President Donald Trump continues to sow doubts about President-Elect Joe Biden's victory with baseless claims, aided by his lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and outside allies, such as controversial former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon. These efforts, including phone calls to local GOP officials in charge of certifying elections in key states, are testing American democracy, all as the nation reels from a raging pandemic.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. made a slew of appointments to his White House senior staff on Tuesday, selecting high-level campaign aides and longstanding supporters to join him in the West Wing when he takes office.
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
Despite President Trump’s refusal to concede the election, President-elect Biden is pushing ahead with plans for his administration. On Tuesday he plans to speak with diplomatic, intelligence and defense experts.