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Hispanic lawmakers urge Biden to pick Lujan Grisham for HHS

Hispanic lawmakers urge Biden to pick Lujan Grisham for HHS

Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus have sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team lobbying for New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham to be nominated for the role of health and human services secretary. The letter, signed by 32 members of Congress, including Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro, a Texas Democrat, commends Biden…MORE

Trump talks of ‘another four years’ during White House Christmas reception

Trump talks of ‘another four years’ during White House Christmas reception

President Donald Trump talked during a Christmas reception at the White House on Tuesday about spending four more years in office — whether that starts in January 2021 or January 2025, according to a source familiar with his comments. “It’s been an amazing four years,” Trump told the room, filled with many people not wearing…MORE

Elton John honors Anthony Fauci on World AIDS Day

Elton John honors Anthony Fauci on World AIDS Day

Dr. Anthony Fauci’s effort to educate the public on the coronavirus pandemic has earned him scores of admirers, but his work on the global HIV/AIDS crisis saw him cheered on Tuesday by one star-studded fan — Elton John. “What a wonderful and fitting way to mark World AIDS Day, by honoring one of the biggest…MORE

READ: Court filing on DOJ pardon investigation

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court. Read the filing here:MORE

Trump associates, including Giuliani, are asking for pardons

Trump associates, including Giuliani, are asking for pardons

President Donald Trump’s associates are making appeals to him in the hopes of obtaining pardons before he leaves office, a source familiar with the matter told CNN on Tuesday. The source said the list of associates broaching the subject of preemptive pardons that would seek to shield those individuals from prosecution includes Rudy Giuliani, who…MORE

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