Mapping 46 - what should Biden do?

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I don't know about their politics either but this article says it isn't clear cut.

Maybe Puerto Rico's politics aren't predictable - but Republican politics are predictably racist.

They've been the party of white supremacy for at least half a century now. That's not going to change soon.
 
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The Republican platform still includes a call to make English the official language of the United States. That would complicate adding a majority Spainish speaking state.
 

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The Republican platform still includes a call to make English the official language of the United States. That would complicate adding a majority Spainish speaking state.`
The current Republican platform merely states it's enthusiastic support for "President" Trump and reiterates its positions from their 2016 platform - including the view that "For the past 8 years America has been led in the wrong direction."
 

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Biden Says He’ll Introduce Immigration Bill ‘Immediately’
President-elect Joe Biden says he’ll introduce immigration legislation “immediately” after taking office later this month, and that his Justice Department will investigate the Trump administration’s separation of migrant children from their parents.

“I will introduce an immigration bill immediately,” he said in a news conference on Friday. He said that the Justice Department will determine responsibility for the family separation program, which led to more than 2,600 children being taken from caregivers after crossing the U.S. southern border, and whether it was criminal.

“There will be a thorough, thorough investigation of who is responsible, and whether or not the responsibility is criminal,” Biden said.
 

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The incoming administration will work with Congress on the quick stimulus package after Biden takes office on Jan. 20, although the impeachment of Trump threatens to consume lawmakers in the initial weeks.

The stimulus package has a price tag above $1.5 trillion and includes a commitment for $1,400 stimulus checks, according to a source familiar with the proposal, and Biden is expected to commit to partner with private companies to increase the number of Americans getting vaccinated.
 
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We've joked about it.

After three COVID-19 breakouts within the White House in recent months, the federal government is sparing no expense to clean and disinfect the building before President-elect Biden moves in Jan. 20.

According to government contracts reviewed by ABC News, more than $200,000 has been spent for increased White House janitorial and housekeeping work, including $127,249 on "2021 Inaugural Cleaning" and another $44,038 on "Inaugural carpet cleaning." There was $29,523 spent for "Inaugural curtains cleaning."

While the White House is always deep-cleaned during the transition between presidents, that work is usually handled by White House staff, including butlers, ushers and maintenance crews. Contracting out additional cleaning services is unprecedented in modern times, according to Kate Brower Andersen, presidential historian and former White House reporter.