Former Trump officials quietly reach out to Biden team

A handful of current Trump administration officials, as well as some political appointees who left in recent months, have quietly started to reach out to members of President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team, according to people briefed on the matter. The outreach is a sign that President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the election and the…

Georgia recount by hand finds 2,500 new ballots that favour Trump by 2 to 1

An audit of votes in Georgia has found conveniently more than 2,500 uncounted ballots, nearly two-thirds of which favor Donald Trump. How they mysterious got there, who knows. But officials say the development won’t materially impact the results of the election in the state. Leading Mr Trump by more than 14,000 votes, Joe Biden has been projected as the winner in Georgia…

Biden to take characteristically deliberative approach to filling Cabinet

President-elect Joe Biden will spend Friday and the weekend considering potential nominees to his Cabinet, aides said, but they cautioned that any major announcements were not expected to take place in the coming days. Advisers to Biden describe him as “notoriously deliberative” in making personnel decisions, pointing to the most recent example of the multiple…

Trump Election Lawsuits Have Mostly Failed. Here’s What They Tried

Despite calls from many for a concession this weekend, President Trump and his campaign say they are pushing on to fight the election results tooth-and-nail. Practically speaking, that means lawsuits. “Our campaign will start prosecuting our case in court to ensure election laws are fully upheld and the rightful winner is seated,” Trump said in…