President-elect Joe Biden appealed for unity Wednesday in a Thanksgiving-eve address to the nation asking Americans to "steel our spines" for a fight against the coronavirus that he predicted would continue for months. (Nov. 25)
CGTN's Elaine Reyes speaks with Joel Rubin, Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Obama administration, about U.S. President Joe Biden's first day in office. French President Emmanuel Macron in delivering his televised New Year's address on Thursday struck an optimistic note for 2021 while acknowledging sacrifices made and the resilience of the French people who still remain in the grip of the Covid-19 pandemic. President Joe Biden called for unity in his inaugural address, but some Republican figures are slamming his message. Sen. Chuck Schumer proposes that the Senate should hold hearings for Cabinet picks before President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration.