Editorial: Welcome, Biden

US President-elect Joe Biden plans to unveil a sweeping immigration bill on Day One of his administration, hoping to provide an eight-year path to citizenship for an estimated 11 million people living in the country without legal status, a massive reversal from the Trump administration’s harsh immigration policies. Continue Reading

Editorial: Adieu, Trump

As he was preparing to leave the White House in January 1989, President Ronald Reagan wanted to leave a note for his successor, George H W Bush, and reached for a pad emblazoned with a cartoon by humorist Sandra Boynton under the phrase, Don’t Let the Turkeys Get You Down. Continue Reading

Trump legacy on race shadowed by divisive rhetoric

President Donald Trump repeatedly claimed in the final months of his presidency — and without a trace of irony — to have done more for Black Americans than anyone with the possible exception of Abraham Lincoln. Continue Reading

Editorial: Warning time

In an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump, all 10 living former secretaries of defense have cautioned against any move to involve the military in pursuing claims of election fraud, arguing that it would take the country into dangerous, unlawful and unconstitutional territory. Continue Reading

Editorial: Vaccine ways

Some White House officials who work in close proximity to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence will be offered coronavirus vaccines as soon as this week, while its public distribution is limited to front-line health workers and people in nursing homes and long-term care facilities. Continue Reading

Bolsonaro alleges fraud in US election

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — who sometimes has embraced the label Trump of the Tropics — said Sunday he’ll wait a little longer before recognizing the US election victory of Joe Biden. Continue Reading

Michigan certifies Joe Biden’s win

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his futile effort to undermine the results of the 3 November election through baseless legal challenges and unsupported claims of fraud. Continue Reading