Brett McGurk: 'There's No Reason' For Trump's Move To Pull Troops From Afghanistan
Brett McGurk, Former presidential envoy for the global coalition to defeat ISIS, joins Andrea Mitchell to discuss the last minute foreign policy moves, including the decision to draw down the number of troops in Afghanistan, that President Trump is saddling the incoming Biden administration with. Aired on 11/20/2020.
Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has told Sky News he was "disappointed" in his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn's response to a damning antisemitism report - but has insisted there is "no reason for a civil war" in the party.
Mr Corbyn was suspended from Labour on Thursday - a move he condemned as "political intervention" - after he claimed that antisemitism in the party was "dramatically overstated for political reasons".
He has vowed to fight his suspension, raising the prospect of a bitter battle between Mr Corbyn, his allies and Sir Keir's leadership. Lawyers for the Trump campaign have asked a judge to halt Pennsylvania's election results certification, despite there being no meaningful evidence of voting irregularities. Richard Griffault, the Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor of Legislation at Columbia Law School, joins CBSN's Anne-Marie Green to talk about the legal election challenges in a historical perspective, and the constitutional milestones ahead on the road to Inauguration Day. Chris Miller announced Tuesday that 2,000 troops will be removed from Afghanistan and other countries by Jan. 15, 2021, despite his predecessor cautioning against the move. The head of an international delegation monitoring the U.S. elections said on Thursday his team has no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claims about alleged fraud involving mail-in absentee ballots. (Nov. 5)