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Wisconsin election officials say Trump observers are obstructing the recount and interrupting vote counters

Recount observers watch ballots during a Milwaukee hand recount of Presidential votes at the Wisconsin Center, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Milwaukee, Wis. Associated Press/Nam Y. Huh Wisconsin election officials on Saturday said observers for President Donald Trump were seeking to obstruct recount efforts. Th officials said in some cases, Trump observers were objecting to every single ballot being counted. Some Trump observers also broke rules by constantly interrupting vote counters with qu...
Tags: Dane, Florida, Politics, News, Milwaukee, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Wisconsin, Donald Trump, Trump, Dec, MICHAEL TARM, 2020 Election, George Christenson, Posnanski


Steam Panders Yet Again & Offends With “Latinx Games Festival”

Much like they did with their LGBT sale, games distribution platform Steam has pandered to woke race-obsessed outrage cultists yet again as they are now holding a “Latinx Games Festival”, with many individuals labeling the word “latinx” as a “colonialist term” invented by the aforementioned woke contingent. Steam’s Twitter account helped spread word of this […]
Tags: Games, Politics, Marketing, Sales, Steam, Racism, Valve, Anime, Pc Gaming


The Trump campaign's lawyers said they are 'thankful' to the judge who dismissed their election case in Pennsylvania so they can get it to the Supreme Court more quickly

Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference held by Donald Trump in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images The Trump campaign's lawyers said in a statement that they are "thankful" to the judge who dismissed their Pennsylvania campaign lawsuit in a scathing opinion on Saturday. Judge Matthew Brann threw out the lawsuit and said it was attempting to disenfranchise 7 million people without providing any good reason to do so. Rudy Giuliani an...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Obama, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, US supreme court, Trump, Election 2020, Third Circuit, Brann, Toomey


1 Arrested As Trump Supporters, Protesters Gather At State Capitol In Downtown Sacramento

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Tags: Politics, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Downtown Sacramento, Sacramento, Cbs, California Highway Patrol, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, State Capitol, California State Capitol, President Donald Trump, Sacramento News


Scranton, Pennsylvania, honors famous 'scrappy kid' turned President-elect

As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to move into the White House, his hometown honored him Friday just steps from his childhood home.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Scranton Pennsylvania


Another Republican senator has congratulated Biden on winning the 2020 election, saying Trump 'exhausted all plausible legal options'

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) leaves the Senate chamber during a recess in the Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump continues at the U.S. Capitol on January 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Getty Images/Drew Angerer Republican Sen. Pat Toomey congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his victory just hours after a federal judge tossed a major Trump campaign lawsuit seeking to challenge the election results. Toomey said in a statement that President Donald Trump "exhausted all plaus...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, Senate, White House, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Maine, Alaska, Washington Dc, Michigan, Republican, Biden


A federal judge threw out a major Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania, issuing a blistering opinion refusing to disenfranchise 7 million voters

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference about lawsuits contesting the results of the presidential election on Thursday Nov. 19, 2020. Sarah Silbiger for The Washington Post via Getty Images In a scathing opinion released Saturday evening, a federal judge tossed out a major Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania seeking to block the certification of the state's election results. Judge Matthew Brann wrote that the Trum...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, United States of America, Brann, Plaintiffs, Trump Campaign


Michigan GOP legislators appear at Trump Hotel after White House meeting

Michigan’s top GOP legislators made an appearance at Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., on Friday after attending a meeting...
Tags: Washington, White House, Gop, Michigan, Trump International Hotel, Trump hotel


In the Last Week America Experienced 1 Million New Coronavirus Cases

The total number of U.S. coronavirus cases since the pandemic started has now surpassed 12 million, CNN reports — "an increase of more than 1 million cases in less than a week." Researchers at John Hopkins University calculate that over a quarter of a million Americans have now died from the disease. Almost every state has reported a rapid surge in cases, and nationwide numbers have been climbing much faster than ever before — with the country reporting a staggering 2.8 million infections sin...
Tags: White House, Tech, Cnn, Sanjay Gupta, Johns Hopkins University, John Hopkins University, Deborah Birx


A group of Pennsylvania Republicans are suing to try to invalidate millions of mail-in ballots and stop the state from certifying the election results

President Donald Trump and Congressman Mike Kelly (R-Pennsylvania) embrace at an election rally in Erie. Noah Riffe/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images A group of Pennsylvania Republicans are seeking to toss out a GOP-backed voting reform bill that passed in October 2019. Their lawsuit seeks to invalidate millions of mail-in ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election. The lawsuit, filed in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, alleges that Act 77, which allowed for no excuse mail-in voti...
Tags: Politics, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Gop, Lawsuits, Philadelphia, Biden, Donald Trump, General Assembly, Trump, Wolf, Philadelphia Inquirer, State, Commonwealth Court


Boris Johnson ‘acted illegally’ over jobs for top anti-Covid staff

Legal action targets appointments of Dido Harding, Kate Bingham and Mike CoupeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson and his health secretary, Matt Hancock, acted “unlawfully” when appointing three key figures – including the head of NHS Test and Trace, Dido Harding – to posts in the fight against Covid-19, according to a legal challenge submitted by campaigners to the high court.The Observer has seen details of documents from those pursuing the case – and init...
Tags: Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, NHS, Mike Coupe, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Dido Harding, Matt Hancock, Kate Bingham, Coronavirus, COVID, Baroness Harding, Mike CoupeCoronavirus, coverageBoris Johnson


Boris Johnson under pressure as scientists back tight rules for Christmas

PM set to announce end to lockdown before trying to broker national agreement on family gatheringsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBoris Johnson will meet his cabinet remotely on Sunday to decide how people will be able to gather with loved ones at Christmas, before the announcement of a new Covid winter plan.The prime minister, who is self-isolating, will then confirm by video to parliament on Monday that national restrictions will end on 2 December and be replaced by...
Tags: Politics, Science, Christmas, Conservatives, Life and style, UK News, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus


Animaniacs 2020 More Political Than Ever Before

The 2020 revival of the classic Animaniacs series has once again covered “topical” political subjects, briefly mentioning political individuals and presidents such as Obama, Hilary Clinton and, of course, Donald Trump, and bound to have many questioning the accuracy of some of the jokes and scenes. In typical Animaniacs fashion, the show utilized the medium […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Comedy, Internet, Interviews, International, Anime, Retro, Donald Trump, Video Gallery, Animaniacs, Obama Hilary Clinton


'Left me dumbfounded': CNN's Erica Hill on Fox News correspondent's suggestion

CNN's Erica Hill talks to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about a suggestion made by Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera that a Covid-19 vaccine should be named after President Trump.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Anthony Scaramucci, Erica Hill


'Left me dumbfounded': CNN anchor on Fox News correspondent's suggestion

CNN's Erica Hill talks to former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci about a suggestion made by Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera that a Covid-19 vaccine should be named after President Trump.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Fox News, Geraldo Rivera, Anthony Scaramucci, Erica Hill


Donald Trump Jr. said he's been 'totally asymptomatic' and is spending his time in quarantine polishing his guns

Donald Trump Jr. speaks during a Students for Trump event at the Dream City Church in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 23, 2020. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. said on Friday that he's "totally asymptomatic" after having tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week.  To pass the time, Trump Jr. reached out to his Instagram followers and asked them for movie and book recommendations.  Trump Jr. also said he's going to polish his guns while under quarantine.  Visit Busines...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, White House, Trends, Netflix, Donald Trump, Trump, Donald, KIMBERLY GUILFOYLE, PHOENIX Arizona, Jr, Donald Trump Jr, Melania, Trump Jr, Saul Loeb


Beneath Mashaba’s ‘centrism’ lurks the reactionary

A fanatic of the free market, Herman Mashaba advances extreme economic policies for South Africa. But he needs political power first, so he rides on xenophobic sentiments for votes The post Beneath Mashaba’s ‘centrism’ lurks the reactionary appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, South Africa, Openaccess, Herman Mashaba, Political Parties, Xenophobia, Top Six, South Africa (country, South African Economy, Xenophobic Attacks, ActionSA, Beneath Mashaba


A group of Michigan voters are suing the Trump campaign for disenfranchising Black voters, lawsuit alleges

Poll workers process and count absentee ballots in Detroit, Michigan. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post via Getty Images A group of Michigan voters are suing President Donald Trump and the Trump presidential campaign, accusing them of "openly seeking to disenfranchise Black voters" through their legal challenges to the presidential election, according to Politico. The lawsuit was filed on Friday in the US District Court for the District of Columbia, alleging that the Trump campaign seeks ...
Tags: Politics, Lawsuit, White House, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Gop, Michigan, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Detroit, Rudy Giuliani, Black, Trump


Trump skipped a coronavirus meeting with G20 leaders to play golf

President Donald Trump golfs at Trump National Golf Club on November 21, 2020 in Sterling, Virginia. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President Donald Trump was noticeably absent from a coronavirus meeting with this year's G20 Summit world leaders.  CNN reported that leaders from Germany, France, South Korea, and Argentina were scheduled to participate in the event. But Trump was noticeably absent and White House pool reporters said during a meeting focused on coronavirus preparedness Trump ha...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, Trends, G20, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Golf, Argentina, G20 Summit, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump National Golf Club, Trump Golf, Garrett Haake


Affirm, Airbnb, C3.ai, Roblox, Wish file for tech IPO finale of 2020

Editor’s note: Get this free weekly recap of TechCrunch news that any startup can use by email every Saturday morning (7 a.m. PT). Subscribe here. The wait was long but this week the time was right: Airbnb finally filed its S-1 and so did Affirm, C3.ai, Roblox, and Wish. We are likely to see these five price on public markets before the end of an already superlative year for tech IPOs. The ongoing pandemic and political turmoil were not scary enough, apparently. This coming decade, you have to t...
Tags: Apple, Startups, TC, Utah, New York, Obama, White House, Ipo, US, America, San Francisco, Tech, Joe Biden, Italy, Tencent, SEC


Christmas in lockdown preferred by UK public over new restrictions in January

Observer/Opinium poll also finds switch in support for political leadershipCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMost of the public would rather have a locked-down Christmas than have a new lockdown imposed in January, a new poll suggests.With the government considering the extent to which restrictions should be lifted to limit the impact on Christmas family gatherings, the latest Opinium poll for the Observer found that the public opted for a locked-down Christmas over new...
Tags: Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Labour, Opinion polls, Boris Johnson, Vaccines and immunisation, Keir Starmer, Jeremy Corbyn, Observer Opinium, Coronavirus


Justin Welby warns Tories against cutting Britain’s overseas aid budget

The archbishop joins charities and aid groups in calls to maintain 0.7% benchmark as Treasury considers cutbacksThe archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned the government against slashing billions from Britain’s overseas aid budget as part of this week’s spending review, as he called on the country to stand by the world’s poorest in “tough times as well as the good”.In a significant intervention over the threat to aid spending, Welby said he had seen first-hand the impact of UK aid an...
Tags: Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Britain, Charities, Voluntary sector, Aid, Treasury, Justin Welby, Boris Johnson, Foreign, Welby, Dominic Raab, Rishi Sunak, Commonwealth and Development Office


Justin Welby warns against cutting Britain’s overseas aid budget

The archbishop joins charities and aid groups in calls to maintain 0.7% benchmark as Treasury considers cutbacksThe archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has warned the government against slashing billions from Britain’s overseas aid budget as part of this week’s spending review, as he called on the country to stand by the world’s poorest in “tough times as well as the good”.In a significant intervention over the threat to aid spending, Welby said he had seen first-hand the impact of UK aid an...
Tags: Politics, UK, Conservatives, UK News, Britain, Charities, Voluntary sector, Aid, Treasury, Justin Welby, Boris Johnson, Foreign, Welby, Dominic Raab, Rishi Sunak, Commonwealth and Development Office


Russia wants to distribute its questionable coronavirus vaccine to other countries: report

Russian President Vladimir Putin Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to distribute its questionable Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine to other countries, Reuters reported Saturday. Russia first approved Sputnik V in August, but experts and health officials were skeptical the vaccine would work since it did not go through necessary phase 3 trials.  The Kremlin also kept important information relevant to the vaccine's success out of the public's eye. This included...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, International, Trends, G20, United States, G20 Summit, Pfizer, Vaccine, Kremlin, Reuters


The Boris Johnson relaunch – cartoon

Where is Dominic Cummings when his former master needs him?•You can buy your own copy of this cartoon Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, UK News, World news, Foreign Policy, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Dominic Cummings


Biden team solicits donations to fund presidential transition as Trump administration blocks federal money

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's team is making a fundraising push to small-dollar donors to fund its own transition efforts, according to CNN. The General Services Administration (GSA) must "ascertain" that Biden is the president-elect, which agency head Emily Murphy has so far refused to acknowledge. The refusal to cer...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Gop, Fundraising, General Services Administration, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Election 2020, Wilmington Delaware


UK and Canada to trade on EU terms after Brexit transition

Conservative government says agreement paves the way for new bespoke deal with CanadaThe UK and Canada have agreed to continue trading under the same terms as the current EU agreement after the Brexit transition period ends.The Conservative government said the agreement paved the way for negotiations to begin next year on a new comprehensive deal with Canada, which has long been trumpeted as one of the benefits of the UK leaving the EU. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, UK News, Canada, Boris Johnson, Brexit, Justin Trudeau, Liz Truss, EU Continue


Trump ally Sen. Marsha Blackburn called Biden the president-elect and Harris the vice president-elect, but her office later said she 'misspoke'

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, a Tennessee Republican, speaks on Capitol Hill on October 13, 2020 Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee on Friday seemed to acknowledge former Vice President Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump, calling him the president-elect in a Friday interview with ABC News. But Blackburn's office later told The Tennessean she misspoke in calling Biden as the president-elect and Sen. Kamala Harris the vice president-elect. While some ...
Tags: Utah, Politics, News, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Tennessee, Ohio, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Abc News, George W Bush


Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flubs and says the White House is 'working on a mass distribution of the virus'

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Erin Scott/Pool/Getty Images In what appeared to be bungled remarks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that the White House is working to spread the coronavirus.  "We're working on a mass distribution of the virus," Mnuchin said on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."  Presumably, Mnuchin meant to say the White House is working toward a mass distribution of a vaccine.  But people on Twitter are heralding his flubbed remarks as a way to characteri...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Treasury, Vaccine, Huffington Post, Cnbc, Treasury Department, Oliver Willis, Mnuchin, David Faber, Steven Mnuchin, Steve Mnuchin, Rob Szczerba


Trump "frantic" as lawsuits fail and hopes for legislative coup dim

Trump's legal efforts to prevent states confirming president-elect Joe Biden's win are falling apart, reports CNN, as has his attempt to convice Michigan legislators to ignore the vote and select Trump-friendly electors instead. His efforts are becoming "frantic," writes Zachary B. — Read the rest
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