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If you missed it, here’s the key moment from that Joe Biden interview last night, when he said his presidency would not be “a third Obama term”.
“We face a totally different world than we faced in the Obama-Biden administration,” Biden said. “President Trump has changed the landscape.”
He went on to say that his administration aimed to represent the “spectrum of the American people as well as the spectrum of the Democratic party” Biden added, agreeing that he’d even consider appointing a Republican who voted for Trump.
Hi, and welcome to our live coverage of US politics for Wednesday. Last night Joe Biden gave his first sit-down TV interview since winning the election, and he also unveiled some of his key picks for his cabinet. Here’s a catch-up on where we are, and a little of what we can expect today…