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Trump Moves Step Closer to Conceding Election


Donald Trump has moved a step closer to conceding the US election after saying he will leave the White House if the Electoral College formalizes Joe Biden's victory at the polls.

But he insisted such a decision would be a "mistake," as he spent his Thanksgiving renewing baseless claims that "massive fraud" and crooked officials caused his election defeat.

White House to wind down coronavirus task force as focus shifts to aftermath: Trump

The White House coronavirus task force will wind down as the country moves into a second phase that focuses on the aftermath of the outbreak, President Donald Trump said on May 5.   

Trump confirmed the plans after Vice President Mike Pence, who leads the group, told reporters the White House may start moving coordination of the U.S. response on to federal agencies in late May.   

Trump won, Democrats lost: "They can't even run a caucus, let alone the government"

"Big WIN for us in Iowa tonight. Thank you!", Donald Trump wrote on Twitter.
Trump campaign used yesterday's contest to test its organizational strength, deploying Cabinet secretaries, top Republican officials and Trump family members to the state, as AP reports.
It's unusual for Iowa to even be holding a GOP contest with an incumbent in the White House.

Michael Bloomberg: I’m Spending all my Money to Get Rid of Trump

Democratic presidential candidate billionaire Michael Bloomberg said in an interview with Reuters that he was spending his money to get rid of current US leader Donald Trump.

"Number one priority is to get rid of Donald Trump. I'm spending all my money to get rid of Trump." he said.

US initiative on East Med tension to focus on EEZs

An anticipated US diplomatic initiative aimed at easing mounting tension between NATO allies Greece and Turkey in the Eastern Mediterranean is expected to focus on the issue of exclusive economic zones, amid concerns regarding the maritime borders agreement signed between Ankara and the Tripoli-based Libyan government.

Pence, Pompeo hail US-Greek relations in reception for PM

US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo noted the close relations between the United States and Greece and lauded Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis' efforts to reform the Greek economy at a reception in his honour in Washington on Wednesday, the last day of his visit to the United States.