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Has Trump destroyed his political future?

After failing to overturn results of the 2020 Presidential Election, former POTUS, Donald Trump has left the White House for Joe Biden. But Trump's defiant campaign of misinformation also left an indelible mark on his political future. Rioters egged on by the president breached the US Capitol as Congress met to certify Biden’s victory on … Continue reading Has Trump destroyed his political future?

Trump has left the White House

United States President Donald Trump has left the White House. Trump boarded the presidential helicopter Marine One at 8:20am (13:20 GMT) on Wednesday, Aljazeera reports. He briefly spoke to reporters calling his term the ‘honour of a lifetime’ and an ‘amazing four years’ before boarding the helicopter en-route to a farewell ceremony at Joint Base … Continue reading Trump has left the White House

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Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

The 59th inaugural ceremony will be held on Jan. 20 -- just three days away -- at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. The event will swear in President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Due to surging COVID-19 cases, the Jan. 6 attack by President Donald Trump's supporters on the US Capitol and the refusal of Trump himself to … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Biden’s inauguration

Trump’s refusal to concede is undermining America’s democratic tradition

President Donald Trump’s ongoing efforts to overturn the 2020 election results — laid out in stark detail in an hourlong weekend phone call with a Georgia election official — are demonstrating his unrestrained determination to maintain a grip on power no matter the consequences for the nation’s democratic traditions. Trump, in a Saturday phone call, … Continue reading Trump’s refusal to concede is undermining America’s democratic tradition

NY Post to Trump, ‘It’s time to concede’

President Donald Trump’s continued effort to overturn the Nov. 3 election results got a front-page rebuke from one his most loyal backers: the New York Post. “Mr. President, it’s time to end this dark charade,” the New York City tabloid’s editorial board wrote in Monday’s edition. The paper, which endorsed Trump for president, tells Trump … Continue reading NY Post to Trump, ‘It’s time to concede’

Trump angers China after showing support for Taiwan and Tibet

China expressed anger on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law measures to further bolster support for Taiwan and Tibet, which had been included in a $2.3 trillion pandemic aid and spending package. China has watched with growing alarm as the United States has stepped up its backing for Chinese-claimed Taiwan and its … Continue reading Trump angers China after showing support for Taiwan and Tibet

Trump Campaign suffers more devastating legal defeats

Donald Trump’s campaign said it filed a lawsuit in Georgia state court on Friday seeking to invalidate the presidential election results there, the latest in a series of legal challenges aimed at reversing his loss that have so far gone nowhere. The Trump campaign said in a statement its new lawsuit would include sworn statements … Continue reading Trump Campaign suffers more devastating legal defeats

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Arizona judge drops last election-related case

An Arizona judge Friday dismissed the last election-related case pending in the state, saying that because only two voters were involved, its outcome would not have changed Joe Biden's win.  Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Margaret Mahoney did not provide further details on her ruling but said she'd be issuing an order in writing, reports The … Continue reading Arizona judge drops last election-related case

Americans in Atalanta protest over election results

Large crowds of protesters gathered outside the Georgia State Capitol Saturday as part of a nationwide “Stop the Steal” protests. Georgia on Friday certified results in the state for Democrat Joe Biden following a hand recount. The count affirmed Biden won by more than 12,000 votes out of about 5 million cast, according to data … Continue reading Americans in Atalanta protest over election results

Trump makes late move to lower cost of prescription drugs

Trying to close out major unfinished business, the Trump administration issued regulations Friday that could lower the prices Americans pay for many prescription drugs. But in a time of political uncertainty, it’s hard to say whether the rules will withstand expected legal challenges from the pharmaceutical industry or whether a Biden dministration would accept, amend or try … Continue reading Trump makes late move to lower cost of prescription drugs