UN chief calls for global plan to overturn ‘unfair’ vaccine access – National

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres sharply criticized the “wildly uneven and unfair” distribution of COVID-19 vaccines on Wednesday, saying 10 countries have administered 75 percent of all vaccinations and demanding a global effort to get all people in every nation vaccinated as soon as possible. The U.N. chief told a high-level meeting of the U.N. […]

Georgia officials to probe Trump’s call to ‘find’ votes, overturn election loss – National

Georgia’s secretary of state’s office on Monday opened an investigation into a phone call between Donald Trump and the state’s top elections official in which the then-president said he wanted to “find” enough votes to overturn his loss in the state, an official said. Walter Jones, a spokesman for Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, […]

Current, former Republican officials condemn ‘scheme’ to overturn U.S. election for Trump – National

WASHINGTON (AP) — The extraordinary Republican effort to overturn the presidential election was condemned Sunday by an outpouring of current and former GOP officials warning the effort to sow doubt in Joe Biden’s win and keep U.S. President Donald Trump in office is undermining Americans’ faith in democracy. Trump has enlisted support from a […]

Trump presses Georgia Secretary of State to ‘find’ votes to overturn election defeat – National

U.S. President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation Saturday was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting president to pressure a state […]

GOP Senator rebukes ‘dangerous ploy’ to overturn U.S. election results – National

Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska issued a pointed rebuke Thursday of GOP attempts to object Jan. 6 to the Electoral College tally of the presidential election, warning colleagues against a “dangerous ploy” that could damage the nation’s civic traditions. Sasse, a potential 2024 presidential contender, posted a lengthy explanation of his views on […]

Trump campaign files lawsuit with Supreme Court to overturn Wisconsin election results – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted December 29, 2020 8:09 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ U.S. President Donald Trump‘s campaign asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to take its failed lawsuit challenging election results […]

Wisconsin Supreme Court tosses Trump lawsuit attempting to overturn U.S. election loss – National

The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s lawsuit attempting to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state, ending Trump’s legal challenges in state court about an hour before the Electoral College was to meet to cast the state’s 10 votes for Biden. The court held arguments in […]

U.S. Supreme Court rejects Texas-led bid to overturn election results for Trump – National

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court. The court’s order was its second this week rebuffing Republican requests that it get involved […]

Trump’s efforts to overturn Biden win continue with Wisconsin lawsuit hearings

U.S. President Donald Trump‘s extraordinary effort to overturn Joe Biden‘s win in Wisconsin returns to the courtroom on Thursday, with hearings in federal and state lawsuits seeking to invalidate hundreds of thousands of ballots and give the GOP-controlled Legislature the power to name Trump the winner. Trump’s attorneys are urging the courts to act […]

Trump, 17 states join Texas’ attempt to overturn U.S. election loss at Supreme Court – National

President Donald Trump on Wednesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to let him join a long-shot lawsuit by Texas seeking to overturn his election loss by throwing out the voting results in four states, litigation that also drew support from 17 other states. In a court filing, Trump asked to intervene in the Texas […]