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GSA says Biden transition can formally begin

11/23/2020
The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden and his team that the Trump administration is ready to begin the transition process more than two weeks after the former Vice President was declared the election winner. In a letter, GSA administrator Emily Murphy said she wasn’t pressured by the White House to delay the formal transition. Now that the transition can officially begin, current administration officials can coordinate with the incoming Biden team. David...

Duration:00:46:42

Senior GOP lawmakers grow anxious over Trump’s efforts to overturn election results

11/20/2020
Few Republicans have spoken out publicly but a growing number of GOP lawmakers are growing restless and pushing back on Trump’s effort to overturn the election results. Still, it seems most of the other GOP members are afraid to anger Trump, or the party’s base who could help decide the winner of the upcoming twin runoff elections in Georgia. William Cohen is a former Republican Congressman and Senator who also served as Defense Secretary under Pres. Clinton. He joins AC360 to discuss how he...

Duration:00:45:54

Georgia confirms Biden victory and finds no widespread voter fraud

11/19/2020
Georgia finished its statewide audit and confirmed President-elect Joe Biden won the state by 12,284 votes over Pres. Trump. The audit found no evidence of widespread voter fraud or irregularities in the election despite the President’s baseless claims. Georgia’s voting system implementation manager Gabriel Sterling tells Anderson Cooper once the vote is certified, Pres. Trump can request a recount since he’s within 0.5% of Biden. Plus, at least 252,400 people have died from Covid-19 and...

Duration:00:54:32

U.S. surpasses 250,000 Covid-19 deaths

11/18/2020
Covid-19 has killed more than 250,000 people in the U.S in less than 10 months. The country is currently averaging more than 157,000 cases per day, the highest since the pandemic started. Dr. Leana Wen is the former Baltimore Health Commissioner and an emergency room physician. She joins AC360 to react to this grim milestone and says the end is near with the two promising vaccines but we have to get through the winter first. Plus, the Georgia recount results are expected to show that...

Duration:00:46:57

Pres. Trump fires top DHS cybersecurity official Chris Krebs

11/17/2020
Pres. Trump fired the top Department of Homeland Security official, Chris Krebs, who has repeatedly rejected his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud. Krebs was the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and has said there “is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised.” Miles Taylor is a former DHS Chief of Staff in the Trump administration. He was hired on the same day as Krebs and worked closely...

Duration:00:53:46

Biden: “More people may die if we don’t coordinate”

11/16/2020
President-elect Joe Biden warned that “more people may die” if Pres. Trump doesn’t start to cooperate with the transition process and it could potentially delay the rapid distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine when his administration takes over in January. More than 73,000 people are currently hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the highest number the country has seen. More than 247,000 Americans have died because of the virus. Dr. Thomas Frieden is a former CDC Director. He...

Duration:00:47:49

Pres. Trump threatens to deny New York a vaccine

11/14/2020
Pres. Trump threated to deny New Yorkers a vaccine in his first public appearance since losing the election and with more than 244,000 Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. Trump said the federal government won’t deliver a possible vaccine to New York until Gov. Cuomo lets the administration “know when he is ready for it.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said New York health officials will review any federally approved vaccine and he wouldn’t recommend the vaccine to New Yorkers until the state-run process is...

Duration:00:47:25

Pres. Trump threatens to deny New York a vaccine

11/13/2020
Pres. Trump threated to deny New Yorkers a vaccine in his first public appearance since losing the election and with more than 244,000 Covid-19 deaths in the U.S. Trump said the federal government won’t deliver a possible vaccine to New York until Gov. Cuomo lets the administration “know when he is ready for it.” Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said New York health officials will review any federally approved vaccine and he wouldn’t recommend the vaccine to New Yorkers until the state-run process is...

Duration:00:49:56

Crack widening between Trump and top Republicans on briefing Biden

11/12/2020
Pres. Trump is still refusing to concede despite some top members of the Republican party beginning to recognize Joe Biden as the President-elect. The President has continued to spread baseless accusations of voter fraud and has pressed forward with legal challenges to the election results. The New York Times is also reporting that if the election is certified as a Biden victory, Trump has told some advisers he will announce a 2024 campaign shortly after. Tony Schwartz is the author of...

Duration:00:48:48

Biden continues transition plans as Trump refuses to concede

11/11/2020
President-elect Joe Biden is continuing his transition plans by narrowing down his list of potential West Wing advisers. Biden has chosen his longtime adviser Ron Klain as White House chief of staff. Meanwhile, Pres. Trump, who continues to fight the results of the election with baseless accusations, met with political advisers to discuss a path forward. Thomas Friedman is a columnist for The New York Times. He tells Anderson Cooper we have a President “who puts himself before country” and...

Duration:00:50:16

Biden: Trump’s actions are “an embarrassment”

11/10/2020
President-elect Joe Biden says he is “well underway” with his transition effort despite Pres. Trump refusing to accept the results of the election. Biden called Trump’s actions “an embarrassment” and that it “will not help the President’s legacy.” Bob Woodward is the author of “Rage” and spoke to Trump frequently on the phone and in person throughout the year. He joins AC360 to react to the President’s refusal to concede and says he is “obviously wounded.” Plus, Democrats have shifted their...

Duration:00:55:26

Keeping them Honest: “This election is over”

11/9/2020
President-elect Joe Biden declared “this election is over.” Meanwhile, Attorney General Barr has told federal prosecutors to look into unsupported allegations of voting irregularities. CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta, Republican election lawyer Benjamin L. Ginsberg and Senior Adviser to the Biden-Harris Transition team Jen Psaki weigh in. Also, the widow of Republican Senator and former presidential candidate John McCain, Cindy McCain, speaks out about the 2020 election...

Duration:00:52:35

Biden and Trump hit battleground states on Election Day Eve

11/2/2020
Pres. Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are giving their final campaign pitches to voters in battleground states. Former President Barack Obama was out campaigning in Atlanta for his friend, Joe Biden. He told the crowd he hadn't originally planned to come to the state, but he was told Georgia "could be the place where we put this country back on track.” Stacey Abrams has been in Georgia politics since 2007 and is the former Democratic Gubernatorial Nominee. She tells Anderson...

Duration:00:54:20

Biden and Trump blitz battleground states with Election Day two days away

11/1/2020
With Election Day just two days away, both Pres. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the campaign trail hard while encouraging people to get out and vote. More than 93 million ballots have already been cast. A source tells CNN the Trump campaign is prepared to declare victory even if many ballots haven’t been counted yet. The President says that’s not true. David Axelrod is a former Senior Adviser to President Obama and a CNN Senior Political Commentator. He tells Anderson...

Duration:00:42:46

Beto O'Rourke on final campaign stretch of Biden vs. Trump

10/31/2020
With only 3 days until the election, there’s new CNN polling from four battleground states. Already more than 91 million Americans have either voted in person or mailed-in their ballots. That's more than two-thirds of the entire votes cast in the 2016 presidential election. Former congressman and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke joins Anderson to talk about the tight race in Texas. Airdate: October 31, 2020 Guest: Beto O'Rourke To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:43:48

Thomas Friedman on his election concerns

10/30/2020
With only 4 days until the election and daily U.S. Covid-19 cases topping 90,000 for the first time, Pres. Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in several key Midwest states. New York Times Columnist and author Thomas Friedman shares his concerns for the election and America's future. Airdate: October 30, 2020 Guest: Thomas L. Friedman To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:48:10

Sen. Elizabeth Warren's thoughts on the election

10/29/2020
With only 5 days until the election, former Democratic Presidential candidate and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren weighs in on the race for the White House and shares her thoughts on a federal appeals court ruling regarding Minnesota’s mailed ballots. Airdate: October 29, 2020 Guest: Sen. Elizabeth Warren To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:52:11

Sen. Bernie Sanders on the election and new Woodward audio with Jared Kushner

10/28/2020
With 6 days to election day, Sen. Bernie Sanders, a former Democratic presidential candidate, talks to Anderson about the White House race and what he thinks about the latest CNN national poll. Also, legendary journalist Bob Woodward releases audio of his interviews with Pres. Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner. In some of the taped interviews, Kushner described the political calculations the President made – instead of coming up with a federal plan to tackle the...

Duration:00:53:43

Rep. Jim Clyburn reacts to WH claiming “ending the COVID-19 pandemic”

10/27/2020
The White House science office falsely claims “ending the Covid-19 pandemic” as one of the top accomplishments of the Trump administration's first term despite the fact new coronavirus cases in the U.S. are on the rise with some hospitals approaching maximum capacity. Congressman Jim Clyburn reacts to the White House claiming victory on the pandemic and weighs in on Joe Biden's chances of turning traditionally red states blue. Airdate: October 27, 2020 Guest: Rep. Jim Clyburn To learn more...

Duration:00:47:45

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Reacts to Trump's Attacks on Harris

10/26/2020
Pres. Trump's campaign speeches over the last few weeks have included some attacks against Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris, including one today when he mocked Harris during a rally in Pennsylvania and said, “She will not be the first woman president — you can’t let that happen.” It also seems he has gone out of his way to mispronounce her name. Democratic Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee reacts to the president's tactics. Airdate: October 26, 2020 Guest: Congresswoman...

Duration:00:49:23