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In his first one-on-one interview since losing to Biden, Trump baselessly cast more conspiracy theories

Michael Crowley, Catie Edmondson, Chris Cameron | The New York Times
November 30, 2020
President Trump said on Sunday that the F.B.I. and the Justice Department might be “involved” in what he again groundlessly called a fraudulent presidential election, hinting that the nation’s law enforcement agencies were biased against his fading efforts to remain in office.

Supreme Court set to hear arguments on Trump plan to exclude undocumented immigrants from census

Pete Williams | NBC News
November 30, 2020
The president is trying to "punish" immigrant-rich states, said N.Y.'s attorney general, who is suing the administration.

Trump plans to meet with Republicans in Pennsylvania today in his quest to find voting irregularities

Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
November 25, 2020
President Trump, continuing to pay scant attention to the duties of an office in which he has 56 days yet to serve as U.S. coronavirus deaths topped 2,000 for the first time since May, is expected to head to Pennsylvania today to meet with Republican lawmakers in his unending quest to overturn the election.

How Trump Hopes to Use Party Machinery to Retain Control of the G.O.P.

Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
November 23, 2020
Ronna McDaniel, a close ally of President Trump, wants to remain head of the Republican National Committee, worrying party members who believe the president will try to use the group to keep control of the G.O.P.

Shutdown deadline nears as White House, Congress tangle over VA funding

Seung Min Kim, Jeff Stein | Washington Post
November 23, 2020
The Trump administration is injecting new demands into congressional negotiations over a government spending bill that threaten to sink the must-pass package, people familiar with the discussions said.

US Navy admiral visits Taiwan as Trump admin solidifies ties before exit

Vivian Salama, James Griffiths, Ryan Browne | CNN
November 23, 2020
A senior United States naval official visited Taiwan Sunday, as the outgoing Trump administration continued to strengthen ties with the self-ruled island in its last weeks, further riling Beijing and potentially helping to shape how Joe Biden deals with this issue as president.

In reversal, GOP officials in key Michigan county certify ballot count after striking a compromise with Democrats

Josh Dawsey, Kayla Ruble, Elise Viebeck, and Jon Swaine | The Washington Post
November 18, 2020
Republican appointees on a key board in Michigan’s most populous county Tuesday night reversed their initial refusal to certify the vote tallies in the Detroit area, striking a last-minute compromise with Democrats that defused a political fight over the process to formalize President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state.

Joe Biden makes his case against President Trump at the DNC

August 21, 2020
This week’s Democratic National Convention revealed a party united against President Trump. The bitter primary fights from months ago seemed like ancient history, as Democrats made the case that President Trump poses a threat to American democracy. This week the panel discussed the latest from the Democratic National Convention and hearings on Capitol Hill about President Trump’s attack on the Post Office.