Donald Trump has left the White Home to go his Virginia golf membership this morning after denouncing the 2020 presidential election end result as a “Swing State hustle”.
The president has relentlessly promoted false claims that the election was rigged in opposition to him. When requested by Fox Information this weekend whether or not current courtroom setbacks would sign the tip of the street for his marketing campaign, he replied: “No, it isn’t over. We hold going and we’ll proceed to go ahead.”
His feedback got here after a number of thousand of his supporters rallied in Washington DC on Saturday. Sporadic preventing broke out between pro-Trump and anti-Trump demonstrators after sundown, with police reporting 4 individuals had been stabbed and no less than 23 had been arrested.
Trump takes new photographs at Georgia’s Republican governor
Donald Trump attacked Georgia’s Republican governor for being ‘worse than a Democrat’ throughout an interview with Fox Information.
The outgoing president mentioned that Brian Kemp, who he’s indignant with for not serving to him overturn Joe Biden’s win within the state, was now “hurting” the possibilities of David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler of their senate run-off election.
Graeme Massie13 December 2020 17:47
Our reporter, Griffin Connolly, has extra particulars beneath on Donald Trump’s newest determined try to problem the 2020 presidential election end result:
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 16:56
Far-right Proud Boys burn BLM banner whereas making white supremacy indicators at DC rally
Members of the far-right Proud Boys group burned a Black Lives Matter banner whereas making white supremacy hand gestures at a Washington DC rally which turned violent on Saturday.
Video posted to social media confirmed no less than two dozen white males encircling the blazing signal, hours after hundreds of Trump supporters attended a “Cease The Steal” rally in opposition to the election outcomes.
Our reporter, Matt Mathers, has the total story beneath:
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 16:45
Trump leaves White Home to move to Virginia golf membership
Donald Trump has left the White Home this morning to move to his Virginia golf membership.
“POTUS, sporting a pink marketing campaign hat and a navy blue quarter-zip, hopped in a USSS SUV at 10:01am,” Christian Datoc, a correspondent for the right-wing Every day Caller web site, reported.
“Motorcade pulled out of the WH gates at 10:04am.”
It got here because the president as soon as once more tried to disclaim his election defeat to Joe Biden on Sunday by making baseless claims of mass corruption.
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 16:26
Donald Trump has threatened to veto a brand new defence invoice handed by the Senate and the Home of Representatives with massive majorities this week.
The annual Nationwide Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), a $740bn invoice setting defence coverage, was backed within the Republican-controlled Senate by 84 votes to 13, which means senators would simply be capable of override Mr Trump’s veto.
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 16:14
Republican Home minority whip Steve Scalise has recommended that he is not going to recognise Joe Biden because the president-elect even after the Electoral School approves his win in final month’s presidential election.
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 16:04
US expects to immunise 100 million individuals by finish of March, adviser says
The US expects to have immunised 100 million individuals with the coronavirus vaccine by the tip of March, in accordance with the chief adviser for the US Covid-19 vaccine programme.
“We’d have immunised 100 million individuals by the primary quarter of 2021,” Dr Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Velocity, informed Fox Information on Sunday.
He mentioned the US hoped to have about 40 million doses of vaccine distributed by the tip of December, together with the recently-authorised Pfizer vaccine and one from Moderna which is predicted to obtain authorisation quickly.
One other 50 million to 80 million doses can be distributed in January, and the identical quantity in February, Dr Slaoui mentioned. The vaccine requires two photographs per particular person.
He added that the US would want to immunise about 75 to 80 per cent of the inhabitants to attain “herd immunity” and cease transmission of the virus – a aim he hoped could be achieved in some unspecified time in the future between Could and June.
“It’s, nevertheless, essential that a lot of the American individuals resolve and settle for to take the vaccine,” Dr Slaoui mentioned. “We’re very involved by the hesitancy that we see.”
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 15:58
FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn has mentioned he hopes that the primary coronavirus vaccinations within the US, utilizing the Pfizer/BioNTech jab, will happen tomorrow:
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 15:39
Donald Trump has hit out at drug corporations who’ve criticised an government order designed to decrease drug costs within the US.
The “most favoured nation” rule would require Medicare, which covers older Individuals and people with disabilities, to match the costs it pays for medication with these paid by different rich nations.
Medicare had been prohibited from negotiating costs with drugmakers.
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 15:28
FDA commissioner defends course of for approving Pfizer vaccine
The US Meals and Drug Administration commissioner has defended the FDA’s course of for approving Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine following claims by Donald Trump that the jab may have been made accessible every week sooner.
“We don’t really feel that this might have been out every week earlier,” Stephen Hahn mentioned on ABC’s This Week.
He added that the FDA went by means of its course of appropriately and that he felt “very assured” within the selections the company had made.
Conrad Duncan13 December 2020 15:17