Trump Still Blocking Biden Transition As Covid Surge Shatters Records
With another 194,000+ Covid-19 cases confirmed in a single day, the president still will not concede the election which the Biden team says will hurt the fight against Covid-19 in the long run. Aired on 11/20/2020.
Philip Rucker of The Washington Post reports that Trump fought the GSA allowing Biden's transition to proceed and is still grasping at legal straws instead of conceding to Joe Biden. Aired on 11/24/2020. President Trump shows no signs of accepting reality and conceding the election to Joe Biden, despite numerous failed lawsuits attempting to challenge results. Biden today said he thought Trump was hurting his own legacy more than anything. Trump's administration is doing what it can to block Biden's team from an orderly transition of power: withholding authorizations that would allow Biden to receive the daily presidential briefing, as well as funds and office space for transition staff. COVID cases surge to another new record as Trump makes his first public remarks since losing the election. Aired on 11/14/2020. More than two weeks after the 2020 election was projected for President-elect Joe Biden, the Trump administration is allowing the official transition process to begin. CBS News correspondent Nikole Killion, CBSN political reporter Caitlin Huey-Burns, and Associated Press White House reporter Zeke Miller spoke to "Red & Blue" host Elaine Quijano about what comes next for the Biden-Harris team.