CENTCOM aims to limit the imminent Turkish-Syrian operation in Syria, but its actions reflect a bigger problem in US civil-military relations.
New measures include plans for the Justice Department to crack down on self-assembled "ghost guns," and make "stabilising braces" subject to registration under the National Firearms Act.
The aid package aims to deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals and resources to vaccinate a nation confronting a frightening surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths.
Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain declined to say which posts the president-elect would announce, though Biden said last week he has already decided on a person for the key position of Treasury secretary.
“Working as an engineer throughout my life, I live by the motto that numbers don’t lie,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said during a news conference at the state Capitol.
With right-wing militia group the Proud Boys also among those attending the Trump supporters' rally, a large security presence was deployed to prevent clashes with anti-Trump events outside the Supreme Court.
President-elect Joe Biden solidified his victory over Trump in the US election with a win in traditionally Republican-leaning Georgia, according to US media.
US officials responsible for election security rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost ballots led to his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in last week's election.
They are billed as last ditch attempts to sway independents to their cause, but whether presidential candidates gain much out of them is a different matter.
Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer has accused US President Donald Trump of encouraging extremist groups that targeted her.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
The virus is changing the US as Trump's antagonistic relationship with state governors compromises the nation's fight against the pandemic.
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