Biden builds out White House senior staff with top campaign advisers – CNN

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President Trump’s endgame might be as he continues to deny the results of the 2020 presidential election.”,”descriptionText”:”Former White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, predicts what President Trump’s endgame might be as he continues to deny the results of the 2020 presidential election.”},{“title”:”NYT: Trump sought options for possible strike on Iran nuclear site”,”duration”:”02:33″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/new-york-times-trump-options-iran-sanger-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/new-york-times-trump-options-iran-sanger-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201027121111-donald-trump-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/new-york-times-trump-options-iran-sanger-cooper-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Anderson Cooper talks to New York Times correspondent David Sanger about his reporting that President Donald Trump asked his advisers about a possible offensive strike on Iran’s key nuclear site. “,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Anderson Cooper talks to New York Times correspondent David Sanger about his reporting that President Donald Trump asked his advisers about a possible offensive strike on Iran’s key nuclear site. “},{“title”:”Trump post-election meeting was ‘contentious’, sources say”,”duration”:”01:29″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/trump-post-election-legal-meeting-detailed-brown-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/trump-post-election-legal-meeting-detailed-brown-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116211748-pam-brown-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/trump-post-election-legal-meeting-detailed-brown-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump held a meeting that was described by several sources as “contentious” after learning his lawyers dropped a lawsuit seeking a review of Arizona ballots. CNN’s Pamela Brown reports.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump held a meeting that was described by several sources as “contentious” after learning his lawyers dropped a lawsuit seeking a review of Arizona ballots. CNN’s Pamela Brown reports.”},{“title”:”Lankford says he did ‘step in’ over Biden intelligence briefing”,”duration”:”01:23″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/james-lankford-biden-intelligence-briefing-gsa-ac360-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/james-lankford-biden-intelligence-briefing-gsa-ac360-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180801105730-james-lankford-11302015-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/james-lankford-biden-intelligence-briefing-gsa-ac360-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. James Lankford said that he did “step in” with the General Services Administration over the presidential transition process and seemed satisfied with the agency’s handling of the matter, although there is no indication yet that Joe Biden will start getting intelligence briefings.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. James Lankford said that he did “step in” with the General Services Administration over the presidential transition process and seemed satisfied with the agency’s handling of the matter, although there is no indication yet that Joe Biden will start getting intelligence briefings.”},{“title”:”Congresswoman-elect says Republicans mistook her for Breonna Taylor”,”duration”:”02:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/17/cori-bush-republicans-breonna-taylor-ebof-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/17/cori-bush-republicans-breonna-taylor-ebof-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116202543-cori-bush-breonna-taylor-cnntv-large-169.jpeg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/17/cori-bush-republicans-breonna-taylor-ebof-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush (D-MO) says that multiple Republicans on Capitol Hill mistook her for Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by police in Kentucky.”,”descriptionText”:”Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush (D-MO) says that multiple Republicans on Capitol Hill mistook her for Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by police in Kentucky.”},{“title”:”Biden: ‘More people may die’ without a smooth transition “,”duration”:”01:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/16/joe-biden-transition-of-power-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/16/joe-biden-transition-of-power-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116160516-joe-biden-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/16/joe-biden-transition-of-power-coronavirus-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President-elect Joe Biden said that “more people may die” if he’s not able to coordinate a smooth transition with President Trump’s administration in order to administer a vaccine and combat the coronavirus.”,”descriptionText”:”President-elect Joe Biden said that “more people may die” if he’s not able to coordinate a smooth transition with President Trump’s administration in order to administer a vaccine and combat the coronavirus.”},{“title”:”US military anticipates Trump will order troop withdrawals in Iraq and Afghanistan”,”duration”:”02:24″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/16/trump-iraq-afghanistan-troop-drawdown-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/16/trump-iraq-afghanistan-troop-drawdown-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160706103928-05-us-afghanistan-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/16/trump-iraq-afghanistan-troop-drawdown-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”US military commanders are u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/16/politics/trump-afghanistan-iraq-troop-drawdown-order/index.html” target=”_blank”>anticipating that a formal order will be givenu003c/a> by President Donald Trump as soon as this week to begin a further withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before Trump leaves office on January 20, according to two US officials familiar with the matter. CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile” target=”_blank”>Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”US military commanders are u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/11/16/politics/trump-afghanistan-iraq-troop-drawdown-order/index.html” target=”_blank”>anticipating that a formal order will be givenu003c/a> by President Donald Trump as soon as this week to begin a further withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before Trump leaves office on January 20, according to two US officials familiar with the matter. CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile” target=”_blank”>Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Trump backtracks after acknowledging that Biden won”,”duration”:”02:11″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/15/trump-tweet-acknowledges-biden-win-ip-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/15/trump-tweet-acknowledges-biden-win-ip-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113163942-03-trump-rose-garden-presser-1113-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/15/trump-tweet-acknowledges-biden-win-ip-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Trump for the first time acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory, tweeting, “He won because the Election was Rigged,” before continuing to blame his loss on baseless and debunked conspiracy theories about the election. He then backtracked the acknowledgement in a later tweet.”,”descriptionText”:”President Trump for the first time acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory, tweeting, “He won because the Election was Rigged,” before continuing to blame his loss on baseless and debunked conspiracy theories about the election. He then backtracked the acknowledgement in a later tweet.”},{“title”:”Avlon: Republicans are used to winning without majority of votes”,”duration”:”03:12″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/16/trump-republicans-election-minority-rule-avlon-reality-check-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/16/trump-republicans-election-minority-rule-avlon-reality-check-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201116080422-john-avlon-reality-check-11162020-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/16/trump-republicans-election-minority-rule-avlon-reality-check-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlonu003c/a> says Republicans are showing disdain for American democracy by continuing to deny the results of the 2020 presidential election.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlonu003c/a> says Republicans are showing disdain for American democracy by continuing to deny the results of the 2020 presidential election.”},{“title”:”A breakdown of Giuliani’s role in Trump’s post-election fight”,”duration”:”04:11″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/16/giuliani-trump-legal-challenges-ballots-newday-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/16/giuliani-trump-legal-challenges-ballots-newday-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190925034820-giuliani-trump-split-large-16-9.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/16/giuliani-trump-legal-challenges-ballots-newday-griffin-pkg-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”u003ca href=”/2020/11/14/politics/rudy-giuliani-trump-lawsuits-2020-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>President Donald Trump has put his personal lawyer Rudy Giulianiu003c/a> in charge of his campaign’s long-shot post-election legal challenges, according to a tweet from the President. CNN’s Drew Griffin tells us more. “,”descriptionText”:”u003ca href=”/2020/11/14/politics/rudy-giuliani-trump-lawsuits-2020-election/index.html” target=”_blank”>President Donald Trump has put his personal lawyer Rudy Giulianiu003c/a> in charge of his campaign’s long-shot post-election legal challenges, according to a tweet from the President. CNN’s Drew Griffin tells us more. “},{“title”:”Accused ‘dead’ voter is alive and speaking out “,”duration”:”00:57″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/14/dead-voter-fraud-claim-bts-wkndnd-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/14/dead-voter-fraud-claim-bts-wkndnd-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201114083023-dead-voter-fraud-claim-bts-wkndnd-vpx-00002625-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/14/dead-voter-fraud-claim-bts-wkndnd-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”In his continued attempts to delegitimize the election, President Trump tweeted that late veteran James Blalock was a victim of voter fraud. CNN affiliate WXIA’s reporter Brendan Keefe looked into this claim, finding that it was not James Blalock who voted in the 2020 election, but his wife. “,”descriptionText”:”In his continued attempts to delegitimize the election, President Trump tweeted that late veteran James Blalock was a victim of voter fraud. CNN affiliate WXIA’s reporter Brendan Keefe looked into this claim, finding that it was not James Blalock who voted in the 2020 election, but his wife. “},{“title”:”Trump doesn’t address election defeat at Rose Garden event”,”duration”:”02:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/13/donald-trump-refuses-to-concede-van-jones-john-kasich-wolf-blitzer-tsr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/13/donald-trump-refuses-to-concede-van-jones-john-kasich-wolf-blitzer-tsr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201113173216-donald-trump-november-13-2020-01-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/13/donald-trump-refuses-to-concede-van-jones-john-kasich-wolf-blitzer-tsr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump inched closer to acknowledging he will not be president after January 20, but stopped well short of recognizing his loss when vowing his administration wouldn’t order new coronavirus lockdowns.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump inched closer to acknowledging he will not be president after January 20, but stopped well short of recognizing his loss when vowing his administration wouldn’t order new coronavirus lockdowns.”},{“title”:”Former CIA director: I do worry what Trump might do in the future”,”duration”:”00:52″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/11/13/john-brennan-trump-classified-secrets-concern-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/11/13/john-brennan-trump-classified-secrets-concern-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201009142310-amanpour-john-brennan-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/11/13/john-brennan-trump-classified-secrets-concern-keilar-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Former CIA Director John Brennan tells CNN’s Brianna Keilar he hopes President Trump will not divulge classified information once his presidency is over.”,”descriptionText”:”Former CIA Director John Brennan tells CNN’s Brianna Keilar he hopes President Trump will not divulge classified information once his presidency is over.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-1ly92oz’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1ly92oz”,true,true,’this-week-in-politics’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length