Trump agrees to begin transition as key agency calls Biden 'apparent' election winner

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The General Services Administration has declared president-elect Joe Biden the apparent winner of the US election, clearing the way for the formal transition from Donald Trump’s administration to begin Läs mer…

Michigan certifies Biden's victory despite Trump's efforts to undermine it

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Michigan election officials on Monday certified Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid president Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election. The board of Läs mer…

Can Trump actually stage a coup and stay in office for a second term?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden won the presidential election, a fact that Donald Trump and other Republicans refuse to acknowledge. There are worries the president and other Republicans will make every effort Läs mer…

Trump campaign cuts ties with attorney Sidney Powell after bizarre election fraud claims

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Perhaps Sidney Powell has gone too far even for Rudy Giuliani this time. The Trump campaign’s legal team has moved to distance itself from the firebrand conservative attorney after Läs mer…

Gary Younge on minority voters and the future of the Republican party – podcast

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A look as the history of US voting rights and what the changing demographics of the country mean for Republicans How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to Läs mer…

Trump faces pressure from Republicans to drop 'corrosive' fight to overturn election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump faced growing pressure from Republicans on Sunday to drop his chaotic, last-ditch fight to overturn the US presidential election, as victor Joe Biden prepared to start naming Läs mer…

America is being subjected to a stress test – and Republicans are failing | Robert Reich

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Financial regulators subject banks to stress tests to see if they have enough capital to withstand sharp downturns. Now America is being subjected to a stress test to see Läs mer…

Biden's popular vote lead over Trump stretches to more than 6m

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Joe Biden’s popular vote lead over Donald Trump has now stretched to more than 6m as he continues to rack up the highest number of votes in American history. Läs mer…

Trump tells G20 leaders he wants to work with them ‘for a long time’

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump has taken his campaign to deny the results of the US presidential election global, telling world leaders at the G20 summit that he looks forward to “working Läs mer…

US election results 2020: Biden defeats Trump to win presidency

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Trump’s last-ditch efforts to overturn results fail to make dent in Biden victory

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Desperate efforts by Donald Trump and his Republican allies to overturn the result of the American election are facing an ever narrowing range of options as court cases and Läs mer…

US states scramble to take action as Covid numbers jump terrifyingly higher

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Disunited States of America are united once more. After a brutal election that exacerbated bitter partisan divisions and left the country feeling as though it had been torn Läs mer…

Can American democracy survive Donald Trump?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; “I WON THE ELECTION!” Donald Trump tweeted in the early hours of 16 November 2020, 10 days after he lost the election. At the same time, Atlantic magazine announced Läs mer…

Trump's monumental sulk: president retreats from public eye as Covid ravages US

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; There was one thing that even Donald Trump’s harshest critics were never able to accuse him of: invisibility. The outgoing US president held endless campaign rallies, verbally sparred with Läs mer…

Trump makes futile last stand to overturn results as Georgia certifies Biden win

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Donald Trump was on Friday making a futile but dangerous last stand, without precedent in modern American history, to overturn the result of the presidential election so he can Läs mer…

Happy birthday, Joe: 78-year-old Biden will be oldest US president to enter office

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Biden will surpass Trump and Reagan’s previously set presidential age records, in ‘vigorous’ health according to his physician Joe Biden is celebrating his 78th birthday on Friday, an age Läs mer…

Twitter and Facebook CEOs testify before lawmakers in wake of election – live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 10.08am EST10:08 Good morning and welcome Live feed Show 12.27pm EST12:27 Senator Ted Cruz has entered the chat. He accuses Democrats of not speaking out enough Läs mer…

Facebook extends political ad ban in US for at least a month

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook has announced it will extend its ban on political ads in the US for at least another month, as it continues its effort to keep tabs on the Läs mer…

Uber bought itself a law. Here's why that's dangerous for struggling drivers like me | Cherri Murphy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Last week, Uber bought itself a law. Along with Lyft, Instacart, DoorDash and Postmates, app companies spent more than $200m – the most spent on any ballot campaign in Läs mer…

Twitter flags ballot conspiracy theory shared by Trump – after it is shared widely

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Twitter took more than an hour to flag a highly misleading video shared by Donald Trump, which baselessly pushed claims of ballot fraud and was retweeted more than 70,000 Läs mer…

Big tech and corporate tax cuts: the targets of Joe Biden's urgent economic plans

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When Joe Biden enters the White House on 20 January, he will face arguably the biggest set of challenges a president has had to tackle since the end of Läs mer…

TikTok: false posts about US election reach hundreds of thousands

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; TikTok has emerged as an unexpected source of misinformation about the US election, with numerous inaccurate or misleading posts circulating as tech companies battle to contain falsehoods from Donald Läs mer…

Twitter flags Trump’s claims of voter fraud

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; [embedded content] Twitter on Monday evening flagged a tweet from Donald Trump, which baselessly claimed a recent supreme court decision would lead to voter fraud, as misinformation. Mere hours Läs mer…

'Putin could only dream of it': how Trump supercharged Russia's disinformation playbook

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; [embedded content] It seemed like the nightmare of 2016 all over again. On 21 October, less than two weeks before election day, US intelligence and law enforcement officials convened Läs mer…

Facebook leak reveals policies on restricting New York Post's Biden story

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Moderators had to manually intervene to limit distribution of Hunter Biden report Facebook moderators had to manually intervene to suppress a controversial New York Post story about Hunter Biden, Läs mer…

Here are all the steps social media made to combat misinformation. Will it be enough?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Four years ago, foreign actors leveraged social media to interfere in the US presidential election. This year, too, misinformation is among the greatest threats to American democracy, experts warn. Läs mer…