Tuesday, 28th June 2022
<To guardian.ng
Search

Trump: Obama’s envoys out by inauguration day

By Reuters
06 January 2017   |   12:09 pm
The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day.

Related

13 Jan 2021
US authorities are deploying troops to safeguard Joe Biden's inauguration ceremony days after the Capitol riot. The FBI has warned of armed protests across the country in the run-up to January 20.
14 Jan 2021
The House has reached enough votes to make Donald Trump the first US president to be impeached twice. Lawmakers have accused Trump of "incitement of insurrection" following the Capitol storming.
15 Jan 2021
The holiday rentals site said it had learned that "armed militias and known hate groups" want to disrupt Joe Biden's presidential election. Bookings are canceled and blocked on the site across Washington D.C.
14 Jan 2021
President Donald Trump has been impeached for the second time after he was charged with "incitement of insurrection."The historic second impeachment comes after the breach of the US Capitol building in Washington, D.C. that resulted in multiple deaths, including a police officer.
16 Jan 2021
A 2-meter-high fence lines the area around the Capitol. National Guard soldiers are patrolling the building and Capitol police roam the surrounding streets. The scene has changed dramatically since last week's riots.
15 Jan 2021
Speaking to members of the National Guard on Capitol Hill, Vice President Mike Pence thanks them for their service, telling them "We're going to deliver to the American people a safe inauguration, we're going to swear in a new President, a new Vice President, we're going to move our nation forward."
22 Jan 2021
Residents of Thulasendrapuram in southern India, the ancestral village of Kamala Harris, say they are "very happy", as the US senator prepares to be inaugurated as the first woman vice president of the United States.
20 Jan 2021
President-elect Joe Biden signals a new tone for the US government by leading a powerful tribute to the 400,000 Americans lost to Covid-19 as he arrives in Washington on the eve of his inauguration.
20 Jan 2021
Expectations are high among Africans and African leaders as former US vice president, Joe Biden takes office as the 46th President of the United States. The biggest question right now on the mind of African leaders is how will a ​Joe Biden​ ​​presidency affect Africa’s​ over​ 1.3 billion people​?
21 Jan 2021
Celebrities and top politicians including Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, the Obamas and the Clintons gathered at the US Capitol, moments after Joe Biden's inauguration as the 46th President of the United States.
22 Jan 2021
Heads of government around the world hope that the US President Joe Biden would cooperate in tackling global issues, lift sanctions and improve bilateral relations.
24 Jan 2021
There's a sense of renewal in the United States as papers relay their new president's calls for unity. The Wall Street Journal may find Joe Biden "refreshingly unwoke", but the conservative paper is still worried about being "purged by progressive censors”. The inauguration featured Lady Gaga and J. Lo but the breakout star was 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman. In terms of fashion, purple suits made a bipartisan and feminist statement but handmade mittens, a practical coat and an unimpressed attitude made Senator Bernie Sanders the icon of the day.