President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday touted retired Army Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, his nominee to lead the Defense Department, as “the right person for this job at the right moment” at an event in Wilmington, Del. Biden’s remarks come as he accelerates his efforts to fill top-level positions in his incoming administration.
Biden’s son Hunter said in a statement that the U.S. attorney’s office in Delaware is investigating his “tax affairs." He said he handled everything “legally and appropriately.”
President Trump is continuing to falsely claim that he won the election even as he and his allies rack up more losses in court battles, including one Tuesday at the Supreme Court. Trump has advertised no public appearances Wednesday but has been tweeting grievances about the election.
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