Last week the US presidential inauguration took place, and Joe Biden was officially sworn in as America’s new President. While inaugurations are normally major events with thousands of people lining the streets in celebration, this year the inauguration looked very different. Mr Biden’s inauguration took place in front of a sea of American flags rather than people, as coronavirus continues to remain a looming threat.
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Senior Republican senator Marco Rubio from Florida was questioned on Sunday over the possibility of a primary challenge by Ivanka in 2022. Fox News host Chris Wallace asked: “How seriously do you take Ivanka Trump as a potential opponent?”
Mr Rubio responded: “Well, I, I, I don’t really get into the parlour games of Washington.
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And the 41-year-old old was the target for criticism by a fellow Labour MP and former shadow minister – who dismissed the idea as “nonsense”. Ms Nandy helped launch a report by the Open Labour group which suggested a radical new approach to conflict resolution which apparently did not involve the use of actual violence.
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Meanwhile the founder of a campaign to take France out of the bloc, has congratulated Boris Johnson for taking “revenge” on Brussels. The UK and the EU are at odds over the British Government’s refusal to grant EU representatives’ full diplomatic status in London after Brexit.
EU Ambassador Joao Vale de Almeida and his team have not been granted the same status as it gives to envoys of countries, on the basis that the EU is not a nation-state.
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