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Georgia Faces Likely Recount; Republican Voting Chief ‘Hoping’ it Will Last a Week, Results Before December

Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling said Friday he is “hoping” a potential recount in the state will take no more than a week. “With most interpretations of the law right now, a recount cannot be requested until the election is certified,” Sterling told reporters at a morning press conference. “We have no way of knowing right now. We’ve never done a statewide recount with the brand-new system. We are hoping it...

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Pelosi: ‘President-Elect Biden Has a Strong Mandate to Lead’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said that Joe Biden has a “strong mandate to lead” after officially calling him the “president-elect” during a Friday morning speech. Pelosi praised Biden for his strong lead in the 2020 presidential election, adding that “pretty soon the hyphen will have gone from Vice President to President-Elect Joe Biden.” She called the moment a happy day for the United States and continued to...

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Brian Stelter Rips Fox News for ‘Shocking Deference’ to Trump’s ‘Toothless’ Election Claims

CNN’s Brian Stelter blasted Fox News for treating President Donald Trump’s 2020 election claims as plausible instead of acknowledging the increasing likelihood of Joe Biden’s victory. As Biden appears on the brink of clinching the election, the Trump campaign continues to advance their voter fraud claims, and numerous people on Fox News have given breath to the evidence-free charges of mass impropriety. On Friday, Jake...

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Jonathan Turley Optimistic About a Smooth Trump Exit: ‘He May Have the Greatest Moment of His Career Bringing Us Together’

Fox News contributor Jonathan Turley said he was optimistic that President Donald Trump would step down from the White House smoothly, projecting that “he may have the greatest moment of his career bringing us together.” Fox News anchor Trace Gallagher noted that the Trump campaign has been pushing the idea that there are irregularities when it comes to counting the vote in Pennsylvania. He then read Turley a statement...

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Biden Victory Likely by End of Friday, Byron York Tells Fox News

After winning overnight gains in Pennsylvania and Georgia, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is likely to win the election by the end of the day, Byron York told Fox News Friday morning. “It’s very, very close to the end, it appears,” York, a columnist for The Washington Examiner, said in a segment with Fox’s Sandra Smith. “There [are] major developments overnight with Joe Biden taking a very narrow lead in...

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GOP Senator Pat Toomey Bashes Trump for ‘Very Disturbing’ Voter Fraud Claims: He Made ‘Serious Allegations Without Any Evidence’

A Republican senator is breaking ranks with most of his party colleagues to condemn the baseless voter fraud claims made by President Donald Trump. Appearing on CBS This Morning Friday, Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA) blasted the president for falsely claiming, at a bizarre press conference Thursday, that Democrats are trying to “steal” the election from him by trying to “rig” the vote in Pennsylvania or elsewhere. “The...

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CNN’s Margaret Talev Reports ‘Intense Frustration and Fear’ From White House That Fox News Might Call Race for Biden First

Axios White House editor and CNN analyst Margaret Talev reported “intense frustration and fear” among Trump officials at the prospect that Fox News could be the first outlet to call former Vice President Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential race over President Donald Trump. Early Friday morning, shortly after Biden took his first lead over Trump in Georgia, anchor Chris Cuomo asked Talev to share what she knew about...