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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-12-20 -- voting machines (7), secretary of state mike pompeo (5), whether donald trump accepts joe biden’s victory is a moot (4), to his bogus election fraud claims (4), suspended flights to the united kingdom after revelations that a (4)

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Trump Loses It And Falsely Claims That China Hacked Voting Machines

Trump showed that he remains in the back pocket of Putin by falsely blaming China for the Russian hack of the US.

Mike Pence Is Officially House Hunting As Everyone But Trump Acknowledges Biden’s Victory

Whether Trump accepts Joe Biden's victory is a moot point. On Jan. 20, 2021, he will be forced to leave the White House one way or another.

Trump Finally Breaks Silence On Russian Cyber Attack – By Calling It Fake News And Blaming China

Donald Trump finally broke his silence on the massive Russian cyber attack by calling it fake news and blaming China.

Lawmakers eye Sunday vote on coronavirus aid package

House and Senate leaders Sunday are on the brink of a deal on a coronavirus relief package after weekend talks on several sticking points.

Los Angeles district attorney apologizes for comment calling crowd uneducated

The district attorney of Los Angeles County apologized for what he said was a miscommunication caught on video with the mother of a man who was killed five years ago.

Hospital pauses coronavirus vaccines after healthcare workers report negative side effects

An Illinois hospital has paused the process of administering coronavirus vaccines after several healthcare workers reported adverse reactions to the shots.

Rep. Ken Buck says he won't get coronavirus vaccination

A Republican congressman said he has no interest in getting vaccinated against the coronavirus as the first doses of two vaccines are being distributed across the United States.

Malcolm Nance: 'Russia doesn’t do things just because a door is open. They have been planning this attack for years.'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirms that Russia is most likely behind a wide-ranging cyberattack targeting a number of federal government agencies and private companies. Meanwhile, President Trump contradicted his own intel officials by attempting to blame China for the security breach despite a lack of evidence. MSNBC’s host of “American Voices” Alicia Menendez speaks with Malcolm Nance, MSNBC Terrorism Analyst and Author of “The Plot to Betray America” and NBC News National Political Reporter Josh Lederman.

'Pretty clear' Russia behind SolarWinds hack, Pompeo says, becoming 1st US official to blame Moscow

Secretary Pompeo became the first U.S. official to blame Russia for the SolarWinds hack amid a low in relations as the U.S. is forced to close its last two consulates.

Trump tweet downplays Russia hack, implicates China

President Trump took to twitter to comment for the first time on a cyber hack that attacked the U.S. government, saying the hack is “in the Fake News Media than in actuality.” The president implicates China is responsible, contradicting Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who says Russia is behind it.

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