The Queen Calls Joe Biden to Congratulate Him, but When Will They Meet?

If you love The Daily Beast’s royal coverage, then we hope you’ll enjoy The Royalist, a members-only series for Beast Inside. Become a member to get it in your inbox on Sunday.Queen congratulates Biden, but meeting dashed by coronavirusAs Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency drifts into history, Buckingham Palace confirmed this week that the queen had called Joe…Continue Reading

Joe Biden Calls Surprise Note Donald Trump Left for Him ‘Very Generous’

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said that former President Donald Trump left a “very generous” letter for him before leaving office.Trump broke many traditions as he left office, including not attending Biden’s inauguration. The former president also refused to call Biden by name in public remarks regarding his election victory. During a press conference in…Continue Reading

IATSE Calls for Live Venues to Become COVID Vaccination Sites Using Union Labor

As entertainment venues including Broadway theaters, dance centers, arenas and concert halls lie empty across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, IATSE, the union that represents the workers behind-the-scenes at those venues tweeted earlier this week, “Turn live venues into COVID vaccination sites and use union labor to set it up.” As the country…Continue Reading

Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer assistance ahead of inauguration

Vice President Mike Pence listens during a briefing about the upcoming presidential inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, at FEMA headquarters, January 14, 2021, in Washington.Alex Brandon | ReutersVice President Mike Pence called his soon-to-be successor, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, to congratulate her and offer his assistance before she and President-elect…Continue Reading

Nick Saban Calls Alabama ‘The Ultimate Team’ After Winning 2021 CFP Championship

Roger Steinman/Associated PressAlabama head coach Nick Saban has now won seven national championships, but that didn’t stop him from singling out his 2020 squad. “To me, this is the ultimate team,” Saban said before lifting the trophy.The Crimson Tide earned a 52-24 win over Ohio State in Monday’s title game to finish 13-0 on the year,…Continue Reading

Biden Calls for $2K Stimulus Checks Post-Georgia Runoffs But At Least One Democrat Opposes

After Republicans lost control of the Senate this week, President-elect Joe Biden on Friday renewed his call for $2,000 stimulus checks. However, at least one Democrat opposes the idea.Democrats have secured control of the upper chamber by winning both Georgia Senate runoff elections, paving the way for the party to deliver the $2,000 direct payments…Continue Reading

Graham calls Biden ‘lawfully’ elected, says ‘enough is enough’ following breach of Capitol

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called President-elect Joe Biden “lawfully” elected and urged his Senate colleagues “Enough is enough” regarding election fraud allegations. Graham, at times, has been a critic of President Trump but he has often been a close ally during his presidency. The senator’s remarks came as the Senate voted on certifying the Electoral College votes hours after…Continue Reading

Cuomo calls out CDC Director, HHS Secretary for ‘irresponsibility’ surrounding Covid strains

Updated Jan. 5, 2021, 6:29 PM UTCBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a new national lockdown in England to slow down the spiral in new cases of Covid-19 on the same day the U.K. started the rollout of AstraZeneca’s vaccine.The increase in cases is likely fueled by a new and more transmissible variant of the virus…Continue Reading