The pardoning spree by the US president has gone to absurd lengths and there is speculation he may even pardon himself, thereby kicking in a constitutional crisis. This power now needs wholesale legal engineering.
Joe Biden obviously meant it when he made a commitment to racial, gender and ideological diversity in top advisory positions. While many of the named choices have experience working with him when he was vice president, Indian Americans are the flavour of the transition review teams.
In a speech broadcast late in the evening on news channels and television networks, Biden, accompanied by his vice presidential running mate, Kamala Harris, communicated the need to be patient and let the election system count every vote and conclude the election, which he believes he will win.