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5.26pm GMT Lloyd Austin has just arrived at the Pentagon for the first time since the Senate confirmed him as defense secretary this morning.Incoming Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin arrives at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., after Senate votes to confirm him as the first African American to lead the Department of Defense. https://t.co/LPEyTNxZVC pic.twitter.com/3C07LOOYKD 5.17pm GMT Joe Biden and Kamala Harris also released a statement commemorating the 48th anniversary of Roe v Wade, the landmark supreme court case that ensures the right to abortion access.“In the past four years, reproductive health, including the right to choose, has been under relentless and extreme attack. We are deeply committed to making sure everyone has access to care – including reproductive health care – regardless of income, race, zip code, health insurance status, or immigration status,” the president and vice-president said. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2021/jan/22/joe-biden-covid-coronavirus-strategy-donald-trump-impeachment-kamala-harris-live
Author : Joan E Greve (now) and Martin Belam (earlier)
Publish date : 2021-01-22 17:26:20
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