Georgia to announce voting recount results as Trump drops Michigan lawsuit – National

The U.S. presidential election battleground state of Georgia was expected on Thursday to affirm Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump after a painstaking recount, as Trump’s re-election campaign said it was withdrawing a lawsuit in Michigan. The official in charge of implementing Georgia’s voting systems, Gabriel Sterling, told Fox News the state’s audit and recount […]

Trump fires top U.S. security official for not backing false claims of election fraud – National

U.S. President Donald Trump fired his administration’s top cybersecurity official Tuesday for daring to repeatedly insist there is no evidence of widespread voter fraud or technical glitches in the presidential race. In a tweet, Trump said Christopher Krebs — director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) — has […]

Pompeo says ‘smooth transition’ will be to a ‘second Trump administration’ – National

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday sparked fresh questions about whether the Trump administration is actively trying to thwart the will of the American people expressed in the U.S. election. In a press conference in Washington, D.C., a reporter asked Pompeo about reports in recent days that administration officials and the heads […]

U.S. election: Full text of Kamala Harris and Joe Biden’s victory speeches – National

In his victory speech, U.S. president-elect Joe Biden said his work will begin with getting the coronavirus crisis under control. Read more: President-elect Joe Biden pledges to unite Americans in victory speech His running mate, vice-president-elect Kamala Harris, spoke of breaking down barriers, and argued democracy itself was on the ballot in the 2020 […]

Unifying a divided America will be Joe Biden’s great challenge: former DNC head – National

You can watch special live coverage and analysis of president-elect Joe Biden’s speech Saturday at 8 p.m. ET  on Global TV, the Global TV App available on iOS, Android, Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and the Global News YouTube channel. The fight is far from over for new U.S. president-elect Joe Biden despite […]

U.S. election: Why the Associated Press is projecting a Biden win – National

As U.S. Election Day ground on into “election week,” it became increasingly clear that Democrat Joe Biden would oust President Donald Trump from the White House. Late-counted ballots in Nevada, Pennsylvania and Georgia continued to keep Biden in the lead and offered him multiple paths to victory. The questions, rather, were these — where […]

Joe Biden is projected to become the next U.S. president. Here’s what happens next – National

WASHINGTON  — Saturday’s election verdict isn’t the last step in selecting an American president. Under a system that’s been tweaked over two centuries, there is still a monthslong timeline during which the 538-member Electoral College picks the president. You can watch special live coverage and analysis of President-elect Joe Biden’s speech Saturday at 8 […]

Texts sent to rally Trump supporters after U.S. election linked to Trump aide’s company – National

A texting company run by one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s top campaign officials sent out thousands of targeted, anonymous text messages urging supporters to rally where votes were being counted in Philadelphia on Thursday, falsely claiming Democrats were trying to steal the presidential election. The messages directed Trump fans to converge at a […]

U.S. election: Senate control up in air as Georgia races head to January runoffs – National

The fate of the U.S. Senate will have to wait until January after the second of two races in Georgia headed to a runoff election. Republican Sen. David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff will face off in a Jan. 5 runoff for Perdue’s Senate seat, after Libertarian candidate Shane Hazel secured just over two […]

U.S. election: Here’s how close 5 battleground states are to finishing ballot counts – National

Democratic candidate Joe Biden‘s margins over Republican President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania and Georgia grew on Friday, as the vote counts in five battleground states trickled in. Read more: U.S. election: Joe Biden inches closer to presidency with gains in Pennsylvania, Nevada To capture the White House, a candidate must amass at least 270 […]