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3:15 PM ET, November 22, 2020


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Jack Phillips /
Trump Lawyer Sidney Powell Promises ‘Biblical’ Lawsuit in Coming Days  —  Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell on Saturday said that the president's lawyers will file a lawsuit of “biblical” proportions, alleging that some elections officials were embroiled in a pay-to-play scheme with a prominent manufacturer of voting software.
American Greatness:
Waiting for Sidney  —  The pressure to make these allegations disappear is enormous.  Where is the evidence? … Lawyers as well as front-line election canvassers working for Trump campaign have been doxxed, harassed, threatened. … Many big claims have been made, and not only by Sidney Powell.
Discussion: Townhall
Orion Rummler / Axios:
Chris Christie: Trump's legal challenges against election results have been “a national embarrassment”  —  Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday denounced a lack of evidence in President Trump's legal challenges against election results as “a national embarrassment,” …
Associated Press:
Trump team requests recount of Georgia presidential vote
Maryclaire Dale / Associated Press:
Trump's legal team cried vote fraud, but courts found none
Discussion: HotAir and The Hill
New York Times:
How Trump Hopes to Use Party Machinery to Retain Control of the G.O.P.  —  Ronna McDaniel, a close ally of President Trump, wants to remain head of the Republican National Committee, worrying party members who believe the president will try to use the group to keep control of the G.O.P.
Christina Zhao / Newsweek:
On Parler, a Pro-Trump Call For Georgia Runoff Boycott Threatens Mitch McConnell's Plan to Restrain Biden  —  Supporters of President Donald Trump have called for a boycott of the crucial Georgia Senate runoff elections in a move that threatens Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to restrain President-elect Joe Biden.
Zack Budryk / The Hill:   Top aide: Biden expected to visit Georgia in push to boost Ossoff, Warnock
Rebecca Falconer / Axios:
GOP Sen. Kevin Cramer: Transition should start “tomorrow morning”  —  Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.) said on “Meet the Press” on Sunday that it is “past time to cooperate with the transition” to President-elect Joe Biden, adding that he believes President Trump still has the right to continue fighting in court over election results.
Discussion: The Hill and HotAir
Mike Rogers / Detroit News:
Certify election results to preserve democracy
Discussion: The Hill, CBS News and The Daily Beast
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump threatens to wreak havoc on GOP from beyond the White House  —  President Donald Trump has spent the three weeks since he lost the election savaging a pair of GOP governors for not backing his claims he was robbed.  —  Republicans are worried it's just the start of what's in store from the soon-to-be-former president.
Tim Miller / Bulwark+:
Goodbye To All That  —  Leaving the GOP.  —  1 hr ago  —  Welcome to Tim's bonus weekend Triad.  —  Join  —  1. TimoGOP 1995-2020  —  In 1992 as a puckish elementary school student I bet my lifelong Republican, FDR-hating, Washington Times subscribing grandmother $1 that Bill Clinton would beat George H.W. Bush.
E.J. Dionne / Washington Post:
Biden reaches out.  The GOP slaps him in the face.  —  President-elect Joe Biden's victory offered the cheerful prospect that we might begin to detoxify our politics.  Maybe we could forget Donald Trump for a while and argue with at least a touch of civility about the actual problems our country faces.
Amy Davidson Sorkin / New Yorker:
Biden's Covid-19 Mission
Discussion: Business Insider
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Breaking: Loeffler self-isolating after positive, then inconclusive, coronavirus tests  —  U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler's campaign said Saturday she is self-isolating after she tested positive for the coronavirus and later received an inconclusive result.  —  It's not clear how the diagnosis …
Andrew Desiderio / Politico:
Kelly Loeffler's latest coronavirus test comes back negative
Discussion: The Hill and Washington Times
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
The disinformation system that Trump unleashed will outlast him.  Here's what reality-based journalists must do about it.  —  President Trump didn't create the media cesspool that he'll bequeath to a troubled nation.  He just made it exponentially worse — not only with his own constant lies …
Jonathan Lemire / Associated Press:
Trump team making false argument about his 2016 transition  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — It's not just President-elect Joe Biden's transition that's under a microscope.  —  President Donald Trump and his allies are harking back to his own transition four years ago to make a false argument …
Discussion: The Hill and USA Today
NBC News:
‘A huge catastrophe’: Democrats grapple with congressional and state election losses  —  But President-Elect Joe Biden's victory ended up looking more like the horror movie Alien, with the last bedraggled survivor kicking the monster out the airlock and then drifting off to an uncertain fate in deep dark space.
David Edwards / Raw Story:
White House adviser Peter Navarro: ‘President Trump is going to get a second term’  —  White House trade adviser Peter Navarro insisted over the weekend that President Donald Trump will have a second term regardless of the election results.  —  During an interview with Eric Bolling of Sinclair broadcasting …
Benjamin Ginsberg / Detroit Free Press:
I represented George W. Bush in 2000.  Michigan must certify for Biden  —  As a longtime Republican election lawyer, I have sympathy for what the Republican members of the Board of State Canvassers are going through.  President Donald Trump and his allies are putting enormous pressure …
Felicia Sonmez / Washington Post:
Biden to name first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, top aide says  —  President-elect Joe Biden's incoming chief of staff, Ronald A. Klain, said Sunday that some of Biden's first Cabinet picks will be revealed Tuesday, although he declined to say who or what positions will be announced.
Discussion: CNN, Associated Press, Forbes and CNBC
Shayna Jacobs / Washington Post:
Trump's post-presidency will be cluttered with potentially serious legal battles  —  NEW YORK — President Trump's ongoing court battles are unlikely to pose significant legal jeopardy for him before he leaves office, but the swirl of criminal investigations and civil complaints stemming …
Tom Boggioni / Raw Story:
'It's over': Michigan GOP House member defies Trump by saying there was no election fraud in his state  —  Appearing on CNN's “Inside Politics” with host Dana Bash, Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) insisted that there was no election fraud in his state and that it is time for Donald Trump to accept that he lost the 2020 presidential election.
Paul Berger / Wall Street Journal:
NYC Dead Stay in Freezer Trucks Set Up During Spring Covid-19 Surge  —  Hundreds of bodies are still in storage at pandemic disaster morgue on Brooklyn waterfront  —  The bodies of hundreds of people who died in New York City during the Covid-19 surge in the spring are still in storage in freezer trucks on the Brooklyn waterfront.
Senator Pat Toomey:
Release: Toomey Statement on PA Federal Court Decision, Congratulates President-elect Biden  —  Allentown, Pa. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after Judge Matthew Brann's decision to dismiss the Trump campaign's lawsuit challenging the election results in Pennsylvania:
Jon Swaine / Washington Post:
In scathing opinion, federal judge dismisses Trump campaign lawsuit in Pennsylvania
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