Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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Trump pardons Michael Flynn

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/25/20, 05:30 pm

WASHINGTON—Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s first national security adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI in 2017. President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he would grant Flynn a full pardon.

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Biden gives Thanksgiving address

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/25/20, 04:22 pm

During a Wednesday speech, President-elect Joe Biden drew comparisons between the country’s battle with the coronavirus pandemic and the first U.S. celebration of a day of thanksgiving during the Revolutionary War. He described avoiding large Thanksgiving gatherings as a “patriotic duty” and said his own family would forgo its usual celebration. “There’s real hope; tangible hope. So hang on!” he urged.

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Dow pushes past record 30,000 points

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/24/20, 05:34 pm

Good news about the development of COVID-19 vaccines and more certainty about the U.S. election have powered a month of gains on the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed on Tuesday at 30,046 points, its highest close on record. Some investors cited President-elect Joe Biden’s announcement that he would nominate Janet Yellen to head the Treasury Department as another reason for the gains. President Donald Trump lauded the improvement at a brief news conference: “That’s a sacred number, 30,000, and nobody thought they’d ever see it.”

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