The sweeping executive order strips job protections from employees in policy roles across the government — an unusual directive that would allow the administration to weed out career federal employees viewed as disloyal if President Trump wins a second term.
The campaign signed an agreement pledging to limit attendance at the Duluth, Minn., event to 250 people. Officials estimate more than 2,500 came to the rally, held two days before the president was diagnosed with covid-19.
Four years ago, President Barack Obama argued that his administration’s accomplishments were tied to the outcome. That’s true again as the 44th president ramps up his advocacy in the 2020 campaign’s final days.
Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.
Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.
Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos was arrested in Los Angeles on U.S. charges that he had aided a drug cartel when he was defense minister. Could the high-profile prosecution damage U.S.-Mexico cooperation in the fight against narcotics trafficking?
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are refusing to tell members of Congress what gives them the legal right to use cellphone location data to track people inside the country without a warrant.