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.
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.
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
The Pentagon on Tuesday announced a drawdown of U.S. forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, instituting orders given by President Trump to reduce the American military presence there days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
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.