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When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Georgia Republican Sen. David Perdue sold up to $5 million worth of stock in a company where he once served on the board. Weeks later, after shares nosedived, he bought much of it back - and it’s quadrupled in value since.
President Trump hasn't given up on his false accusations of a rigged election even though his administration has given the OK for the presidential transition to move forward. Trump is still misrepresenting how votes were cast and counted. #APFactCheck
President-elect Joe Biden has selected Avril Haines to be director of national intelligence. If confirmed, Haines would be the first woman to be the nation’s top intelligence officer, charged with overseeing more than a dozen U.S. intelligence agencies.
Few in either party expected Trump’s coattails to be as long. House Democrats blame that and other errors, like failing to grow appeal among enough Latino voters, for making them lose enough seats that they’ll have the smallest majority in over a century.
Lawyers for President Trump's campaign have claimed widespread voter fraud, but they backpedaled in court when pressed for admissible evidence. With legal losses piling up for Trump, Rudy Giuliani argued a pivotal case in Pennsylvania. It did not go well.
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