US election 2020: Trump ally Chris Christie urges him to accept defeat

US election 2020: Trump ally Chris Christie urges him to accept defeat

A prominent ally of Donald Trump has urged him to drop his efforts to overturn his loss to Joe Biden in the US presidential election. Former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called the president’s legal team a “national embarrassment”. President Trump has refused to concede the election, making unsubstantiated claims of widespread electoral fraud. Many Republicans have supported his legal efforts but a small but growing number have broken ranks. Voting in the US election ended on 3 November. Mr Biden is projected to beat President Trump by 306 votes…

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US election 2020: Biden wins Georgia recount as Trump setbacks mount

US election 2020: Biden wins Georgia recount as Trump setbacks mount

US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed by a recount, as legal efforts by Donald Trump’s allies to challenge his defeat were dismissed in three states. The Democrat beat his Republican rival in Georgia by 12,284 votes, according to the audit required by state law. Georgia’s top election official said he was disappointed that his party lost but that “numbers don’t lie”. Mr Biden is set to take office in January as the 46th US president. Mr Biden had said Mr Trump knew he was not going…

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Trump tells Biden: Will use these charts in court case

Trump tells Biden: Will use these charts in court case

According to a recent tweet by Donald J. Trump: Will use these charts in court case. The Election was a HOAX. Thank you Justin! Will use these charts in court case. The Election was a HOAX. Thank you Justin! https://t.co/9Ue7ysDIVb — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 20, 2020 Read Also: How President Trump Can Still Win The US Election

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Senior Pentagon Official Anthony Tata Tests Positive For Covid-19

Senior Pentagon Official Anthony Tata Tests Positive For Covid-19

Retired Army Brig. Gen. Anthony Tata, a top Pentagon official, has tested positive for Covid-19 after meeting with the Lithuanian minister of defense, according to a Pentagon statement. Tata will isolate at home for the next 14 days.Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman said in a statement that Tata met with Lithuanian Minister of Defense Raimundas Karoblis last Friday. Karoblis has since tested positive for Covid-19 and the Lithuanian Embassy told the Pentagon on Thursday of his infection.”Mr. Tata was tested today and has tested positive for COVID-19 on two successive tests.…

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Mitt Romney calls Trump’s attempt to overturn Michigan election ‘undemocratic’

Mitt Romney Calls Trump's Attempt to Overturn Michigan Election 'Undemocratic'

Two prominent Republican senators on Thursday ripped President Donald Trump’s attempt to overturn the results of the presidential election in Michigan, with one going so far as to call the President’s strategy “undemocratic. “Utah Sen. Mitt Romney and Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse — two of the few lawmakers in their party who are willing to criticize Trump — released statements late on Thursday night, taking the President to task for his attempts to overturn his loss in Michigan. Romney’s statement was the most direct criticism of Trump’s chaotic post-election strategy…

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Biden’s Incoming Chief Of Staff Says Trump ‘Failing To Follow The Law’ By Not Letting Transition Begin

Biden's Incoming Chief Of Staff Says Trump 'Failing To Follow The Law' By Not Letting Transition Begin

Incoming White House chief of staff Ron Klain said Thursday that President Donald Trump and General Services Administrator Emily Murphy are failing to follow the law by refusing to allow the official transition process to move forward. “What the President’s doing, with his administrator of general services, is failing to do their job, failing to follow the law, so we can have what the American people want, which is an an orderly transition from the outgoing President to the incoming one,” Klain told Wolf Blitzer on “The Situation Room.” The President has refused to concede the election,…

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Trump Scores a Long-Awaited Coronavirus Win With Vaccines on the Way

Trump tells Biden: Will use these charts in court case

President Donald Trump finally has something legitimate to take credit for in his coronavirus response: A vaccine that appears poised to reach Americans in record time. The federal government poured billions into developing and manufacturing vaccine candidates in the hopes they would prove safe and effective. The pricey gamble appears to be paying off, with a vaccine on track to reach some Americans by the end of the year — the fastest a vaccine has ever been developed. “Should the administration be praised for this? Absolutely,” said Dr. Paul Offit,…

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Trump Remains Bunkered In The White House As The World Spins On

Trump Remains Bunkered In The White House As The World Spins On

President Donald Trump’s agenda listed “no public events” on Tuesday — the 10th time since the election that those words have appeared on his daily schedule. He has answered no questions from reporters, invited no cameras into the Oval Office and ventured no further than his namesake golf course, 25 miles from the White House in Virginia. Troop drawdown plans he long sought for Afghanistan and Iraq were announced Tuesday by a new Pentagon chief whose own hiring Trump unveiled a week ago by tweet — neither occasion warranting the…

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Lewandowski Just The Latest Trump Adviser To Contract Coronavirus

Lewandowski Just The Latest Trump Adviser To Contract Coronavirus

Corey Lewandowski, an adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign, has tested positive for the coronavirus, he confirmed on Thursday. Lewandowski said he is feeling fine and will stay home as a precaution. He joins a growing list of individuals close to the President to have tested positive for the virus this week after attending campaign events in the lead-up to and days after the election. David Bossie, one of the President’s political advisers, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and White House political affairs director Brian Jack all tested…

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Trump’s Eldest Children Split on his Path Forward

Trump's Eldest Children Split on his Path Forward

President Donald Trump has long sought advice from different perspectives throughout his career, but at a pivotal moment in defining his legacy as President. He is receiving conflicting advice from his closest and most trusted advisers — his eldest children — as he strategizes his next move in the wake of his election loss. While his adult sons, Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump, are gung-ho, leading the charge for the President to stay in the fight, daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump has emerged as someone looking for…

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Melania Trump Has Not Reached Out To Jill Biden Either

Melania Trump Has Not Reached Out To Jill Biden Either

First lady Melania Trump, much like her husband, is operating as though he didn’t lose last week’s election: She has yet to reach out to first lady-elect Jill Biden, a source familiar told on Tuesday. On this day four years ago, Melania Trump had tea at the White House and a tour of the executive residence, at the invitation of then-first lady Michelle Obama, as is customary. But this time around, any movement towards a transition of the East Wing and the Executive Residence has not begun. Instead, another source…

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Republican National Committee Staff Blindsided By Layoffs

Republican National Committee Staff Blindsided By Layoffs

A round of layoffs at the Republican National Committee Monday blindsided staff, three sources familiar with what happened , as President Donald Trump continues his legal push to contest Joe Biden’s victory. The party is in the middle of a fundraising blitz as the national party chair, Ronna McDaniel, is publicly pushing Trump’s baseless allegations that the 2020 election was stolen from him. Departments within the RNC were instructed Monday to inform staffers who were being laid off, though the scale of the layoffs vary among the departments. Most stemmed…

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Joe Biden Discloses Names Of Elite Fundraisers

Joe Biden Discloses Names Of Elite Fundraisers

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in Warm Springs, Ga. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) More than 800 individuals and couples each raised at least $100,000 to help fund former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential bid, according to a list of fundraisers the Democrat’s campaign released Saturday night, just days before the election. The elite bundlers on the list range from former Obama administration ambassadors, such as Matthew Barzun — a top Obama campaign fundraiser who served as the…

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