Biden revokes Trump report promoting ‘patriotic education’

President Joe Biden has revoked a recent Trump administration report that aimed to promote “patriotic education” in schools but that historians rejected as political propaganda. An executive order issued Wednesday disbanded Donald Trump’s presidential 1776 Commission and withdrew a report it released Monday. Trump created the group in September to rally support from white voters.…

‘Just move on’: Republicans grapple with post-Trump future

President Joe Biden’s inauguration represents a new high point for Democrats, who have assumed control of Congress and expelled Donald Trump from the White House. But for Republicans, this moment marks a painful shift to a new era of diminished power, deep uncertainty and dangerous intraparty divisions that some believe threaten the very survival of…

Survey: Major European allies optimistic about Biden admin

BERLIN (AP) — A new survey suggests that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will assume office amid a surge in optimism among major European allies, and at home, about the future of trans-Atlantic relations and American foreign policy in general. Four years of President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach to foreign policy have frayed relations with…

Biden unveils $1.9T Plan to Stem COVID-19 and Steady Economy

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden unveiled a $1.9 trillion coronavirus plan Thursday to end “a crisis of deep human suffering” by speeding up vaccines and pumping out financial help to those struggling with the pandemic’s prolonged economic fallout. Called the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet Biden’s goal of administering 100…