The next few days have major implications for President-elect Joe Biden.
On Wednesday, the United States Congress will meet to confirm his victory in the electoral college. Biden is also anxiously awaiting two run-off elections in Georgia that will determine who controls the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, President Trump, who still refuses to accept defeat in November’s election, had a controversial phone call with officials in Georgia asking them to “find” votes for him.
Nathan King reports from the White House.
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President Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to "find" enough votes to reverse his loss to Joe Biden in Georgia, according to a recorded phone call. https://t.co/W1dNac75ly pic.twitter.com/R2T7QWHbVn
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Trump’s continued refusal to acknowledge his defeat is compounding the damage to the Republican Party that the four years of Trump’s misrule have already wrought, Peter Feaver and Will Inboden write. https://t.co/4F1cEc4coe
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