Leadership at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, beset by a Trump White House that was harshly critical of the agency coronavirus response, are anticipating the Biden transition team and the change a new administration will bring, senior health officials tell CNN.Read more
President Trump’s government on Monday authorized President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. to begin a formal transition process after Michigan certified Mr. Biden as its winner, a strong sign that the president’s last-ditch bid to overturn the results of the election was coming to an end.Read more
The state of Michigan voted 3-0 to certify the election results, making President-elect Joe Biden’s win there official and dealing a blow to President Trump’s legal challenges.Read more
Scaringi himself argued on his radio show that it’s the kind of case that will be an uphill climb.
“In my opinion, there really are no bombshells that are about to drop that will derail a Biden presidency, including these lawsuits,” he said during his Nov. 7 show.Read more
President Trump for the first time acknowledged President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory, tweeting, “He won because the Election was Rigged,” before continuing to blame his loss on baseless and debunked conspiracy theories about the election.Read more
Emily Murphy, a Trump political appointee who has lasted a full term in an administration where turnover has been the norm, is refusing to sign paperwork that releases Biden’s $6.3 million share of nearly $10 million in transition resources and gives his team access to agency officials and information.Read more
SNL Opens with Biden Harris, Trump, CNN 11/7/20Read more
Bill Maher Calls the Election (video)Read more
it’s at least a little complicated to analyze the provisional ballots: We don’t have great data on their number or geographic distribution. The state has said there are at least 100,000, but the reporting is somewhat murky.Read more
The results in Georgia are extremely close — with more returns coming in on Thursday.
As of 12 pm ET on Thursday, President Donald Trump has a 0.3 percentage point lead in the state, and is up by less than 15,000 votes. Trump won the state by about five points in 2016.
Georgia still has roughly 60,000 ballots that need to be counted.Read more