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Nov 21, 2020
Senior GOP lawmakers grow anxious over Trump’s efforts to overturn election resultsNovember 21, 2020
Few Republicans have spoken out publicly but a growing number of GOP lawmakers are growing restless and pushing back on Trump’s effort to overturn the election results. Still, it seems most of the other GOP members are afraid to anger Trump, or the party’s base who could help decide the winner of the upcoming twin runoff elections in Georgia. William Cohen is a former Republican Congressman and Senator who also served as Defense Secretary under Pres. Clinton. He joins AC360 to discuss how...
Nov 20, 2020
Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread voter fraudNovember 20, 2020
Georgia finished its statewide audit and confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won the state by 12,284 votes over Pres. Trump. The audit found no evidence of widespread voter fraud or irregularities in the election despite the President’s baseless claims. Georgia’s voting system implementation manager Gabriel Sterling tells Anderson Cooper once the vote is certified, Pres. Trump can request a recount since he’s within 0.5% of Biden. Plus, at least 252,400 people have died from Covid-19 and...
Nov 19, 2020
U.S. surpasses 250,000 Covid-19 deathsNovember 19, 2020
Covid-19 has killed more than 250,000 people in the U.S in less than 10 months. The country is currently averaging more than 157,000 cases per day, the highest since the pandemic started. Dr. Leana Wen is the former Baltimore Health Commissioner and an emergency room physician. She joins AC360 to react to this grim milestone and says the end is near with the two promising vaccines but we have to get through the winter first. Plus, the Georgia recount results are expected to show that...
Nov 18, 2020
Pres. Trump fires top DHS cybersecurity official Chris KrebsNovember 18, 2020
Pres. Trump fired the top Department of Homeland Security official, Chris Krebs, who has repeatedly rejected his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. Krebs was the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and has said there “is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.” Miles Taylor is a former DHS Chief of Staff in the Trump administration. He was hired on the same day as Krebs and worked closely...
Nov 17, 2020
Biden: “More people may die if we don’t coordinate”November 17, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden warned that “more people may die” if Pres. Trump doesn’t start to cooperate with the transition process and it could potentially delay the rapid distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine when his administration takes over in January. More than 73,000 people are currently hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the highest number the country has seen. More than 247,000 Americans have died because of the virus. Dr. Thomas Frieden is a former CDC Director. He...
Nov 14, 2020
Pres. Trump threatens to deny New York a vaccineNovember 14, 2020
Pres. Trump threated to deny New Yorkers a vaccine in his first public appearance since losing the election and with more than 244,000 Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. Trump said the federal government won’t deliver a possible vaccine to New York until Gov. Cuomo lets the administration “know when he is ready for it.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said New York health officials will review any federally approved vaccine and he wouldn’t recommend the vaccine to New Yorkers until the state-run process...
Nov 13, 2020
Crack widening between Trump and top Republicans on briefing BidenNovember 13, 2020
Pres. Trump is still refusing to concede despite some top members of the Republican party beginning to recognize Joe Biden as the President-elect. The President has continued to spread baseless accusations of voter fraud and has pressed forward with legal challenges to the election results. The New York Times is also reporting that if the election is certified as a Biden victory, Trump has told some advisers he will announce a 2024 campaign shortly after. Tony Schwartz is the author of Trump’s...
Nov 12, 2020
Biden continues transition plans as Trump refuses to concedeNovember 12, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden is continuing his transition plans by narrowing down his list of potential West Wing advisers. Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain as White House chief of staff. Meanwhile, Pres. Trump, who continues to fight the results of the election with baseless accusations, met with political advisers to discuss a path forward. Thomas Friedman is a columnist for The New York Times. He tells Anderson Cooper we have a President “who puts himself before country” and...
Nov 11, 2020
Biden: Trump’s actions are “an embarrassment”November 11, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden says he is “well underway” with his transition effort despite Pres. Trump refusing to accept the results of the election. Biden called Trump’s actions “an embarrassment” and that it “will not help the President’s legacy.” Bob Woodward is the author of “Rage” and spoke to Trump frequently on the phone and in person throughout the year. He joins AC360 to react to the President’s refusal to concede and says he is “obviously wounded.” Plus,...
Nov 10, 2020
Keeping them Honest: “This election is over”November 10, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden declared “this election is over.” Meanwhile, Attorney General Barr has told federal prosecutors to look into unsupported allegations of voting irregularities. CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, Republican election lawyer Benjamin L. Ginsberg and Senior Adviser to the Biden-Harris Transition team Jen Psaki weigh in. Also, the widow of Republican Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain, Cindy McCain, speaks out about the 2020 election...