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Biden set to announce 1st Cabinet picks despite transition delay

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s first Cabinet picks are coming Tuesday and planning is underway for a pandemic-modified inauguration in January as his team moves forward despite roadblocks from the Trump administration. Ron Klain, Biden’s incoming chief of staff, offered no details Sunday about which department heads Biden would first announce. The Associated Press has reported […]

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Trump fires top U.S. election security official for not backing false claims of fraud

U.S. President Donald Trump fired his administration’s top cybersecurity official Tuesday for daring to repeatedly insist there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud or technical glitches in the presidential race. In a tweet, Trump said Christopher Krebs — director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) — has been […]

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Trump’s Pennsylvania election lawsuit goes ahead after judge denies request for delay

A hearing on the Trump campaign’s federal lawsuit seeking to prevent Pennsylvania officials from certifying the vote results remains on track for Tuesday after a judge quickly denied the campaign’s new lawyer’s request for a delay. U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew Brann told lawyers for Donald J. Trump for President Inc. and the counties and […]

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Republicans call for Biden to access intelligence briefings, but most stick with Trump

The most powerful Republicans in Washington stood firmly behind U.S. President Donald Trump and his unsupported claims of voter fraud on Thursday, but new cracks emerged among GOP leaders elsewhere who believe it’s time for the administration to treat Democrat Joe Biden like the president-elect he is. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu, who endorsed Trump’s […]

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U.S. Attorney General Barr authorizes election fraud probes despite lack of evidence

U.S. Attorney General William Barr has authorized federal prosecutors across the U.S. to pursue “substantial allegations” of voting irregularities before the 2020 presidential election is certified, despite little evidence of fraud. Barr’s action comes days after Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump and raises the prospect that Trump will use the Justice Department to […]

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U.S. election: Trump’s legal fights over results aimed at appeasing supporters

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump has promised legal action in the coming days as he refused to concede his loss to Democrat Joe Biden, making an aggressive pitch for donors to help finance any court fight. Trump and his campaign have levelled accusations of large-scale voter fraud in Pennsylvania and other states that broke […]

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Celebrations ring out across parts of U.S. as Joe Biden projected election winner

Celebrations could be heard through many cities across the United States as President-Elect Joe Biden was declared the projected winner of the 2020 election. This was especially true in New York, where crowds cheered, music played and car horns honked loudly moments after several U.S. media outlets, including The Associated Press, CNN and NBC declared […]

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Man wins North Dakota election after dying of COVID-19

A man who died of COVID-19 has been elected to North Dakota’s House of Representatives. According to official results, David Andahl, 55, was elected to be one of two state representatives in District 8 in North Dakota, along with fellow Republican Dave Nehring. Unfortunately, Andahl died in October after contracting the novel coronavirus. October was […]

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Sexy Trump dancer and protesters clash with armed police outside Trump Tower

In bizarre scenes on US election night, a "sexy" Trump dancer and protestors were seen clashing with armed police outside the Trump Tower. Images showed a dancer with a Donald Trump face mask at the planned eight-hour event as the audience watched on live election results. As results trickle in across the country, thousands of […]

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U.S. election live: Ongoing coverage as Americans vote for their next president

The long U.S. election campaign comes to an end on Tuesday, Nov. 3 as millions of Americans will head to their local polling location and either re-elect Donald Trump or choose Joe Biden as the next president of the United States. Global News will have live coverage of the 2020 U.S. election in the video player […]