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November 20, 2020 - 7:36 pm
By JOHN SANTUCCI, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The president's eldest son, 42, is the second of his children to test positive for the virus, following Barron Trump's diagnosis last month. "Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result," a...
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November 20, 2020 - 12:41 pm
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (ATLANTA) -- Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger certified the results of the general election Friday, making it official that President-elect Joe Biden won the state's 16 electoral votes. "Working as an engineer throughout my life, I live by that numbers don't...
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November 20, 2020 - 11:49 am
By BEN GITTLESON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Deborah Birx, the Trump White House coronavirus response coordinator, would like to continue serving in a Biden administration, her colleagues said this week. “I think if she were asked, she would say yes,” Ambassador James Glassman, a friend of Birx’s...
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November 20, 2020 - 10:50 am
By MIKE LEVINE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Barely twelve hours after television networks declared Donald Trump the next president of the United States four years ago, officials at Border Patrol headquarters in Washington, D.C., quietly launched a new operation -- not to capture drug smugglers or...
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November 19, 2020 - 9:28 pm
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With the clock ticking on the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is breaking precedents with a tour of Israeli-occupied land and pushing to cement a foreign policy legacy for an administration in denial that is in its final days. That...
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November 19, 2020 - 9:26 pm
By KENDALL KARSON and KATHERINE FAULDERS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Running out of legal alternatives to override an election loss, President Donald Trump is turning to an extraordinary maneuver by requesting Michigan's top state lawmakers visit the White House for an expected meeting on Friday,...
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November 19, 2020 - 9:21 pm
By QUINN SCANLAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The results of Georgia's first-ever risk-limiting audit, which entailed counties recounting by hand every vote cast in the presidential race, reaffirmed that President-elect Joe Biden is the victor in Georgia, according to the secretary of state. "The...
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November 19, 2020 - 6:09 pm
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, OLIVIA RUBIN, and ALEX HOSENBALL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's legal team on Thursday staged a bizarre 90-minute press conference where they outlined plans to resurrect a crumbling legal strategy, in part by recycling a litany of false claims -- including...
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November 19, 2020 - 5:45 pm
By MATTHEW MOSK, LAURA ROMERO, and HALLEY FREGER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- As coronavirus rates surge across the nation, the Trump administration issued new recommendations this week urging residents and staff of nursing homes to avoid contact with relatives during the upcoming holiday season – a...
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November 19, 2020 - 5:21 pm
By MARIAM KHAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Congress will head home for a week-long Thanksgiving holiday recess without passing any sort of compromise coronavirus relief bill as the U.S. death toll passes 250,000 and millions of Americans remain on unemployment. But there is some hope that renewed...
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