In a superseding indictment, the US has charged six people allegedly connected to far-right fringe group Oath Keepers for conspiring to storm the Capitol. The remaining three defendants were previously indicted for conspiracy in January.
Democrats use their remaining hours of arguments in the impeachment trial to lay out the physical and mental harm caused by the attack, discuss Trump’s lack of action as it unfolded and do a final presentation on the legal issues involved.
Presidential electors plan to cast their ballots in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results will be tallied in Washington on January 6 in a joint session of Congress.
In a rejection of the Trump campaign's arguments that the president was cheated in his November 3 reelection bid, three appeals court judges unanimously said that there was no evidence to support the allegations of unfairness.
Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain declined to say which posts the president-elect would announce, though Biden said last week he has already decided on a person for the key position of Treasury secretary.
“Working as an engineer throughout my life, I live by the motto that numbers don’t lie,” Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said during a news conference at the state Capitol.
A hand recount of Georgia state's five million ballots has confirmed that Joe Biden is the first US Democratic presidential candidate to win the southern state in almost three decades.
President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat to challenger Joe Biden, but then backtracked saying "I concede nothing."
President-elect Joe Biden solidified his victory over Trump in the US election with a win in traditionally Republican-leaning Georgia, according to US media.
US officials responsible for election security rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost ballots led to his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in last week's election.
If it wants to have a functional democratic system, the US would do well to benchmark itself against other countries – and learn something from them too.
With the US presidential race too close to call, President Donald Trump has claimed victory in states that are still being counted. Washington's seat of power, the Senate, appears to still be with Republicans.
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