Biden approved to receive President’s Daily Brief, gaining access to high-level intelligence – reports

The White House has given the nod for President-elect Joe Biden to receive the President’s Daily Brief, a classified intelligence document prepared for the commander in chief each day, according to multiple media reports. … Read More >Biden approved to receive President’s Daily Brief, gaining access to high-level intelligence – reports

‘America’s BACK,’ Biden’s recycled Obama-era cabinet picks promise – and that’s the problem

US president-elect Joe Biden has officially unveiled his cabinet picks, who introduced themselves in a hail of platitudes promising a return to the Obama model of velvet-gloved regime change and woke warmongering. … Read More >‘America’s BACK,’ Biden’s recycled Obama-era cabinet picks promise – and that’s the problem

Iran’s supreme leader says trying to lift sanctions through talks ‘was fruitless’

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has dismissed the “path of negotiations” with Western states to lift sanctions. However, the government in Tehran says foreign companies are already preparing to return to the country. … Read More >Iran’s supreme leader says trying to lift sanctions through talks ‘was fruitless’

Biden puts Homeland Security in hands of Alejandro Mayorkas, the Cuban-American lawyer who championed citizenship for immigrants

Joe Biden has tapped Cuban-born lawyer Alejandro Mayorkas to head the Department of Homeland Security. Mayorkas previously served in the DHS under Barack Obama, and has advocated a path to citizenship for immigrants. … Read More >Biden puts Homeland Security in hands of Alejandro Mayorkas, the Cuban-American lawyer who championed citizenship for immigrants

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton adviser Janet Yellen as head of US Treasury – reports

Democrat US president-elect Joe Biden has reportedly named former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, continuing a near-perfect record of re-recruiting former Obama staffers to fill his cabinet. … Read More >Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton adviser Janet Yellen as head of US Treasury – reports

Familiar faces: Biden picks Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry as his climate czar & finds job for ex-CIA deputy Avril Haines

Joe Biden will name former Secretary of State John Kerry as his climate czar and former CIA Deputy Director Avril Haines as his director of national intelligence. The move signals a return to the policies of the Obama years. … Read More >Familiar faces: Biden picks Obama’s Secretary of State John Kerry as his climate czar & finds job for ex-CIA deputy Avril Haines

Biden signals US return to full-on globalism and foreign meddling by picking interventionist Anthony Blinken as secretary of state

Joe Biden has named Anthony Blinken – an advocate for isolating Russia, cozying up to China and intervening in Syria – as secretary of state, cementing a foreign policy built on military forays and multi-national motivations. … Read More >Biden signals US return to full-on globalism and foreign meddling by picking interventionist Anthony Blinken as secretary of state

Putin says he will congratulate Biden on victory when official US presidential results are announced or Trump concedes defeat

Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that his relationship with likely future US counterpart Joe Biden is off to a rocky start after he didn’t join many other world leaders in congratulating the former vice president. … Read More >Putin says he will congratulate Biden on victory when official US presidential results are announced or Trump concedes defeat