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Candace Owens blasts 'despicable' Obama book claiming Trump election was racist reaction

The suggestion by former President Barack Obama that President Trump’s rise to power was a product of racism is "absolutely...
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Barack Obama's Promised Land Sounds Like a Better America

For all of its excesses and omissions, his memoir is a reminder of what a sane, competent president can sound like, and what his...
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‘Alarmed’ General Fears Trump May Try To Use Military To ‘Defy An Election’

“This is some crazy thinking going on inside that White House," warned Gen. Barry McCaffrey.
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The Trump administration has backed off of its TikTok ban, but a federal judge had already blocked it, citing the White House's 'hypothetical' national security concerns

President Donald Trump has issued multiple executive orders aimed at banning TikTok or forcing it to sell to US investors. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Business Insider The Commerce Department said it won't enforce an executive order that would have effectively banned TIkTok in the US in order to comply with a federal judge's ruling temporarily blocking the ban. In late October, a federal judge in Philadelphia issued a preliminary injunction blocking Trump's attempt to ban...
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The Fight for the U.S. Senate: A Call to Arms

The Fight for the U.S. Senate: A Call to Arms Georgia, USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- I apologize for the blatantly political post, but we as gun owners need to step once more into the breach and defend our rights and the firearms industry. The election is not over. In all likelihood, Trump has lost the White House and we have Joe Biden for President. As unpalatable as this may be for gun owners, we still have some control over our fate if the Republicans keep control of the Senate. Republicans curre...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, White House, Court, Georgia, Joe Biden, Democrats, Washington Dc, House, Louisiana, US supreme court, Puerto Rico, Miller, Trump


Obama says Republicans 'clearly know better,' but are 'humoring' Trump about voter fraud

Former President Barack Obama took aim at Republicans who have been “humoring” President Trump’s bogus claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
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Cooper shocked by McEnany's answer: That's next level stuff

CNN's Anderson Cooper discusses the lack of action from President Donald Trump and his White House administration days after the election results.
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Mark Zuckerberg defends not suspending Steve Bannon from Facebook

CEO told staffers Bannon had not violated enough policies to justify ban when he called for beheading of Anthony FauciMark Zuckerberg told Facebook staffers on Thursday that former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon had not violated enough of the company’s policies to justify his suspension from the platform when he called for the beheading of two US officials and the posting of their heads outside the White House as a “warning”. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Technology, Social Networking, White House, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Bannon, Steve Bannon, US elections 2020, Anthony FauciMark Zuckerberg


Obama: Election fraud claims 'delegitimising' democracy

Former US President Barack Obama addresses Donald Trump's unsubstantiated election fraud claims.
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Boris Johnson on last chance, say Tory MPs amid bitter infighting

Dominic Cummings repeats that he wants to be ‘largely redundant’ by end of 2020 following departure of Lee CainBoris Johnson has one final chance to overhaul a dysfunctional Downing Street operation beset by crises, Conservative MPs have warned after bitter infighting triggered the sudden departure of one of his closest aides.A string of Tories said the resignation of No 10 communications director Lee Cain, after Johnson’s fiancee and inner circle blocked his promotion to chief of staff, epitomi...
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3 legendary leaders who made America's special-operations units into the elite forces they are today

US Army Many storied leaders have helped shape and refine the US military's special-operations forces. The three below are among the most decorated and accomplished, and their ideas and actions have had a lasting impact on the units they led. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. An unconventional visionary: Col. Charles "Chargin' Charlie" Beckwith Charlie Beckwith commissioned in the Army in 1952, volunteering for Special Forcers a few years later.In 1960, he deployed to L...
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Trump campaign legal team scores court victory in Pennsylvania

Fox News chief White House correspondent John Roberts has the latest on 'Special Report'
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Here are the legal challenges Trump's campaign and Republicans have filed to contest the 2020 election results

President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images President Donald Trump's campaign and Republican officials have filed more than a dozen legal challenges as part of an effort to contest the results of the 2020 election. The campaign filed lawsuits and motions to intervene in cases in several battleground states, including Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Georgia, and Nevada. Trump's campaign also requested a recount in Wisconsin. Joe Biden is the projected winner of the election and of Mic...
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The Department of Homeland Security breaks from Trump and his baseless claims of election fraud, calling this year's presidential race 'the most secure in American history'

Getty The Department of Homeland Security said the 2020 presidential election was "the most secure in American history." The statement contradicts President Donald Trump's baseless claims of fraud, which he has sought to spread in the week following the November 3 election.  Trump has refused to concede the election or acknowledge President-elect Joe Biden as the winner.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Department of Homeland Security broke from President Donald Tr...
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Obama: Trump's election fraud claims delegitimize 'not just the incoming Biden administration, but democracy generally'

Former President Barack Obama slammed Republican officials for condoning President Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud in the wake of his loss to Joe Biden, saying in an interview clip released Thursday that such allegations endangered democracy.
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Obama: Trump's claims delegitimize not just the incoming administration, but democracy generally

Former President Barack Obama slammed Republican officials for condoning President Donald Trump's false claims of election fraud in the wake of his loss to Joe Biden, saying in an interview clip released Thursday that such allegations endangered democracy.
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Obama talks about Trump's birtherism conspiracy

Former President Barack Obama opens up about former Vice President Joe Biden, President Trump and his own family in his upcoming memoir, "A Promised Land."
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Obama opens up about Trump's birtherism conspiracy

Former President Barack Obama opens up about former Vice President Joe Biden, President Trump and his own family in his upcoming memoir, "A Promised Land."
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Top cyber official expecting to be fired as White House frustrations hit agency protecting elections

Chris Krebs is in the White House's crosshairs in part because of a website he created to debunk election-related misinformation.
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Hillary Clinton shares photos of FLOTUS transition as Melania has yet to reach out to Jill Biden

Hillary Clinton posted two throwback pictures on Instagram of herself and two other first ladies on Thursday. The first photo shows Clinton with Barbara Bush, who was the first lady from 1989 to 1993, about to embrace during Bill Clinton’s transition to the White House. Clinton won the election against incumbent President George H. W. Bush.
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White House press secretary: "That would be a question more for the White House."

WAIT. When asked about whether Joe Biden will receive access to intelligence briefings, Kayleigh McEnany says, "That would be a question more for the White House."Kayleigh McEnany IS the WH Press Secretary, though she is appearing on FOX as a Trump 2020 adviser. — Read the rest
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Obama gets personal about his family in new memoir

Former President Barack Obama opens up about former Vice President Joe Biden, President Trump and his own family in his upcoming memoir, "A Promised Land."
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Twitter Labeled Some 300,000 Tweets for Violating Its Civic Integrity Policy

Twitter labeled roughly 300,000 tweets for violations of its civic integrity policy from Oct. 27 through Nov. 11, representing 0.2% of all election-related tweets sent during that time period. Legal, policy and trust and safety lead Vijaya Gadde and product lead Kayvon Beykpour said in a blog post that 456 of those tweets were covered...
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GOP sees Trump's election challenges as likely to fail and urges White House to take steps towards transition

Cracks are growing in the GOP defense of President Donald Trump's long-shot effort to overturn the 2020 election outcome, with many top Republicans contending that Joe Biden should immediately get national security briefings, some calling for the official transition process to begin and others are acknowledging that Trump stands little chance at reversing results clearly showing he lost.
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Nikki Haley, a high-profile Republican and possible 2024 presidential hopeful, has remained silent about Trump's unfounded election fraud claims

President Donald Trump and former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley on October 9, 2018. Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump's former United Nations ambassador, Nikki Haley, has stayed mum on his repeated false complaints that the election was stolen from him. Haley has been working as the founder of Stand For America — an "issue advocacy group" promoting "freedom at home and strength abroad" — since leaving office. Throughout her political career, Haley has been known to be friendly wi...
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Mark Zuckerberg reportedly said Facebook didn't suspend Steve Bannon's account after he called for the beheading of federal officials because he hadn't violated its policies enough times

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and former Trump advisor Steve Bannon. Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images, Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said his company didn't ban Steve Bannon's account because he hadn't violated enough policies, CNBC reported Thursday. "While the offenses here, I think, came close to crossing that line, they clearly did not cross the line," Zuckerberg said, according to CNBC. Bannon recently posted videos on several social media platforms calling for...
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Rushed 2000 Transition Hampered Gov. Before 9/11, Former Officials Warn As Trump Delays

As the President Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept the results of the 2020 election, multiple officials from previous administrations have expressed concern about the national security implications of withholding key information from the Biden transition team. For veterans of past administrations, the situation echoes another, in 2000, when a contested recount of the presidential race in Florida stalled the official presidential transition until mid-December, when the Supreme Court...
Tags: Florida, News, Supreme Court, Senate, Barack Obama, Transition, United States, Bill Clinton, Commission, Al Qaeda, Pentagon, Cia, Biden, Card, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security


Oldest GOP Rep. Tests Positive For COVID As Outbreak Grows Among Trumpworld

Rep. Don Young (R-AK), a 24-term congressman who recently won re-election and is the oldest member of Congress at 87, announced Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19. I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am feeling strong, following proper protocols, working from home in Alaska, and ask for privacy at this time. May God Bless Alaska. — Rep. Don Young (@repdonyoung) November 12, 2020 Young’s announcement also comes amid at least eight Republican National Committee staffers contrac...
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How Ron Klain's experience prepares him to lead Biden's staff

In selecting Ron Klain as his White House chief of staff, President-elect Joe Biden has tapped a veteran of some of the biggest moments in modern American political history.
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'He knows how to work inside this government': How Ron Klain's experience prepares him to lead Biden's staff

In selecting Ron Klain as his White House chief of staff, President-elect Joe Biden has tapped a veteran of some of the biggest moments in modern American political history.
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