Trump finally agrees to Biden transition – but still not conceding

11/24/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump came his closest yet to admitting election defeat Monday after the government agency meant to ease Joe Biden’s transition into the White House said it was finally lifting its unprecedented block on…

Americans urged to stay home for Thanksgiving as virus surges

Agence France Presse 11/20/2020

Los Angeles, United States—US authorities on Thursday, November 19, 2020, urged Americans not to travel for the Thanksgiving holiday as virus cases soared in the worst-hit nation and California announced a night-time curfew aimed at curbing the…

Biden denounces ‘irresponsible’ Trump fight to reverse election

11/20/2020

Wilmington, United States—US President-elect Joe Biden on Thursday accused Donald Trump of brazenly damaging democracy as the incumbent pressed on with a campaign to reverse his election loss through fraud claims and personal outreach to election authorities.…

Trump fires US election security official who rejected fraud claims

11/18/2020

Washington, United States—Donald Trump on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, fired the government’s top election security official, who had rejected the president’s unsubstantiated claims of “massive” fraud in the vote he lost to Joe Biden. Trump announced on…

Trump – for a moment – alludes to election defeat

11/16/2020

Washington, United States—President Donald Trump has yet to admit defeat in the US election. But with a word here, a slip there, he is raising the prospect ever more plainly. In a tweet Sunday morning, Trump appeared…

Biden wins Arizona, cementing US election lead

Agence France Presse 11/13/2020

Washington, United States — Joe Biden has won the state of Arizona, US networks said late Thursday, further cementing his lead in the Electoral College and flipping the state Democratic for the first time since 1996. NBC,…

China sends ‘congratulations’ to Joe Biden on US election win

Agence France Presse 11/13/2020

Beijing, China — China sends “congratulations” to US President-elect Joe Biden. This comes four days after China opted to hold off congratulating the U.S. presidential election winner even as leaders of other countries have already done so. On Monday,…

Is Trump mounting a coup — or just putting on a circus?

11/13/2020

Washington, United States—Is President Donald Trump’s unprecedented assault on the US election results a coup in progress — or mere political show? In this golden age of conspiracy theories, few can agree. Ostensibly, Trump is exercising his…

‘No evidence’ of lost or changed votes: US election officials

11/13/2020

Washington, United States—Senior US federal and state election officials said Thursday, November 12, 2020, that there was “no evidence” that votes were lost or changed, or voting systems corrupted, in the presidential election. The officials, responsible for…

UK congratulatory Biden note contained hidden Trump message

Agence France Presse 11/12/2020

LONDON — The British government on Tuesday blamed a “technical error” for an embarrassing gaffe in which Donald Trump’s faded-out name appeared in a congratulatory online statement to Joe Biden. Sharp-eyed Twitter users spotted the words “Trump,”…

Why can’t Trump accept his defeat?

11/10/2020

Washington, United States—With his defeat in the US presidential election, Donald Trump finds himself fighting against being tagged with a label he frequently applies to rivals but which runs completely counter to his own brand: “loser.” The…

Biden: 5 ways to beat populism

Richard Heydarian - @inquirerdotnet 11/10/2020

Populists are powerful precisely because, in the words of novelist Hugo von Hofmannsthal, “politics is magic, he who can summon the forces from the deep, him will they follow.” Make no mistake: Populism is here to stay,…

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