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Georgia election official implores Trump to stop fraud rhetoric, fears 'someone's going to get hurt'

By Brad Heath WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top election official in Georgia on Tuesday implored U.S. President Donald Trump to "stop inspiring people to commit potential acts of violence" by fanning

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Trump family urges U.S. appeals court to move marketing scam lawsuit to arbitration

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawyer for Donald Trump on Tuesday urged a federal appeals court to halt a lawsuit accusing the U.S.

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Mnuchin, Powell hone in on need to aid U.S. small businesses

By Howard Schneider WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. economic officials on Tuesday urged Congress to provide more help for small businesses amid a surging coronavirus pandemic and concern that relief

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Senate Republicans vetting COVID-19 relief that Trump would sign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that he and his fellow Senate Republicans have begun considering COVID-19 economic relief provisions that President

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U.S. judiciary, shaped by Trump, thwarts his election challenges

By Jan Wolfe (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's reshaping of the federal judiciary has done little to help him win lawsuits challenging the election outcome, with Trump appointees rebuffing him

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Biden shortlist for White House key environmental post shows focus on environmental justice

By Valerie Volcovici and Jarrett Renshaw WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Joe Biden is vetting three environmental justice leaders to head up the White House agency that will take the lead in

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Live Updates: USPS whistleblowers allege ballots backdated, thrown out, law firm says

The Amistad Project of the Thomas More Society, which has forged ahead with an independent investigation of alleged voter fraud in several key battleground states that Trump lost, has claimed that the FBI asked them to turn over their findings to their Los Angeles Field Office.

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Democratic PAC billboards push Trump supporters to sit out Georgia Senate runoff vote

The billboards say: "Perdue/Loeffler Didn't Deliver For Trump, Don't Deliver For Them."

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Brad Parscale accuses 'D-level' 'talking heads' around Trump of forcing him out of 2020 campaign

Former Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale has accused "D-level" "talking heads" in the president's orbit of starting a whisper campaign that forced him out earlier this year.

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Obama: ‘White population' fear that 'African American community' will 'get out of control’ with police reform

In an interview with CNN analyst April Ryan, former President Barack Obama discussed how race played a role in his third memoir, "A Promised Land," in the lead up to the Trump presidency, and why police reform has become such a “hot button” issue.

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Biden pick oversaw flood of foreign money into liberal think tank

President-elect Joe Biden’s pick to head the Office and Management Budget, Neera Tanden, oversaw a flood of foreign money as head of one of Washington’s most prominent liberal think tanks.

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Parscale speaks out on viral police encounter video, hospitalization in emotional interview

President Trump’s former campaign manager Brad Parscale spoke out Tuesday about the now-viral video of a September encounter with police in an emotional interview on "The Story". 

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US probing potential bribery, lobbying scheme for pardon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is investigating whether there was a secret scheme to lobby White House officials for a pardon as well as a related plot to offer a hefty political contribution in exchange for clemency, according to a court document unsealed Tuesday.

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Trump teases 2024 run at White House Christmas party

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump teased running again for president in 2024 as he hosted a holiday reception at the White House on Tuesday evening.

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Trump headed to Georgia as runoff boost, but also a threat

ATLANTA (AP) — Some establishment Republicans are sounding alarms that President Donald Trump’s conspiratorial denials of his own defeat could threaten the party’s ability to win a Senate majority and counter President-elect Joe Biden’s administration.

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Barr appoints special counsel in Russia probe investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has given extra protection to the prosecutor he appointed to investigate the origins of the Trump-Russia probe, granting him authority to complete the work without being easily fired.

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AP Interview: Biden adviser says race central to virus fight

Addressing racial disparities in the U.S. coronavirus crisis cannot be an afterthought, a top adviser to President-elect Joe Biden on the COVID-19 pandemic response said Tuesday.

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CDC to shorten COVID-19 quarantine to 10 days, 7 with test

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is set to shorten the recommended length of quarantine after exposure to someone who is positive for COVID-19, as the virus rages across the nation.

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Georgia Republicans Worried About Trump's Message

President Trump's insistence that the election was rigged appears to be having an unintended effect in Georgia: Republicans are voicing concerns that his angry supporters won't turn out to vote in next month's two runoff races for the Senate because they see it as futile. Coverage: The issue: The conundrum...

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Hannity Has New Advice for Trump

Sean Hannity is making his advice to President Trump loud and clear: Pardon yourself. The Fox News host used both his TV show and his radio show Monday to spread the message, reports Business Insider . "The president out the door needs to pardon his whole family and himself," Hannity said...

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Trump Lawyer Wants Krebs 'Taken Out at Dawn and Shot'

A Trump campaign lawyer made plain on The Howie Carr Show on Monday that he's not a fan of Chris Krebs, the cybersecurity chief fired by President Trump last month after vouching for the security of the 2020 election. Joe diGenova promoted unproven conspiracy theories regarding the election, but also...

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Trump Adviser on Coronavirus Resigns

A special adviser to President Trump on the pandemic, who had been criticized for his views on stopping the spread of the coronavirus, resigned Monday. Dr. Scott Atlas, who is not an infectious disease expert, got the job in August after Trump saw his appearances on Fox News, the Hill...

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Iowa Certifies House Winner, by 6 Votes

Iowa officials on Monday certified a Republican candidate as the winner by six votes of an open seat in the US House, in what is shaping up to be the closest congressional election in decades. Republican Mariannette Miller-Meeks finished ahead of Democrat Rita Hart in Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District after...

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Senator: There Is 'Zero Chance' of Confirming Biden Pick

President-elect Joe Biden confirmed Monday that he plans to nominate Neera Tanden to lead the influential Office of Management and Budget in his administration—but she faces strong opposition from both Republicans and progressives. A spokesman for GOP Sen. John Cornyn said Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress...

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