to administer Covid-19 vaccines to Americans Friday

President-elect Joe Biden will outline his plan to administer Covid-19 vaccines to the US population on Friday at an event in Wilmington, Delaware, according to his transition team. Biden has said his first priority when he takes office next week is to vaccinate Americans against the virus as the pandemic continues to devastate the nation.…MORE

Biden builds out communications staff with chief photographer and deputy press secretary

Biden builds out communications staff with chief photographer and deputy press secretary

The incoming Biden administration appointed a dozen communications staffers on Friday, including deputy press secretary and chief photographer. The appointments round out the White House press shop, communications offices and digital strategy teams, following several weeks of other announcements. TJ Ducklo, who was national press secretary for Biden’s campaign during the general election, will be…MORE

Rehearsal for Biden inauguration ceremony pushed back a day amid security concerns

Rehearsal for Biden inauguration ceremony pushed back a day amid security concerns

The rehearsal for the inauguration ceremony will be delayed a day amid heightened security concerns, acting Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli told CNN Friday morning. “It is going to take place on Monday, is the current schedule. Secret Service is in charge of running that schedule, but that’s done in partnership with Biden team,…MORE

Biden administration to retire ‘Operation Warp Speed’ moniker

Biden administration to retire ‘Operation Warp Speed’ moniker

The incoming Biden administration plans to retire the name for the coronavirus vaccine effort under President Donald Trump — Operation Warp Speed — with a transition official for the incoming president telling CNN they are “moving to a new phase” of the coronavirus response. “Operation Warp Speed was the Trump administration’s name for their response.…MORE

Biden taps David Cohen to be CIA deputy director

Biden taps David Cohen to be CIA deputy director

David Cohen, a deputy director of the CIA in the last years of the Obama administration, will return to the role, President-elect Joe Biden announced Friday. Cohen served as the No. 2 at the CIA from 2015 to 2017 in the Obama administration. The position does not require Senate confirmation. Earlier this week, Biden tapped…MORE

Federal government executes Corey Johnson following prolonged legal fight

Federal government executes Corey Johnson following prolonged legal fight

Corey Johnson was executed by lethal injection at the Federal Correctional Complex in Terre Haute, Indiana, and was pronounced dead at 11:34 p.m. ET on Thursday. Johnson was sentenced to die after he was convicted of killing seven people in 1992 as a part of the drug trade in Virginia. The weeks preceding his execution…MORE

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