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The Hill 16 Dec 2020

Democratic Senator: Trump trying to "undermine the will of the people"


Sen. Gary Peters slammed President Trump and those of his supporters he says are trying to "undermine the will of the people" by casting doubt on the veracity of election results.

President-elect Joe Biden addressed the nation Monday night, after the Electoral College affirmed his victory in November's election. CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, CBS News political correspondent Ed O'Keefe, CBS News political contributor and Democratic strategist Lynda Tran, and CBS News political analyst and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez join CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss.
Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of President-elect Biden's Covid-19 advisory board, discussed efforts underway to distribute the vaccine and how Biden's pick to run the Center for Disease Control will help assure Americans that response efforts will be "led by the best of the science." Aired on 12/16/2020.
The European Union has begun one of the world's biggest coronavirus vaccination campaigns.
It aims to protect 450 million people across 27 countries.
The bloc's leaders have hailed the rollout of the Pfizer-Biontec vaccine as a moment of unity and hope.
A group of nurses in Rome was the first in Italy to get the jab.
The country was one of the first in Europe to go into lockdown.
More than 70,000 people there have died from the virus since February.
But with a new variant spreading quickly, will the initiative be effective?

Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra

Annie Sparrow, Professor of Population Health Science and Policy at Mount Sinai Hospital.
Gloria Taliani, Professor of Infectious Diseases at the Sapienza University of Rome.
Azeddine Ibrahimi, Professor of Medical Biotechnology at Mohammed V University.
President Trump continued to push baseless claims of election fraud during a rally in Georgia on Monday. The rally comes on the eve of the state's crucial senate runoff election. CBS News contributor, election law expert and executive director and founder of the Center for Election Innovation and Research David Becker joins CBSN's Elaine Quijano to discuss the President's claims.

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