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White House planning holiday parties indoors despite pandemic warnings

Official White House Photo by Andrea HanksBy BEN GITTLESON, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Americans have been strongly urged to stay home for the holidays and cancel in-person gatherings amid a fresh surge in COVID-19 cases, but the White House said it’s still planning to host holiday parties despite dire warnings from health experts — and in…read more »

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to name UN ambassador pick

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is moving forward with transition plans, capping a tumultuous and tension-filled campaign during a historic pandemic against President Donald Trump, who still refuses to concede the election and is taking extraordinary moves to challenge the results.Running out of legal alternatives to override the election loss, Trump…read more »

Trump-Biden transition live updates: Biden to name U.N. ambassador pick

Bet_Noire/iStocBy LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is moving forward with transition plans, capping a tumultuous and tension-filled campaign during a historic pandemic against President Donald Trump, who still refuses to concede the election and is taking extraordinary moves to challenge the results.Running out of legal alternatives to override the election loss, Trump…read more »

Why millions don’t trust the election results, despite no evidence of widespread fraud: Experts

Kameleon007/iStockBy FERGAL GALLAGHER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Since Election Day, numerous false allegations of fraud have been published on social media and repeated elsewhere, most of which have been easily debunked, yet a large swath of the population still appears to believe them.According to a recent poll, roughly three-quarters (77%) of President Donald Trump backers say…read more »

Trump-Biden transition updates: Trump campaign distances itself from attorney Sidney Powell

narvikk/iStockBy LIBBY CATHEY, LAUREN KING, ADIA ROBINSON, JACK ARNHOLZ and TIA HUMPHRIES, ABC News (WASHINGTON) — President-elect Joe Biden is moving forward with transition plans, capping a tumultuous and tension-filled campaign during a historic pandemic against President Donald Trump, who still refuses to concede the election two weeks after Biden was projected as the winner…read more »

Operation Warp Speed adviser concerned about vaccine skepticism ‘exacerbated’ by ‘political context’

abcnews.comBY: ADAM KELSEY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — The chief science adviser to the Trump administration’s coronavirus vaccine development program expressed worry Sunday over continued public skepticism about immunization safety, blaming politics, in part, for some Americans’ reluctance to receive a shot.”I’m very, very concerned about the hesitancy (to receive a vaccine) as it exists and…read more »

Biden’s 1st cabinet picks coming on Tuesday: Incoming WH chief of staff

OlegAlbinsky/iStockBY: JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Incoming White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain said Sunday that President-elect Joe Biden will soon announce his first cabinet picks, a sign that he is moving swiftly forward with his transition despite President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede the race.”You’re going to see the first of the…read more »

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