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President Donald Trump Fights On & President-elect Joe Biden Looks Ahead

December 4, 2020
President Donald Trump has continued to remain noncompliant about the election results, sparking outrage and forcing officials to speak out against his baseless claims. Meanwhile, President-elect Joe Biden is discussing plans to improve the American economy with a diverse team of advisors, as a COVID-19 stimulus package may be on the way. The panel also discussed what is happening inside the White House as Trump is leaving office and the fate of the Georgia runoff elections.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization” by Joe Scarborough

December 4, 2020
Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, discussed his latest book “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization.” The conversation focuses on Truman’s establishment of modern U.S. foreign policy after World War II and what President-elect Joe Biden can learn from the former president.
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December 4, 2020
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Special Report on the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 27, 2020
COVID-19 case numbers are hitting record highs as outbreaks are appearing nationwide right before the holiday season. With millions struggling, the biggest question is, what’s next? The panel discusses what the future holds for America as vaccines arrive, and how a deeply divided Congress can impact future COVID-19 legislation.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World" by Fareed Zakaria

November 27, 2020
Fareed Zakaria of CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”discussed his latest book “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.” The discussion covered the consequences of the pandemic and how COVID-19 could reshape the nation and the world, globalization and the digital age.

President Donald Trump Denies Election Results As COVID-19 Spikes

November 20, 2020
President Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results, taking aid from his lawyer and Republican leaders that have resulted in no overturn in Biden’s victory. The panel also discussed the fate of the nation as the pandemic surges, while COVID-19 stimulus talks are put on hold for yearning Americans.
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The Road to the Georgia Runoffs

November 20, 2020
The nation is looking to Georgia as the state’s two Senate runoff elections are right around the corner. The panel continued the conversation from the broadcast and discussed a private phone call between Republican senators expressing their views on Trump’s ongoing election feud, and what the future of the Senate might be in 2021.

Joe Biden is President-Elect & President Donald Trump Refuses to Concede

November 13, 2020
Joe Biden is now president-elect and is beginning his transition into the White House as President Donald Trump continues to refuse to accept the election results. The panel also discussed how the White House is tackling rising COVID-19 case numbers and why Republicans are backing the president’s false claims of election fraud.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now” by Evan Osnos

November 13, 2020
Evan Osnos of The New Yorker discussed his latest book on President-elect Joe Biden. The book discusses Biden’s life, career and the months prior to his victory in the 2020 election.