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Biden Meets With South Korea's President
"Now. The president hosted South Korea's president at the White House yesterday, the second World leader to visit the Biden White House, CBS News correspondent Ed O'Keefe reports Japanese Coming First. The South Koreans coming second is an unmistakable message to China. That the United States is keeping its eye on
Liz Cheney Criticizes Trump's Election Lie
"Led effort to tighten some state voting laws is getting a new burst of support from former President Trump. Where CBS senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, We will win the Senate, former President Trump and Wyoming congresswoman least, Cheney or Gods once again In a statement Monday, Mr Trump said the fraudulent presidential election of 2020 will be from this day forth known as the big Lie. Cheney fired back tweeting. The election was not stolen. Anyone who claims it was is spreading the big lie. Turning their back on the rule of law and poisoning our democratic system. Janey is facing primary challengers back home and could face another challenge to her position, is the third ranking House Republican with growing calls for her ouster from colleagues upset she keeps fighting publicly with the former president. Recent polls show most Republicans agree with Mr Trump. Seven in 10. Don't consider President Biden the legitimate winner of last year's election, and CBS News political analyst Leslie Sanchez says those air hard numbers for GOP leaders to ignore this is less an issue of being loyal to trump and more an issue of ensuring that the Republicans within their state feel that is a fair and legitimate election. Moving forward. Now. Texas Republican legislators air debating proposals to stop elections officials from sending unsolicited absentee ballot requests Ad stricter I d requirements for mail voting and make it easier for partisan poll watchers to observe his voters cast ballots. People
Walter Mondale, Former Vice President, Dies at 93
"For his time in Washington and in the national political spotlight, including his years in the U. S Senate and later as U. S ambassador to Japan, former Vice President Walter Fritz Mondale has died at the age of 93. Here, CBS White House correspondent Ed O'Keefe. He ran for president against Ronald Reagan and 1984 made history by choosing a female running way. Geraldine Ferraro, I looked The best vice president and I found her and Gerry Ferraro to waged a spirited campaign. But as Democrats trying to make Reagan's age an issue He memorably shot back and Monday. I will not make age an issue of this campaign. I am not going to exploit for political purposes, my opponent's youth and inexperience, Reagan trounced Mondale in a historic landslide. President Biden in remembering the late vice president, said Walter Mondale, defined of the vice presidency as a full partnership and help provide a model for his service.
Georgia Republicans pass sweeping restrictions on voting
"Voting hours were cry are stricter. I d checks on mail in ballots and limit where balance can be returned. CBS correspondent Ed O'Keefe has the latest from Georgia on the limits. Senator Raphael Warnock will be up for re election next year. When Georgia will also have a competitive governor's race. It certainly has been a very interesting time. That's part of what's feeling especially partisan fight over voting rights in the Peach state, Georgia is ground zero for the voting rights debate. And it is difficult to overstate how important this issue is. The Republican controlled Legislature is putting the final touches on changes to state voting laws that would mandate knew early voting hours and act stricter. I d laws for absentee voting and potentially even regulate who can talk to voters standing in long lines. The president is also weighing in. He says. The passage of the bill may not happen this year. The tournament is in full swing while the field is shrinking. Baylor Gonzaga in
Feud Erupts After Biden Calls Putin a 'Killer'
"Feud has erupted between President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin after the U. S president called him a killer. Now Putin is responding. CBS News is Ed O'Keefe has the latest from the White House. Dangerous War of words between the two presidents tonight, the Kremlin and Vladimir Putin hitting back at President Biden for calling him a killer. So you know Vladimir Putin you think he's a killer? Mm e o Responding today in Moscow, Putin said it was a waste seconds of weight. It takes one to know one chin, calling the relationship bad and under the threat of collapse. The Kremlin also pulled its ambassador back to Moscow for emergency meetings at the White House, said the president has no regrets for his
Cuomo Apologizes For ‘Misinterpreted’ Comments, Refers Sexual Harassment Investigation To New York Attorney General
"Hour, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time It's some of his behavior with women had been misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation and said he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the state's attorney general. Here's correspondent Ed O'Keefe. Cuomo's calling on the state's attorney general to appoint an independent investigator to look into the allegations detailed in today's New York Times Attorney General Letitia James said that the governor had to formally requested investigation in order for her office to launch one Latest allegations comes the governor's also facing a federal investigation into how he oversaw in nursing homes during the pandemic, notably today, Even the White House press secretary said that President Biden Ah, long time ally of Cuomo, backs an independent investigation. All of this could affect Cuomo's plans to run for an unprecedented fourth term. In
Democrats to unveil immigration overhaul bill, seeking to create path to citizenship for millions
"Bill today correspondent Ed O'Keefe. This bill, if passed, would establish a two tiered legalization system for millions of immigrants across the country. In the first one there would be millions of farm workers. People here under temporary protected status from countries like El Salvador, Syria, all other eligible unauthorized immigrants would be placed on an eight year pathway to citizenship. NASA hopes it's Rover. Perseverance will land on
Biden signs executive actions on COVID, climate change, immigration and more
"Work work in in a a partially partially revamped revamped Oval Oval office office yesterday, yesterday, signing signing a a syriza syriza of of executive executive orders orders and and actions actions and and he's he's expected expected to to sign sign 10 10 more more today. It's part of an aggressive new effort to control the Corona virus pandemic. CBS White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe tells us what's on the agenda today. President Biden's new nationwide Covitz strategy includes getting 100 million vaccines into the arms of Americans by the end of April and safely reopening schools in the next 100 days. Divided administration plans to set up vaccine centers of stadiums and community centers and to deploy federal personnel to help administer shots. Overall, Mr Biden is expected to sign 10 executive orders today that, among other things, require mask wearing on planes and trains and establish a health equity task force focused on racial disparities. Mr Biden and the staff got straight to work. On day one. I thought state of Nation days, no time to waste get to work immediately into redecorated Oval Office. The new president signed 17 other executive orders and actions mostly rolling back President Trump's signature policies they end the so called Muslim travel Ban canceled the Keystone XL pipeline permit. And hold funding for the southern border wall. The U. S will also rejoin the Paris climate accord. These air just executive actions. They are important, but we're gonna need legislation for Bother things we're gonna do. The administration is focused on setting a new tone. We're gonna be judged whether or not we restored integrity, the competency. This government and White House press secretary Jen Psaki said there would be a return to regular briefings when the president asked me to serve in this role. We talked about the importance of bringing truth and transparency back to the briefing room. Although Kathy President Biden also made his expectations clear to more than 100 new staff during a virtual swearing in ceremony, if you ever worked with May and I hear you treated another colleague with disrespect Talk down to someone. I promise you. I will fire you on the spot. On the spot. No way Fans air but everybody. Everybody isn't trying to be Tito with decency and dignity. That's been missing in a big way. Last four years. Gonna make mistakes. When I make them. I'll acknowledge that and I'll tell you now I need your help to help me correct him. Also this morning, the Department of Homeland Security is starting a 100 day moratorium on deportations and ending the Trump era policy of requiring non Mexican asylum seekers to stay in Mexico ahead of their court hearings and an example of how the new president is re engaging the world. The White House says that his first call to a foreign leader will be to our neighbors to the north. He's scheduled to speak with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tomorrow, and we'll hear more from
More Republican senators expected to object to election results
"Senators, led by Senator Ted Cruz say they will reject the electoral college results unless a commissions appointed to conduct a 10 Day audit of the presidential election results. CBS NEWS Political Correspondent Ed O'Keefe says it's a mostly symbolic move their statements sites the election of 18 76 when Congress appointed an electoral commission and early 18 77 to consider and resolve disputed election results. But again that isn't expected to happen. Congress is set to count the electoral college votes on January. 6th talk show
President-elect pledges 100 million vaccine doses for Americans in first 100 days in office
"Trump held a vaccine summit at the White House president elect Biden vowed to have 100 million doses in the arms of Americans in his 1st 100 days in office, CBS News correspondent Ed O'Keefe on the dueling pandemic events. I'm going to speak directly to the American people. And say what I'm saying. Now we need your help. President elect Joe Biden, playing out his three point plan to fight the pandemic as soon as he enters office, urging people to wear masks for 100 days, getting kids safely back to school and carrying out 100 million coffin vaccinations, 100 million covert vaccine shots into the arms of the American people in the 1st 100 days. Mr Biden warned the current administration vaccination plan will fall short without additional funding. More than 285,000. Americans have now died from the coronavirus.
President-elect Biden will meet with workers and business owners suffering from economic crisis
"President elect Joe Biden will meet with workers and small business owners hurt by the pandemics. Economic impact. Meanwhile, the next president is urging Congress to pass a new covert relief bill. And as Ed O'Keefe reports this morning, Congress is under new pressure to approve a before the end of the year. About a dozen Democrats and Republicans support a new $908 billion compromise with more funding for small businesses. And unemployment benefits in the crisis. The people expect Congress to act, but it's not supported by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi nor Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. He's pushing his own smaller proposal. There's likely to be a discussion about additional some additional package of some size next year, and there's been no discussion between McConnell and the president elect, who formally introduced his top economic advisers on Tuesday.
President Trump continues to block Biden from federal agencies and resources
"And President elect Joe Biden is beginning to push harder for official channels to open for his transition. CBS is Ed O'Keefe, president elect Biden met with Democratic congressional leaders will partner with next year. But there is growing frustration inside his transition team is the Trump administration continues to block access to federal agencies and resource is, I just think it's totally responsible. Now. Top House Democrats are demanding the head of the General Services Administration. Emily Murphy, brief them by Monday on why she hasn't declared Mr Biden the winner and allow the transition to
Biden says he told foreign leaders "America is back"
"Biden tries to lay the groundwork for his incoming administration. Many high ranking Republicans continue supporting President Trump as he attempts to delay the peaceful transition of power. CBS news political correspondent Ed O'Keefe president elect Joe Biden and criticize President Trump's refusal to concede the election. I just think it's an embarrassment, but said he didn't need the president's cooperation not of much consequence in our plan. Mr Biden receive congratulatory calls from key allies like British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. I'm letting you know that America is back. President elect Biden says he will likely announce his first Cabinet picks before Thanksgiving and we're learning more
Joe Biden closes in on White House
"Joe Biden getting close to the needed 270 electoral college votes to win the White House. The Associated Press reporting. Biden has 264 votes after calling Biden victories in Michigan, Wisconsin and Arizona near CBS's Ed O'Keefe. Biden's fortunes turned in the last 24 hours because he was able to win back Michigan and Wisconsin. Two states that went for Mr Trump in 2016 by flipping independence and building on their nominee, Hillary Clinton's lead among women. He also performed better among union households, and Clinton did in Michigan. In Arizona. He won among white women with college degrees and seniors, two groups that went for the president Four years ago,
FBI investigating after Biden bus surrounded by Trump supporters
"Happened to campaign workers for the Biden Harris ticket in Texas over the weekend, putting President Trump at odds with the FBI here. CBS News Political correspondent Ed O'Keefe video shows Trump's supporters in Texas using trucks and cars to surround and follow abiding campaign bus over the weekend. It was traveling along Interstate 35. No one was hurt. But in a tweet, the president celebrated the driver's writing. In my opinion, these Patriots did nothing wrong, and he was critical of the FBI's decision to investigate the incident. People that are driving down the highway with an American flag and a trump flag right? Worried they'll be just fine. They're gonna be just fine. Former vice president Biden Call's The incident. An effort to run his team off the road, Speaking of
Obama holds first in-person campaign event in Philadelphia
"Are now 13 days until Election Day. President Trump heads to campaign in North Carolina after campaigning in Pennsylvania Former President Barack Obama will be hitting the campaign trail with an in person event in Pennsylvania for Democratic nominee Joe Biden later today, while the former vice president prepares for Tomorrow night's debate. Joining us live now from Philadelphia is CBS News. Political correspondent Ed O'Keefe and Pennsylvania is an all important battleground state President Trump turned and one that in 2016, and the polls right now is showing Joe Biden's lied. There is narrowing a bit. It is, if you follow CBS news battleground tracker polling. We have him up about seven points right now, which is sort of the midway point between the closest and the biggest lead that Poland gives him. The former president will be here in Philadelphia tonight, holding his first in person campaign appearance of the panic that a campaign season will be holding what the biting campaign called a drive thru rally. You drive up to the parking lots of the South Philly sports complex. You park your car. You roll down your windows and your hunk in approval instead of applaud While the president speaks. This is what Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris, have been doing it very states across the country. Kickoff here in Philadelphia, designed not only turn out voters in this part of the state but also especially to focus in on turning out African American supporters. The Biden campaign Democrats nationwide. I need the black turn out to be better than it was four years ago. They need every level of turn out to be better than it was four years ago, but it was especially cute in places like Philadelphia, Detroit, Milwaukee. Four years ago among black men and women, the former vice president coming here today to encourage fellow African American
Biden ahead of Trump in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Ohio
"Polls show bite and is leading narrowly in battleground states, including Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. That's partly why the president is maintaining an aggressive campaign schedule, which stops in three states on Friday. I just left Florida And from here. I'm going to Washington that I'm going to Virginia that I'm going to someplace else in someplace else. He gave supporters a preview of his debate strategy. So Mine's a weak guy. I think we have a debate coming up. It'll be interesting. It's like going into a match. Same kind of thing. A little bit less physical. CBS's Ed O'Keefe,
Trump denies report that he called service members "losers" and "suckers"
"Still strongly denying that report in the Atlantic that he denigrated fallen American soldiers made it up. Had probably It's a couple of people that have been failures in the administration that I got rid of, and I couldn't get rid of him fast enough. But for or it was just made up. But it's unthinkable. The Atlantic sites for anonymous sources in its reports claiming the president told his staff in American Cemetery near Paris was quote. Filled with losers. CBS's Ed O'Keefe has reaction from Joe Biden's campaign, saying in a statement that if the president's comments about American service members are true, it would be quote another marker of how deeply President Trump and I disagree about the role of the president of the United States. I roll
"ed okeefe" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Vermont senator Bernie Sanders in Nevada yesterday senator Sanders with a double digit lead over any of the other candidates CBS news correspondent Steve Futterman says Sanders is now the clear front runner with this win here many Democrats who oppose Bernie Sanders are going to have to come to the realization that Sanders has a very good chance to win the nomination the win here was very impressive both in the size of the when and how Sanders got support from a wide range of groups including Latinos and young people now candidate shift their focus to South Carolina and super Tuesday CBS news director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto says former vice president Joe Biden's lead is narrowing in that state a relatively larger number of south Carolinians say that they think it might be less likely now that Joe Biden will ultimately win the democratic nomination more so than that it's likely he'll win it and so does that make them start to reassess whether or not they would support him that's certainly not everybody in a lot of people tell us that those results don't matter but for the ones who do in a tight race in a marginal rates that can make a difference and that's kind of the mechanics of momentum here in Massachusetts the first ever round of early voting for a presidential primary starts tomorrow WBZ sherry small with details available for a primary traditionally of the last two times the federal you holding it for a November election that secretary of state bill Galvan he says starting Monday registered voters in Massachusetts will have five days that's until Friday the twenty eighth to cast their ballots early in the presidential primary election ahead of the state super Tuesday election set for March third we hope that it will help encourage people come out and vote and you never know what the weather circumstances of of the third at this point it looks like a good day but we don't know that this allows people to plan when they want to vote voting locations and hours are limited in the early voting to go to the secretary of state's official website to find out when and where you can vote Sherri small WBZ Boston city's radio starting today police in Massachusetts will be.