– Dr. Anthony Fauci has now made initial contact with the Biden transition team, according to CNN’s Jim Acosta. This is great news with regard to the pandemic and the vaccine. Fauci is reiterating that he hopes to continue working during the Biden administration. President-elect Biden has made clear that he intends to keep Fauci on.
– Trump and Pence are still trying to find a way to take credit for the fact that the Dow Jones Industrial Average topped 30,000 for the first time today. It couldn’t be more obvious that Wall Street was celebrating because the transition to Biden began.
– Tweet of the day, from Congressman Eric Swalwell about Donald Trump: “The White House Turkey should not be pardoned. But we should save the birds.”
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report