Find the fraud, become national hero: How Trump pressurized Georgia official to influence US poll results
It is one of at least three phone calls, held over the course of a month between early December and early January, where Trump sought help from high-level Georgia officials in subverting the election.
The typically routine proceeding Wednesday will be anything but, a political confrontation unseen since the aftermath of the Civil War as Trump mounts a desperate effort stay in office.
The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Pence delivered the message to Trump during his weekly lunch with the president.
Pence finds himself in the most precarious position of his tenure as he prepares to preside over Wednesday's congressional tally of Electoral College votes.
Electoral voters won by President-elect Biden are "not gonna take this White House!” he shouted as supporters cheered at an outdoor rally Monday night in Georgia.
Trump's unprecedented attempt to overturn the presidential election is splitting the Republican Party.
Trump, a Republican, is yet to concede the elections and has filed several lawsuits challenging the presidential poll result.
More than 90,000 state residents have already run through their available unemployment benefits, according to Georgia's Department of Labor.
Trump said that even though the Supreme Court rejected a case brought by Texas against several swing states over their elections, he still has other challenges in play.
Declining to criticize Trump, Biden acknowledged Tuesday that he has not been receiving briefings 'that would ordinarily come by now as he opened his virtual meeting withnational security experts.
The president-elect and vice president-elect will meet with business and labour leaders to discuss the economic recovery and building back better in the long term, the transition said.
While caveating that Trump did have outstanding court challenges, O'Brien's comments signaled some of the firmest statements yet from a senior administration official acknowledging Biden's win.
Taking to Twitter to express his agony against the 'rigged elections', Trump said that his opponent won in the eyes of the 'fake media' and that his administration has a 'long way to go'.
Post election results, can Trump still win with 'fantasy' electors bid? Here's what Republican members say
State GOP lawmakers in Arizona, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin have said they would not intervene in the selection of electors, who ultimately cast the votes that secure a candidate's victory.
McEnany, the White House Press Secretary, appeared for an interview on Fox Business as a senior adviser to Trump's campaign and pushed back when asked if Trump would attend Biden's inauguration.