The Senate stands at 50 Democrats and 50 Republicans, with Vice President Harris the tie-breaking vote. Democrats will control both the White House and Congress for the first time since 2011, albeit narrowly.
Michael Pack, a Trump appointee, who left a trail of criticism during his short term as head of agency that supervises government-funded news networks, said his resignation had been requested by President Biden.
So confident was Team Tiger of Exotic’s imminent release that it hired a “super-stretch turbo diesel” limousine to pick him up from prison, along with a hairdresser waiting in the vehicle to coif his signature platinum-blonde mullet.
People walk in Tehran on Jan. 9, after Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, ordered a ban on the import of U.S. and British coronavirus vaccines, claiming they are not to be trusted. (EPA-EFE/Shutterstock)
He often broke with tradition, shaking up an otherwise staid ethic of hobnobbing, handshakes and scripted remarks and showing little fear of snubbing U.S. allies or appearing to cozy up to adversaries.