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Trump-Biden transition live updates: Harris announces resignation from Senate

By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has two full days left in office before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Wednesday.Here is how events are unfolding. All times Eastern: Jan 18, 4:53 pm Trump unlikely to issue self pardon or pardons for his family: Sources The president is…... Read More

Giuliani says he won't represent Trump at president's impeachment trial

By JONATHAN KARL and MARC NATHANSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani apparently won't be on Trump's impeachment team.Giuliani, who has been leading the president's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, told ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl late…... Read More

Jeff Zients, Biden's COVID czar, inherits hardest job in administration

By CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- When Joe Biden takes over the presidency on Jan. 20, it won't be an infectious disease doctor or scientist leading his federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, it will be Jeff Zients, a 53-year-old well-connected businessman known in Washington circles for his…... Read More

Why Joe Biden's inauguration will be like no other -- and how to watch

By KENNEDY BELL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Cheering crowds with hundreds of thousands of people packed shoulder-to-shoulder.Glamorous galas, luncheons, balls and a parade.Inaugurations are usually a jubilant celebration of the peaceful transfer of power in the world's oldest democracy.But not this year.In the wake of the violent and deadly breach…... Read More

Impeachment needed to bar Trump from running for federal office: Rep. Joaquin Castro

BY: MEG CUNNINGHAM, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — House impeachment managers are prepared to chase every single Senate vote in an attempt to convict President Donald Trump for inciting insurrection, Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "We will make sure that every senator is standing up for…... Read More

Biden team preparing for 'any scenario that should arise' on Inauguration Day

BY: MOLLY NAGLE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is still planning to take his oath of office on the west side of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday despite growing concerns over safety for the event, incoming White House Communication Director Kate Bedingfield said Sunday on ABC's "This Week." “Well, that is certainly…... Read More

Kamala Harris set to resign from US Senate so she can preside over it

BY: BEATRICE PETERSON, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Vice President-elect Kamala Harris is set to resign from the United States Senate on Monday but will not give a speech on the Senate floor which is not in session. The California native had already started the process of resigning after notifying California…... Read More

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Memo lays out priorities for Biden's 1st 10 days

By LIBBY CATHEY, KENNEDEY BELL, LAUREN KING and ADIA ROBINSON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is slated to hand over control of the White House to President-elect Joe Biden in three days. The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to impeach Trump on an article for "incitement of insurrection"…... Read More

Rep. Lou Correa latest member of Congress to test positive for COVID-19 following siege on Capitol

BY: JULIA JACOBO AND ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Member of the House of Representatives are continuing to announce they have tested positive for COVID-19 following the riot on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6. Rep. Lou Correa, D-CA, tweeted Saturday that he became infected with the virus and that…... Read More

For Trump, 68% oppose a self-pardon; Biden receives positive marks for transition: POLL

BY: CHRISTINE FILER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Ahead of his inauguration, Americans by more than a 40-point margin approve of the way Joe Biden has handled the presidential transition -- but just half are confident he'll make the right decisions for the country's future, with muted expectations for his progress…... Read More

Giuliani says he's working on Trump's impeachment defense, would argue voter fraud claims

BY: JONATHAN KARL AND WILL STEAKIN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani tells ABC News he's working as part of the president's defense team in his upcoming second impeachment trial -- and that he's prepared to argue that the president's claims of widespread voter fraud…... Read More