Biden and Putin will meet face-to-face in Geneva next month, White House says – National

United States President Joe Biden will hold a summit with Vladimir Putin next month in Geneva, a face-to-face meeting between the two leaders that comes amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia in the first months of the Biden administration. The White House confirmed details of the summit on Tuesday. The two leaders’ […]

Arrests made as hundreds of Trump supporters cheer false election claims in D.C. – National

Hundreds of supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump descended on the nation’s capital Tuesday to cheer his baseless claims of election fraud a day before a congressional vote to affirm Joe Biden’s victory, with police facing violence and making some arrests. Just blocks from the White House, protesters — many without masks — gathered […]

Pence weighs duty to Trump, U.S. Constitution ahead of election showdown in Congress – National

He has been U.S. President Donald Trump’s most loyal soldier, dutifully backing the unpredictable leader through one chaotic situation after another. Now Vice-President Mike Pence finds himself in the most precarious position of his tenure as he prepares to preside over Wednesday’s congressional tally of Electoral College votes, the last front in Trump’s futile […]

D.C. warns armed Trump supporters to join election rallies, calls in National Guard – National

Bracing for possible violence, the nation’s capital has mobilized the National Guard ahead of planned protests by U.S. President Donald Trump’s supporters in connection with the congressional vote expected Wednesday to affirm Joe Biden’s election victory. Trump’s supporters are planning to rally Tuesday and Wednesday, seeking to bolster the president’s unproven claims of widespread […]

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 […]