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The Trump campaign dropped a major part of its election lawsuit regarding its claims about observers in Pennsylvania

Election workers counting ballots on November 4 in Philadelphia. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The Trump campaign dropped a major part of its lawsuit regarding its allegation that observers were not allowed to watch vote counts in Pennsylvania, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Campaign lawyers filed a revised lawsuit Sunday that removed a request to prohibit the certification of ballots that the "Trump Campaign's watchers were prevented from observing." The revised lawsuit seeks an order ...
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Trump adviser contradicts officials and says Michigan should 'rise up' against virus rules

White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan's new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to "rise up" against the new public health measures.
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Trump's pandemic adviser says Michigan should 'rise up' against virus rules

White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan's new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to "rise up" against the new public health measures.
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The Trump campaign dropped a major part of its election lawsuit regarding their claims that observers were not allowed to watch vote counts in Pennsylvania

Election workers count ballots on November 04, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Spencer Platt/Getty Images The Trump campaign dropped a major part of its lawsuit regarding their allegation that observers were not allowed to watch vote counts in Pennsylvania, The Washington Post reported Sunday. Campaign lawyers filed a revised lawsuit Sunday that removed a request to prohibit the certification of ballots that the "Trump Campaign's watchers were prevented from observing." The revised law...
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Obama compares Trump to dictator who suppresses journalists, after his own admin targeted reporters

Former President Barack Obama on Sunday compared President Donald Trump to a dictator who suppresses journalists – even though his own...
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The White House pandemic adviser urged the state to 'rise up' against new restrictions, countering the consensus of public health officials

White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan's new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to "rise up" against the new public health measures.
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Trump coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas urges Michigan to 'rise up' against new Covid-19 measures

White House coronavirus task force member Dr. Scott Atlas criticized Michigan's new Covid-19 restrictions in a tweet shortly after they were announced Sunday evening, urging people to "rise up" against the new public health measures.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Michigan, Scott Atlas, COVID


3 easy foreign-policy wins that Biden can pick up in his first 100 days

Joe Biden. Mark Makela/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden faces a complicated international landscape, and political polarization and gridlock at home mean he'll have limited tools to address it. Despite those obstacles, there are three things Biden can do in his first months in office that will be welcomed at home and abroad, writes Candace Rondeaux, senior fellow and professor of practice at the Center on the Future of War. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. To say P...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Opinion, Washington, North Korea, Senate, White House, China, Germany, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, US foreign policy, Rome


Barack Obama rules out joining president-elect Biden's cabinet

The Obamas are steering clear of work at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
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Trump: Biden Won But 'I Concede NOTHING!'

President Donald Trump acknowledged for the first time on Sunday that Democratic challenger Joe Biden won the election. He then agreed to a peaceful transition of power and wished good old “sleepy” Joe the best of luck during his White House tenure. Read more...
Tags: Science, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, 2020 Election, 2020 Presidential Election, President Elect Joe Biden, The Tantruming Continues


Women and people of color make up the majority of the Biden transition team

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) take the stage to address the nation at the Chase Center November 06, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Women and people of color make up the majority of President-elect Joe Biden's transition team, according to CNN. About half the transition staff is made up of women, and about 46% is made up of people of color.  A diverse transition staff might signal that Biden, along ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, White House, Women, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Diversity, Reagan, Joe Biden, Cnn, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Pentagon, Biden, Donald Trump


Biden’s Team Warns Trump’s Refusal To Aid Transition Would Jeopardize COVID Vaccine Distribution

President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming White House chief of staff and transition COVID-19 advisory board member Dr. Atul Gawande on Sunday called on the Trump administration to stop stonewalling the former VP’s formal transition process — a move that they warned would jeopardize the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts amid surging cases nationwide. Trump’s ongoing refusal to officially concede has held back Biden’s transition team from contacting current administration o...
Tags: News, Obama, White House, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn, General Services Administration, Pfizer, Biden, Jeh Johnson, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Murphy, HHS, GSA


Video shows 'USPS whistleblower' was not alone when swearing to affidavit alleging mail-in ballot fraud

Richard Hopkins appears in a video making voter fraud allegations while another man lurks behind him. Screenshot / Business Insider USPS employee Richard Hopkins was not alone when he made his affidavit alleging mail-in ballot fraud, video obtained by Business Insider reveals. Hopkins, who says he voted for Donald Trump, claimed he had overheard supervisors in Erie, Pennsylvania discuss backdating mail-in ballots. That claim was seemingly legitimized by an affidavit that Hopkins signed, ob...
Tags: Politics, Texas, US, Trends, US Postal Service, Usps, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Veritas, Business Insider, Hopkins, Trump, Sen Lindsey Graham, ERIE Pennsylvania, James O'Keefe


2 more GOP governors push Trump to start the formal presidential transition process with Biden

Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio). AP Photo/John Minchillo, File GOP Govs. Mike DeWine of Ohio and Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas are both pushing the administration of President Donald Trump to begin the transition process with President-elect Joe Biden. Both men said that it was important for Biden to be up to speed with pertinent issues that would not compromise governmental functions. Trump has repeatedly refused to formally concede the presidential race to Biden. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
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Boris Johnson forced to self-isolate again as crucial week begins

PM’s plan to try to take back control after days of chaos put in peril by news he had met MP later found to be Covid-positiveCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson was forced into self-isolation on Sunday night just as he embarked on a crucial week designed to restore calm and project an air of competence after a vicious No 10 turf war.There were concerns that Covid-19 had returned to Downing Street as the result of a 35-minute meeting between the prime ministe...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Downing Street, Brexit, Dominic Cummings, Coronavirus


Boris Johnson told to self-isolate after contact with Covid-positive MP

Downing Street says prime minister does not have symptoms and will carry on working from No 10Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with an MP who has subsequently tested positive for Covid-19, Downing Street has said.The prime minister was present at a 35-minute meeting with a small group of Conservative MPs on Thursday morning. One of them, Lee Anderson, subsequently developed symptoms of Covid-19 and has tested po...
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Sanders confident Biden administration 'will be advocating' for progressive policies

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sat down with President-elect Joe Biden and his campaign team in the lead up to the general election to find some common ground on progressive policies that he has pushed during his time in the Senate and his own presidential bids, and he said Sunday that he expects the Biden administration will stick to those agreements once the White House transition is official in January.But CNN's Jake Tapper asked Sanders how he expects some of those policies to come to fruit...
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Trump allies are reportedly considering buying out Newsmax to build a strong competitor to Fox News

President Donald Trump. Getty Allies to President Donald Trump are exploring the possibility of acquiring and investing in conservative outlet Newsmax to set up a competitor to the Fox News Channel, the Wall Street Journal reported. There are ongoing discussions between Newsmax and Hicks Equity Partners, an investment firm connected to the Republican National Committee. CNN reported that Fox News viewers have been navigating over to Newsmax after the network declared Biden was the winner. ...
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Obama said his first instinct was to 'walk down and smack' GOP Rep. Joe Wilson on the head after he shouted 'you lie' at him during a joint session of Congress

Then-President Barack Obama discuss health care reform during a joint session of Congress in September 2009. AP Photo/Jason Reed, pool Former President Barack Obama said on "CBS Sunday Morning" that he was "shocked" to have been yelled at by GOP Rep. Joe Wilson during a joint session of Congress in 2009. Wilson, refuting Obama's claim that health care reforms would not cover illegal immigrants, shouted, "You lie," to the newly-elected president during his speech. Obama lamented the gridloc...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, Barack Obama, Trends, Gop, House, Jimmy Carter, Affordable Care Act, Cbs, Health Care, Republican Party, South Carolina, Wilson


A lawyer for Trump's campaign claims without evidence the president won reelection by 'millions of votes'

An election judge directs voters outside a polling place in the Pearl Park Recreation Center on August 11, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Sidney Powell, an attorney representing President Donald Trump, made baseless claims of voter fraud in voting machine technology.  Speaking on Fox News Sunday morning, Powell claimed without evidence that the president "won by not just hundreds of thousands of votes, but by millions of votes." Democratic presidential nominee ...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, New York Times, Fox News, Biden, Election, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, State, Sidney Powell


Trump goes Frankenstein over Fox

Dean Obeidallah writes that Donald Trump has reached DEFCON 1 in his war on Fox News. As his supporters marched in Washington D.C. chanting "Fox News Sucks," Trump was escalating his attacks on the network credited with helping him win the White House in 2016.
Tags: Washington, White House, Cnn, Fox, Donald Trump, Trump, Frankenstein, Dean Obeidallah, Fox News Sucks Trump


Barack Obama: One election won't stop US 'truth decay'

America faces a huge task in reversing a divisive conspiracy culture, Barack Obama tells the BBC.
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Barack Obama rules out cabinet position in Biden administration

Former President Barack Obama has ruled out taking on any formal position in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration — quipping that...
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Trump faces growing pressure to start transition as Covid surges across US

White House yet to open contacts with incoming Biden teamIncoming chief of staff stresses need to liaise on vaccinationsUS politics – live coverageThe White House is coming under growing pressure from President-elect Joe Biden, as well as senior Republicans and health experts, to allow transition talks to begin amid a terrifying surge in coronavirus cases that is pushing hospital systems across the US to the brink of collapse. Continue reading...
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Obama says it's 'disappointing' that more Republicans aren't standing up to Trump over election results

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama said in a CBS interview that aired on Sunday that it was "disappointing" that more Republicans haven't rejected President Donald Trump's refusal to acknowledge his election loss. While speaking with Gayle King on "CBS Sunday Morning," Obama said that President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were rightfully elected and that there was "no legal basis" to challenge the results. Obama's memoir, "A Promise...
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Obama says election results show nation is deeply divided

Former President Barack Obama said the election results, in which each candidates received more than 70 million votes, show the nation remains bitterly split.
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Obama: This is what 72 million votes for Trump says to me

In a CBS interview with Gayle King, Former President Barack Obama says the 2020 presidential election results indicate that America is still very divided, thanks in part to the fact that its citizens are operating on a different set of facts.
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Obama said he won't serve in Biden's cabinet because Michelle would 'leave' him

Former President Barack Obama and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden greet each other with a socially distant "air" elbow bump at the end of a drive-in campaign rally at Northwestern High School on October 31, 2020 in Flint, Michigan Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama said in an interview with CBS News that first aired Sunday he would help President-elect Joe Biden in "any ways" he could as he transitions to his new role in the White House. But, the former presi...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Cbs News, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Michelle Obama, Cbs, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Flint Michigan, Michelle, Gayle King


Democratic Party waging a war over its future just as Joe Biden takes helm

Joe Biden will take the White House as a fractured Democratic Party battles over its future, with moderates and progressives blasting each other.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Fauci says it's 'obvious' that it would be 'better' for public health if Trump facilitated a smooth transition to Biden

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday on CNN it would be "better" if he and other public health officials were able to work with the Biden transition team.  Since he has refused to officially concede his loss in the 2020 presidential election, President D...
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