CORONAVIRUS | Ex-President Would Get Vaccine Publicly To Boost Confidence

NEW YORK - - Three former presidents say they'd be willing to take a coronavirus vaccine publicly, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to got inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 275,000 people nationwide. Former President Barack Obama said during an episode of Sirius XM's 'The Joe Madison Show', … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | Ex-President Would Get Vaccine Publicly To Boost Confidence

POLITICS | Ivanka Trump Questioned Under Oath In Lawsuit Over Use Of Inauguration Funds

NEW YORK - - Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, was questioned under oath this week as part of a civil lawsuit alleging misuse of nonprofit funds for Donald Trump's inauguration four years ago.  District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine's office disclosed in a court filing on Tuesday that the deposition had taken … Continue reading POLITICS | Ivanka Trump Questioned Under Oath In Lawsuit Over Use Of Inauguration Funds

US ELECTION | Trump Says He Will Leave White House If Biden Wins Electoral College Vote

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for President - elect Jon Biden, the closest he has come to conceding the Nov.3 election, even as he repeated his unfounded his unfounded claims of massive voter fraud. Speaking to reporters on the Thanksgiving holiday, Republican … Continue reading US ELECTION | Trump Says He Will Leave White House If Biden Wins Electoral College Vote

US ELECTION | Federal Watchdog Probing Trump Campaign’s Use Of White House: Lawmaker

WASHINGRON – The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has opened an investigation into allegations that the Trump campaign’s use of the White House as an Election Day command center violated federal law, Democratic Representative Bill Pascrell said on Thursday. In a statement, Pascreel said the federal watchdog responded on Thursday to his call for a … Continue reading US ELECTION | Federal Watchdog Probing Trump Campaign’s Use Of White House: Lawmaker

U.S. ELECTION | Americans Largely Reject Trump’s Victory Declaration: Reuters / Ipsos Poll

NEW YORK - - A bipartisan majority of Americans  do not accept President Donald Trump’s premature victory declaration in the U.S. presidential election and most are willing to wait for all votes to be counted before deciding who won, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Thursday. The Nov.4 survey also showed that the public … Continue reading U.S. ELECTION | Americans Largely Reject Trump’s Victory Declaration: Reuters / Ipsos Poll

US ELECTION | Trump, Without Evidence, Say ‘If You Count The Legal Votes I Easily Win’

WASHINGTON - - U.S. President Donald Trump said without evidence on Thursday that if ‘legal’ votes are counted he would win the presidential election, in a signal he is in no mood to concede to Democrat Joe Biden. ‘If you count the legal votes I easily win’, Trump said in an appearance in the White … Continue reading US ELECTION | Trump, Without Evidence, Say ‘If You Count The Legal Votes I Easily Win’

NEWS ALERT | Twitter, Facebook Face Labeling Test On Trump’s Election Posts

MILAN - - Facebook and Twitter flagged some of President Donald Trump’s posts on the U.S. election as votes were still being counted, in a real-time test of their rules on handling misinformation and premature claims of victory. The two companies have been under fierce scrutiny over they police rapidly spreading false information and election-related … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Twitter, Facebook Face Labeling Test On Trump’s Election Posts

NEWS ALERT | Biden Back As Favorite To Win U.S. Election: Smarkets

LONDON - - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was back as favorite to win U.S. election in online betting markets, according to Britain – based Smarkets Exchange, a reversal of fortune for President Donald Trump who was favorite overnight. Smarkets is given a 56% chance to win the U.S. election, a massive flip from 29% … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Biden Back As Favorite To Win U.S. Election: Smarkets

NEWS ALERT | Trump Falsely Claims Victory With Votes Uncounted, Rival Biden Confident

WASHINGTON - - President Donald Trump falsely claimed victory over Democratic rival Joe Biden on Wednesday with millions of votes still uncounted in a White House race that will not be decided until a handful of states complete vote-counting over the next hours or days. Shortly after Biden said he was confident of winning the … Continue reading NEWS ALERT | Trump Falsely Claims Victory With Votes Uncounted, Rival Biden Confident

SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter to label candidate tweets that claim early U.S. election victory

MILAN | ITALY – Twitter said on Monday it would place warning labels on tweets tweets from certain accounts, including candidates and campaigns, that claim victory in U.S. elections in advance of official declarations of results. In an updated blog on this issue, the company laid out in more detail how the policy would apply … Continue reading SOCIAL MEDIA | Twitter to label candidate tweets that claim early U.S. election victory