Over phone, Trump tells Pennsylvania hearing U.S. election must be ‘turned around’ – National

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday baselessly claimed anew that he had won the election and uttered repeated falsehoods when he called into an event held by Pennsylvania Republicans to investigate unproven allegations of voter fraud. “This was an election that we won easily. We won it by a lot,” Trump declared to the group gathered […]

Nevada certifies Biden win, approving state’s final U.S. election canvas – National

The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state’s final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by the seven nonpartisan justices sends to Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak results that will deliver six electoral votes from the western U.S. battleground state to Biden. The […]

Trump vows to continue fight to overturn election results as Biden transition begins – National

U.S. President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that he is not giving up his fight to overturn the election results, but across the federal government, preparations were beginning in earnest to support President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration. Within hours of the General Services Administration’s acknowledgement Monday evening of Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election, […]

Pennsylvania certifies Biden as state winner, reaffirming U.S. election results – National

Democrat Joe Biden has been certified as the winner of the presidential election in Pennsylvania, culminating three weeks of vote counting and a string of failed legal challenges by President Donald Trump, state officials said Tuesday. The Pennsylvania State Department “certified the results of the November 3 election in Pennsylvania for president and vice-president […]

U.S. election: Here’s what the Biden team gets now that the transition is approved – National

The U.S. government is set to begin working with President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team now that the head of the General Services Administration has “ascertained” that he is the apparent winner of this month’s presidential election. Among other things, the ascertainment process gives the incoming president and his team access to officials at federal […]

Trump didn’t ask GOP to ‘interfere’ in U.S. election, Michigan House leader says – National

President Donald Trump did not ask Michigan Republican lawmakers to “break the law” or “interfere” with the election during a meeting at the White House, a legislative leader said Sunday, a day before canvassers plan to meet about whether to certify Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the battleground state. House Speaker Lee Chatfield was […]

‘Frankenstein’s monster’: Where we’re at in Trump’s fight to challenge U.S. election results – National

Time is running out for United States President Donald Trump and his legal team to challenge the results of the U.S. election, and many of his lawsuits alleging voter fraud and widespread irregularities are falling short. So far, Trump’s campaign has pursued legal action against six states that voted in favour of president-elect Joe […]

U.S. Election: Trump campaign requests recount of Georgia’s ballots – National

U.S. President Donald Trump’s legal team said Saturday that his campaign has requested a recount of votes in the Georgia presidential race after results showed Democrat Joe Biden winning the state. Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Friday certified the state’s election results, which had Biden beating Trump by 12,670 votes out of […]

U.S. judge throws out Trump’s bid to stop Pennsylvania’s election certification – National

Pennsylvania officials can certify election results that currently show Democrat Joe Biden winning the state by more than 80,000 votes, a federal judge ruled Saturday, dealing U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign another blow in its effort to invalidate the election. U.S. Middle District Judge Matthew Brann in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, turned down the request for […]

Trump observers obstructing Wisconsin’s U.S. election recount, officials say – National

MILWAUKEE — Election officials in Wisconsin’s largest county accused observers for U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday of seeking to obstruct a recount of the presidential results, in some instances by objecting to every ballot tabulators pulled to count. Trump requested the recount in Milwaukee and Dane counties, both heavily liberal, in hopes of […]