US News Trump asks for prayer for the Biden government

02:25  20 january  2021
02:25  20 january  2021 Source:   dw.com

Biden wants to loosen trillions in the Corona crisis - "Have to act now"

 Biden wants to loosen trillions in the Corona crisis - - by Jeff Mason and Reinhard Becker © Reuters / TOM BRENNER US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks during a televised speech on the current economic and health crises at The Queen Theater in Wilmington Washington / Berlin (Reuters) - The future US President Joe Biden is putting together a billion dollar aid package to deal with the Corona crisis. In the midst of the tense aftermath of the Capitol storm, the Democrat made a televised address to the nation promoting its $ 1.9 trillion prog

In his farewell address to the nation on Tuesday, President Donald Trump attempted to highlight his administration’s successes amid the backdrop of an impeachment trial for inciting an insurrection while also calling on Americans to " pray " for the new administration. "This week, we inaugurate a new

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden offered his thoughts and prayers Friday after President Donald Trump tested positive for the coronavirus. Biden , his wife and all of their campaign staffers who attended the Tuesday debate with Trump are being tested for the virus, according to NBC News.

In a farewell speech, the outgoing US president defended the record of his term in office - and wished luck to the administration of his successor.

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"This week we are introducing a new government and praying for its success to keep America safe and prosperous," said President Donald Trump in a video message from the White House. "We wish them all the best and we also want them to be lucky." However, he never mentioned the name of his successor, Joe Biden , in his 20-minute farewell speech.

But the outgoing head of state did not spare praise for his government - and claimed numerous successes for himself: "Together with millions of hard-working patriots across the country, we have built the greatest political movement in the history of this country," said Trump. "We have also built the greatest economy in the history of the world."

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 United States: Progressives and African-Americans await Joe Biden at the turn © AFP - Mark Makela Demonstration of the Black Lives Matter movement in Philadelphia, October 27, 2020. D-2 before the inauguration of Joe Biden . The new president has promised to want to heal the United States of its divisions. But he will also have a lot to do to maintain the unity of his own political family. Within the Democratic Party, the left wing has steadily gained in influence. Likewise, the African-American electorate also has high expectations.

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Has Trump conceded? Mr Trump tweeted as the GSA, which is tasked with formally beginning presidential changeovers, informed the Biden camp that it The president's Republican allies had called for the certification - which finalises the outcome of a state's popular vote - to be delayed for

No wars

And he emphasized: "I am particularly proud to be the first US President in decades who has not started any new wars. The United States would be" respected "in the world again. He gave the future government with on the way: "Please do not lose this respect."

Trump also rated his fight against the corona pandemic as successful - precisely on the day on which the number of registered corona deaths in the USA exceeded the threshold of 400,000. He particularly emphasized the rapid development of vaccines.

No tolerance

Trump did not admit his defeat in the presidential election on November 3, even in the video address. Biden's inauguration in Washington on Wednesday noon (local time) he will stay away.

Trump had for weeks tried to reverse Biden's election victory retrospectively with sometimes questionable methods.Trump's resistance peaked almost two weeks ago when supporters of the Elected President stormed the Capitol . The US House of Representatives then initiated impeachment proceedings against Trump for "inciting a riot". In his farewell speech, he said: "Political violence is an attack on everything we as Americans value. It can never be tolerated."

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After Joe Biden s (78) and Kamala Harris '(56) inauguration on January 20th, the focus is more and more on who the most important people in the USA actually are has accompanied the big day. Biden, the seven-time grandfather , naturally came with his wife, the new First Lady Dr. Jill Biden (69), who beamed touched and proud at his side.

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