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Politics Jan 20WATCH: Trump leaves White House, says ‘it’s been a great honor’
Donald Trump pumped his fist and waved as he departed the White House on Marine One Wednesday for the last time as president, leaving behind a legacy of chaos and tumult and a nation bitterly divided.
Politics Jan 20Trump pardons ex-strategist Steve Bannon, dozens of others in final clemency flurry
President Donald Trump pardoned former chief strategist Steve Bannon as part of a flurry of clemency action in the final hours of his White House term that benefited more than 140 people, including rap performers, ex-members of Congress and other…
Politics Jan 19Trump wishes Biden luck without naming him in farewell video
Trump says in the video released Tuesday that, "This week we inaugurate a new administration and pray for its success in keeping America safe and prosperous."…
Politics Jan 15Trump to leave Washington on morning of Biden’s inauguration
Trump had already announced that he would not be attending Biden's inauguration, a break with tradition. He has spent months lobbing baseless allegations of voter fraud in an attempt to delegitimize Biden's presidency.
Politics Jan 15Mike Pence calls Kamala Harris to offer congratulations, assistance with transition
It's the first known contact between the elected members of the outgoing and incoming administrations. President Donald Trump has not reached out to President-elect Joe Biden.
Politics Jan 12Trump says ‘25th Amendment is of zero risk to me’ while visiting Texas border wall
He brushed off Democratic calls on his Cabinet to declare him unfit from office and remove him from power using the 25th Amendment while highlighting his campaign against illegal immigration.
Politics Jan 11Trump remains defiant amid calls to resign
President Trump enters the last days of his presidency facing a second impeachment and growing calls for his resignation after his supporters launched an assault on the nation’s Capitol.
Politics Jan 07Trump says there will be an ‘orderly transition’ of power, acknowledges defeat
President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
Politics Jan 07Pence defies Trump, affirms Biden’s win
Pence, as the session came to an end, said the count “shall be deemed a sufficient declaration" of Biden's victory, but offered no words of congratulations to the incoming administration. It capped an extraordinary day of chaos, violence and division…
Politics Jan 05Trump insists that Pence can decertify results
Trump claims Pence can decertify the election results, then send them back to the states. In fact, neither the Constitution nor congressional statute grants the vice president any such powers.