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Biden to deliver Thanksgiving address

Added 11-24-20 07:57:03pm EST - “President-elect Joe Biden will deliver a Thanksgiving address on Wednesday, his White House transition team announced in a press release.” - Thehill.com

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President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE will deliver a Thanksgiving address on Wednesday, his White House transition team announced in a press release.

A news release Tuesday evening indicated that the live-streamed speech would touch on the "shared sacrifices Americans are making this holiday season" while delivering a message "that we can and will get through the current crisis together."

The statement could allude to plans to address the millions of Americans facing food insecurity this holiday season; charities around the country have reported historically long lines for meal assistance in recent weeks while millions remain out of work due to shutdowns put in place to stop an initial surge of coronavirus infections earlier this year.

His address comes as more than 12 million COVID-19 infections have been reported in the U.S. since the beginning of this year, a staggering number that towers above every other country and comes alongside more than a quarter of a million deaths in the U.S. from the virus.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Trump's remaking of the judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit MORE's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic was seen as a key factor in Biden's victory earlier this month, which remains contested by the president in courts in several key battleground states though his chances of overturning any states' results look increasingly unlikely.

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