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Trump ally Sen. Marsha Blackburn called Biden the president-elect and Harris the vice president-elect, but her office later said she 'misspoke'

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill on October 13, 2020
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GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee on Friday seemed to acknowledge former Vice President Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump, calling him the president-elect in a Friday interview with ABC News.
But Blackburn's office later told The Tennessean she misspoke in calling Biden as the president-elect and Sen. Kamala Harris the vice president-elect.
While some Republicans have acknowledged the results of the presidential election, the president and his allies...
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Biden team solicits donations to fund presidential transition as Trump administration blocks federal money

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris receive a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board in Wilmington, Delaware.
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President-elect Joe Biden's team is making a fundraising push to small-dollar donors to fund its own transition efforts, according to CNN .
The General Services Administration must "ascertain" that Biden is the president-elect, which agency head Emily Murphy has so far refused to acknowledge.
The refusal to certify Biden's win is denying the transition team roughly $10 million in federal funding, per CNN.
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Rudy Giuliani's son tested positive for the coronavirus one day after attending his father's sweaty press conference

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and son of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, attends a news conference with his father at the Republican National Committee headquarters on Capitol Hill in Washington, on November 19, 2020.
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Andrew Giuliani, a White House aide and son of Rudy Giuliani, said on Friday he tested positive for COVID-19 and his experiencing "mild symptoms."
His diagnosis comes one day after the younger Giuliani attended his father's press briefing on Thursday, where Trump's personal attorney was seen sweating profusely.
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Donald Trump says 'I won, by the way' and lashes out at Pfizer claiming it delayed news of the COVID-19 vaccine until after the election

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Donald Trump speaks to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 20, 2020.
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Donald Trump said "I won, by the way" during a drug price press briefing on Friday in his first public appearance in a week.
"We had big pharma against us. We had the media against us. We had big tech against us. We had a lot of dishonesty against us. But big pharma alone ran millions and millions of in ads," he said.
Throughout his election campaign, the President said that drug companies would only release a COVID-19 vaccine after the...
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Nike's Cyber Monday 2020 sale includes up to 45% off sneakers and clothing...

Nike's Cyber Monday 2020 sale includes up to 45% off sneakers and clothing - plus, you can score an additional 20% off select items

Summary List Placement For its Cyber Monday 2020 sale, Nike is offering up to 45% off items for adults and kids. You can also take an additional 20% off select items with the... Read more ...

Lululemon's Cyber Monday sale includes big discounts on popular items like...

Lululemon's Cyber Monday sale includes big discounts on popular items like Wunder Under leggings, running shorts, sports bras, and more

Summary List Placement If you're a Lululemon fan, you already know how rare it is to find discounts on its workout gear. But right now, you can save up to almost 60% as part of... Read more ...

GOP congressman calls party's refusal to acknowledge Biden's win a 'massive...

GOP congressman calls party's refusal to acknowledge Biden's win a 'massive grift' and says Trump 'forgot he was serving people and not himself'

Summary List Placement GOP Rep. Denver Riggleman of Virginia slammed President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans in a recent interview with Forbes , calling the... Read more ...

Biden will leave decision about who gets the coronavirus vaccine first up to...

Biden will leave decision about who gets the coronavirus vaccine first up to health experts and scientists, his COVID-19 advisor says

Summary List Placement Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Joe Biden's COVID-19 advisory board, told CNN on Friday that public health experts and scientists will decide who among... Read more ...

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

Tony Hsieh, retired Zappos CEO, dies at 46 after house fire

LAS VEGAS - Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of Las Vegas-based online shoe retailer Zappos.com, who spent years working to transform the city's downtown area, has died. He was 46. Read more ...

Tributes pour in on Twitter in the wake of ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death

Tributes pour in on Twitter in the wake of ex-Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's death

Summary List Placement News of Tony Hsieh's death rumbled social media Saturday morning as investors, journalists, politicians, and tech founders paid tribute to the former... Read more ...

The Latest: Greece suffers new record of COVID-19 deaths

The Latest: Greece suffers new record of COVID-19 deaths

ATHENS, Greece - Greek authorities announced a record 121 deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours on Saturday. Read more ...

The Latest: Infections level off in Italy; restrictions stay

The Latest: Infections level off in Italy; restrictions stay

ROME - Italy's coronavirus infections have leveled off after nearly a month of new restrictions, with another 26,323 new positive cases and stabilizing numbers in hospital... Read more ...

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh was remembered as a 'gentle soul' by his...

Former Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh was remembered as a 'gentle soul' by his colleagues and acquaintances

Summary List Placement Colleagues of Tony Hsieh, who died on Friday aged 46 , said the Zappos entrepreneur will be remembered as a "gentle soul" who brought happiness to so... Read more ...

The famous Fear and Greed index is flashing warning signals about investors...

The famous Fear and Greed index is flashing warning signals about investors being extremely greedy. A Wall Street strategist breaks down why stocks could still climb another 5% from here - and what could go wrong

Summary List Placement Some investors took note of Warren Buffett's famous advice to "be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful" this week when CNN... Read more ...