A senior black member of Congress has called on President Donald Trump to stop challenging the results of the 2020 general election and start finding ways to work with the incoming administration. (November 9)

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US coverage of the 2020 election continues this week as countries prepare to complete the vote-counting of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in a tough presidential race. President Donald Trump has not yet backed down the race as Biden and newly elected Vice President Kamala Harris prepare to take office in January.

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GOP House Chatfield, a Michigan spokesman, is enjoying a drink at the Trump Hotel

Public skepticism that Republican lawmakers in Michigan focused on COVID-19 assistance when they met with President Donald Trump was heightened on Saturday when House Speaker Lee Chatfield was seen communicating at the Trump Hotel in Washington and the president published tweets suggesting that elections are also a topic of discussion.

The leader of the majority in the Senate of Chatfield and Michigan, Mike Shirkey, met with Trump on Friday afternoon at the White House. After the meeting, the couple issued a statement saying that the meeting focused on the help of COVID-19 and that “we have not yet been informed of information that would change the outcome of the Michigan election.”

But critics of the meeting already doubted that the president had tried to persuade lawmakers of his ongoing efforts to undermine the election results before photos of Chatfield drinking and sitting in disguise with others at the Trump International Hotel surfaced. Their worries intensified when lawmakers did not explain what, if at all, the president asked about the results of the Michigan election

Trump hopes the Republican-controlled state legislature will turn 16 electoral colleges in Michigan, although President-elect Joe Biden won approximately 154,000 more votes in the state than Trump.

Trump tweeted twice Saturday, responding to both lawmakers with more baseless allegations of fraud and misconduct in Michigan.

“We will show massive and unprecedented fraud!” Trump tweeted in response to Shirky’s statement.

In response to a tweet in Chatfield, Trump wrote on Twitter: “Massive voter fraud will be shown!”

– Dave Boucher Clara Hendrickson, Detroit, free press

Ben Carson says he is “out of the woods” after being “desperately ill” from COVID

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, who took a positive test for COVID-19 earlier this month, was “extremely ill” and “desperately ill,” according to a post on his Facebook page on Friday morning.

“Thank you all for your support and prayers as we fought COVID-19. I was extremely ill and initially took Oleander 4X with dramatic improvement. However, I have several comorbidities and after a short period of time when I experienced only mild discomfort, the symptoms accelerated and I got sick desperately, “Carson wrote.

Oleander 4x uses an extract of the oleander plant, which is an unproven treatment recommended by My Pillow founder Mike Lindell, who made unsubstantiated claims about its effectiveness in treating COVID-19. In September, the Food and Drug Administration rejected a request to label oleander extract as a dietary supplement, citing “significant concerns”.

It was Lindell who drew Carson’s attention to this unproven treatment for COVID-19. Carson later called the drug a “real deal,” although he was not an infectious disease expert.

Carson also said the president was monitoring his condition and cleared him for the antibody treatment Trump received when he had COVID. Carson also writes that he is convinced that the treatment “saved my life.”

Carson believes he is “out of the woods at the moment” and is recovering from the virus.

“Sarah Elbeshbishi.”

Trump Jr. to spend isolation on COVID, watching Netflix, cleaning guns

Following the news that he was positive for COVID-19, the son of President Donald Trump Jr. shared a video on Instagram, asking for recommendations for movies and books

“If you have any recommendations for Netflix for books, anything related to movies or any good e-books, because I can’t go out and buy a book, but tell me your thoughts, because, you know, I may have a few days alone and there are so many weapons I can clean before I get bored, ”Trump said in the video.

He also told his followers that he was asymptomatic but followed the protocol.

“You may have seen it before, but I obviously have a ron.” You wouldn’t know it based on everything I’ve felt or seen – I guess I was completely asymptomatic, “Trump said. “But due to the abundance of precautions, I will quarantine. I will follow the protocols, you know, take it seriously, there is no reason to take it any other way. “

The president also tweeted about his son amid numerous baseless tweets of voter fraud, saying, “My son Donald is doing very well. Thank you!”

Trump, like his father, is constantly downplaying the virus, even as deaths and deaths have risen to record numbers across the country.

“Sarah Elbeshbishi.”

Blackburn officials say the senator made a mistake when she called President-elect Biden

Sen. Marsha Blackburn, Tennessee, a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump, on Friday named Joe Biden as the “elected president” of the country, a comment from its staff later said it was a mistake.

Blackburn made the comments live on ABC News on Friday, where she was interviewed by Juju Chang. The remark put her among a handful of Republican senators who acknowledged Biden’s predicted victory.

“I haven’t talked to the president-elect,” Blackburn told Chang. “We had the vice president come to the meeting, the elected vice president to come to the meeting this week to vote. I was chairing at the time. I couldn’t talk to her.”

But later in the interview, Blackburn responded to her remark, insisting, without evidence, that “if every legal vote is taken into account, Donald Trump will get four more years.”

Asked about the reference to President-elect Biden, Abigail Siegler, a spokesman for the Blackburn campaign, said: “She was just wrong – it’s nothing more.”

“Natalie Alison, Nashville Tennessee.”

Governor Cuomo to take Emmy to coronavirus briefings

ALBANIA – And the international Emmy goes to: the governor of New York Andrew Cuomo.

Cuomo, a Democrat whose daily briefings in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic were widely broadcast across the country, will receive the International Emmy Founders’ Award on Monday.

The governor is recognized in part for using television to inform people about the latest coronavirus updates in the midst of the country’s outbreak in March and April, according to the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, which awarded him the prize.

Cuomo held more than 100 consecutive briefings on COVID-19, many of which were broadcast on international cable networks.

The governor will receive an International Emmy during a virtual award ceremony on Monday. This is a separate ceremony from the more famous Primemime and Daytime Emmys, which focus on American television.

“John Campbell, New York State Team.”

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