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Biden transition team may take legal action against GSA for refusing to recognize win

The transition team of President-elect Joe Biden may take legal action against ongoing foot-dragging by the General Service Agency (GSA), which is still refusing to recognize the Biden-Harris victory over Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election last week. Reuters reported the news late Monday evening, quoting a Biden transition official. — Read the rest
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Trump once again falsely claims 'I won!' in response to a tweet from Georgia's governor. Biden is ahead in the state and was projected the winner of the presidential election.

AP/AP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp wrote in a tweet Monday that the state's election results will "include legally cast — and ONLY legally cast ballots." President Donald Trump shared Kemp's tweet, writing, "This is good news, it means I won!" President-elect Joe Biden is currently leading in the state and the overall presidential race was called by Insider and Decision Desk HQ on Friday morning and other major newspapers and networks on Saturday morning. Last week, the president claimed victo...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Decision Desk HQ, 2020 Election


Attorney General William Barr authorizes election investigations — despite a lack of evidence — before states have certified results

President Donald Trump stands with Attorney General William Barr at the US Capitol on May 15, 2019, in Washington, DC. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors to investigate any "substantial allegations" of election-related fraud, the Associated Press reported Monday, despite little evidence of such fraud. But Barr said the memo itself didn't include any evidence of voting irregularities impacting "the outcome of any election," according to The ...
Tags: Politics, Voting, News, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, Washington Dc, House, New York Times, Associated Press, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Doj


Ben Carson says he got coronavirus from 'probably somewhere, out there in the universe,' HUD Secretary recovering at home

• Carson was at the White House for an election night party. HUD Secretary Ben Carson is the latest Trump administration official to test positive for the coronavirus that causes the potentially lethal disease COVID-19. Mr. Carson told @bterris of the Washington Post that he contracted the coronavirus "probably somewhere, out there in the universe." — Read the rest
Tags: Video, Politics, News, Washington Post, White House, US news, Hud, Ben Carson, Trump, Carson, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Trump falsely claims 'I won!' in response to a tweet from Georgia's governor

AP/AP Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp wrote in a tweet Monday that the state's election results will "include legally cast — and ONLY legally cast ballots." President Donald Trump shared Kemp's tweet, writing, "This is good news, it means I won!" President-elect Joe Biden is currently leading in the state and is the projected winner of the 2020 election. Last week, the president claimed victory amid the nail-biting election, as states continued to count ballots and before news outlets began to pr...
Tags: Politics, News, Supreme Court, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Kemp, Brian Kemp, Decision Desk HQ, 2020 Election


The DOJ's top election crimes official stepped down hours after AG Barr authorized investigations into voter fraud in violation of department policy

President Donald Trump listens as Attorney General William Barr speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Alex Brandon The DOJ's top election crimes official resigned Monday after Attorney General William Barr authorized investigations into election fraud in violation of department policy, despite a lack of evidence, The New York Times reported. Barr said federal prosecutors could investigate an...
Tags: Politics, Voting, News, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, New York Times, The New York Times, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, Times


Stacey Abrams Has Priceless Reaction To Republican Claims They Won Georgia

"There’s an orange menace of putrescence who will no longer be able to occupy the White House," she said.
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'Whoa'

White House press secretary doubled down on allegations of election irregularities – as customary, without evidence
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Joe Biden is bringing dogs back to the White House

Who let the dogs IN...to the White House? The Bidens. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.
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'Whoa' – Fox News cuts off Kayleigh McEnany for 'illegal votes' spiel

White House press secretary doubled down on allegations of election irregularities – as customary, without evidenceFox News has cut away from a briefing held by the White House press secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, during which she repeated Donald Trump’s refusal to accept defeat in the presidential election and doubled down on allegations of voter fraud, for which there is scant if any evidence.Speaking to media on Monday night in her “personal capacity” during what she said was a campaign event a...
Tags: Media, Republicans, White House, World news, US news, US politics, Fox News, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Kayleigh McEnany, McEnany, US elections 2020


Elections 2020: Smith overtakes Garcia in LA County’s roller-coaster 25th Congressional District

Christy Smith appears to have retaken the lead against Mike Garcia in the race for the 25th Congressional District in northern L.A. County, according to the latest results from the Los Angeles and Ventura county registrars. The district — which includes Santa Clarita Valley, the Antelope Valley and Simi Valley — overlaps both counties. Related links Elections 2020: In the 25th Congressional District, Mike Garcia and Christy Smith collide in Trump-era showdown Coronavirus throws local polit...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, Congress, Senate, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Biden, Smith, Ventura County, Kamala Harris, County, Southern California, Trump, Ventura


Bobbie Singh-Allen Declares Victory In Elk Grove Mayor Race

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Tags: Politics, News, Local, Sacramento County, Roseville, Elk Grove, General Election 2020, Lathrop, 2020 Election, Elk Grove News, Steve Ly, Bobbie Singh Allen, Singh Allen, CBS Sacramento Loomis


Top DOJ official in charge of voter fraud probe quits within hours of Barr memo

"Mr. Barr's authorization prompted the Justice Department official who oversees investigations of voter fraud, Richard Pilger, to step down from the post within hours…" Anyone else feel like this is a coup? Feeling a lot like a coup, now. In response to Barr's memo, the top DOJ official overseeing voter fraud investigations just quit, report Mike Schmidt and others at the NYT tonight. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, Elections, News, Election, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Coup, Barr, Mike Schmidt, Voter Fraud, Bill Barr, Richard Pilger


Deductibility of PPP loan expenses: Tax issues remain at federal and state levels

Photo by Erik Mclean via Pexels.com Will the lame duck Congress finally give struggling individuals and businesses a second round of COVID-19 economic relief? That ultimate answer could be as confusing and convoluted as the election aftermath we're now watching play out in key presidential election battleground states. That Capitol Hill action is being anxiously awaited by individual taxpayers who've lost income during the pandemic, as well as by small business owners looking for a legisl...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Kentucky, Oregon, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, United States, House, Iowa, Chuck Grassley, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, District Of Columbia, PPP, Irs


After Barr memo, top DOJ official in charge of voter fraud probe quits within hours

"Mr. Barr's authorization prompted the Justice Department official who oversees investigations of voter fraud, Richard Pilger, to step down from the post within hours…" Anyone else feel like this is a coup? Feeling a lot like a coup, now. In response to Barr's memo, the top DOJ official overseeing voter fraud investigations just quit, report Mike Schmidt and others at the NYT tonight. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Politics, Elections, News, Election, Donald Trump, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, Coup, Barr, Mike Schmidt, Voter Fraud, Bill Barr, Richard Pilger


As Trump Whips Up Hysteria, Barr Tells DOJ It Can Probe Election Fraud Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors across the U.S. to pursue “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities, if they exist, before the 2020 presidential election is certified, despite little evidence of fraud. Barr’s action comes days after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump and raises the prospect that Trump will use the Justice Department to try to challenge the outcome. It gives prosecutors the ability to go around longstan...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Ap, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill, States, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, David Kurtz, Department, McConnell


Tragic: Gun Manufacturers Temporarily Worth Slightly Less Due to Lack of Civil War

The November 2020 elections failed to culminate in the nightmare, worst-case scenario many onlookers feared, which is generally good news if you don’t happen to be a firearms manufacturer. Read more...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Technology, Guns, Safety, Election, Firearms, 2020 Election, Coronavirus


Biden's coronavirus board is made up of former federal officials who oversaw past epidemics including AIDS, Ebola, and Zika

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris receive a briefing from the transition COVID-19 advisory board in Wilmington, Delaware. Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden met with 13 members of his newly formed COVID-19 advisory board on Monday. At least 10 of those members have served the federal government before. Several board members helped guide the US through past epidemics, including AIDS, Ebola, and Zika.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more s...
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Trump Loyalist In Top Intel Post Is Named NSA General Counsel After Pressure From WH

Michael Ellis, a Trump loyalist who was named senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council earlier this year, has been tapped by the Pentagon general counsel to be the top lawyer at the National Security Agency, according to the Washington Post on Monday. Officials told the Post that Ellis’ appointment as the top lawyer at the NSA, which has not been announced, was made Monday. According to the Post, a person familiar with the matter said the appointment was made under pre...
Tags: Post, News, Obama, Washington Post, Nsa, White House, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Pentagon, National Security Council, House Intelligence Committee, National Security Agency, Trump, Hunter, Trump Tower, Ellis


McDonald's is getting into plant-based meats

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for November 10. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at [email protected]: We are looking for nominations for our annual list of rising stars of Madison Avenue. Submit your nominations here by November 16.Today's news: McDonald's gets into plant-based meat, AMC stock soars on COVID vaccine news, and Trump's re...
Tags: UK, New York, Media, Washington, White House, Amc, Advertising, Marketing, Disney, US, Trends, Syria, New York Times, Mcdonald's, Pfizer, Amc Theatres


Trump officials can be heard on leaked audio denying the election results days after President-elect Joe Biden won

President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally at Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport in Avoca, Pennsylvania, November 2, 2020. Carlos Barria/Reuters Officials can be heard in leaked audio from a USAID meeting further denying the results of the 2020 US election.  Acting administrator John Barsa reportedly threatened staffers who want to find another job, Axios reported.  Trump loyalist Catharine O'Neill also falsely claimed that the election is "still happening." President-elect Joe...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Usaid, Cnbc, US supreme court, Trump, Election 2020, GSA, Elena Kagan, Electoral College, Michigan Trump


Boris Johnson to press on with Brexit bill despite Lords defeat

PM risks major confrontation with Joe Biden by persevering with internal market billBoris Johnson has put himself on a collision course with the Joe Biden administration in the US after Downing Street said it would press ahead with legislation designed to override the Brexit deal on Northern Ireland.Peers inflicted a huge defeat on the government after voting overwhelmingly to remove measures that seek to “disapply” parts of the Northern Ireland protocol – measures that Biden has said would put ...
Tags: Politics, US, UK News, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, House Of Lords, Foreign Policy, Northern Ireland, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Biden, Downing Street, Brexit, Trade Policy, Biden Administration


Brexit: Lords inflict huge defeats on government in votes on internal market bill — politics live

Peers vote on series of amendments before bill’s return to the Commons in coming weeksUK has ordered enough Pfizer vaccine for third of populationCovid-19 vaccine candidate is 90% effective, says PfizerWhat has Pfizer’s vaccine trial found and is this a breakthroughCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.24pm GMT This is from the BBC’s Nick EardleyGovt: “We’ve been consistently clear that the clauses represent a legal safety net to protect the integrity of the UK’s in...
Tags: Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, Eu, European Union, UK News, Joe Biden, Bbc, House Of Lords, Britain, Pfizer, Keir Starmer, Grant Shapps, Brexit, Mark Drakeford


Fox News Cuts Away From Trump Campaign’s Election Misinformation: ‘Not So Fast’

Neil Cavuto said he “can’t in good countenance continue showing you this,” cutting into a White House presser.
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Britain responds angrily to expulsion of diplomats from Belarus

Foreign and defence secretaries Dominic Raab and Ben Wallace accuse President Lukashenko of trying to hide his repressionThe UK’s foreign and defence secretaries have reacted angrily to the expulsion of two British diplomats from strife-torn Belarus.The eastern European nation has experienced mass protests since Alexander Lukashenko declared himself the winner of elections that have been widely disputed. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Protest, UK News, World news, Britain, Belarus, Ben Wallace, Alexander Lukashenko, Lukashenko, Dominic Raab


Biden eyes Washington veterans for key administration posts

President-elect Joe Biden is looking to build out his nascent White House staff with more traditional Washington insiders, a notable departure from four years in which President Donald Trump filled his team with outsiders and government antagonists.
Tags: Washington, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump


Trump selling off private helicopter worth more than $1m

Donald Trump is selling off his personal helicopter worth more than $1m. The one-term president has listed for sale the Sikorsky S-76B that he used extensively during his 2016 run to the White House. Before a recent paint job the helicopter, which also features prominently on The Apprentice, used to carry Mr Trump’s name on its tail.
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The FDA just authorized Eli Lilly's antibody treatment for emergency use to treat the coronavirus

Cellex made the first FDA-approved antibody kit. Thomas Peter/REUTERS US health officials just approved pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly's COVID-19 antibody therapy for emergency use.  The drugmaker said that, in clinical trials, the treatment successfully reduced virus levels, symptoms, and hospitalizations in patients with mild to moderate cases, with no serious side effects. The drug is similar to the experimental antibody treatment that President Donald Trump received when he was hospi...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Fda, Donald Trump, Antibodies, Fox Business, Trump, US Food and Drug Administration, Lilly, Eli Lilly, Regeneron, Thomas Peter, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, David Ricks


Georgia's top election official after Sens. Loeffler, Perdue call on him to resign: 'That is not going to happen'

Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger speaks during a presser at Liberty Plaza, across the street from the Georgia State Capitol building, in downtown Atlanta, Monday, April 6, 2020. Raffensperger announced the creation of an "absentee ballot task force" that will investigate reports of fraud as Georgia expands mail-in voting for the May 19 primary election. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) Associated Press Georgia Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler called on...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Perdue, Trump, State, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Loeffler, David Perdue, 2020 Elections


'Childish' and 'reckless': Lawmakers sound the alarm after Trump fires his defense secretary weeks before a presidential transition

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Associated Press Defense Secretary Mark Esper was "terminated" from his position, bringing lawmakers who serve on the Armed Services Committees and those with prior military service sound the alarm on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers who were previously critical of Esper's policies were taken aback. Democratic Rep. Adam Smith of Washington, the chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, said Esper's firing before the projected presidential transition in Jan...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Defense, US, International, Trends, House, Marine Corps, Capitol Hill, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Biden



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