The Daily Populous

Tuesday January 26th, 2021 morning edition

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Rudy Giuliani acknowledged Monday that Joe Biden is the president and Kamala Harris is vice president.

The statement came hours after Dominion Voting Systems sued Giuliani for $1.3 billion.

Giuliani spent months peddling conspiracy theories about the company's role in the 2020 election.

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani acknowledged for the first time Monday that Joe Biden won the 2020 US election.

"As far as this election is concerned, it's over," Giuliani said on his radio show on WABC-AM, according to the New York Times reporter Azi Paybarah.

"Biden's the president, she's the vice president," Giuliani added, referring to Vice President Kamala Harris.

Giuliani's statement came hours after Dominion Voting Systems sued him for $1.3 billion and accused him of defamation. »

Poll: President Biden's first approval rating 63 percent

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Only 37 percent of respondents in the Jan. 21-22 survey said they disapprove of Biden's job in the White House.

Ninety-four percent of Democratic voters approve of Biden's job as president, along with 62 percent of independents.

Biden sees his strongest support on the issues of administering the government and handling the coronavirus pandemic, at 65 and 69 percent approval, respectively. »

Biden's electric vehicle push puts new focus on jobs

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Why it matters: The U.S. lags far behind the rest of the world in electric vehicle adoption.

Catching up will require big investments in EV production — including battery cell manufacturing and mining of raw materials — to avoid dependence on imports and foreign supply chains.

Biden's goal: 1 million new auto industry jobs in manufacturing, supply chains and infrastructure like EV charging stations. »

President Biden will make entire 645k federal vehicle fleet electric

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President Joe Biden has just announced that he will replace the entire US federal fleet with electric vehicles made in the US.

The US federal fleet consists of over 645,000 vehicles, according to the latest Federal Fleet Report.

Biden: "The federal government also owns an enormous fleet of vehicles, which we're going to replace with clean electric vehicles made right here in America, by American workers. »

Nearly 60% of Americans Want Donald Trump Barred From Holding Public Office Again: Poll

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A majority of Americans support preventing former President Donald Trump from holding federal office again, according to polling data released Monday by Monmouth University.

If he is convicted in the Senate impeachment trial, which is expected to take place in February, Trump would be prohibited from holding federal office in the future.

In the Monmouth University poll, 57 percent of participants were in favor of blocking Trump from holding office again, while 41 percent of those polled opposed keeping Trump out of office. »