Joe Biden Rumors
The potential thinking here isn’t hard to understand: The sight of the world’s most famous basketball players — the large majority of whom are Black — getting the vaccine while sharing productive vaccine messaging could go a long way toward aiding that cause. With President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris set to be inaugurated on Jan. 20, a source said league officials have been in touch with the incoming administration’s transition team about how the NBA might be able to help.
The ceremonial transferring of power from President Donald Trump to Biden takes place on Jan. 20. Members of the franchise — from players to management — see it as a pleasure and an honor to have their accomplishment recognized by the incoming president, but reconvening the tradition this season shall depend on logistics, sources said.
A group of CEOs and top business executives are pressing Congress to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. Top executives from companies such as Microsoft, Pfizer, the National Basketball Association, Lyft, Etsy, American Express, Mastercard and Conde Nast are part of the effort as a group of Republican senators plan on objecting to Biden’s Electoral College win.
The group of CEOs and top executives — which include Pfizer Chairman and CEO Albert Bourla, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, WNBA Commissioner Catherine Engelbert, Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David M. Solomon and Microsoft President Brad Smith — want Congress to certify Biden’s Electoral College win.