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More Than 40 Officials Participate in $2 Million Ad Calling for Trump to Cooperate with Biden-Harris Transition – POLITICUSUSA

More than 40 officials, including former Cabinet secretaries and civic leaders, have participated in a $2 million ad by the bipartisan National Council on Election Integrity calling for President D...

MD Governor Larry Hogan on Transition Delay: “These Kind[s] of Ridiculous Challenges That Are Not Based in Fact Need to End” – POLITICUSUSA

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan (R) condemned President Donald Trump and his administration for not cooperating with the Biden-Harris transition team and urged for the transition to proceed for the s...

House Democrats Demand That GSA Chief Emily Murphy Cooperate with Biden-Harris Transition – POLITICUSUSA

House Democrats have demanded that General Services Administration (GSA) chief Emily Murphy cooperate with the Biden-Harris transition. Murphy has made headlines in recent weeks for refusing to sig...

Trump’s lawsuits challenging the election have turned into a clown show

Republican officials aren’t just losing. They are embarrassing themselves.

Hillary Clinton for U.N. ambassador? It's not the worst idea.

Clinton is a long shot to be Biden's U.N. ambassador, but she should give the idea serious consideration if the job is offered.

Trump just made Chris Krebs a martyr for American democracy

Maybe some day Krebs will get a medal, but that will have to come from a president who cares far more about our country than he does about himself.

Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, has tested positive for the coronavirus

The president-elect plans to meet with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) in Wilmington, Del., as he continues his transition to the White House.

Analysis: Trump undercuts American democracy as he clings to power

President Donald Trump is trying to steal a free and fair election that he lost by a wide margin to President-elect Joe Biden by tearing at the most basic principle of American democracy: He's trying to throw out hundreds of thousands of votes.

Michigan lawmakers who met with Trump appear to undercut his efforts to overturn election

Members of the Michigan state legislature's Republican leadership who met with President Donald Trump at the White House Friday afternoon said they haven't seen any evidence that would change the fact that President-elect Joe Biden won their state.

Georgia's GOP governor and secretary of state certify Biden win, quashing Trump's longshot attempt to overturn results

Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Friday signed the paperwork that officially grants the state's 16 electoral votes to President-elect Joe Biden.

Analysis: The racist rhetoric behind accusing largely Black cities of voter fraud

Ever since Joe Biden was declared President-elect earlier this month, the Trump campaign has made a target of cities, falsely accusing them of voter fraud and corruption.

Pence pitches Georgia senators as last line of GOP defense

Vice President Mike Pence campaigned Friday in Georgia in support of the state’s two Republican senators and warning of a potential Democratic takeover of Washington in January

Biden adds Obama administration veterans to top staff

President-elect Joe Biden is adding four Obama-Biden administration veterans to his top ranks as he continues to build out his White House team

Biden turns 78, officially making him oldest president-elect

Joe Biden is celebrating his 78th birthday on Friday, making him the oldest president-elect in U.S. history.

Democrats, Biden camp blast Michigan state lawmakers for Trump meeting

Two top lawmakers in the Michigan state legislature faced backlash on Friday as they traveled to the White House for a meeting with President Trump, who has aggressively sought to undermine the presidential election results in the state.

Peggy Noonan: 'Bogus dispute' by Trump 'doing real damage'

Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan on Thursday argued that President Trump’s continued claim without evidence of widespread voter fraud as part of his efforts to delay election certification amounts to a “bo

Giuliani Sweats, Pence Chills: A Tale of Two Press Conferences | RealClearPolitics

Beads of sweat -- mixed with what looked like hastily applied hair dye to create twin rivers of brackish perspiration -- trickled down both sides of Rudy Giuliani’s face as the president’s...

Kayleigh McEnany: Michigan GOP visit to White House not a campaign meeting

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said that a meeting scheduled between President Trump and top Republican lawmakers from Michigan was "not an advocacy meeting," calling the confab expected on Friday afternoon a "routine" gathering with lawmakers.

Biden lawyer: Illegal for Michigan legislature to pick Trump electors after election

Bob Bauer, a top lawyer for President-elect Joe Biden's campaign, argued that it is illegal and unconstitutional for legislators in Michigan and Pennsylvania to select Trump-Pence electors despite Biden winning the popular vote.

'It was a great victory': Pelosi downplays election losses with popular vote and voter suppression claims

On Friday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi downplayed her party’s significant election losses in Congress, touting the popular vote tally that showed Democrats came out 2 million votes ahead of the GOP.

Man who died after falling from ladder ruled a coronavirus death by doctors: Report

A Croatian construction worker, who fell off a ladder to his death, has reportedly been ruled a coronavirus death by doctors.

Obama Tells Jimmy Kimmel: 'We Can Always Send the Navy SEALS' to Remove Trump from White House

Former President Barack Obama told ABC's left-wing late night host Jimmy Kimmel that "we can always send the Navy SEALs" to physically remove President Donald Trump from the White House.

Mitt Romney Scolds Donald Trump over 'Undemocratic' Election Fight

Sen. Mitt Romney criticized President Trump and his allies for continuing to fight for a clearer picture of attempts at election fraud.

Obama: Navy SEALs Could Remove Trump From White House

Former President Barack Obama commented on President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the presidential election to former Vice President Joe Biden during an appearance on the Jimmy Kimmel Live show on ABC Thursday night to promote his memoir, “A Promised Land”, saying that Navy SEALS could be used to remove Trump from the White House.…

Trump uses power of presidency to try to overturn the election and stay in office

After courts rejected the Trump campaign’s baseless allegations of widespread voter fraud, the president is now trying to remain in power with a wholesale assault on the integrity of the vote.

Behind the scenes, some alarmed GOP senators are considering more forceful pressure on Trump

A GOP Senate source told CNN that the combination of Rudy Giuliani’s news conference yesterday and the President meddling in the Michigan election process has some GOP senators reconsidering their silence.

Pelosi defends election results: 'It was a great victory'

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday defended the Democrats' underperformance at the polls this year, arguing that voter turnout for House Democrats — because it surpassed that for President Trump — marked "a great victory" for the party desp

A Realistic Primer on Georgia’s Senate Runoffs | RealClearPolitics

In the classic movie “The Godfather,” Michael Corleone travels to a small restaurant in the Bronx to meet with a rival Mafia boss. At the table the boss tells a corrupt policeman who is there to...

Second Georgia election official fired for failure to follow protocol

ATLANTA — A second election official in Georgia has been fired for "negligent failure to follow protocol" that resulted in several dozen ballots being omitted from DeKalb County's original vote count, officials said Friday.

Obama: 'No Actual Evidence' Anything Illegal, Fraudulent Took Place in Election -- Trump Has Shown 'Flimsy Relationship' to the Truth

During an hour-long special to promote his recently released book "A Promised Land," former President Barack Obama dismissed suggestions that anything inappropriate had taken place in the presidential election earlier this month. | Clips

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