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Who Is Steve Chaggaris? CBS Political Director Fired Amid 'Inappropriate Behavior' Allegations

International Business Times

CBS News announced Wednesday that it had fired its political director, Steve Chaggaris, following allegations of inappropriate behavior in his past.


US election live updates: Trump, Biden both head to Minnesota

Al Jazeera

William Roberts and Steve Chaggaris will update you throughout the day. Donald Trump's campaign released a new TV advertisement declaring the president accomplished the impossible: The UAE-Bahrain-Israel normalisation deals. "They said it couldn't be done. But President Trump did it," the advertisement says before mentioning his Nobel Peace Prize nomination (he is one of 318 total nominations in 2020). Clearly Trump sees the deals he helped broker as a major selling point to voters.


Obama political director to run foundation building library

U.S. News

President Barack Obama has tapped his White House political director to run the foundation that will build his presidential library and center. The Obama Foundation says David Simas will be its new chief executive officer. Simas has run the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach since Obama re-created it in 2014. Simas says in a statement that the foundation will focus on creating a presidential center "that inspires citizens and communities to take on big challenges." The foundation has already selected a site on Chicago's South Side and an architect to design the center.


Trump's Social Media Director Admonished for Political Tweet

U.S. News

The group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a complaint. Scavino was warned if he engages in such activity in the future, the office will consider it a "willful and knowing violation of the law."