Joe Biden picks Pete Buttigieg to be transportation secretary – CNN

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CNN’s Manu Raju reports.”},{“title”:”Kasich praises Biden for these two speech moments”,”duration”:”01:58″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/15/john-kasich-biden-electoral-college-trump-republicans-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/15/john-kasich-biden-electoral-college-trump-republicans-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201214225446-kasich-121420-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/15/john-kasich-biden-electoral-college-trump-republicans-sot-ctn-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Former Governor of Ohio John Kasich (R) discusses how the Republican Party is feeling after the Electoral College formally affirms Joe Biden’s presidential win. “,”descriptionText”:”Former Governor of Ohio John Kasich (R) discusses how the Republican Party is feeling after the Electoral College formally affirms Joe Biden’s presidential win. “},{“title”:”Avlon: Massive suspected Russian hack is 21st century warfare”,”duration”:”03:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/15/reality-check-russian-hacking-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/15/reality-check-russian-hacking-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201215091957-john-avlon-1215-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/15/reality-check-russian-hacking-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlonu003c/a> breaks down the u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/14/politics/us-agencies-hack-solar-wind-russia/index.html” target=”_blank”>recent data breach of multiple federal agenciesu003c/a> by what US officials suspect are Russian-linked hackers and how President Trump has responded to Russian breaches in the past.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie” target=”_blank”>John Avlonu003c/a> breaks down the u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/14/politics/us-agencies-hack-solar-wind-russia/index.html” target=”_blank”>recent data breach of multiple federal agenciesu003c/a> by what US officials suspect are Russian-linked hackers and how President Trump has responded to Russian breaches in the past.”},{“title”:”Coons: ‘Gravely concerning’ Putin congratulated Biden before McConnell”,”duration”:”01:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/15/coons-intv-putin-congratulates-biden-before-mcconnell-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/15/coons-intv-putin-congratulates-biden-before-mcconnell-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201215031414-putin-biden-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/15/coons-intv-putin-congratulates-biden-before-mcconnell-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) discusses President-elect Joe Biden’s speech following the Electoral College’s affirmation of his victory and the fact that Russian u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/15/europe/putin-biden-election-congratulates-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Bidenu003c/a> before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) discusses President-elect Joe Biden’s speech following the Electoral College’s affirmation of his victory and the fact that Russian u003ca href=”https://www.cnn.com/2020/12/15/europe/putin-biden-election-congratulates-intl/index.html” target=”_blank”>President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Bidenu003c/a> before Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has.”},{“title”:”‘Stunning’: Biden slams lawsuit attempting to overturn election results”,”duration”:”04:28″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/15/biden-electoral-college-win-trump-lawsuits-sot-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/15/biden-electoral-college-win-trump-lawsuits-sot-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201214194011-joe-biden-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/15/biden-electoral-college-win-trump-lawsuits-sot-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”After the Electoral College affirmed his win, President-elect Joe Biden addressed the American people and slammed attempts by President Trump and Republicans to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.”,”descriptionText”:”After the Electoral College affirmed his win, President-elect Joe Biden addressed the American people and slammed attempts by President Trump and Republicans to overturn the 2020 presidential election results.”},{“title”:”Trump tweets about Bill Barr’s departure from White House”,”duration”:”01:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/14/barr-trump-leaving-white-house-christmas-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/14/barr-trump-leaving-white-house-christmas-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201201225050-trump-barr-split-1201-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/14/barr-trump-leaving-white-house-christmas-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”William Barr will be leaving his role as attorney general, President Donald Trump tweeted. “,”descriptionText”:”William Barr will be leaving his role as attorney general, President Donald Trump tweeted. “},{“title”:”Electoral College formally affirms Biden’s presidential win “,”duration”:”01:25″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/14/joe-biden-passes-270-electoral-college-votes-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/14/joe-biden-passes-270-electoral-college-votes-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201206234438-joe-biden-1204-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/14/joe-biden-passes-270-electoral-college-votes-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”President-elect Joe Biden has received enough electoral votes to officially clinch the presidency, a major milestone that he reached when California’s electors awarded him the state’s 55 electoral votes.”,”descriptionText”:”President-elect Joe Biden has received enough electoral votes to officially clinch the presidency, a major milestone that he reached when California’s electors awarded him the state’s 55 electoral votes.”},{“title”:”Constitutional scholar responds to Stephen Miller’s false election claim”,”duration”:”02:17″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/15/stephen-miller-election-fox-news-laurence-tribe-ebof-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/15/stephen-miller-election-fox-news-laurence-tribe-ebof-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191213123111-stephen-miller-briefing-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/15/stephen-miller-election-fox-news-laurence-tribe-ebof-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Laurence Tribe, a constitutional law professor at Harvard, debunks Stephen Miller’s false claim that “alternate” electors could be sent to Congress to overturn Biden’s win.”,”descriptionText”:”Laurence Tribe, a constitutional law professor at Harvard, debunks Stephen Miller’s false claim that “alternate” electors could be sent to Congress to overturn Biden’s win.”},{“title”:”‘Simply unacceptable:’ Congressman exiting GOP calls out Trump’s racist attacks”,”duration”:”01:43″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2020/12/14/mitchell-son-russia-republican-party-exit-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2020/12/14/mitchell-son-russia-republican-party-exit-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/201214165531-tapper-mitchell-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2020/12/14/mitchell-son-russia-republican-party-exit-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Rep. Paul Mitchell tells CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jake-tapper-profile” target=”_blank”>Jake Tapper u003c/a>that he no longer wants to be affiliated with the Republican Party and calls out President Trump’s racist attacks. “,”descriptionText”:”Rep. 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CNN’s Jim Acosta reports. “,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump’s attacks on the 2020 presidential election will continue even after the Electoral College affirms President-elect Joe Biden won, according to a White House adviser. 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