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December 03, 2020 - 7:04 am
By OLIVIA RUBIN and MATTHEW MOSK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump continued to try and litigate his way out of his loss in the 2020 presidential contest with a new federal lawsuit filed late Wednesday in Wisconsin, the latest in a blizzard of suits around the country that have so...
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December 03, 2020 - 6:56 am
By KATHERINE FAULDERS and ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- While at the White House for meetings Tuesday, Attorney General Bill Barr had a meeting with President Donald Trump following an interview with the Associated Press in which Barr disclosed that the Department of Justice has not...
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December 03, 2020 - 6:49 am
By TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Republicans rarely buck President Donald Trump, but his Tuesday night veto threat of a highly popular, must-pass defense bill -- which includes a 3% pay raise for U.S. troops -- has been met with GOP defiance. The National Defense...
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December 03, 2020 - 6:18 am
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With fewer than 50 days until President-elect Joe Biden takes his oath of office, Biden's team has been laying the groundwork for the upcoming inauguration -- a task further complicated this year by the growing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. "We're going...
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December 02, 2020 - 8:56 pm
By JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Ivanka Trump, the president's eldest daughter and White House senior adviser, sat for a deposition with the Washington, D.C., Attorney General's Office Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into the Trump 2017 Inaugural Committee, ABC News has...
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December 02, 2020 - 7:40 pm
By VICTOR ORDONEZ, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration implemented new economic pressure on China over alleged human rights abuses Wednesday -- banning imports from a cotton distributor based in Xinjiang province. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Office of Trade announced a...
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December 02, 2020 - 7:32 pm
By TRISH TURNER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Congressional Republicans rarely buck President Donald Trump, but his Tuesday night veto threat of a highly popular, must-pass defense bill -- which includes a 3% pay raise for U.S. troops -- has been met with GOP defiance. The National Defense...
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December 02, 2020 - 5:52 pm
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Despite his repeated efforts to take credit for the record pace at which scientists have developed a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically silent Wednesday after the United Kingdom became the first nation to...
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December 02, 2020 - 4:50 pm
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday they are backing a new $908 billion pandemic relief bill introduced this week by a bipartisan group of Senate and House lawmakers in a sign of movement in a stalemate that has...
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December 02, 2020 - 4:48 pm
By ANNE FLAHERTY and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Americans who celebrated Thanksgiving with other people outside their household should assume they are infectious and a “dangerous to others,” the White House Coronavirus Task Force is warning in a startling new report obtained by ABC...
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