'Do what needs to be done': US President Donald Trump tells officials to begin transition for next administration

Trump, who lost the November 3rd presidential elections to Biden and Kamala Harris, has yet not conceded.

published on : 24th November 2020

Donald Trump aims to box in Joe Biden abroad, but it may not work

The White House, State Department and other agencies have been working overtime to produce new policy pronouncements on Iran, Israel, China and elsewhere.

published on : 23rd November 2020

How Democrats came up short in bid to expand House majority

Nearly three weeks after Election Day, a winner hasn't been declared in Iowa's 2nd Congressional District.

published on : 23rd November 2020

US courts reject Trump claims of vote fraud

No judge ever found any proof of fraud in Pennsylvania or in the other five states where Trump’s campaign sued

published on : 23rd November 2020

Donald Trump's team makes false argument about his 2016 transition

President Donald Trump and his allies are harking back to his own transition four years ago to make a false argument that his own presidency was denied a fair chance for a clean launch.

published on : 23rd November 2020

G20 leaders vow to ensure affordable, equitable access to COVID-19 diagnostics, vaccines

The final declaration was released after the two-day G20 Leaders Summit, attended among others by Prime Minister Modi, outgoing US President Donald Trump, and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Donald Trump didn't ask for election interference from Michigan lawmakers: Legislative leader

Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield was among seven Republican legislators who met with Trump for about an hour on Friday, amid his longshot efforts to block Biden's win.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Trump skips G20 session on pandemic to visit golf club

However, only 13 minutes into the summit, Trump was sending tweets focused on his efforts to overturn the results of the US presidential election.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Federal judge dismisses Trump campaign's Pennsylvania lawsuit

President-elect Biden leads by more than 81,000 votes in Pennsylvania, a battleground state that has 20 electoral college seats.

published on : 22nd November 2020

COVID-19: FDA allows emergency use of Regeneron's antibody drug Trump received

The FDA allowed its use in adults and children 12 and over who weigh at least 40 kilograms and who are at high risk of severe illness from COVID-19.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Michigan election staff recommends state to OK Biden victory

The state Bureau of Elections said all of Michigan's 83 counties have sent their certified results to Lansing.

published on : 21st November 2020

Pompeo's strange farewell tour, full of symbolism and silence

Pompeo did not meet any officials on his visit to Turkey, with the State Department blaming incompatible schedules.

published on : 21st November 2020

US reports over 194,000 new COVID-19 cases, sets new record

None of the states where the virus is spreading at fast have issued curfews, even as some governors have begun to require face masks indoors for the first time.

published on : 21st November 2020

Trump administration has done everything required in the event of a transition: White House

White House Press Secretary did not say when Trump would concede, but said there were "very real claims" of voter fraud without identifying any evidence.

published on : 21st November 2020

Twitter to hand @POTUS account to Biden on inauguration day

The handover will see all existing tweets on @POTUS, as well as @FLOTUS, @VP and other official accounts, archived.

published on : 21st November 2020
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