Associated video: Georgia election official debunks one Trump conspiracy idea after one other
Donald Trump‘s hopes of escaping to play golf at his Turnberry resort in Scotland slightly than attend the inauguration of Joe Biden in Washington on 20 January have been dashed by the nation’s first minister, Nicola Stugeon, who says he won’t be allowed to enter attributable to new lockdown measures. The White Home has denied Trump ever deliberate to journey to Scotland.
Mr Trump returned to the marketing campaign path in Georgia on Monday night time to stump for the Republican candidates within the state’s Senate runoffs on Tuesday, pushing his baseless election fraud narrative and pressuring his personal deputy, vp Mike Pence, over his function in certifying the result earlier than Congress on Wednesday.
That got here as a lie tracker maintained by The Washington Submit discovered that the president had lied greater than 29,500 instances as of 5 November. In October 2020 alone, the month earlier than the presidential election, Mr Trump was discovered to have advised nearly 4,000 lies. He additionally faces continued controversy over the assassination of Qassem Soleimani, with Iran issuing an Interpol arrest warrant for the president and 47 others.
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George Bush to attend Biden inauguration
George Bush and spouse Laura will attend the inauguration of Joe Biden, in accordance with his spokesman Freddy Ford.
Ford confirmed Bush’s attendance on twitter, saying they stay up for the swearing in of Biden and Kamala Harris.
“I imagine this would be the eighth Inauguration they’ve had the privilege of attending – President Trump’s being probably the most recent- and witnessing the peaceable switch of energy is a trademark of our democracy that by no means will get previous,” he mentioned.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 02:11
A farewell favour for fossil gas allies as Trump guts migratory chicken protections
The Trump administration is utilizing its waning energy to finish rollbacks on quite a few environmental and local weather protections together with on Tuesday, protections for migratory birds, writes local weather correspondent Louise Boyle.
“The rule change signifies that the federal authorities will not nice or prosecute industries for practices that kill birds unintentionally comparable to oil spills, electrocutions on energy strains, wind generators that knock them from the air, and waste pits the place touchdown birds perish in poisonous water.”
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 02:00
BREAKING: Democratic candidates in Senate runoffs forward of Biden’s vote tempo
The Democratic challengers in Georgia’s Senate runoff races are working forward of President-elect Joe Biden in a number of Democratic stronghold counties, suggesting a big voter turnout in city areas.
Democratic Social gathering officers and the Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock campaigns had aimed for simply that: Large turnouts in locations like Atlanta and Macon to offset anticipated massive wins for the GOP candidates within the states’ deeply pink northern and southern areas.
John T Bennett has the story.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 01:39
Video purports to indicate Mitt Romney heckled as ‘traitor’ on flight to DC forward of Electoral Faculty ratification
Video is circulating on Maga Twitter claiming to indicate Mitt Romney being heckled as a “traitor” on a flight to Washington DC forward of Congress voting on the Electoral Faculty outcomes.
Whereas Romney can’t be clearly seen within the video, the group will be chanting “traitor Mitt” and “resign Mitt”.
“We need to know your connection to Burisma and Joe Biden, Mitt Romney, your constituents need to know why you’re [inaudible crosstalk] going to certify the Electoral Faculty,” a lady screams.
Earlier at present, Biden threw his help behind Romney in an interview with V103 radio.
“There are sufficient actually respectable Republicans – you’re seeing them step up now – in the US Senate who don’t need to be a part of this Trump Republican get together,” Biden mentioned.
“Everybody from Mitt Romney to, there’s an entire bunch of them.”
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 01:29
Two phrases: ‘Thanks Alex Jones’
The headliners are beginning to communicate on the pro-Trump rally in Washington DC with Roger Stone and Alex Jones hyping up the group.
“This shall be their Waterloo, this shall be their destruction. No matter occurs to President Trump in 15 days, he’s nonetheless the elected president of this republic. And we don’t acknowledge the communist Chinese language agent Joe Biden or his controllers,” mentioned Jones.
Or as Roger Stone put it extra eloquently put it: “I’ve two phrases to say. Thanks Jesus”.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 01:16
BREAKING: Mike Pence ‘has advised Trump he can not overturn election end result’
Vice chairman Mike Pence is alleged to have advised Donald Trump he doesn’t have the ability to overturn the election end result – simply hours earlier than he’s scheduled to preside over Congress’s ratification of Joe Biden’s victory.
Observe the story because it unfolds.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 00:54
Singer apologies for acting at Mar-a-Lago New 12 months’s Eve occasion
Berlin singer Teri Nunn has issued an apology for acting at Mar-a-Lago’s New 12 months’s Eve get together.
Posting an announcement to Berlin’s Fb web page, the “Take My Breath Away” singer mentioned she was sorry for performing on the mask-less occasion, which additionally featured members from the Seashore Boys, Vanilla Ice, and fellow Nineteen Eighties pop performer Taylor Dayne.
“I’m really sorry I carried out at Mar-a-Lago and wouldn’t have accomplished so if I might recognized what I realized whereas I used to be there,” the Berlin singer wrote.
“My aim in performing was to not help a political get together,” Nunn continued. “I see now that that is not the way in which it appeared and I’m apologetic for that as properly.”
The Unbiased’s Rachel Brodsky experiences.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 00:35
Trump is singlehandedly destroying Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue’s possibilities in Georgia
For Unbiased Voices, Andrew Feinberg seems at whether or not Trump’s Georgia rally did extra hurt than good.
Justin Vallejo6 January 2021 00:15
Ivanka Trump causes confusion by mistakenly tagging Meat Loaf in picture with father
Twitter customers have been left perplexed after Ivanka Trump tagged Meat Loaf in an image she took together with her father Donald Trump.
The US president and Ms Trump have been aboard Air Pressure One when she shared the image, and tagged the American singer within the publish, apparently by mistake on Monday.
Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, who’re up towards Democratic challengers on Tuesday, have been tagged by Ms Trump.
As was the Republican get together, the White Home deputy chief of employees Dan Scavino, and the American singer Meat Loaf.
The Unbiased’s Gino Spocchia questioned, like most everybody else, why.
Justin Vallejo5 January 2021 23:55
Three issues to observe as outcomes are available in from Georgia runoff elections
Donald Trump warned supporters at a rally on Monday night time that Democrats are hellbent on attempting to “steal” the White Home and two Senate runoff races in Georgia. Although he didn’t present any proof, the Dalton crowd booed loudly.
Some Republican operatives are apprehensive Mr Trump’s discuss of elections “rigged” towards conservative candidates will damage the get together by driving down turnout amongst his base.
Mr Trump is aware of that, however used most of maybe his ultimate rally as president to rail towards his Electoral Faculty loss to President-elect Joe Biden. He bragged about his personal “coattails” serving to GOP candidates, suggesting that is perhaps sufficient to convey Republicans Kelly Leoffler and David Perdue again to the Senate.
The Unbiased’s Washington Bureau Chief John T Bennett lists the three issues to observe because the Peach State votes. Once more.
Justin Vallejo5 January 2021 23:35