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The Memo: GOP mulls its future after Trump

Republicans are mulling what direction their party will take from here, now that it is finally crystal clear President Trump will leave the White House in January. Two big questions dominate. Firstly, what kind of role will Trump himself seek?… Source: The Hill

Trump rails against Twitter in late night tweets

President Trump railed against Twitter in late night tweets on Thanksgiving, criticizing its trends algorithm and “big Conservative discrimination.”The president slammed the social media platform for “sending out totally false ‘Trends’ that have… Source: The Hill

Flynn spurs questions of who Trump might pardon next

President Trump’s Thanksgiving eve pardon of Michael Flynn, his former national security adviser, is prompting questions about who else might win clemency in the president’s final weeks in office. Speculation over whether Trump would offer… Source: The Hill

The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation

President-elect Joe Biden campaigned on the promise that he would repair “the soul of the nation.” But now he faces the challenge of making that pledge a reality.It won’t be easy. The nation’s divisions have been deepening for decades, a process… Source: The Hill

Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneeling

President Trump used a Thanksgiving tweet to renew his criticism of NFL players kneeling in calls for social justice, retweeting a tweet and image of Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson and Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford, who both… Source: The Hill

Trump set for precedent-breaking lame-duck period

President Trump’s final 50 days in the White House are shaping up to be as precedent-breaking as the rest of his tenure, which has deeply divided the nation and ended with him becoming the first president in nearly 30 years to be defeated after one… …

USAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19

John Barsa, the acting administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesperson confirmed Wednesday.Acting USAID spokesperson Pooja Jhunjhunwala told The Hill in a statement that… Source: The Hill

Mueller prosecutor says next attorney general should investigate Trump

Andrew Weissmann, a deputy to former special counsel Robert Mueller, said Tuesday that the next attorney general under President-elect Joe Biden should investigate President Trump.Weissmann in a New York Times op-ed said that any investigation or… Source: The Hill

Trump pardons Michael Flynn

President Trump on Wednesday pardoned Michael Flynn, his first national security adviser who pleaded guilty to a charge in connection with former special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.Trump announced the decision in a tweet, saying… Source: The Hill

Trump calls into Pennsylvania meeting to renew election claims

President Trump phoned into a meeting arranged by Pennsylvania Republicans in Gettysburg on Wednesday to renew his unsubstantiated claims that the election was stolen from him, telling participants that they needed to “turn the election over.”Trump’… Source: The Hill

O'Brien on 2024 talk: 'There's all kinds of speculation out there'

White House national security adviser Robert O’Brien dismissed talk that he could potentially run for president in 2024, calling a recent report about his presidential aspirations “speculation.”O’Brien, a staunch ally of President Trump, said a… Source: The Hill

Biden to receive first daily presidential briefing on Monday

Joe Biden is set to receive his first presidential daily briefing as president-elect Monday, according to his transition team. Biden transition spokeswoman Jen Psaki told reporters the news during a call Wednesday after a spokesperson for… Source: The Hill

Biden says staff has spoken with Fauci: 'He's been very, very helpful'

President-elect Joe Biden said Tuesday that transition staffers have been in touch with Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious diseases expert and a member of the White House’s coronavirus task force.Biden told reporters that while he has… Source: The Hill

Biden teams to meet with Trump administration agencies

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition teams have scheduled about 20 meetings with the heads of federal agencies and departments in the day after the General Services Administration (GSA) formally authorized the beginning stages of a government… Source: The Hill