Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally 

Reading Time: 3 minutes Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally  Mark Kelly is seen in October at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University in Phoenix. Democrats will pick up a Senate seat on Wednesday when former astronaut Mark Kelly is sworn in as a US…… Continue reading Kelly to be sworn in as US senator flipping Arizona seat defeating Republican Sen. Martha McSally 

United States Attorney says the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election

Reading Time: 2 minutes US Attorney General William Barr, a top ally of President Trump, has said the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election. “To date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have affected a different outcome in the election,” said the top US law enforcement agent. His comments…… Continue reading United States Attorney says the Justice Department has found no evidence of fraud in the 2020 election

Donald Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Reading Time: 3 minutes The United States of America President Donald Trump has said he will leave the White House if Joe Biden is formally confirmed as the next US president. Answering reporters’ questions for the first time since losing the 3 November vote, Mr Trump insisted, however, that “this race is far from over”. He has refused to…… Continue reading Donald Trump signals he is prepared to leave White House

Trump accepts defeat to Biden must begin

Reading Time: 4 minutes Donald Trump has accepted a formal US transition should begin for President-elect Joe Biden to take office. The president said the federal agency overseeing the handover must “do what needs to be done”, even as he vowed to keep contesting his election defeat. The General Services Administration (GSA) said it was acknowledging Mr Biden as…… Continue reading Trump accepts defeat to Biden must begin

One election can’t stop US ‘truth decay’ – Barack Obama

Reading Time: 4 minutes In a BBC interview, the former president says the US is more sharply split than even four years ago, when Donald Trump won the presidency. And Mr Obama suggests Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 US election is just the start of repairing those divisions. “It’ll take more than one election to reverse those trends,”…… Continue reading One election can’t stop US ‘truth decay’ – Barack Obama

Formal US President Trump wavers between reality and election fiction with eye on his legacy during Rose Garden vaccine address

Reading Time: 4 minutes The formal United States of America President Donald Trump had an eye on his legacy as he strode to the microphone in the White House Rose Garden Friday and touted the administration’s “unequaled and unrivaled” efforts to help produce a coronavirus vaccine through Operation Warp Speed. Then, for a brief moment, he seemed close to…… Continue reading Formal US President Trump wavers between reality and election fiction with eye on his legacy during Rose Garden vaccine address

US President-elect Joe Biden becomes the first to win state of Georgia, since 1992

Reading Time: 4 minutes Joe Biden the United States of America President-elect has won the state of Georgia, the first Democratic candidate to do so since 1992.The win solidifies Mr Biden’s victory, giving him a total of 306 votes in the electoral college, the system the US uses to choose its president. President Donald Trump is projected to win…… Continue reading US President-elect Joe Biden becomes the first to win state of Georgia, since 1992

US Justice lawyer quits after attorney general orders ‘vote fraud’ inquiries

Reading Time: 4 minutes US attorney general William Barr has allowed prosecutors to probe alleged irregularities in the presidential election, prompting a senior justice department official to quit. The official, Richard Pilger, would have overseen such investigations. Any such cases would normally be the remit of individual states, but Mr Barr said this was not a hard and fast…… Continue reading US Justice lawyer quits after attorney general orders ‘vote fraud’ inquiries