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Trump's phone call to Brad Raffensperger: six key points

Conversation between president and Georgia’s secretary of state laid bare Trump’s determination to cling on to powerDonald Trump has been recorded pressuring Georgia’s secretary of state to overturn US president-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state, in a tape obtained by the Washington Post.The conversation is mainly between Trump and Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s Republican secretary of state, but Trump allies including Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff, and attorney Cleta Mitchell...
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Read and listen to Trump's call with GA secretary of state

CNN has obtained the full January 2 audio call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Trump is joined on the call by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and several lawyers.
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Biden Plans Minimalist Trip From Capitol to White House on Inauguration Day

Joe Biden’s inaugural committee suggested the traditional crowd-lined ride down Pennsylvania Avenue would be replaced by a “virtual parade.”
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Trump to award Medal of Freedom to GOP Reps. Devin Nunes and Jim Jordan

Before he leaves office, President Donald Trump will award the nation's highest civilian honor to two of his most vocal political allies who defended him throughout his impeachment, Rep. Devin Nunes of California and Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, as the White House has been inundated with requests for others, multiple sources told CNN.
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Read the full transcript and listen to Trump's audio call with Georgia secretary of state

CNN has obtained the full January 2 audio call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Trump is joined on the call by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and several lawyers.
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Biden inauguration will include 'presidential escort' to White House, virtual parade

President-elect Joe Biden’s pared-down inauguration is slated to include a “presidential escort” to the White House and a virtual parade...
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A GOP lawmaker objected to seating US representatives from battleground states in response to colleagues that plan to object to the presidential election results

Roy is among a group of House Republicans that have said they do not support the effort to vote against certification of the Electoral College vote. Patrick Semansky, File/Associated Press GOP Rep. Chip Roy of Texas objected to seating 67 elected House members from battleground states today, in response to his colleagues that plan to object to certifying the presidential election results. Roy said "it would confound basic human reason if the presidential results were to face objection whil...
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'Go to hell': Meghan McCain slams Arizona GOP for attacking her late father

Meghan McCain. Roy Rochlin/Getty Images Meghan McCain, a co-host of ABC's "The View," berated the Arizona GOP on Saturday for a tweet critical of her late father, longtime US Sen. John McCain. After the Arizona GOP tweeted that they were "never going back to the party of [Sen.] McCain," Meghan McCain said that the person "running this twitter account can go to hell." She also mocked the Arizona GOP's performance this past November, with President-elect Joe Biden flipping the state to the D...
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WH COVID Task Force Members Push Back At Trump’s Bogus Claim Of Inflated Death Rates

White House coronavirus task force members Dr. Anthony Fauci and Surgeon General Jerome Adams on Sunday refuted President Trump’s baseless assertion that COVID-19 infection rates and fatalities were “far exaggerated.” In a tweet on Sunday morning, Trump repeated his xenophobic reference to COVID-19 — which has killed more than 350,000 Americans thus far — as he attacked the CDC over unsubstantiated claims of COVID-19 case and fatality inflation. The number of cases and deaths of the China Vir...
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Navarro Falsely Suggests Delay Of Biden Inauguration While Egging On Trump’s Delusional Bid

Living in complete denial that President Trump’s one-term presidency is coming to a close, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro took to Fox News on Saturday night to falsely proclaim that President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20 can be delayed. The loyal Trump foot soldier pushed the President’s voter fraud delusions while appearing on Fox News on Saturday night as he piled onto the Trumpworld’s meltdown over baseless assertions of Democrats “stealing” the election. Navarro conve...
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Trump Heard On Tape Urging Georgia Officials To ‘Find’ Enough Votes To Overturn Presidential Results

On an hour-long phone call with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Saturday, President Trump pressured him and other officials to "find" enough votes in the state's presidential election to make him the winner, according to audio of the call obtained by CBS News.
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Read: Transcript of Trump's call with Georgia secretary of state

CNN has obtained the full January 2 audio call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Trump is joined on the call by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and several lawyers.
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Read the full transcript of Trump's audio call with Georgia secretary of state

CNN has obtained the full January 2 audio call between President Donald Trump and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger. Trump is joined on the call by White House chief of staff Mark Meadows and several lawyers.
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Washington watchdog group calls for Trump to be impeached, again, over efforts to tamper with Georgia election

President Donald Trump at a news conference on July 30. Alex Wong/Getty Images The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington on Sunday called for President Donald Trump's impeachment over what it described as his effort to "rig a presidential election." On Sunday, The Washington Post published an audio recording in which Trump asked Georgia's secretary of state to "find" enough votes for him to surpass his nearly 13,000-vote deficit. "If this isn't impeachable con...
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DC watchdog group calls for Trump to be impeached, again, over efforts to tamper with Georgia election

US President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House July 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Trump should be impeached over his efforts to "rig a presidential election," the watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington said on Sunday. The demand follows the release of an audio tape featuring Trump asking a Georgia election official to "find" more votes for him so he could claim victory...
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‘Work For The People Continues’: Pelosi Narrowly Reelected House Speaker, Faces Difficult 2021

WASHINGTON (AP/CBS13) — Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities. The California Democrat, who has led her party in the House since 2003 and is the only woman to be speaker, had been widely expected to retain her post. Pelosi received 216 votes to 209 for Rep. Kevin McC...
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Nancy Pelosi was just re-elected as House Speaker - here's how she went from San Francisco housewife to the most powerful woman in US politics

A 20-year-old Nancy Pelosi and John F. Kennedy. Pelosi Facebook Nancy Pelosi was re-elected to serve as House Speaker on January 3, 2021, the only woman to hold the position.Since first running for office at age 47, Pelosi has managed to become the most powerful woman in Washington. It's been a long road, but with impressive fundraising skills and a political sixth sense, Pelosi has managed to break gender barriers and break her way into the notorious old boys' club on Capitol Hill.Here's h...
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Nancy Pelosi is re-elected as Speaker of the House by new Congress

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The 117th Congress voted to re-elect Nancy Pelosi to another term as speaker of the House of Representatives. Pelosi has been in the role since January 2019, when Democrats elected her after regaining majority control of the House. She is the only woman to have ever served as House Speaker. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Nancy Pelosi will begin another term as speaker of the House of Representatives.The 117th C...
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In scathing statement, former GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republican attempts to reject Electoral College vote were 'antidemocratic and anti-conservative'

Then-House Speaker Paul Ryan with President Donald Trump on March 20, 2018. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican who represented Wisconsin in Congress from 1999 to 2019, spoke out Sunday against members of his party who were planning to object to congressional certification of the 2020 US presidential election. About a dozen GOP senators have said they plan to reject the certification of December's Electoral College vote, and many House Republicans are expected ...
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In a scathing statement, former GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republican attempts to reject Electoral College vote were 'anti-democratic and anti-conservative'

In this March 20, 2018 file photo, Speaker of the House Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., greets President Donald Trump to speak to the National Republican Congressional Committee March Dinner. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Former House Speaker Paul Ryan, a Republican who represented Wisconsin in Congress from 1999 to 2019, spoke out against members of his own party attempting to reject to the certification of the Electoral College vote. About a dozen GOP senators have said publicly they plan to reject the ce...
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Nancy Pelosi narrowly reelected House speaker, faces difficult 2021

Nancy Pelosi was narrowly reelected Sunday as speaker, giving her the reins of Democrats’ slender House majority as President-elect Joe Biden sets a challenging course of producing legislation to tackle the pandemic, revive the economy and address other party priorities. The California Democrat, who has led her party in the House since 2003 and is the only woman to be speaker, had been widely expected to retain her post. Pelosi received 216 votes to 209 for Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., who aga...
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White House Operation Warp Speed chief says that coronavirus variant 'should be under control' with vaccinations

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, head of the White House's Operation Warpspeed, said the new coronavirus variant "should be under control" with the vaccines.  "This virus actually mutates as part of its normal behavior, and therefore it is normal to expect there will be variants," Slaoui said in an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Vac...
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Joe Biden to get 'presidential escort' to White House, virtual parade instead of traditional inaugural festivities

Planners of Joe Biden's inauguration look to honor inaugural traditions with reimagined events during COVID-19 pandemic.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump demands Georgia elections official overturn his defeat in hourlong call

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump badgered and berated Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in a call Saturday, repeating falsehoods about his election defeat in Georgia — the latest example of the extraordinary pressure he’s exerted on state Republican officials ahead of critical runoffs for control of the U.S. Senate. Raffensperger refused pressure from Trump to overturn the election results, telling him that the “data you have is wrong” as he pushed back on Trump’s sham theories of “stuffed b...
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Trump pleaded with Georgia's secretary of state to 'find' additional votes to win the state, according to new audio from an hour-long phone call

President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on December 7. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump recently pleaded with Georgia's secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger, to "find" additional votes to secure a win for Trump in the state's presidential contest. "The people of Georgia are angry — the people in the country are angry," the president said during a phone recording obtained by The Washington Post. "And there's nothing wrong with saying, you know, um, that you...
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Trump pleaded with Georgia's secretary of state to 'find' additional votes to win the state in an hour-long phone call, according to new audio

US President Donald Trump looks on during a ceremony presenting the Presidential Medal of Freedom to wrestler Dan Gable in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC on December 7, 2020. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump pleaded with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find" additional votes to secure a win in the state's presidential contest during a recently-released phone recording obtained by The Washington Post. "The people of Georg...
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UK to begin using Oxford Covid vaccine as PM strikes hopeful tone

Boris Johnson says he hopes pace of vaccination can be ramped up to protect tens of millions in months Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coveragePeople in the UK will begin receiving the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday, after the prime minister expressed hope that the pace could be ramped up to protect tens of millions of people from Covid-19 within the next few months.In England the first doses would be administered in a small number of hospitals for surveillance purposes...
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Trump, on tape, presses Ga. official to ‘find’ Trump votes

By Jeff Amy, Darlene Superville and Kate Brumback | Associated Press ATLANTA — President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation Saturday was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting president to pressure a state official to reverse the outcome of a free and fair election that he lost. The renewed interve...
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Amy Klobuchar to GOP lawmakers vowing to vote against Biden's victory: 'Get a grip'

Amy Klobuchar. Samuel Corum/POOL/AFP Sen. Amy Klobuchar urged her Republican colleagues attempting to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election to accept the results. "With all due respect to my Republican colleagues in the Senate who are doing this: can you please get a grip?" Klobuchar said in a tweet. "Election officials across the country, including Republican Governors, have certified these results. This is embarrassing," she continued.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
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Maryland's GOP governor criticized Republicans attempting to subvert the election results as a 'mockery of our system and who we are as Americans'

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan speaks at BD Life Sciences on the news of Maryland's purchase of rapid Covid screening tests on September 10, 2020 in Sparks, Md. Photo by Ricky Carioti/The Washington Post via Getty Images In a statement released Sunday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, a Republican, criticized members of Congress planning to reject the certification of the Electoral College vote on Wednesday.  Despite Biden's winning the race in November, and the Electoral College affirming such i...
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