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#Joe Biden

# joe-biden - Sunday 27 December, 2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration
# Election2020
# Election2020

Larry Donnelly: Let's face it, if it weren't for Covid-19, Trump would be planning his inauguration

Dec 27th 2020, 10:00 AM 32,053 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly looks back over the 2020 race for the White House and says the pandemic utterly changed the direction of the election.

# joe-biden - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill
# US
# US

Joe Biden warns of 'devastating consequences' if Trump continues to delay Covid-19 relief bill

Dec 26th 2020, 6:30 PM 31,969 Views 49 Comments

Biden said 10 million Americans could lose unemployment insurance benefits.

# joe-biden - Friday 25 December, 2020

The Irish For: Hope and history rhyme - what will Biden’s inaugural poem be?
# Joe Biden
# Joe Biden

The Irish For: Hope and history rhyme - what will Biden’s inaugural poem be?

Dec 25th 2020, 3:00 PM 15,747 Views 11 Comments

Darach Ó Séaghdha looks to the past and wonders what kind of poetic tones we can expect at the forthcoming Biden inauguration.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: RTÉ's Brian O'Donovan on reporting in Trump's America - and what 2021 holds for Biden

Dec 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 11,986 Views 19 Comments

We talk to the Washington Correspondent about the past year.

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress
# Stimulus
# Stimulus

Biden says 'help is on the way' as almost $1 trillion relief package speeds through US Congress

Dec 22nd 2020, 7:32 AM 12,377 Views 23 Comments

The bill approving the stimulus now goes to President Donald Trump for his signature.

# joe-biden - Friday 18 December, 2020

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack
# Cybersecurity
# Cybersecurity

US agency warns of ‘grave’ threat from long-undetected hack

Dec 18th 2020, 7:14 AM 16,765 Views 9 Comments

The hack compromised federal agencies and “critical infrastructure” in a sophisticated attack.

# joe-biden - Thursday 17 December, 2020

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
# ESRI
# ESRI

Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI

Dec 17th 2020, 12:05 AM 47,992 Views 11 Comments

Remarkably, the Irish economy is forecast to grow by 3.8% this year.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son
# Hunter Biden
# Hunter Biden

Donald Trump considering appointment of special prosecutor to investigate Joe Biden's son

Dec 16th 2020, 7:13 AM 65,697 Views 71 Comments

Trump has consulted on a potential investigation with White House staff.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Poll: Do you think Joe Biden's presidency will benefit Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Joe Biden's presidency will benefit Ireland?

Dec 15th 2020, 10:04 AM 32,003 Views 68 Comments

The Electoral College confirmed Biden as the US President-elect yesterday.

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win
# US Election
# US Election

Biden praises US 'flame of democracy' and criticises Trump after Electoral College win

Dec 15th 2020, 7:08 AM 35,836 Views 34 Comments

Electors confirmed Biden as the president-elect yesterday.

# joe-biden - Sunday 13 December, 2020

The famous electoral college electors will finally vote on Monday, so how does it all work?
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

The famous electoral college electors will finally vote on Monday, so how does it all work?

Dec 13th 2020, 11:00 AM 27,200 Views 23 Comments

One way or another, it should lock in Joe Biden for the US presidency.

# joe-biden - Saturday 12 December, 2020

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory
# Presidency
# Presidency

US Supreme Court rejects bid to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory

Dec 12th 2020, 7:32 AM 66,498 Views 77 Comments

The Electoral College will meet this Monday to formally elect Biden as the next US president.

# joe-biden - Friday 11 December, 2020

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state
# US Election
# US Election

Wisconsin judge rules against Trump lawsuit seeking to overturn Biden win in state

Dec 11th 2020, 6:21 PM 30,904 Views 24 Comments

Joe Biden won the state by about 20,600 votes.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time magazine’s Person of the Year
# Person Of The Year
# Person Of The Year

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris named Time magazine’s Person of the Year

Dec 11th 2020, 7:13 AM 12,440 Views 29 Comments

The magazine remarks that the pair are ‘Changing America’s story’.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’
# Investigation
# Investigation

Joe Biden's son Hunter facing federal investigation over ‘tax affairs’

Dec 9th 2020, 9:28 PM 30,997 Views 54 Comments

The investigation by the Delaware US Attorney’s office was disclosed in a statement by Biden’s transition office.

# joe-biden - Friday 4 December, 2020

Taoiseach says he is willing to publicly receive Covid-19 vaccine, but not as 'some sort of PR opportunity'
# Vaccine
# Vaccine

Taoiseach says he is willing to publicly receive Covid-19 vaccine, but not as 'some sort of PR opportunity'

Dec 4th 2020, 4:41 PM 31,388 Views 75 Comments

US president-elect Joe Biden said he would be willing to be vaccinated in public after a vaccine is approved.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says
# United States
# United States

No widespread voter fraud found in US presidential election, William Barr says

Dec 1st 2020, 10:02 PM 35,695 Views 64 Comments

Shortly after Barr’s statement was published, Trump tweeted out more baseless claims of voter fraud.

# joe-biden - Monday 30 November, 2020

Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump
# United States
# United States

Arizona certifies Biden’s election victory over Trump

Nov 30th 2020, 9:13 PM 26,576 Views 36 Comments

He is just the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state.

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog
# White House
# White House

Joe Biden suffers hairline fractures in foot while playing with dog

Nov 30th 2020, 7:03 AM 29,594 Views 45 Comments

“It is anticipated that he will likely require a walking boot for several weeks,” his doctor said.

# joe-biden - Friday 27 November, 2020

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump says he will leave the White House if Electoral College confirms Joe Biden win

Nov 27th 2020, 7:07 AM 42,088 Views 104 Comments

Trump has so far refused to concede this month’s election.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Joe Biden says Northern Ireland border must remain open after Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Joe Biden says Northern Ireland border must remain open after Brexit

Nov 25th 2020, 6:48 AM 25,402 Views 38 Comments

Biden told reporters yesterday that he did not want to see “a guarded border”.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage
# National Security
# National Security

Biden says his team will show the US is back on the world stage

Nov 24th 2020, 9:30 PM 17,713 Views 56 Comments

Joe Biden said that his team would ’embody my core beliefs that America is strongest when it works with its allies’.

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election
# Progress
# Progress

Trump accepts Biden transition must begin - but insists he's still not conceding 'rigged' election

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 3:53 PM 48,937 Views 54 Comments

Donald Trump has acknowledged it is time for the General Services Administration to “do what needs to be done”.

# joe-biden - Monday 23 November, 2020

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist
# US Election
# US Election

Biden to start naming cabinet picks Tuesday as Trump continues to resist

Nov 23rd 2020, 7:26 AM 26,843 Views 11 Comments

Trump’s latest legal setback came when a Pennsylvania court threw out his fraud claims in a scathing judgment.

# joe-biden - Friday 20 November, 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Joe Biden wins Georgia after hand recount affirms lead

Nov 20th 2020, 6:59 AM 33,839 Views 31 Comments

No individual county showed a variation in margin larger than 0.73%.

# joe-biden - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Louth violinist invited to play at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration
# Patricia Treacy
# Patricia Treacy

Louth violinist invited to play at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration

Nov 19th 2020, 6:40 PM 43,870 Views 29 Comments

Patricia Treacy says she feels both “honoured and privileged” to play at the event.

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win
# Georgia On Their Mind
# Georgia On Their Mind

Georgia hand recount result expected to confirm Biden win

Nov 19th 2020, 10:45 AM 27,397 Views 14 Comments

The state has until Friday to confirm the results.

# joe-biden - Monday 16 November, 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

Joe Biden warns 'more people may die' from Covid-19 if Trump refuses to concede US election

Nov 16th 2020, 10:44 PM 25,177 Views 60 Comments

Trump continues to insist that he has won the US election.

Covid-19: US virus numbers surge as Australian authorities suspend flights into Adelaide
# Virus Surge
# Virus Surge

Covid-19: US virus numbers surge as Australian authorities suspend flights into Adelaide

Nov 16th 2020, 8:20 AM 33,480 Views 11 Comments

South Australia reports its first significant outbreak since April

# joe-biden - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January
# US Election
# US Election

Opinion: Why Biden’s presidency will be defined by the Georgia vote in January

Nov 15th 2020, 7:30 AM 37,662 Views 8 Comments

Rory McNab says Georgia is key to setting the tone of Biden’s administration but he will be up against the might of McConnell.

# joe-biden - Friday 13 November, 2020

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election
# Presidential Race
# Presidential Race

Trump makes first public comments in over a week... but doesn't mention the election

Nov 13th 2020, 9:53 PM 68,153 Views 84 Comments

This was Trump’s first public remarks since 5 November, when he falsely claimed to have won the election.

Joe Biden wins total of 306 electoral votes, with 232 for Donald Trump - US media
# US President-elect
# US President-elect

Joe Biden wins total of 306 electoral votes, with 232 for Donald Trump - US media

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 8:11 PM 69,954 Views 55 Comments

Biden’s win in Arizona represents a ‘flip’ of the state to Democrat for the first time since 1996.

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes
# US Election
# US Election

US election officials say there is 'no evidence' of compromised votes

Nov 13th 2020, 7:10 AM 24,201 Views 36 Comments

Their messages came hours after President Donald Trump once again cried foul.

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US
# Connections
From The42
# Connections

Kearney hoping for Ireland call as cousin Biden gets elected in the US

Nov 13th 2020, 6:00 AM 8,851 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old wing has had a torrid time with injuries in recent years.

# joe-biden - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Biden names longtime adviser as White House chief of staff
# Ron Klain
# Ron Klain

Biden names longtime adviser as White House chief of staff

Nov 12th 2020, 7:16 AM 26,926 Views 38 Comments

Klain served as the coordinator to the Ebola response during the 2014 outbreak.

# joe-biden - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January
# US Senate
# US Senate

Battle for US Senate to continue until Georgia run-offs in January

Nov 11th 2020, 10:20 PM 21,820 Views 4 Comments

Republicans won a seat in Alaska today, meaning neither party can assume a majority until the Georgia run-offs.

Trump makes first public appearance since his failed re-election bid to mark Veteran's Day
# One Term Trump
# One Term Trump

Trump makes first public appearance since his failed re-election bid to mark Veteran's Day

Nov 11th 2020, 9:42 PM 51,750 Views 92 Comments

Joe Biden has labelled Trump’s refusal to concede “an embarassment”.

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome
# US Election
# US Election

Donald Trump wins Alaska - but that won't impact on US election outcome

Updated Nov 11th 2020, 6:25 PM 90,781 Views 86 Comments

Alaska was expected to vote Republican, so this will not hinder Joe Biden’s win.

# joe-biden - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet
# Transition
# Transition

Biden says it's an 'embarassment' that Trump hasn't conceded yet

Nov 10th 2020, 9:18 PM 54,300 Views 65 Comments

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, meanwhile, has claimed that there will be a “smooth transition” to a second Trump administration.

Taoiseach speaks to US President Elect Joe Biden and invites him 'to come back to Ireland'
# US Election
# US Election

Taoiseach speaks to US President Elect Joe Biden and invites him 'to come back to Ireland'

Nov 10th 2020, 6:03 PM 25,961 Views 64 Comments

Micheál Martin says he is keen to make the trip to the White House for St Patrick’s Day.