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Biden anuncia equipo económico y recibe informe de inteligencia

Por Voz de América El equipo de transición del presidente electo de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, informó el lunes en un comunicado la nominación de la expresidenta de la Reserva Federal, Janet Yellen, como su secretaria del Tesoro y dio a conocer el resto de los miembros que conformarán el equipo económico cuando asuma el cargo el próximo 20 de próximos nominados incluyen a Neera Tanden, directora de la Oficina de Administración y Presupuesto; Wally Adeyemo, secretario adjunto del Tesoro; Cecilia Rouse, presidenta del Consejo de Asesores Económicos; y Jared Bernstein y Heather Boushey, miembros del Consejo de Asesores Económicos. "Este equipo probado en situaciones…
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Poll: Half of US Republican Voters Believe Trump ‘Rightfully Won’ Election

By VOA News A new poll shows that about half of Republican voters believe the claims of President Donald Trump that he “rightfully won” his re-election contest two weeks ago over his Democratic challenger, President-elect Joe Biden. Trump has made baseless, near-daily claims that the vote and vote counting was rigged against him, and he has refused to concede the outcome to Biden. A new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll of more than 1,300 people released Wednesday showed that 73% agreed that Biden won, and 5% thought Trump had. But Republicans were skeptical of the outcome when specifically asked whether Biden had “rightfully…
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Biden Says Battle Against Coronavirus Needs Commander in Chief

By Steve Herman WHITE HOUSE - President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday declared that the battle against COVID-19 “is like going to war. You need a commander in chief.” During a virtual roundtable discussion with front-line health care workers, whom he hailed as heroes fighting the coronavirus, Biden predicted: “I’ll make mistakes. But I promise you I’ll acknowledge them when I make them, as well as I’ll take responsibility.” Biden, the projected winner of the Nov. 3 election against President Donald Trump, said when he is sworn into office, he would urge state governors to order mandatory masking, testing, tracing and social distancing. “I…
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Biden Wins Arizona, Widening Electoral College Lead

By VOA News President-elect Joe Biden is the winner in the southwestern state of Arizona, according to major news outlets, adding to his electoral victory even as President Donald Trump refuses to acknowledge defeat. With more than 99 percent of the votes counted in the state, Biden leads President Donald Trump by about 11,000 votes. The New York Times, CNN, NBC News and The Washington Post were among the news organizations Thursday that projected Biden the winner in Arizona, historically a Republican stronghold. Fox News and Associated Press called Arizona for Biden last week. Edison Research also has projected Biden the winner in…
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US Supreme Court to Hear Obamacare Case

By VOA News The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a Republican effort to strike down the Affordable Care Act health care law. The hearing comes weeks after Justice Amy Coney Barrett joined the court, giving conservatives a 6-3 majority. At the center of the case is a requirement in the 2010 law for most people to have a minimum level of health insurance or face a financial penalty. In a 2012 case, the Supreme Court ruled that provision was allowed on the basis that it represented a tax that Congress is allowed to levy. In 2017, the Republican-controlled Congress…
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Trump y Biden visitan estados que buscan ganar el 3 de noviembre

Por Voz de América El presidente Donald Trump y su rival demócrata Joe Biden hicieron campaña el domingo en estados que están tratando de ganar en las elecciones del 3 de ; Trump comenzó su domingo en Nevada, haciendo una visita poco común a la iglesia antes de una recaudación de fondos y un mitin nocturno en Carson City. Una vez considerado un campo de batalla, Nevada no se ha inclinado por un candidato presidencial republicano desde ; El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, asiste a una misa en la Iglesia Internacional de Las Vegas. La manifestación atrajo a miles de simpatizantes que se sentaron codo con codo, animando…
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Asesor de Trump sugiere que el presidente podría ser menos agresivo en próximo debate

El presidente Trump interrumpió frecuentemente al exvicepresidente Biden en el primer debate en septiembre. El próximo y último debate está programado para el jueves 22 de octubre. Por Ken Bredemeier WASHINGTON - Un asesor de campaña clave del presidente republicano de Estados Unidos, Donald Trump, sugirió que el presidente podría ser menos agresivo en el debate final del jueves con su retador demócrata, el exvicepresidente Joe Biden, que en su primer enfrentamiento el mes pasado. "Cuando se habla de estilo y se habla de enfoque, creo que el presidente Trump le dará a Joe Biden un poco más de espacio para…
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Cicilline Pushing Pompeo to Acknowledge, Confront Rise of Anti-Semitism Among Right Wing Activists Across the World

As State Department prepares to host virtual conference, Rhode Island Congressman identifies QAnon, Proud Boys, InfoWars as priorities to address PAWTUCKET – With the State Department slated to host "the first-ever Government conference focused on combatting online anti-Semitism" next week, Rep. David N. Cicilline (RI-01) is asking Secretary Mike Pompeo to ensure the conference specifically addresses the growth of anti-Semitism within right wing movements both here in the United States and across the globe. "Anti-Semitic cyberhate is a serious global challenge, and we must consider how all leaders – including our own – must do better to ensure that they are…
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Biden critica el comportamiento “imprudente” de Trump

Por Voz de América El candidato presidencial demócrata Joe Biden, lanzó el lunes varias críticas contra su contrincante el presidente Donald Trump, de quien dijo que manejó la crisis de coronavirus en Estados Unidos de manera “imprudente”. "Su actitud personal imprudente desde su diagnóstico es incuestionable", declaró Biden en un evento de campaña frente a sus seguidores en Cincinnati, estado de Ohio, en referencia a los distintos actos en los que ha tomado parte el mandatario estos últimos días, cuando aún no se han cumplido dos semanas desde que anunció que era portador del nuevo coronavirus. El exvicepresidente durante los dos mandatos…
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