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How Donald Trump plans to spend his final hours as U.S. president

Donald Trump will spend his final hours in office escaping Washington, D.C.Instead of attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration Wednesday afternoon and leading the peaceful transition of power, Trump will hold his own send-off event at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland early in the morning.By the time Biden is sworn in as the 46th president, Trump will be permanently moving into his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla., his regular home away from home while he served in the White House. Trump touts administration’s accomplishments, wishes Biden ‘luck’ in farewell address Trump is the fourth president in U.S.

history — and the first since Andrew Johnson 152 years ago — to not attend his successor’s inauguration. He has consistently

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WASHINGTON - In a last-minute slap at President Donald Trump, a federal appeals court struck down one of his administration’s most momentous climate rollbacks on Tuesday, saying officials acted illegally in issuing a new rule that eased federal regulation of air pollution from power plants.The Trump administration rule was based on a "mistaken reading of the Clean Air Act," the U.S.
WASHINGTON - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will be sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Wednesday, a history-making event in which the first Black, South Asian and female vice president will take her oath of office from the first Latina justice.Harris chose Sotomayor for the task, according to a person familiar with the decision. She’ll also use two Bibles for the swearing-in, one of which belonged to Thurgood Marshall, the first Black Supreme Court justice.ABC News first reported the latest details of Harris’ inauguration plans.U.S.

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